Thank you for visiting the Ministry of the Interior’s Taiwan Religious Culture Map
website or using the Taiwan Religious Culture Map App (hereinafter referred to “the
Service”). To help you understand how your privacy is protected online, please read
through the following information carefully：
personal information provided during your use of the website, but does not apply
to other websites that are linked to functions on our site, nor does it apply to
managing personnel that are not entrusted by our site.
II. The collection and use of information
- Browsing information
Our service does not collect any personal information when the user is browsing
or downloading information from our site.
- Location Information
Our service uses a variety of techniques to determine the user’s location, including
IP addresses, GPS and other sensors (such as sensors that provide our app with nearby
devices, Wi-Fi access points, and related information on cell sites). Location information
is collected to provide location-based services to our users, and to display map
information and related attractions; it will not be used for purposes other than
information collection and will not be disclosed to any third parties. You can choose
not to disclose your location by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser
and device. However, this may result in the disabling of some features provided
by our service.
- App Push Notifications
If you use the Taiwan Religious Culture Map App, this service will collect your
device's promotional code registered with Google Cloud Messaging (GCM) or Apple
Push Notification Service (APNs) to send push messages to you via GCM or APNs on
your device. You can choose whether to receive promotional messages in the Taiwan
Religious Culture Map App by selecting the appropriate settings.
III. Information Protection
- The service host system is equipped with firewalls, anti-virus systems, and other
related information security equipment to protect the site and your personal information.
We use strict protection measures, as only authorized personnel who have signed
confidential contracts are allowed to access the users’ personal information. Personnel
who breach the confidentiality agreement will be penalized according to relevant
laws and regulations.
- In the event that the Ministry of the Interior finds it necessary to entrust other
departments in the ministry to provide related services, the ministry will request
the department to strictly comply with confidentiality obligations, and implement
necessary inspection procedures to ensure these obligations are properly carried
IV. External Links on the Website
- Our service provides links to other websites. All websites linked to our service
for these sites. When you connect to these websites, the protection of your personal
V. Use of Cookie
- The Service uses the “Google Analytics” provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”) for
website analysis. The Google Analytics uses “Cookies” being saved in the user’s
end device to help analyze how users utilize the website. These data are merely
used for aggregate analysis of website traffic and user’s behaviors, thereby enhancing
to the Google privacy and terms.
- You can choose not to use the cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your
browser and device.
to the need. The amended terms will be published on the website.
Personal Information Collection and Use
Personal information will be used only for specific purpose related to the service
we provide and will not be disclosed to any third party in accordance with the Computer-Processed
Personal Information Law and other related regulations. When you use our website,
we automatically collect the following information: date and time, the webpage you
request, URL you are on, browser type, any action (such as downloads, etc) whether
that action was successful or not. The information may help improve the efficiency
of our website. We monitor any action which may cause a heavy load to our website.
Confidentiality Security and Training
For employees who deal with sensitive and confidential information, and those who
are entitled to manage systems because of job requirement, clear division of job
in order to disperse rights and duties should be arranged; and evaluation and examination
systems should be established; as well as mutual support systems. For employees
who resign (ask for leave, suspended from duties), all related matters must follow
concerned procedures and the authorization for all systems must be cancelled immediately.
Based on the position and occupational ability of different levels of employees,
education and training for information security should be conducted depending on
the actual situation in order to make employees understand the importance and all
possible risks, and enhance awareness to conform to the relative regulations accordingly.
Information Security Procedure and Protection
We have operating procedures for information security issues, and impose necessary
responsibility to employees concerned in order to tackle with these matters rapidly
and efficiently. We have informing system for change management of information facilities
and systems to avoid loophole in security.
We process and protect personal information cautiously in accordance with related
provisions of Computer-Process Personal Information Law. We carry system backup
facilities, and update/backup necessary data and software periodically in order
to be able to restore all data swiftly in case of damage or failure of saving media.
Management of Internet Security
We establish firewalls to monitor data transmission and resource access between
the external and the internal network at our link, and strictly conduct identity
recognition operation. Any confidential and sensitive information or document is
neither stored in open system nor delivered by e-mail. We periodically examine and
inspect internal network for information security, latest virus code and other security
System Access Control Management
We set up password issuance and change procedures depending on operation system
and security management requirement, and record it. The information center management
staff should assign authorization account and password for employees to log in each
system according to necessary authorization of each staff level, and update them
1. By browsing and using the website or app version of Taiwan Religious Cultural
Map (hereafter referred to as “the Service”), the user has fully accepted and understood
all the specifications in this notice, all relevant laws and regulations of the
Republic of China, all international network regulations and common practices, and
shall not use the service for any unlawful purpose.
2. For personal and non-commercial purposes, the user may freely browse and use
the Service in accordance with relevant laws governing intellectual property rights,
or download related information expressly provided by the Service.
3. Without written consent from the Ministry of the Interior (hereafter referred
to as the “Ministry”) or the content providers, no business organizations or groups
may copy, reproduce, distribute, broadcast, publish or distribute the contents of
the Service in any form or format.
4. All copyrights of contents provided in the Service, including texts, images,
audio and video materials, software and applications, unless otherwise specified,
are owned by the Ministry or have been authorized by the copyright owners, and are
protected by the copyright laws of the Republic of China.
5. The service acknowledges the sources of information on our website out of respect
for the intellectual property rights of authorized users. If you wish to cite information
provided by our website, you may contact the Ministry to inquire the source of information
or contact the copyright owners directly.
6. Websites that are linked to our Service through hyperlinks have their own copyright
notices, which are established and maintained by those websites.
7. Any personal or non-commercial websites are free to link to our website by providing
a hyperlink. Please use the logo of our Service when providing a link to our site.