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Privacy Policy

Protecting your privacy and minimizing the personal data we collect about you is of utmost importance to us. Below, we explain what happens to your data when you visit our site.


By using our website, you consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.

What information do you collect?

We do not collect personal information from you unless you post a comment, contact us through our contact form, or become a partner.

In this case, we collect your:

  • name,
  • e-mail address,
  • website address (optional for comments),
  • address (needed to send gifts to partners) and
  • phone number (needed on the comment form).

How do you use my information?

We use your information to:

  • post your comment,
  • communicate with you or
  • send you gifts (when you are a partner).

In your comment, only your name, message and website (optional) are published.

Where do you store my data?

Our IT-infrastructure is in Japan and this is also the location where your data is stored.

What cookies do you use?

Our site only uses a cookie if you check the optional “Remember” checkbox when posting a comment, so that you will not need to re-enter your name,
e-mail address and website when you place your next comment.

Do you share my information with Third Parties?

Stripe will store required information when you donate or become a partner.

We do not place tracking cookies on your computer for advertising, analysis or other purposes. Your information is not shared with third parties.

However, DUITS has the right at all times to make information public for the purposes of (i) defending itself in legal proceedings, (ii) obeying a court order, (iii) complying with all government legislation, regulations or requests, (iv) protecting national security, defense, public safety and public health and (v) upholding the user agreement.

What are my rights?

You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information we hold about you, and to ask for it to be corrected if you think it is wrong. If you’d like to ask for a copy of your information, or to have it corrected, please contact us at:

  • (+81) 03-6276-4372
  • 4-27-26-301 Yoyogi Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-0053, JAPAN.

A note about children’s personal data

We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If you believe that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, please contact us. If we become aware that a child under 13 has given us personal information, we will delete it.

The last version of this statement was published on: December 3, 2021.