About us

This web site exists since July 2, 1996.

PURPOSE

Our goal is to deliver comprehensive, up to date information on traveling and living in Japan, first-hand from Japan. japan-guide.com consists of:

  • An extensive travel guide for Japan.
  • A living guide for prospective and current foreign residents of Japan.
  • A large resource section about various aspects of contemporary and traditional Japan.
  • A forum to ask questions and find friends.

 
TERMS OF USE, DISCLAIMER

japan-guide.com provides its services to you, subject to the following terms of use, which may be updated without prior notice. By using japan-guide.com, you are agreeing to our terms of use.

The information published at japan-guide.com is for informative purposes only. Web site users may download and copy the material for personal, non-commercial use, without the right to resell, redistribute (that includes publishing on a personal web site) or create derivative works therefrom. No part of this web site may be reproduced without the written permission of the publisher and copyright owner.

Although we attempt to make the information on this web site as accurate and up-to-date as possible, there may exist some inaccurate or out-of-date information. Under no circumstances shall japan-guide.com be liable for any loss, damage, liability or expense incurred or suffered which is claimed to have resulted from use of this site.

japan-guide.com is not related with any educational institution or government.

 
PRIVACY POLICY

japan-guide.com does not collect personally identifying information with the sole exception of your specific knowledge and consent thereof. All information is stored in password protected directories and publicly inaccessible databases. japan-guide.com will never sell or distribute email addresses and/or other personally identifying information to third parties without your explicit permission, nor use it for unapproved commercial purposes.

We use third party advertising companies, such as Google, to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (NOT including personally identifying information such as your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits in order to provide ads on this site and other sites about goods and services that may be of interest to you. Google uses the DoubleClick cookie to serve interest-based advertising. Users may opt out of the use of the DoubleClick cookie by visiting Ads Settings in their Google accounts.

japan-guide.com uses Google Analytics with the Display Advertising feature to collect demographic data about our site traffic. Users can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads using the Ads Settings in their Google accounts. We will not facilitate the merging of personally-identifiable information with non-personally identifiable information previously collected from Display Advertising features that is based on the DoubleClick cookie.

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