Taste of Japan

Privacy Notice

MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY AND FISHERIES which has its registered offices at 1-2-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-8950 in managing “Taste of Japan” informs you of our collection, access, use and process your personal data in the way described below.

    1. 1.Categories of personal data

      We hereby inform you that we collect, use and process the following categories of your personal data:
      ・Company Name or Restaurant Name
      ・Your Name
      ・Phone Number
      ・Email Address
    2. 2.Legal basis and purpose(As per Article 6(1)(f) GDPR), we use your personal data for the purpose of providing you following services:

      ・Post on this site(Taste of Japan) In addition, your personal data may be converted into statistical or aggregated data which cannot be used to identify you and then used to produce statistical research and reports. This aggregated data may be shared and used in the ways described above.
    3. 3.Retention periods

      We keep your personal data as long as there is a statutory or legal requirement to do so or in order to provide the aforementioned services to you. For accounting or auditing purposes we may retain your personal data for a period of time after our direct business dealings have ended.
    4. 4.Data storage and transfer

      Furthermore, we may share your personal data with JTB Communication Design, Inc. and Sinq Inc., as a secretariat of this site, which may be located outside the Europe. With these companies, we will arrange adequate safeguards such as Binding Corporate Rules or Standard Contact Clause arrangement or transfer your personal data based on appropriate legal basis.
    5. 5.Prior consent

      Where we require access to your Personal Data that GDPR considers Sensitive, we will seek separate explicit consent from you prior to obtaining that data.
    6. 6.Your rights

      As a customer you have a number of rights among them: the right to request access to your personal data, to have it corrected or deleted, and the right to object to our processing of your personal data. For further information on these rights please refer to our Privacy Policy: http://www.maff.go.jp/e/use/pp.html
    • If you require assistance or further information about how your personal data is used by us, then contact our Data Protection Team via email: tasteofjapan@jtbcom.co.jp
    • If you are not completely satisfied with how personal data request was handled, then you may contact your local Data Protection Supervisory Authority.