How we Collect Information
In the course of providing you access to Products and Services, Achiko collects and receives personal information in a few ways. Often, you can choose what information to provide, but sometimes we require personal information from you to carry out certain activities such as account verification. This section details the ways in which we collect information from you and how that information is received.
When you use the sites and related applications, we collect location information about you including your IP address, your location, browser information, and how you came to the website. This information is collected for various purposes, including advertising, analytics and to serve content as it relates to certain Products or Services, as well as to provide you with localized content, recommendations, and marketing. You may revoke our permission to collect some of this data, including your location and browser information through your limiting Cookies, but this may limit functionality in some cases. Certain location information we collect is required for security and site functionality. We share this information with certain third-parties in order to provide you with our Products and Services.
Information Shared with Third Parties
We may share personal information with third parties who provide services to Achiko, such as payment processors, email delivery services, and advertising providers. Additionally, to improve user experience, we may offer single sign-on solutions for account login and these third parties (including Facebook and Google) may receive information from these services when you elect to use them.
Advertising and Marketing Partners
When you interact with our sites and related applications, you authorize third parties to place cookies on you and your activity. We may use this information to serve you certain advertising content. If you do not wish to receive direct marketing communications from us, you can tell us and remove yourself from our marketing communications via the unsubscribe and opt out options in our email communications.
Achiko uses data analytics to ensure site functionality and to optimize our Product and Service offerings to you. We use web browser and mobile analytics to allow us to understand functionality. In doing so, we record information including, for example how often you visit the sites and related applications, how often you contribute content, performance data, errors and debugging information, and the type of activity you engage in the use of our Products and Services. We may on occasion share this information with third parties for research or product and services optimization.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files based on your computer and which allow you to analyze the use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, in the case of the activation of the IP anonymization on this website, your IP address will be abbreviated by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other Contracting States of the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a server From Google in the USA and there abridged. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activity for the website operators, and to provide other services connected with the use of the website and the Internet. Google may also transfer this information to third parties, provided that this is required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google. You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; However, we would point out that in this case you may not be able to fully utilize all the functions of this website. By using this website, you agree to the processing of the data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
Achiko reserves the right to amend this Policy at any time, in the event that this becomes necessary after initial release, or in the event that it becomes necessary with respect to additional, deleted, modified or amended services provided by Achiko. Achiko may not personally notify you of any amendments to this Policy. Users are urged to check this Policy frequently in order to determine whether any changes have been made. Users understand and agree that continued use of the site and related applications assumes that they have read and accepted this Policy, as it may be amended from time to time.