Terms of Use

We ask all visitors who intend to use any text, illustrations, images, voice/audio data, videos, or other kinds of data (hereinafter referred to collectively as the “Data”) posted on the website of the Ph.D. Program in Humanics of the University of Tsukuba (hereinafter referred to as the “University”) (hereinafter referred to as the “Website”) to comply with these terms of. By browsing the Website, downloading any of the Data, adding the link of the Website to another site, reproducing all or any part of the content on the Website, or doing similar acts, you agree to these terms of use.

These terms of use are subject to review and change without prior notice. In the event of changes in these terms of use, we will announce such changes on the Website. Please check the Website regularly—even after browsing the Website, downloading any of the Data, adding the link of the Website to another site, reproducing all or any part of the content on the Website, or doing similar acts. At the time of your accessing the Website for the first time after we announce changes in these terms of use on the Website, you agree to the revised terms of use.

1.Disclaimers

The University operates the Website paying great attention to all aspects. However, the University shall not guarantee the security or reliability of information posted on the Website, and shall not be held responsible for any damage caused by the use of the Website and any information on the Website. The University may change or remove information on the Website, or suspend or stop the operations of the Website without prior notice. Please note that the University will not be held responsible for any failure at your end caused by such change, removal, suspension, or stoppage.

2.Scope of use, and terms and conditions

1.Scope of use, etc.

All of the Data posted on the Website is, unless otherwise specified, copyrighted by the University of Tsukuba Hospital, and is protected by relevant copyright acts and international copyright treaties. You are required to agree to the conditions stipulated by the University to use the Data.

Visitors are prohibited from using any of the Data posted on the Website in any of the following manners for any reason:

  • To support, recommend, defame, or abuse activities by a specific individual, group, or organization
  • For any kind of purpose against public policy or manner of such use
  • In a way that may be misleading as to projects run by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
  • Use that may result in significantly decreasing the University’s organizational image and trust, and use that may infringe the right of a specific individual or organization. Please note that this includes presenting findings such as academic and research papers posted on the Website as if they were your own, and similar acts that may mislead people.
2.Terms and conditions
(Copyright notice)

When using any of the Data posted on the Website, you are required to identify the source by specifying, for example: “Source: Ph.D. Program in Humanics of the University of Tsukuba.”

If the Website specifies that a copyrighted material is created and shared by the University and another institution, you must specify both of the names as its source (e.g. “Source: The University of Tsukuba and the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology”).

(Data modification)

Visitors are prohibited from modifying and using any of the Data except for modifications for copyright notices. Modification includes cropping illustrations, images, voice/audio data, videos, or other kinds of data (for example, changing the height/width ratio, cropping part of an image, or embedding other data in the original work, which may result in significantly damaging the image of the original work), changing and inverting colors, and committing similar acts.

(Use of e-learning)

Please read through the instructions specified in the e-learning text before using the Data included in e-learning materials.

Please contact below if you have any questions or concerns regarding the use of the Data of e-learning materials.

  • Contact:
    The Ph.D. Program in Humanics
    School of Integrative and Global Majors (SIGMA) Office
    Address: #703, Laboratory for Advanced Research A, SIGMA Office,
    1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8577 JAPAN
    Mail: humanics@un.tsukuba.ac.jp

3.Unauthorized use

If the University reasonably determines that a visitor is not using the Data in accordance with the provisions of these terms of use, the University will regard such use as unauthorized use, and shall have the right to stop it.

4.Compliance with website policies other than the Website

Some parts of the Website contain links to sites outside of the University (hereinafter referred to as “External Sites”). Links provided to External Sites do not constitute a recommendation by the University for the use of the External Sites. Website policies defined by the External Sites shall apply when you use the External Sites.

5.Adding a link to the Website on another site

(A) Conditions when adding a link to the Website on another site

The following acts are prohibited when linking the Website to another site. Basically, you may freely link the Website to another site for purposes other than those specified below on the condition that you identify the source as the University.

  • Linking that can be regarded as supporting, recommending, defaming, or abusing activities by a specific individual, group, or organization
  • Linking for any kind of purpose against public policy or manner of such linking
  • Use that may result in significantly decreasing the University’s organizational image and trust, and linking that may infringe the right of a specific individual or organization
  • Link framing (making the content of the website of the University viewable from another website. For example, embedding such content in a frame on the website)

 If you have any questions or concerns, please contact below in advance.

  • Contact:
    The Ph.D. Program in Humanics
    School of Integrative and Global Majors (SIGMA) Office
    Address: #703, Laboratory for Advanced Research A, SIGMA Office,
    1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8577 JAPAN
    Mail: humanics@un.tsukuba.ac.jp
(B) Banner for linking to the Website

A banner for linking to the Website is available. Thisy banner can be used only for linking to the website of the Ph.D. Program in Humanics of the University of Tsukuba. As necessary, you may enlarge or reduce the size of the banner; but may not change the aspect ratio of the banner.

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6.Compliance with laws, and court of jurisdiction

The use of the Website, and the interpretation and application of these terms of use shall be compliant with the laws of Japan unless otherwise specified.

7.Privacy policy

Please see the link below.

Click here to see the Privacy Policy

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