[ Revised on August 23, 2019 ]
Global Information, Inc. (the “Company”, “we”, “us” or “our”) , 7F Ursis Bldg., 1-2-3, Manpukuji, Asao-ku, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, 215-0004, Japan, operates the https://www.giiresearch.com/ website, which provides the Service (“Service”).
This page is used to inform website visitors regarding our policies pertaining to the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Data if anyone decides to use our Service, in accordance with applicable data protection legislation, including the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). Please carefully read the following in order to understand our practices regarding your Personal Data.
1. Information to be Collected and Method of Collection
“Personal Data” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.
Depending on the method of collection, Personal Data that we may collect to facilitate the use of the Service by such a person includes:
(i) Information provided by you, including
(ii) Information collected by the Company for the use, by the aforementioned natural persons, of our Service We may collect information upon access to, or use of, our Service, including:
2. Purpose of Use
The specific uses of Personal Data in connection with the provision of our Service shall include the following:
(i) Provision, maintenance, protection, and improvement of our Service, including but not limited to, acceptance of registration for our Services, identification of individuals, management of customer information , and computation and payment of use fees;
(ii) Guidance, or response to inquiries relating to our Service;
(iii) Delivery of merchandise information through direct mail and e-mail newsletters;
(iv) Distribution, display, and measuring the effect of advertisements
(v) Addressing a violation of rules, regulations or policies relating to our Service (the “Rules”);
(vi) Notice of any modification to the Rules; and
(vii) Other purposes incidental to the foregoing.
The legal basis on which we process your Personal Data in these circumstances is that it is necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests in carrying out our business, including to receive and respond to correspondence from you and address matters raised by you.
3. Sharing Data
We will not give, sell or rent your Personal Data to third parties so they can market their services to you. Nor do we accept advertising from third parties on the Website. We may share Personal Data in the following limited circumstances.
(i) We share minimal Personal Data required with our suppliers, contractors and advisors to help us operate, secure and analyze our business. Legal basis: Legitimate Interests.
(ii) We may be obliged to disclose your Personal Data to comply with a law, order or request of a court, government authority, other competent legal or regulatory authority or any applicable code of practice or guideline. Legal basis: Legal Obligation.
In each case, we have written contracts in place incorporating relevant wording to safeguard that Personal Data and comply with applicable laws, and we will only share such data as is necessary for the purpose in question. In order to carry out the above purposes, we may use third parties and their facilities outside the European Economic Area. In all such cases we will ensure that appropriate security measures are in place to protect your Personal Data, and that a valid legal basis for the transfer applies.
4. Period of storage
We will only retain your Personal Data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, regulatory, accounting or reporting requirements. The duration of the data storage is usually 10 years, but we regularly review the need for data storage and delete out-of-date and unnecessary Personal Data. Once we no longer require your Personal Data for the purposes for which it is processed, we will securely destroy your Personal Data in accordance with applicable laws and regulations and in accordance with our records retention policy.
5. Your rights
Where the processing of your Personal Data is subject to the GDPR, you have rights as an individual which you can exercise in relation to the information we hold about you under certain circumstances. These rights are to:
If you want to exercise one of these rights please make contact using the contact details set out in Article 11.
You also have the right to make a complaint at any time to a data protection supervisory authority.
You will not usually have to pay a fee to access your Personal Data (or to exercise any of your other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request for access is manifestly unfounded or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with the request in such circumstances.
We value your trust in providing us with your Personal Data, and thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. However, please remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
7. Links to Other Sites
8. Children’s Privacy
Our Services do not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under 13. In the case we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with Personal Data, we immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us so that we will be able to take the necessary actions.
10. Disclosure of Personal Data
Upon a request from you to disclose Personal Data under the Personal Data Protection Act of Japan, we shall, without delay, disclose to you such information after confirming its identity (or notify you of the non-existence of such Personal Data), to the extent we are required to do so pursuant to the Personal Information Protection Act of Japan and other applicable laws and regulations.
11. Contact Us
Global Information, Inc.
Management Administration Department
7F Ursis Bldg., 1-2-3, Manpukuji, Asao-ku, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, 215-0004, Japan