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Privacy Policy

Yokohama National University has established a Privacy Policy based on the Act on the Protection of Personal Information. Moreover, so that the website of the Yokohama National University School of Engineering (http://www.eng.ynu.ac.jp/; hereafter referred to as the “Website”) will be appropriately managed and operated, YNU has also established the following Privacy Policy for collecting, using and managing personal information at the Website.

Privacy Policy of National University Corporation Yokohama National University

About Personal Information on the Website

In this Privacy Policy, “personal information” refers to information that can be used to identify particular individuals, such as names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, etc. To the extent that it is necessary for operation of the Website, individuals may be asked to provide personal information. The purpose for collecting the information will be explained on the web page where the information is collected, and collection will only be carried out after consent is obtained.
Moreover, collected personal information will be tightly managed based on YNU’s prescribed management standards.
Personal information that is provided will be used only within the scope for which the provider’s consent has been obtained. Personal information will not be disclosed or supplied to a third party without the provider’s consent.
However, if there is a legally based demand for disclosure, the necessary minimum of information will be disclosed.

Access Log

On the Website, information about the people who access the Website is recorded in an access log. The access log includes the domain name, IP address, browser type, time of access, etc., of those people. However, it does not contain any information that can be used to identify individuals. The recorded information is statistically processed and used for managing the website and analysing how it is being used.

Scope of Application

This Privacy Policy applies only to the Website.
The Website includes several links to outside sites, but no personal information is shared with those sites. Regarding the collection of personal information at those sites, please see their respective privacy policies.


YNU may revise this Privacy Policy if required by a change in the law, etc. In such a case, the new Privacy Policy will be posted on the Website.