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Privacy policy

This is our policy on the protection of personal information on users of this Website.

In View of the importance of the protection of personal information, RIKEN will manage and protect properly the personal information collected for promoting the VCAD System Research Program, in compliance with the Japanese Act for the Protection of Personal Information, relevant laws, regulations or orders in Japan and RIKEN's own rules on the protection of personal information.

When RIKEN collect your personal information, RIKEN will try to expressly specify clearly state the purpose of use, and obtain your consent.

RIKEN will use your personal information to carry out your application procedures, to provide the services you have applied and contracted, to inform you of the events held by the RIKEN, to request you to fill in questionnaires, and to reply to your inquiries.

No use of personal information for other purposes, and restriction of disclosure to third parties

We will neither provide nor disclose your personal information to any third party, or use it for any purpose other than those described above, without your consent or unless mandated by law. However, we may disclose your personal information to contractors (for example delivery or printing companies) for the purposes described above, after entering into non-disclosure contracts with them. In such cases, we will ensure that the contractor protects your personal information properly and in accordance with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information and the other relevant laws and guidelines.

Implementation of security measures

We take proper measures, such as information security measures, to ensure accuracy and safety of personal information, and to prevent illicit access to it or the loss, destruction, falsification, and leak of personal information.

Efforts to Review, improve, and update to this policy

We will continue to review, improve, and update this policy.


To inquire your personal information or to request changes and discontinuation of use of your personal information, please contact here.

July 10, 2006
RIKEN (The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research)