Personal Information Protection Policy ① This Institute will implement appropriate information security measures. Countermeasures against unauthorized access and computer viruses are required to prevent the loss, destruction, alteration, or personal information leakage.
② This Institute will always collect personal information in legal and fair terms and will notify the subject of the personal information about the purpose of use and other relevant information, either directly or through the website.
③ If this Institute obtains personal information indirectly, it will ensure that the private information provider legally receives it.
④ This Institute will limit the use of personal information to the purpose for which it is being used and will only allow authorized personnel to use personal information to the extent necessary for performing their duties.
⑤ This Institute confirms that the subject of the personal data has the right to be notified of the purpose of use, to disclose, correct, add, delete, stop use, erase, or stop the provision of their personal information to third parties, and to appropriately respond to such requests.
⑥ If this Institute shares personal data with a third party or entrusts personal information to a third party for outsourcing purposes, it must enter into an appropriate agreement with such third parties and take any other legally required steps.
⑦ This Institute will not disclose personal information to third parties without a compelling reason.
Handling of Personal Information To protect personal information, this Institute will comply with applicable laws and regulations governing personal data protection, strive to manage and safeguard personal information adequately, and handle personal information as follows.
Use of personal information:
This Institute will only use personal information obtained from this website for the purposes listed below. Furthermore, if personal data is obtained for purposes other than those listed below, the goal must be explicitly stated each time it is received. If personal information is to be used for purposes other than those indicated in advance, the individual will be notified, and their consent will be obtained.
Personal information obtained as part of grant project application:
・For operations such as grant project application, hiring, and payments
・For publication in this Institute’s report, on its website, or in other external media
・For applications, notifications, messages, and communications with government and municipal offices, among other things by applicable laws and regulations
・For the performance of other duties similar to those outlined above
Personal information obtained during the events sponsored by this Institute:
・For the purpose of conducting event management, etc.
・For the purpose of publishing in Institute reports, on the website, or in other external media
・In accordance with related laws and regulations, for making applications, notifications, reports, communications with government and municipal offices.
・Other duties related to those listed above must be performed
Provision of personal information to third parties This Institute will only disclose the obtained personal information to third parties in the following circumstances.
・If it is permitted to provide information to third parties
・When entrusting this Institute’s business to a subcontractor who has entered a personal information protection agreement with this Institute, within the scope of the purpose of use
・When it is based on a statute (including the Personal Information Protection law)
Please get in touch with us as described below if you wish to request notification of the purpose of use, disclosure, correction, addition, deletion, suspension of service, elimination, or provision to third parties of the personal data retained by this Institute.
After confirming that the request is from the person in question, we will respond honestly and promptly within a reasonable time frame and by the Personal Information Protection Law provisions. Please keep in mind that there will be a fee for notifying and disclosing the purpose of use.
Cookies are a mechanism for recording information such as the date and time of use of a website and the number of visits to that website in a file on your computer. If your browser accepts cookies, this Institute can obtain information from you, such as your web service usage history; however, this information will not identify you as a specific individual.
*1 Google and Google Analytics™ web analytics service is Google Inc. trademarks and recommended generic terms.
*2 Google policies and regulations: http://www.google.co.jp/intl/ja/policies/
*3 Opt-out page: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/
Access history information Access to this website is recorded in the form of access history. In general, this data will be used for the statistics and analyses of this Institute’s website usage and for distributing advertisements and advertising. You should be aware that we may be required to disclose these histories in case a request from a government agency, for example, is made by appropriate legal procedures.
Access history informationAccess to this website is recorded in the form of access history. In general, this data will be used for the statistics and analyses of this Institute’s website usage and for distributing advertisements and advertising. You should be aware that we may be required to disclose these histories in case a request from a government agency, for example, is made by appropriate legal procedures.
Continuous improvementThis Institute will regularly review the status of its handling of personal information and strive for continuous improvement to properly manage and protect personal information.
OtherDepending on the project’s scope, other website content may include chat rooms, forums, bulletin boards, newsgroups, e-mail correspondence, and other services. When using these services, you submit information at your own risk and discretion.
Inquiries about the protection of personal informationWindow Research Institute: firstname.lastname@example.org
*Window Research Institute takes security and privacy very seriously and will take every precaution to ensure that your use of this website is safe and secure.