Osaka YMCA Gakuin Website Privacy Policy

Osaka YMCA Gakuin may ask you from time to time to provide your personal information through our website (the Website). This privacy policy (the Policy) sets out the purposes for which your personal information is collected and the manner in which it is used. Personal information can mean your name, address, phone number, email address, workplace, birth date and other information which can be used to identify you.

We think it is really important to protect your personal information and your privacy. When you use the Website, please first read the Policy carefully and only provide us with your personal information if you consent to the manner in which we propose to treat your personal information.


Aims to collect personal information

We may ask you to provide your personal information in the following situations. When we do ask, we collect information only to the extent required and we never use your information for purposes other than those set out below:

1. in order to respond to inquiries;
2. in order to enroll you in a course or study program;
3. in order to complete visa-related applications; and
4. in order to provide information related to courses or events.



How we collect and manage your personal information

We use the Google Docs service provided by Google Inc in various places on the Website. When you complete a form and send us your information, it will be stored by Google Inc on their servers. The information is encrypted upon sending to assist in preventing a malicious user from accessing your information.

We also take additional steps to protect your data, such as by requesting Google to delete the information from Google Docs once we have copied the data to our servers. We protect the information on our servers from unauthorized access so as to prevent loss, misuse or alteration.

You can find out more about how Google uses your information by looking at the Security and Privacy Policy that Google applies to its Google Docs service. The policy is available at http://support.google.com/a/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=60762



Requests to provide, correct or delete personal information

If you have any enquiries about the manner in which your personal information is treated, please feel free to contact us. We will reply as soon as possible. Please let us know if you would like us to provide the information we have collected, correct any errors or delete the information.



For inquiries about personal information:

Mr Teruhisa Funato
E-mail: info-jp@osakaymca.org
TEL: 06-6779-8364 Monday to Fridays (except national and other school holidays) 10 am - 5 pm