(1) Information that you provide us
When you choose to provide us with the information about you – for example, to register for or use CASIO services or to contact us by email, we obtain the information. This may include information such as your name, email address, phone number, date of birth, country of residence, language, gender, and time zone.
(2) Automatic collection of personal information
In some instances, our system automatically retrieves certain types of information from your computer system each time you visit us online or use our application software, as long as necessary for accomplishment of the purposes described below or as allowed by law, through emails that we may exchange or using cookies, web beacons and other technologies. The collection of such information will allow us to customize your online experience, improve the performance, usability and effectiveness of our websites, and to measure the effectiveness of our marketing activities.
Your personal information is not used for any purposes other than those stated in Section 3 (1), unless we obtain your permission, or unless otherwise required or permitted by applicable law. For example, if you register for CASIO ID or any other CASIO services and provide us with information about your preferences, we will use such information to personalize your user experience. When you login to our websites or services using your CASIO ID, we may also recognize you as the same user across any different devices you use and personalize your user experience across other CASIO websites you visit and CASIO services you use.
(3) Your purchases
Some of CASIO services may offer you to make purchases. If you use any of our services to make a purchase, CASIO may collect information about the purchase. This could include contact information (such as your name, your phone number, your billing and shipping address), purchase date, name of products or services you purchased and its billing amount. Please note that payment information, such as your credit card number and account authentication information that you provide to settlement agency will NOT be shared with us.
(4) Product reviews
You may write review comments about our products on our websites. The comments will give us and other customers broad feedback on the products.
If you write a review comment while you are logged in to the website with your CASIO ID, the review comment will be published as written by a “verified user” under your name or nickname registered for CASIO ID. If you have consented only to anonymous publication, we will publish your review in anonymous form only. In this case, your review will not be erased even if you withdraw your consent, as the review cannot (can no longer) be assigned to you.
(5) Contact form
Our websites offer you a contact form which you can use to contact us electronically. If you use such form, the data entered on the input screen, including but not limited to your name, your email address, subject and message, are communicated to us and stored.
Such data will be erased as soon as they are no longer needed to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected, at the time the relevant conversation between you and us is ended when it can be inferred from the circumstances that the issue in question has been conclusively clarified, provided that such erasure is not barred by any statutory archiving obligations.
(6) Social media login information
If you choose to register for or login to our website using a third-party single sign-in service that authenticates your identity and connects your social media login information with CASIO (e.g., Google, facebook or Twitter), we will collect any information or content needed for the registration or login that you have permitted the social media provider to share with us, such as your name and email address. Other information we collect will depend on the privacy settings you have set with the relevant social media provider, so please review the privacy notice of the applicable third-party service.
(7) Social media widgets and applications
Our websites may include functionality to enable sharing via third-party social media applications, such as the Facebook Like button and Twitter widget. These social media applications will collect and use information regarding your use of CASIO websites. Any personal information that you provide via such social media applications will often be collected and used by other members of that social media applications, and such interactions are governed by the privacy policies of the social media provider. We do not have control over, or responsibility for, those providers or their use of your information.