i. In emails, texts, and other electronic messages between you and us
ii. When you interact with our services on applications or webpages, if those applications or webpages include links to this Policy.
Please read this Policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, please do not use our Website. By accessing or using our Website, you agree to the contents of this Policy. This Policy may change from time to time, with or without notice, at discretion of Company. Your continued use of our Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check this Policy periodically for updates.
i. Information by which you may be personally identified, such as name, your mailing address, your telephone number, your e-mail address or any other identifier by which you may be contacted online or offline ("Personal Information").
ii. Details of transactions you carry out through our Website and of the fulfillment of your orders. You may be required to provide financial information such as credit card information and billing address before placing an order through our Website.
iii. Information about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website, and usage details.
i. Directly from you when you provide it to us.
ii. Automatically as you navigate through our Website. Information collected automatically may include usage details such as API services and logs, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies.
iii. From third parties, for example, our business partners.
i. Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website, including Personal Information included in forms for surveys or assessment you fill out and the communication between you and us.
ii. Information that you provide when setting up an account on our Website, which may include Personal Information such as name, e-mail address, and country of residence.
iii. Information you provide on our Website when you report a problem with our Website or our services.
iv. Records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact us.
v. Your responses to surveys that we might ask you to complete for research purposes.
vi. Your search queries on our Website.
As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:
i. Details of your visits to our Website, including usage details, logs and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on our Website.
ii. Information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, and browser type.
ii. Flash Cookies. Certain features of our Website may use locally stored objects (or Flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from, and on our Website. Flash cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as are used for browser cookies. For information about managing your privacy and security settings for Flash cookies, see Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information section below.
iii. Web Beacons. Pages of our Website may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).
i. To present our Website and its contents to you.
ii. To provide you with information and/or services you request from us.
iii. To carry out our obligations and to enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including billing and collections.
iv. To provide, support, personalize, and develop our Website and services.
v. To help maintain the safety, security, and integrity of our Website, and services databases, and/or other technological assets and business.
vi. For testing, research, analysis, and service development, including to develop and improve our Website and services.
vii. To respond to law enforcement requests and as required by applicable law, court order, or government regulations.
viii. Where there are other legitimate interests to BCon or a third party to use such information;
ix. Where BCon has obtained the prior explicit consent of the visitor.
BCon automatically obtains (i) IP address of the communication device used to access our Website and (ii) cookies issued to the web browser of users visiting our Website. This information will be used in conjunction with your Personal Information obtained by BCon pursuant to this Policy in order to maintain and improve the convenience and quality of our Website; for example, by eliminating the necessity to enter application information each time when utilizing our Website.
We keep confidential all information directly collected and will use the information only for the particular purpose stated at the point of collection. We will seek your specific permission for any additional use. You may also unsubscribe from mailing lists on any of our Website anytime. To unsubscribe from our mailing lists, please contact us at email@example.com. We will never barter, trade, or sell access to your information without your specific consent.
i. To our subsidiaries, affiliates, business partners and their licensees;
ii. To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of Company assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which Personal Information held by Company about our Website users is among the assets transferred;
iii. To our subcontractor for printing and/or delivering our products;
iv. To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it, including to store the information;
v. For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information;
vi. With your consent.
i. To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request;
ii. To enforce or apply our other agreements, including for billing and collection purposes.
ii. We do not control third parties' collection or use of your information. However, third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in certain ways. You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from members of the Network Advertising Initiative ("NAI") on the NAI's website;
iii. California residents may have additional personal information rights and choices. Please see Your California Privacy Rights section below for more information.
iv. Nevada residents who wish to exercise their sales opt-out rights under Nevada Revised Statutes Chapter 603A may submit a request to this designated address/number: firstname.lastname@example.org or call +81 3-6260-7571. However, please note we do not currently sell data in a manner which will trigger that statute's opt-out requirements.
i. When our Website asks users to enter sensitive information (such as a credit card number), that information is encrypted and is protected with encryption software standard in the industry, Secure Sockets Layer (or SSL). While on a secure page, such as an order form, the padlock icon in the status bar or header of web browsers (including Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, and Chrome) becomes locked, as opposed to unlocked, or open, when you are browsing other non-SSL web pages.
ii. BCon will also obtain your consent before sharing your Personal Information with any third party that is not acting as an agent or vendor to perform tasks on our behalf or to use the information for a purpose materially different from the purpose for which it was initially collected or subsequently authorized by you. An exception to this will be (among others) where BCon's processing of Personal Information is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation under an applicable law.
iii. If we decide to sell, buy, merge or otherwise reorganize businesses in some countries, such a transaction may involve the disclosure of Personal Information to prospective or actual purchasers, or the receipt of such information from sellers. It is our practice to require appropriate protection for Personal Information in these types of transactions.
BCon retains Personal Information, as necessary, for the duration as the purpose of the collection reasonably and appropriately requires. We may also retain Personal Information for longer than the duration as the purpose of the collection reasonably and appropriately requires should we need to retain it to protect ourselves against legal claims, use it for analysis or historical record-keeping, or comply with our information management policies and schedules when laws applicable to BCon require. If you request that we delete your Personal Information, BCon will make reasonable attempts to delete all instances of the information in its entirety. For requests for access, corrections, or deletion, please refer to the “Contact Us” section of this Policy.
You should be aware that whenever you publicly disclose information online, information could be collected and used by others. BCon is not responsible for any action or policies of any third parties who collect information that users publicly disclose in any such forums on our websites.
Business Consultants, Inc.
Global Network Division
Akihabara Center Place Building 8F,
1 Kanda Aioicho, Chiyoda-Ku,
Tokyo, Japan 101-0029
Tel: +81 3-6260-7571
Under the CCPA, California residents have certain rights regarding their personal information, including:
i. the right to know (request disclosure of) personal information collected by the business about the consumer, from whom it was collected, why it was collected, and, if sold, to whom;
ii. the right to delete personal information collected from the consumer;
iii. the right to opt-out of the sale of personal information (if applicable);
iv. the right to opt-in to the sale of personal information of consumers under the age of 16 (if applicable);
v. the right to non-discriminatory treatment for exercising any rights; and
vi. the right to initiate a private cause of action for data breaches.
Our Website may collect information that identifies, relates to, describes, references, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular user or device. In particular, our Website may have collected the following categories of personal information from its consumers within the last twelve (12) months:
A real name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol address, email address, account name, Social Security number, driver's license number, passport number, or other similar identifiers.
Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e)).
A name, signature, Social Security number, physical characteristics or description, address, telephone number, passport number, driver's license or state identification card number, insurance policy number, education, employment, employment history, bank account number, credit card number, debit card number, or any other financial information, medical information, or health insurance information.
Some personal information included in this category may overlap with other categories.
Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law.
Age (40 years or older), race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, religion or creed, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy or childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, veteran or military status, genetic information (including familial genetic information).
Records of personal property, products or services purchased, obtained, or considered, or other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies.
Genetic, physiological, behavioral, and biological characteristics, or activity patterns used to extract a template or other identifier or identifying information, such as, fingerprints, faceprints, and voiceprints, iris or retina scans, keystroke, gait, or other physical patterns, and sleep, health, or exercise data.
Internet or other similar network activity.
Browsing history, search history, information on a consumer's interaction with a website, application, or advertisement.
Physical location or movements.
Audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information.
Professional or employment-related information.
Current or past job history or performance evaluations.
Non-public education information (per the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. Section 1232g, 34 C.F.R. Part 99)).
Education records directly related to a student maintained by an educational institution or party acting on its behalf, such as grades, transcripts, class lists, student schedules, student identification codes, student financial information, or student disciplinary records.
Inferences drawn from other personal information.
Profile reflecting a person's preferences, characteristics, psychological trends, predispositions, behavior, attitudes, intelligence, abilities, and aptitudes.
i. Publicly available information from government records;
ii. De-identified or aggregated consumer information;
iii. Information excluded from the CCPA's scope, like:
a. Health or medical information covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and the California Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA) or clinical trial data;
b. Personal information covered by certain sector-specific privacy laws, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FRCA), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) or California Financial Information Privacy Act (FIPA), and the Driver's Privacy Protection Act of 1994.
i. Directly from you. For example, from submitting information to us via our Website.
We may use or disclose the personal information we collect for one or more of the following business purposes:
i. To fulfill or meet the reason you provided the information. For example, if you share your name and contact information to request a price quote or ask a question about our products or services, we will use that personal information to respond to your inquiry.
ii. To provide, support, personalize, and develop our Website, products, and services.
iii. To provide you with support and to respond to your inquiries, including to investigate and address your concerns and monitor and improve our responses.
iv. To help maintain the safety, security, and integrity of our Website, products and services, databases and other technology assets, and business.
v. For testing, research, analysis, and product development, including to develop and improve our Website, products, and services.
vi. To respond to law enforcement requests and as required by applicable law, court order, or governmental regulations.
vii. As described to you when collecting your personal information or as otherwise set forth in the CCPA.
viii. To evaluate or conduct a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of Company's assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by Company about our Website users is among the assets transferred.
We may disclose your personal information to a third party, such as service providers, for a business purpose. When we disclose personal information for a business purpose, we enter a contract that describes the purpose and requires the recipient to both keep that personal information confidential and not use it for any purpose except performing the contract.
In the preceding twelve (12) months, Company has not disclosed personal information for a business purpose, except for those Personal Information disclosed to our subsidiaries, affiliate companies, business partners, their licensees and/or service providers as expressly specified in this Policy.
[Types of Information Disclosed]
· Identifiers as defined in the chart above, including without limitation, email address and/or postal address;
· Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e)) as defined in the chart above, including without limitation, name, address and/or telephone number.
In the preceding twelve (12) months, Company has not sold personal information.
The CCPA provides consumers (California residents) with specific rights regarding their personal information. This section describes your CCPA rights and explains how to exercise those rights.
You have the right to request that Company disclose certain information to you about our collection and use of your personal information over the past twelve (12) months. Once we receive and confirm your verifiable consumer request (see Exercising Access, Data Portability, and Deletion Rights), we will disclose to you:
i. The categories of personal information we collected about you.
ii. The categories of sources for the personal information we collected about you.
iii. Our business or commercial purpose for collecting that personal information.
iv. The categories of third parties with whom we share that personal information.
v. The specific pieces of personal information we collected about you (also called a data portability request).
vi. If we disclosed your personal information for a business purpose, a list identifying the personal information categories that each category of recipient obtained.
You have the right to request that Company delete any of your personal information that we collected from you and retained, subject to certain exceptions. Once we receive and confirm your verifiable consumer request, we will delete (and direct our service providers to delete) your personal information from our records, unless an exception applies.
i. Complete the transaction for which we collected the personal information, provide a good or service that you requested, take actions reasonably anticipated within the context of our ongoing business relationship with you, or otherwise perform our contract with you.
ii. Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity, or prosecute those responsible for such activities.
iii. Debug products to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality.
iv. Exercise free speech, ensure the right of another consumer to exercise their free speech rights, or exercise other rights provided for by law.
v. Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act (Cal. Penal Code § 1546 et. seq.).
vi. Engage in public or peer-reviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research in the public interest that adheres to all other applicable ethics and privacy laws, when the information's deletion may likely render impossible or seriously impair the research's achievement, if you previously provided informed consent.
vii. Enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with consumer expectations based on your relationship with us.
viii. Comply with a legal obligation.
ix. Make other internal and lawful uses of that information that are compatible with the context in which you provided it.
To exercise the access, data portability, and deletion rights described above, please submit a verifiable consumer request to us through the contact information at the bottom.
i. Provide sufficient information that allows us to reasonably verify that you are the person about whom we collected personal information or an authorized representative.
ii. Describe your request with sufficient detail that allows us to properly understand, evaluate, and respond to it.
iii. We cannot respond to your request or provide you with personal information if we cannot verify your identity, or authority to make the request, and confirm the personal information relates to you. Making a verifiable consumer request does not require you to create an account with us.
iv. We will only use personal information provided in a verifiable consumer request to verify the requestor's identity or authority to make the request.
We endeavor to respond to a verifiable consumer request within forty-five (45) days of its receipt. If we require more time (up to 90 days), we will inform you of the reason and extension period in writing.
We do not sell your personal information.
We will not discriminate against you for exercising any of your CCPA rights. Unless permitted by the CCPA, we will not:
i. Deny you goods or services.
ii. Charge you different prices or rates for goods or services, including through granting discounts or other benefits, or imposing penalties.
iii. Provide you a different level or quality of goods or services.
iv. Suggest that you may receive a different price or rate for goods or services or a different level or quality of goods or services.
GDPR recognizes the following rights of visitors to of our Website who are in the EU:
ii. Right to Rectification. You have the right to have any inaccurate Personal Information which Company holds about you updated or corrected.
iii. Right to Erasure. In certain circumstances you may request that Company delete Personal Information that Company holds about you.
iv. Right to Complain. You have the right to lodge a complaint regarding the processing of your Personal Information to an applicable governmental or supervisory authority in your country.
v. Right to Withdraw Consent. Where processing of Personal Information is based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw such consent at any time.
vi. Right to Object. Where Company relies on its legitimate interests to process your Personal Information, you have the right to object to such use and Company is required to discontinue such processing unless Company can demonstrate an overriding legitimate interest in such processing.
vii. Right to Restriction. You have the right to request that Company stop using your Personal Information in certain circumstances including if you believe that Personal Information Company holds about you is inaccurate or that Company’s use of your Personal Information is unlawful. If you validly exercise this right, Company will store your Personal Information and will not carry out any other processing until the issue is resolved.
If we make material changes to this Policy that increase our rights to use Personal Information that we have previously collected about you, we will obtain your consent either through an e-mail to your registered e-mail address or by prominently posting information about the changes on our Websites.
Our Website is not designed for or directed at children under 18 years of age. No one under the age of 18 may provide any Personal Information to or on our Website, and BCon does not knowingly collect personal data from children under 18 years of age. If you are under 18 years of age, do not use or provide any information on this Website or register on the Website. If we learn we have collected or received Personal Information from a child under 18 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 18, please contact us at email@example.com.
In the event the Personal Information of the visitor are infringed and the infringement may trigger a high risk to the visitor’s rights and freedom, BCon will, without undue delay, notify the data subject of the infringement.
If you have any questions about this Policy, please contact us.
Business Consultants, Inc.
Global Network Division
Akihabara Center Place Building 8F,
1 Kanda Aioicho, Chiyoda-Ku,
Tokyo, Japan 101-0029
Tel: +81 3-6260-7571
Mr. Daisuke SATO of BCon
Tel: +81 3-6260-7571