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Our Cookie and Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

We are committed to transparency and the protection of your privacy at the Gujo Hachiman Tourism Association ("Company", "we" "us"). This document tells you about our information gathering and data processing practices at our website; which is operated by us.

We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Site and for contacting you should you request and agree to our terms and conditions to use any images or videos from our media library. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. We may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to your name, telephone number, email address, and company. ("Personal Information").

We use cookies to track how users view and interact with the information on our site to improve our site design and the information on the site.

We do not sell or resell information collected by our cookies.

1.1 Cookies

"Cookies" are small capacity text files that are saved in your browser or onto your device when you visit or use websites, applications, or online media, or see online advertising.

There are a number of different types of cookie. The type of cookie provided by us while you are visiting our website is a "third party cookie".  This is because it is provided by a company that does not operate the domain you are accessing. While you are visiting our website, we allow third parties to set cookies on your browser (For details, see 2.2 below.).

Each cookie lasts for a different period of time. A "session cookie" will last only while your browser is open. When you close the browser, this cookie will be automatically deleted and your computer will forget you. A "persistent cookie" will survive even after the browser has been closed. As such, this cookie will recognize your device when you browse the internet by opening up the browser again.


2. How do we use cookies?

2.1 The types of cookies

We use following types of cookies:

"Performance cookies": These cookies collect information about how our visitors use our website, such as information regarding which pages visitors go to most often, and whether they get error messages from web pages. These cookies enable us to ensure that the website works properly and that we can fix any errors. We also use this cookie to improve the way the site works and better present content that is more relevant to you and easier to find.


2.2 The purposes of cookies and other information

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Type of Cookie

Performance cookies

Name (Duration)

ga (as long as the service is operated),
gat (1 minute),
gid (24 hours)




These cookies are used by Google to monitor traffic levels, search queries and visits to our websites. 

Google Analytics stores internet protocol ("IP") addresses on its servers in the US. An IP address is a unique number assigned to each device (such as your computer) that allows it to communicate with other devices on a computer network (such as modems, printers or other computers).  Google allows us to view the report with regards to users who visited our website on an anonymous basis. The report includes:

(a)    how many people visited our website, and
(b)    how users visited our website (e.g. by clicking specific advertisement); and
(c)    the devices used by users to visit our website (e.g. PC or smartphone).

We may also use (but currently do not) Google Analytics Advertising Features on our website, and we can create segments for targeting advertisement on Google Analytics and check the report regarding the nature of users (e.g. gender, generations, or interests) who viewed our advertisement based on the data on Google Adwords.


(1) "How Google uses data when you use our partners' sites or apps"


(2) Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

(3) For Google Analytics Advertising Features, please refer to the following link.


3. Your choices

3.1 How to withdraw your consent using browser settings

You can at any time delete the cookies that have been set and change your browser settings to block some or all of any other cookies that are set on your device in the future.  This can be done through your browser settings. Please see the following links provide instructions for managing cookie settings of commonly used browsers:

Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en

Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies

Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/en-ph/help/4027947/windows-delete-cookies

Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences?redirectlocale=en-US&redirectslug=Enabling+and+disabling+cookies

Safari: https://support.apple.com/en-gb/safari

In addition, you can visit www.aboutcookies.org, which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers including mobile devices.

Moreover, you can use another online service enabling you to manage the advertising cookies set in your devices: http://www.youronlinechoices.com.

4. Your rights

You may have the following rights: Information regarding your data processing: You have the right to obtain from us all the relevant information regarding our data processing activities which concern you.

Access to personal data: You have the right to obtain from us confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning you are being processed, and when that is the case, to access the personal data and certain related information.

Rectification of personal data: You have the right to obtain from us the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you without undue delay, and to complete any incomplete personal data.

Erasure of personal data: You may also have the right to obtain from us the erasure of personal data concerning you without undue delay, when certain legal conditions apply.

Restriction on processing of personal data: You may have the right to obtain from us the restriction of processing of personal data, when certain legal conditions apply.

Object to processing of personal data: You may have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning you, when certain legal conditions apply.

Data portability of personal data: You may have the right to receive your personal data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, and have the right to have that data transmitted to another controller without our hindrance, when certain conditions apply. However, please note that the re-identification of you in relation to cookies is not always possible for us. In such case, we will require you to provide additional information to enable your identification in order to fulfil your request in order to enable you to exercise your rights as described above.

This Privacy Policy is effective as of 2nd February 2020​ and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page.

We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time and you should check this Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of the Service after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.

If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you either through the email address you have provided us, or by placing a prominent notice on our website.


5. Contact details

For any questions or requests relating to this Cookie Policy, you can contact us by email. Last modified: 2nd February, 2020.


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Gujo Hachiman Tourism Association

Kinenkan Tourism Centre

520-1, Shimadani,
Hachiman Cho,
Gujo Shi, Gifu ken,

9:00 am - 5:00 pm daily
9:00 am - 6:00 pm during Gujo Odori season

Phone: 0575 67-0002

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