Privacy Policy
1. Basic premise
The Japan House Website (hereinafter referred to as " the Site") collects information from users related to areas necessary for the smooth operation of services (including but not limited to the provision of information on the Site, solicitation of user questions and comments and Newsletter e-mail service, etc.) provided. The information acquired will be used appropriately within the scope of the purposes of use shown below.
2. Scope of information acquisition
(1) We automatically collect and store Internet domain names, IP addresses, information about access to the Site, etc. Cookies (information transmitted from the server to the user's browser and stored on the user's computer in order for the server to identify users) may be used for purposes such as figuring out the correct number of page visits and to improve the convenience of the browser display function.
(2) We ask users to register their e-mail addresses and names in order to use the "Newsletter e-mail service".
(3) We may ask users to submit responses to questionnaires, as well as to optionally register their name, gender, e-mail address and postal address etc. in the Site's pages.
(4) When an e-mail message is sent to the Site, the sender's e-mail address will be displayed on the recipient's screen.
3. Purposes 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 e-mail service," and for provision of information related to Japan House.
(3) The responses to the questionnaire as well as names, gender, postal addresses, e-mail addresses and other 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 House.

The responses to pages such as questionnaire pages will be used as reference for the proper operation of Japan House.
(4) The e-mail addresses acquired in 2.(4) will be used only for responding to senders' questions and comments.
4. Limitations on use and provision
Japan House, except in cases of legal disclosure requests, cases of illegal access, threats and other unlawful acts or other special reasons, will not use the information acquired for any purposes other than those described in 3., nor will such information be provided to any third party. However, statistical information regarding access to the Site or information on users' attributes may be made public.
5. Disclosure of personal information
With regard to the personal information registered on the "Newsletter e-mail service" page addressed in 2.(2), one can request to remove or change any part of his/her own personal information as his/her discretion.
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 check for updates to the Privacy Policy on this page when using the Site.
8. Disclaimer
(1) While we make every effort to maintain the accuracy of the information provided by the Site, the Site shall assume no responsibility for any actions taken by a user through use of any information contained on this Site.
(2) The Site shall not be liable for any damages arising from the use of this site, either suffered by a user or inflicted by a user upon a third party.