Term of Use

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Copyright notices

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Collection of user information and Use of Cookies

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(2) Use of Cookies
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Cookies can simplify the use of frequently used services.
Cookies are used on this website. Those Cookies do not collect any information which identifies you personally.

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(3) Information collected through proceedings under (1) and (2) shall be used as reference data to implement delivery of services through this website.

Link to pages

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The contents, information, and URLs, etc., of this site are subject to change or cancellation without prior notice.


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No liability

Although we carefully manage the information and contents on this website, no responsibility or liability is assumed regarding their completeness, usability or fitness for a particular purpose. No responsibility or liability is assumed for any damages due to use of, or reference to, this website or due to any conduct carried out in reliance on the information on this website.