This website has been launched for bioscience database integration by four ministries of Japan, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW), the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI). This website is operated by the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), the National Institutes of Biomedical Innovation, Health and Nutrition (NIBIOHN), the Advanced Analysis Center, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization (NAAC) and the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), but managed by JST.
This website contains individual services which may have individual service policy. In the use of such services, individual service policy is applied as well as this website policy. In the case that this website policy and individual service policy are conflicting the individual service policy has priority.
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When the website operators judge the above-mentioned act was performed, without any prior notice, the website operators may suspend the account of the corresponding user and any use of this website and the services of this website by the corresponding user, and delete any data saved by the corresponding user as part of using the services on this website. The website operators bear no liability to any damage or loss to the corresponding user incurred by the suspension and deletion above. When the website operators or any third party suffers damage or loss incurred by the act of the corresponding user, the corresponding user must compensate all the damage and loss of the website operators and the third party. This clause does not mean that the website operators bear the duty to monitor the information any user has registered.
The website operators automatically receive certain information from the user's browser, including the user's IP address, cookie information, pages viewed by the user and user environment, and records onto the website's server (hereinafter referred to as "Access Information").
If the website operators are required to handle any personal information set out in the “Act on the Protection of Personal Information Held by Independent Administrative Agencies, etc.” and other related laws and regulations. (the “Acts”) (such personal information referred to as "Personal Information") in the course of its business, the website operators shall obtain the information in an appropriate manner.
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If the website manager receives a request from a user to disclose, amend, add, delete, suspend or terminate the use of, suspend third party provision of, or notify the purpose of use of the user's Personal Information, the website manager shall confirm that the applicant is the respective user and faithfully and promptly respond to the request in accordance with the provisions of the Acts.
If the request does not meet the requirements under the Acts, or the Acts or any other law or ordinance permits the refusal of the disclosure, the website manager may not comply with the user's request.
According to the the website manager's regulation there may be some fee or charge to be paid by users to the website manager for disclosure. In addition the user bears costs such as costs for communications from the user to the website manager, transport costs and costs incurred by the user to prepare material to identify the user as set out in the first paragraph of this item.
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The website operators reviews the handling of Personal Information and the operation condition of this website from time to time, in an effort toward continuous improvement, and may amend the website policy as necessary. In case of amendment, the website operators shall publish a notice on the amendment on this website for a reasonable period of time before the amendment is made, and then apply the amended policy to the website users from the enforcement date of the amended policy.
* Enforcement Date: Dec. 12, 2011
* Date of Amendment: Apr. 1, 2015