Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

1. Basic Principle

MEXT collects details of all persons who use the Cross-Ministerial Research and Development Management System ("this system") to ensure that the services provided by this system (information provided on the portal site and FAQ site, electronic applications, etc.) are operated smoothly. The collected information shall be handled appropriately within the scope of the purpose of use.

2. Scope of Information Collected

This system can collect Internet domain names, IP addresses and other information about this system automatically. In addition, cookies (in order to identify the user on the server side, information sent from the server to the user's browser is stored in the user's computer) can increase usability by limiting content. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.

3. Purpose of Use

The details collected according to 2. shall be used for smooth operation of the services provided by this system.

4. Restrictions of Use and Provision

MEXT shall not use the collection information for purposes other than those described in 3. or provide it to a third party except in special cases such as when requested in accordance with laws or in the event of illegal activity such as unauthorized access or threats. Statistically processed information such as information on access to this system and user attributes may also be published.

5. Safety Measures

MEXT shall take necessary measures to prevent leakage, destruction and damage and otherwise appropriately manage collected information.

6. Scope of Application

This privacy policy shall apply only to this system. The handling of details within MEXT and other organizations and related ministries and agencies is the responsibility of each organization.