Privacy Policy

WAttention takes your your privacy very seriously. Please read our privacy policy details.

This English version is prepared for convenience only. In the event of any conflict or inconsistency between the Japanese and English versions, the Japanese version shall prevail.

  • About This Policy

This Privacy Policy specifies how WAttention (hereafter, “the Company”) handles the Personal Information it obtains through your use of its services on (hereafter, the Website), which consists out of WAttention MAGAZINE and WAttention STORE.

  • Collection of Personal Information

The Company collects the following types of information about you when you use Services. For the purpose of clarification, some of them may not be considered as Personal Information depending on the specific contents of the information.

  • Information provided by you
  • Information provided by you, including your name, address, phone number (including cell phone and fax numbers), e-mail address, cell phone e-mail address, company/organization name, department name, title, work address, other contact information, nickname, date of birth, sex, and credit card information.
  • Any Personal Information that has been obtained by a Service Provider separately from the Services and is provided to the Company using an appropriate procedure specified by the Company.
  • Information collected in relation to your use of the Services
  • Information about your transaction history of Services maintained in personally identifiable form in combination with identifier.
  • Information about your subscription to e-mail magazines of the Company.
  • Information about messages and contents you make or post by phones, by e-mails or by other means, including, but not limited to, information collected when you inquire the Company or Service Providers, when you respond to a questionnaire, when you participate in a campaign, when you review the Services you use.
  • Information automatically collected when you access (hereafter, “this Website”.
  • Information about the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet and your mobile equipment identifier.
  • Information about browser type and version, operating system, platform, pages (URLs) you have accessed, dates and times of such access, and products you have viewed and searched for.
  • Other information automatically collected when you use the Services such as access log collected via cookies and Web beacons.
  • Information collected to use as contents for media (magazines, websites, SNS, etc).
  • The Company can ask customers for specific personal information to use as editorial content for the Company’s media, or the media of another company it has been requested by to provide contents. In such a case, the Company has to ask the customer for permission in advance.
  • Information collected when recruiting employers
  • Personal information collected through resumes etc. when recruiting employers is purely used as judgement material on whether or not to hire the applicant of matter. In case that the applicant is employed, this information will continuously be used as personal information of the employer. In case that the applicant is not hired, all personal information collected will be disposed.
  • How We Use Customer Information

The Company uses customer information for those purpose the customer is informed of when we obtain it, as well as for the reasons listed below. We will not use customer information for any purpose other than these, excepting those listed below under “Disclosing or Providing Customer Information to a Third Party,” or if we have received prior consent from the customer. Further, the customer may refuse provision of personal information during member registration or afterward. However, the customer may not refuse provision of personal information that is essential to the operations of our services.

  • To contact the customer via email or other means about the status of a transaction or other important matter to ensure secure and reliable transactions on this Website
  • To confirm and deliver purchases of products or services
  • To confirm subscriptions for email delivery services and to deliver those emails
  • To confirm registration for services and to provide those services
  • To confirm an order or payment for products or services
  • To send an award for participation in a survey
  • To send any prizes or discounts offered for subscribing
  • To resolve any troubles experienced with this Website
  • To improve on products and services to increase overall customer satisfaction
  • To customize products and services to match the preferences of individual users
  • To inquire about the degree of satisfaction of customers regarding products they have ordered and information provided by this Website about those orders
  • To aggregate personal information for statistical analysis and report the results of our findings
  • To understand the circumstances of customer use to help improve services and develop new services
  • To provide guidance concerning our member services and other services
  • To request participation in a survey or other event, and to report the results of that survey or event
  • To understand the circumstances of customer use of products and services so that the Company may report any information about our business or organization that we believe may be beneficial to our customers
  • Disclosing or Providing Customer Information to a Third Party

The Company will not entrust or provide customer information to a third party except when required by law, or under the circumstances outlined below.

  • Entrusting information to a subcontractor

In some cases, the Company may entrust some or all of its tasks to a trusted entity with which it has entered into a personal information confidentiality agreement in order to perform such tasks as processing customer information, providing information to customers, or conducting promotions or surveys. In such cases, customer information remains under the Company’s strict control, and only the minimum amount of information required to perform said tasks is entrusted to the contracted company.

  • Entrusting or providing information to affiliates or business partners of the Company

In some cases, the Company may enter into collaborative or joint relationships with trusted businesses with which it has entered into a personal information confidentiality agreement in order to provide its services. In such cases, customer information remains under the Company’s strict control, and only the minimum amount of information required to provide said services is entrusted to those affiliates or business partners.

  • Inquiries to credit card companies or other financial institutions

The Company may make inquiries to credit card companies or other financial institutions for information, such as credit card or other payment card numbers and customer names, in order to settle payments for use of services purchased on this Website.

  • Provision pursuant to laws or regulations

Should customer information be requested by a court of law, administrative body, regulatory agency, or other official body, and it has no rational reason to deny the request, the Company will provide the requested information.

  • Third party conflict resolution

If the Company determines it necessary to disclose information to resolve trouble that a member has caused a third party. If the Company determines it necessary to disclose information to protect the rights or interests of a user of services provided by the Company or a third party.

  • Management of Customer Information

The Company shall make every effort to prevent unauthorized access, loss, damage, falsification, or leaking of customer information it has collected. Further, whenever the Company entrusts a company with which it has entered into a personal information confidentiality agreement to handle personal information, those companies must also safeguard customer information in accordance with the Company’s Rules for Handling Customer Information (Privacy Policy).

  • Disclaimers
  • The Company assumes no responsibility for safeguarding personal information given to the websites of companies or individuals linked to from pages on this Website. Customers are expected to use linked websites at their own discretion. The Company uses the industry-wide standard SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption for data transfer to prevent unauthorized access to customer personal information.
  • Any registration, application, or order transmitted to the Company on this Website on a browser that is not SSL compatible, or by email or postal service, runs an increased risk of being viewed or stolen by a third party outside of the Company’s control. Please be aware of these risks when using such means of communication. The Company assumes no responsibility if by some chance the customer incurs any damages from a third party due to the improper actions of a hacker or other agent despite security measures taken by the Company. We ask that customers also carefully manage the information we use to confirm their identity to prevent losing it, forgetting it, or disclosing it to a third party.
  • Changes to Customer Information

The Company may request the customer update registered information if changes to customer information, such as shipping address, name of financial institution, or credit card expiration date, result in difficulties delivering products or handling orders have been made. Additionally, should a customer wish to revise information they entered, the customer or a trusted representative may edit or create that information on “My Page”.

  • Changes to This Privacy Policy

Changes may be made to the content of this Privacy Policy. Any amended Privacy Policy will be effective at the time it is published on this Website, except in cases specified by the Company. Whenever this page is confirmed, the Company assumes understanding of its current Privacy Policy.

  • Complaint procedure and consultation

In order to react to requests to disclose, correct or delete personal information as fast as possible, the Company has prepared a “Service for inquiries regarding personal information”. If you have any inquiries, opinions or requests regarding how the Company handles personal information, contact this service at the following email address.

WAttention Personal Information Manager, Toru Hagi

Last updated on May 18, 2015




当社では、お客様個人を識別しうる情報を適切に保護することが、社会的責務として重要と考え、下記のプライバシーポリシーに基づき、お客様の個人情報を取得、利用、第三者に委託または提供させていただきます。お客様が、当社が運営するサービス「WAttention MAGAZINE」及び「WAttention STORE」(以下本サイトといいます)のご利用をされるためには、下記のプライバシーポリシーを熟読のうえ、内容に同意していただく必要があります。同意いただけない場合は、本サイトへのアクセス及び本サイト上もしくは本サイトを通じて提供されるサービスのご利用はお断りいたします。

















当社では、収集させていただいたお客さま情報を、不正アクセス・紛失・破壊・改ざんまたは漏洩が生じないよう努めます。なお、当社では、当社が信頼に足る と判断し個人情報の守秘義務契約を結んだ企業に、個人情報の取り扱いを委託する場合がありますが、この場合にも、お客様情報は当社のプライバシーポリシーのもとで保護されます。


サイトにおけるお客様の個人情報等の保護について、責任を負うものではありません。お客様ご自身にて当該ウェブサイトの内容をよくご確認の上で、閲覧およびご利用をお願いいたします。 当社は、お客様の個人情報を不正なアクセスから守るため、データの保護が必要であると判断した場合、データ転送にSSL(Secure Socket Layer)という業界標準の暗号方式を使用しています。

・SSL非対応ブラウザによる本サイト上での登録、申込もしくは注文、または電子メールもしくは郵便によりお客様情報をご提供いただく場合は、当社への情報到達過程にて、当社の管理外の第三者に閲覧、窃取される危険性が高まりますので、これらの危険性をご了解の上これらの手段をご利用ください。 万一、当社によるセキュリティ施策にもかかわらず、ハッカー等による不当な行為により、お客様および第三者に損害が生じた場合については、当社は責任を負いかねますのでご了承ください。お客様ご本人を確認するための情報につきましては、お客様にて、紛失、忘失または第三者に知られることのないよう厳重な管理をお願いいたします。








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