fincity.tokyoTOKYO METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT
TOKYO SUSTAINABLE FINANCE WEEKTokyo Sustainable Finance Week 2022

PRIVACY POLICY

This website collects personal information from users, where necessary, to enable us to smoothly deliver related services to you, including the provision of information on its web pages. In collecting, using, and handling personal information, the Organization of Global Financial City Tokyo (hereinafter referred to as “the organization”) and the entrustees by the organization take proper measures as described below, and endeavors to provide a website that everyone can use with peace of mind.
※If you are a resident of a country covered by the GDPR (European General Data Protection Regulation) (EU and Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway) or the UK covered by the UK GDPR, please see and agreement to TSFW GDPR Privacy Policy

Definition of personal information

“Personal information” refers to addresses, names, phone numbers, email addresses, and any other personally identifying information provided via use of this website.

Scope

This privacy policy applies only to this website and does not apply to sites linked to this website. The handling of information on the linked websites is the responsibility of the respective owners/providers.

Collection of personal information

As a general rule, the Organization and the entrustees by the organization collect personal information via this website on a voluntary basis from (registered) users. The purpose of collecting personal information will be clearly stated.
The Organization and the entrustees by the organization limit the collection of personal information, where necessary, in order to achieve the purposes identifying users.

Restrictions on the use of personal information

The Organization and the entrustees by the organization use personal information provided (registered) by users for the purposes that are identified in advance.

Handling of personal information

This website’s administrators will handle all collected personal information securely and carefully and take proper measures to prevent any unauthorized disclosure, use, alteration, etc.
The management of this website may be entrusted to an external party. This contractor will also take proper measures in an identical manner to that described above.

Non-personally identifying information

This website automatically collects information on Internet domain names, IP addresses, and the user environment in which the website is viewed (hereinafter referred to as “non-personally identifying information”).

This website limits the collection of non-personally identifying information to what is necessary to improve the usability of this website, and this information will only be used for that purpose. However, statistical access data and user environment data for this website may be publicly published.

COOKIE POLICY

1. Use of cookies and similar technologies

The Organization of Global Financial City Tokyo (“Fincity.tokyo”) collects certain information using cookies and similar technologies on this website, in order to analyse visitor usage, improve service, and provide services and ads that align with individual users’ interests. This Cookie Policy explains these practices. For further information about how your personal information is handled and shared, please consult our Privacy Policy.
Fincity.tokyo reserves the right to modify this policy, either in whole or in part. Notice of any changes made will be provided on the website.

2. Definition: Cookies and similar technologies

The term cookie refers to data that is sent from a website and saved on visitors’ devices (computers, mobile handsets, etc.) when they access the website, as a tag that allows the device in question to be recognized.
Through the use of cookies it is possible to obtain information such as how many times a device has visited a website and which other websites have been visited by the user in question in the past.
A similar technology known as a beacon (or pixel), which is used to send information from users’ devices to a server, can be embedded in online content such as video or email messages. By using beacons, it is possible to obtain information from user devices, including how many times content has been viewed, the times and dates of such viewings, and whether an email message has been opened.
As described in Section 4 below, functionality associated with cookies and similar technologies can be disabled via browser settings.

3. Purposes for which cookies and related technologies are used

(1) Assessing usage data and improving service

Fincity.tokyo may collect, analyse, and use information related to visitors’ usage of this website using cookies and similar technologies in order to improve the websites and services offered to users. This website primarily use the following tool for this purpose:
■Google AnalyticsTool provider: Google Inc.
Google Analytics terms of service
Google privacy policy
・Google Analytics analyses visitors’ use of the website (access, traffic, routing, etc.) using cookies issued by the Committee. The Committee receives the results of that analysis from Google Inc. and uses them to assess use of the website. For details, please see the following URL:
https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites?hl=en
・Specific information concerning Google Analytics is also available here:
https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245
In addition, the following application uses cookies to improve the application service and the Committee provides the service using the application:
■YouTubeTool provider: YouTube,LLC.
YouTube Terms and Conditions
YouTube (Google) privacy policy

(2) Distributing ads

Fincity.tokyo uses ad distribution services to display ads when users who have visited This website in the past visit certain pages. To that end, cookies and related technologies are used to collect information about users’ browsing history on this Websites. The principal ad distribution services used by the Committee are listed in Section 4 (2) below. For more information about how to disable ads, please see Sections 4 (1) and (2).

(3) Improving usability

In order to improve your website experience, the Committee uses cookies and similar technologies. They will store the selected information, prevent from repeatedly showing the same selection screen, or storing your input data and confirming it in the following page or avoiding to request you the same input including plug-in of social network services (SNS) such as “Like” on Facebook or “Tweet” on Twitter or social log-in services such as those allows you to log in with your account of Google, Facebook or LINE.

4. How to disable cookies and related technologies

(1) Disabling all cookies

Cookies saved on user devices are retained until either the user deletes them or they expire. Although most browsers accept cookies by default, that functionality can be disabled by changing the browser’s settings.
Disabling cookie functionality may prevent use of some or all of the website’s functionality, and some pages may not display properly.
For more information about how to change cookie settings in your browser, see the following links:
Google Chrome , Microsoft Edge , Mozilla Firefox , Apple Safari

(2) Disabling cookies from a specific source

To disable Google Analytics, described in Section 3 (1) above, download the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on from the page provided by Google at the link shown below, install the add-on, and then change the browser’s add-on settings. Note that use of products and services provided by Google Inc. may be impacted by use of this add-on.
Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on
https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
To disable display of the ads described in Section 3 (2) above, access the page provided by each ad distributor at the links shown below and disable cookies from each. Please note that use of the products and services offered by the companies in question may be impacted by making these settings.

Ad distributor Privacy (cookie) policy How to unsubscribe
Yahoo Japan Corporation Yahoo! Japan Privacy Policy Disabling behaviour-targeting ads
Google Japan LLC and Google Network Google Privacy Policy Opt out of seeing personalised ads
Facebook Japan Cookie & other storage technologies About Facebook Ads
Twitter, Inc. Our use of cookies and similar technologies How Twitter Ads Work
LINE Corporation LINE Privacy Policy Settings > Privacy > Ad settings > Turn off Personalized ads setting
Sizmek Japan Sizmek Privacy Policy Opt-out Options

(3) Disabling beacons

Beacons contained in online content can be disabled by disabling cookies as described in Section (1) and (2) above. In some cases, beacons contained in email messages can be disabled by configuring your email client so that it does not download images contained in messages. However, not all email clients provide such functionality. If you are unable to disable image downloading, unsubscribe to the email newsletters you receive.

TECHNOLOGY USED

1. Recommended environment

The following browsers are recommended for the safest and most pleasant experience using this website:
Google Chrome, latest version
Mozilla Firefox, latest version
Safari, latest version
Microsoft Edge, latest version

2. Technology used

Plug-ins

Adobe Reader (latest version) is required to view and print PDF files. the latest versions of the above software will be required.

Cookies

This website utilizes cookies for the purpose of achieving a more convenient viewing experience and continuously improving this website. A cookie is data sent to a user’s browser from the server that handles administration of this website. The cookie sent is saved in the user’s computer. However, information such as the user’s name, address, phone number, and other information that identifies the user are absolutely not included in this cookie. Additionally, these cookies have no direct negative effect on the user’s computer. This website may use cookies provided by a third-party contractor to assess the access information of this website. It is possible for the user to decline cookies through the use of appropriate browser settings. Disabling cookies in this way will not hinder the use of this website in any major way. Refer to your browser’s help files or browser manufacturer for information on these browser settings.

JavaScript

Portions of this website use JavaScript to achieve a more comfortable user experience. Failure to activate JavaScript in your browser may result in an inability to properly view or use this website.

TLS

This website uses TLS encryption on a portion of its services to improve its security level. To use the relevant services, a browser that supports TLS1.2 encryption is required. The use of such a browser will automatically encrypt data that the user inputs, sends, and receives, such as the user’s name, address, phone number, and other personal information. In the unlikely event that any transmission of this data is intercepted by a third party, there is no fear that the transmission’s contents will be stolen. Additionally, the use of a firewall may prevent some users from accessing this website.

Twitter

Refer to the Twitter website for an explanation of its terms of use.

YouTube

Refer to the YouTube website for an explanation of its terms of use.

3. Information system security

This website will protect its information assets from threats, for the purpose of preserving the trust of its users and fulfilling its social mission.
As a means of maintaining the safety and accuracy of this site’s information assets, appropriate safety measures have been taken to prevent improper data access, and the destruction, alteration, loss, and leakage of this data.
The information assets on this site are handled in strict accordance with the organization’s basic policy on information security, laws, ordinances, and other standards.
Should the processing of information assets be entrusted to an external party, this processing work will take place under the appropriate supervision of the organization.
Mechanisms will be established for the continued improvement of this information security policy, one of the aims of this website.

COPTRIGHTS

1. Disclaimer

There is no guarantee of the completeness or accuracy of any information provided on this website.
This information may be changed without notice or warning.
The administrators and owners of this website accept absolutely no responsibility for any damage that may occur directly or indirectly due to the use of the information or content on this website.

2. Prohibitions

The following activities are prohibited in the use of this website:

  1. Any activity that hinders or creates obstructions to the operation of this website.
  2. Any activity that causes or may cause inconvenience, loss, or violations of privacy to the organization, the users of this website, or other third parties.
  3. Any activity that violates or may violate public order and morality.
  4. Any activity that violates a law, ordinance, or regulation.
  5. Any other activity deemed inappropriate by the organization.