LEGAL NOTICES AND PRIVACY POLICY

I. LEGAL NOTICES

● Editor
The website www.lpalaw.jp is the property of Lefèvre Pelletier et Associés Gaikoku-ho jimu bengoshi hojin, a company registered under the laws of Japan at the legal affairs bureau of Minato- ku with number 0104-05-014722, whose registered office is located at 9F H.A.T. Building, 6-3-20, Akasaka, Minato-Ku, Tokyo (JAPAN).

Telephone number: +81-3-6277-7810

● Director of publication
The director of publication is Lionel Vincent.

● Hosting of the site
The site is hosted by SiteGround at lpalaw.jp

II. PRIVACY POLICY

1. Introduction

1.1. Lefèvre Pelletier et Associés Gaikoku-ho jimu bengoshi hojin (“LPA Tokyo”) takes the protection of your privacy and your personal data very seriously. By using the website www.lpalaw.jp (the “Website”), you accept the collection and processing of your personnal data as indicated in this privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”).

1.2. This Privacy Policy is intended to:
(1) inform you as to how the personal data you provide to LPA Tokyo on the Website is processed and how the cookies are used.
(2) Inform you as to how LPA Tokyo collects and ensures the processing of your personal data through the Website. LPA Tokyo collects and processes your personal data in accordance with the national and European regulations in force and in particular Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC
(3)  (“General Data Protection Regulation” or “GDPR”).

1.3. Personal data are all information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. An identifiable natural person is deemed to be a person who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier, or to one or several specific elements specific to the identity of that natural person (“Personal Data“).

1.4. LPA Tokyo has established this Privacy Policy in accordance with the strictest data protection requirements, as well as any applicable regulations. Please read the following carefully to understand our policy and practices. If you disagree with the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not share any Personal Data about yourself and you must immediately stop using the Website.

2. Data collected

2.1. LPA Tokyo may collect your Personal Data from the following sources:
(1) Browsing the Website
(2) Application for an internship or a position in LPA Tokyo via the email address: tokyo@lpalaw.com
(3) Response to a query or information via the email address: tokyo@lpalaw.com

2.2.
For the purposes described in this Privacy Policy, LPA Tokyo may collect and process the following Personal Data:
(1) Contact data (e.g. name, age, gender, postal address, mobile and/or phone number or e-mail address, etc.);
(2) Professional data (e.g. company, function or position, status, business activity, professional contact details, etc.);
(3) Location data (such as data derived from your IP address, country and/or zip code) and the precise geolocation of your mobile device;
(4) Data that LPA Tokyo may obtain from the third-party service providers;
(5) All other Personal Data that you might send LPA Tokyo via the email address: tokyo@lpalaw.com

3. Purpose of processing Personal Data

3.1. LPA Tokyo may collect and process your Personal Data for the following purposes:
(1) To verify your identity
(2) To provide services or information your have requested;
(3) To ensure the processing of applications for a position or an internship;
(4) To comply with the laws, regulations and ethical obligations that are applicable to LPA Tokyo’s activities;
(5) To ensure the proper functioning and security of the Website;
(6) To perform anonymous statistical analysis.

3.2. LPA Tokyo may also use your Personal Data for communication purposes to send its newsletters, information and invitations to events and conferences.

3.3. LPA Tokyo may also gather some data about your use of the Website that does not identify you individually. This data is collected through “Traffic data”. LPA Tokyo may collect and store such data automatically whenever you access to the Website (e.g. IP address, hostname of your computer, browser data and reference site domain, etc.). LPA Tokyo may also collect data regarding traffic patterns and site usage. All this data is collected anonymously and cannot personally identify you. Please see the section below regarding cookies for more information about the use of cookies.

3.4. Such processing is based on LPA Tokyo’s legitimate interests. LPA Tokyo is systematically careful about the balance between its legitimate interests and your privacy in order to provide safeguards necessary to ensure protection or your Personal Data.

4. Store of the Personal Data

4.1. To the extent permitted by law, LPA Tokyo retains Personal Data obtained about you as long as it is need. LPA Tokyo also retain Personal Data to consider applicable statute of limitation periods and comply with mandatory applicable laws. As described in the “Your Rights” section of this Privacy Policy, to the extent provided by the law of your jurisdiction, you may request that LPA Tokyo delete your data or restrict the processing of such data by contacting via the address email: tokyo@lpalaw.com

4.2. Your Personal Data that LPA Tokyo collects may be transferred to, and stored at, a location in Japan (server location) or another location inside or outside the European Economic Area.

5. Recipients of the Personal Data

5.1. LPA Tokyo may share Personal Data with its office located in the world (see list on the Website: [url]) for communication purposes. In this context, transfers of Personal Data are governed by the applicable data transfer contract based on the European Commission’s standard contractual clauses.

5.2. LPA Tokyo may also share Personal Data with its service providers (technical service providers acting operating on IT network for technical administration needs). When strictly necessary and imposed by the law, LPA Tokyo may be required to transfer Personal Data to identified third parties in order to comply with laws and regulations and/or requests and legal orders.

5.3. LPA Tokyo may also transfer some selected Personal Data to Google Analytics, that provide us with statistical analysis regarding our Website activities and features. As much as possible, LPA Tokyo only transfer IP addresses previously anonymized. Google Analytics uses cookies to which you can object under the conditions set out in Article 6 below.

6. Cookies

6.1. Cookies are automated files saved on your computer’s hard drive by your browser through which LPA Tokyo collect data on its Website and by which LPA Tokyo can sometimes track data about your use of its Website to offer you personalized service on your next visit on the Website.

6.2. You will be informed by a banner that a cookie can be automatically installed on your browser by visiting the Website, as well as their purposes, the possibility of opposing and changing the parameters by clicking on the link “learn more and set cookies”.

6.3. You can configure your browser to accept or reject all cookies, inform you when a cookie is issued, its validity and its content, as well as allow you to refuse registration in your device, and delete your cookies periodically.

6.4. By using the Website and choosing not to block or disables cookies when you have the opportunity to do so, you consent to use of Personal Data in connection with the technologies described in this Privacy Policy.

6.5. Cookies used in the Website are associated only to the anonymous users and their computer and do not provide references to deduce users’ Personal Data. Some cookies are used by third party (e.g. Google) to transmit to LPA Tokyo data on the effectiveness of its promotion. Cookies do not obtain any Personal Data to identify particular user.

6.6. Cookies used in the Website are temporary with the sole purpose of making the subsequent transmission more efficient. Any cookie used on the Website have a period of validity of no more than two years.

6.7. The Website uses the “analytical” cookies of Google Analytics to count visitors on the Website. These cookies allow visitors to see how visitors move arounds the Website. To learn more about this topic, you can visit the privacy policy of Google Analytics: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage

6.8. You can set and disable cookies via your browser settings:

1) If you are using Google Chrome:

To set cookies:

  1. Click on the Chrome menu in the browser toolbar.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Click on Show advanced settings.
  4. In the “Privacy” section, click on the Content settings button.
  5. In the “Cookies” section, you can modify the following settings: 
  • Block cookies by default
  • Allow cookies by default
  • Keep cookies and site data by default until you close your browser
  • Define exceptions for the cookies of selected Websites or domains.

To delete cookies:

  1. Click on the Chrome menu in the browser toolbar.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Click on Show advanced settings.
  4. In the “Privacy” section, click on the Content settings button. 
  5. In the “Cookies” section, you can delete cookies:
  6. Click on Cookies and site data to open the “Cookies and site data” dialog box.
  • To delete all cookies, click on “Delete all”
  • To delete a specific cookie, select the site that created the cookie, then click on the
    cross.

For more information, please consult the following page:
https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en

2) If you are using Internet Explorer:

To set cookies:

  1. Click on the browser’s Tools button, then Internet Options.
  2. Click on the Privacy tab and select the security level of your choice, then click on OK.
  3. Internet Explorer provides a description of the types of cookies that are blocked or
    authorised at this security level.
  4. Blocking cookies may prevent some Web pages from operating correctly.

To delete cookies:

  1. once Internet Explorer is open, click on the Tools button, then click on Delete Browsing
    History.
  2. Select the Cookies and website data checkbox, then click on Delete.

For more information, please consult the following page: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-en/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies

3) If you are using Firefox:

To set cookies:

  1. With Firefox open, click on the Tools button, then on Options.
  2. In the “Privacy & Security” tab, scroll down the Storage Rules menu and select Use
    custom settings for history.
  3. Select Accept cookies to enable cookies and deselect to disable them.
  4. Choose the storage duration of cookies:

Store them until: their expiry: Each cookie will be deleted when it has reached its expiry date, which is determined by the site that sends the cookie.
Store them until: you close Firefox: Cookies that are stored on your computer will be deleted when Firefox is closed.
Keep them until: ask me each time: Display a notification each time a website tries to send a cookie to request your authorization.

To delete cookies:

  1. With Firefox open, click on the Tools button, then on Options.
  2. In the Privacy & Security tab, click on Delete recent history, select Cookies, then click
    on Delete now.

For more information, please consult the following page:
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

4) If you are using Safari:

To set cookies:

  1. Launch your Safari browser. Click on the Safari menu, then select Preferences.
  2. In the Preferences window, select the Security tab.
  3. In the Accept cookies zone, check the box corresponding to the cookies you wish to set.

To delete cookies:

  1. Click on the Safari menu then select Reset Safari.
  2. In the new window that appears, select Delete all cookies.
  3. Click on the Reset button to delete the information.

For more information, please consult the following page:
https://support.apple.com/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac

7. Security

7.1. LPA Tokyo undertakes to take all appropriate measures to protect the confidentiality and the security of your Personal Data and to protect it against loss, misappropriation, unauthorized disclosure, alteration or destruction.

7.2. The computer systems used to store your Personal Data are equipped with a software protection device. Procedures for the physical and electronic safeguarding of data collected from the Website are implemented in accordance with the applicable regulations regarding the processing of Personal Data. Employees of LPA Tokyo who, by reason of their function, would have access to Personal Data undertake the utmost confidentiality in this respect.

8. Social networks

8.1. For the promotion of its activity, LPA Tokyo holds a personalized account on various social networks (Linkedin, Twitter, etc.).

8.2. You can access, follow and comment on LPA Tokyo’s news in accordance with the general conditions of use and the Personal Data policy in effect on these social networks. Therefore, you acknowledge that it is your responsibility to consult directly and previously the conditions of access, monitoring and sharing of content in force of these social networks.

8.3. LPA Tokyo cannot be held responsible for the processing of Personal Data implemented by the editors of these social networks, except for the processing of specific settings made by LPA Tokyo on these social media platforms, if any, for which LPA Tokyo is co-responsible for treatment.

9. Your rights

9.1. At all times you may revoke any consent given to processing the data of your Personal Data, taking effect as from the date of revocation, by sending an email or postal mail to LPA Tokyo.

9.2. At all time you may decide to stop receiving communications by requesting the unsubscribing to such option by email to tokyo@lpalaw.com. You also have the right not to consent to the use of certain cookies of the Website. Please see the section “Cookies” for more data.

9.3. You may always request data as to what data of your Personal Data is being processed and for what purpose in accordance with the law. Furthermore, you may in accordance with the law request the deletion, blocking or correction of your data by contacting LPA Tokyo at: tokyo@lpalaw.com.

10. LPA Tokyo’s policy toward children

LPA Tokyo does not knowingly collect personally identifiable data from children under 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided LPA Tokyo with personally identifiable data without their consent, he or she should contact LPA Tokyo at tokyo@lpalaw.com. If LPA Tokyo become aware that a child under 13 has provided LPA Tokyo with personally identifiable data, such data will be deleted from LPA Tokyo’s files.

11. Amendment to the Privacy Policy

Please note that LPA Tokyo may update or changes this Privacy Policy. Any changes LPA Tokyo may make to its Privacy Policy in the future will be posted on this page and to other places LPA Tokyo deems appropriate or, where appropriate, notified to you by email.

12. Contact Information

If you may have any questions or comments about these Privacy Policy, please contact LPA Tokyo at:

LPA Tokyo
9F H.A.T. Building, 6-3-20, Akasaka, Minato-Ku, Tokyo
Tel: +81-3-6277-7810
tokyo@lpalaw.com

Last updated: 09/06/2020