Date created: July 1, 2011
Photonics Center, Osaka University
Satoshi Kawata, the executive director of PARC

Introduction

The Photonics Center (hereinafter, "the Center") collects users’ personal information in order to provide e-learning for Photonics Course content.
The Center shall protect this personal information and endeavor to deliver enhanced reliability and security for all users.
The Center shall abide by all legal stipulations relating to personal information and handle such information appropriately.

1. Collection of personal information

The Center shall collect personal information in the proper manner and not through deception or other improper means.

2. Use of personal information

The Center shall use personal information only to the extent necessary to achieve the following purposes of use.

Use of personal information for purposes other than those listed below shall require the prior consent of the individual concerned.
(1) Issuance of user ID and password to access the e-learning system
(2) Log analysis to gauge overall usage of content

3. Secure management of personal information

The Center shall take necessary and appropriate steps to ensure secure management of the personal information it handles, including measures to prevent leakage, loss or damage thereof.

4. Provision of personal information to third parties

The Center shall not provide personal information to any third party without the prior consent of the subject of that information, except where stipulated in the Personal Information Protection Act and other legislation.

5. Disclosure, amendment, etc. of personal information

The Center shall disclose personal information promptly if requested to do so by the subject of that information. Such requests shall not be granted if it cannot be confirmed that the requesting party is the subject of the information concerned.

The Center shall make amendments, additions or deletions to personal information promptly following investigation if requested to do so by the subject of that information. Such requests shall not be granted if it cannot be confirmed that the requesting party is the subject of the information concerned.

Please direct all requests and inquiries concerning the handling of personal information to the contact point given below.

Contact:
Photonics Center, Osaka University
Email: e-learning@parc.osaka-u.ac.jp
Phone: +81-6-6879-7927 (8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., Monday to Friday)

6. Organization and responsibilities

Under personal information manager Kinya Sakai, the Center shall manage personal information appropriately and pursue ongoing improvements.

7. Revisions to this policy

Sections of this policy may be revised from time to time.
Revisions shall be effective from the time that the revised policy is posted on this website,
except where the Center stipulates otherwise.

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