PERSONAL INFORMATION PROTECTION ANNOUNCEMENT
Last Updated : February, 2016
According to Personal Information Act and any related laws and acts, Costco President Taiwan Inc., in order to execute customer and client management, marketing as well as any other business purpose permitted by authority of R.O.C. or listed in Costco’s business and operation procedures, President Taiwan Inc. will collect, process, and use personal information such as name, date of birth, I.D. card number, contact information, marital status, family, and other information which may deem necessary to ascertain your true identity. This information shall be retained and processed during the tenure of the membership and at least within 1.5 years after the termination of the membership. The exception will be processes related to personal information needed to execute the products recall, products refund and benefits related procedures. In addition, due to the necessity of business operations, Costco President Taiwan, IT Services and any related 3rd party vendors contracted with Costco President Taiwan Inc. as well as Costco Wholesale Corporation will possess and use the information above. The stated Information shall be stored as paper based record and by electronic means within Taiwan (R.O.C.) and also countries where IT Services are offered or the location of data center. Any personal information the members provided above can be corrected or modified by filling the Amendment Form.
Based on the requirements of R.O.C. related laws and acts as well as international personal information protection laws and acts, Costco President Taiwan Inc. establishes its business partner and vendor selection and management mechanism. The companies mentioned above shall also establish and conduct personal information protection mechanism to secure personal information of Costco President Taiwan Inc. members. Furthermore, if you wish to understand the detailed information regarding the process and use of your personal information, please contact membership Counter at any Costco Taiwan warehouse.
According to R.O.C. Personal Information Protection Act, when Costco President Taiwan collects, processes, or uses your personal information, you may exercise your rights as below：
- (1) Enquire and request for review of your personal information.
- (2) Request to make duplications of your personal information.
- (3) Request to supplement or correct your personal information.
- (4) Request to discontinue collection, processing or use of your personal information.
- (5) Request to delete your personal information.
If you would like to exercise your above rights, please contact membership Counter at any Costco Taiwan warehouse for your request. The phone number of Costco President Taiwan Inc. and address of each store in Taiwan are listed on the website of Costco President Taiwan Inc.
Due to any reason, if you fail to provide your personal information to Costco President Taiwan, your membership rights and benefit might be jeopardized. Furthermore, if Costco President Taiwan cannot obtain sufficient personal information of yours, it might NOT be able to provide you the membership of Costco President Taiwan Inc.
Privacy protection is one of the top priorities of Costco President Taiwan Inc. If you need further information regarding our privacy and personal information announcement, please contact membership Counter at any Costco Taiwan warehouse.
The information of vendors contracted with Costco President Taiwan Inc. and their location are below：
- IT Services and data center：North America and Europe
- Costco Wholesale Corporation：United States,Canada,Mexico,United Kingdom,Australia,Japan and Korea.
- Banks of the co-branded cards：R.O.C. (Taiwan)
- Print & package and delivery service：R.O.C. (Taiwan)
- Logistics and transportation：R.O.C. (Taiwan)
- Product maintenance：R.O.C. (Taiwan)
- Law Firm：R.O.C. (Taiwan)