Terms of Use

This website (http://www.oecc.or.jp, hereinafter referred to as “this Site”) is operated by Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center, Japan (hereinafter referred to as “OECC”). Before you use this Site, please read the following terms of use. You use this Site only when you agree to the following terms. Please note that this terms of use may be revised without notice.

1. Intellectual Property Rights Including Copyrights

  1. Any intellectual property rights including copyrights of the information such as documents and pictures available on this Site (hereinafter referred to as “Contents”) shall belong to OECC. Copyrights of some of the Contents shall be held by original copyright holders.
  2. Users of this Site shall be prohibited from copying and diverting the Contents in this Site except for use permitted by the copyright law, such as “copy for private use” or “quotation”
  3. If you would like to use the Contents in this Site, please contact us.

2. Handling of Personal Information

Personal information including names, e-mail addresses, addresses and telephone numbers obtained from the users of this Site shall be handled according to the separately-specified privacy policy.

3. Prohibited Matters

1. OECC shall prohibit the users of this Site from doing the following acts.

  1. Any act that causes or could cause damage to OECC or a third party
  2. Any act that infringes or could infringe on property, reputation, privacy, etc. of OECC or a third party.
  3. Any act that offends or could offends public order and morals
  4. Any act of making a false declaration or notification, for example, registering an e-mail address of another person
  5. Any act of using or providing harmful programs such as computer viruses
  6. Any act of unilaterally sending unwanted e-mails and e-mail newsletters
  7. Other acts that violates or could violates laws and regulations
  8. Other acts that OECC deems inappropriate

2. The users shall agree that OECC may make a claim for damages against a user who violated the above.

4. Disclaimers

  1. OECC shall carefully prepare and manage all information posted on this Site. However, no guarantee is given as to the accuracy and completeness of such information.
  2. OECC may cease or discontinue the operation of this Site or revise all or part of the information posted on this Site without notice.
  3. OECC shall assume no responsibility for any damage caused by the fact that the user used this Site or the user could not use this Site for some reason or any damage caused relating to writing of data, unauthorized access, remarks, sending of e-mails, etc. by a third party.

5. Link

  1. In principle, you may link to this Site freely. However, this shall not apply when there is a note about restriction on link for each information.
  2. When you link to this Site, please clearly state that the link is to the “website of the Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center, Japan (OECC).”

6. Compensation for Damages

You must compensate OECC for damages to OECC when you violate these terms of use.

7. Competent Court

  1. This terms of use shall be interpreted in accordance with the laws of Japan.
  2. In case of a dispute at the court, the first instance shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Tokyo District Court.

8. Contact

Secretariat, The Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center, Japan