Privacy Policy

2019.04.27 17:23

If Popshoot, Inc. (hereinafter “Operator”) handles personal information in the service, “Pitacoin” (hereinafter the service, “Pitacoin”, collectively referred to as “Service”), provided by the Operator, the Operator shall make an effort to consider the protection of privacy of personal information subject (hereinafter personal information subject referred to as “User”) and to handle personal information appropriately based on the following privacy policy (hereinafter privacy policy referred to as “Policy”). It shall be deemed that users have agreed to this Policy when the users register for the use of this Service.

Article 1 (Definition of Personal Information)

In this Policy, “Personal Information” refers to information related to individuals (including Registration Information, etc., entered when using this Service), and means the name, date of birth, other descriptions, photographs, etc., included in this information, to identify a specific individual (including things that are easily matched with other information and thereby identify a specific individual).

Article 2 (Scope of Application)

This Policy shall apply to personal information obtained by Operator, related to this Service.

When User uses an external site, etc., the User shall confirm the privacy policy established by the external site in advance.

Article 3 (Use of Personal Information)

1. Operator shall not handle personal information beyond the necessary scope to achieve the purpose of use notified to Users or announced in this Policy without obtaining the Users’ consent in advance.

2. Operator shall use personal information mainly for the following purposes.

・Purpose of identity verification

・Purpose of the Operator’s prescribed examination when applying for User registration, etc.

・Purpose of operating or providing this Service

・Purpose of providing information regarding this Service (including but not limited to maintenance information)

・Purpose of investigating the status of compliance with Terms of Service, etc., of this Service and correcting the violation

・Purpose of recording, compiling, analyzing, etc., the usage status of this Service (including the purpose of providing or publishing the results of recording etc. to a third party in a state where specific individuals are not identified)

・Purpose of reference for planning or improving products or services of Operator or third parties

・Purpose of introducing products or services of Operator or third parties (including the purpose of inferring interest, etc., by using with the results of the above analysis together, and selecting an advertisement to be distributed)

・Purpose of responding to inquiries

3. If Operator acquires personal information through the succession of the business from another companies due to a merger or other reasons, the Operator shall not handle personal information beyond the necessary scope to achieve the purpose of using personal information before the succession without obtaining Users’ consent in advance.

4. Regardless of the provisions of Paragraph 3 of this Article, the provisions of Paragraph 3 of this Article shall not apply if one of the following items applies.

・If it is based on laws,

・If it is necessary to protect human life, human body, or property and it is difficult to obtain Users’ consent,

・If it is particularly necessary to improve public health or promote the sound growth of children and it is difficult to obtain Users’ consent,

・If it is necessary for a national institution or local public organization or a person entrusted by it to cooperate to carry out the affairs stipulated by laws, and obtaining Users’ consent may prevent from carrying out the affairs,

Article 4 (Provision of information to third parties)

1. Operator shall not provide personal information to third parties without obtaining Users’ consent in advance unless otherwise specified in Article 3 (Use of Personal Information), Paragraph 4. However, in the following cases, the person who receives personal information from the Operator shall not fall under the third parties in the article.

・If the Operator entrusts all or part of the handling of personal information to the necessary scope to achieve the purpose of use of personal information,

・If personal information is provided with business succession due to a merger or other reasons,

・If personal information is used with a specific person, and the User is notified in advance or easily knows the scope of persons who use personal information, the purpose of use, and the names of the persons who are responsible for managing the personal information,

2. In the following cases, the Operator may provide personal information to third parties without obtaining the Users’ consent in advance.

・If it is based on laws,

・If this Service is properly carried out,

・If it is necessary to protect human life, human body, or property and it is difficult to obtain Users’ consent,

・If it is particularly necessary to improve public health or promote the sound growth of children and it is difficult to obtain Users’ consent,

・If it is necessary for a national institution or local public organization or a person entrusted by it to cooperate to carry out the affairs stipulated by laws, and obtaining Users’ consent may prevent from carrying out the affairs,

・If the Operator notifies the User in advance of the following matters or the User is in a state where the User easily knows,

1. The purpose of use includes providing personal information to third parties.

2. Items of personal information provided

3. Means or method of providing personal information to third parties

4. The Operator shall stop providing personal information to third parties upon the request of Users.

Article 5 (Disclosure of Personal Information)

If Operator is requested by Users to disclose personal information that identifies the User, the Operator shall disclose the personal information to the User without delay. However, if one of the following items applies after the disclosure of personal information, the Operator is entitled not to disclose all or part of it.

・If there is a risk of damaging the life, body, property or other rights and interests of Users or third parties,

・If there is a risk of significantly affecting the proper implementation of the Operator’s business,

・If it violates laws,

Article 6 (Correction of Personal Information, etc.)

1. If Operator is required by the User to correct, add, or delete (hereinafter correct, add, or delete, collectively referred to as “correct, etc.”) the contents of personal information, because the contents of the personal information that identifies the User are not facts, the Operator shall investigate it without delay in the necessary scope to achieve the purpose of use of personal information, and correct, etc., the contents of the said personal information, based on the investigation, unless a special procedure is otherwise stipulated by laws regarding correction, etc.

2. The Operator is requested by the User to suspend the use of personal information or delete personal information (hereinafter suspend or delete collectively referred to as the “suspend, etc.,”) for the reasons listed in the following items, and it is judged that there is a reasonable reason for the request, the Operator shall suspend, etc., the use of personal information, etc., without delay to the necessary extent to correct the violation. However, where a large amount of expense is required to suspend, etc., the use of personal information, etc., or where it is difficult to suspend, etc., the use of other things, if the Operator takes proper measure in order to protect the User’s rights and interests instead of doing that, this shall not apply.

・Reason that personal information that identifies the User is handled in violation of Article 3 (Use of Personal Information), Paragraph 1.

・ Reason that the personal information that identifies the User is false or obtained through other fraudulent means

3. The Operator shall suspend the provision of personal information to third parties to correct the violation in the necessary extent without delay, if the Operator is required by the User to suspend provision of  personal information for the reason that personal information that identifies the User, is provided to a third party in violation of Article 4 (Provision of information to third parties), Paragraph 1, and it is judged that there is a reasonable reason for the request. However, where a large amount of expense is required to suspend the provision of  personal information to a third party, or where it is difficult to suspend the provision of personal information to other parties, if the Operator takes proper measures in order to protect the User’s rights and interests instead of doing that, this shall not apply.

Article 7 (About Cookie)

Operator currently contracts with multiple online partners to manage and optimize the operator’s Internet operations and communications. In addition, the Operator measures the advertising effects of the Operator and how Users use this Service, and uses the support service of the marketing company to provide better service to Users. Therefore, the Operator uses web beacons and cookies provided by marketing companies on this Service.

The types of information collected by the Operator include information such as IP addresses, domain names, and referrers, etc., as well as information on pages that have been viewed. With this information, the Operator is able to know the pages and services that Users are most interested in, and the pages that Users like, etc., but this does not identify the individual and does not infringe on the Users’ privacy. The Operator records information on this Service through the services of the marketing company, but the Operator manages the handling method, etc., of the said data.

Article 8 (Safety Management System)

Operator conducts education, training, etc., for Operators’ employees in order to prevent personal information leakage, loss or damage, and to protect other personal information. In addition, regarding the system, the Operator also restricts access to personal information files, takes security measures of recording access logs and of preventing unauthorized access from externals, and takes necessary and appropriate measures for the safe management of personal information as much as possible.

Article 9 (Disclaimer)

Unless otherwise specified by Operator, if the user, who uses this Service, publishes personal information of the said user or third party on the website that the Operator operates and manages or on the other websites, the Operator shall not be liable for any damages of the said user or the said third party.

Article 10 (Privacy Policy Changes)

If determined necessary by Operator, the Operator changes / adds / deletes the privacy policy by posting a notice on this Service without prior notice and consent to Users, and the notices regarding changes, additions, deletions, etc. shall be applicable as soon as they are posted on this Service. In addition, if the User continues to use this Service after the notice is posted by the Operator, it shall be deemed that the User has continuingly accepted these changes / additions / deletions.

Article 11 (Inquiries)

If you have any inquiries or complaints regarding the handling of personal information by Operator, please contact the following office.

[Inquiries regarding personal information]

Popshoot, Inc.

Department: Security Department

Name: Kobayashi

E-mail: support@popshoot.co.jp