Privacy and Confidentiality Policy

The University Teachers Union (UTU) is a branch of the National Union of General Workers Tokyo Nambu, registered as a labor union under Japanese law. UTU’s website address is

UTU is committed to the protection of personal information. All personal information provided to UTU will be protected in strict accordance with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information, Act No. 57, 2003, as last amended by Act No. 37, 2021.

The management and protection of personal data is the responsibility of the Executive of UTU. All personal information will be removed from UTU files on request.

Personal information submitted to UTU will be used:

  1. in correspondence with the submitter;
  2. in the process of an application to join UTU;
  3. in further correspondence consequent to the application;
  4. as membership contact details in the case of a successful application.

Personal information submitted by visitors, including the visitor’s IP address, will be checked through a third-party automated spam detection service. Submitted personal information will not be shared with any other third party without prior consent.