Privacy Statement for Simple method for measuring PFCs

Information Notice about Personal Data
For residents in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Russia registering for
Simple method for measuring PFCs

(For EEA residents: Given in compliance with Article 13 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation)

- Edition 1.0 8 May 2018 -

Thank you for visiting Simple method for measuring PFCs Documents Application Form (the "Service"). Epson has developed a simple method for measuring PFCs (Perfluorocarbon) usage. Documents detailing Epson's simple method and sheets for measuring PFCs usage (the "Measuring PFCs Documents") will be sent to you by e-mail after you fill out the Service.

The personal information which Epson holds (and will hold in the future) about you is:

  • Information that you have provided (and may in the future provide) to Epson in connection with the Service (basic information about you and intended Use(s) of Simple method for measuring PFCs).
  • Information gathered from Epson's own systems about your use of the Service and about Epson's interactions with you. This includes information gathered through cookies and other similar tools.

Epson does not require you to give any personal information to make use of the Service other than those items highlighted in bold within the list of the personal information which may be held by Epson (shown at the end of this notice).

The primary purpose for which Epson will use this information is to deliver the Service. The legal basis for this is that the information is necessary for the performance of the Agreement you have entered into for the Service (License Terms for the Simple method for measuring PFCs).

“Epson” (the controller of the information) is:

Seiko Epson Corporation
CS/Quality Assurance Environment Department
80 Harashinden, Hirooka, Shiojiri, Nagano-ken, Japan

Epson's European representative is:

Epson Europe B.V.
Personal Data Administration
Azie Building, Atlas Arena,
Hoogoorddreef 5, 1101BA Amsterdam Zuid,
The Netherlands

Epson will not perform automated profiling.

Epson will destroy or delete your personal information when Epson believes there is no need to use your personal information due to termination of the Agreement etc.

Epson uses third parties (within Japan) to perform some processing activities on its behalf. 'Processing' refers to anything Epson does with the information about you including gathering it, holding it, using it and disclosing it. Some or all of your personal data may be disclosed to them, but they are only permitted to use the disclosed data for the purposes for which Epson holds your data and in accordance with Epson's directions.

In addition to third party processors, Epson may disclose limited personal data about you (your name, contact details and registered products) to Epson group companies within Europe so that they are aware of who are using the Service. However, they will not send any electronic marketing communications to you unless you have consented to this.

Epson is based, and operates the Service, in Japan. By entering information into the Service website you are transmitting your data to a country outside the EU. Epson will not transfer any of your data to any other country outside the EEA.

If you are an individual resident within the EEA, Epson is subject to the legal requirements contained in the EU GDPR. As a “data subject” you have statutory rights to request from Epson access to and rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing concerning yourself or to object to processing as well as the right to data portability and the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.

Epson's European Data Protection Officer may be contacted by writing to "The EDPO, Epson Europe B.V. Azie Building, Atlas Arena, Hoogoorddreef 5, 1101BA Amsterdam Zuid, The Netherlands" or, using E-mail:

Details of the categories of Personal information provide by you which may be held by Epson. Those items highlighted in bold text must be given in order to use the Service:

Information you entered on the "Simple method for measuring PFCs":

  • Company/ Group Name
  • Affiliation
  • Industry
  • E-mail
  • Name
  • Intended Use(s) of Simple method for measuring PFCs

Epson also collect statistical information about your visits to or use of the Service. Epson uses logs, IP address, User-Agent header, First-party cookie and Session cookie.

*Cookies are data files that are placed on a device when it is used to visit a website. These cookies may be used for many purposes, including tracking user preferences and web pages visited while using the Service. You may disable cookies using your browser's preferences. However, some features of the Service may not function properly or may operate slowly if you disable the cookies. In addition, please be aware that if you choose to block cookies, some advertising preferences that are dependent on cookies may not be able to be respected.

In addition, Google Inc.'s Google Analytics is used to collect and analyse usage history etc. Google Analytics uses First Party Cookies to record information about your access. Please refer to Google Inc.'s privacy policy for the privacy policy of Google Analytics used by the Service:

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