Terms of Use



Any person who accesses and/or utilizes the information presented on this Web site (“the Information”) shall be deemed to be acting on his or her own judgment and at his or her own risk. While Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) strives to ensure that the Information is accurate and up-to-date, instances where the Information is inaccurately expressed and/or inaccurately rendered may occur for technical and/or any of various other reasons. Thus, any person who intends to utilize the Information is hereby advised to confirm the accuracy of the Information with an informed party other than JNTO before acting on the Information.

Neither JNTO nor any holder of copyright to the Information shall be held responsible in any way whatsoever for any loss or misunderstanding, either direct or indirect, that is incurred as a result of utilizing the Information.


A hyperlink for the purpose either of further reference or of commerce may guide the Visitor to another Web site (“Off-site Web site”). JNTO shall not be held responsible in any way for any loss or damages whatsoever incurred by the Visitor or a third party as a result of utilizing an Off-site Web site.


This Web site is comprised of original components made through a process of intellectual and/or creative effort (Components). The Components include written texts, items of music, pictures, photographs, computer programs, editorial items, databases, etc., as well as secondary related items in each category. Legal sanctions may be considered in any instance involving infringement of copyright resulting from the transfer, duplication, transmission, broadcasting, distribution, loan, translation and/or alteration of a Component or Components without the express written permission of JNTO as well as of any other party possessing relevant rights.

Link Guidance

Japan National Tourism Organization is always delighted to welcome new visitors to our Web site. We encourage links from other Web pages in order to expand awareness of our Web resources. Anyone who would like to include a link to the JNTO site or the JNTO link banner on their own site should read the following:


In principle, the contents of all pages on the JNTO Web site are copyrighted by Japan National Tourism Organization.
Unauthorized use of any text or image from the pages of the JNTO Web site is prohibited.

Conditions for Placing Links

Links from the Following Types of Sites are Prohibited:


Unauthorized use of content from the JNTO Web site in other media, including, but not limited to, newspapers, magazines and email newsletters is prohibited.

Guidelines for Using Banners

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