Japan On-line MEDIA CENTER

Personal Information Protection Policy

Japan National Tourism Organization (“JNTO”) handles personal information under the following policy and endeavors to protect it safely and appropriately.

1. Compliance with laws and regulations in relation to the handling of personal information
JNTO complies with “the Act on the Protection of Personal Information Held by Incorporated Administrative Agencies (the “Act”)” and other relevant laws and regulations, as well as other rules, when performing business.
2. Principles concerning the handling of personal information
  • 1. Collection of personal information

    JNTO clearly informs the person who provides personal information of the purpose for which it will be used, and collects it in a proper manner .

  • 2. Use of personal information

    JNTO uses and holds personal information within the scope of the purpose of its use. People who provide personal information will be informed by JNTO of the specific purpose for which the information will be used when JNTO obtains the personal information.

  • 3. Providing personal information

    Unless it falls under any of the following cases, JNTO will not disclose or provide personal information to any third party.:

    - where the consent of the person is obtained;

    - where personal information is disclosed or provided to a company to which business is entrusted by JNTO within the scope necessary to achieve the purpose of use (JNTO appropriately supervises the entrusted company through an agreement which JNTO and the entrusted company enter into concerning the handling of personal information, or by other means); or

    - other cases where disclosure or provision to a third party is permitted under the relevant laws and regulations.

  • 4. Management of personal information

    JNTO endeavors to manage personal information safely so that the personal information will not be lost, altered, leaked or otherwise compromised.
3. Establishment of personal information protection system
JNTO has established the following system to protect and manage personal information:
  • JNTO has established a “Committee for the Protection and Management of Personal Information” in the organization and endeavors to improve the personal information protection system.
  • JNTO prescribes “Rules Concerning the Protection of Personal Information” and has prepared more precise documents to protect personal information such as specific provisions and manuals.
  • JNTO provides its officers and employees with education and training concerning the protection and management of personal information.

Personal Information Handling Policy in the Japan Online Media Center

The handling of personal information on the Japan Online Media Center (the “Website”) shall be in accordance with the Personal Information Protection Policy that is prescribed by Japan National Tourism Organization (“JNTO”)

1:Purpose of use concerning personal information
Personal information collected on the Website is used to the extent necessary to enrich and smoothly provide services based on an analysis of usage trends, results and other data for each classification of user, and to appropriately manage the Website (the “Purpose of Use”).
2:Method of collecting personal information
Personal information is collected by inputting the necessary information prescribed on the Website. When collecting personal information on the Website, you are deemed to have given consent to the personal information handling policy of the Website by putting check marks in the confirmation column, “consent to the personal information handling policy of the Website” that is displayed when confirming the input items and clicking the “confirmed” button.
3:Restriction on disclosure and provision of personal information to a third party
Unless it falls under any of the following cases, JNTO will not disclose or provide personal information to any third party:
  • ・where your consent is obtained;
  • ・where personal information is disclosed or provided to a company to which business is entrusted by JNTO within the scope necessary to achieve the purpose of use (JNTO appropriately supervises the entrusted company through an agreement which JNTO and the entrusted company enter into concerning the handling of personal information, or by other means); or
  • ・other cases where disclosure or provision to a third party is permitted under the relevant laws and regulations applicable to JNTO in Japan.