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Privacy Notice (A)

NOTICE REGARDING THE HANDLING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION ON NIKON IMAGE SPACE
This notice regards the handling of personal information on the services provided by Nikon Corporation (referred to below as “Nikon”) under the name “NIKON IMAGE SPACE” for connecting cameras to smart devices and storing and editing images (referred to below as the “Services”).

I. Scope of Application:

The Notice is based on the Nikon Group Privacy Protection Statement (https://www.nikon.com/privacy/privacy_policy.htm) and applies to all personal information that Nikon Corporation (referred to below as “Nikon”) processes concerning prospective, current, and former customers (referred to below as “Customers”) and their use of NIKON IMAGE SPACE(https://www.nikonimagespace.com/), a service provided by Nikon, under laws and related regulations regarding the protection of personal information in Japan.

II. Types of Personal Information Collected and Purposes of Its Use

Categories of personal data

• Personal Details such as Email address, Country/Region, Name, Phone number, Password, Language, Timezone, Email settings and Preferences;
• Browsing and service usage behaviors, Device Information and Interactions such as Usage information of the service, IP Address, Cookies, Access log, Usage environment unit (mobile/PC/etc), Message text and title for photo sharing;
• "*Owned product information" such as Model of cameras/lenses/flash units owned, Date of purchase, Firmware version and Serial number;
• Image Files such as Photos, Exif information, GNNS log;

* Information in these categories is collected only for “Nikon product owners plan” Members, and is not collected from “Basic plan” Members.

Purposes

• To verify user identity and implement personal settings in your account;
• To communicate with customers such as responding to your inquiries;
• To send emails to communicate with customers and to inform customers of service notifications, service and product information, exclusive offers, tips and tricks;
• To send emails to share your photos upon your request;
• To administrate the operating system to prevent or respond to system failure;
• To learn what functions of the service need to change and optimize the functions for customer usability by for example removing the functions scarcely used or improving the functions frequently used or desired based on analyses of customer questionnaires, browsing and service usage behaviors;
• To improve camera functions based on analyses of uploaded images’ metadata;

III. Information sharing

Nikon will, within the bounds of what is necessary for the purposes below, share personal information corresponding to the categories in Ⅱ. “Types of Personal Information Collected and Purposes of Its Use” above with subsidiaries and affiliated companies of Nikon Corporation worldwide related to the Nikon Group Imaging business (manufacturing and sales of cameras, etc.: https://www.nikon.com/about/corporate/profile/group/index.htm) The entity responsible for management of personal information in the course of this sharing will be Nikon Corporation.

Purposes:

• To verify user identity and implement personal settings in your account;
• To communicate with customers such as responding to your inquiries;
• To send emails to communicate with customers and to inform customers of service notifications, service and product information, exclusive offers, tips and tricks;
• To send emails to share your photos upon your request;
• To administrate the operating system to prevent or respond to system failure;
• To learn what functions of the service need to change and optimize the functions for customer usability by for example removing the functions scarcely used or improving the functions frequently used or desired based on analyses of customer questionnaires, browsing and service usage behaviors;
• To improve camera functions based on analyses of uploaded images’ metadata;

IV. Participation by Users:

Please log-in from “https://www.nikonimagespace.com/” in order to access, rectify, edit, or delete your personal data.
Please contact us to the form on the following URL for any other inquiries: https://inquiry.nikonimagespace.com/p/en/

VII. Google Analytics:

NIKON IMAGE SPACE and Nikon ID site use Google Analytics provided by Google, Inc. ("Google").
Google Analytics subjects information on your use of the Services to statistical analysis based on data collected via Nikon-generated cookies or the like. For acquiring the result of analysis by Google Analytics, Nikon collects your information about usage environment such as mobile device and OS, and information related to your country/region. If you are the member of NIKON IMAGE SPACE, Nikon also collects the information such as membership type and registration date. Nikon will not link between that result of analysis and user attributes.
For more details, please refer to

https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites


Last amended: March 26, 2019



Privacy Notice (B)

NIKON IMAGE SPACE PRIVACY NOTICE
In this privacy notice we explain how we collect and use your personal data. This privacy notice applies to all personal data we process about you when you use NIKON IMAGE SPACE services, visit our websites, use our customer support or otherwise interact with Nikon.
Nikon respects privacy and acknowledges that processing personal data in a lawful and proper manner is an important social responsibility and declares that it will strive to protect personal data. This privacy notice is part of Nikon’s Group Privacy Protection Statement (https://www.nikon.com/privacy/privacy_policy.htm) and applies to all personal data that we process concerning our prospective, current and former customers and suppliers (hereafter “you”), and your usage of NIKON IMAGE SPACE at (https://www.nikonimagespace.com/), a service that Nikon Corporation (hereafter “Nikon”) provides. In this privacy notice, we explain which personal data we collect and how we use these data. Therefore, we encourage you to read this notice carefully.

I. Who we are

II. What personal data we collect and what we do with your data

III. How we collect your data

IV. Information sharing

V. Security measures and data retention

VI. International transfers of personal data

VII. Your rights

VIII. How we look after this notice

IX. Contact details for your privacy inquiries

X. Google Analytics:



I. Who we are

We are Nikon Corporation, Shinagawa Intercity Tower C, 2-15-3, Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 108-6290, Japan. We are part of the Nikon Group and responsible for the collection and use of your personal data described in this privacy notice.
Nikon Group has determined our respective responsibilities for compliance with the obligations under applicable privacy legislation for processing your personal data in relation to our global processing activities by means of an arrangement between us. In summary, we have arranged that if you want to exercise your rights, such as your right to access, correct, erase, restrict, object or port personal data or to withdraw your consent, or if you have any questions about the processing of your personal data, you can contact Nikon Corporation in accordance with Section IX. Contact details for your privacy inquiries, and Nikon Corporation and other Nikon Group entities will assist each other where necessary to ensure that you can exercise your rights and your questions will be handled.

II. What personal data we collect and what we do with your data

We have outlined our data processing operations and the purposes for which we process your personal data in the Overview of NIKON IMAGE SPACE processing activities in the Annex below.
Legal basis
Nikon processes your personal data to provide our services to you, to comply with legal obligations we are subject to or if it is necessary for our legitimate interests or the interests of a third party or on the basis of consent. When we process your personal data for our legitimate interests or the interests of a third party, we will take reasonable measures to prevent unwarranted harm to you. Our legitimate interests are for example, our interest of improving our product and services delivery by storing contact details, reducing our costs, improving our newsletters and websites by analysing which parts of our communications are most relevant for you. Or of securing our services and systems, such as the purposes mentioned in the Annex. More information on the balancing tests we perform on your and our legitimate interests is available upon request. Where we process your personal data for our legitimate interests or the interests of a third party, you have the right to object at any time on grounds relating to your particular situation (please see Section VII. Your rights below).
You may withdraw your consent at any time in relation to the processing for which you provided your consent in NIKON IMAGE SPACE by adjusting your Membership information setting.
Where we process your personal data for a purpose other than that for which we collected it initially (and we rely on a legal basis other than consent or complying with legal obligations for this new purpose), we will ascertain whether processing for this new purpose is compatible with the purpose for which the personal data were initially collected. More information on this assessment is available upon request (please see Section VII. Your rights below).

III. How we collect your data

Most of the personal data we process is information that you knowingly provide to us directly or through third parties. However, in some instances, we process personal data that we are able to infer about you based on other information you provide to us or on our interactions with you, or personal data about you that we receive from a group company or a third party with your knowledge (please see Section IV. Information sharing and the Annex below).
If you refuse to provide personal data that we require for the performance of a contract or compliance with a legal obligation, we may not be able to provide all or parts of the services you have requested from us.

IV. Information sharing

Nikon will process some of your personal data locally. However, as a global organization, many of our business activities can also be carried out (and business efficiencies achieved) by processing or consolidating information about you in specific or centralized databases and systems located at specific secured facilities worldwide. As a result, your information may be shared with other entities within the Nikon Group. However, each Nikon Group company and those other systems and databases will only collect, receive, use, share or otherwise process such personal data in accordance with applicable laws, this privacy notice, our Nikon Group Privacy Protection Statement (https://www.nikon.com/privacy/privacy_policy.htm). Moreover, internally we maintain a strict access policy with regard to the processing of personal data. Only a limited group of authorized Nikon staff on a need to know basis will have access to your personal data.

a. Categories of personal information shared:

• Personal Details such as Email address, Country/Region, Name, Phone number, Password, Language, Timezone, Email settings and Preferences;
• Browsing and service usage behaviors, Device Information and Interactions such as Usage information of the service, IP Address, Cookies, Access log, Usage environment unit (mobile/PC/etc), Message text and title for photo sharing;
• "*Owned product information" such as Model of cameras/lenses/flash units owned, Date of purchase, Firmware version and Serial number;
• Image Files such as Photos, Exif information, GNSS log;
* Information in these categories is collected only for “Nikon product owners plan” Members, and is not collected from “Basic plan” Members.

b. Scope of Information sharing:

Subsidiaries and affiliated companies of Nikon Corporation related to the Nikon Group Imaging business (manufacturing and sales of cameras, etc.) stated in the following site.
https://www.nikon.com/about/corporate/profile/group/index.htm

c. Purposes:

• To verify user identity and implement personal settings in your account;
• To communicate with customers such as responding to your inquiries;
• To send emails to communicate with customers and to inform customers of service notifications, service and product information, exclusive offers, tips and tricks;
• To send emails to share your photos upon your request;
• To administrate the operating system to prevent or respond to system failure;
• To learn what functions of the service need to change and optimize the functions for customer usability by for example removing the functions scarcely used or improving the functions frequently used or desired based on analyses of customer questionnaires, browsing and service usage behaviors;
• To improve camera functions based on analyses of uploaded images’ metadata;

d. Responsible entity for management of the personal data:

Nikon Corporation

As a rule, we do not share your personal data with anyone outside the Nikon Group. However, we may share your personal data with trusted third parties that perform business functions or provide services to us. All such third parties will be required to adequately safeguard your personal data, subject to agreements that correspond to the requirements of applicable laws. Your personal data may also be shared for investigations (e.g. disclosure to prevent crime or fraud, or to comply with a court order or legislation).

V. Security measures and data retention

Nikon will secure your personal data in accordance with our IT and security policies so that personal data are protected against unauthorized use, unauthorized access and wrongful modifications, loss or destruction. Your personal data will be stored no longer than is necessary for the purpose they were obtained, or for compliance with legal and fiscal obligations or for solving any disputes. We have outlined the specific data retention periods in the Overview of NIKON IMAGE SPACE processing activities in the Annex below.

VI. International transfers of personal data

Given the global nature of our company, your personal data may be transferred to Nikon entities and trusted third parties in countries outside the European Economic Area whose laws may not afford the same level of protection of your personal data. Where necessary, Nikon will ensure that adequate safeguards are in place to comply with the requirements for the international transfer of personal data under applicable privacy laws. For transfers of personal data outside the European Economic Area, Nikon will use Commission approved mechanisms, such as the Privacy Shield certification, and Standard Contractual Clauses as safeguards, such as the “(EU-)controller to (Non-EU/EEA-)controller” Decision 2004/915//EC (see Article 46 GDPR). If you wish to receive a copy of these safeguards, please contact us through the contact details in Section IX. Contact details for your privacy inquiries below.

VII. Your rights

You can contact us (please see Section IX. Contact details for your privacy inquiries below)to exercise any of the rights you are granted under applicable data protection laws, which includes (1) the right to access your data, (2) to rectify them, (3) to erase them, (4) to restrict the processing of your data, (5) the right to receiving a file of your personal data and (6) or the right to object to the processing, and where we have asked for your consent, to withdraw this consent. These rights will be limited in some situations. We will, for example, deny your request for access when necessary to protect the rights and freedoms of other individuals or refuse to delete your personal data in case the processing of such data is necessary for compliance with legal obligations. The right to data portability, for example, does not apply in case the personal data was not provided by you or if we process the data not on the basis of your consent or for the performance of a contract. When you would like to exercise your rights, please send your request to the contact details in Section IX. Contact details for your privacy inquiries below. Please note that we may need you to provide additional information to confirm your identity. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Supervisory Authority in EEA.
You can also contact us at if you have any questions, remarks or complaints in relation to this privacy notice.

VII.1. Right to access

You may ask us whether or not we process any of your personal data and, if so, receive access to that data in the form of a copy. When complying with an access request, we will also provide you with additional information, such as the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data concerned as well as any other information necessary for you to exercise the essence of this right.

VII.2. Right to rectification

You have the right to have your data rectified in case of inaccuracy or incompleteness. Upon request, we will correct inaccurate personal data about you and, taking into account the purposes of the processing, complete incomplete personal data, which may include the provision of your supplementary statement.

VII.3. Right to erasure

You also have the right to have your personal data erased, which means the deletion of your data by us and, where possible, any other controller to whom your data has previously been made public by us. Erasure of your personal data only finds place in certain cases, prescribed by law and listed under article 17 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This includes situations where your personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the initial purposes for which they were processed as well as situations where they were processed unlawfully. Due to the way we maintain certain services, it may take some time before backup copies are erased.

VII.4. Right to restriction of processing

You have the right to obtain the restriction of the processing of your personal data, which means that we suspend the processing of your data for a certain period of time. Circumstances which may give rise to this right include situations where the accuracy of your personal data was contested but some time is needed for us to verify their (in)accuracy. This right does not prevent us from continue storing your personal data. We will inform you before the restriction is lifted.

VII.5. Right to receive your file (data portability)

Your right to data portability entails that you may request us to provide you with your personal data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and to have such data transmitted directly to another controller, where technically feasible. Upon request and where this is technically feasible we will transmit your personal data directly to the other controller.

VII.6. Right to object

You also have the right to object to the processing of your personal data, which means you may request us to no longer process your personal data. This only applies in case the ‘legitimate interests’ ground (including profiling) constitutes the legal basis for processing (see par. ‘Legal basis’ above).
At any time you can object to direct marketing purposes in case your personal data are processed for such purposes, which includes profiling purposes to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing. In case you exercise this right, we will no longer process your personal data for such purposes.

VIII. How we look after this notice

We will update this privacy notice from time to time and notify you of any substantive changes.

IX. Contact details for your privacy inquiries

Nikon Corporation, Imaging business Unit
Shinagawa Intercity Tower C, 2-15-3, Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 108-6290, Japan
To access, rectify, edit, or delete your personal information, please log in using the following URL: https://www.nikonimagespace.com/
For any other inquiries, please contact us using the form at the following URL: https://inquiry.nikonimagespace.com/p/en/

X. Google Analytics:

NIKON IMAGE SPACE, Nikon IDs, and all Internet services accessed via these and related services (referred to below as the "Services") use Google Analytics provided by Google, Inc. ("Google").
Google Analytics subjects information on your use of the Services to statistical analysis based on data collected via Nikon-generated cookies or the like. For acquiring the result of analysis by Google Analytics, Nikon collects your information about usage environment such as mobile device and OS, and information related to your country/region. If you are the member of NIKON IMAGE SPACE, Nikon also collects the information such as membership type and registration date. Nikon will not link between that result of analysis and user attributes.
For more details, please refer to

https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites



OVERVIEW OF NIKON IMAGE SPACE ACTIVITIES

Administration of NIKON IMAGE SPACE "Nikon product owners plan" members*including Nikon ID administration

Categories of personal data

• Personal Details such as Email address, Country/Region, Name, Phone number, Password, Language, Timezone, Email settings and Preferences;
• Browsing and service usage behaviors, Device Information and Interactions such as Usage information of the service, IP Address, Cookies, Access log, Usage environment unit (mobile/PC/etc), Message text and title for photo sharing;
• Owned product information such as Model of cameras/lenses/flash units owned, Date of purchase, Firmware version and Serial number;
• Image Files such as Photos, Exif information, GNSS log;

Purposes

• To verify user identity and implement personal settings in your account;
• To communicate with customers such as responding to your inquiries;
• To send emails to communicate with customers and to inform customers of service notifications, service and product information, exclusive offers, tips and tricks;
• To send emails to share your photos upon your request;
• To administrate the operating system to prevent or respond to system failure;
• To learn what functions of the service need to change and optimize the functions for customer usability by for example removing the functions scarcely used or improving the functions frequently used or desired based on analyses of customer questionnaires, browsing and service usage behaviors;
• To improve camera functions based on analyses of uploaded images’ metadata;

Recipients

System Vendor, Statistical analysis service vendor, Customer Support

Retention period

Until the account is deleted

Further explanation and source of personal data (if applicable)

Customer registration, System access, User operation (send photo sharing e-mail via NIKON IMAGE SPACE), User operation (organizing/editing), Survey input

Administration of NIKON IMAGE SPACE "Basic plan" members

Categories of personal data

• Personal Details such as Email address, Country/Region, Name, Phone number, Password, Language, Timezone, Email settings and Preferences;
• Browsing and service usage behaviors, Device Information and Interactions such as Usage information of the service, IP Address, Cookies, Access log, Usage environment unit (mobile/PC/etc), Message text and title for photo sharing;
• Image Files such as Photos, Exif information, GNNS log;

Purposes

• To verify user identity and implement personal settings in your account;
• To communicate with customers such as responding to your inquiries;
• To send emails to communicate with customers and to inform customers of service notifications, service and product information, exclusive offers, tips and tricks;
• To send emails to share your photos upon your request;
• To administrate the operating system to prevent or respond to system failure;
• To learn what functions of the service need to change and optimize the functions for customer usability by for example removing the functions scarcely used or improving the functions frequently used or desired based on analyses of customer questionnaires, browsing and service usage behaviors;
• To improve camera functions based on analyses of uploaded images’ metadata;

Recipients

System Vendor, Statistical analysis service vendor, Customer Support

Retention period

Until the account is deleted

Further explanation and source of personal data (if applicable)

Customer registration, System access, User operation (send photo sharing e-mail via NIKON IMAGE SPACE), User operation (organizing/editing), Questionnaire responses

NIKON IMAGE SPACE Administration for inquiries

Categories of personal data

• Personal Details such as Email address, Country/Region, Name;
• Device Information and Interactions such as IP Address, Your inquiry text;

Purposes

• To respond to requests or inquires on personal data processing in the service from customers;
• To settle the legal claim if a customer has made a complaint or legal claim;

Recipients

System Vendor, Statistical service analysis vendor, Customer Support

Retention period

In principle 5 years retention after inquiries are closed except for the case that a customer has made a complaint or legal claim and we keep the customer’s personal data for as long as is necessary to settle it.

Further explanation and source of personal data (if applicable)

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Account operation record management

Categories of personal data

• Personal Details such as Email address;
• Device Information and Interactions such as your inquiry text;

Purposes

• To keep records account deletion facts for evidence;
• To settle the legal claim if a customer has made a complaint or legal claim;

Recipients

System Vendor, Customer Support

Retention period

In principle 5 years retention after deleting the account except for the case that a customer has made a complaint or legal claim and we keep the customer’s personal data for as long as is necessary to settle it.

Further explanation and source of personal data (if applicable)

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Last amended: March 26, 2019