Handling of Personal Information
In principle, you may use most of the services provided through Web sites run by Yokogawa Electric Asia Pte Ltd and Yokogawa Engineering Asia Pte Ltd (hereinafter referred to as "Yokogawa Singapore"), without disclosing your personal information.
For specific services, however, you may be asked to provide your personal information, in which case Yokogawa Singapore shall be required to keep such information confidential. Furthermore, Yokogawa Singapore is fully aware of the importance of safeguarding the privacy of such information when handling electronic information. In some cases, Yokogawa Singapore may subcontract the management of a specific Web site, whole or a part thereof, to an outside firm that Yokogawa Singapore judges to be trustworthy. The personal information of each individual user is protected also in these cases under Yokogawa Singapore's rules of handling personal information.
Personal information mentioned herein and defined by Yokogawa Singapore refers to information of all kinds related to each individual person --the name, residential address, mailing address, employer's name, department name, phone number, opinions, and so on --that is electronically transmitted to Yokogawa Singapore by users. In order to make your Web site browsing more efficient or to provide follow-up services after Web site browsing, Yokogawa Singapore may ask users to provide personal information in the case of:
- online user registration
- requesting catalogs
- answering questionnaires
- registering subscriptions to newsletters or the like
- ordering products
- information download
- other cases
Use of Information Collected
In all cases, Yokogawa Singapore will expressly state why such information is necessary, so that you may provide the information at your own discretion. Yokogawa Singapore will not disclose personal information provided by users to any party, other than Yokogawa Singapore itself or Yokogawa Singapore's affiliates or business partners, without prior permission from the users, except in cases where Yokogawa Singapore provides its commissioned trader with such information necessary for a trade to be executed.
However, in cases where a settlement needs to be made for using pay services or purchasing products, Yokogawa Singapore may exchange personal information with firms, including without limitation, financial institutions, in order to check the validity of bank accounts and/or credit cards. Likewise, Yokogawa Singapore may disclose personal information in case such disclosure is mandatory under applicable laws or is reasonably judged to be essential in order to protect and safeguard the rights, property and safety of other users, Yokogawa Singapore itself, and/or Yokogawa Singapore's affiliates.
For the purpose of product development, identification of business needs, and sales promotion, Yokogawa Singapore may use personal information, personal opinions, and the like presented by users, though such use shall be limited only to Yokogawa Singapore itself and Yokogawa Singapore's affiliates and business partners.
Links to Other Sites
Yokogawa Singapore site may contain links to other sites such as Sales affiliates. While we try to link only to sites that share our high standards and respect for privacy, we are not responsible for the content, security, or privacy practices employed by other sites.
Security of Collected Information
We maintain strict administrative safeguards to protect your personal information from unauthorized or inappropriate access. We restrict access to information about you only to those Yokogawa Singapore staff that needs to know the information to respond to your inquiry or request.
Changes to This Policy
Yokogawa Singapore may use the IP addresses of users recorded in the system, in order to explore the cause of or solution to any problem arising in servers, or to administer its Web sites.
For queries and inquiries about the personal information protection policy of Yokogawa Singapore, please contact us .