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Note: The following is a provisional translation of the original Japanese Terms of Service. Click here to view the Japanese website.

Matters regarding the ownership of intellectual property rights related to the information on the Japan Inclusive Business Support Center portal site and our exemption from liability for the use thereof are compliance with the legal terms given on the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry website, which are provided below. Matters relating specifically to the operation of the Japan Inclusive Business Support Center portal site are outlined in the Terms of Service.

Ownership of intellectual property rights

The property rights to the information provided on the METI website (; “this website”) and the software utilized for the provision of that information (the “Information and Software”) belong to METI or to the person(s) who provided the Information and Software to METI.

Further, the intellectual property rights to the Information and Software on this website are protected under the Copyright Act of Japan and other applicable laws.

Except with the prior approval of METI and the providers of Information and Software to METI, users have no right to copy, make public, transmit, distribute, assign, rent, license, reprint or reuse all or any part of the Information and Software or the contents thereof.


The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) has taken various precautions with respect to the information on the METI website (; “this website”) but does not warrant in any way the completeness, accuracy, usefulness, security and so on of its content. Furthermore, the information on this website is only a portion of the information about METI’s activities, and is not meant to include all such information. METI will not be liable for any effects whatsoever that may stem from decisions made by or actions taken by users based on information on this website.

All the information on this website is current at the time it is posted and is not necessarily the latest information at the time when it is used by the user. All the information on this website is subject to change or deletion in name, content and so on, without prior notice. In addition, the URL of this website, including the top page, is subject to change without notice. METI will not be liable for any damages to users or any inconveniences or other consequences whatsoever related to indicators of broken links or the like caused by changes or deletions of information on this website or changes in this website’s URL.

METI will not have any liability whatsoever for any damages incurred by users that are attributable to the suspension of services on this website due to site maintenance or a force majeure such as fire, power outage or other natural disaster, virus, or interference by a third party.

METI does not warrant the accuracy, legality, and so on of the information on any website that is linked to this website. If any problem should arise in connection with the use of any such linked website, the user is requested to deal with the matter on the user’s own responsibility.

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