i. How Sony reads, collects, uses and/or stores your personal data, including in relation to your use of the App.
ii. How you can contact us and exercise your data protection rights.
Information automatically collected through the App
When you use the FES Watch U device and the App, the following personal data will be collected from you:
･ Information about your FES Watch U device (i.e. model name, serial number, software version and ID of pre-installed design contents).
･ Information about the App (ID, application version and settings)
･ Information about design contents you download or create on the App (ID and thumbnail image).
(collectively referred to as "Usage Data").
The collection of Usage Data is required in order for Sony to provide the App and device services. If you choose not to provide this information, Sony may not be able to provide all such services to you.
The Usage Data is stored on the device and App only and is not stored on Sony's servers. However, if you choose to have data sharing activated on the App, Sony will receive and store on its servers the following personal data:
･ ID and application version of the App
･ ID of design contents you download on the App
･ Information about your smartphone or tablet (model name, OS version, IP address and language, area and time zone settings)
(collectively referred to as "Shared Data").
Please note that Sony also automatically receives information about how you are using and interacting with the App, for example: information about which of the App functions you choose to use.
We don’t receive personal data about you from third party sources.
Sony processes your personal data in order to perform its contract with you to provide the App services.
Sony also processes your personal data in order to pursue its legitimate interests in:
1. Improving, developing and marketing products and services
Sony will collect and/or analyze the information referred to in Section 1 in order to improve Sony’s and Sony Group Companies’ products and services and to develop new ones, and to market those products and services so that we can provide improved users’ experiences for current and/or future products and services.
2. Protecting Sony, Sony Group Companies and users of the App
Sony may collect and/or analyze the information referred to in Section 1 in order to identify potential security threats and to protect Sony, Sony Group Companies and users of the App.
We have carried out balancing tests for all the data processing we carry out on the basis of our legitimate interests, which we have described above. You can obtain information on any of our balancing tests by contacting us using the details set out later in this notice.
We also process your personal data where required to do so by applicable law, for example in response to requests by government or law enforcement authorities conducting an investigation.
Your personal data that is communicated to and stored by Sony will be made available to other Sony Group Companies and to third party as follows:
Sony Group Companies and third party contractors
In the event that we sell or transfer a portion or all of our business, your information may be transferred by us to the purchasing or acquiring entity as part of the transaction. In the event we sell or transfer your information to a purchasing or acquiring entity you will be duly informed.
Compliance and enforcement
We will retain, use and/or disclose any of your information as required or permitted by law, regulation or order, including to the police or other appropriate authorities, to investigate complaints made by or against you, or to protect or defend ourselves, or others, against illegal, criminal or harmful activities.
We will retain your personal data for 6 months after receipt of the personal data. If you would like us to delete the information, please contact us as described in Section 10 below and we will respond in a reasonable time and manner. Please note that we may be required to retain certain information by law.
Sony takes appropriate measures to ensure that all transfers of your personal data from the EEA to countries outside the EEA meet the requirements of applicable EU data protection legislation. If you have any questions or concerns about Sony's data transfer arrangements please contact us using the details at Section 10.
Sony undertakes reasonable security measures designed to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of your information. Although we strive to protect your information, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information transmitted to us through your App or that we store on our systems or that is stored on our third party contractors’ systems.
Sony is committed to complying with all applicable laws and regulations regarding the collection, storage and use of personal information concerning children, including the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act in the United States and applicable local legislation in other countries. If you are a parent or guardian and are concerned that your child has provided us with personal information without your consent, you should contact us as indicated in Section 10 below.
In some countries, including countries in the EEA, you have certain rights with respect to the personal information Sony holds about you. These include rights to: request a copy of the personal information that we hold about you, request that we correct personal data if it is inaccurate, request that we erase or block your personal data, and to object to our processing of your personal data. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us as described in Section 10 below.
As of January 1, 2005, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 (the “Code”) permits users who are California residents to request certain information regarding the disclosure of personal information to third parties which is used for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, to which Sony shall respond to the extent required by the Code, contact us as described in Section 10 below.
If you are not satisfied with how we have handled your questions or concerns, or have any complaints about how we process your personal data, you have the right to complain to the local data protection supervisory authority in the place where you live or work or in the place where you believe a breach may have occurred.