Privacy Statement

Japan Tobacco Inc. and its group companies (hereinafter referred to as "the JT Group") may collect personal information through this website (https://www.jt.com) from you. This Privacy Statement applies only to the personal information provided to the JT Group through this website. Under this Privacy Statement, the JT Group will handle your personal information with the highest standards of care.

1. When the JT Group requests personal information

The JT group may request you to provide personal information to the extent necessary for its business. In such cases, the JT group will indicate the kind of personal information which it intends to collect and will never collect personal information by fraudulent or other unfair means.

2. Use of personal information

The JT Group may use provided personal information, but will not use this personal information for any other purpose than the purposes which are indicated when collecting such personal information, except when required by laws and regulations.

3. Disclosure of personal information to third parties

Personal information collected will be made available to third parties other than the JT Group only in the form of statistical data and no information that could allow the identification of an individual will be made available, except in situations which are indicated when collecting such personal information and when required by laws and regulations.

4. Updating personal information

The JT Group will maintain and update collected personal information as accurately as possible. Upon your request and after confirmation of your identity, the JT Group will modify your personal information. Any change of your personal information can be requested by e-mailing us at jt.media.relations@jt.com.

5. Collecting information regarding your computer (such as IP addresses)

Certain information about your computer is collected by the JT Group when connected to this website, such as IP address, browser type, computer type, etc. The collected information is used to understand how visitors use our website, and the JT Group will not use the collected information so that it would allow individual identification.

6. Cookies

Cookies are pieces of data stored on your computer's hard drive when visiting such pages, which identifies revisiting visitors and make accessing contents more convenient for them. These cookies are only used to enhance the convenience of our website, and they will not be used so that it would allow individual identification.

Use of cookies

Like most websites you visit, www.jt.com also uses cookies to improve the user experience on both single and repeated visits to the website.

Cookie name (Google Analytics)
The Google Analytics cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors, number of visits for repeat visitors, where the visitors have come to the website from and the pages they have visited. We use Google Analytics to give us insights into how you interact with our website.

Cookie name (enable-cookies, home-visits)
The cookie is used to store if a user has accepted the cookie notification message on this website, and to detect if the user is first time visitor or repeated visitor.

To control cookies

You can control/delete cookies as you wish by changing your browser settings. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer in order to manage cookies, most browsers allow you to accept or reject cookies or only accept certain types of cookies. However, be aware that if you do block cookies, some features of our website may not be available to you and some web pages may not display properly.

7. Links to other websites

This website may contain links to other sites which have their own privacy policies, some of which are operated by a JT Group company. Please be aware that this Privacy Statement is only applicable to the website under https://www.jt.com as mentioned above, and it is strongly recommended that you check the privacy notices of each site you visit from this website.

8. Changes to our privacy statement

The JT Group reserves the right to change this privacy statement at any time by posting the revised statement on this website. It is your responsibility to check periodically for any changes the JT Group may make to this statement. If you do not agree with the changes in this statement, send us an e-mail requesting the deletion of any information you have already submitted and the JT Group will take the necessary steps to delete that information. Your continued use of this site following the posting of changes means you accept the changes.