Site Policy

Linking to our website,reciprocal links and other permissions

You do not need to request permission to create a text link from your Website to any of The Performing Arts Network Japan Websites.

If you think we would be interested in linking to your Website please give us a report (When sending an e-mail, please replace the full-width “@” character with a half-width character).

Users are permitted to copy some material for their personal use as private individuals only. Unless explicitly stated on the Webpage, users must not republish any part of the data either on another Website, or in any other medium, print, electronic or otherwise, or as part of any commercial service without the prior written permission of the Japan Foundation. If you require any further information on permitted use, or a license to republish any material, please contact (When sending an e-mail, please replace the full-width “@” character with a half-width character).

  1. 1. Copyrights

    1. The copyrights (or intellectual property rights) for information carried on this site, such as text, illustrations, pictures, and images, all belong to the Japan Foundation unless otherwise stated.
    2. The information carried on this site cannot be reprinted or reproduced, wholly or in part, for any purpose other than private use.
    3. The information carried on this site can be quoted for mainly educational purposes, etc. and within the scope specified by law. In this case, please give a credit in the following way: for example, “Courtesy of the Japan Foundation” or “Source: Japan Foundation.”
    4. However, in the case of pictures and images on this site relating to a specific person, the consent of that person must be obtained in order to protect that person’s rights. For information on how to obtain such consent, etc., please contact (When sending an e-mail, please replace the full-width “@” character with a half-width character).
    5. Information carried on this site cannot be used for commercial purposes, such as advertising or selling a product.
  2. 2. Exemption of responsibility

    1. The utmost care is given to security on this site. However, this does not guarantee that the possibility of mistaken contents resulting from uncontrollable factors, such as falsification by a third party, is completely eliminated. The Japan Foundation does not bear responsibility for any damage to persons resulting from the use of this site or information on this site.
    2. In order to facilitate the convenience of people using this site, this site includes contents, links, and other information suggested by third parties and translations of these items carried out by the Japan Foundation for which the Japan Foundation does not have responsibility.
  3. 3. Basic privacy policy

    The Japan Foundation collects information on visitors to this website in order to better provide the services available on the site. This information is handled with all due care in the manner described below.

    1. Scope and purposes of use of collected information
      1. The Japan Foundation website automatically collects information such as Internet domain names and IP addresses. It also uses cookies to automatically collect information on visitors to the website (see “5. Security” below for information on cookies). The Japan Foundation uses the collected information to provide information and services through the website and to ensure the smooth operation of its activities.In addition, this website uses Google Analytics to track visitor use. For details on Google Analytics, see the external webpage “How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps.”
      2. If you respond to a request from the Japan Foundation to provide comments or complete a questionnaire, you may be requested to supply certain information, such as your name, affiliation, and phone number. The Japan Foundation uses the collected information for reference purposes in the operation of its activities.
    2. Restrictions on use and supply

      The Japan Foundation will not intentionally reveal personally identifiable information (hereafter, “personal information”) collected from users to any third party, except in the following three cases and other cases where such disclosure is permitted by law:
      —Disclosure required by law
      —If the consent of the owner of the information is obtained
      —If it must be revealed to an external service provider contracted by the Japan Foundation to provide information processing services. In this case, information is revealed only within the scope necessary for the performance of the said work.

  4. 4. Security

    The Japan Foundation adopts rational measures to prevent the accidental disclosure of personal information collected from users to third parties. Please understand, however, that the security measures taken by the Japan Foundation do not guarantee complete security regarding the leakage, etc. of personal information, even if the measures are sufficient from a legal standpoint.

    Cookies are data files sent from a website to a user’s computer. The website can read these files on the user’s computer when the user visits the site again.

    Some pages on this site use cookies to save the user the trouble of inputting certain details during every visit, and to collect history information on pages visited as data for supporting the operation of this site.

    Personal information about users is not obtained through cookies. Furthermore, users can set their browser to block cookies. In this case, though, it might not be possible to use some of the services provided on this site.

    Please note that the cookie data collected from visitors may be forwarded to the authorities for legitimate purposes.

  5. 5. Miscellaneous

    1. The information and URL of this site may be changed or deleted without advance notification. The Japan Foundation does not bear responsibility for any damage resulting from said changes or deletions.
    2. While the utmost care is taken to ensure the accuracy of information carried on this site, the Japan Foundation does not bear any responsibility whatsoever for any actions taken by users after using this site.
    3. The company names, product names, logos, etc. carried on this site are registered trademarks of the organizations or sales entities concerned.
    4. Due to technical limitations of the electronic media, fonts, etc. might differ from those in printed publicity materials (for example, machine-dependent characters, personal names).
    5. Due to system disorder, maintenance, etc., the supply of information from this site might be temporarily suspended. The Japan Foundation does not bear responsibility for any damage resulting from said suspensions.