Showa Denko America Inc. (“Showa Denko America”) is committed to respecting and protecting your privacy. Once you choose to provide us personal information you can be assured that it will only be used to support your customer relationship with Showa Denko America. Throughout this Privacy Statement, personal information refers to any information that is unique to an individual, such as name, address, e-mail address, phone number, etc. If you do share your personal information with us, you can be assured that it will only be used to support your relationship with Showa Denko America.
What We Collect
On portions of our web site, you can register to access the non-public areas of this web site. The types of personal information collected at these pages are name, professional affiliation, and contact information.
In order to tailor our subsequent communications to you and continuously improve our products and services (including registration), we may also ask you to provide us with information regarding your personal or professional interests, demographics, experience with our products, and more detailed contact preferences.
How We Use It
Showa Denko America uses your information to better understand your needs and provide you with better service. Specifically, we use your information to help you complete a transaction, to communicate back to you, to update you on service and benefits, and to personalize our web sites for you. From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research or to provide you with marketing information we think would be of particular interest. At a minimum, we will always give you the opportunity to opt out of receiving such direct marketing or market research contact. We will also follow local requirements, such as allowing you to opt in before receiving unsolicited contact, where applicable.
Who We Share It With
Showa Denko America will not sell, rent, or lease your personally identifiable information to others. Unless we have your permission or are required by law, we will only share the personal data you provide online with other Showa Denko America entities and/or business partners who are acting on our behalf for market research. Such Showa Denko America entities and/or business partners, including those in the United States and/or any other countries, are governed by our privacy policies with respect to the use of this data and are bound by the appropriate confidentiality agreements.
Data collected online may also be combined with information you provide when you register your ownership of Showa Denko America products.
Showa Denko America will not use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without first letting you know and offering you a choice. As previously stated, we will also provide you the opportunity to let us know if you do not wish to receive unsolicited direct marketing materials from us and we will do everything we can to honor such requests. Local country laws and policies are applied where they differ from those in the U.S.
Accuracy & Access
Showa Denko America is committed to ensuring the security of your information. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
By gathering and remembering information about your preferences, the web application can:
Tailor its operation to your needs, likes and dislikes
Provide an automated log-in process as a convenience for previously registered customers. This insures that you will be accurately identified and linked with your registration data.
Be placed on your computer to ensure you are not surveyed multiple times during your visit(s) to an Showa Denko America web site. This cookie has a limited life span and will not personally identify you.