Handling of Shareholder Information

We handle the personal information of shareholders (hereinafter referred to as "shareholder information") as follows.

(1) Basic policy

We comply with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information, the Companies Act and other related laws and regulations and will handle shareholder information appropriately in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

(2) Purpose of use of shareholder information

We use shareholder information for the following purposes.

  • Exercising rights and fulfilling obligations under the Companies Act and other related laws and regulations
  • Sending reports on business activities, etc. to shareholders
  • Preparing shareholder data according to the prescribed standards based on various laws, etc.

(3) Contact for stock-related administration

Following computerization of stock certificates, the contact points for inquiries and the procedural counters for address changes and the like are as follows.

  • Stocks in general accounts (securities company accounts)
    The head office and branches of the securities company
  • Shares in special accounts (accounts of Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.)

    Contact for Inquiries

    Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd. Securities Agency Department
    2-8-4 Izumi, Suginami-ku, Tokyo 168-8507
    (Toll-free) 0120-288-324 (9:00–17:00 excluding Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)

    Contact for Procedures

    • Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd.
      Head office and nationwide branches (except Trust Lounge)
    • Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
      Head office, nationwide branches and sales offices
      Planet Booth at Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
    • *A "Special Account" is an account opened by Mizuho Trust and Banking Co., Ltd. in the name of a shareholder on the register of those who did not use "JASDEC" (the Japan Securities Depository Center) up to the point of the computerization of the share certificates.

For other inquiries regarding the handling of shareholder information, please use the Contact form.(Open in a new window)