Taisha-ryū Historical Research Group


Privacy Policy for The Historical Research Group (THRG)

The Historical Research Group (THRG) is committed to protecting the privacy of our contributors and visitors. This Privacy Policy outlines the types of information we collect from donors and website visitors, how we use it, and the steps we take to ensure its protection.

Cookie Policy
At The Historical Research Group (THRG), we use cookies to enhance your experience on our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device (computer, tablet, or mobile phone) when you visit our site. They help us to improve our site and provide a more personalized and efficient service.

Types of Cookies We Use:
Essential Cookies: These cookies are essential for the operation of our website. They enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas.
Performance Cookies: These cookies collect information about how visitors use our website, for instance, which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how our website works.
Functionality Cookies: These cookies allow our website to remember choices you make (such as your language, or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. They can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts, and other parts of web pages that you can customize. The information these cookies collect are anonymized, and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

Your Choices Regarding Cookies:
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Consent to Use Cookies:
By continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our placing cookies on your computer in order to analyze the way you use our website. Please read this cookie policy carefully for more details about the information we collect when you use this site.

If you do not wish to accept cookies in connection with your use of this website, you must stop using our site.

Information Collection and Use
Personal Information: We collect personal information when you make a donation, including your name, email address, and physical address. This information is used to process your donation, to send you the Annual Bulletin (if your donation exceeds €60), and to communicate with you about our activities. If you express interest in receiving previous issues of the bulletin, your preference will be noted and accommodated according to our donation guidelines.
Payment Information: Donations are processed through PayPal. THRG does not store or have access to your credit card numbers or PayPal account details. Payment processing is subject to PayPal’s privacy policy.
Shipping Information: Your physical address is collected solely for the purpose of shipping the Annual Bulletin or any other requested publications. It will not be used for any other purposes or shared with third parties.

Data Protection
Data Security: We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information. However, please note that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure.
Third-party Disclosure: We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personally identifiable information to outside parties except for the purposes of processing payments and shipping the Annual Bulletin. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.
Non-personal Information: We may collect non-personal information about visitors to our site. This information may include the browser name, type of computer, and technical information about users’ means of connection to our site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized. This information is used for operation of the service, to maintain the quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the THRG website.

Your Rights
Access and Control: You have the right to request access to the personal information we hold about you, to request corrections to any inaccurate information, and to request the deletion of your personal information.
Withdrawal of Consent: You may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use, or disclosure of your information, at any time by contacting us.

Changes to This Privacy Policy
THRG reserves the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time. Any changes will be posted on this page, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below. We encourage users to frequently check this page for any changes.

Contact Us
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at taisharyu.history@gmail.com.

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