Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The Association for Overseas Technical Cooperation and Sustainable Partnerships (AOTS) recognizes the importance of maintaining the privacy of all those who participate in its programs, and has adopted the policies described below to ensure that personal information is strictly protected in conjunction with the operation of the Global Interface Japan (GIJ) website run by AOTS Research Institute (ARI).

1.Collection, Use & Provision of Personally Identifiable Information
When collecting personally identifiable information, the purpose of collection shall be specified as much as possible and the means of collection shall be fair and legal. Personally identifiable information shall only be collected for legitimate AOTS and ARI business purposes. The scope of personally identifiable information to be collected shall be limited to that which is sufficient for achieving the specified goal(s); measures shall be established to ensure that this policy is enforced. All personally identifiable information collected by AOTS shall be properly managed and shall not be provided or disclosed to a third party without the individual's consent.
[Purpose of use]
We shall use the personal information gathered by ARI for the purpose of planning and providing service such as ARI web site, mail magazine and questionnaire survey, and also improving our service. We shall use the personal information when we need to contact users for a certain reason.
2.Legal Compliance
AOTS shall fully comply with all laws, national guidelines, and other regulations that pertain to the handling of personally identifiable information.
3.Management of Personally Identifiable Information
AOTS shall recognize the risks involving unauthorized public release, loss of or damage to personally identifiable information and establish a governance framework and internal standards aimed at preventing and checking these risks.
4.Personally Identifiable Information Management System
The officers and employees of AOTS shall recognize the importance of, and dedicate themselves to, protecting personally identifiable information. To ensure this, AOTS shall implement a personally identifiable information management system based on JISQ 15001 standard requirements, and shall maintain and upgrade it on a continual basis.
Office of General Affairs - Privacy Department
TEL: +81-3-3888-8211 (Monday through Friday)
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Shinya Kuwayama, President
The Association for Overseas Technical Cooperation and Sustainable Partnerships
(President, AOTS Research Institute)