Privacy Policy

Definition of "Personal Information"

"Personal information" indicates any information that can be used to identify a specific individual, such as address, full name, age, telephone number, etc.

Use of Personal Information

Personal information provided to us will be used for contacting users directly, for directing users to use application procedures or for purposes listed below.

  • For usage application procedures with symbols, logos, and poster data with media organizations and sales products.
  • For Sapporo Snow Festival volunteer recruitment procedures.
  • Guide books, posters, shipped leaflets.

Disclosure/Provision to Third Parties

We do not disclose or otherwise provide personal information to any third parties except in the cases listed below.Please note that in cases where your personal information is used as detailed under the "Use ofPersonal Information" above, any companies to which our operations are outsourced shall not beconsidered to be third parties.

  • When express consent has been obtained from the customer.
  • When disclosure is required by law or regulation.
  • When disclosure is vital to prevent loss of life, injury, or damage to property and obtaining consent would be impractical.

Proper Management of Personal Information

Appropriate On-the-Job Training is conducted and the utmost effort is taken to prevent information leakage, misappropriation, falsification or any other inappropriate handling of personal information.


We endeavor to ensure that all information provided on this website is accurate and up-to-date. However, users are responsible for any and all actions taken as a result of the use of this website and we do not accept any responsibility for such actions. We assume no responsibility for the content of external links contained on this website.


The contents of all pages of this website are copyright of the Kushiro Tourism & Convention Association (General Incorporated Association), also known as the "Mizu no Kamuy Tourism Area". Unauthorized use of texts or images from this website is prohibited.

Cookie Policy

This website uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you consent to the use of cookies as outlined in our Cookie Policy. If you do not consent to the use of cookies, please refer to "User Cookie Management" below for details on how to deactivate and delete cookies.

About Cookies

Cookies are small text files containing information that are sent to your web browser when you visit a website. These files allow the website to remember your actions and preferences, including login information, language preferences, etc. They are stored on your device (computer, tablet, smartphone, etc.), meaning that you don' t have to re-enter this information each time you access the website or when moving between pages. The data contained in cookies usually includes the domain of the website the cookie was generated by, the expiration date of the cookie (how long the cookie can be stored on your device), and the value of the cookie (usually a randomly-generated unique number).
Permanent cookies (also known as persistent cookies or stored cookies) remain stored on your device until they expire or until you delete them. Session cookies (also known as transient cookies) are erased when you close your web browser.

How We Use Cookies

Cookies allow us to make targeted improvements by analyzing the way in which users interact with our website. We may also use cookies to provide you with advertising tailored to your interests. This website does not attempt to identify a user' s name, email address, or anything about a user's computer through the use of cookies.

Third-Party Cookies

This website uses cookies that send information to social media, advertising distribution, and data analysis partners such as Google and Facebook. These partners may combine information provided by cookies from this website with information you have provided directly to them through their respective platforms.
For example, we use Google Analytics to gather anonymous, aggregated data about visits to our website. This allows us to make improvements to our website and to provide our users with more relevant content by helping us to see which pages receive the most traffic and how users interact with each page.

Cookies Used on this Website

Essential Cookies

These cookies are necessary in order to allow users to navigate and use the functions of this website. Without these cookies, we are unable to provide functions such as moving between pages.

Functionality Cookies

These cookies are used to improve the functionality of this website for users. For example,functionality cookies are used to store user settings (username, language, geographic location, etc.), to recognize the platform from which the user is accessing the website, and to provide advanced and personalized features. These cookies will never be used to track other websites you visit.

Targeting and Advertising Cookies

These cookies are used to collect information on browsing trends in order to provide advertising relevant to users and their interests. They are also used to limit the number of times advertisements are shown and to measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns. Targeting and advertising cookies are usually installed by advertising networks, with the permission of the website operator. These cookies remember that a user has visited the website and this information may be shared with third parties, such as advertisers. Targeting and advertising cookies are often linked to site features provided by third parties.

Social Media Cookies

Social media cookies are used to integrate social media features into a website. They are also used for promotional purposes.

Other cookies

This website contains several links to third-party websites. Clicking on a link to a third-party website may cause that website to create cookies on your device. For example, this applies to buttons linking to social media services such as YouTube and Facebook. Please be aware that even in cases where this website links to third-party websites, this Cookie Policy does not apply to the contents of those websites. Therefore, we strongly recommend that users check the privacy policies and cookie policies of the relevant third-party websites.

User Cookie Management

Users may withdraw their consent for the use of cookies as outlined above at any time. Please note that disabling cookies may prevent you from using certain features of this website. Disabling cookies will not automatically delete cookies which are already active in your browser. For information about disabling cookies and deleting pre-existing cookies, please consult the settings and help menu of your browser.

For further information regarding the Privacy and Cookie Policy of this website, please contact:

Sapporo Snow Festival Executive Committee

Additional Information

Please consult the links below for further information about third-party cookies.

Google Products (Google Analytics, YouTube, Google Maps, etc.)


2024 Sapporo Snow Festival ended. The information in this page is for the year 2024 (74th). The next festival (Odori and Susukino venues) is scheduled from February 4 (Tuesday) to 11 (Tuesday, national holiday), 2025. The details of Tsudome Venue have not yet been determined.