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Privacy Policy

1. Scope of Application

The Policy shall be applied when you use Machiya Locals products and services.

2. Purpose of Use of Personal Information

We will collect and use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • To help us identify you and any accounts you hold with us,
  • To provide customer service to you;
  • To assist in making your reservation and providing the services you request on our platform,
  • To process transactions through our website (including taking payment for purchase you may make through the Site) and to assist in any inquires about your transaction;
  • For billing purposes;
  • To fulfill your requests for certain information and services offered through our website;
  • To confirm transactions and reconcile statements or invoices;
  • To contact you in regards to any purchases or reservations that you have made with MACHIYA LOCALS;
  • To respond to inquries & requests under special circumstances

3. Collection of Personal Information

In case of collecting your personal information, purpose of its use will be clearly defined and collected to the extent necessary to fulfil the objective only when your consent is given.

4. Securement of Safety, Accuracy and Relevance of Information

We endeavor to strictly control and monitor your personal information, and place rigid protection to prevent occurrence of illegal access into the database, leakage, modification, loss and destruction of data.
Also, take appropriate measures to keep your personal information accurate and up to date, and seek ongoing improvement to ensure handling of personal information is carried out under fair administration continuously.

5. Control on Information Provided to Subcontractor

Due to the nature of our products and services, in some circumstances, there may be cases where we disclose your personal information to our trusted contractors and service providers, but within limits of usage deemed justifiable. We will require these organizations to undertake strict management of personal information and ensure that the information is not used for any purposes beyond the scope of our contract with them.

6. Supply of Information to Third Party

Except for cases concerning legal requirements, we will not provide or disclose your personal information to any third parties without your consent. Also, we will notify you in case where we receive a request to pass on a message or goods addressed to you specifically from third parties.

7. Disclosure and Correction of Personal Information

While we will not use your information for any purposes without your consent, we may disclose the information to relevant third party organizations, police and other public authorities and other relevant agencies in following cases;

  • Official legal inquiry from government agencies, such as courthouse or police
  • Protection of our rights and our operations
  • Unjustifiable infringement of third parties' rights, asset or reputation
  • Disruption of public order

Also, in a case where you make a request to disclose, correct or terminate the use of personal data that identify you, we will, once formal contact is made, confirm your identity in compliance with the procedure specified in relevant laws and regulations, and promptly process your request for disclosure, correction or termination of service. If you wish to confirm or correct your personal information, we will promptly respond to it within reasonable and necessary limits.

8. Our Cookie Policy

  1. This Cookies Policy explains what Cookies are and how We use them. You should read this policy so You can understand what type of cookies We use, or the information We collect using Cookies and how that information is used.
  2. Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about You may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from Cookies. For further information on how We use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.
  3. We do not store sensitive personal information, such as mailing addresses, account passwords, etc. in the Cookies We use.

Interpretation and Definitions


The words of which the initial letter is capitalized have meanings defined under the following conditions. The following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear in singular or in plural.


For the purposes of this Cookies Policy:

  1. Company (referred to as either "the Company", "We", "Us" or "Our" in this Cookies Policy) refers to AJ INTERBRIDGE INC., 400 Osaka-cho Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan 600-8177.
  2. Cookies means small files that are placed on Your computer, mobile device or any other device by a website, containing details of your browsing history on that website among its many uses.
  3. Website refers to MACHIYA LOCALS, accessible from https://machiyalocals.com/
  4. You means the individual accessing or using the Website, or a company, or any legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Website, as applicable.

The use of the Cookies

Type of Cookies We Use

Cookies can be "Persistent" or "Session" Cookies. Persistent Cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when You go offline, while Session Cookies are deleted as soon as You close your web browser.

We use both session and persistent Cookies for the purposes set out below:

  1. Necessary / Essential Cookies
    Type: Session Cookies
    Administered by: Us
    Purpose: These Cookies are essential to provide You with services available through the Website and to enable You to use some of its features. They help to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts. Without these Cookies, the services that You have asked for cannot be provided, and We only use these Cookies to provide You with those services.
  2. Functionality Cookies
    Type: Persistent Cookies
    Administered by: Us
    Purpose: These Cookies allow us to remember choices You make when You use the Website, such as remembering your login details or language preference. The purpose of these Cookies is to provide You with a more personal experience and to avoid You having to re-enter your preferences every time You use the Website.

Your Choices Regarding Cookies

If You prefer to avoid the use of Cookies on the Website, first You must disable the use of Cookies in your browser and then delete the Cookies saved in your browser associated with this website. You may use this option for preventing the use of Cookies at any time.
If You do not accept Our Cookies, You may experience some inconvenience in your use of the Website and some features may not function properly.
If You'd like to delete Cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse Cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

  1. For the Chrome web browser, please visit this page from Google: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/32050
  2. For the Internet Explorer web browser, please visit this page from Microsoft: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835
  3. For the Firefox web browser, please visit this page from Mozilla: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/delete-cookies-remove-info-websites-stored
  4. For the Safari web browser, please visit this page from Apple: https://support.apple.com/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac

For any other web browser, please visit your web browser's official web pages.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Cookies Policy, You can contact us:

  1. Contact: info@machiyalocals.com