This website collects information from users of this website within the scope needed for the efficient operation of services provided via the website (disseminating information via website pages, accepting comments and other feedback, etc.). This information will be suitably collected, used, and managed as described below in accordance with the Tokyo Metropolitan Ordinance on the Protection of Personal Information (December 21, 1990; Ordinance No. 113; hereinafter, “the Ordinance”) as we endeavor to maintain a website that everyone can use with peace of mind.
What is personal information?
Personal information refers to information provided to the Tokyo Fire Department via this website that can be used to identify specific individuals, including names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses.
This Policy applies only to this website and does not apply to any other websites linked to by this website. The handling of information at these hyperlink destinations will be the responsibility of the respective organizations running those websites.
Collection of personal information
The Tokyo Fire Department as a rule collects only personal information provided (registered) willingly by users.
When collecting this personal information, the purpose of doing so will be clearly indicated, and personal information will only be collected to the extent necessary to achieve the stated purpose.
Restrictions on the use of personal information
Personal information that has been provided (registered) by users will be used only for the prior stated purpose for which it was collected. Use within an implementing agency(*) beyond the purpose for which it was collected and the provision of said information to parties outside the implementing agency is strictly prohibited except when required by ordinance.
However, statistically processed information on visitors’ attributes may be made public as long as no personal information whatsoever is included.
*“Implementing agency” refers to the governor of Tokyo, executive committees, public corporation executives, the fire commissioner, and the heads of administrative bodies stipulated in Tokyo metropolitan government rules
Management of personal information
The personal information collected will be carefully managed by website administrators, with suitable measures taken to prevent leaks, misappropriation, tampering, etc.
Website administration may be consigned to an outside company, and in such instances similar measures will be taken by the outsourcee company as well.
User information not included within personal information
This website automatically collects Internet domain names, IP addresses, browsing environment information, etc. (hereinafter, “user information”).
The user information collected will be limited to that information to be used to improve the website’s usability, and will be used only for that purpose. However, statistically processed access information, browsing environment information and other data pertaining to this website may on occasion be made public.