1. Basic Policy
This Website recognises the importance of personal information and considers the protection of personal information to be a social responsibility, complies with laws and regulations relating to personal information, and properly obtains, uses and manages the personal information handled on this Website. Information collected on this Website will be handled appropriately within the scope of the intended use.
2. Scope of Coverage
3. Acquisition and Usage of Personal Data
The personal information of Visitor obtained on this Website, the purpose of use and the storage period are as follows:
3-1. Personal Data Obtained When Visitor Leave A Comment
When Visitor leave comments on this Website, certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify Visitor. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
- Name as displayed on the comment form (handle name)
- Email address as displayed on the comment form
- Contents of the comment as displayed in the comment form
- IP address
- Browser usage data
The browser usage data indicates from which browser the Visitor reached this Website. It can identify whether the Visitor used Firefox, Google Chrome or any other browser to visit the Website.
This saves the Visitor the trouble of having to re-type the Visitor’s information the next time the Visitor leaves a comment, as the ‘name’ and ’email address’ are automatically displayed.
✔3-1-1．Purpose of Usage
This is to help prevent vandalism and detect spam, and for the convenience of Visitor. The Website may also introduce comments such as this one from a Visitor within the Website.
If the comment is approved by the administrator of the Website, the profile picture will be made available to the public together with the comment.
✔3-1-2．Period of Data Retention
Comments left on the Website will be stored for 3 years, along with the comments and their metadata.
Visitor can choose to store personal data in the Visitor’s own browser.
Visitors can choose whether or not to save their name, email address and any site information the Visitor has (optional) in their browser when leaving a comment on the Website.
✔3-1-3．The Website’s Ability Regarding to Response to Comments
If a Visitor has ever left a comment on the Website, the Website’s administrator can respond to the Visitor’s request to ‘receive’ the personal data stored by the Website about the Visitor (including all information provided) as an export file. A confirmation email will then be sent to the Visitor’s email address.
The Website may also respond to requests from Visitors to ‘erase’ personal information about the Visitor personally. This does not include information that the Visitor are obliged to retain for administrative, legal or security purposes. A confirmation email is also sent to the Visitor’s email address when the deletion is carried out.
3-2．Personal Information Obtained and Enquired About
The Website has a contact form. Visitors can also send a message directly to each of the social networking sites and web magazines on the Website (“Messages”). The following information is available.
The following personal data, entered by Visitors when enquiries are submitted via contact form or messages, is obtained:
- Name as provided in the contact form or message
- Email address as provided in the contact form or message
- Address as provided in the contact form or message
- Details of the enquiry as provided in the contact form or message
✔3-2-1．Purpose of Usage
To respond to enquiries and to manage Visitors. By storing information on Visitor enquiries, when the same Visitor makes another enquiry, the response can be based on previous enquiries and can be more precise.
Such enquiries may also be introduced on the Website.
✔3-2-2．Period of Data Retention
Personal data entered in the enquiry form in this Website is stored for 3 years.
✔3-2-3．Consent to Obtain Personal Data
3-3．Acquisition of Personal Data via Cookies
This Website may send cookies to Visitor’s browser.
Cookies are a mechanism that stores the usage history and input details sent and received between the browser and the servers as a file on the Visitor’s browser when using a Website.
✔3-3-1．Purpose of Usage
This is to enhance the convenience of Visitors when browsing the Website.
For example, the next time the same page is accessed, the cookie information can be used by the page operator to change the display for each Visitor.
If the Visitor has allowed cookies to be sent and received in their browser settings, the Website can retrieve the cookie key from the Visitor’s browser.
Note that the Visitor’s browser only transmits cookies sent and received by the Website’s server to protect privacy.
✔3-3-2．Period of Data Retention
Cookies of comments left on the Website are stored for 1 year.
✔3-3-3．Acquisition of Cookie Information by Third Parties
This Website may contain advertisements distributed by third parties, including Google and Yahoo!.
Such third parties can use the Visitor’s cookie information and other information to deliver appropriate advertising to the Visitor based on the Visitor’s previous visits to the Website.
✔3-3-4．Opting Out from Allowing Cookie to Third Parties
Visitors can reject the use of cookie and other information by such third parties for the delivery of advertisements by opting out page on the relevant third party’s website.
✔3-3-5．Permission or Refusal to Send or Receive Cookie Information
Visitors can choose between ‘Allow all cookies’, ‘Reject all cookies’ or ‘Notify when cookies are received’ settings for sending and receiving cookies. The setting options vary from browser to browser; please refer to the ‘Help’ menu on the browser being used for information on how to configure settings relating to cookies.
If the setting to reject all cookies is selected, there may be restrictions on the use of various services on the Internet, for example, services that require authentication may not be available.
4．Management of Personal Data
The Website ensures that the information provided by Visitors is managed in the following manner.
4-1. Ensuring Accuracy of Information
Every effort will be made to ensure that the information provided by Visitors is accurate and up-to-date at all times.
4-2. Security Control Measures
The Website protects personal information by implementing appropriate security measures to prevent leakage, loss or damage of personal information.
4-3. Disposal of Personal Data
When personal data is no longer required, it is promptly disposed accordingly.
4-4. Disclosure, Correction, Addition, Deletion and Cessation of Use of Personal Data
If a Visitor requests disclosure, correction, addition, deletion or cessation of use of his/her personal data, such request will be dealt with promptly upon verification of the Visitor’s identity.
Please use the Contact Us form if the above is required.
5．Provision of Personal Data to Third Parties
This Website will not provide personal information provided by Visitors to third parties without the Visitor’s consent. In the event that it is necessary to provide the information to a third party in the future, the information to be provided and the purpose for which it is to be provided will only be provided to the third party after the Visitor’s consent has been obtained.
6．Personal Information of Minors
Please send any queries regarding this Website or the handling of personal data via message.
Website operator: MujinCo Corporation Sayama
8．Access Analysis Tools
This Website uses Google Analytics, an access analysis tool by Google.
Google Analytics cookies are retained for 26 months. This feature can be disabled by disabling cookies, so please check the settings of the browser that are used to reject the collection.
9．About Third Party Advertising Services
This Website uses the third-party advertising service Google Adsense.
Visitors can disable personalised advertising tailored to the Visitor in the advertising settings. Visitors can deactivate the use of personalised ads in their advertising preferences here. Visitors can also disable cookies from third-party distributors used for Personalised Advertising by visiting www.aboutads.info.
Advertisements distributed by third-party distributors or advertising networks may appear on the Website if it has not been disabled.
Details of ad-serving providers that are authorised by Google to serve ads to third parties can be found here.
10．Amazon Advertising Distribution
As an Amazon associate, MujinCo earns income from eligible sales.
Third parties (Amazon and other advertisers) may provide content and advertising, collect information directly from Visitors and may set or recognise cookies on Visitors’ browsers.
Created March 2nd 2023.
Revised March 3rd 2023.