Privacy Policy

The National Museum of Japanese History, Inter-University Research Institute Corporation, National Institutes for the Humanities (hereinafter referred to as the “Museum”) is committed to protecting the privacy of users of Khrin, Knowledgebase of Historical Resources in Institutes (https://khirin-* , hereinafter the “khirin”) and to ensuring proper handling of personal information in accordance with the following policy.

Basic Principle
The Museum collects information from you upon accessing khirin to the extent necessary for the efficient operation of the services (provision of information, etc.) provided through khirin. The information collected shall be properly handled within the scope of the prescribed purposes.

Scope of Information Collected
khirin does not collect information that can be used to identify an individual, such as name and date of birth, except for the following instance.

・khirin uses Google Analytics to automatically collect information about your use of our services, including your Internet domain name, IP address, search queries, and cookies.

Purpose of Use
Information collected shall be used as reference to facilitate the delivery of services provided through khirin.

Restrictions on Use and Provision of Information
The Museum shall not use the information collected through the System for any purposes other than those prescribed, nor provide the information to any third party, except for cases where required by law to disclose the information, cases of illegal acts such as unauthorized access, or cases calling for special consideration.

Security Measures
The Museum shall take the necessary measures to ensure proper management of the information collected, such as prevention of leakage, loss, and damage of the information.

Scope of Application
This Privacy Policy is applicable only to khirin (https://khirin-* For the handling of information on other sites of the Museum, please refer to