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Privacy Policy

1.Usage Purpose of Personal Information

In this website, users can register to participate in symposiums, workshops, and other types of conferences sponsored by this website. The personal information submitted to this website is used for the purposes below.

  • Registration for symposia, workshops, and other types of conferences sponsored by this website and smooth operation and management of the event on the date that it is held
  • Sending of new information about conferences after the registered conference is held

2.Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties

Generally, the personal information provided on this website is not disclosed to third parties. However, personal information may be disclosed in the following cases.

  • When necessary for the protection of human life, physical safety, or property where the consent of the user is difficult to obtain
  • When particularly necessary for improving public health or for ensuring the sound upbringing of children where the consent of the user is difficult to obtain
  • When our cooperation is needed by a person from a government agency, local public group, or their representative for the carrying out of legal proceedings, and where obtaining of the consent from the user would impede the carrying out of these proceedings
  • When the disclosure or providing of information by this site is required by law
  • Information that does not identify the user

3.Measures for Ensuring the Security of Personal Information

This website has implemented the required measures for the prevention of leakage, loss or damage, or alteration of collected personal information and other measures for the proper management of the collected personal information.

4. Inquiries about Personal Information

Please contact "for any requests or inquiries about our handling of the personal information that is submitted to us.

5.Use of Log Data, Cookies, and Other Tracking Methods

This website collects log data about access by the user to this website. This log data contains the viewer’s IP address (number that can identify the computer being used), browser type, referrer URL, and other information, but this information cannot identify the individual user.
A cookie is a small text file that is used by the website for storing records and is kept on the user computer’s hard drive. Cookies can be used to store information about user preferences for specific websites to provide a more personalized Internet experience. Although cookies can be used to identify the computer that the user is using, they cannot be used to identify the individual user.
This website uses cookies in the following cases with the stipulation that this user is notified of this cookie usage when trying to access a page customized for cookie settings.

  • Use for counting the number of users of this site
  • If data obtained through the use of cookies is statistically processed and the compiled information is released publicly, it does not include any personally identifiable information
  • Use for ensuring security of this website

6.Changes and Notifications

To incorporate improvements based on feedback from our users, the content of this Privacy Policy is subject to change without prior notice. We cannot contact our users each time this content is revised, and so please check this page for the latest information.