Site Policies, About the Copyright Link
1. Basic policies
The Japan Tourism Agency collects information from the users using this website within the scope required for operating smooth service to be provided in the Portal Website for Private Lodging (hereinafter referred to as "this website"). Collected information will be handled within the scope of the purpose of use.
2. Scope of information collected
- （1）This website collects information on Internet domain names, IP addresses, access status, and other information in the form of access logs.
3. Purpose of use
- The information collected in Items 2-(1) and 2-(2) will be used to provide optimal services on this site.
4. Use of Google Analytics
5. Restrictions on the use and provision of information
The JTA will not use the collected information for purposes other than those specified in Paragraph 3, nor provide it to third parties, unless information disclosure is required by laws or ordinances, violations such as unauthorized access or threats are detected, or other special reasons exist. However, statistically processed information on accesses to this site, user information, and so forth may be published.
6. Security measures
Measures required for preventing collected information from leakage, loss or damage and for proper management of information will be taken.
7. Scope of application
About the Copyright Link / Disclaimer
In principle, all website operators are free to link to this website. This does not apply, however, if there are notes within the site such as restrictions on a link to a particular piece of information. If a link to this site is established, it should be clearly indicated that the link leads viewers to the “website of the Japan Tourism Agency (JTA).”
Use of this website's contents
1) Source citation
a. The user must cite the source when using the Content. Sources should be cited in the following manner:
(example of source citation)
Source: Japan Tourism Agency website (URL of the relevant page)
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. 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) is prohibited.
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 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） Contents with restriction of use due to individual laws and regulations
Some contents may be restricted due to individual laws and regulations. Please refer to each linked website for details.
a. Symbols, logos and character designs that represent organizations or certain businesses
５）Governing law and jurisdiction
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.
Although the accuracy of information posted at this website is ensured, the Japan Tourism Agency is not liable for any actions taken by the user, using information of this website.
Please note that the details of this website may be changed or deleted without prior notice.