The Jacques Lancelot International Clarinet Competition Japan organizing committee (JLICC) wants you to know how we use and protect the important information you provide to us. The information provided below summarizes our policy, procedures and practices as further described in this Privacy Statement.

・We collect information as a way to further our mission to be a relentless force for cultivating music culture through the performances of clarinet music. The information you provide allows us to help you on a more personal level. We can better respond to your requests, understand your needs, and provide you the information and resources you need.

・Unless you tell us otherwise, when you provide your information, we will use your information as allowed by law and JLICC policies to deliver the programs you are involved with and in furtherance of our mission.

Information We Collect

Personal Information

“Personal Information” means information that we can use to identify or contact you. It can include your home address and other information you submit when you apply our competition. We may collect Personal Information in the following ways:

・When you apply our competition or send us inquiry from our web page, we collect your name, email address, mailing address, telephone number(s),;

・We may collect payment card or similar information when you provide it to us as part of a purchase;

・We may capture the IP address and ID of the device you use to connect to the online service, the type of operating system and browser you use, and information about the site you came from, the parts of our online service you access, the type of mobile device you use and the site you visit next (see also the Cookies, Tags & Remarketing Pixels Section);

・We or our service providers may also use cookies, web beacons or other technologies to collect and store other information about your visit to, or use of, our online services. We may later associate the usage and other information we collect online with Personal Information about you;

・When you sign-up for newsletters or other communications from us, we may collect your [e.g., name and general contact information];

・We will establish and maintain reasonable and appropriate measures to protect the collected personal information.

・If you wish to disclose, correct, add, delete, or suspend the use of personal information please contact us.

Information from Other Sources

We, or our service providers, and other companies we work with may deploy and use cookies, web beacons, local shared objects and other tracking technologies for various purposes, such as fraud prevention and monitoring of our advertising and marketing campaign performance. Some of these tracking tools may detect characteristics or settings of the specific device you use to access our online services.

We may also collect information about you from additional online and offline sources including from social media activities, other nonprofits, and commercially available third-party sources. We may combine this information with the personal and other information we have collected about you.

How We Use Information We Collect

We use the information discussed above in a number of ways, such as:

・Verifying your identity (such as when you access your account information);

・Preventing fraud and enhancing the security of your account or our online services;

・Responding to your requests and communicating with you;

・Managing your preferences;

We may also use data that we collect on an aggregate or anonymous basis (meaning it does not identify any individuals) for various purposes, where permissible under applicable laws and regulations, to help deliver products, services, and content that are better tailored to the users of our services and for other purposes.

What We Disclose to Others

We may share the information we collect from and about you within our organization and with certain third parties. For example, we may share your information with:

・Credit card processing companies, to process your payments


・Other third parties to comply with legal requirements such as the demands of applicable subpoenas and court orders; to verify or enforce our terms of use, our other rights, or other applicable policies; to address fraud, security or technical issues; to respond to an emergency; or otherwise to protect the rights, property or security of our customers or third parties.

Links to Third-Party Websites

AHA may provide links to websites that are owned or operated by others (“third-party websites”). When you use a link online to visit a third-party website, you will be subject to that website’s privacy and security practices, which may differ from ours. You should familiarize yourself with the privacy policy, terms of use and security practices of the linked third-party website before providing any information on that website.

Changes to This Privacy Statement

We may change this Privacy Statement from time to time. When we do, we will let you know by appropriate means such as by posting the revised policy on this page with a new “Last Updated” date. In some cases, you may be asked to agree again to our Privacy Statement or other terms, even if you have already agreed to accept them, because there were changes. Any changes to this Privacy Statement will become effective when posted unless indicated otherwise.

What are the consequences of not providing Personal Information?
You are not required to provide all Personal Information identified in this Privacy Statement, but certain services will not be available if you do not provide Personal Information. For instance, if you refuse to provide proof of identification you may not receive certain products you purchase.