Site Policy

This site conform to the site policy of the Hokkaido University’s official Web sites.

Site policy of the Hokkaido University’s official Web sites


While every effort is made to ensure the responsible management and smooth operation, this laboratory is not responsible for any errors in the material provided on this site and shall not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of any material found on this site.


Unless otherwise stated on individual pages of this site, Hokkaido University (hereinafter referred to as “this university”) holds the copyright for the content of this site. Unauthorized copy, duplication, transfer, sales and other secondary uses for commercial purposes are prohibited. However, duplication or reproduction for fair usage for educational or non-commercial purposes is permissible.

Personal Information

When personal information is collected in the form of questionnaire surveys and opinion solicitation via this site, the objectives for use shall be clearly stated and the collected information shall not be used for unintended purposes as stipulated by law. This does not apply to cases in which prior consent or permission is obtained and such information is required by law or for public interest.

Link Acceptance

In principle, this site is link-free and does not require prior permission from this university. As the case may be, the content and the URLs on this site can be changed or invalidated without notice. However, this laboratory shall not be responsible for any problems or compensation for damage such links may accrue. This laboratory may refuse linking from the following sites:

  • Information that offends public order and morals or runs counter to social ethics
  • Sites defaming this university or this university’s teaching staff and students
  • Sites slandering the content of this university’s educational and research activities
  • Sites providing possibly false information
  • Sites disguised or masquerading as this site
  • Other sites against the interests of this university

As for links to the outside that are noted on this site, this laboratory is not responsible for the content of those links.