About the handling of personal information
Based on Personal Information Protection Ordinance, “STAY AKITA” will handle it properly as follows and strive to create a homepage that everyone can use with confidence.
What is personal information
It is information (personal address, name, phone number, E-mail address, etc.) about individuals that is provided through this website and is information that can identify a specific individual.
About collecting personal information
When the Akita Prefecture collects personal information through this site, in principle, we will provide information based on the will of the user himself.
In collecting personal information, we will clarify the collection purpose in advance and perform within the scope of that purpose.
Use and provision of personal information
Personal information provided by you will be used within the range of collection purpose specified beforehand.
We will never use / provide personal information except for collecting purposes that are clearly indicated without your consent. In all other cases, we will not do anything except as provided in the personal information protection ordinance.
Management of personal information
Regarding personal information collected, the website administrator strictly controls and takes appropriate measures to prevent leakage, misappropriation, tampering, etc.
The Official Travel Guide of Akita “STAY AKITA” (hereinafter referred to as “the site”) is managed by Akita Prefecture and the Akita Tourism Federation (hereinafter referred to as “the Federation”).
We are not responsible for any loss or damage caused by using this site.
Regarding the information posted on this site, we strive to post accurate and up-to-date information, but we are not responsible for any accuracy, completeness, up-to-date or usefulness of such information.
Be sure to check your information content yourself before departing.
About contents provided on this site
Content (texts, images, movies, illustrations, etc.) to be provided on this site is registered and updated by municipalities and related organizations in Akita Prefecture that the administrator and administrator approved.
What are cookies?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information that are sent to your web browser when you visit a website. Cookies are stored on your computer (or other internet-enabled device, such as a smartphone or tablet) and enable the website you visited to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, and other preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them when you return to the site or browse from one page to another.
Cookies usually contain the name of the website from which the cookie originates, the “lifetime” of the cookie (i.e. how long it will be stored on your device), and a value, which is usually a randomly generated unique number.
Cookies can be “persistent” or “permanent,” meaning that they stay on your computer or mobile device when you go offline; or they can be “session cookies,” which are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.
We use Google Analytics, for example, to analyze anonymous, aggregated data statistics about traffic to “STAY AKITA”. With this data, we can better understand things like which pages our visitors read the most, which helps us to optimize our website and offer more relevant content to our visitors in the future.
What cookies does “STAY AKITA” use?
Performance Cookies: Google Analytics, which compiles anonymous statistical information about how users interact with “STAY AKITA”.
User cookie management
As a user of this website, you have the right to withdraw your consent for the use of the aforementioned cookies at any time. Please be aware that should you choose to disable cookies via your browser, you may not be able to use all of the features available on this website. Disabling cookies will also not delete pre-existing cookies stored in your browser. To delete these, please refer to your browser’s settings and help pages.
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Google Analytics and Google products
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Last modified: February 17, 2020