Privacy Policy

ValueCommerce Co., Ltd. (hereinafter, the “Company”) provides comprehensive consulting services with a focus on affiliate marketing services, including search engine marketing services. As a result, there are many instances where we deal with a range of information about our advertisers and publishers, and we believe that we bear the important social responsibility to acknowledge the importance of this information and handle the information in an appropriate manner.

Regarding the protection of personal information that may make it possible to identify a private individual, we declare that we will specify, implement and maintain the following items:

  1. In acquiring personal information, the Company will specify the purpose of its use as clearly as possible, and will acquire personal information only to the extent necessary to achieve this purpose.
  2. If personal information is to be acquired directly from the individual in writing, the Company will provide the Company name, the name and the contact address of the Personal Information Protection Administrator, and the purpose of use, and will acquire only the necessary personal information.
  3. The use of personal information will be limited to the extent the individual has consented to the purpose of use. Furthermore, the Company will establish procedures for implementing the necessary measures to prevent its use outside the purpose.
  4. The Company will manage the personal information it possesses accurately and in accordance with the latest methods, in keeping with the purpose of use, only to the extent necessary, and will establish reasonable safety measures to prevent the leak, loss or damage of the personal information to and to correct any leak, loss or damage.
  5. The Company will manage the personal information appropriately and does not disclose or provide personal information to third parties without the consent of the individual.
  6. When the Company is to outsource the processing of personal information to an external contractor, the appropriate management will be undertaken by contractually obligating the contractor to protect against leaks or the provision of the information to third parties.
  7. Complaints and requests for consultation regarding the protection of personal information are handled by the Company’s inquiry section.
  8. The Company will comply with the laws and guidelines established by the government and other regulations that apply to the protection of personal information.
  9. The Company will establish a management system regarding the protection of personal information, will review it regularly, and will continuously improve it.

Established: November 1, 2011
Latest revision: June 18, 2021
ValueCommerce Co., Ltd.
Jin Kagawa, Representative Director,
President and CEO

Inquiry section for matters concerning the protection of personal information

Please contact the following to complain, consult, or inquire about disclosure or other matters in person, regarding the handling of personal information and the personal information protection management system. The Company will respond promptly and appropriately.

Address:
Personal Information Protection Administrator,
ValueCommerce Co., Ltd.
21F Kioi Tower, Tokyo Garden Terrace Kioicho,
1-3 Kioicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

Purpose of Use for the Personal Information Held by the Company and the Personal Information Subject to Disclosure

1.Name of the Entity Handling Personal Information

ValueCommerce Co., Ltd. Personal Information Protection Manager

2.Matters Concerning the Purpose of Use for Personal Information Held by the Company

The Company uses the personal information it holds for the following purposes.

1. The personal information of individuals applying for employment at the Company in the hiring and selection process (resumes, etc.)

Disclosure: Yes

The information is used for hiring and selection procedures concerning the individual. Also note that the Company will take responsibility for the disposal of personal information such as resumes concerning any individuals who are not hired for employment.

2. The personal information of employees (resumes, etc.) when deemed necessary for the business purposes of the Company

Disclosure: Yes

The information is used for administrative and accounting procedures concerning the individual. The purpose of use will be specified at the time of collection, consent for collecting the information will be obtained from the individual, and the information will be used within that stated purpose of use.
The Company will return the personal information of an employee who has resigned to that individual, or take responsibility for disposing of the information.

3-1. Advertiser Information (Affiliates)

Disclosure: Yes

The information will be used for the following purposes.

  • 1) To send materials and notices via email
  • 2) To contact advertisers by telephone regarding their wishes concerning sales visits, etc.
  • 3) For sales visits * before and after review, depending on circumstances
  • 4) To handle inquiries (by email or telephone)
  • 5) For pre-screening and credit examination
  • 6) For emails to report on the results of pre-screening
  • 7) To send materials and notices via postal mail
  • 8) To reset passwords
  • 9) To send email newsletters
  • 10) To provide information about campaigns or questionnaires
  • 11) To disclose information to facilitate contact between parties involved when a violation of terms or contractual violation has occurred
  • 12) To communicate over email regarding seminars
3-2. Provision of Personal Information to Third Parties (Seminar Co-Hosting Companies)

When co-hosting seminars, the Company may provide the personal information of individuals to the co-hosting companies.

Data Items Provided

– Company name, personal name, department and job title, telephone number, email address, address, site name, site URL, questionnaire results

Means of Provision

– Written or electromagnetically

3-3. Publishers Information (Affiliates)

Disclosure: Yes

The information will be used for the following purposes.

  • 1) For publishers screening
  • 2) To report screening results and other matters
  • 3) For password resets
  • 4) For communication regarding business negotiations and other visits
  • 5) To handle inquiries (by email or telephone)
  • 6) For identity verification
  • 7) To send email newsletters
  • 8) To provide information about campaigns or questionnaires
  • 9) For admin screen login authentication
  • 10) To provide the site name, site URL, site contents, the name of the person responsible for a contract (the company name if registered as a corporation) and average accesses per day to an advertiser or advertising agency designated by the advertiser
  • 11) To send mail, products, information and other items by postal mail or email
  • 12) To disclose information to facilitate contact between parties involved when a violation of terms or contractual violation has occurred
  • 13) To pay compensation
  • 14) To communicate over email regarding seminars
3-4. Details of Inquiries Regarding Affiliate Services and Personal Information

Disclosure: Yes

The information will be used for the following purposes.

  • 1) To provide notification of seminars and registration for consultation settings via email
  • 2) To send materials and notices via email
  • 3) To send email newsletters via email
  • 4) To provide information about campaigns or questionnaires via email
4-1. Advertiser Information (Storematch)

Disclosure: Yes

The information will be used for the following purposes.

  • 1) To screen sites
  • 2) To report screening results or other information (notification emails)
  • 3) To reset a password when lost
  • 4) For personal identification
  • 5) To send materials via email
  • 6) To make contact by telephone regarding wishes concerning sales visits, etc.
  • 7) For email newsletter distribution
  • 8) To configure settings for ad placement
  • 9) To provide information for store match sales promotion
4-2. Provision of Information to Third Parties (Seminar Co-Hosting Companies) (Storematch)

When co-hosting seminars, the Company may provide the personal information of individuals to the co-hosting companies.

Data Items Provided

– Company name, personal name, department and job title, telephone number, email address, address, site name, site URL, questionnaire results

Means of Provision

– Written or electromagnetically

4-3. Details of Inquiries Concerning the Storematch Service and Personal Information

Disclosure: Yes

The information will be used for the following purposes.

  • 1) To provide notification of seminars and registration for consultation settings via email
  • 2) To send materials and notices via email
  • 3) To send email newsletters via email
  • 4) To provide information about campaigns or questionnaires via email
5. For the Value Point Club

Disclosure: Yes

The information will be used for the following purposes.

  • 1) For member registration and to report other matters
  • 2) For password resets
  • 3) For identity verification
  • 4) To send email newsletters
  • 5) For site login authentication
  • 6) To send postal mail and other items
  • 7) To disclose information to facilitate contact between parties involved when a violation of terms has occurred
  • 8) To provide information about new services
  • 9) To provide information about campaigns or questionnaires
  • 10) For inquiries regarding the Company or its services
  • 11) To pay compensation
  • 12) To deliver in-site advertising
6-1. Information on Businesses Using STORE’s R∞ (STORE’s R∞)

Disclosure: Yes

The information will be used for the following purposes.

  • 1) To provide service-related notifications
  • 2) To provide service-related materials and information such as usage instructions
  • 3) To communicate in an operational support capacity
  • 4) To send email newsletters
  • 5) To provide information on campaigns or questionnaires
  • 6) To provide information about seminars
6-2. Provision of Information to Third Parties (Seminar Co-Hosting Companies) (STORE’s R∞)

When co-hosting seminars, the Company may provide the personal information of individuals to the co-hosting companies.

Data Items Provided

– Company name, personal name, department and job title, telephone number, email address, address, site name, site URL, questionnaire results

Means of Provision

– Written or electromagnetically

6-3. Details of Inquiries Concerning STORE’s R∞ and Personal Information

Disclosure: Yes

The information will be used for the following purposes.

  • 1) To provide notification of seminars and registration for consultation settings via email
  • 2) To send materials and notices via email
  • 3) To send email newsletters via email
  • 4) To provide information about campaigns or questionnaires via email
7-1. Information on Businesses Using B-SPACE (B-SPACE)

Disclosure: Yes

The information will be used for the following purposes.

  • 1) To provide service-related notifications
  • 2) To provide service-related materials and information such as usage instructions
  • 3) To communicate in an operational support capacity
  • 4) To send email newsletters
  • 5) To provide information on campaigns or questionnaires
  • 6) To provide information about seminars
7-2. Provision of Information to Third Parties (Seminar Co-Hosting Companies) (B-SPACE)

When co-hosting seminars, the Company may provide the personal information of individuals to the co-hosting companies.

Data Items Provided

– Company name, personal name, department and job title, telephone number, email address, address, site name, site URL, questionnaire results

Means of Provision

– Written or electromagnetically

7-3. Details of Inquiries Concerning B-SPACE and Personal Information

Disclosure: Yes

The information will be used for the following purposes.

  • 1) To provide notification of seminars and registration for consultation settings via email
  • 2) To send materials and notices via email
  • 3) To send email newsletters via email
  • 4) To provide information about campaigns or questionnaires via email
8. Visitor Management Register (History of Visitors) with Information Visitors to the Company Have Entered as Part of Entry Procedures

Disclosure: Yes

The information will be used to ensure the Company security (office entry and exit control).

9. Personal Information Regarding People Who Have Sent Inquiries to the Company from its Website (History of Inquiries)

Disclosure: Yes

The information will be used to confirm the details of an inquiry and to respond to it.

10. Personal Information of Persons Who Have Applied for Investor Briefings or Meetings

Disclosure: Yes

The information will be used for the following purposes.

  • 1) To send information about the investor briefing or meeting
  • 2) To send investor materials or questionnaires
  • 3) To manage the results of IR activities at the Company

3.Matters Concerning Procedures to Respond to Requests Regarding Personal Information Subject to Disclosure Including Notification of Purpose of Use, Disclosure, Amendments, Additions, Deletions, Cessation of Use, Erasure or Cessation of Provision to Third Parties (“Disclosure, etc.,” hereafter)

– Identifying the personal information held on an individual to whom a disclosure, etc. request applies

“Personal information subject to disclosure” refers to personal information that the Company possesses and for which the Company has the authority to respond to all requests from an individual to whom the information pertains regarding its disclosure, amendment, addition, deletion, cessation of use, erasure or cessation of provision to third parties.

– Method for request for disclosure, etc.

To request disclosure, etc. please contact the inquiry desk for personal information protection.
Please note in advance that this will involve personal identification.

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