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Cookie Policy

Last Updated: March 31, 2020

  1. Our Cookie Policy
  2. What are cookies?
  3. Cookies used on the Site(s)
  4. Manage your cookies
  5. Updates to this Cookie Polic

1. Our Cookie Policy

  1. General rules

    Our website(s) (the "Site(s)"), which is managed and operated by the Nisshin Seifun Group Inc. and its subsidiaries in Japan (hereinafter "we"), may use cookies to enhance the experience of all visitors who use the Site(s) (hereinafter "you") and to provide tailored information and services.

    This Cookie Policy applies to all users of the Site(s). If you do not agree to our use of cookies, you can disable cookies used on the Site(s) by changing your browser settings. By continuing to use the Site(s), we assume that you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with this Cookie Policy. If you do not consent to our use of cookies or this Cookie Policy, please disable cookies or refrain from using the Site(s). However, please note that disabling the cookies that we use may impact the operation of the Site(s).

    The types of cookies used on the Site(s) and how to modify browser settings are described in this Cookie Policy.

  2. Privacy Policy and Terms of Use concerning this Cookie Policy

    Concerning this Cookie Policy, we have developed a separate Privacy Policy regarding the handling of personal information and a separate Terms of Use regarding the use of the Site(s). For more information, please refer to our Privacy Policy as well as Terms of Use.

2. What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files placed on your device's hard drive when you visit a website and are used to store certain information, such as identifying pages that you have visited. Information stored in the cookies is exchanged between the website and the visitor's browser. For example, cookies enable the website to keep track of your past purchases and your account details to provide you with services tailored to your preferences. Some cookies are used to track the website usage for targeted advertising.

3. Cookies used on the Site(s)

The Site(s) use the following types of cookies:

  1. Essential cookies

    Essential cookies are strictly necessary to make the Site function optimally and enable you to navigate around the Site and use its features.

  2. Performance cookies

    Performance cookies primarily collect information about how you use the Site. These cookies are used to improve the performance of the Site by allowing us to know how you interacted with the Site, such as the pages visited and time spent, as well as any issues encountered, such as error messages. The site also uses cookies provided by third parties, such as Google Analytics, to analyze how you use the Site (e.g., access status) and to improve the performance of the Site. Please refer to the Google Analytics Help page for the details on how Google Analytics uses data.

  3. Targeting cookies

    Targeting cookies are used for marketing purposes, such as the personalization of content and targeted advertising. These cookies record information about your activities on other websites and login attribute information. By using these cookies on the Site, your personal data and information about your activities on the Site may be linked and used for advertising services and other services.

  4. Social media cookies

    Social media cookies are used for social media usage, such as plugins. When you click on social media plugin buttons on the Site, these cookies allow the Site to link your access information on the Site to the social media server. Such information may be linked with your social media account information and used for targeted advertising, access analysis, and other purposes.

4. Manage your cookies

You have the option to allow or disable these cookies by changing your cookie settings within your browser. You can also delete cookies from your device through your browser. Please refer to your browser's help menu for more information on how to manage your cookie settings.

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You can disable cookies used on the Site(s) by changing the browser settings described above. However, please note that disabling the cookies that we use may impact the operation of the Site. We assume no responsibility for any impact that caused by configuration changes you made, unless attributable to our intention or negligence.

5. Updates to this Cookie Policy

We may update all or part of this Cookie Policy. In the event that we do so, we will take procedures in compliance with laws and regulations, such as posting changes on the Site.

This document is an English translation of the Cookie Policy established in Japanese.