Regarding the Use of Personal Information
The Kyoto study abroad information website Study Kyoto (hereafter, “this website”) collects, uses, and administers personal information appropriately according to the “Consortium of Universities in Kyoto Personal Information Protection Guidelines,” as follows.
Regarding Users’ Personal Information
●Viewing this website
Ordinarily, users can view the website without providing any information. However, we may ask for personal information such as names, email address, address, telephone numbers, etc. from users in order to respond to inquiries and service requests on this website.
In such cases, we will not use your name or email address for any purpose other than data storage or to provide information. Also, we will not provide personal information to third parties without users’ consent.
The access log recorded on this website’s server is used to survey usage trends to improve site operation (tallying access numbers, for example), but individuals are not identified with this information. However, this restriction will not apply should a legal request for this information be made by a court of law, police, or other public institution when malicious acts or crime are committed.
●Links (Third-party websites)
Third-party websites (links) that can be accessed via this website operate under independent privacy policies and regulations regarding the collection of personal information. This website accepts no obligation or liability regarding the handling of personal information on these third party websites.
The International Student Study Kyoto Network has put in place an appropriate structure for the management of personal information, and also strives to educate management and staff about the protection of personal information.
What are cookies?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information that are sent to your web browser when you visit a website. Cookies are stored on your computer (or other internet-enabled device, such as a smartphone or tablet) and enable the website you visited to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, and other preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them when you return to the site or browse from one page to another.
Cookies usually contain the name of the website from which the cookie originates, the “lifetime” of the cookie (i.e. how long it will be stored on your device), and a value, which is usually a randomly generated unique number.
Cookies can be “persistent,” meaning that they stay on your computer or mobile device when you go offline; or they can be “session cookies,” which are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.
With this data, we can better understand things like which pages our visitors read the most, which helps us to optimize our website and offer more relevant content to our visitors in the future.
What cookies does the International Student Study Kyoto Network use?
Performance Cookies: Google Analytics, which compiles anonymous statistical information about how users interact with this website.
User cookie management
As a user of this website, you have the right to withdraw your consent for the use of the aforementioned cookies at any time. Please be aware that should you choose to disable cookies via your browser, you may not be able to use all of the features available on this website.
The copyrights for the materials on this website are held by the International Student Study Kyoto Network and its affiliated companies and individuals. The material on this website may not be copied, reprinted, or otherwise used without permission.
Although we pay close attention to what information is posted to this website, we cannot guarantee its accuracy. The information on this website may be altered or deleted without notice. We assume no liability for any damage or loss caused by the information posted on this website.
Regarding responses to requests for the disclosure, correction, cessation of use, or deletion of information
Responses to requests made regarding personal information held by the International Student Study Kyoto Network will be carried out within a reasonable frame.
Contact: International Student Study Kyoto Network
Last updated: March 31, 2020