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Privacy policy

Non-profit organization PAPS(hereinafter referred to as “PAPS”) establishes the following privacy policy (hereinafter referred to as “this Policy”) regarding the handling of users’ personal information in the services provided on this website (hereinafter referred to as “this Services”).

Article 1 (Personal Information)

“Personal information” refers to information about a living individual that can identify a specific individual by name, date of birth, address, telephone number, contact information, or other descriptions contained in the information, as well as information that can identify a specific individual (personal identification information), as defined in the Personal Information Protection Law.

Article 2 (Method of Collecting Personal Information)

PAPS may ask users to provide personal information such as name and email address when registering for use. In addition, PAPS may collect transaction records and payment information, including users’ personal information, from partners (including information providers, advertisers, and ad distribution partners, hereinafter referred to as “partners”).

Providers of this service (including information providers, advertisers, and ad delivery agents, hereinafter referred to as “partners”) may collect information from our business partners (including information providers, advertisers, and ad delivery agents, hereinafter referred to as “business partners”).

This service uses the third-party ad service “Google Adsense.” For details on disabling cookies and Google Adsense, please refer to “Advertising – Policies and Terms – Google.”

Third parties may provide content or ads, collect information directly from visitors, or set or recognize cookies in visitors’ browsers.

This service uses “Google Analytics,” an access analysis tool provided by Google. Google Analytics uses cookies to collect traffic data. This traffic data is collected anonymously and does not personally identify customers. You can disable cookie collection by checking your browser settings. For more details on these terms, please see the “Google Analytics Terms of Service.”

Article 3 (Purpose of Collecting and Using Personal Information)

The purposes for which PAPS collects and uses personal information are as follows:

Article 4 (Change of Purpose of Use)

PAPS shall change the purpose of use of personal information only when it is reasonably deemed to be relevant to the purpose before the change. In the event of a change in the purpose of use, it shall be publicly announced on this website.

Article 5 (Provision of Personal Information to Third Parties)

PAPS shall not provide personal information to third parties without the consent of the user, except in the following cases:

Article 6 (Disclosure of Personal Information)

When PAPS is requested by the individual to disclose personal information, it shall promptly disclose it to the individual. However, if disclosing it falls under any of the following cases, it may not disclose all or part of it, and if a decision is made not to disclose it, it shall promptly notify the individual. A fee of 1,000 yen per item will be charged for the disclosure of personal information.

Article 7 (Correction and Deletion of Personal Information)

If a user’s personal information held by PAPS is found to be incorrect, the user may request correction, addition, or deletion (hereinafter referred to as “correction, etc.”) through the procedures prescribed by PAPS.

If PAPS determines that it is necessary to respond to a user’s request for correction, etc., it shall promptly carry out the correction, etc., of the personal information.

If PAPS has made corrections, etc., based on the provisions of the preceding paragraph, or if it has made a decision not to make corrections, etc., it shall promptly notify the user of this.

Notwithstanding the preceding two paragraphs, if it is difficult to implement measures such as suspension of use due to the excessive cost of such measures or if it is difficult to suspend use, etc., due to other reasons and if it is necessary to take alternative measures to protect the rights and interests of the user, the Organization shall take such alternative measures.

Article 9 (Changes to the Privacy Policy)

The contents of this policy may be changed without notice to users, except for matters otherwise specified in laws and regulations or in this policy.

Unless otherwise specified by PAPS, the revised privacy policy shall take effect from the time it is posted on this website.

Article 10 (Contact Information)

For inquiries regarding this policy, please contact the following:

Address: 2-27-6 Mukooka, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
Organization Name: Non-profit organization PAPS
Email Address: paps[at]

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Operating Organization: Non-profit Organization PAPS
Person Responsible for Operations: Kazuna Kanajiri