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About This Website

This website introduces the activities of the Akita Prefecture Processed Food Export Expansion Council (referred to as “the Council”).

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Operator: the Akita Prefecture Processed Food Export Expansion Council


Privacy Policy Established: September 1, 2023

For users to use the services provided by the Council (referred to as “the Council Services”), the handling of personal information for what purposes and how is stipulated in this Privacy Policy.

Personal Information Protection Policy and Management

The Council has established a personal information protection policy as follows, and by building a mechanism for personal information protection and thoroughly educating all employees about the importance of personal information protection, we promote the protection of personal information.

The Council will maintain and manage the accuracy and the most up-to-date state of users’ personal information, and will take necessary measures such as maintaining and managing the security system, developing a management system, and thoroughly educating employees to prevent unauthorized access, loss, destruction, alteration, leakage, etc. of personal information, and will implement security measures to manage personal information rigorously.

Data Collection and Purpose

The Council will collect and use personal information only within the scope for the following methods and purposes on this website.

Contact Form

The Council collects personal information such as names and email addresses through the contact form. The acquired personal information will be used only to respond to inquiries and contact you via email for necessary information, and will not be used for any other purpose.


When leaving a comment on this website, you can opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. This is for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year. When accessing this website, a temporary cookie may be set to determine whether your browser accepts cookies. The cookie contains no personal data and will be discarded when you close your browser.

Other Websites Posts on this website may include embedded content

Embedded Content from Other Websites Posts on this website may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, posts) from other websites. These embedded contents may collect data, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor interactions with the embedded content, including tracking interactions with embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Access Analysis

This website uses the access analysis tool “Google Analytics.” Google Analytics uses cookies to collect traffic data. Traffic data is collected anonymously and cannot identify individuals.

Provision of Personal Information to Third Parties

The Council appropriately manages personal information provided by users and will not disclose personal information to third parties except in the following cases:

・With the consent of the user

・When the Council discloses it to the vendor to whom the Council entrusts its operations to provide the desired service to the user ・When it is necessary to disclose it based on laws and regulations Data Retention Period

Metadata are Retained Indefinitely

When users leave comments, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely.

This is to automatically recognize and approve any follow-up comments instead of holding them in a moderation queue. If you wish to inquire, correct, or delete your personal information, we will respond after confirming your identity. You can also make a request to erase personal data. This does not include data that we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Recipient of Visitor Data

Comments by visitors may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Privacy Policy Amendment Procedure and Compliance with Laws and Norms

The Council complies with Japanese laws and regulations applicable to personal information held and revises this policy as needed and makes efforts to improve it. However, in the case of changing this policy that requires the consent of the individual under the law, the revised policy will only apply to individuals who have agreed to the changes through the designated method. The Council will notify the individual of the effective date and content of the revised policy through its website or other appropriate methods.


The information on this website, except for certain services, is provided for free. When using this website for browsing and information collection, it is the user’s responsibility to determine whether the information is suitable for their needs, whether the information is protected by legal rights through their storage, copying, or other uses by the user, whether they have any necessary legal rights, such as copyright, confidentiality, defamation, decency, and export regulations, and to comply with the obligations under laws and regulations. Regarding the use of this website, we shall not be liable for any troubles, losses, damages, etc. We cannot provide any guarantees regarding the legality, accuracy, morality, currency, appropriateness, and existence or non-existence of copyright licenses of the websites or software introduced on this website. If you are moved from this site to another site by a link or banner, we shall not be responsible for the information and services provided on the destination site.


All content posted on this website is owned by the Akita Prefecture Processed Food Export Expansion Council and individual businesses, except for some services. Unauthorized use for purposes other than personal use is prohibited without written permission.