Spiber Inc. Privacy Policy

This Application collects some Personal Data and Usage Data from its Users.

Data Controller and Owner

Spiber Inc.

234-1 Mizukami Kakuganji Tsuruoka, Yamagata 997-0052, Japan

inquiries@spiber.jp

Types of Data collected

Among the types of Personal Data that this Application collects, by itself or through third parties, there are: email address, first name, middle name, last name, gender, phone number, affiliation, company name, profession, field of activity, website URL, department/section, subject of inquiry, inquiry, Zip/postal code, address, work experience, employment status, last academic qualification, reason for application, contents of attached materials (work history, CV, self-promotional materials), and personal photo.
Other Personal Data collected may be described in other sections of this privacy policy or by dedicated explanation text contextually with the Data collection.
The Personal Data is freely provided by the User.
The Usage Data is automatically collected by this Application.
Any use of Cookies - or of other tracking tools - by this Application or by the owners of third party services used by this Application, unless stated otherwise, serves to identify Users and remember their preferences, for the sole purpose of providing the service required by the User.
Failure to provide certain Personal Data may make it impossible for this Application to provide its services.
Users are responsible for any Personal Data of third parties obtained, published or shared through this Application and confirm that they have the third party's consent to provide the Data to the Owner.

Mode and place of processing the Data

Methods of processing

The Data Controller processes the Data of Users in a proper manner and shall take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the Data.
The Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Data Controller, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of the site or external parties appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Owner. For further information, please contact the Data Controller.

Place

The Data is processed at the Data Controller's operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved with the processing are located. For further information, please contact the Data Controller.

Retention time

The Data is kept for the time necessary to provide the service requested by the User, or stated by the purposes outlined in this document, and the User can request in a proper manner that the Data Controller suspend or remove the data for reasonable reasons.

The use of the collected Data

The Data concerning the User is collected to allow the Owner to provide its services, as well as for the following purposes: managing contacts, sending messages, contacting the User, and compiling anonymous statistical data for the purpose of improving services, sharing information related to our products, services, events, exhibitions or otherwise, questionnaire surveys, tasks required and incidental to the foregoing for improving sercices.
The Personal Data used for each purpose is outlined in the specific sections of this document.

Detailed information on the processing of Personal Data

Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:


1. Contacting the User
Mailing List or Newsletter (This Application)

By registering on the mailing list or for the newsletter, the User’s email address will be added to the contact list of those who may receive email messages containing information of commercial or promotional nature concerning this Application. Your email address might also be added to this list as a result of signing up to this Application.
Personal Data collected: email address.

Contact form (This Application)

By filling in the contact form with their Data, the User authorizes this Application to use these details to reply to requests for information, quotes or any other kind of request as indicated by the form’s header.
Personal Data collected: affiliation, company name, email address, first name, middle name, last name, phone number, department/section, website URL, subject of inquiry, and inquiry.

Recruitment form (This Application)

By filling in the recruitment form with their Data, the User authorizes this Application to use these details to assess potential suitability for employment at Spiber Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.
Personal Data collected: first name, middle name, last name, gender, email address, phone number, Zip/postal code, address, field of activity, work experience, employment status, latest academic qualification, reason for application, contents of attached materials (work history, CV, self-promotional materials), personal photo.


2. Managing contacts and sending messages

This type of services makes it possible to manage a database of email contacts, phone contacts or any other contact information to communicate with the User.
These services may also collect data concerning the date and time when the message was viewed by the User, as well as when the User interacted with it, such as by clicking on links included in the message.

MailChimp (The Rocket Science Group, LLC.)

MailChimp is an email address management and message sending service provided by The Rocket Science Group, LLC.
Personal Data collected: email address.
Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy


3. Compiling anonymous statistical data for the purpose of improving services

Anonymous Usage Data may be collected from Users for the purpose of compiling internal statistics to improve services and user experience.

Additional information about Data collection and processing

Legal action

The User's Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Data Controller, in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this Application or the related services.
The User declares to be aware that the Data Controller may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.

Additional information about User's Personal Data

In addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, this Application may provide the User with additional and contextual information concerning particular services or the collection and processing of Personal Data upon request.

System logs and maintenance

For operation and maintenance purposes, this Application and any third party services it uses may collect files that record interaction with this Application (System logs) or use for this purpose other Personal Data (such as IP Address).

Information not contained in this policy

More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from the Data Controller at any time. Please see the contact information at the beginning of this document.

The rights of Users

Users have the right, at any time, to know whether their Personal Data has been stored and can consult the Data Controller to learn about their contents and origin, to verify their accuracy or to ask for them to be supplemented, cancelled, updated or corrected, or for their transformation into anonymous format or to block any data held in violation of the law, as well as to oppose their treatment for any and all legitimate reasons. Requests should be sent to the Data Controller at the contact information set out above.
Personal Data and Usage Data collected by this Application will not be shared with third parties except:

  • with third parties whose services are used by this Application as mentioned in this privacy policy
  • when agreed to by the User
  • as mentioned in the legal action section of this privacy policy
  • as admitted by the Personal Information Protection Act or other applicable laws and regulations

This Application does not support “Do Not Track” request
To determine whether any of the third party services it uses honor the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.

Changes to this privacy policy

The Data Controller reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by giving notice to its Users on this page. It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom. If a User objects to any of the changes to the Policy, the User must cease using this Application and can request that the Data Controller remove the Personal Data. Unless stated otherwise, the then-current privacy policy applies to all Personal Data the Data Controller has about Users.

Information about this privacy policy

The Data Controller is responsible for this privacy policy, prepared starting from the modules provided by Iubenda

Definitions and legal references

Personal Data (or Data)

Any information regarding a natural person, a legal person, an institution or an association, which is, or can be, identified, even indirectly, by reference to any other information, including a personal identification number.

Usage Data

Information collected automatically from this Application (or third party services employed in this Application), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the Users who use this Application, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server's answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Application) and the details about the path followed within the Application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User's IT environment.

User

The individual using this Application, which must coincide with or be authorized by the Data Subject, to whom the Personal Data refers.

Data Subject

The legal or natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.

Data Processor (or Data Supervisor)

The natural person, legal person, public administration or any other body, association or organization authorized by the Data Controller to process the Personal Data in compliance with this privacy policy.

Data Controller (or Owner)

The natural person, legal person, public administration or any other body, association or organization with the right, also jointly with another Data Controller, to make decisions regarding the purposes, and the methods of processing of Personal Data and the means used, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of this Application. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the Owner of this Application.

Any suggestions, questions, complaints, or other inquiries on this Privacy Policy must be submitted to:

Data Controller and Owner

Spiber Inc.
234-1 Mizukami Kakuganji Tsuruoka, Yamagata 997-0052, Japan
inquiries@spiber.jp

This Application

The hardware or software tools by which the Personal Data of the User is collected.

Legal information

Notice to European Users: this privacy statement has been prepared in fulfillment of the obligations under Art. 10 of EC Directive n. 95/46/EC, and under the provisions of Directive 2002/58/EC, as revised by Directive 2009/136/EC, on the subject of Cookies.
Last update: August 3, 2016.
This privacy policy relates solely to this Application.