Privacy Policy

This site is managed by Study in Japan Global Network Project Regional Office in Sub-Saharan Africa entrusted by Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT).

Any personal data provided to us are governed by this Privacy Policy statement. By continue to access you are agreeing and to comply with and be bound by the policy. Privacy Policy is subject to change and latest version will be shared on this page.

1.       Personal data

Refers to any information obtained by:
a.  enquiries or requests sent by email;
b.  documents submitted by email;
c.  questionnaire or survey done upon fair, seminar, webinar and/or by email;
d.  access to our Facebook, Twitter or other Social Network Services; or
e.  access to our university/programme Data Portal.  

2.       Purpose of use

Personal data collected will be used for expanding opportunities for prospective students from Sub-Saharan African region to study in Japan for the following:
a.  to answer your inquiries;
b.  to share and provide any relevant information (*) on Japanese universities; or
c.  to provide our service and notifying future events;
(*): Programme/course detail, application schedule, exchange or short-term programmes and events which the Japanese universities or institutions hold.

3.       With whom the information may be shared

Sharing with the relevant organizations; Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) and Immigration Bureau, Ministry of Justice.

4.       Cookies Policy

This website and other sites managed by us uses cookies to collect some personal data.
Google Analytics is used on this website for the service mentioned above. For more detail on the google, please refer to Google Analytics.
Other cookies or advertising technologies are set by each social media network sites, Facebook and Twitter.
For more, refer to their Cookies Policy;  Facebook, Twitter, Instagram 

5.       Protection of personal data

Personal data are accessible to limited number of people whom have full knowledge and understanding of information security policy.
While we take security measures to protect one’s personal data, electronic communications and databases/portal data are subject to errors, tampering and break-ins. In such unlikely event, we will not be liable for any damages cost.

6.       External Links

Links are placed to provide for the purpose stated above. By clicking you are directed to other websites to the respective university/institution/others, where privacy policy may differ that of ours which we encourage you to read. 

Important Note regarding data processing in connection with Google Analytics™

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Limited. If the responsible body for the data processing that occurs via this website has their basis outside of the European Economic area and Switzerland, then the associated Google Analytics data processing is carried out by Google LLC. Google Ireland Limited and Google LLC. will hereinafter be referred to as “Google”. As concerns the use of Google Analytics, the data processing in this respect is technically provided by Jimdo. In that regard, reference is hereby made to the Jimdo Privacy Policy. Jimdo GmbH (Jimdo GmbH, Stresemannstrasse 375, 22761 Hamburg, [email protected]) and the operator of this website share a joint responsibility for the data processing in connection with Google Analytics on this website.

Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files saved on the site visitor’s computer, to help the website analyze their use of the site. The information generated by the cookie (including the truncated ip address) about the use of the website will normally be transmitted to and stored by Google. 

Google Analytics is used exclusively with the extension "_anonymizeIp ()" on this website. This extension ensures an anonymization of the IP address by truncation and excludes a direct personal reference. Via this extension Google truncates the site visitor’s IP address within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The IP address, that is provided by the site visitor’s browser in using Google Analytics will not be merged by Google with other data from Google. 

On behalf of Jimdo and the site operator, Google will use the information collected to evaluate the use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other website and internet related services to Jimdo and the site operator (Art. 6 (1)( f) GDPR). The legitimate interest in data processing lies in the optimization of this website, the analysis of the use of the website and the adaptation of the content, which is made possible by the provision of the Jimdo statistics function. The interests of the users are adequately protected by the pseudonymization of their data.

Google LLC. offers a guarantee to maintain an adequate level of data protection on the basis of European standard contractual clauses. The data sent and linked to the Google Analytics cookies, e.g. user IDs or advertising IDs will be automatically deleted after 50 months. The deletion of data whose retention period has been reached is carried out automatically, once a month.

The website visitor may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in their browser. They can also object to the future collection and storage of their ip address and the data generated by cookies, at any time via downloading this browser plugin and installing it:

The website visitor can prevent data collection via Google Analytics on this website by clicking here. An "Opt-out Cookie" shall then be applied which shall prevent any future collection of the site visitors data when visiting this website.

Further information on the Google Terms of Use and Privacy Policy can be found under the Google Analytics Terms and Conditions or under the Google Analytics Overview.

According to the relevant legislation and the GDPR, site visitors have certain rights in relation to their personal data processed via this Google Analytics data processing system. In particular, they have a right to access, rectification, data portability and/ or deletion of their data. The site visitor also has the right to object to certain processing of their data. In order to exercise these rights in relation to the data processing via Google Analytics on this website, a data subject (site visitor) can contact Jimdo(Jimdo GmbH [email protected] or the owner of this website at any time.