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National Strategy Office of ICT, Government of Japan

1) Basic premise

At National Strategy Office of Information and Communications Technology in Cabinet Secretariat (hereinafter referred to as "the Office"), we are collecting information from everyone using the IT Dashboard ( (hereinafter referred to as "the website ") in areas necessary to the smooth operation of the services (such as information provision by the homepage, the delivery of information about the website and the solicitation of opinions) provided by the website. Information acquired will be handled appropriately within the scope of the purposes of use.

2) Scope of information acquisition

  1. We automatically collect and store, IP addresses, information about access to the website (i.e., the date and time you access the website and the pages you visit) and so on. Use of cookies (information transmitted from the server to the user's browser and stored on the user's computer in order for the server to identify users) is limited to the purposes to figure out the accurate number of accesses and to improve convenience of the browser display function.
  2. In the event of sending any inquiry, comment or request, the user will be asked to enter age-range, gender, and occupation.

3) Purposes of use

  1. The information acquired in 2-1 will be used as a reference for the smooth operation of the service provided by the website.
  2. The comments collected in 2-2 will be used as a reference in future policymaking. Other optional items will be used as reference information.

4) Limitations on use and provision

At the Office, except in cases of legal disclosure requests, cases of illegal access, threats and other unlawful acts or other special reasons, the information acquired will not be used by ourselves for any purposes other than those described in 3., nor will it be provided to any third party. However, statistical information regarding access to the website or information on users' attributes may be made public.

5) Measures to ensure security

The Office is taking the measures necessary to manage acquired information appropriately to prevent the leakage, loss or destruction of acquired information. The operation of the website may be contracted out, in which case the contractor will take necessary measures necessary to manage acquired information appropriately to prevent the leakage, loss or destruction of acquired information.

6) Scope of application

This privacy policy applies only to the website.

7) Disclosure of personal data of residents in EU/EEA countries

In compliance with EU laws or legislations of EU/EEA countries, users’ personal data may be disclosed and provided to a third person/organization designated by this office or by legislations of Japan.
Please see below for further information.

8) Other

There is a possibility that your information may be sent to SNS by browsing certain pages on our website which have an icon of the SNS.
For further information, such as scope of the information to be sent, please confirm respective SNS's privacy policies on their website.

The Office may revise this policy. Notification of revision will be given on this Site.

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