LINE: https://guide.line.me/privacy-policy_update/2023/ja (Japanese only)
Yahoo Japan: https://about.yahoo.co.jp/topics/20230901a.html (Japanese only)
■ Background of the integration of the Privacy Policies
■ Key points on the integration of the Privacy Policies of LINE and Yahoo Japan
1. Acquisition of information from advertisers and other partners for ad distribution and other purposes, and its use
When the New Company distributes ads to users, etc., infromation acquired from partners (such as IDs which identify users, etc.) may be combined and used with the information possessed by the New Company.
2. Creation and provision of analytical and statistical information
Information acquired from partners (such as IDs which identify users, etc.) may be combined and used with the information possessed by the New Company to create analytical results and statistical information which may be provided to partners. Information that can directly specify users will not be provided to partners.
3. Clarification of the destinations of cross-border transfers (country/region)
4. Provision of identifiers, etc., to third parties
To enable the users to use its services smoothly, the New Company may provide information such as user identifiers to third parties, including its partners, to the extent necessary when providing services, etc. In these cases, information that directly identifies users will not be provided.
5. Linkage of identifiers
When providing services of the New Company, including distributing ads to users, user information may be managed/used by linking information such as various identifiers, including internal identifiers. These identifiers are assigned to the users when they use each of the service of LINE and Yahoo Japan.
- Major services and apps provided by both companies
- Front page and chat list of "LINE" app
- Yahoo Japan's Privacy Center
- Mail notifications
■ Linkage of LINE and Yahoo Japan accounts
Users who have linked their accounts is scheduled to be able to use the services more conveniently, for example, by "being able to manage the registration information of each account in one stop" and "receiving notifications of information that is of greater interest to the user."
The New Company will place the utmost priority on protecting user privacy and strengthening security for this purpose, and will make every effort to offer a better service experience by sincerely addressing the opinions and suggestions of users and experts, so that users can use the services without anxiety.
*1Z Holdings Corporation Dialogues with Experts
Unless otherwise specified, English-language documents are prepared solely for the convenience of non-Japanese speakers. If there is any inconsistency between the English-language documents and the Japanese-language documents, the Japanese-language documents will prevail.