Site Policy

Terms of Use

This website ( “ /”; hereinafter "the Website") is the official Kanazawa tourism website operated by the Kanazawa City Tourism Association (hereinafter "the Association"). Before using the Website, please read the Terms of Use and provide your consent. If you do not consent to the Terms of Use, please refrain from using the Website.


All information (e.g., text, photos, illustrations) posted on the Website and the entire Website itself are protected by copyright law. Such information cannot be reprinted, reproduced, rent out, distributed or sold, regardless of commercial or non-commercial purpose, without the permission of the copyright holder, except as permitted by copyright law.
The unauthorized use of any content posted on the Website, beyond the scope permitted by copyright law, in/on websites, social media, newspapers, magazines, email magazines, or any other form of media, is prohibited.


The Association makes every effort to ensure that the information posted on the Website is up to date and accurate, but does not 100% guarantee their validity and accuracy. The Association assumes no responsibility for any direct/indirect damages or losses, or any misunderstanding arising from the use of the information on the Website.
The contents of the Website (including the Terms of Use) may be changed or deleted without notice.

Site Policy

The Association may collect information from users of the Website to the extent necessary for the smooth operation of the services provided on the Website (e.g., providing information, receiving inquiries). The information collected shall be handled appropriately within the scope of the purpose of use, and we shall endeavor to ensure that users feel safe to use the Website.

Definition of Personal Information

“Personal information” is any information that can be used to identify a specific individual by a name, address, date of birth, gender, phone number, email address, electronic file, and other descriptions obtained or provided through the Website (including information that can be used to identify a specific individual by checking against other information).

Collection of Personal Information

The Association collects personal information through the Website, based on the provision (registration) of information at the user’s own will. When collecting personal information, the purpose of such collection shall be clearly indicated.

Cookies Policy

1) The Website uses cookies. Cookies are information that is sent from the server to the user’s browser and stored on the user’s computer in order for the website provider to identify the user’s computer. Cookies can be used to collect information such as the number of visits and pages visited by the user’s computer.
Please note that we do not use cookies to collect any information capable of identifying individual users.
If you disable the cookie function, you can still use this website, but you may not be able to use (or display) certain functions within the site.

2) Besides first-party cookies, the Website also uses third-party cookies for purposes such as advertising and data analysis. For example, the Website uses Google Analytics to understand the traffic visiting the Website. Google Analytics uses cookies to collect user information. Please refer to the Google Analytics website for details on its terms of service and privacy policy. Please note that the Association shall not be liable for any damage resulting from the use of Google Analytics services.

Restricted Use of Personal Information

The personal information provided (registered) by users shall be used within the scope of the purpose of collection specified in advance. The information collected shall not be used by ourselves or provided to a third party for any purpose other than the intended purpose of use, except when there is a disclosure request based on law and regulations, in the event of any illegal activity such as unauthorized access and threats, or for other special reasons.
However, we may publish statistically processed data or comments regarding the access information on the Website, suggestions/comments to the Association, and personal attributes related to these.

Management of Personal Information

The personal information collected from users shall be strictly managed by the Website administrator. Appropriate measures are taken to prevent any leakage, diversion, and falsification of such information. When personal information is provided (registered) by users via the Internet, we endeavor to ensure security by encrypting some of the data, including forms, with SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) to protect the entered information from unauthorized browsing and falsification.


This privacy policy applies only to the Website (directories under

Review of Personal Information Protection

For the handling of user information, the content of each item mentioned above shall be reviewed and improved as appropriate.
The content of this privacy policy may be revised without prior notice.

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