Privacy Policy

Basic idea

The Nagaoka University of Technology Office for Gender Equality collects personal information from users of this website. That collection is limited to the extent necessary to facilitate services provided on the home page of the Office for Gender Equality ( hereinafter designated as the “Site”) based on the following policy. The services include providing information and receiving opinions. The Office for Gender Equality handles the collected information appropriately within the scope of the purpose of use.

Extent of the information to be collected

  1. When making comments, proposals, and inquiries to the University, the sender’s name, address, telephone number, and other information is provided voluntarily. In the case of an inquiring via email, the sender’s email address is displayed on the receiver’s side.
  2. The Site may collect information such as the internet domain name, IP address, and browsing. In this case, technically, it is based on the premise that it uses cookies (information packets sent by a server to a user’s browser to identify the user, which are then stored on the user’s computer) and Javascript embedding.

Purpose of use

The Office for Gender Equality will use the comments collected in 1) in the above 2. “Extent of the information to be collected” as a reference for its operation. It may use users’ names, email addresses, addresses, and telephone numbers to respond to inquiries and notify confirmations. Depending on the comments and inquiry contents, the collected information will be forwarded to the responsible departments in the University.
The information collected in 2) in the above 2. “Extent of the information to be collected” may be used to manage the Site and analyze the use. The usage analysis may be entrusted to external operators who have signed a pledge of confidentiality of personal information.

Restriction of use and provision

Personal information collected by the Site is used and provided only to the extent necessary to accomplish the above 3. “Purpose of Use.” However, in cases falling into any of the following categories, the information may be provided to third parties outside the University: when a request for information disclosure is made based on laws and regulations; when an illegal act, such as unauthorized access and threat, is committed; when there are other special reasons; or when the person gives prior consent.

Measures to secure safety

Safety measures will be taken for appropriate management of the personal information collected through the Site. The measures include preventing unauthorized access to personal information and loss, destruction, alteration, and leakage of personal information.

Scope of application

This privacy policy is applied only to the Site. Information in the respective departments of Nagaoka University of Technology is to be handled under the responsibility of each organization. The Office for Gender Equality may revise the handling of personal information related to the Site as needed.