Privacy Notice
according to Regulation (EU) 2016/679
(General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR))

  • This supplemental privacy notice provides information on the security of users' personal data, which is required according to Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)). When we process personal data of users who are in European Union, processing according to this privacy notice must be implemented. This privacy notice is also applicable when there are no comparable domestic legislation existent to those regulations. Meanwhile, this privacy notice does not apply to processes that do not handle personal data of users who are in the European Union.
    The privacy and security of your personal data is very important to us. The purpose of this Privacy Notice is to transparently provide you with information about:
    - Who is processing your personal data
    - Why the processing of your personal data is important for us
    - What kind of personal data do we process
    - When we process your personal data and
    - Your rights concerning the processing of your personal data
    Please read this Privacy Notice carefully.

    1. Contact Details

    1.1 Controller
    Please contact our controller(s) using the following details(in the following „we”, „us”):
    Olympus Corporation
    Shinjuku Monolith, 3-1 Nishi-Shinjuku 2-chome, Shinjuku-ku
    Tokyo 163-0914,
    Japan
    Phone:+81 3 3340 2111

    1.2 Representative of Controller or Processor
    Please contact our representative in the union as follows:
    Olympus Europa SE & Co. KG
    Amsinckstraße 63
    20097 Hamburg
    Germany
    Phone: +49 40 23773-0
    Fax: +49 40 233765

    2. General Information about the Processing of Your Data

    Personal data is only collected and processed by us (1) if it is necessary to provide a functional and convenient App and/or (2) to provide you with services.
    We process your personal data only and insofar as it is permitted by national and European legal regulations. This privacy notice explains the legal grounds for the processing of your personal data, an explanation of why we process your personal data, and a description of what situations we will process your personal data.
    Your personal data will be stored until the purpose of storage no longer applies. In some cases, European or national regulations, laws or other regulations or contracts to which we are subject prescribe a longer or shorter storage period. Once the personal data is no longer needed to fulfill any of the identified purposes within this notice, Olympus will delete the personal data. Further details about this process can be found below.

    3. Processing of Your Data

    3.1 Using our Apps
    Every time you use our App (in the following „OI.Share”), our system automatically collects data and information from your smartphone. We collect the following data. These data cannot identify individuals by themselves or in combination.
    - Information embedded in Olympus’ hardware products that exchange data with OI.Share ( for example, digital camera model name , firmware version)
    - Operating system type and version
    - Region and language settings
    - Usage of OI.Share ( for example, OI.Share version, frequency of use, usage status)
    - UUID (Universally Unique IDentifier) for your smartphone
    We process your data because we use the acquired usage data for the following purposes.
    - OI.Share improvement and defect response.
    - Measurement and analysis of the results of implementation of various measures.
    - Push notification(We inform you about our products, event, and services)
    Regarding Push notification, we use UUID that cannot identify individuals, and our group companies also inform you about our products, event, and services.
    The legal ground for processing the data is Article 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
    To stop sending usage data and Push notification, go to [Settings] > [Send Usage Situation] > [Send Automatically] and switch to off.

    4. Transfer of Personal Data to Third Countries

    As mentioned above in Chapter 3 we assign certain services to other companies. These companies may also be based in third countries outside the EU. In such cases your data will be processed in these third countries therefore we explain in the following table which services are assigned to these companies, where they are based and which legal requirements allow us to assign these companies with the processing of your data:

    (1) Process
    Notification for Olympus‘s products & event

    (2) Third Party
    Olympus America Inc
    Olympus Corporation of Asia Pacific Limited
    Olympus (China) Co., Ltd.

    (3) Third Country
    USA
    Hong Kong
    China

    (4) Legal Ground
    Explicit consent, Art. 49 GDPR

    5. Your Rights
    We want to inform you about your rights concerning the processing of your personal data by us.

    5.1 Right to withdraw the data protection declaration of consent (Article 7 para. 3 GDPR)
    In case that the processing of your data by us is based on your explicit consent, you have the right to withdraw this consent at any time. To stop sending usage data and Push notification, go to [Settings] > [Send Usage Situation] > [Send Automatically] and switch to off.

    5.2 Right of Appeal to a Supervisory Authority (Article 77 GDPR)
    You have the right to complain to a supervisory authority, European General Data Protection Regulation, if you consider that the processing of data concerning you is not compliant with the GDPR. Other administrative or judicial remedies that you may be entitled to remain unaffected.
  • 6. Updates to our Privacy Notice

    We reserve the right to update this privacy notice regularly if the legal, technical or economic conditions change. When we update our privacy notice, we undertake appropriate measures to inform you as required about the importance of the changes we have made. We will obtain your consent to all important changes to the privacy notice if and to the extent to which this is required under applicable data privacy laws.

    7. Notice regarding Development & Hosting

    Development of this App & the hosting of the system that manages the information gathered from the App are conducted by Olympus Corporation in Japan.

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