Terms of Use

I. Intellectual Property Rights

  1. Ownership

    All content, text, images, data, information and other materials (hereafter collectively as “Content”) displayed, available or present on this Website, including any intellectual property (including trademarks or copyrights, hereinafter collectively as “Intellectual Property”), are the property of the Japan Pavilion Secretariat, Expo 2025, or the Secretariat or their acknowledged owners and are protected by applicable intellectual property laws and regulations.

  2. Authorized and Prohibited Uses

    The user of this Website (hereinafter “User”) may use this Website, and download and print copies of Content on this Website for only the intended purposes of the Website, so long as the User complies with these terms and conditions and applicable laws and regulations. The User may not otherwise reproduce, sell, publish, distribute, modify, display or use all or part of this Website or the Content without the prior written permission of the Secretariat. The User may not infringe upon, dilute, remove, or modify any or all of the Intellectual Property or related property notices on this Website. If you wish to reproduce all or part of this Website or the Content, please contact the Secretariat, by written request describing the purpose of such reproduction.

II. User Requirements and Conditions

  1. Compliance

    The User will comply with all relevant applicable laws and regulations while using the Website.

  2. Disclaimer

    In no event will the Secretariat be liable to the User for any loss or damage, or any trouble arising from the use of the Content or any website linked to this Website, nor guarantee as to the accuracy, usefulness, veracity, or fitness for the User's particular purposes of any Content posted on this Website, including content, links and other information posted by a third party that is beyond the Secretariat’s reasonable responsibility, as well as the Secretariat's translations thereof. The Secretariat advises every User to review terms of use of any website linked to this Website.

  3. Indemnification

    The User will defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Secretariat and its affiliates, officers, directors, employees and contractors from any demands, claims, damages, liabilities, expenses or harm, including attorney's fees, arising in connection with the User's use of this Website, online conduct breach of these Terms of Use or dealings or transactions with other persons resulting from use of this Website.

III. Website Links

  1. Linking

    In general, Users are free to link to this website. However, linking is rejected in cases where the content of the linking website (1) is in violation of public morals, (2) is in violation of laws or regulations or is acknowledged to run the risk of violating legal codes, or (3) serve a risk of providing misleading information. When linking to this Website, please contact the Secretariat with the page linked to, URL and content information for the linking website, and the intention for linking included in your message. As a rule, please link to the top page of this Website (https://2025-japan-pavilion.go.jp) when possible. If you have a particular reason to create a link to an individual page within this Website, please request permission from the Secretariat.

  2. Identification of this Website

    Any link to this Website should clearly identify it as the website of the Japan Pavilion. The Secretariat reserves the right in its sole discretion, to request to modify or delete your link to this Website, if the Secretariat deems such modification or deletion necessary.

  3. Logo

    The Japan Pavilion logo may be placed on a website for the sole purpose of creating a link to this Website.

IV. Miscellaneous

  1. Privacy Policy

    The User's personal information acquired by the Secretariat or provided to the Secretariat by the User will be handled by the Secretariat in accordance with the Privacy Policy , which constitutes a part of these Terms of Use Article IV.2.

  2. Dispute Resolution

    With respect to any and all disputes arising out of or in connection with this Website or these Terms of Use, the Secretariat and the User agree to negotiate in good faith and undertake reasonable efforts to cooperate with one another in order to achieve a mutually satisfactory resolution. The Secretariat has no obligation to become involved in any dispute between the User and any third party. This Website, these Terms of Use and any dispute arising in connection therewith shall be exclusively governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Japan. The Tokyo District Court of Japan shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising in connection with this Website or these Terms of Use. Any claim or legal action relating to this Website or these Terms of Use must be filed no later than one (1) year after the cause of action arises.

  3. Entire Agreement and Modification of the Terms of Use

    This is the entire agreement between the parties with respect to its subject matter and supersedes any prior agreement or communication between the User and the Secretariat. The Secretariat reserves the right to modify these Terms of Use at any time without prior notice to Users. When these Terms of Use are revised or updated, the Secretariat will post such revised or updated Terms of Use, including the effective date of the revision or update, on this Website. It shall be construed that the User agrees on or accepts the revised or updated Terms of Use when the User starts using this Website having such revised or updated Terms of Use subsequent to the publication made by the Secretariat.

Supplementary provisions

This agreement is effective as of April 13, 2023.