Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement
World Instant Noodles Association ("WINA") commits to protect your privacy and personal information subject to the provisions of this Privacy Statement. This Privacy Statement explains our privacy policy with respect to certain personal information in our web site ("WINA Web Site").

1.Collection and Use of Personal Information

(1) Personal Information

"Personal Information" herein means your personal information which contains identifiable data, such as name, date of birth, home address, ID number, telephone number, e-mail address, portrait or voice, and which can be preserved by means of computer media, document, or all sorts of informational devices.

(2) Collection and Use of Personal Information

To enable WINA to provide you with any information about our activities, you may be asked to provide your Personal Information to WINA. In such case, WINA will show you the purpose of such collection and use of your Personal Information, and should WINA have to use your Personal Information beyond such purpose, WINA will inform you of the new purpose beforehand.

In any case, you are able to decline to provide your Personal Information to WINA. However, in that case you should be aware that WINA cannot provide you any of our services.

If you do not want to provide your personal information, you are able to refuse to provide it. However, in that case we cannot provide some of the services which need personal information properly.

(3) Disclosure to Business Contractors

Should our business contractors entered into certain confidentiality agreement with WINA need your Personal Information to carry out the business activities related to the operation of this WINA Web Site, WINA may disclose such Personal Information to such business contractors.

WINA's business contractors may directly respond to your inquiry if such ways deem appropriate.

(4) Others

・a. Statistical Processing

This WINA Web Site may collect certain information about your visit, such as the date and time of your access to this WINA Web Site, for the purpose of improving this WINA Web Site user-friendly. Such information will be statistically analyzed and compiled, but no Personal Information will be included therein.

・b. Cookie

Some pages on this web site use technology called "Cookies" to provide you for greater convenience of your usage. You can make your browser reject Cookies. However, in this case you may not apply to use some of the services on this web site.

2.Disclosure of Personal Information

Unless otherwise stipulated herein, WINA will not disclose any Personal Information to any third party without your prior consent. However, WINA may disclose your Personal Information without your consent when cooperating with requests or orders from any judicial, administrative, governmental or other public agencies or bodies, or when acting in accordance with any applicable laws or regulations.

3.Control and Security of Personal Information

(1) Control System

As for control of your Personal Information, WINA will assign one or more person(s) in charge for the control and security of your Personal Information, and keep all of your Personal Information under strictly controlled and secured environment. WINA will take necessary and appropriate measures to prevent all of your Personal Information from not only leakage, but also unauthorized outside access.

(2) SSL

WINA use SLL (Secure Socket Layer: an industry-standard security function that encrypts and transmits information online) to ensure that personally identifiable information that you send to WINA through the internet should be kept secured.


WINA will not be liable or responsible for any losses, expenses or damages in relation to any Personal Information in any third party's web site(s) linked to or from this WINA Web Site. WINA recommends you confirm each privacy statement on such third party's web site(s).

5.What this Privacy Statement Covers

This Privacy Statement describes our privacy policy for handling your Personal Information on this WINA Web Site. You should be aware that this Privacy Statement does not apply to any third party's web site(s).

6.Changes to this Privacy Statemanet

WINA may, at any time, update, review and revise this Privacy Statement for the protection of your Personal Information more effective, or in accordance with any applicable laws and regulations. Notifications of all such changes will be given on this page.