Privacy Policy of the Japan Society of Clinical Oncology (English-translation Version)
The Japanese version is the original, and this document is an English translation Version. In case of discrepancies, the Japanese version shall prevail. The Japanese original can be found at the URL below.

The Japan Society of Clinical Oncology (the “Society”) will handle personal information properly in accordance with the related laws, etc. regarding the protection of personal information. This Privacy Policy explains the policies of the Society on the handling of personal information, etc. of individuals including members on the website of the Society (; the “Website”).
*Please click here to see the policies on the handling of personal information on the Society’s members-only website (

1. Definition of personal information

“Personal information” refers to personal information prescribed in the Act on the Protection of Personal Information (Act No. 57 of 2003), and other terms used in this Privacy Policy shall follow the definitions of the terms in the Act.

2. Management of personal information

In order to keep personal information in its possession accurate and up-to-date, and to prevent unauthorized access, loss, damage, falsification, leakage, etc. of personal information, the Society will take necessary measures such as maintaining a security system, developing a management system, and implementing thorough education, and managing personal information with appropriate safety measures in place. Please contact the Society for details on security control measures for personal information.

3. Purpose of use of personal information

  • To provide services and for the Society’s operations, including the Website
  • To respond to inquiries from the principal (including identification of such person)
  • To identify individuals who are attempting to use the service for fraudulent or improper purposes, etc. or otherwise interfering with the operation of the Website, and refuse use by such individuals
  • Purposes incidental to the above purposes of use

4. Change of purpose of use

The Society shall change the purpose of use of personal information only when it is reasonably determined that the purpose of use is relevant to the purpose before the change, or when permitted by law. If the purpose of use is changed, the changed purpose shall be announced on the Website.

5. Disclosure of personal information, etc.

When the principal of the personal information, etc. (meaning personal information and records provided by third parties; the same shall apply hereinafter) requests disclosure of personal information, etc., notification of the purpose of use of the personal information, or correction and deletion, etc., thereof, the Society will respond after confirming the identity of the person. Please contact us at the inquiry contact point referred to in 9.

6. Prohibition of provision of personal information to third parties

The Society will properly manage the personal information in its possession and will not provide personal information to third parties except in the following cases:

  • When there is the consent of the individual, such as to members
  • When the Society provides the information to a contractor to whom the Society outsources the handling of personal information in an appropriate manner in connection with the outsourcing
  • When complying with laws and regulations

7. Use of Google Analytics

The Website uses the “Google Analytics” access analysis tools from Google LLC. Google Analytics uses cookies to collect data. The data itself sent to Google Analytics is collected anonymously and does not identify individuals. Collection under this function can be disabled by disabling cookies, so please check the settings of the browser you use.
For the personal information protection system in California, the USA where Google LLC is located, please check the Personal Information Protection Commission website below.

Regarding compliance by Google LLC with the personal information protection system applicable to the Society, the Society has confirmed the content and binding power of the terms of use of Google Analytics, privacy policy, and other agreements, etc. that apply between the Society and Google LLC. Please check the following site for legal notices for Japanese users published by Google LLC. (in Japanese)

8. Privacy Policy Changes

The content of the Policy may be changed without notifying users, except for matters otherwise stipulated in laws and regulations and in the Policy. In addition, unless otherwise specified by the Society, the amended Privacy Policy shall come into effect at the time it is posted on the Website.

9. Contact information

For inquiries regarding the Policy, please contact the following contact point.
Executive Office, Japan Society of Clinical Oncology, a General Incorporated Society


Japan Society of Clinical Oncology

TKi Bldg.2F,
3-3-1 Kanda-Misakicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0061