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About Our Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

We are committed to protecting the personal information of the users of the Ishigaki City Senkaku Islands Digital Portal website and have established this privacy policy.

  • Basic premise

    The Ishigaki City Office collects information from users of the Ishigaki City Senkaku Islands Digital Portal website (domain:; hereinafter referred to as the “Site”) to the extent necessary for the smooth operation of the services provided on the Site (including provision of various information and receiving of feedback and opinions). The information collected is handled with caution and used only within the scope of its intended purpose.

  • Scope of information to be collected and intended purpose

    The Site automatically collects Internet domain names, IP addresses, information queried on the Site’s search engine, and other information related to the browsing of this Site. Cookies (information sent from the server to the user’s browser and stored on the user’s computer in order for the server to identify the user) store only information for improving usability and do not contain any personal information. Users may deactivate cookies on their browser settings. See “3. Cookie policy” for more information.

  • The Site uses cookies. By continuing to use the Site, you agree to the use of cookies as outlined below.

    Cookies store information about a user’s browsing of the Site on their computer (or Internet-connected device such as a smartphone or tablet). By using cookies, information such as the number of times a website was visited and the pages visited on the user’s computer can be obtained.

    The Site uses cookies to understand users’ usage patterns on the Site and make future enhancements. The information collected through cookies does not include any personally identifiable information.
    Google Analytics provided by Google is used to understand the usage patterns on the Site. For information on the terms of service of Google Analytics and Google’s privacy policy, please refer to the Google sites below.

  • Restriction on use and provision

    The Ishigaki City Office will not use or provide to a third party the collected information for any purpose other than the intended purpose provided in 2, except in cases when its disclosure is requested pursuant to laws and regulations, or when there are special reasons requiring its disclosure including unlawful acts such as unauthorized access and threats.

    In the case of using personal information, we will do so within the scope of the intended use of such personal information, fully recognizing the importance of protecting personal information. Additionally, in the case of entrusting a third party to process or otherwise use all or part of the personal information held by Ishigaki City, we will select the contractor carefully and undertake necessary supervision and other efforts to ensure proper management similar to that by the Ishigaki City Office.

  • Safety measures

    The Ishigaki City Office takes the necessary measures to appropriately manage and prevent the leakage, loss, or damage of the collected information.

  • Disclosure of personal information

    The Site only collects the name, date of birth, and other personally identifiable information that is provided in opinion forms, etc. and constitutes information necessary for advance reservations for public events. We do not collect information beyond these purposes. For requests related to the disclosure, correction, or deletion of personal information, please contact us at the phone number or e-mail address provided in “9. Contact.”

  • Scope of application

    This privacy policy applies only to the Site. Responsibility for the handling of information by relevant ministries and agencies lies with the respective organizations.

  • Other

    The Ishigaki City Office may make revisions to this privacy policy. Any revisions will be notified on the Site.

  • Contact

    Planning and Policy Division, Planning Department, Ishigaki City Office