Privacy and Security Policy

Welcome to National Taiwan University Health Data Research Center website (hereinafter called the “NTU HDRC website”). In order to protect your privacy and security and help you understand how to protect your use of the various services of NTU HDRC website, and how we collect, use and protect information you provide, please read this privacy and security policy carefully. If you have any question on NTU HDRC website, please email to

Scope of application

This privacy and information security policy only applies to “ domain”, and its extended service website (within the National Taiwan University campus network. This policy does not apply to the websites outside the “” domain. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

Gathering and use of information

This website establish on “NTU Weblogs”, therefore, under “NTU Weblogs” (hereinafter called as ”we”) framework, we collect your personal information through the following method.

  1. While you are browsing the NTU HDRC Website, the server may automatically produce a log file. The file may include your IP address, duration of visit, browser version used, and record of your browsing behavior. Information about pages viewed and time spent on-site is used to improve the quality of the NTU HDRC Website content and service. This statistical analysis is not for personal information identification.
  2. The information that you personally provide to us which include but not limited to posting article by anonymous user account (hereinafter called as anonymous article), registered user account in “NTU Weblogs” (hereinafter called as “your account”) and the article you post when you registered and login the site (hereinafter called as “your article”).

Although we allow you to set privacy options that limit access to your information, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. We cannot control the actions of other users with whom you share your information. We cannot guarantee that only authorized persons will view your information. We cannot ensure that information you share on NTUHDRC website will not become publicly available. We are not responsible for third party circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures on NTUHDRC website. You can reduce these risks by using common sense security practices such as choosing a strong password, using different passwords for different services, and using up to date antivirus software.

Even after you remove information from your profile or delete your account, copies of that information may remain viewable elsewhere to the extent it has been shared with others, it was otherwise distributed pursuant to your privacy settings, or it was copied or stored by other users.

Due to legal requirements or comply with applicable laws and norms (e.g., Norms for the use of NTU campus networks), we must provide relevant information to the competent authority.

NTU HDRC website might provide links to other websites, and you can select these websites through our links. However, our sites policy on the protection of privacy rights does not apply to the linked sites. You must consult the linked site for information on their policy.

We may change this privacy policy statement from time to time and display on the website.


Security policy

The security of this website is handled in accordance with the relevant provisions of National Taiwan University and “NTU Weblogs”. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content.


Terms of use

Obligations and Commitments of the User

The user shall abide by the “Taiwan Academic Network Management and Norms”, “Norms for the use of NTU campus networks” and related laws. The user shall not only promise not to use the service for any unlawful purpose or in any illegal manner, but also comply with relevant laws and regulations of the Republic of China and international practice of using internet. The user agrees to abide by the laws of their own country or region. The user agrees and guarantees not use NTU HDRC website to infringe the rights of others or illegal acts. The violator shall have liability for law.

Self-protect mechanism

Please protect your account, password and any of personal information well. And do not provide your personal information to someone else, especially the password.

Service Changes

The services of NTU HDRC website might be changed in the future, as adding, deleting, revising service and functionalities (including tools and resources) of NTU Weblogs. All of the function and services are applied to this policy.


“NTU Weblogs’ data is backed up on a regular basis and strive to protect your personal information and content you create to avoid data loss, but the case of natural disasters or irresistible factors are permitted. Please back up your content

Copyright Statement

All content within the National Taiwan University Health Data Research Center Web site, including the text, audio, video, images, and the layout, are properties of National Taiwan University Health Data Research Center. Please contact us first for reprints of any kind.

Copyright© 2014 National Taiwan University Health Data Research Center ALL RIGHTS RESERVED


Changes to this policy

In order to protect you browse website’s security and related rights, and the intention to protect network security. An announcement of any changes to this policy will be posted on NTU HDRC website. If you have any questions about this policy statement, or about any of NTU HDRC website, please E-mail to or contact us.