Privacy Policy

Taiwan-Japan M&A Center Inc. (the “Company”, “we”, “us”, or “our”) is committed to maintaining robust privacy protections for its users. Our Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) is designed to help you understand how we collect, use, and safeguard the information you provide to us and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our service. By accessing our website, you accept our Privacy Policy, and you consent to our collection, processing, and use of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy.
I. Scope of Applicability
  1. This Privacy Policy describes how the Company collects, processes, uses, and safeguards the personal data that you provide when you use the Company’s website and services.
  2. his Privacy Policy shall apply when collection, processing, or use of personal data is involved in the situation when any of the Company’s partners or affiliates conduct business for us.
  3. Except in the situations described in the previous article or if this Privacy Policy states otherwise, this Privacy Policy shall apply neither to any organization other than the Company, nor to any person not employed by the Company.
II. Collection, Processing, and Use of Personal Data
  1. Personal information that users may need to provide to be able to use the Company’s services includes:
    • User's personal information and contact details, including name, age, occupation, phone number, email, etc.
    • User's identity and company details such as company name.
    • User's information required to complete the company listing form or consultation form.
    • Other personal information that the user needs to provide based on what the user wishes to achieve when using the Company’s various services
  2.  The categories of personal information mentioned above include the following types of data defined in “The specific purpose and the classification of personal information of the Personal Information Protection Act”: “Code 001 Type for identifying individuals,” “Code 002 Type for identifying finance,” “Code 003 Type for identifying in government data,” “Code 011 Individual description,” “Code 093 Financial deals,” and “Code 101 Data subject's business activities,” as well as other categories of personal information that the user may provide when using the Company’s various services.
  3. The Company collects this information primarily for the following purposes:
    • To coincide with the purpose of “182 Other Consulting and Consultant Services” as defined in “The specific purpose and the classification of personal information of the Personal Information Protection Act.”
    • To provide identity verification, advisory service, business matching, and other related services for users.
    • To send email messages under users' consent and within the extent permitted by law.
    • To use the personal information, with the user’s consent, to provide other services that need it, for example, conducting negotiations and discussions with accountants, lawyers, or other third parties for the services required by you.
  4. The Company will retain the personal data collected in accordance with this Privacy Policy for as long as is required by law, is required for our business, or is agreed upon in separate contracts, whichever duration is longest.
  5. The Company will use, domestically or overseas through digitally-automated and nonautomated methods, the personal data provided by users according to the needs of the business in compliance with the relevant personal data protection laws.
  6. Users will need to choose by themselves whether they would like to provide personal information. If, however, the user refuses to provide personal information that the Company requests, we may be unable to provide the user with the most appropriate professional opinions and services. In this case, the user shall bear full responsibility of the associated risks.
III. Protection of Users' Personal Data
  1. The Company adopts strict measures to protect users' personal data. The Company’s staff are given comprehensive training regarding the protection of personal information. Punitive actions will be taken against those who violate confidentiality requirements according to the Company’s internal regulations and laws. Unless we have acquired your consent in advance or required by law, we will never disclose your personal data to any third party, process, or use it for purposes other than collection. If we need to commission any affiliates or third parties, such as accountants or lawyers, for the provision of necessary services, we shall conduct necessary monitoring so as to ensure the safety of your personal data.
  2. Users' self-protection: Please safeguard your personal information properly. When you are using and filling out the Company’s online forms, make sure you close the window when you leave your computer or terminate this action to prevent others from accessing your personal information. You shall bear the risks and responsibility of information leaks if you provide such information to others yourself.
IV. Information Sharing with Other Parties
The personal information you provide is mainly for the processing and use by the Company. The Company shall not sell, trade, or disclose in any other way your personal data to any other party unless we have obtained your consent. However, if any legal authorities requests us to provide your personal data through appropriate legal processes or in any other situations required by law, we will share your personal data with third parties as required by law.
V. Use of Cookies
The Company’s website uses cookies to collect information. This information includes your device, your domain, web pages you visit and the time you spend on them, etc. This enables us to provide customized content and optimize your online experience and helps us obtain website traffic information and browsing statistics. Such data is only used for analytical purposes and for improving our services, website content, system, and advertisement. You can adjust your cookie preferences in your browser settings. However, some functions on the website may not be properly executed if you choose to reject all cookies.
VI. Users' Rights
  1. You can request to exercise the following rights regarding your personal information in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act:
    • Request to inquire or view.
    • Request a copy.
    • Request to amend or rectify.
    • Request to stop collecting, processing, or using.
    • Request to delete.
  2. The Company may charge a fee to carry out requests to inquire, view, or obtain a copy of personal data.
  3.  In order to keep your data correct and up-to-date, please contact us to update your information when it has changed.
  4. Please contact us via phone or email to exercise the above-mentioned rights.
VII. Amendments to this Privacy Policy
  1. The Company will make amendments to this Privacy Policy from time to time in response to the changes occurring to social and market environments, technologies, and regulations and shall reserve the right to change and withdraw this Privacy Policy at any time. Any amendments will become effective on the day they are announced. The amended articles shall be published to the website and no additional notices will be sent. You can review the amended articles and related notices on the website at any time. The latest update to this Privacy Policy was made on 19 September 2022 and became effective on the day it was announced.
  2. By continuing to access our website or using our services after amendments have been made to this Privacy Policy, you are deemed to have read, understood, and agreed to the latest version of this Privacy Policy.
  3. You may contact us via phone or email should you have any questions about this Privacy Policy.
VIII. Other terms
This Privacy Policy is written in Chinese. English and Japanese translations of the Chinese version are provided. If there are any conflicts or discrepancies in the translations, the Chinese version shall prevail.