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Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the website of the National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention (NIED) website: http://www.bosai.go.jp.This site is managed for the purpose of providing information about NIED in accordance with the site management policy indicated below.Those who access and use this site are regarded as having agreed to this policy.

Privacy Policy

NIED is committed to safeguarding your privacy, while providing a high quality of service.Any information able to identify individuals that is acquired through the websight by NIED will be stored, used, or analyzed within the scope of NIED's activities.NIED reserves the right to use such identifying information and other materials in accordance with the provisions of this privacy policy.

NIED will treat your personal information as confidential and your details will not be given or sold to anyone.NIED takes measures that are necessary to prevent the leakage, loss, or destruction of acquired information and to otherwise properly manage such information.When you provide NIED with personal information - for example, when using any Request Form - we will take steps to ensure that your information is treated securely.All collected data will remain secured on a password protected database, only accessible to authorized staff members of NIED.Any disclosures will be limited to the cases stipulated below and be accompanied by a notification of the names and contact numbers of the parties to whom the information is provided.

Note: This privacy policy only covers the website at http://www.bosai.go.jp, other links within this site to other websites are not covered by this policy.Once you have accessed another website via a link you will be subject to the security and privacy policy of that site.

Limitations on Use and Provision

NIED will not willfully provide information to third parties that can be used to identify individuals, with the following three exceptions.

  • In cases of legally mandated disclosure requests
  • In cases where the provider of the information grants permission for its disclosure to a third party
  • In cases where NIED commissions a party to process the information collected; the information provided will be within the scope necessary for the execution of the commissioned tasks.


Independent Administrative Institution National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention, General Affairs Departmentt, General Affairs Division.
3-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-0006 JAPAN
Tel. +81-29-851-1611 Fax. +81-29-851-1622

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