This Privacy Policy sets out the commitment of Ignition trading as Ignition K.K. (“Ignition K.K.”, “we”, “us”) to protect the privacy of personal information we collect about you, including through this website, (“Website”), as well as through our other business operations or directly from you.

    Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and contact us using the details set out below if you have any questions.
    By providing us with personal information, you indicate that you have had sufficient opportunity to access this Privacy Policy and that you have read and accepted it and consent to the collection, use, holding and disclosure of your personal information as outlined.

    If you don’t want to provide personal information to us, then you don’t have to, however this may affect your use of this website.
    If you have any questions or comments about our privacy policy, please email us at


    We will only collect personal information as is necessary for the purposes outlined below and will only collect it directly from the individual concerned, from a third party with the consent of the person concerned or by other some other means that we deem are responsible and fair. We will comply at all times with the law and all applicable legislation and will take steps to prevent the leaking of personal information.


    The types of personal information we collect may include:

    • identity data (including your first name, middle name, surname and username or similar identifier);
    • Work history & Educational data (including your job title and function, profession, supervisors, department, business unit and location, professional history and educational history)
    • contact data (including your contact details such as your workplace address, home address, email address, telephone number, facsimile number, cell phone);
    • transaction data (including details about payments to and from you and other details of services you have purchased from us);
    • technical data (including your internet protocol (IP) address, your login data, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform, and other technology on the devices you use to access our website);
    • profile data (including your username and password, purchases or orders made by you, your interests, preferences, feedback and survey responses);
    • usage data (including information about how you use our website, products and services); and
    • marketing and communications data (including your preferences in receiving marketing from us and our third parties and your communication preferences).

    If you’re a customer and would like to deal with us anonymously or use a pseudonym, feel free to do so.


    We collect this information from you when you make any inquiry with us or engage in or purchase services from us and the reasons outlined in the clause 4 “Why we collect, hold and disclose personal information. We are committed to using lawful and fair means to collect personal information and collecting it from others when it is unreasonable or impractical to obtain certain information from you directly. We collect personal information by the following means:

    • you
    • searches and enquiries
    • your use of our website
    • by contacting our clients who want placement services
    • by phone, fax, email or verbal communication in order to fill the application requirements
    • by paper forms
    • by announcements by public sources such as print media, internet and other media
    • by anyone with a good intention and has a good relationship with us
    • other means which are deemed responsible and fair

    Third parties may also use cookies, web beacons and similar technology to collect or receive information from our website or from you and from elsewhere on the internet and use that information to provide measurement services and targeted advertising (such as the Facebook pixel, Google Analytics and AdWords). If we receive your personal information from third parties, we will protect it as set out in this Privacy Policy.
    We will destroy or de-identify information where we form the opinion that the information has been provided to us unlawfully or unfairly.


    We collect, hold, use and disclose your personal information as is reasonably necessary for us to perform our core functions and activities, including for the following purposes:

    • placement services aimed at providing jobs for people who want to change careers
    • services relating or supplementary to the above
    • to contact a customer and provide requested services by and to the customer
    • in order to provide information, contact and give notice to a job applicant
    • to Screen and process applicants and their applications
    • Business communications and the transmission of information regarding the business of us
    • Employment management processes and operations
    • to contact and communicate with you
    • to provide services to you
    • to maintain a database of customers, subscribers or similar
    • to market to you and others, including remarketing (this may involve the use of a Facebook pixel or similar technology to allow us to display our advertising to you elsewhere on the internet, for example, on Google or Facebook)
    • for internal record keeping
    • for statistical purposes

    Where we disclose your personal information to third parties for these purposes, we will do our best to ensure that their privacy policy adheres to similar standards of privacy protection and/or request that the third party follow this Privacy Policy regarding handling of your personal information. We will also be diligent in ensuring that the personal information we disclose is accurate, up-to-date, complete and relevant.

    We will not disclose or provide any personal information to a company offering a placement position or to any third party without consent or permission of the person concerned.

    We will not use or disclose personal information for the purpose of direct marketing unless you have consented to the use or disclosure of the information for that purpose.

    We may provide personal information without the individual consent in the following circumstances:

    • We are instructed by a government body or agency
    • We are required to do so by law
    • There is a potential threat to the concerned individual
    • There is a potential threat to safety or public health
    • There is a potential threat to property

    Your personal information may be disclosed to international recipients in APAC, Europe and The Americas an as part of our ordinary business functions.

    Please note that we will not disclose your personal information for any purpose other than the purpose for which it was collected without your consent, unless we are required to do so by law.


    As you probably know, a cookie is a small text file that’s placed on your computer to help us remember your preferences, like your login information or location. Cookies are used for a variety of reasons. We use cookies to make it easier and faster for you to use our website. We also use cookies for security purposes to protect you online. We and our third-party vendors may also use cookies to display advertisements to you elsewhere on the internet.


    To help you find more information, we sometimes include links to other helpful websites from our website. Please note that this Privacy Policy only applies to information that we collect on our website (not any other site). As we aren’t responsible for data collection on those other sites, our Privacy Policy won’t apply. We can’t guarantee any of the privacy practices of other websites, so please be safe and make sure you read their privacy policy before giving them your personal information.


    Access: You can request details of personal information that we hold about you. We will respond to any request to access information within a reasonable time.

    Correction: If you believe that any information, we hold about you is inaccurate, out of date, incomplete, irrelevant or misleading, please contact us using the details set out below. We rely in part on you advising us when your personal information changes. We will endeavour to promptly correct any information found to be inaccurate, incomplete or out of date and to notify you of the correction, unless it is impracticable or unlawful to do so.

    Deletion: If you want us to delete personal information, we hold about you or to not collect information from you for a specific purpose, such as targeted advertising, please contact us using the details set out below. Please note that if we agree to delete your information, because of backups and records of deletions, it may be impossible to completely delete your information without retaining some residual information. We will functionally delete the information and we will not sell, transfer, or use personal information relating to you in any way moving forward.

    We will respond to any request to access, correct or delete information within a reasonable time.


    We are committed to ensuring that the personal information we hold is secure and protected from misuse, interference, loss and unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. We implement security measures to protect personal information data that we collect and make every effort from a technical, organisational and legal perspective to protect personal information data consistent with all applicable laws regarding the protection of personal information.

    If any problems are detected by our security processes and systems, we will take immediate action to prevent such problems and issues reoccurring.

    While we take commercially reasonable measures to maintain a secure website and business, electronic communications and databases are subject to errors, tampering and break-ins, and we cannot guarantee or warrant that such events will not take place and we will not be liable to you for any such occurrences. If a data breach occurs involving your personal information and the breach is likely to cause harm to you, we will notify you as soon as possible after the occurrence in accordance with our obligations under related Japanese law and legislation.


    If you believe that we have breached this Privacy Policy and want to make a complaint about that breach, please contact us using the details set out below.


    We like to keep our customers and website visitors up to date, so from time to time we’ll send you newsletters, invitations and updates. Not to worry: our emails will always come with an “Unsubscribe” button, so you can opt out at any time. To unsubscribe from our email database, or opt out of communications, use the “Unsubscribe” button in our communication or contact us using the details set out below.

    You can block the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. You can opt out of third party vendor cookies by visiting your Google’s Ad settings or Please note that the website may not work as well for you if you disable cookies.

    You can also opt out of information collecting for advertising targeting by visiting


    If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we’ll let you know by posting such changes on our website.


    For any questions or notice, please contact us using these details:


    This Privacy Policy was last updated: 15/07/2021