With regard to the management of personal information collected from users of the UW-TU: AOS website (hereinafter referred to as “this site”) in the course of their using this site, Tohoku University (hereinafter referred to as “the University”) will comply with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information Held by Incorporated Administrative Agencies, etc. (Act No. 59 of 2003), other laws and regulations, and the University’s Regulations on Protection of Personal Information, etc., and will handle such information with the utmost care.
This site collects the following information:
Personal information refers to information registered by users who use the contact form of this site such as names, affiliations, e-mail addresses that can be used to identify a specific individual user (including information that can be cross-checked with other information to identify a specific individual).
In operating this site, the University will establish a system to protect and manage personal information, and will comply with rules and regulations regarding the appropriate collection, use and provision of said information.
Aside from exceptional cases as stipulated by the law, the University will, after clearly indicating the purposes of using personal information and a contact number for enquiries, etc., acquire personal information only to the extent necessary to achieve said purposes, in accordance with users’ wishes. The personal information obtained will be used for the following purposes:
The University will strive to properly manage personal information obtained from users and will not provide any such information to third parties without the consent of the user, except in the following cases:
If the University receives a request from a user to disclose, rectify, or delete their personal information which has been obtained and is being stored by the University, the University will respond within a reasonable period of time and to a reasonable extent, once the identity of the person making the request has been confirmed.
The University will take reasonable preventive and remedial measures against potential risks regarding the storage of personal information (including the unauthorized accessing, loss, destruction, falsification, and leaking of personal information) to ensure the safe-keeping and accuracy of personal information.
The University will thoroughly inform the staff involved in the operation of the site of the University’s Regulations on Protection of Personal Information, and will constantly strive to improve its efforts in regard to the Protection of Personal Information.
The University will always keep up to date with laws and regulations regarding personal information and will fully comply with them.
The University will revise the site’s Personal Information Protection Policy from time to time as necessary. Notifications regarding revisions to the content on this site will be posted thereon.