Privacy Policy

Our basic policy

The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) collects from visitors to this site only information necessary to improve the services provided at this site (e.g., providing information through the home page and soliciting opinions on various matters). Information collected is appropriately handled within the scope of these objectives.

About information collected

(1) At this site, information such as visitor's Internet domain, IP address, and pages viewed is stored in the form of access logs.
(2) About cookies
? Some pages on this site use cookies.
? A cookie consists of information sent from a server to a user's browser and stored on the user's computer to enable the site provider to identify the user's computer. Cookies enable the collection of such information as how many times a user visits a site and what pages in the site he or she has viewed.
? This site does not use cookies to collect any information that could be used to identify users.
? Users can disable cookies by changing the appropriate browser setting. Disabling cookies will not affect the use of this site.
(3) On pages for downloading materials for submitting inquiries, users may be asked for information such as name, employer, email address, and conference name.

Objectives of use

Information collected as described in (1) and (2) above is used to improve the services provided on this site. We will use information collected as described in (3) above in providing estimates, answering inquiries, or the like. To this end, this information may be sent to organizations affiliated with the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism or the Japan National Tourist Organization (JNTO). In addition, email addresses provided are used to send replying to inquiries or to send verification emails.

Limits on use and disclosure

Information collected will not be used for any purpose other than those described above or disclosed to any third party, except when requested in accordance with law, when an unlawful act (e.g., illegal access or extortion) has occurred, or for some other extraordinary reason. However, information about this site, such as statistics on site access or user attributes, may be disclosed to the public.

Security precautions

Necessary measures are taken to prevent the leakage or loss of collected information and to otherwise assure the appropriate management of collected information.

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