Last updated: May 26, 2018, revised in accordance to the GDPR legislation.


Japan Top 10 Website Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting our web site. This privacy policy tells you how we use personal information collected at this site. Please read this privacy policy before using the site or submitting any personal information. By using the site, you are accepting the practices described in this privacy policy. These practices may be changed, but any changes will be posted and changes will only apply to activities and information on a going forward, not retroactive basis. You are encouraged to review the privacy policy whenever you visit the site to make sure that you understand how any personal information you provide will be used.

Note: the privacy practices set forth in this privacy policy are for this web site only. If you link to other web sites, please review the privacy policies posted at those sites.

Collection of Information
We collect personally identifiable information, like names, postal addresses/zip codes, email addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by our visitors. The information you provide is used to fulfill your specific request. This information is only used to fulfill your specific request, unless you give us permission to use it in another manner, for example to add you to one of our mailing lists. You will never be forced or coerced to provide any identifiable information to us without any direct consent noted on our website. We do not collect any identifiable information without informing you ahead of time. You may request to have your personal information deleted, modified, transferred or lodged into a complaint at any time through emailing the administrator of the website. In addition, for EU citizens including those in the UK, you acknowledge that you are 16 years or older or have parental consent when you submit any identifiable information through our website.

Cookie/Tracking Technology
The Site uses cookie and tracking technology. Cookie and tracking technology are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the Site, and understanding how visitors use the Site. This tracking technology also includes the collection of the general location of the user, through the utilization of IP address technology. Cookies can also help customize the Site for visitors. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology, however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties. All information collected will be kept in a secure location, in accordance to our “Commitment to Data Security” policy as outlined below.

Distribution of Information
We may share information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place. The information is not provided to these companies for marketing purposes.

Besides the above exception, we do not distribute ANY personal information to third parties or sponsors (in other words, we do not sell our email list). The information remains privately held by the non-profit organization, MTI Countdowns.


Commitment to Data Security
Your personally identifiable information including those collected from cookies and tracking technology is kept secure. Only authorized employees, agents and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information. All emails and newsletters from this site allow you to opt out of further mailings. All passwords and personal information entered on the site are encrypted and even the staff cannot see a cleartext version of any password. All passwords are also stored in an encrypted manner. If there is a discovery of breach in data security, all those impacted will be notified via email within 72 hours of the discovery.

Privacy Contact Information
If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about our privacy policy you may contact us using the information below:


We reserve the right to make changes to this policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted. Please note that this information is only available in English and we are not liable for any incorrect foreign translation of this information.