Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy


Bonuterra Inc. (“the company”, “us”, “we”, or “our”) operates all information and subscription services offered by Japan Industry News under, and all newspaper sites within the Japan Industry News Network, currently including, and (the “Service”).

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information (as defined below) when you use our Service.

We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

We may use your Personal Information for the following purposes:

  • To provide the Service;
  • To respond to inquiries;
  • To charge for the Service;
  • To improve the Service;
  • To address violations of the terms of the Service;
  • To provide information on the Service or related companies, for example through announcements or newsletters;
  • To request opinions and participation in questionnaires related to the Service;
  • To produce statistical data;
  • For other purposes incidental to purposes set forth above.

By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms of Use.


While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to, your email address, name, company name, phone number, postal address, and other information (“Personal Information”).


We collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Service (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze this type of information in order to increase our Service’s functionality. These third party service providers have their own privacy policies addressing how they use such information.


You may also provide information to be published or displayed (“posted”) on public areas of the Service, or transmitted to other users of the Service or third parties (collectively, “User Contributions”). Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk.

Although we strive to use commercially acceptable means to ensure data security, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of the Service with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.


Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive.

We use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.


We use remarketing services to advertise on third party web sites to you after you visited our Service. We, and our third party vendors, use cookies to inform, optimize and serve ads based on your past visits to our Service.


Google AdWords remarketing service is provided by Google Inc.

You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize the Google Display Network ads by visiting the Google Ads Settings page:

Google also recommends installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on – – for your web browser. Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on provides visitors with the ability to prevent their data from being collected and used by Google Analytics.

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page:


We may employ third party companies and individuals (“Service Providers”) to facilitate our Service, to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.


We, and, if authorized by you by checking the respective checkbox during subscription processes, our partners, may use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send or by contacting us.


In addition to what is provided in the preceding two Sections, we may disclose your Personal Information to a third party other than Service Providers and our partners by providing and making available the following information to you before providing your Personal Information to the third party:

  • The purpose of obtaining information is to provide such information to a third party;
  • Specific personal data items to be provided to a third party;
  • The means by which such personal information is provided to a third party; and
  • Provisions of personal information identifying individual customers shall be suspended upon the customers’ request.


Without obtaining the prior consent of the user, we will not disclose or handle Personal Information beyond the scope necessary to achieve the purpose of the use of Personal Information, except in the cases permitted pursuant to the Personal Information Protection Law or other laws and regulations such as:

  • When the handling of Personal Information is necessary for the protection of the life, body or property of an individual, and it is difficult to obtain your consent;
  • When the handling of Personal Information is especially necessary for improving public health or promoting the sound growth of children, and it is difficult to obtain your consent; or
  • When the handling of Personal Information is necessary for cooperation with the national government or local governments or their agents in their performance of any conduct under the law and such performance is expected to be hampered by obtaining your consent.


If the company is involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, your Personal Information may be transferred. We will provide notice before your Personal Information is transferred and becomes subject to a different Privacy Policy.


We have implemented measures designed to secure your Personal Information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure, but remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. We strive to use commercially acceptable means.

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, including that any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Service’s websites.


Your information, including Personal Information, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside Japan and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the information, including Personal Information, to Japan and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.


Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.


We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.


You can review and change your Personal Information by logging into the Service and visiting your account profile page.

If you delete your User Contributions from the Service, copies of your User Contributions may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or might have been copied or stored by other users. Proper access and use of information provided on the Service, including User Contributions, is governed by our Terms of Use.


You may request us to delete Personal Information held by us. Your request submitted in the manner specified for deletion of Personal Information shall be processed within a reasonable timeframe, after such requests are determined to be authentic. Your request may be rejected partially or entirely if compliance with such request would endanger your or a third party’s life, health, or property; seriously impact our business operations; or result in a violation of laws or regulations.


If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at


Last edited: Jan. 22, 2017

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