Privacy and Security Policy

Privacy and Security Policy for the "Department of Geosciences National Taiwan University"

Welcome to the Department of Geosciences National Taiwan University (hereinafter called the "NTUGeo website"). In order to protect your privacy and security when using the NTUGeo campus network and help you understand how to protect your use of the various services of NTUGeo website, and how we collect, use and protect information you provide, please read this privacy and security policy carefully. If you have any question with regards to the NTUGeo website, please contect us.


This privacy rights and information security policy only applies to " domain," and its extended service website within the Department of Geosciences National Taiwan University campus network. But 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.

Privacy Statement

In order to respect and protect your privacy rights when you use the services and information provided on NTUGeo website, please read carefully the following information:

Gathering and use of information

  1. Your personal information is not gathered by our system when you browse and download files from the NTUGeo website.
  2. When you participate in online services, your personal information is protected by the Republic of China “Personal Information Protection Act” and other relevant laws. Your personal information cannot and will not be used for purposes other than to collect a particular information.
  3. While you are browsing the NTUGeo 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 NTUGeo Website. Your personal information will not be used for such analysis.
  4. Due to legal requirements or comply with applicable laws and norms (e.g., Norms for the use of NTUGeo campus networks), we must provide relevant information to the competent authority.
  5. NTUGeo reserves the right to modify this statement and update on NTUGeo website.

Security Policy

Any unauthorized and behavior of attempting to tamper with the service within NTUGeo website are strictly prohibited and may violate the law. For the purpose of website's security and to maintain the services of website to operate normally, we provide the following security measures:

  1. Installing firewall and IDP (Intrusion Detection Prevention) systems to prevent illegal invasion and to avoid the relevant information has been unauthorized retrieved for ensuring the safety of the website.
  2. To establish network traffic management system to efficiently control abnormal network traffic in order to maintain the network operating normally.
  3. To establish the mechanism of information security event monitoring to prevent the incident, shorten normal operation recovery time and reduce the damage.
  4. Data of website will be backed up regularly, and backup to the backup host.

Terms of Use

  1. 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 website to infringe the rights of others or illegal acts. The violator shall have liability for law.
  2. Self-protection mechanism
    Please protect your account, password and any of personal information well. And do not provide your personal information to someone else, especially password.
    Please remember to logout the system of the website when you don’t use. If you use a sharing or public computer, please remember to close the browser to prevent someone get your important and personal information.

Copyright tatement

All content within the Department of Geosciences National Taiwan University, including the text, audio, video, images, and the layout, are properties of Department of Geosciences National Taiwan University. Please contact us first for reprints of any kind.

Copyright © 2008 - 2015 Department of Geosciences National Taiwan University 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 NTUGeo website.


If you have any questions about this policy statement, or about any of NTUGeo website, please contact us.