Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The collection, use, and management of personal information on the Kyushu University Institute for ASIAN and OCEANIAN Studies (hereinafter referred to as the "Website") shall be handled appropriately as follows to ensure that all users may use the Website with peace of mind.

1.Basic Concept

The administrator of the Website shall collect information from users of the Website to the extent necessary for the smooth operation of the services provided on the Website (including the provision of information through the Website, the distribution of new information, and the reception of various feedback). The collected information shall be handled appropriately within the scope of the purpose of use.

2.Scope of Information Collected

This Website shall automatically collect information such as Internet domain names, IP addresses, and the browsing history of how and which pages users have viewed on this Website (hereinafter referred to as "Browsing History").

3.Purpose of Use

  • (1) The information collected in 2. above shall be used as reference information for the smooth operation of the services provided by this site.
  • (2) Requests and inquiries may be forwarded to related parties, etc., depending on the details. In addition, the collected information shall be used as a reference for planning future policies.

4.Restrictions on Use and Provision

The administrator of this website will not use the collected information by itself or provide it to a third party for any purpose other than "3. Purposes of Use", except in the case of a request for disclosure based on laws and regulations, illegal acts such as unauthorized access or threats, or other special reasons. However, the Company may disclose statistically processed information such as access information and user attributes of the Website.

5.Measures to Ensure Safety

The administrator of the Website shall take necessary measures to prevent the leakage, loss, or damage of the collected information and to appropriately manage the collected information. The operation of the Website may be outsourced, and the outsourced company shall also take the necessary steps to ensure the appropriate management of the information collected.

6.Disclosure of Information About Oneself

In the event that information collected through requests or inquiries via e-mail, etc. falls under the category of personal information held by the Company, a request for disclosure may be made.

7.Scope of Application

This policy shall apply only to this Website and shall not apply to any other websites linked to this Website. Please check the privacy policies of the social media and other services used on their respective websites.

8.About Access Analysis Tools

Google Analytics, an access analysis tool provided by Google, are used on this site to understand the usage of the Website and to improve the quality of the Website. These access analysis tools use cookies to collect traffic data, which is not personal data but non-personal data. In addition, the information collected by cookies is used to improve our services, such as creating more effective advertisements and improving the user experience.

How we handle the data we collect and how we protect your privacy is governed by the policies of Google. You can read more about how we use Google Analytics in

"Google's Use of Information Submitted by Browsers | Google Policies and Terms"


This policy is subject to revision. In the event of revision, we will announce it on this Website.