Effective Date: January 14, 2020

This privacy statement is designed to provide information about Gojinshi (“Gojinshi”, “gojinshi.com”, “we”, “our” or “us”) privacy and data collection practices. This privacy policy does not apply to sites maintained by other companies or organizations to which we may link or who may link to us. We are not responsible for the actions and privacy policies of third-party websites.

We use your personal information for four primary purposes:

  1. To help you quickly find services or information on the site.
  2. To help us create and deliver content most relevant to you.
  3. To serve advertisement.
  4. To act in urgent circumstances, protect the personal safety of users of the site, or the public.

Personal identification information

We may collect personally identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, subscribe to the newsletter, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address. We may store the IP addresses on our server. Users may visit our Site without sharing their name, email address, but the IP addresses are always collected and stored. We will collect personal identification information such as name, email address from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personal identification information except for the IP address. If users refuse to supply personal identification information, it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities such as newsletter signup which requires a valid email address.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. The non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information including IP address.

Cookies

Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. The user may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web Site, and they may deploy cookies in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

Advertising

Ads appearing on our site may be delivered to Users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile non-personal identification information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows Ad Networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This privacy policy does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps

Some of the services are served by Google on Gojinshi. Google uses its technology to serve ads to users based on their visit to our Site and other sites on the Internet. Gojinshi uses the following Google services:

  • Google AdSense.
  • Google Analytics.
  • Google Tag Manager.

Your web browser automatically sends certain information to Google. This includes the URL of the page you’re visiting and your IP address.

Please visit Google’s privacy policy page to learn more about how it uses information from sites or apps that use their services

Comments

Gojinshi is using the Disqus commenting system. Disqus only obtains consent from users for the collection and processing of data necessary for the use of Disqus. If you leave a comment on the site, Disqus may store some data. If you have any questions about the data that Disqus may store about you, please contact them from here.

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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Please visit the embedded websites to learn more about how they collect your data.

Sharing your personal information

Our Services work with third parties, including advertising companies and website analysis firms, who use cookies to collect information when you visit our websites and visit third-party sites about your browsing activities, such as IP address and user search history data. This information, collected through cookies, is typically used by these third-party advertising networks to serve you with advertisements tailored to meet your preferences and likely interests.

California Consumer Privacy Act

Under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), California residents have the right to opt out of the sale of personal information about them or their household.

You can opt out of the sale of your personal information collected on our Gojinshi website by clicking the “Do Not Sell My Personal Information” button below:

Changes to this privacy policy

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Gojinshi may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Gojinshi’s sole discretion. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

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.

Who can I ask if I have any additional questions?

If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement and our practices, or you have reason to believe Gojinshi may have failed to adhere to this Privacy Statement, you can contact us by email: [email protected]