Notice on Use of Access Data

Collection of Access Data

GMO Payment Gateway Incorporated (hereafter, ‘GMO-PG’) collects the access data of Site Viewers (hereafter ‘Viewer’) that visit websites operated by GMO-PG (hereafter, ‘GMO-PG websites’). Access data includes the computer’s IP address, OS, browser type and version, the referrer’s page, date and time of access and, URLs. GMO-PG uses technologies such as cookies that can specify the browser used.

Note that access data does not contain personal nor personally identifiable information of any kind, including name of the Viewer, mail address, telephone number and email address.

Viewers may block/reject the collection of access data by changing the browser setting to block and/or disable cookies. Viewers’ access to GMO-PG Sites is in no way affected or limited by blocking/disabling the cookie.

Use of Access Data

The access data collected by GMO-PG is used for the purpose of displaying contents that align more closely with viewer’s preferences and interest, analyzing browsing patterns and usages, measure effectiveness of web adverts, gauge the overall performance of ads served and, serving of behavioral targeted advertising (targeted digital marketing(1)).

(1) Behavioral Targeted Adverts allows advertisements to be delivered to a targeted audience based on inferring the preferences and interests of the Viewer by analyzing the data collected on the Viewer’s website behavior and history.
GMO-PG uses behavioral targeted advertising based on the access data containing Viewer’s access dates and times and URLs.

Sharing of Access Data

Third-party ad vendors (hereafter, ‘ad vendors’) may independently collect access data from GMO-PG Sites and use such access data for the purpose of serving behavioral targeted adverts.
Such ad vendors may also serve the collected access data to other vendors. For details please refer to the Privacy Policy of the vendor or ad vendor.
Below are the ad vendors that use cookies to collect access data from GMO-PG Sites. Viewers may choose to terminate the collection of access data (i.e. Opt out function), by visiting the Opt out pages shown below and completing the form for the relevant ad vendor or vendor.

Third-party ad vendors that collect access data from GMO-PG Sites

■Yahoo Japan Corporation
・Privacy Policy
https://about.yahoo.co.jp/docs/info/terms/chapter1.html#cf2nd
・Opt out
https://btoptout.yahoo.co.jp/optout/index.html

■Google Inc.(Google Ads)
・Privacy Policy
https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en
・Opt out
https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=en

■Google Inc.(Analytics)
・Privacy Policy
https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en
・Opt out
https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

■Facebook, Inc.
・Privacy Policy
https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy
・Opt out
https://www.facebook.com/help/769828729705201/

■Geolocation Technology, Inc.
・Privacy Policy
https://www.geolocation.co.jp/privacy.html
・Opt out
https://www.docodoco.jp/privacy/index.html

Use of Data management Platform (DMP)

GMO-PG operates a Data Management Platform (hereafter, DMP) system that collects and stores access data for a viewer whenever a Mail Form is used within the GMO-PG Site, such as when making an inquiry. The first-party data collected is utilized for our sales and marketing activities as well as emails.

For information on how Personal Information on the GMO-PG Site is used, please click the “Privacy Policy” and/or the ”Privacy Policy and Personally Identifiable Information Policy” link at the bottom of each Site.