Web Site Privacy Scope

Published: July 27, 2004
Revised: July 13, 2005
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Scope of Personal Information Shared
1. The types of personal information acquired from customers that are shared between the Shimadzu group business and representative agencies are as listed below.

  • Items of personal data shared
    • Name
    • Department / organization name and address, telephone number, e-mail address
    • Inquiry history
    • Participation histories at exhibitions and seminars, etc
    • Information regarding permission or refusal to receive direct mail, etc.
    • History of Shimadzu Product consultations and purchases
    • Instrument usage information
  • Sharing parties
    • Shimadzu Subsidiaries and representative agencies
  • Purposes of use
    • Processing of customer requests and implementation of contract items
    • Contacting of customers
    • Confirmation of instrument setup site, etc.
    • Information publicity regarding Shimadzu Group exhibitions, seminars, products, services, etc.
    • Management of instrument maintenance histories
    • Collection of quality information and feedback for development/production
  • Responsible party
    • Shimadzu Corporation


2. Personal information acquired from cooperative enterprises (including vendors, contract manufacturers, various service providers, etc.) may be shared among Shimadzu group businesses. This information is handled as follows.

  • Items of personal data shared
    • Name
    • Department / organization name and address, telephone number, e-mail address
    • Transaction history
  • Sharing parties
    • Shimadzu Subsidiaries and representative agencies
  • Purpose of use
    • Sharing of transaction information within Shimadzu Group
  • Responsible party
    • Shimadzu Corporation