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Privacy Policy

Accessibility policy

[First policy]

This site aims to comply Level “AA” as a goal in Japanese Industrial Standard JIS X 8341-3 “Design Guidelines for the Elderly / Persons with Disabilities-Devices, Software and Services in Information and Communication-Part 3: Web Content” (hereinafter referred to as “JIS X 8341-3”.).

1. Scope

Pages under this website (

2. Exceptions

The following are excluded from the goal because it is difficult to correct them.

  1. Content without correction data (or cannot be corrected)

  2. Some of the images and videos created in the past

  3. Externally provided services and accompanying content

  4. PDF data

Regarding attached files such as PDF, we will consider the response policy after the translation of W3C Working Group Note “PDF Techniques for WCAG 2.0” is officially released by the Implementation Working Group of the Web Accessibility Infrastructure Committee of the Information and Communication Access Council. Meanwhile, we will set the achievement goal for PDF data as follows and will respond in sequence.

3. Deadline and Level to Reach the Goal

Achievement deadline: March 31, 2022Conformity level: Compliant with level AA

4. Conformance Level to be Added

Of the achievement criteria for Level AAA, the following will be included in the goals and we will respond to the as much as possible.

  • Exceptional Success Criteria for Keyboard Operation (AAA)

  • Success Criteria for No Time Limit (AAA)

  • Success Criterion for 3 Flashes (AAA)

Privacy Policy

1. Basic Policy

The Cabinet Office collects information on everyone who uses this website to the extent necessary for the smooth operation of the services provided on this website (providing various information, receiving opinions, etc.). We will handle the collected information appropriately within the range of the purpose of use.

2. The Scope of Information to be Collected and the Purpose of use

  1. This website automatically collects information such as Internet domain names, IP addresses, and browsing of this website. Cookies (information sent from the server to the user’s browser to identify the user on the server side and stored in the user’s computer) are limited to the content aimed at improving usability. It does not include any personal information. The collected information will be used as a reference for the safe and smooth implementation of the services provided by this website.

  2. The scope of information collected at each section on the website and the purpose of use will be specified in each corner.

3. Restrictions on Use and Provision

The Cabinet Office shall not use collected information per se for any other purpose than those stipulated in the Paragraph 2 and shall not disclose it to any third party unless it receives demand for disclosure in compliance with the relevant law or ordinance, or illegal conduct, such as fraudulent access or threats, is conducted or there are any other extraordinary reasons.

When we use personal information, we shall keenly recognize the importance of the protection of the personal information and use it within the scope of the purpose of use. If we entrust a third party to process part or all of personal information that the Cabinet Office owns, we shall give consideration to the selection of the entrusted and strive to exercise necessary supervision so as to ensure proper management just as the Cabinet Office does.

4. Cookie Policy

This website uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you consent to the use of cookies as detailed below.

  • Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information that are sent to your web browser when you visit a website. Cookies are stored on your computer (or other internet-enabled device, such as a smartphone or tablet) and enable the website you visited to collect information about the number of visits users make to a site, or what pages they visit, etc.

  • We use cookies to track and better understand how users interact with our website in order to analyze its performance and make future improvements. None of the information cookies collect can be used to personally identify a user.

  • This website uses Google LLC’s Google Analytics to understand how this website’s usage. Because this website uses IP masking, users’ full IP addresses will not be collected.

  • For a detailed explanation of Google Analytics’ usage policy and Google’s privacy policy, please see the following Google links.

    Google Analytics’ Usage Policy (“Security and privacy in Universal Analytics”)

    Google’s Privacy Policy (“How Google uses your personal information”)

  • To disable Google Analytics, you can download and install the “Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on,” and use it to change the setting of your browser. Please be aware that disabling Google Analytics will disable its use on all of the websites you visit. You can choose to re-enable Google Analytics through this browser add-on at any time.

    Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on

5. Measures to Ensure Safety

The Cabinet Office shall take necessary measures in collecting information to ensure that collected information will be managed properly and will not be leaked, lost or damaged.

6. Disclosure of Information on Self

The website shall not collect information that can generally identify any individual, such as name and date of birth, other than information given in the opinion form or that needed to make an advance reservation for public opening. If you demand the disclosure, amendment, or deletion of information about self, please contact us via “9. For Further Information or Inquiries.

7. Scope of Application

This protection policy shall apply to the website only. The handling of information by the relevant ministries and agencies is the responsibility of each organization.

8. Notes

For some social networking services (SNS), when you browse a website with SNS “button” user ID and browsing log may be recorded automatically to SNS provider even if you do not press the “button”. For more information, please see Personal Information Protection Commission website (URL: regarding the use of SNS (The page is in Japanese). Please check each the social media provider website for each SNS privacy policy.

9. Other

The Cabinet Office may revise this protection policy. In case of revision, we will inform you on this website.

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