The Company will comply with the Personal Information Protection Law and other related legislation, handle personal information appropriately, and will strive to consistently improve its handling of personal information.
All executive officers and employees of the Company are familiar with the regulations that govern the handling of personal information.
When collecting personal information, the purpose for the use of the information will be specified, and the personal information will be handled in line with the purpose of use.
In order to prevent the leak, loss, alteration, etc. of personal information, the Company will establish and implement the necessary measures as well as carry out appropriate management of the information.
The Company will accept requests regarding the disclosure or deletion of personal information held by the Company through prescribed methods, and aims to diligently respond to these requests in good faith.
Purpose of Use of Personal Information
Any personal information collected will be used for the purposes established below. Personal information will not be used for any purposes other than those outlined below.
In order to ensure that Users are able to use the Site and all other services smoothly.
In order to create statistical data regarding the usage of the Site and all other services.
In order to ship products or prizes related to campaigns, etc.
In order to invite or allow participation in questionnaires, interviews, or campaigns.
In order to announce information regarding the Site or other services, advertisements, or other information from advertising sponsors other than the Company in the form of mail magazines, etc.
In order to communicate important information regarding the Site and other services when/where necessary.
In order to respond to inquiries.
Limitations Regarding the Provision of Personal Information
The Company will not handle personal information in any way that exceeds the Purpose of Use without the permission of the User, excluding cases allowed in the Personal Information Protection Law and other legislation. However, the following circumstances are not included in these limitations:
– In cases based on laws and regulations.
– In cases where it is necessary in order to protect the lives, health, or assets of a person, but acquiring the permission of the User is difficult.
– In cases where it is necessary to improve public health or promote the sound development of children, but acquiring the permission of the User is difficult.
– In cases where it is necessary to cooperate with government organizations, regional public organizations, or persons that have been entrusted by these organizations to carry out work prescribed by the law, and acquiring the permission of the User may cause hindrance to the execution of this work.
Changes to the Purpose of Use of Personal Information
The Company may change the Purpose of Use of Personal Information within related and reasonable limits. In the event that the Purpose of Use is changed, Users will be notified and the change will be announced.
Disclosure and Provision to Third Parties
As a rule, the Company will not disclose personal information received from the Users to third parties. However, within the following circumstances, the Company can provide the personal information of Users to a third party to a degree that does not violate related laws without the agreement of the User.
In cases where it has been determined that the third party will not bring any disadvantages to the User.
In cases where the disclosure of personal information is requested by the court, police, or other organizations holding similar authority.
In cases where the disclosure or provision is permitted by law.
Shared Usage of Information
In cases where it is necessary for the Company to carry out work in collaboration with business partners to provide services to Users, the Users’ personal information may be shared and used jointly with those business partners. In such cases, the Company will jointly use the information after announcing the name of the business partner, the type of business, and the title of the manager.
The Company accepts no responsibility, including financial and/or emotional harm, regarding the acquisition of the Users’ personal information by third parties as outlined below. In the case of a dispute, it must be settled by the concerned business and User, and the Company will not act as an intermediary.
In the event of the User providing their personal information to a business or individual met through the Site, regardless of intention or error.
In the event of a business or individual published on the Site disclosing or leaking the information of a User met through the Site, regardless of intention or error.
In the event of the email address, ID, password, etc. of a User being acquired by a third party.
In the event of the leak of personal information occuring due to a natural disaster, communication failure, malfunction, unauthorized access, hacking, or other events.
Change and Deletion of Personal Information
Users can view, change, and if necessary, delete their personal information registered on the Site. In the event of a User requiring the deletion of their personal information, it will be handled as withdrawal of membership, and the User can speedily request the deletion of their personal information by contacting the contact specified by the Company.
Accuracy of Personal Information
Users must judge the accuracy and recency of the content provided on the Site themselves.
Management of Personal Information
The Company is carrying out appropriate security measures in order to prevent the loss, misappropriation, or alteration of personal information acquired through the Site. Specifically, the Company is storing the data by using SSL encrypted transmission and limiting access rights controls to the personal information database.
In response to requests regarding the disclosure, alteration, or deletion of personal information, the Company will confirm the identity of the User through information that can discern the identity of the User. The Company does not accept responsibility for cases where a third party has acquired and used information that can identify the User.
As the purpose of the policy is to appropriately manage and protect personal information, the Company can change the policy at any time. At the time of the changed policy content being published on the Site, it will be assumed that all Users agree to the changed policy.
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Manager in Charge of Personal Information
The president of the Company is the personal information consultation contact (for the deletion of registered information and withdrawal of membership) and the manager in charge of personal information.