Privacy Policy

1 Introduction

HKT Corporation (hereafter referred to as "HKT," "we," "our," or "us"), an entity handling personal information, is committed to protecting the privacy of all people who provide personal information to us.
HKT has adopted a privacy policy as described below with regard to any and all personal information collected from customers, and will comply with relevant laws, regulations, guidelines, and our internal rules to prevent leaks, diversion of use, falsification, etc. of personal information, and will take proper security control measures in order to protect our retained personal information.
In addition, we will take all possible measures to ensure protection of personal information through educating our employees as well about proper handling of personal information, etc.

2 Personal information

"Personal information" in this policy means any information pertaining exclusively to an identified or identifiable natural person or any information inherent to individual customers, such as an address, a name, a telephone number, or email address which HKT received from our customers.

3 Acquisition of personal information

Personal information HKT obtains is, as a general rule, the information our customers provided to us of their own will.
We will collect personal information to the extent necessary for attaining the purposes indicated to our customers.
If you as customers wish not to provide any or all of your personal information to us, you have a right to decline provision of your information at your own decision.
Please keep in mind that, in this case, it is possible that you may not be able to utilize our services which require your personal information.

4 Our reasons for using personal information and restriction of use

HKT will use our customers' personal information to respond to your inquiries, requests, applications for events, to fulfill agreements we have concluded with you, and to provide useful information to you regarding our products and services, etc.
If we collect and use our customers' personal information for other purposes, either we will notify you of the purpose of use and method of use, etc. when we collect your personal information, or we will publicly make a relevant announcement in advance.
In addition to these cases, we may use your personal data as statistical data in forms which cannot identify the individual.

5 Our nondisclosure policy of personal information to a third party

HKT will not disclose, to any third party, the personal information of customers provided (registered) to us. However, this will not be applied to cases which fall under any of the following:

  • When we have consent.
  • When we need to disclose personal information to our group companies, collaborative companies, partner companies, and subcontractors with which HKT has an agreement in terms of protection of personal information, so that they can accomplish the purposes of use that are specified to customers.
  • When we process your data, so that such statistical data cannot identify you as an individual.
  • When laws and regulations, etc. require us to disclose your information.

6 Use of direct mail

HKT will not use the collected email address, postal address, name, etc. of customers to send direct mail without consent, unless it fits a purpose described above.

7 Inquiry, collection, and deletion of personal information

If you would like to inquire with us about your personal information, requesting to correct your information due to any error, or to delete your information, please make a request through the following support desks by our prescribed procedure.
We will disclose, correct or delete your personal information within a reasonable period of time, only after verifying the authenticity that such request had been actually made by you.

8 Support Desk

If you would like to verify your personal information, please make a request through the department that initially replied to you, or contact the Support Desk instructed by HKT when you provided us your personal information.

9 Copyrights

HKT website and all materials on this website including but not limited to text, images, graphics and other materials (hereafter collectively referred to as "content") are subject to the copyrights of HKT and the providers of the content.
You may only use the content of this website for your personal use or when the Copyright Act, etc. allows to do so, but you may not reprint, reproduce, sell, lend, etc. the material, in whole or in part, for any other purposes without the express written consent of HKT.

10 Disclaimer

The individual content on the HKT website is provided after sufficiently and carefully confirming the details at the time of creation. However, we and providers of the content to this website will not be held liable for the accuracy, equivalency, or completeness, etc. of any such information.
Any information derived from this website may be used with the user's own judgment and responsibility.
In addition, HKT and the content providers to this website expressly disclaim liability for any errors and omissions of the information on the websites linked from this website and for any issues whatsoever, whether arising out of or in connection with your use of any of the content, but the administrators of the linked websites should instead be considered liable.

11 Access history

The information of when and where HKT website is used will be recorded in the server of the website of HKT Corporation as access history (logs), and such data will be only used as statistics for analytical purposes. It will not, as a general rule, be used for any other purpose.
However, website data restrictions do not apply to the cases when public judicial organizations (such as courts of justice) or public administrative organizations (such as the police) request the submission of access logs by due legal process.
Moreover, we may confirm access logs when it is deemed particularly necessary, such as when there is a violation of the terms of conditions of this website.

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