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Cookie Policy of "Study in Japan" Website

1. Use of cookies & similar technologies

JASSO uses cookies to make some features available. Cookies are small pieces of text send to users' device when users visit this website, and enables JASSO to recognize users' device. Cookie allow JASSO to recognize users' preference and keep track of users' transactions. JASSO uses following three types of cookies.

  1. Essential Cookies: These cookies are required for the use of this website.
  2. Statistical Cookies: These cookies are used to analyze how this website are used.
  3. Marketing Cookies: These cookies are used to display relevant content and advertising.

Some of the cookies used on this website are deleted when the user closes the browser, after a browser session ends. (Session cookies) Other cookies remain on the user's device, and enable JASSO to recognize users' browser the next time the user visit the website.(Persistent cookies) Furthermore, some of the cookies used on our website are provided by third party providers (so-called Third Party Cookies).

Third Party Cookies are also used to track users' browsing history and display appropriate advertisements. By accessing our website, Third Party Cookies will be sent from the advertising service providers mentioned in article 2. First Party Cookies (Essential Cookies) sent by JASSO are stored on the servers of each advertising service provider together with Third Party Cookies sent by each advertising service provider, and are managed in accordance with their respective privacy policies.

2. How to Change Cookie Settings

There are various way to administrate the cookies. Users can set the browser to refuse the receipt of cookies in certain cases or in general. Users can delete the cookies that have been already set or make an individual selection. Please be noted that this website uses cookies that are technically necessary for the proper operation of some functions on this website. If users block these cookies, there is no guarantee that users can experience all the features of the website. The "Help" function of your browser should tell you how. Alternatively, the following links provide instructions for managing cookie settings of commonly used browsers:

 Google Chrome
 Microsoft Internet Explorer
 Microsoft Edge
 Mozilla Firefox
 Apple Safari

Regarding behavioral targeting advertisement, the method of unsubscribing is described in the website of the advertising service providers below. However, please be aware that if you delete all of these Cookies, you may be restricted in using the products and services provided by each company. Regarding Facebook Japan, out of the advertising service providers listed below, if the user is a Facebook user, the browsing history of the website will be collected and managed linked to the user's information registered to Facebook.

  1. Google LLC and Google Network
    Google Privacy Policy
    Block certain ads (How to block target ads)
  2. Facebook Japan
    Cookies & Other Storage Technologies
    About Facebook Ads (How to block target ads)

3. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a Web analytics service provided by Google LLC ("Google"). Google Analytics uses some cookies to analyze how users use the website. The information generated by the cookies will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

On this website, the IP anonymization of Google Analytics is activated. In this case, Google will anonymize the IP address. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address will be sent to and shortened by Google's servers in the United States.

On behalf of JASSO, Google analyzes users' website usage and compiles reports. Google will not associate users' IP address with any other data held by Google./p>

Please refer to the following URL for the terms of service of Google Analytics and Google's privacy policy.

  1. Google Analytics Terms of Service
  2. Google Privacy Policy
  3. Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on

Published: October 15, 2021