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Privacy Policy (revised May 2018)

Japan for Sustainability (JFS) takes the utmost care to protect the privacy of this website's users.

We have revised our privacy policy to be in compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR).

How We Collect Information and What Information We Collect

  • Subscription to JFS newsletters

    If you newly subscribe to JFS e-mail newsletters, we ask you to submit your e-mail address and indicate your country and affiliation on the subscription form. We also ask your age, sex and comment (response is optional).

  • Interaction through "contact" form

    If you write to us via the online "contact" form, we ask you to provide your name, e-mail address, and comment. We also ask your country and affiliation (response is optional).

  • Comments and Inquiries through E-mails

    If you write to us via e-mail, we collect the information you provide in your inquiries and comments.

How We Use Collected Information

We use the information you provide to:

  • Deliver weekly and monthly newsletters to subscribers
  • Respond to inquiries and requests
  • Provide updates of important information about our work
  • Keep statistics

We collect your information exclusively to fulfill the purposes stated above. Your information will not be used for any other reason or be shared with any third party without your prior permission.

How You Can Stop Communicating with JFS

If you would like to stop communications with JFS, you can:

  • If you are a subscriber, fill in the following unsubscription form. Your information will be deleted.
  • Write to info[at] and tell us you do not want to receive communications from JFS.(Please replace [at] with @.)

Privacy Policy Changes

Future changes in our Privacy Policy will be posted on this page, and where appropriate, notified to subscribers via e-mail.

Questions / Contact

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please visit the "Contact" page of the JFS website or write to info[at] (replace [at] with @).


Except where a copyright is otherwise indicated, all information and images, etc., provided by can be shared, copied and transmitted in accordance with the "Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported" license.

To request permission to reproduce any material for which a copyright is indicated, for a magazine, book, or other publication, or a website, please write to the following e-mail address and specify the content and intended use:

info[at] (Please replace [at] with @.)


Japan for Sustainability has exercised the utmost effort for regulatory compliance and good practices in managing this website. Any discretion regarding the suitability of the material for perusal and data collection is the responsibility of the user. Japan for Sustainability is not responsible for any problems, losses or damages arising as a result of use of this site and/or its content.

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