The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) collects information on all users of the website of JICA ("this site") to the extent necessary for the seamless operation of services provided on this site. The information collected is handled appropriately within the scope of the purpose of use.
(1) When using this site, there is no need to provide any personal information, such as name and address, which can identify the user. To use any of the following services provided on this site, the user is asked to register personal information.
a. Services that require provision of personal information
b. Examples of personal information to be provided
(2) JICA saves, uses, or analyzes personal information collected from users within the scope necessary to perform JICA activities to seamlessly implement services provided by this site and as a reference for ODA operations. The information collected may be shared among departments in JICA depending on the content.
(3) To improve services provided, Google Analytics, an access analysis tool from Google, is installed on this site. Google Analytics uses a cookie (*) to track behavioral data on visitors, as well as to measure user attribute data such as age, gender and interests acquired from Google's advertisement network and other services. These packets of information do not contain any personal information and will not be used for any purpose other than the purposes specified.
To disable Google Analytics, you can apply the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on provided by Google Inc.
Also, you can disable the cookie function by changing your browser settings; however, please note that, by doing so, part of the services may not be available.
(*) Cookies are a mechanism to temporarily store data on a user's computer through a browser when a user visits a website. Information on the user's device and the number of visits to the site are recorded in a cookie and used to identify the user when they visit the site.
JICA will never use or provide collected information to any third party for purposes other than those stated in "2. Purpose of Use" above, with the following exceptions:
In cases of legally mandated disclosure requests;
In cases involving illegal practices, such as unauthorized access and intimidation; or
In cases when there are other special reasons.
However, JICA may publicize statistically processed data or opinions with respect to information on access to this site, proposals and opinions to JICA and personal attributes pertaining to the information.
JICA will take necessary measures to prevent the leakage, loss or damage of collected information and to appropriately manage collected information.
This policy was put into effect on October 1, 2008.
Policy revision date: June 12, 2017