SitePolicy

Introduction

This website is operated and managed by Office of the Governor for Policy Planning, Tokyo Metropolitan Government (hereafter referred to as “the TMG Office of the Governor for Policy Planning” or “we”). Before using this website, please read and consent to the following policies and terms.
Please also note that the Site Policy is subject to change without notice. We kindly ask you to visit this page regularly to ensure you are always aware of the latest version.

Web Accessibility

This Website aims to comply with Level AA of the Japanese Industrial Standards, JIS X 8341-3 “Guideline for Older Persons and Persons with Disabilities—Information and Communications Equipment, Software, and Services—Part 3: Web Content” (hereinafter referred to as “JIS X 8341-3”).


1.Scope
This Site Policy applies to pages on the “G-NETS” website (https://www.g-nets.metro.tokyo.lg.jp/).


2.Exclusions
The following will be excluded from the policy goal due to the difficulty of modification.


①Contents that have no modifiable data (or cannot be modified)
②Parts of images and videos that were created in the past
③Services and accompanying contents that were provided by external sources
④Contents in PDF, WORD or Excel format


3. Target level
Compliance with Level AA


4. Additional target levels
The following Level AAA success criteria will be included in the target and addressed as far as practicable.


7.2.2.3: No Timing (Level AAA)
7.2.3.2:Three Flashes (Level AAA)


5. Test result
 Web accessibility test result (in Japanese)

Multi-lingual Policy

This website also operates English for the purpose of providing information on our “Global City Network for Sustainability”to non-Japanese speakers. Clicking on the icon “EN” on the top right corner of the screen will take users to the English site.

Copyrights

The rights with respect to files of text, images, etc. and the respective content on this website in principle belong to the TMG Office of the Governor for Policy Planning. However, the copyright of some text and images is owned by the original author(s). You shall not copy or reproduce any information on this website unless acceptable under the Copyright Law, such as in the case of “reproduction for private use” or “quotations”. When using the information on this website, users must ensure to clearly indicate sources and preserve integrity.

Links

In principle, you are free to make links to pages on this website. Please state explicitly, wherever you set up a link, that it provides a link to the “G-NET” website. We decline any links set up from websites that potentially harm TMG’s reputation or that contradict the purpose of the “G-NET” website. Please also refrain from making frame links, whereby the content of this website will be displayed in conjunction with other content.

Legal Matters

 ●Disclaimer
 ・Although we take the utmost care to provide information that is accurate and up to date, we hold no responsibility for any acts that users perform using the information contained on this website.
 ・We are not liable for any damage or loss incurred directly or indirectly by users due to accessing this website.
 ・We assume no liability whatsoever for any damage incurred by users due to the interruption of services through this website resulting from website maintenance or force majeure, including but not limited to fire, power outages, natural disasters, viruses, or interference by a third party.
 ・There is no guarantee of the accuracy or legality of any information contained on linked websites.


 ●Prohibitions
 he following activities are prohibited in the use of this website:
 ・Any activity that hinders or creates obstructions to the operation of this website
 ・Any activity that causes or may cause inconvenience, disadvantage, violations of privacy, etc. to the TMG Office of the Governor for Policy Planning, other users of this website, or other third parties
 ・Any activity that violates or may violate public order and morality
 ・Any activity that violates a law, ordinance, or regulation
 ・ Any other activity deemed inappropriate by the TMG Office of the Governor for Policy Planning


 ●Applicable laws and court of jurisdiction
 Unless otherwise specified, the use of this website and the interpretation and application of this Site Policy shall be governed by the laws of Japan.

Recommended Environment and Technology Used

 ●OS
 ・Windows 7, Windows 10, Mac OS X 10 or above


 ●Browsers
 ・Internet Explorer 11 or above (Browsing in Compatibility View is not recommended.)
・Firefox, latest version
 ・Safari, latest version

 ●Resolution
 ・1024×768 pixels (XGA) or more

Privacy Policy

This Website collects user information to the extent necessary for the smooth operation of services provided by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government. We are committed to adopting the appropriate precautions regarding the collection, use, and management of this information based on the "Tokyo Metropolitan Ordinance on the Protection of Personal Information" (Ordinance No. 113, December 21st, 1990; hereinafter, "the Ordinance") and creating a website that all users can use with peace of mind.


1.Personal information
In this Policy, "personal information" refers to all information which can be used to identify specific individuals, such as a person's address, name, telephone number, email address, etc., that has been provided to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government through this Website.


2.Scope of application
This Policy applies only to this Website. External websites that are linked from this Website handle personal information under their respective responsibilities.


3.Collection of personal information
The collection of personal information is generally carried out through voluntary provision (registration) of the information by users. The purpose of collecting personal information will be clearly indicated, and the information will only be collected to the extent necessary.


4.Restrictions on the use of personal information
The collected personal information will be used within the scope of the purpose of collection that has been clearly indicated in advance. Personal information will not be used within the implementing agency* in question for other purposes beyond the purpose of collection and will not be provided to individuals outside the implementing agency in question, except in cases specified in the Ordinance. However, statistically processed information such as user attributes may be made publicly available provided that it does not contain any personal information.
*"Implementing agency" refers to the governor, administrative commission, executive managing director of public enterprises, or fire commissioner of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government who handle personal information, or the head of an administrative organ specified in the regulations of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government.


5.Management of personal information
The collected personal information will be strictly managed by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, which will adopt the appropriate precautions to prevent the leakage, misappropriation, tampering, etc., of this information. In the event that the operation of this Website is outsourced to a third party, the third party will likewise adopt the appropriate precautions.


6.Non-personally Identifying Information
This Website automatically collects user information such as the Internet domain name, IP address, browser environment, and more, as well as uses this information to the extent necessary for improving user experience on the website. However, statistically processed access-related data may be made publicly available.


7.Disclosure to Third Parties
This Website will not disclose Personal Information to any third party, other than when permitted by related laws and regulations and when (i) there is prior consent from the user, or (ii) when the fulfillment of the purposes stated in this Privacy Policy necessitates entrusting the handling of Personal Information to the extent necessary to a third party (including cases in which we entrust a web hosting provider in Japan or abroad to store and manage data containing Personal Information.)


8.Disclosure of Personal Information
In the event that a user requests, under the provisions of the Personal Information Protection Act and other related laws and regulations, this Website to disclose Personal Information, we will do so upon verifying that the request was made by the user in question. (We will inform the user accordingly if the requested Personal Information does not exist.) However, this does not apply in cases where this Website is not obligated to disclose the information under the provisions of the Personal Information Protection Act and other related laws and regulations. Please note that a handling fee of 1,000 Yen (tax included) per request may be charged for the disclosure of Personal Information.


9.Amendment and Suspension of Use of Personal Information
(1) In the event that a user requests, under the provisions of the Personal Information Protection Act and other laws and regulations, this Website to amend their Personal Information on the grounds that the information is not factually accurate, or if the user requests this Website to suspend the use of their Personal Information on the grounds that the information is being used beyond the scope of the purpose of use indicated in advance or that the information has been collected through unlawful means, we will carry out the necessary investigation upon verifying that the request was made by the user in question and amend or suspend the use of the Personal Information based on the findings of our investigation, and notify the user of such actions accordingly.
(2) In the event that a user requests this Website to delete their Personal Information, we will delete the Personal Information upon verifying that the request was made by the user in question only in cases where this Website has deemed it necessary to comply with the user's request, and we will notify the user of such actions accordingly.
(3)However, the provisions of (1) and (2) above shall not apply in cases where this Website is not obligated to amend, suspend the use of, or delete Personal Information as described above under the Personal Information Protection Act or other laws and regulations.


10.Changes to this Privacy Policy
With regard to the handling of Personal Information, this Website will continuously review and improve on our policy and give prior notice to users before making changes to this Policy when deemed necessary.

  

Cookie Policy

1.Use of Cookies and Similar Technologies
 This site uses cookies and similar technologies to collect certain information for convenience and site improvement.
 The Cookie Policy explains how these are handled.


2.What are cookies and similar technologies?
 Cookies are data that is sent from a website and stored on a user's device as a tag to identify the device when the user accesses a website using the device.
 By using cookies, it is possible to obtain information such as the number of times a user's device has visited a website and the non-website sites that the user has visited in the past.
 Users can also disable cookies and similar technologies by configuring their browsers as described below.


3. Tools to be used, information to be obtained, and purpose of use
 The tools used on this site, the information obtained through the use of these tools, and the purposes for which the information is used are as follows
 ■Google Analytics
 Tool provider: Google Inc.
 Information to be obtained: Your website usage (access status, traffic, routing, etc.)
 Purpose of use: To improve the convenience of our website and to improve our website.
 To deliver notices (advertisements) to past visitors to our website when they visit certain pages. Google also obtains and uses information about your website usage.
 For details, please refer to the following URL.
  ・Google Analytics Terms of Use (external link)
  ・Use by Google of information collected from sites and applications that use Google services (external link)
 Please refer to the following URL for Google's privacy policy.
  ・Google Privacy Policy (external link)
 Information about Google Analytics can also be obtained from the following sites
  ・More information about Google Analytics (external link)


4. Cookies obtained
 This website obtains cookies from the following tools.
 ・Google Analytics: A tool for analyzing website usage
 ・userlocal:Cookie Consent Management Banner Tool

5. How to delete or disable cookies and similar technologies
  (1)How to delete all cookies
  Cookies stored on a user's device will continue to be stored on the device until the user intentionally deletes them or until their respective expiration dates expire.
  Most popular browsers are set to accept cookies by default, but you can delete cookies in your browser.
  Please refer to the following links for information on how to delete cookies in each browser.
  ・Google Chrome (external link)
  ・Microsoft Internet Explorer (external link)
  ・Microsoft Edge (external link)
  ・Mozilla Firefox (external link)
  ・Apple Safari (external link)
 (2)For cookies used to deliver advertisements, you can disable their use by clicking on the button below and opting out.
  However, you will need to opt-out again if you change your browser, delete cookies, etc.
  ・Google Analytics Opt-Out Add-on

6.Regarding cookies for ad serving
 For cookies used to deliver advertisements, you can disable their use by clicking on the button below and opting out.
 However, you will need to opt-out again if you change your browser, delete cookies, etc.
 ・Yahoo Japan Corporation (external link)
 ・Google Inc. https://support. (external link)
 ・Facebook (external link)
 ・Smart News Corporation (external link)