Basic Policy on Personal Information Protection of The Architecture for Next-Generation Manufacturing”

This site ( )is managed by the corporate sponsored research program “The Architecture for Next-Generation Manufacturing”. This program will comply with the Personal Information Protection Law and other related laws and regulations, and take the following measures.

1.Collection of personal information

This program uses lawful and fair means to collect personal information for administrative purposes only and within the scope of the purpose of use.

2.Use of personal information

Except in cases when prescribed by law, this program will not use collected personal information for uses other than the intended purpose of use, and will not provide this information to a third party, without the prior consent of the individual(s) involved.

In addition, when prescribed by law to provide personal information to a third party or entrust the handling of personal information to a third party, this program will conduct a strict investigation of the third party, including of its capability in securing and managing the personal information involved, and will appropriately supervise the third party’s handling of this information.

Personal information collected via this site ( ) may be used for the following purposes:
1.The operation, maintenance and management of this site
2.Handling inquiries received through this site

3.Management of personal information

In addition to appropriately managing collected personal information, this program strives to protect this information. This program takes necessary measures, including those related to information security, in order to prevent the loss, destruction, falsification and leakage of personal information.

4.Disclosure, correction, suspension of use and deletion of personal information

In accordance with the rules and regulations regarding personal information, and within a reasonable period and scope, this program will swiftly handle requests received from individuals for the disclosure, correction, suspension of use or deletion of their personal information collected through this program site, once this program has confirmed the individual’s identity.

5.Compliance with laws and other regulations

While outside of the scope of the adequacy decision based on Article 45 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), this program will strictly adhere to laws and regulations regarding the protection of personal information, as well as strive to improve this policy by continually reviewing its contents.