Basic policy

We acquire information about users of the Article 6 Implementation Partnership website (; hereinafter referred to as “our website”) to the extent necessary for smooth operation of service (information provision via the website, acceptance of comments/inquiries, etc.) provided at our website. Information acquired will be handled properly and used only for the purposes for which it is acquired.

Scope of information acquired

Our site automatically acquires information such as Internet domain, IP address, and other such information about access to our site. While cookies (information transmitted from the server to the user’s browser and stored on the user’s computer in order to identify users) are used in part of our website, in sending cookies, we do not collect personal information that would identify a user. Users may also set their browsers not to receive cookies at any time.

Purposes of use

Information automatically gathered as described in Scope of information acquired above will be used as reference in order to conduct website services in a smooth manner.

Limitation on use and provision

Our site, except in the case of compliance with disclosure requests provided for by law, or as a result of illegal access, other unlawful acts or other special reasons, will not use nor transfer to a third party the information acquired for any purposes other than those in the “Purposes of use” delineated above.

However, statistical information regarding access to our site, information regarding user attributes and overviews/summaries of proposals regarding environmental policies and comments may be made public.

Measures to ensure security

The Ministry of the Environment takes necessary measures to administer acquired information appropriately in order to prevent the leakage, loss or destruction of acquired information.

Scope of application

This privacy policy applies only to our website.

You can contact us at:

Ministry of the Environment
1-2-2 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
100-8975 JAPAN