This Policy explains what cookies are, which types of cookies we use and what our legal bases are. It also provides you with information on how your personal data (if any) is used, what your rights in relation to cookies are under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and how you can contact us if want to exercise your rights or have a complaint. This Policy lists, which cookies are placed and used, for which purposes and for how long these cookies last. In addition, this Policy describes how you can manage and delete cookies.
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1. What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files which are stored on your device when you visit our website and act as an identifier. They allow our website to recognize your device when it interacts with and returns to our website, particularly when you are using the same browser as you did when you last visited our website.
Depending on their function and purpose cookies are classified as strictly necessary, performance, functional and advertising cookies. For more information on this, please see section 7.
In addition, cookies are classified either as first party or as third party cookies. First party cookies are placed by us, whereas third party cookies are placed by a third party website while you are visiting our website. For more information about the relevant third parties, please see section 7.
Cookies can be either session or persistent cookies depending on their duration. Session cookies are temporary cookies that last only for the duration of your visit to our website and are deleted when you close your browser. In contrast, persistent cookies are created upon your visit to our website and remain on your device after you close your browser or restart your device until their set expiry date unless you delete them before the expiry date; they are active when you return to our website.
2. What is our legal basis?
We rely on our legitimate interests for processing personal data collected through our first-party essential cookies. These cookies are strictly necessary for our website to work and allow us to provide the visitors to our website with the services they request, to enable communications, or to comply with security obligations under the applicable data protection law.
All other non-essential cookies will only be used with your consent.
3.1 Cookies owned and placed by Panasonic
- how we use and protect your personal data collected through cookies (if any);
- your data protection rights; if you are based in the EU/EEA these include the right to access your personal data and obtain a copy thereof, the right to request the correction or update of any inaccurate personal data, the right to object to or restrict the processing of your personal data under the conditions set out in the GDPR and the right to request the erasure of your personal data under certain conditions;
- if you are based in the EU/EEA how you can file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority, https://edpb.europa.eu/about-edpb/board/members_en;
- how long we store/keep your personal data;
- to whom and where we disclose your personal data; and
- the existence of automated decision-making and, where this is the case, useful information on the underlying logic and the importance and consequences of the processing.
3.2 Cookies owned and placed by permitted third parties
On our website we have integrated links to third party websites, plug-ins and applications, e.g. for marketing purposes and, for example, to allow you to easily share content in social media networks. We have no control over these third party websites’ use of those cookies and refer to their Privacy Policies for further information on how they use these cookies. For more information on the third parties, please see section 7.
4. How can you manage and delete cookies?
4.1. Except for essential cookies you can change your preferences and withdraw your cookie consent at any time by navigating to “cookie settings”.
4.2. You can manage and delete non-essential cookies by changing your browser settings. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser. Please bear in mind that if you block all cookies some features and services on our website might not be delivered to you and you will be served with advertising less tailored to your interests.
You can obtain information on how to manage and how to delete cookies for the most popular browsers by following these links:
For further information on how to manage and delete cookies, please visit https://www.allaboutcookies.org/
5. Contact us
8-21-1 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061, Japan
6. Changes to this Policy
We may from time to time make changes to this Policy which was first published on 1st April 2022.. Changes to this Policy will be published on our website and will be effective as of the date of publication. This Policy was last updated in 1st April 2022..
7. The list of cookies used on our website
You can check the latest status of all cookie lists used on our website below.
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.
These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.
These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.