Site Policy

April 2015 Updated

Terms and conditions of use

The users of the website “iPS Trend”, operated by JST, shall comply with the following conditions (hereinafter referred to as “the conditions of use”). A person who has accessed or used the website shall be deemed to have agreed with the conditions of use.

iPS Trend is a “portal site on iPS cells”. JST provides a link service for users, and third persons are allowed to link to the website. JST is not associated with or assumes no responsibility for web contents provided by third persons or their conditions of use. Users shall follow the rules stipulated by the administrator of each website.

Recommended environment

The following software environment is recommended for viewing this website : Windows : Internet Explorer 6 or higher, Firefox 3 or higher
Macintosh : Safari 3 or higher

JavaScript in the browser must be enabled to view certain pages as intended.

Disclaimer

While every effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the website, JST does not guarantee its reliability and security. JST shall not be liable for any damages caused in connection with the use of the website or its contents by users.

All information on the website is subject to change, and JST may suspend or terminate its operation without prior notice. Please be aware that JST shall not be liable for any damages arising out of modifications to the contents, removal of information from the website, or suspension or termination of its operation.

As to the disclaimer for contents provided by other websites, please refer to the relevant provisions on each site.

Links to iPS Trend

1) You are allowed to place a link to iPS Trend freely. Please send us an email including the URL of a linking site before or after establishing the link. Please specify on the linking page that the link destination is the website “iPS Trend”.

2) A website that is not in line with the purposes of iPS Trend and one that applies (or is considered to apply) to any of the following may not be allowed to link to iPS Trend :

  1. Sites that damage (or are likely to damage) the property, reputation, or credibility of a particular individual, group, or organization, or compromise (or are likely to compromise) the privacy of individuals;
  2. Sites that are (regarded as) offensive to public order and morals;
  3. Sites that are considered to support or recommend the activity of a particular individual, group, or organization
  4. Sites that slander or defame a particular individual, group, or organization
  5. Sites that contain frame links likely to damage the appearance of iPS Trend
  6. Sites that give a false impression that they have a collaborative, cooperative, or supportive relationship with iPS Trend
  7. Sites that are considered to be inappropriate by the administrator

[Attention]
Websites of third parties linked from/to iPS Trend (hereinafter referred to as “link sites”) shall be administrated on their own. iPS Trend is neither responsible for the contents of link sites nor liable for any damages arising out of their use. iPS Trend is not intended to be a recommendation of any specific product, service or company, and a link to iPS Trend does not indicate any partnership or relationship with the link site. Please be aware that when using a link site, you shall also comply with the terms and conditions of use stipulated in the site.

The use of contents provided by third parties

The copyright (or intellectual property rights) of all texts, pictures, images, sounds, and movies contained in the original contents on this website belongs to JST except as otherwise provided. As for the copyright of contents provided by other websites or third parties, please refer to relevant information on each site.

The use of all texts, pictures, images, sounds, and movies contained in the original contents on this website will be permitted only for the purpose of education, publicity, and information provision and within the scope specified by the laws. When using any of the texts, pictures, images, sounds, or movies published on the website, you are required to describe the source (note).

(Note) Examples : “Courtesy of iPS Trend” or “© iPS Trend”

Any unauthorized use of above-mentioned materials is strictly prohibited. Prior to using any of the images, sounds, and movies owned by JST that is related to a particular individual, you are required to obtain consent from the person.

If you use any of the texts, pictures, images, sounds, and movies owned by JST for commercial purposes, prior consent shall be obtained from JST.

If you have any questions concerning the use of texts, pictures, images, sounds, and movies owned by JST, please contact JST.

Applicable laws and court of jurisdiction

The use of this website and the site policy shall be construed and applied in accordance with the laws of Japan unless otherwise provided for. Any dispute concerning the use of this site shall be resolved by the Tokyo District Court as the court in jurisdiction.

Scope of application

This site policy will be applied only to iPS Trend (http : //www.jst.go.jp/ips-trend/)

Contact to the Office of iPS Trend (AMED)

Contact us by E-mail【saisei-ML*amed.go.jp (Please change * to @)】. Please be aware that the Office of iPS Trend will not be able to answer technical or scientific questions.

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