- Name of the application provider, etc. that acquires the information:
National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (hereafter, “NICT”)
- Items of information to be acquired:
Speech and text data input into “VoiceTra,” their translation results, terminal information (including unique ID), communication history, application operation history, and user location information will be acquired.
- Acquisition method:
The information is transmitted and recorded on the servers managed by NICT, each time speech translation is performed.
- Purpose of use:
The acquired information will be used to make improvements to the performance of speech translation.
- Method of notification, announcement, or obtaining consent/Involvement of users:
- Transmission of information/Provision to third parties/Information collection module:
For some languages, the input speech and translation texts are transmitted to our partner organizations abroad to perform speech recognition and synthesis on their servers. In no cases will the acquired information be publicly released as is or provided to third parties other than the above partner organizations in charge. Statistical information may be provided to third parties. Statistical information may be used for commercial purposes.