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This document provides a policy on the protection and appropriate handling of personal information on this site (Japanese Whysky Dictionary).

Purpose of use of personal information

In this site, we may ask you to register personal information such as name (handle name) and e-mail address when inquiring or commenting by e-mail.

These personal information will be used to answer questions and to inform you of necessary information, and will not be used for any other purpose.

Disclosure of personal information to third parties

Personal information will be managed appropriately and will not be disclosed to third parties except in the following cases. ・ When disclosure is necessary with the consent of the person in question or in order to cooperate with laws and regulations, etc.

Disclosure, correction, addition, deletion, and suspension of use of personal information

If you wish to disclose, correct, add, delete, or suspend the use of personal information, we will promptly respond after confirming your identity.

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Comments on this site

This site records the IP address used in the comment as a response to spam and vandalism. This feature is supported as a standard feature of blogs and does not use this IP address for anything other than responding to spam and vandalism.

In addition, comments containing the following contents may be deleted at the discretion of
the operator. ・Items prohibited by law, such as slandering a specific natural person or corporation, containing extremely obscene content, transactions of prohibited goods, requests for acts that harm others, requests for acts, etc., other items that are contrary to public order and morals or that should not be approved by the management

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If there is a problem with the content of the article or the posted image, please contact the owner directly by e-mail. We will respond after confirming your identity. In addition, it is prohibited to reprint the contents of this blog (articles, images, other programs) without permission. When quoting, please post a link to this blog and clearly state that it is reprinted.


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