Privacy Policy

Last Updated: 1.29.2021

Privacy Policy (including the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) Notice)

Our websites [TokyoCentral.com, Marukai.com, and MarukaiCorp.com] (each a “Website” and collectively, the “Websites”) are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. We provide this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested on the Websites.


1. About Personal Information

Personal Information refers to the information that can identify the customers, such as customers' names addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses. This term is more specifically defined in the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 ("CCPA").


2. Collection of Personal Information

We collect the Personal Information that you provide to us, such as when you:

• Register to use the Websites or sign up for events or notifications of specials or other promotions on the Websites.

• Participate in our survey.


3. Categories of Personal Information that We Collect

Pursuant to the CCPA, we are providing the following details regarding the categories of Personal Information about California residents that we have collected or disclosed within the preceding 12 months.

We collected the following categories of Personal Information:

a. Identifiers, such as name, contact information, online identifiers, and government-issued identifier (e.g., Social Security number);

b. Personal information, as defined in the California customer records law, such as name, contact information, signature, payment card number, medical information, insurance information, education information, employment information, and government-issued ID numbers;

c. Characteristics of protected classifications under California or federal law, such as sex and marital status;

d. Commercial information, such as transaction information and purchase history;

e. Biometric information, such as fingerprints and voiceprints;

f. Internet or network activity information, such as browsing history and interactions with the Websites;

g. Geolocation data, such as device location and location derived from an IP address;

h. Audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, and similar information, such as call and video recordings;

i. Professional or employment-related information, such as work history and prior employer;

j. Education information subject to the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act; and

k. Inferences drawn from any of the Personal Information listed above to create a profile or summary about, for example, an individual's preferences and characteristics.


4. Why We Collect Personal Information and How We Use It

Your Personal Information, in whole or in part, is used when:

• We notify you of special value-added opportunities: (a) about our products (b) about our special services.

• We correspond with you regarding your inquiries.

We may use this Personal Information to operate, manage, and maintain our business, to provide our products and services, and to accomplish our business purposes and objectives, including, for example, to: respond to your inquiries; develop, improve, repair, and maintain our products and services; personalize, advertise, and market our products and services; conduct research, analytics, and data analysis; maintain our facilities and infrastructure; undertake quality and safety assurance measures; conduct risk and security control and monitoring; detect and prevent fraud; perform identity verification; perform accounting, audit, and other internal functions, such as internal investigations; comply with law, legal process, and internal policies; maintain records; and exercise and defend legal claims.


5. Security of Your Personal Information

All necessary and appropriate security measures will be taken to prevent the acquired Personal Information from being leaked, lost or damaged, and to secure the safety of the Personal Information. Our Websites use Secure Sockets Layers (SSL) to encrypt your critical Personal Information before it transmits over the Internet.


6. Sources of Personal Information

We collect this Personal Information from you and from other categories of sources, such as data brokers, publicly available databases, and joint marketing partners, when they share the information with us.

We may automatically collect some information when you visit our Websites, such as your computer's network address and operating system, the website from which you linked to us, your Website activity and the time and date of your visit. This information may be collected through the use of "cookies" (see Cookies below).


7. Categories of Third Parties We Disclose Personal Information to and Categories of Personal Information We Disclose to Them

We disclosed the following Personal Information to third parties for our operational business purposes:

 

a. Identifiers, such as name, contact information, online identifiers, and government-issued identifier (e.g., Social Security number);

b. Personal information, as defined in the California customer records law, such as name, contact information, signature, payment card number, medical information, insurance information, education information, employment information, and government-issued ID numbers;

c. Characteristics of protected classifications under California or federal law, such as sex and marital status;

d. Commercial information, such as transaction information and purchase history;

e. Biometric information, such as fingerprints and voiceprints;

f. Internet or network activity information, such as browsing history and interactions with our Websites;

g. Geolocation data, such as device location and location derived from an IP address;

h. Audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, and similar information, such as call and video recordings;

i. Professional or employment-related information, such as work history and prior employer;

j. Education information subject to the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act; and

k. Inferences drawn from any of the Personal Information listed above to create a profile or summary about, for example, an individual's preferences and characteristics.

 

We shared Personal Information with our affiliates, service providers, nonprofit partners, third-party sponsors of sweepstakes, contests, and similar promotions, and our business partners.


8. No Sale of Personal Information

We have not "sold" Personal Information for purposes of the CCPA. For purposes of this Privacy Policy, "sold" or "sale" means the disclosure of Personal Information for monetary or other valuable consideration but does not include, for example, the transfer of Personal Information as an asset that is part of a merger, bankruptcy, or other disposition of all or any portion of our business.


9. Requests Related to Personal Information Under the CCPA

If you are a California resident, you have the right to make the following requests related to your Personal Information:

 

(1) Right to Know: You may request that we disclose to you the following information covering the 12 months preceding your request:

 

• The categories of Personal Information we collected about you;

• The categories of sources from which we collected such Personal Information;

• The business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling Personal Information about you;

• The specific pieces of Personal Information we collected about you;

• The categories of Personal Information about you that we sold and the categories of third parties to whom we sold such Personal Information; and

• The categories of Personal Information about you that we otherwise shared or disclosed, and the categories of third parties with whom we shared or to whom we disclosed such Personal Information.

 

(2) Right to Deletion: You may request that we delete Personal Information we collected from you.

 

(3) Right to Opt Out: You may request that we not sell your Personal Information with third parties.

 

We will provide you with this information free of charge as required by the CCPA, except to the extent that such disclosure is exempted or otherwise prohibited by other applicable privacy and data protection laws. This means that we may not provide some or all of the Personal Information that you have requested or that we may not delete some or all of the Personal Information that you have requested to be deleted.


10. How to Make Requests

To make a request for the disclosures, deletion, or opt out described above, please contact us at onlineorder@marukai.com or 1-833-917-2048. We will respond to your request consistent with applicable law.

11. No Discrimination or Retaliation

You have the right to be free from unlawful discrimination or retaliation for exercising your rights under the CCPA.


12. Link to Third Party Website

Our Websites may contain links to websites operated and maintained by third parties, which we have no control over. You can choose to link to other websites of third parties who have agreed to offer goods and service to our customers. In addition, those websites may include our logo. Any personal information you provided on the linked pages is provided directly to that third party and is subject to that third party's private policy, security practices, and policies. We encourage you to learn about the privacy policy of a linked website before disclosing any personal information on such websites.


13. Cookies and Tracking

We use cookies to help optimize your shopping experience. A cookie is a file stored on our computer by our Websites to give you a unique ID. Cookies are optional for browsing the Websites. [Our Websites do not respond to web browser Do-Not-Track signals.]


14. Children's Use of the Internet

Marukai Corporation takes special care to protect the safety and privacy of children. For this reason, we never collect or maintain information at the Websites from those we actually know who are under 13, and no part of the Websites is structured to attract anyone under 13.


15. Questions or Concerns

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or would like to contact us for any reason, you can do the following:

 

• Please send this form to us.

• Write us at:

Attn: TokyoCentral.com Customer Relations

1740 West Artesia Blvd., Gardena, CA 90248


16. Changes In Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change or update this Privacy Policy at any time without notice. When we do, we will post the revised Privacy Policy on this page with a new "Last Updated" date. To make sure you understand how the information you provided will be used, we encourage you to review our Privacy Policy on the Websites.


17. Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at onlineorder@marukai.com.