Privacy Policy

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1. Overview

The Japan Up Close website ("Site") collects information from users related to areas necessary for the smooth operation of provided services (including but not limited to the provision of information on the Site, acceptance of user questions and comments, Newsletter Service). The information acquired will be used appropriately within the scope of the purpose of use as shown below.

2. Scope of information acquisition

  • The Site automatically collects and stores Internet domain names, IP addresses, OS versions, and browser versions from those who access the Site.
  • We ask users to register their E-mail addresses in order to use the "Newsletter Service" of the site.
  • We ask users to submit their name (or nickname) and E-mail address when sending us comments.

3. Purpose of use

  1. The information acquired in 2.(1) will be used as reference for the smooth operation of services provided by the Site.
  2. The E-mail addresses acquired in 2.(2) will not be used for purposes other than for sending E-mail notifications as part of the " Newsletter Service" or for provision of information related to Japan Up Close.
  3. The information acquired in 2.(3) will not be used for purposes other than for responding to users' questions and comments and providing information related to Japan Up Close.
  4. The E-mail addresses acquired in 2.(4) will be used only for responding to senders' comments and questions.

4. Limitation on use and provision

Except in cases of legal disclosure requests, cases of illegal access, threats and other unlawful acts or other special reasons, the information acquired by the Site will not be used by ourselves for purposes other than those described in 3., or be disclosed to third parties, provided, however, that statistical information regarding access to the Site or information on user attributes may at times be made public.

5. Disclosure of own personal information

With regard to the personal information registered on the "Newsletter Service" addressed in 2.(2), one may not request disclosure of his/her own personal information due to the fact that it is difficult for us to verify the identity of the requester as being the owner of that information.
One can remove or change his/her E-mail addresses.

6. Scope of application

This privacy policy applies only to this Site.

7. Changes and notices

This Privacy Policy may be changed without prior notice. As we cannot notify users of such changes as they occur, please view the latest Privacy Policy on this page from time to time.