Privacy Notice

The National University Corporation Kyoto University ASEAN Center (hereinafter referred to as “the Center”) collects, uses, and discloses personal data in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations, including Thailand’s Personal Data Protection Act B.E. 2562 (hereinafter referred to as “PDPA”).

 

1. Details of the Center

Name: National University Corporation Kyoto University ASEAN Center
Address: No. 3925, 9F, BB Building, 54 Sukhumvit, 21 (Asoke), Kwaeng Klongtoey Nua, Khet Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Tel: (+66) (0)2-664-0060
E-mail: asean-bangkok [at] oc.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Website: https://www.oc.kyoto-u.ac.jp/overseas-centers/asean/en/

2. Personal data which is collected by the Center

The Center will collect, use, and disclose personal data for the following purposes:

Personal Data of: Purpose Categories of personal data
Website visitors
  • Operation of the Center’s website, including to responding to inquiries, questions, and requests of website visitors.
  • Cookies collected for network management, including the maintenance of security and accessibility. 
  • Compliance with regulatory and legal obligations.
  • Biographical information, such as names, affiliations, and titles.
  • Contact details, such as addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers.
  • Requests, questions, and other communications.
  • Cookies.

Persons affiliated with organizations related to/of interest to the ASEAN Center, etc.
Persons who visit the ASEAN Center

  • Facilitation of the Center’s correspondence and liaison with various organizations, education and research activities, alumni association activities, etc.
  • Filming and photographing of visits and other activities, and the publishing of such content on the Center’s website, social media accounts, and in brochures, etc.
  • Compliance with regulatory and legal obligations.
  • Biographical information, such as names, affiliations, and titles.
  • Contact details, such as addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers.
  • Images and audio in the form of photographs and videos.
  • Requests, questions, and other communications.
Event participants(Symposiums, study abroad fairs, etc.)
  • Facilitation of events and provide related services, including administrative services, correspondence, the provision of information, the provision of meals and drinks during events, and safety and security measures.
  • Accounting procedures (including financial audits).
  • Provision of information about future events.
  • Filming and photographing of events, and the publishing of such content on the Center’s website, social media accounts, and in brochures, etc.
  • Compliance with regulatory and legal obligations.
  • Biographical information, such as names, affiliations, and titles.
  • Contact details, such as addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers.
  • Images and audio of the event in the form of photographs and videos.
  • Information about specific dietary or access requirements.
  • Requests, questions, and other communications regarding the event.
University applicants, job applicants, staff
  • Provision of information
  • Application processing and selection procedures.
  • Personnel management purposes.
  • Compliance with regulatory and legal obligations.
  • Biographical information, such as names, affiliations, titles, birthdates, nationality details, and photographs.
  • Contact details, such as addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers.
  • Information on educational background, employment history, and qualifications.
  • Information on employment, training, salaries, bank accounts, etc.
  • Health related information
  • Requests, questions, and other communications.

 

 3. Legal basis of processing

  • The Center shall use personal data to comply with regulatory and legal obligations.
  • The Center shall use the personal data described in Item 2 for the purposes described in Item 2 for which you have given your consent. Where the processing is based on your consent, you may withdraw that consent without affecting the legality of any processing based on your consent prior to its withdrawal.
  • The Center shall use the personal data to comply with our obligations, to exercise our rights under contracts concluded with you, and to provide services in response to your requests and inquiries.
  • The Center shall also use your personal data for the purpose of fulfilling its own legitimate interests, such as complying with audits by the National University Corporation Kyoto University, audits by external organizations, and legal obligations required by Japanese law.
  • The center shall only process special categories of personal data, such as dietary requirements for catered events and access requirements, with your explicit consent.
  • If the Center’s performance of contractual obligations or provision of services requires specific data, and you choose not to provide such data, the Center may be unable to commence or continue performing such obligations or providing such services to you.

4. Data sharing and transfer

Provided you have given your consent, the Center may share, transfer, and re-transfer your personal data with the third parties outside Thailand named below in order to comply with legal obligations, perform contractual obligations, or provide services that you have requested. The countries to which your data is transferred or re-transferred may not have data protection laws that comply with the stipulations of the PDPA. However, The Center will ensure that your personal data is protected and safeguarded appropriately.

  • National University Corporation Kyoto University, Japan (Head Office).
  • The Ministry of Education Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, the Board of Audit of Japan, and other Japanese public institutions.

5. Cookies, Etc.

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. The Center may use cookies to enable core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility. 
In addition, IP addresses are obtained in an anonymized form and analyzed using the WP Statistics(https://ja.wordpress.com/) access analysis tool.

6. Your rights

You have the following rights in relation to your personal data.

  • To withdraw consent for the use of your personal data.
  • To access your personal data.
  • To request a copy of your data.
  • To request disclosure of the acquisition of personal data obtained without your consent.
  • To receive from the Center, in a reasonable format specified by you, any personal data that you have provided and which it holds. (Including for the purpose of you providing that personal data to another data controller.)
  • To object to the collection, usage, or disclosure of your personal data.
  • To request the Center to erase, destroy, or anonymize your personal data. For example, when it is no longer necessary to process the data for the intended purposes, or when your consent has been withdrawn.
  • To require the Center to restrict its processing of your personal data.
  • To request the Center to keep your personal data accurate, up-to-date, complete, and not misleading.
  • To lodge a complaint with the PDPA expert committee regarding the processing of your personal data.

Please note that the above rights are not absolute, and the Center may be entitled to refuse requests where exceptions apply.

If you wish to exercise any of these rights, or if you have a complaint about the way in which you believe your data is being processed, please contact the Center at the following e-mail address: asean-bangkok [at] oc.kyoto-u.ac.jp

7. Protection of your personal data

The Center shall implement appropriate safeguards to ensure the confidentiality and security of your personal data.

8. How long is your personal data retained for?

Your personal data shall be retained for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes described above. It shall be retained in accordance with the regulations of National University Corporation Kyoto University and the applicable regulations and laws of the Kingdom of Thailand and Japan.

9. Effective date and amendments to this Privacy Notice

This Privacy Notice was revised on February 26, 2021. The policies herein shall be amended when necessary, in accordance with the policies of the Center and the applicable regulations and laws of the Kingdom of Thailand and Japan.

 

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