The collection, use, and management of personal information on this website are handled strictly in accordance with the “Okinawa Prefecture Personal Information Protection Ordinance”. Utmost effort is made to ensure that this website is utilized safely and securely by all users.
“Personal information” is defined as information collected by the prefecture of Okinawa on this website that is related to an individual, or information that identifies or can identify a specific individual (e.g. address, name, telephone number, e-mail address, etc.).
In the process of collecting personal information via this website, the prefecture of Okinawa shall, in principle, ensure that such information is provided directly by the user with prior consent. All purposes of information collection will be made clear and collected information shall be used only to the extent necessary to achieve the aforementioned purposes.
The personal information collected will not be used or provided for any purpose other than the purpose for which it was collected, except explicitly provided within the “Okinawa Prefecture Personal Information Protection Ordinance”.
Personal information obtained on this website will be stored safely and securely under strict management controls and will be protected adequately against breaches in data security. The Center will also exercise necessary and appropriate supervision over all employees as well as third-party vendors and contractors placed in charge of handling personal information.
Prior to the acquisition of personal information on this website, individual personal information providers will be notified of all purposes and uses of data acquisition in advance, with consent for provision of personal information duly received from each individual information provider through appropriate methods.
The personal information received (such as names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) shall be used for the following purposes.
Personal information received from individual information providers will not be disclosed or provided to third parties other than the Center’s business partners (data processing agents, delivery companies, post offices, etc.) without prior consent, except in cases where disclosure is required by law or a court of law, the police or other public authorities. In the case of disclosure or provision to business partners, adequate measures will be taken to ensure confidentiality and prevention of inappropriate use of personal information.
Please contact the Center if you would like to inquire about, correct, or delete the personal information that you have provided on this website. The Center shall respond to your inquiry as soon as it is reasonably possible.
In addition to complying with the laws and other regulations that is applicable to personal information, the Center shall establish a framework of management and control to meet all requirements extending over the above while striving for continuous improvement and enhancement.