Applibot

Privacy Policy

(Only for the users who are in Japan))
*THIS PRIVACY POLICY DEPENDS ON WHETHER THE AREA YOU USE OUR SERVICE IS IN JAPAN OR OUTSIDE JAPAN. PLEASE CHECK ACCORDING TO THE AREA WHERE YOU USE OUR SERVICE.

1. Definition of Personal Information

Applibot, Inc. (hereinafter, "we," "our," or "us") considers personal information to be information of a living individual provided under the Act on the Protection of Personal Information (name, date of birth, and other information which can identify a specific individual), information linked to a specific individual such as mail address, user ID, password, and credit card information, and other attribute information integrated with personal information such as hobbies, family structure, and age of a specific individual.

2. Cookies and IP Address Information

  1. Since a specific individual cannot be identified with a cookie or IP address alone, we do not consider they are personal information. However, when such information is used together with personal information, we also consider them as personal information. Although a specific individual cannot be identified with a cookie or IP address information, when cookies and IP address information are used in the media operated by us, we will disclose the purpose and method. For cookies, you can block cookies from the browser setting. If you cannot receive our services by blocking cookies, we will publicly announce it.
  2. We use "Google Analytics," a web analytics service provided by Google LLC (hereinafter, "Google") to analyze the use status of the media that we operate. Google Analytics uses cookies to collect access information to the media operated by us without identifying individuals. The information will be managed by Google based on its privacy policy. For the details of Google Analytics, visit the following URL:

3. Specification of the Purpose of Utilization

When handling personal information, we will specify the purpose of utilization of personal information as much as possible.

4. Restriction by the Purpose of Utilization

We will not handle personal information about a person, without obtaining the prior consent of the person, beyond the scope necessary for the achievement of the Purpose of Utilization. When we acquired personal information as a result of a merger or otherwise, we will not handle the personal information concerned, without obtaining the prior consent of the persons, beyond the scope necessary for the achievement of the Purpose of Utilization of the personal information concerned before the succession. However, this shall not apply to the following cases:
  1. Cases in which the handling of personal information is based on laws and regulations
  2. Cases in which the handling of personal information is necessary for the protection of the life, body, or property of an individual and in which it is difficult to obtain the consent of the person
  3. Cases in which the handling of personal information is especially necessary for improving public health or promoting the sound growth of children and in which it is difficult to obtain the consent of the person
  4. Cases in which the handling of personal information is necessary for cooperating with a government organization, a local government, or an individual or a business operator entrusted by either of the former two in executing the affairs prescribed by laws and regulations and in which obtaining the consent of the person is likely to impede the execution of the affairs concerned

5. Proper Acquisition of Personal Information

We will acquire personal information properly and not by a deception or other wrongful means. We will also pay attention not to collect personal information from children under the age of 15 without obtaining consent from their parents without reason.

6. Notice of the Purpose of Utilization at the Time of Acquisition

When acquiring personal information, we will promptly notify the person of the Purpose of Utilization or publicly announce the Purpose of Utilization. However, this shall not apply to the following cases:
  1. Cases in which notifying the person of the Purpose of Utilization or publicly announcing it are likely to harm the life, body, property, or other rights or interests of the person or a third party
  2. Cases in which notifying the person of the Purpose of Utilization or publicly announcing it are likely to harm our rights or legitimate interests
  3. Cases in which it is necessary to cooperate with a government organization or a local government in executing the affairs prescribed by laws and regulations and in which notifying the person of the Purpose of Utilization or publicly announcing it are likely to impede the execution of the affairs
  4. Cases in which it is considered that the Purpose of Utilization is clear in consideration of the circumstances of the acquisition

7. Change in the Purpose of Utilization of Personal Information

When changing the Purpose of Utilization of personal information, we will not change it beyond the scope which is reasonably considered that the Purpose of Utilization after the change is duly related to that before the change, and notify the changed Purpose of Utilization to the person or publicly announce it.

8. Security Control of Personal Information and Supervision of Employees

We will set forth the provisions for personal information protection for the prevention of leakage, loss, or damage, and for other security control of the personal information and exercise necessary and appropriate supervision over employees.

9. Supervision of Trustees

When entrusting an individual or a business operator (trustee) with the handling of personal data in whole or in part, we will enter into agreements including confidentiality agreement with the trustee or request for consent to the provisions stipulated by us and exercise necessary and appropriate supervision over the trustee to ensure the security control of the entrusted personal information.

10. Restriction of Provision to A Third Party

We will not, except in the following cases, provide personal information to a third party without obtaining the prior consent of the person:
  1. Cases in which the handling of personal information is based on laws and regulations
  2. Cases in which the handling of personal information is necessary for the protection of the life, body, or property of an individual and in which it is difficult to obtain the consent of the person
  3. Cases in which the handling of personal information is especially necessary for improving public health or promoting the sound growth of children and in which it is difficult to obtain the consent of the person
  4. Cases in which the handling of personal information is necessary for cooperating with a government organization, a local government, or an individual or a business operator entrusted by either of the former two in executing the affairs prescribed by laws and regulations and in which obtaining the consent of the person is likely to impede the execution of the affairs concerned
  5. Cases in which we notified the person of the matters listed in the following or publicly announced in advance:
  6. The provision to a third party is included in the Purpose of Utilization
  7. The items of the personal data to be provided to a third party
  8. The means or method of provision to a third party
  9. The provision of personal information of the person to a third party will be discontinued at the request of the person
    However, in the following the cases, individuals specified above shall not be deemed a third party:
    1. Cases in which we entrust the handling of personal data in whole or in part within the scope necessary for the achievement of the Purpose of Utilization
    2. Cases in which personal data is provided as a result of the succession of business in a merger or otherwise
    3. In cases in which personal information is used jointly between specific individuals or entities and in which this fact, the items of the personal information used jointly, the scope of the joint users, the purpose for which the personal information is used by them, and the name of the individual or business operator responsible for the management of the personal information is, in advance, notified to the person or put in a readily accessible condition for the person, we will, in advance, notify the person of the content of the change or put it in a readily accessible condition for the person when personal information is used jointly between specific individual or entities or when the purpose of utilization or the name of the individual or business operator responsible for the management of the personal information change.

11. Public Announcement of Matters Concerning Personal Information, etc.

We will put the matters related to personal information listed in the following items in an accessible condition for the person and respond without delay at the request of the person.
  1. Purpose of utilization of personal information (excluding those for which we have no responsibility under the Act of the Protection of Personal Information. When we have decided not to notify the Purpose of Utilization, we will notify the person of that effect without delay.)
  2. Contact information for inquiring about Personal Information

12. Disclosure of Personal Information

When requested by a person to disclose such retained personal information, we will disclose the retained personal data without delay. However, in falling under any of the following items, we may keep all or part of the retained personal information undisclosed, and when we have decided not to disclose, we will notify that effect without delay.
  1. (1) Cases in which disclosure is likely to harm the life, body, property, or other rights or interests of the person or a third party
  2. (2) Cases in which disclosure is likely to seriously impede the proper execution of our business
  3. (3) Cases in which disclosure violates other laws and regulations
Information other than personal information such as access logs will not be disclosed in principle.

13. Corrections of Personal Information, etc.

When requested by a person to correct, add, or delete such retained personal information as may lead to the identification of the person on the ground that the retained personal information is contrary to the fact (hereinafter, "Corrections"), we will, except in cases in which special procedures are prescribed by any other laws and regulations for such correction, addition, or deletion, conduct a necessary investigation without delay within the scope necessary for the achievement of the Purpose of Utilization and, on the basis of the results, correct, add, or delete the retained personal information.

14. Discontinuation of the Utilization of Personal Information, etc.

When requested by a person to discontinue using or to erase such retained personal information as may lead to the identification of the person on the ground that the retained personal information is being handled beyond the scope of the Purpose of Utilization of the personal information publicly announced in advance or has been acquired by a deception or other wrongful means (hereinafter, "Discontinuation"), we will conduct necessary investigation without delay and, based on its results, perform Discontinuation and notify the person of the effect. However, in cases in which it costs large amount or otherwise difficult to discontinue using or to erase the retained personal information and in which we can take necessary alternative measures to protect the rights and interests of the person, we will take the alternative measures.

15. Explanation of Reasons

When deciding any of the following despite the request from the person, we will endeavor to explain the reasons at the time of notifying the effect.
  1. Not notifying the Purpose of Utilization
  2. Keeping all or part of the retained personal information undisclosed
  3. Not discontinuing the utilization of personal information
  4. Not discontinuing the provision of personal information to a third party

16. Contacting Us

For inquiries about our Privacy Policy, please contact the following:
Privacy Policy Management
Applibot, Inc.
40-1 Udagawa-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0042
Inquiry about the Privacy Policy https://www.applibot.co.jp/en/contact/

Privacy Policy

(Only for the users who are outside Japan)
*IF YOU USE OUR SERVICE OUTSIDE JAPAN, PLEASE BE SURE TO READ THE FOLLOWING PRIVACY POLICY AND GIVE CONSENT.

Effective Date:

Applibot, Inc. (hereinafter, "we", "our" or "us") will strictly manage your personal information.
The following Privacy Policy will specify personal information that is collected by us and how it is processed and used.

1. Scope of this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies only to the websites and applications with respect to the media operated by us where this privacy policy is posted (hereinafter collectively, the "Services").

2. Information Collected

We collect several types of personal information from you.
We consider personal information to be any information concerning the personal or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable individual (e.g., name, date of birth, and other information which enables the identification of specific individuals), as well as email addresses, and other information which is associated with an individual. Here are some of the ways in which we may collect personal information on the Services:
  • We may collect your email address if you contact us with a question;
  • We may collect your email address if you choose to send your link code to us; and
  • We may collect your Internet Protocol (IP) address. Your IP address is a number that lets computers attached to the Internet know where to send your data, such as the webpages you view.
YOUR PROVISION OF THIS INFORMATION IS NECESSARY FOR US TO PROVIDE THE SERVICES TO YOU. IF YOU DO NOT WANT US TO COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION, PLEASE DO NOT PROVIDE IT TO US.

3. Cookies and Web Beacons

  1. We use cookies on the Services. A "cookie" is information that consists of alphanumeric that may be used to collect information about your activity on the Services and to make the use of our Services as comfortable as possible for you, not only for your current use of the respective service but also beyond it. For example, when someone visits a web page within the Services, a cookie is placed on the user's machine (if the user accepts cookies) or is read if the user has accessed the Services previously. These cookies enable us to collect information including user ID, app version, operation system, device name, and error code. You may set most browsers to notify you if you receive a cookie, or you may choose to block cookies with your browser, but if you do, you may not be able to take advantage of the personalized features enjoyed by other users on the Services of Applibot. Some of the cookies we use may be Adobe or "flash" cookies, which may not be deleted when other cookies are deleted. Please check your system requirements for deletion of this type of cookie.
  2. We use Web Beacons (also known as "clear gifs," "web bugs" or "pixel tags"). "Web Beacons" are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, and are used to allow us to count users who have visited certain web pages of the Services and to help determine the effectiveness of promotional or advertising campaigns. When used in HTML-formatted email messages, web beacons can tell the sender whether and when the email has been opened. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on a user’s computer hard drive, web beacons are embedded invisibly on web pages.

4. Cookies of Third Party Providers and Tracking

  • A. Linkage with Facebook
    The Services use functionality offered by Facebook, Inc. (“Facebook”) which may also collect information under Facebook’s own privacy policies. Hereby, you can link the user’s data with your Facebook account. To do this, you need to already have a Facebook account or have access to Facebook. Only “public information” on your Facebook profile will be transmitted to us.
  • B. Twitter
    The Services use functionality offered by Twitter, Inc. (hereinafter, "Twitter") which may also collect information under Twitter's own privacy policies. Hereby, you can link the user's data with your Twitter account. To do this, you need to already have a Twitter account or have access to Twitter. Only "public information" on your Twitter profile will be transmitted to us.
  • C. Google Analytics
    We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC. (hereinafter, "Google") to gather anonymous statistical and analytical information about how users use the Services to measure audience (measuring Internet audience rating).
  • For example, Google gathers and aggregates data on page views and clicks on the Services. These analytics are not used to track your journey to other websites or to identify you. The information generated by the Google Analytics cookies about your use of the Services (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. To opt out Google Analytics cookies, please visit: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout or block these cookies along with other cookies by adjusting the settings of your web browser.
    For the other details of Google Analytics, visit the following URL.

5. Use of Personal Information

We use personal information for the purposes prescribed below:
  • Delivery of content and the provision of related services;
  • Service development, compiling statistics, analysis, questionnaires and other marketing activities intended to improve services;
  • Responses to inquiries, consultation, and complaints and the resolution of disputes;
  • To provide you special offers, updated information and other new services from the Services or other third parties, or to forward promotional materials if you have requested this information or provided your consent for us to do so;
  • To complete a transaction or service requested by you;
  • To fulfill marketing or promotional purposes;
  • To ensure that the Services are relevant to your needs;
  • To help us create and publish content that is most relevant to you;
  • To notify you about a material change to this Privacy Policy or the Terms of Service Agreement, if necessary;
  • To allow you access to limited-entry areas of the Services;
  • To deliver newsletters or other information that you request;
  • To contact you in response to your inquiry; and
  • In other manners as disclosed within this policy or at the time of collection.

We will process your personal information on the basis that you provided your consent for us to do so when you showed your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. You may withdraw your consent to this processing at any time. However, this will not affect the lawfulness of any processing carried out before you withdrew your consent.

We will retain your personal information for as long as your account is active or for as long as it is needed to provide you services.

6. Disclosure to Third Parties

We may share or disclose your personal information with third parties (particularly affiliate companies) in the following instances:
  • To fulfill a service to you. For example, if you choose to engage with a game or a service on the Services, we may share your personal information in order to provide the service to you. Also, if you are entering a sweepstake or contest, we may use your personal information in order to fulfill the terms of that promotion.
    This means that we may share the information for prize fulfillment purposes including, for example, sharing your postal address with a postal service or mail carriers. We also may share your information with the co-sponsor of that promotion.
  • To offer products or services that we believe may be of interest to you. Affiliates, strategic partners, agents, third party marketers or other unaffiliated parties may be handling this. You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes in accordance with Section 8 of this policy.
  • To provide customer services such as maintaining and analyzing data, sending customer communications, and collecting entries, selecting winners and fulfilling prizes for contests, sweepstakes and other promotions. Delegated third parties, including unaffiliated third-party service providers and agents will be handling this. When delegating third parties to handle some or all personal information, we enter into confidentiality agreements and other agreements for the protection of personal information with the delegated parties and request consent to the terms and agreements thereof so as to safely manage personal information. Third party service providers that help us administer the Services will have access to users' personal information. If you do not wish for our unaffiliated third party service providers to have access to your information, please do not register or submit any personal information to us.
  • To comply with law. We may share personal information when necessary to comply with law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary in order to comply with the requirements of law, a legally-binding court order or governmental order from an investigation agency or competent regulatory authority that is issued through due process, to protect and defend our rights or property, including the rights and our property or to act in urgent circumstances when it is necessary to protect the life, body, or property of a person, and the consent of the identified individual is difficult to obtain.
  • To share with or disclosed to third parties as part of any process of our asset or corporate reorganization including, but not limited to, mergers, acquisitions, and sales of all or substantially all of our assets.
Except as described in this Privacy Policy or with your consent, we do not share or otherwise disclose your personal information to any third parties.

7. Security

  1. No data transmissions over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Consequently, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. Therefore, we consider that you agree that you send information to us at your own risk.
  2. We specify rules for the protection of personal information, and incorporate appropriate administrative, technical, organizational and physical security measures that are required under applicable regulations.
  3. We use firewalls to protect your information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of such firewalls and secure server software.
  4. If we learn of a security systems breach we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. By using these Services or providing personal information to us, you agree that we can communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy and administrative issues relating to your use of these Services.
  5. We can post a notice on our Services if a security breach occurs. We may also send an email to you at the email address you have provided to us in these circumstances.

8. Access, Portability & Correction of Personal Information

You have the right to access and to request the correction or portability of the information that we hold about you or to object to the processing of any data relating to you, according to the provision under Section 20. When we receive a request from you for portability of, correction of, addition to, deletion of personal information (hereinafter, “Correction”) or objection to the processing of personal information, we shall conduct any necessary investigation without delay and provide you or a nominated third party with your personal data or perform a Correction as soon as possible.

9. Choice & Opt-outs

  1. We may send you communications or data regarding the Services, including but not limited to (i) notices about your use of the Services, including any notices concerning violations of use, (ii) updates, and (iii) information or materials regarding transactions, products, and/or services that you may have purchased or selected.
  2. You may at any time opt out from receiving any kinds of marketing mail by notifying us via the form at the URL in Section 20.
    https://www.applibot.co.jp/en/contact/

10. Discontinuation & Deletion of Personal Information

You have the right to request that we stop processing your personal data and/or delete the information that we hold about you by using the contact details in Section 20. If you request the deletion or erasure of personal information (hereinafter, "Discontinuation") because the information allegedly was handled in a manner exceeding the purpose of collection, or was acquired by deceit or other unlawful means, we shall, upon confirming that the person making the request is the identified individual, conduct any necessary investigation without delay and, based on its results, perform Discontinuation free of charge as far as this is possible for us and notify you. However, we may retain a copy of your personal data where we are required or permitted to do so by law.

11. International Transfer of Information

If you choose to provide us with personal information, the information will be stored in Japan. We may transfer that information across borders, and from your country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world. If you are visiting the Services from the European Union or other regions with laws governing data collection and use, please note that your personal data will be transferred to Japan. However, Japan does not have the same data protection laws as the EU and will not afford many of the rights conferred upon data subjects in the EU. By providing your personal information you consent to:
  • the use of your personal information for the purposes specified in this Privacy Policy; and
  • the transfer of your personal information to Japan as indicated above.

12. Twitter and Other Public Posting Areas

Please note that any information you include in a message you post to Twitter or other public posting area is available to anyone with Internet access. If you do not want people to know your email address, for example, do not include it in any message you post publicly. PLEASE BE EXTREMELY CAREFUL WHEN DISCLOSING ANY INFORMATION IN TWITTER AND OTHER PUBLIC POSTING AREAS.
WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE USE BY OTHERS OF THE INFORMATION THAT YOU DISCLOSE IN TWITTER AND OTHER PUBLIC POSTING AREAS.

13. Push Notifications

We may occasionally send you push notifications through our mobile applications to send you contents updates and other service-related notifications that may be of importance to you. You may at any time opt out from receiving these types of communications by turning them off at the device level through your settings.

14. Third Party Services

This statement applies solely to information collected on the Services. The Services may contain links to other web services. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other web services.

15. Assignment

In the event that all or part of our assets are sold or acquired by another party, or in the event of acquisition by a third party, you grant us the right to assign the personal and non-personal information collected via the Services to the other party.

16. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. When we do, we will also revise the "last updated" date at the top of this Privacy Policy.

For some changes to this Privacy Policy we may attempt to obtain your consent before implementing the change by placing a notice on the Services. Continued use of the Services following such notice will be viewed as consent to such changes unless otherwise specified.

17. Online Tracking

We do not support Do Not Track browser settings and do not currently participate in any “Do Not Track” frameworks that would allow us to respond to signals or other mechanisms from you regarding the collection of your personal information or non-personal information.

18. Our Policy Regarding Children

We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow the use of the Services to them. If you are under 13, please do not 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. If it is found that we might have any information from or about a child under the age of 13, we will delete the information as soon as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under the age of 13, please contact via the form at the URL below:
https://www.applibot.co.jp/en/contact/

19. Right to Complain

If you are not happy with the way in which we are processing your personal information, you have the right to lodge a complaint with your local data protection authority.

20. Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, our privacy practices or regarding information, correction, blockage or deletion of data, please contact via the form at the URL below:

https://www.applibot.co.jp/en/contact/

The data protection officer in charge is Toshio Sugino.