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Privacy Policy

Collection of Personal Information makes no attempt to identify individuals without their knowledge. You do not need to identify or reveal any information about yourself in order to make use of We will clearly indicate the purpose for requesting or recording your personal information before doing so.

Use of Personal Information may supply your details to suppliers of goods or services in which you have specifically indicated an interest. If you have indicated an interest in receiving more general information about Kyoto, may supply your details to other businesses or organizations that may be able to provide you with further information. will not use the contact information that you provide for marketing purposes.
When collects or records personal information, it will clearly indicate and provide notification of the purposes of its use. Personal information will be collected and recorded in a proper and fair manner, within the scope necessary for the fulfillment of the specified purposes of use

Disclosure of Personal Information will not sell, or allow third parties access to your personal information without your express approval.


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City of Kyoto and Kyoto City Tourism Association endeavors to keep the information contained in this website up-to-date and correct. However, we disclaim any responsibility whatsoever for any and all actions taken by users based on the information provided on this website. We assume no responsibility for the content of external links on this website.

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How does use cookies?

We use cookies to track and better understand how users interact with our website so that we can analyze its performance, and make future improvements. We may also use cookies to deliver relevant advertising.
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Last modified on 5/24/2018