The Jikei Group of Colleges Privacy Statement
The Jikei Group of Colleges places the highest priority on handling your information accurately and safely. The Jikei Group has established its Personal Information Protection Policy based on laws concerning safeguarding personal information and related guidelines. All faculty and staff pledge to adhere strictly to this policy. ※ This document was last updated on April 1, 2005.
The Jikei Group of Colleges is a TRUSTe privacy program licensee. This privacy statement discloses what actions are being taken to protect the privacy of users of the Jikei Group of Group of Colleges website.
The mission of TRUSTe is to build user trust and confidence toward the Internet by promoting the proper use of personal information. In order to carry out our pledge to safeguard user’s information, this website agrees to disclose how it uses that information. Furthermore, we agree to allow TRUSTe to investigate how that information is actually used as a means to adhere strictly to our pledge.
By displaying the TRUSTe seal, this website agrees to give notice to users regarding the following.
- What kind of specific personal information or specific third party personal information we collect from users through this website
- Which organizations collect this information
- How this information is used
- With whom this information is shared
- What options users have regarding the collection, use, and transmission of this information
- What kinds of security protocols have been put in place under the control of the Jikei Group of Colleges to prevent the loss, misuse, or alteration of this information
- How incorrect information related to users can be corrected
If you feel the Jikei Group of Colleges is not abiding by the privacy statement displayed on this site, you should first contact the Jikei Group of Colleges Personal Privacy Protection Committee at 06-6245-2111 from Japan or +81-6-6245-2111 from overseas. Furthermore, if you have not received notification that your inquiry has been received or you are not satisfied with the handling of your inquiry, you should contact TRUSTe. TRUSTe will then will act as a liaison to this website and endeavor to obtain an answer to your inquiry.
Personal Information Collection and Use
The Jikei Group of Colleges will not handle, share, or provide information collected regarding third parties through means not disclosed in this privacy statement. Your information is collected through this website and several other sources.
You can request documents using online forms on each of the Jikei Group websites introduced on this website. In this event, your contact information (such as your name, email address, and physical address) will be given to each website. Contact information is used to provide information to users by means such as mail, telephone, or email. You should provide your personal information only after reading and understanding each website’s privacy statement. If you have any questions, please contact the Personal Privacy Protection Committee for each website directly.
This website uses log files to collect statistical information for purposes such as administrating the website or analyzing user trends. This information is not linked with users’ personal information.
This website contains links to each of the Jikei Group of Colleges websites. However, we assume no responsibility for how personal information in handled on other websites. This privacy statement applies only to information collected by this website. We recommend you read the privacy statements of all of the websites listed on this site which collect personal information.
Sharing of Information
When the Jikei Group of Colleges entrusts outside companies with business such as processing personal information or delivering letters, packages, or parcels, the Jikei Group of Colleges selects companies which fully endeavor to safeguard personal information. These companies are contractually obligated to take all possible measures to conduct information management in the same manner as the Jikei Group of Colleges.
Safety Control Measures
The Jikei Group of Colleges website keeps your personal information accurate and up-to-date and takes reasonable steps to prevent unauthorized access, loss, destruction, falsification, or disclosure of personal information.
The Jikei Group of Colleges has put in place a system to safeguard the important personal information you share with us both online and offline.
The Personal Privacy Protection Committee was established to properly handle and safeguard personal information under the direction of an information management officer as a personal information handling system. Also, only employees who require personal information in the course of their duties are permitted to access your personal information. Furthermore, regular training seminars are conducted for all employees to ensure that everyone understands the importance of privacy and that personal information is safeguarded.
Also, servers used by the Jikei Group of Colleges to store personal information are maintained in a secure environment under the supervision of a security company.
Supplementing Personal Information
This website does not supplement your personal information with information from third parties or engage in other similar activities.
Right to Choose / Opt Out
This website provides users with opportunities to opt out of having their personal information used at points which request personal information on each of the websites of the Jikei Group of Colleges. As an example, some users want to receive documents from a certain website but not newsletters. Those users can contact that website’s Personal Information Protection Committee by email, telephone, or mail and inform the committee of such, thereby halting the provision of unneeded information.
Disclosing, Amending, Ceasing to Use Personal Information
In the event you contact us regarding your personal information, such as when your personal information has changed or when you no longer wish to subscribe to the services of this website, this website will disclose, amend or update the personal information you have provided or stop using your personal information.
Requests such as these should be made to the Personal Information Protection Committee of the Jikei Group of Colleges or the Personal Information Protection Committee of the respective Jikei Group website.
Furthermore, when we receive personal information-related inquires or requests to amend personal information, we may need to confirm the identity of the person making the request.
Disclosure of Personal Information Set by Law
This website does not provide your personal information to third parties without your consent. However, this website may disclose your personal information to the federal government, municipal bodies, courts, or international law enforcement agencies.
Changes in the Way Personal Information is Handled
If changes are made to the Personal Information Protection Policy or Privacy Statement, the changes will be made public on this website.
As a general rule, this website uses personal information in accordance with the Privacy Statement in use at the time the personal information was collected. However, in the case that the personal information comes to be used in a manner which differs from that stated at the time the original information was collected, those changes shall be made public on this website. In this case, you can choose whether it is acceptable for this website to use your personal information in a different manner.
Please direct inquiries or complaints to:
Jikei Group of Colleges, Headquarters
Personal Information Protection Committee
Jikei Bldg. 1-10-15 Shimanouchi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi