We collect and store your personal information you enter on our website, including Email adress, password, name, gender, date of birth (optional), service name, store adress, phone number, and description. Some other information may be collected and stored automatically, including IP (Internet protocol) address and URL (Uniform Resource Locator) of the website from which our website is linked. We may be affiliated with third-party companies for jointly providing certain types of services, and such companies may provide us with personal information, but it will not be without your prior consent. As of January 28, 2016, we do not collect personal information from any third party for services we provide at visitjapanplaces.com.
Information we collect is used only and strictly for the purposes of providing our services and for providing customer support whenever it is needed. We may also use the information we collect to perform statistical analysis and to monitor online activities in order to improve the quality of our website and services.
We may release personal information in circumstances in which we reasonably believe it is appropriate for complying with law, or for protecting the rights, safety, and property of VisitJapanPlaces, our users, or others. Also, we may share personal information with third-party companies as detailed in Sharing Personal Information With Third Parties. Otherwise, we do not release any personal information to others for any purpose or reason.
To make certain aspects of our services possible, third-party companies may work on our behalf to perform certain functions. Also, some companies may extend their own membership programs through us. We share personal information with such third parties only to an extent that allows them to perform their functions for us, or to extend their membership programs. In each case, the third party involved is contractually obligated to protect the confidentiality and the security of the personal information we share, and they are also contractually prevented to use personal information we share for any other purpose.
We implement a number of technological measures against unauthorized access and computer viruses to ensure loss, corruption, alteration, and theft of personal information are effectively prevented. Your personal information is protected by your password. We use a technology called SSL (Secure Socket Layer) to encrypt your personal information when you enter it on our website. The technology effectively prevents theft and alteration of your personal information when it's transmitted over the Internet.
We store small pieces of information called Cookies on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies enable our system to recognize your browser each time you visit our website, and make it possible for items to be stored in your shopping cart. By changing the settings of your browser, you can choose to disable it from accepting Cookies. However, disabling Cookies makes certain features of our website unavailable.
We acknowledge your rights to disclose, make changes to, discontinue the use of, and delete your own personal information we have collected, and when demanded or requested, we respond without objection, as soon as possible.