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Privacy Policy / Tanpopo-no-ye Foundation

Tanpopo–no-ye Foundation (will refer as “we” and “our”) has designed this Privacy Policy and applies to all matters relating to the handling of personal information of users on the “Good Job! Project” website, which is operated by Tanpopo-no-ye Foundation.

Article 1: Compliance with laws and guidelines

We will comply with Act on the Protection of Personal information and its guideline, and Act on Regulation of Transmission Specified Electronic Mail as the laws and guidelines with regard to the handling of personal information, and handle with personal information accordingly.

Article 2: Definition of personal information

“Personal information” means “personal information” referred to in the Act on the Protection of Personal information, including the name, date of birth, address, phone number, e-mail address of a person that can identify a specific individual and/or personal identification information such as photo and still/ moving images that can identify a specific individual.

Article 3: Collection method of personal information

We ask users to provide us with their personal information including their name, date of birth, address, phone number, e-mail address, bank account number, and credit card information etc. when the users makes a registration. Also, we collect the personal information from our affiliated organization, which conduct transactions and payment services between themselves and users.

Article 4: The affiliated organization

The affiliated organizations applied to this method described in article 3 are listed as below:

  • Wataboshi-no-kai (Social welfare Corporation)
  • Public Resource Foundation (Public interest incorporated Foundation)

We will follow the Privacy Policy set up by each affiliated organization regarding privacy policy applied to the personal information with which they handle.

Article 5: The purpose of collecting and using personal information

We collect and use the personal information for the following purpose.

  • To answer the inquiries from users
  • To conform users for their user confirmation
  • To send users the information of our services and events we conduct
  • For e-mail magazines/newsletter subscription
  • To ship books and other products that the users purchased
  • For notification of the necessary information such as important notices like notice of website maintenance etc.
  • To identify and refuse the use of users who violate the terms of this service, or users who intend to use the service for unjust and/or unfair purposes.

Article 6: Changes regarding purposes of personal information use

We may change the purpose of personal information use within a reasonably acceptable boundary, in which case, we will directly contact the affected persons as the owner of the information or release an official statement on the Website.

Article 7: Providing information to third parties

We will not provide user’s personal information to other third parties except our affiliated organizations listed in Article 4, unless the users give their consents except where such disclosure:

  • Is in accordance with or required by applicable law
  • Is necessary for the protection of the safety or property of users or the public, and it is difficult or impractical to obtain the consent of the individual.
  • Is necessary for improvement of public health or healthy child/human development and its difficult or impractical to obtain the consent of the individual.
  • Is made in cooperation with national or local authorities、or an individual or entity appointed by such authorities to enforce the law or carry our legal process, and in which seeking the consent of the individual could affect such enforcement or legal process.
  • Is made with advance notice in contacting both the owner of information and the Personal Information Protection Commission regarding following matters:
    • Including provision to third parties for purpose of use
    • Items of data provided to third parties
    • Means or method of provision to third parties
    • Stopping the provision of personal information to a third party in accordance with the request of the principal
    • Means or method to receive requests from users
    • Needs of personal information provided in accordance with the succession of the business

Article 8: Disclosure of personal information

When the identified individual makes a request for the disclosure of personal information, we disclose personal information without delay. However, situation falls in any of the following cases, we may refrain from disclosing some or all information. When no information will be disclosed, we shall notify the identified person to that effect without delay.

  • When disclosure is likely harm the life, body, property or other rights and interests of users or any other third parties
  • When disclosure is likely to interfere with the proper performance of Tanpopo-no-ye Foundation’s affairs
  • When disclosure violates other laws or regulations

Notwithstanding the provision in the preceding paragraph, we will not disclose any privacy information other than personal information such as history information and characteristic information.

Article 9: Correction and deletion of personal information

Users can request us to correct, add, delete their own personal information for the reason it is not correct, according to the method specified by the Tanpopo-no-ye Foundation.

When we receive such a request and judge that any of such a change is necessary, we shall perform a correction on the personal information concerned without delay. We notify the person requesting us to correct the information when we decide that we will or will not to make the correction without delay.

Article 10: Suspension of use of personal information, etc.

We conduct necessary investigation without delay when users claim to suspend or eliminate their personal information due to the reason that it is handled beyond the scope of the purpose of use, or because it was acquired by improper means.

Based on the result of the investigation, when we judge that corresponding to the request from the user is necessary, we shall stop using the personal information. We notify the person requesting us to suspend using the information when we decide that we will or will not to make the suspension etc. without delay.

Article 11: Change of Privacy Policy

The content of this policy can be changed without notifying users excepts as stated separately in the lows, regulations and this Privacy policy.

Except as stated separately by Tanpopo-no-ye Foundation, the changed privacy policy shall take effect from the time it is posted on this website.

Article 12: Safety management of personal information

We do necessary and appropriate surveillance to manage the safety of users’ personal information against risks such as loss, damage, tampering, and leakage. Also, in the case we entrust the whole or partial treatment of personal information to a third party and/or our partners, we take necessary and appropriate measures or supervisions in order for personal information to be treated safety by the third party.

Article 13: Inquiry window

For inquiries regarding this policy, please contact the following counter.

Tanpopo-no-ye Foundation (General incorporated foundation)
Personal Information Protection department
3-25-4, Rokujyo-nishi Nara city, Nara, 630-8044
Phone: (+81) 742-43-7055
Email: goodjob@popo.or.jp
Operating hours: 9-12am, 13:30-17 pm
Mon-Fri (Except national holidays and new year’s holidays)

December 1st, 2020
Tanpopo-no-ye Foundation

Please note that the original text of this privacy policy is written in Japanese. In the event of any differences in interpretation between original Japanese text and this English language translation, the original Japanese version takes precedence.