Privacy Policy

1. Basic Concept

The Council For Tourism Advancement in Hitoyoshi-Kuma (the “Council”) collects information on users of the Japan Heritage Hitoyoshi-Kuma website to the extent necessary for managing services provided on this website (, the “Website”) (services include provision of information on the Website and receiving comments). Information collected will be handled appropriately in accordance with our purposes of use.

2. Purposes of Use of Personal Information

The Website may ask you for personal information such as name, email address, and telephone number when you make an inquiry; however, this personal information will not be used for any purposes other than the purpose for which it was provided.
Personal information you provided will be used to send emails and documents as part of providing business assistance from the Council or answering questions from you.

3. Restrictions on Use and Provision of Personal Information

The Council will not use personal information it collects for purposes other than those listed in 2 nor provide such information to a third party unless there has been a request for disclosure under the law, or in cases of unauthorized access, illegal activities such as threats, or other specific reasons. However, statistically processed information on access to the Website, user attributes, and more may be publicized.

4. Compliance with Laws and Regulations and Revision

The Council shall comply with Japanese laws, regulations, and other rules applicable to personal information held by the Council, and will review and improve the content of this Policy as necessary.

5. Scope of Application

This Privacy Policy shall apply to this Website only ( Handling of information by related government agencies is done so at the responsibility of the organization in question.

6. Inquiries

Inquiries on our handling of personal information can be made using the contact information below.
Council For Tourism Advancement in Hitoyoshi-Kuma
1774 Mendahigashi, Asagiri-cho, Kuma-gun, Kumamoto Ken, 868-0408, Japan
TEL:+81-966-49-9010 Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm / Closed: Weekends and public holidays