1. Collection and use of personal information

Shimabara Tourism Bureau Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as the “Company”) may collect personal information from customers to the extent necessary when using our website (hereinafter referred to as the “Site”). When collecting personal information, we will clearly state the purpose of use in advance and use the information within the scope of that purpose.

This site collects personal information primarily in the following cases

  • When a customer uses a service on this site that requires the entry of personal information, such as an inquiry form.

In addition, the collected information may be used for the following purposes

  • To contact and reply to inquiries from customers.
  • To provide information by mail, telephone, e-mail, etc.
  • To provide our services to you.
  • To be used for information distribution, marketing activities, and other services.
  • To communicate other important notices and other communications as necessary.

2. Provision of personal information to third parties

In principle, this site will not disclose collected personal information to third parties without the consent of the customer. However, personal information may be provided to third parties in the following cases.

  • When the consent of the customer has been obtained.
  • When required by law.
  • When it is necessary for the protection of the life, body, or property of an individual and it is difficult to obtain the customer’s consent.
  • When it is especially necessary to improve public health or to promote the sound growth of children and it is difficult to obtain the customer’s consent.
  • When it is necessary to cooperate with a national agency, a local government, or an individual or entity entrusted by either a national agency or local government to execute affairs prescribed by law, and obtaining the customer’s consent may impede the execution of such affairs.
  • When outsourcing information processing and other operations to an outside contractor (after conducting a rigorous investigation of the third party, appropriate supervision will be conducted to ensure that confidentiality is maintained).

3. Management of personal information

We will manage the information you provide appropriately and carefully, and will take necessary security measures to prevent unauthorized access, leakage, misappropriation, and falsification by third parties. For procedures for disclosure or correction of personal information, the customer himself/herself should contact the following inquiry desk. We will respond promptly only when we can confirm that the request is made by the person himself/herself.

4. Use of Cookies and Other Technologies

This site may use cookies and similar technologies. These technologies are used to help us understand the usage status of this website and improve our services. Cookies can be disabled by changing your browser settings.

This website uses Google Analytics, an access analysis tool provided by Google, in order to investigate and analyze usage conditions, etc. Google Analytics uses cookies to collect data, but this data is collected anonymously and does not personally identify you. For more information on how data is collected and processed by Google Analytics and for more information on the tool, please see the company’s Google Analytics Terms of Use page, Google’s Use of Data page, and Google’s Privacy Policy page.

In addition, this site uses “reCAPTCH v3” provided by Google to protect the site from spam mails. The reCAPTCHA API collects hardware and software information (e.g., device and app data) and sends it to Google for analysis to determine if a robot is malicious. Information collected in connection with the use of this service will be used to improve reCAPTCHA and for general security purposes and will not be used for personalized advertising by Google. This data collection is conducted under Google’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. For more information, please visit their Privacy Policy page and Terms of Use page.

5. Revision of privacy policy

The Company may review and revise its Privacy Policy from time to time. Any revisions will be promptly posted on this site and will be automatically applied at the time they are posted.

6. Disclaimer

While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this site, we assume no responsibility for any actions you take based on the information on this site. We are not responsible for any damage or loss caused by information, services, etc. provided on other sites linked to this site, or for the handling of personal information.

7. Contact for inquiries

If you have any questions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us at

Shimabara Tourism Bureau Co.
1-1183-1 Jonouchi, Shimabara-shi, Nagasaki 855-0036
Phone: 0957-62-4766