Effective Date: February 1, 2013
The Information We Collect and How We Use It
At this Site we collect some personally identifying information, including for example, name, address, and email address for website registration, email address for newsletter sign ups, and name, email address. We may collect additional information, for example your date of birth or your product preferences, whether during website registration or if you elect to participate in a sweepstakes, contest, game, survey, questionnaire or other promotions we may offer.
Purposes of Use
In the course of doing business, we employ other companies to perform a variety of functions on our behalf and will share with them personally identifiable information about Site visitors so that they can fulfill their obligations to us. These companies perform various functions for us, such as hosting our databases or websites, sending email blasts, delivering products or services, or helping us analyze our customers' preferences and improve our products. We may also disclose your personal information (a) if we believe we are required to do so by law (for example if we are served with a search warrant, subpoena or court order); (b) to a third party to which ownership of Marukome JAPAN is transferred via an acquisition, merger, sale of assets or otherwise; (c) if we believe it is necessary to protect our company, or parent or affiliated companies, or a Site user; (d) to our affiliated or related companies; (e) to law enforcement personnel, and; (f) to our trusted business partners in whose products or services we believe you may be interested or with whom we may be offering a joint promotion or have some other co-branded relationship. You may opt out of receiving any marketing email messages from us or from our trusted business partners as set forth below under Informational Preferences.
We also may share aggregate, non-personally identifiable information about our users with advertisers, business partners, sponsors, and other third parties. For example, we may tell a business partner the number of men and the number of women that entered a contest.
Cookies and Other Passive Tracking Mechanisms
We take commercially reasonable precautions to keep your personally identifying information secure, however no security system or security procedures are 100% secure and we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online. ANY AND ALL INFORMATION YOU DISCLOSE ONLINE YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK.
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