Privacy Policy

(Notice) The followings are not applied to other websites which are linked to Japan Investor Protection Fund's website.

Privacy Policy at JIPF's website

1. Basic Policy

Japan Investor Protection Fund (hereinafter referred to as "JIPF,") gather users' information necessary only to smoothly operate services provided on JIPF's website ( . The gathered information is treated properly in the range of the purpose of use.

2. The range of information gathered

For security purposes, the Website automatically collects Internet domain names, IP addresses and other information on access to the Website. However, the Website does not use any cookies (information transmitted from the server to the user's browser and stored on the user's computer in other for the server to identify users).

To use "Contact Us," it might be required to enter your name, contact information or email address. The sender’s address is shown to the receiver.

3. Purpose of Use

Comments or information gathered, based on 2, will be referred to make new measures. Therefore, the information will be arranged not to be able to identify the person. The email address and telephone number can be used to respond to inquiries or confirmation. Moreover, this information might be forwarded to regulatory authorities, the Financial Services Agency, the Ministry of Finance, etc, according to the contents of comments etc.

4. Limitation of Use and Disclosure

JIPF does not use the gathered information beyond the purpose defined at "3. Purpose of Use" or disclose it to the third party unless there is a request for the information based on the law, an illegal action such as unauthorized access or assault, or other special reason. However, statistically processed information about accesses to this website or users' predicable might be published.

5. Steps to Manage Information Securely

JIPF takes requisite steps to prevent leak, loss, or damage of gathered information and to manage it properly.

6. Request for Disclosure

When the information gathered at "Contact Us" page corresponds to the held personal information (referring to the held information defined by Clause 5 of Article 2 of Act on the Protection of Personal information, (Item 57 in the law at 30th, May, 2003)), the request for disclosure can be made based on Clause 1 of Article 25 of the same law.

7. Application Scope

This policy is valid only in this website. Information which does not concern JIPF will be handled under the responsibilities of the respective organizations.

8. Others

JIPF might revise this policy.When it plans to revise, it will be informed on this website.