Privacy policy

Basic Policy

This site ( is the website of Osaka Metropolitan University (hereinafter referred to as “the Site”) and is operated by the University Public Corporation Osaka (hereinafter referred to as “the Corporation”).
The collection, use, and management of users’ personal information (information that can identify specific individuals by name, address, etc.) will be handled appropriately in accordance with the “Osaka Prefecture Personal Information Protection Ordinance ” to ensure that the Site can be used with peace of mind.

Restrictions on the Gathering of Personal Information

Users are normally able to access the site via the Internet without revealing any personal information.
However, there are times when users may provide personal information that is collected by the Site (for instance, when users submit an inquiry seeking a response). In principle, such personal information is to be provided by the users themselves. In addition, the personal information provided will be limited to what is minimally necessary for the user’s purpose.

Restrictions on the Use and Provision of Personal Information

Except with the consent of the user or as otherwise required by law, the personal information provided by users via the Site will only be used within the limits of the expressly stated purpose for which it has been collected and will not be used or shared for any other purpose.

Protection of Information Collected through Encrypted Communication

When collecting, or potentially collecting, personally identifiable information, we employ SSL encrypted communication. When using a browser that supports such security features, this ensures that the information you input is encrypted during transmission.

Management of Personal Information

Personal information that has been provided will be strictly managed by the designated department under an administrator’s supervision, and appropriate measures will be taken to prevent leaks, loss, and damage. Personal information that need no longer be retained will be destroyed or erased promptly and completely.

Web Server Records

Access to the Site and other such information is recorded in log files. Log files are used only to improve the site, investigate unauthorized access, and so forth. Individuals are not identified in log files.

Scope of Application

This privacy policy is applicable in scope only to this site.