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Terms and Conditions of Use

This site is owned, operated and maintained by or for the Japan International Association for the Industry of Building and Housing ("JIBH"). Please read the terms and conditions of use ("Terms and Conditions") carefully before browsing this website. JIBH reserves the right to modify the Terms and Conditions of this website as needed without prior notice.

(1) Copyright

All contents (images, text, information, layouts, design, etc.) and other materials on this website are the property of JIBH or the relevant owners and are protected by copyright law and other intellectual property law. Except for personal use and for other uses authorized by copyright laws, partial or complete copying, reproduction, change, redistribution, use and/or translation into other languages of this website without the prior authorization of JIBH or the copyright owners are prohibited. JIBH will aggressively initiate legal proceedings in case of infringement of copyrights.
Copyrights and the rights to secondary use of all materials, such as website, videos, banners, and so on shall lie with JIBH.
As a general rule, the secondary use of materials (such as website, videos, banners, etc.) is allowed under approval of both outsourcing contractors and JIBH.

(2) Disclaimer of Warranties

JIBH shall not have any liability for the information on this website. Therefore, JIBH shall not have any liability for direct or indirect damage of any nature arising out of the use of such information by users or third parties. Further, JIBH shall not have liability for any damage due to the use of this website such as accidents in software or hardware, virus infection, data loss or corruption (including other expanded damages therefrom) caused to users or third parties.

(3) Links to Third Parties

JIBH shall not have any responsibility concerning the liability, legality, copyright permission or accuracy for any content of all externally linked websites.

(4) Applicable Laws and Jurisdiction

This website shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Japan unless otherwise expressly provided. All controversies and disputes arising out of or relating to this website shall be submitted to the Tokyo District Court in Tokyo, Japan as the court of first instance.

(5) Use of Cookies

Cookies are data that a web server transfers to an individual's computer for recordkeeping purposes. However, cookies contain no personally identifiable information that would allow us to identify you, such as name, address, phone number, and so on. Cookies do not cause damage to your computer systems or files.

(6) SSL (Secure Socket Layer)

This website uses an encryption technology called Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), to protect any personal information you enter, such as name, address, phone number, etc. during data transport.

(7) Web browser

For more comfortable use of this website, JIBH recommends the following operating systems and browsers for browsing. Preview releases and beta versions are excluded. Some pages may not function properly depending on the operating system and browser of your electronic devices.

Windows: Internet Explorer 11 or above, Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)
Mac: Safari (latest version)

(8) Cache memory

The latest information may not be displayed properly with your current browser due to your cache memory. In that case, you need to click the refresh icon on the browser to refresh the information on the display. Here are some easy shortcuts to do so for each browser type.

For Microsoft Internet Explorer/Windows PC users: Hold down the【Ctrl】key and press the【F5】key.
For Safari/Mac users: Hold down the【Command】key and press the【R】key.

(9) Printing

Please note that there may be cases where printing results are different from the screen display due to the characteristics of your browser or operating system.