Personal Information Protection Guidelines

Cookie usage and how to change settings

1. Cookies

The Company uses cookies to make use of its website more convenient and for quality maintenance and improvement of its services. A cookie is a file created and stored in the user’s device when a website is accessed, which contains information transmitted and received between the browser and web servers. Cookies are provided by either the Company or third parties providing services to the Company. The use of cookies saves users the trouble of inputting the same information again when moving to other pages, as their login status, language, and other display preferences are stored by them. Further, cookies stored on your web browser will facilitate future access, and improve the accessibility, to this website.

2. Acquisition of information on individual use trends using cookies

The Company acquires information on the use trends of individuals through cookies using the following methods when a user accesses this website from a device such as a PC or smartphone. The acquired information is used for the development, sales promotion, and confirmation of customer appeal of Company products, in addition to statistical analyses for the operation of this website. The information acquired through cookies does not contain information that can be used to identify individuals.

(1) Use of Google Analytics

The Company website uses Google Analytics, a service provided by Google LLC using cookies, to analyze the usage of its website and understand how it is used from the received analysis results.

The information collected, recorded, and analyzed by Google Analytics contains no information that can be used to identify specific individuals. Data collected through Google Analytics cookies will be automatically deleted from Google LLC’s servers in 26 months. That information is managed by Google LLC in accordance with their privacy policy.

For the terms of service of Google Analytics, the privacy policy of Google LLC, and the use of data by Google from Google partners’ sites or applications you use, please visit the following URLs, respectively.

(2) Use of BowNow

The Company website uses BowNow, MA (marketing automation) software provided by Cloud CIRCUS Inc. to analyze the usage of its website.

When an end user visits the Company’s web page with tracking codes (codes set up in a website or web application for acquiring information of and analyzing the accesses by end users who visited the website or used the web application, which are linked to this software) set up, their online behavior history information is collected with the use of the functions of this software.

This behavior history information does not contain information that can be used to identify specific individuals, such as names or e-mail addresses, but when acquired by the Company, it may be combined with the end user’s lead information, such as name, on the software and become personally identifiable information.

For the Terms and Conditions of BowNow and the Privacy Policy and the Basic Security Policy of Cloud CIRCUS Inc., please refer to the following URLs, respectively.

Cookies used by the Company website are not used for any purpose other than the above.

(3) How to opt out

You can change the cookie settings such as allowing or disabling cookies in each browser of your device. In addition, cookies can be deleted from your device through a browser. For detailed information about how to set cookie preferences, please see the help menu of your browser.

If you disable cookies, you may be unable to use all or part of the services on the Company website.