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Policy Regarding Protection of Personal Data for appiaries Service

※Before your registration with Our various appiaries services, please read the Personal Data Protection Policy specified as (The Use of Personal Data) hereinbelow and if you agree with the same, click the button indicated as “agreed” and proceed to the registration form page. If you do not agree, please use our telephone line to get explanation on our Personal Data Protection Policy.

Regarding the use of personal data and information in our appiaries profiles and appiaries datastore services (as of February 2, 2012). We at Appiaries Corporation (hereinafter referred to as the “Company”, “We” or “Us”) regard the protection of the privacy of your personal data and information registered with Us in the use of our appriaries profiles and/or appiaries datastore services (hereinafter referred to as the “Services”) most important and take every measure to protect the privacy of the same in our management, use and maintenance of Our user’s personal information and data by strictly adhering to all laws, rules and regulations mandated by the government.

1. Definition of Personal Data

The personal data in reference to our Services shall mean the following; Direct personal data of a living person such as the name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, date of birth, etc., as well as any data and information used by or relating to such person such as sex, use history, fees paid, relationships and acquaintances, hobby, etc.
We may use personal data to solicit opinions and additional information from our users for the purpose to improve our Services.
Any information or data which by itself may not identify a person but may do so in conjunction with use with other data or information are included as personal data for the purpose herein.

2. Management of Personal Data and Protection of Privacy thereof.

We have established strict internal guidelines and rules with respect to the proper collection and use of user’s personal data with protection and effective management of such data to be of utmost importance. Moreover We use our best effort to protect against the risk of loss, accidental disclosure, unauthorized disclosure and theft of personal data by means of unlawful access, virus, etc. by education of our staff and use of most sophisticated technology.

3. Receipt of Personal Data

All personal data received by Us through internet are codified by SSL and sent to the server.
As for any sensitive information, the Company does not store or use any information not absolutely necessary for the purpose to provide the Services.
In the use of Our Services, your personal data or contents will be provided to our site or third party sites or services in accordance to the end user privacy settings and may be disclosed to the general public in such manner.
We may receive information regarding your exact location through your use of Our Services through cellular phone or smartphone or any other device which has a feature of locator information library (“Applicable Devices”). In order to provide locator function within our Services, our Company and well as customers, partners and licensees will collect and use data regarding the specific location of end user from their computer and other devices on real time basis. The information concerning your location could be obtained even though the end user is not accessing the mobile application of Our Services with the Applicable Devices as long as the same is running in the background. However, such information concerning your location will be disclosed to other users through our Services based on your privacy setting or operation by the user.
Our Company may automatically store records of the user or end users’ contents, access and/or time stamp when the user or end user use part of our Services.
Our Company will use Cookie as part of Our Services to provide better services to you. If you do not wish for Us to use Cookie, you may choose a setting within your computer or similar devices to reject the use of Cookie or set the same to provide warning in your browser. However, in the event you reject the use of Cookie, you may not be able to use part of our Services which requires a log in function.

4. Purpose of Use of Personal Data

Our Services shall use your personal data with each of Our Service products within the parameter as specified herein below. Please be advised that the registration of your personal data is a voluntary act of the user and such registration is completed by registering the data on the registration form as provided in our Services.

appiaries profiles

  1. For the purpose of our users to use Our Services.
  2. To provide notification for new products, software updates as well as information concerning events and campaigns.
  3. To enable users to enter into promotional events such as contests and for the Company to deliver promotional products to users.
  4. To provide contact regarding Usage Charge Fee for the Services or for any settlement of account, disputes or litigation as well as to provide any important notices to the users.
  5. In order to benefit the development of contents and advertisement used in Our Services and to provide such to the users.

appiaries datastore

  1. For the purpose of our users to use Our Services.
  2. To provide notification for new products, software updates as well as information concerning events and campaigns.
  3. To enable users to enter into promotional events such as contests and for the Company to deliver promotional products to users.
  4. To provide contact regarding Usage Charge Fee for the Services or payment or for any disputes or litigation as well as to provide any important notices to the users.
  5. In order to benefit the development of contents and advertisement used in Our Services and to provide such to the users.
  6. For the purpose of customer support and after care service or for internal company usage and analysis of customer support data for improvements.

In the event we share your personal data with a third party or delegate the use thereof to a third party, We will do so only upon a thorough and careful investigation of such party and shall monitor then carefully in order to protect the privacy of your personal data and information.

5. Disclosure of Personal Data

Our Company will never disclose your personal data to a third party without your consent or disclose the same for use for which you had not consented to as prescribed herein-above. However, we may use or provide your personal data without you explicit consent in the following situations:

  1. When required by law.
  2. In order to protect one’s life, well-being or protection of assets and it is difficult to obtain user’s consent.
  3. For improvement of public safety and to promote well fare and upbringing of children, and it is difficult to obtain user’s consent.
  4. When required to follow government orders or to cooperate with governmental agencies and it is not possible to obtain user’s consent due to the nature of governmental request.

6. Delegated Management of Personal Data

We may delegate the followings to an outside company regarding the handling of personal data in order to provide Our Services.

  1. Data center to operate and manage the server.
  2. Software development company to set up and protect the data base.
  3. Third party entities that transmit e-mails and electronic communications for Us.
  4. Company that analyzes the data for Us.

Before we delegate any of the foregoing work to a third party, We make sure that your privacy is protected by confirming their security measure is same with Us and furthermore, by entering into a confidentiality agreement with each of such party in order to assure ourselves that the privacy of your personal data is effectively managed and supervised.

7. The Result of Not Providing Your Personal Data

The submission of your personal data to us is strictly voluntary. However, if you fail to submit your personal data to Us, your use of Our Service will be limited or completely restricted.

8. Response to Complaints and Inquiries (Regarding Disclosure, Revision, Deletion or Cessation of Use of Personal Data).

We recognize your right to demand disclosure, deletion, cessation of use and/or to obtain your personal data and upon such demand, We will respond based on Our established procedure. With respect to any matter involving deletion of personal data, these matters are handled separately and therefore, please contact Us directly at the website specifically indicated herein below. Furthermore, for any complaints or inquiries regarding your personal data please contact an Inquiry/Complaint Department by telephone or e-mail. For detail regarding disclosure of your personal data, please check our website, (https://www.pcp.co.jp/terms/privacy.php).However, if any such disclosure shall disrupt our operations or if you are seeking disclosure of some other party’s personal data, We may refuse to disclose the data you are seeking. Furthermore, if We are required to cease the use of your personal data or delete your personal data based upon your request, We may terminate our Services to you (Please be advised that the same hold true in the event that We receive such request from third party user in the event you had registered on behalf of such third party at the time of initial registration).

9. Organization and Structure

We properly manage the privacy of your personal data by assigning an individual who shall be in charge of protecting the privacy of your personal data. We make sure that all the employees at the Company, including the officers are properly trained in the proper management of your personal data and protecting the privacy of the same.

10. Third Party Site and Their Services.

We may provide a link to a third party website, or third party products or third party service in the website, application, Our Services or any of Our other services that We manage and operate. Furthermore, We may use third party products or services in providing Our Services. The privacy of data such as your location or your contact address is managed by such third party’s policy regarding the protection of the privacy of your personal data and therefore, please confirm such policy directly with them for any details of the same.

11. Disclaimers

  1. You as a user of our Services acknowledge and agree that the data inputted and transmitted to Us pose the risk of inadvertent disclosure or leakage and therefore, it is not completely safe.
  2. We do not guaranty the safety, accuracy, definitiveness and availability of the content of Our Services or any information you, as the user of Our Services may obtain.
  3. We deny and disclaim any liability to you or any third party with respect to the following:
  4. Any damages or loss you may incur as a result of your use of Our Services; any delays in providing Our Services to you; any changes in Our Services; any interruption to Our Services; any temporary or permanent termination of Our Services; any cancellation of Our Services and/or disclosure or loss of your personal data registered with Us or provided to Us through Our Services.

  5. In the event of a dispute between you as the user of Our Services and any third party unrelated to Us, which arise as a result of the use of Our Services, you will resolve such dispute at your own cost and expenses and agree to hold Us harmless from such dispute.

12. Changes and Modifications

We reserve the right to change or modify at any time based on Our needs, the Policy Regarding Protection of Privacy of Personal Data, Appiaries Profile, Appiaries Datastore and the method of handling personal data. In the event of any change or modification to the same, We will notify you by posting the content of such change or modification and the effective date of such change or modification on Our website.

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Last Revised:29/05/2014