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RIKEN Brain Science Institute (RIKEN BSI) recognizes and respects your right to privacy. In the event that you are asked for personal information, RIKEN BSI will collect only what is necessary and will use the collected information only as specified in this Privacy Policy.

Use of Information

RIKEN BSI will use information acquired properly through various events and seminars only to the extent necessary for the purposes listed below, and unless required by law, will not use collected information for any purpose other than those listed below.

  • RIKEN BSI will handle personal information based on the RIKEN Privacy Policy.
  • In order to prevent leaks of personal information, RIKEN BSI will take appropriate measures including restrictions on access and duplication, management of media, and safe disposal.
  • Unless required to do so by law, RIKEN BSI will not provide personal information about any individual to any third party without that individual's consent.
  • If operations related to personal information are commissioned to a third party, RIKEN BSI will take appropriate measures to ensure the secure management of personal information, by acquiring confirmation beforehand and including clauses on confidentiality into contracts.
  • RIKEN BSI will clearly specify how it will use collected personal information, and will only use personal information to the extent necessary for these uses. It will not store any personal information that it not necessary for those uses.
  • RIKEN BSI will collect personal information in a proper way, in principle directly from the individual concerned. When acquiring information directly in written form, it will in as far as possible concretely specify how it will use the collected information.
  • Within the extent necessary for attaining the purposes of use of personal information, BSI RIKEN will make efforts to ensure that the personal information it stores is in accordance with both past and present reality.
  • RIKEN BSI will establish a framework for the protection of personal information, will educate all personnel on the importance of this framework, and will make efforts to ensure that personal information is properly handled.

Information Gathering

Personal information means any information that may be used to identify your or your name, e-mail address, address, street address, telephone number, occupation, and/or organization of affiliation. By giving RIKEN BSI personal information, you give RIKEN BSI your consent to collect and use it in accordance with this statement. If you do not approve of RIKEN BSI's use as outlined here, please do not submit your personal information.

Use of Collected Information

RIKEN BSI will not use collected personal information for any other purpose than the following:

  • To organize seminars, symposiums, and other events
  • To carry out activities necessary to respond to inquiries about its activities
  • To fulfill its obligations in contracts or to comply with the law
  • To fulfill its obligations under contracts with outside parties for the procurement of goods and services that require the provision of personal information

Log Information

Like most commercial websites, RIKEN BSI automatically logs all of the traffic to and from this website. These logs do not include any type of personal information that can identify you or your company. These logs include domain information that helps RIKEN BSI to improve its website, determine the cause of any problem and analyze statistically.

Cookies and Tracking Technology

Some parts of this website may use cookies, which enable RIKEN BSI to track usage patterns, enforce security, and offer you customized content. A cookie is a small text file that the website's server places on your computer hard drive as a unique identifier. Note that our cookies do not collect personally identifiable information.

Links to Other Sites

This website contains hyperlinks to other sites. Note, however, that RIKEN BSI does not share personal information with any of these sites, and RIKEN BSI is not responsible for their content and/or privacy policies.

Changes to this Policy Policy

RIKEN BSI reserves the right to periodically review and amend this Privacy Policy. RIKEN BSI encourages you to review this policy for changes on a regular basis.

Questions or Suggestions

Please send us your questions or concerns about RIKEN BSI's collection,
use or disclosure of your personal information via our contact form.