Calpis Co., Ltd. respects the privacy of its visitors and understands the importance of privacy to visitors to our website. We collect and store information so that we can efficiently provide information to our users. This privacy statement is designed to help you understand what information we gather and what we do with the information.
Personal identifying information, such as customer names, streets or e-mail addresses, phone numbers, delivery locations, or any other information which, when used by itself or with other data, might identify a customer individually is only collected if a customer sends it to us voluntarily as part of using our service. Personal identifying information also includes personal health information (e.g., health history, including drug and treatment histories, electronic patient records, whether in image or text form, and medical insurance information). We may also use this information to offer you the opportunity to receive notices regarding other Calpis Co., Ltd. products or services and to further personalize your experience on our site. Personal identifying information is used only for our legitimate business interests, to establish customer credit, fulfill contracts for services, billing functions, answer patient questions, and to comply with applicable laws and regulations. At times you may provide personal health information in order to purchase our products or to obtain answers from experts (such as in connection with the Calpis Co., Ltd. bulletin boards, chat rooms and other interactive web pages). If we request personal health information, we agree to maintain the confidentiality of this information in accordance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. You agree to provide only the personal health information that is specifically asked by us and you shall not submit such information in any other form, including e-mail or through chat rooms, other than through our Secure Server (see Security, below).
By giving Calpis Co., Ltd. your personal identifying information, you grant Calpis.com, Calpis Co., Ltd., and its affiliates and subsidiaries the right to use this information for reasonable business purposes and in a manner consistent with the policies of Calpis Co., Ltd. and applicable state and federal laws and regulations. We do not sell, lease or disclose your personal identifying information or medical information to any third parties, except as described in this section. We may contract with reputable vendors to assist us in processing information or delivering the items that our customers order. These vendors are restricted from using or selling the information for any purpose other than helping us to provide products and services. We may provide aggregate statistics about our customers, sales, online traffic patterns and related information to reputable third parties, but these statistics will not include any personal identifying or health information. Finally, if disclosure of any information is required by law or by an appropriate government authority, we will comply accordingly.
By using this website, you agree not to disrupt or intercept our electronic information posted on this website or on any of our servers. You also agree not to attempt to circumvent any security features of our website, and to abide by all applicable, local, state, federal and international laws.
Calpis Co., Ltd. strongly believes in protecting the privacy of children online (we define "children" as minors younger than 13). Therefore, Calpis Co., Ltd. will not knowingly collect or use any personal information from children or knowingly allow children to register with us. Any information that is inadvertently collected from children will be deleted promptly upon discovery.
While Calpis Co., Ltd. has safeguards in place to prevent unauthorized access or interception, there is no absolute guarantee of security. In the event of interception or unauthorized access, Calpis Co., Ltd. shall not be responsible for such interception or unauthorized access, or any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages (including lost profits) suffered by a visitor or user, even if Calpis Co., Ltd. has previously been advised of the possibility of such damages. Calpis Co., Ltd. does not warrant, either expressly or impliedly, that the information provided by any visitor shall be free from interception or unauthorized access, and does not provide any implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.
In transmitting electronic communications to Calpis Co., Ltd., the user of this website is requesting that Calpis Co., Ltd. send information to or contact the user regarding our products. Calpis Co., Ltd. will make every effort to accommodate reasonable requests for information pertaining to our products and services in a timely manner but makes no guarantees for the timeliness of such responses. The user should be aware that Calpis Co., Ltd. is not responsible for delay, non-delivery or non-receipt of any information exchanged between Calpis Co., Ltd. and the user or vice-versa due to internet connectivity problems, man-made or natural disasters, force majeure, computer malfunctions or incorrect contact information (including but not limited to e-mail addresses, mailing addresses, telephone, cellular, pager or fax numbers) supplied by the user.
Calpis Co., Ltd. is committed to providing reasonable measures, such as password protection, to protect your personal identifying information, including medical information, from any unauthorized access or disclosure. However, when you transmit any personal identifying information, including medical information, through any of the pages on our website, your personal information is not encrypted using "Secure Sockets Layer" (SSL) encryption technology before being sent over the Internet. There is no absolute guarantee of security. In the unlikely event of interception or unauthorized access despite our efforts, Calpis Co., Ltd. shall not be responsible for such interception or unauthorized access, or any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages (including lost profits) suffered by a customer or user, even if Calpis Co., Ltd. has previously been advised of the possibility of such damages. Calpis Co., Ltd. does not warrant, either expressly or impliedly, that the information provided by any customer shall be free from interception or unauthorized access, and does not provide any implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Each customer is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of his or her own login information.