申請に関する事前確認事項

  1. STEP 1
    申請同意
  2. STEP 2
    法人情報入力
  3. STEP 3
    事業内容入力
  4. STEP 4
    申請入力確認

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Foreign enterprises are not eligible to apply to J-GoodTech through the web at this time.


ジェグテックをご利用いただくにあたって、以下の事項をご確認ください

1.中小企業要件について

当社は下記のいずれかに該当するみなし大企業ではありません

  1. (1)発行済株式の総数又は出資金額の総額の2分の1以上を同一の大企業が所有している
  2. (2)発行済株式の総数又は出資金額の総額の3分の2以上を大企業が所有している
  3. (3)大企業の役員又は職員を兼ねている者が、役員総数の2分の1以上を占めている

2.反社会的勢力について

当社は反社会的勢力ではありません

    [ 反社会的勢力とは ]
    暴力団、暴力団員、暴力団準構成員、暴力団関係企業、総会屋、社会運動標ぼうゴロ、特殊知能暴力集団等の者と次のいずれかに該当する関係にある者をいいます。
    (1)上記の者が自己の事業または自社の経営を支配していると認められること。
    (2)上記の者が自己の事業または自社の経営に実質的に関与していると認められること。
    (3)自己、自社もしくは第三者の不正の利益を図る目的または第三者に損害を与える目的をもって上記の者を利用したと認められること。
    (4)上記の者に資金等を提供し、または便宜を供与するなどの関与をしていると認められること。
    (5)その他上記の者と役員または経営に実質的に関与している者が、社会的に非難されるべき関係にあると認められること。

3.登録していただく情報の取り扱いについて

下記の情報の取り扱いについて同意します

審査会にて採択された企業様につきましては、次画面以降の「公開」のマークが付いている項目をジェグテックサイトに公開させていただきます。「公開」のマークが付いていない項目は、審査の際に使用する情報であり、ジェグテックサイトには掲載いたしません。
なお、本申請フォームにご登録いただいた情報は、当機構の事業に関連する活動以外に利用することはございません。また、上記公開情報を除き、皆様の同意なしに業務委託先以外の第三者に開示・提供することはございません(法令により開示を求められた場合を除く)。

4.ジェグテックサイト掲載後の、データ更新について

ジェグテックに登録後、ジェグテックサイトに掲載される各種企業情報(文章・画像等)の入力及び公開後のデータ更新を自らが行うことに同意します

Terms of Use

J-GoodTech Terms of Use


The Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, JAPAN (hereinafter referred to as the “Organization”) has established the terms of use (hereinafter referred to as the “Terms of Use”) for the use of “J-GoodTech” (hereinafter referred to as the “Website”), which is operated by the Organization, as follows.

Article 1 (General Rules)
1. The Terms of Use shall apply to all relationships between all persons (hereinafter referred to as the “User(s)”) who use the services which are provided by the Organization on the Website (the term “services” is the general term for services provided by the Organization on the Website; hereinafter referred to as the “Services”) and the Organization.
2. When a User uses the Services, the User shall be deemed to have agreed to comply with the particulars of the Terms of Use.

Article 2 (Changes to or Revision of the Terms of Use)
1. The Organization shall be able to change or revise the Terms of Use at any time.
2. If the Organization changes or revises the Terms of Use, the Organization shall notify in advance on the Website that the Terms of Use will be changed or revised, the content after the change, and the time when it will become effective.

Article 3 (Changes to or Termination of the Services)
The Organization may change the whole or part of the Services without giving notice to a User in advance. The Organization may also suspend or terminate the whole or part of the Services after a certain period of notice by means of a method of notice that the Organization deems appropriate, including posting a notice on the Website. In the event of an emergency, however, the Organization may suspend or terminate the whole or part of the Services without notice.

Article 4 (Temporary Suspension of the Services)
In any of the following cases, the Organization may temporarily suspend the Services without giving notice to a User in advance.
(1) Failure, inspection, repair and maintenance, among other reasons, of facilities, systems, and other things used by the Organization.
(2) Failure to provide the Services due to fire, blackout, etc.
(3) Failure to provide the Services due to natural disaster, including an earthquake, volcanic eruption, flood, tsunami, typhoon, heavy snow, etc.
(4) Failure to provide the Services due to war, upheaval, riots, strife, terrorism, labor disputes, etc.
(5) In addition to the above, cases in which the Organization determines that temporary suspension of the Services is necessary for operational or technical reasons of the Website.

Article 5 (User Environment Set up and the Principle of Self-Responsibility)
1. A User shall, at their own responsibility and expense, prepare equipment, software, means of communication, and other items, which are necessary for using the Services, and the User shall ensure the information security of such items and properly install and operate them.
2. A User shall be solely responsible for their use of the Services and all actions taken using the Services (including the use or actions of any other persons deemed to be use or actions by the User under paragraph 6 of Article 14, the same shall apply hereinafter) and their results. If the use of the Services by a User causes damage to the Services or to a third party (including where non-performance of provisions of the Terms of Use by a User causes damage to the Organization or to a third party), the User shall compensate the relevant party for all such damage based on the principle of self-responsibility and at his/her own expense.
3. A User is prohibited from causing any malfunction or damage to the Services, the content on the Website, or any other information or communication system of the Organization, modifying them without permission, infecting them with a virus, or performing any act which may cause such malfunction or damage, modification, and virus infection.

Article 6 (Ownership of Rights and Prohibition of the Unauthorized Use of Information)
1. The copyrights, trademark rights, other intellectual property rights, personality rights, publicity rights, and all other rights to the information provided in the Services by the Organization, or the whole or part of any other content constituting the Website (including, but not limited to text, photos, designs, logos, software, and other items) shall belong to the Organization or to a legitimate right holder.
2. A User may use the Services only to the extent permitted by the purpose of the Services, the Terms of Use, and any applicable laws and regulations, and may copy, download, or print the content only for their own use.
3. A User shall not assign, edit, adapt, use, reproduce, reprint, publicly transmit, or forward any information provided in the Services, or the whole or part of any other content constituting the Website (including, but not limited to text, photos, designs, logos, software, and other items) without the prior consent of the Organization or any legitimate right holder, and shall not infringe any right provided for in paragraph 1 by any means or for any purpose. Citation within the appropriate scope as provided for in Article 32 of the Copyright Act shall be permitted.
4. The rights to the information contributed in the course of using the Services by a User whose membership registration was approved by the Organization pursuant to the procedures provided for in Article 13 (hereinafter referred to as the “Member(s)”) shall belong to the author or the copyright holder of such information or any other person who has legitimate authority concerning such rights.
5. By contributing information in the course of using the Services, a Member shall be deemed to have granted the Organization the right to use, reproduce, or edit such contributions (including the rights and commercial uses provided for in Articles 21 through 28 of the Copyright Act) without charge and on a non-exclusive basis in Japan and abroad. The rights granted by such User to the Organization include the Organization’s right to sublicense to third parties, such as the Organization’s right to permit other Users to use such contributions in the manner provided for in paragraph 2. In addition, the Member shall not exercise the author’s moral rights with respect to his or her contributions against the Organization or third parties who have received the right to sublicense from the Organization, or shall not allow third parties with the author’s moral rights to exercise such rights.
6. With respect to the information contributed by the Member in the course of using the Services, we guarantee that the Member who makes such contributions has the right pursuant to the Copyright Act such as the right of reproduction and all the rights necessary to contribute other information and grant the right based on the preceding paragraph, and that the Member does not infringe any rights of a third party.
7. If a User violates any of the provisions of this Article and infringes the rights of the Organization, the Organization has the right to halt the violating act and the use of things created by such violating act, to demand to remove the consequence of such violating act, and to ask for compensation for damage caused by such violating act. Even if a User uses information of a third party (including other Users) without the consent of the provider, the Organization shall not be obligated to halt or remove such act of use on behalf of the provider, nor shall assume any responsibility for damages to the provider. The provider shall, at its own responsibility and expense, take appropriate measures and respond to such User.

Article 7 (Prohibition of Inappropriate Contributions and Acts)
1. Users shall, when using the Services, neither post contributions nor conduct acts, whether intentionally or negligently, which fall, or are likely to fall, under any of the following subparagraphs, irrespective of the form of the act.
(1) Contributions or acts that are offensive to public order and morals.
(2) Criminal acts, or contributions or acts that facilitate crimes or urge the commission of crimes.
(3) Contributions or acts that infringe intellectual property rights (including, but not limited to copyrights, design rights, patent rights, utility model rights, trademark rights, and know-how), other property rights, privacy rights, personality rights, and other rights of the Organization, other Users, or third parties, and other acts that cause financial damage to the Organization, other Users, or third parties.
(4) Contributions or acts that slander and defame the Organization, other Users, or third parties and may cause other mental damage to them, damage the reputation of the Organization, other Users, or third parties, and may cause credit uncertainty, or cause inconvenience or discomfort to the Organization, other Users, or third parties.
(5) Contributions or acts that violate laws and regulations, equivalent guidelines, rules, etc.
(6) Pre-election campaigning, election campaigning, or similar contributions or acts, and contributions or acts that violate the Public Offices Election Act.
(7) Contributions or acts for advertising or other profit-making purposes relating to your own or any third party’s business (excluding cases where the Member services provided for in Article 15, Paragraph 1, Item 1 and Item 3 are used), acts using the whole or part of the Services and the Website for profit-making purposes in any manner, or otherwise using the Services or the Website outside the purpose.
(8) Acts to use the Services, the Website, and attached functions for commercial purposes outside the Services; pyramid schemes or multilevel marketing, or like acts, or contributions or acts suspected to be such acts; contributions or acts to post content that is determined by the Organization to be a pyramid scheme or multilevel marketing, or like acts, or acts suspected to be such acts.
(9) Contributions or acts that aim to conduct missionary activities for, or negative activities against, a certain religion.
(10) Contributions or acts that promote or evoke discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, creed, sex, social status, place of residence, physical characteristics, medical history, education, property, income, and any other reasons.
(11) Acts to exploit security holes or bugs on the Website; acts to artificially generate high access loads; acts to access, without authorization, facilities of others or those of the Services (such as communication facilities, communication lines, computers, other equipment, and software used to provide the Services) or disturb the use or operation of the facilities; acts to reverse assemble, reverse compile, or reverse engineer the Services or the Website; acts to transmit, write, or make available to others unauthorized or harmful programs, scripts, and other things such as computer viruses; acts to falsify or delete any information accessible by the Services; acts to unfairly collect information and data and all unauthorized access acts that do not result in this.
(12) Contributions concerning personal complaints or troubles and contributions of information unrelated to the purpose of the Services.
(13) In addition to the preceding subparagraphs, contributions or acts that obstruct the operation of the Services and the Website or other operations of the Organization, or damage the reputation of the Organization, acts violating the Terms of Use, and other contributions or acts that the Organization considers inappropriate.
2. If the Organization determines that a User has engaged in contributions or acts that fall under any of the subparagraphs of the preceding paragraph, or that a User has violated the content or purpose of the Terms of Use or has acted improperly in light of the spirit of the Terms of Use, the Organization shall, without notifying such User in advance, at the Organization’s own discretion, change or delete the registration information or contributed information, provide an alert or other communication to the person such User has contacted through the Services, or, if such User is a Member, take certain measures including cancellation of the membership registration. In addition, the Organization may publicize the name of such User (if it is determined to be particularly malicious, as a malicious and unauthorized user) through prescribed procedures as designated by the Organization. The Organization shall not assume any responsibility for any disadvantage or damage to the User or any third party as a result of taking the measures under this paragraph.
3. Users are prohibited from making such contributions or acts that violate import and export regulations such as the Export Trade Control Order and Foreign Exchange Order or laws and regulations concerning national security or which could constitute espionage or have the purpose of conducting espionage activities (including exchanges outside the Services). In addition, regarding items whose export or import is regulated or prohibited by international treaties, agreements, and domestic laws and regulations, the User shall investigate and confirm the relevant legal regulations at his or her own expense and responsibility, and if necessary, correct the registration information or contributed information. The Organization shall not assume any responsibility for any disadvantage or damage caused by inadequacy, omissions, or defects. The same applies to the import and export regulations of counterpart countries (regions) of import and export. If the Organization determines that certain registration information or contributed information conflicts with, or may conflict with these legal regulations, the Organization may, at its discretion, refuse or delete such registration information or contributed information without giving prior notice to such User. In addition, the Organization shall not assume any responsibility for any disadvantages or damage to the User or a third party resulting from the inability to take prompt action in the event that the User notifies the Organization that there is inappropriate registration information or contributed information that falls under the provisions of this paragraph.
4. As the Terms of Use are revised, the provisions of the subparagraphs of paragraph 1 may be added to or amended as needed. Therefore, Users are obligated at all times to check the latest information before using the Services and the Website.

Article 8 (Exclusion of Anti-Social Forces)
The Organization, pursuant to “Basic Policy on Anti-Social Forces” provided separately by the Organization, blocks any relations with anti-social forces. If it is discovered that a User or a Member is or was implicated with anti-social forces or has used anti-social forces or made violent demands (including the case using a third party), the Organization may refuse or cancel his or her membership registration, or refuse him or her to use the Services and the Website, and if his or her membership information or contributions have already been posted, the Organization may delete them.

Article 9 (Preservation and Guarantee of Contributed Information)
1. The Organization shall not guarantee that information contributed by a Member in the course of using the Services is reliably recorded or preserved. Even if the whole or part of such information is lost or transformed, the Organization shall not assume any responsibility regardless of its cause, and if the whole or part of such information is leaked beyond the intention of the Organization, the Organization shall not assume any responsibility unless the Organization is grossly negligent. The Organization may, at its discretion, delete or discard the contents of contributions.
2. Members are requested to keep backup data by themselves before posting contributions as a precaution against the loss of such information.

Article 10 (Prohibition of Unauthorized Diversion or Reprinting of Trademarks)
All trademarks used by the Organization in the Services are trademarks or registered trademarks owned by the Organization, or trademarks or registered trademarks for which the Organization has obtained licenses from the rights holders. Therefore, Users are not allowed to divert or reprint such trademarks without obtaining the permission of the Organization.

Article 11 (Contact or Notification)
1. Users intending to communicate with the Organization must send e-mail to or telephone the contact point designated by the Organization. Visit by the Users shall not be accepted.
2. A notification from the Organization to the Users shall be provided on the Website, e-mailed to the registered address, or done by any other means that the Organization determines to be appropriate.

Article 12 (Use of Personal Information)
1. Unless otherwise specified, the Organization shall handle information, including name, affiliation, e-mail address, mail address, or telephone number, by which a specific individual could be identified (including information which can be easily checked with other information to identify a specific individual; hereinafter referred to as the “Personal Information”) in accordance with the provisions of “Privacy Policy” (https://jgoodtech.smrj.go.jp/pub/en/privacy/) separately established, “Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation Rules for the Protection and Management of Personal Information”, and any related provisions (hereinafter referred to as the “Privacy Policy and Other Rules and Provisions”) in addition to laws and regulations related to Personal Information.
2. In respect to certain parts of the Services, matters concerning the use of the Services of the Organization may be made public in a manner by which individuals cannot be identified.
3. The Organization may outsource the work necessary to provide the Services to a third party, in which case it may provide part or all of the User information to such third party. When providing Personal Information, measures shall be taken to ensure the appropriate protection of Personal Information in accordance with the Privacy Policy and Other Rules and Provisions in addition to laws and regulations related to Personal Information.

Article 13 (Membership Registration)
1. To use the Member services, a login ID is necessary to register as a Member and log in.
2. Members must meet the requirements listed on the Website.
3. If you wish to become a Member, you must submit and apply in the manner prescribed by the Organization with the most current, truthful and accurate information necessary for membership.
4. The Organization reviews the information you need as a Member and approve or reject your membership registration.
5. If the Organization refuses to accept or does not approve an application for membership registration, the Organization shall not assume any responsibility for disclosing or explaining the cause of the refusal or disapproval to such applicant. In addition, the Organization shall not assume any responsibility for damage or disadvantage that such applicant may suffer due to the said refusal or disapproval.

Article 14 (Members’ Registered Information)
1. Members will update their registration information as necessary to ensure that it is truthful, accurate and up to date.
2. If the Organization determines that the Member has violated the preceding paragraph and has not provided truthful, accurate and up-to-date data, the Organization may delete such Member’s login ID, cancel or temporarily suspend his or her membership registration, or prohibit such Member from using the Services thereafter.
3. A Member is responsible for managing his or her login ID and password so that no one else can guess them.
4. If a login ID or password is, or could have been, leaked to third parties, the Member concerned shall promptly give notice to the Organization. The Organization may suspend or terminate the use of the Services by such login ID and password without prior notice (including the cancellation or temporary suspension of the membership registration).
5. Members may not transfer, sell, purchase, lend or otherwise dispose of their membership registration or login ID. Members may not transfer the whole or part of their rights and obligations under the Terms of Use to a third party for its use nor provide them as collateral to a third party.
6. Any acts taken using a login ID and password shall be deemed to be an act by the Member himself or herself to whom such login ID and password belong, even if a third party takes such act without the consent of the Member himself or herself or illegally uses the login ID and password, and the Member shall agree to assume any responsibility for such act.
7. A Member shall be solely responsible for the content of information registered by him or her. The Organization shall neither take responsibility on behalf of a Member for any content (including information, data, documents, software, music, photos, images, videos, messages, and text; the same shall apply hereinafter) which is created based on the Member’s registered information, posted on the Website and disclosed, provided or transmitted to other persons, nor shall the Organization manage the content details.
8. A notice sent from the Organization to the notified party of the final mail address or e-mail address registered by the Member shall be deemed to have arrived at the Member when the time required for arrival has passed, regardless of whether the seal was opened or not, or whether the notice was not delivered due to the failure of renewal as provided for in paragraph 1.

Article 15 (Member Services)
1. The Member services available to a Member shall be those listed in the following subparagraphs.
(1) A Member service in which the Member has his or her own company page on the Website and can post information about the company, its products, technologies, and services in a prescribed format.
(2) A Member service to develop new business partners through joint development, sales collaboration, and other efforts.
(3) A Member service that allows Members to share the latest information and exchange ideas.
(4) A Member service that allows Members to find and directly contact companies that they want to do business with.
(5) Other Member services that the Organization provides to its Members to achieve the purpose of the Member services.
2. The Member services in the subparagraphs of the preceding paragraph may limit Members who can use the services depending on the contents.
3. The Organization may rework part of the contributed content by obtaining the consent of the Member in order to effectively implement the Member services described in each subparagraph of paragraph 1.

Article 16 (Withdrawal from Membership)
1. In any of the following cases, the Organization shall suspend the provision of the Member services to such Member within an operationally feasible and reasonable period of time.
(1) A Member intends to withdraw from membership and voluntarily completes the prescribed procedures for withdrawal or applies to the Organization for the suspension of use by other means.
(2) In the event of a Member’s death, discontinuance of business, retirement or withdrawal from the Member’s affiliation and other cases, and there is a request from a person whom the Organization has determined to be equivalent to the Member himself or herself and the Organization accepts the request.
(3) The Organization determines that there are other unavoidable circumstances.
2. A Member shall lose all rights relating to the use of the Member services upon withdrawal. However, the responsibilities and obligations arising from the use of the Services as a Member shall remain valid after the withdrawal.

Article 17 (Cancellation of Membership Registration)
1. If a Member falls under any of the following subparagraphs, the Organization may cancel or temporarily suspend his or her membership registration, cancel rights attached to his or her membership registration, or prohibit such Member from using the Services in the future.
(1) The whole or part of the contents of the Membership registration or contribution at the time of using the Member services contains inaccurate, treacherous, false, or misleading information.
(2) A Member has in the past failed to perform a contractual obligation in an individual service and other cases provided by the Organization or in transactions with other Members. In addition, the Organization determines that such Member may continue to fail in the future.
(3) It is recognized that any of the prohibited acts set forth in the Terms of Use was committed in the past, or could have been committed in the past or could be committed in the future.
(4) The Services have not been used for a long period of time, such as not logging into the Website for a consistently long period of time.
(5) The Organization determines that the continuous use of the Member services is difficult due to reasons such as bankruptcy.
(6) In addition, the Organization determines that there was an act that violates the content or intent of laws and regulations or the Terms of Use, or that is inappropriate in the light of the spirit of the Terms of Use.
2. A Member whose membership registration has been cancelled pursuant to the preceding paragraph shall lose any right concerning the use of the Member services, and the Organization shall not assume any responsibility for any damage that may occur to the Member or a third party, directly or indirectly, by such measures. However, the responsibilities and obligations arising from the use of the Services as a Member shall remain valid after the withdrawal.

Article 18 (Disclaimer)
1. The Organization shall not make any representations or warranties (regardless of explicit or implicit) concerning the information to be provided by the Services or on the Website (hereinafter referred to as the “Provided Information”), whether or not it is created based on contributions from the Members, and in particular, the Organization does not verify, and has no obligation to verify, the contents, quality, accuracy, legality (including non-infringement of others’ rights, including intellectual property and other rights), usability, believability, timeliness, or completeness of the Provided Information and therefore shall not make any representations or warranties (regardless of explicit or implicit).
2. Although the Organization may provide advice to Members through the Services or the Website, the Organization shall not assume any responsibility for the accuracy or usefulness of such advice or for the realization of an outcome desired by the Users.
3. The Organization shall not become a party to business discussions, negotiations, transactions, or contracts made between the Users and shall not assume any responsibility for such matters. The Organization shall not assume any responsibility for any disputes arising between the Users or between the Users and third parties in connection with the Services or the Website (including those resulting from infringement of intellectual property rights). Such disputes shall be resolved between the parties concerned, whether in court or not.
4. The Organization shall not assume any responsibility for the Users or third parties for any disadvantage or damage that may arise from the change, suspension, or termination of the Services pursuant to the provision of paragraph 1 of Article 3.
5. The Organization shall not assume any responsibility for any disadvantage or damage due to the theft, loss, or unauthorized use by a third party of a login ID and password suffered by a Member or a third party, with or without intention or negligence on the part of a Member.
6. The Organization shall not assume any responsibility for any disadvantage or damage to the Users or third parties caused by the interruption of the Services or the Website or connection failure to the Website due to the reasons in each subparagraph of Article 4, communication line failure or other reasons.
7. Websites linked from the Website and websites linked from the information posted on the Website are operated by the administrator of each website. The Organization has no connection with such websites, and shall provide no guarantee that they are not illegal, that their contents are accurate, that they do not contain unpleasant information, or that they do not contain other information that the Users do not wish to consume.
8. Even if a User suffers damage due to the fact that a third party, in violation of the provisions of Article 6, transfers, edits, uses, reproduces, reprints, or forwards information that a Member contributed to the Website, or infringes rights of other legitimate right holders, the Organization shall not assume any responsibility.
9. The Organization provides the system and its contents and links on the Website as is, and a User uses them at their own risk. With respect to the status of provision of the Services, the possibility of access, the status of use, and the system of the Services and the Website (including their contents, hardware, software, and links), the Organization shall provide no guarantee, whether explicitly or implicitly, of their suitability for certain purposes, merchantability, authority, non-infringement, outcome, accuracy, integrity, accessibility, compatibility, security, freedom from computer viruses, and other things, and nor shall assume any responsibility for any damage to computers, lines, software, and other items caused by them.
10. Even if a User located outside of Japan uses the Services or the Website, the Organization does not intend to continue to conduct transactions in the country where such User is located or to be subject to the laws and regulations of the country where the User is located. The Organization shall not assume any responsibility even if a User violates international treaties and agreements, or laws and regulations of any country as a result of using the Services or the Website.
11. In addition to the preceding paragraphs, the Organization shall not assume any responsibility for any disadvantage or damage suffered by a User or a third party resulting from the use of the Provided Information and business discussions, negotiations, transactions, contracts, or other things that rely on it, inability to use the Provided Information, any measures taken by the Organization pursuant to the Terms of Use, a User’s act in violation of the Terms of Use, or any other act inappropriate in light of the Terms of Use (whether intentionally or negligently). The responsibilities of the Organization shall be limited to those specified in the provisions of the Terms of Use. If the Organization incurs expenses or pays compensation and other things in response to all complaints or claims occurring due to or in connection with violations of the Terms of Use by a User, the User shall be solely responsible for bearing such expenses, compensation, and other things (including any attorney’s fees paid by the Organization).

Article 19 (Confidentiality)
1. Users shall, in all of their transactions or in any processes between the Users triggered by the Website, keep in confidence all confidential information, which includes information other Users who are counterparties to transactions designate as confidential and disclose to the Users, information the Users come to know in the course of performing transactions, and Personal Information held by counterparties to transactions. Users shall not use such confidential information for any purposes other than the purpose of the transactions with such counterparties and shall not disclose or leak such confidential information to third parties.
2. Notwithstanding the provisions of the preceding paragraph, if a User who has obtained confidential information or Personal Information from other Users (hereinafter referred to as the “User Receiving Confidential Information”) proves that this information falls under any of the following, such information shall be excluded from confidential information. However, in the case of Personal Information, only information that falls under subparagraph (6) shall not be confidential information.
(1) Information that is already publicly known and used.
(2) Information that was already known or was obtained prior to the disclosure of confidential information.
(3) Information that becomes publicly known and used through no fault of the User Receiving Confidential Information after the disclosure of confidential information.
(4) After the disclosure of confidential information, information that is obtained legally, without bearing any confidentiality obligation, from a third party having legitimate authority to disclose such information.
(5) Information for which the disclosing party approves in writing its disclosure to a third party.
(6) Information in respect of which disclosure is required by laws and regulations or a final and binding judgment, etc.
3. The User Receiving Confidential Information shall, when using confidential information, disclose such information only to the minimum number of persons required to achieve the purpose of such disclosure. In this case, the User Receiving Confidential Information shall be obligated to supervise, or take other necessary measures, to ensure that persons to whom confidential information is disclosed will neither leak it nor use it for purposes other than the purpose for which disclosure was made.
4. The User Receiving Confidential Information shall be obligated to treat confidential information in confidence, and to implement a reasonable security management system and leakage prevention measures.
5. Before making any transaction or negotiation between the Users, Users must enter into a separate confidentiality agreement as necessary and make efforts to keep mutual confidential information in confidence. In addition, Users shall assume the confidentiality obligations set forth in this Article concerning transactions and negotiations between the Users, with or without the execution of such confidentiality agreement. The Organization shall not guarantee that the Users will perform such confidentiality obligations and shall not assume any responsibility for any breach of confidentiality obligations by the Users.

Article 20 (Validity of the Terms of Use)
1. The Terms of Use shall take effect on September 1, 2020, and the revised Terms of Use shall supersede the terms of use before the revision. However, obligations and responsibilities pertaining to acts and dispositions conducted before the revision shall be in accordance with the terms of use before the revision.
2. Even if any provision of the Terms of Use is determined by the competent judicial authority to be invalid or unenforceable, or not to be the subject of an agreement, such determination shall not extend beyond such provision, and all other provisions of the Terms of Use shall remain in full force and effect. In such a case, any provision that is determined to be invalid or unenforceable, or not to be the subject of an agreement, will automatically be changed to the content economically closest to the content that was sought to be achieved by such provision and that is in effect as the content of the agreement pursuant to applicable law.
3. The obligations of the User under the Terms of Use shall continue in full force and effect even after the termination of the Services, the Website, or use of the Services by the Users, or the Terms of Use.

Article 21 (Governing Law)
The Terms of Use shall be interpreted in accordance with and governed by Japanese law, and all disputes arising out of or in connection with the Terms of Use and the use of the Services and the Website (including, but not limited to, contracts, illegal acts, and other liability claims) shall be resolved in accordance with and governed by Japanese law.

Article 22 (Jurisdiction)
If any dispute arises out of or in connection with the Terms of Use, the Tokyo District Court shall be the court of exclusive jurisdiction in the first instance by agreement.

Article 23 (Language)
The Terms of Use is written in Japanese and the Japanese version is the original. Other language versions of the Terms of Use, including English, are prepared for reference and the Japanese language version shall prevail in the event of any inconsistency or conflict between the Japanese and other language versions.

Enacted on March 1, 2014.
Revised on October 27, 2014.
Revised on September 1, 2020.

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

 
The website of J-GoodTech (hereafter referred to as “the Site”) is managed and operated by the Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, JAPAN (hereafter referred to as “the Organization”). The Organization is concerned with protecting the privacy of the Site’s users and has established this Privacy Policy.

1. Basic Concept
In the operation of the Site, the Organization will pay due attention to ensure that the personal information of users that can identify specific individuals (including data that can be easily collated with other information so as to identify a particular individual) is handled lawfully and fairly, securing accuracy and transparency, while protecting privacy.

2. Legal Grounds for Processing Personal Information
The Organization may collect or process the personal information of a user in accordance with 3 and 4 below, based on the consent of the user.

3. Personal Information to be Collected
(1) When some functions are used, the Site may collect a user’s personal information including the following after obtaining the consent of the user.
・Name
・Email address
・Address
・Phone number
・Department and title
・Other personal information that is entered optionally in the application and inquiry forms
・ID and password for using the Site
・Social media information
(2) When collecting the information in (1) above, public institutions or organizations that were established or operate in the public interest following laws and regulations, with which the user has registered, may be used as a source of information.
(3) The Site automatically collects information on internet domain names, IP addresses, query information for in-site searches, and other information concerning the browsing of the Site.

4. Purpose of Processing Personal Information and Handling of Disclosure to Third Parties and Data Retention
(1) The personal information collected on the Site may be used in the following cases to fulfill the purpose of operation of the Site. Among the personal data in 3 (1) above, items listed in a separate table will be used in such cases.
・To perform business matching between companies (including setup, preparation, execution, and follow-up)
・To respond to inquiries
・To distribute information through email newsletters and other means
・To provide user support concerning the use of the Site
・To invite candidates, suggestions, and opinions regarding business matching
・For statistics and survey
・For other matters concerning the facilitation and improvement of the operation of the Site
(2) The collected personal information will be handled in accordance with the provisions concerning the treatment of Personal Information in this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use of J-GoodTech. Also, the information collected on the Site will not be disclosed to a third party except for a case in which such disclosure is deemed necessary to achieve the purposes in (1) above, where the user consented to the disclosure, where there is a request for disclosure based on the law, or where there are other special reasons to do so. (If the recipient resides in a country or region that is not decided as being ensured an adequate level of protection concerning the “General Data Protection Regulation” (GDPR) stipulated by the EU, the Organization shall obtain the user’s consent beforehand.)
Please note that the collected personal information will be retained as long as it remains useful for fulfilling the purposes of collection and processing. However, it will be deleted if a user withdraws consent to the collection and use of the user’s personal information, or if the Organization deems it to be necessary.

5. Use of Cookies
(1) The Site uses cookie technology on some pages to provide convenient features for users and to make the Site more user-friendly by collecting statistical data on browsing status.
(2) While the data saved in cookies may be used for assisting user input based on a user’s request, it will not be collated with personal information and used for any purposes other than those mentioned above. Moreover, the information in cookies alone cannot identify individual users. Users can refuse to accept cookies, and have a warning displayed whenever a cookie has been received by changing their browser settings by themselves. However, please note that if cookies are refused, a user may not be able to use some of the services on the Site.
(3) The Site uses the following advertising technologies concerning the use of cookies. The Organization will not provide the personal information of a user to other service providers when using these technologies.
・Name of advertising technology: Google Analytics (including display advertiser features) and Google Ads (formerly Google AdWords)
・Provider: Google
・How cookies are collected and used: Refer to the Google Analytics Terms of Service and Google Privacy Policy.
・How to disable the collection of cookies: Refer to the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on and Google Ad display settings.
・Purpose of use:
a) To improve services provided on the Site
b) To investigate the number of users and traffic on the Site
c) To use as a reference for expanding new services
d) To distribute advertising with consideration of the Site visit history

6. User Rights
Regarding the handling of their personal information, users have the following rights in addition to those included in the above items. In a case in which the Organization needs to take action in response to a user’s exercise of these rights, it shall be conducted within one month unless there are specific reasons.
a) The right to withdraw consent to the collection and processing of personal information (this does not retroactively affect processing prior to the withdrawal of consent)
b) The right to confirm whether or not the user’s own personal information is handled, and the right to access such information
c) The right to correct or delete the user’s own personal information and to restrict handling thereof, or the right to state objections regarding handling, to a relevant data protection regulatory agency for the location, workplace, country, or region where the objectionable handling took place
d) The right to receive the user’s personal information in a structured, commonly usable, machine-readable format, and the right to transfer this personal data to persons other than the Organization (the right to data portability)
e) The right to avoid judgments (such as profiling) that are made only by automatic processing, and that affect the user legally and significantly

7. Scope of Application
This Privacy Policy will apply only to the Site. Matters concerning protection of the privacy of users will be handled in accordance with the “SMRJ Privacy Protection and Management Rules” and related rules in addition to this Privacy Policy.
*Regarding privacy protection at the Organization, please visit the following links.
https://www.smrj.go.jp/english/policy/

8. Inquiries about This Privacy Policy
Communications and inquiries about this Privacy Policy and privacy protection issues can be made to the following Site administrator.
Marketing Support Division, Marketing Support Department, Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, JAPAN
・Email address: jgoodtech_cs2@smrj.go.jp

Last updated July 16, 2019