Terms of Use

Copyrights, trademarks, and other rights

Copyright and other rights to all materials on this website (text, images, and data) are held by the Ishibashi Foundation ("the Foundation") or by rights holders who have approved the Foundation's use of those materials. Copying, downloading, reproduction, or other use of these materials beyond the personal use and other uses expressly permitted by Japanese law, without permission by the rights holder, is prohibited.


The Foundation has exercised great care in preparing the materials for this Website. It provides the materials as is, however, without warranty of any kind, including warranties that the materials are accurate, up to date, useful, or safe. In no case shall the Foundation be liable for damages of any kind arising from the use of the Website or from being unable to use it.

The materials on the Website are subject to change, deletion, or other modification without notice. The display of the Website to the public may be suspended or terminated at any time. In no case shall the Foundation be liable for damages of any kind arising from changes in or deletion of materials or suspension or termination of display of the Website to the public.

Links to the Website

The contents of websites apart from the Foundation's site that link to this Website ("linked sites") are the responsibility of those operating each linked site. The Foundation makes no warranty of any kind concerning the contents of linked sites. The Foundation is not responsible for the contents of linked sites and or for damages of any kind arising from the use of linked sites. Use linked sites at your own risk, following the terms and conditions stated on those sites.

Browser Support/Plug-In

We develop and test our website based on the most actively used modern browsers. These are currently:

Browser Support
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7+
  • Mozilla Firefox 4+
  • Mac OS Safari 5+
  • On
  • * This does not mean that our site cannot be used in other browsers, however, functionality and appearance may be diminished and we may not be able to provide support for any problems you find.