Privacy Policy

We encourage you to use all information on our website of Tanaka Kikinzoku International (Europe) GmbH. The details set forth below are provided to give you an overview over the kind of data collected, the use and disclosure of such data, the measures we have taken to keep your data safe, and in which manner you can obtain information on the data you have provided to us.

Collection and Processing of Personal Data

When you visit our website, our server software routinely collects the following data: name of the pages viewed, the browser used, the operating system, your IP address with regional mapping, the date and duration of your visit as well as the names of downloaded files.

We store any further personal data (such as your name, address, country of origin, telephone number and e-mail address) only if you make them available voluntarily as part of an inquiry by using our contact form.

Use and Disclosure of Personal Data

We collect, use, and process your personal data for purposes of technical management of the website, answering your inquiries, customer administration and marketing, but only to the extent required for these purposes.

We do so in order to measure the number and frequency of visits and the popularity of various sections of our website, and to obtain general knowledge about our target group. We also use the aforementioned personal data for statistical analyses. The information provided in the contact form helps us to answer your inquiries and, where required, to provide you with information on our products and services.

Your personal data is disclosed by us to third parties only in the following cases:

  •  In order to respond to your inquiries using our contact form, personal data may be transmitted to Tanaka Holdings Co., Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, as well as to other subsidiaries of the Tanaka Kikinzoku Group which are located in jurisdictions outside the sphere of application of the Directive 95/46/EC (for example in China, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, USA).
  • In cases where we are obligated to disclose personal data to governmental bodies and authorities based on mandatory national law.

Data Protection and Safety

All transactions involving the processing of data (such as the collection of data, its processing and transmittal) are performed in conformity with the law. In addition to this, our data privacy policy is governed by the guidelines applicable to the Tanaka Kikinzoku Group.

We use technical and organizational safety measures to protect your data managed by us from and against manipulation, loss, destruction and unauthorized access. Our employees are trained in safety and data protection practices.

Our website also includes links to third party Internet pages. We have no influence on the contents of these pages. We advise you that we accept no liability for the contents and the data safety of the linked pages and do not adopt these contents in any way whatsoever as our own. The providers of these linked pages are exclusively responsible for the contents thereof. We were not and are not aware of any illegal content on the linked pages. However, it cannot be expected from us to perform an ongoing subsequent review of the contents of such linked pages without a specific claim that there was a violation of the law. Please notify us immediately if you end up on pages by using our links the contents of which give you cause for concern. As soon as we become aware of violations of the law by contents of linked pages, we will immediately remove these pages.


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Storage of Data

We store your personal data only for as long as necessary and only for the fulfillment of the purpose for which they were collected. We may also use archived personal data for statistical purposes.

Your Consent

You give your consent to Tanaka Kikinzoku International (Europe) GmbH that personal data you provided to Tanaka Kikinzoku International (Europe) GmbH and any such data collected by it, may be used for the purposes set out above and disclosed or transferred to authorized persons in compliance with this Privacy Policy.

Before you use the contact form for any inquiries, please take time to thoroughly read this Privacy Policy.

Right to Information and Contact

You are entitled to receive information at any time regarding the data stored about you, the origin and the recipient of such data, as well as the purpose of processing your data. Upon request, we will provide you as soon as practicable in writing with the information as to whether we have stored any of your personal data and, if so, what data we have stored.

Should you have any questions with regard to this Privacy Policy, the procedures described on this website as well as the treatment of your personal data, or should you wish to access or rectify your personal data, please contact:

Tanaka Kikinzoku International (Europe) GmbH
Kirchnerstrasse 6-8, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Federal Republic of Germany

This Privacy Policy may be subject to change at any time without prior or separate notice. Any change will be published on our website.

Tanaka Kikinzoku International (Europe), November 2013

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