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Note: This policy is a document that helps to read the original data policy (https://swoda.co.jp/privacy/) written in Japanese in English. If the interpretation is different for each language, the original data policy (https://swoda.co.jp/privacy/) written in Japanese takes precedence.

This policy describes the information we process to support SWODA (https://swoda.app), our website (includes https://swoda.co.jp , https://swoda.in ) and other products and features offered by SWODA Inc. (SWODA Products). 

What kinds of information do we collect?

To provide the SWODA products, we need to process information about you. The type of information we collect depends on how you use the SWODA product.

Informations Entered, Executed and Provided by the Users

Information provided by users.

When you use a SWODA product, we collect information that you enter, execute and provide.

This information includes user-supplied information and related information (like metadata) such as the location information of the photo and the file creation date when uploading a photo.

In addition, what users browse through the functions provided by SWODA products is included.

For example, when we provide machineries and materials information or advertisement that users may like, other proposals that may be useful for users business, and tips for using the SWODA products and so on, we possible to use the browsing data of advertisements that provided on the SWODA products.

We process the information that you enter, execute and provide, and analyze the background and content for the purposes set forth in this policy.

Network and connection.

The information we collect that includes information about companies and people that users are connected to on the SWODA products. As a result, we may find candidates for acquaintances or use them for the purposes listed in this policy.

Information on the use of SWODA products.

SWODA collects information on how to use the SWODA products.

For example, This information includes usage function, activity time, frequency, and interval. And, SWODA records the time when SWODA products are used, the last usage time, and screen transitions when used.

Trading Information on the SWODA products.

When users use SWODA products for applications, purchases, or other financial transactions, SWODA collect information about purchases or transactions.

This information includes details such as credit card, debit card number and other card information, other account and authentication information, billing and delivery, and contact information.

Device Informations

We collect information from and about the computers, phones, connected TVs and other web-connected devices you use that integrate with the SWODA Products, and we combine this information across different devices you use.

For example, we use information collected about your use of the SWODA Products on your phone to better personalize the content (including ads) or features you see when you use the SWODA Products on another device, such as your laptop or tablet, or to measure whether you took an action in response to an ad we showed you on your phone on a different device.

Cookie Informations

By collecting cookie data (cookie ID and settings, etc.) stored on your device or browser used, it may be used for the purposes stated in this policy, including the automatic login function to the SWODA products.

How do we use this information?

In order to provide and support SWODA products and related services, we will use the information we have. Specific uses of information are as follows.

Provide and Improve the SWODA Products

We use the collected information to provide the SWODA products and to improve the SWODA products according to the usage status and requests of users.

For example, in order for users to manage and operate inventory informations on any device, we store inventory informations on the server and use the latest entered informations according to user access.

We also use information we hold to develop, test and improve SWODA products, conduct surveys and surveys, and test and troubleshoot new products and functions.

Personalized Advertisement Delivery

We use collected information for the purpose of selecting and personalizing sponsored contents to display to you, such as advertisements and coupons.

However, we never share information that personally identifies you (information such as your company name, your name, phone number or email address that by itself can be used to contact you or identifies who you are) with advertisers unless you agree.

For Example

An advertiser is possible to set a targeting such as following when they delivery of advertisement.

Ex. Located in Mumbai, India and Construction companies that do infrastructure like road work and Have 10 or more hydraulic excavators and Current machine failure rate is 30% or less and Corporate managers and purchasing managers.

This is just one case. But, an advertiser can not use information that personally identifies you, unless you agree. Of course, they can not also see, hear or other actions it.

Provide Measurement, Analytics, and Other Business Services

We use the information we have (including your activity off SWODA Products, such as the websites you visit and ads you see) to help advertisers and other partners measure the effectiveness and distribution of their ads and services, and understand the types of people who use their services and how people interact with their websites, apps, and services. However, we never share information that personally identifies you (information such as your company name, your name, phone number or email address that by itself can be used to contact you or identifies who you are) with advertisers unless you agree.

Promote Safety, Integrity and Security

We use the information we have to verify accounts and activity, combat harmful conduct, detect and prevent spam and other bad experiences, maintain the integrity of SWODA Products, and promote safety and security on and off of SWODA Products.

For example, we use data we have to investigate suspicious activity or violations of our policies, or to detect when someone needs help.

Communicate with You

We use the information we have to send you marketing communications, communicate with you about SWODA Products, and let you know about our policies. We also use your information to respond to you when you contact us.

How is this information shared?

User information and your managed data on SWODA products are shared with others by the following methods.

Sharing on SWODA Products

People and accounts invited by users

You can share your managed data on the SWODA products by using the invitation function to related parties of your company and any third party.

Information about the online status on the SWODA products

People in your networks can see signals telling them whether you are active on the SWODA Products, including whether you are currently active or when you last used the SWODA Products.

New owner

If the ownership or control of all or part of the SWODA products or their assets changes, we may transfer your information to the new owner.

Sharing with Third-Party Partners

We work with third-party partners who support us provide and improve the SWODA products or who use the SWODA products to grow their businesses, which makes it possible to operate our companies and provide free services to companies and people around the world.

We don’t sell any of your information to anyone, and we never will. We also impose strict restrictions on how our partners can use and disclose the data we provide. Here are the types of third parties we share information with:

Partners who use our analytics services

We provide aggregated statistics and insights to help people and businesses make decisions using data.

For example, in addition to your manage data, you can receive industry averages, medians, and other business-useful statistical information.

Advertisers

SWODA provides advertisers with reports on the types of people who saw the advertisement and the effectiveness of the advertisement. However, we never share information that personally identifies you (information such as your company name, your name, phone number or email address that by itself can be used to contact you or identifies who you are) with advertisers unless you agree.

For example

We provide general information such as following to advertisers.

That an ad was seen by users mainly who work at building house company located in Mumbai, India or Manila, Philippines, and they have over 100 staffs and 5 machinery like excavators.

This is just one case. But, an advertiser can not use information that personally identifies you, unless you agree. Of course, they can not also see, hear or other actions it.

Measurement partners

We share information about users with companies that aggregate data for the purpose of providing our partners with analysis and measurement reports.

Partners offering goods and services in our Products

When you subscribe to receive premium content, or buy something from a seller in the SWODA products, the content creator or seller can receive your public information and other information you share with them, as well as the information needed to complete the transaction, including shipping and contact details.

Vendors and service providers

We provide information and content to vendors and service providers who support our business, such as by providing technical infrastructure services, analyzing how our Products are used, providing customer service, facilitating payments or conducting surveys.

Law enforcement or legal requests

In response to a legal request (like a search warrant, court order or subpoena) if we have a good faith belief that the law requires us to do so.

This may include responding to legal requests from jurisdictions outside of Japan when we have a good-faith belief that the response is required by law in that jurisdiction, affects users in that jurisdiction, and is consistent with internationally recognized standards.

How will we notify you of changes to this policy?

Our company shall review the operational status regarding the handling of information from time to time and strive for continuous improvement, and may change this policy as necessary.

If changes are made to this policy, we will notify you by updating this website. In addition, Users of SWODA (https://swoda.app) will be notified by e-mail and on the screen when logging in.

How to contact SWODA with questions?

SWODA Inc. (Privacy Operations)

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