Privacy Policy

This website collects personal information from its users to the extent necessary to smoothly run its services, including providing information on its web pages and receiving users' opinions. In collecting, using, and handling personal information, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government takes proper measures as described below, based on the "Tokyo Metropolitan Ordinance on the Protection of Personal Information" (Ordinance No. 113 of 1990; hereinafter referred to as "the Ordinance"), and endeavors to provide a website that everyone can use with peace of mind.

1. Definition

"Personal information" refers to addresses, names, phone numbers, email addresses, and other personally identifying information provided via use of this website to the Tokyo Municipal Government.

2. Scope

This privacy policy applies only to this website and does not apply to sites linked to by this website. The handling of information on the linked websites is the responsibility of the respective owners/providers.

3. Collection of personal information

As a general rule, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government collects via this website personal information voluntarily provided (registered) by users. The purpose of collecting personal information will be identified. The Tokyo Metropolitan Government limits the collection of personal information to what is necessary to achieve the purposes identified to users.

4. Restrictions on the use of personal information

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government uses personal information provided (registered) by users only for the purposes identified in advance. The relevant implementing bodies* will never use this personal information outside the purposes of the collection, nor will this personal information be provided to any parties other than the implementing bodies, unless otherwise specified by the Ordinance.

However, statistical data on user attributes, etc., obtained through the operation of this website, may be publicly published, but this data will not contain personal information.

* "Implementing bodies" refers to those that handle the relevant personal information, namely the Governor of Tokyo, administrative commissions, the directors of public enterprises, Fire Chief, and the directors of administrative bodies stipulated by Tokyo Metropolitan Government regulations.

5. Handling of personal information

This website's administrators will handle all collected personal information securely and carefully and take proper measures to prevent any unauthorized disclosure, use, alteration, etc.

The management of this website may be entrusted to an external party. This contractor will also take proper measures in an identical manner to that described above.

6. Non-personally identifying information

This website automatically collects information on Internet domain names, IP addresses, and the user environment in which the website is viewed (hereinafter referred to as "non-personally identifying information").

This website limits the collection of non-personally identifying information to what is necessary to improve the usability of this website, and this information will only be used for that purpose. However, statistical access data and user environment data for this website may be publicly published.