If you are our customer residing in European Economic Area ("EEA") or the United Kingdom, applies to the processing of personal data by Silicon Studio Corporation.
1.Personal information obtained
- Our Company will lawfully and properly handle personal information that it obtains to the extent necessary for the accomplishment of the purpose of use thereof. All employees of Our Company make efforts to strictly manage and use personal information with respect to the handling thereof, based on internal thoroughgoing information management (such as limited access rights, internal education, and awareness campaigns).
2.Purpose of acquisition and use
Our Company will use personal information only for the purposes that are clarified in advance upon acquisition thereof or within the scope of the purpose of use described below unless Our Company obtains the consent of the relevant individuals or exceptional handling thereof is permitted by laws and regulations.
- (1)personal information of customers
provision of information related to products and services
provision of service support related to products and services
sending information about seminars, exhibitions, events and contests, and operation of those
operation of prize competitions, campaigns and fairs
planning, research and development of products
access control to facilities of Our Company
responding to inquiries
- (2)personal information of business partners
conducting business negotiations and meetings, and communication on those
provision of information and communicating with contact personnel of business partners
implementation of business entrusted by business partners
access control to facilities of Our Company
- (3)personal information provided by entrustor
implementation of business entrusted by entrustor (development of softwares, provision of hosting services, system operation and maintenance)
- (4)personal information of shareholders
exercise of rights or fulfillment of obligations by shareholders or Our Company under the Companies Act
provision of services to shareholders
management of shareholders and stocks such as data preparation, etc. pursuant to relevant laws and regulations
- (5)personal information of job applicants
distribution of information to job applicants and other activities related to recruiting
management of recruiting activities of Our Company
- (1)personal information of customers
3.Provision of obtained information to third party
Our Company will properly manage the obtained user information and will not provide it to any third party without obtaining the relevant individuals' prior consent except:
- (1)where the relevant individuals give consent thereto in advance;
- (2)under laws;
- (3)where it is necessary to protect the life, body, or asset of any person and it is difficult to obtain the consent of the relevant individuals;
- (4)where it is especially necessary for the promotion of better public health or sound development of juveniles and it is difficult to obtain the consent of the relevant individuals;
- (5)where Our Company needs to cooperate with any state organ or local public entity or any person entrusted thereby in performing services stipulated in laws and regulations and acquisition of the consent from the relevant individuals is likely to hinder the performance of the services; or
- (6)where the business of Our Company including provision of personal information is transferred due to a merger, company split, business transfer, etc.
4.Entrustment of obtained information
Our Company sometimes entrusts the handling of personal information to any third party to perform the services for the abovementioned purposes.
In such a case, Our Company will choose the entrustee after giving best consideration thereto on the condition that it has a high level of protection of personal information and, when entrusting the handling of personal information, will conclude a confidentiality agreement with the entrustee.
In the case where there is a possibility that the personal information is provided to any third party in addition to the case mentioned above, Our Company will notify the relevant individuals to that effect in advance. On this occasion, the relevant individuals may refuse disclosure of their personal information.
5.Correction and update of personal information
- In the case where obtained personal information needs to be changed or added, the relevant individuals are requested to notify Our Company to that effect. Our Company will correct or update it. In this case, Our Company will identify the relevant individuals.
6.Respect for rights of individuals
- Our Company shall respect the rights of individuals in the obtained personal information. In the case where the relevant individuals demand disclosure, correction, or utilization cease of the retained Personal Data thereof, please communicate the contact point of Our Company by e-mail or telephone. Our Company will promptly take appropriate measures in accordance with laws and regulations.
7.Disclaimer of liability with respect to disclosure of personal information
- Our Company will not disclose obtained personal information to any third party without the permission of the relevant individuals themselves in principle; provided, however, that in the case where Our Company is requested to disclose it by the national government, local public entities, courts, police, and other organs that have the authority under laws, ordinances, etc., as stipulated by any law, Our Company may disclose the information accordingly without the permission of the relevant individuals.
8.Proper management method and security of personal information
- The website of Our Company adopts “VeriSign Securement Program” in order to handle obtained personal information in a safe manner. Communication information is protected against falsification and prying eyes by any third party by means of public key encryption communication. All employees of Our Company make efforts to strictly manage and use personal information with respect to the handling thereof based on internal thoroughgoing information management (such as limited access rights, internal education, and awareness campaigns).
9.Explanation of cookies
- Cookies are a mechanism to store the data, such as usage history and entered contents transmitted and received between browsers and a server as a file in customers' computers, when customers use the webpage. In the case where the customers access the same page next time, the operator of the website is able to change the display screen on a customer-by-customer basis by using the cookie information. In the case where customers set their browsers to enable transmission and receipt of cookies, the website is able to obtain cookies from customers' browsers. Customers’ browsers transmit only the cookies transmitted and received by the server of the website for the purpose of privacy protection.
10.Setting of cookies
- The setting of transmission and receipt of cookies may be chosen from among: “Permit all cookies,” “Refuse all cookies,” “Give notice to the user when cookies are received,” and the like. The setting method varies depending on the browsers. Please check the setting method of cookies by using the “help” menu of the browser. Please note that selection of the “Refuse all cookies” setting sometimes restricts the use of various kinds of services on the Internet such as services requiring authentication.
11.What Silicon Studio Corporation is doing by using cookies
- (1)To become able to provide services customized on a customer-by-customer basis in reference to stored customer registration information when each customer logs in to the authentication services
(2)To achieve the following purposes based on the contents in which the customer is interested and the status of his/her use of the website of Silicon Studio Corporation;
a.To display the most appropriate advertisement on other companies' websites
b.To survey the number of users and traffic of the website
c.To improve the services of Silicon Studio Corporation
- (3)To urge the customer to re-enter his/her password (or to be authenticated again) after the lapse of a certain time from his/her use of the website in order to keep the website secured
Silicon Studio Corporation may store and refer to its cookies through websites of other companies based on the entrustment of its advertisement distribution to websites of other companies.
12.Explanation of web beacon
- A web beacon is a mechanism that a small and invisible graphic image is delivered through a website or HTML email and it records a customer’s visit as an access data on a server when a customer visits them. It is used to obtain statistic information etc. regarding customer’s visit.
13.What Our Company is doing by using web beacon
Our Company uses web beacon for the following purposes:
- (1)To survey the contents in which the customer is interested, the status of customer’s use of the website of Our Company, the number of users and traffic of its website and to improve the services of Our Company
14.Acquisition and use of attribute information and action history with which individuals are not identified
In the case where opt-out is not chosen, the cookies of Google, a third-party distributor, or an advertisement network are likely to be used. Part (not all) of the cookies can be invalidated in bulk on the opt-out website of Network Advertising Initiative.
・The URLs of the opt-out pages are as follows:
15.Use of access analytical tools
Microsoft Privacy Statement can be found :
- Our Company will review how the policy applies to the handling of personal information and endeavor to make continuous improvements and may change its policy on an as-needed basis.