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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 whose URL include “https://www.nmri.go.jp/” or “nmri.go.jp” (the “Websites”) to the extent necessary to operate smoothly the services provided on the Websites such as the delivery of information via the Websites, the acceptance of various opinion and feedback and the provision of cloud service. 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 (a) accepts various inquiries; (b) solicits public comments, opinions on individual cases, etc.; (c) concludes, performs or manages contracts relating to the provision of the services; or (d) provides after-sales services in connection with the provided services, NMRI may request the users to input address, name, age, sex, 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 e-mail address, address, name, telephone number, 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.

    NMRI may request the users to input address, name, affiliation, telephone number, etc. in the case that (a) NMRI accepts applications for the participation in events, observation-tours, etc.; or (b) such request is needed in light of the nature of the matter. In addition, NMRI may forward such input information to other related divisions within NMRI for the purpose to implement such events, observation-tours, etc. smoothly. Furthermore, NMRI may also use such input information for the purpose to introduce future events held by NMRI. Provided, however, that NMRI may publicize the statistically processed information.

    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, 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; provided, however, that 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.

    National Maritime Research Institute, National Institute of Maritime, Port and Aviation Technology