The Olympus Group Personal Information Protection Policy
(Translation)

Note: This Personal Information Protection Policy is based on a Japanese law, and thus is applicable only to Olympus Group Companies in Japan (excluding companies with their own personal information protection policy in place).

The Olympus Group recognizes the importance of protecting personal information in the network society and believes that it is the Olympus Group's social responsibility to properly handle and protect personal information. Accordingly, the Olympus Group shall implement the following measures.

Established Mar. 11, 2005

Updated Jun. 17, 2020

See Handling of Personal Information for information on how the Olympus Group handles personal information.

See CCPA Privacy Notice for California residents.

Personal Information Protection Policy

1. Implementation of an Internal System

The Olympus Group shall implement its internal system for the protection of personal information and educate all of its Directors, Auditors and employees to enable proper handling of personal information. In addition, in order to ensure that initiatives to protect personal information are being accurately implemented, the Olympus Group shall periodically hold audits.

2. Proper Handling of Information

The collection of personal information shall be limited to the appropriate scope and amount and may only occur after the person who provides his or her personal information (the "Information Provider") has been clearly informed of the intended purpose and use of such information. In addition, the Olympus Group shall not handle any personal information outside the appropriate scope and shall accommodate an Information Provider's requests for disclosure, correction, deletion or discontinued of use of his or her personal information within a reasonable period following such request. Furthermore, the Olympus Group shall handle specific personal information only within the scope of purpose of use prescribed by law.

3. Limitation of Provision and Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties

Unless consent of the relevant Information Provider is obtained or otherwise required by law, the Olympus Group shall not disclose or otherwise provide personal information to third parties.
Furthermore, unless required by law, the Olympus Group shall not disclose or provide any specific personal information the Olympus Group hold to any third party, regardless of whether the relevant Information Provider consents to the disclosure.
If the Olympus Group engages a third party on a matter that involves disclosure of personal information (maintained by the Olympus Group) to the third party, the Olympus Group shall cause such third party to enter into a contract that obligates such party to properly maintain and manage personal information.
Further, in such situations, the Olympus Group shall supervise and provide directions to such third party in connection to the protection of personal information.

4. Ensuring of Accuracy and Safety

The Olympus Group shall make efforts to maintain accurate and up-to-date personal information, and take appropriate security measures against risks such as unauthorized access to personal information, loss, destruction and falsification of personal information, and unauthorized disclosure of personal information.

5. Compliance with Laws and Regulations, and Continuous Improvements

The Olympus Group shall comply with laws, regulations and standards applicable to the protection of personal information and review and make continuous improvements to the above-mentioned measures.

For California residents

  • CCPA Privacy Notice

    California residents have certain additional rights regarding our use and disclosure of personal information:

    • 1. You may request a copy of the following: (1) The categories of personal information we collected about you; (2) The categories of sources from which the personal information is collected; (3) The business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling (if applicable) the personal information; (4) The categories of third parties with whom we share personal information; and (5) The specific pieces of personal information we have collected about you. To submit a request for this information, email us at OCADataPrivacy@olympus.com.

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      Category of Personal
      Information Collected
      Source of Information Purpose for Collection Categories of Recipients
      Identifying Information, such as salutation, first/last name, address, telephone number, email address, images posted by you, birth date, title, and company name From you, when you create a profile, place an order, register for an event, register a product, contact us for inquiries, enter contests, request information about our products, and/or make a complaint. Product and service fulfillment; marketing, promotions & advertising; internal operations; and fraud prevention, security and compliance. Our current or future corporate affiliates and subsidiaries; our service providers, sub processors
      Login information, such as usernames and passwords used to access your account From you To enable you to access our services This information is not shared outside Olympus
      Device Information, such as the type of device you use to access the Site(s), your device identification number, IP address or mobile operating system From you, automatically when you visit the Site(s) Product and service fulfillment; marketing, promotions & advertising; internal operations; and fraud prevention, security and compliance Our current or future corporate affiliates and subsidiaries; our service providers, sub processors, and/or consultants (such as advertising and marketing vendors, shipping and fulfilment service providers and/or third party payment services); third party marketers; our business partners (including third parties that provide products and services related to our business, such as contract-based distributors of Olympus products); and any other person at your consent or direction
      Other information you provide, when you contact us through one of our internet channels From you For quality assurance and operational optimization purposes; product and service fulfillment; marketing, promotions & advertising; internal operations; and fraud prevention, security and compliance Our current or future corporate affiliates and subsidiaries; our service providers, sub processors, and/or consultants; our business partners (including third parties that provide products and services related to our business, such as contract-based distributors of Olympus products); and any other person at your consent or direction
    • 2. You may request that we (and our service providers) delete your personal information. Note that deletion requests are subject to certain limitations, for example, we may retain personal information as permitted by law, such as for tax or other record keeping purposes, to maintain an active account, to process transactions and facilitate customer requests, and for certain other internal business purposes described in this Privacy Notice. To submit a request for deletion email us at OCADataPrivacy@olympus.com.
    • 3. Olympus is strongly committed to preserving online privacy for all of our Site(s) visitors, including children. Olympus’ policy is not to collect any personal information about children under 13 years old. Olympus’ services are offered to customers who are the age of 13 years and above. No programs, services or offerings are intended for children under the age of 13. Furthermore, we may restrict entries to any contests, sweepstakes or promotions to entrants who are at least 18 years of age.

      Minors under 18 years of age may have the Personal Information that they provide to us through the Site deleted by sending an email requesting deletion to OCADataPrivacy@olympus.com. Please note that, while we make reasonable efforts to comply with such requests, deletion of your personal information does not ensure complete and comprehensive removal of that data from all systems.

    • 4. We will not discriminate against you for exercising your rights under this section.
    • 5. California law requires us to identify, for the 12-month period prior to the date of this Privacy Notice, what information Olympus has “sold” about you. Please be assured that Olympus does not sell or rent your information to third parties purely for our profit, to data brokers, or in any way other than those intended to improve your online experiences and the relevance of offers made to you through Olympus and elsewhere.

      Olympus may require proof of California residence before responding to any request made under this section. You may authorize another person (your “agent”) to submit a request on your behalf by emailing [Contact Information] . Shortly after you (or your agent) submit a request, we will contact you (via email at the email address provided during submission of your request) with instructions on how to verify the request before we fulfill it. We will verify your identity by asking you to log in to your account if you have one with us. Or if you do not, we may ask for your email address, the order number of a recent order you placed with us or the last four digits of a credit or debit card used on our Site(s). We will aim to complete your requests as soon as reasonably practicable and consistent with any applicable laws.

    LastUpdate:2020-06-17