Copyright and Links
All materials appearing on GIO’s official website, such as texts, figures, photographs, and so on, as well as the website as a whole, are the exclusive property of GIO unless otherwise indicated and are protected by copyrights of Japan and international treaties.
Except for private use or quotation permitted under the Copyright Law, copying or replicating any part of the contents from the GIO website without permission is strictly prohibited.. For notice on replication and publication of the data posted on the GIO website, please refer to "Replication / Publication of the data".
You are also not allowed to make any changes to all or any part of the contents of the GIO web pages without permission.
Disclaimer of Liability
Although we make every effort to ensure the accuracy, usefulness, and completeness of the information posted on the GIO website, GIO is not responsible for any actions performed by users using the information on its website.
In addition, GIO is not concerned with the contents of pages provided by other institutions, regardless of whether there is a link from the GIO web pages or not.
Please note that the content and structure of the data on this website may be changed or deleted without prior notice.
Linking to the GIO Web Site
When providing a link to the GIO website, be sure to check the following and clearly indicate that it is a link to the GIO website.
Please refrain from direct links to data files (PDF, Excel, ZIP, etc.). In addition, we will refuse any links if the content or operation of the site containing the link falls under any of the following.
(1) Those that are against public order and morals
(2) Contents that violate laws and regulations or include risk of violation
(3) When the link may mislead users to think that the GIO webpage is part of the site that contains the link