Privacy Policy

This Privacy Notice explains how JapanYeah.com processes information about the visitors to this website.

Information collected about visitors to JapanYeah.com
This Site collects information about visitors in two different ways– through information that the visitors provide to the Site; and through information that is collected automatically.

Information a Visitor Provides to the Site
We’ll start with information that visitors provide directly to the Site, which primarily happens when visitors type into a text field on a Site, like a comment field or a sign-up form.

Here are the most common ways in which a visitor directly provides information to the Site:

Follower and Subscriber Information: When a visitor signs up to follow or subscribe to the Site using the subscribe form in the sidebar, the sign-up information requested by the Site, which includes an email address is collected.

Site Comments: When a visitor leaves a comment on the Site, that comment, and other information that the visitor provides along with the comment, such as the visitor’s name and email address is collected.

Crowdsignal Survey Responses: When a visitor completes a poll, quiz, or other type of survey prepared by the Site using Crowdsignal.com, the visitor’s responses to those surveys, and other information that the survey owner requires for a poll/quiz/survey response, like an e-mail address is collected.

Other Information Entered on the Site: other information that a visitor enters on the Site–such as a contact form submission or a search query may be collected.

Information automatically collected from the Site
Some information about visitors to the Site is automatically collected. Here are the main types of information collected:

Technical Data from a Visitor’s Computer and Etcetera: the information that web browsers, mobile devices, and servers typically make available about visitors to the Site, such as the IP address, browser type, unique device identifiers, language preference, referring site, the date and time of access, operating system, and mobile network information is collected.

Visitor Interactions: information about a visitor’s interactions with the Site, including the “likes” and “ratings” left by visitors to the Site is collected.


Location Information: the approximate location of a visitor’s device from the IP address may be collected. This information is used, for example, to determine how many people visit the Site from certain geographic regions.

Akismet Commenter Information: information about visitors who comment on the Site that uses the Akismet anti-spam service is collected. The information typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself, of course.

Crowdsignal Response Information: information about visitors who respond to a Crowdsignal survey is collected. The information typically includes IP address, browser type, operating system, user agent, and the web page last visited.

Information from Cookies and Other Technologies: A cookie is a string of information that the Site stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the Site each time the visitor returns. Pixel tags (also called web beacons) are small blocks of code placed on Sites. JapanYeah uses cookies and other technologies like pixel tags to help identify and track visitors and Site usage. For more information about this site’s use of cookies and other technologies for tracking, including how visitors can control the use of cookies, please see the Cookie Policy.

How visitor information is used
Information about Site visitors is used primarily as statistical data in order to understand who the Site’s main target audience is and to shape the site’s content accordingly. User information is never disclosed, shared, copied or sold.

How Long We Keep Visitor Information
The web server logs that record information about a visitor to the Site — such as the visitor’s IP address, browser type, and operating system — is stored for approximately 30 days.

Comments on the site remain indefinitely unless the visitor informs the site admin.

If in doubt, get in touch
If you feel that your privacy has been breached in any way or you would like more information on this site’s privacy practices, feel free to get in touch via the contact form.

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