pixiv has updated the Privacy Policy as from May 31, 2021.


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Regarding upcoming updates to our Privacy Policy

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pixiv Inc.'s Privacy Policy will be updated on Monday, May 31st, 2021.

◼︎ In effect from:
May 31st, 2021

◼︎ Updated articles
The following articles will be changed so that we can provide various payment services and optimize advertising.
・Article 3, "Information Company acquires and purposes of use (according to each Service)", will be supplemented with information concerning payment services.
・Article 5, "Provision of Personal Information to third parties, etc.", will be supplemented with information based on the provisions of the Installment Sales Act (Japanese: 割賦販売法).
・Article 5, "Provision of Personal Information to third parties, etc.", will be supplemented with clauses about the entrustment of personal information for payment processing.
・Article 6, "Information which Users input on the relevant screens on the Services when Users use settlement by credit cards" will be added and include pixiv Inc.'s policies aimed at improving credit card payment security.
・Article 14, "Use of cookies and Advertising Identifiers etc" will be supplemented with clauses concerning information the Company acquires for advertising optimization.
・Article 14, "Use of cookies and Advertising Identifier etc" will be supplemented with information regarding third-party companies displaying ads.
・Article 17, "Personal Information Handling Business Operator" will be added, supplementing pixiv Inc.'s information.
・Other minor fixes to article numbers, etc. will be made.

◼︎ Updated Privacy Policy

If you continue to use pixiv and pixiv-related services*, please note that the new Privacy Policy will apply from the date it comes into effect.
You are free to disagree to the new Privacy Policy at anytime by deleting your pixiv account and thus freezing your account(s) on related services.

We plan to schedule an announcement on this matter on each service's website on the day the updated Privacy Policy goes into effect.

* The services below are included in "pixiv-related services":
・pixiv https://www.pixiv.net/
・pixivFANBOX https://www.fanbox.cc/
・pixiv COMIC https://comic.pixiv.net/
・pixiv Novel https://novel.pixiv.net/
・BOOTH https://booth.pm/
・pixivFACTORY https://factory.pixiv.net/
・pixiv Sketch https://sketch.pixiv.net/
・VRoid Studio https://vroid.com/studio/
・VRoid Hub、VRoid SDK https://hub.vroid.com/
・VRoid Mobile https://vroid.com/mobile/
・pixiv Encyclopedia https://dic.pixiv.net/
・pixivision https://www.pixivision.net/
・sensei https://sensei.pixiv.net/

If you have any questions about these changes, please feel free to reach out to us via the following inquiry form:
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