Site Policy

■Links

In principle, links to this website may be posted freely, regardless of profit-making or non-profit purposes. However, users should refrain from creating a link if it is likely to result in the following:

Links from websites that includes content which slanders or intends to cause loss of credibility to Tochigi prefecture or other companies, persons or organizations.
Any actions that infringes or may infringe upon the rights such as intellectual property rights including copyrights, trademarks and so on, assets, privacy or image rights, of Tochigi prefecture or other companies, persons or organizations.
Links where this website is displayed within a frame obscuring the fact that information is from this Site and which may cause misunderstandings by a third party.
In addition to the above, any website which engages in conduct that violates laws and ordinances, including acts, regulations, or rules, or goes against generally accepted rules of morality or conduct that interferes with the operation of this Website's service.
The posting of links using registered trademarks, such as logos and marks owned by Tochigi prefecture, without permission.
The posting of links in such a way as to misidentify the information source.
Please be aware that the URL for this Website may be changed without any notification sent to your website.
Also, please be aware that Tochigi prefecture will not bear responsibility for any complaints or compensation claims.

■Technical Information

●No. 1. Recommended environment
The website recommends the browsers listed below to ensure safe and comfortable usage.

1. Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
2. Google Chrome latest version
3. Mozilla Firefox latest version
4. Safari latest version

●No. 2 Technologies
1. Plug-ins
Adobe Reader (Acrobat Reader latest version) is required to view and print PDF files.
2. Cookies
This Website uses Cookies in order to make your experience at this Website more convenient and in order to obtain data to continually improve this Website. Cookies are data regarding the operation of this Website that is sent to your browser from the server and stored in your computer. However, the stored data does not contain any information which can identify you, such as your name, address, or phone number.
Also, this poses no direct adverse effect to your computer. To assess the ways individual pages of this Website are accessed, Tochigi prefecture may use the cookies of a third party company with which it has an operating consignment agreement. You can refuse to accept cookies by changing the settings in your browser. Doing so will not greatly impair your ability to view this Website. To learn how to change your browser settings, please consult your browser's help page or contact the manufacturer.
3. JavaScript
This Website uses JavaScript for some of the contents in order to provide a more enjoyable experience for the user. Please be aware that if you do not have JavaScript turned on in your browser settings, some contents may not display or operate properly.
4. PDFs
Adobe Reader (Acrobat Reader latest version) is required to view and print PDF files. If you do not have Adobe Reader installed, or if this website’s contents do display correctly, please download the latest version of Adobe Reader software.

●No. 3 Information System Security
In order to continue operations with the trust of those using this website, and to carry out our social mission as a governmental institution, this website will protect information assets from threats.

1. To maintain the safety and accuracy of information, we strive to prevent unauthorized computer access and destruction, alteration, loss and leakage of information, by taking appropriate safety measures.
2. When handling information assets, we conform to the Tochigi Prefecture Fundamental Policy for Information Security, laws and ordinances, and other norms.
3. When we outsource the handling of information, the process will be supervised and managed as appropriate for Tochigi prefecture.
4. We shall create a system to continuously improve the service of this website, aiming at the maintenance and improvement of its security.