This page explains how personal information is treated on the website of the Laboratories for Systems Biology and Medicine (LSBM), the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology - the University of Tokyo. The website of the LSBM (hereinafter, the “LSBM website”) displayed at the URL “”.

Scope and Use of Information Collected

We will use your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, and other information entered optionally in the online form in order to respond to your inquiries or contact you for confirmation. In addition, if inquiries, etc. are made via e-mail, the sender’s e-mail address will be displayed on the recipient’s screen.

If you intend to register for subscription of e-mail newsletters or cancel such subscription, you will need to provide your e-mail address.

When we receive your application for participation in events, etc., we may ask you to provide your name, professional affiliation, e-mail address, and other information in order to register you for such events and implement them smoothly.

When users visit the LSBM website, their Internet domain names, IP addresses, data on access to the website, and other information will be collected automatically for purposes such as enabling users to browse the website more conveniently and obtaining information necessary to improve the website continuously. Therefore, the LSBM website uses cookies (information that is sent from the server to the user’s browser and stored on the user’s computer in order to identify the user on the server side), and JavaScript is embedded in the website.

Furthermore, when certain personal information becomes unnecessary considering the purposes of its use, we will delete and discard such information promptly and properly.

Management of Personal Information

We will manage collected personal information properly and carefully in accordance with regulations including The University of Tokyo Rules on the Procedures for the Appropriate Management of Personal Information Retained by the University. We will carry out appropriate and necessary measures to prevent risks such as unauthorized access to and loss, destruction, falsification, and leakage of personal information.

Limitation on Use of Personal Information and Provision of Information to Third Parties

Unless otherwise provided for by laws and regulations, we will not use or provide to third parties personal information collected on the LSBM website for purposes other than those described in the above section “Scope and Use of Information Collected” without prior approval from the user.