Privacy Policy

Asano.us (Asano Taiko U.S.) Statement of Privacy.

Asano Taiko U.S. is committed to protecting your privacy. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Asano Taiko U.S. website (http://asano.us, and hereafter "asano.us") and its affiliated Los Angeles Taiko Institute website (http://taiko.la, hereafter "taiko.la"), and governs data collection and usage at all Asano Taiko U.S. sites and services. This Statement does not apply to other online or offline sites, products, or services.

Asano.us is a general audience website, intended for users of all ages. Personal information of all users is collected, used, and disclosed only as described in this Statement of Privacy.

Collection of your Personal Information

As an e-commerce website, asano.us collects personal information about customers potentially including your name, e-mail address, home or work address, and telephone number. This information is used solely for the purpose of billing and shipping your online purchases. Asano.us does not collect any information about your computer hardware and software.

Use of your Personal Information

Asano.us and its operational service partners collect and use your personal information to process product orders and deliver the products requested. Asano.us may also use your email address to contact you regarding other products or services available from Asano.us and its affiliates. Asano.us may also contact you via email, phone, or physical mail to conduct research about your opinion of asano.us current or future services. Please note that asano.us customers are not automatically added to the asano.us email list. To subscribe and receive low-volume announcements about upcoming events, taiko courses, and product announcements, please visit Asano.us/LATI Email List.

Asano.us does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Asano.us may occasionally contact you on behalf of external organizations about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your personal information (name, e-mail, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party.

We may hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, such as handling the processing and delivery of mailings, providing customer support, processing transactions, or performing statistical analysis of our services. We will only provide those companies the personal information they need to deliver the services requested. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information and are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.

Asano.us does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Asano.us may access and/or disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on asano.us or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of asano.us, including its website; or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of asano.us or the public.

Personal information collected on this site may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which asano.us or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using this site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country. Asano.us abides by the safe harbor framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of data from the European Union.

Control your Personal Information

Asano.us welcomes comments and requests concerning the collection, storage, use, and sharing of your personal information. You may notify us of your preferences by emailing [yuta at taiko dot la] or calling the Asano Taiko U.S. office to speak with our staff. If you are contacting us regarding a purchase, please provide your order number if available.

If you have subscribed to our email list and wish to stop the delivery of future mailings, please contact us by email or phone.

Security of your Personal Information

Asano.us is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide on computer systems with limited access that are located in controlled facilities. When we transmit highly confidential information (such as a credit card number) over the internet, we use a secure payment gateway so your information is protected.

Changes to this Statement

Asano.us may occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. If there are material changes to this Statement or in how asano.us will use your personal information, asano.us will prominently post such changes prior to implementing the change. Asano.us encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how we are protecting your information.