Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy outlines the policies followed by SORADIO( (hereinafter referred to as “the Site”) in handling personal information or equivalent information of visitors (hereinafter referred to as “Visitors”) in various services provided by the Site (information provision, inquiries, etc.).

1. Basic Policy

The Site recognizes the importance of personal information and considers it a social responsibility to protect such information. The Site complies with laws and regulations related to personal information and handles the acquisition, use, and management of personal information appropriately. The information collected by the Site will be treated within the scope of the stated purposes.

2. Applicable Scope

This Privacy Policy applies solely to the Site.

3. Collection and Purpose of Use of Personal Information

The personal information of Visitors collected by the Site, along with the purpose of use and retention period, are as follows:

3-1. Collection of Personal Information when Leaving Comments

When Visitors leave comments on the Site, the following personal information is collected:
– Name displayed on the comment form (HN)
– Email address displayed on the comment form
– Comment content displayed on the comment form
– Website name displayed on the comment form (optional)
– IP address
– Browser user agent string

This allows the name and email address to be automatically displayed the next time a comment is left, saving time on re-entering this information.

An anonymized string created from the email address (also called a “hash”) may be provided to the Gravatar service to check if the Visitor is using the service. To review their Privacy Policy, click here.

3-1-1. Purpose of Use

This information is used for anti-spam measures and spam detection, as well as for the convenience of Visitors. In some cases, the Site may also introduce comments received from Visitors.

Once a comment is approved by the Site’s administrator, the profile picture is publicly displayed with the comment.

3-1-2. Retention Period

Comments left on the Site will be retained for a period of 3 years.

Note: Visitors can choose to store their personal information in their browser.

When Visitors leave a comment on the Site, they have the option to choose whether to store their name, email address, and website information (optional) in their browser.

3-1-3. Actions the Site Can Take with Comments

If Visitors have left comments on the Site, the Site’s administrator can respond to requests from Visitors to receive their personal information (including all provided information) as an export file. In this case, a confirmation email will be sent to the Visitor’s email address.

The Site can also respond to requests from Visitors to have their personal information deleted. This does not include information that is held for management, legal, or security purposes. A confirmation email will also be sent to the Visitor’s email address when processing the deletion request.

3-2. Collection of Personal Information from Inquiries

The Site provides an inquiry form.

When Visitors make inquiries through the inquiry form, the following personal information is collected:
– Name entered in the inquiry form (HN)
– Email address entered in the inquiry form
– Inquiry content entered in the inquiry form

3-2-1. Purpose of Use

This information is used for responding to inquiries and managing Visitors. By retaining the inquiry information from Visitors, the Site can provide more accurate responses to future inquiries based on past inquiries.

The Site may also introduce inquiries received from Visitors.

3-2-2. Retention Period

Personal information entered in the inquiry form will be retained for a period of 3 years.

3-2-3. Consent for Personal Information Collection

Before making an inquiry through the inquiry form, Visitors are guided to read this Privacy Policy.

By making an inquiry, the Visitor is deemed to have agreed to this Privacy Policy.

3-3. Collection of Personal Information through Cookies

The Site may send Cookies to Visitors’ computers.

Cookies are used to store usage history and input content (such as logins) between browsers and servers when using websites.

3-3-1. Purpose of Use

Cookies are used to enhance the convenience of Visitors when browsing the Site.

For example, when accessing the same page again, the page operator can use Cookie information to change the display for each Visitor.

For instance, have you ever used a website where the login password had to be entered on the first visit, but on subsequent visits, the login screen did not appear? That is due to the use of Cookies.

If Visitors have permitted sending and receiving Cookies in their browser settings, the website can obtain Cookie keys from the Visitor’s browser.

Note that the Visitor’s browser sends only Cookies that the website’s server has sent for privacy protection.

3-3-2. Retention Period

The Cookie of comments left on the Site will be retained for 1 year.

3-3-3. Acquisition of Cookie Information by Third Parties

Third-party advertisements, such as those provided by Google, Yahoo, and others, may be displayed on the Site. In connection with this, such third parties may collect and use Cookie information from Visitors.

The Cookie information obtained by these third parties will be handled in accordance with their respective Privacy Policies.

3-3-4. Opting Out of Third-Party Cookie Information for Advertising Delivery

Visitors can access the opt-out page (for stopping the provision of personal information to third parties) set up on the websites of these third parties and choose to opt out of advertising delivery based on Cookie information.

3-3-5. Permission and Rejection of Sending and Receiving Cookie Information

Visitors can choose settings related to sending and receiving Cookies, such as “allow all Cookies,” “reject all Cookies,” or “notify the user upon receiving a Cookie.” The method of setting this varies depending on the browser. For information on Cookie settings, refer to the “Help” menu of your browser.

Please note that choosing the setting to reject all Cookies may result in restrictions on using various services on the Internet, such as authentication requirements for certain services.

4. Management of Personal Information

The Site is committed to the following aspects of managing the information provided by Visitors:

4-1. Ensuring Information Accuracy

The Site strives to maintain accurate and up-to-date information provided by Visitors.

4-2. Security Measures

The Site implements appropriate security measures to prevent the leakage, loss, or disposal of personal information, thereby safeguarding personal information.

4-3. Disposal of Personal Information

When personal information becomes unnecessary, it will be promptly disposed of.

4-4. Disclosure, Correction, Addition, Deletion, and Suspension of Use of Personal Information

If Visitors wish to disclose, correct, add, delete, or suspend the use of their personal information, the Site will promptly respond after verifying the identity of the Visitor.

If you wish to exercise the above rights, please contact us.

5. Provision of Personal Information to Third Parties

The Site will not provide personal information provided by Visitors to third parties without the Visitors’ consent. If any future provision of personal information to third parties is planned, the Site will present the information to be provided and the purpose of provision and seek the Visitors’ consent before proceeding.

6. Handling of Personal Information of Minors

If minors leave comments on the Site or make inquiries through the inquiry form, they must obtain the consent of their legal guardians. By leaving comments or making inquiries, it is assumed that consent has been obtained from the legal guardians regarding this Privacy Policy.

7. Contact Information

For inquiries related to the Site or the handling of personal information, please contact us.

Site Operator: Sora

8. Use of Access Analysis Tool

The Site uses the access analysis tool “Google Analytics” provided by Google.

Google Analytics uses Cookies to collect access information. This access information is collected anonymously and does not identify individuals.

Google Analytics Cookies are retained for 26 months. You can refuse this collection by disabling Cookies in your browser settings. Please check your browser settings for more information on how to configure Cookies.

For information on the Google Analytics Terms of Service, click here. To learn more about “How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps,” click here.

9. Third-Party Advertising Services

The Site uses third-party advertising service “Google Adsense.”

Third-party advertising providers like Google use Cookies (information about the Site’s Visitors and their access to the Site or other websites) to display advertisements tailored to the Visitors’ interests.

Visitors can disable personalized ads by adjusting the advertising settings. To make this setting, click here. Additionally, you can access to disable Cookies used by third-party advertising providers for personalized ads.

If the display of third-party advertisements is not disabled, advertisements from third-party advertising providers or ad networks may appear on the Site.

For details on third-party advertising providers that are permitted by Google for ad delivery, click here.

10. Amazon Advertising

SORADIO participates in the Amazon Associates Program, an affiliate program designed to provide a means for the Site to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to

Third parties (such as Amazon and other advertising providers) may provide content and advertisements, collect information directly from Visitors, and set or recognize Cookies in Visitors’ browsers.

11. Changes to the Privacy Policy

The Site complies with Japanese laws and regulations related to personal information and reviews and improves the content of this Privacy Policy as needed. The latest amended Privacy Policy will always be disclosed on this page.

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