Aience Inc. ("Aience") appreciates your visit to this web site (this "Website") and your interest in our services and products. Your privacy is important to us and we want you to feel comfortable visiting our site. We take care to protect your personal data collected through this Website.
The use of this Website is possible without any indication of personal data; however, if a data subject wants to use special enterprise services via this Website, processing of personal data could become necessary. If the processing of personal data is necessary and there is no statutory basis for such processing, we generally regard consent obtained from the data subject as a basis for such processing
"Personal data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to reference to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
"Processing" means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.
We may collect "personal data" (defined above) about you from different sources, including:
We may collect information from you directly when you provide Aience Group Companies with personal data, for example by sending emails. The types of information we may collect from you directly include your:
We do not collect following information from you unless you give us a specific, prior consent:
We may use the information we collect to respond to your inquiries, improve products and services of Aience Group, and operate business of Aience Group. The following are examples of how we may use the information we collect:
We may share your personal data to Aience Group Companies inside or outside your country of residence for the purposes of use stated above. Aience is responsible for the management of systematically organized personal data shared among Aience Group Companies. In order to request disclosure of your personal data shared among Aience Group Companies, or to make inquiries or complaints regarding the use of such information, please send emails or letters to the address specified in the sections titled "How Can You Control Your Personal Data?" or "How to Contact Us" below.
Aience Group Companies may, for the purposes stated above, provide your personal data to other Aience Group Companies.
Aience Group Companies may also, for the purposes stated above, outsource the handling of your personal data to third parties. In this case, Aience Group Companies will take necessary and appropriate measures to supervise such consigned third parties in accordance with Information Privacy Law by, for example, entering into contracts regarding personal data protection with the third parties.
Aience Group Companies may also disclose your information to governmental agencies or entities, regulatory authorities, courts, or other persons in line with any applicable law, regulation, court order or official request, or under any and for the purposes of guidelines issued by regulatory or other authorities, or similar processes as either required or permitted by applicable law. In addition, Aience Group Companies may disclose your personal data to third parties in the cases where (i) disclosure of the personal data is necessary to protect life, body, or property, and when it is difficult to obtain consent of the data subject; or (ii) disclosure of the personal data is particularly necessary to enhance public hygiene or promote sound upbringing of children, and when it is difficult to obtain a consent of the data subject.
This Website and its associated servers and computers are located in Japan. We may transfer the information we collected from users of this Website may be transferred, processed, or used in Japan or other countries/districts. You should be aware that many countries/districts do not afford the same legal protection to personal data as you might enjoy in your country/district of origin. While your personal data is in another country/district, it may be accessed by the courts, law enforcement or national security authorities in that country/district in accordance with its laws.
When transferring personal data internationally we make sure that we comply with applicable Information Privacy Law, for example, by entering into contracts which will ensure that the recipients of your information maintain an adequate level of data protection.
Your information is stored either in our databases or in the databases of our service providers, both of which servers are located in Japan and other countries/districts.
We may use "cookies" in connection with operation of this Website. Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored on your computer by this Website server. Cookies are used for recordkeeping purposes ‒ the stored information can be retrieved by this Website server when you return to this Website.
Cookies allow us to personalize or regulate the use of this Website, and also permit us to automate the access and data-entry functions of this Website, and to tailor the appearance or presentation of this Website to your preferences or interests.
Web browsers are usually set by default to accept cookies but you may easily change this by modifying the settings of your browser. However, please note that should you choose to disable cookies, you may be unable to use part of the functions of this Website
We use web beacon technologies in order to assess traffic patterns, determine the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns, determine unique visitor counts and create an improved user experience on this Website. Web beacons are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, which are commonly used in the industry and on many major websites. We also may include web beacons in promotional email messages or electronic newsletters in order to determine the effectiveness of those campaigns.
When a user accesses a page or email containing a web beacon, notice of that access is generated and sent to us. Because web beacons work in conjunction with cookies, users who do not want this information considered in association with anonymous cookie information should set their browsers to turn off cookies. (When users turn off cookies, web beacon technologies will still detect users' visits anonymously, but this information cannot be associated with other user information and is disregarded).
We respect your privacy rights and provide you with reasonable access to the personal data that you have provided through your use of this Website. You have the right to request disclosure, alteration, addition, deletion, suspension or elimination of use, as well as suspension of provision to third parties. To do this, please contact us from the web page titled "Inquiries" (https://www.aience.co.jp/en/contact/) or send a letter to the following address:
Kowa Edobori Bldg. 3F
1 Chome-21-7 Edobori,
However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Aience Group Companies cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. Aience Group Companies also cannot guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. If you believe your personal data has been compromised, please contact us as set forth in the "How to Contact Us" section.
If we learn of a security systems breach, we will inform you of the occurrence of the breach in accordance with applicable Information Privacy Law.
In developing our business, we might sell certain assets, or the company (or parts of it) may be sold, merged or otherwise transferred. In such transactions, personal data of users may be one of the transferred or assigned assets.
This Website and its associated servers and computers are located in Japan. All matters relating to these sites are governed by the laws of Japan.
Alternatively, you can contact us in writing at:
Kowa Edobori Bldg. 3F
1 Chome-21-7 Edobori,
Please include the URL of this Website involved in your request.
Last update: March 2020