- Who we are
- What personal data we collect and why we collect it
- Advertisements posted on this site
- Sharing your personal information
- How long we retain your data
- What rights you have over your data
- Where we send your data
- Additional information
Who we are
Thank you for visiting my blog.
I’m Natsumi, the operator of this site.
Notation based on operator information and mail order law
Operator: Natsumi Kawai
Our website address is: https://howtosay-japanese.com.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
This site uses the Akismet antispam service to collect information about visitors who comment on the site. The information we collect depends on the user’s Akismet settings, but typically it is the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, site URL (and other information provided directly by the commenter, such as name, username, and email address). , Comment body, etc.).
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
When you contact us, we may register your personal information such as your name and e-mail address, but we will not use this personal information for purposes other than the purpose of providing it.
The personal information entrusted to us by our customers will be used for sending e-mails and materials for contacting us, providing learning tips of Japanese and answering questions.
Publicly Visible Information
If you create a user profile on the Forums or leave a comment, certain information may be publicly visible. To create a user profile, you must choose a username and password and input your email address for profile confirmation. Your email address will never be available publicly. You may also add an avatar, a profile description, and a link to your website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
The access analysis and advertising services used on this site are as follows.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
For more information, Please see “HOW GOOGLE USES INFORMATION FROM SITES OR APPS THAT USE OUR SERVICES”: https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites?hl=en.
Advertisements posted on this site
This site uses advertising services distributed by third parties (Google Adsense, Amazon Associates, iTunes Affiliate Program), and uses “Cookie” to display advertisements of products and services according to the interests of users (name, address, email address, telephone number is not included).
For more information and how to disable cookies and Google Adsense, please see “Advertising-Policies & Terms-Google” https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads?hl=en.
How to say? Japanese! is a participant in the Amazon Associates Program, which is an affiliate program set up to provide a way for sites to earn referral fees by advertising and linking Amazon.co.jp.
Sharing your personal information
We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our blog and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Security of Your Personal Data
The security of Your Personal 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.
The Website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that the Website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact us immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
Your acceptance of these terms
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
Last updated: August 24, 2020.