1. Using the content on this website

 Information made available on this website (hereinafter referred to as “Content”) may be freely used, copied, publicly transmitted, translated or otherwise modified on condition that the user complies with provisions 1) to 6) below, with the exception of Content where other terms of use are applied. Commercial use of Content is also permitted. According the terms of use does not apply to such data, and may be used freely.

 Use of the Content constitutes agreement by the user with these terms of use for using the Content described herein (hereinafter referred to as “Terms of Use”).

1) Source citation

The user must cite the source when using the Content. Sources should be cited in the following manner:

(Examples of source citation)

 Source: XX Report (Center for Outcomes Research and Economic Evaluation for Health, National Institute of Public Health) (URL of the relevant page) (accessed on year/month/day)

If you have edited the Content for use, you must include a statement expressing that the content has been edited, in addition to the abovementioned source citation, but not any way that making public or using edited information in a format that may be misconstrued as having been created by the Government of Japan (or its ministries and/or agencies).

(Example of citation when using edited content)

 Created by editing the XX Report (Center for Outcomes Research and Economic Evaluation for Health, National Institute of Public Health) (URL of the relevant page)

2) No infringement of third party rights

In some cases, a third party (refers to a party other than the state. Hereinafter referred to as “Third Party”) may hold copyrights or other rights to a part of the Content. For Content where a Third Party holds copyrights or other rights (e.g. portrait rights in a photograph, publicity rights etc.), it is the responsibility of the user to obtain consent for use from the Third Party unless there is explicit indication that the rights have already been cleared.

If a Third Party holds rights to a part of the Content, said fact may be directly or indirectly stated or indicated through source citations, but in some cases the part of the Content to which the Third Party holds the rights may not be clear or may not be explicitly stated. It is the responsibility of the user to confirm the rights pertaining to use of the Content.

Even if a Third Party holds copyrights to the Content, some use of the Content, such as quoting, may be allowed without the consent of the copyright holder, under the Copyright Act of Japan.

3) Content where the Terms of Use does not reply.

Symbol mark, Logo, and Character Design which represent the organization or specific business.

4) Governing law and jurisdiction

The Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Japan.

In case of disputes relating to the use of the Content based on the Terms of Use, or the Terms of Use, the user agrees that the exclusive court of first instance shall be the district court with jurisdiction in the place where the organization that has published the disputed Content or Terms of Use is located.

5) Disclaimer

The state bears absolutely no responsibility for any action taken by the user involving the use of the Content (including use of information based on edited Content).

The Content may be modified, moved or deleted without prior notice.

6) Other

The Terms of Use does not limit those types of uses for which, under Copyright Act of Japan, license from the right holders are not required.

The Terms of Use was established on Feb 20, 2019. The Terms of Use is based on the Government of Japan Standard Terms and Conditions (Version 2.0). The Terms of Use may be modified in the future. If you are already using Content under previous version of the Government of Japan Standard Terms of Use, these terms and conditions will continue to apply.

The Terms of Use are compatible with the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 (hereinafter referred to as the CC License). This means that Content based on the Terms of Use may be used under the CC License in lieu of the Terms of Use.

2. Disclaimer

Center for Outcomes Research and Economic Evaluation for Health, National Institute of Public Health (“C2H”) provides information on this website with every possible care to ensure the accuracy of information contained in this website. However, C2H shall not assume any responsibility for any consequences whatsoever that may result from actions taken by users based on the information of this website.

3. Links

1) As a rule, users are not required to ask permission to link to pages on this website. The above-mentioned rule applies when the users provide a link to any page of this website including the top page, unless otherwise indicated on this website. In addition, it is not necessary to notify us of the fact of providing links. Users must, however, indicate clearly on their web pages that they are link(s) to this website. When the link is created, users are requested to ensure that the link to this website does not open as a frame within another website.

2) There will be a change of this website's URL including the top page without prior notice. C2H is not responsible to users for any damages or consequences such as inconveniences related to indicators of broken links caused by changes or deletions of information on this website or changes of this website's URL.