Definition of Privacy Information
Privacy information includes both personal information; and history information and characteristic information. Personal information refers to the personal information prescribed in the Act on the Protection of Personal Information or information relating to a living individual, specifically the name, date of birth, address, telephone number and other contact information, and any other described information that can identify individuals. Information other than personal information corresponds to history and characteristic information, such as services used, products purchased, history of pages/ads viewed, search keywords used by users, time and date of use, methods of using, using environment, postal code, gender, occupation, age, user’s IP address, cookie information, location information, and terminal identification information.
How we collect Privacy Information
We may collect personal information when a user makes a user registration or use any of our services and/or history and characteristic information of a user when a user uses any of our services or views any of the pages of our website. If a user performs settings in such a way that the use of the services is linked with any external service, we will collect the ID to be used by the user in the external service and/or the information that the user agrees to disclose to the linked service under the external service’s privacy settings.
Purposes of using Privacy Information
The following gives purposes of our collection and use of privacy information.
We will not provide privacy information for a third party without the prior approval of users except for the following. However, this excludes cases in which the provision is permitted under the Act on the Protection of Personal Information or any other laws and regulations.
If we outsource all or part of privacy information handling to the extent necessary to achieve the purpose of the use or privacy information is provided along with succession of business due to merger or for any other reasons, it will not correspond to the provision of privacy information to a third party.
We may share or disclose privacy information upon user’s request if a user links any our services with any external services when using our services.
Disclosure of Privacy Information
If a user himself/herself requests the disclosure of the privacy information (excluding history or characteristic information) to the user himself/herself, we will disclose it without delay. However, if disclosure could harm the life, body, property, or other interests of the user or a third party, could cause significant hindrance to the proper performance of our business, or violates laws and regulations, we will refrain from disclosing all or part of the information. If we decide not to disclose the information, we will inform you without delay.
If any user’s personal information we own is incorrect, the user can request us to correct or delete the personal information by the procedure stipulated by us. If a user makes such a request and we judge it is necessary to meet the request, we will correct or delete the personal information and inform the user without delay.
Discontinuation of using Privacy information
When the user requests discontinuation of the use of his/her privacy information (hereinafter, “Discontinuation of the Use”) claiming the privacy information is handled beyond the scope of the purposes of use or the privacy information is obtained by unjust means, we will conduct a necessary investigation, and based on the outcome of the investigation make take measures such as Discontinuation of the Use, and inform the user without delay.
However, we will take alternative measures if Discontinuation of the Use of privacy information involves an inordinate expense or if it is difficult and alternative measures are possible so as to protect rights and benefits of the users
If you have any question about the policy, please contact us at the following contact address/e-mail address:
Contact person: Kayoko Murasaki (Director)
Address: New Toranomon Building 3F, 2-5-5, Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 105-0001