Privacy Policy

japonism (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the website (the “Service”).

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.

We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, accessible from

Information Collection And Use

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address
  • Cookies and Usage Data

Usage Data

We may also collect information how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Tracking & Cookies Data

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Service and hold certain information.

Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Examples of Cookies we use:

  • Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
  • Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
  • Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.


When you leaves a comment on the Service, it collects the data displayed in the comment form and the IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. Anonymized (also called “hash”) strings created from email addresses may be provided to the service to check if you are using the Gravatar service. The privacy policy of the service is at Once the comment is approved, the profile image will be made public with comments.

This Service collects information on visitors commenting on the Service through Akismet Antispam service. Information to be collected differs depending on your Akismet setting, but usually the IP address of the comment author, user agent, referrer, site URL (and other information directly provided by the comment poster, such as name, user name, mail address , Comment text etc).

Use of Data

We use the collected data for various purposes:

  • To provide and maintain the Service
  • To notify you about changes to our Service
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so
  • To provide customer care and support
  • To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the Service
  • To monitor the usage of the Service
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues

Transfer Of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to ? and maintained on ? computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside Japan and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to Japan and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Disclosure Of Data

We may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • To comply with a legal obligation
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of japonism
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
  • To protect against legal liability

Security Of Data

The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service Providers”), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.


We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.

  • Google AnalyticsGoogle Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page:

Ad delivery

This Service uses “Google Adsense”. Ads use Google cookies, so Google and its partners display the appropriate advertisements to you based on information that you have accessed on the Service or other sites.

You can disable personalized ads in their ad settings. Or you can visit to disable cookies for third-party vendors used for personalized ads.
If you do not disable third-party advertising, there is a possibility that third-party vendors and ad network cookies will be used when delivering ads.
For details on setting cookie invalid and “Google Adsense” in detail, please see “Google policy and terms> advertisement“.

  • Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s previous visits to your website or other websites.
  • Google’s use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and/or other sites on the Internet.
  • Users may opt out of personalised advertising by visiting Ads Settings. (Alternatively, you can direct users to opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies for personalised advertising by visiting
  • In terms of the usage of information from sites or apps that use Google’s services you can see more information by visiting

In addition, the Service is a participant of the “Amazon Associate Program” , “ Affiliate Partner Program”, “iTunes – The Affiliate Program” and “” which is an affiliate promotion program set for the purpose of providing a means for the Service to acquire referral fee by advertising and linking,, iTunes and

Embedded content from other site

Posts on the Service include embedded content (videos, images, posts, etc.). Embedded content from other sites behaves in exactly the same way as you visit the Service. These sites collect your data, use cookies, embed additional tracking by third parties, and monitor interactions with embedded content with you. Including tracking of interactions with embedded content if you are logged in to that site using your account.

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.


When moved from this site to another site by link, banner, etc, we are not responsible for any information or services provided at the visited site.

Regarding the contents and information on this site, we strive to post as accurate information as possible, but there is a possibility that erroneous information has entered or the information is outdated.

Please note that we can not assume any responsibility for damages caused by contents posted on this site.

Copyright rights, portrait rights, etc. of images posted on this site belong to each rights owner. If there is a problem in the content of the article and the publication image etc., please contact each right holder owner directly by e-mail. After confirmation, we will correspond.

In addition, all contents (including privacy policy ・ disclaimer matter) of this site are subject to change / deletion without notice.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us:

  • By email:

Effective date: 2018.06.15
Revised date: 2018.06.18
Revised date: 2018.06.28
Revised date: 2018.08.01
Revised date: 2018.08.10
Revised date: 2019.03.15