Privacy Policy

Steampunk Digital takes your personal privacy very seriously, we strive to do more than observe all applicable laws and regulations related to privacy protection. Here we explain how we safeguard your privacy, and consider how your data is used at rest, in transport, and while processing.


This Privacy Policy applies to all matters relating to the handling of personal information on “Steampunk Digital” and “Digital Dojo” websites (the “Website”), located at,

which is operated by Steampunk Digital, Co. Ltd. and with regard to “Monocle 3D Scanner” iOS app (the “Monocle App”) available on the Apple AppStore at

  • We will comply with all applicable laws and regulations concerning privacy protection in handling your personal information
  • We will only collect your personal information by appropriate and fair means
  • We will not use your personal information beyond the scope of the purpose of use that we have previously specified, unless you give your prior consent
  • We will not provide third parties with your personal information unless you give your prior consent, other than as specifically set forth in this Privacy Policy
  • We will at all times assign responsibility for protection of personal information and development of our internal systems to a designated officer in order to help ensure appropriate management of personal information. At the moment this is Aaron Hilton, the President of Steampunk Digital, Co. Ltd.
  • We will maintain appropriate safeguards to protect your personal information from improper disclosure or modification and from unauthorized access. We consider attack points of data at rest, in transport, and while processing in all of our systems
  • We will regularly review this Privacy Policy with our team to help ensure that appropriate safeguards are maintained
  • This Privacy Policy does not apply to personal information that we may obtain from other firms in the course of working on consultation projects. However, with reference to the principles of the Personal Information Protection Law of Japan, we will handle any such personal information in a manner that we believe is appropriate

Handling of Personal Data

Appropriate Collection

We will only collect your personal information by appropriate and fair methods. For example this may occur through presented forms with clearly stated purpose and intent, and this data will not be re-purposed without your consent.

Types of Information We Collect

The personal information we collect may include your full name, e-mail address, nationality, IP address, and 3D scan data in the use of the Website or Monocle App.

Purpose of Use

Personal information we collect may be used for the following purposes:

  1. Providing services on the Website (hereinafter called the “Online Services”) to customers and conducting related operations
  2. Processing of customer sign-ups for the Online Services, such as updates and competitions. Responses to customer inquiries and complaints
  3. Storage and processing of uploaded 3D scan data, for the purpose of serving said 3D scan data via the website
  4. Efforts to design, customize, and improve the Service to interest of our users, including sending questionnaires to users (no personal information collected thereby will be disclosed to any third parties)
  5. Notification to contest winners
  6. Fulfillment of online orders that requires sharing customer order information on a need to know basis to our order fulfillment centre and supplier

Before using personal information for any purpose other than those listed above, we will notify you to request your consent, and will not use your personal information for such other purpose unless you give your consent.

If you do not wish for us to use your personal information for the purposes described in (4) above, you may opt out of such uses.

Providing Information to Third Parties

We will not provide your personal information to any third party without your advance consent, except where such disclosure:

  • Is in accordance with or required by applicable law
  • Is necessary for the protection of the safety or property of our users or the public, and it is difficult or impractical to obtain the consent of the individual
  • Is necessary for public health or education and it is difficult or impractical to obtain the consent of the individual
  • Is made in cooperation with national or local authorities, or an individual or entity appointed by such authorities to enforce the law or carry out legal process, and in which seeking the consent of the individual could affect such enforcement or legal process
  • Is made pursuant to a merger, acquisition or other business combination


We may disclose aggregate information regarding users (not including personally identifiable information) to third parties that we believe to be reputable. Please also see “About Cookies” below.

If we entrust any individual or corporate entity with the handling of any personal information, we will exercise necessary and appropriate supervision over such individual or corporate entity to ensure the security of such personal information.

About “Cookies”

Steampunk Digital uses “cookies”— small files that the web browsers store on your computer — to manage access to and use of our site, recognize your preferences and to facilitate effective site administration.

Some of the services included in our Website are delivered or served by third-party companies. These companies may place or recognize cookies, Web beacons or other technology to track certain non-personal information about our website users. You may opt out of their use by modifying the configuration of your web browser.


We use Google Analytics to measure general user activity of the Website throughout the use of our services. It helps us better understand how our users discover information on our website, where they come from, what languages they speak, and what parts of the Website are most visited. The tool uses cookies to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the site (including IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors’ use of the site and to compile statistical reports on website activity for us. Google may also use the data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.


To protect the personal information we collect from threats of improper disclosure or modification, and from unauthorized access, and to maintain data accuracy, we have established appropriate physical, electronic and procedural safeguards in accordance with this Privacy Policy. By default we always encrypt our data storage, use salted-hashing to protect passwords, we use military grade encryption in transport (HTTPS), and we restrict data usage on a need-to-know basis.


At the moment Aaron Hilton, the President of Steampunk Digital, is currently the appointed Privacy Officer. He endeavours to safeguard the privacy of our users and ensure compliance with the requirements of applicable laws related to privacy protection.

Contact for Inquiries and Complaints about the Handling of Personal Information

Contact us by e-mail at:

[email protected]

We will try to respond to any inquiries typically within 1-2 business days. Or up to 14-days if on vacation, and you receive an automated response.