Thank you for visiting the Niwano Peace Foundation Website.
The contents of the Niwano Peace Foundation Website (hereinafter referred to “the Website”) is provided by the Niwano Peace Foundation (hereinafter referred to “NPF”) under the provision that users of the Website follow the conditions stipulated by the NPF 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 NPF making a change on the Policy, the Users are considered to agree to the amended Policy.
NPF 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, NPF is not responsible for any damages and/or inconveniences that are caused by the use of this Website and/or its information.
NPF may change the information in the Website or suspend its service without any prior notice. NPF is not responsible for any damages and/or inconveniences caused by such changes or suspension regardless of reasons.
NPF 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 grant, 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 grant application.
The Website automatically collects browsing statistics for the purpose of managing the Website and analyzing usage. This enables the Foundation to obtain statistical data regarding IP addresses, pages visited, the amount of time spent on each page, URLs entered immediately prior to accessing each website, page transition trends, and operating systems. Although the use of this information does not involve linking to personal information, IP addresses and other information may be used to help detect so-called blog spammers and the like.
NPF stores, uses, and analyzes collected information/data of the Users with which an individual may be identified in the scope of NPF activities. Among the information/data, NPF can use those which an individual can be identified with by abiding by the appropriate clauses of this Private Policy.
NPF 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.
○ When disclosure is requested based on legitimate reasons or explanations
○ When NPF acquires the prior consent from an individual concerning the disclosure of his/her information/data to a third party.
○ When NPF discloses information/data of a User to a person who is in charge of providing requested data or materials to that User within the scope for the person in charge to perform his/her responsibility
NPF takes all possible and rational measures to avoid accidental leakage of the collected information/data to third parties.
NPF 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.
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.
NPF may provide links to web pages of third parties as part of our service to the Users. Those pages are not managed under NPF control, and NPF 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 NPF 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 NPF unless specified otherwise.
NPF permits the use of NPF 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.