Article 1 (Personal Information)
The term “personal information” refers to “personal information” as used in the Act on the Protection of Personal Information, and includes information about living individuals that can be used to identify specific individuals by name, date of birth, address, telephone number, contact information, and other descriptions, as well as data related to appearance, fingerprints, voiceprints, and health insurance card insurers. This refers to information that can identify a specific individual from said information alone, such as a personal identification number (personal identification information).
Article 2 (Method of Collecting Personal Information)
We may ask for personal information such as name, date of birth, address, telephone number, e-mail address, bank account number, credit card number, and driver’s license number when a user registers for use. In addition, transaction records and payment information, including the user’s personal information, between the user and our partners (including information providers, advertisers, and advertisement distributors, etc.; the same shall apply hereinafter) will be used for the purpose of providing information to our partners. Hereinafter referred to as “partners”). The Company may also collect transaction records and payment information, including personal information of users, from the Company’s business partners (including information providers, advertisers, advertisement distributors, etc.).
Article 3 (Purpose of Collection and Use of Personal Information)
The purposes for which we collect and use personal information are as follows
To provide and operate our services
To respond to inquiries from users (including to confirm the identity of the user)
To send you information on new features, updates, campaigns, etc. of the service you are using, as well as information on other services provided by the Company.
To contact you as necessary for maintenance, important notices, etc.
To allow users to view, change, or delete their own registration information, or view the status of their usage.
To charge users for paid services
Purposes incidental to the above purposes of use
Article 4 (Change of Purpose of Use)
The Company shall change the purpose of use of personal information only when it is reasonably recognized that the purpose of use is related to the purpose of use before the change.
In the event of a change in the purpose of use, the Company shall notify the user or publicly announce on this website the purpose of use after the change in the manner prescribed by the Company.
Article 5 (Provision of Personal Information to Third Parties)
1.Except in the following cases, we will not provide personal information to a third party without obtaining the prior consent of the user. However, this excludes cases permitted under the Personal Information Protection Law and other laws and regulations.
1-1 When it is necessary for the protection of a person’s life, body, or property, and it is difficult to obtain the consent of the user.
1-2 When it is especially necessary to improve public health or to promote the sound growth of children, and it is difficult to obtain the consent of the person in question
1-3 When it is necessary to cooperate with a national agency, a local government, or an individual or entity entrusted by either a national agency or local government to execute affairs prescribed by law, and obtaining the consent of the individual is likely to impede the execution of such affairs.
1-4 When the following items are notified or announced in advance and the Company has notified the Personal Information Potection Committee
・The purpose of use includes provision to a third party
・Data items provided to third parties
・Means or method of provision to third parties
・Stopping the provision of personal information to third parties at the request of the individual
・How to accept the request of the person in question
２.Notwithstanding the provisions of the preceding paragraph, the following cases shall not fall under the category of a third party to which the relevant information is provided.
2-1 When we outsource all or part of the handling of personal information within the scope necessary for the achievement of the purpose of use
2-2 Where personal information is provided as a result of the succession of a business due to a merger or other reasons.
2-3 In cases where personal information will be used jointly with a specific person, the person concerned will be notified in advance or the name of the person responsible for managing the personal information will be given, along with a statement to that effect, the items of personal information to be jointly used, the scope of the joint users, the purpose of use by the joint users, and the name or title of the person responsible for the management of the relevant personal information. The information is readily accessible to the public.
Article 6 (Disclosure of Personal Information)
When we receive a request for disclosure of personal information from the person concerned, we will disclose the information to the person concerned without delay. However, if the Company decides not to disclose the information, it will notify the individual to that effect without delay. A fee of 1,000 yen will be charged for each case of disclosure of personal information.
When there is a risk of harm to the life, body, property, or other rights or interests of the person concerned or a third party
If there is a risk of significant hindrance to the proper conduct of our business
If it violates any other laws or regulations.
Notwithstanding the preceding paragraph, in principle, the Company will not disclose any information other than personal information, such as historical information and characteristic information.
Article 7 (Correction and Deletion of Personal Information)
If the User’s personal information held by the Company is incorrect, the User may correct, add or delete (hereinafter referred to as “Correction, etc.”) his/her personal information to the Company in accordance with the procedures prescribed by the Company. (hereinafter referred to as “Correction, etc.”) to the Company in accordance with the procedures prescribed by the Company.
If we deem it necessary to respond to the User’s request as described in the preceding paragraph, we will correct, etc. the relevant personal information without delay.
In the event that the Company makes corrections, etc. based on the preceding paragraph, or decides not to make such corrections, etc., the Company will notify the User of such decision without delay.
Article 8 (Suspension of Use of Personal Information, etc.)
The Company may suspend or delete the use of personal information (hereinafter referred to as “suspension of use, etc.”) from the individual on the grounds that the personal information is handled beyond the scope of the purpose of use or that the personal information was obtained through wrongful means. If a request is made to stop the use or erase the personal information (hereinafter referred to as “suspension of use, etc.”) on the grounds that it is handled beyond the scope of the purpose of use or that it was obtained by wrongful means, we will conduct the necessary investigation without delay.
If, based on the results of the investigation described in the preceding paragraph, it is determined that it is necessary to comply with the request, the use of the relevant personal information will be suspended without delay.
When the Company suspends the use of personal information in accordance with the preceding paragraph or decides not to suspend the use of personal information, the Company will notify the user of this decision without delay.
Notwithstanding the preceding two paragraphs, in cases where it is difficult to suspend the use of personal information due to the large amount of costs involved in such suspension or other reasons, and when alternative measures can be taken to protect the rights and interests of the user, these alternative measures shall be taken.
The contents of this Policy may be changed without notice to the User, except as otherwise provided by law or otherwise in this Policy.
Article 10 (Contact for Inquiries)
Please direct any inquiries regarding this policy to the following contact point.
Address：39-39 Kitamatsunoki-cho, Highshikujyo, Minami-ku, Kyoto-city, Kyoto, Japan