We here at Bandai America Incorporated
(BAI) make the safety and privacy of children a top concern.
This notice is being supplied in compliance with the Children's
Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Bandai attempts
to adhere/or intends to comply with CARU's Self-Regulatory
Guidelines for Children's Advertising.
What information will Bandai collect?
While visiting the BAI website we may
request and store personally identifiable information for
the purpose stated on the page where the information is requested.
Such information may include name, nickname, birth date,
contact information (including address, phone number, and
email address), gender, product interests, hobbies, and parental
contact information. If you are under the age of 13, parental
consent to provide this information will be required. We
will contact the parent or guardian indicated to advise why
the personal information is being requested, to advise what
will be done with the personally identifiable information
and to seek permission to collect this information. At no
time is any personal information ever collected automatically,
it is only collected when voluntarily provided.
If an unsolicited request is submitted
by a user under 13 years of age, their first name and email
address is only kept for purposes of sending a response.
None of the information will be used outside the scope of
the original request made by the child. Once the reply is
generated, the email address is deleted from our system.
Additional information such as the web
pages visited, links followed, and amount of time spent viewing
content on the BAI website may be collected automatically
and stored in a personally identifiable fashion, provided
the child is a registered user of the BAI website.
Other information may be automatically
recorded by our web server to provide usage statistics and
information so that we can provide a better experience at
the BAI website. This information is not personally identifiable.
And, of course, we here at Bandai want
to make sure everyone has fun, so we will not require children
to surrender any information as a requirement to participate
in any section of the website unless that information is
essential to the function of that section.
(small pieces of information placed on your computer by our
website) for information collection purposes. Any information
provided by these cookies will not be personally identifiable
and is solely used to improve your experience at our site.
We dot not passively connect personally identifiable information
What do you do with the information collected?
The information we collect may, at times,
be used for the following:
contest winners and qualifiers
and informative mailings related to Bandai products
||Order or request
marketing and demographic research
||BAI website tracking
All information collected will be used
solely by Bandai and not given, sold, or otherwise transferred
to third parties in a personally identifiable form.
How can I contact you?
At any time, a parent may request to
view the personal information collected by BAI related to
that parent's child, may request their child's information
to be deleted from our system or to request that further
information not be collected from their child. To initiate
such a request, email email@example.com stating
the full name the child used to register at the BAI website.
If you have any questions or comments
on this policy, please feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org or
contact to us at:
In order to be in compliance with the
legal requirements or to provide better customer service,
BAI reserves the right to modify this policy. Any changes
to the policy will be posted on our site. Thank you for taking
the time to read this policy.
Effective date: 06/24/04