Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

(hereinafter referred to as “the Company”) recognizes that the personal information of customers and all persons involved in the Company’s business activities (including shareholders, employees, etc., hereinafter collectively referred to as “the Individual”) is closely related to the rights and interests of the Individual and should be handled appropriately and carefully under the principle of respecting the individual’s personality (privacy protection). Based on the recognition that the personal information of all persons (including employees, etc., hereinafter collectively referred to as “the Individual”) is closely related to the rights and interests of individuals and should be handled appropriately and carefully under the principle of respecting the individual’s personality (privacy protection), we will comply with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information (hereinafter referred to as “Personal Information Protection Act”) and other related laws and regulations.

1.  Appropriate acquisition, use, and provision of personal information

Considering the nature and scale of our business, we will acquire and handle personal information appropriately, with each employee fully aware of the extent necessary for the performance of his/her duties. Personal information shall be handled within the scope of the specified purposes of use, and necessary measures shall be taken to achieve these purposes. Personal information will not be provided to third parties, except with the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law

2. Security control measures to protect personal information

We have implemented organizational, personnel, physical, and technical security measures to prevent leakage, loss, or damage of personal information. In the event of leakage, loss, or damage of personal information, we place the highest priority on preventing the spread of damage, promptly take corrective measures, investigate the cause, and strive to prevent recurrence.

3. Compliance with laws, regulations, national guidelines, and other norms

We will comply with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information, related laws and regulations, and other rules and regulations regarding the handling of personal information.

4. Continuous improvement of the personal information protection management system

We will implement and maintain a management system for the protection of personal information, which will be periodically reviewed and improved on an ongoing basis.

5. Response to complaints and consultations regarding personal information

If you wish to make a complaint or seek advice regarding our handling of personal information, please contact us at the address below. Inquiries regarding our personal information protection policy are also handled at the following address.

Handling of Personal Information

1. Matters concerning the publication of the purpose of use of personal information

The purposes of use of personal information handled by i-PACE Co. (Personal information marked with an asterisk (*) is personal data in our possession, and you may request us to notify you of the purpose of use, disclose, correct, add, delete, stop using, erase, or stop providing to a third party.

Types of Personal InformationPurpose of Use
iPS Cell Banking IC Explanation and Consent FormTo obtain the consent of the person concerned, etc.
Results of the medical interviewFor production and storage management of iPS cells
Case or Medical history
Donor Blood
Blood Test Results
iPS cellTo provide to pharmaceutical companies and medical institutions
Information on iPS cell quality and genetic analysis
Applicant information for employment*To make hiring decisions for personnel needed by our company
Information on incumbents*For human resources management and business communication

2. Matters to be informed about personal data in possession

We will publicly announce the following matters regarding the handling of personal data in our possession.

(1) Name of the Company
I-PACE Corporation

(2) Personal Information Protection Manager

Representative director (i.e. someone chosen by the board of directors from among the directors to represent the company)

Contact:Phone: 075-746-5365

(3) Purpose of use of all retained personal data

1 . See “Matters Concerning Public Announcement of Purposes of Use of Personal Information

(4) Contact for inquiries, complaints, etc. regarding the handling of retained personal data

Personal Information Inquiry Desk
Address: 615-8245
1-36, Goryo-ohara, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
Room 304, North Building, Katsura Venture Plaza, Kyoto University
Phone: 075-746-5365

(5) Name of the authorized personal information protection organization to which the Company belongs and contact information for the resolution of complaints

We are not a member of any authorized personal information protection organization.

(6) Method of requesting disclosure, etc.

Refer to “3. Procedures for responding to requests for disclosure, etc., of personal information.

3. Procedures for responding to requests for disclosure of personal information

For requests for notification of purpose of use, disclosure, correction, addition, deletion, suspension of use, elimination, or suspension of provision to a third party of personal information, as well as complaints or inquiries regarding personal information, please contact the Personal Information Inquiry Desk (Tel: 075-746-5365). Please note, however, that we will not be able to notify you of the purpose of using, disclosing, correcting, adding, deleting, stop using, erasing, or stop providing to third parties your personal information if we are unable to disclose your personal information in accordance with laws and regulations, or if the retention period has expired. Please understand that we cannot disclose your personal information.

To request disclosure of personal information, please download the prescribed form (Application for Inquiry of Personal Information), fill in the required information, and send it to the following address.

Please send the following items

(1) “Personal Information Inquiry Application Form
Please fill out the following information on the designated form.
(1) Name, address, telephone number, and seal of the person in question
(2) Date of billing
(iii) Information to identify personal information for which disclosure is requested
(2) A certificate indicating that the applicant is the principal or agent of the applicant
<In the case of yourself
One copy of a driver’s license, passport, health insurance card, or residence card
<In the case of a proxy
Power of Attorney indicating that you are a representative (required)
One of the following documents: a certificate of the person’s seal impression stamped on the power of attorney, or a document verifying the identity of the proxy
(3) Fee: 1,000 yen (only for notification or disclosure of purpose of use)

Please send it to the following address:

Address: 615-8245

1-36, Goryo-ohara, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Room 304, North Building, Katsura Venture Plaza, Kyoto University

I-PACE Corporation Personal Information Protection Manager

  • If a proxy wishes to make a request, please contact the PMS office. Please note that only the following persons are eligible to file a request by proxy
  • Legal representative of a minor or an adult ward
  • An agent authorized by the principal to make a Request for Disclosure, etc.

Upon receipt of the above request, we will conduct the necessary investigation and reply in writing within two weeks. Please note that we will reply by personal identification mail to prevent the leakage of personal information due to identity theft.

For inquiries regarding personal information, please contact

Personal Information Protection Contact

1-36 Goryo-Ohara, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto 615-8245, Japan

Room 304, North Building, Katsura Venture Plaza, Kyoto University

TEL: 075-746-5365

Reception hours: 9:00-18:00

Establishment date: April 1, 2019
Last revised: November 8, 2021
I-PACE Corporation

I Peace, Inc. Privacy Policy
This privacy policy (“policy”) will help you understand how I Peace, Inc. (“us”, “we”, “our”) uses and protects the data you provide to us when you visit and use our website (“website”, “service”).

We reserve the right to change this policy at any given time, of which you will be promptly updated. If you want to make sure that you are up to date with the latest changes, we advise you to frequently visit this page.

What User Data We Collect
When you visit the website, we may collect the following data:

  • Your IP address.
  • Your contact information and email address.
  • Other information such as interests and preferences.
  • Data profile regarding your online behavior on our website.

Why We Collect Your Data
We are collecting your data for several reasons:

  • To better understand your needs.
  • To improve our services and products.
  • To send you promotional emails containing the information we think you will find interesting.
  • To contact you to fill out surveys and participate in other types of market research.
  • To customize our website according to your online behavior and personal preferences.

Safeguarding and Securing the Data
I Peace, Inc. is committed to securing your data and keeping it confidential. I Peace, Inc. has done all in its power to prevent data theft, unauthorized access, and disclosure by implementing the latest technologies and software, which help us safeguard all the information we collect online.

Our Cookie Policy
Once you agree to allow our website to use cookies, you also agree to use the data it collects regarding your online behavior (analyze web traffic, web pages you spend the most time on, and websites you visit, etc.).

The data we collect by using cookies is used to customize our website to your needs. After we use the data for statistical analysis, the data is completely removed from our systems.

Please note that cookies don’t allow us to gain control of your computer in any way. They are strictly used to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not so that we can provide a better experience for you.

If you want to disable cookies, you can do it by accessing the settings of your internet browser.

Links to Other Websites
Our website might contain links that lead to other websites. If you click on these links I Peace, Inc. is not held responsible for your data and privacy protection. Visiting those websites is not governed by this privacy policy agreement. Make sure to read the privacy policy documentation of the website you go to from our website.

Restricting the Collection of your Personal Data
At some point, you might wish to restrict the use and collection of your personal data. You can achieve this by doing the following:

  • When you are filling the forms on the website, make sure to check if there is a box which you can leave unchecked, if you don’t want to disclose your personal information.
  • If you have already agreed to share your information with us, feel free to contact us via email and we will be more than happy to change this for you.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.

I Peace, Inc. will not lease, sell or distribute your personal information to any third parties, unless we have your permission. We might do so if the law forces us. Your personal information will be used when we need to send you promotional materials if you agree to this privacy policy.

Contacting Us
If you have any questions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us through contact form provided in our website.