Last update: November 2004
Thank you for visiting the Tokyo Art Beat Web Site.
To better protect your privacy, we are providing this short notice explaining our information and data practices.
Tokyo Art Beat believes that electronic privacy is crucial for the ongoing success of the Internet as a service, commercial, and entertainment medium. We are committed to treat your personal information with appropriate standards of safety, security and confidentiality.
We do not collect personal information without your knowledge, and we never share, sell, or rent any personal information without your permission, unless ordered by a court of law. Information submitted to us is only available to employees managing this information for purposes of contacting you or sending you emails based on your request for information. Any/all e-mail addresses sent to us as the result of correspondence with Tokyo Art Beat will not be used or collected for the purposes of reselling to a third party and will not be added to a bulk e-mailing list.
Interaction data collection ('logs')
For the mutual security of this site and its visitors, Tokyo Art Beat records all interactions between Web User Agents and our Web server, including access time and date, IP address, as well as identification information sent by the Web Agent (e.g browser version and operating system). These records may be kept indefinitely.
Specific data will only be used for internal traffic or security analysis. Some statistical analysis of the access data may be performed by us, and shared with Tokyo art and design venues or other partners in order to improve our service.
In order to offer you the best service possible, Tokyo Art Beat is using the "cookies" technology. "cookies" are small text files stored in your Web browser, recording some personal preferences such as your preferred language.
Cookies are stored on your computer only, and are not kept by us.
Cookies only inform us of preferences you have stated through your interactions with the Tokyo Art Beat site. They do not tell us any personal information, such as your e-mail address, against your will.
Tokyo Art Beat offers its visitors the possibility of enhanced, personalized services called "MyTAB", available upon registration.
We may ask for some personal information during the registration process. As stated in the "general data collection" section, we will not share this specific data with any third party, but may conduct some statistical analysis and share its results.
Shopping on Tokyo Art Beat
Tokyo Art Beat may occasionally sell original products online. In order to deliver the goods to the buyer, some personal information (name, address and phone number) will be collected at some point in the shopping process. These informations will be transmitted to the delivery company, but will not be shared with any other third party.
Tokyo Art Beat is using appropriate physical, electronic and operational procedures to stop any unauthorized access, safeguard the security of the data collected and prevent any misuse of this data.