Privacy Policy Regarding Customer Informationideafund Co., Ltd. (Entity handling personal information)

ideafund Co., Ltd. (“IF”) hereby establishes and announces its Privacy Policy Regarding Customer Information (“this Policy”), which sets forth IF’s policies for protecting customers’ personal information and IF’s basic approach in handling customers’ personal information (including the customers’ Individual Number and personal information containing the Individual Number (hereafter collectively referred to as “Specific Personal Information, etc.”)).

  1. Policy of Management

    IF recognizes appropriate protection and use of personal information to be important social responsibilities, and makes every effort to appropriately protect and use personal information complying with laws and regulations including the “Personal Data Protection Law in Japan”, “Act on the Use of Numbers to Identify a Specific Individual in the Administrative Procedure” and other related regulations and the internal rules of IF, including this Policy when IF conducts business.

  2. Proper Acquisition

    IF will acquire personal information that is necessary to conduct its business by proper and lawful means.

  3. Purpose of Use

    IF will specify the purpose of use of personal information and will handle the personal information within the scope necessary to achieve that purpose, and will not use it beyond that scope.

    In cases where special restrictions exist on the use of particular personal information under laws and/or regulations such as the use of the Individual Number under the “Act on the Use of Numbers to Identify a Specific Individual in the Administrative Procedure”, IF will not handle that particular personal information for purposes not relevant to said matters.

    IF’s businesses and the purposes of use of personal information are disclosed on the following:
    IF’s website(

  4. Providing Personal Information to Third Parties

    IF will not provide personal information to any third party in principle unless the individual concerned has agreed to such use or it is authorized by law. However, IF may provide personal information to relevant entities that are otherwise specified without customer consent in following cases:

    IF entrusts management of personal information that is necessary to achieve the purpose of use to a third party.
    IF is one of the parties in a consolidation transaction.
    IF uses personal information jointly with designated entities that are publicly informed.
    However, with respect to Specific Personal Information etc., IF will not provide it to third parties except in cases specified in the “Act on the Use of Numbers to Identify a Specific Individual in the Administrative Procedure”.

  5. Security Measures/Safeguards

    IF will maintain and manage accurate and up–to–date personal information, and prevent leakage of information with necessary and appropriate security measures. Moreover, it will conduct necessary and appropriate supervision of employees and service providers (including subcontractors, etc.) of who handles personal information.

  6. Continuous Improvement

    IF will continuously review this Policy according to the development of information technologies and the changes in social demand, and improve the handling of personal information.

  7. Customer Requests concerning retained Personal Data

    IF will endeavor to properly and promptly cope with following requests from customers:
    -notification of the purpose of use
    -disclosure of retained personal data
    -correction, addition, and deletion of retained personal data that do not reflect the facts
    -suspension of use and elimination of retained personal data
    -suspension of providing retained personal data to a third party
    For any inquiries on the handling of personal information by IF or the specific procedures for requesting to disclose your personal information held by IF, please contact IF’s branch office at which your account is held.

  8. Comments & Requests

    IF will endeavor to cope with customer’s comments and requests for the management of personal information sincerely and promptly.

If you have any opinions or requests concerning the handling of personal information by IF, please contact the branch office at which your account is held.