Privacy Policy

Effective: July 1, 2021

This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) describes how 01Booster Inc. (“01Booster”) collects, uses and discloses information and what choices you have with respect to the information. Capitalized terms used in this Policy and not otherwise defined shall have the meanings provided for those terms in 01Booster’s Terms of each business programs, including but not limited to acceleration, incubation, business building, education, investment (collectively the “Program”) , which incorporates this Policy.

1. What is the scope of this Privacy Policy?

This Policy applies to the information obtained through the Program operated by 01Booster independently or jointly with the Partner (including the team or organization you join or will join), a multi-language and its related Service including 01Booster’s websites (collectively, “Services”) and other interactions (e.g., customer service inquiries, etc.) you may have with 01Booster.This Privacy Policy is part of our group of Policies as set out in our Program that is likely to be helpful to complement this Privacy Policy.Please do not access or use the Services if you disagree with the terms of this Privacy Policy or any of the other Policies.


3. Information collection and use

We collect information that could be used to identify you (“Personal Data”) and other information listed below (collectively “User Data”).

4. What Information does 01Booster collect about me?

  1. 4.1 Personal Data you provide for signup for Program

    When you sign up for Program online or onsite, or use our Services (including requesting for information and submitting inquiries through our websites), you voluntarily give us specific Personal Data, including your name, email, telephone number, postal code, address, birthdate, academic profiles, business profiles, pictures and password you choose for Services.

  2. 4.2 Personal Data you provide when you receive Services

    We collect Personal Data from you regarding you and your business, including identification information for the purposes of compliance with anti-money laundering and/or anti-social organization regulations and other information as required to fulfil our obligations to you and third parties.

  3. 4.3 Personal Data you provided through Program

    Through application to each Program, online or onsite, including but not limited to mentoring, pitches, and other presentations, orally or in writing, you voluntarily give us specific Personal Data regarding you and your business. Said information also might be subject to protection as intellectual property in accordance with the Terms of Program.

  4. 4.4 Data collected through Services

    We collect this information as you use Services, including:

    1. 4.4.1 Cookies - Third parties and we use cookies and other tracking methods to deliver you the Service. Please see some links that can show you how to control the use of cookies and tracking methods.
      1. Facebook:
      2. Wix:
      3. Podsights:
    2. 4.4.2 Logs and Analysis - We log data about your use of the Service and your response to any communications through Program and/or with the Services.
    3. 4.4.3 Information about how you use the Services - We track some behaviours related to how you use and interact with Services, including your access history, your IP address and location, the URL you enter or exit the Service.
  5. 4.5 Information submitted by other users of the ServiceOther users of Services may provide information about you and your business through Program or on Services. For example, a mentor we assign or you choose may score your business and write notes about you.
  6. 4.6 Information we get from Partner

    We get information about you from Partner if applicable. For example, Partner may evaluate and conduct due diligence of you and your business through Program and store these results on Services. Please acknowledge and recognize that such Partners collect certain information independently (not jointly with 01Booster). You need to review Partner’s own policies if you sign up for Program, which is operated jointly with Partner.

5. How does 01Booster use my Information?

We use, process and stores User Data as necessary to perform our contract with you and for our legitimate business purposes and interests, delivering Services to you, or based on your consent or to comply with laws and regulations, including:

  1. 5.1 To provide, improve and personalize Services

    We use Personal Data to provide you with Services. This includes the sign-in process, operating Services, responding to your participation in events in Program, and use of Services, maintaining and improving Services in line with your requests and providing support to you.

  2. 5.2 To communicate with you

    We use User Data for signup to interact with you directly. We may let you know about upcoming changes or improvements to Services and respond to your requests for assistance.

  3. 5.3 To share your business with other Users

    Through Program, we may share information regarding you and your business with other Users, including mentors and Partners, for their review of your business. Such sharing also includes generating researches and reports for publications and/or reporting to Partner.

  4. 5.4 To improve safety and security of Services

    We use information about you to identify suspicious activity, investigate potential violations of the Policies and verify user accounts.

  5. 5.5 Distribute marketing information (if applicable)

    We send you direct marketing emails and special offers about 01Booster and other 01Booster’s Services, including invitations of other Program you do not sign up yet, from which you can unsubscribe at any time. If you are located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”), 01Booster will only send you marketing information if you consent to us doing so when you create your account or at any point thereafter.

  6. 5.6 Mandatory screening

    We process your information for anti-money laundering and anti-social organization regulations.

6. Information access and disclosure

  1. 6.1 Does 01Booster share my Information?
    1. 6.1.1 Explicit Consent

      We will obtain your explicit consent to share your Personal Data with the third party unless 01Booster needs to use service providers to get assistance for business operations, including hosting, delivering, and improving Services. These service providers may only access, process, or store Personal Data under 01Booster’s instructions and may not use Personal Data for any other purposes.

    2. 6.1.2 Sharing with mentors

      We share your Personal Data with your mentors for the purposes of mentoring, including assigning mentors to you. Please recognize and acknowledge that mentors are independent contractors, and any Personal you voluntarily share with mentors shall not be construed we share such information with mentors.

    3. 6.1.3 Sharing with Partner

      Suppose you sign up for Program jointly operated with Partner. In that case, we share your Personal Data with said Partner on your behalf under the Terms of Program you sign up.

7. Will 01Booster send me messages?

We may contact you with direct marketing messages such as announcements, updates, and special offers of Services. You may opt-out of such messages at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link found within 01Booster’s messages and changing your contact preferences. You will continue to receive transactional notifications related to Services, even if you unsubscribe from marketing messages.

  1. 7.1 For EEA users: We only send marketing messages to users located in the EEA with your prior consent. Please see the section “For EEA users” below.

8. Does 01Booster collect information from children?

To the extent prohibited by applicable laws and regulations, 01Booster does not allow the use of Services by anyone younger than 16 years old. If 01Booster acknowledges anyone younger than 16 has unlawfully provided 01Booster with Personal Data, 01Booster will take steps to delete such Personal Data.

9. EU Japan Adequacy Decision

01Booster complies with the Supplementary Rules under the Act on the Protection of Personal Information for the Handling of Personal Data Transferred from the EU based on an Adequacy Decision, which is the European Commission’s decision that Japan ensures an adequate level of protection of personal data under Article 45 of the General Data Protection Regulations of the European Union (“GDPR”).

10. For EEA users

We use process and store User Data as necessary to perform contractual obligations between 01Booster and you and based on 01Booster’s legitimate interests to provide Services. We rely on your consent to process Personal Data to send marketing emails.

11. What rights do I have, and how can I exercise them?

Individuals located in EEA have certain statutory rights concerning their personal data. Subject to any exemptions provided by law, you may have the right to request access to User Data, as well as to seek to update, delete or correct this Information by contacting and asking us to do so.
To the extent that our processing of your Personal Data is subject to the GDPR, We rely on its legitimate interests to process your User Data. We may process your Personal Data for direct marketing purposes, and you have a right to object to said use of your Personal Data for this purpose at any time.

12. Information related to the use of Google Analytics

To improve Services, we use Google Analytics to measure our Services, such as our website. Google may set cookies or read existing cookies to collect data. At such time, information such as the URL of the page that you accessed and IP address will be automatically sent to Google. We may use such information to comprehend the status of use of our Services or use such data in our Services. For the processing of data by Google in Google Analytics, please read the service terms of use of Google Analytics and Google’s privacy policy.

13. Contact us

You may contact 01Booster with any questions relating to this Policy by submitting a help desk request via Contact Form or by postal mail at:
01Booster Inc.
Daini-Watanabe Bldg., 1-7-3, Higashi-Azabu, Minato-ku
Tokyo, 106-0044, Japan

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