Published on: 02.21.2020

If there is any contradiction between what the English language version of the Privacy Policy says and what the Japanese language version says, the Japanese language version shall take precedence.

Welcome to Kotonoha.

Before you use this website, please kindly review our Privacy Policy carefully. Hope all visitors enjoy the content and services here.

Kotonoha( (“this website,“ “we,” “us,” "our") is operated by following Privacy Policy.

This page is used to inform website users ("you," "your," "Users") regarding the policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information if anyone decided to use this website. If you choose to use this website, then you agree to the collection and use of information in relation to this policy and Terms of Use. The Personal Information that this website collects is used for providing and improving this website‘s content (the "Content"). We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

The terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms of Use, which is accessible here unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use, your choice is not to use this website.

Information Collection and Use

For a better experience for Users while using this website, you may be required to provide certain personally identifiable information, including but not limited to your name and e-mail address. The information that we collect will be solely used to contact or identify you.

Disclosure of Data to Third-Party

Except as described in this Policy, we will not intentionally disclose the Personal Information that we collect or store to third parties without your consent. We may disclose Personal Information to third parties if you consent to us doing so, as well as in the following circumstances.

Disclosure for Law Enforcement or Legal Requirements

Under certain circumstances, we may be required to disclose your Personal Information by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g., a court or a government agency, etc.). In order to comply with those legal and regulatory obligations, we may disclose your Personal Information to third parties when we believe, in good faith and in our sole discretion, that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to do so.

Updating Personal Information

Upon request, we will provide you with access to the Personal Information that we hold about you. You may also correct, amend, or delete the Personal Information we hold about you. An individual who seeks access, or who seeks to correct, amend, or delete inaccurate data should direct their query to Contact. If requested to remove data, we will respond within a reasonable timeframe.

Cookies and Log Data

Cookies are files with a small amount of data that is commonly used as an anonymous unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer or mobile device.

We use these “cookies” to collect information and to improve the Content. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies and know when a cookie is being sent to your computer or mobile device. If you choose to refuse our cookies, please be noted that you may not be able to use some portions of this website.

We also want to inform you that whenever you visit this website we collect information that your browser sends to us that is called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your computer or mobile device’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser version, pages of this website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics.

Third-party Cookies: Google

Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. Please refer to the following URL for further details of Google Ads policies.

We use Google AdSense Advertising on our website.

Google, as a third-party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our website. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our users based on previous visits to our website and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt-out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google Ad and Content Network privacy policy.

We have implemented the following:
・Remarketing with Google AdSense

We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.

Opting out:
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt-out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.


We use Google Analytics to track behavior on this website. Google’s term of service policy is available here.


We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Links to Other Sites

This website may contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Note that these external sites are not operated by us. Therefore, we strongly advise you to review the privacy policy of these websites. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Children’s Privacy

Our Services do not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. In the case we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with Personal Information, we immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Information, please contact us so that we will be able to do necessary actions.

Our Right to Modify This Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. Please check this page regularly. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. These changes are effective immediately after they are posted on this page. Your continued use of this website means you agree to and accept the changes.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us.