Privacy Policy

Last Updated:Jun/28/2017(JST)

This Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) is implemented to state how Carview corporation (“Carview”) will use your Personal Information(*) in the websites and services (“Our Websites”) operated by Carview so that you can use Our Websites safely. It is recommended that before you use Our Websites, you read and acknowledge our policy regarding protection of individual privacy including Personal Information.

(*) Personal Information means “personal information” as defined under Act on the Protection of Personal Information of Japan (“APPI”).

Carview also adopted Privacy Statement which states important matters we need to inform you in connection to this Privacy Policy. If you read Privacy Policy, please also read Privacy Statement.

1. Compliance with Laws and Regulations

To realize protection of your Personal Information, Carview will comply with APPI, regulations and guidelines of Personal Information Protection Commission, and any other relating laws and regulations of Japan.

2. Scope of this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to the use of all services provided through Our Websites. If specific services in Our Websites provides individual privacy policy or terms of use (“Individual Privacy Policy etc.”) which regulates the use of your Personal Information, such Individual Privacy Policy etc. will also apply without prejudice to this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy will not apply to affiliate service provided by the Carview’s independent business affiliate company or any other service provided by the third party. If you would like to know the usage of Personal Information for such service, please refer to relating privacy policy of such affiliate company or third party providing service from outside of Carview.

3. Collection of Personal Information and Utilization Purpose

Carview will collect Personal Information for the following utilization purpose. Unless otherwise permitted under applicable laws and regulations, Carview may change collection and utilization purpose upon prior announcement on condition that such new purpose is also within the scope relating to the original purpose.

  • to provide our services
  • to perform proper and smooth transaction with you including, but not limited to, identity confirmation, issuance of invoices, delivery of commodities
  • to conduct customer support corresponding to your inquiry
  • to announce the matters relating to our services
  • to provide our services safely. These activities include detection of breach of our terms of use and notify to such breaching customers, investigation, detection and protection from misconducts to our service such as fraud by utilizing our services or unauthorized access.
  • to investigate and analyze utilization of our services
  • to improve our service and consider new service

Notwithstanding of items (i) to (vii), if different rule regarding collection and utilization of Personal Information should apply with regard to Carview’s collection of Personal Information from third party, Carview will use such Personal Information subject to such different rule. If Personal Information including Special Care-Required Personal Information (*) is inevitably to be collected, Carview will comply with APPI obtaining your consent prior to such collection.

(*) Special Care-Required Personal Information means “special care-required personal information” as defined under APPI.

4. Entrustment of Personal Information

Carview may entrust your Personal Information to a third party. Carview provides such third party with Personal Information which is solely necessary to perform its service. Before Carview entrusts Personal Information to the third party, Carview will select the third party who meets selection requirement standard for the trustee implemented by Carview and Carview properly supervises the third party’s entrustment operation by entering the binding agreement. Such third party has obligation to keep your information confidential and is prohibited to use such information beyond the agreed purpose.

5. Transfer of Personal Information to the Third Party

Carview will not transfer your Personal Information to any third party (including the third party residing outside of Japan) without prior your consent. Provided however that Carview may transfer your Personal Information without your consent if transfer of your Personal Information is required by laws and regulations, or if transfer is admitted by exception rules of APPI such as entrustment or joint utilization.

6. Disclosure, Correction, Cease of Utilization

If you request disclosure, correction, cease of use of your Personal Information retained by Carview (“Retained Personal Data”) (*), Carview will generally accept such request after verifying your identity. Confirmation whether you are the principal regarding certain Personal Information is carried out by reasonable methods such as corresponding the information unknown by other person to the registered information or requesting identification documents. If your request is submitted by your agent, Carview will, in addition to the confirmation methods for principal mentioned above, request power of attorney and identification documents for such agent.

(*) Retained Personal Data means “retained personal data” as defined under APPI.

7. Security Management of Personal Information

Carview will manage your Personal Information properly according to this Privacy Policy. To realize proper management, Carview implements internal rules and organization and secure safely information system to process Personal Information. To assure proper operation of security management, Carview obtains certification of Information Security Management System.

8. Amendment to this Privacy Policy

If Carview posts amendment to this Privacy Policy, version date will be also updated. If this Privacy Policy or method of utilization of your Personal Information is to be materially changed, Carview will clarify such amendment before effective date for such change. It is recommended that you check this Privacy Policy from time to time to confirm how we recently protect your Personal Information.

9. Questions

Carview welcomes your opinions about this Privacy Policy. If you believe that Carview does not comply with this Privacy Policy, please feel free to contact Carview by using following contact information.

10. Contact Information

For any inquiry or questions regarding this Privacy Policy or your Personal Information, please contact the following:
Personal Information Protection Desk (Customer Support Center) *Japanese Site
Tel +81-3-6893-7687 (10:00~19:00 Japan Time) excluding Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays and New Year holiday period
Address: TOKYO GARDEN TERRACE KIOICHO, KIOI Tower 22nd Floor 1-3 Kioicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8622, Japan

Privacy Statement

This Privacy Statement (“Privacy Statement”) is implemented to inform you important matters in our respective service with regard to our Privacy Policy so that you can deeply understand our Privacy Policy. Please read this Privacy Statement as well as our Privacy Policy.

1. Terminology

Unless otherwise stated in this Privacy Statement, “Personal Information” or other terminology has the same meanings used in the Privacy Policy.

2. Use of Service by Children

Our Web Sites do not intend for children and services Carview provides intend for individual aged 16 or over. Carview understands that special privacy protection is required for the children who use internet. While it is admissible for children under age of 16 to review Our Website, they cannot obtain membership or use our services.

3. Linked Websites

Carview will not be liable for any responsibility for use of privacy and contents in the websites which any party other than Carview operates. Carview recommends that you read the statements regarding privacy in the websites operated by other parties (the “Third-Party’s Website”) which are linked from Our Website. You shall read the privacy policy of the third-party’s website to understand the usage of private information provided by users in the Third-Party’s Website.

4. Collection of Information without Clear Indication

Our Websites use cookies.

4-1 Cookie

Cookie means a text file, saved to your storage device by web server. In general you may invalidate the contents of cookie by setting PC browser. If you reject all contents of cookie, you may not use a part of Our Websites. If you would you like to know how to reject cookie, please contact companies which provide you with relating PC browser. No executions of a program or delivery of virus to computer is possible by using the cookie. Cookie is to be allocated to each device user and contents of each allocated cookie can be read only by the web server of certain domain, which distribute such cookie.

4-2 Maintenance of Sessions

Our Websites use cookie and device ID or URLs to maintain their sessions. Carview will identify individuals by using cookie and device ID or URLs.

4-3 Service Improvement and Behavior History

Carview, by using cookies, will keep the record of websites and pages you accessed to confirm which website and pages are more frequently used. Carview will use such data obtained from above mentioned activities to improve our service, not to identify individual person by analyzing each access.

4-4 Marketing Data / Behavior-Targeting Data/ Affiliates

Our websites utilize cookie sent by Carview or its affiliated third party to use as marketing data, to distribute advertisement based on behavior-targeting advertisement, to conduct affiliate program, and to distribute advertisement. In the advertisement in Our Websites or our e-mail magazine, Carview partially uses information technologies provided from various advertising companies for effective advertisement distribution. These technologies are used for analysis of access and distribution of advertisement.
Companies which distribute advertisement based on behavior-targeting will display advertisement effectively corresponding to the reading of websites. The use of cookie is regulated under the privacy policy implemented by such behavior-targeting advertising companies.
You may opt out from our usage of cookies. Please confirm each page of Our Websites.

4-5 Access Logs after Using Various System

Our Websites record access logs by using other various technologies such as, so called, web beacons in order to protect your information, provide comfortable usage of service, and keep stable operation of Our Websites
Although this access logs contain various record including, but not limited to, your IP address, visited page, access hours, access routes, data obtained from the record mentioned above will be used to improve our service quality, provide general statistics with regard to the usage of Our Websites. Even in this case Carview will not use such data to identify individual person. As Carview also use affiliated programs, Carview obtains your data with regard to the usage of Our Websites by using third party’s technology such as web beacon. However, Carview uses such data required only for affiliate program and does not use for other purpose.

4-6 Device Data of Smartphone and Cellular Phone

Some of Our Websites designed exclusively for smartphone and cellular phone, may collect unique data to identify your device. By such using collected device data, Carview will conduct authentication such as log-in, analysis of access, measurement of advertising effect. However we will not use devise data for identification of individual except for authentication.

4-7 Location Data

Our Websites may obtain GPS data or location data from your devises. Generally you can invalidate such data collection by setting your browser or your mobile device. If data collection is invalidated, you may not be able to use a part of Our Websites.

5. Information Security of Management

By using various security technology, Carview conduct following security measures to protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access or use, leakage or falsification.

  • Office Facilities: Personal Information is handled by the specified personnel within the restricted area.
  • Anti-Virus Measure: Our Websites adopt anti-virus software.
  • Measures against Invasion: Our Websites adopt system to protect from invasion.
  • Storage of Personal Information: Carview manages your Personal Information within restricted-entry area of the office room protected by security system. Furthermore, data stored in such area is protected so that any unauthorized person cannot bring out such data in any means.
  • Transfer of Data by Dedicated Tools: Carview provides website which is protected by security system as a tool to provide or share your information with relating third party or other subcontractor company.
  • Protection by Other Methods: If highly confidential information in Our Websites is required to transfer to other websites, it will be protected by encryption such as SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) protocol.
  • Training: Carview periodically conducts training regarding usage of Personal Information and information security not only to employees in charge but also all other members of Carview.

6. Amendment to this Privacy Statement

If Carview posts amendment of this Privacy Statement, version date will be also updated. If this Privacy Statement or method of utilization of your Personal Information is to be materially changed, Carview will clarify such amendment before effective date. It is recommended that you check this Privacy Statement from time to time to confirm how we recently protect your Personal Information.

7. Questions

Carview welcomes your opinions about this Privacy Statement. If you believe that Carview does not comply with this Privacy Statement, please feel free to contact Carview using following contact information.

8. Contact Information

For any inquiry or questions regarding this Privacy Statement or your Personal Information, please contact the following:
Personal Information Protection Desk (Customer Support Center) *Japanese Site
Tel +81-3-6893-7687 (10:00~19:00 Japan Time) excluding Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays and New Year holiday period Address: TOKYO GARDEN TERRACE KIOICHO, KIOI Tower 22nd Floor 1-3 Kioicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8622, Japan