Liana desu (referred to as this “site” in this policy) found at is owned and operated by Liana Otake (referred to as “I”,“us”, “we”, or “our” in this policy).

We respect your privacy and are devoted to keeping it protected. This Privacy Policy is to inform you of what personal information we may collect and how it may be used. This policy only applies to Liana desu.

Data Collection

Voluntary Submitted Information

While using Liana desu, we may ask you to provide personal information that may be used to contact you. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Name

  • Email Address

You may voluntarily submit information by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form.

Information Collected from Others

We may receive information from other sources. Liana desu utilizes the Disqus commenting system, so if you choose to leave a comment on a post, the social network you choose to log in with will appear.

Automatically-Collected Information

We automatically collect data information about you and the device you are using when you access Liana desu. When you access Liana desu, we will automatically log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you view, and the dates/times in which you accessed Liana desu.

We may also collect information on the actions you take while using Liana desu, such as links clicked.


We may also log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser. Both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which remain on your browser until deleted, may be used to provide you the best experience while on Liana desu.

How Information may be used

We may use the information collected in the following ways:

  • To operate and maintain Liana desu;

  • To send you promotions, such as email newsletters. Each email newsletter will provide an option to opt-out of future newsletters;

  • To send you administrative information, such as confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, etc.;

  • To respond to your comments or emails;

  • To provide you with user support;

  • To measure advertising on Liana desu;

  • To protect against unauthorized or illegal activity.

Third Party Use of Information

When you explicitly authorize us to, we may share your information with third parties.

Also, we may use third-party service providers for certain aspects of Liana desu. Each third-party service provider may use your information in accordance with their respective privacy policies.

Liana desu currently uses the following third-party service providers:

Google Analytics: this service tracks usage of Liana desu and provides us with information such as pages visited, actions on website, and referring websites. Google Analytics may record your IP Address, but no other personal information is recorded.

Mail Chimp: this service is an email service provider, used to deliver email newsletters and updates. We store your name and email address for this aforementioned purpose. Mail Chimp’s privacy policy may provide further information.

Disqus: this service allows you to leave comments on Liana desu. We may collect information based on the social account you choose to connect to Disqus. Please see Disqus’ privacy policy for more information.

At this time, your information will not be shared with any other third-party services. This list may be changed at the discretion of Liana desu.

Except when required by law, we will not sell, distribute, or reveal your personal information without your consent.

Publicly Visible Information

If you leave a comment on a post, users may see your username, profile photo, description, and website information, based on the social network you chose to log in with.


Liana desu uses cookies to record user-specific information and preferences based on what pages users visit. Cookies are also used to ensure users are not continuously shown the same banner ads and to customize the content of Liana desu.

Cookies may also be used by third-party services, such as Google Analytics, as described above.

You may deactivate cookies at any time through the settings of the browser. Also, cookies that have already been set may be deleted at any time through the settings of the browser.

Please note that if you deactivate cookies in your browser, some functions of Liana desu may not be usable.


Display Advertising

Liana desu uses Mediavine to manage all third-party advertising on the site. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the site, which may use cookies. Mediavine may collect IP addresses and location to serve personalized ads.  If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit

Affiliate Program Participation

Please note that Liana desu may utilize affiliate marketing. This means that some links throughout this site may be affiliate links and I may receive a commission from clicks and/or items purchased via these links. When clicking on an affiliate link, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track the sales of said link.

Liana desu is a participant of the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, which means I earn commissions from qualifying purchases on This program uses cookies to track visits and assign commissions.

Your Personal Information Rights

Opt-out: You may opt-out of future email communication by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. Or, you may also notify us at

Update: You may contact us at to update or modify your personal information.

Children’s Information

Liana desu does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes we have collected such information, please contact us immediately at and will do our best to quickly remove such information from our records.


All opinions expressed on Liana desu are that of Liana Otake’s and Liana Otake’s only – any group, brand, organization, etc. that Liana desu is associated with do not take responsibility for my opinions. Also note that any advice given on this blog is from my personal experience.

Liana desu (including this privacy policy) at the sole discretion of Liana Otake. I will try my best to ensure accuracy throughout the site, including the information provided and links. However, there is no guarantee that the information and links in an old post will still be valid and/or accurate today.  

Contact information

Please contact us at for questions related to this Privacy Policy.

Content Use

All posts, photographs, and any other original content are all copyright Liana Otake, 2015-2019. You are free to use photos from this site as long as proper credits are given and they are linked back to the original post on You may also link to any of my posts, but copy and pasting any part of any given post without proper credit is prohibited.


Last updated: March 13, 2019