FORCES Inc. (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the https://www.forces.co.jp/ website (“Service”).
This page informs you of our policy regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service.
We use your data to provide and improve the Service and we attach great importance to your privacy and aim to respect your rights under applicable data protection laws.
FORCES Inc. is a company incorporated and existing under the laws of Japan, with its office at Three Seven Building 5F, 3-9-17 Iwamoto-cho, Chiyoda-ku Tokyo 101-0032, Japan.
Types of Data Collected
(1) Identity and Contact Data
While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Identity and Contact Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to: Your name, address or other contact details such as email address or phone number.
(2) Usage Data
We may also collect information on how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (e.g., the duration of a page visit). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address (e.g., IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
(3) Tracking & Cookies Data
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.
Cookies we use:
- Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
- Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
- Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.
The provision of these data is a contractual requirement – failure to provide the data may imply that you will not be able to use some portions of the Service.
Purposes of the processing
We use the collected data for the following purposes:
- To provide and maintain our Service – the legal basis for this processing is that it is necessary to perform our agreement with you;
- To notify you about changes to our Service – the legal basis for this processing is your consent;
- To monitor the usage of our Service – the legal basis for this processing is to pursue our legitimate interest of continuously optimizing the Service;
- To detect, prevent and address technical issues – the legal basis for this processing is to pursue our legitimate interest of continuously optimizing the Service;
- To respond to your inquiries and provide you with information, products or services that you requested from us – the legal basis for this processing is your consent.
Please note that you can withdraw your consent at any time by sending e-mail to us.
Retention of Data
We will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer periods.
Transfer of Data
Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to - and maintained on -computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those of your jurisdiction.
If you are located outside Japan, please note that we transfer Personal Data to Japan and process it there.
Disclosure of Data
If we are involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, your Personal Data may be transferred to our (potential) counterparty (and/or its advisors).. The legal basis for this processing is to pursue our legitimate interest of being able to correctly inform our counterparty in the framework of a merger, acquisition or asset sale.
Disclosure for Law Enforcement
Under certain circumstances, we may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency) – the legal basis for this processing is compliance with a legal obligation.to which we are subject
We may disclose your Personal Data to third parties if such action is necessary to:
- To comply with a legal obligation – the legal basis for this processing is compliance with a legal obligation.to which we are subject
- To protect and defend our rights or property – The legal basis for this processing is to pursue our legitimate interest of defending our rights or property
- To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service – The legal basis for this processing is to pursue our legitimate interest of acting against incorrect actions by the users of the Service
- To protect us from legal liability – The legal basis for this processing is to pursue our legitimate interest of limiting our exposure to legal liability.
Security of Data
The security of your data is important to us but please remember that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service Providers”), provide the Service on our behalf, perform Service-related services or assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.
Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Your Data Protection Rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. We aim to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete or limit the use of your Personal Data.
If you wish to be informed about what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.
In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
The right to access
You have the right to access your Personal Data by contacting us and can ask why we have.
The right to update or rectify
You have the right to have your Personal Data rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.
The right to delete
You have the right to request that we erase the Personal Data we hold. If we are required by law to comply with your request or accept your request, we will fully anonymize your personal data it so that it is no longer Personal Data and cannot be used to identify you.
The right to object processing
You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data.
The right to restrict processing
You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your Personal Data.
The right to data portability
You have the right to be provided with a copy of the Personal Data we have on you in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format.
The right to withdraw consent
You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where we rely on your consent to process your personal information.
Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.
You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Data. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).
Our Policy on “Do Not Track” Signals under the California Online Protection Act (CalOPPA)
We do not support Do Not Track (“DNT”). Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked.
You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser.
Links to Other Sites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites or services.
Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Minor”).
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from Minors without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.
Enacted: February 1, 2023