Use of Website Contents
The information published on this Website (“contents” hereafter) excluding contents to which separate rules of use apply may be freely used by any and all parties in accordance with points 1) to 6) below, and may be copied, publicly transmitted, and adapted in the form of translation or modification. Commercial use is also permitted.
Use of the contents is based on agreement to these rules of use.
When using contents from this website, the source should be noted. The source should be noted as follows: (Sample source listing)
Source: National Institute of Public Health Website (https://www.niph.go.jp)
|B||If the contents will be used after editing or altering, the fact that the contents have been edited or altered should be noted separately from the above source information. Publishing or using edited or altered information in a manner that suggests it was created by the government (or government ministries) is prohibited. (Sample listing if using edited or altered contents)
Source: Created upon altering the History of The Institute of Public Health
２）Do not infringe upon the rights of third parties.
|A||In some cases, the contents may include information for which a third party (party other than the national government, same definition applies hereafter) has the copyright or other rights. When using contents for which a third party has the copyright or contents for which a third party has rights other than the copyright (e.g. image rights for a photograph, publicity rights, etc.) it is the responsibility of the user to acquire approval from the third party in question excluding contents where it is clearly noted that the rights have been processed.|
Contents for which a third party has the rights may include contents that show or suggest directly or indirectly that a third party has the rights in the source listing, etc., but some content may not identify or clearly indicate, etc. the portions for which a third party has the rights. When using the contents, it is the responsibility of the user to confirm this information.
(Example of contents that show or suggest directly or indirectly that a third party has the rights)
Drinking Water Quality Guidelines 4th Edition (Japanese Version / for Web Publication)
Paper published in the “Journal of the National Institute of Public Health”
|C||Even if a third party has the copyright to the contents, there are cases where the information may be used without the permission of the copyright holder, such as citations permitted under the copyright law.|
|A||The following uses of the contents is prohibited.
（A）Uses that are against the law, regulations, or public order and standards of decency
（B）Uses that threaten the safety of the nation or its people.
4）Applicable Laws and Jurisdiction
|A||These rules of use are interpreted based on Japanese laws.|
|B||Disputes regarding the use of contents according to these rules of use or disputes regarding these rules of use shall consider the local courts that have jurisdiction over the location of the organization publishing the contents or these rules of use as the dedicated court of first instance.|
5）Exemption from Liability
|A||The national government shall not be liable for any actions conducted by users using the contents (including the use of information upon editing or altering the contents).|
|B||The contents may be changed, moved, or deleted, etc. without notice.|
|A||These rules of use do not restrict use such as citations permitted by copyright laws.|