KDDI Research, Inc.

Privacy Policy

 

KDDI Research, Inc., recognizes the importance of personal information and has adopted the following privacy policy to ensure that it observes laws and regulations.

 

We acquire and use customers’ personal information to the extent necessary for our business. In addition, we make clear the purpose of obtaining personal information and obtain the consent of the information  owner (principal,data subject) before acquiring special care-required personal information. We take action in organizational, personnel, physical and technical safety while managing risks such as unauthorized access destruction, tampering and leaks involving personal information. We follow our own action plan, based on laws and regulations concerning personal information protection and on our information privacy statement. To ensure the appropriate use and protection of personal information, we constantly review our action plan.

 

April, 2021 Revised

 

Acquirement, Use, and Purpose of Your Personal Information

 

KDDI Research, Inc., and this site care about your privacy. It is not necessary for you to provide us your personal information when you browse our site. Even though, some of our site request your contact information (your name, email address, etc...), your business information(company name, phone / fax number, shipping address, your main business area, etc...) to the extent necesarry to our internal purpose such as providing you our product support, and responding adequately to our product trouble you might have, etc..

 

 

Control and Security of Your Personal Information

 

KDDI Research, Inc., take highly security measure to protect your personal information we acquire from loss, misuse, unauthorized access. We might commission management and operation of this site to subcontracting company for enriching service. In doing so, we carry out that the subcontracting company also manage your personal information accurately and to protect them from loss and unauthorized access.

 

KDDI Research, Inc., does not disclose your personal information to third parties other than subcontracting company without your consent. However, we might disclose your personal information when laws and public institutions (such as court and police department) request us to disclose.

 

 

Deletion of Personal Data

 

When the purpose of use has been achieved or when the purpose of use has not been achieved but the business predicated on the purpose of use has been discontinued, KDDI Research Inc.,deletes the personal data concerned without delay. However, KDDI Research Inc., may use the personal information within the range of the purpose of use after termination of the various agreements with the customer.

 

 

Requests Disclosure of Personal Data

 

KDDI Research Inc., will respond without delay to requests from a customer or their agent for disclosure of relevant personal data, except in the following cases.

 

For inquiries about personal information disclosure, contact us at the following location:

 

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Response to Other Matters Concerning Personal Data

 

(1)Revision, etc. (revision, addition, deletion, stoppage of use, and stoppage of provision to third parties) of personal data

If requested by a customer or his/her agent to make a revision, etc. of relevant personal data, KDDI Research Inc., will conduct an investigation without delay. KDDI Research Inc., will promptly perform the revision, etc. if the results of the investigation determine that the relevant personal data is incorrect, the information retention period has expired, or the handling of the information is inappropriate.

 

(2)Notification of purpose of use

If requested by a customer or his/her agent to provide notification of the purpose of use of the personal information, KDDI Research Inc., will provide notification without delay, except in the following cases:

 

(3)Complaints on the handling of personal data

KDDI Research Inc., will, in an appropriate and timely manner, respond to complaints regarding the use, provision, disclosure or revision of personal data, or other complaints regarding the handling of personal data.

 

For inquiries about personal information disclosure, contact us at the following location:

Please note that KDDI Research Inc., are unable to accept any of the above requests made in person at our office.

 

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The experiment using driving recorder footage

 

(1)The evaluation experiment of driving video analysis (DVA) using driving recorder footage

 

KDDI Research Inc., conducted the evaluation experiment of driving video analysis (DVA) using driving recorder footage.The video data are used to detect traffic lights, railroad crossings, road signs and markings, pedestrians, vehicles, and roadside facilities (shops and parking lots) in the area surrounding moving vehicles. This experiment aims to evaluate DVA and not to identify passersby.

 

(2)The evaluation experiment of driving video analysis (DVA) using driving recorder footage

 

KDDI Research Inc., conducted the evaluation experiment of driving video analysis (DVA) using driving recorder footage.The video data are used to detect traffic lights, railroad crossings, road signs and markings, pedestrians, vehicles, and roadside facilities (shops and parking lots) in the area surrounding moving vehicles. This experiment aims to evaluate DVA and not to identify passersby.

 

(3)About video recording in marathon course 

 

For about two weeks from September 3, 2019 to September 13, 2019, we maked investigations into the status of the marathon course using a drive recorder. The video taken is for the purpose of understanding the road surface conditions of the marathon course, and does not identify the residents who are traveling. In addition to operating at the minimum necessary resolution, it will not be viewed for the purpose of grasping the reflected people.

 

(4)About video recording in care transportation routes

 

For about three weeks from March 5, 2020 to March 27, 2020, we maked investigations into the status of the care transportation routes using the drive recorders.The video taken is for the purpose of understanding the problems of the care transportation, and does not identify the residents who are traveling. 

 

(5) About image recording for blocking prediction experiments

 

KDDI Research, Inc.  studied the advanced 5th generation mobile communications System (5G system). For this purpose, we will take images for the following:

 

Also, the video data will be handled confidentially according to our privacy policy. If we provide them to the outside or for use in a presentation, we will pixelate the data so that the faces of passersby cannot be recognized.

 

* Data acquisition areas, number of vehicles and period of data acquisition may be added in the future. It will be announced in our homepage once decided.

 

Changes to This Privacy Policy

 

KDDI Research, Inc., have the right to change this privacy policy when it is appropriate to do so. When such change occure, we will post on this web site with the date of updated recorded. Please revisit this page when you provide any of your personal information.