Chia Inc. (“Chia”, “we”, “us” or “our”) develops and sells computer systems. In providing our services, and considering the importance of personal information, we have established a personal information protection policy to protect the individual’s rights and interests, and all board members and employees shall carry out this policy in good faith. “Personal information” as used in this policy shall mean any information that enables us to identify you, directly or indirectly, by reference to an identifier such as your name, identification number, location data, online identifier or one or more factors specific to you.
For the purposes of the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (the “GDPR”) Chia is the controller of personal information and responsible for our services and websites, including https://chi.as, https://sensei.codes, https://komaca.app, https://biory.app, https://labs.biory.app, https://biory.page, https://yay.bio, https://poge.me, https://otokudori.jp (the “Site”).
*“Controller” of personal information is defined as “person … which … determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data” under Article 4(7) of the GDPR.
We use different methods to collect personal information from and about you including through:
You may give us your personal information including your name and contact details, by filling in forms or by post, phone, email or otherwise. This includes, without limitation personal information you provide in the following instances;
As you interact with our Site, we may automatically collect the following information:
We collect this personal information by using cookies, server logs and other similar technologies. The content collected and recorded on access logs is used as server operation information to assist in improving our Site and services, and also to provide you, depending on your usage status, with information useful to use our services or promotional information via e-mail or by other means.
The content recorded on access logs is not used in conjunction with other personal information when used as server operation information, but will be used in conjunction with your user information and e-mail address where information is to be provided to you via e-mail or by other means.
Like many websites, we use a tool called ‘Cookies’ to make our Site more convenient for our customers.
Cookies are files that are stored on your computer or mobile device when you browse our Site.
Please see our Cokie Policy for further details on Cookies.
We will process your personal information for the following purposes:
We may send out emails to you for the purpose of providing our services, contents or functions, researching, providing news, promotions, and announcing events. Our customers may opt-out of receiving these emails. We may use a third-party provided service to send out emails or to communicate smoothly with our customers. We may share information, such as your email address, with the third-party service provider only to the extent necessary for this purpose.
We will protect your personal information as being strictly confidential. We may share your personal information with the parties set out below for the purposes set out in this policy:
We may also disclose your personal information to the extent required by law when it is necessary to disclose your personal information as required by law such as to protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate crimes, or respond to a request by the government or any other third party. Furthermore, we will notify you of any provision of your personal information to respond to a request by the government or a third party unless notification is prohibited by the applicable law.
We require all third parties to process personal information in a secure manner in accordance with the law. Furthermore, we require third-parties outsourced to process personal information to process your personal information only for the purposes of outsourcing and in accordance with our instructions.
Where the GDPR applies to the processing of your personal information and your personal information is shared with a third party located in a country that has not received an adequacy decision by the European Commission, we will take appropriate security measures, such as the European Commission-approved Standard Contractual Clauses. You can confirm the details of the security measures (including a copy of the Standard Contractual Clauses) by contacting using the Contact Us page on our Site.
We will store your personal information, in a form which permits us to identify you, for no longer than is necessary for the purpose for which the personal information is processed. Furthermore, we will store your personal information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, or enforce our rights, or if it is technically difficult to remove it immediately.
We will take security control measures to prevent a leak, loss, or deletion of or damage to personal information. Furthermore, we will put in place appropriate measures to handle personal information incidents, and measures to prevent the damage from spreading. The security control measures we will take include executing appropriate agreements with outsourced parties or employees and supervising them. Where we process personal information overseas, we will learn about the systems of that foreign country that protect personal information and take appropriate security control measures. We will review the security control measures in a timely manner and appropriately improve them.
Our Site uses ‘SSL/TLS’ to protect personal information. By using a browser that supports security functions, when you access our Site and enter personal information including your name and e-mail address, and this personal information is transmitted to our server, SSL/TLS will enable the personal information to be automatically encrypted. Therefore, if the personal information you transmitted is intercepted by a third party, there is no need to worry about the content being stolen.
If you use a browser that does not support SSL, you may not be able to access our Site or load information.
Where the GDPR is to apply to the processing of your personal information, we process personal information about you only where we have the following legal basis for doing so:
If you have any questions regarding the details of the legitimate interests, please contact us using the Contact Us page on our Site.
You have multiple legal rights in relation to your personal information we hold about you. These rights may change according to data protection laws and regulations applied in relation to your location and the relationship between you and Chia, but typically include the following.
You may have the right to request access to related information, including personal information we hold about you, the purposes for processing the personal information, the recipients or categories of recipients with whom the personal information has been shared, the period for which the personal information will be stored (if impossible, the basis used to determine that period), the right to object to competent authorities, the source of the personal information, and the existence of any automated decision making.
You may have the right to request that Chia correct any inaccurate or incomplete personal information about you.
You may have the right to request that Chia erase personal information about you under certain circumstances, including the following circumstances.
You may have the right to restrict the processing of your personal information under certain circumstances, including the following circumstances.
You may have the right to object to Chia regarding the processing of your personal information.
If Chia processes personal information provided by you on the legal basis of consent or an agreement, you may have the right to request that you receive personal information in structured and generally used, and machine-readable form, or that the personal information be transferred directly to a third party to the extent this is technically feasible for Chia.
Where you believe that we have not complied with our obligations under this policy or the GDPR, you have the right to make a complaint to the relevant data protection authorities.
If you have any questions regarding this policy, please contact us using the Contact Us page on our Site.
We may update this policy. In case of material updates, we will notify you on our Site in advance. Please periodically confirm this policy to obtain the latest information about our processing of personal information.