Site Policy

About this Website

The website of DNP Foundation for Cultural Promotion (DNP Foundation) is a point of contact between the DNP Foundation and society and a portal for communication. Here, we present our activities, publications, reports PDF, etc. Please contact us (Open in a new window) if you have any questions.


Although the DNP Foundation takes great care when posting information on this website, it does not guarantee the accuracy, usefulness, or reliability of the information provided. In addition, the DNP Foundation may without prior notice change or suspend the content of the information, etc., on the website, as well as the website's configuration, terms of use, URLs and more, and may without notice suspend or stop the operation of the website.
The DNP Foundation assumes no responsibility whatsoever for any damage incurred by those who visit this website (hereinafter referred to as the "visitors") due to the use of information, etc., on this website, or due to any changes, etc., to this website.

Publication dates and published content

The information published on this website is current only at time of publication. Please note in advance that information may change after being posted.

Prohibited acts

The following acts are prohibited when using this website.

  • • Acts that may cause disadvantage or damage to the DNP Foundation or a third party
  • • Acts that injure or defame the DNP Foundation's activities/executives/employees
  • • Acts that damage or are likely to damage the DNP Foundation's credibility or dignity
  • • Acts that cause or are likely to cause a misunderstanding that the DNP Foundation is in a tie-up or cooperative relationship with the party providing a link to the DNP Foundation's website, or that the DNP Foundation recognizes, guarantees, supports or recommends a website bearing the link to the DNP Foundation's website
  • • Acts that infringe on copyright or other rights of the DNP Foundation or others
  • • Acts that violate the law, ordinances or regulations
  • • Acts contrary to public order and morality
  • • Acts impersonating a third party
  • • Acts of destroying or interrupting the function of the server or network of this website or exerting an excessive load upon it
  • • Acts of unauthorized access to the website network or system, etc., or attempts to gain unauthorized access
  • • Acts that interfere with the operation of this website
  • • Acts of sending computer viruses, worms, trojans and other malware, etc.
  • • Acts such as creating frame links, etc., such that it is no longer clear that the content on a website comes from the DNP Foundation's website
  • • Other acts that the DNP Foundation deems inappropriate

About copyrights

The copyright of this website and the individual texts, photos, videos, music, sounds, and all other works published on this website (hereinafter collectively referred to as "content") belong to the DNP Foundation or the original author or other rights holder (hereinafter collectively referred to as the "copyright holder").
Unless copyright law allows it, without prior permission of the copyright holder, the acts of copying, public transmission, distribution, modification, excision, or republishing of content on visitor’s website, etc., is prohibited. If you wish to use such content, please obtain permission from the DNP Foundation in advance. Please be aware that if the content contains portraits, third-party works or trademarks, etc., or if the DNP Foundation determines that it is inappropriate, etc., usage may be declined.
If you use content with permission of the DNP Foundation, please indicate that copyright belongs to the DNP Foundation unless otherwise specified. The copyright notice may not be changed or deleted without the prior consent of the DNP Foundation.

About trademarks

The rights relating to this website, and individual trademarks, insignia, logos and trade names posted on the website belong to the DNP Foundation or the owner of the individual rights. The above may not be used without the permission of the DNP Foundation or the respective rights holders, except as permitted under the Trademark Act and other laws.

About links

A link to this website may be posted on the visitor’s website, regardless of whether the website is for-profit, not-for-profit, the internet or an intranet, provided that all the terms of use set forth on this website are followed (including the posting of this website's URL in magazines, books or other printed publications). Moreover, when providing a link to this website, it is not necessary to contact the DNP Foundation. However, the information and URLs on this website may not be maintained permanently, and may be changed, canceled or deleted without notice. The owner of a site linking to the DNP Foundation's website is kindly asked to perform maintenance such as correction of URLs linking to the DNP Foundation's website. The DNP Foundation is not responsible for any damage that occurs to sites linking to the DNP Foundation's website or their operators, readers or third parties as a result of linking to this website.
If you wish to link this website from your website, please refer to the title, etc., of the page bearing the link and display the linked page name correctly.

Notwithstanding the above, links from the websites listed below are strictly prohibited.

  • • Websites that include content that defames or denigrates the DNP Foundation, its executives or employees
  • • Websites that contain content that defames or denigrates the activities and publications of the DNP Foundation
  • • Websites containing content that may damage the DNP Foundation's credibility or dignity by going against public order and morals, etc.
  • • Websites containing criminal acts or acts leading to criminal acts, or content that is likely to lead to criminal acts
  • • Websites that provide information that violates or is likely to violate laws, ordinances or regulations

If the DNP Foundation discovers that your website violates any of the above and asks you to delete a link to its website, you must do so.

About sites linking to the DNP website and sites linked to by the DNP website

Third party websites (hereinafter referred to as "linked sites") other than those belonging to the DNP Foundation that have a link to this website or that are linked to by this website are managed and operated by the owner of the linked site, and are not under the control of the DNP Foundation. Visitors should use linked sites according to the conditions of use stated in each linked site. The DNP Foundation is not responsible for the content of linked sites, or for any damages, complaints or claims, including damages from third parties resulting from the use of these websites.
The fact that there is a link to this website on another website, or that there is a link from this website to another website does not mean that the DNP Foundation recognizes, warrants, supports or recommends the use of the linked site and the products, services, companies, etc., listed therein. Moreover, it does not mean that there is a special relationship, such as a partnership, between the DNP Foundation and the linked site.

Recommended browsers

This website strives to create web content that allows you to use the site without experiencing layout problems or missing information. However, when certain older browsers are used, the content may not be displayed according to our designed intentions.

In order to view this website as intended, we recommend using the following browsers. The recommended display resolution is 1280×1024 or higher, while for smartphones we recommend a screen size of 320×568 or higher.

For Microsoft Windows:

  • • The latest version of Microsoft Edge
  • • The latest version of Google Chrome

For Apple Macintosh:

  • • The latest version of Safari
  • • The latest version of Google Chrome

For smartphones:

  • • iOS 16 or 17
  • • Standard browser for Android 11 or later

About using cookies

We use cookies on this website for the convenience of our visitors and to improve the website.
A cookie is a mechanism for storing user data for a particular website when using a PC or other device. Cookies are text files stored in the user's device that make browsing sites more convenient. Cookies do not include personal information such as name, address, telephone number or e-mail address.

If you want to disable cookies, you can do so via your browser's settings. Please check with your browser’s supplier for how to disable cookies for your browser.
Please be aware that if you disable cookies, some functions of this website may not be available.

Access data using cookies, etc.

This website uses Google Analytics to analyze user access status. This tool does not collect any specific personal information.
The DNP Foundation uses access data to improve visitor’s convenience and maintain and improve the quality of this website.

If you opt out of this tool using the opt out page below, we will stop sending data of your access to this website to Google Analytics.

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This website uses PDF data for some content.
PDF data can be viewed by installing plugin to your browser from the link below. If you cannot view PDF data, please check the installation status and the software version at the Adobe Inc website.

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JavaScript is used for some content on this website to improve the user experience.
Please note that if JavaScript is not turned on (enabled) in your browser settings, content may not be displayed correctly or may not be accessible.

Governing laws and jurisdictions

Unless otherwise specified, the use of this website is governed by the laws of Japan.
Access to this website is at the discretion of the accessing user, and responsibility for the use of this website lies with the accessing user.
For all disputes related to the use of this website, unless otherwise specified, the Tokyo District Court shall be the exclusive jurisdiction court of the first trial.

Inquiries about this website

For inquiries regarding this website, please contact us using the “Contact Form".