Privacy Policy

The Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO Website Privacy Policy is governed by the JETRO Privacy Policy .

Institute of Developing Economies Website Privacy Policy

The Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO (hereinafter referred to as the "Institute") recognizes the significance of personal information and is committed to protecting the privacy of all individuals who use the Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO website (hereinafter referred to as the "website"). In cases where the Institute collects information from users of this website that can be used to identify a specific individual such as name, address, e-mail, phone number or fax number, it will disclose to the user on the procedures of collection the purpose of collection, how the information will be used and the contact information for the division collecting it. Personal information collected on this website will be handled appropriately in accordance with the Protection of Personal Information Held by Incorporated Administrative Agencies Act, any related ordinances and JETRO's own privacy policy.

  1. Collection of Personal Information
    Users of this website may be asked to provide personal information for the following:
    • Application forms for symposiums, lectures, seminars, etc.
    • Subscription forms for periodicals or other resources and information
    • Subscription to mailing lists
    • Questionnaires
    • Postings
    • Job applications
    • Inquiries
  2. Provision of Personal Information to Third Parties
    Except for the following circumstances, the Institute will never provide personal information collected from users to a third party:
    • When required by law to provide the information to a third party
    • When permission has been received from the individual to provide the information to a third party
    • When a third party is consigned to perform processing tasks associated with personal information that has been collected through various forms and procedures
  3. Automatically collect personal data
    With the aim of improving usability, this website automatically records information from users' access logs, including IP addresses, access times and dates, referrers, accessed files, and browser type in the servers. We also use cookies, and "Web Beacon" provided by Google LLC to use Google Analytics. Regarding how Google collects and processes such data, please refer to:
    We also use plugins developed by third-party web services to embed and share web content and to link different web services together. These web services include YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, etc. These services sometimes track your browsing history and link personal information through plugins and/or cookies (plugins and cookies themselves do not include personal information). These third-party tools will not be activated unless you click on the “Accept” button which is displayed for the first-time access. Depending on the particular cookie that you reject, you may not be able to fully utilize the services.
  4. Security
    The Institute has employed various security measures such as a firewall and virus detection system to prevent unauthorized access and data encryption methods in order to ensure the integrity and security of the website. However, the system is not guaranteed to be free from security issues.
  5. The Institute's Privacy Policy
    Refer to the following URL for details regarding the Institute's Privacy Policy:

Planning and Coordination Division, Research Planning Department, IDE-JETRO