Privacy Notice

Mar. 13, 2015

This page describes the rules in which personal information is handled in the Website of Olympus Corporation, displayed at the URL ("the Website").

At Olympus Corporation, (referred to below as "we/us/our"), we are deeply aware of the importance of your personal information. We handle and thoroughly protect all personal information that you provide to us, according to the Olympus Personal Information Protection Policy. For information on the Olympus Group`s policy on handling personal information, please see Handling of personal information.

Handling of personal information in this site, which is not included in "Handling of Personal Information"

1. SSL (Secure Sockets Layer)

The Websites are adopting SSL encryption technology on the pages where personal data is input so that personal data input by customers is securely exchanged. SSL is a protocol for encrypting valuable information such as personal data which is exchanged on the Internet. SSL can protect against the intercepting and falsifying of data, and masquerading by third persons.

2. Cookies

Some pages on these Websites use a technology called Cookies*. You may make your browser reject Cookies. However, in this case, you may not be able to use some or all of the services on this Website.

* "Cookies" is a small text file sent to you from a Web server, and saved on your computer's hard disk or other storage device by your browser. Since the Web server can identify your computer which received Cookies we have sent, it allows the Web server to offer you information tailored to you.

3. Web Beacons

Certain pages on the Website contain "Web beacons" (also known as Internet tags, pixel tags and clear GIFs.) These Web beacons allow third parties to obtain information such as the IP address of the computer that downloaded the page on which the beacon appears, the URL of the page on which the beacon appears, the time the page containing the beacon was viewed, the type of browser used to view the page, and the information in cookies set by a third party.

4. People under 16 years of age

If you are under the age of 16, please make sure to obtain the consent of your parent or guardian before providing your personal information.