Privacy Policy

At nitrotaku we consider the privacy of our visitors to be extremely important. This privacy policy document describes in detail the types of personal information is collected and recorded by and how we use it.

What is “Personal Information”

Personal Information” means information that alone or when in combination with other information may be used to readily identify, contact, or locate you, such as: name, email address, or country. We do not consider Personal Information to include information that has been anonymized so that it does not allow a third party to easily identify a specific individual.

Contact Forms

We may collect Personal Information through your communications with us, such as through our Contact Form.


Cookies are small text files placed in visitors’ computer browsers to store their preferences.

nitrotaku uses cookies to store information about visitors’ preferences, to record user-specific information on which pages the site visitor accesses or visits, and to personalize or customize our web page content based upon visitors’ browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.

Google Privacy Disclosure

Google Analytics

Cookies used by Google Analytics allow us to see information on user website activities including, but not limited to, page views, source, and time spent on a website. The information is depersonalized and is displayed as numbers, meaning it cannot be traced back to individuals. This will help to protect your privacy.

Using Google Analytics, we can see what content is popular on our website, and strive to give you more of the things you enjoy reading and watching.

You may opt out of Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Add-on.

Google Advertising

  • Google uses cookies to serve ads based on your prior visits to our website or other websites.
  • Google’s use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve you ads based on your visit to our site and/or other sites on the Internet.
  • You may opt out of personalized advertising by visiting Ads Settings.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, social media posts, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How we use your data

Mailing List & Newsletters

If you subscribe to our mailing list, we will use your email address to send our newsletter and curated Japanese pop culture news to you. If you no longer wish to receive our emails, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each email, or by emailing us at


We may send e-mail to the email address you provide to us to verify your account and for information and operational purposes, such as account management, customer service, Privacy updates, and system maintenance.

nitrotaku is required by law to notify all those whose information we have access to, including users who have opted out of/unsubscribed from the newsletter/mailing list, of certain events, such as security breaches or certain Privacy Policy updates. You may request deletion of your personal information at any time by emailing us at

Aggregate data

We may anonymize and aggregate data collected through the Website and use it for any purpose.

Who we share your data with

We may share your information:

  • with our third-party service providers;
  • to comply with legal obligations;
  • to protect and defend our rights and property; and
  • with your permission.

We do not rent, sell, or share Personal Information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies or websites for their direct marketing purposes, unless we have your permission.

Social networking and other websites

The site may allow you to share information, including Personal information, with social networking websites, such as Facebook and Twitter, by posting information to these websites through links available on nitrotaku.

We do not share your Personal Information with these social networking sites unless you have authorized us to do so. The use of your Personal Information by any social networking websites will be governed by their privacy policies, and you may be able to modify your privacy settings on their websites.

As required by law and similar disclosures

We may access, preserve, and disclose your Personal Information, other account information, and content if we believe doing so is required or appropriate to: comply with law enforcement requests and legal processes, such as a court order or subpoena; respond to your requests; or to protect yours’, ours’, and others’ rights, property, or safety.

Information security

We take steps to ensure that your information is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy. For starters, we use SSL to encrypt our website and keep your information private. Unfortunately, the Internet cannot be guaranteed to be 100% secure, and we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you provide to us. We do not accept liability for unintentional disclosure.

By accessing nitrotaku, or providing Personal Information to us, you agree that we may communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of the Website. If we learn of a security system’s breach, we may attempt to notify you electronically by posting a notice on the site or sending an email to you. You may have a legal right to receive this notice in writing. To receive a free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from receiving electronic notice), please email us at

Children’s Privacy

nitrotaku does not knowingly collect information from children under 13, and we do not want it.

We will take steps to delete it if we learn we have collected it.

We do not knowingly collect, maintain, or use Personal Information from children under 13 years of age, and no part of the Website is directed to children under the age of 13. If you learn that your child has provided us with Personal Information without your consent, you may alert us via the Contact Form or emailing us at If we learn that we have collected any Personal Information from children under 13, we will promptly take steps to delete such information and terminate the child’s account.

International Users

By accessing nitrotaku, you will transfer data to the United States.

If you are visiting from the European Union or other regions with laws governing data collection and use, you agree to the transfer of your information to the United States and processing globally. By providing your information you consent to any transfer and processing in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Online Privacy Policy only

This privacy policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website and regarding information shared and/or collected there. This policy does not apply to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

Linked sites

Remember when you link to another site from this site, we do not control that linked site and our Privacy Policy does not apply to the linked site. Your use of other sites is subject to those sites’ own terms of use and/or privacy policies, which you should review before browsing those sites.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We will post any adjustments to the Privacy Policy on this web page, and the revised version will be effective when it is posted. If you are concerned about how your information is used, bookmark this page and read this Privacy Policy periodically.


By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.

Contact us

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by email at

This Privacy Policy was last updated on: Monday, February 17th, 2020.