FAQ's Terms of Use

What should we do if we want to use content of which a party other than the national government of Japan owns the copyright or other right?

Category: Terms of Use

Users are required to obtain alicense to use suchcontent from the holder of the copyrightor other right, ontheir own responsibility.

Inprinciple, the Data Catalog Site does not specify or explicitly indicatewhether the right to any given portion of the content is owned by a thirdparty. However, if it is evident that a resource is entirely the work of aparty other than the national government of Japan, this fact will be indicatedin the copyright section of the metadata. Users are asked to take appropriateaction in consideration of the content, such as providing a citation oracknowledging the sources of photographs, diagrams, and equivalents.