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Privacy Policy

The AFIR website (“this web site”) specifies the following privacy policy (“this policy”) regarding the handling of privacy information in the service provided on this website (“this service”). In addition, you need to follow the license agreement etc. for all software (e.g. GRRM program (“this software”)) used in the explanation of this website.

Article 1 (Privacy information)

  1. Personal information in the privacy information means personal information in the Personal Information Protection Law. This information on living individuals means the information that can identify a specific individual by the names (first and last names, their kana) included in the information, your nickname, your affiliation (position, university / company name, undergraduate department / department, laboratory / group (team), research group HP URL), your research purpose, your address (country, postal code, prefecture, city ), your telephone number, your Email address, or other description included in the information.
  2. "History information and characteristic information" in the privacy information means anything other than "personal information" specified above, and the service you used, the history of the page you viewed, search keywords searched by the user, The date and time of use, method of use, usage environment, affiliation, address, research purpose, telephone number, e-mail address, user's IP address, cookie information, location information, terminal identification information, etc..

Article 2 (How to collect privacy information)

  1. In this website, when the user makes use registration, his / her name (first and last name, its furigana), nickname, affiliation (job title, university / company name, undergraduate department / department, laboratory / group (team), research group HP URL), research purpose, address (country name, zip code, prefecture, municipality or less), telephone number, e-mail address, etc. may be asked.
  2. This website collects services used, browsed pages, the search keyword, the date and time of use, the usage method, the usage environment (including the communication state of the terminal in case of using it through a mobile terminal, various setting information on use etc.), non-personal information (eg IP address etc.), cookie information , Position information, and terminal individual identification information, retrieved history information and characteristic information for user information, when users use this website or browse pages.
  3. On this website, we descrive encryption technology SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) on the page to input personal information so that users can enter with confidence. In SSL, input data will flow through the network from encrypted on your computer to the destination computer.

Article 3 (Purpose of collecting and using personal information)

The purpose of this website to collect and use personal information is as follows.

  1. The purpose of displaying information on registered information such as name, address, contact information, etc., used services, etc. so that users can browse and modify their registered information and browse usage status.
  2. In order to use e-mail address for notifying or contacting users, the purpose of using contact information such as name, address, e-mail address and telephone number.
  3. In order to verify the identity of the user, the name (name, first name, last name), nickname, affiliation (job title, university / company name, undergraduate department / department, laboratory / group (team), research group HP URL) Purpose, use of information such as address (country name, postal code, prefecture, municipality or less), telephone number, mail address etc.
  4. It is also used to judge whether the research purpose is suitable for using this program.
  5. In order to make it easy for users to enter data, the purpose of displaying the information registered in our company on the input screen
  6. In order to respond to inquiries from users, the purpose of using the information such as contents of inquiries necessary for the website to provide services to users, user's contact information, etc.
  7. Objects attached to the above purpose of use.

Article 4 (Use of Google Analytics)

This website uses Google Analytics to analyze and improve the site.

  1. In doing so, Google may set cookies on your browser for reading data, or read existing cookies. In addition, web browsers using this website will automatically send certain non-personal information to Google. This site may use such information for grasping the site use situation, improving the site use experience, and introducing the trend of this website user as content.
  2. By using this website, users of this website regard as granting permission for such data processing by Google and the website administrator for the above method and purpose.
  3. How Google collects and uses access information is determined by the Google Analytics Service Terms of Service and Google's Privacy Policy.

Article 5 (Third party provision of personal information)

  1. Except for the following cases, this website will not provide personal information to third parties without obtaining user consent in advance. However, except as permitted by the Personal Information Protection Act or other laws and regulations.
    • According to laws and ordinances
    • When it is necessary for the protection of human life, body or property, and it is difficult to obtain consent of the person himself / herself
    • When it is particularly necessary for improving public health or promoting healthy fostering of children and it is difficult to obtain consent from the person himself / herself
    • In cases where it is necessary for a national agency or a local public entity or a person entrusted with it to cooperate in fulfilling the affairs prescribed by laws and regulations and obtaining consent from the person himself / herself, it will interfere with the execution of the affairs When there is a danger of exerting
    • When notifying or announcing the following matters in advance Inclusion of provision to third parties for purpose of use
      I. Including provision to third parties for purposes of use
      Ii. Items of data provided to third parties
      Iii. Means or method of provision to a third party
      Iv. Stopping the provision of personal information to third parties in response to the request of the principal
  2. Notwithstanding the provisions of the preceding paragraph, the following cases shall not apply to third parties.
    • When the website entrusts all or part of the handling of personal information within the range necessary for achieving the purpose of use
    • When personal information is provided in accordance with the succession of business due to merger or other reasons
    • In the case where the personal information is jointly used with a specific person, the fact, the items of personal information to be jointly used, the scope of the persons to use jointly, the purpose of use of the person using the information, When the name or name of the person responsible for management of the personal information is informed to the person in advance or put in a state that the principal can easily know

Article 6 (disclosure of personal information)

  1. When this website is requested to disclose personal information from him / her, he / she will disclose it to him / her without delay. However, if it falls under any of the following, it may not disclose all or part of it, and if you decide not to disclose it, I will notify you so without delay.
    • (1) When there is a risk of harming the life, body, property or other rights and interests of the person himself or a third party
    • (2) When there is a risk of seriously hindering the proper implementation of the work of this website
    • (3) In case of violating other laws and regulations
  2. Notwithstanding the provisions of the preceding paragraph, in principle, we will not disclose information other than personal information such as history information and characteristic information.

Article 7 (Correction and deletion of personal information)

  1. If the user's personal information owned by this website is incorrect information, the user can request correction of the personal information or deletion of the personal information by the procedures specified by the Company. However, if you change your name and email address, you can not correct it and you can delete it.
  2. If this website judges that it is necessary to respond to the request by receiving a request from the user from the user, we correct or delete the personal information without delay and notify this to the user.

Article 8 (suspension of use of personal information, etc.)

This website is suspended or deleted from the principal because of the reason that personal information is handled beyond the range of purpose of use or because it was acquired by means of fraud. "Usage suspension, etc.") is requested, we conduct a necessary investigation without delay, stop the use of personal information, etc. based on the result, and notify him / her to that effect. Provided, however, that it is difficult to do so, such as when suspension of use of personal information, etc. is expensive, and in cases where it is possible to take alternative measures necessary to protect the rights and interests of the individual , We will take this alternative.

Article 9 (Change of Privacy Policy)

  1. The contents of this policy can be changed without notifying the user.
  2. Unless otherwise specified by the Company, the posted privacy policy will take effect from the time it is posted on this website.

Article 10 (Contact point for inquiries)

For inquiries regarding this policy, please contact the following counter.

Faculty of science, Building No.7 of Hokkaido University,
Kita-10 Nishi-8  Kita-ku , Sapporo Japan
Email address: afir.sci.hokudai _at_ (Please replace from _at_ to @ .)