Information Security and Protection of Personal Information

Panasonic Privacy Policy

Panasonic Corporation (hereinafter referred to as “Panasonic”) aims to ensure the satisfaction of customers and gain their confidence by providing superior products and services, guaranteeing transparency based on the Basic Business Philosophy.
To achieve these goals, Panasonic will strive to establish a better relationship not only with our customers but also stakeholders such as business partners, shareholders, employees, etc.
As part of its efforts, Panasonic will implement the following policies to protect and handle Personal Information appropriately.

  1. Panasonic will appoint a personal information protection manager in each organization where personal information is handled, whose role will be to manage such information appropriately.
  2. Panasonic will collect personal information with the consent of individuals after specifying the purpose of use, contact for inquiries, etc.
  3. Panasonic will use personal information only within the scope of the purpose of use consented to by the information subject.
  4. Panasonic will not provide or disclose personal information to any third party without prior consent from the information subject except when prescribed by laws and regulations.
  5. Panasonic will respond properly to inquiries from the individuals about his/her personal information.
  6. In order to prevent any unauthorized access to, and loss, destruction, falsification, or leakage of personal information, Panasonic will manage personal information safely and make efforts to guarantee and enhance its information security.
  7. In addition to complying with the relevant laws and regulations, Panasonic will continue to improve its personal information protection activities, taking environmental changes into consideration.

Information Security Management System

Panasonic is well aware of the importance of protecting personal information and other information with which it has been entrusted by its customers. The company has created a system for the management of information security and endeavors to manage information appropriately on a groupwide basis through the establishment and enforcement of global rules and regulations.
Panasonic works to raise the levels of knowledge and awareness of all employees and to enable them to handle information properly through training. This includes training for staff according to their position in the organization, and for those who handle personal information and other information entrusted to Panasonic.
With the expansion of IoT business, we may increasingly handle personal data such as customer’s lifelogs globally. Panasonic is strengthening efforts to comply with laws and ordinances and to fulfill accountability to society by managing data in consideration of privacy protection.