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How we handle your personal information

The Privacy Policy for Our Website


Acknowledging the importance of individual rights and interests, we have established a basic policy to protect your personal information, in order to handle it properly. We will strive to safeguard your personal information in the most appropriate manner.
Here is an explanation of how our website handles your personal information, including its acquisition and use.

1 Personal Information Collection

Our website is operated to provide information about our company and to enable interactive communication with our customers.
In general, our website can be accessed without revealing your name or any other personal information. However, we may ask you to provide us with your personal data in order to offer you some of the services listed below.

  • Accepting applications concerning contracts made between you and Kyushu Electric Power Co.
  • Accepting applications to participate in various events
  • Conducting questionnaire surveys on the Internet
  • Receiving your inquiries regarding our businesses
  • Personal Information Inquiries, Corrections,
  • Offering you information on our businesses

In such cases, when you are asked to provide us with various types of personal data, the purpose of collection and use of such information will be clearly stated on the relevant page.

2 The Use of Personal Information for Intended Purposes

The personal information provided by our customers will be used within the scope of the intended purpose that has been clearly indicated. Without your consent, this data will not be used for any reason besides the explicitly stated purpose of use.

3 Personal Information Management

(1) Encryption
Upon receiving your personal information, we apply SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) data encryption to prevent it from leaking or tampering during transmission.

What is SSL encryption?

Encryption is a mechanism modifying the personal data entered by a customer before sending it to the server. This is done to prevent a third party from understanding the content of the information.
Since the data exchanged between your server and ours is encrypted, the information you send (the input contents) and the information returned from the relevant page (the input data confirmation screen) is highly unlikely to be intercepted or tampered with by a third party on the Internet.

(2) Management
We will also take necessary and appropriate measures to manage your personal information, such as providing ongoing education and training to our employees who handle it.
Other measures we undertake include controlling the entrance to the building in which each piece of personal information data is held as well as preventing unauthorized access to our network.

4 Personal Information Inquiries, Corrections, Deletions and so forth

When you request confirmation of your personal information details collected on our website, we will respond appropriately and without delay, such as by carefully confirming that the request has been made by you, the customer yourself.
We will also respond immediately to your requests to correct, add to, delete, stop using, or erase your own personal information.

5 Statistical Information Collection

(1) Access logs
Our website records and stores information on customers who access the website in the form of access logs. These contain information such as the IP address, host name, browser used, and access date and time. However, they do not include any information identifying individual customers.
These access logs are used to maintain and manage our website, as well as to perform statistical analyses of access. They will not be utilized for any other purpose.

(2) About Web Beacons
Our website uses a mechanism of web beacons.
Web beacons are a system of embedding specific invisible images that allow us to confirm page views. Our site viewing status is determined by the number of times the invisible image or other item is called up when customers view a page.
Web beacons are used to statistically analyze website usage and to measure the efficacy of our advertising and other activities.

(3) Our Use of Cookies
Cookies are small text data sent to your browser from a website, so when you access the site, that information will be stored and saved to your device. Please note that cookies cannot be used to identify your personal information.
Our website uses cookies for the following purposes:

  1. Reducing the time and effort needed to re-enter information when accessing our website multiple times
  2. Analyzing the usage of this website, as well as improving and enhancing the services we offer to our customers
  3. Distributing our advertisements by utilizing the advertising services of ad-serving companies such as Google and Yahoo!

2. To analyze the usage of this website, we mainly use Google Analytics provided by Google, and we may provide this information to Google. Without including any personally identifiable information, Google Analytics uses cookies and other technologies to automatically collect and transmit data about your access of our website to Google. The information that we have collected is managed in accordance with Google's privacy policy.

Moreover,3. In delivering advertisements, ad-serving companies use cookies to obtain statistical site usage information, based on past access information to our website, in order to offer you customized advertising.

If you do not want Google Analytics to collect information or display our advertisements, please disable the use of cookies by visiting each of the opt-out pages below.
In addition to the above, general cookie information can be accepted or rejected in your browser's settings. Please be aware that if you refuse to accept cookies, you may be unable to fully utilize the functions of some of our website's content.

6 Links to Other Websites

Our website may contain links to websites operated by other corporations and organizations.
Please take it upon yourself to confirm the handling of your personal information at the linked sites.
We will not be held responsible for how your personal information is handled on any other website.

7 Modifications to this Page

From time to time, the information on this page may be modified in accordance with changes in the services provided on our website, in our web server settings, or in the introduction of new technologies.
In such cases, the information will be updated with the date of the most recent update indicated at the end of the text.

Date of Enactment: June 30, 2008

Date of Latest Update: December 14, 2022

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