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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

In order to recognize the importance of personal information and to enforce its protection, the Okinawa Churashima Foundation will comply with the various laws and guidelines set regarding the protection of personal information based on the “Act on the Protection of Personal Information”, as well as release herein the following privacy policy and work to protect personal information.

1. Regarding the handling of personal information

For the sake of the users of this website, the Okinawa Churashima Foundation may collect personal information of users to the extent necessary for smooth operation of the services (inquiries, hosting events, lecture classes, seminars, etc.) it provides on this website.  The collected information will be properly handled to the extent of the intended use.

2. Regarding management of information

The foundation will securely store the information collected through the activities on this website under strict management and will properly protect it.

3. Purpose of use

When obtaining personal information of users, the foundation will notify the users for the purpose of obtaining such information in advance, and we will appropriately obtain and use this information only with the consent of the customer.
The personal information obtained, such as the customer’s name, address, phone number and email address, will be used for the following purposes.

  • To confirm event participation
  • To communicate the change of information regarding event participation and to send reference documents
  • Correspondence for emergencies and inquiries

4. Providing personal information to a third party

The foundation will not disclose or provide personal information obtained from users to a third party other than our business partners (data processor, common carrier, post office, etc.) without the consent of the customer.  However, this excludes cases when disclosure is requested by public institutions, such as the court or police based on the law.  Furthermore, even when disclosing and providing information to our business partners, the foundation will exercise extreme caution to maintain confidentiality and to prevent inappropriate use.

5. Disclosure, correction, and deletion of personal information

When users wish to observe, correct, or delete personal information and notify the Okinawa Churashima Foundation, the foundation will promptly take action to a reasonable extent.

6. Regarding access log

Information, such as IP address and time of access of the users of this website, is recorded in an access log.  This information will be utilized for the purpose of understanding the customers’ needs for this website and upgrading and improving our service.

7. Legal compliance

The Okinawa Churashima Foundation will comply with the laws and other rules that apply in regards to personal information, as well as establish a management system to accomplish the above purpose and work for continuous improvement.

8. Regarding Google Analytics

This website utilizes Google Analytics.  Google Analytics is a service for analyzing the usage situation of websites provided by Google, Inc.  Google Analytics analyzes how users are using websites with a text file in the customers’ computers called a “cookie”.  Information regarding the usage of websites produced by a cookie (including IP address) is forwarded to and archived in the server of Google, Inc. located in the U.S.  Google, Inc. utilizes this information for the purpose of evaluating the usage situation of websites, compiling the browsing circumstances for the managers of the websites, and providing other services based on the browsing circumstances of websites and the usage situation of the internet.  Google, Inc. may disclose this information to a third party when requested based on law or when data is processed by an agency on behalf of Google, Inc.  Google, Inc. will never tie customers’ IP addresses to other data that Google, Inc. possesses.  The use of a cookie can be rejected by choosing the appropriate browser setting, but please note that all functions of this website will be unavailable by disabling the cookie.  The use of this website means that customers acknowledge that Google, Inc. will process data regarding customers by the ways and for the purposes described above.  The function of a cookie and the collection of IP addresses can be disabled by installing a plug-in: