Privacy Policy

At we are dedicated to protecting your data and privacy.

The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) covers residents of the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA). The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) covers residents of California. offers the same protections to all users of the website, no matter where they live.

The CCPA applies only to companies that have $25 million in annual revenue or that have personal information from over 50,000 people or that earn over half their annual revenue from selling personal information. TenkaraBum LLC, owner of the website, does not meet any of those conditions.

Nevertheless, this document outlines the types of personal information we receive and collect when you use, as well as some of the steps we take to safeguard information. This will help you make an informed decision about sharing personal information with us. strives to maintain the highest standards of decency, fairness and integrity in all our operations. Likewise, we are dedicated to protecting our customers' and online visitors' privacy on our website.

About Our Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that stores on your computer, which your browser provides to each time you return to the site. We use cookies to help us identify and track visitors, their use of our website, and their website access preferences.

Google Analytics Cookies uses Google Analytics to analyze the use of this website. Google Analytics collects demographic and interest data, and generates statistical and other information about website use, by means of cookies. These cookies are kept on your computer. We share this information with Google, which will store and use this information on its servers. Google's privacy policy is available at uses information from Google Analytics to track the number of visits to the website, browsers and operating systems. No personally identifiable information is obtained from these cookies. We use the information that Google Analytics generates relating to our website to create reports about the use of the site. These reports allow us to update the site and improve your usage of it.

If you do not wish your data to be collected via Google Analytics, you can install its opt-out browser extension or add-on...

Refusing Cookies

You can set your browser to accept or refuse all cookies automatically, or notify you when a cookie is being requested. Taking this action should not cause a problem with the continued use of our site. Consult the Help section of your browser for guidance on how to refuse all cookies or to notify you when a cookie is requested.

If you choose to refuse's cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the site.

Personally Identifiable Information may collect and use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • To run and operate our site.
  • To display content on the site correctly.
  • To improve customer service.
  • To help us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
  • To personalize your user experience.
  • To understand how our users as a group use the services and resources provided on our site.
  • To improve our site.
  • To improve our products and services.
  • To run a promotion, contest, survey or other site feature.
  • To send information to you that you agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to you.
  • To send periodic emails, which may include electronic newsletters and/or autoresponder series of emails.
  • To respond to your enquiries, questions, and/or other requests. may collect personally identifiable information from you in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when you visit our site, register on the site, or fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our site.

Specifically, if you purchase a product or service from us, we will collect your name, email address, mailing address and phone number. Payments are processed by Shopify or PayPal. Please read Shopify's privacy policy here: Please read PayPal's privacy policy here: If you do not accept Shopify's privacy policy do not purchase any items from If you do not accept PayPal's privacy policy do not pay for any items from using PayPal.

When checking out, if you sign up for Shop Pay at the "Remember Me" prompt, Shopify will collect your name, email address, credit card, and shipping and billing information. You can learn more about Shop Pay here:

The website does not collect your credit card or debit card number. Shopify or PayPal will collect that information if you choose to pay with a credit card, but they do not share your card number with

Mailing labels, which include your name and address, and US customs forms, which include your name, address and phone number are purchased and printed using the services of Please read's privacy policy here: If you do not accept's privacy policy, do not purchase any items from All packages are mailed using  the services of the US Postal  Service. Please read the US Postal Service privacy policy here: If you do not accept the US Postal Service privacy policy do not purchase any items from

If you complete a form, we will require your name and your email address, and will ask for information relevant to the purpose of the form.

If you submit content to us, we will ask for your name and email address. Photos you include with your submission, or details in your submission, may personally identify you.

If you request to be notified about comments on any content you submit to us, or request to be notified when others submit content, we will require your first name and your email address.

If you request to be notified when items are in stock, we will require your first name and your email address. offers RSS as a way to easily follow content updates. We use FeedBurner to let you subscribe to these updates via your email address. FeedBurner is a Google company and is covered by the Google privacy policy

You can always refuse to supply personally identifiable information and visit our site anonymously. However, it may prevent you from engaging in certain site-related activities.

If we make material changes in the collection of personally identifiable information, we will inform you by placing a notice on our site. We will use personal information received from you for internal purposes only and will not sell it or provide it to third parties. We have not sold any personal information within the last 12 months and we have no plans to do so in the future.

We also collect each visitor's IP address, which helps us combat spam and fraud. We do not use IP addresses for any other purpose. contains links to other websites that may be of interest to you. However, we do not have any control over any website other than and When you you use a link to leave our site, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you provide while visiting other sites. Other sites are not governed by this privacy statement. Always exercise caution by reviewing the privacy statement of the website in question before continuing to use it.

Non-personally Identifiable Information

We may collect non-personally identifiable information about you whenever you interact with our site. Non-personally identifiable information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about your method of connecting to our site, such as the operating system and the Internet service provider you used, and other similar information.

Children's Privacy Protection

This website is directed to adults. It is not directed to children under the age of 16. We operate our site in compliance with current regulations. Anyone under the age of 16 must provide parental consent to use this site. We do not knowingly collect or use personally identifiable information from anyone under 16 years of age.

Release of Information

If we sell, the information we have obtained from you through your voluntary participation in our site may transfer to the new owner as a part of the sale so that the service provided to you may continue. In that event, you will receive notice through our website of that change in control and practices, and we will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the purchaser honors any opt-out requests.

Data Storage

Personally identifiable information and non-personally identifiable information collected by this site is stored on our host's servers. That host is SiteSell Inc., located at 1000 Saint-Jean Boulevard, Suite 702, Pointe-Claire, QC H9R 5P1 Canada.

Personally identifiable information and non-personally identifiable information collected from purchases made on are stored on our password protected computers and paper files, all of which are kept in a locked room. This information consists of name, mailing address, email address, phone number and the items that were purchased. We do not collect and do not have your credit card or debit card information.

If you send us email, we collect your name and email address and store it on our password protected computers.

How You Can Correct or Remove Information

We provide this privacy policy as a statement to you of our commitment to protect your personally identifiable information. If you have submitted personally identifiable information through our website and would like to review your information stored on the SiteSell servers for, click on the Contact Us link and ask to review your information.

You can also request to edit or delete any of your information from the servers by clicking on the Contact Us link.

Updates and Effective Date reserves the right to make changes in this policy. If there is a material change in our cookie and privacy practices, we will indicate on our site that those practices have changed and provide a link to the updated privacy policy. We encourage you to periodically review this policy so that you will know what information we collect and how we use it.

Agreeing to Terms

If you do not agree to's privacy policy as posted here on this website, please do not consent to the setting of cookies and the collection and storage of your personally identifiable information.

Your explicit consent indicates acceptance of this privacy policy in its entirety.

Last updated: October 3, 2020

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