Definition of Personal Information
Personal information on this site refers to the following information that can identify a specific individual by itself or via cross-checking with other information.
- IP addresses
- Cookies information
- Information required for marketing research, such as hobbies, preferences, and family structure obtained through voluntary questionnaires, etc.
Scope of application
Use of Personal Information
Personal information is acquired and used mainly for the following purposes
- Various surveys and research on Okinawa tourism
- Improving the service of this site
- Improving services offered at various events and campaigns
- All duties incidental and related to 1 through 3 above
Restrictions on the use of personal information
As a general rule, OCVB will not disclose personally identifiable information or provide Personal Information to third parties. However, in the event that OCVB entrusts an outside contractor with work to be performed by OCVB within the scope of the purposes of use as set forth in Section 3, OCVB may provide Personal Information to such contractor upon the signing of a confidentiality agreement between OCVB and such contractor.
Disclosure of Personal Information under Special Conditions
OCVB may disclose your personal information under special conditions, including, but not limited to:
- Disclosure requirement from a court, prosecutor’s office, police or other legal body in accordance with the law.
- Any other case deemed particularly necessary by OCVB
Obtaining IP address
The OCVB automatically acquires your IP address information. In the event that you violate the laws and regulations of Japan or the terms and conditions and various regulations set forth by OCVB, or if unauthorized access to this site is detected, or if there is a risk of infringement of the rights of the Site system, its users, or other parties, OCVB will investigate the IP address and verify the User’s identity and will deny access to this site.
Access analysis tools
Security Technology to Protect Personal Information
When you provide us your personal information, we apply SSL (secure sockets layer) encryption or equivalent security technology to ensure the security of your personal information as a precaution against unauthorized access by a third party during the communication process. To prevent leakage, misappropriation, and falsification, etc., of personal information due to unauthorized access by third parties, we have installed firewalls, computer virus countermeasures, and other reasonable security measures to ensure the safety of your personal information.
Management of Personal Information
Your personal information is managed appropriately and we take utmost care to prevent leakage, loss, and alteration of your personal information. Further, we set a retention period for personal information separately based on the purpose of use, and dispose of the information appropriately after the retention period.