"Jikei COM Group, Jikei COM International Center" promises to place the highest priority on handling accurately and securely all information regarding users of this website who seek materials or information related to studying abroad. A "Personal Information Protection Policy" has been established based on laws concerning the protection of personal information and related guidelines, and all executives and staff members pledge to adhere strictly to this policy.
* This document was last updated on December 24th, 2014.
The website "Jikei Com Group, Jikei COM International Center" operated by International Creative Center Co., Ltd. (http://www.jikei.asia/com/en/) is a TRUSTe privacy program licensee. This Privacy Statement discloses how the privacy of users of "Jikei COM Group, Jikei COM International Center" is safeguarded.
The mission of TRUSTe is to build users' trust and confidence toward the Internet by promoting the proper use of personal information. In order to carry out our pledge to protect users' information, this website agrees to disclose how it uses that information. Furthermore, we agree to allow TRUSTe to investigate how that information is actually used as a means to adhere strictly to our pledge.
By displaying the TRUSTe seal, this website agrees to give notice to users regarding the following points:
If you feel that we are not abiding by the Privacy Statement displayed on this website, you should first contact the Personal Information Protection Committee through firstname.lastname@example.org. Furthermore, if you do not receive notification that your inquiry has been received or you are not satisfied with the handling of your inquiry, you should contact TRUSTe. TRUSTe will then act as a liaison to that website and endeavor to obtain an answer to your inquiry.
"Jikei Com Group, Jikei COM International Center" will not handle, share, or provide information collected to third parties through means other than those disclosed in this Privacy Statement. Your information is collected through this website and from several other different sources.
You can request documents or make applications for participation in events such as trial lessons or school information sessions using online forms displayed on this website. In this event, your contact information (name, email address, telephone number, and physical address) and other information (such as your area of interest, school grade, age, sex, nationality, level of Japanese skills etc.) will be made known to "Jikei COM Group, Jikei COM International Center." Information regarding your contact details and area of interest will be used to send school information materials or application guidelines from this website, or to provide school information or information regarding trial lessons/information sessions by mail, telephone, email or other means. But other personal information will only be used to confirm eligibility for entrance examinations and will under no circumstances be used for any other purpose.
You can make inquiries to this website using online forms displayed on this website. In this event, your contact information (name, email address, telephone number, and physical address) and other information (such as your area of interest, school grade, age, sex, nationality, level of Japanese skills etc.) will be made known to this website. Information regarding contact details will only be used to respond to the user by email or telephone and will under no circumstances be used for any other purpose. Furthermore, other personal information will only be used as a reference in order to provide an appropriate response and will not be used for any other purpose.
On this website, there are times when we may request users' information in the form of a survey. Participation in such surveys is entirely voluntary, and it is your free choice whether or not you wish to disclose your information. The information that is requested may include information related to contact details (name, address, etc.) and statistical information (zip code, age range, etc.). Information regarding contact details will be used to notify users regarding the contents of the survey.
All information collected in surveys will be used for the purpose of monitoring usage of this website and levels of satisfaction, and in order to make improvements to this website.
This website uses log files to collect a wide range of statistical information for purposes such as administrating the website or analyzing user trends. These log files are not linked to users' personal information. Also, we make use of third-party software programs and conduct web access analysis for the same purposes, but even then there is no collection of personal information or identification of individual users.
This website contains links to other websites. However, this website assumes no responsibility for how personal information is handled on other websites. This Privacy Statement applies only to information collected by "Jikei COM Group, Jikei COM International Center." We recommend that you read the privacy statements of all websites which collect personal information that have links provided from this website.
When we entrust outside companies with business such as processing personal information or delivering letters, packages, or parcels, we take all possible measures to ensure the selection of companies which fully endeavor to safeguard personal information. These companies are contractually obligated to take all possible measures to conduct information management in the same manner as this website.
Also, this website shares information (contact details) with your desired school for study abroad, which may send event information and other documents. However, if you do not wish to receive such information from a school, you can notify us of this by email, telephone, mail, etc.
In this case, please contact the "Contact Point for Inquiries" at the end of this privacy statement.
This website keeps your personal information accurate and up-to-date and takes all reasonable steps to prevent unauthorized access, loss, destruction, falsification, or leakage of personal information.
This website has taken measures to establish a system for safeguarding all important personal information that you may share with us, whether it be online or offline.
As regards our system for handling personal information, we have appointed a Personal Information Management Officer under whose directions we conduct the appropriate protection and management of personal information.
Only employees who require personal information to perform their duties are permitted to access your personal information. Also, regular training sessions are held for all employees to ensure that every member of staff has an understanding of the importance of privacy and to guarantee the safeguarding of personal information.
Furthermore, servers used by this website to store personal information are maintained in a secure environment under the strict supervision of a security company.
This website does not supplement your personal information with information from third parties or engage in any similar activities.
This website will send you up-to-date information about the latest events. Also, we will communicate with you by email or telephone to provide information or for the purpose of counseling for future paths of study. For users who do not wish to receive these services, please refer to the section below concerning the right to "opt out."
This website provides users the opportunity to opt out of having their personal information used at the points of this website that request personal information. For example, some users may want to receive information about events from this website, but they do not want to receive newsletters or to receive information directly from a school. Those users can contact this website's Personal Information Protection Committee by email, telephone, or mail and inform the committee that the provision of such information is not desired; we will then cease to provide such information.
In the event that you contact us regarding your personal information or when there has been a change in your personal information (for example, a change of address), or when you no longer wish to subscribe to the services of this website, we will disclose, amend, or update the personal information you have provided, or cease to use your personal information. Requests such as these should be made to this website's Personal Information Protection Committee by email, telephone, or mail.
Furthermore, when we receive inquiries related to personal information or requests to amend personal information, we may need to confirm the identity of the person making the request.
This website will not provide your personal information to third parties without the consent of the user. However, this website may disclose your personal information to the federal government, local municipal bodies, courts, or international law enforcement agencies when required to do so by law.
If this website should make any changes to its Personal Information Protection Policy or Privacy Statement, these changes will be made public on this website.
As a general rule, this website uses personal information in compliance with the Privacy Statement in use at the time the personal information was collected. However, in the case that personal information is used in a manner which differs from that stated at the time the information was originally collected, any such changes will be made public on this website. In such a case, users can choose whether or not it is acceptable for this website to use their personal information in a different manner.
International Creative Center Co., Ltd.
Personal Information Protection Committee
In the case where personal information is collected, the purpose of this collection will be clearly defined and personal information will be collected within the scope necessary to achieve this purpose. We pledge to use all personal information within the scope of the defined purpose and to manage personal information in an appropriate manner. Also, we will not supply or disclose any personal information to any third parties without gaining the consent of the user.
On both a system level and an organizational level, we take all reasonable security and precautionary measures to minimize the risk of unauthorized access to personal information, and to prevent the loss, falsification, or leakage of personal information. In the event that a problem should occur, we will act promptly to implement corrective measures.
In order to handle personal information accurately and securely, we pledge to comply with laws or other regulations concerning the protection of personal information and to handle personal information in an appropriate manner.
We have set up a Contact Point for Inquiries to deal with complaints, counseling requests, and other inquiries regarding our handling of personal information, and we will deal with such matters promptly and appropriately.
We have appointed a Personal Information Management Officer and established specific codes of conduct and rules in order to implement practically the protection of personal information. Furthermore, we undertake to conduct regular reviews of our codes of conduct and rules (or whenever such a review is deemed necessary), thus achieving a continuous improvement of the measures to protect personal information.
Also, with regard to the protection of personal information, education and training sessions are conducted for all teaching staff members in order to instill a thorough understanding of our Personal Information Protection Policy.
International Creative Center Co., Ltd.