2. About the Website

About the Website

On this page, we offer an explanation of the operating policies for the website [hereafter, "this website"] of the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Tokyo [hereafter, "RCAST"] displayed at the URL https://www.rcast.u-tokyo.ac.jp/.

Use of this website is subject to the terms set forth below.

This explanation does not, however, pertain to any website operated by RCAST's affiliated organizations other than the aforementioned URL. Regarding the usage conditions for any of those websites, please direct your inquiries to each site's administrative section.

Administration and Operation of This Website

This website is administered and operated by RCAST Public Relations Committee.


Unless otherwise noted, all information presented on this website and every individual composition, design, image, logo, etc., all copyrightable material belongs to RCAST. Without advance written consent, any use other than viewing or printing for personal, not-for-profit objectives is forbidden. This includes such uses as: reproduction, modification, analysis, public transmission, transfer, lending, licensing, or use for the sake of commercial gain.

Information Published on This Website

We pay close attention to the accuracy, currency, and usability of the information on this website, but we cannot provide a guarantee for each piece of information. In the unlikely event that the user should suffer damages by using this website, RCAST bears no responsibility whatsoever. Furthermore, information on this website is subject to addition, alteration, correction, or deletion without notice. RCAST bears no responsibility for any loss whatsoever that the user may experience due to addition to, alteration or deletion of, or interruption or cancellation of the exhibition of information on this website.

Linking to This Website

As a general principle, you are free to create links to this website. Please be forewarned that, following changes to the site's structure or organization of servers, individual pages to which links have been established may be moved or deleted without warning.

However, we firmly refuse to allow links from the following types of websites:

  • sites that go against standards of decency
  • sites that slander, libel, or defame the character of specific individuals or groups, or that have the potential to do so
  • sites that charge users a fee when they click on a link to access this website
  • sites that have the potential to damage trust in RCAST
  • any other site that is determined to be inappropriate

Links from This Website

Websites outside of RCAST to which this website links are the responsibility of the organizations that maintain and operate them, and RCAST bears no responsibility for any damage that the user may incur after using these websites. It is the user's responsibility to follow the use conditions established by the sites to which this website links.

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For privacy policy for use of this website, please see please see the Privacy Policy.

Privacy Policy

Web accessibility

RCAST is committed to making this website accessible to the widest possible audience.


Comments and Questions Regarding This Page

Please direct opinions and requests about this website to the Public Relations and Information Office.

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