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Faculty of Health Sciences/
Graduate School of Health Sciences/
Department of Health Sciences,
School of Medicine,
Hokkaido University

Site Policy

This site policy adheres to Hokkaido University’s Site Policy.

About This Site

This official website for the Hokkaido University School of Medicine’s Department of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Health Sciences and Faculty of Health Sciences (hereinafter referred to as “this site”) aims to raise the national and international profile of our institute, activities in education and research, community outreach efforts and operations through the publicity of information, and to help our students and staff stay updated with the latest information on this website.


While every effort is made to ensure the responsible management and smooth operation, we are not responsible for any errors in the material provided on this site and shall not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of any material found on this site.


Unless otherwise stated on individual pages of this site, our institute holds the copyright for the content of this site. Unauthorized copy, duplication, transfer, sales and other secondary uses for commercial purposes are prohibited. However, duplication or reproduction for fair usage for educational or non-commercial purposes is permissible.

Personal Information

When personal information is collected in the form of questionnaire surveys and opinion solicitation via this site, the objectives for use shall be clearly stated and the collected information shall not be used for unintended purposes as stipulated by law. This does not apply to cases in which prior consent or permission is obtained and such information is required by law or for public interest.

Link Acceptance

In principle, this site is link-free and do not require prior permission from our institute. As the case may be, the content and the URLs on this site can be changed or invalidated without notice. However, we shall not be responsible for any problems or compensation for damage such links may accrue. We may refuse linking from the following sites:

  • Information that offends public order and morals or runs counter to social ethics
  • Sites defaming Hokkaido University or Hokkaido University’s teaching staff and students
  • Sites slandering the content of Hokkaido University’s educational and research activities
  • Sites providing possibly false information
  • Sites disguised or masquerading as this site
  • Other sites against the interests of Hokkaido University

As for links to the outside that are noted on this site, we are not responsible for the content of those links.

Cookies Policy

Cookies store your browsing activity information on your internet-enabled device such as your computer, tablet or smartphone. This site uses third party cookie for ease of use when browsing and data collection for continued website improvement. This site primarily uses the below tools which may deliver collected data to tool providers. The cookies collected on this site will not be able to personally identify you by name, address or phone number.

Tools: Google Analytics, Google Maps
Provider: Google LLC

Cookies may be used to deliver targeted advertisements by advertisement delivery service providers in partnership with the provider.


Enabling cookies

Please be sure to read the "Site Policy" before using this site. This website uses cookies to improve the convenience of the site. By continuing to browse this site, you are giving your permission for the use of cookies.