Site Policy

Privacy Policy
RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences(IMS) gives due care to the proper use and handling of personal information as follows.
  1. IMS handles all personal information in accordance with RIKEN Regulation for the Protection of Personal Information. http://www.yokohama.riken.jp/privacy/pdf/p-kitei.pdf (in Japanese only)
  2. IMS implements safeguards to prevent the disclosure of personal information, including limiting access to and copying of information, managing media, and properly disposing of personal information.
  3. IMS does not disclose any personal information to a third party without the advance permission of the person(s) involved, except as permitted under the law.
  4. When IMS consigns to an outside entity any work that includes personal information, it takes appropriate measures, including advance confirmation regarding protection of personal information, and requires that the entity sign a nondisclosure agreement.
  5. IMS specifies how personal information will be used, and uses that personal information only within the stated scope. Additionally, IMS does not retain any information beyond the stated scope of use.
  6. To obtain proper data, IMS, in principle, gathers personal information directly from the individual. When such information is directly obtained by written means or the like, IMS specifies as clearly as possible the purpose of use for the information.
  7. IMS endeavors to ensure that past and presently held personal information is in accord with the necessary scope required to achieve the purpose of use.
  8. IMS has established a management system for the protection of personal information and endeavors to educate all its employees on its importance and cultivate the proper handling of personal information.
Copyright
All text, photographs, diagrams and other materials on this website are the property of IMS, unless explicitly specified otherwise. Use (including reproduction, modification or distribution) beyond the scope allowed for individual use or other uses permitted under copyright law without the permission of IMS is strictly prohibited.
Disclaimer
IMS specifies the management of this website as follows.
  1. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy, applicability and completeness of information on this website, and IMS takes no responsibility for any use of this information made by this user.
  2. IMS takes appropriate technical security measures against computer viruses but cannot guarantee that information on this website or information accessible through this website will not result in infection.
  3. Use and viewing of information on this website is undertaken at the user’s own risk. IMS takes no responsibility for any damage (direct or indirect, including damage to computers or networks) or the costs associated with repair or restoration that may arise through viewing or accessing this website.
  4. Any or all of this website or URL may be changed, revised or removed without notice.

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