Privacy Policy

2020.3.30  2020.4.1
This site AIKIDOKO'S FUN MEMO, (the Site, we, us) informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from the users of the Site.

At this Site, we recognize that the privacy of your Personal Information is important. Here is information on what types of personal information we receive and collect when you see and visit our Site, and how we safeguard your information. We never sell your Personal Information to third parties.

We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Before using this Site, please read the Privacy Policy carefully. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, you must not access or use this Site.

Log Files

As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider), the browser you used to visit our Site (such as Internet Explorer or Chrome), the time you visited our Site and which pages you visited in our Site.

We also use Google Analytics to collect, monitor and analyze the use of our Site. You can opt out of Google Analytics from here ⇒Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on
Google's privacy policy is available here ⇒Google Privacy & Terms

Cookies and Web Beacons

Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer's hard drive. Typically, cookies do not contain any information that personally identifies a user.

Like many sites, we use cookies to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.

Here are some links showing how to instruct your browser to refuse and delete cookies :
Internet Explorer ⇒Delete and manage cookies
Chrome ⇒Clear, enable, and manage cookies in Chrome
Firefox ⇒Enhanced Tracking Protection in Firefox for desktop
Opera ⇒Web preferences - Opera Help
Safari ⇒Manage cookies and website data in Safari on Mac

We also use third party advertisements to support our Site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our Site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP, the browser you used to visit our Site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geo-targeting purposes (showing PNG real estate ads to someone in PNG, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing gym ads to someone who frequents training sites).

DoubleClick DART cookies

We may also use DART cookies for ad serving through Google's DoubleClick, which places a cookie on your computer when you are browsing the web and visit a site using DoubleClick advertising (including some Google AdSense advertisements). This cookie is used to serve ads specific to you and your interests (interest based targeting).

The ads served will be targeted based on your previous browsing history (for example, if you have been viewing sites about visiting Japan, you may see Tokyo hotel ads when viewing a non-related site, such as a site about sports.) DART uses "non personally identifiable information." It does not track personal information about you, such as your name, e-mail address, physical address, telephone number, social security numbers, bank account numbers or credit card numbers.

We use Google AdSense program on this Site. You can opt out of the DART cookie settings from here ⇒Google Privacy and Terms

You can choose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our Site as well as other websites. This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.

Deleting cookies

Deleting cookies does not mean you are permanently opted out of any advertising program. Unless you have settings that disallow cookies, the next time you visit a site running the advertisements, a new cookie will be added.

Information Collection And Use

If you voluntarily give us a message or a comment through the contact page, you may provide us with certain personally identifiable information such as your e-mail address and your pen name. We may use those information to contact you via e-mail or other methods if your e-mail address was invalid.


The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

We never sell or trade your Personal Information to third parties. However, we may release information to comply with the law, or to protect the rights and safety of ours or others, or as a result of a court order.

Visitors' Rights (GDPR and CCPA)

If you are an European Union resident or a California resident, you have certain rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) or California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

GDPR includes the rights to request access to your personal data, request correction or deletion of your personal data, object to the usage and processing of your personal data, request the limitation on the usage and processing of your personal data, request portability of your personal data and to make a complaint to a government supervisory authority.

CCPA includes the rights to opt out of the "sale" (the sharing of your information with a service provider for advertising purposes) of your personal information, to request the categories of personal information shared and the categories of third parties to whom the information was provided to.

In order to protect your rights, we recommend you to opt out from electronic tracking technologies following the measures mentioned above in this Privacy Policy, and not to give out your e-mail address or other Personal Information through the contact page.


All posts and articles in this Site are written from the author's perspective. This means, they are all purely individual opinions, and are not meant to be official. This Site is not an official website of the organization (such as A.K.I. or Aikikai) the author belongs to, nor does it officially represent the teachings and beliefs of the organization.

We are trying our best to provide valuable and enjoyable information as much as possible. However, we cannot absolutely assure you that every information in this Site is completely accurate, valid, up-to-date, or effective for everyone.

By using this Site, you fully accept personal responsibility for the results of your actions. We give you no guarantees  concerning the results of the use of this Site. You agree to judge for yourself and to decide before taking any action mentioned in this Site. You agree to take full responsibility for any harm or damage by any chance resulted from the use of this Site.

This Site contains links to other third party websites which are not owned or controlled by us. All such links are provided either for the purpose of your convenience or for the purpose of supporting our Site (if its an advertisement program). If you access those links, you are leaving our Site and you fully accept personal responsibility for the results of your actions. You agree to judge for yourself and to decide your actions with those links. You agree to take full responsibility for any harm or damage by any chance resulted from them.

We do not and cannot control the tracking technologies of third parties and how they may be used. If you need information about them, you should contact the responsible provider directly.

We welcome comments. However, any comments which are abusive, racial, prejudicial, or in any way hurt other's beliefs and well-being cannot be accepted. We reserve all rights to accept or reject, reply or ignore comments.

All content included in this Site such as text, comics, graphics, images, as well as their compilation and the look and atmosphere of the appearance of the Site are the property of this Site and are protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. You may not modify, publish, reproduce, create derivative works, participate in the transfer or sale of, or in any way exploit any portion of the content found on the Site without prior written permission from us.

You agree to access and use the Site for informational purpose in a lawful manner. You must not use the Site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or disadvantage the Site or interfere with the adequate operation of the Site. You must not collect or attempt to obtain any materials or information from the Site. You agree not to hack or transmit codes or features that could interfere the performance or security of the Site or the users of the Site.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of April 1st, 2020 and will remain in effect until the revised version is newly posted on this page. We may change or update our Privacy Policy at any time. The newest version of the Privacy Policy would always be posted on this page. You should check this Privacy Policy before using the site. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, you should not access or use this Site.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.