Privacy Policy

Basic idea

The Nagaoka University of Technology Office for Gender Equality collects personal information from users of this website. That collection is limited to the extent necessary to facilitate services provided on the home page of the Office for Gender Equality ( hereinafter designated as the “Site”) based on the following policy. The services include providing information and receiving opinions. The Office for Gender Equality handles the collected information appropriately within the scope of the purpose of use.

Extent of the information to be collected

  1. When making comments, proposals, and inquiries to the University, the sender’s name, address, telephone number, and other information is provided voluntarily. In the case of an inquiring via email, the sender’s email address is displayed on the receiver’s side.
  2. The Site may collect information such as the internet domain name, IP address, and browsing. In this case, technically, it is based on the premise that it uses cookies (information packets sent by a server to a user’s browser to identify the user, which are then stored on the user’s computer) and Javascript embedding.

Purpose of use

The Office for Gender Equality will use the comments collected in 1) in the above 2. “Extent of the information to be collected” as a reference for its operation. It may use users’ names, email addresses, addresses, and telephone numbers to respond to inquiries and notify confirmations. Depending on the comments and inquiry contents, the collected information will be forwarded to the responsible departments in the University.
The information collected in 2) in the above 2. “Extent of the information to be collected” may be used to manage the Site and analyze the use. The usage analysis may be entrusted to external operators who have signed a pledge of confidentiality of personal information.

Restriction of use and provision

Personal information collected by the Site is used and provided only to the extent necessary to accomplish the above 3. “Purpose of Use.” However, in cases falling into any of the following categories, the information may be provided to third parties outside the University: when a request for information disclosure is made based on laws and regulations; when an illegal act, such as unauthorized access and threat, is committed; when there are other special reasons; or when the person gives prior consent.

Measures to secure safety

Safety measures will be taken for appropriate management of the personal information collected through the Site. The measures include preventing unauthorized access to personal information and loss, destruction, alteration, and leakage of personal information.

Scope of application

This privacy policy is applied only to the Site. Information in the respective departments of Nagaoka University of Technology is to be handled under the responsibility of each organization. The Office for Gender Equality may revise the handling of personal information related to the Site as needed.

Office for Gender Equality Social Media Operation Policy

The following policies have been established for the use of official social media accounts managed by our office and for the dissemination of information.

1. The purpose of using social media

By linking social media such as Facebook and the website of the office for Gender Equality (The Office), The Office aim to deepen users’ understanding and interest in the promotion of gender equality at Nagaoka University of Technology (NUT) by disseminating information on gender equality initiatives and events.

2.Account Information

The Office is currently managing the following accounts

SNS name : Facebook
Language: Japanese長岡技術科学大学男女共同参画推室-114394266596425/

3. Management of the account

(1) About the contents of the post

The Office will post information regarding the promotion of gender equality at the university to this account. When posting information, we will take great care not to infringe on the rights of others such as privacy rights, honorary rights, portrait rights, copyright, and trademark rights, and will comply with the relevant laws and regulations.

(2) Reply and comments

As a general rule, we will not reply to or comment on user comments and posts.
We may not be able to respond to questions posted in comments.

4. Intellectual property rights, etc.

The intellectual property rights to the photos, illustrations, audio and video clips, articles, etc. posted on this account belong to the Office or the person who has the legitimate rights. However, the posting of such content shall be deemed to be a grant of the right to use (including processing, reproduction, translation, etc.) the posted content on a non-exclusive basis without charge to the Office, and shall be deemed to be a grant of copyright and other rights to NUT. You agree not to exercise it.

5. Disclaimer

While the Office does not take any responsibility for the accuracy of information sent from this account, the Office will not be held responsible for any actions taken by users using this information.

The Office shall not be responsible for any trouble or dispute between users or between users and third parties in relation to comments posted by users or this account.

The Office will not be responsible for any damages incurred as a result of the use of or inability to use social media.

6. Other

Official announcements by NUT will be posted on the official website and through press releases.

If any inconvenience occurs for any reason regarding the use of this account, we may stop using it without notice, change or delete the content of the message, or delete the account itself.

This policy is subject to change without notice.