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    1, Obtaining Personal Data Information

    We will obtain below Personal Information only for the purpose of use listed in clause 2.
    The following Personal Information is essential and minimum to achieve the purpose of use listed in clause 2.
    I. Your name
    II. email address
    III. Region of residence
    (*We send out different newsletters according to your region of residence because of the difference in distributed titles and pricing currency)

    2, Purpose of Use

    The Personal Information which we obtained shall be used for the following purposes only
    I. For providing email newsletter service.
    II. For responding to your inquiry.
    III. To gather demographic information to make use for our future publications.

    3, Data Transportation

    Your Personal Information will be transferred to Japan then to a marketing platform provider’s server in USA(company name: Emma, Inc.). Emma, Inc. is the processor and PIE International is the controller of your Personal Information.

    4, Retention Period

    I. We shall not store your personal data any longer than necessary period of time for the purpose for which we collect your Personal Information.
    II. If the Personal Information is no longer required for the purposes for which we collected we shall delete your personal data.

    5, Rights of the Data Subject

    I. You may request us to disclose, rectify, delete and transport your personal data at any time.
    II. You have the right to withdraw your consent to at any time.
    Please contact below if you wish to request any of the above request.

    PIE International International Division:

    6, Cookies

    We use cookies - a file placed on your computer hard drive allowing our server to log the pages accessed in the website to determine if you have visited before - to ensure the website functionality. This cookie captures no personally identifying information. You may set your browser to warn you when placement of a cookie is requested, and decide whether or not to accept it. Please note that by rejecting a cookie some of the features available on the site may not function properly.

    7, Referrers, IP Addresses and Environmental Variables
    (Non-Personally Identifiable Information)

    We may also collect information through “referrers,” IP addresses and various environmental variables. A “referrer” is information the web browser passes along to our Website server that references the URL from which you came. An “IP Address” is a number used by computers on a network to identify your computer so that data can be transmitted to you. An “environmental variable” may include, among other things, the domain from which you access the Internet, the time you accessed the website, the type of web browser and operating system or platform used, the Internet address or the website you left to visit the website, the pages you visit while at the website and the Internet address of the website you then visit. We may collect IP address information in order to administer the website and to gather broad demographic information.

    8, Proper control of Personal Information

    I. Japan has not been given an adequacy decision pursuant to Article 45 from the European Commission but all Personal Information obtained by us is under safe control and kept in a suitable manner to prevent any misuse, loss or alteration.
    II. We shall not store your Personal Information any longer than necessary period of time for the purpose for which we collect your Personal Information.
    III. If the Personal Information is no longer required for the purposes for which we collected we shall delete your Personal Information.
    IV. You may contact your EEA supervisory authority if our control of the Personal Information is inappropriate.

    9, Provision of any Personal Information to any Third Party

    We shall never provide any and all Personal Information obtained pursuant to the Clause 2 to any third party, except for the one stated in Clause 3, without obtaining prior consent from the relevant customer, except to providing the same pursuant to the compliance with any applicable laws and regulations, etc.

    10, Legal Disclosures

    Pursuant to GDPR article 49-1 (e), we may disclose personal information if we receive one of the following requests for legal disclosure, or if other applicable laws and regulations allow exceptional disclosure of personal information:

    I. Criminal Procedure Code Article 218 (Search by Warrant) and other cases where compulsory disposition has been conducted based on the provisions of this Act.
    II. When the requirement for disclosure has been requested based on and in fulfillment of Article 4 of the Act on Limitation of Liability of Specified Telecommunications Service Providers and Disclosure of Caller Information (Request for Dispersion of Caller Information, etc.).

    11, About SSL

    This website adopts SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption in order to secure safety in the transmission of personal information.

    12, Links

    Our Website may include links to third-party websites. We are not responsible for the handling of Personal Information, nor are we obliged to inform customers about the encryption and data protection status, or the content on third-party websites. If you have any questions or comments on those websites, please contact the third party directly.

    I have read the above Privacy Policy and agreed to give my Personal Information (email address and region of residence), which will be transferred to a server in Japan and then to a server in USA (as mentioned in the clause 3) to receive newsletters from PIE International.
    If you are under the age of 16 years (18 years if you are not from EEA), you will need your consent to be given or authorized from a holder of your parental responsibility.
    (*You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Please see Clause 5 for contact details)


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