However, this Policy does not apply to personal information, etc. acquired from each User by advertisers running advertisements on this Site or persons who provide information and services through this Site, etc. It also does not apply to persons other than the User of this Site.
Definitions and Protection of Personal Information
(1) For the purpose of this Policy, “Personal Information” shall mean information such as the name, date of birth, and e-mail address of the User (however, limited to an individual) which can identify a specific individual by such description (including information that can be easily compared with other information and thereby identify the specific individual).
(2) The Company is the sole owner of the personal information of the User (hereinafter “User’s Personal Information”) acquired on this Site of the Company, and the Company shall manage the User’s Personal Information in accordance with this Policy.
Acquisition of Personal Information
At the time the User registers for membership, the Company may request the User to provide personal information such as an e-mail address, prefecture of residence, gender, date of birth, occupation, etc. Also, if it becomes necessary to provide other services, to the extent necessary, the User may be asked to provide his/her personal information.
Purpose of Use of Personal Information.
The purposes of use of personal information by the Company are as follows. As a general rule, the Company shall not use the personal information of Users for any other purpose, unless it is not necessary to notify the person of the purpose in advance or publicly announce the purpose:
(a) Providing the Services of this Site
(b) Handling disputes and litigation, etc.
(c) Providing notices about information such as new services, etc.
(d) Market research, analysis, etc.
(e) Sending prizes to those who are winners in prize programs, etc.
(f) Providing ads from the Company or information from advertisers
Provision to Third Parties.
The Company will not provide personal information of the User to a third party without the consent of the User. However, in the following cases, and to the extent permitted by the Personal Information Protection Act, the Company may provide or disclose the User’s Personal Information to third parties.
(a) If the User consents to his/her personal information being provided or disclosed to a third party
(b) If it is necessary to provide the User’s personal information to a subsidiary of the Company or a party entrusted with personal information set forth in Paragraph 5 in order to achieve the purpose of use set forth in Paragraph 3
(c) If the Company is subject to a judgment, order, referral, or request from a court, police, tax authorities, consumer advocate center, or any other institution with the authority as recognized by laws and regulations
(d) If it is deemed necessary by the Company in order to protect a third party’s or the Company’s life, body, rights, or assets, and the Company determines that it will be difficult or inappropriate to obtain the consent of the User
Entrusting of Personal Information
When the Company outsources the User support services or the system improvement, maintenance, and data processing services to a third party, the Company may entrust your personal information to that third party. In doing so, the Company selects third party contractors on the condition that they ensure a high level of personal information protection, and have them sign a confidentiality agreement before entrusting the personal information.
If the User voluntarily discloses his/her personal information, etc. on the Site (including, but not limited to, e-mail and bulletin boards) without a request from the Company, such information may be collected and used by a third party. Even in the event that the User incurs any damage therefrom, the Company shall not be held liable whatsoever.
Disclosure, Correction or Deletion, etc., of the User’s Personal Information
If the User makes a request to disclose, correct, add, delete, or suspend the use of his/her personal information, the Company shall implement, to a reasonable extent and as soon as possible, the measures to disclose, correct, add, delete, or suspend the use of such personal information, after identifying the User through a process deemed appropriate by the Company, and only in the case the Company finds it appropriate.
Acquisition of History Information
Revision of this Policy
The Company may revise all or part of this Policy without the consent of the User. However, if the Company determines it is a significant change, the User will be notified on this Site in a way easy to understand.
For Children under age 13 (This paragraph applies to User in the United States only.)
The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (Federal Trade Commission, United States of America) imposes certain rules regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal information from children under the age of 13. We ask that parents and guardians monitor and restrict their children’s access to and use of the Service. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to use the Service. If you are under 13, please do not attempt to use the Service or send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. No one under the age of 13 may provide any personal information. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13, we will delete that information as quickly as possible.
If you have a question or complaint, etc., about the Company’s handling of personal information or want us to disclose, correct, add, delete, or suspend the use of personal information, please contact us at the point of contact noted above.