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​Privacy Policy


Thank you for visiting our web site. This privacy policy tells you how we use personal information collected at this site. Please read this privacy policy before using the site or submitting any personal information. By using the site, you are accepting the practices described in this privacy policy. These practices may be changed, but any changes will be posted and changes will only apply to activities and information on a going forward, not retroactive basis. You are encouraged to review the privacy policy whenever you visit the site to make sure that you understand how any personal information you provide will be used.

Note: the privacy practices set forth in this privacy policy are for this web site only. If you link to other web sites, please review the privacy policies posted at those sites.

1. Personal Information

"Personal information" includes, but is not limited to, name, date of birth, job title and other information including information that can easily be cross-referenced to identify a specific person.

2. Management of Personal Information

PATHWAYS utilises advanced safety measures for information management including database management in order to prevent unauthorised accesses to, loss, leak, destruction, and/or alteration of personal information.

3. Use of Personal Information

PATHWAYS uses personal information to:

  1. Provide registrants with appropriate recruitment and outplacement services, job matching and job information and to solicit registrants' feedback in order to improve recruitment, outsourcing and outplacement processes,
  2. Provide the client companies with which PATHWAYS works with appropriate information to aid their selection processes,
  3. Statistically process profiles of registrants; and to provide other services related to recruitment, outsourcing and outplacement services.

PATHWAYS will contact registrants in writing to obtain their consent in advance when it intends to use their personal information for other than the above defined purposes.

4. Sharing of Personal Information

PATHWAYS may share personal information with its group entities (subsidiaries, companies with capital ties and their related companies) for the purpose defined in the above. Only the following information may be shared:
Name, gender, age, address, telephone number, fax number, email address, organisation name, title, educational background, work history, and other personal information obtained in order to provide appropriate recruitment, outsourcing and outplacement services.

5. Information Management

The persons in charge of managing personal information is the Privacy Administrator +81 (0)3 4540 1045 or feedback@pathways-group.com.

6. Outsourcing

PATHWAYS may outsource a part of its businesses such as mailing or statistical processing in the course of providing recruitment, outsourcing and outplacement services. PATHWAYS selects outsourcing companies under conditions which ensure that they maintain sufficient standard in privacy protection. All outsourcing companies sign a non-disclosure agreement before starting to provide services to PATHWAYS.

7. Change, Disclosure, Correction or Deletion of Personal Information

PATHWAYS strives to maintain accurate and up-to-date personal information at all times. If you need to change, disclose, correct and/or delete your personal information entrusted to PATHWAYS, or if you have any questions regarding personal information, please contact your consultant and/or the Privacy Administrator. PATHWAYS will not return documents you provided in order to receive recruitment, outsourcing and outplacement services. PATHWAYS may remove your personal information from its files without obtaining your consent if it determines that maintaining such information is no longer required.

8. Changes in Privacy Policy

PATHWAYS reserves the rights to amend, change, and/or add to this privacy policy prior to obtaining consent from registrants. In such cases, registrants will be notified of the changes through postings on PATHWAYS' website and/or other methods deemed appropriate by PATHWAYS. By using PATHWAYS' recruitment, outsourcing and outplacement services after such changes have been notified, registrants and client companies are deemed to have agreed to the changes.

9. Complicance with Laws and Regulations

PATHWAYS shall comply with all laws and regulations pertaining to the protection of personal information.

Policy as of February 2014

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