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PrivacyPolicy

Remarks:
Original versions of (1)Sony Group Japan - Common Corporate Privacy Policy, (2)Public Disclosure etc. on Matters relating Personal Information and/or (3) Cookie Policy are/is written in Japanese under the premise that they apply are to individuals residing in Japan. This translation is provided only for the reference and convenience of non-Japanese residing in Japan. In case of discrepancies between Japanese version and this English version, the Japanese version shall prevail.

Sony Digital Network Applications, Inc. - Public Disclosure etc. on Matters relating Personal Information

Operation Commencement Date: April 1, 2005

Amendment: May 30, 2017

(Previous Version)employment applicants

(Previous Version)Provision of Services in Business

Toshinori Nakamura
Representative Director
Sony Digital Network Applications, Inc.

The “Act on the Protection of Personal Information” (hereinafter “the Act”), with regard to personal information that is obtained by the Company (Name: Sony Digital Network Applications, Inc.), which is a business operator handling personal information, prescribes the statutory matters, such as the purpose of use, that should be published or made easily accessible to the individual. With regard to the items set forth in 1 to 5 below, the Company states the following (the terms, etc., used are the same as those in the Domestic Sony Group Common Privacy Policy).

  1. Information to be obtained: Stated in paragraph 1 of sections I through Ⅲ below.
  2. Utilization Purpose:
    The purpose of use of personal information (related to Article 18 Paragraph 1 of the Act) and the purpose of use of retained personal data (related to Article 27 Paragraph 1 of the Act) at the time of acquisition (hereinafter collectively referred to as “purpose of use”). Stated in paragraph 2 of sections I through Ⅲ below.
  3. Joint User and Subcontractor of Personal Information (hereinafter “personal information recipient”): Information on joint users is provided in Ⅲ-2 below. Cases where there is a subcontractor are stated in the items of sections I through Ⅲ.
  4. Contact Point:
    Business Strategy Division
    Sony Digital Network Applications, Inc.
    2-21-28 Higashi-Gotanda, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan 141-0022
    Inquiry Form: Please refer to the last Item of “For further information, inquiry or request on products and personal information” of FAQ for inquiring product under the Product site.
    “The address for reporting complaints relating to the handling of retained personal data” prescribed in Article 5 of the “Ordinance for the Enforcement of the Act on the Protection of Personal Information”. Described paragraph 4 of sections I through Ⅲ below.
  5. Procedures for responding to requests, etc., for disclosure, etc.:
    The procedures for responding to inquiries regarding notifications of the purpose of use (Related to Article 27 Paragraph 2 of the Act), disclosure (Related to Article 28 Paragraph 2 of the Act), cessation, etc., of use (Related to Article 30 Paragraph 2 of the Act), and the cessation of third party provision (Related to Article 30 Paragraph 4 of the Act) of retained personal data (hereinafter collectively referred to as “requests, etc., for disclosure, etc.”). Described in paragraph 5 of sections I through Ⅲ below.

Details

Ⅰ.Provision of Services in Business

  1. Information to be obtained:
    Name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number and other personal information which is necessary for SDNA to know for the purpose as set forth below.
  2. Purpose of use of personal information:
    1. Reply to the inquiries:
    2. Improvement of SDNA’s products;
    3. Reference to SDNA’s future product planning; and
    4. Preparation of the statistical data.
  3. Personal information recipients:
    Information on joint users is provided in Ⅲ-2 below
  4. Contact Point:
    Business Strategy Division
    Sony Digital Network Applications, Inc.
    2-21-28 Higashi-Gotanda, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan 141-0022
    Inquiry Form: Please refer to the last Item of “For further information, inquiry or request on products and personal information” of FAQ for inquiring product under the Product site.
  5. Procedures for responding to requests, etc., for disclosure, etc.
    Please review the details on procedures at this page.

Ⅱ.Employment Applicants

  1. Information to be obtained:
    Name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number and other personal information of the job applicant which is necessary for SDNA to know for the purpose as set forth below.
  2. Purpose of use of personal information:
    1. Communication with the job applicant
      (e.g. information of interview date, and notification of results of recruitment process)
    2. Review of the application materials for the employment;
    3. Reference to statistical data prepared by SDNA for SDNA’s future recruitment activities;
    4. Preparation of employee’s basic information materials for use in employment management within SDNA after a decision to recruit the applicant has been made.
  3. Recipients of personal information:
    Some information may be shared with subcontractors for the purpose of use described in 2 above.
  4. Contact Point:
    Navigation Track Recruitment Staff
    Sony Digital Network Applications, Inc.
    2-21-28 Higashi-Gotanda, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan 141-0022
    Tel:050-3750-1899
    Hours of operation: 10:00am – 5:00pm (JST) Monday - Friday (public holidays excluded)
  5. Procedures for responding to requests, etc., for disclosure, etc.
    Please review the details on procedures at this page.

Ⅲ.Matters Relating to Joint Use

(Related to Article 23 Paragraph 5 Item 3 of the Act)

Article 23 Paragraph 5 Item 3 of the Act prescribes, as an exception for third party provision, that in the event of personal data (excluding special care-required information) being used jointly with a specified party being provided to said specified party, and the fact of this along with certain matters being made easily accessible to the individual, said specified party is not applicable as a "third party" referred to in third party provision, and that personal data may be provided to said joint user without obtaining the prior consent of the individual.
In regard to this, there may be cases in which the Company jointly uses personal data that is obtained in accordance with the following items.

  1. Items of personal data to be jointly used:
    Personal data that you provided through the customer correspondence window regarding "SmartAR" (inquiry history, name, address, telephone number, e-mail address etc. contact information, etc.)
  2. Scope of parties to be engaged in joint use:
    Cybernet Systems Co.,Ltd.(http://www.cybernet.co.jp/english
  3. Purpose of Use of Using Parties
    1. Reply to the inquiries;
    2. Improvement of SDNA’s products;
    3. Reference to SDNA’s future product planning; and
    4. Preparation of the statistical data.
  4. Party with Responsibility for the Management of Personal Data:
    Sony Digital Network Applications, Inc.

Remarks

If the Company separately indicates a specific purpose of use, etc., by means of notification to the individual or approval of the terms of use, etc., such specific purpose of use, etc. shall be applied with precedence over the above. Thank you for your understanding.

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