Privacy Policy

PY Kobo Books

Our website address is: Please see “About us” for our details. PY Kobo Books respects the privacy of those who use this site and pays close attention to the management of the user’s personal information.

About personal information

Personal information refers to information that can identify a specific individual based on the user’s name, address, telephone number, fax number, e-mail address, information on a visited website or information on inquiries.

About purpose of use

PY Kobo Books will use the acquired personal information for the following purposes.

  • Service offer
  • For communication, shipping of products, questionnaires, guidance, etc.
  • Create statistical data in a form that can not identify individuals for service improvement
  • Implementation of after-sales service

About restriction of use

We will handle the acquired personal information within the scope necessary to achieve the purpose of use. When handling personal information outside the purpose of use, the consent of the user is obtained beforehand. However, this is not the case in the following cases.

  • When based on the law
  • When it is necessary to protect human life, body or property, and it is difficult to obtain the consent of the person
  • When there is a risk that it may interfere with the execution of the relevant office work by obtaining the consent of the person if the governmental organization or a person who has received the commission has requested cooperation for carrying out the office work prescribed by law.

About acquisition of information

PY Kobo Books will obtain personal information by lawful and structured means, and will not obtain it by unauthorized usage that violates the intention of the user.

About deposit of personal information

We may deposit the processing of your personal information outside. In that case, for handling and management of personal information, we shall select one that meets the standard defined by PY Kobo Books, conclude a personal information protection contract, and strictly manage and supervise at PY Kobo Books. [Example of deposit] Consignment to delivery company at the time of product delivery

About protection of personal information

PY Kobo Books strives to manage the personal information of users properly and safely.

About provision of personal information to third parties

In principle, we will not provide personal information to third parties without the consent of the user. However, this is not the case in the following cases.

  • When based on the law
  • When it is necessary to protect human life, body or property, and it is difficult to obtain the consent of the person
  • When there is a risk that it may interfere with the execution of the relevant office work by obtaining the consent of the person if the governmental organization or a person who has received the commission has requested cooperation for carrying out the office work prescribed by law.
  • When personal information is provided along with entrustment of all or part of the handling of personal information within the range necessary for achieving the purpose of use

About disclosure of personal information

When you request the disclosure of personal information, PY Kobo Books will disclose to you without delay. However, if the disclosure falls under any of the following, it may not be disclosed in whole or in part, and if you make a decision not to disclose it, we will notify without delay. A fee will be charged for the disclosure of personal information. Please contact us for the fee.

  • If there is a risk of harming the life, body, property or other rights of the person or third party
  • In the case that there is a risk that it will significantly affect the proper implementation of PY Kobo Books
  • If you violate any other law

Regardless of the provisions of the preceding paragraph, information other than personal information such as history information and characteristic information will not be disclosed in principle.

About correction of personal information, the use stop procedure

If the user is asked to correct, add, or delete personal information, PY Kobo Books will respond within a reasonable period after confirming that they are the user.

About access analysis tool

This site uses access analysis tool “Google analytics” by Google.

This Google analytics uses cookies to collect traffic data. This traffic data is collected anonymously and is not personally identifiable. This feature can be rejected by disabling cookies, so please check your browser settings.

About sales

PY Kobo Books sells products on the following external sites. Please refer to the privacy policy of the relevant external site when purchasing.

  • BASE
  • Square
  • minne
  • ClubT
  • Amazon KDP

About advertising

This blog uses a third-party advertising service (Google Adsense, and uses cookies to display advertisements for products and services according to the user’s interests. For more information on cookies, see “Cookies” in the next section.

The use of cookies allows us to identify your computer, but it does not personally identify you.

For more information on how to disable cookies and Google Adsense, see Google ad and content network privacy policy.

We are also participants in the Amazon Associates Program, an affiliate program designed to provide a way for sites to earn referral fees by promoting and linking to

About comment function

When a visitor leaves a comment on this blog, it collects the data displayed in the comment form, as well as the IP address and browser user agent string to help detect spam, which is supported as a standard feature of the blog. This IP address will not be used for any purpose other than dealing with spam and vandalism. Anonymized (also known as a “hash”) string created from your email address may be provided to the Gravatar service to determine if you are using it. The service’s privacy policy can be found at If the comment is approved, the profile image will be open to the public along with the comment. In addition, all comments will be posted after the administrator confirms and approves the contents in advance. Please note. In addition, comments including the contents listed in the following items may be deleted without approval at the discretion of the administrator. ・Those who slander or slander a specific natural person or corporation. ・Those that contain extremely obscene content. ・Items that are prohibited by law, such as transactions of prohibited items, requests for acts that harm others, requests for acts, and arrangements. ・Others that are offensive to public order and morals or that should not be approved by the administrator.

About Media

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.

Embedded contents from other sites

Posts on this blog contain embedded content (videos, images, posts, etc.). Embedded content from other sites behaves exactly as if a visitor visited that site. These sites may collect your data, use cookies, embed additional tracking by third parties, and monitor your interaction with embedded content. If you are logged in to the site using your account, it also includes tracking your interactions with embedded content.

About Cookie

When you leave a comment on this blog, you can opt in to store your name, email address and site in a cookie. This is for your convenience and saves you the trouble of re-entering more information when leaving other comments. This cookie is retained for one year. If you have an account and log in to this blog, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie does not contain any personal data and will be destroyed when you close your browser. If you edit or publish a post, additional cookies will be stored in your browser. This cookie does not contain any personal data and simply indicates the ID of the modified post. It expires in one day.

About data retention period

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.

About Internet Security

This website uses SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) encryption technology to encrypt communications when user information is sent.


When we are moved from this site to other sites by links or banners, we do not take any responsibility for the information, services, etc. provided at the destination site.

In the following cases, PY Kobo Books will not be responsible for the acquisition of personal information by a third party.

  • When the user himself / herself discloses personal information to a third party using the function of our service or another means
  • When the individual can be identified by the information etc. which the user entered on our service

About copyrights

It is prohibited to reproduce without permission the information of works such as sentences, images and videos that exist on this site. This blog is not intended to infringe copyright or portrait rights. If you have any problems with copyright or portrait rights, please contact us using the inquiry form. We will respond quickly.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.

About inquiry of this policy

Please use the inquiry form on this site for inquiries regarding this policy.

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