Please note that if you disable cookies when using the Websites, you may be unable to use some or all services on the Websites.
Cookies refer to small files consisting of text and numbers for creating records on users’ devices of information such as websites visited, viewing history, and clicks on links by users. Whenever a user uses a website, cookie information is sent to the administrator of the website or other websites that recognize cookie information.
Storing a user’s viewing history on the Websites and other detailed settings in cookies on the user’s device enhances the functional operation of browsers and the convenience of accessing the Websites, etc.
3. Types of cookies
3-1. Essential cookies
These cookies are required for the basic functions of the Websites. Accordingly, these cookies are set when a user accesses the Websites. These cookies record individual settings related to a user’s viewing and operation history on the Websites. These cookies are also used to disperse server load, maintain the stable presentation of the Websites, and for security purposes.
3-2. Functional cookies
These cookies create records of settings, and store log-in status and input data, to enhance convenience for users of the Websites. If information to be processed by functional cookies is classified as personal data, the consent of the user shall be required for this processing. Please review the Company’s “Personal Information Protection Policy” for information concerning the treatment of personal data.
3-3. Analytics cookies
These cookies are used to analyze how users use the Websites, and make further improvements in the future. The Company uses services provided by Google Analytics and other third parties for analysis on the Websites, and these cookies are used for statistical analysis of anonymized data concerning usage of the Websites (access status, etc.).
The Company uses the following analytics cookies to collect statistical information, and thus enhance services and improve the Websites.
Purpose of use: These cookies are used to maintain and enhance the convenience and quality of the Websites.
Retention period: Data collected with Google Analytics cookies is stored on Google LLC’s servers for 26 months.
Type of cookie: First-party cookies
Disable the use of data by Google Analytics
Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on has been developed to enable users to disable the use of their data by Google Analytics.
It is possible to deny tracking by Google Analytics through the use of this add-on. In order to use this function, please download the add-on and install it in your browser of choice.
Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on
Purpose of use: The Company uses BowNow (a marketing automation tool), and these cookies are used for purposes such as enhancing service to users, advertising, promotion, and sales.
Retention period: Data collected by BowNow is stored on BowNow’s servers, operated by Cloud CIRCUS, Inc., for up to 20 years, and analysis data is stored for 24 months.
Type of cookie: First-party
Disable the collection of information by BowNow
Users can opt out of BowNow from the following URL.
Purpose of use: The Company uses List Finder (a marketing automation tool), and these cookies are used for purposes such as enhancing service to users, advertising, promotion, and sales.
Retention period: Data collected by List Finder is stored on List Finder for up to 10 years, and analysis data is stored for 24 months.
Type of cookie: First-party
Disable the collection of information by List Finder
The collection of information by List Finder can be disabled by submitting a request to the email address for the Publication Department listed on email newsletters.
4. Disable all cookiesYou can disable all cookies by changing your browser settings. Provided, however, that some functions on the Websites may be unavailable if you disable cookies. Please refer to each of the following URLs for instructions for changing cookie settings for each major browser.
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“Personal Information Consultation Desk (General Affairs & Human Resources Dept., Management Division)” IWATSU ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
Tel.: 03-5370-5111 (9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., excluding national holidays in Japan and non-working days of the Company)