About Cookies

* Please note that this document is an unofficial translation and was prepared for reference purpose only.
The original release is in Japanese.

Cookies are small pieces of data that have the function of storing information about when a website is viewed in the web browser used, and are used to improve the convenience of the website and for other purposes. When using our website, users must agree to our use of cookies in accordance with this policy. Please see below for the "Cookie Policy" for this service.

What is our cookie policy?

Cookies are small pieces of data that store information in the browser. They help that website remember information about your visit, which makes it easier to visit the site again and make the site more useful to you. When using our website, users must agree to our use of cookies in accordance with this policy. Please see below for the "Cookie Policy" for this service.

How are cookies used?

We use the following cookies to ensure that our web site is functioning properly, to remember your preferences and understand how you use our site.

Category 1 - Essential / Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies store session information and are necessary to fulfill activities required for the operation of our Web site. These cookies are session cookies, which are temporary and disappear when the user closes the browser. We use this category of cookies on our website.

Category 2 - Analytical / performance cookies.

These cookies can collect data about how users use our Web site (if applicable) (e.g., the number of users and how users move around while using the Web site). This helps us to improve the behavior of our Web site (if applicable). For example, we can analyze whether users can easily find what they are looking for, or gather information about errors they may encounter. We use this category of cookies on our website.

Category 3- Functionality cookies.

These cookies allow us to recognize you when you return to our Website (if applicable) from another Web site during the same browsing session. These cookies are used to collect information about the user's preferences (e.g., the user's selected region, language, etc.) and to improve the user's Web site browsing experience. They also allow us to record the user's acceptance of this policy so that pop-up messages and disclaimers are not repeated.

Third Party Cookies

Please note that third party websites and third parties (including, for example, external service providers such as web traffic analysis services) that are linked to our website (if applicable) may use cookies from our site, over which we have no control.
Some of the cookies we use are provided by third parties as described above. Third party operated services may be used to track users' browsing habits in addition to the information specified, without contacting us. Please refer to the privacy or cookie policies of the services listed for more information.
You may refuse the use of cookies by third parties by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, but doing so may prevent you from using the full functionality of our Web site (if applicable).
By using our website (if applicable), you consent to the processing of your data by third parties in the manner and for the purposes described above.

Distribution of advertisements by ad-serving providers using cookies, etc.

We partner with several ad-serving providers to serve our advertisements on various sites on the Internet.
The ad-serving providers use cookies, access data, our identifiers, and user demographic information to deliver advertisements that are in line with the interests and preferences of users. In addition, if the user has enabled cookies, the ad-serving provider may acquire cookies such as the browsing history of users who visit the Site, and the Company's advertisements may be delivered on the ad-serving provider's ad space. The cookies acquired by the ad-serving provider will be handled in accordance with the privacy policy of the ad-serving provider.
Users may be able to stop the use of cookies and access data by the ad-serving provider by accessing the opt-out page of the ad-serving provider and disabling (opting out) the use of cookies and access data by the ad-serving provider. If you do so, you may no longer receive advertisements that match your interests and preferences, or you may receive the same advertisements repeatedly.
If you wish to disable (opt-out), please visit the opt-out page below and follow the instructions on each operator's site.

Google Opt-Out

Yahoo! Opt-Out

Cookie Management

To block cookies, users can enable their browser settings to refuse to set all or some cookies. They can also delete cookies that have been placed in the past. However, if you change your browser settings to block all cookies (including Essential / Strictly necessary cookies), you may not be able to access all or part of our Web site (if applicable).

General matters

For more information about cookies, please visit www.allaboutcookies.orgをご覧ください. This site explains how users can control and delete cookies that they have already accepted but do not want. We reserve the right to revise this cookie policy at any time. All changes to this page will be effective upon their modification by the Company.