Policy for Protection of Personal Information

Sakata Seed Corporation understands the importance of Personal Information and recognize our social responsibility to protect Personal Information. Sakata Seed Corporation will comply with laws, regulations, internal rules, etc., regarding Personal Information, and will endeavor to properly engage in the acquisition, use, and management of Personal Information handled by Sakata Seed Corporation.

Sakata Seed Corporation will handle the Personal Information of customers by taking necessary and appropriate measures in accordance with laws and regulations of the country where the company which manages and operates the relevant website is located. Sakata Seed Corporation will provide sufficient education to our officers and employees on laws, regulations, and internal rules regarding Personal Information, and will make every effort to appropriately manage and use Personal Information.

This website may provide links to websites operated by Sakata Seed Corporation and its affiliated companies. The use of such websites is subject to the terms and conditions of the individual websites. If you have any questions about the handling of Personal Information on each website, please contact the individual operator or administrator for that website.

Sakata Ornamentals EMEA | Passion in Seed! :

Sakata Ornamentals – Innovation from Green house to Garden :

Sakata Seed Sudamerica :

For inquiries about Sakata Ornamentals Asia website, please contact this address :

The name, address, and representative of the Company are as follows.

Sakata Seed Corporation
2-7-1 Nakamachidai, Tsuzuki-ku, Yokohama
President, Hiroshi Sakata

The Personal Information Acquired and Used

Sakata Seed Corporation acquires and uses the following Personal Information of customers, when purchasing, producing, advertising, and selling seeds, seedlings, and agricultural/horticultural materials and responding to inquiries, etc.

Content that is written in application forms and agreements, such as name, sex, address, date of birth, phone number, and email address.

Purchase and service sales history, etc., during transactions.

Purpose of Use

Sakata Seed Corporation uses the Personal Information we acquire for the following purposes.

  • Responding to inquiries.
  • Developing products and improving/enhancing other services.
  • Improving and enhancing customer experience on our digital services.
  • Safely offering our products and services to customers. This includes discovering and notifying users who violate the terms of use and investigating, detecting, preventing, and handling misconduct, such as fraud and unauthorized access that misuse our services.
  • Carrying out other operations to perform any of the above operations.

Provision of Personal Information to Subcontractors and Supervision

When outsourcing some tasks and providing the necessary Personal Information to the subcontractors, Sakata Seed Corporation exercises appropriate supervision by concluding an agreement with the subcontractors regarding the handling of Personal Information, etc.

Personal Information Management

To strictly protect Personal Information, Sakata Seed Corporation continuously trains employees and implements safety measures in its system and administration.

When handling Personal Information, a general administration manager is appointed, and a manager is assigned to each division to protect Personal Information.

Sakata Seed Corporation has implemented measures to its system to prevent unauthorized external access.

How Long Does Sakata Seed Corporation Keep Your Personal Data In Our Records?

Sakata Seed Corporation retains personal data for as long as required to satisfy the purpose for which they were collected and used (for example, for the time necessary for us to provide you our services during our relationship) unless a longer period is necessary for our legal obligations or to defend a legal claim.

Disclosure, Correction, and Suspension of Use, etc. of Personal Information

If the owner of the personal data retained by Sakata Seed Corporation wishes to disclose their own information, correct, remove, suspend its use, or delete it, Sakata Seed Corporation will respond within the appropriate period and scope after verifying that the request was made by the owner of the personal data.

[Last Updated: June 10, 2022]