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Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement

The Japan Institute of Heterocyclic Chemistry (we) is committed to carefully maintaining any personal information data collected. We recognize the importance of users' personal information and we committed to protecting your privacy.

Personal Information

We request a user to provide his/her personal information (e.g. name, address, e-mail address, phone number) on various occasions such as:

1. When submitting a manuscript

2. When registering to subscribe to the Web Edition of Heterocycles

3. When a downloading a PDF file with payment by credit card

4. When requesting to subscription to our newsletter (HeteroContents)

5. When requesting online technical support.

In each of the examples above, the users' personal data is necessary for editing and publishing purpose of the Web Edition of Heterocycles, and for offering the related services and transactions.
We pledge to handle the personal information data of users only within support of these purposes. A user's personal information will not be disclosed or used for other than the stated purposes, without the user's permission.

Disclosure of Personal Data

Users' personal information will not shared with third parties under any circumstances.


We are committed to keeping users' personal information confidential. Any data collected from users is encoded using SSL to protect against illegal access by third parties. Depending upon the contents, we may also collect users' personal information using FAX or mail, instead of e-mail.


We use several types of cookies (e.g. Session Cookies, Persistent Cookies). Our web server sends a small text file, called a cookie, which is saved on your hard disk. These cookies help to automatically distinguish your computer and are primarily used to provide a convenience feature for accessing the contents of our web site. The cookies cannot be used to identify a particular user. Third-party cookies may be used to improve the quality of our web site by analyzing users access conditions. It is possible to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, please note that if you choose to disable cookies you may not be able to experience the full convenience of all features of our web site.


We do not take responsibility for the use of personal information collected by third party web sites linked from our site.


Questions regarding the contents of this privacy statement may be sent to the following e-mail address.