Accenture Japan has established appropriate management rules and systems on information related to individuals used for its business to comply with laws, regulations and other standards on the protection of personal information.

** In the event of any conflict between the Japanese version and English version of this document, the Japanese version shall prevail. **

Accenture Japan Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "Accenture") is committed to protecting personal information based on "Data Privacy Policy" (for the Japanese version, click here), common to Accenture's group companies across the globe (Accenture Worldwide) and the "Basic Policy on the Protection of Personal Information at Accenture Japan."

Accenture has established following management rules and systems on information related to individuals (name, address, telephone number, and other personally identifiable information, current and future), including Accenture customer information (including those who use our website) to comply with laws, regulations and other standards on the protection of personal information.

1. Purpose of collecting and using personal information

Accenture uses personal information obtained directly from data subject in writing or by other means for the purposes set forth herein; services and solutions provided by Accenture in areas of "strategy & consulting", "interactive", "technology", and "operations" and the provision of relevant information; communications related to seminars and events hosted by or involving Accenture; the provision of materials, information, services; and statistical processing in which individuals cannot be identified.

  1. Purpose of use of personal information obtained directly from data subject in writing
    1. Personal information obtained via means other than Accenture website.
      The purpose of use of personal information shall be notified to the person separately in writing.
    2. Personal information obtained through Accenture website
      Personal information obtained through Accenture website is used for the following purposes.
      Please note that the purpose specified separately in writing shall be the purpose of use in case such purpose is notified to individuals.
      1. Personal information of job applicants
        <Purpose of use>
        Provision of recruitment information, recruitment, screening and onboarding procedures (including background checks), training prior to onboarding
        <Disclosure category>
        Disclose*
      2. Personal information provided at the time of your inquiry to Accenture
        <Purpose of use>
        Response to inquiries, communications with internal functions in charge within Accenture, verifying identity when contacted by the person for the next time.
        <Disclosure category>
        Disclose*
  2. Purpose of use of personal information obtained by means other than I. above
    1. Personal information provided by client companies
      <Purpose of use>
      To perform contractual obligations, such as providing services and solutions, etc. in areas of "strategy & consulting," "interactive," "technology," and "operations" for client companies.
      <Disclosure category>
      Undisclose

      Personal information processed for client companies
      If Accenture processes personal information on behalf of a client company, Accenture shall process personal information under the direction and instruction of the client company for the provision of services and solutions agreed with the client company. Appropriate technical and organizational measures agreed with the client company shall be taken to protect personal information against accidental or illegal destruction, accidental loss, modification, and/or unauthorized disclosure or access. Accenture may transfer such personal information to other Accenture Group companies located overseas. In doing so, Accenture Group companies to which the data will be transferred shall enter into an international data transfer agreement required by law with the client company or Accenture from which the data is transferred to guarantee an appropriate level of data protection equivalent to the Japanese data protection framework.
    2. Photos and videos taken at Accenture-sponsored or co-sponsored seminars and events
      <Purpose of use>
      For publishing or posting within and/or outside Accenture, and for storage and utilizing as recorded materials.
      <Disclosure category>
      Disclose*
    3. Personal information provided from recruitment support companies
      <Purpose of use>
      For provision of recruitment information, recruitment, screening, and onboarding procedures (including background check), and training before onboarding.
      <Disclosure category>
      Disclose*
    4. Personal information obtained by Accenture from a third party with data subject’s consent
      <Purpose of use>
      For services and solutions provided by Accenture in areas of "strategy & consulting", "interactive", "technology", and "operations", and the provision of relevant information; communications related to seminars and events hosted by or involving Accenture; the provision of materials, information and services.
      <Disclosure category>
      Disclose*
    5. Personal information provided by a subcontractor, workers dispatch agency, or Accenture group company
      <Purpose of use>
      For fulfilling HR and employment management at Accenture and/or any other daily operations required for minimum business operations as a company.
      <Disclosure category>
      Disclose*
    6. Personal information obtained by means other than A to E above
      <Purpose of use>
      For research and study to providing entrusted business such as services and solutions in areas of "strategy & consulting", "interactive", "technology", and "operations", for client companies, for research and study for business development and for research and study to find job applicants.
      <Disclosure category>
      Disclose*

    7. *Certain types of personal information shall not be disclosed (such as the information on the screening process of recruitment).

2. Provision of personal information

  1. Entrustment of processing of personal information
    Accenture may entrust a part or all of the work related to the processing of personal information to the extent necessary to achieve the purpose of use. In case of doing so, Accenture ensures that the personal data will not be used for anything other than the entrusted work with evaluating the service provider’s information security management measures.
  2. Provision of personal information to third parties
    Accenture may provide personal information to third parties, any of Accenture's group companies across the globe to the extent necessary in order to achieve the purpose of use with the consent of the relevant individual. Each company of the Accenture Group is committed to protecting personal information based on the Group standard "Data Privacy Policy" (for the Japanese version, click here) common to all group companies worldwide.
  3. Consent from the relevant individual
    Accenture will not provide personal information to a third party without obtaining prior consent from the relevant individual, except in the following cases:
    1. When based on laws and regulations.
    2. When it is necessary to protect the life, body, or property of an individual, and it is difficult to obtain the consent of the data subject.
    3. When it is necessary for the advancement of public hygiene or the promotion of the sound growth of children, and it is difficult to obtain the consent of the data subject.
    4. When it is necessary for cooperation with a national authority, a local government, or an individual or a business operator entrusted by such an organization in executing the affairs prescribed by laws and regulations, and obtaining the consent of the data subject could hinder the execution of the affairs concerned.

3. Voluntary provision of information

Providing of personal information is voluntary. However, if the information we receive is inaccurate or insufficient, it may not be possible to provide services in line with the purpose of use.

4. About the use of information collected through website access and cookies, etc.

For details on the use of information collected by accessing the Accenture website and the use of tracking technologies such as cookies, please check the global group standard "Data Privacy Policy" (click here for the Japanese version).

5. Matters regarding personal data held by Accenture

  1. Company name
    Accenture Japan Ltd.
  2. Responsible person for Personal Information Protection
    Executive officer, Head of Human Resources
    Akiyoshi Takizawa
  3. Purpose for using personal data held by Accenture
    1. Information from persons who request materials or make inquiries
      <Purpose of use>
      For dealing with inquiries and providing information on services.
    2. Information on business partners
      <Purpose of use>
      For contact with business partners, performing contractual obligations, request for performing contractual obligations, etc.
    3. Information on job applicants and job candidates
      <Purpose of use>
      Recruitment activities or onboarding procedures.
    4. Information on employees
      <Purpose of use>
      For HR / employment management and other daily operations necessary for business operations.
    5. Personal data held by Accenture that do not fall under A to D above
      <Purpose of use>
      For implementation of the entrusted businesses, for finding new customers, for posting information transmitted internally or externally as contents, for maintenance or use as records and references
  4. Procedures for responding to complaints and disclosure requests regarding personal data held by Accenture
    Please contact the "Point of contact for inquiries regarding retained personal data" below for notice of the purpose of use, disclosure, correction, addition, deletion, suspension of use, erase, and suspending provision to third parties of personal information. We will take action within a reasonable scope without delay.
  5. Point of contact for inquiries regarding retained personal data
    1. Point of contact for inquiries regarding personal data of job applicants
      Accenture Japan Ltd., Human Resources, Recruiting
      E-mail: Tokyo.Recruiting@accenture.com
    2. Point of contact for inquiries regarding personal data other than the above
      Accenture Japan Ltd., Workplace, Japan Information Security Team
      E-mail: JPN.DataPrivacy.Info@accenture.com

6. Revisions

There may be cases where the "Processing of personal information at Accenture Japan" may be changed without prior notice due to revisions to relevant laws and regulations, changes to Accenture's global standard "Data Privacy Policy", or the basic policy regarding protecting personal information. The latest content will be published in a way that is always accessible by posting them on this website.

7. Anonymously processed information

For details about anonymously processed information prepared and provided by Accenture, click here.

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