Terms of Use

This website is created and maintained by the Administrative Division of RIKEN Yokohama Branch.

Privacy Policy

RIKEN Yokohama Branch gives due care to the proper use and handling of personal information as follows.

  1. 1. The Yokohama Branch handles all personal information in accordance with RIKEN Regulation for the Protection of Personal Information. http://www.yokohama.riken.jp/privacy/pdf/p-kitei.pdf (in Japanese only)
  2. 2. The Yokohama Branch implements safeguards to prevent the disclosure of personal information, including limiting access to and copying of information, managing media, and properly disposing of personal information.
  3. 3. The Yokohama Branch does not disclose any personal information to a third party without the advance permission of the person(s) involved, except as permitted under the law.
  4. 4. When Yokohama Branch consigns to an outside entity any work that includes personal information, it takes appropriate measures, including advance confirmation regarding protection of personal information, and requires that the entity sign a nondisclosure agreement.
  5. 5. The Yokohama Branch specifies how personal information will be used, and uses that personal information only within the stated scope. Additionally, the Yokohama Branch does not retain any information beyond the stated scope of use.
  6. 6. To obtain proper data, the Yokohama Branch, in principle, gathers personal information directly from the individual. When such information is directly obtained by written means or the like, the Yokohama Branch specifies as clearly as possible the purpose of use for the information.
  7. 7. The Yokohama Branch endeavors to ensure that past and presently held personal information is in accord with the necessary scope required to achieve the purpose of use.
  8. 8. The Yokohama Branch has established a management system for the protection of personal information and endeavors to educate all its employees on its importance and cultivate the proper handling of personal information.


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RIKEN Yokohama Branch specifies the management of this website (including Twitter account management) as follows.

  • Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy, applicability and completeness of information on this website, and RIKEN Yokohama Branch takes no responsibility for any use of this information made by this user.
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  • Use and viewing of information on this website is undertaken at the user’s own risk. RIKEN takes no responsibility for any damage (direct or indirect, including damage to computers or networks) or the costs associated with repair or restoration that may arise through viewing or accessing this website.
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