Privacy statement

Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd., its divisions and subsidiaries (collectively "NSG") appreciate your interest in our website (“Site”). Your privacy is important and we want you to understand our practices on gathering information from visitors to the Site and on the uses we make of that information. Furthermore we give advice on how you can influence the type and the way we use personal information relating to you. To protect your privacy we process personal information in accordance with:

- the applicable provisions of NSG Group Code of Conduct; and
- the laws of Japan.

If you have any requests concerning your personal information, or any queries on these practices, please contact us by e-mail (see Contacting NSG below).

Information collected
While visiting the Site, we automatically collect information about your use of the Site. The information obtained in this way, which includes demographic data and browsing patterns, is only used in aggregate form for:
• building up marketing profiles;
• aiding strategic development; and
• auditing usage of the Site.

We also get personal information of you by request information or complete a registration form on the Site.

Personal Information
For the purposes of this Privacy Notice, “personal information” shall mean any information which is relating to an existing person and by which a specific person may be identified, including any information by which a specific person may be identified easily through reference to other information.

Use of personal information
We process personal information provided by you:
• to provide you with requested products, product information and services;
• to keep you informed about updates on products and services; or
• to communicate with you for other purposes.
If you have given us your explicit consent, we will contact you accordingly by e-mail, phone and / or other electronic means for advertising purposes.

Your Choice
We point out that you can exercise your rights of access, correction, blocking and deletion of your personal information which are stored by NSG. Furthermore you can revoke your approval on processing your data in the future at any time. Pleasecontact us by e-mail : (see below contact NSG). If you wish to opt out from receiving, or opt in to receive, marketing communications from us, please do so by indicating your preferences on the relevant area of the Site.

Use of Cookies
A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information back from the browser. The use of cookies is integral to NSG in order to provide the best possible user experience on the Site.
We use cookies to identify you when you visit the Site. This enables us to build up a demographic profile of visitors to the Site. You can use your web browser’s settings to disable cookies. Consult your browser’s help section for advice on how to do this.

Cookies currently in use
The list below details the cookies currently in use on the Site and their purpose on the Site: See table below (link)

Social Plugins
The Site uses what are referred to as Social Plugins ("Plugins") linking to social networks. With a click on these Plugins, you share your interest in a site with friends, and data will be gathered by us and the provider of the Plugins. To find out about the purpose and scope of the data acquisition and the further processing and use of the data by the provider of the Plugins, as well as your rights and customisation options in order to protect your privacy, please refer to the data protection instructions of the provider of the Plugins. For example:

The Site may contain links to other sites which are outside our control and are not covered by this Privacy Notice. If you access other sites using the links provided, the operators of these sites may collect information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their privacy statement, which may differ from ours. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.

Direct marketing
We will send you marketing communications which we think may be of interest to you in line with your previously expressed marketing preferences. If you no longer wish to receive such marketing communications, please follow the instructions contained in each marketing communication or contact us at any time to exercise your opt-out rights (see Contacting NSG below).

Data retention
Data is held for the lifetime your subscription is active for the purposes of contacting you effectively, and it is depersonalized and non-identifiable after expiration of your subscription. We do not collect any additional information about you other than that outlined above.

We will not disclose any information we keep about you to any third parties, only to companies within the NSG Group and any suppliers we engage to provide services which involve processing data on our behalf. Transfers of personal information to government institutions and authorities happen only within the framework of binding national legislations.

Our Right to Change this Privacy Notice
This Privacy Notice may be updated periodically and without prior notice to reflect changes in our online information practices.
We will indicate at the top of this Privacy Notice when it was most recently updated. We recommend that you visit our Privacy Notice page whenever you visit the Site so that you are aware of any changes.

Contacting NSG
If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice please contact:

Group Legal Department

For any other issue, please refer to the relevant country specific contact page.

Issued by:
Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd.
July 2013