1. Use of cookies and similar technologies

The Organization of Global Financial City Tokyo (“”) collects certain information using cookies and similar technologies on this website, in order to analyse visitor usage, improve service, and provide services and ads that align with individual users’ interests. This Cookie Policy explains these practices. For further information about how your personal information is handled and shared, please consult our Privacy Policy. reserves the right to modify this policy, either in whole or in part. Notice of any changes made will be provided on the website.

2. Definition: Cookies and similar technologies

The term cookie refers to data that is sent from a website and saved on visitors’ devices (computers, mobile handsets, etc.) when they access the website, as a tag that allows the device in question to be recognized.
Through the use of cookies it is possible to obtain information such as how many times a device has visited a website and which other websites have been visited by the user in question in the past.

A similar technology known as a beacon (or pixel), which is used to send information from users’ devices to a server, can be embedded in online content such as video or email messages. By using beacons, it is possible to obtain information from user devices, including how many times content has been viewed, the times and dates of such viewings, and whether an email message has been opened.

As described in Section 4 below, functionality associated with cookies and similar technologies can be disabled via browser settings.

3. Purposes for which cookies and related technologies are used

(1) Assessing usage data and improving service may collect, analyse, and use information related to visitors’ usage of this website using cookies and similar technologies in order to improve the websites and services offered to users. This website primarily use the following tool for this purpose:

â– Google AnalyticsTool provider: Google Inc.

In addition, the following application uses cookies to improve the application service and the Committee provides the service using the application:

â– YouTubeTool provider: YouTube,LLC.

(2) Distributing ads uses ad distribution services to display ads when users who have visited This website in the past visit certain pages. To that end, cookies and related technologies are used to collect information about users’ browsing history on this Websites. The principal ad distribution services used by the Committee are listed in Section 4 (2) below. For more information about how to disable ads, please see Sections 4 (1) and (2).

(3) Improving usability

In order to improve your website experience, the Committee uses cookies and similar technologies. They will store the selected information, prevent from repeatedly showing the same selection screen, or storing your input data and confirming it in the following page or avoiding to request you the same input including plug-in of social network services (SNS) such as “Like” on Facebook or “Tweet” on Twitter or social log-in services such as those allows you to log in with your account of Google, Facebook or LINE.

4. How to disable cookies and related technologies

(1) Disabling all cookies

Cookies saved on user devices are retained until either the user deletes them or they expire. Although most browsers accept cookies by default, that functionality can be disabled by changing the browser’s settings.

Disabling cookie functionality may prevent use of some or all of the website’s functionality, and some pages may not display properly.

For more information about how to change cookie settings in your browser, see the following links:

Google Chrome Microsoft Internet Explorer Microsoft Edge Mozilla Firefox Apple Safari
(2) Disabling cookies from a specific source

To disable Google Analytics, described in Section 3 (1) above, download the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on from the page provided by Google at the link shown below, install the add-on, and then change the browser’s add-on settings. Note that use of products and services provided by Google Inc. may be impacted by use of this add-on.

Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on

To disable display of the ads described in Section 3 (2) above, access the page provided by each ad distributor at the links shown below and disable cookies from each. Please note that use of the products and services offered by the companies in question may be impacted by making these settings.

Ad distributor Privacy (cookie) policy Information about how to disable ads
Yahoo Japan Corporation Yahoo! Japan Privacy Policy Disabling behaviour-targeting ads
Google Japan LLC and Google Network Google Privacy Policy Opt out of seeing personalised ads
Facebook Japan Cookie & other storage technologies About Facebook Ads
Twitter, Inc. Our use of cookies and similar technologies How Twitter Ads Work
LINE Corporation LINE Privacy Policy Settings>Privacy>Ad settings>Turn off Personalized ads setting
Sizmek Japan Sizmek Privacy Policy Opt-out Options
(3) Disabling beacons

Beacons contained in online content can be disabled by disabling cookies as described in Section (1) and (2) above. In some cases, beacons contained in email messages can be disabled by configuring your email client so that it does not download images contained in messages. However, not all email clients provide such functionality. If you are unable to disable image downloading, unsubscribe to the email newsletters you receive.

5. Inquiries

Inquiries concerning the Committee’s cookie policy should be directed to the following contact:

The Organization of Global Financial City Tokyo

We use our own and third-party cookies to improve your experience and our services, by analysing browsing on our website.
By continuing to browse, we understand that you accept our use of them. To find out more about the cookies we use (and to see how to disable them), visit our cookie policy.