Privacy Policy
Privacy Policy

With regard to the collection, usage, and management of personal information, based on the Aomori Prefecture Personal Information Protection Regulations, this website engages in the proper handling of personal information in accordance with the following.

Handling of personal information

Definition of personal information

Personal information is defined as information received through this website which could be used to identify a specific individual, including addresses, names, phone numbers, and email addresses.

Collection of personal information

In principle, when personal information is collected through this website, said information shall have been provided (registered) per the intention of the user in question.
In the collection of personal information, the purpose of the collection of said information shall be clearly specified.
The collection of personal information shall be conducted within the scope necessary to achieve said clearly specified purpose.

Restrictions on the usage of personal information

User-provided (registered) personal information shall be used within the scope of the purpose of collection clearly specified in advance.
Personal information shall never be used or provided beyond the purpose of collection, excluding as established in the Aomori Prefecture Personal Information Protection Regulations.

Management of personal information

Collected personal information shall be strictly managed, and appropriate measures shall be taken to prevent leakage, misappropriation, or alteration, etc.


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Cookies used by this website

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The information collected is used for statistical analysis concerning usage of this website and does not include information which could be used to identify a user.
The methods used by Google to gather information as well as the ways in which this information is utilized are stipulated in the Google Analytics Terms of Service and Google’s Privacy Policy.

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