Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The retention, acquisition, administration, use, and supply of personal information provided when submitting applications, opinions, suggestions, and inquiries to the website (“this Website”) of Shizuoka Professional University of Agriculture and Shizuoka Professional Junior College of Agriculture (“the Universities”) shall be governed appropriately in accordance with the Shizuoka Prefectural Ordinance on Privacy Protection.

Definition of “personal information”

For the purposes hereof, “personal information” shall refer to names, addresses, e-mail addresses, telephone numbers, birthdates, and other information provided to the University via this Website that may identify an individual.

Scope of Retention

When retaining personal information, the University shall stipulate the purpose for which the information is to be used to the extent possible.
The University shall not retain information not required for the purpose of use.

Scope of Acquisition

When acquiring personal information, the University shall do so by fair and lawful methods, in principle from the person to whom the information pertains.
The University shall not, in principle, acquire personal information pertaining to an individual’s race, creed, social status, medical history, or criminal history, or any other information that may cause the individual to be subject to discrimination or undue bias (e.g., whether an individual was the victim of a crime).
When acquiring personal information directly from the pertinent individual in writing, the University shall, in principle, disclose the purpose for which the information is to be used.

Appropriate Administration

The University shall, within the scope of the purposes of use, endeavor to ascertain that personal information is true and correct.
The University shall implement measures to prevent personal information leaks.
When outsourcing the handling of personal information, the University shall implement measures to protect the personal information.

Scope of Use and Supply

The University shall, in principle, not use or supply retained personal information for any purpose other than the stated purposes of use.
When supplying personal information, the University shall require the recipient to implement measures necessary to protect the personal information.
When supplying personal information online via computer connection, the University shall implement measures to protect the personal information.

Requesting Disclosure, Amendment, and Cessation of Use

Any person may request disclosure of their own personal information held by the University. (A legal representative may make such a request in proxy for a minor or person under adult ward guardianship.)
If, upon receiving disclosure of your personal information, you believe the information to be factually false, you may request amendment of the information.
If you believe your personal information is not being handled appropriately, you may request cessation of use, cessation of supply, and deletion of the information.

Data Encryption

When submitting applications, opinions, suggestions, and inquiries, webpages whose URLs begin with https:// are encrypted using SSL.

Access Log

The University keeps access logs of data pertaining to people who visit this Website. Access logs record information including the IP address of the computer that accesses this Website, the browser used, and the date and time of the visit.
Access logs are used only for the purposes of website maintenance and analyzing statistics relating to use of the website.

Use of Google Analytics

The University uses Google Analytics to monitor use of this Website. Google Analytics involves the use of cookies to collect information about Website users, but does not involve acquisition of information that can identify an individual. Please see the Google Analytics website for the Google Analytics terms of use and privacy policy.

Social Media Sharing Buttons

Some pages on this Website feature buttons to share content on Facebook and Twitter.
With some social media services, if you visit a page on this Website with a share button while logged into your social media account, information (such as your user ID and the site you are visiting) may be sent to the service even if you do not click or tap the share button.