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

Some of the pages in this website use 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.
In case you prefer not to accept cookies, it is possible to set your computer to refuse cookies or give a notice when cookies are being sent, but please be aware that by doing so, some services on this website may become unavailable.

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 in 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.