Privacy Policy

1. Basic premise
At the Reconstruction Agency (hereinafter referred to as "the Agency"), we are collecting information from everyone using the “Fukushima Updates” website of the Agency (hereinafter referred to as "the Site") in areas necessary to the smooth operation of the services (such as information provision) provided by the Site. Information acquired will be handled appropriately within the scope of the purposes of use.
2. Scope of information acquisition and purpose of use
(1) We automatically collect and store Internet domain names, IP addresses, information about access to the Site (i.e., the date and time you access the Site and the pages you visit) and so on. 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 on some pages of the Site. However, cookies are in no way used to gather information that can identify individual users. Gathered information will be used as a reference for the smooth operation of the service provided by the Site. Moreover, you can also invalidate cookies through your browser settings. Invalidating cookies will not impede your use of this site.
(2) The Site uses “Google Analytics” (Google's access analysis tool) to analyze visits and usage. Through cookies it sets in the user's browser, Google Analytics collects information about the user's activity and URLs of viewed pages on the Site, device and browser-related data, IP addresses, etc. Please review the Google Analytics' website for description of the Google Analytics Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Moreover, the Agency will not bear any liability for damage arising from use of the Google Analytics service.
(3) The scope and purpose of use of information gathered on this site are specified as necessary in each corner, etc.
3. Limitations on use and provision
(1) At the Agency, except in cases of legal disclosure requests, cases of illegal access, threats and other unlawful acts or other special reasons, the information acquired will not be used by ourselves for any purposes other than those described in 2., nor will it be provided to any third party. However, statistical information regarding access to the Site or users' attributes may be made public.
4. Measures to ensure security
When gathering information, the Agency is taking the measures necessary to manage acquired information appropriately to prevent the leakage, loss or destruction of acquired information.
5. Scope of application
This policy applies only to the Site. On websites belonging to other agencies, information is handled according to each agency’s policies, etc.
6. Other points
Revisions to this policy will be notified on the Site.
Make inquiries to the Agency website “Opinions and Inquiries”.