Site Policy

This website (hereinafter “Website”) is operated and administered by The Lake Biwa Canal Promotion Council (hereinafter “Council”). Before using this Website, please carefully read the following terms and conditions of use.

By using this Website, it is assumed that you have agreed to these terms of conditions of use.


All copyrights and other intellectual property rights in and to all content available on this Website, including text, images and any other material, and the selection, arrangement and layout thereof (hereinafter, “Content”) are either owned by the Council or other rights holders (including third parties providing information to the Council).
It is strongly prohibited to make secondary use of the Content including duplication, diversion, and sales for whatever purpose, without the permission of the Council or the relevant rights holder(s).

Linking to this Website

This Website may be linked to by any website, provided that such links are directed to the front page of this Website. Direct links to other pages including images and PDF files are prohibited. Please note that the Content on any pages other than the front page are subject to change without prior notice. Please also be sure to set the link so that this Website is displayed in a separate window.
This Website may not be linked to any for-profit websites or websites offensive to public order or morality.
Any third party websites (whether personal or professional) linked to this Website are operated and administered under the responsibility of respective third parties, and the Council will not be held liable in any way for the content of such websites nor for the use thereof.


Information published on this Website was up-to-date at the time of publication. The Council may alter or delete the Content of this Website, or interrupt or terminate operation of this Website without prior notice. The Council disclaims all responsibility for any damage or loss that may arise in connection with the use of any information provided on this Website or the Content.