Privacy Policy

Recognizing the importance of personal data protection in this advanced information communication society, Nippon Kodo, Inc. ("Nippon Kodo") shall comply with any Personal Data Protection Laws and other laws and strive to protect personal data under the following policy. The provisions of all such laws are incorporated herein by this reference.

By visiting NIPPONKODO.COM, you are accepting the practice described in this Privacy Policy. This policy applies to the website operated in the United States of America.

1. Collection of Personal Data

1.1 Nippon Kodo shall obtain customers' personal data ("Personal Data") by lawful and fair means. The following personal information is collected and maintained by Nippon Kodo:

1.2 Children's privacy (Age 12 And Under)

Nippon Kodo takes children's privacy seriously.

Nippon Kodo does not seek to collect personal information about children through any part of our Web site. Nippon Kodo does not condition a child's participation in an activity on the disclosure of more personal information than is reasonably necessary to participate in the activity.

If we become aware that a person submitting personal information to us through any part of our Web site is a child, we delete the information as soon as we discover it and do not use it for any purpose, nor do we disclose it to third parties.

Since we do not seek to collect any personal information about children, and we delete any information collected inadvertently as soon as we discover that a child has submitted it, we typically retain no information about children that could be reviewed or deleted. If a parent requests review or deletion of information about their child before we have discovered and deleted the information, then we will of course honor that request.

2. Use of Personal Data

2.1 Nippon Kodo shall make use of Personal Data within the limits necessary for conducting its business and for the fulfillment of the following purposes:

3. Transfer of Personal Data to a Third Party

We do not sell, rent or lease any personally identifiable information you provide to any unrelated third party, but we may share it with related entities or with unrelated third parties in connection with our own marketing activities, your credit application or credit card processing, or the maintenance and operation of our site, or as may be legally required. (Please do not to send confidential or sensitive information, to us through this site.)

4. Control over Personal Data

4.1 We are committed to protecting the information you provide us. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, to maintain data accuracy, and to ensure the appropriate use of the information, we have in place appropriate physical and managerial procedures to safeguard the information we collect.

4.2 You are advised that other web sites which may be accessed through our site may collect personally identifiable information about you. The information practices of those third-party web sites linked to us are not covered by this privacy statement. Please contact them directly for their privacy statement.

4.3 We use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption when collecting or transferring sensitive data such as credit card information. (SSL) encryption is designed to make the information unreadable by anyone but us. This security measure is working when you see either the symbol of an unbroken key or closed lock (depending on your browser) on the bottom of your browser window.

4.4 Although we use security that we believe to be appropriate to protect the personal identifying information disclosed to us on this Web site, we do not guarantee that our security precautions will protect against and we expressly disclaim any liability for any loss, misuse, or alteration of your Personal Information or from your access to or use of our information.

5. Disclosure, Correction, Suspension of use, and Deletion of Personal Data

When a customer requests the disclosure, correction, suspension of use, or deletion of his/her Personal Data, Nippon Kodo shall promptly respond to such request in accordance with its prescribed procedures. In making the request for disclosure, correction, suspension of use, or deletion, the claimant shall use the format designated by Nippon Kodo and follow its prescribed procedures described below,

6. Organization

6.1 Nippon Kodo shall appoint an Administrator for Personal Data who shall be responsible to conduct appropriate control over Personal Data.

6.2 Nippon Kodo shall hold in-house training for its directors and employees concerning the protection of Personal Data and appropriate control thereon, and shall emphasize to the whole company the importance of appropriate management of Personal Data in the day-to-day operations of the business. Employees will have access to Personal Data on a "need-to-know" basis only.

7. Links to Other Web Sites

For our customers' convenience, the web site of Nippon Kodo has links to web sites of others relating to fragrances and aromas, however, Nippon Kodo does not share Personal Data with operators of such web sites. When linking to another web site, you should always check said site's Privacy Policy so you know and understand their practices. Nippon Kodo is not liable at all for any improper use, disclosure or management of any Personal Data that may result from the web site of others.

8. Changes or Modifications to this Privacy Policy

When minor changes or modifications to this Privacy Policy are made, Nippon Kodo shall give notice thereof in the box titled "What's New" on the top page of its web site. If any substantial or major changes are made to this policy, you will be notified via email of such changes. In order to keep up-to-date on the Privacy Policy of Nippon Kodo, regular visits to the web site are encouraged and appreciated.

9. Use of Cookies

New technologies are emerging on the Internet that helps us deliver customized visitor experiences. We may use cookies to help us provide you with a fast, convenient shopping experience at our online store. A "cookie" is a data element a web site sends to your browser. It is stored on your computer and tells a web site that a previous visitor has returned. It doesn' t automatically give personal information about you, like your email address or name. If you want to give us personal information through registration, then a cookie will help us deliver content based on your interests and preferences. Cookies help us monitor whether our web site is functioning properly and helps us perform site traffic analysis.

10. Assets of the Corporations

If for any reason, Nippon Kodo or its' assets are ever sold, the customer list is a part of Nippon Kodo's asset pool and may be sold or transferred in accordance with any applicable laws without your consent.

11. Drafting, Operation, Maintenance and Alteration of Compliance Program for Personal Data Protection

For the implementation of this Privacy Policy, Nippon Kodo shall draft a compliance program for Personal Data protection which includes this Privacy Policy, Personal Data Protection Rules and other relevant rules; thereafter Nippon Kodo shall implement it by making its employees and other relevant persons well aware of the details of the policy. Nippon Kodo is committed to maintaining and improving its Privacy Policy on a continuous basis.

Contact information

If for any reason you have questions about this policy, please contact us at Please include your contact information so that we may respond to you accordingly.