May 1, 2022

As your service provider, SOHIMI JAPAN, K.K., and its affiliates ("SOHIMIJAPAN+", "we" or "us") respect your privacy when collecting, storing, using and transmitting This Privacy Policy explains our privacy practices and respects your privacy rights when collecting, storing, using and transmitting Personal Information (as defined below). It is our policy and obligation to comply with the requirements of United State law, in particular the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 ("the Act"). To this end, we will ensure that our employees adhere to the strictest standards of security and confidentiality.

Please read the following carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding how your personal information is handled. This Privacy Policy applies to all registered and unregistered users of SOHIMIJAPAN+ and may be modified or otherwise changed as necessary.

As a user or a visitor to our website, you agree to be bound by all of the terms and conditions set forth in this Privacy Policy and you consent to our collection, use and disclosure of such personal information. If you do not accept the terms of this Privacy Policy or do not agree to any subsequent modifications, changes or updates made by us, you may not access the Site or use any of the services we provide. You acknowledge that your only option in such circumstances is to cease and desist from further use of the Services.

In addition, our Privacy Policy has been updated to comply with the requirements of the EU General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR").

Warning: Sohimi websites and SOHIMIJAPAN+ companion software, including but not limited to computer and mobile software (collectively, the "Apps"), may contain or be used to send information with explicitly adult content to individuals over the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, please do not continue if such information makes you uncomfortable or if it is illegal to view such material in your jurisdiction.

This document contains important terms and conditions that affect your privacy and your expectations of privacy. By using the Application, you accept this Privacy Policy.

References to "you" and "your" in this policy refer to all and/or any users of the Application. The terms "it's", "we", "us", "our" and " SOHIMIJAPAN+" refers in whole or in part to Sohimi Group and its related subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively, the "Company"). Your privacy is an important consideration in the development of our services. Therefore, we are committed to transparency and openness in our privacy policy. This Privacy Policy generally explains how we collect, store and process such information, including personally identifiable data ("Personal Data"). This Privacy Policy applies to all information collected from all of our products, services and mobile software applications, including but not limited to SOHIMIJAPAN+ App, and SOHIMIJAPAN+ Extension for PC and Mac browsers, and through other online or offline means (collectively, the "Services"). This Agreement, the "SOHIMIJAPAN+ Privacy Policy," is referred to as the "Privacy Policy".

By using our website, purchasing our products, or downloading our applications, you agree to this Privacy Policy, including the terms of our collection and use of personal information described below. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy, please do not use the Services.

1. The Scope of Information We Collect

We may collect different types of personal information and other identifiable information depending on your use of the Services. Wherever the company collects personal data, we strive to provide a link to this Privacy Policy. We collect the following types of information from you when you create an account, use our website, purchase our products, use our services, or use the offline features of some of our mobile software applications.

Information collected by the Website:

Information you provide:

Device identification information:

Login information:

Information collected by Sohimi Website :

Information provided by you (in order to display relevant information to you and your friends):

Device identification information:

Login information:

Information collected by the SOHIMIJAPAN+ Browser and SOHIMIJAPAN+ Extension.

Information you provide:

Device identification information:

Login information:

Information collected by SOHIMIJAPAN+ Application

Information you provide us with:

Device identification information:

Login information:

By voluntarily providing us with personal data, you consent to its use by us in accordance with this Privacy Policy. If you provide personal data to the Company, you acknowledge and agree that such personal data may be transferred from your current location to the Company's offices and servers and to authorized third parties mentioned herein.

We may also collect:

(i) Unidentifiable data. When you interact with the Company through the Services, we receive and store certain personally identifiable information. This information is collected passively using various technologies and is not currently available to identify you. Company may store such information itself or may store it in databases owned and maintained by Company and its affiliates, agents or service providers. The Services may use this information and combine it with other information to track, for example, the total number of visitors to our Services, the number of visitors to each page of the Services, and the domain name of the visitor's Internet service provider. It is important to note that no personal data is available for this process.

(ii) Aggregated Personal Data. In an ongoing effort to better understand and serve its users, the Company may conduct research on the demographics, interests and behaviors of its customers based on the personal data and other information provided to us. These research analyses may be aggregated and the Company may share this aggregated data with its affiliates, agents and business partners. This aggregated information does not identify you. Company may also disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our services to current and prospective business partners and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.

(iii) Cookies are text files that are stored on your computer's hard drive by a web server. cookies cannot be used to run programs or bring viruses to your device. Cookies are individually assigned to your computer and can only be read by the web server in the domain that sent you the cookie. The purpose of cookies is to enable the web server to recognize your session return record for a particular page and to provide you with a time-saving convenience. You can choose to accept or reject cookies. most browsers will automatically accept cookies, and you can modify your browser settings to reject cookies. when you choose to reject cookies, your experience with the SOHIMIJAPAN+ service may be affected.

Both our website and SOHIMIJAPAN+ apps use cookies to improve your experience interacting with the website and app. Our servers will send a cookie to your device when you visit our website or SOHIMIJAPAN+ App; however, cookies cannot be used to personally identify you, but only your web browser. We will not be able to know your identity unless you choose to identify yourself to us by, for example, responding to our marketing questionnaires.

Types of cookies include session-based cookies and persistent-based cookies. session cookies exist only for the duration of the session and disappear when the browser is closed or the computer is shut down. A persistent cookie remains on the computer after closing the browser or shutting down the computer. If you choose to identify yourself to us, the Site uses session cookies containing encrypted information to enable us to uniquely identify you so that we can process, for example, your online requests or transactions.

SOHIMIJAPAN+ applications and websites use a persistent cookie that only the company can read and use to identify your previous visits. Each time you access an application or website, a unique identifier is assigned to you through the server. This unique identifier is associated with a permanent cookie that is stored on your browser by the SOHIMIJAPAN+ application or our website. The company takes special care of the security and confidentiality of the information stored in the permanent cookie. For example, the SOHIMIJAPAN+ APP does not store account numbers or passwords in a permanent cookie.

(iv) IP Addresses. When you visit the Website, Company collects IP addresses to track and aggregate non-personally identifiable information. For example, our Website uses IP addresses to identify the area of the Website from which a user is browsing.

2. How We Use Your Personal Information and Other Information

The Company uses the personal data you provide in a manner consistent with this Privacy Policy. If you provide personal data for certain reasons, we use the personal data in conjunction with the reason for providing the personal data. For example, if you contact us by email, we will use the personal data you provide to answer your question or resolve your issue. In addition, if you provide personal data to obtain access to the Services, we will use your personal data to provide you with access to such Services and to follow up on your use of such Services. Company may also use your personal data and other personally identifiable information collected through the Services to help us improve the content and functionality of the Services, to better understand our users and to improve the Services. Company may use this information to contact you in the future in order to introduce you to services that we think will be of interest to you. At this time, each marketing communication we send to you will contain instructions that allow you to "opt out" of receiving future marketing communications. In addition, if at any time you do not wish to receive any future marketing communications, or wish to remove yourself from our mailing list, please contact us as described below. If the Company intends to use any personal data in any manner inconsistent with this Privacy Policy, the Company may, but is not obligated to, notify you of such intended use prior to or at the time of collection of the personal data.

3. We May Share Your Personal Information or Other Information With Third Parties

Our company is not in the business of selling your personal data. Maintaining the privacy of your personal data is an important part of our relationship with you and an important aspect of the services we provide. However, in some cases, we may share your personal data with certain third parties without notifying you, as described below:

4. How Long We Store Your Data

Our service enables you to transmit content in the form of text, images, audio messages and video messages. Unless otherwise required by law, we store information about you in the manner set out in the table below:

It is important to note that recipients can save your content in a variety of ways using a variety of technologies: screenshots, third-party software, or any other image capture technology. In addition, others may have judicial access to this information about you, as well as find it in the device cache.

Although our system is set to automatically delete content after a specific period of time, we cannot guarantee that deletion will occur within a specific time frame. In addition, we may need to suspend deletion operations if we receive a judicial order requiring us to preserve the content in question, or if we receive reports of misuse or other violations of the Terms of Service. Finally, we may also retain certain information in backups for a limited period of time if required by law.

*Please note that any of the above that you send to the recipient is not part of the personal information we collect under Section 1 of the Privacy Policy. We hereby disclaim any obligation or liability that may arise from the acquisition, storage and use of user information by third parties, including the recipient.

5. We Do Not Collect Personal Information From Minors

The Company does not knowingly collect personal data from individuals under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, please do not use the Services and do not submit any personal data through the Services. We encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children's Internet use and to instruct children under the age of 18 not to provide personal data through the Services so that we can better enforce our privacy policy. If you have reason to believe that a person under the age of 18 has provided personal data to the Company through the Services, Please contact us:, we will endeavor to remove that information from our database.

6. How We Keep Your Information Secure

Company takes commercially reasonable steps to protect personal data provided through the Services from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. The Company takes security measures for any personal and account data (email, phone numbers, etc.) that we store. Identifiable account or user data collected through the Services may be encrypted and stored in our internal database for up to seven (7) days. Company will not sell or transfer identifiable account data to third parties. No one will have access to all accessible data associated with your account or profile except when you provide your account identification information. It is important to note that Internet or e-mail transmissions or data storage are not always absolutely secure and accurate, and information about the services may still be subject to access, disclosure or alteration. In particular, there is a possibility that emails sent or received by the server may be insecure. Therefore, you need to take special care when sending us information by mail, regardless of any personal data disclosed to the company via the Internet.

Please note that all payments for products and services are processed by third parties. The Company will in good faith select third party companies with good privacy practices to work with. Since we have no control over the actions of said companies, the Company does not assume any obligations or responsibilities that may be involved regarding the processing of personal data by third parties and their security measures.

7. California Privacy Protection

California Civil Code Section 1798.83 gives California consumers the right to know whether a business has disclosed personal information to any third party for the third party's direct marketing purposes. California consumers who wish to learn about our company's compliance with this law, or who have questions about our privacy practices and policies, may contact us in writing at:

Sohimi US Office

1942 Broadway St. 80302, Boulder, United States

8. You Have the Right to Limit Our Processing of Your Personal Data

With respect to our company's use of your personal data, if you are in the EU, you have the following rights under the GDPR.

8.1 Right to withdraw consent. You have the right to notify us that you no longer wish them to process or use your personal data. You may do so by contacting us at or at the mailing address listed in section 7 above.

8.2 Right to data portability. You have the right to obtain a copy of the personal data stored and processed by the Company and to instruct the Company to transfer your personal data to another controller via CSV format. You may contact the Company at or at the mailing address listed in Section 7 above.

8.3 Right to delete/right to be forgotten. You have the right to request the deletion of any of your personal data stored or processed by the Company from our records. However, while we may delete your personal data from our current records, copies of your data may be stored in the Company's inactive and archived records, and the deletion of such copy information is subject to the Company's then-current file management policies. In addition, we may retain your personal information in the relevant file box transaction records as required by law.

8.4 Restrictions on Processing Rights. You may request that the Company restrict the processing of your personal data. In such cases, this may affect your experience in selecting and using our services.

8.5 To exercise any of your rights described above, please contact the Company at or at the mailing address listed in Section 7 above. If you choose to exercise any of the rights listed above, it may affect your experience of using the Services as the operations and features available on the Services may require us to use your personal data.

9. Ability to Review and Edit Your Information

You may review and consent to your personal information that we collect and store in connection with your use of the Services. Upon your written request, we will delete or change your personal data from our database if you have stated that it is incorrect, in accordance with your written request and in compliance with relevant laws. However, information about you in our database may come from a variety of sources, so any inaccuracies are not necessarily the fault of the Company.

10. Changes to This Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to amend, modify or otherwise change this Privacy Policy as we deem necessary and appropriate for legal compliance purposes or in the event of changes in our business activities. If you provide us with an email address, we will notify you of any material changes to our Privacy Policy by email to that address. If you do not agree with our updated Privacy Policy, please do not use our Services.

11. Contact us

If you have any questions about this policy, please contact us at the following email address: