Privacy Policy

1. Protection of Personal Information

Atsumi & Sakai is committed to protecting your privacy in compliance with the Law Concerning Protection of Personal Information and other laws, regulations and standards concerning the handling of personal information, by each "business operator handling personal information" ((i) the legal professional corporation Atsumi & Sakai Hōritsu Jimusho Bengoshi Hōjin, (ii) the Japanese Civil Code partnership Atsumi Sakai Hōritsu Jimusho Gaikokuhō Kyodo Jigyō, (iii) Atsumi & Sakai Europe Limited, (iv) Atsumi & Sakai Brussels EU, (v) Atsumi & Sakai New York LLP, (vi) A&S Fukuoka LPC, (vii) the Japanese Civil Code partnership Janssen Foreign Law Office, and (viii) Atsumi & Sakai Europa GmbH - Rechtsanwälte und Steuerberater).  Certain personal information may be shared among these business operators handling personal information.



2. Use of personal information

We use personal information you provide us in:

  • the performance of legal work related to you;
  • to send you research materials, publications, articles, or notices of seminars and other events;
  • to send you press releases and other news and information (including by email);
  • to investigate and confirm the status of conflicts of interest, etc.
  • other purposes incidental to the above.

Moreover, information collected by Atsumi & Sakai in connection with the Firm’s recruiting of lawyers and staff will only be used for such recruiting purposes and will not be used for any other purpose.



3. Sharing of personal information

Atsumi & Sakai will not provide any third parties (including third parties in foreign countries) with any personal information (including personal data and Person-Related Information that third parties may expect to obtain as personal data) that you provide us without your prior consent, unless permitted or required in accordance with the Law Concerning Protection of Personal Information or other applicable laws and regulations.



4. Protection and management of personal information

Atsumi & Sakai strives to ensure that all personal information collected is accurate and that it is managed and stored appropriately and securely. In the unlikely event that a leak, data breach, or any similar or comparable event occurs, we will take appropriate measures in accordance with laws and regulations.



5. Requests for disclosure, correction, removal, notice of use, or provision of information

Please contact us using the details provided below in the event that you would like to correct your information or have us remove it from our files; disclose it to you; cease using it; cease providing it to any third party; notify you of its purpose of use; or provide information in accordance with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information and other laws and regulations. We will do our best to handle your request as quickly as possible in accordance with relevant laws.



6. Joint use of personal information

The personal information shared among the business operators handling personal information provided above includes contact details such as name, address, telephone number and all other personal data, for the purposes provided above.  Atsumi & Sakai Hōritsu Jimusho Bengoshi Hōjin (Fukoku Seimei Bldg. 2-2-2, Uchisaiwaicho, Chiyoda-ku, Representative, Hiroo Atsumi) shall act as the business operator responsible for the management of personal data pursuant to "the Law Concerning Protection of Personal Information".



7. Security of Personal Information

Atsumi & Sakai will take all measures that are necessary and appropriate to prevent leakage, loss, damage and any other inappropriate handling of personal information. We will properly supervise our attorneys, other professionals and staff in their handling of personal information, and when entrusting the handling of personal information to any third party, we will supervise the entrusted third party so that they also handle the personal information in an appropriate manner.


8. Questions

If you have any questions, complaints or feedback in relation to our handling of personal information, please do not hesitate to contact us at the following address:


Address: Fukoku Seimei Bldg. (Reception: 16F), 2-2, Uchisaiwaicho 2-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0011 Japan
Telephone: +81 (0)3-5501-2111 (Mon-Fri 9:30 am-5:00 pm, excluding Japanese national holidays)