Effective date March 8th 2019 

This Privacy & Cookie Policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes how NTT Inc. (“NTT”) collects, uses, shares, and processes individually identifiable data (“Personal Data”) about the visitors to this website (“Site”).

“Personal data” means any information which relates to an identifiable person. It can include any information or combination of information that, if put together, makes feasible the identification of the person.

Purpose of the website

This website is operated for the purpose of providing information related to NTT, NTT Group (as described at http://www.ntt.co.jp/gnavi_e/) and NTT IndyCar Series sponsorship.

When you use this Site, some pages may ask you to enter personal information (for example, when it is necessary for questionnaires, inquiries, or e-mail registration).

The information that is requested is mainly personal data necessary for us to provide you with information or services; specifically, your name and e-mail address. You have the option of whether or not to provide the information.

Privacy

Collection of Personal Data

We collect the following categories of Personal Data:

  • Basic Data provided by the user: Name, and email address
  • Device Data that we collect automatically: Computer Internet Protocol (IP) address, unique device identifier (UDID), cookies and other data linked to a device, and data about usage of our Site and communications. Note, however, we do not consider Device Data to be Personal Data except where we link it to you as an individual or where applicable law requires.

 

Use of Personal Data

We use Personal Data to provide the user with information related to the purpose of this Site, respond to inquiries, and to provide relevant marketing about the NTT Group.

We use the above categories of Personal Data for the following purposes:

  • Provide the services requested by the users and respond to their inquiries
  • Make this Site more personal, intuitive and easy to use, including preferred language
  • Protect the security and effective functioning of our Site and information technology systems
  • Provide relevant marketing about our IndyCar sponsorship, and our services or promotions that we are developing,
  • Address our compliance and legal obligations and exercise our legal rights

Consent

We process personal data because you have provided your consent. You may withdraw your consent at any time. If you no longer wish to receive any marketing communications, remain on a mailing list to which you previously subscribed, or receive any other marketing communication, you can choose to not receive such communications at any time. Please follow the unsubscribe link in the relevant communication. If you withdraw your consent, this will not make processing which we undertook before you withdrew your consent unlawful.

How long do we retain Personal Data?

We retain Personal Data related to marketing activities for as long as you accept marketing communications from us, and upon request as described in the previous paragraph, we will securely delete such data in accordance with applicable law. For Personal Data that we collect and process for other purposes described above, we typically retain such Personal Data for no longer than for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy and as otherwise needed to address tax, corporate, compliance, litigation, employment, and other legal rights and obligations.

Sharing of Personal Data

We share Personal Data as necessary to provide our services and respond to requests, and to fulfill other business and compliance purposes.

We share Personal Data with the following categories of recipients:

  • NTT Group: We share Personal Data within the NTT group of companies as necessary for the purposes described above. The list of affiliates within the NTT group is provided here: http://www.ntt.co.jp/gnavi_e/.
  • Service providers: We share Personal Data with service providers to perform functions on our behalf and under our instructions in order to carry out the purposes identified above, such as email marketing or web hosting. We require service providers to provide reasonable and appropriate security for Personal Data and to use and process such Personal Data only on our behalf.
  • Auditors and advisors: We share Personal Data with auditors for the performance of audit functions, and with advisors for the provision of legal and other advice.
  • Business Reorganization: We share Personal Data with any corporate purchaser or prospect to the extent permitted by law as part of any merger, acquisition, sale of company assets, or transition of service to another provider, as well as in the event of insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership in which Personal Data would be transferred as an asset of NTT.
  • Mandatory disclosures and legal rights: We share Personal Data in order to comply with any subpoena, court order or other legal process, or as otherwise required by applicable law. We also share Personal Data to establish or protect our legal rights, property, or safety, or the rights, property, or safety of others, or to defend against legal claims.
  • Information We Collect through Google Analytics: Users that have javascript enabled are tracked through Google Analytics as mentioned in the Cookies section. Google Analytics collects information anonymously and reports to us website trends without identifying individual visitors. Google Analytics collects a variety of information, including the(IP address that is used to connect your device to the Internet (which it does not report to us), your Internet service provider (ISP), browser type, type of operating system, the full URL clickstream to, through, and from our website, including date and time, cookie, the length of time you spend on particular pages, which links you click while on our site, and similar site visit information. Google Analytics data is shared with Google.

For more information on Google Analytics or to opt-out of having your information shared through Google Analytics, visit: http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html.

For more information on Google’s privacy policy, visit http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.

Cross-border data transfers

We may transfer to, and store the Personal Data we collect in, countries other than the country in which the data was originally collected, including the United States, Canada or other destinations outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”) or Japan. Those countries may not have the same data protection laws as the country in which you provided the data.

We provide appropriate protections for cross-border transfers as required by law for international data transfers.

If you are located in the EEA, we will only transfer your personal data if:

  • the country to which the personal data will be transferred has been granted a European Commission adequacy decision;
  • the recipient of the personal data is located in the US and has certified to the US-EU Privacy Shield Framework; or
  • we have put in place appropriate safeguards in respect of the transfer, for example we have entered into EU standard contractual clauses with the recipient, or the recipient is a party to binding corporate rules.

Data subject rights

Where required by applicable law, you have the right to obtain confirmation that we maintain certain Personal Data relating to you, to verify its content, origin, and accuracy, as well as the right to access, review, port, delete, or to block or withdraw consent to the processing of certain Personal Data (without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal), by contacting us at GDPR@xxxxx.com. In particular, you have the right to object to our use of Personal Data for direct marketing and in certain other situations at any time.

Data Security

We maintain technical and organizational measures to protect Personal Data from loss, misuse, alteration, or unintentional destruction. However, no security measure can guarantee against compromise. You also have an important role in protecting your Personal Data.

Cookies

We use cookies on this Site and in our communications.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small amounts of data that are stored on your browser, device, communication, or the page you are viewing. Some cookies are deleted once you close your browser, while other cookies are retained even after you close your browser so that you can be recognized when you return to a website. More information about cookies and how they work is available at www.allaboutcookies.org.

Cookies on our Site are generally divided into the following categories:

  • Strictly Necessary Cookies: These are required for the operation of our Site. These cookies are session cookies that are erased when you close your browser.
  • Analytical/Performance Cookies: These allow us to recognize and count the number of users of our Site and understand how such users navigate through our Site. These cookies are session cookies which are erased when you close your browser.
  • Functional Cookies: These improve the functional performance of our Site and make it easier for you to use. For example, cookies are used to remember that you have previously visited the Site. These cookies qualify as persistent cookies, because they remain on your device for us to use during a next visit to our Site. You can delete these cookies via your browser settings.
  • Targeting Cookies: These record your visit to our Site, the pages of the Site that you have visited and the links you have followed to recognize you as a previous visitor and to track your activity on the Site. These cookies qualify as persistent cookies, because they remain on your device for us to use during a next visit to our Site. You can delete these cookies via your browser settings. When you register to receive a white paper, newsletter, brochure, or other communication from us, we may rely on cookies, clickthroughs, and how you otherwise interact with our communications (lead scoring) in order to tailor future communications to you, which you can opt out from at any time by using direct links to unsubscribe included at the bottom of any email or by contacting us.

Internet browser settings do allow you to block cookies and doing so will not hinder your browsing of the site. Please inquire with the software manufacturers for browser setting methods.

Cookies used by this website include third-party cookies. See each company’s website regarding matters such as the information these third parties collect using these cookies and their purposes of using the collected information.

Google Analytics

This Site uses Google Analytics to ascertain information on site usage. Google Analytics employs cookies to collect information on usage of the website. Users of the website may prevent collection of information by Google through installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on and changing their browser’s add-on settings. See the following sites for details.

Google Analytics Terms of Use

Google Privacy Policy

Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on

NTT uses viewing information and other information collected using cookies (including information collected by third parties as described in the preceding paragraph) to plan new contents and services, improve service quality, etc. through the analysis of the Site viewing information and other information.

Changing browsers, deleting cookies, or changing computers will reset cookie settings. In such a case, the user must opt out again.

 

 

Guarantees and Liability Limitation

The website user is responsible for use of this website.

NTT bears no responsibility for any damage that may be incurred from use of information of various types obtained from this website or other websites linked to this website.

Guarantees and Liability Limitation

The website user is responsible for the use of this website.

NTT bears no responsibility for any damage that may be incurred from use of information of various types obtained from this website or other websites linked to this website.

Applicable Law

This site can be accessed from countries worldwide with differing laws, but both the person who accesses this website and NTT agree that use of this site is governed by the laws of Japan and ordinances of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government irrespective of differences in applicable legal principles.

Moreover, the Company makes no statements or indications on this site regarding the appropriateness, etc. of site content within the context of the person who accessed the site. Users who access this site do so of their own free will, and responsibility for use of the site lies with the person who accessed it.

Amendment of these Terms

These Terms are subject to amendment without prior notice as our services and privacy practices change, or as required by law.

Notification of amendment of these Terms will be provided by posting the amended Terms to the website. Users of the website shall be deemed to have consented to the amended Terms of Use upon use or viewing of the site following such amendment.