Last update: January 29, 2016
Using the content on the Cabinet Office homepage
1) Source citation
- a. The user must cite the source when using the Content. Sources should be cited in the following manner:
- (Examples of source citation)
Source: the Cabinet Office home page (URL of the relevant page)
Source: XX Survey (the Cabinet Office) (URL of the relevant page) (accessed on year/month/day)
- b. If you have edited the Content for use, you must include a statement expressing that the content has been edited, in addition to the abovementioned source citation, but not in any way that making public or using edited information in a format that may be misconstrued as having been created by the Government of Japan (or its ministries and/or agencies).
- (Example of citation when using edited content)
Created by editing the XX Report (the Cabinet Office) (URL of the relevant page)
Created by Company YY based on XX Survey (the Cabinet Office) (URL of the relevant page)
2) No infringement of third party rights
a. In some cases, a third party (refers to a party other than the state. Hereinafter referred to as “Third Party”) may hold copyrights or other rights to a part of the Content. For Content where a Third Party holds copyrights or other rights (e.g. portrait rights in a photograph, publicity rights etc.), it is the responsibility of the user to obtain consent for use from the Third Party unless there is explicit indication that the rights have already been cleared.
b. If a Third Party holds rights to a part of the Content, said fact may be directly or indirectly stated or indicated through source citations, but in some cases the part of the Content to which the Third Party holds the rights may not be clear or may not be explicitly stated. It is the responsibility of the user to confirm the rights pertaining to use of the Content.
c. The user must comply with the terms and conditions of the source provider for information on external websites linked from this homepage and Content obtained through API (Application Programming Interface) links to external databases etc.
d. Even if a Third Party holds copyrights to the Content, some use of the Content, such as quoting, may be allowed without the consent of the copyright holder, under the Copyright Act of Japan.
3) Governing law and jurisdiction
a. Symbol mark, Logo, and Character Design which represent the organization or specific business.
a. The state bears absolutely no responsibility for any action taken by the user involving the use of the Content (including use of information based on edited Content).
b. The Content may be modified, moved or deleted without prior notice.
Other rule shall apply to the following Content. Please refer to the relevant links below for details.
- Use of Logo of the Cabinet Office (Japanese version only)
- Use of the Logo for Gender Equality (Japanese version only)
- Use of the Image of the Poster for Gender Equality Week (Japanese version only)
- Use of the Logo For Elimination of Violence against Women (Japanese version only)
- Use of the Cartoon of the Campaign for Eliminating Violence against Women (Japanese version only)
- Use of the Logo for Work-life Balance (Japanese version only)
- Use of the “Rico-chan”,the Image Character for the Action “Rikou- Challenge” (Japanese version only)
- Logo of the Economic and Social Research Institute (in Japanese)
- Use of Logo of the Comprehensive Support System for children and child-rearing (Japanese version only)
- Use of Logo of the KACHAPYON (Japanese version only)
- Use of Logo of the Policy on Cohesive Society (Japanese version only)
- Use of the “Public Relations Office, Government of Japan” (Japanese version only)
- Use of the “Japanese Government Internet TV”
- Use of public opinion surveys (Japanese version only)
- Use of the “Information about Public Interest Corporations” (Japanese version only)
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