Japanese Society of Animal Science is conforming GDPR, currently GDPR policy is preparing. You can refer for our private policy here. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) adopted by EU member countries fortifies data privacy rights, given individuals control over when and how personal information is gathered and used. GDPR mandates go into effect May 25, 2018.
The purpose of these guidelines is to protect the personal information of members of the Japanese Society of Animal Science (hereinafter, the Society) and non-members participating in the Society’s activities.
2. Definition of personal information
Personal information refers to the name, sex, date of birth, e-mail address, telephone number, affiliation, street address, and any other information provided by a member of the Society or a non-member participating in the Society’s activities that could be used to identify them as an individual.
3. Collection of personal information
The Society collects information that can identify a specific individual to the extent necessary for providing services in line with the purpose of its business. When collecting personal information, the Society clearly states its purpose, and collects personal information only with the consent of the provider.
4. Use of personal information
The Society uses personal information for the purpose of conducting business based on personal information (e.g., management of membership information and web data, invoicing of membership fees, calls for conference presentations and abstract submission, confirmation of conference presentation applications, shipping of Society publications).
5. Management of personal information
The Society endeavors to properly manage the personal information it collects so as to prevent it from being leaked, destroyed, tampered with, or lost. The Society also requires by contract etc. that contractors and other organizations to which Society business has been entrusted manage all personal information with the same degree of care as the Society does itself. Furthermore, members of the Society are required to take care not to divulge personal information contained in the membership directory etc. to other parties.
6. Disclosure and correction of personal information
The Society will respond without delay to requests from a person providing personal information to view, correct, add to, or delete the requested information.
7. Changes to guidelines for handling personal information
Changes to these guidelines shall be subject to the decision of the Board of Directors.
These guidelines shall come into effect from the date on which they were approved by the Board of Directors. These guidelines apply also to personal information obtained by the Society prior to the date on which they come into effect.
Approved by the Board of Directors on January 30, 2010