Terms of Use: Lake Biwa Underwater-Video Archive from a Carp’s-eye view


Lake Biwa Branch Office, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan

the 1st of April 2019


  1. Definitions

    The following terms as used herein shall have the following meanings.

    1. "NIES" refers to National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan.
    2. "Lake Biwa Branch Office" refers to the Lake Biwa Branch Office, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan.
    3. "the website" refers to the website of the Lake Biwa Underwater-Video Archive from a Carp’s-eye view
      http://www.nies.go.jp/biwakoi/en/index.html
    4. "content" refers to any material contained in the website (e.g. text, images, videos).
    5. "video data" refers to movies viewed on the website.
  2. Use of the website
    1. All content available on the website is attributed to NIES.
    2. You must acknowledge the use of content.
    3. The standard YouTube license is applied for video data.
    4. Users must contact the database administrator of the Lake Biwa Branch Office(biwako-sakanaアットマークnies.go.jp)before using video data for any publications including conference presentations as well as handouts and presentation materials for meetings such as committees and councils. Co-authorship may be required for some publications depending on the manner in which the video data is to be used.
  3. Citation

    When using video data, you must acknowledge the use of the website. For citing the website, please use the following citation as an example.

    National Institute for Environmental Studies (2019) Lake Biwa Underwater-Video Archive from a Carp’s-eye view, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan. Accessed via http://www.nies.go.jp/biwakoi/en/index.html on DD-MM-YYYY.

    You are encouraged to include the following text in acknowledgements in any publications: "The XXX data are those of the Lake Biwa Branch Office, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan."

  4. Disclaimer
    1. While the Lake Biwa Branch Office makes substantial efforts to ensure the accuracy of information on the website, definitive accuracy of this information is not guaranteed.
    2. The Lake Biwa Branch Office is not liable for any loss or damage which may be incurred by the use and interpretation of the website.

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