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Use of contents of Corporate Number Publication Site of National Tax Agency

Information made public on the Corporate Number Publication Site of the National Tax Agency (hereinafter referred to as the “Contents”) may be freely used by anyone, such as the reproduction, communication to the public and adaptation including translation and alteration of the Contents, in accordance with Paragraphs 1) to 6) below. Commercial use is also allowed.

Use of the Contents shall be deemed that the user has consented to these Terms of use.

1) Statement of the source

  1. The source shall be stated when a user uses the Contents. The method to state the source shall be as follows:a. The source shall be stated when a user uses the Contents. The method to state the source shall be as follows:

    (Example of the statement of the source)
    Source: The Corporate Number Publication Site of the National Tax Agency (URL of the relevant page)

  2. In the case of use of the Contents by editing, processing or other manipulation, the fact that editing, processing or other manipulation has been performed shall be stated, in addition to the source as aforementioned. Publication or use of edited or processed information in a manner as if it was prepared by the state (or authorities such as government departments) shall be prohibited.

    (Example of the statement in the case using the Contents by editing, processing, etc.)
    Created by processing the Corporate Number Publication Site (National Tax Agency) (URL of the relevant page)
    Created by Company OOO based on the Corporate Number Publication Site (National Tax Agency) (URL of the relevant page)

2) Do not infringe rights of third parties.

  1. In the Contents, a third party (meaning anyone other than the state; hereinafter the same shall apply) may have a copyright or any other right. For the Contents in which a third party has a copyright or any other right than the copyright (ex., the right to refuse to be photographed, a publicity right), users shall obtain a license from the third party on their own responsibility, excluding for the rights on which the fact that permission to use the copyright or other right has been obtained from the holder of such right is clearly indicated.

  2. While the Contents in which a third party has any right may directly or indirectly show or indicate such fact by stating or otherwise mentioning the source, some of such Contents do not specify, clearly indicate or otherwise show the part in which a third party has a right in a definite manner. Users shall confirm such point on their own responsibility when using the Contents.

    (Example of the case showing or indicating that a third party has a right in the Contents)
    Source: OOO

  3. Even though a third party has a copyright or any other right in the Contents, such Contents may be available without any license to be granted by the holder of the copyright or other right, such as citation permitted under the Copyright Act.

3) Contents to which these Terms of use shall not apply

These Terms of use do not apply to the following Contents:

  1. Symbols, logos and character designs that indicate organizations or specific projects; and
  2. The Contents clearly indicating the application of other Terms of use, together with specific and reasonable explanations of the grounds of such application.

4) Governing law and jurisdiction by agreement

  1. These Terms of use shall be construed under the laws of Japan.

  2. Any dispute arising out of the use of the Contents pursuant to these Terms of use or in connection with these Terms or Use shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the district court with jurisdiction over the location of the organization that makes public the Contents concerned with the dispute or the Terms of use, in the first instance as agreed by the parties to the dispute.

5) Indemnity

  1. The state shall not be responsible or liable in any way for any acts conducted by users using the Contents (including the act of using information created by editing, processing or otherwise manipulating the Contents).

  2. The Contents may be modified, removed, deleted or otherwise changed without notice.

6) Other provisions

  1. These Terms of use do not restrict such use as citation permitted under the Copyright Act.

  2. These Terms of use were established on April 1, 2016. These Terms of use shall be governed by the standard terms of use of the government (the second version). These Terms of use may be modified in the future. If any user has already been using the Contents in accordance with the prior version of the standard terms of use of the government, the terms and conditions of such version shall continue to apply.

  3. These Terms of use have compatibility with creative commons Attribution 4.0 International (meaning the terms and conditions of the copyright license as provided for in https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode.ja; hereinafter referred to as “CC BY”), and the Contents to which these Terms of use shall apply may also be used in accordance with CC BY.

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