Privacy Policy

Group Privacy Policy

Group Privacy Policy in Japanese ONLY

Privacy Policy (For Enquiries)

Visional Incubation, Inc.
Satoshi Murata, President and Representative Director

We take the utmost care in managing the Personal Information of Assured service (the "Service") users and handle users' Personal Information in accordance with the following:

1.Definition of Terms

The definition of Personal Information and other terms shall be in accordance with the "Act on the Protection of Personal Information (Act No. 57 of 2003)".

2.Purpose of Collection and Use of Personal Information

We collect Personal Information for the following purposes:

  1. (1)To disclose information in the services and system, and use various services on the the system
  2. (2)To manage information on our customers, suppliers, other business partners, and on companies wishing to use our services
  3. (3)To improve and broaden the outreach of our marketing
  4. (4)To improve our services and develop new services
  5. (5)To provide information on events, seminars, etc. conducted by us or Visional Group companies, to manage operations, and to conduct PR activities
  6. (6)To advertise and promote our services and of each Visional Group companies, and to provide information and conduct PR activities
  7. (7)To disseminate e-mail newsletters
  8. (8)To request surveys
  9. (9)To respond to inquiries
3.Voluntary Nature of the Provision of Personal Information

The provision of Personal Information to us is voluntary: however, if you do not provide the required information, you may not be able to register as a member or use the various services and systems.

4.Provision of Personal Information

We will provide Personal Information to third parties in the following cases. Please note that if the consent of the individual is obtained, Personal Information may be provided to a third party even in cases not stated below. Unless otherwise specified, Personal Information will be provided through an encrypted web system, by e-mail, or written documents to be delivered in person.

  1. (1)To improve and broaden the outreach of our marketing, we may provide our domestic and international partners with Personal Information obtained.
  2. (2)We may provide Personal Information to third parties outside of Japan to achieve the purposes described in Clause 2: "Purpose of Collection and Use of Personal Information"
  3. (3)In principle, we will not provide Personal Information to third parties without the consent of the user. However, we may provide Personal Information without the user's consent in the following cases:
    1. 1 When required by law
    2. 2 When it is necessary for the protection of life, body, or property of an individual and it is difficult to obtain the consent of the individual
    3. 3 When it is particularly necessary to improve public health or promote the sound growth of children and it is difficult to obtain the consent of the person concerned
    4. 4 When it is necessary to cooperate with a national agency, a local government, or an individual or entity entrusted by either a national agency or local government executing affairs prescribed by law and obtaining the consent of the individual is likely to impede the execution of such affairs.
5.Outsourcing of the Handling of Personal Information

In the course of business operations, we may outsource the handling of Personal Information to contractors. In such cases, we carefully select contractors on the condition that they have established and implemented a management system capable of appropriately protecting Personal Information. We require the contractors to appropriately manage the Personal Information by stipulating in contracts and other agreements the matters necessary to prevent the leakage of users' Personal Information through the appropriate management of Personal Information and the maintenance of confidentiality.

6.Creation of Pseudonym Processing Information

We may create pseudonymised information based on the information we have obtained and use it for the following purposes

  • - To improve our services and develop new services
7.Use of Statistically Processed Data

We may create statistical data based on the Personal Information we collect that excludes specific correspondence with individuals. We may use the statistical data without any restrictions.

8.Safety Management
  1. (1)Organizational safety control measures
    • - A person responsible for the handling of personal data has been appointed, and a contact point for reporting accidents, etc. has been established.
    • - We create personal data inventories and conduct internal audits for the handling of personal data.
  2. (2)Personnel safety control measures
    • - We provide training for all employees on the handling of personal data.
    • - We have a memorandum of understanding with all of our employees regarding the handling of personal data.
  3. (3)Physical safety control measures
    • - Theft prevention measures and encryption are implemented for equipment and electronic media that handle personal data.
    • - There are entry and exit restrictions for office rooms where personal data is handled.
  4. (4)Technical safety control measures
    • - We have implemented access control for personal data and established a system in which only the minimum necessary personnel have access to personal data.
    • - A system is in place to protect information systems that handle personal data from unauthorized access.
  5. (5)Understanding of the external environment

    We will implement safety management measures based on our understanding of the regulations for the protection of Personal Information in the following countries where personal data is stored on cloud services.

    Country of cloud vendor
    United States of America
    Data Storage Countries
    United States of America
    *For some cloud services, data storage locations are not disclosed and the country of data storage may not be identified.

9.Identity Verification

When a user registers as a member, uses the Service, or requests disclosure, correction, deletion, or suspension of use of Personal Information, we confirm the identity of the user by means of personally identifiable information (name, telephone number, e-mail address, password, etc.). However, we will not be held responsible if anyone other than the individual concerned obtains and uses personally identifiable information.

10.Collection and Use of Information Related to an Individual

We use cookies to protect your privacy, improve convenience, deliver advertisements, and obtain statistical data. In addition, we may use cookies, JavaScript, and other technologies to obtain information on the user's activity history (URLs accessed, contents, order of reference, etc.) within the site. However, the action history does not include any Personal Information.
You can refuse to accept cookies by setting your browser to refuse cookies: however, some functions may be restricted when using the various systems.

We may use without limitation any non-personally identifiable information, such as attribute information and activity history, that it obtains.

About Behavioral Targeting Advertising Using Cookies

11.Disclosure, Correction, and Deletion of Information

When we receive a request for disclosure, correction, addition, or deletion of Personal Information, notification of the purpose of use, or refusal to use or provide Personal Information, we will promptly respond to the request in accordance with our procedures.

12.Changes to "Privacy Policy"

We reserve the right to change the "Privacy Policy" at our discretion to the extent that it does not violate any laws or regulations.

13.Personal Information Protection Manager and Contact for Inquiries

The following individuals are responsible for the appropriate protection of Personal Information.
Visional Incubation, Inc. Personal Information Protection Manager : Chief Information Security Officer

For inquiries regarding Personal Information management or requests for disclosure, correction, or deletion of Personal Information, please contact us at the following address.
Visional Incubation, Inc.
Address: Shibuya Cross Tower 12F, 2-15-1 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0002, Japan
Phone: 03-4540-6231

Privacy Policy (For Membership Registration)

Visional Incubation, Inc.
Satoshi Murata, President and Representative Director

We take the utmost care in managing the Personal Information of Assured service (the "Service") users and handle users' Personal Information in accordance with the following:

1.Definition of Terms

The definition of Personal Information and other terms shall be in accordance with the "Act on the Protection of Personal Information (Act No. 57 of 2003)".

2.Purpose of Collection and Use of Personal Information

We collect Personal Information of the Service users for the following purposes:

  1. (1)To verify and manage our Service's member information and provide administrative communications and various system functions
  2. (2)To provide information to domestic and international business operators or companies who have registered with the Service or that we have partnered with
  3. (3)To improve our services and develop new services
  4. (4)To provide information on events, seminars, etc. conducted by us or Visional Group companies, to manage operations, and to conduct PR activities
  5. (5)To advertise and promote products of Visional Group companies and third parties, and to conduct sales and PR activities
  6. (6)To request, contact or send gifts for surveys and campaigns
  7. (7)To distribute information such as e-mail newsletters
  8. (8)To respond to inquiries and questions from users
  9. (9)To perform maintenance of services provided by us
3.Voluntary Nature of the Provision of Personal Information

The provision of Personal Information to us is voluntary: however, if you do not provide the required information, you may not be able to register as a member or use the various services and systems.

4.Provision of Personal Information

We will provide Personal Information to third parties in the following cases. Please note that if the consent of the individual is obtained, Personal Information may be provided to a third party even in cases not stated below. Unless otherwise specified, Personal Information will be provided through an encrypted web system, by e-mail, or written documents to be delivered in person.

  1. (1)To provide services, we may provide our domestic and international partners with information entered at the time of member registration.
  2. (2)We may provide Personal Information to third parties outside of Japan to achieve the purposes described in Clause 2: "Purpose of Collection and Use of Personal Information"
  3. (3)In principle, we will not provide Personal Information to third parties without the consent of the user. However, we may provide Personal Information without the user's consent in the following cases:
    1. 1 When required by law
    2. 2 When it is necessary for the protection of life, body, or property of an individual and it is difficult to obtain the consent of the individual
    3. 3 When it is particularly necessary to improve public health or promote the sound growth of children and it is difficult to obtain the consent of the person concerned
    4. 4 When it is necessary to cooperate with a national agency, a local government, or an individual or entity entrusted by either a national agency or local government executing affairs prescribed by law and obtaining the consent of the individual is likely to impede the execution of such affairs.
5.Outsourcing of the Handling of Personal Information

In the course of business operations, we may outsource the handling of Personal Information to contractors. In such cases, we carefully select contractors on the condition that they have established and implemented a management system capable of appropriately protecting Personal Information. We require the contractors to appropriately manage the Personal Information by stipulating in contracts and other agreements the matters necessary to prevent the leakage of users' Personal Information through the appropriate management of Personal Information and the maintenance of confidentiality.

6.Creation of Pseudonym Processing Information

We may create pseudonymised information based on the information we have obtained and use it for the following purposes

  • - To improve our services and develop new services
7.Use of Statistically Processed Data

We may create statistical data based on the Personal Information we collect that excludes specific correspondence with individuals. We may use the statistical data without any restrictions.

8.Safety Management
  1. (1)Organizational safety control measures
    • - A person responsible for the handling of personal data has been appointed, and a contact point for reporting accidents, etc. has been established.
    • - We create personal data inventories and conduct internal audits for the handling of personal data.
  2. (2)Personnel safety control measures
    • - We provide training for all employees on the handling of personal data.
    • - We have a memorandum of understanding with all of our employees regarding the handling of personal data.
  3. (3)Physical safety control measures
    • - Theft prevention measures and encryption are implemented for equipment and electronic media that handle personal data.
    • - There are entry and exit restrictions for office rooms where personal data is handled.
  4. (4)Technical safety control measures
    • - We have implemented access control for personal data and established a system in which only the minimum necessary personnel have access to personal data.
    • - A system is in place to protect information systems that handle personal data from unauthorized access.
  5. (5)Understanding of the external environment

    We will implement safety management measures based on our understanding of the regulations for the protection of Personal Information in the following countries where personal data is stored on cloud services.

    Country of cloud vendor
    United States of America
    Data Storage Countries
    United States of America
    *For some cloud services, data storage locations are not disclosed and the country of data storage may not be identified.

9.Identity Verification

When a user registers as a member, uses the Service, or requests disclosure, correction, deletion, or suspension of use of Personal Information, we confirm the identity of the user by means of personally identifiable information (name, telephone number, e-mail address, password, etc.). However, we will not be held responsible if anyone other than the individual concerned obtains and uses personally identifiable information.

10.Collection and Use of Information Related to an Individual

We use cookies to protect your privacy, improve convenience, deliver advertisements, and obtain statistical data. In addition, we may use cookies, JavaScript, and other technologies to obtain information on the user's activity history (URLs accessed, contents, order of reference, etc.) within the site. However, the action history does not include any Personal Information.
You can refuse to accept cookies by setting your browser to refuse cookies: however, some functions may be restricted when using the various systems.

We may use without limitation any non-personally identifiable information, such as attribute information and activity history, that it obtains.

About Behavioral Targeting Advertising Using Cookies

11.Disclosure, Correction, and Deletion of Information

When we receive a request for disclosure, correction, addition, or deletion of Personal Information, notification of the purpose of use, or refusal to use or provide Personal Information, we will promptly respond to the request in accordance with our procedures.

12.Changes to "Privacy Policy"

We reserve the right to change the "Privacy Policy" at our discretion to the extent that it does not violate any laws or regulations.

13.Personal Information Protection Manager and Contact for Inquiries

The following individuals are responsible for the appropriate protection of Personal Information.
Visional Incubation, Inc. Personal Information Protection Manager : Chief Information Security Officer

For inquiries regarding Personal Information management or requests for disclosure, correction, or deletion of Personal Information, please contact us at the following address.
Visional Incubation, Inc.
Address: Shibuya Cross Tower 12F, 2-15-1 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0002, Japan
Phone: 03-4540-6231

Privacy Policy (For Disclosure Request)

Visional Incubation, Inc.
Satoshi Murata, President and Representative Director

We take the utmost care in managing the Personal Information of Assured service (the "Service") users and handle users' Personal Information in accordance with the following:

1.Definition of Terms

The definition of Personal Information and other terms shall be in accordance with the "Act on the Protection of Personal Information (Act No. 57 of 2003)".

2.Purpose of Collection and Use of Personal Information

We collect Personal Information of request form users for the following purposes:

  1. (1)For us to accept requests for security information about Provider Companies (a legal entity that registers security information with Assured that has undergone our assessment (hereinafter the same)) from request form users.
  2. (2)To provide our domestic and international Provider Companies with user information
  3. (3)To respond to inquiries
  4. (4)To perform maintenance of services provided by us
3.Voluntary Nature of the Provision of Personal Information

The provision of Personal Information to us is voluntary: however, if you do not provide the required information, you may not be able to register as a member or use the various services and systems.

4.Provision of Personal Information

We will provide Personal Information to third parties in the following cases. Please note that if the consent of the individual is obtained, Personal Information may be provided to a third party even in cases not stated below. Unless otherwise specified, Personal Information will be provided through an encrypted web system, by e-mail, or written documents to be delivered in person.

  1. (1)The information entered in the request form is provided to domestic and international Provider Companies to request disclosure of security information.
  2. (2)We may provide Personal Information to third parties outside of Japan to achieve the purposes described in Clause 2: "Purpose of Collection and Use of Personal Information"
  3. (3)In principle, we will not provide Personal Information to third parties without the consent of the user. However, we may provide Personal Information without the user's consent in the following cases:
    1. 1 When required by law
    2. 2 When it is necessary for the protection of life, body, or property of an individual and it is difficult to obtain the consent of the individual
    3. 3 When it is particularly necessary to improve public health or promote the sound growth of children and it is difficult to obtain the consent of the person concerned
    4. 4 When it is necessary to cooperate with a national agency, a local government, or an individual or entity entrusted by either a national agency or local government executing affairs prescribed by law and obtaining the consent of the individual is likely to impede the execution of such affairs.
5.Outsourcing of the Handling of Personal Information

In the course of business operations, we may outsource the handling of Personal Information to contractors. In such cases, we carefully select contractors on the condition that they have established and implemented a management system capable of appropriately protecting Personal Information. We require the contractors to appropriately manage the Personal Information by stipulating in contracts and other agreements the matters necessary to prevent the leakage of users' Personal Information through the appropriate management of Personal Information and the maintenance of confidentiality.

6.Creation of Pseudonym Processing Information

We may create pseudonymised information based on the information we have obtained and use it for the following purposes

  • - To improve our services and develop new services
7.Use of Statistically Processed Data

We may create statistical data based on the Personal Information we collect that excludes specific correspondence with individuals. We may use the statistical data without any restrictions.

8.Safety Management
  1. (1)Organizational safety control measures
    • - A person responsible for the handling of personal data has been appointed, and a contact point for reporting accidents, etc. has been established.
    • - We create personal data inventories and conduct internal audits for the handling of personal data.
  2. (2)Personnel safety control measures
    • - We provide training for all employees on the handling of personal data.
    • - We have a memorandum of understanding with all of our employees regarding the handling of personal data.
  3. (3)Physical safety control measures
    • - Theft prevention measures and encryption are implemented for equipment and electronic media that handle personal data.
    • - There are entry and exit restrictions for office rooms where personal data is handled.
  4. (4)Technical safety control measures
    • - We have implemented access control for personal data and established a system in which only the minimum necessary personnel have access to personal data.
    • - A system is in place to protect information systems that handle personal data from unauthorized access.
  5. (5)Understanding of the external environment

    We will implement safety management measures based on our understanding of the regulations for the protection of Personal Information in the following countries where personal data is stored on cloud services.

    Country of cloud vendor
    United States of America
    Data Storage Countries
    United States of America
    *For some cloud services, data storage locations are not disclosed and the country of data storage may not be identified.

9.Identity Verification

When a user registers as a member, uses the Service, or requests disclosure, correction, deletion, or suspension of use of Personal Information, we confirm the identity of the user by means of personally identifiable information (name, telephone number, e-mail address, password, etc.). However, we will not be held responsible if anyone other than the individual concerned obtains and uses personally identifiable information.

10.Collection and Use of Information Related to an Individual

We use cookies to protect your privacy, improve convenience, deliver advertisements, and obtain statistical data. In addition, we may use cookies, JavaScript, and other technologies to obtain information on the user's activity history (URLs accessed, contents, order of reference, etc.) within the site. However, the action history does not include any Personal Information.
You can refuse to accept cookies by setting your browser to refuse cookies: however, some functions may be restricted when using the various systems.

We may use without limitation any non-personally identifiable information, such as attribute information and activity history, that it obtains.

About Behavioral Targeting Advertising Using Cookies

11.Disclosure, Correction, and Deletion of Information

When we receive a request for disclosure, correction, addition, or deletion of Personal Information, notification of the purpose of use, or refusal to use or provide Personal Information, we will promptly respond to the request in accordance with our procedures.

12.Changes to "Privacy Policy"

We reserve the right to change the "Privacy Policy" at our discretion to the extent that it does not violate any laws or regulations.

13.Personal Information Protection Manager and Contact for Inquiries

The following individuals are responsible for the appropriate protection of Personal Information.
Visional Incubation, Inc. Personal Information Protection Manager : Chief Information Security Officer

For inquiries regarding Personal Information management or requests for disclosure, correction, or deletion of Personal Information, please contact us at the following address.
Visional Incubation, Inc.
Address: Shibuya Cross Tower 12F, 2-15-1 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0002, Japan
Phone: 03-4540-6231