Privacy Policy

About Us

This website is operated by RIC Publications Japan, which is a member of the RIC Publishing Group. Our principal place of business is in Tokyo Japan. A list of our associated companies is available on request to

Our Philosophy

Your privacy is important to us. We want to make sure that when we collect information from you we do so in a way that does not infringe your privacy.

RIC Publications understands the importance of the personal data of all the people who use the services provided by our company. We are committed to protecting the personal information of all of our customers in the following manner:

Personal Data Protection

RIC publications treats and stores all personal information in strict observance of the existing Japanese laws regarding personal data protection.

Usage of Personal Information

This privacy policy applies to personal information which is obtained when the customer uses services provided by RIC Publications

Receiving of Personal Information

When the customer provides RIC Publications with their personal information, RIC Publications works towards providing a clear explanation of how the personal information will be used.

Usage of Personal Information

Personal information obtained from the customer will only be used in the following ways and only as necessary:

1) To introduce materials published and distributed by RIC Publications
2) To send sample of materials published and distributed by RIC Publications
3) To answer enquiries and requests received directly from the customer
4) To operate purchase orders of products sold directly by RIC Publications

Protecting Your Information

In cases where your personal information has to be supplied to external organizations, such as courier services for mailing campaigns. RIC Publications makes every effort to ensure that this data is used only in the ways outlined in this privacy policy and that these external organizations also adhere to the personal information protection laws.

Disclosure of Personal Information

RIC Publications will never disclose your personal information to a third party organization unless it is required to do so by law. Furthermore will not sell, trade or rent your personal information to third parties outside the RIC Group.

Customer Follow Up

RIC Publications will act promptly with any direct request from a customer to amend, delete or add to personal information.

Notification to Our Staff

In enacting this privacy policy, RIC Publications will ensure that all its staff and employees are fully aware of it and will continually work towards providing the highest possible standards at all times.

Accuracy of Information Held

Every reasonable effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information held. The accuracy of the information is almost entirely reliant on the information you provide. Please inform us if there are any errors in your personal information and keep us up to date with the changes to your personal information such as name, address and telephone number(s).


RIC Publications takes reasonable steps to ensure that your personal information is secure. Due to the nature of various means of information and data transmission such as the Internet, RIC Publications cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us or receive from us. Once your transmission is received our best efforts are made to secure it. RIC Publications will take all reasonable steps to destroy your personal information if it is no longer required for any of the above reasons.

Updating our Privacy Policy

Any changes to our privacy policy in the future will be posted to the site and, where appropriate, through e-mail notification.


If you have any requests in relation to the use we make of your information, please email


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How to update, correct, or delete your information

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Snailmail: To change your address, delete your name from our mailing list (for paper catalogs or brochures) send email to or call us at 03-3788-9201