Term of Use of the ISAS Website

All copyrighted works on this Site are property of the Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (hereafter ISAS) except for those explicitly designated to the contrary (Note 1).

Use of any text, drawings, graphics, audio, video or other materials (“Copyrighted Work(s)” hereinafter) found on the website of ISAS are subject to these Terms of Use. Viewing, downloading, linking, reposting and any other action on this Site shall be deemed consent to these Terms of Use.

These Terms of Use are subject to review and modification without notice. Notice of modifications and modified Terms of Use will be posted to this Site.

* Note 1: Some copyrights are jointly owned by ISAS and other institutions; others are not owned by ISAS.

See "Guidlines for the Use of Contents of this Website" for conditions of the use of the Copyrighted works.

See JAXA's Site Policy for more detailed site policy.

1. Waivers

ISAS manages and operates this Site with the utmost of care, but bears no liability for any damages incurred as a result of the use of this Site or information contained on this Site.

ISAS may modify or delete information contained on this Site without notice, and may suspend or terminate the operation of this Site without notice. In such cases, ISAS bears no liability for any inconvenience or other problems resulting therefrom.

ISAS may link to the sites of other institutions and organizations (“External Site(s)” hereinafter) for the convenience of users. Use of linked External Sites is subject to the individual Terms of Use of the External Site (site policy).

2. Links to this Site

Links to this Site may be made at will. However, the following actions are prohibited.

  • Linking to websites whose purposes and content are contrary to public order and morals
  • Links that potentially mislead regarding ISAS or related undertakings, or specific organizations or individuals.
  • Links that could significantly undermine the image or credibility of ISAS, relevant undertakings, specific organizations or specific individuals.
  • Links that give the impression that the content of this Site is part of the linking website
    (frame links and direct links to images and terminal files etc.)

3. Unauthorized use

NAOJ retains the right to halt usage and the right to seek compensation for damages in the event that, in the reasonable judgment of ISAS, the user has failed to comply with these Terms of Use.

4. Pivacy Policy

This Site may obtain information that can be used to identify individuals (names, addresses, telephone numbers, email addresses etc.) when users make inquiries regarding this Site or register for services on this Site.

Information obtained by this Site shall be handled appropriately as set forth in the Act on the Protection of Personal Information of Japan, and personal information shall be disclosed as set forth in the Act on the Protection of Personal Information of Japan.

This Site may obtain and retain access logs for the purpose of analyzing usage of the website. Access logs contain IP addresses, domain names, browser types, and access times, but it is impossible to identify email addresses, names or other personal information from this information alone.