Privacy Policy

News2u Holdings, Inc (hereinafter referred to as “the Company”) explains the contents of personal information protection in the “News2u Holdings Privacy Policy” (hereinafter referred to as “Privacy Policy”) to all users of the website, “https://www.news2u-group.com/“ (hereinafter referred to as “the Website”) operated by the Company.


1)Collection of Personal Information

The term “personal information” as used in the Website’s privacy policy refers to information identifying a specific individual, such as name, address, telephone number, and email address. The Website discloses information about the Company, and we do not collect any personal information other than cookies and access logs when you simply browse the Website. However, personal information is collected when applying for a job on “the recruitment information page” or making an “inquiry” on the Website. The personal information collected on the Website will not be supplemented by any information obtained offline or from third parties.

  • When applying for a job on the recruitment page, in addition to the above information, we also collect information about your educational background, work experience, desired position, and self-promotional content
  • When making inquiries, in addition to the above, we collect information such as your name, company name, department name, title, and telephone number (as well as fax number).

The collection of personal information on the Website is only by a voluntary provision, and when personal information is provided, the personal information will be used by the Company and its affiliated companies (*1) in accordance with the Privacy Policy.If you do not provide us with the required personal information, we may not be able to provide you with the above-mentioned services on the Website.


2)Use of Personal Information

We collect personal information when you apply for a job on “the recruitment information page” or make an “inquiry” on the Website. In the unlikely event that the use of information collected on the Website falls outside of the original purpose, we will contact you by e-mail or other means.

  • Personal information collected when you apply for a job on the “recruitment Information page” will be used for screening and contacting you regarding recruitment.
  • The personal information collected when you make an inquiry is used to respond to your questions and send you information and materials about our products and services, campaigns, seminars, and events.

3)Cookies and Web Beacons

We use third-party cookies and web beacons for access control on the Website.Cookie is a small text file that contains random characters in place of your personal information. When you visit the Website, they are exchanged between the Website’s web server and your Internet browsing software (browser), and are stored on your computer’s hard drive. The next time you visit the same page, the page operator can use the information in the cookie to change the display for each customer. If you allow cookies to be sent and received in your browser settings, the Website can retrieve cookies from your browser. To protect your privacy, your browser only sends cookies sent and received by the website’s server. You can also set your browser to indicate in advance that the website uses cookies, or refuse to accept them. Please note that if you choose not to use cookies, you may not be able to receive services that require authentication, or you may be restricted from using various services on the Internet.
The Company use cookies for the following purposes

  • When you log in to the authentication service, we refer to your stored registration information to provide customized services to you.
  • To display the most appropriate advertisements on other companies’ websites based on the content of the customer’s interest and the usage status on the Company’s Website.
  • To analyze the number of users and traffic on the Website
  • To improve our service
  • For security purposes.
  • To prompt customers who have used the service for a certain period to reenter their password (reauthentication)

We may store and refer to our cookies via other companies’ websites based on our outsourcing of the distribution of our advertisements to them.

Web Beacons are electronic images called clear GIFs. Web Beacons allow us to identify specific information on your computers, such as your cookie number, the date and time the page was viewed, and the page on which the web beacon was placed.Web Beacons are disabled by rejecting the corresponding cookie.


4)Access Log Files

The Website automatically collects browsing statistics to analyze site usage and manage the Website. This allows us to obtain statistical information such as IP addresses, pages visited, time spent on pages, URLs immediately before accessing the Website, page transition trends, and operating systems.Although we do not intend to use such information as a link to personal information, we may use IP addresses and other information in the event of so-called “spam-postings” to blogs, etc.


5)Sharing of Personal Information (Joint Use)

Personal information collected on the Website is not shared with third parties without your permission. When it is necessary to achieve the purpose of use specified on the Website, personal information may be shared among the Company and its affiliated companies (*1), or the Company may outsource the work to an external company after properly screening the outsourced company. With regard to subcontractors, we disclose only the necessary information within the scope of the required purpose after concluding a confidentiality agreement, we prohibit the use of personal information for purposes other than the achievement of the designated purpose and conduct the necessary management and supervision.In order to achieve the purpose of use indicated in “2) Use of Personal Information”, we may share the personal information we have received as follows. In the event that the Company revises the “Purpose of Use of Shared Personal Information” or “Handling of Personal Data,” the Company will disclose the details of alterations in advance.

Services and information to be shared
(1)Personal application information provided in relation to recruitment activities
(2)Personal information provided when making inquiries to the Company

Personal data to be shared
(1)Name, address, age, phone number, email address, educational background, work experience, desired position, and self-promotional content as recruitment information
(2)Name, Company name, phone number, and email address as contact information
※1  Shared use with
The Japan Times, Ltd.
The Japan Times Cube Inc.
The Japan Times Agency, Ltd.
The Japan Times Publishing, Ltd.
The Japan Times HR, Ltd.

Purpose of Use of Shared Personal Information
(1) Personal information collected through the application process on the “Recruitment Information page” is used for screening and contacting you regarding employment.

(2)The personal information collected when you make an inquiry is used to respond to questions, etc., send information and materials from the Company, and introduce new services.
The person responsible for the management of personal data to be shared(1) Minako Suematsu, CEO, News2u Holdings Inc.


6)Inquiries and Corrections regarding Personal Information

「Inquiry」
If you wish to confirm your personal information held by the Website, we will contact you once we have confirmed your identity in order to prevent the leakage of your personal information to third parties.

「Correction, suspension of use, and deletion of personal information」
With regard to the personal information held by the Website, if you request us to correct any errors in your personal information, or to stop using or delete your personal information, we will correct, stop using, or delete your personal information once we have confirmed your identity in order to prevent third parties from falsifying your personal information.

Contact for inquiries, corrections, suspension of use, deletion, etc.
Tel: 050-3646-1717
Contact Form


7)Disclaimer Regarding Disclosure of Personal Information

We will not disclose your personal information to third parties without your permission. However, we will disclose your information accordingly if we receive your consent or a lawful request from a court, the police, a consumer affairs center, or an agency with the equivalent authority.


8)Appropriate Management Methods for Personal Information

Personal information collected on this site is strictly managed appropriately.We take the utmost precautions to prevent unauthorized access, loss, alteration, or disclosure of such information. In the unlikely event that such an incident is confirmed, corrective measures will be taken immediately.In addition, we provide in-house training on the protection of personal information to raise employee awareness and strengthen management.


9)External Website Links

The Website contains links to several external sites, but we do not share personal information. We are not responsible for collecting personal information on linked sites, so please be sure to refer to the privacy policies of the linked sites.


10)Changes in the Handling of Personal Information

The Website may revise its Privacy Policy to enhance the protection of personal information, or in accordance with changes in the law. If we revise the Privacy Policy, we will post a notice on the Website. Please check the Privacy Policy regularly.


11)Contact

News2u Holdings, Inc
Ichibancho-Daini-TG Bldg. 6F, 2-2, Ichiban-cho, Chiyoda-ku,Tokyo,102-0082, Japan
Tel:050-3646-1717
Fax : 03-3512-0331
Contact Form

Revision date: September 1, 2021