1. Collection of personal information
The following information is collected, stored, managed and processed by JEES from MyJLPT users as personal information.
(1) The following information is collected from users who have registered with
MyJLPT. Name, country or region of birth (or current nationality), first
language (mother tongue), gender, date of birth, address, phone number,
fax number, and email address.
(2) The following registered information is collected from users who have applied
to take the JLPT using MyJLPT. Test level, test area, photo data, name,
country or region of birth (or current nationality), gender, date of birth,
address, phone number, fax number, and questionnaire responses.
(3) Test and score results for users who applied to take the JLPT using MyJLPT.
(4) Name, address, and phone number for users who applied to have a
“Japanese-Language Proficiency Test Certificate of Result and Scores”
(hereinafter referred to as a “Certificate of Result and Scores”) issued using
2. Use of personal information
The information collected in section 1 above is used by JEES for the following purposes. JLPT application processing, issuance and sending of test vouchers, implementation/planning/improvement of the JLPT, scoring, statistical analysis, issuance/sending of Test Results, Certificates of Japanese-Language Proficiency, and Certificates of Result and Scores, implementation/planning/improvement of JLPT Practice Test.
In addition, information may be shared with the Japan Foundation, which implements the JLPT with JEES, within the scope necessary to achieve the above usage purposes.
3. Provision of personal information to third parties
JEES shall only use collected personal information within the scope agreed to with the user who provided the information. The collected information is not revealed or disclosed to third parties except in cases where information is urgently required to protect the life, physical body, or possessions of another person and in cases specified by Article 23, Section 1 of the Personal Information Protection Law.
However, JEES may respond to requests from the Immigration and Residence Control Agency of Japan, educational institutions such as universities, and companies regarding the authenticity of the Test Result, Certificate of Japanese-Language Proficiency, or the Certificate of Result and Scores.
4. Consignment of personal information
Within the scope required to achieve the objectives of section 2 above, JEES may consign the processing of personal information to a subcontractor after first concluding agreements to appropriately protect the personal information to be processed.
The MyJLPT site may send information known as cookies to the computers of MyJLPT users. This information is stored on the hard drive or in the memory of the user’s computer. Use of information from the cookies is limited to provide various information to users, session management, and management of login state. Please be assured that this is not a violation of privacy of the user.
6. Technical safety management of personal information
MyJLPT uses encryption technology known as SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) on pages where users enter their personal information. SSL encrypts and authenticates information transmitted between the browser and the web server, preventing the theft or alteration of data by a third party.
7. Inquiries regarding personal information
If you have any questions, please refer to the FAQ first. Should you continue to have questions, please contact the JLPT Application Center.
JLPT Application Center
TEL 03-6686-2974 FAX 03-6845-2544
9:30 – 17:30 (except Saturdays, Sundays, National holidays, year end and New Year’s holidays)
*Inquiries by e-mail are not accepted.