Privacy Policy

Please read our Privacy Policy carefully ! Last Update : 25th May, 2018

JapaneseCarTrade.com is well aware of the importance of personal information of our customers, that is collected through the course of business activities. JCT protects personal information from security threats with the following Privacy Policy and committed to handle the data sensibly. This privacy policy describes what information we collect from our platforms and third-parties and how this data is used and shared.

1What kind of information do we collect?

JCT collects and stores information entered or provided by you at JCT website, third-party services on our website or any other method of transmission. JCT uses personal information according to the purposes defined in this policy.
There are cases in which you may not want to share certain information with JCT, and we respect your decision. However certain information are necessary to do business with JCT. If you decide to not share the required information, JCT will be unable to offer you our services.
We collect data in the following ways:

1. Information submitted by you at JCT or third-party services

  • JCT collects contact information such as your name, email address, country, telephone/mobile/fax number, etc for verification and to contact you for business purpose.
  • A valid email address along with your name and country of residence are required to create a JCT Member Account.
  • We also collect and store your inquiries and contacts in order to reply to your requests, this help us understand which products and services interest you, assist us with developing a more personalized and improved user experience, supervise how our services have been delivered to you, and find out how we can improve your overall experience with JCT. Communication channels used to provide these services include email, social media, phone calls, whatsapp, skype, line, viber etc.

2. Information submitted by you on social media platforms

JCT uses social media platforms to establish more sincere relationships with our users. As social media are public communication platforms, we receive the reactions you place on the content we publish. You may perform actions such as subscription requests, general comments, or direct messages. There is a possibility that we may collect and process this information for the purposes of providing our services.
Although users have the freedom to express their opinion by placing public comments, we reserve the right to exclude any comments that we think may contain disrespectful or harmful content, be in violation of any laws, or be a security risk to us or our users.
The social media channels we use each have their own designated Privacy/Cookies Policy and Privacy/Cookies Settings that prompt you for your consent for them to access, process, and collect your data. This includes controls for you be in control of which information you choose to share.
We have listed below, for your reference, all official JCT accounts on the social media platforms we use. Any other social channels that refer to JCT outside the ones listed here are NOT official channels. We have also included tools offered by each respective company to help you properly set and/or review your privacy/cookies choices. We do not claim control over the information you decide to send to third-party platforms. It is up to you to adjust your settings to match your preferences.
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3. Cookies (Browsing Information)

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit a site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don't have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.
We use cookies for a variety of functions including keeping you logged in to your account page; memorizing entered information for your convenience; providing an analytical basis that allows us to improve items such as communication with you and user experience; seeing if our emails are received, read and/or deliver value to you; and providing relevant ads that might interest you.
If you do not consent to our usage of cookies, we advise you to adjust your browser settings, update your interest-based ads settings, or refrain from using our website. Most browsers have an option to utilize add-ons to prevent the usage of cookies, and many advertising groups offer opt-out tools to give you control of what you want to see. We have provided links below for both browser and advertising group opt-out options. However, by deciding to block or reject cookies, some features on our website may be disabled. Keeping cookies enabled will ensure full functionality of our website.
How to opt-out cookies from browsers:
For cookies that display interest-based ads you can opt-out through the following websites:
What types of cookies do we use?
1. First-Party Cookies
First-party cookies are collected and stored by us. We use them to optimize filling out our forms (autocomplete), identify your location for personalized website navigation, keep your favorite vehicle list updated, record the IP Address for authentication and security purposes, gather statistical analysis for future improvements, and collect visitor's information to verify the results of our advertisement efforts as well as reach a wider public with similar characteristics.
2. Third-Party Cookies
Third-party cookies are cookies that are collected and stored by third parties. We use them as part of our communication and marketing efforts. They allow us to monitor our website and advertising campaigns, gather general information about how our services have been consumed, and provide general insights about our visitors as well as potential users. They can also be valuable to you when selecting which content you may want to see based on how you interact with our website and other platforms.
3. Session cookies
Session cookies are cookies that remain on your device for the interval of one session on our website and are deleted after you close your browser.
4. Persistent cookies
Persistent cookies are cookies that remain on your device even after the end of a session. Their lifespan is determined by a specific end period within the cookie. They are used to memorize your preferences when you return to our site.
For a detailed list of JCT's cookies usage, please see below.
  • JCT Cookies
  • Google Analytics Cookies
  • Google Adwords (DoubleClick)

4. Contact History

A record of your contact history is maintained and used for the purpose of developing improvements to our services. They help us safeguard mutual interests and facilitate our customer service team by serving as a reference source when providing our services.
Records stored within Contact history are as follows:
  • Personal Data
  • My Cart
  • My Favorite Vehicles
  • My Inquiries
  • My Contacts
  • My Favorite Dealer
  • Saved Search

2What information you have access to?

At any point or time, you have the right to access, correct, and/or limit your personal data. You should decide to control the amount of data you share with us, including the complete removal of consent. You can also download a copy of your personal data. You hold the right to request the removal of your personal information at no cost. Requests for any of the above-mentioned cases can be made to privacy@japanesecartrade.com. Upon requesting to remove the personal records, please advise that it may take up to 30 days to complete processing.
In order to adhere to your digital rights as a user of our services, here are examples of information you can access through the JCT website under "My Account".

My Cart

You are able to check the history of vehicles added to your cart. You can remove the vehicles from My Car any time.

My Favorite Vehicles

You can add the specification of the vehicles that you are interested in and want to get matching alerts by emails, whenever the new stock is added to inventory. You can remove the entry from My Favorite vehicles anytime, when you do not wish to receive the alerts for a particular vehicle.

Favorite Dealers

You can mark our Dealers and Exporters as your favorite, in order to contact them and for future reference. Anytime you can change your preference and edit or remove any dealer from your Favorite Dealer listing.

Saved Searched

In order to avoid searching the same vehicle specification again, we provide option to save your search for future reference and save your time. You can edit and remove the saved searched at any point of time.

My Inquiries

All inquiries data for last 3 months are recorded and available for you to check your inquiry pattern and future analysis. You can resend the inquiry directly from here. Older inquiries are automatically removed after 3 months.

My Contacts

All contacts for last 3 months are recorded and available for you to check your contacts submitted for various exporters and dealers. You can resend the contacts directly from here. Older contacts are automatically removed after 3 months.

My Setting

You can change your prefered settings like Language, Currency, Subscribe/Unsubscribe JCT Newsletter and Digital Newspaper.

3Personal Data Lifetime

Whenever personal information is given to us, we will indicate how long it will be stored for. In the case that nothing is mentioned, we follow these principles:
  • Information is held onto for the time that is taken to complete the activities we have described.
  • We consider the type of the information collected and any other legal requirements that need to be taken into account.
  • We don't keep your information for longer than we have to. For inactive accounts in our system, we may send a confirmation email notifying of account closure if no further action is taken.

Sharing of Personal Data to trusted Third-Parties

There are cases when your personal data are shared with a third-party in order to provide our services.
  • We share your information collected through inquiries and contacts submitted on our portal with the dealers and exporters registered with us, they in turn provide offers for your vehicle requirement. It is necessary to share the information in order to get you the vehicles of your interest from our platform.
  • The dealers may require your information for internal administrative purposes (e.g. payment matters, issuing of invoices, or delivery of commodities), which is necessary for the business and providing you the vehicle of your interest.
  • It becomes necessary to disclose your information to comply with court orders, subpoenas, or any other legal process or to exercise our legal rights.
  • It becomes necessary to share information in pursuance of investigation, prevention, or taking action against any illegal activities, fraud, or threatening situations to any person, violation of our Terms of Use, or alternatively required by law.
  • Cloud service providers for data storage

Our Japanese Used Car Network Portal Sites

Japanese used car portal sites are well-known tools used by car dealers to find car exporters. We see these portal sites as being an established standard in our industry, and we use them to increase our brand awareness and receive information about potential users interested in our services. If you arrived at our website through one of the network websites, your details will remain in our system until you decide to remove it. Data given at these network websites are received by us and also subject to our privacy policies.
Check our Network Sites List

Third-Party Marketing Services

JCT uses advertising and marketing services such as Google Products, Facebook Products, and MailChimp to communicate with you or/and provide relevant content based on your interaction with our services. Third parties may combine these data with theirs for behavior targeted advertisements. Data received by us, given to third-party platforms, are also subject to their respective privacy policies. Listed below are our third-party Marketing Services along with their privacy policy pages for your reference.
Third Party name Description
Google Products Service provider of cloud computing, email (Gmail), advertising (Google Adwords) and web analytics (Google Adwords) tools.
Doubleclick Service provider of cloud computing, email (Gmail), advertising (Google Adwords) and web analytics (Google Adwords) tools.
Facebook products Service provider of analytics, remarketing, and behavioral targeting applications. It tracks activity from our site and relays it to Facebook.

4Data transfers, storage and the global handling of your personal information

The main office of JapaneseCarTrade.com is located in Yokohama, Japan, and our servers are situated in California, United States of America.
There may be situations in which we are required to transfer your personal data to countries or territories that may not have the same standard of data protection as your country. We make sure that business partners such as third-party our shipping companies are adherent to our standards for security, including but not limited to confidentiality of personal information.

5Age Restrictions

We do not sell vehicles or any products for purchase by minors below age of 18 years . Minors may use japaneseCarTrade.com only with adult supervision. We do not knowingly gather personal information from children under the legal age of majority according to each specific country we deal with.

6Security Measures

We aim to ensure that your information is secure at every step of processing, and that is why we implement the following measures to protect it when it is being sent or handled.
  • Secure browsing via our official website (SSL Certificate)
  • Educate employees - Social media protocol, internet usage policies
  • Planning and preparing for a security breach
  • Data backup
  • Firewall

Contact Information

If you have any questions concerning our handling of your personal information, would like to request a copy, amend, or delete your personal data, or provide feedback regarding our privacy policy, please email us at privacy@japanesecartrade.com or send physical mail to the following address.
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Exim Infotek (India) Pvt. Ltd.
https://www.japanesecartrade.com
JapaneseCarTrade.com (JCT) is developed and managed by Exim Infotek (India) Pvt. Ltd. The free Japan used vehicle portal that connects overseas buyers to Japan used vehicle exporters and all deals are directly between buyers & exporters. 12, Heera Nagar, DCM, Ajmer Road, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India - 302021
Tel : +91-98-2894-7500
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7Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify our Privacy Policy from time to time without notifying users. We recommend that you consult this Privacy Policy on a regular basis. You are deemed to have understood and agreed that all Collected Information (whether or not collected prior to or after the new policy became effective) shall be governed by the newest Privacy Policy then in effect. If you do not agree to the new changes in our Privacy Policy, you should contact JCT in writing and specifically request that we remove all your collected Information in our possession.
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