About this site

This privacy policy is based on the
URL: https://dot-and-line.com
Site Name: Dot & Line
(hereinafter referred to as “the Site”). When you visit this site (hereinafter referred to as “visitors”), you may use this site’s services (e.g., providing information on this site, receiving various inquiries, etc.). This is the policy that this site complies with when handling personal information or similar information of a person who is a member of this site.

The personal data that this site collects and why it is collected


When a visitor leaves a comment on this site, we collect the data displayed in the comment form, as well as the IP address and browser user agent string to help us detect spam.

An anonymized (also called a “hash”) string created from your email address may be provided to the service to verify that you are using the Gravatar service. The service’s privacy policy can be found at https://automattic.com/privacy/. Once your comment is approved, your profile picture will be available to the public along with your comment.

In addition, we reserve the right to delete or reject any comments or inquiries regarding the following content at our discretion. Thank you for your understanding in advance.

  • Defamation or slander of a specific person or entity.
  • It contains extremely obscene content.
  • It relates to the trade-in prohibited goods and acts prohibited by law, such as a request to do something harmful to others, or a request or mediation of an act.
  • Other things that are deemed to be offensive to public order and morals or that should not be approved by the Administrator.


If you upload images to this site (in comments, etc.), please do not upload images that contain location information (EXIF GPS). Site visitors can then download the image and extract the location data.

Contact Form

We have a contact form on our website.
We collect the following personal information that visitors enter when they contact us through the contact form.

  • Entered name
  • The email address you entered
  • The content of the inquiry you have entered


When you leave a comment on the site, you can opt into having your name, email address, and site stored in a “cookie”. This is for your convenience and will save you the hassle of re-entering your details when leaving other comments. This “cookie” will be retained for one year.

If you have an account and log in to this site, we will temporarily set a “cookie” to determine if your browser can accept “cookies”. These “cookies” do not contain any personal data and are discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we set some “cookies” to further retain your login and screen display information. The login “cookie” is retained for two days and the screen display option “cookie” is retained for one year. If you select “Save my login status”, your login information will be retained for two weeks. If you log out, your login “cookies” will be erased.

If you edit or publish a post, additional “cookies” will be stored in your browser. This “cookie” does not contain any personal data, it simply indicates the ID of the post that you have changed, and it expires in one day.

Embedded content from other sites

Posts on this site contain embedded content (videos, images, posts, etc.). Embedded content from other sites behaves exactly as if the visitor had come to that site.

These sites may collect your data, use “cookies”, embed additional tracking by third parties, and monitor your interactions with embedded content. If you’re logged in to the site with an account, this includes tracking your interactions with embedded content.

About access analysis

This website uses Google Analytics, an access analysis tool from Google.
Google Analytics uses cookies to collect access information. This access information is collected anonymously and does not personally identify you.
Google Analytics cookies are retained for 26 months (depending on your individual Google Analytics settings). This feature can be disabled by disabling cookies, so please check your browser settings.
Detailed terms of use for Google Analytics can be found in “Google Analytics Terms of Use“. Also, if you want to find out about “Google’s use of data when users use Google Partner sites and apps,” check out “Google Policies and Terms“.

Where to share your data

This site does not share any personal data with anyone.

Period to store the data

When you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata will be retained indefinitely. This is so that follow-up comments can be automatically recognized and approved instead of keeping the comments in the moderation queue.

If you are a registered user of this site, we will store the personal information that you provide on your user profile page. All users can view, edit, and delete their personal information (but cannot change their user name). Site administrators can also view and edit their information.

Your rights to your data

If you have an account on this site or have left a comment on the site, you can make a request to receive the personal data about you that we hold about you (including all the data you have provided) as an export file. You can also make a request to erase your personal data. This does not include data that we are obliged to retain for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where to send your data

Comments by visitors may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Contact Information

If you have any questions about this site or the handling of personal information, please contact us at the following email address

  • This site is operated by Dot & Line
  • Email: info@dot-and-line.com

How to protect your data

This site is equipped with a system (protocol) that encrypts data transmission on the Internet to prevent eavesdropping and falsification, and is always SSL compliant.


The copyright and portrait rights of the images and videos on this site belong to their respective owners. If you have any problems, please contact us from the Contact Us page.

We are not responsible for any information, services, etc. provided on other sites that are linked or bannered from this site.
Every effort has been made to provide accurate information on the contents and information on this site, but there may be errors or outdated information.
Please be aware that we are not responsible for any damage caused by the contents of this site.


Unauthorized use of any information on this site, including text, images, and videos, is prohibited. For anything beyond the scope of the citation, legal action will be taken. If you would like to reprint this article, please contact us on the Contact page.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

This site complies with all applicable Japanese laws and regulations regarding personal information, and reviews and improves this privacy policy as appropriate. A revised and current privacy policy will always be disclosed on this page.

Formulated on May 11, 2020.