Kyoto City Tourism Association (hereafter “Our association”), by managing the City of Kyoto Visitors Hosts search site “Clematis” (hereafter “the Site”), will be responsible for the proper handling of personal information based on the following.
Article 1 — Definitions of Terms
1.“Guests” are defined as any individuals or corporations including tourism operators that use the Site to search or submit inquiries to City of Kyoto Visitors Hosts.
2.“Guides” are defined as any City of Kyoto Visitors Host and National Guides that uses the Site to transmit information.
Article 2 — Collected Personal Information
Our association collects such personal information as name, e-mail address, telephone number, gender, and address when Guests or Guides register as users of the Site.
Article 3 — Purpose of Use of Personal Information
Personal information entrusted to Our association is used only for the operation and related purposes of the site.
Article 4 — Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties
Our association does not disclose personal information to third parties except in the following cases.
(1)With the consent of the individual
(2)When outsourcing all or part of the handling of personal information to an outside merchant within the scope necessary to achieve the purpose
(3)When required or permitted based on the laws and regulations of the court, administrative agencies, etc.
(4)If disclosed in such a way that personal identification is not possible
Article 5 — Management of Personal Information
Our association safely manages personal information by taking actions to prevent leakage, loss, tampering, etc. SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) encryption is performed for personal information acquired through the site with the aim of ensuring safety.
Article 6 — Consenting to Data Handling
Article 7 — Data Retention Period
Our association will retain users’ data for as long as it is necessary for the purpose of providing service to users. However, in the event the data is no longer needed, it will be promptly deleted.
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What cookies does the Site use?
Performance Cookies: Google Analytics, which compiles anonymous statistical information about how users interact with the Site.
User cookie management
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“Types of cookies used by Google” (https://policies.google.com/technologies/types )
“How Google uses your personal information” (https://privacy.google.com/your-data.html )