Privacy Policy

1. Basic approach

The Office of Research and Innovation,Tokyo Institute of Technology (hereinafter referred to as "ORI") collects personal information on users of its websites (URL starting with hereinafter collectively referred to as "this site") to the extent necessary for the efficient operation of the services provided on this site. The collected information is handled appropriately by the ORI within the scope of the purposes of use in accordance with the rules and regulations regarding protection of personal information.

2. Scope of collection of personal information

(1) The ORI collects personal information such as names, addresses, and phone numbers when voluntarily provided, and email addresses when senders email comments or inquiries to Tokyo Tech.

(2) This site automatically collects domain names, IP addresses, and session information. This site uses cookies (information transmitted from the server to the user's browser which is stored on the user's computer in order to identify users) and embedded JavaScript.

3. Purposes of use of personal information

1. Information collected based on 2.(1) above is referred to Tokyo Tech management. Personal information may also be shared with appropriate departments within Tokyo Tech to ensure that inquiries are handled smoothly.

2. Information collected based on 2.(2) above is used for website administration and website usage analysis.

4. Restriction on use and provision

The use and provision of personal information are regulated in accordance with the purpose described in 3. above. However, information may be provided to third parties in the following cases: when required by law, when unauthorized access, coercion, or other illegal activity has occurred, when prior consent from the principal party has been obtained, or under any other circumstances deemed extraordinary.

5. Secure management of personal information

The ORI takes necessary measures to prevent any illegal access, loss, destruction, falsification, or leakage of collected personal information.

6. Providing information to interested parties

The ORI, in principle, does not respond to personal information requests from any interested parties.

7. Scope of application

This policy applies only to this site. Other sites, Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) and those of research institutes within Tokyo Tech may operate under different site policies.

The ORI reserves the right to revise this policy when appropriate.

8. Points to Note

1. Use of Google Analytics
The ORI uses Google Analytics to track user interests and web traffic and, with this information, makes improvements to this site and the ORI operations. First party cookies are used to collect data for this purpose. For details on the handling of personal data by Google Analytics, consult Google's support page.

2. Opting Out of Third Party Data Collection
If you do not agree to the collection of your personal data by Google and other third parties, please access the links provided above and follow the instructions necessary to opt out.

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