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Using Your Customer Account
- Creating Your Customer Account
- Forgotten Your Password?
- Order Status/Details/History
- Making Changes to Your Order/Cancelling Items
- Frequent Shopper Points
- Updating Your Account
- E-mails You Receive From Us
- E-mail Preferences and Subscriptions *
- Customer Reviews
- Review Guidelines
- Pre-Release Comments
Creating Your Customer Account
You can create your customer account either in the process of placing your first order at coolJAPANstore, or anytime by clicking on "create an account."
- The personal information necessary to process your order is safely transmitted through our website..
- You can check your order status, track your package shipped by EMS and order history online, change account information, using our products alert service, setting and using address book and more with your account. Other benefits include receiving e-mail updates about upcoming releases.
Forgot Your Password?
If you have forgotten your password click on the link "Password forgotten? Click here' on the login screen and we will send you an e-mail with information how to reset your password.
If you wish to change your password, visit "Account info" anytime.
If you click on "Order History", you can view the details of your orders as listed below.
Order Number: Your Order Number will be listed here. Please include this number when contacting us about your orders.
Order Status: That Status of your Order will show here.
The Order Status will be shown as Payment Completed, Processing, Shipped or Cancelled. The terms mean the following.
Payment Completed: We have received your order and are in the process of obtaining your items. We will finalize your order as soon as we have confirmed your payment. You can cancel any item from your order whilst under "Payment Completed" status. Please contact us by e-mail to do so, by including your order number, the catalog number of the item you would like to cancel, charged amount from PayPal and the Name which the statement is addressed to. And for security reasons please contact us using the same email address registered to your account. We process orders 1-2 times per business day.
Click here for details of conditions in canceling items.
Processing: Your order has been processed, payment confirmed, and we will ship your order as soon as all the items have become available. When your order is under "Processing" status items cannot be cancelled.
Normally, shipping process is completed in 1-2 days. Once an order enters shipping process, it is not possible to make any change to it, even on our side.
Shipped: Order has been shipped. An EMS tracking number will appear on the details page of your order if the shipping method is EMS (Express Mail Service), However, it may take 1-2 days before online tracking becomes available.
Cancelled: Your cancellation request has been accepted and completeｄ. The refund will be processed through PayPal.
You can also view status for each item as detailed below.
Delayed: Arrival of one or more items have unexpectedly been delayed. We are continuing with our efforts to obtain the item as soon as possible. The expected time for the item to become available will be shown under "Availability.". We will send you an e-mail with information concerning the delay.
If the estimated delay is longer than 3-4 weeks you will be able to cancel the item regardless of order status .Please let us know by e-mail if you wish to cancel an item. Please include your order number, the catalog number of the item, charged amount from PayPal and the billing address. And for security reasons please contact us using the same e-mail address as the one registered to your account.
- Order Date: Date of your order
- Products: The number of items ordered (type)
- Delivery Address: Shipping address
- Order Total : Total amount of charge
However, the price shown uses the rate available on the day of your order. The final charge may change depending on to the time your credit card has been charged or changes in shipping fees.
View Order: You can view the details of your order.
Making Changes to Your Order/Cancelling Items
Making Changes to Your Items
Once you have completed your order you are unable to make any changes of the items on your account. If the order has entered "Processing" status you are unable to cancel any items from your order. So please make sure to double check your items and other filled in details before you complete your order.
If you are paying by PayPal you cannot make changes to your order (items, shipping address, shipping method, splitting orders, combining orders etc).
To make changes to your orders please contact us by e-mail at Contact us
You are able to cancel items while your order status is "Payment Completed" or "Delayed". Once your order enters "Processing" status you can no longer make any cancellations online, unless an item is expected to be delayed for more than 3-4 weeks,. Please contact us by e-mail to cancel items for orders that have entered "Processing" status. Please include your order number and the catalog number of the item you would like to cancel. And for security reasons please contact us by using the same e-mail address as the one registered to your account.
You are unable to make the following changes online. However, as long as the order has not entered "Processing", we will make the change on our side, so Please contact us by e-mail, including your order number and the catalog number of the item you would like to cancel. For security reasons please contact us by using the same e-mail address as the one registered to your account.
* Change Shipping Address: Please sign in to My Account and add the new shipping address first, and then contact us by e-mail. Likewise, if you would like to make corrections to the registered address, please do so in My Account before contacting us.
Change Shipping Method: The shipping charges and the average time for delivery vary depending on the shipping method. We can change the shipping method if it is before "Processing". If you would like to change your shipping method, please contact us by e-mail. *
* Change Payment Method: At the date of September 2009, we only accept paymenｔ by Paypal. We plan on renewing the system soon.
Updating Your Account
Changing Your Name, E-mail Address, Password, or Phone Number
All the above can be updated at "Account info". Please make changes as necessary. You will be asked to enter your password twice regardless of whether you have changed the password or not.
Add/Edit Shipping Address
To add a new shipping address to your account, please click on "Address book" Click on "Add address" and fill out the form. If you would like to make changes to the addresses already registered, select the address to edit and make the changes as necessary.
Please note that changes made to the shipping address will only affect future orders. To change the shipping addresses for current orders, either add or edit them in the address book first, and then let us know via Contact us. Please make sure to give us the order numbers and shipping addresses you would like the orders to be sent to. Also, please make sure to contact us through the e-mail address registered in your customer account so that we can correctly identify you. If you do not let us know, any changes made in the address book will not be reflected on your orders.
E-mails sent by coolJAPANstore
After you have created your account, you will be receiving confirmation e-mails at the address registered in your account. You will also receive confirmation e-mails with a summary of your order after we have received your order and after any changes have been made on your order. Shipping confirmations will also be sent after your order is shipped.
If you do not receive those e-mails above, please check the following:
- Is your e-mail address registered correctly?
- Are e-mails from coolJAPANstore being blocked from your mailbox?
- Is your e-mail address valid at the moment?
If those problems occur, please give us your valid e-mail address or white-list e-mails from coolJAPANstore to avoid unnecessary troubles.
Availability is updated everyday. However, we occasionally experience unexpected delays. In such occasions, we update your Order Status which you can view through My Account. Also, we send e-mail to let you know about the update. We also e-mail you when items become unexpectedly unobtainable.
* Shipping charges may be subject to an update at the time of shipping, when actual weight of the order becomes available. When that happens, we will contact you in advance to let you know.
We process credit card orders upon receiving authorization from your credit card company. In case we are not able to receive authorization, we will notify you by e-mail.
My Product Notification
You can subscribe/unsubscribe to our newsletters when creating your account or by clicking on the link "Item Alert" at any time.
Please give us feedback so we can improve your shopping experience and help other customers make purchase decisions. It only takes a few easy steps to become a coolJAPANstore online reviewer. But before you begin please read the guidelines below.
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The review needs to be longer than 15 letters.
You cannot use HTML.
Please make sure to grade the item under "Rating".
Only one review may be posted per customer on any item.
Reviews cannot be deleted once they have been posted.
Once a review is submitted it will become the sole property of coolJAPANstore (coolJAPAN inc.).
Please refrain from including any of the following in your review, or it may be subject to deletion:
- Blasphemy, immorality or vulgarity
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- State untrue facts, any details about the product that may ruin the viewing experience for future customers, or any advertisement (including firms and individuals)
- URLs, phone numbers, addresses, e-mail address and other personal data
- Ill mannered comments towards other reviews or reviewers
- In case HTML tags are used, modifications may be made to your review if necessary.
- Time-sensitive information
We will not post any reviews that do not follow these review guidelines.
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Review guidelines may be subject to change without prior notice.
You are able to submit comments on pre-released items.
Please note that the user reviews & comments are the opinions of other individuals, and make your purchase decision on your own.
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