Bestjobs.jp Privacy Commitment
Bestjobs.jp is committed to protecting the privacy of our users. We respect your personal information and comply with all relevant legislation and requirements for governing the collection and use of data protection and privacy.
In doing so, will ensure compliance by our officers and staff to the strictest standards of security and confidentiality in respect of all personal information and data submitted by users via https://www.bestjobs.jp and its sub-domains (collectively, "Website")
Bestjobs.jp will not, subject to the terms herein, release such personal information to anyone without the prior consent of the relevant users of the Website
Bestjobs.jp pledges to meet fully with the requirements of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, Chapter 486 of the Laws of Hong Kong. In doing so Bestjobs.jp will ensure compliance by its officers and staff to the strictest standards of security and confidentiality in respect of all personal information and data submitted by users
Furthermore Bestjobs.jp undertakes to process your data as provided by applicable personal data protection regulations. In particular, Bestjobs.jp will comply with the provisions of REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46EC (hereinafter, the “General Data Protection Regulation” or “GDPR“) and any other related regulations which may be in force from time to time.
Information Collection and Use
When you register on the website and when you make use of our services, you will be asked to provide us with certain personal information. We collect personal information such as name and email during registration. Additionally, we collect demographic information that you supply when you upload your resume and insert details, such as your address, work experience, location, salary details and education background.
We do not disclose to any third party information about your individual visits to the website or personal information that you provide, such as your name, address, email address, etc. unless we have your permission or we believe the law permits or requires it.
We may use your personally identifiable information to process your registration, provide personal career management tools (such as job search agents / alerts, resume databases,) identify personal preferences and match your needs with relevant products and services.
Where you have indicated at registration (and at any time thereafter) that you are happy to receive employer highlights, job alerts, and other promotions from selected companies, you consent to us sending you such offers. When you upload your Resume on Recruit.net we will send you a daily email with matched job recommendations.
You may opt out of receiving such offers or change your preferences from receiving promotional communications from us and other companies at any time by logging into your "My Bestjobs.jp" account and changing your preferences, or by deleting your account.
You acknowledge that when submitting your resume for storage in our resume database, your resume is automatically searchable by employers, recruiters, hiring managers and human resource professionals (the "Employers") who pay for access to our resume database. Bestjobs.jp is not responsible for the use made of resumes by Employers who accessed your resume whilst it resides in our database. Bestjobs.jp will attempt to limit access to our resume database to the Employers, but cannot guarantee that other parties will not gain access to this database. Bestjobs.jp has implemented and follows industry standard measures to protect against unauthorized access to and unlawful interception or processing of Personal Information. However, no internet website can fully eliminate security risks.
We do our best to ensure that the ability to contact individuals in the resume database is restricted to bona-fide clients such as recruiters, hiring managers, consultants and HR professionals. However, we are not responsible if some other third party posing as a bona-fide recruiter becomes a client, gains access to the resume database and subsequently contacts you. You may remove your resume(s) from our database at any time. However you should note that current or former clients of Bestjobs.jp may have retained a copy of your anonymous resume in their own files or databases. We are not responsible for the retention, use or privacy of this resume in these circumstances.
Personal data collected via the Websites may be transferred, stored and processed in any country in which Bestjobs.jp or its affiliates operate. By using the Website, Users are deemed to have agreed to, consented to and authorized Bestjobs.jp to transfer their personal information and data outside of the Users' country.
Personal data submitted by users will be used for the sole purpose of assisting the Job Seeker to find appropriate employment. Users can have their personal data removed from Bestjobs.jp at any time by submitting us request via form at contact us
Retention of personal information:
We will retain the personal information submitted by you after the deactivation of your service with Bestjobs.jp unless we receive a written request from you to erase your personal information from our database. You can submit us a request at contact us
Bestjobs.jp offers any user the choice to utilize the Bestjobs.jp website. If you create a resume on, upload your resume to or apply to a job through or otherwise use the Bestjobs.jp website, you are specifically consenting to the use of any personal information you have provided to Bestjobs.jp as set forth herein and in the Terms of Service.
Contact and Resume Information
When you give Bestjobs.jp contact information (such as your name and email address) and demographic information, you agree that Bestjobs.jp may utilize this information as set forth herein. You agree that Bestjobs.jp may, as part of its services to you, communicate with you, or initiate communication with you on behalf of a 3rd party, through your Bestjobs.jp account or through other means made available through your contact information such as email, phone, or postal mail. If and to the extent permitted by applicable law, Bestjobs.jp, or its designated third party partners, may also use your contact information to (i) send you job alerts; (ii) create an account; (iii) send you information about Bestjobs.jp. Bestjobs.jp may use demographic and/or profile data to tailor your experience on Bestjobs.jp to , show you content that Bestjobs.jp thinks you may be interested in, and display content according to your preferences. Your personal information gets placed on the Bestjobs.jp Website when you upload or edit a resume. To the extent you upload a resume or edit it, and subject to your Privacy Settings, you are making the resume, your name and other personal information that you place on your resume available to third parties who may be interested in you as an employee, search engines, or to the general public by posting your personal information on the internet. This may be crawled by, and displayed through, search engines when someone searches for your name. This means that third parties can view the personal information contained in your resume and you may receive unsolicited contact from parties unaffiliated with Bestjobs.jp and for whom Bestjobs.jp has no responsibility. If you do not want your personal information posted on the Website, you should not upload it. You may opt-out of this feature by editing your Privacy Settings; however, Bestjobs.jp does not warrant how often third-party search engines will update their caches, which may contain old public resume information. Bestjobs.jp reserves the right to charge third parties a fee for accessing your information as part of Bestjobs.jp’s services. At your direction, Bestjobs.jp may also send your resume to third parties if you choose to apply for a job listing.
We may transfer, sell or assign any of the information described in this policy to third parties as a result of a sale, merger, consolidation, change of control, transfer of assets or reorganization of Bestjobs.jp Ltd. In the event Bestjobs.jp goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, your personally identifiable information will likely be among the assets transferred. You will be notified via Website email of any such change in ownership or control of your personal information.
We may use small text files called cookies to improve overall Website experience. A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. Cookies generally do not permit us to personally identify you. A cookie is a piece of information that is stored on your computer's hard drive by your web browser. On revisiting https://www.bestjobs.jp our computer server will recognize the cookie, giving us information about your last visit. Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can alter the settings of your browser to refuse these cookies. If you choose to refuse these cookies, certain features of our website may not be available. For information on how to control your cookies go to www.allaboutcookies.org.
The Website may track the total number of visitors to our Website, the number of visitors to each page of our Website, IP addresses, External Web Sites linked to, search terms and the domain names of our users' Internet Service Providers, and we may analyze these data for trends and statistics in the aggregate, but such information will be maintained, used and disclosed in aggregate form only and it will not contain personally identifiable information. We also may collect aggregate labor statistics from public records. Such aggregate information is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person. We may use such aggregate information to analyze trends, administer the Website, track users' movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
Disclosure of Personal Information. Although we may disclose aggregated information about the use of our website, that information does not contain Personal Information. We do not disclose Personal Information to third parties in the normal course of operations. Under certain circumstances, however, we could be legally obligated to disclose information to the government or other third parties. Bestjobs.jp reserves the right to access and disclose your personal information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Website or to protect itself or its users
Security – How We Protect Your Information
Bestjobs.jp has implemented and follows industry standard measures to protect against unauthorized access to and unlawful interception or processing of Personal Information. We take precautions to protect your personal information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. We maintain physical, technical and procedural safeguards to protect the confidentiality and security of your personal information. Such safeguards include the use of firewalls and data encryption, enforcing physical access controls to our servers and files, and limiting access to personal information only to those employees, agents or third parties who need access to that information to process it for us. We require all third-party service providers to maintain appropriate security measures to protect your personal information.
However, you are also responsible for keeping your personal information confidential and secure. Bestjobs.jp cannot guarantee that your personal information will be 100% safe while using its services. You should choose a password that is complex (e.g., special characters and numbers, sufficient length, etc.) and keep your password confidential. Do not leave your device unlocked so that other individuals may access your device or Bestjobs.jp account. Bestjobs.jp is not in control of your wireless connection or the devices you use to log into the Bestjobs.jp services, so you should make sure you trust the devices and connections you use to access the Services.
If you believe that you have experienced unauthorized access or use of your Bestjobs.jp account, please submit us your request immediately at contact us
Agents / Services Providers
We use a third party such as a credit card processing company to bill you for goods and services. When you sign up for these services, we will share your personally identifiable information as necessary for the third party to provide that service.
Links to Third Party Sites
We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Website that collects personally identifiable information.
Bestjobs.jp uses automated processes to collect and present information that has been created by third parties, so we cannot assure the accuracy or legitimacy of that information. We strongly recommend that you exercise caution when providing information about yourself to others online, including when you apply for jobs found via Bestjobs.jp. To protect yourself, we suggest the following:
• Never provide your ID card number, passport number, social security number, credit card information, bank account details, or unnecessary personal information to a potential employer.
• Never participate in a financial transaction of any sort with a potential employer.
• Always be cautious of opportunities that sound too good to be true or require you to act as a financial intermediary, particularly for an overseas person.
Customer feedback and questions:
We welcome your questions and comments about privacy issues. Should you have any comments please submit us your feedback at: contact us