Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) will promote various types of collaboration with many countries to conduct global scale research, while actively engaging in activities to disseminate research results and contribute to society. Based on the recognition of the importance of protecting personal information obtained through its activities, JAMSTEC is committed to ensuring that all employees observe the “Law Concerning the Protection of Personal Information Held by Independent Administrative Institutions” and the “Enforcement Ordinance for the Law Concerning the Protection of Personal Information Held by Independent Administrative Institutions”, as well as various regulations established by JAMSTEC. In addition, JAMSTEC has set out the following Basic Policy on the Protection of Personal Information under which JAMSTEC strictly manages personal information.
JAMSTEC will clearly indicate the purposes of use when acquiring personal information and will not use it for any other purpose.
JAMSTEC will ensure appropriate safeguarding of personal information by taking security measures to prevent loss, leakage or alteration.
JAMSTEC will not provide personal information to third parties for any purpose other than the specified purposes of use, unless required by “laws and regulations”.
JAMSTEC will promptly respond to a request or complaint concerning disclosure, correction or suspension of use of Personal Information it has obtained, by the person who is the subject of personal information.
JAMSTEC will review the Basic Policy on the Protection of Personal Information and other rules it has established from time to time as necessary.