• Privacy Policy

Foundation Overview

Information that is collected

When you apply for the funding, register for the symposiums organized by HPTF (Hosokawa Powder Technology Foundation), submit papers or are appointed as a reviewer for the journal published by HPTF, make inquiry or any other access to HPTF, we may ask for personal information to identify specific individual and make payments. This consists of information such as contact details (your name, postal address, employer, attending school name, telephone number and email address), educational and professional information (education, field of study, current position) and payment information (bank account).

Usage of Information

HPTF will save, use and analyze the collected personal information, within the limit of authorized and lawful activities of HPTF. HPTF will use your personal information according to this Privacy Policy.

Disclosure of Information

HPTF will not disclose to any third party the collected personal information to identify individuals, except for the following three instances:

  1) when disclosure is required, based on legal ground;

  2) when your consent has been specifically given to disclosure to third party, when personal information was collected; or

  3) when certain personal information is disclosed to an employee or other member of HPTF or other contracting party to the extent that such disclosure is needed to render certain service to you from HPTF. In this case, HPTF will take the reasonable steps and measures to prevent collected personal information from being incidentally disclosed to third party.


HPTF will endeavor to safeguard the collected personal information from missing, leaking, misuse, alteration or destruction, through reasonable security measures. Please note that it is impossible to assure absolute and perfect security measures.

Changes to Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be updated or changed from time to time. When updated or changed, it will be posted on this website for your attention.


Please contact us at the following email address if you have any questions.