Privacy Policy

PicUApp Co. handles personal information in accordance with the following "Privacy Policy".
In order to use the "HAKOBIYA Service" (hereinafter referred to as "the service"), users must read the following "Privacy Policy" carefully and agree to its contents.
If you do not agree with this policy, you will not be allowed to access or use this service.

"Privacy Policy"

PicUApp Co. takes utmost care in protecting personal information received, so that users can use the service with peace of mind. Our thinking with regard to privacy protection is as follows.

Purpose of use of personal information

We use information about individuals, groups, and corporations registered by our users to improve our services and make contact, and we will take utmost care to protect the personal information of users.

  • To contact users and provide information on various matters related to the service
  • To provide the service
  • To handle invoices, payment, and confirmation thereof involving the service
  • To resolve issues related to the operation of the service

Personal information usage information

Usage information refers to the following information related to the use of the service.

  • Information about usage details, history, and status, such as content of the service used by the user, date and time of use, number of times of use, and behavior when using this service.
  • User location information
  • Posts, photos, videos, comments, ratings, and other information posted or sent by users on the service
  • Information on payment status of the user on the service

Management of personal information

PicUApp Co. will not use personal information for any purpose other than those specified by this agreement. Internally, we will handle personal information with the utmost care.

Disclosure of personal information

PicUApp Co. requires some personal information from users in order to ship products and contact our customers. We use the collected personal information only to the extent necessary to provide our services, and do not provide it to third parties except in following cases.

  • When the user gives their consent
  • When contacting the user for consent regarding the use of personal information
  • When sending email or direct mail to advertise our company or business partners to users.
  • When it is deemed necessary to protect the rights or property of another user, a third party, or PicUApp Co. because the user's actions violate our policies, notices, terms of use, etc.
  • When we are requested to disclose personal information in accordance with a court order, government agency order, or other legal provisions.
  • When it is necessary as part of a criminal investigation, or terminating or preventing elimination of infringement on the rights of a third party.
  • If there is other such necessity equivalent to these cases.

Consent to use personal information

The user is assumed to have agreed to PicUApp's use of personal information by the methods specified above, and shall not make any objections.

  • When there are business-related reasons, such as special services for customers.
  • When creating statistical data, market research, or data analysis, we will use the minimum necessary personal information.
    (Example: Gender)

Disclaimers & Notes

  • PicUApp assumes no responsibility for the protection of user information acquired in the online services of other businesses or individuals linked to the service. Please use the service after carefully reading and checking the contents of the service yourself.
  • PicUApp Inc. assumes no responsibility for damages caused to customers or third parties by the unlawful actions of hackers.
  • Users should strictly manage information used for authenticating their identity.

Information of users who are minors

If the user is a minor, then a parent, guardian, or ward (hereinafter referred to as a "guardian") must agree to the privacy policy and terms of use. The guardian must also agree comprehensively to use of the service based on the privacy policy and terms of use.

Access from overseas

Please do not access this service from countries or regions where the use, management, operation method or posted contents of this service are inappropriate or illegal.

Improvements to the privacy policy and how to check the current privacy policy

PicUApp Co. will work to improve this privacy policy occasionally. Users are encouraged check the latest privacy policy before accessing the service or using the service. When a user accesses or uses the service, it is assumed that they have agreed to the current privacy policy.

Procedures for disclosure, correction, and suspension of use of personal information

In accordance with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information, users can request disclosure, correction, or suspension of use of their personal information.

Contact information

Please direct any questions about our policy on personal information to the following email address.

Revision May 18, 2018