Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

December 30, 2017

YOU AGREE TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY BY USING THIS WEBSITE. PLEASE READ THIS POLICY CAREFULLY.

The Verybest Law Offices (“Verybest”, “Our”, “We”, or “Us”) respects your privacy and is committed to collecting, maintaining, and using personal information about you responsibly and in accordance with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information (“Act”), any and all other laws, regulations, or ordinances pertaining to the handling of personal information, and this privacy policy (“Policy”).

This Policy applies to your use of https://global.vbest.jp/en/ or www.vbest.jp (collectively, the “Verybest Websites”), as well as the services offered through the Verybest Websites (“Services”). To the extent that any Verybest Websites have specific privacy policies other than this, those privacy policies will take precedence over this Policy.

This Policy describes how your personal information will be treated during your use of the Verybest Websites or Services. This Policy does not apply to information that is provided to Us in the course of Our attorney-client relationship or protected by confidentiality, the attorney-client privilege, the attorney work product doctrine, or other applicable protections. Nothing in this Policy should be construed to create an attorney-client relationship with visitors to the Verybest Websites or, conversely, to detract from any of the protections resulting from an attorney-client relationship.

1.Scope of Personal Information Collected and Use

Verybest may collect personal information about you including your name, address, gender, date of birth, organizational affiliation, title, telephone number, e-mail address, and any other personal information that may be necessary in the judgment of Verybest to provide the services that you may choose or information that you may seek, or to improve the experience of visitors to the Verybest Websites.

Furthermore, Verybest may use your personal information for:

  • ・the purposes of providing legal services;
  • ・the purposes of providing notices for lectures, workshops, speeches, seminars, or other events;
  • ・the purposes of sending publications, articles, or other legal information, or greeting cards;
  • ・the purposes of responding to inquiries;
  • ・the purposes of screening or contacting candidates for recruitment, or managing the personnel file of candidates that have been recruited; or
  • ・other purposes that are supplementary, incidental, or related to the purposes listed above.

Our use of your personal information will be limited to the purposes provided for in this Policy. We will not disclose your personal information to third parties without your consent and will take appropriate measures to prevent unauthorized access to, loss of, leakage of, or tampering with your personal information. Verybest will continuously work to improve the ways that we manage, collect, and use your personal information.

2. Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties

Verybest will not disclose your personal information to third parties without your consent. However, We may disclose your personal information without your consent based upon the following reasons:

  • ・if it is required by law, regulation, ordinance, or other governmental authority;
  • ・if Verybest determines, based upon its sole and exclusive discretion, that disclosure is necessary to protect the right, interest, reputation, or trust of Verybest, other visitors or clients, or other third parties; or,
  • ・if you gave prior consent to the disclosure of the personal information.

3. Information Logged

Like many websites, Our server logs capture information regarding your operating system, browser software, IP address, and the full URL clickstream to, through, and from the Verybest Websites, including the date and time. Normally, this information does not include information that will enable Us to identify any individual person. We may use this information to improve the services We provide through the Verybest Websites, monitor and improve the performance of Our servers, administer the Verybest Websites, improve the usability of the Verybest Websites, and protect and defend Our rights, property, or safety, or those of Our clients and other users of the Verybest Websites. If you use the Verybest Websites or the Services, information about your use may be logged. We log this information to determine if the Verybest Websites or the Services are useful to Our clients and visitors.

Furthermore, We use “cookies” and “Web beacons” provided by our internet service provider to collect and analyze the access log of visitors to the Verybest Websites. Web beacons are embedded on web pages of the Verybest Websites to send collected access information to the internet service provider’s log collection and analysis server. When you browse a web page on the Verybest Websites, an anonymous access log is recorded on the Web beacon-linked internet service provider’s server and a cookie associated with the Web beacon is sent to your computer. By disabling your cookies, the Web beacon and cookie will not be associated. However, your use of the Verybest Websites may be limited by doing so.

4. Changes to this Policy

By submitting your personal information on the Verybest Websites, you agree to the collection and use of your personal information according to this Policy. If you do not agree to allow Us to collect your personal information, please do not provide any personal information through the Verybest Websites, or if you do not want Us to use your personal information that We have collected, contact Us according to this Policy. This Policy may periodically be changed without notice, so you should check this Policy before every attempt to use the Verybest Websites or the Services. When this Policy is changed, the date of the latest version will appear at the top of this page. Once this Policy is changed, any information collected under an old privacy policy will be subject to the terms of the new privacy policy.

5. Contacting Us in Regard to the Disclosure, Correction, and Deletion of Personal Information

Verybest handles requests from you or your representative to disclose, correct, add, delete, remove, or stop the usage of your personal information, or stop the provision of your personal information to third parties in accordance with applicable law. You or your representative’s request should be made as follows:

If you choose to contact Us via telephone or Our Contact Form, We will send the applicable request forms to you by postal mail. Upon completing the forms that We send to you, return the forms to Us by postal mail to the address indicated below and include a copy of one of the following documents to prove your identity.

  1. Drivers License
  2. Passport
  3. Certificate of Alien Registration

Our contact information and hours of operation are as follows. All inquiries regarding this Policy should be made in writing to the address indicated below.

Verybest Law Offices
ATTN: Personal Information Desk
MFPR Roppongi Azabudai Building
1-8-7 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032 JAPAN

Verybest Law Offices Personal Information Desk
Telephone Number: 03-6234-1585
Hours of Operation: Weekdays 09:30 to 18:00

All requests will be processed in the order that they are received in, and all requests will be responded to by certified postal mail to the requester’s mailing address provided by the requester, either in the request forms or by other means as applicable. Please confirm any applicable charges with Us when you contact Us.

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