Privacy Policy

Information pursuant to art. 13 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council

Japanology wishes to inform you that, pursuant to art. 13 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data (hereinafter "European Regulation"), you need to proceed with the processing of your personal data collected automatically or provided by you through the navigation or use of the website (hereinafter "Website").

This Privacy Notice, therefore, refers exclusively to the Website and does not also apply to other sites, pages or online services that can be reached via hypertext links that may be published within it.

The Data Controller is Japanolgy, in the person of the legal representative, domiciled at the registered office ofCorso Pietro Vacchelli, 6/8
Cremona (hereinafter "Japanology Shop" or "Data Controller").

To allow you to use the Website and its services, including the possibility of making purchases, registering and contacting Japanology Shop for specific requests, as well as sending us your curriculum vitae (hereinafter "Services"), the Data Controller needs to know and process some of your personal data.

Navigation data

The computer systems and software procedures used to operate the Website acquire, during their normal operation, some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols.

This category of data includes the IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by users who connect to the site, the addresses in the Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) notation of the requested resources, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the response given by the server (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters relating to the operating system and the user's IT environment.

These data, necessary for the use of the Website, are processed for the sole purpose of obtaining statistical information on the use of the Services (most visited pages, number of visitors by time or day, geographical areas of origin, etc.) and to check the correct functioning of the Services offered.

The navigation data do not persist for more than seven days and are deleted immediately after their aggregation, without prejudice to the possible need to ascertain crimes by the judicial authorities.

Data provided voluntarily by the user

For the creation of your account on the Website, Japanology Shop needs to process your name and surname, your date of birth and your contact details (such as telephone number and email). To allow you to purchase our products, however, your name and surname, your residential address and your contact details (such as telephone number and email) will be required.

The optional, explicit and voluntary sending of e-mail messages, as well as the compilation and forwarding of the forms on the Website and / or of your curriculum vitae, entail the acquisition of the sender's email address, as well as the additional personal data included in the requests you forwarded, in the forms or in your curriculum vitae, if attached.

In particular, users who intend to submit their application and curriculum vitae through the Website are invited from now on to pay the utmost attention to its content, not including for any reason any type of personal data belonging to it. particular categories, or personal data suitable for revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership, as well as data relating to health or sexual life or sexual orientation.

If necessary, specific privacy notices will be published on the pages of the Website prepared for the provision of certain services.

Cookie Policy

The Website uses the following types of cookies.

Technical cookies

Technical and session cookies are used, or small text files containing a certain amount of information exchanged between your terminal or your browser and the Website, which allow the correct functioning and use of the same. No persistent cookies of any kind are used.

Analytical cookies

Analytical cookies created and made available by a third party, namely Google Analytics and Shopify, are used. This is done for mere internal statistical analysis of access, to improve the site and simplify its use, as well as to monitor its correct functioning. The Data Controller has in any case adopted the most suitable tools to minimize the identification power of this type of cookie. Google Analytics publishes its cookie policy here. Shopify publishes its cookie policy here. The user can selectively disable the action of Google Analytics by installing the opt-out component provided by Google on their browser. To disable the action of Google Analytics, please refer to the following link. To disable the Shopify action, please refer to the following link.

Profiling cookies

Profiling cookies installed exclusively by third parties are used. These cookies are not essential, but they help us personalize and improve your experience on the Website. For example, they help us to know and remember your preferences and show relevant and personalized advertisements. They also allow us to limit the number of times each ad is shown, measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign, remember the visit and share the collected data with third parties, such as advertisers.

The elimination of these cookies, therefore, although it does not affect the general usability of the Website, could still lead to a limitation of some features.

For more information on processing for profiling purposes, we invite you to read the provisions of paragraph 7 concerning automated decision-making processes.

Third party cookies

This site uses the analytical cookies created and made available by Google Analytics and Shopify, as mentioned above.

Other third parties can also install cookies on your device. We do not control the use of third-party cookies and, therefore, we are not responsible for their use. Third parties have their own privacy policies and data collection methods. The information can be consulted at the following links: DoubleClick (Google), Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Google+, PayPal.

Finally, for the reproduction of multimedia files, such as videos, the site uses external managers, who consequently may install cookies. The YouTube cookie policy can be found here.

Options about the use of cookies by the site through the browser settings

However, the delivery of all cookies can be deactivated by changing your browser settings. It should be noted, however, how intervening on these settings could make the site unusable if the cookies essential for the provision of our Services are blocked. In any case, each browser has different settings for deactivating cookies. Below you will find links to instructions for the most common browsers: Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox.

The personal data that the Data Controller is in possession of are exclusively those provided by you when browsing the Website and while using the Services. These data will be processed exclusively for:

allow you to take advantage of the contents and services of the Website, including the possibility of making purchases, as well as, if you wish and have sent an email to customer service, to allow us to receive and reply to any communications or to receive the his spontaneous application.

The legal basis on which this processing is based is (i) your consent to the processing expressed by sending the application, (ii) the execution of a contract to which you are a party and (ii) the fulfillment by the company with legal obligations.
allow us to provide you with up-to-date news on Japanology Shop's activities and initiatives, by sending newsletters, advertising material and / or communications and information of a commercial and direct marketing nature about our Services, related offers, discounts and any other promotional initiative and loyalty systems adopted by us, both through traditional and fully automated contact systems, such as, for example, through the use of your e-mail address, or even through SMS.

The legal basis on which this treatment is based is your express consent to the treatment.
allow you to receive offers, discounts and any other benefits and promotional initiatives modeled on your specific needs and purchasing propensities, also by participating in loyalty programs, which provide for the registration, identification and profiling of data relating to Your purchase volumes, your habits and consumption choices.

The legal basis on which this treatment is based is your express consent to the treatment.
Your personal data may be processed both through IT tools and on paper.

The Data Controller intends to keep your personal data for a period of time not exceeding that necessary to achieve the purposes for which they were collected and processed.

Therefore, personal navigation data and those acquired through the use of the Website will not be stored for more than seven days.

The personal data contained within your curriculum vitae, on the other hand, will be kept for no more than 12 months from the time of their receipt.

With regard to the processing of your personal data for the purposes of direct marketing and / or profiling, in compliance with regulatory requests and provided that they have been explicitly authorized by you, Japanology Shop has established to provide for the automatic deletion of your personal data, or their transformation into anonymous form in a permanent and non-reversible way, within 24 months from the registration of the data collected for marketing purposes, and within 12 months from the registration of those used for profiling purposes.

With regard to any other personal data, not being able to accurately predetermine their retention period, the Data Controller undertakes from now on to inspire this specific treatment to the principles of adequacy, relevance and data minimization, as required by the European Regulation. , annually verifying the need for their conservation. Therefore, once the purposes for which they were collected and processed have been achieved, your personal data will be removed from our systems and registers and / or we will take the appropriate measures to make them anonymous, so as to prevent you from being identified.

This, without prejudice to the case in which we need to keep such data to comply with regulatory obligations, or to ascertain, exercise or defend our right in court.

The data processed will not be disclosed to third parties. However, they may become aware of your personal data, in relation to the processing purposes set out above:

the subjects who can access the data by virtue of the law provided for by the law of the European Union or that of the Member State to which the Data Controller is subject;
the subjects who carry out, within the borders of the European Union, in total autonomy, as separate Data Controllers, or as Data Processors appointed for this purpose by Japanology Shop, purposes auxiliary to the activities and Services referred to in paragraph 3., or companies that offer IT infrastructures and IT assistance and consultancy services as well as design and implementation of software and Internet sites, Internet sites and e-commerce portals, companies that offer housinge hosting services, companies that provide useful services for make payments with credit cards and provide services to customers, postal services and shipping and home delivery agencies, companies that offer advertising and marketing services, agents and business partners, banking and insurance institutions, law firms and notaries, collection companies credits, companies specialized in the prevention, detection, mitigation and verification of acts of power initially unlawful, violations of the General Conditions of Use of this portal, fraud and / or security violations, companies or consultants appointed to provide specific services to the Data Controller, within the limits of the purposes for which they were collected.
In addition, our employees may also become aware of your personal data, provided that they are previously designated as a subject acting under the authority of the Data Controller pursuant to art. 29 of the European Regulation or as System Administrator.

As our business is continuously developing, we may decide to sell or buy stores, branches or production units. Generally, in these operations, the personal data of customers are part of the corporate assets that are transferred, but remain subject to the commitments undertaken through this Privacy Notice. Furthermore, in the event that the ownership of Japanology Shop or substantially all its assets are transferred to third parties, the personal data of the customers will naturally fall under the transferred assets.

Any communication of your personal data will take place in full compliance with the legal provisions of the European Regulation and the technical and organizational measures prepared by the Data Controller to ensure an adequate level of security.

The Data Controller does not intend to transfer your personal data to third countries. The entire processing of personal data, in fact, takes place within the borders of the European Union.

If you explicitly authorize the processing of your personal data for profiling purposes, the Data Controller will use automated decision-making processes aimed at profiling your browsing habits, preferences and interactions with the Website. The objective is to offer you the opportunity to use the Website in a manner consistent with your interests and preferences, as well as to send you commercial communications modeled on your specific needs and purchasing propensities. Therefore, as a result of profiling activities, you will be able to take advantage of viewing content on Japanology Shop and receiving discounts, offers and benefits targeted exclusively on your interests,

As required by current legislation, your prior consent is required for the installation of these profiling cookies. For this reason, when you access the Website, a banner is displayed informing you that (i) profiling cookies are used on the Website and that (ii) by closing the banner, scrolling the homepage or clicking any element outside the banner, you agrees to the use of these cookies. Moreover, should you express your consent to the installation of cookies in this way, we will keep track of your consent through a specific technical cookie. This, in order to avoid having the banner displayed during your subsequent visits to the Website. We inform you that, should you delete this technical cookie from your device or browser, the trace of your consent would be lost and, therefore, during your next visit to the Website, the bannerui cookies will be displayed again.

Of course, you are free to block the installation of profiling cookies at any time, without the possibility of visiting the Website and using its Services being compromised in any way. Moreover, if you decide to disable behavioral advertising, this does not mean that you will no longer receive advertising through the Website, but only that it will display advertising that does not reflect your interests or preferences.

Likewise, your prior consent is also required for sending offers, discounts and any other benefits and promotional initiatives tailored to your specific needs and purchasing propensities. For this reason, the appropriate consent may be checked when registering on the Website. Also in this case you can change your choice at any time through the appropriate control panel in your personal area accessible through this link.

In any case, as required by art. 22, paragraph 3, of the European Regulation, the Data Controller implements all the most appropriate measures to protect your rights and freedoms even in the case of profiling, in addition to any further and legitimate right as better explained in the Paragraph 9 ("Rights of the interested party") of this Privacy Notice.

The provision of your personal data for the purposes referred to in paragraph 3.A is mandatory, as your refusal to provide the requested personal data would make it impossible for Japanology Shop to allow you to use the contents and services of the Site Web, as well as to process the personal data contained in your curriculum vitae.

The provision of your personal data for the purposes referred to in paragraph 3.B is optional but failure to provide it, while not preventing the use of the Website in any way, may not allow us to make you fully enjoy the advantages we offer to our community through information of an advertising, commercial and direct marketing nature, as well as to inform you about additional services, events and promotions that we aim to offer you.

The provision of your personal data for the purposes referred to in paragraph 3.C is optional, but failure to provide it, while not preventing the use of the Website in any way, may not allow us to send you personalized communications based on your volumes. purchase, as well as your browsing habits and choices.

In relation to the processing of your personal data, pursuant to the European Regulation, you as an interested party have the right to:

withdraw your consent to the processing at any time. It should be noted, however, that the withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing based on consent before the withdrawal, as required by art. 7, paragraph 3, of the European Regulation;
ask the Data Controller for access to your personal data, as required by art. 15 of the European Regulation;
obtain from the Data Controller the correction and integration of your personal data deemed inaccurate, even by providing a simple supplementary declaration, as required by art. 16 of the European Regulation;
obtain from the Data Controller the cancellation of your personal data if there is even just one of the reasons provided for by art. 17 of the European Regulation;
obtain from the Data Controller the limitation of the processing of your personal data if one of the hypotheses provided for by art. 18 of the European Regulation;
receive from the Data Controller the personal data concerning you in a structured format, commonly used and readable by an automatic device, as well as having the right to transmit such data to another data controller without impediments, as required by art. 20 of the European Regulation;
object at any time, for reasons related to your particular situation, to the processing of your personal data carried out pursuant to art. 6, paragraph 1, letters e) or f), including profiling on the basis of these provisions, as required by art. 21 of the European Regulation;
not be subjected to decisions based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produce legal effects that affect you or that significantly affect your person, if you have not previously and explicitly consented, as required by art. 22 of the European Regulation. By way of example and not limited to, this category includes any form of automated processing of personal data aimed at analyzing or predicting aspects regarding consumption and purchase choices, the economic situation, interests, reliability, behavior;
propose a complaint to a supervisory authority (Article 77) or take the appropriate judicial offices (Article 79), if you believe that the processing that concerns you violates the European Regulation. The complaint can be lodged in the Member State in which you usually reside, work or in the place where the alleged violation has occurred.
To exercise each of your rights, you can contact the Data Controller by sending a communication to the registered office ofCorso Pietro Vacchelli, 6/8 Cremona, or by sending an email to the address

In consideration of the technologies available and the services provided, Japanology Shop has established systems for verifying personal data to ascertain that the consent to the processing of the minor's personal data is given or authorized by the person exercising parental authority. By creating a personal account on our Website, as well as by making purchases, you confirm that you have reached the age indicated previously.

Having read and understood the above privacy policy, I expressly and freely consent to the processing of my personal data for the purpose of using the Website and its Services, including those aimed at allowing the receipt and evaluation of my curriculum vitae, provided for in paragraph 3.A.