1.Basic policy

We will comply with the Personal Information Protection Law and other related laws and norms. In addition, we will establish internal regulations regarding the protection of personal information (referred to as our “Regulations”), implement and maintain them, and strive for continuous improvement. 

We will establish a management system regarding the protection of personal information, make our Regulations known to directors and employees, and strive to comply with them. 

We handle personal information within the scope of the purpose of use specified to the customers. We will not disclose or provide the personal information you provided us to a third party except with your consent or justifiable reason. 

We will strive to keep your personal information accurate and up-to-date, prevent unauthorized access, leakage, loss, damage, etc., and continuously improve and correct our information security mechanism. 

We will respond sincerely and promptly to your inquiries and requests for the disclosure of personal information. 

Established on November 20, 2020

Tomoko Hashimoto, CEO, Ocean Partners Co., Ltd.

2.Privacy information

Of the privacy information, “personal information” refers to “personal information” as defined in the Personal Information Protection Law. It is information about living individuals, including the name, date of birth, address, telephone number, contact information and other information that can identify a specific individual. Of the privacy information, “history information and characteristic information” refers to information other than the “personal information” specified above, such as the services used, the products purchased, the history of pages and advertisements viewed, and the keywords searched by the user, date and time of use, method of use, usage environment, postal code and gender, occupation, age, user’s IP address, cookie information, location information, individual identification information of the terminal, etc.

3. Privacy information collection method

We may ask for personal information such as name, date of birth, address, telephone number, email address, bank account number, credit card number, etc., when you use our services. In addition, the collection includes records of transactions made between users and business partners that include users’ personal information. We may also collect payment information from our business partners (information providers, advertisers, advertisement distribution destinations, etc., referred to as “partners.”). We collect information regarding users when they use our or our partner’s services or browse websites, such as the services and software used, products purchased, history of pages and advertisements viewed, keywords searched, date and time of use, usage method, usage environment (when using through a mobile terminal, the relevant terminal information, including communication status, various setting information during usage), IP address, cookie information, location information, history information and characteristic information of the terminal such as individual identification information.

4. Purpose of the use of personal information

When we receive personal information from our customers, we will specify the purpose of personal information in advance and use it within the scope of the purpose of use. If it becomes necessary to use your personal information beyond the scope of the purpose of use specified in advance, we will notify you to that effect and use it after obtaining your consent. The purpose of using the personal information we hold is as follows.

  • Personal information about you
  • Offering services
  • When we outsource all or part of the handling of personal information to the extent necessary to achieve the purpose of use
  • Sending information on new products, events, etc.
  • Responding to inquiries and consultations
  • Developing services, implementing questionnaire surveys, monitoring, etc.
  • Performance of a contract made with you
  • Personal information about job applicants
  • Providing and contacting job applicants (including interns) with recruitment information, etc.
  • Management of hiring operations at our company

5. Appropriate acquisition of personal information

We will acquire personal information by legal and fair means.

6. Transferring personal information

We will not disclose or provide your personal information to third parties except in the following cases. With your consent When necessary to provide goods and services When required by laws and regulations When it is necessary to protect human life, body or property, and it isn’t easy to obtain your consent When outsourcing the handling of personal information to the extent necessary to achieve the purpose of use When the business is succeeded due to merger, splitting, handover or other reasons Regardless of (1) above, if it is deemed appropriate for our affiliated companies or agents to respond to service provision, inquiries, etc., to the customers, the customer’s address, name, telephone number, etc., may be provided to them. In this case, the customer can request the company to stop providing personal information to the affiliated companies.

7. Inquiries about the personal information

For inquiries regarding disclosure, correction, deletion, etc., of your personal information, please contact us using the inquiry form.

8. Change of privacy policy

The contents of this policy may be changed without notifying the user. Unless otherwise specified by us, the changed privacy policy shall take effect from when it is posted on this website.

9. Other matters

1. About access information Please note that this site may collect access log information to provide better services. Identifying your personal information is not the purpose of acquiring the access log.

2. About cookies This site uses cookies in some parts to ensure you have a smooth experience. Cookies and IP address information are not considered personal information because they cannot identify a specific individual just by themselves. You may choose to disallow cookie information using your browser setting. 10. Inquiries For inquiries regarding this policy, please get in touch with us here.