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Privacy Policy

  • 1. Basic Concept

     National Maritime Research Institute (“NMRI”), National Institute of Maritime, Port and Aviation Technology is collecting information on the users visiting the websites related to NMRI Cloud whose URLs include “cloud.nmri.go.jp” (the “Websites”) to the extent necessary to operate smoothly the services provided on the Websites such as the provision of cloud service, the delivery of information via the Websites and the acceptance of various inquiries or opinions. NMRI promises to handle the collected information properly within the scope of the purpose of use.

  • 2. Scope of Collected Information and Purpose of Use

     If NMRI accepts applications for membership registration or for use of the services, NMRI may request the users to input address, name, affiliation, telephone number, e-mail address, etc. as required. In addition, the e-mail address of sender is displayed at the receiving end.

     NMRI will utilize collected information for the purpose of (a) concluding, performing and managing contracts relating to the provision of the services; (b) billing, collecting and managing the charges for use of the services; and (c) providing after-sales services in connection with the provided services.

     If NMRI accepts various inquiries or solicits opinions on individual cases, NMRI may request the users to input address, name, affiliation, telephone number, e-mail address, etc. as required. In addition, the e-mail address of sender is displayed at the receiving end.

     NMRI will utilize collected inquiries, opinions, etc. including comments made arbitrarily by the users for NMRI’s future policies. In addition, NMRI may use address, name, affiliation, telephone number, e-mail address, etc. if NMRI replies to inquiries made by the users or contacts the users for confirmation. Furthermore, NMRI may forward such information to other related divisions within NMRI in accordance with the content of opinions or inquiries.

    About the use of Google Analytics

     NMRI Cloud uses a tool called "Google Analytics" provided by Google as a tool for web analytics to provide users with a better service.

     Google Analytics collects, records and analyzes information such as how often users visit our website, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other websites they used prior to coming to our website by the use of HTTP Cookies, identification data of mobile devices and so on. However, such information is collected anonymously and is not information identifying an individual. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics with personally identifiable information.

     In order for users to prevent their information from being used by Google Analytics, they may download "Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on" from Google’s website, install it on their PCs or mobile devices and change the setting of add-on in their browsers.

     The information collected by Google Analytics are managed in accordance with Google's privacy policy . For details, please confirm the following websites.

  • 3. Restriction of Use and Provision

     NMRI promises not to use the collected information for the purpose other than the purpose of use as set forth in Clause 2 and not to provide the collected information to any third party without the prior explicit approval of the users, except in the case that (a) NMRI is requested to disclose the collected information based on laws and regulations; (b) NMRI finds illegal acts such as unauthorized access and threat; and (c) NMRI finds other special reasons.

     NMRI may entrust a third party with the treatment of various personal information within the scope necessary for achieving the purpose of use as set forth in Clause 2. In such case, NMRI will take appropriate security control measures through a service agreement, etc. with such third party.

     NMRI may publicize the statistically processed information.

  • 4. Safety Assurance Measures

    NMRI promises to take necessary measures for preventing divulgation, loss or damage of, and managing properly the collected information.

  • 5. Scope of Application

    This privacy policy is applied to the Websites only.

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