In the following, NIPPON STEEL ENGINEERING CO., LTD. ("NSE"), its Head Office located at Osaki Center Building, 1-5-1 Osaki, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 141-8604 Japan, provides information on the collection, use or disclosure ("processing") of personal data in connection with its relationship with existing and potential customers, trading companies, end users, goods and service suppliers, agents, advisors, outside auditors, research institutions, industrial organizations and other persons with whom NSE or any of its group company maintains or is considering to create a business relationship (each a "Business Partner") pursuant to Article 23 of Thailand's Personal Data Protection Act ("Act") to the extent the Act applies.
In the context of NSE's business relationship with a Business Partner, NSE may process the following personal data:
NSE processes the personal data indicated above in section A for the following purposes:
Where personal data is explicitly provided by Business Partners Contacts, the legal basis for the processing is the consent given by the Business Partner Contact (Articles 19 and 24 of the Act).
Where processing of personal data is necessary for the performance of a contract to which a Business Partner Contact is a party or in order to take steps at the request of a Business Partner Contact prior to entering into a contract, the legal basis for such processing is Article 24(3) of the Act.
Where NSE processes personal data to comply with a law to which it is subject, the legal basis for the processing is Article 24(6) of the Act.
Otherwise, the legal basis for processing of personal data indicated above in section A by NSE is Article 24(5) of the Act. The legitimate interests pursued by NSE is the transmission and receipt of information in order to conduct its business activities, including expanding and/building a business relationship with Business Partners.
NSE generally does not seek to collect or otherwise process special categories of personal data of Business Partner Contacts, such as those revealing religious or philosophical beliefs, in the ordinary course of business. Where it becomes necessary to process such special categories of personal data for any reason, NSE relies on the following legal basis depending on the circumstances: (i) explicit consent of the Business Partner Contact has been given (Article 26 of the Act); (ii) the personal data is disclosed to the public with the explicit consent of the Business Partner Contact (Article 26(3) of the Act); or (iii) processing is necessary for the establishment of, compliance with, exercise of or defense of legal claims (Article 26(4) of the Act).
For the purposes of processing indicated in section B above, NSE may disclose personal data to the following recipients or categories of recipients:
Recipients of personal data may be located in countries and areas outside of Thailand ("Third Countries"). NSE transfers personal data to external recipients in Third Countries only in the case where: (i) the respective recipient is located in a country or area which has adequate data protection standard; (ii) the Business Partner Contact explicitly consents to the transfer of his/her personal data, or (iii) the exemption under Article 28 of the Act applies.
Unless indicated otherwise, NSE will retain personal data for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which they were collected or otherwise processed (including as required by applicable law or regulation or for the exercise or defense of legal claims).
Where the processing is based on his/her consent (Article 19 of the Act), a Business Partner Contact has the right to withdraw consent at any time, without affecting the processing of personal data which the Business Partner Contact has already given consent legally.
With regard to the processing of his/her personal data, a Business Partner Contact has the following rights within the limits set forth in the Act:
Pursuant to Article 32(1) of the Act, a Business Partner Contact has the right to object at any time the processing of his/personal data which is collected based on Article 24(5) of the Act (see section B above), unless NSE (i) demonstrates that there is compelling legitimate ground for the processing of such personal information, or (ii) proves that the processing is carried out for the establishment of, compliance with or exercise of legal claims, or defense of legal claims.
If personal data is processed for direct marketing purposes, or for the purpose of scientific, historical or statistic research, unless it is necessary for performance by NSE of a task carried out for reasons of public interest, a Business Partner Contact has the right to object at any time to the processing of his/her personal data for such marketing, also pursuant to Article 32(2) and (3) of the Act.
A Business Partner Contact may request that NSE restrict the use of his/her personal data under circumstances, pursuant to Article 34 paragraph 1 of the Act.
A Business Partner Contact may request that NSE ensure his/her personal data remains accurate, up-to-date, complete, and not misleading, pursuant to Article 35 of the Act. If NSE does not take action concerning such request, it must record such request of the Business Partner Contact together with reasons.
If a Business Partner Contact has questions with regard to processing of his/her personal data or wants to exercise any of the above rights in section E above, he/she may contact NSE at: nsengi_EEA_rep@eng.nipponsteel.com
As of: 06.01.2022
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