Privacy Policy

Sometimes we receive personal information from opinion contributions and/or inquiries from website users via the "ARITA 400Project" website. The Executive Committee of "ARITA 400project" will thoroughly protect such personal information through the following management strategies conducted in line with the "Saga Prefectural Privacy Policy and Action Program."

Handling of personal information:

1. Scope of the "ARITA 400project" website

The general website of the "ARITA 400project" is a website whose domain name is <>.

2. Definition of Personal Information

Personal information to be protected following the Saga Prefectural Privacy Policy and Action Program is all information that can identify a website user, such as name, addresses, facial photograph, email addresses, phone numbers, gender, date of birth, occupation, outlook on life, and personal principles.

3. Clarifications on the purpose of collecting personal information.

When collecting personal information, the Executive Committee of "ARITA 400project" will do so within the minimum requirements to achieve its purpose, and clearly indicate the purpose of its use.

4. Personal information will not be used outside the range of the intended purposes.

This website will use personal information provided by users only for the purposes specified to users, and NOT outside those purposes.

5. Personal information will not be provided to any third party beyond the intended purposes of use.

We will not provide any personal information we have received through this website to any third party except for cases where we received the user’s consent or cases where such provision is required by laws or regulations.

6. An encryption technique has been applied.

On this website, users may be asked to enter their personal information in the Inquiry Form. Users’ personal information will be collected using SSL communication (a type of communication that uses a technique to encode information transmitted on the Internet).

7. Access logs

This website records information regarding persons who have accessed it in the form of an access log. Access logs contain such information as domain names, IP addresses, types of browsers used, and dates/times of access, but do not contain any information that can identify specific individuals. Access logs will be used for maintenance of the website and statistical analyses of the usage status, but NOT outside the intended purposes.

8. Cookies

Cookies are data files sent to users’ computers from the website, and can be read by the website when a user accesses the website again. On some pages of this website, by using cookies, users’ time and effort to enter the same information every time may be saved, and the history information of pages that users have visited may be collected. However, we will obtain no personal information from any user through the use of cookies. Users can also refuse to receive cookies. In this case, such users may not be able to use some of the services provided by this website.

9. Inquiries

Secretariat for the Executive Committee of the Saga Prefectural Project to Commemorate the 400th Anniversary of the Founding of Arita Ceramics

Phone: +81-(0)952-25-7231 Fax: +81-(0) 952-25-7392