Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica

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Welcome to the homepage of “IIS, Academia Sinica” (abbr. IIS’s website). IIS is committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information and activities on IIS’s website. To ensure that we had provided the most secure, available and complete technology service that is permitted by law, please carefully read the following terms and conditions.

Terms and Conditions

The following terms and condition regarding the collection of personal information, usage and security does not apply to any external website connected through our website’s link. Once the link carries you out of IIS’s website, it has its own terms and conditions of use. IIS do not hold any responsibility to any events in external websites.

Identification of uses and disclosure of personal information 

IIS reserves the right to automatically collect certain information about your visit to IIS’s website. These include: your IP address, time of entry, the pages you visited and type and version of your browser. This information eases the maintaining and updating process for the webmaster. Under legal circumstances, IIS is obligated by law to release such information for investigation purpose.

For certain pages, personal data will be solicited to provide the service you request. Personal data might include contact information, such as your name, name of the company or organization where you are employed and your position, address, telephone number, e-mail address. Such Information will not be disclosed under any circumstances without the express consent of the individual

Cookie setting

There are certain parts of IIS’s website that uses cookie to communicate and identify users. This will enable us to provide better service that matches the need and interest of our user. By Default, all browsers are set so that cookies are accepted. You can personally set it so that your browsers does not accept cookies or issue a warning when encountered cookies, but should be noted that, by doing so, you will no longer be able to fully utilize the functionality of certain webpage.

Website Security

IIS have taken measures to ensure the privacy and confidentiality of all information on our website. Other than firewall, we regularly perform security scan and system repair. IIS’s website is also equipped with tracking and analysis system; all unauthorized behavior will be recorded. You should not breach or attempt to breach the safety of this website. Any attempt to do so could bring legal charges against you.

If you discover that IIS’s website have violated any condition stated above, please feel free to inform us through email. We welcome all questions and suggestions.

Revision of this Declaration of Privacy

IIS reserves the right to change, amend or revise the terms and condition of use at any time without notice.