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Privacy Policy

This website collects personal information from its users to the extent required to ensure the smooth operation of services provided, such as provision of information and receipt of user opinions on this website. In order to create a website that everyone can use with confidence, collection, use, and management of information are handled in accordance with the “Tokyo Metropolitan Ordinance on the Protection of Personal Information” (Ordinance No. 113 of December 21, 1990; hereinafter referred to as “the Ordinance”).

1. Personal Information

Personal information provided to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (“the Implementing Agency”*) through this website is of nature that can identify specific individuals, such as addresses, names, phone numbers, email addresses, etc.

2. Scope of Application

This privacy policy applies only to this website and not to any other websites that may contain links to this website. Therefore, handling of information on linked websites is under the responsibility of their respective owners/providers.

3. Collection of Personal Information

As a general rule, the personal information the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (“the Implementing Agency”*) collects on this website is voluntarily provided or registered by its users.

The purpose of collecting such personal information will be stated clearly, and such collection will be conducted only to the extent required to achieve the stated purpose.

4. Purpose of Personal Information Usage

Personal information collected by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (“the Implementing Agency”*) through this website will be addresses, names, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses, and will be used for contact purposes only.

5. Restrictions on Personal Information Usage

The personal information provided or registered by users will be used only for the purposes stated in advance.

Except as stipulated by ordinances, the personal information will not be used beyond the stated purposes within the Implementing Agency*, nor will it be provided to third parties outside the Implementing Agency. However, statistically processed aggregate information on user attributes may be made public, unless it contains any personal information.

6. Management of Personal Information

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (“The Implementing Agency”*) will strictly manage all collected personal information, and will take appropriate measures to prevent any leakage, misappropriation or falsification of the collected information.

The operation of this website may be outsourced, but appropriate measures will be taken by the outsourcing company as well.

7. User Information that Does Not Include Personal Information

This website automatically collects browsing environment information such as Internet domain names and IP addresses (hereinafter referred to as “user information”). Such user information will be used only for the purpose of enhancing the usability of this website, and will not be used beyond this scope. However, statistically processed information regarding access to this website, browsing environment, etc. may be made public.

8. Governing Law and Court of Jurisdiction

Use of this website and this privacy policy will be governed by the laws of Japan, unless otherwise stated. In addition, the Tokyo District Court or the Tokyo Summary Court will be the exclusive jurisdiction court of first instance for all disputes that may arise with respect to the use of this website.

9. Use of Google Analytics

Tool Provider: Google LLC

Information to be Collected: Usage of this website by its users, such as access status, traffic, routing, etc.

Purpose: To enhance usability of this website

To deliver notifications or advertisement to past users of this website when they browse certain pages 

Google LLC also collects and utilizes usage data of this website.

Please refer to the following websites for more information:

Google’s privacy policy is as follows:

Information on Google Analytics can also be obtained on:

10.Social Media

Some social media services may automatically obtain user information such as ID and the accessed websites from websites that contain social media sharing buttons, etc. even if the users do not click on such buttons, etc.

Please refer to the following websites for more information:

  • Twitter

    Please refer to the Twitter website for its terms of service.

  • Facebook

    Please refer to the Facebook website for its terms of service.

  • LINE

    Please refer to the LINE website for its terms of use and conditions.

11. Embedded YouTube Videos

When users visit websites with embedded YouTube videos, information such as the URL of the accessed websites and users’ IP addresses will automatically be sent to Google LLC.

Please refer to the following website for more information:

*”The Implementing Agency” refers to those that handle personal information, namely the Governor of Tokyo, Administrative Commissions, Public Enterprise Manager and Fire Commissioner of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, as well as the heads of administrative bodies specified by the regulations of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government.