INTERNAL CONTROL

Information Management

Working to gain the trust of society and fulfill our social responsibilities

Basic principles for information management

As an environmental solutions corporation working to create a recycling-oriented society, we work to gain the trust of society and fulfill our social obligations through our metal resource and industrial waste treatment and energy-saving business operations. HAMADA understands that management of the diverse information it obtains through its business activities is essential to achieving its operational goals, and in appropriately managing and protecting the information received from its clients, business associates, and employees (hereinafter "employees, etc."), has established and enforces the following "basic principles for information management" (hereinafter "basic principles").

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HAMADA's managing directors recognize the importance of managing information and lead the way in its promotion.
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In accordance with the relevant legal provisions and in carrying out appropriate business activities, HAMADA strictly manages the corporate and personal information (hereinafter "information") entrusted to it by its clients in order to ensure it is not leaked or used for purposes other than those clearly stated.
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HAMADA has established "information management provisions" related to the handling of information from its executives, employees, and other concerned parties (hereinafter "employees, etc.") and, along with setting up an information management committee, has appointed an information management supervisor, information management managers and IT management supervisors. By caring out the appropriate education of its employees, etc., HAMADA makes sure information management is universally understood and works to achieve compliance with its information management provisions.
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Information collected by HAMADA will not be disclosed to any third party except for the purposes of use indicated or in the following circumstances.

1. When the permission of the person concerned or client has been obtained.
2. When disclosure or submission is required by law.
3. When disclosure is required in order to protect the life, person, or property of an individual, and the consent of the person concerned is difficult to obtain.
4. When specifically required for the improvement of public health or the promotion of children's sound upbringing, and the consent of the person concerned is difficult to obtain.
5. When cooperation is required for the state and local authorities, etc. to carry out their public duties, and obtaining the consent of the person concerned would interfere with the execution of said duties.
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In order to execute more secure information management, HAMADA reviews and revises its basic principles and information management provisions in accordance with changes in social demands and amendments to the relevant laws.
                                                                                                        
September 1, 2009
HAMADA Co., Ltd.
President Tokusuke Hamada

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