Protection of Personal Information

BHN Association (BHN), being fully aware of the importance of Personal Information obtained in the course of its activities, will comply with the applicable laws and regulations including “Act on the Protection of Personal Information,” and will take utmost care in handling such Personal Information and the protection thereof, in compliance with the following Privacy Policy.

Personal Information (Definition)

The term “Personal Information” refers to pieces of information such as name, e-mail address, mailing address and phone number which singly or in combination enables indentification of a specific individual.

Purposes of Use of Personal Information

BHN will use Personal Information for the following purposes;

1.IssuingIssuing and mailing of invoice and receipt of membership dues.

2.Issuing and mailing of solicitation letters for donation, letters of acknowledgment and letters of appreciation.

3.Mailing of materials and reports on the decisions and activities of BHN.

4.Mailing of invitation letters to events and projects sponsored or co-sponsored by BHN.

5.For other purposes such as contacting individuals, deemed necessary by BHN.

Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties

BHN will not sell, distribute or disclose Personal Information to third parties unless BHN has a prior permission from the party concerned or is formally requested by legal authorities in writing.

In case that an individual requests disclosure, amendment, suspension of usage or deletion of his/her Personal Information, BHN accepts the requests for disclosure, amendment, suspension of usage or deletion of his/her Personal Information when the individual authenticate his/her indentity successfully.

Security Control Measures

BHN will take necessary and appropriate security control measures and will protect entrusted Personal Information from unauthorized access, leakage, modification, loss, destruction, etc.


BHN will comply with the relevant Japanese laws and regulations applied to Personal Information obtained by BHN and will endeavor to improve this Privacy Policy in a timely manner.

Assistance you can give

Various kinds of support make BHN’s work possible. We need your generous support to provide safety and security to people living in developing countries and disaster-stricken areas, and to build sustainable societies. The BHN Association uses the knowledge and skills of senior citizens in its work to contribute to international cooperation. By all means please participate in our work as a supporter of the BHN Association.