Privacy Policy

1. Basic policy

The Japan Tourism Agency (JTA) collects information on users of the JTA Sightseeing Database (hereinafter referred to as the “Website”) to the extent necessary for optimal provision of services (including the provision of information through the Website). The information collected will be used appropriately within the scope of the purpose specified below.

2. Scope of information collected

  1. The Website collects Internet domain names, IP addresses, access status, and other information in the form of access logs.
  2. Cookies
    Some of the pages on the Website use cookies. Cookies refer to information about a user, sent by a web server to the user’s browser for the site operator to distinguish the user’s computer from others’, and accumulated in the user’s computer. By using cookies, the site operator can collect information, such as the number of visits from the user’s computer and the pages visited. The JTA does not use cookies to collect any information that allows it to identify individual users. The user’s browser can be set to disable cookies. Disabling cookies will not affect your use of the Website.

3. Purpose of use

The information collected in 2 (1) and 2 (2) will be used as reference to provide optimal services on the Website.

4. Use of Google Analytics

The Website uses Google Analytics to assess website use. Google Analytics uses cookies to collect information about users. For the Google Analytics terms of service and privacy policy, please see the Google Analytics website. The JTA shall not be liable for any damages resulting from use of the Google Analytics service.

5. Restrictions on the use and provision of information

The JTA will not use the collected information for purposes other than that specified in 3, nor provide it to third parties, unless information disclosure is required by laws or ordinances, violations such as unauthorized access or threats are detected, or other special reasons exist. However, the JTA may disclose information, such as statistically processed information on access to the Website and user attributes.

6. Security measures

The JTA takes the necessary measures to prevent the leakage, loss, or destruction of the collected information and to otherwise manage the collected information appropriately.

7. Disclosure of personal information

The Website does not collect the user’s name, date of birth, or any other information that can generally be used to identify the user.

8. Scope of application

This site policy applies only to the Website. The use of information by the relevant ministries and agencies is the responsibility of the respective organizations.

9. Other

The JTA reserves the right to revise the above site policy as necessary.