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Startup City Fukuoka Privacy Policy

Updated: 7/13/2021

We will handle collection, use and management of personal information on the Startup City Fukuoka home page appropriately in accordance with the Fukuoka City personal information protection ordinance and we will strive to create a homepage that everyone can use with confidence.

Personal Information

The information that is provided to Fukuoka city through this site, such as address, name, telephone number, E-mail address, etc., can identify a specific individual (This includes information that can be referred to other information to identify a specific individual).

Collection of personal information

When Fukuoka City gathers personal information through this site, we will in principle provide information based on the will of the user himself. In collecting personal information, we will specify and explicitly indicate its purpose of use. We collect personal information within the range necessary to achieve the specified purpose of use.

This website uses SSL (Secure Socket Layer) and TLS (Transport Layer Security) encrypted communication on pages containing forms for entering personal information to protect information between the user's browser and the City's web server.

Restricted access of personal information

We will use the personal information you provide within the range of the intended use specified beforehand. Personal information will not be used / provided except for the specified use purpose except for certain cases specified by Fukuoka City Personal Information Protection Ordinance, such as when there is consent of the individual.

However, we may create statistically processed user attributes, access information, etc. that do not include personal information, and we may provide such information to others as necessary.

Management of personal information

Regarding personal information collected, the website administrator strictly controls and takes appropriate measures to prevent leakage, misappropriation, falsification, etc. For personal information that is no longer necessary for saving purposes, we will erase it reliably and promptly.

Scope of Application

This Privacy Policy applies only to the Startup City Fukuoka website (https://startup.fukuoka.jp/). For the privacy policies of other social media services used on this site, please refer to the websites of those companies.
Facebook: Data Policy (Facebook website)
LinkedIn: LinkedIn Privacy Policy (LinkedIn website)

Handling of Information Automatically Collected While Browsing the Website

This website automatically collects the following information: access log (pages viewed, date and time), traffic (amount of data transferred), Internet domain name, IP address, query information when visiting the site or searching within the site, user agent (information that identifies the viewing device, such as whether it is a PC or a smartphone), and browser used. This information is automatically collected. This automatically collected information is used for the operation of this website and to provide statistical data for the operation of the website, and within the scope of this purpose, the information may be shared with the City and the entity to which the City outsources the maintenance of the website.

Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics to monitor the usage of the site. For details, please refer to the Google website.
Google Analytics (Google website)
Google's use of information collected from sites or applications that use Google services (Google website)

Contact information

Department: Global Startup, Planning and Coordination Department, General Affairs and Planning Bureau, Fukuoka City Government
Address: 1-8-1 Tenjin, Chuo Ward, Fukuoka City, Japan
Tel: +81-92-711-4706
Fax: +81-92-733-5582
Email: globalstartup@city.fukuoka.lg.jp