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Why MEXT collects individual informationMEXT collects information when individuals use “Top global university Japan” website (https://tgu.mext.go.jp/en/ ; hereinafter "this website") within a necessary scope in order to facilitate this website management. The user information gathered will be appropriately handled within MEXT’s intended use.
Scope of gathered informationMEXT automatically collects information on the user’s internet domain name and the Internet Protocol（IP） address. Information on the web content viewed is also collected through MEXT cookies.
Purpose of useInformation gathered under 2 will be used as reference to facilitate this website management.
Limitations on usage and distributionUpon request of information disclosure based on law, for cases excluding violations of illegal access, threats, and or other special instances, the collected information will not be used by MEXT for purposes other than those stipulated in 3, nor will be presented to a third party, provided that statistically processed access information on this website, and user specific information may be made public.
Security measuresMEXT will carry out the necessary measures to appropriately manage the information gathered to prevent any leakage, damage and or destruction.
Office for International Planning, Higher Education Policy Planning Division, Higher Education Bureau, MEXT
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