To All JAXA Website Users
Thank you for visiting the JAXA STS-114 Website.
The contents of the JAXA STS-114 Website (hereinafter referred to "the Website") is provided by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (hereinafter referred to "JAXA") under the provision that users of the Website follow the conditions stipulated by the JAXA Website Policy (hereinafter referred to "the Policy") specified here. All users who access the Website (hereinafter referred to "the Users") are considered that they have agreed to and accepted the Policy.
The Policy is subject to change without any prior notice. Changes will be promptly announced on the Website. As the Users access the Website first time after JAXA making a change on the Policy, the Users are considered to agree to the amended Policy.
JAXA is paying full attention to the Website; however, please be aware in advance that we are not responsible for the reliability and security of the Website. Also, JAXA is not responsible for any damages and/or inconveniences that are caused by the use of this Website and/or its information.
JAXA may change the information in the Website or suspend its service without any prior notice. JAXA is not responsible for any damages and/or inconveniences caused by such changes or suspension regardless of reasons.
Collecting Users Information
JAXA may collect and store information and data of the Users with which an individual may be identified, when the Users register themselves for mail service, request publications or other materials, apply for employment, or ask questions. Possible collected/stored personal information and data include name, address, name of company or school, position, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number, and personal history in case of employment application.
The Scope of the Use of Collected Information
JAXA stores, uses, and analyzes collected information/data of the Users with which an individual may be identified in the scope of JAXA activities. Among the information/data, JAXA can use those which an individual can be identified with by abiding by the appropriate clauses of this Private Policy.
Disclosure of Collected Information/Data
JAXA does not disclose collected information/data of the Users, especially those which an individual can be identified with to any third parties intentionally except for the following three cases.
JAXA takes all possible and rational measures to avoid accidental leakage of the collected information/data to third parties.
JAXA takes rational security measures to prevent loss, leakage, misuse, falsification, and demolition of the collected information/data from the Users with which an individual can be identified. However, please be aware that it is impossible to guarantee the absolute protection of the information/data despite our utmost security measures.
JAXA stores the access log and record of the Users including their IP addresses. An individual cannot be identified by an IP address. JAXA uses the recorded access log through the Website only for statistical and analytical purposes for finding access trends and number of access or for troubleshooting when a problem arises in the JAXA server. The statistical and analytical results are used for better management and service of the Website for the future by acquiring access trends of the Users.
Link to the Website
Links can be freely established if they are neither against public order and standards of decency nor against appropriate lows and acts concerning copyright, such as displaying the contents of the Websites in frames. JAXA prepares the banner below for links. Please feel free to use it.
Links to Web Pages of the Third Parties
JAXA may provide links to web pages of third parties as part of our service to the Users. Those pages are not managed under JAXA control, and JAXA is not responsible for any of the contents, privacy policies, and/or methods of collecting information of such pages. Please follow the conditions specified in such pages.
Concerning the use of JAXA texts, drawings, imagery, sounds, pictures, and other materials, the copyright (or the intellectual property right) of all of the texts, drawings, imagery, sounds, pictures and other materials used in the Website belongs to JAXA unless specified otherwise.
JAXA permits the use of JAXA texts, drawings, imagery, sounds, pictures and other materials if the purpose of the use is approved as for education, public relations, or information providing, or if the use is within the scope of relevant laws. In such cases, insertion of credits* is required for used texts, drawings, imagery, sounds, pictures and other materials.
*Examples of credits
The consent of a certain individual is required for the use of some of imagery or pictures belonging to JAXA, if the individual can be identified by the imagery, sounds or pictures, for example photos of an astronaut, in order to protect the right of that person.
Concerning the use of JAXA texts, drawings, imagery, sounds, pictures and other materials, please be aware that JAXA does not support any specific activities of individuals, groups or organizations.
JAXA texts, drawings, imagery, sounds, pictures and other materials can be used for commercial purpose with prior approval of JAXA. Please contact us for more information.
For any inquiry regarding the use of JAXA texts, drawings, imagery, sounds, pictures and other materials, please contact us.
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