The Sumitomo Rubber Group considers social media to be an important tool for the collection and distribution of information as part of our overall business activities. Therefore, we have established the following policies concerning the usage of social media, whether for work-related purposes or in private, by all employees and executive officers of the Sumitomo Rubber Group.
When using social media, one should do so under one's own responsibility, based on an understanding of the workings of social media and an adequate awareness of the potential consequences that may result from the use thereof.
When using social media, one should endeavor to behave in a manner that neither injures one's standing as a sensible member of society nor compromises one's "Integrity and Soundness" as a member of the Sumitomo Rubber Group.
When using social media, one should give ample consideration to basic human rights, personal rights, privacy rights and the treatment of personal information, etc. while also obeying all relevant laws and regulations as well as the Code of Conduct, various guidelines and rules established by the Sumitomo Rubber Group.
<Note to Group Customers and Stakeholders>
The statements and behavior of Sumitomo Rubber Group employees and executive officers using social media do not necessarily constitute official announcements or reflect the opinions of the Sumitomo Rubber Group. Official announcements of the Sumitomo Rubber Group can be found either in our press releases or posted on our official website. We would appreciate your understanding in this regard.
<Contact Information for Inquiries regarding this Social Media Policy>
For inquiries regarding this Social Media Policy, or the usage of social media within the Sumitomo Rubber Group, please use the "Inquiry Form" provided on our official website.