Website Privacy Policy

Last updated: June 11, 2019

Venture Café Tokyo (“Venture CaféThis privacy notices who we are, how we collect, share and use personal information about you, and how you can exercise your privacy rights. This privacy notice only applies to personal information through website at (“WebsiteFor details on personal information that is collected when you visit other Venture Café Network websites, please see the privacy notice referenced on these individual sites.

In addition, for information on what personal information we collect when you attend a VentureVenture Café Event Privacy Notice.

If you have any questions or concerns about our personal information, then please contact us using the contact details provided at the bottom of this Privacy Notice.

What does Venture Café do?

Venture Café Tokyo is part of the Venture Café Network. The Venture Café Network is a network of independent non-profit organizations that offer high-touch programming, spaces, storytelling, and broad innovation engagement. The Venture Café Network is supported by the Venture café Global Institute (““ Programming and support to serve the unique needs of our community.VCGI“), The umbrella organization that provides ongoing training, resources, organizing opportunities, and guides new site expansion.

For more information about Venture Café, please see the “About UsSection of our Website.

What personal information does Venture Café collect and why?

The personal information that we may collect about you broadly falls into the following categories:


  • Information that you provide voluntarily


Certain parts of our Website may personalize your personal information voluntarily: for example, we may ask you to provide your contact details in order to subscribe to receive updates and the latest news about Venture cafe, hear about opportunities within enquiries to us, or become a volunteer (ambassador). The personal information that you are asked to provide, and the reasons why you are asked to provide it, will be made clear to you at the point we ask you to provide your personal information .

We there recommend the members of the group who will visit our website. We there recommend the members of the public who visit our website. you do not post anything which you do not wish to be made publicly available.


  • Information that we collect automatically


In some countries, including countries in the European Economic Area, this information may be considered personal information under applicable data protection laws.

We may also collect information about the information, information may collect automatically like include information like your IP address, device type, unique device identification numbers, browser-type, broad geographical location how your device has interacted with our website, including the pages accessed and links clicked.

We use this information for our internal analytics purposes and to improve the quality of our website, where they come from our website, where they come from, and what content on our website. our Website to our visitors.

Some of this information may be collected using cookies and similar tracking technology, as explained further under the heading “Cookies and similar tracking technology” below.

Who does Venture Café share my personal information with?

We may disclose your personal information to the following categories of recipients:

  • to theVenture Café NetworkA list of the current Venture Café Network is availablehere.
  • to our umbrella organization,Venture Café Global Institute (VCGI).
  • to ourthird party services providers and partnerswho provide data processing services to us (for example, to support the delivery of, provide functionality on, or help to enhance the security of our website), or who otherwise process personal information for purposes that are described in this Privacy Notice or notified to These third party service providers and partners include: you when we collect your personal information.
  • to anycompetent law enforcement body, regulatory, government agency, court or other third partywhere we believe disclosure is necessary (i) as a matter of applicable law or regulation, (ii) to exercise, established or defend our legal rights, or (iii) to protect your vital interests or those of any other person;
  • to anyother person with your consentto the disclosure.

Legal basis for processing personal information (EEA visitors only)

If you are a visitor from the European Economic Area, our legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described above will depend on the personal information concerned and the specific context in which we collect it.

However, we will normally collect personal information from you only (i) where we need the personal information to perform a contract with you, (ii) where the processing is in our legacy interests and not overridden by your rights, or (iii) where In some cases, we may also have a legal obligation to collect personal information from you.

If you ask provide to personal information to compl with a legal requirement or to perform a contract with you, we will make this clear at the relevant time and advise you together the provision of your personal information is mandatory or not (as well as of the possible sequences if you do not provide your personal information).

If we collect and use your personal information in reliance on our legitimate interests (or those of any third party), this interest will normally be to operate our website and communicate with you for our services to you and our services We may have other legitimating interests and if appropriate, if, for responding to your queries, improving our website, undertaking marketing, or for the purpose of detecting or preventing illegal activities. we will make clear to you at the relevant time what those legitimate interests are.

If you have questions about or need more information regarding the legal basis on which we collect and use your personal information, please contact us.

Cookies and similar tracking technology

We use cookies and similar tracking technology (collectively, “CookiesFor more information about the types of cookies we use, why, and how you can control Cookies, please see our Cookie Notice[link].

How does Venture Café keep my personal information secure?

We use appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect the personal information that we collect and process about you. The measures we use are designed to provide a level of security to the risk of processing

International data transfers

Your personal information may be transferred to, and processed in, countries other than the country in which you are resident. These countries may have data protection laws that are different from the laws of your country protective).

Specifically, our website is located in Japan, The Venture Cafe Global Institute is based in the United States and the Venture Café Network and our third party service providers and partners operate around the world. This means that when we collect your personal information we may process it in any of these countries.

Data retention

We have a personal information we collect from you where we have an on-going legitimizing business need to do so (for example, to provide you with a service you have requested or to compliable with applicable legal, tax or accounting requirements).

When we have no personalizing business need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymize it or if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we are personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.

Your data protection rights

You have the following data protection rights:

  • If you wish toaccess, correct, update or request deletionof your personal information, you can do so at any time by contacting us using the contact details provided under the “How to contact us” heading below.

We respond to all requests We receive from individuals wishing to perform their data protection rights in accordance with applicable data protection laws.

Updates to this Privacy Notice

When we update our Privacy Notice, we will take appropriate measures to inform you, you will be consistent with the significance of the changes We make it. We will try to change the Privacy Notice from time to time in response to changing legal, technical or business developments. Your consent to any material Privacy Notice changes if and where this is required

You can see when this Privacy Notice was last updated by checking the “last updated” date displayed at the top of this Privacy Notice.

How to contact us

If you have any questions or concerns about our use of your personal information please contact us using the following