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Updated as of 25 May 2018 to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the European Union which took effect from 25 May 2018.​​

This policy applies to the data and information collected by HR Central K.K. (hereafter referred to as "HRCKK") and is not responsible for websites operated or owned by third parties.

This policy represents our data collection and usage practices. We will from time to time review and revise these practices. Your use of the site will be subject to the most current version of the policy at the time of such use.


1. Data Collected and Manner of Collection

We may collect the following information for the designated purpose:


  1. Personal information of the contact persons of companies or other firms that use our recruiting, consulting, outsourcing or publishing services shall be used for necessary communications to perform such services.

  2. Personal information of the candidates who use our recruiting services shall be provided to companies or other firms that use our recruiting services, and also shall be used for necessary communications to perform such services.

  3. Personal information of the contact persons of any other business partners shall be used for necessary communications to perform relevant business operations.


There are several ways that we may collect or get hold of your information such as:

  • Sending an inquiry to HRCKK for any of its products or services;

  • Signing up or concluding an agreement or contract with HRCKK for any of HRCKK products or services;

  • Attending HRCKK-organized or endorsed events, workshops, seminars, etc.; or,

  • Subscribing to HRCKK newsletter or any of its publications.

2. Delegation


HRCKK may share the personal information with our employees, contractors and agents who need it to carry out their business functions, as well as third parties, who perform functions on our behalf, such as providing search results and links, processing credit payments and wire transfers and providing customer service. They have access to the personal information needed to perform their functions but may not use it for other purposes.


3. Sharing and Disclosure

HRCKK does not rent or sell the personal information to marketers not related to our activities unless the purpose applies to #1-1 or #1-2 of this policy, or required by law or relevant authorities.


4.Security Measures

HRCKK shall take appropriate security measures in accordance with all applicable legislation in order to ensure the confidentially of personal information and protect it against unauthorized access, misuse, alteration, disclosure or destruction. In the unfortunate event that a breach does happen through computer hacking, virus infection, data theft, and other illegal reasons that pose a danger to the privacy or confidentiality of the data/information we keep, the members and the public will be informed of such breach within 72 hours from the time we have come to know of such breach. 


5.Record/Data Retention and Destruction

In principle, client records and other information or data are retained following Japan's statutes of limitations for documents and data (e.g., 5 years for tax-related data, 2 years for employment-related data, etc.) within our database and filing systems unless otherwise expressly requested for deletion/destruction in writing by the client or its agent(s). To request deletion/destruction of your record, data, or information, please refer to #8 of this Policy. 


6.Privacy Complaints

If you provide HRCKK with inconsistent privacy preferences (for example, by indicating on one occasion that third parties may contact you with marketing offers and indicating on another occasion that they may not), HRCKK will endeavor to update your privacy preferences in a timely and accurate manner.



This policy shall be governed by the laws of Japan. The exclusive jurisdiction and venue for any dispute shall be the Kawasaki or Yokohama District Court.


8.Contact Information

Questions or concerns regarding our data protection practices should be addressed to: Jun Kabigting, Chief Privacy Officer thru phone 080-3434-8665 or through our Contact Us page.

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