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Security & Privacy Policies

Information security policy

1. In its management of transparency, national security and confidentiality concerns, this website provides the public with up-to-date information on our work and services.

2. This website prohibits unauthorized persons from taking any action that would compromise the confidentiality, integrity or utilization of this website. Violators will be dealt with according to the law.

3. This website has the following security measures to better ensure its secure and uninterrupted operations:

(1) a firewall and anti-virus systems to prevent illegal intrusion;
(2) measures to detect network messages, monitor network traffic, and block malicious activities;
(3) software to detect and correct the website’s vulnerabilities through periodic scans;
(4) scheduled mock hacker attacks so that administrators can test the procedures in place for restoring the system during security incidents and that the uninterrupted operation of this website can be further ensured; and
(5) backup operations that are carried out on a daily basis.

Privacy policy

1.To assist users of the Department of Education Website (the Site) understand the operation of the Site and the application of their personal information, the Department of Education has established the Privacy Statement (the Statement) to protect the privacy of users of this Site.

2.Within a reasonable scope, the Site welcomes links. In case of citation or reference, please indicate the source of origin.

3.To fully respect and ensure personal privacy, all personal information provided for within this Site will be protected under appropriate procedures and techniques.

4.Collection of Personal Information
The Site will collect information such as the IP address and browsing activities of a user for its internal analysis.
To provide service and contact, personal information shall first be completed before using services including email correspondence, bulletin messaging, provided for under this Site.

5.All personal information obtained from the Site, unless otherwise specified or as set forth under relevant laws or regulations, will only be applied within the scope of original intent.

6.Cookie is a tool through which the server interacts with user's browser. The Site contains cookies as to provide a more flexible and adequate interface for users. However, users can choose to cancel or restrict such function by altering the preference option of their browsers.

7.The Taipei City Government does not control and is not responsible for any links to third party web sites within this Site. The user is responsible for viewing and abiding by the privacy statements and terms of use posted at those sites.

8.Rights on Amending the Privacy Statement:
To provide adequate protection for user's privacy, the Statement is subject to changes reflecting development in technology or amendment to relevant regulations.
Amended articles will be posted on the Site immediately.
Users may email Department of Education at e-mail: mayor@mail.taipei.gov.tw for any questions governing the Statement.

Revisions and inquiries

These policies are subject to revision at any time. Any revisions to the policies will be posted immediately on this website. You are welcome to contact us should you have any questions about the policies.