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Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the ANWS Global Information Network website. We absolutely respect your personal privacy, and are committed to protecting it. To understand how the ANWS Global Information Network protects your online rights, please read the following information carefully: 

Scope of policy application

The privacy policy described below applies to the collection, use, and protection of personal information by the ANWS Global Information Network, but not to other government agency websites that are linked to this website. Each of the websites that can be accessed via a link on the ANWS Global Information Network has its own exclusive privacy policy, and the ANWS Global Information Network cannot accept any responsibility associated with it. When you link to these websites, the protection of your personal data will be handled in accordance with the privacy policy of the websites involved.

The Collection of Personal Information 

  1. For persons who are purely browsing or downloading from the ANWS Global Information Network, the website does not collect any personal identification data.
  2. For persons who are using a service provided by the ANWS Global Information Network, such as "Director Mailbox" and "Visit Us," personal data must be provided by the applicant. The website will ask you, as needed, to provide the latest and most authentic personal information including your name, ID card number, contact telephone, e-mail, mailing address, and domicile address.
  3. The website will record the user's IP location, time of online contact, and web pages surfed during the visit. These data will be provided for internal use by the website's managing agency for quantitative analysis of website browsing and web behavior, with the aim of enhancing the quality of the website's services. The ANWS Global Information Network will carry out overall analysis of the behavior of users as a whole, and no analysis of individual users will be undertaken.
  4. The ANWS Global Information Network is obligated to protect the privacy of all applicants, and no individual's personal data or file will be changed or deleted without the agreement of that individual. Such action will be undertaken only with your approval, or in cases that conform to the following conditions:
    • Violation of the website's rules, such as the expression of invectives or the mounting of personal attacks.
    • Protection or prevention in regard to the rights or ownership of relevant parties.
    • Protection of the interests of units related to this website.
  5. In no case with the ANWS Global Information Network provide any of your personal information for sale, exchange, or rental data to another group, individual, or private enterprise. Exceptions may be made, however, in the following cases:
    • To cooperate with investigations by judicial units;
    • To cooperate with investigations or utilization by authorized agencies in accordance with their authority.
    • Administrative use based on the sincere belief that disclosure is pursuant to legal requirement, or is undertaken to protect or improve the website's services.