Updated "Performance cookies to improve our services" section regarding usage of reCAPTCHA
pixiv Inc. (hereinafter ""we"", ""us"", ""our""), being fully aware that private information is extremely important for the privacy of our members (hereinafter ""users"") who use ""pixiv"" (hereinafter ""this service""), shall pay particular attention to the management of private information.
""Private information"" is defined as personal data, which includes name, address, birthday, age, gender, telephone number, family member names, email address, ID, IP address, place of work, professional affiliation, business address, work telephone number, credit card number, bank account, visited homepage info, complaints, consultations or inquiry info. And combining one or more data from those personal data can identify a specific person.
We shall only use private information received for the following purposes:
( 1 ) In order to provide our service.
( 2 ) In order to charge users who use our paid service.
( 3 ) As determining data for improvement of this service, additional of a new service or publication or delivery of advertisements considering users' age, gender and interests.
( 5 ) In order to gather statistical data on users' usage (in case of collecting such data, data shall be modified in order not to identify an individual).
( 6 ) In order to grasp the usage situation of users and use them for improvement of this service and development of new services
( 7 ) To confirm the application of the e-mail delivery service and to deliver e-mails
( 8 ) To send notices such as results of a contest, campaign, prizes and the like, dispatch of goods, questionnaires etc.
( 9 ) To deliver information on various membership services and other various services that we offer
( 10 ) To ask for cooperation in surveys and participation in various events, to report results etc.
( 11 ) In order to grasp the utilization status of this product, this service, this website, etc., and to deliver information and surveys etc. to companies/organizations that are deemed beneficial to us, including our company
( 12 ) In order to provide personalized contents more relevant to users of this service
We shall use private information received from users only to the required extent in order to achieve the purpose of use mentioned above, except in following cases:
We will inform or announce beforehand the purpose of use when we obtain private information of a user by means other than using this service. We also announce the change of the purpose of use on this service.
We shall appropriately control, manage and keep safe users' private information.
We may trustee private information received. In such case, we sign a necessary agreement with the fiduciary and direct that the fiduciary appropriately manages private information.
We shall not offer private information to a third party without the agreement of a user; provided, however, that this shall not apply to the following cases:
We shall disclose private information to the user's request. However, we may not disclose all or a part of the information in the following cases.
When a user requests to correct or add to their private information, we will verify identity and accuracy of the correction, then we will deal with the case in an appropriate manner.
To opt out of Google Analytics, please download the ""Opt-out Browser Add-on"" from the URL below. After you install it, you'll be able to edit Google Analytics settings.
We use the reCAPTCHA service provided by Google Inc. (Google) to protect your submissions via internet submission forms on this site. This plugin checks if you are a person in order to prevent certain website functions from being (ab)used by spam bots (particularly comments). This plugin query includes the sending of the IP address and possibly other data required by Google for the Google reCAPTCHA service. For this purpose your input will be communicated to and used by Google. However, your IP address is previously truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states which are party to the agreement on the European Economic Area and is, as such, anonymized. Only in exceptional cases is a full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of this service. The IP address provided by reCaptcha from your browser shall not be merged with any other data from Google.
In order to optimize the distribution of advertisements by our company, we analyze the user's action history on our service using cookies. We might use information regarding your interests in targeting advertisement.
We assume no responsibility whatsoever for the acquisition of private information by a third party in the following cases.
Unless there is a risk of damage being caused to our business, we will ensure that the personal information that we hold can only be retrieved by its owner. To confirm which information we hold or ask for its correction or deletion, please refer to themethod prescribed by our company's regulations.
In addition, we accept inquiries about personal information disclosure, content correction, deletion, and complaints from the owner of the information.