Privacy Policy

Updated July 1, 2024
This website collects information from users of this website to the extent necessary for the smooth operation of the services provided (provision of information via the website, receipt of various opinions, etc.).
In accordance with the “Act on the Protection of Personal Information (Act No. 57 of 2003),” we will handle the collection, use, and management of information appropriately as described below, and strive to create a website that you can use with peace of mind.

What is Private Information?

The personal information that GRAND CYCLE TOKYO Executive Committee receives through this website is address, name, telephone number, and e-mail address.

Scope of Application

This policy applies only to this site and does not apply to other sites linked to this site.
The handling of information on linked sites is the responsibility of the respective organizations.

Collection of Personal Information

When the GRAND CYCLE TOKYO Executive Committee collects personal information through this website, it is based on the principle that the information is provided (registered) by the user himself/herself.
When collecting personal information, the purpose of collection will be clearly stated.
Personal information will be collected only to the extent necessary to achieve the stated purpose.

Restrictions on Use of Personal Information

Personal information provided (registered) by users will be used within the scope of the purpose of collection as specified in advance. Personal information will not be used by the Executive Committee for any other purposes, nor will it be provided to anyone outside of the Executive Committee, except as required by law.
However, statistical information on user attributes, etc., which does not include any personal information, may be made public.

Management of personal information

GRAND CYCLE TOKYO Executive Committee will strictly manage the collected personal information and take appropriate measures to prevent leakage, misappropriation, and falsification. The operation of this website may be outsourced, but the outsourcing company will also take appropriate measures to prevent leakage, misappropriation, falsification, etc.

Information about users that does not contain personal information

This site automatically collects information such as Internet domain names, IP addresses, and the environment in which this site is viewed (hereinafter referred to as “user information”). The information collected is used for the purpose of improving the usability of this site and is limited to the content.
The User Information collected is limited to the contents for the purpose of improving the usability of this Site, and will be used only within the scope of such purpose.
However, statistically processed information on access to this site, browsing environment, and other information may be made public.

Cookie Policy

This site uses cookies and similar technologies to collect certain information for convenience and to improve the site.
The Cookie Policy explains how these are handled.

1 What are Cookies and Similar Technologies?

A cookie is data sent from a website as a tag to identify the device and stored on the device when the user accesses the website using the device.
By using cookies, it is possible to obtain information such as the number of visits to the website by the device you are using and the sites other than the website that the user has visited in the past.
In addition, it is also possible to disable the function of cookies and similar technologies by setting the user’s browser. For details, please refer to “How to delete or disable cookies and similar technologies”.

2 Use of Cookies and Similar Technologies

This site uses cookies to make your visit more convenient and to obtain information to continually improve the site.
Cookies are pieces of information sent to your browser from a server related to the operation of this site and recorded on your device (computer or mobile device, etc.).
However, the recorded information does not include any personally identifiable information such as the user’s name, address, or telephone number.
In addition, there is no direct negative impact on the user’s device.
This site uses third-party cookies in order to understand how each page is accessed.
You may refuse to receive cookies by adjusting your browser settings.
Even in this case, there will be no major obstacles to browsing this site. Please contact the manufacturer of your browser for information on how to configure your browser settings.

3 Tools to be used, information to be obtained and purpose of use

The tools used on this site, the information obtained through the use of the tools, and the purposes for which the information is used are as follows.

1 Google Custom Search
This website uses Google Custom Search provided by Google Inc. to improve the usability and the website.
The use of Google Custom Search is based on the Terms of Use of Google Custom Search.
Google Custom Search Terms of Service (link to external site)

2 SNS (Social Networking Service)
Some SNSs may automatically send user IDs, accessing sites, and other information to SNSs from websites with SNS “buttons” even if the user does not press the button.
For details, please refer to the following links.
Personal Information Protection Committee (link to external site)
Meta (link to external site)
Twitter (link to external site)

3 Embedding YouTube videos
When you visit a website that embeds YouTube video content, the URL of the accessed page and the user’s IP address are automatically sent to Google from the relevant web browser.
For details, please refer to the following links.
Use by Google of information collected from sites and applications that use Google services (link to external site)

4 Google Analytics
Tool Provider
Google Inc.
Information to be obtained
Users’ website usage (access status, traffic, routing, etc.)
Purpose of use
To improve usability and site improvement
※In addition, we may send out notices (advertisements) to past visitors to our website when they visit certain pages.
Google Inc. also obtains and uses information about the user’s website usage.
For details, please refer to the following URL
Google Analytics Terms of Use (link to external site)
Use by Google of information collected from sites and applications that use Google services (link to external site)
For more information about Google’s privacy policy, please see below.
Google’s Privacy Policy (link to external site)
Information about Google Analytics is also available at
More information about Google Analytics (link to external site) 
Analytics Help > Data Privacy and Security > Data Protection

Use in Advertisements
This Site may utilize the advertising services (display advertising/remarketing/retargeting functions) of ad-serving companies such as Google to deliver notices (advertisements) to past visitors to this Site when they visit certain pages. In such cases, cookies are used to obtain information on the visit history of this site.
If you do not wish to receive such notices (advertisements), please delete cookies stored on your device and disable cookies by following the instructions below on how to disable cookies and similar technologies.
If you change your browser, delete cookies, or change to a new device, you will need to set your browser again.

How to delete or disable cookies and similar technologies

(1)How to delete all cookies
Cookies stored on your device will remain on your device until you intentionally delete them or until their respective expiration dates expire.
Most popular browsers are set to accept cookies by default, but you can delete cookies in your browser.
Please refer to the following links for information on how to delete cookies in each browser.
Google Chrome (link to external site)
Microsoft Internet Explorer (link to external site)
Microsoft Edge (link to external site)
Mozilla Firefox (link to external site)
Apple Safari (link to external site)

(2)With respect to cookies for ad serving
You can disable the use of cookies for ad delivery by clicking below and opting out.
However, you will need to opt-out again if you change browsers, delete cookies, etc.
Yahoo (link to external site)
Google (link to external site)
Meta (link to external site)
Smart News (link to external site)

(3) Google Analytics Opt-out Add-on
You can also opt out of Google Analytics tracking by using the Google Analytics Opt-Out Add-on.
The Google Analytics Opt-Out Add-On is a feature developed to allow website users to disable the use of data via JavaScript. To take advantage of this feature, download and install this add-on on your browser.
Google Analytics Opt-out Add-on (link to external site)

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