“ADD ON OKINAWA!” Campaign site is a portal site for tourist information in Okinawa operated by the Okinawa Convention and Visitors Bureau (hereafter referred to as “OCVB”). “ADD ON OKINAWA!” Campaign obtains the minimum necessary personal information within the scope of the purposes described below.  This privacy policy applies to all parties that use “ADD ON OKINAWA!” Campaign.

1. Definition of personal information

Personal information on “ADD ON OKINAWA!” Campaign site refers to the following information that can be used to identify a specific individual through collation of the individual information itself or other information.

  1. E-mail addresses, names and addresses obtained through e-mail enquiries

2. Use of personal information

Personal information is used principally for the following purposes.

  1. For contact by e-mail, etc. from OCVB
  2. For various kinds of surveys and research regarding Okinawa tourism.

3. Restrictions on the use of personal information

As a general rule, OCVB will not disclose any information that will allow individuals to be identified, or provide third parties with personal information. 
However, in cases where OCVB entrusts an external contractor with the carrying out of any of the below activities within the scope of the purposes of use stipulated in paragraph 2, personal information may be provided on agreement of a confidentiality contract between OCVB and the said contractor,.

  1. Cases where the reception service for enquiries is entrusted to an external contractor.
  2. Cases where contact by e-mail, etc. is entrusted to an external contractor.

4. Disclosure of information due to exceptional circumstances

In the case of exceptional circumstances such as those described below, OCVB may disclose members’ personal information.

  1. Cases where a request for the disclosure of information has been made according to law by a legal institution such as a court, the Public Prosecutor’s Office, or the police.
  2. Other cases acknowledged by OCVB as being particularly necessary.

5. Acquisition of IP addresses

OCVB automatically acquires site users’ IP address information, etc. 
In cases where a site user has violated either Japanese law, or the agreements and various regulations stipulated by OCVB, cases where improper access has been identified, or cases where there is a risk of infringement of the rights of the “ADD ON OKINAWA! Campaign’s system, its site users, or other concerned parties, OCVB may investigate the IP address, confirm the identity of the site user, and terminate their access.

6. Use of access log

OCVB uses facilities such as the web server’s log analysis function to aggregate an access log and then use this for surveys and research regarding tourist information in Okinawa. Furthermore, while OCVB may acquire detailed information on transition dynamics partly through combination with personal information or cookies, this use will be in accordance with this privacy policy. In such cases, however, information on personal transition dynamics will not be disclosed in such formats that would allow identification of individuals.


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