When you contact Sony through contact form or e-mail in connection with an inquiry or request for information about source code of Linux / OSS;
Sony uses your personal data only in order to:
Your personal data may be made available to Sony Affiliates and to other third parties, as follows:
Your personal data may be shared with and used by other Sony Affiliates to pursue the activities related to the purposes set out in Section 3 above.
Sony and Sony Affiliates may use third-party service providers to process your personal on their behalf for the purposes set out in Section 3 above. Such third-party service providers include, but are not limited to, IT service providers and data hosting providers.
In the event that Sony or Sony Affiliates transfer a portion or all of our business, your personal data may be transferred by Sony or Sony Affiliates to the purchasing or acquiring entity as part of the transaction.
Sony may disclose any of your personal data if required or permitted by law, regulation or order, or if we believe in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary for us to protect or enforce the rights, property, safety or security of ourselves or others, to third parties including government authorities and law enforcement officials, and auditors and similar external consultants like lawyers and tax advisors.
Sony will keep your personal data long as it is necessary for the relationship with you or the purposes detailed in Section 3, or necessary to protect ourselves from legal claims, to administer our business, or to the extent permitted by applicable law, which may require us to hold the relevant data for specific periods.
Your personal data may be transferred in harmony with Section 3 and Section 4 to countries/regions outside your country/region of residence, including in particular Japan and the United States of America, in which the privacy laws may not be as comprehensive as those in your home country/region. Where information is transferred out of the EEA, we will, to the extent that no statutory level of data protection comparable to the European data protection laws exists in such countries, adopt appropriate measures to ensure that your personal data will be adequately protected in those countries. In particular, we may apply the standard contractual clauses published by the European Commission. Where your personal data is transferred to Japan, the adequate level of data protection is confirmed by the European Commission's adequacy decision.
Sony undertakes reasonable security measures designed to protect against the unauthorized access, loss, misuse or alteration to/of your personal data. Although we strive to protect your personal data , we cannot guarantee or warrant the complete security of any your personal data transmitted to us through the contact form or that we store on our systems or that is stored on systems of those third party contemplated in Section 4 .
We are committed to respecting children's privacy. We will not collect personal information (as defined by applicable law) from anyone we have actual knowledge is under the age of 16 or equivalent legal age in their province, territory or country/region, without verifiable consent of their parent or guardian. If you are a parent or guardian and are concerned that your child has provided us with personal information without your consent, you should contact us as indicated in Section 11 below.
In some countries, you have certain rights with respect to the personal information Sony holds about you. These may include the right to request a copy of your personal data that Sony or Sony Affiliates holds about you and/or you may request that Sony or Sony Affiliates provides a copy, corrects, amends, deletes, erases, destroys, objects or blocks/restrict processing and/or use of your personal data if it is inaccurate. In some countries, you may also ask us to provide some types of the Information to you in a structured, machine-readable format and ask us to share (port) such data with another controller. These rights may be limited, for example if fulfilling your request would reveal personal data about another person, or if you ask us to delete Information which we are required by law to keep, or have compelling legitimate interests in keeping. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us as described in Section 11 below. If you are not satisfied with how we have handled your questions, concerns or have any complaints about how we process personal data, you have a right to lodge a complaint with the local data protection supervisory authority.
[Notice to EU and UK residents]
For the purposes of the EU General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR"), Sony is the "data controller" of your personal data.
You have certain rights with respect to the personal information Sony holds about you. These include:
Identifiers: Such as e-mail address, other contact information
Sources of CA Personal Information. Consistent with Section 2 above, we may collect CA Personal Information from you.
California Consumer Rights. Subject to certain exceptions, as a California resident, you may have the following rights to your CA Personal Information: (i) Access. Request access to your CA Personal Information that we collect, use, or disclose; (ii) Deletion. Request deletion of your CA Personal Information; provided that to the extent permitted by applicable law, we may be required to retain some of your CA Personal Information; and (iii) CA Personal Information Disclosed for Business Purposes. Request information about the CA Personal Information we have disclosed for business purposes within the preceding 12 months. If you are a California resident and wish to exercise any of these rights or if you have questions regarding the CA Personal Information collected or shared with third parties, please: (a) contact us as described in the Section 11 below with the specific nature of your request; or (b) call the following toll-free number 1-833-681-9900.
Sony's address : https://webform.secure.force.com/sony/OSS_Inquiry1?lang=en
Otherwise, if you wish to exercise any legal right you have in respect of your personal data, please contact us at the point of contact below:
[For residents in the EU and UK]:
Sony Europe BV, who is Sony's representative in the EU and UK, at: email@example.com
You can also get in touch by writing to Sony Europe BV, The Privacy Office, The Heights, Brooklands, Weybridge, Surrey KT13 0XW, United Kingdom, or you can contact your local Sony Affiliates at https://sony-europe.com.
[For residents in other countries or regions]:
You can find our contact details below or on the website of your local Sony Group Companies at:
The US and Canada: firstname.lastname@example.org
For Mexico, Central and South America and the Caribbean:
Regional Latin American Privacy Office at https://www.sony-latin.com/locale-selector
Africa, Middle East: https://www.sony-mea.com/en/locale-selector
Asia & Oceania: https://www.sony-asia.com/countryselector.html
Korea: Sony Korea Corporation who is Sony's representative in Korea, at: email@example.com
Last Updated: August 5, 2020
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