2. Information to be obtained and purpose of use
2.1 User information that we may obtain from users of the Service, when and how we obtain it, and the purposes for which we use it are as follows
|Type of information||Time of acquisition||Purpose of use|
|SNS accounts (IDs for Facebook, Twitter, LINE, etc., account information using phone numbers (SMS), user names), profile images, email addresses||When creating an account, logging in, or posting content by users (obtained when entered by users themselves) This information will be obtained when the user creates an account, logs in, or posts content (if the user enters the information himself/herself).||This information will be used to create and maintain the Service account.
The email address will also be used to send notifications to the user and to provide information about the service.
|Version of Followers+, OS type and version of the device being used, language of the device, type of device and network, type of mobile carrier, IP address, memory capacity, screen resolution, time stamp (date and time), UUID||When Followers+ is used||By analyzing the environment in which Followers+ is used, we will use this information to improve our services, including improving services and functions, preventing unauthorized use, and addressing other general Followers+ issues. We also use this information to display the most appropriate content to users and to measure the effectiveness of content recommendations.|
|Comment contents||When posted||Display the most appropriate content for the user.|
|Ad ID||When Followers+ is used|
|Statistical information about user UI operations||When a user operates each function of Followers+.||It is used to display the most appropriate content to users and also to measure the effectiveness of content recommendations.|
|History of tapping posts, likes, comments, and forward buttons, and viewing other users’ profile screens|
|Metadata about the images you have posted
Information about the content posted by users
|When posted||To promote the smooth use of Followers+ by understanding the number of times users use the service and their usage patterns.|
|User engagement scores within Followers+, such as “likes” and follow operations.
Relationship values such as whether users follow each other
|When a user operates each function of Followers+.|
|Personal information such as name, address, telephone number, email address, Twitter account information, gender, date of birth, etc. of the user or applicant (only when voluntarily provided by the user).||When the Company makes a request and the user voluntarily responds to the request in accordance with each of the purposes listed on the right (the information is not automatically acquired).||This information will be used for the purpose of user surveys, questionnaires, gifts and other campaigns conducted by the Company, as well as the selection, drawing, and delivery of prizes and other related items.
In addition, when a user reports an infringement of rights to the Company, the Company will ask the user to provide some information in order to respond to the report.
|Crash information (defects that have occurred, etc.)||When crashing (Followers + forced termination)||This information will be used to respond to crashes and to improve functionality.|
|User’s email address, network Internet Protocol (IP) address, memory capacity, screen resolution, timestamp (date and time), Followrs+ version, user ID||When you send feedback to us by selecting “About Followers+” from the app’s settings screen (we do not automatically collect feedback).||This information will be used for other general purposes, such as to address issues, improve functionality, and enhance Followers+. Which of the information listed on the left you provide will depend on the nature of the problem to be addressed.|
3. Provision to third parties
3.1 We provide User Information to our group companies (our parent company, subsidiaries, and subsidiaries of our parent company. We may share your User Information with our group companies (including our parent company, subsidiaries, and subsidiaries of our parent company, including group companies located in Japan and abroad). The Company may share User Information with our group companies (our parent company, subsidiaries, and subsidiaries of our parent company.
3.2 The Company shall not provide any User Information that falls under the category of Personal Information to any third party, except in the cases specified in the preceding paragraph or in the following items.
(1) When the consent of the user has been obtained in advance
(2) When required by law
(3) When it is necessary to protect the life, body, or property of an individual and it is difficult to obtain the consent of the individual
(4) Cases in which the provision of personal information is particularly necessary for improving public health or promoting the sound growth of children, and in which it is difficult to obtain the consent of the individual
(5) When it is necessary to cooperate with a national agency, a local government, or an individual or entity entrusted by either of the foregoing in executing affairs prescribed by laws and regulations, and obtaining the consent of the individual may impede the execution of such affairs.
(6) When the Company’s business is taken over by a transfer of business, etc.
4. Disclosure and correction, etc.
4.1 The User may request the Company to disclose his/her personal information held by the Company in accordance with the procedures separately designated by the Company. However, this shall not apply in the following cases
(1) When it cannot be confirmed that the request is being made by the user
(2) When there is a risk of harm to the life, body, property, or other rights or interests of the user or a third party
(3) When there is a risk of significant hindrance to the proper execution of our company’s business
(4) When it would violate other laws and regulations.
4.2 If the content of the User’s personal information held by the Company is not true, the User may request the Company to correct, add, or delete the content of the relevant personal information (hereinafter referred to as “Correction, etc.”) according to the procedures separately designated by the Company. (hereinafter referred to as “correction, etc.”). In this case, the Company shall conduct the necessary investigation without delay to the extent necessary to achieve the purpose of use of the relevant personal information, and based on the results of such investigation, the Company shall correct the content of the relevant personal information.
4.3 In the disclosure procedure described in Paragraph 1, the Company may request the User to submit a copy of the User’s identification documents to the extent necessary to confirm that the request is made by the User.
5. Information on SNS accounts necessary for account maintenance, etc.
If a User does not agree to provide information regarding his/her SNS account or other information required for the use of the Service, the User will not be able to use the Service.
6. Deletion of account
February 23, 2022 Effective Date