DWANGO Co., Ltd.

Guidelines for the use of Cookies and like Technology

Guidelines for the use of Cookies and like Technology

DWANGO Co., Ltd.(hereafter referred to as “We”) use cookies and technology similar to cookies (hereafter referred to as “Cookies and like Technology” ) to provide all Users with optimized service. All Users shall review the content of “Guidelines for the use of Cookies and like Technology” (hereafter, referred to as “These Guidelines”) and consent to These Guidelines for use of our services. By using our services, Users shall consent to “These Guidelines.”

1.About Cookies and like Technology

Cookies and like Technology are technologies that temporally save information about the User onto the User’s device. By using Cookies and like Technology, service providers can provide every User with optimized service should Users reuse the service.

2.How information is handled through Cookies and like Technology

User device identification and other User information is handled within Cookies and like Technology.

Please refer to our Basic Personal Information Protection Policies for information regarding how We handle such information.

3.Deactivating Cookies

Website Users can deactivate cookie features from inside their browser settings. Should they do so, portions from our services may become unavailable.

4.Third party use of Cookies and like Technology

We use the following services provided by third parties to analyze User usage of our services, moreover, for the purpose of distributing appropriate advertisements for Users. Herewith, based on Cookies and like Technology that we or third parties issue, User device identification and other User information may be acquired by such third parties when Users use our services.

Such information does not include any information that identifies a specific individual. For information regarding how such information is used by third parties, please review the following privacy policies of each company.

Furthermore, if Users do not wish to use Cookies and like Technology by third parties, Users can perform the deactivation (opt out) procedure from the company pages below.

ServicePrivacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out
adjustPrivacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out
AmazonPrivacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out
ApplovinPrivacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out
BoundlessPrivacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out
BytedancePrivacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out
CARTA COMMUNICATIONSPrivacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out
CARTA MARKETING FIRMPrivacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out
CRITEOPrivacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out
CyberAgentPrivacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out
F@N CommunicationsPrivacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out
Facebook(Meta)Privacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out
fluctPrivacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out
GenieePrivacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out
GooglePrivacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out
GunosyPrivacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out
i-mobilePrivacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out
LOGLYPrivacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out
LY CorporationPrivacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out(Yahoo! JAPAN audience list targeting) Opt Out(LINE custom audiences)
MagnitePrivacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out
MicroAdPrivacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out
Microsoft CorporationPrivacy Policy Posted Page Microsoft Clarity Terms of UseOpt Out
NielsenPrivacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out
OpenXPrivacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out
outbrainPrivacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out
Platform OnePrivacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out
popInPrivacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out
PubMaticPrivacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out
ReproPrivacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out
SMNPrivacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out
SpeeePrivacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out
SupershipPrivacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out
TikTokPrivacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out
UNITEDPrivacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out
Video ResearchPrivacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out
X(previously known as Twitter)Privacy Policy Posted PageOpt Out

Google Analytics
The Company uses Google Analytics, Google Analytics 360 and other tools to monitor and analyze service access/usage, and for other purposes.
Google data may include user device identifiers and other information based on cookies and other identifiers issued by the Company or by Google. By using services of the Company, the user gives permission for such processing. Information collected does not allow identification of specific individuals. For details of user information handling, see Google’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Users can opt out of Google’s usage of cookies and other identifiers at opt-out.

Google Customer Match
The Company uses Google’s Customer Match function to improve the user experience with user-tailored advertising and content. It shares Dwango users’ hashed e-mail addresses and mobile ad IDs (IDFA/GAID) with Google in California, USA, which are used exclusively for displaying Dwango ads on Google’s services. Google observes all eight principles set out in the OECD Privacy Guidelines.
Information on privacy under US Federal and California State Law:
US Federal Law
California State Law
Google does not create or enhance user profiles based on information provided by the Company, nor does it share data with third parties such as other advertisers. Access the links below for information on Google’s Customer Match system, data handling restrictions and management of advertising preferences.
About Customer Match, Google ad help page
Google ad settings

Google Ad Manager
Google Ad Manager is used to provide customized advertising based on Publisher-Provided Identifiers (PPIDs) created for individual users. PPI data remain entirely within the service, and cannot be used for collation or checking against personal information on other sites. Google Ad Manager settings can be adjusted at Google ad settings.

Authenticated Traffic Solutions(ATS)
LiveRamp ATS is used to provide customized advertising via collation of Dwango users’IP and hashed email addresses with first-party data of user-authenticated advertisers for targeted content in a cookie-free environment. Dwango users’IP and hashed email addresses are provided to LiveRamp for ATS usage.
LiveRamp
Privacy policy
Opt out

Amazon Publisher Audiences
We use the Amazon Publisher Audiences service, which provides customized advertising based on hashed user email addresses using tokens in first-party cookies.
We provide hashed email addresses to Amazon in Washington, USA, which observes all eight principles set out in the OECD Privacy Guidelines. Information on privacy under US Federal and Washington State Law:
US Federal Law
Washington State Law
Information on Amazon’s management of advertising preferences:
Privacy Policy
Interest-based Advertising Policy
Advertising Preferences

Unified ID 2.0 (UID2)
We use UID2 technology to provide customized advertising to our users.
ID2 is an ID solution that creates IDs to identify users using Dwango users’ hashed e-mail addresses.
For this purpose, hashed user e-mail address data is provided to the service provider.
UID2
Opt out

List-custom audiences
We use list-custom audiences provided by X (previously known as Twitter) to improve the user experience with user-tailored advertising and content related to our services, which users see on X.
List-custom audiences provide customized advertising via a collation of Dwango users’ hashed email addresses and mobile ad IDs (IFDA/GAID) with X’s user data.
We provide hashed user e-mail addresses and mobile ad IDs (IDFA/GAID) X in California, USA, which observes all eight principles set out in the OECD Privacy Guidelines.
Information on privacy under US Federal Law and California State Law:
US Federal Law
California State Law
Access the links below for information on X’s list-custom audience system, data handling policy and management of advertising preferences.
List-custom audience ad help page
Privacy policy
Privacy restrictions on personalized ads (incl. management of advertising preferences)

TikTok custom audiences (customer files)
We use custom audiences (customer files) provided by TikTok to improve the user experience with user-tailored advertising and content related to our services, which users see on TikTok.
Custom audiences (customer files) provide customized advertising via collation of Dwango users’ hashed mobile ad IDs (IFDA/GAID) with TikTok user data.
Hashed mobile ad IDs (IDFA/GAID) are provided to TikTok in Singapore, which observes all eight principles set out in the OECD Privacy Guidelines.
Information on privacy under Singapore Law:
Singapore Law
Access the links below (TikTok website) for information on the custom audiences (customer files) system, TikTok’s data handling policy and management of advertising preferences.
Custom audiences and TikTok business help center
Privacy policy
Change advertising preferences (non-TikTok activities for targeting)

Yahoo! JAPAN audience list targeting
We use custom audiences list targeting provided by LY Corporation to improve the user experience with user-tailored advertising and content related to our services, which users see on Yahoo! JAPAN.
Audience list targeting provides customized advertising via collation of Dwango users’ hashed user e-mail addresses and mobile ad IDs (IFDA/GAID) with Yahoo! JAPAN user data owned by LY Corporation.
We provide hashed user email addresses and mobile ad IDs (IDFA/GAID) to LY Corporation.
Access the links below (LY Corporation website) for information on the audience list targeting system, LY Corporation’s data handling policy and management of advertising preferences.
Audience list targeting
Privacy policy
Acquisition of personal data for ads on Yahoo! JAPAN)
Use of personal data for ads on Yahoo! JAPAN (incl. privacy management and advertising preferences)

LINE custom audiences
We use custom audiences provided by LY Corporation to improve the user experience with user-tailored advertising and content related to our services, which users see on LINE.
Custom audiences provide customized advertising via collation of Dwango users’ hashed e-mail addresses and mobile ad IDs (IFDA/GAID) with LINE user data owned by LY Corporation.
We provide hashed user email addresses and mobile ad IDs (IDFA/GAID) to LY Corporation.
Access the links below (LY Corporation website) for information on the custom audiences system, LY Corporation’s data handling policy and management of advertising preferences.
Privacy policy
Attribute-based service optimization (incl. management of advertising preferences)

5.Revision of These Guidelines

We may choose to amend These Guidelines at our discretion. Should these guidelines be amended, We shall notify Users by posts on our services. After such amendment notifications, Users shall consent to These Guidelines, post amendment, by use of our services.

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