For it Inc. (“Forit,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) respects your privacy and strives to protect your personal information and history information in compliance with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information in Japan (the “Personal Information Protection Act”) in order to provide reliable services to all our customers.

Chief Executive Officer
Takeharu Yoshizawa

1.Definition of Personal Information
Personal information means information about a living individual and which is able to identify a specific individual by describing its name, date of birth, and other information (including information that can be easily compared with other information and which enables identification of a specific individual).
2.Collection and Use of Personal Information
  1. (1) Collection of Personal Information

    Forit will identify the purpose of use as far as possible, announce or notify the purpose of use, and, as necessary, clarify the purpose of use, and manage the personal information of our customers in an appropriate and fair manner, limited to the extent necessary for the purpose of use.

  2. (2) Use of Personal Information

    Forit will use personal information for the following purposes with respect to the provision of telecommunications services by our partners or us. The personal information owned by Forit will not be used outside the scope of the purposes unless permitted by applicable laws and regulations including the Personal Information Protection Act. Information on another person designated by a customer will be used only for purposes (i) and (vii) unless the other person gives consent.

  1. (ⅰ) Provision of products and services, identity verification for change or suspension, billing of fees for the provision of products and services, and other ancillary services related to the provision of our services.
    For examples, the following are included:
    ・Confirmation of matters necessary for the commencement of transactions and provision of services
    ・Provision of services and conclusion and performance of contracts related to the provision of services
    ・Billing, payment, or debt collection of fees for transactions
    ・Providing information based on personal characteristics and behavioral history
  2. (ⅱ) Information on products and services to be provided.
    For examples, the following are included:
    ・Sales activities such as service proposals
    ・Informing and conducting of seminars and events related to our services
    ・Distribution of e-mail newsletters
  3. (ⅲ) Informing, research and development of new products and services.
  4. (ⅳ) Development, operation and maintenance of site operating facilities and their ancillary facilities.
  5. (ⅴ) Marketing research and other research.
    For examples, the following are included:
    ・Conducting surveys on the use of services, etc., questionnaires for the implementation and improvement of our services, consumer panel surveys, market surveys, consumer's behavior surveys, and statistical analysis
  6. (ⅵ) Implementation of rewards and campaigns, etc.
    For examples, the following are included:
    ・Management of prize applicants and campaign participants, and conduct of drawings
    ・Contacting applicants for prizes, etc. and sending products and rewards.
  7. (ⅶ) Response to requests for disclosure and other customer inquiries and consultations under the Personal Information Protection Act.
    For examples, the following are included:
    ・Responding to inquiries, requests for documents, consultations, opinions, other requests, complaints, etc. related to Forit itself and our services, etc.
  8. (ⅷ) Management of shareholders.
    For examples, the following are included:
    ・Exercise of rights and performance of obligations under the Companies Act and other laws and regulations
    ・Management of voting rights, etc. exercised at general meetings of shareholders
  9. (ⅸ) Employment of employees and personnel management.
    For examples, the following are included:
    ・Contacting and informing applicants regarding recruitment activities and employment selection.
    ・Medical examinations, personnel, labor affairs, benefits, and other employment management
    ・Enhancement and improvement of personnel development
3.Collection and Use of History Information
  1. (1)Collection of History Information

    History Information is defined as information related to the action history and individual characteristics of customers who have visited our website, etc., which does not include information that identifies individuals. Specifically, it refers to information such as the domain name and IP address in use, and the organization name assigned to them, the date and time of access, file name, URL of the page from which the link originated, the type of browser and OS in use, individual identification information of mobile terminals, advertising identifiers, Cookies, etc.

    * Cookies, etc. are technologies that make it easier for customers to return to our website, etc. by storing certain information in the web browser of the customer's computer or other device and by recording the date and time of the customer's visit to our website, etc. when the customer accesses our website, etc. Only websites that have been set this system can read Cookies, etc. The information collected by Cookies does not, by itself, identify customers. If you do not wish Forit to collect information using Cookies, customers can set your own Internet browser to refuse Cookies. However, please kindly note that customers who refuse to allow us to collect information using Cookies may not be able to access web pages that require authentication, and may not be able to receive our full range of services.

  2. (2)Use of History Information

    Forit will use history information to make our services more convenient for customers. The collected history information of customers is used for statistical analysis of website usage, reference for service improvement, investigation and survey of causes of system failure and unauthorized access, and to provide with the most appropriate content, advertisements (including targeted advertisements), various service announcements, etc. to customers. The History Information will be retained only for the period of time that is lawful and legitimately required in the course of business.

  3. (3)Provision to Third Parties

    Forit may provide with the history information we have acquired after ensuring that it is information that does not lead to the identification of specific individuals to behavioral targeting advertising companies (hereinafter referred to as "advertising delivery companies") or FreeBit Co., Ltd. ( and its group companies ( The history information provided by Forit will be analyzed and used for the purpose of delivering optimal advertisements and service content customized to customer's needs, interests, and concerns. Customers wishing to disable behavioral targeting advertising can access the opt-out page of the advertising delivery companies to disable the use of Cookies, etc. It will be necessary to set up the Cookies again when changing browsers, deleting Cookies, or changing to a new PC.

  4. Use of Google Analytics

    Some of Forit pages use the access analysis tool “Google Analytics”, which allows Google to collect, record and analyze customers visits to our website based on Cookies issued by Forit. The data collected by Google Analytics does not contain any personally identifiable information and will be managed by Google in accordance with its privacy policy. Customers may opt out of the collection of such data by disabling Google Analytics in your browser's add-on settings.

    For more information on Google Analytics, please refer to the Google Analytics Terms of Use below.
    ・Google Analytics Terms of Service (English):
    ・Privacy Policies of Google (English):
    ・Google Analytics Opt-out Add-on (English):

4.Security Measures of Personal Information
  1. (1)Forit will take necessary and appropriate safety management measures to prevent any leakage, destruction, and damage of customer’s personal information.
  2. (2)Forit will establish an internal system to prevent any unauthorized access to personal information, establish rules on information security, and provide employees with the necessary and appropriate education to ensure that they are thoroughly familiar with the handling of personal information.
  3. (3)If Forit outsources operations that handle personal information from customers to other companies, Forit shall only select those who handle personal information appropriately as the outsourcing partner, and shall execute agreements that require the outsourcing partner to appropriately manage personal information and shall supervise the outsourcing partner in an appropriate manner.
5.Provision of Personal Information to Third Parties
  1. (1)Forit will not provide or disclose personal information received from customers to third parties without a customer’s consent, except for permitted situations under applicable laws and regulations including the Personal Information Protection Act.
  2. (2)Our operating sites include links to a number of external sites, but Forit does not share or provide personal information with the providers of these external sites. Please see the privacy policies of the linked sites for the purpose of collecting personal information at the linked sites.
6.Legal Compliance
Forit shall comply with all applicable laws and regulations including the Personal Information Protection Act.
7.Disclosure and Correction of Personal Information
Under the Personal Information Protection Act, our customers can request for disclosure (including the disclosure of a record for providing with personal information to a third party (Article 25, Paragraph (1) of Personal Information Protection Act) and a record for receiving personal information from a third party (Article 26, paragraph (3) of the Personal Information Protection Act)), correction, or suspension of use of their personal information. Please refer to the contact specified in this Section 9 below for such procedures.
8.Complaints Related to the Handling of Personal Information
Regarding complaints from individuals regarding the handling of personal information Please refer to the contact specified in this Section 9 below.
9.Contact for Handling Personal Information
[Contact for inquiries on personal information]
For it Inc.
9th floor E-Space Tower, 3-6 Maruyamacho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0044 Japan
Tel: +81 3-5728-5865
Monday to Friday
Regular holidays: Saturday and Sunday/National holidays (under Act on National Holidays)/Year-End and New Year holidays

Forit may amend this privacy policy without notice from time to time. This amendment will be posted on our website. The post-amended privacy policy will apply to the use of our services offered after the amendment is released. Please check our website on a regular basis for updates.

Established on April 1,2010
Revised on May 9, 2012
Revised on October 17, 2012
Revised on May 1, 2015
Revised on August 1, 2021
Revised on April 1, 2022