Privacy Library


National Data Protection Authority - Other Government Agencies

Personal Information Protection Commission (PPC)
Consumer Affairs Agency
Ministry of Economy, Industry and Trade (“METI”)
Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (“MHLW”)
Financial Services Agency (“FSA”)
Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (“MIC”)

Privacy Law and Regulations

Law Concerning the Protection of Personal Information
Cabinet Order for the Enforcement of the Law Concerning the Protection of Personal Information
Comprehensive List of Guidelines
Basic Policy on the Protection of Personal Information (2004)
METI Guidelines
Guidelines Relating to Measures to be taken by Businesses in Order to Ensure the Proper Handling of Personal Information Relating to Employment Management (Commentary)
MHLW Points to Consider in the Protection of Personal Information in Employment Management
METI Credit Guidelines
Revised in 2007
METI Genetic Information Guidelines
FSA Guidelines-General Guidelines
FSA Guidelines-Security Guidelines
MHLW Guidelines for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers
MHLW Guidelines regarding the Secure Management of Medical Information Systems
Commentary on Guidelines
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Guidelines
Law Concerning the Proper Transmission of Specified Electronic Mail (“Anti-Spam Law”)
Enforcement Regulations regarding the Anti-Spam Law
Law for the Partial Amendment to the Law Concerning Specified Commercial Transactions
MIC Information on Spam


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