Books and Modern

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

1. Definition of Personal Information

“Personal Information” is defined as information about a living individual that includes the person’s name and other texts that would make it possible to positively identify that person, as well as any other information that would make possible an easy cross-check positively identifying that specific person.

2. Gathering of Personal Information

We gather personal information when a customer makes a purchase in our shop or otherwise makes any inquiries. We will make clear the purpose for which we may use the personal information we gather and handle all such information according to generally and publicly accepted standards.

Our shop gathers the following personal information.
(a) Name, including pronunciation
(b) Address
(c) Telephone number
(d) Email address
(e) Information about shipping destination
(f) History and details of transactions with our shop
(g) Information that identifies a specific individual by combining the above information

3. Use of Personal Information

We use our customers’ information for the following purposes.
(a) Confirming and referencing orders
(b) Confirming and referencing shipments of goods
(c) Responding to inquiries

With the exception of the instances listed below, our shop does not make public or provide its customers’ personal information to any third parties.
(a) When cooperation is required by laws and regulations and national government agencies, regional public agencies or entities contracted by such agencies require personal information for the execution of tasks stipulated by those laws and regulations.
(b) When the information is deemed necessary in order to protect a person’s life, physical safety, or property, and it is not possible to obtain the person’s approval.

4. Secure Handling of Personal Information

Our shop makes efforts to prevent any unauthorized access to, or loss, falsification, or unintended transmission of personal information by treating it in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. We have developed practical, organizational, physical, personal and technical procedures for the secure handling of the personal information we gather from our customers.

5. Correction and Removal of Personal Information

If a customer requires the correction or removal of personal information we have gathered, he or she should send a request to the contact address shown below.

6. Use of Cookies

We use cookies in order to provide good service to our customers. This practice does not involve the collection of information sufficient to make it possible to identify any specific individual and so does not infringe on our customers’ privacy. If you would prefer that no cookies be used, you can change the settings in your browser. (Cookies are pieces of information that are sent from our servers to a customer’s browser and stored on the hard drive of any computers or devices that customer uses.)

7. Contact for Inquiries

Books and Modern / Word’s Worth
201 Palais Nogizakia, 9-5-26 Akasaka
Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0052, Japan

8. Changes to Our Privacy Policy

Our shop will publish any changes to the types of personal information we gather, the purposes for which that information is used, or any other changes to the shop’s privacy policy, at the time any such changes are made. Those changes will be announced on this page.