Privacy Policy of Our Website

Shiga University of Medical Science complies with the “Regulations Concerning Measures for the Appropriate Management of Personal Information Held by the National University Corporation Shiga University of Medical Science” and the following policy in order to protect the privacy of users of this site.

Users of this web site are deemed to have agreed to this Privacy Policy. In addition, this Privacy Policy applies to the use of this site, and the University bears no responsibility for the handling of personal information on external sites, such as those linked to/from the University website.

1. Collection of Personal Information

This site automatically collects information such as domain names and IP addresses from users who access the site. However, we do not automatically collect personally identifiable information (name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, age, etc.; hereinafter referred to as “personal information”).

This site may collect personal information when necessary, such as for inquiries, requests for materials, and applications for various public lectures. The personal information may be collected only for the identified purposes, and will be collected in a legal and proper manner.

2. Purpose of Use of Personal Information

When this site collects personal information, the purpose of use will be clearly stated, such as replying to inquiries, sending materials, and processing applications for public lectures.

Statistical information that does not identify individuals (such as geographical location, time of connection, type of terminal or web browser used to access the site, etc.) is used to analyze the use of this site.

3. Management of Personal Information

We will strive to protect personal information collected on this site by taking appropriate safety measures against risks such as loss, destruction, falsification, leakage, and unauthorized access from outside.

4. Provision of Personal Information to Third Parties

Personal information collected on this site will not be provided to any third party, except with the consent of the individual or as required by law.

When providing information to a subcontractor, we will select a reliable business operator, conclude a contract for the protection of personal information, and conduct appropriate supervision.

5. Use of Google Analytics

This site uses Google Analytics to collect site usage data and to analyze overall usage of the site. For this purpose, cookies provided by Google Analytics are used on the site, but information that identifies individuals is not collected.

The information collected through the use of Google Analytics will be managed in accordance with Google’s privacy policy. Please refer to the Google Analytics web page for more information on the terms of use and privacy policy.