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PRIVACY POLICY

The Japan Academy of Nursing Science (hereinafter referred to as JANS) shall handle the personal information of JANS members in an appropriate manner in order to protect their privacy, which is in recognition of the importance of such details.

Definition of personal information
For the purpose of this privacy policy, personal information shall be defined as the information by which a specific person can be identified, such as name, address, telephone number and email address, all of which are provided by the members through the JANS website, by email, postal mail, or fax etc.

Collection of personal information
JANS shall collect the personal information of members to the extent required for services and improvement of it’s services. Personal information shall be gathered based on each member’s consent, with the purposes of collection and use clearly indicated.

Use and provision of personal information

1.

Personal information collected by JANS shall be used exclusively for the attainment of the original purposes of collection and use.

2.

Personal information collected by JANS shall not be provided to any third parties, except in the following cases:
(1) Stipulated by laws and regulations
(2) Agreed by the relevant members

3.

JANS shall obtain agreement from the relevant members when publishing their personal information on the JANS website. Furthermore, the details shall be in writing or agreed by the members.

Protection of personal information
JANS shall manage the personal information it collects appropriately to prevent leaks, destruction, falsification, missing details etc. The terminal by which personal information is entered has not been connected to the Internet in order to avoid external invasion.

Concerning cookies
Cookies enable a website server to verify a website visitor by sending small data files from the server to user’s hard disks or memories. The JANS website uses cookies to make it user-friendly. Under these conditions, although the JANS website users are electronically recorded when they visit the site, no identifiable personal information is included in these records. This function aims to provide information according to user’s request, but never invades their privacy. Users are free to decline cookies by altering their browser settings. However, please note that this may interfere with your use of the website (please note that we are unable to respond to inquiries about browser settings and follow the instructions in the ‘help’ function of the browser you are using).

Personal information contained in links
The JANS website links to other sites in order to provide additional useful information and services to itís members. Please note that JANS is not responsible for securing the safety of user personal information of websites to which it might link. Those sites shall be used at the discretion of each individual member and it will be their responsibility to ensure that their personal information is appropriately used if they choose to share it.

Disclosure, revision etc. of personal information
Personal information collected by JANS shall be disclosed when requested by members based on their identity verification. When members request to update their personal information, JANS shall carry this out promptly upon user verification results.

Alteration of privacy policy
JANS may alter the privacy policy based on the decision of the Board of Directors due to revisions of laws and regulations or other reasons. The altered policy shall be published on JANS website at the appropriate time.

For verification and inquiries concerning personal information, please contact:
Japan Academy of Nursing Science Office
201, Fujimi Bldg.
3-37-3, Hongo, Bunkyo, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan
Tel : 03-5805-1280
Fax : 03-5805-1281
E-mail : office@jans.or.jp