Privacy policy

Handling of personal information

On this website, we will properly acquire, use and manage personal information as follows based on the "Fukuoka Prefecture Personal Information Protection Ordinance." The description regarding the handling of personal information was updated on April 1, 2008.

What is personal information?

Personal information is information that identifies or could identify a specific individual (address, name, telephone number, e-mail address, etc.).

Acquisition of personal information

When Fukuoka Prefecture acquires personal information through this website, the purpose of the acquisition will be clarified, and only information required for the specified purpose will be acquired.

Security protection

Acquired personal information will be strictly controlled to prevent leakage, loss, and falsification. Personal information that is no longer needed will immediately be disposed of or deleted.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is used in parts of our website to allow you to use some of our pages.

A cookie is an industry-standard technology that web servers use to identify computers and is, in reality, a small text file.

Cookies are used to record personal information (user IDs and passwords) and browser history provided to the site administrator by website users, to analyze access status and trends, and to use the information as statistical data.

Cookies can identify users' computers, but cannot identify individual users, unless they enter or provide detailed personal information.

You may browse and use this website anonymously with or without the cookie features.

Although it is possible to disable the cookie function by changing the setting on your browser, this may prevent you from using all or part of the services on some of our pages.

Restrictions on usage and provision

Unless otherwise stipulated in the Personal Information Protection Ordinance, personal information acquired by each implementing organization will not be used for purposes other than the purpose of acquisition or provided to any parties other than the implementing organization.

Notes on Google Analytics

Google Analytics is used to understand the usage status of this website. Google Analytics collects information of users through cookies.

Notes on social media buttons

When you browse pages on this website containing social media buttons, your data may be sent to the relevant social media. Please refer to the social media websites used here for their privacy policies.