Cookie Policy

Use of cookies & similar technologies

This website collects certain information by using cookies and other similar technologies to improve the usability and content of the website.
The Cookie Policy explains how to use them.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a piece of data that is sent to your web browser to indicate that you have visited our website. By using cookies, information such as the number of times you have visited this site and the pages you have visited can be stored in the relevant device (computer, smartphone, tablet, or other Internet-capable devices). This site uses cookies to make your browsing experience more convenient and to obtain information to continually improve the site.

Types of cookies and similar technologies

Cookie nameTool providerCookie typeDurationPurpose of Use
_gaGoogle Inc.Analytical2 yearsThe _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors.
_gidGoogle Inc.​Analytical​1 dayInstalled by Google Analytics, _gid cookie stores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website's performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously.
_gatGoogle Inc.​Performance1 minuteThis cookie is installed by Google Universal Analytics to restrain request rate and thus limit the collection of data on high traffic sites.

How to delete or invalidate cookies and similar technologies

How to delete all cookies

The cookies saved in the user’s device are kept stored there unless the user intentionally deletes them or until they expire.
Most browsers in widespread use activate cookies by default, but it is possible for the user to delete cookies on their browser.
Please refer to the following links on how to delete cookies in each browser.

Google Analytics Opt-Out Add-on

You can opt out of Google Analytics tracking with the Google Analytics Opt-Out Add-on. Please note that if you disable Google Analytics, Google Analytics will also be disabled on websites other than this website. You can re-enable it by restoring the settings. To use it, please download this add-on and install it on your browser.

Cookie Policy Inquiries

Osaka Headquarters23-7, Shindo-4, Matsubara, Osaka 580-0015, Japan
Tel. +81-72-334-0550
Fax. +81-72-333-1299


Please note that this page may be revised without prior notice.