Privacy Notice

PRIVACY NOTICE

Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. (to which we will refer as “Konami”) is a company based in 9-7-2, Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 107-8324 Japan. Konami is a subsidiary of Konami Holdings Corporation, the parent company of the Konami Group, on behalf of whose companies this privacy notice is issued.
Konami and the Konami Group companies offer you various online services. The way in which we use your personal data when you use our services is very important for us. Konami and the Konami Group companies uses your data as described below.
We process this personal data in accordance with the applicable EU and Member State regulations on data protection in particular, the General Data Protection Regulation No 2016/679 (the “GDPR”).
We may change, add to, or delete any part of this privacy notice from time to time. You can obtain the latest version of this privacy notice from [https://legal.konami.com/kde/privacy/en/].

  1. Our use of your personal data
  2. Our sharing of your personal data with other companies
  3. Transfers of data to other countries
  4. Your rights and requests to Konami

1. Our use of your personal data

As is true of most other websites, Konami’s website collects certain non-personally identifiable information. The information may include internet protocol (IP) addresses (the “IP address”), the region or general location where your computer or device is accessing the internet, browser type, operating system and other usage information about the use of Konami’s website, including a history of the pages you view. We use this information to help us design our site to better suit our users’ needs. We may also use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our website, analyse trends, track visitor movements, and gather broad demographic information that assists us in identifying visitor preferences. Konami’s website also uses cookies and web beacons. Do Not Track (DNT) is a web browser setting that is under development and therefore we do not currently respond to DNT) signals.

Konami and the Konami Group companies process your data in its own interest as well as for your interest, so it provides and you receive our services that you have requested and you expect from us (Article 6(1)(f) GDPR).

Konami retains personal data for as long as necessary to provide its services or for other essential purposes such as complying with our legal obligations, resolving disputes, and enforcing our agreements. Konami uses the services provided by Google Inc., “Google Analytics” and “Google Analytics 360” (collectively, “Google Analytics”), and retains the personal data collected in the Google Analytics for the retention period adopted in the Google Analytics.

In certain situations, we might need your approval to collect your personal data. In these cases, you can always tell us that you do not want us to have your personal data. Then we will erase your personal data, but until then we use the data for the purposes which we explained above.

If you want to obtain more detailed information regarding what kind of your personal information and data is processed when you use our services, click here.

Konami uses cookies and similar technologies to provide our websites and online services and to help collect data. Cookies are pieces of data that a website transfers to a user's local drive for record-keeping purposes. Web beacons are transparent pixel images that are used in collecting information about website usage and tracking.

Cookies:
Cookies do not include people's names, e-mail addresses, or other information that is personally identifiable; they are typically used to quickly identify a user's computer and to "remember" things about the user's visit. Konami may set cookies for your web browser as you visit our websites or visit a website where Konami provides ads, content or analytics. You can disable cookies or set your browser to alert you when cookies are being sent to your computer, although this may affect your ability to access certain features of our services.

We may use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, or use a shopping cart.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Purpose More Information
utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmv, __utmz,_ga,_gat, Analytics, AO,  AG, Edgescape We use Google Analytics to monitor how visitors use our website and which pages they come from. ・Find out more about the way Google uses cookies from the Google Privacy Policy
・Opt out at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/

IP address:
Konami also keeps tracks of IP address for safety and security reasons. An IP address is a number that is used by computers on the network to identify your computer every time you log on to the Internet.

Other passively collected information:
Konami may on its own, or with the help of third party analytics tools, collect non-personally identifiable information concerning your and other users’ behaviours and use of our services. Konami collects such information to better adapt our services to users’ interests and for a better quality of our services. The information collected may contain the following, without limitation: device information, internet provider, carrier, operating system, hardware information, localization information, date and time spent on the services, and other similar information.

Information passively collected by Konami may be used in an aggregated form or to identify specific patterns of you or any individual without trying to personally identify you.

Konami and the Konami Group companies processes your data in its own interest as well as for your interest, so it provides and you receive our services that you have requested and you expect from us.

Konami retains personal data for as long as necessary to provide its services or for other essential purposes such as complying with our legal obligations, resolving disputes, and enforcing our agreements. Konami uses the services provided by Google Inc., “Google Analytics” and “Google Analytics 360” (collectively, “Google Analytics”), and retains the personal data collected in the Google Analytics for the retention period adopted in the Google Analytics.

In certain situations, we might need your approval to collect your personal data. In these cases, you can always tell us that you do not want us to have your personal data. Then we will erase your personal data, but until then we use the data for the purposes which we explained above.

2. Our sharing of your personal data with other companies

We may share your personal data with other companies as a result of the sale of the company or business that offers the Konami services to another company, or in cases where Konami and the Konami Group companies have to disclose the personal data by law or by order of an authority (e.g., a judge or court).
We may also share personal data with other companies for different reasons, e.g.: (1) to ensure that you respect our terms of offer of the Konami services; and (2) to protect the Konami Group business.
Konami and the Konami Group companies share personal data with other companies of the Konami Group (e.g., Konami Digital Entertainment Co. Ltd. (including Japan and its affiliates in Europe and in the United States of America), Konami Business Expert Co., Ltd. (Japan), Internet Revolution, Inc. (Japan), and specifically, those listed in https://www.konami.com/corporate/en/subsidiaries/). In these cases, the Konami Group companies that receive your personal data will use the data in accordance with this privacy notice and their respective privacy policies.
Konami and the Konami Group companies may also provide personal data to service providers and its agent (e.g., servers that store data), such as the companies listed here.

In every case, we have appropriate safeguards in place to ensure the security and confidentiality of your personal data.

<List of Service Provider>
Google Inc. for Google Analytics (United States of America)
Dentsu Digital Inc., an agent for Google Analytics (Japan)

3. Transfers of data to other countries

Konami and the Konami Group companies may send your personal data to other companies outside your country. In particular, if you live in the European Economic Area (EEA), your personal data may be transferred to companies located outside the EEA. When this is the case, Konami and the Konami Group companies have adopted and implemented Standard Contractual Clauses to oblige the company that receives your data to use it fairly and legally.

4. Your rights and requests to Konami

You have the following rights that you can use with Konami or the Konami Group companies.

  • Access to personal data: You have the right to access your personal data that the Konami Group is using.
  • Correction or deletion of personal data: You have the right to ask the Konami Group to correct or complete your personal data if it is wrong or incomplete. You may also have the right to ask the Konami Group to delete your personal data, when certain conditions apply.
  • Restriction on processing of personal data: You may have the right to ask the Konami Group to restrict the use of your personal data, when certain conditions apply.
  • Object to processing of personal data: You may have the right to object to the use of your personal data by the Konami Group, when certain conditions apply.
  • Portability of personal data: You may have the right to receive your personal data in a structured and commonly used format so you can use this data with another company, when certain conditions apply.

Furthermore, when your personal data is sent by the Konami Group from the EEA to a country outside the EEA, you can request from us a copy of the Standard Contracts that we have used to send your data.

You can use these rights by contacting us at:
privacynotice@faq.konami.com

To communicate with our Data Protection Officer, please email
dpo-team@konami.com

If you believe we have misused your data or violated any data protection regulations, you may file a complaint with a Data Protection Authority, for example, the Authority of your place of residence within the EEA.