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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Newport Ltd., (hereinafter referred to as "Newport") has adopted the "Act on the Protection of Personal Information" (Act No. 57 of 2003, hereinafter referred to as the "Personal Information Protection Act") and has established this Privacy Policy in order to ensure the proper handling of personal data as an organization in accordance with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information. The company name, address and name of the representative of Newport are as follows:

 Newport Ltd.,

 11F, Yushin Building Shinkan, 3-27-11 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0002, Japan

 Representative Director Kevin McAuliffe


Definition of personal information

In this policy, personal information is that of a living individual, such as name, date of birth, address, gender, telephone number, e-mail address, occupation, place of employment, SNS ID and any other information that can identify a specific individual (information that can be easily matched with other information to identify a specific individual). This is the same meaning as "personal information" as defined by the Act on the Protection of Personal Information.


Acquisition and use of personal information

We will collect and use personal information of the persons listed below for the following purposes and only within the scope of them.

The acquisition and use of personal information by Newport is based on the voluntary provision of personal information by the persons listed below. They constitutes their consent to Newport's use of their personal information in accordance with this Policy.


(1) Personal information about customers

  • To process orders from customers, ship products, settle payments and provide & operate other services

  • For advertising, promotion and marketing purposes, including product information, various events, and campaign information concerning products handled by Newport

  • To implement our products, services, campaigns, contests and other events, and to contact winners and send prizes, etc.

  • To improve the Service, to research & develop new products for Newport's line of products and to research & develop new services other than the Service

  • To contact our customers regarding this service or to respond to their inquiries, etc.

  • To maintain and manage the Service, including preventing and eliminating fraud, nuisances, and other violations of the Terms of Use, and responding to such violations when using the Internet shopping service

  • To distribute behavioral targeting advertisements (*1, *2, *3) using ad-serving companies such as Google and Yahoo!

  • (This includes detecting and notifying users who are violating the Terms of Use, investigating, detecting and preventing fraudulent activities such as unauthorized access & abuse of the services, and responding to such activities.)


(*1) To provide services, distribute advertisements, etc., by analyzing information obtained from customers, such as website browsing history and purchase history.

(*2) "Cookie" is a technology that records and manages the information of customers who use our website on their computers and application software. Our website uses cookies to make it more convenient for customers to use. Please refer to the end of this page for a general explanation of cookies and how to reject cookies.

(*3) Our website uses Google Analytics, a service provided by Google, Inc.

When you use Google Analytics on our site, Google collects, records and analyzes your visit history on our site based on cookies issued by us.

We receive the results of this analysis from Google so that we can better understand your visits to our site.

The information collected, recorded and analyzed by Google Analytics does not contain any personally identifiable information. Google Analytics does not collect, record or analyze any personally identifying information about you, and such information is controlled by Google in accordance with Google's privacy policy.

You may opt out of our use of Google Analytics to collect information about you by disabling Google Analytics in your browser's add-on settings. You can disable Google Analytics by downloading and installing the "Google Analytics Opt-Out Add-on" from Google's Opt-Out Add-on Download page and changing your browser's add-on settings. If you disable Google Analytics, Google Analytics will also be disabled on other websites you visit, but you can re-enable Google Analytics by resetting the add-on setting in your browser. You can also use the "Miscellaneous" section of this website. For an explanation of the Google Analytics Terms of Use, please visit the Google Analytics site. For an explanation of Google's Privacy Policy, please visit the Google Analytics site.

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(2) Personal information concerning business partners (including subcontractors, etc. that do not have a direct contractual relationship with us, and in the case of corporations, this shall refer to all of their officers and employees)

  • To contact customers in order to execute contracts, conduct business negotiations, or for other business purposes.

  • To manage information on business partners

  • To hold various events (incentive contests, incentive trips, etc.)

  • To create various rankings

  • To hold various seminars

  • To publish and distribute articles in sales magazines


(3) Personal information concerning shareholders (or their officers and employees if the shareholder is a corporation)

  • To exercise rights and to perform obligations under the Companies Act

  • To shareholders, including preparation of records in accordance with various laws and regulations


(4) Personal information of applicants for recruitment and recruitment Activities

  • To contact and provide information to applicants for employment and recruiting activities, and for other uses necessary for recruitment and recruiting activities


(5) Personal information concerning employees

  • To communicate with employees

  • Calculation, determination and payment of remuneration (wages, bonuses, allowances, etc.) to employees

  • For personnel and labor management

  • To provide welfare benefits

  • To manage the health of employees

  • To provide training and other human resource development, human resource strategy, and organizational development

  • To manage contracts, social insurance, taxation and other legally required procedures

  • In addition to the above, to implement matters stipulated in Newport's employment regulations and for other general purposes related to personnel and labor affairs.


Change of Purpose of Use

We may change the purpose of use of personal information only when it is reasonably recognized that it is related to what before changed. In such cases, Newport will notify the person concerned the changed items or make an announcement of such change(s) on this website.


Joint Use

When we share your personal information with other companies to achieve the purposes of use described above to the extent permitted by laws and regulations, we will notify you of the necessary matters or announce them on this website in advance.


Provision of Personal Information to Third Parties

We will not provide personal information entrusted to us to any third party except in the following cases:

  • When we have obtained the prior consent of the person in question.

  • When entrusting the handling of personal information within the scope necessary to achieve the purpose of use

  • When disclosing personal information to payment companies for the purpose of identification, billing address confirmation and credit checks

  • When required by law

  • When it is necessary for the protection of the life, body or property of an individual and it is difficult to obtain the consent of the person in question.

  • Cases in which it is especially necessary to improve public health or promote the sound growth of children and in which it is difficult to obtain the consent of the person in question

  • When it is necessary to cooperate with national or local governments in the execution of their legally mandated duties, and obtaining your consent would interfere with the execution of those duties.

  • When the information is provided to the parties listed in the scope of co-users above.

  • Other cases permitted by laws and regulations


Management of Personal Information

In order to prevent leakage, loss or damage of personal information, we will appoint a person in charge of personal information protection & management, strive for adequate security protection and properly manage the personal information we receive to keep it accurate and up-to-date.


Matters Concerning Safety Control Measures

We will take necessary and appropriate security control measures for the management of personal information, including the prevention of leakage, loss, or damage. In addition, we will take necessary and appropriate security control measures to prevent leakage, loss or damage of personal information to employees and contractors (including subcontractors, etc.) that handle personal information.

(Within the scope of external environments)

- We do not handle personal information in foreign countries.


Disclosure of Personal Information

In cases where we hold personal information that can be identified as belonging to an individual, the individual may request that we disclose the personal information, notify the purpose of use, disclose records of provision to a third party or correct, add or delete the content of the personal information (hereinafter referred to as "correction, etc."), suspension of use or deletion of personal information (hereinafter referred to as "suspension of use, etc."). If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or wish to exercise your rights, please contact us as below contact window.


(Necessary procedures)

Please send the following documents and/or other required documents by mail or e-mail.

*If you wish to send them by mail, please send them to the address in below

  *If you would like to send your request by e-mail, please fill out the inquiry form below to let us know that you would like to make such a request. We will then send you an e-mail to the e-mail address you provided, informing you of the e-mail address to which we should send your request.

(Contents of documents to be submitted)

Please submit a document containing the following information

  • Your name and address

  • The specific circumstances under which you provided us with your personal information (in as much detail as possible)

  • Type and specifics of the request

  • (If the request is for cessation of use, etc. or cessation of provision to a third party) Specific reasons for the request

  • (If the request is for disclosure of personal information or disclosure of records provided to a third party) Method of disclosure (either by electronic record or in writing)

  • (Required documents)

Please enclose or attach the following required documents

  • Identification documents (driver's license, certificate of residence, health insurance card, etc.)


Upon reception of a request in accordance with the above procedures, Newport will respond and reply as quickly as possible after conducting the necessary investigation. If Newport decides not to disclose, correct, etc., or discontinue use of the information, Newport will disclose the reason for such decision.


In the case of disclosure of personal information or disclosure of records of provision to a third party, we will, in principle, disclose the information by the method designated by the person in question, but if disclosure by the designated method is difficult, we will disclose the information in writing.


Requests for disclosure of personal information, notification of purpose of use and disclosure of records of provision to third parties (except in the case of disclosure by electromagnetic record), the following actual costs will be charged as a handling fee. No fee is charged for requests for correction, etc., suspension of use, etc., or suspension of provision to a third party of personal information.

  • Fee amount: 624 yen (including tax) per request

  • Breakdown of fees: Standard postage fee 84 yen

Registered mail fee 435 yen

Limited-receipt mail 105 yen

  • Payment method・・・Please enclose postage stamps for the above amount with the application documents or pay by bank transfer.

 *If postal charges are changed, a fee for requests for disclosure will also be changed.

 *A bank transfer fee shall be borne by the applicant. 

 *Please pay by bank transfer to:

Mizuho Bank, Shibuya Branch (Branch No. 210) Ordinary Deposit 3227212

  Account Name Newport Corporation


Contact for Inquiries

Newport Ltd.,

Address: Yushin Building Shinkan 11F, 3-27-11 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0002, Japan

Contact (General Affairs Department)

Please fill out the following URL (inquiry form):


Please note that the contents of this policy are subject to change without notice.


About Cookies

A cookie is a function that allows a customer's computer (PC, smartphone, tablet, or other Internet-capable device) to store the customer's website browsing information. We collect browsing information such as the number of times you visit our website and the pages you have visited. Please note that cookie information cannot be used to identify personal information of customers. Customers can reject cookies by setting their browsers to refuse cookies, but please note that some services may not be available if cookies are rejected.

There are two types of cookies: those established for the use of functions provided by Newport and those set by third parties affiliated with Newport. Our affiliated ad-serving companies may set cookies to enable us to place our online advertisements in the most appropriate locations. The ad-serving company may use cookies to display advertisements that are relevant to your interests. This allows us to identify your browser, but does not identify you personally.


How to reject cookies

How to reject all cookies

Customers can disable cookies by changing their browser settings. However, please note that if you disable cookies, you may not be able to receive certain services on our website or outside of our website. Please contact the manufacturer of your browser for information on how to change cookie settings. Major browsers are as follows

Apple Safari

Google Chrome

Microsoft Internet Explorer

Mozilla Firefox

Revised April 1, 2022

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