Article 1 (Personal Information)
Personal information” refers to “personal information” as defined in the Personal Information Protection Law, and refers to information about a living individual that can identify the specific individual by name, date of birth, address, telephone number, contact information and other descriptions contained in the information, as well as information that can identify the specific individual from the individual’s appearance, fingerprints, voice print data, and information that can identify the specific individual from the information itself, such as the insurer’s number on the health insurance card (personal identification information).
Article 2 (Method of Collection of Personal Information)
Information provided by you yourself
. Much of the personal information we receive comes directly from customers who are interested in obtaining various products and paid or free services from you.
. This information usually includes your name, address, email address and phone number.
2.We may also collect other information such as gender, age, number of children, hobbies and other information that may be relevant to your personal information.
3.If you purchase goods or services, for example, we will know your credit card information (the credit card number is not sent to us, but is referred directly to the respective credit card company), the type of service or product you ordered or purchased.
We also collect personal information when you register, log on or visit the website (including when you register for free information, sign up for email newsletters and participate in activities on the website).
4.Information Collected by IT
We use IT to collect information in order to provide you with a more user-friendly service. For example, when you visit one of our sites, we collect your IP address.
The IP address relates to the portal through which you connect to the Internet, such as your Internet service provider, company or university.
An IP address alone cannot identify an individual. We may use your IP address to collect information about the number of times you visit our site and we consider this information to be personally identifiable information.
Article 3 (Purpose of Collecting and Using Personal Information)
The purposes for which we collect and use personal information are as follows
1.To provide and operate the Service.
2.To respond to customer inquiries (including providing customer confirmation)
3.To send you emails about new features of the service you are using, updates, campaigns, etc., and other services provided by our company.
4.To contact you as necessary for maintenance, important information, etc.
5.To identify customers who violate the Terms of Service or who attempt to use the service for improper or unfair purposes, and to refuse to use the service6.To allow you to view, change or delete your registration information and view your usage status
7.To charge customers for the use of paid services.
8.Purposes incidental to the above purposes of use
Article 4 (Change of purpose of use)
1.The Company will change the purpose of use of personal information only when it is reasonably recognized that the purpose of use is related to the one before the change.
2.We may use your information other than your personal information to improve our service by comprehend usage situation of our service and so on.
3.In the event of a change in the purpose of use, we will notify you of the changed purpose of use by the method prescribed by us or publish it on this website.
Article 5 (Provision of Personal Information to Third Parties)
1.We will not provide personal information to a third party without the prior consent of the customer, except in the following cases However, this does not apply in cases where the Personal Information Protection Law and other laws and regulations permit it to do so.
(1)When it is necessary for the protection of human life, body, or property and it is difficult to obtain the consent of the customer
(2)When it is particularly necessary to improve public health or promote the sound growth of children and it is difficult to obtain the consent of the customer.
(3)When it is necessary to cooperate with a national agency, a local government, or an individual or entity entrusted by such a government agency or local government in the performance of their legally prescribed duties, and obtaining the consent of the customer may interfere with the performance of such duties.
(4)When the Company notifies or publicizes the following matters in advance, and when the Company notifies the Personal Information Protection Committee: a. Including provision of information to a third party for the purpose of use.
B Items of data provided to third parties
C The means or method of provision to a third party
D Stopping the provision of personal information to a third party at the customer’s request
E How to accept customer requests
2.Notwithstanding the provisions of the preceding paragraph, the recipient of such information shall not be a third party in any of the following cases
(1)When the Company outsources all or part of the handling of personal information to a third party within the scope necessary to achieve the purpose of use
(2)When personal information is provided as a result of the succession of business due to a merger or other reasons
(3)When personal information is shared with a specific person, and the customer is notified in advance of the use of the personal information, the items of personal information to be shared, the scope of the shared use, the purpose of the use of the person, and the name or name of the person responsible for the management of the personal information, or the information is made readily available to the customer.
Article 6 (Disclosure of Personal Information)
1.When requested by the customer to disclose personal information, the Company shall disclose it to the customer without delay. However, the Company may decide not to disclose all or part of the information in any of the following cases, and if the Company decides not to disclose the information, the Company will notify the customer to that effect without delay. A fee of 1,000 yen will be charged for each case of disclosure of personal information. (1)If there is a risk of harm to the life, body, property or other rights and interests of the customer or a third party
(2)If there is a risk of significant hindrance to the proper conduct of our business
(3)Any other case that would be in violation of the law.
2.Notwithstanding the provisions of the preceding paragraph, we will not disclose any information other than personal information, such as history and characteristic information, in principle.
Article 7 (Management and Consignment of Personal Information)
. We may outsource the handling of personal information as part of our business to companies that we deem trustworthy and with whom we have entered into confidentiality agreements, but even in such cases, your personal information will be protected under this policy.
Article 8 (Security Measures to Protect Personal Information)
We consider the security and confidentiality of your personal information to be of the utmost importance and have implemented technical, administrative and physical security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access and use. While we review our security measures from time to time to consider new technologies and methods as appropriate, no security measure is 100% secure and will be handled securely under strict controls.
Article 9 (Correction and Deletion of Personal Information)
1.If your personal information held by us is incorrect, you may request us to correct, add or delete your personal information (hereinafter referred to as “correction”) In this case, you may request that the Company correct, add or delete the personal information as described in Article 13. In this case, please contact the contact indicated in Article 13.
2.If the Company determines that it is necessary to respond to a customer’s request as described in the preceding paragraph, the Company shall correct the personal information concerned without delay.
3.When the Company has made corrections, etc. in accordance with the provisions of the preceding paragraph or has decided not to make such corrections, etc., the Company shall notify the customer of this without delay.
Article 10 (Suspension of Use of Personal Information)
1.If you request us to stop using or delete your personal information (hereinafter referred to as “stop using”) on the grounds that your personal information is being 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. The Company shall conduct the necessary investigation without delay when requested to do so by reason of the fact that the personal information has been obtained either by reason of its being used beyond the scope of the purpose of use or by wrongful means.
2.If it is determined that it is necessary to respond to the request based on the results of the investigation described in the preceding paragraph, the Company will stop using the personal information without delay.
3.In the event that the Company suspends use, etc. in accordance with the provisions of the preceding paragraph, or decides not to do so, the Company shall notify the customer of this without delay.
4.Notwithstanding the preceding two paragraphs, in cases where it would cost a large amount of money to discontinue use, etc. or where it is difficult to discontinue use, etc., and where alternative measures can be taken to protect your rights and interests, we will take these alternative measures.
1.This policy may be changed at any time without notice to you, except as otherwise required by law or otherwise by this policy. We will notify you of any material changes to the way we collect, use or share your personal information by prominently posting them on the websites covered by this policy.
3.Any changes to this policy will affect our use of the personal information you provided before we notified you of the change. If you disagree with any changes to our use of your personal information, you will notify us of your intention to delete your personal information.
Article 12 (Disclaimer)
Each of our sites contains links to other sites. Please note that we are not responsible for the protection of personal data or the content of those sites.
Article 13 (Contact for Inquiries)
The contact point for inquiries about this policy is as follows
Global Brands, Inc.
Representative: YAMADA Takahiro