Privacy Policy & User Agreement

Privacy Policy of BilingualNews Website

Data Collected

Personal data may be provided by the user or automatically collected during use of the application, as is necessitated to provide its services. Other data collected may be described in later sections of this policy document or by dedicated text with the data collection. Use of tracking tools by this application or by third party services used by this application, unless stated otherwise, serves to identify users and customize user experience as required to provide requested services. Personal data may be freely provided by the user, or collected automatically when using this application. Failure to provide certain personal data may make it impossible for this application to provide its services.

The Personal Data collected are used to provide the User with services, improve the services provided or to sell goods, including payment and possible delivery. The Personal Data collected to complete the payment may include the credit card, the bank account used for the transfer, or any other means of payment envisaged. The kind of Data collected by depends on the payment system used.

• Identity Data, which may include your first name, last name, title.
• Contact Data, which may include your delivery/service address, email address and telephone numbers.
• Technical Data, which includes your internet protocol (IP) address, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, and operating system and platform.
• Usage Data, which includes information about how you use our website.
• Marketing and Communications Data, which includes your preferences in receiving marketing
and non-marketing communications from us.

Processing of Data

Methods of processing

Appropriate security measures will be taken by the data controller to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of personal data. Processing of the personal data will utilize computers and IT enabled tools for the purposes indicated. The data may be accessible to certain parties involved with the operation (administration, IT companies, communications agencies, hosting providers, technical services providers, etc) as appointed necessarily by the owner to process data. The data controller may collect, use, transfer, and disclose non-personal information for any purpose.

We have set out below a description of the purposes for which we may use personal information. For each purpose, we identify the groups of personal information we use for that purpose (please refer to section above).

To administer and protect our business and this website (including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, system maintenance, support, reporting and hosting of data):
Identity, Contact, Technical

To use data analytics to improve our website, products/services, marketing, customer relationships and experiences:
Technical, Usage

To comply with legal obligations that apply to us, monitor and ensure compliance with our terms, and defend our legal interests in the event of a potential dispute:
Identity, Contact, Transaction, Technical, Profile, Usage, Marketing and Communications

Retention time

The data is retained for the period necessary to provide services requested by the user, or stated by the purposes outlined in this document. The user can request that the data controller suspend or remove user data.

Third party services with which data may be shared for purposes of providing services to the User:, AWS, Google Analytics, WordPress Stats, Google Tag Manager, Paypal, Stripe, Apple Pay

Cookie Policy

This document informs Users about the technologies that help to achieve the purposes described below. Such technologies allow the Owner to access and store information (for example by using a Cookie) or use resources (for example by running a script) on a User’s device as they interact with For simplicity, all such technologies are defined as “Trackers” within this document – unless there is a reason to differentiate. Within this document, the term Cookies is only used where it is specifically meant to indicate that particular type of Tracker. Some of the purposes for which Trackers are used may also require the User’s consent. Whenever consent is given, it can be freely withdrawn at any time following the instructions provided in this document. uses Trackers managed directly by the Owner (so-called “first-party” Trackers) and Trackers that enable services provided by a third-party (so-called “third-party” Trackers). Unless otherwise specified within this document, third-party providers may access the Trackers managed by them. The validity and expiration periods of Cookies and other similar Trackers may vary depending on the lifetime set by the Owner or the relevant provider. Some of them expire upon termination of the User’s browsing session. In addition to what’s specified in the descriptions within each of the categories below, Users may find more precise and updated information regarding lifetime specification as well as any other relevant information – such as the presence of other Trackers – in the linked privacy policies of the respective third-party providers or by contacting the Owner. uses so-called “technical” Cookies and other similar Trackers to carry out activities that are strictly necessary for the operation or delivery of the Service.

Measurement uses Trackers to measure traffic and analyze User behavior with the goal of improving the Service.

The services contained in this section enable the Owner to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behavior.

Google Analytics (Google LLC)
Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google LLC (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services. Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
Personal Data processed: Cookies and Usage Data.
Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

WordPress Stats (Automattic Inc.)
Wordpress Stats is an analytics service provided by Automattic Inc.
Personal Data processed: Cookies and Usage Data.
Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

How to manage preferences and provide or withdraw consent

There are various ways to manage Tracker related preferences and to provide and withdraw consent, where relevant:
Users can manage preferences related to Trackers from directly within their own device settings, for example, by preventing the use or storage of Trackers. Additionally, whenever the use of Trackers is based on consent, Users can provide or withdraw such consent by setting their preferences within the cookie notice or by updating such preferences accordingly via the relevant consent-preferences widget, if available. It is also possible, via relevant browser or device features, to delete previously stored Trackers, including those used to remember the User’s initial consent. Other Trackers in the browser’s local memory may be cleared by deleting the browsing history. With regard to any third-party Trackers, Users can manage their preferences and withdraw their consent via the related opt-out link (where provided), by using the means indicated in the third party’s privacy policy, or by contacting the third party.

Advertising industry specific opt-outs

Notwithstanding the above, Users may follow the instructions provided by YourOnlineChoices (EU), the Network Advertising Initiative (US) and the Digital Advertising Alliance (US), DAAC (Canada), DDAI (Japan) or other similar services. Such initiatives allow Users to select their tracking preferences for most of the advertising tools. The Owner thus recommends that Users make use of these resources in addition to the information provided in this document. The Digital Advertising Alliance offers an application called AppChoices that helps Users to control interest-based advertising on mobile apps.

Additional information

Legal action

The user’s personal data may be used for legal purposes by the data controller, in court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this application or the related services. The user declares to be aware that the data controller may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.

System logs and maintenance

For operation and maintenance purposes, this application and any third party services may collect files that record interaction with this application such as system logs or use for this purpose other personal data, such as IP addresses.
Information not contained in this policy
More details concerning the collection or processing of personal data may be requested from the data controller at any time.

Changes to this privacy policy

The data controller reserves the right to update this privacy policy at any time and give notice to its users on this page. It is recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the top. If a user objects to any of the changes to the policy, the user must discontinue using the application. Unless stated otherwise, the then-current privacy policy applies to all personal data the data controller has about users.

Owner and Data Controller

23-17 Sakuragaokacho, City Court Sakuragaoka 408
Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan
Owner contact email: [email protected]

User Agreement of BilingualNews Website

Bilingual News: Transcripts

♣ Please read this agreement carefully before using the website. Use of the website shall constitute the express consent of the user to be bound by the terms of this agreement.


The Bilingual News website, and any third party software, documentation, interfaces, content, fonts and any data accompanying the website whether in read only memory, on any other media or in any other form are licensed, not sold, to the user by STEGA GK (BilingualNews) for use only under the terms of this agreement. BilingualNews reserves all rights not expressly granted to the user. BilingualNews may make changes or updates to the website at any time without notice to user and has no obligation to maintain existing features or content.

Return Policy

BilingualNews will process returns on the condition that the product was received in a damaged or flawed condition or on the condition that the customer received the wrong product.

Uses and Restrictions

User is granted a limited, non-transferable, non-exclusive license to use the website on any device that the user owns or controls. The user may not distribute or make the website available over a network.

Title and intellectual property rights in and to any content displayed by or accessed through the software belong to the respective content owner. Such content may be protected by copyright or other intellectual laws and may be subject to terms of use of the third party providing such content. Except where otherwise indicated, this agreement does not grant any rights to use such content nor does it guarantee that such content will continue to be available to the user and the user may not use, extract or distribute, commercially or otherwise, on a standalone or other basis, any photographs, images, graphics, clipart, artwork or similar assets contained within, or provided as a part of, the website or services, or otherwise use the material outside the context of its intended use as part of the website.

The user may not copy except as expressly permitted, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, attempt to derive the source code of, decrypt, modify, or create derivative works of the website. The user agrees to use the website and any anyassociated components in compliance with all applicable laws, including local laws of the country or region in which the user resides.

The rights under this agreement will terminate automatically or otherwise cease to be effective without notice if the user fails to comply with any of the terms of this agreement. Upon termination of this agreement, the user must cease all use of the website.

Data Use

At all times the user’s information will be treated in accordance with the website’s privacy policy, which is incorporated by reference into this agreement.

The user understands that by using the website, the user may encounter content that may be deemed offensive, indecent, or objectionable, which content may or may not be identified as having explicit language. The user agrees to use the website at the user’s sole risk and that BilingualNews shall have no liability to the user for content that may be found to be offensive, indecent, or objectionable.

The user agrees that the website contains proprietary content, information and material owned by BiingualNews that is protected by applicable intellectual property laws, including but not limited to copyright. The user agrees that the user will not use such proprietary content, information or materials other than for permitted use of the website or in any manner that is inconsistent with the terms of this agreement.


BilingualNews does not warrant against interruptions of service, errors or other problems that may arise with the website, nor that errors within the services provided will be corrected or that the services will continue to be available. No oral or written statement given by BilingualNews shall create a warranty or guarantee. To the extent permissible by law, in no event will BilingualNews be liable for personal injury or damages whatsoever arising out of or related to use of the application. The maximum remedy available to the user for any failure of the software product is a refund of actual fees paid, which refund shall be pro-rated to cover only the period of such failure.



代表者:山浦 マイケル

運営統括責任者:山浦 マイケル

所在地:〒150-0031 東京都渋谷区桜丘町23番17号 シティコート桜丘408


メールアドレス:[email protected]