Privacy Policy

Personal Information Protection Policy

Formed: September 8, 2009
Revised: May 9, 2016
Sockets Inc.
President Koji Urabe

Sockets Inc. develops and manages service, application and database centered on mobile platforms, under the philosophy of "connecting everyone’s wishes". We consider that it is our social responsibility to properly handle personal information. To fulfill this responsibility, we will take the actions set forth below.

1. Collection, use and supplying personal information

We will only collect, use, and supply your personal information and our employee’s personal information, by appropriate and fair means. We will not use your personal information and our employee’s personal information beyond the scope of the purpose of use that we have previously specified, unless you give your prior consent.

2. Regarding safe management of personal information

In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable procedures, physically, electronically, and managerially, to safeguard and secure the information.

3. Laws and ordinances about personal information

We observe laws and ordinances about personal information.

4. Personal information protection Management Systems

We will continuously improve our actions about protecting personal information.

5. Correspondence to complaints and inquiries

We correspond to complaints and inquiries promptly.
※ Contact us
TEL     :+81-3-5785-5518
FAX     :+81-3-5785-5517
E-mail   :info@sockets.co.jp
Sockets Inc. Privacy Policy Administrator
Tomohito Yoshibayashi

Regarding handling of personal information

We disclose information below following JISQ15001:2006 requirements 3.4.2.5, 3.4.2.8, and 3.4.4.3.

【Purpose besides acquiring from the subject directly in document】

Type of personal information Purpose of use Disclosure
User personal information of outsourcer Service development and operation of service outsourced
Support of service outsourced
(Responding to inquiries from the subject)
Non-disclosure
Information of job applicant from recruiting and introducing sites Examination of job offer Non-disclosure
Personal information of business partners Check staff skill to consider outsourcing of development and others Non-disclosure
Personal profile data of artists and famous people Operating information service and data offering to third parties Disclosure

【Purpose of use of personal information which is scope of disclosure】

Type of personal information Purpose of use
Personal information of who made inquiries or required documents Responding to inquiries
Information about services
Personal information of business partners Contacting, fulfillment of contract, requirement to fulfill contract to business partners
Personal information of job applicants ・Recruit examination
・Contacting with applicants
Personal information of stockholders ・Operation and recording the stockholder’s meetings
・Exercise of rights and performance of duty under corporation laws and other laws
・Making list of stockholder’s and other management.
・Operating stockholder’s programs
Personal information of board members and employees Managing employment such as personnel and general affairs
Personal information of users of our services 1. For personal authentication of service offering and member service
2. For personal identifying of service
3. For informing registered users about outage, maintenance, new features and new service information
4. For sending e-mail magazines for users who expect
5. For sending confirmation e-mail when registering quitting, resetting password
6. For supporting users when users made inquiries about Sockets and our service
7. For personal identifying when inquiring
8. For sending presents
9. For informing users and displaying information and advertisement in optimization, by user personal information
10. For analyzing and improving services by using data such as age, sex and location, which cannot identify person by information itself
11. For marketing actions and statistical information to advertisers, which cannot identify person by information itself
12. For investigating and responding about violation of regulation and law in our service
Person profile information of artists and famous people 1. For displaying person profile information of artists and famous people
2. For offering data of person profile information of artists and famous people to other companies

【How we collect person profile information of artists and famous people】

We may collect person profile information of artists and famous people by crawling various websites.

【Types of person profile information of artists and famous people we collect】

We collect following types of person profile information of artists and famous people.
Names, reading characters, English name, occupation, instrument, sex, hometown, blood type, representative works, related information, and others.

【How we provide person profile information of artists and famous people to third parties】

We may provide person profile information of artists and famous people by websites, data communication such as API, or information recording devices.

【Entrustment of handling personal information】

We may consign to other company within the scope written in “Purpose of Use”. Company entrusted must have proper personal information management system and sign the contract which we demand proper handling to them.

【Procedure of request for disclosure and others】

Below is about how we respond to request for disclosure and others which includes; (1) disclosure request, (2) request to notify purpose of use, (3)request to amend, (4) request to add, (5) request to delete, (6)request to erase, (7)request for not using nor providing to third parties.

1. Where to request disclosure and others.

Please send request document for personal information disclosure with required documents. When sending to us, please send by ways which the delivery would be recorded, such as registered mail.
Please write in red “Request for personal information disclosure” on envelope.

2. Document of requesting for disclosure and others

Please send the personal information disclosure document fully written.

3. Identity confirmation

We will collate by telephone for identifying person of request for disclosure. If we cannot collate by telephone, we may ask you for copy of driver’s license, resident card, or health insurance card.
※Please black out legal domicile of the copies.

4. Request of disclosure and others from representative

When entrusting the request of disclosure and others to a representative, please attach the documents below with the disclosure request document.
(1)Document(copy) for identifying representative
Any of driver’s license, resident card, or health insurance card.
※Please black out legal domicile of the copies.
(2)Proxy (It should need to be sealed by the principal and please attach seal impression registration document of the seal. When the representative is legal representative such as parents, documents which shows the relation between the principal would be enough without proxy.)

5. Fee charged for requesting disclosure and notification of purpose of use

When requesting disclosure and notification of purpose of use of personal information, we charge you 1050 yen (tax included) by one request.
Fees needed for purchase is charged on you.
When the fee does not fulfill the requirement, nor it is not send with the document, we cannot disclosure nor notify the purpose of use.

6. How we respond to requesting for disclosure and others

We respond by document to the address written in the requirement document.

7. Authorized personal information protection organization and the place where settlement of the complaint

Japan Information Processing and Development Center (JIPDEC)
Roppongi First Building, 9-9 Roppongi 1-chome,
Minato-ku Tokyo, 106-0032 Japan
※When not satisfied with our management of personal information, please make complaint to our Privacy Policy Administrator, however when you are not satisfied with our corresponding, you may complaint to authorized personal information protection organization above.

Please contact below if you have any question or complaint.

※Contacts for personal information
<Customer consultation window>
Sockets Manager of customer consultation window
TEL     :+81-3-5785-5518
FAX     :+81-3-5785-5517
E-mail   :info@sockets.co.jp
<Manager of personal information>
Privacy Policy Administrator
Tomohito Yoshibayashi

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