This document has been translated from the Japanese original for reference purposes only. In the event of any discrepancy between this translated document and the Japanese original, the original shall prevail.

PIRIKA Privacy Policy


This Privacy Policy describes PIRIKA's policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of your information. PIRIKA receives your information through our various web sites, SMS, APIs, services and third-parties (Services). When using any of our Services you consent to the collection, transfer, manipulation, storage, disclosure and other uses of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. Irrespective of which country that you reside in or create information from, your information may be used by PIRIKA in the JAPAN or any other country where PIRIKA operates.
If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at info@pirika.org.

Information Collection and Use


Information Collected Upon Registration: When you create or reconfigure a PIRIKA account, you provide some personal information, such as username and password. Some of this information, for example, username, is listed publicly on our Services, including on your profile page and in search results. Some Services, such as post, public user profiles and viewing lists, do not require registration.

Every Public Information: Our Services are primarily designed to solve the problem of littering all over the world. Most of the information you provide to us is information you are asking us to use solve the problem of littering. Your public information is broadly and instantly disseminated.

Location Information: PIRIKA need your Location Information to make public because of our service.

Log Data: Our servers automatically record information (Log Data) created by your use of the Services. Log Data may include information such as your IP address, browser type, the referring domain, pages visited, and search terms. Other actions, such as interactions with advertisements, may also be included in Log Data.

Links: PIRIKA may keep track of how you interact with links in Posts across our Services including third party clients by redirecting clicks or through other means. We do this to help improve our Services, including advertising, and to be able to share aggregate click statistics such as how many times a particular link was clicked on.

Cookies: Like many websites, we use cookie technology to collect additional website usage data and to improve our Services, but we do not require cookies for many parts of our Services such as searching and looking at public user profiles or lists. A cookie is a small data file that is transferred to your computer's hard disk. PIRIKA may use both session cookies and persistent cookies to better understand how you interact with our Services, to monitor aggregate usage by our users and web traffic routing on our Services, and to improve our Services. Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies. You can instruct your browser, by editing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit.

Third Party Services: PIRIKA uses a variety of services hosted by third parties to help provide our Services, such as hosting our various blogs and wikis, and to help us understand the use of our Services, such as Google Analytics. These services may collect information sent by your browser as part of a web page request, such as cookies or your IP request.

Information Sharing and Disclosure


Your Consent: We may share or disclose your information with your consent, such as when you use a third party web client to access your PIRIKA account.

Service Providers: We engage certain trusted third parties to perform functions and provide services to us. We may share your personal information with these third parties, but only to the extent necessary to perform these functions and provide such services, and only pursuant to obligations mirroring the protections of this privacy policy.

Law and Harm: We may disclose your information if we believe that it is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation or legal request; to protect the safety of any person; to address fraud, security or technical issues; or to protect PIRIKA's rights or property.

Business Transfers: In the event that PIRIKA is involved in a bankruptcy, merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets, your information may be sold or transferred as part of that transaction. The promises in this privacy policy will apply to your information as transferred to the new entity.

Non-Private or Non-Personal Information: We may share or disclose your non-private, aggregated or otherwise non-personal information, such as your public Tweets or the number of users who clicked on a particular link (even if only one did).

Modifying Your Personal Information


If you are a registered user of our Services, we provide you with tools to access or modify the personal information you provided to us and associated with your account.

Changes to this Policy


We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make a change to this policy that, in our sole discretion, is material, we will notify you via a pop-up message that will be shown when you open our app. By continuing to access or use the Services after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy is effective as of August 1, 2012.