Basic Policy on Personal Information Protection

We (Sunmark Publishing, Inc.) will comply with laws and other regulations and ordinances concerning the protection of personal information, and will appropriately handle and protect your personal information that may be acquired and managed by us.

This Basic Policy on Personal Information Protection (hereinafter referred to as this “Basic Policy”) prescribes the basic principles on the handling of personal information to be acquired from our customers who use our Services.

1. Acquisition of Personal Information

When acquiring your personal information, we will indicate the purposes of use of the information in advance and then acquire the relevant information from you in an appropriate manner.

2. Necessity of Providing Personal Information

The personal information to be provided by you is necessary when we provide you with these Services. Please note that, in certain cases, those who do not provide the personal information may not be able to use these Services.

3. Handling Based on Consent and Right to Withdraw Consent

By giving consent to this Basic Policy, you agree to our handling of your personal information. Although we will handle your personal information based on your consent, you may withdraw such consent at any time. If you are a minor, and intend to use these Services, it is necessary for you to obtain your parent’s or guardian’s consent concerning the use of these Services or to consent to the use of these Services with your parent’s or guardian’s permission.

4. Use of Personal Information

We will use the personal information acquired and managed by us for the purpose of providing the Services on the website managed and operated by us and also within the scope of the following purposes of use.

(1) Accepting orders for items for sale on the website managed and operated by us and delivering the ordered items
(2) Responding to various inquiries concerning our Services and items for sale on the website managed and operated by us
(3) Proceeding to membership registration when providing the Services on the website managed and operated by us
(4) Sending, or otherwise displaying e-mail newsletters or direct mails showing and introducing the Services and items for sale on the website managed and operated by us
(5) Accepting response to questionnaires, application for a prize/giveaway or submission of readers’ comments on the website managed and operated by us and sending rewards and goods

5. Provision of Personal Information to Third Parties

Except when the provision is required by a public judicial organ though procedures in accordance with laws and regulations or unless there are reasonable grounds, we will not disclose the information to anyone other than those third parties who have acquired consent from the person to whom the relevant information pertains.

6. Provisions to Service Providers

We may entrust the management of the information partly under the service entrustment and disclose the information to the extent necessary for the smooth performance of the Services. In this case, we will disclose only such information as is necessary for the performance of the service to a service provider and exercise appropriate supervision so that such information may not be used beyond the minimum extent necessary.

7. Joint Use of Personal Information

We will use your personal information jointly with others within the scope of the joint use prescribed below.

Items of personal data to be jointly used: Name, address, telephone number, facsimile number, e-mail address, gender, occupation, date of birth and order history

Scope of joint users: Service providers to which we entrust the sale of items on our website including WANTS Inc.

Purposes of use by joint users: Providing the customers with the items for sale and Services on our website and the information concerning the such products and Services, and conducting research and development of new items for sale and Services

Person who is responsible for the management of personal data: Sunmark Publishing, Inc.

8. Management of Personal Information

In order to prevent unauthorized access by third parties, we will ensure the safety at the time of acquisition of personal information by encrypting the personal information with SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) or employing other equivalent security technology. We will strictly manage the personal information provided by you and take necessary and sufficient security measures against leakage, loss, damage, falsification, etc.

9. Disclosure, Correction, Deletion or Other Handling of Personal Information

If we receive your request for disclosure, correction, deletion or suspension of use of your information, we will respond to and comply with your request after verifying that the request is being made by the person to whom the information pertains unless there is a special reason. Please note that, when complying with your request, we may charge you the amount equivalent to actual expense required for the disclosure procedures. For requesting the disclosure of information or the correction or deletion of the personal information, please refer to the point of contact below.

10. Retention Period

We will retain your personal information for as long as such information is necessary for providing our Services to you. However, if it is no longer necessary, we will promptly delete such information.

11. Point of Contact

If you have any inquiry or complaint concerning our handling of personal information, please direct it to the following point of contact.

Division/department in charge: General Affairs Department, Representative of Specific Personal Information Protection
E-mail address: privacy@sunmark.co.jp
Telephone: +81-3-5272-3166

Basic Policy on Personal Information Protection (EU residents)

We (Sunmark Publishing, Inc.) will comply with laws and other regulations and ordinances concerning the protection of personal information, and will appropriately handle and protect your personal information that may be acquired and managed by us.

This Basic Policy on Personal Information Protection (hereinafter referred to as this “Basic Policy”) prescribes the basic principles on the handling of personal information to be acquired from our customers living in the European Union (including Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway; hereinafter referred to as “EU”) who use our Services.

1. Acquisition of Personal Information

When acquiring your personal information, we will indicate the purposes of use of the information in advance and then acquire the relevant information from you in an appropriate manner.

2. Necessity of Providing Personal Information

The personal information to be provided by you is necessary when we provide you with these Services. Please note that, in certain cases, those who do not provide the personal information may not be able to use these Services.

3. Handling Based on Consent and Right to Withdraw Consent

By giving consent to this Basic Policy, you agree to our handling of your personal information. Although we will handle your personal information based on your consent, you may withdraw such consent at any time. If you, under the age of sixteen (16), intend to use these Services, it is necessary for you to obtain your parent’s or guardian’s consent concerning the use of these Services or to consent to the use of these Services with your parent’s or guardian’s permission.

4. Use of Personal Information

We will use the personal information acquired and managed by us for the purpose of providing the Services on the website managed and operated by us and also within the scope of the following purposes of use.

(1) Accepting orders for items for sale on the website managed and operated by us and delivering the ordered items
(2) Responding to various inquiries concerning our Services and items for sale on the website managed and operated by us
(3) Proceeding to membership registration when providing the Services on the website managed and operated by us
(4) Sending, or otherwise displaying e-mail newsletters or direct mails showing and introducing the Services and items for sale on the website managed and operated by us
(5) Accepting response to questionnaires, application for a prize/giveaway or submission of readers’ comments on the website managed and operated by us and sending rewards and goods

5. Provision of Personal Information to Third Parties

Except when the provision is required by a public judicial organ though procedures in accordance with laws and regulations or unless there are reasonable grounds, we will not disclose the information to anyone other than those third parties who have acquired consent from the person to whom the relevant information pertains.

6. Provisions to Service Providers

We may entrust the management of the information partly under the service entrustment and disclose the information to the extent necessary for the smooth performance of the Services. In this case, we will disclose only such information as is necessary for the performance of the service to a service provider and exercise appropriate supervision so that such information may not be used beyond the minimum extent necessary.

7. Joint Use of Personal Information

We will use your personal information jointly with others within the scope of the joint use prescribed below.

Items of personal data to be jointly used: Name, address, telephone number, facsimile number, e-mail address, gender, occupation, date of birth and order history

Scope of joint users: Service providers to which we entrust the sale of items on our website including WANTS Inc.

Purposes of use by joint users: Providing the customers with the items for sale and Services on our website and the information concerning the such products and Services, and conducting research and development of new items for sale and Services

Person who is responsible for the management of personal data: Sunmark Publishing, Inc.

8. Management of Personal Information

In order to prevent unauthorized access by third parties, we will ensure the safety at the time of acquisition of personal information by encrypting the personal information with SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) or employing other equivalent security technology. We will strictly manage the personal information provided by you and take necessary and sufficient security measures against leakage, loss, damage, falsification, etc.

9. Disclosure, Correction, Deletion or Other Handling of Personal Information

If we receive your request for disclosure, correction, deletion or suspension of use of your information, we will respond to and comply with your request after verifying that the request is being made by the person to whom the information pertains unless there is a special reason. Please note that, when complying with your request, we may charge you the amount equivalent to actual expense required for the disclosure procedures. For requesting the disclosure of information or the correction or deletion of the personal information, please refer to the point of contact below.

10. Retention Period

We will retain your personal information for as long as such information is necessary for providing our Services to you. However, if it is no longer necessary, we will promptly delete such information.

11. Transfer of Personal Information outside the Region

We will transfer your personal information outside EU to handle the same for the purposes of use prescribed in this Basic Policy.
We will comply with laws and regulations and take measures necessary and sufficient for the protection of your personal information, including the cases of transferring your personal information or accepting the provision thereof from within EU.

12. Point of Contact

If you have any inquiry or complaint concerning our handling of personal information, please direct it to the following point of contact.

Division/department in charge: General Affairs Department, Representative of Specific Personal Information Protection
E-mail address: privacy@sunmark.co.jp
Telephone: +81-3-5272-3166