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Privacy policy

This document is an English translation of an original document in Japanese. If there is any discrepancy between this translation and the original document, the latter shall prevail legally.

The Company will handle your information as follows in all services that we provide (“Services”). To use Services, you must carefully read the Privacy Policy and consent to all particulars herein. If you do not consent to the Privacy Policy you must cease use of the Services.

1. Information that the Company Obtains

The Company may obtain and utilize the following information when you use Services. If you do not provide the following information, there may be cases where the functions of some Services cannot be provided to you.

  1. Profile Information: When you create and utilize an account for Services, the Company will obtain profile information including your name, age, sex, address, telephone number, profile picture, employer, job title, work history, educational history, qualifications, and email address.
  2. Third-Party Service Registered Information: If you associate or connect an account for Services with accounts for third-party services (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, GitHub, Hatena Bookmark), the Company will obtain the ID, profile information and the like for such associated third-party services.
  3. Business Card Information: If you have provided business card information via Services, the Company will obtain your business card image, name, job title, company name, address, telephone number, email address, and other information disclosed on the business card.
  4. Information on Connections: If you have made connections with other customers’ accounts via Services, the Company will obtain information on your connections (people with whom you have connected, number of connections, etc.).
  5. Contact Information: If you use the contact information adding function, the Company will obtain your terminal’s contact information (e.g., name, telephone number, email address, photo).
  6. Calendar Information: If you have provided calendar information via Services, the Company will obtain information related to your schedule.
  7. Location Information: In some Services, in order to provide you with services that utilize location information, the Company may obtain location information transmitted from a mobile phone etc.
  8. Payment Information: When you use paid Services, the Company may obtain certain financial information (e.g., credit card information, bank account information).
  9. Information Related to State of Use: When you use Services, the Company may obtain information relating to use environment or use state that is transmitted automatically from your terminal (e.g., terminal identifier, ad ID, IP address, OS type, browser type, browser language, landing page, number of page views, number of clicks, viewing order, viewing time, search terms).
  10. Inquiry Information: The Company may obtain information relating to you (e.g., identity verification information) through correspondence with you using inquiry forms or the like.
  11. Others: The Company will obtain your information you provide on Services.

2. Purposes of Use

The Company will use obtained customer information for the following purposes.

2.1 Provision, Improvement and Development of Services

  1. To provide Services seamlessly;
  2. To investigate or analyze the conditions of use etc. of Services in order to enhance the quality of, improve or develop Services;
  3. To tailor the content, advertisements etc. displayed on Services to the interests or needs of individual customers (personalization);
  4. To search for other users with whom you are acquainted or may be acquainted, and to recommend connections for you;
  5. To communicate with you in regard to Services;
  6. To respond to inquiries from you;
  7. To transmit Service invoices, products, and prizes to you; and
  8. To introduce or explain Services to you or to persons other than you (provided, however, that the Company will not transmit such introductions/explanations to persons other than you without your consent).

2.2 Service Security Maintenance

  1. To ensure the safety of Services; and
  2. To prevent unauthorized access, spam, and other unauthorized uses.

2.3 Ad Delivery and Marketing

  1. To provide advertising (including personalized ads) related to products and services of the Company or third parties; and
  2. In regard to the enhancement of Service quality or the tailoring of content, advertisements etc. displayed on Services to the interests and needs of individual customers (“Behavioral Targeting Ad”), please also read the Behavioral Targeting Ad.

3. Public Information

Of the information obtained by the Company, other customers utilizing Services are entitled to view the following; provided, however, that the extent of public availability of obtained information can be modified within the scope of the Service specifications.

  1. Your profile information;
  2. Your business card information;
  3. Third-party service registered information; and
  4. Information on connections.

4. Disclosure of Obtained Information to Third Parties

The Company will not disclose obtained information to third parties without your consent, except in the cases indicated below or where permitted under laws and regulations.

  1. When a job seeker clicks the “Want to Visit” button on a recruiter page on Wantedly Visit, the Company will disclose to the relevant recruiter the account information of the user who clicked the button.
  2. When a job seeker views a specific recruiter page on Wantedly Visit, the Company may disclose to the relevant recruiter information related to the job seeker’s viewing of such recruiter page.
  3. When you view another customer’s profile page on Wantedly Visit, the Company may disclose to such other customer information related to your viewing of such profile page.
  4. When customers make use of Wantedly Visit Perk functions, Wantedly may share information on customers’ usage of perk functions with perk service providers and the companies with which customers’ accounts are associated.

4.2 Statistical Information, etc.

There may be cases where, for the purposes of Behavior-Targeted Advertising, the Company will provide third parties with the non-personally identifiable information of customers (terminal identifiers, ad IDs, cookie information, access logs, etc.) or statistical information prepared on the basis thereof. In regard to Behavioral Targeting Ad etc., please also read the Behavioral Targeting Ad.

5. Joint Use of Obtained Information

The Company may jointly use obtained information as follows.

  1. Jointly Used Information: Information obtained by the Company
  2. Scope of Persons Engaged in Joint Use: Our group companies (subsidiaries or affiliates)
  3. Purposes of Use by Persons Engaged in Use: As indicated in “Purposes of Use”
  4. Party Responsible for Management of Joint Use: The Company

6. Verification and Correction etc.

6.1 Verification

Except in cases where the Company does not owe a duty under laws and regulations, you are entitled to request the disclosure of personal information provided to the Company, in accordance with the Company’s prescribed procedures; provided, however, that prescribed disclosure fees may be collected.

6.2 Corrections etc.

When the content of personal information retained by the Company is contrary to fact, except in cases where the Company does not owe a duty under laws and regulations, you are entitled to request the correction, addition, suspension of use, or deletion of personal information in accordance with the Company’s prescribed procedures.

7. Revisions

The Company may revise the Privacy Policy as needed. You should always check the most recent Privacy Policy when utilizing Services. When you use Services, you will be deemed to have consented to the most recent Privacy Policy.

8. Inquiries Concerning the Handling of Information

For any questions, complaints or concerns related to the handling of information in Services, please contact the following email address.

customer-relations(at-mark)wantedly.com

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Effective on June 2, 2020.


Privacy Policy for Wantedly Recruitment Activities

This document is an English translation of an original document in Japanese. If there is any discrepancy between this translation and the original document, the latter shall prevail legally.

The following is Wantedly’s (“the Company” or “we”) policy regarding the handling of personal information of persons (“Candidates”) who apply for or participate in recruitment events, job offer recruitment, and recruitment selection (“Recruitment Activities”) conducted by the Company. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully before applying.

1. Personal Information We Obtain

The Company may obtain and use the following personal information of Candidates received from Candidates, recruitment services, and recruitment agents etc. in order to attain the purposes specified in “2. Purposes of Use”.

  1. Personal information set forth in resumes and CVs etc. (including without limitation name, age, sex, marital status, address, telephone number, place of employment, work history, educational background, nationality, and e-mail address)
  2. The content of communications, including the content of communications between the Company and Candidates conducted for the purpose of Recruitment Activitie
  3. Application and participation history for Recruitment Activities, and selection results in recruitment selection
  4. Personal information on the health status of Candidates
  5. Other information that can be easily cross-referenced with other information so that individual Candidates can be identified.

2. Purposes of Use

The Company uses the personal information of Candidates that we obtain for the following purposes. 1. For Recruitment Activities for Candidates - 2. For providing information on various recruitment events and accepting applications 3. For providing various information about the Company 4. For support for obtaining necessary entry visas and work permits 5. For carrying out procedures relating to employment agreements between Candidates and the Company 6. For making necessary preparations for working at the Company, such as enrolling in social insurance and conducting health examinations 7. For reexamination of the possibility of future recruitment 8. For statistical analysis of information relating to Recruitment Activities and utilizing it in the Company’s future Recruitment Activities

3. Disclosure of Obtained Personal Information to Third Parties

Except in the following cases, the Company will not provide obtained personal information to any third parties without the consent of the Candidate. 1. In cases where pursuant to laws and regulations 2. In cases where it is necessary to protect human life, body, or property and it is difficult to obtain the consent of the Candidate 3. In cases where there is a particular need to promote the improvement of public health or sound development of children and it is difficult to obtain the consent of the Candidate 4. In cases where it is necessary to cooperate in the conduct of affairs specified in laws and regulations by a national agency or local public body, or a person entrusted with such affairs thereby, and there is a risk that obtaining the consent of the Candidate will impede the conduct of the relevant affairs 5. In cases where personal data is provided in conjunction with succession of business due to a merger or other reasons.

4. Outsourcing of the Handling of Personal Information to Third Parties

The Company may outsource all or part of the handling of personal information to a service provider to the extent necessary to attain the purposes specified in “2. Purposes of Use”. In the case of any outsourcing, the Company will thoroughly examine eligibility of a service provider and ensure in any contracts that personal information is properly managed. Further, the Company will appropriately supervise such service provider regarding its management of personal information.

5. Sharing of Obtained Personal Information

The Company may share obtained information as set forth below. 1. Shared information: The personal information specified in “1. Personal Information We Obtain” 2. Scope of shared users: the Company Group Subsidiaries 3. Purposes of Use of users: As set forth in “2. Purposes of Use” 4. Shared use manager: The Company

6. Transfer of Obtained Personal Information between Countries

The Company may transfer and use personal information obtained from Candidates to and from the head office in Japan and subsidiaries and branches in Singapore and Hong Kong only to the extent necessary to attain the purposes specified in “2. Purposes of Use”. The Company and its subsidiaries and branches will transfer and receive personal information in compliance with the laws of each country.

7. Verification and Corrections etc.

7.1. Verification

Candidates are entitled to request disclosure of their own personal information provided to the Company in accordance with the Company’s prescribed procedures, unless the Company is not obligated to do so under laws and regulations; provided, however, that prescribed disclosure fees may be collected.

7.2. Corrections etc.

In a case where the content of personal information that the Company holds is different from the facts, the Candidate is entitled to request correction, addition, suspension of use, or deletion of the personal information in accordance with the Company’s prescribed procedures, unless the Company is not obligated to do so under laws and regulations.

8. Revision

The Company may revise the Privacy Policy for our Recruiting Activities from time to time when the need arises. Candidates should always check the latest Privacy Policy when applying with the Company. Changes to this Privacy Policy will be announced by posting them on the Company’s website.

9. Inquiries about the Handling of Personal Information

If you have any questions, complaints, or inquiries about the handling of personal information in our Recruitment Activities, please contact us at the following e-mail address.

hiring(at-mark)wantedly.com

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Latest update: September 17, 2021