Terms of Use

This site is operated by NGO Associates of the Earth (AOE). Before using this website, the User should read the Terms of Use stated below and agree to the conditions given. The User should always check with the most current Terms of Use, as they are always subject to change.

1. Matters Prohibited
The following matters are prohibited upon using this website.
-Criminal activity or activities that are against public orders or standards of decency, or which may trouble or cause loss to someone.
-Registering false information, such as registering another person's e-mail address.

2. Copyright Information
Informations on this website, such as illustration, photography, and text are protected by the copyright laws of each country, and by various conventions and other laws. Such informations should not be copied or transferred without permission, except for in circumstances allowed under the copyright law, such as copying intended for personal use or for quotation. Additionally, the clear indication of the source and preserving of the integrity must be observed upon using the informations.

3. Trademark Information
Our tradenames, trademarks, and marks are protected under the laws including the Commercial Code, Trade Mark Law, the Unfair Competitions Prevention Law. These cannot be used without our clear consent.

4. Cookies
Cookies are small data sent to User's browsers for a more convenient usage of the website after the first visit, and it maybe stored as a file in a disk in the User's computer.

5. Linking to This Site
Please feel free to link to this site, but the links should be made to the top page. However, AOE may reject links, before or after the establishment of the link, from sites inappropriate according to the aim of our organization, or from sites that may endanger our credibility or that of websites linked directly to us. AOE is also not responsible for the contents of websites linked directly to us, and Users should view them at their own risk.

6. Indemnities
Although the information posted on this website is reviewed carefully, AOE is not responsible for any damages caused by the use of this website. AOE may change or withdraw the informations on this website without any prior notice.