Protection of the Personal Information of Students, Staff, and Faculty Members by the Counseling and Health Center
Director, Kyushu University Counseling and Health Center
The Act on the Protection of Personal Information entered into force on April 1, 2005. This Center has always taken great care in the handling of personal information. In future, we will continue to demonstrate meticulous care in the handling of the personal information of those who use our services, ensuring that it is used only for the purposes outlined below. We will also put in place a system to prevent leaks of personal information, by ensuring that physicians, counselors, public health nurses, other nurses, and all other staff who handle health information are aware of the importance of personal information and comply fully with their duty of confidentiality. If you have any feedback concerning the Center’s handling of personal information, please do not hesitate to contact us.
1. Purposes for which personal information is used by this Center
(a) Results of medical examinations
(b) Information obtained in the course of medical care and health counseling
The consent of the individual concerned will be obtained each time the Center contacts another medical institution or communicates with the family of the individual concerned.
(c) Information gained in the course of health and safety management activities
(d) Information that we are obligated to provide by law
(e) Other information/p>
2. Written consent will be obtained if we wish to use your personal information for a purpose other than those listed above.
3. Upon completing the prescribed procedures, you may request or apply for the disclosure or amendment of personal information.