Explanation of the personal information acquisition

Nikkei BP adheres to the applicable Japanese laws and regulations regarding protection of personal information in acquiring and handling personal information as described below.

1. Name of the business operator

Nikkei Business Publications, Inc.

2. Administrator of personal information

Nikkei BP Personal Information Administrator

3. Purpose of utilization of personal information

  1. For providing products and services that have been purchased/ registered
  2. For distributing direct mails and questionnaires, etc.
  3. For administrative communications/responses to inquiries


4. Provision of personal information to third party

In cases in which personal information is to be provided to a third party, we inform the related customers of the name of the company/organization that will receive such information and what sort of information will be specifically provided to them, and obtain consent from them. Also, on third party provision, we record the dates of the offering, the names of the third party and the customers themselves and items of personal data etc. and save the record for the term specified in law.

5. Outsourcing of tasks handling personal information

There are some cases in which we outsource a requisite level of tasks handling personal information to companies that have concluded a non-disclosure agreement with us.

6. When personal information is not disclosed

There might be a limitation to services we are able to provide to individuals whose personal information is not disclosed.

7. Acquisition of personal information in a way that is not easily recognizable to users

It is possible that we automatically acquire users’ access information to Nikkei BP website and other online services through their IP address, Cookie, web beacon, etc.

8.Anonymously processed information

In making anonymously processed information, we process the relevant personal information according to the requirements set by personal information protection committee regulations, and disclose items of personal information included in the relevant anonymously processed information through the Internet in making and providing the information to the third party.

9.Handling of personal information of residents in the EU and the United Kingdom

In compliance with GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and the equivalent laws of the United Kingdom, we manage personal information of those residing in the EU (European Union including Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway) and the United Kingdom in an appropriate manner.

10. Handling of Personal Information for Our Users Residing in the State of California

In accordance with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 and the California Privacy Rights Act, Nikkei BP shall appropriately handle and manage the personal information of our users residing in the State of California, the U.S.

11. Contact

Please contact below when you wish to check or update your information registered with us, or to terminate registration and discontinue receiving our services.

Customer Support, Nikkei BP Fulfillment Services
Address: P.O. Box No.20 Kasai Post Office, Japan Post 134-8729
URL: https://bpcgi.nikkeibp.co.jp/form-cgi/formhtml.cgi?form=bpcom_en4/

Please see the following URL for the Nikkei BP's Personal Information Protection Policy.