Privacy Policy

Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd. respects the privacy of its visitors and understands the importance of privacy to visitors to our website. We collect and store information so that we can efficiently provide information to our users. This privacy statement is designed to help you understand what information we gather and what we do with the information.

Your Information

Personal identifying information, such as customer names, streets or e-mail addresses, phone numbers, delivery locations, or any other information which, when used by itself or with other data, might identify a customer individually is only collected if a customer sends it to us voluntarily as part of using our service. Personal identifying information also includes personal health information (e.g., health history, including drug and treatment histories, electronic patient records, whether in image or text form, and medical insurance information). We may also use this information to offer you the opportunity to receive notices regarding other Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd. products or services and to further personalize your experience on our site. Personal identifying information is used only for our legitimate business interests, to establish customer credit, fulfill contracts for services, billing functions, answer patient questions, and to comply with applicable laws and regulations. At times you may provide personal health information in order to purchase our products or to obtain answers from experts (such as in connection with the Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd. bulletin boards, chat rooms and other interactive web pages). If we request personal health information, we agree to maintain the confidentiality of this information in accordance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. You agree to provide only the personal health information that is specifically asked by us and you shall not submit such information in any other form, including e-mail or through chat rooms, other than through our Secure Server (see Security, below).

Disclosure

By giving Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd. your personal identifying information, you grant Calpis.com, Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd., and its affiliates and subsidiaries the right to use this information for reasonable business purposes and in a manner consistent with the policies of Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd. and applicable state and federal laws and regulations. We do not sell, lease or disclose your personal identifying information or medical information to any third parties, except as described in this section. We may contract with reputable vendors to assist us in processing information or delivering the items that our customers order. These vendors are restricted from using or selling the information for any purpose other than helping us to provide products and services. We may provide aggregate statistics about our customers, sales, online traffic patterns and related information to reputable third parties, but these statistics will not include any personal identifying or health information. Finally, if disclosure of any information is required by law or by an appropriate government authority, we will comply accordingly.

Cookies

As part of offering and improving our services, we may use "cookies" to store and sometimes track information about our online customers and users. A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. Cookies can make use of the Internet easier by saving status and preferences about a website. Some parts of our website where you are prompted to login or that are customizable may require that you accept cookies. Cookies by themselves cannot be used to find out the identity of any user. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies but users can change the setting to refuse cookies or to be alerted when cookies are being sent.

Your Use

By using this website, you agree not to disrupt or intercept our electronic information posted on this website or on any of our servers. You also agree not to attempt to circumvent any security features of our website, and to abide by all applicable, local, state, federal and international laws.

Children

Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd. strongly believes in protecting the privacy of children online (we define "children" as minors younger than 13). Therefore, Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd. will not knowingly collect or use any personal information from children or knowingly allow children to register with us. Any information that is inadvertently collected from children will be deleted promptly upon discovery.

Disclaimers

While Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd. has safeguards in place to prevent unauthorized access or interception, there is no absolute guarantee of security. In the event of interception or unauthorized access, Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd. shall not be responsible for such interception or unauthorized access, or any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages (including lost profits) suffered by a visitor or user, even if Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd. has previously been advised of the possibility of such damages. Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd. does not warrant, either expressly or impliedly, that the information provided by any visitor shall be free from interception or unauthorized access, and does not provide any implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

In transmitting electronic communications to Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd., the user of this website is requesting that Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd. send information to or contact the user regarding our products. Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd. will make every effort to accommodate reasonable requests for information pertaining to our products and services in a timely manner but makes no guarantees for the timeliness of such responses. The user should be aware that Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd. is not responsible for delay, non-delivery or non-receipt of any information exchanged between Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd. and the user or vice-versa due to internet connectivity problems, man-made or natural disasters, force majeure, computer malfunctions or incorrect contact information (including but not limited to e-mail addresses, mailing addresses, telephone, cellular, pager or fax numbers) supplied by the user.

Security

Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd. is committed to providing reasonable measures, such as password protection, to protect your personal identifying information, including medical information, from any unauthorized access or disclosure. However, when you transmit any personal identifying information, including medical information, through any of the pages on our website, your personal information is not encrypted using "Secure Sockets Layer" (SSL) encryption technology before being sent over the Internet. There is no absolute guarantee of security. In the unlikely event of interception or unauthorized access despite our efforts, Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd. shall not be responsible for such interception or unauthorized access, or any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages (including lost profits) suffered by a customer or user, even if Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd. has previously been advised of the possibility of such damages. Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd. does not warrant, either expressly or impliedly, that the information provided by any customer shall be free from interception or unauthorized access, and does not provide any implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Each customer is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of his or her own login information.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

We reserve the right, at any time and without notice, to add to, change, update or modify this Privacy Policy, simply by posting such change, update or modification on our website. If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it. Any such change, update or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on our website.