Personal Information Protection Policy

Personal Information Protection Policy

Life Science Innovation Network Japan (LINK-J) is an organization whose purpose is to create opportunities for people around the world to interact in life science research and industry in a broad sense, such as in the areas of regenerative medicine, personalized medicine, drug discovery, medical devices, healthcare IT, prevention, non-disease, and healthy longevity, in Nihonbashi and other areas in our country, and to continue creating products and services that contribute to people's health. LINK-J shall use the acquired personal information in accordance with this purpose, respect and comply with the laws and regulations applied with regard to personal information and their spirits, handle personal information in a proper and secure manner and make efforts to protect personal information in accordance with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information.

1. Acquisition of personal information

LINK-J clarifies the purpose of use of personal information in the separate Purpose of Use of Personal Information and handles the information provided voluntarily by the person.

2. Purpose of use and protection

LINK-J uses the personal information within the scope of the purpose of use of such information.
Except for the cases where LINK-J ties up with other persons or entity in order to implement the purpose of use, the cases where provision to a third party is required by laws, regulations or other rules and the cases where such provision is necessary for the protection of the life, body or property of an individual, LINK-J will not provide such information to a third party.

3. Administration system
  • (1) LINK-J manages all personal information properly and takes preventive or corrective measures in order to prevent such information from the loss, damage, falsification, leakage or any other accidents due to unauthorized access, theft, bringing out or other actions.

  • (2) If any operation within the purpose of use is outsourced to an external service provider based on personal information, LINK-J executes a personal information handling agreement with the service provider, and manages and supervises the service provider to ensure proper management.

  • (3) LINK-J receives as needed and responds properly to inquiries from the person of the personal information pertaining to handling of personal information such as disclosure, collection or suspension of use.
    LINK-J responds to any complaints pertaining to handling of personal information in a proper and prompt manner.

4. Maintenance and continuation of efforts for compliance with laws and regulations
  • (1) LINK-J makes efforts to perform its operations in accordance with laws and regulations and any other rules pertaining to protection of personal information.

  • (2) LINK-J continues to review and improve the policies, systems and other matters required to protect the personal information retained by LINK-J, depending on the changes in its business activities and the changes or shifts in the laws and regulations, social environment and IT environment surrounding the business.

April, 2021
Life Science Innovation Network Japan
3-3-9, Nihonbashi muromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 103-0022
Chairman of the Board Hideyuki Okano

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