Privacy policy

Privacy policy

The Veterinary Epidemiology Unit of Rakuno Gakuen University has a policy of appropriately protecting personal information (information that can identify an individual, such as name, age, telephone number, address, occupation, etc.) based on laws and regulations. Our laboratory has established the following privacy policy and operates and manages it so that all users can use the services of our website with peace of mind.

1. Provision of Personal Information

On our laboratory website, we may ask for your personal information. However, whether or not to provide personal information to our laboratory is up to your own judgment. Most of our services can be used regardless of whether or not personal information is provided, but there are also services that cannot be used without personal information. Please note this.

2. Purpose of Use of Personal Information

When you provide us with your personal information, we will inform you of the purpose of its use on our laboratory website. We will not use personal information for purposes other than those notified without obtaining your consent.

3. Prohibition of Providing Personal Information to Third Parties

We will not provide personal information that we have received from you to third parties without obtaining your consent, except in cases where:
  • It is disclosed in a state where individuals cannot be identified (such as statistics by age)
  • It is necessary for our laboratory to disclose to a company (such as a business consignment partner) with which we have signed a confidentiality agreement
  • It is required by law or other regulations

4. Proper Management of Personal Information

We take appropriate and reasonable technical and managerial measures to protect personal information provided by you from risks such as unauthorized access, loss, destruction, alteration, and leakage.

5. Inquiries, Corrections, and Deletion of Personal Information

If you wish to inquire about, correct, or delete the personal information you have provided to us, please contact the “Inquiry Correspondence Window” below. We will respond to requests for inquiries, corrections, and deletions only when we have confirmed that the requester is the personal information provider.

6.Legal Compliance

Our laboratory adheres to Japanese laws and regulations concerning the protection of personal information.

7.About Other Linked Websites

Our website may contain links to other websites. Please note that we cannot be held responsible for the handling of personal information on other linked websites. Use of Cookies

8.Use of Cookies

Our website may request your personal information, but it is up to you to decide whether or not to provide it. Most of our services can be used with or without personal information, but some services may require it. About IP Address

9.About IP Address

When a user accesses our laboratory’s website, the IP address that distinguishes servers on the Internet is automatically recorded. These are required for the normal function of the server on which the homepage is located. As personal information may be identified from the IP address, we will not provide the IP address data recorded on our laboratory’s website to a third party in the same way as personal information. About Security

10.About Security

Our laboratory’s website implements strict security management to safely manage and store acquired personal information and prevent data leakage or tampering due to unauthorized access from external networks. We also use SSL (Secure Socket Layer) to encrypt data when sending and receiving information from our website. Changes to Privacy Policy

11.Changes to Privacy Policy

The privacy policy will need to be changed according to the progress of technology and the degree of security risk to properly protect personal information. We will review and revise the privacy policy as necessary, and we will notify you by posting it on our laboratory’s website or through individual guidance when the privacy policy is revised.