This website delivers a variety of information regarding sightseeing spots, culture, food, etc. of Aomori prefecture, located in the Tohoku region of Japan.
The main purpose is to provide media personnel with news stories and information.
The articles are by officials of the Aomori prefectural government, contaning information from famous tourist destinations to hidden local fascinations even unknown to some Japanese.

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    Privacy Policy


    In principle, the contents of all pages on this website are copyrighted by Aomori Prefecture. Unauthorized use of any text or images from the pages of this website is prohibited.


    Aomori Prefecture 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.

    Site Policy

    Collection and Use of Personal Information

    Aomori Prefecture (hereinafter “the organization”) handles information that can uniquely identify or contact a single person including customers (hereinafter “personal information”) appropriately.

    What is personal information?

    Personal information is information provided by users through the organization about an identifiable individual that may include his or her address, name, phone number, email address and so on.

    Collection of Personal Information

    In principle, the organization collects personal information that is voluntarily provided by users. We shall indicate specific purposes for collecting personal information, if any, and will do the same whenever necessary in order to achieve the purpose. The organization may use your personal information for preparing statistics, that cannot uniquely identify a single person, by compiling the information. We use the statistical data for better services or official announcement.

    Limited Use of Personal Information

    Personal information provided (registered) by users will not be used beyond the scope of the purpose of use that we have previously specified except as otherwise required by applicable law.

    Management of Personal Information

    We will maintain appropriate safeguards to protect your personal information and take appropriate measures against improper disclosure, unjust diversion or modification. We will delete any personal information immediately when it becomes dispensable without fail.

    Scope of Application

    “Collection and Use of Personal Information” is only applicable for this website. This website contains links to other websites at which personal information collected. In such instance, the collection and use of your personal information will be governed by the privacy policy applicable to that website.

    Use of Google Analytics

    This website uses functions of the web analytics service, Google Analytics, provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies to help analyze how users use the website, and prepares reports on website activities. The information generated by the Google Analytics cookies about the use of the website is generally transmitted to and stored on Google servers. (How Google uses information from sites or apps that use our services)

    *The original version of this Privary Policy has been prepared in Japanese. In the event of any discrepancy between the English and Japanese versions, the Japanese version will govern.