Privacy Policy

1.Basic premise

We collect information from those, who use the Site of Taste of Japan operated by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (hereinafter referred to as "MAFF") (hereinafter referred to as "the Site") in areas necessary to the smooth operation of the services (information provision by the homepage) provided by the Site. Information acquired will be handled appropriately within the scope of the purposes of use.

2.Scope of information acquisition 

We automatically collect and store, IP addresses, information about the access to the Site and so on. However, we do not use Cookie (information transmitted from the server to the user's browser and stored on the user's computer in order for the server to identify the Viewers).

3.Limitations on use and provision

At MAFF, except in cases of legal disclosure requests, cases of illegal access, threats and other unlawful acts or other special reasons, the information acquired will not be used by ourselves for any purposes other than due to any special reasons, nor will it be provided to any third party. However, statistical information regarding access to the Site or information on the Viewers' attributes may be made public.

4.Measures to ensure security

MAFF takes measures necessary to manage acquired information appropriately to prevent the leakage, loss or destruction of acquired information.

5.Scope of application

This Privacy Policy applies only to the Site. Collection of information on relevant website, etc. shall be implemented on the responsibilities of each organization, structure and group.