1. Basic Approach
The Planning, Management and CPA Examination Office, Certified Public Accountants and Auditing Oversight Board collects information on users of the Official Website of the Certified Public Accountants and Auditing Oversight Board (https://www.fsa.go.jp/cpaaob/index.html; hereinafter referred to as ''the Site'') to the extent necessary for the efficient operation of the services provided on the Site. Information acquired will be handled appropriately within the scope of the purposes of use.
2. Scope of Information Gathered and Purpose of Use
(1) For security purposes, the Site automatically collects Internet domain names, IP addresses and other
information on access to the Site. However, the Site does not use any cookies (information transmitted
from the server to the user's browser and stored on the user's computer in order for the server to
(2) The scope of information gathered in sections of the Site and the purpose of use will be stated in the
3. Restriction of Use and Provision of Information
The Certified Public Accountants and Auditing Oversight Board does not use the acquired information for any purposes other than those described in 2.(2), nor will it provide the acquired information to any third party, unless the Board is requested to disclose such information by law and/or ordinances, is subject to unauthorized access, threats or other unlawful acts, or has other special reasons to do so.
4. Security Measures
The Certified Public Accountants and Auditing Oversight Board takes necessary measures for the appropriate management of acquired information to prevent any leakage, loss and destruction of acquired information.
The operation of the Site may be contracted out, in which case the contractor will take necessary measures for the appropriate management of acquired information.
5. Disclosure of Personal Information
A user may demand the disclosure of his/her personal information collected in sections of the Site under the Act for Protection of Personal Data Held by Administrative Organs (Law No. 58, 2003).
6. Scope of Application