Smilepod Inc.
Privacy Policy


1. Overview

Dentou Photo (“Dentou Photo”) is operated by Smilepod Inc. (“Smilepod”). Smilepod offers an internet-based service through its website, (the “Website”), that allows travelers to book photo shoots in Japan (the “Service”).

We consider the protection of our customers’ private information to be our highest priority.

This Privacy Policy governs all data collected and used by Dentou Photo, including through the Website. By using the Website, you consent to the collection and usage of data which is described in this Policy.

2. Collection of Personal Information

In providing the Service, Dentou Photo may collect personal information such as your name, email, and address. Dentou Photo collects billing and credit card information and stores photographic images of customers who purchase Dentou Photo’s products and services. This information is used to provide the Service and complete the purchase transaction. We retain the right to gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

We will not publish or sub-license customers’ photographs without their prior consent. Information about your computer hardware and software, such as your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, and addresses of referring websites, may be automatically collected by Dentou Photo. This information is used for the operation and quality maintenance of the Service and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Website.

We recommend that you review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from the Website so that you can understand how they handle your information. Dentou Photo is not responsible for the content on or practices of websites outside of the Website.

3. Copyright Protection

All content and photographs displayed on the Website and all underlying software or technology used in connection with the Website, and all aspects thereof, including all copyrights, trademarks, and other intellectual property or proprietary rights therein, are owned by Dentou Photo or its licensors. You acknowledge that the Website, content, and photographic images displayed on the Website and any underlying technology or software used in connection with the Website contain Dentou Photo’s proprietary information. Dentou Photo has the right to monitor the content that users provide to the Website but is not obligated to do so. The contents of the Website are protected by copyright as individual works, collective work, and/or compilations, pursuant to Japanese and foreign copyright laws. Users agree to abide by all copyright notices and other restrictions contained in the Website. Access to, and use of, the Website is solely for your personal, non-commercial use. Accessing, using, displaying, performing, distributing, copying, or downloading content from the Website for purposes other than personal and non-commercial use is expressly prohibited without Dentou Photo’s prior written consent. By downloading or reproducing any information from this Website, users accept and agree to the conditions described in this Privacy Policy in their entirety without modification unless otherwise agreed to in writing by Dentou Photo and the user.

4. Personal Information Usage

Dentou Photo collects and uses personal information to operate the Website and deliver requested services. Dentou Photo may also use personally identifiable information to inform customers of other products or services of Dentou Photo and its affiliates. Dentou Photo will not sell, rent, or lease customer lists to third parties. Dentou Photo may keep track of the websites and pages within Dentou Photo that users visit in order to determine which Dentou Photo services are most popular. Such data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Dentou Photo to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Dentou Photo will only disclose personal information without notice 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 Dentou Photo or the Website; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Dentou Photo; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the safety of Dentou Photo users or the public.

5. Personal Information Security

Dentou Photo secures personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.

6. Children Under Eighteen

Those under eighteen years of age must ask parents or guardians for permission to use this website. If you are a parent and you have questions regarding our data collection practices, please contact us using the information provided at the end of this Privacy Policy.

7. Changes to This Policy

Dentou Photo may update this Privacy Policy without notice.

8. Contact Information

Dentou Photo welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy. If you believe that Dentou Photo has not adhered to this Privacy Policy, please contact Dentou Photo at: