PRIVACY POLICY

The GLOBIS Group* (hereafter, GLOBIS) recognizes the importance of complying with laws and regulations governing the protection of personal information and safeguarding privacy to ensure the safe and secure use of our services. Therefore, we have established a system for promoting compliance across the Group and developed internal regulations in our commitment to handle personal information with the utmost care.

Yoshito Hori
Founder and President of GLOBIS

* GLOBIS refers to the following company, subsidiaries, affiliates and related entities: GLOBIS Corporation; GLOBIS Capital Partners & Co.; the Educational Corporation of GLOBIS University; GLOBIS China Co., Ltd.; GLOBIS ASIA CAMPUS; GLOBIS THAILAND CO., LTD.; GLOBIS USA Inc.; G1 INSTITUTE, and General Incorporated Foundation KIBOW.

Use of Personal Information

GLOBIS’s businesses include a graduate school of management, a non-degree business school, corporate training, publications,management research, venture capital, G1, and KIBOW.
In the course of providing services, performing associated tasks, and hiring or contracting individuals in these businesses, GLOBIS makes use of personal information within the scope indicated below:

Providing services and performing associated tasks in our business, such as confirming applications and handling the payment of fees:

  • To confirm applications to our services
  • To screen applicants for qualifications
  • To provide the services for which customers have applied
  • To deliver books, instructional materials and other products to customers
  • To send invoices to customers for services and products purchased
  • To send documents requested by customers
  • To confirm registrations for events and seminars To confirm subscriptions to email communications such as newsletters

Improving services and developing new business/services:

  • To improve existing services and develop new services by measuring and analyzing quality, customer satisfaction, and customer needs and requirements
  • To analyze marketing strategies

Providing information and related services that may be useful to customers:

  • To provide information on related services, events and seminars targeting previous users of our services (e.g., providing email newsletters and pamphlets)
  • To provide information on services, events and seminars that may be useful to customers and business partners who have provided their business cards when participating in our events, seminars, or business meetings. (e.g., providing email newsletters and pamphlets)
  • To share aggregated, non-personal data on demographics and characteristics of previous service users to explain our services to third parties

Operating business related to investment:

  • To review investment in and sale of stock, etc.
  • To confirm transactions based on the Act on Prevention of Transfer of Criminal Proceeds
  • To manage securities held
  • To perform other associated tasks

Screening and contacting candidates in the process of hiring or contracting staff and independent contractors, and managing human resources after hiring or contracting:

  • To provide information to, contact, and notify applicants for hiring or contracting as well as hiring/staffing agents/companies regarding employment at or contracting with GLOBIS
  • To make hiring and contracting decisions in the process of screening applicants
  • To conduct tasks related to human resources management after an applicant is hired by or enters into contract with GLOBIS

Jointly Utilizing Personal Information among GLOBIS

GLOBIS may jointly utilize personal information it has acquired, as shown below, among GLOBIS Corporation; GLOBIS Capital Partners & Co.; the Educational Corporation of GLOBIS University; GLOBIS China Co., Ltd.; GLOBIS Asia Campus; GLOBIS Thailand Co., Ltd.: GLOBIS USA Inc.; G1 Institute, and General Incorporated Foundation KIBOW.

Personal information that may be jointly utilized among GLOBIS:

  • Provision of services and related tasks in each business names; contact information (addresses, email addresses, telephone and fax numbers); dates of birth; records of inquiries, interviews, applications, entrance application screenings and admissions; records of attendances and course transcripts; records and results of service use; records of questionnaires; records of graduation, leaves of absence, suspensions and expulsions.
  • Screening and contacting candidates in the process of hiring or contracting staff and independent contractors, and managing human resources after hiring or contracting names; contact information (addresses, email addresses, telephone and fax numbers); dates of birth; academic records; career records; certifications held; reason for application; records of inquiries and interviews; and other information related to the individuals subject to the process of hiring or contracting.

Extent of entities with whom information may be jointly utilized:

GLOBIS Corporation; GLOBIS Capital Partners & Co.; the Educational Corporation of GLOBIS University; GLOBIS China Co., Ltd.; GLOBIS Asia Campus; GLOBIS Thailand Co., Ltd.: GLOBIS USA Inc.; G1 Institute, and General Incorporated Foundation KIBOW.

Purpose of jointly utilizing personal information:

  • To provide appropriate information and guidance, to facilitate application procedures, to provide services to students and customers, and to make improvements in relation to the Graduate School of Management, the GLOBIS Management School, corporate training, events, seminars, and all related services
  • To screen and contact candidates in the process of hiring or contracting staff and independent contractors, and to manage human resources after hiring or contracting

Names of individuals or entities responsible:

GLOBIS Corporation; GLOBIS Capital Partners & Co.; the Educational Corporation of GLOBIS University; GLOBIS China Co., Ltd.; GLOBIS Asia Campus; GLOBIS Thailand Co., Ltd.: GLOBIS USA Inc.; G1 Institute, and General Incorporated Foundation KIBOW.

Provision of Personal Information to Third Parties

GLOBIS shall not provide personal information to any third party apart from business partners or operators under contract to entrust a whole or part of the handling of personal information, as well as the aforementioned GLOBIS entities subject to jointly utilizing personal information, except under the following situations:

  • When GLOBIS has received consent from the customer in advance
  • When GLOBIS needs to confirm the authenticity and validity of accounts with financial institutions, etc., for settling payment for services
  • When GLOBIS is required to do so under the law or regulations, or when necessary to protect human life, body, or property
  • When sharing personal information in conjunction with succession of business due to merger or other reason

However, when the entity receiving the personal information is located outside Japan, the following applies: The business partners or operators to whom GLOBIS entrusts a whole or part of the personal information, as well as the entities subject to jointly utilizing the personal information, shall not be regarded and treated as a third party so long as GLOBIS has consummated a contract with said entity to require fulfillment of items for the protection of personal information and performs appropriate supervision of the entity, as in accordance with requirements. Such requirements may include development of a system for continual implementation of measures that are equivalent to those which must be implemented by a “business operator handling personal information” as defined in the Act on the Protection of Personal Information.

Anonymously Processed Information

GLOBIS may provide personal information it acquired to third parties in the form of anonymously processed information. When creating and handling anonymously processed information, GLOBIS complies with standards set by the Personal Information Protection Commission, implements measures for safe management of personal data, and performs the necessary and appropriate supervision.

Security Measures

GLOBIS takes every reasonable action to protect personal information from unauthorized access, loss, destruction, change, and leakage.
GLOBIS may provide personal information to business partners or operators to whom GLOBIS entrusts a whole or part of the handling of personal information by contract in which they have agreed to properly handle said information strictly for the purposes mentioned above.
GLOBIS exercises necessary and appropriate supervision over its staff, independent contractors, and business partners. Furthermore, we regularly conduct reviews and continually improve our internal system and organizational structure to ensure compliance with laws and regulations related to personal information, take preventive measures and the supervision of staff, independent contractors, and business partners to whom GLOBIS may entrust its operations.

Disclosure, Correction, and Suspension of Use, etc.

GLOBIS makes every effort to maintain the accuracy and currency of personal information we have obtained, and we promptly respond to customer requests to disclose, correct, or suspend the use of information once the identity of the customer has been verified.
Some of the services provided by GLOBIS permit users to access and update their personal information on a website specifically set up for this purpose.
For more information, please contact the person in charge of each service or submit your inquiry here.

Administrators

  • Keisuke Uchida, GLOBIS Group Compliance Committee Administrator GLOBIS Corporation
    Sumitomo Fudosan Kojimachi Bldg., 5-1 Niban-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0084
  • Satoshi Hirose, Compliance Committee Administrator
    The Educational Corporation of GLOBIS University
    Sumitomo Fudosan Kojimachi Bldg., 5-1 Niban-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0084
  • Yoshito Hori, Managing Partner, GLOBIS Capital Partners & Co.
    Sumitomo Fudosan Kojimachi Bldg., 5-1 Niban-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0084
  • Yoshito Hori, President, G1 INSTITUTE
    Sumitomo Fudosan Kojimachi Bldg., 5-1 Niban-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0084
  • Yoshito Hori, President, General Incorporated Foundation KIBOW
    Sumitomo Fudosan Kojimachi Bldg., 5-1 Niban-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0084
  • Reika Cho, President, GLOBIS China Co., Ltd.
    Rm.04-162, 4/F, No.328 Tiantong Rd., Hongkou District, Shanghai, 200008, China
  • Tomoko Katsurayama, Managing Director, GLOBIS ASIA CAMPUS
    12 Marina View #29-02, Asia Square Tower 2, Singapore 018961
  • Tomoko Katsurayama, Managing Director, GLOBIS THAILAND CO., LTD.
    M Thai Tower, All Seasons Place 23Fl., 87 Wireless Road, Lumpini, Phatumwan Bangkok 10330 Thailand
  • Tomoya Nakamura, President, GLOBIS USA Inc.
    95 Third Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA.

Notice to California Residents

Under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) California residents have rights with respect to their personal information. If you are a California resident please read the CCPA notice to learn about GLOBIS’s information collection practices, your rights and how to exercise them.

Inquiries

For inquiries on the GLOBIS’s Privacy Policy and its initiatives to protect personal information, please click here.

We reserve the right to make changes to our privacy policy as appropriate.

Precautionary - External links, Cookies, etc.

GLOBIS websites contain links to external websites. Clicking on one of these links will transfer the visitor to the websites of our partners, advertisers and others. Be aware that the privacy policies of these other parties may differ from ours, and GLOBIS bears no responsibility for them. Please read the privacy policies of each website which is linked to ours. A “cookie” is a piece of data that web servers install on a user’s system. The GLOBIS website uses cookies for the following purposes:

  • To confirm membership for exclusive services that require log-in
  • To analyze website access, including the numbers of visitors
  • To display customized website content

You can stop cookies from being installed/applied to your computer by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However please note that if you choose to block these cookies, our website may not work as it should. There is more information about cookies, including how to delete them on the website at www.aboutcookies.org.

In addition, advertisements such as banner ads may also use cookies according to their own privacy policies. Please review the policies for the use of cookies of these advertisements.
GLOBIS websites use SSL encrypted communication to ensure secure data transmission for pages in which personal information has been provided for inquiries, applications or member log-in pages. SSL is a transmission protocol for data transmission between a web server and client browsers.

In regard to member log-in pages, users are strongly urged to carefully manage their IDs and passwords. Careless misuse or disclosure of IDs and/or passwords can lead to the leaking of your information.

Please exercise appropriate judgment whenever disclosing your personal information or any other important information when using services that are open to many users, such as message boards and mailing lists offered by GLOBIS.

Date of last revision: October 15, 2021

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