Privacy Policy

The Gion Tsujiri Group, comprised of “Gion Tsujiri Co., Ltd,” “Saryo Tsujiri Co., Ltd.,” “Kodaiji Tsujiri Co., Ltd,” and “Tokyo Tsujiri Co., Ltd.” (hereafter “the group”) would like to offer our sincerest thanks for your use of our website, online store, brick-and-mortar stores, and events, or for your trading with the group.
The following is the privacy policy that the group applies when you use our website, online store, brick-and-mortar stores, and events, or when you trade with the group.

If you use the group’s website, online store, brick-and-mortar stores, and events, or if you trade with the group, you are taken to have consented to this privacy policy. Furthermore, this privacy policy will be updated as required.

  • *If you do not wish to consent to this privacy policy, please refrain from using the group’s website, online store, brick-and-mortar stores, and events, or from trading with the group.

Handling of Personal Information

The group is aware of the social responsibility placed upon it to suitably handle all information provided by our customers from which specific personal information may be discerned, including their name, address, and any other private information (hereafter “personal information”), and will respect and protect all personal information based on the items laid out below.

Use of Personal Information

The group will only collect, use, and provide personal information within the scope of the following intended uses. None of our customers' personal information will be used for any other purposes without prior consent.

  • Duties relating to delivery of ordered products, and the completion of payments.
  • The provision of information considered to both be of benefit and required by the customer, including concerning new products produced by the group and information on events.
  • Any inquiries from the group and confirmations required in order to complete its duties, and the gathering of opinions in order to enhance services.
  • The improvement of the group’s products and services.
  • Responding to any form of inquiry.

Provision of Personal Information to a Third Party

The personal information received from our customers will never be disclosed or provided to a third party, excepting the following cases.

  • When disclosing the required range of information to one of the group’s subcontractors or business partners (systems company, delivery company etc.) as required by the above purposes of use.
  • Any other situation as stated under laws relating to the protection of personal information, and any other laws or ordinances.
  • After receiving prior consent from the customer.

Shared Use of Personal Information

In order to ensure the smooth execution of our duties, the personal information received from our customers may be shared within the group as required.

  • Items of personal information that may be subject to shared use:
    • Customer’s name, address, telephone number, product purchase history, etc.
  • Range of those to whom shared use will extend:
    • The Gion Tsujiri Group (“Gion Tsujiri Co., Ltd,” “Saryo Tsujiri Co., Ltd.,” “Kodaiji Tsujiri Co., Ltd,” and “Tokyo Tsujiri Co., Ltd.”)
  • Purpose of use:
    • Duties relating to delivery of ordered products, and the completion of payments.
    • The provision of information considered to both be of benefit and required by the customer, including concerning new products produced by the group and information on events.
    • Any inquiries from the group and confirmations required in order to complete its duties, and the gathering of opinions in order to enhance services.
    • The improvement of the group’s products and services.
    • Responding to any form of inquiry.
  • Persons responsible for the management of personal information:
    • Gion Tsujiri Co., Ltd.

Management of Personal Information

In order to ensure that the group suitably handles all customers' personal information, thorough education will be provided to all employees, with sufficient safety protections in place against the risks of leaks, losses, destruction etc. of the personal information, and with strict management in place in order to prevent the held personal information from leaking to any third party.

Security

All of our customers' registered information is password protected, for the sake of the protection of our customers' privacy and general security. The group’s websites make use of SSL encrypted communications on any pages that require the input of personal information, for the sake of protecting our customers' privacy, and as a measure to prevent any external third party from intercepting the communication of our customers' personal information.

Handling of Browsing History

The group will acquire and make use of our customer’s browsing history in regard to our customers' access of the group’s websites using a PC, cellphone etc. However, no information is included in this data that would allow the identity of individuals to be acquired. This browsing history will be use to improve the services provided by the group’s websites, and to provide advertising and services in meeting with each of our customer's interests.

Use of Behavioral Targeted Advertising

The group uses behavioral targeted advertising in order to distribute advertising based on the browsing history of visitors to the group’s websites. This involves third parties such as Google and Yahoo Co., Ltd. using cookies to acquire browsing history and then distributing advertising based on that browsing history. This browsing history does not contain any information that would allow individuals to be discerned, and is used based in the privacy policies of the applicable third parties.

  • *For the procedure to stop distribution from the main advertising companies, please see the pages linked below.
  • Google
  • Yahoo Co., Ltd.
  • *For the privacy policies for the main advertising companies, please see the pages linked below.
  • Google
  • Yahoo Co., Ltd.
  • *Cookies are a system in which usage history and entered information exchanged between your browser and the server when you use a website are saved on your own computer as a file. You can change the settings on your browser in order to accept or reject cookies.
    Please note that if you select to reject all cookies then you may find some restrictions occur in regard to the use of various services online, such as being unable to use services that require some form of verification.

Disclosure and Revision of Personal Information

The group shall respond quickly and in good faith to any inquiries from our customers regarding their personal information, and any requests from specific customers to disclose their personal information, revise it, cease its use etc.

Inquiries Regarding Personal Information

Gion Tsujiri Co., Ltd.

573-3 Gionmachi Minamigawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, 605-0074
+81-525-1122 (10:00 - 17:00)