This website is operated by the Kyoto National Museum (hereafter: "the museum").
In accessing this website, users agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions. The museum may revise these terms and conditions from time to time. Users are encouraged to visit this page periodically to review the most updated version of this website policy.
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The museum makes every reasonable effort to monitor and verify the contents of this website; however it does not guarantee the accuracy, validity, reliability, or security of the contents. The museum will not be liable for any damages or losses resulting from use of the website.
Many of the contents are time sensitive. At its discretion, the museum may discontinue or take down all or any part of the website or remove any of its contents at any time. The museum will not be liable for any damages or loss resulting from the updating, editing, deletion, or discontinuation of the contents.
You are free to link to our website so long as it is not for commercial purposes. However, URLs other than the website's top page are subject to change without notice.
Any third-party websites ("linked sites") whose links are posted on this website are the responsibility of the administrators of the linked sites and are not administered by the museum. The museum will not be liable for any damages or losses resulting from use of linked sites.
The museum may collect personal information of users who visit the website. When such personal information is collected, it is protected in accordance with the following policy:
As a basic principle, the museum does not disclose personal information it collects to third parties except in the cases outlined below.
The website automatically collects your internet domain name, IP address, and other information pertaining to your visit to the website. The museum will not link this information to data that can identify you as an individual unless such measures are required by law or regulation, or to protect the rights of other users.
Information collected pertaining to your use of the website will be consulted to provide smoother access to services on the website.
A cookie is a file that stores information about your visit to a website in the device that you used to visit the website, making it easier and more convenient for you to visit the website again.
Cookies will only be used to provide services on our website if you consent to their use. However, required cookies will always be used to enable browsing on our website, regardless of user consent. The use of mandatory cookies accords with legitimate processing as defined in Article 6.1 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
The museum does not have a definite retention period for cookies.
Please refer to the official website of the browser developer for information on how to change these settings.
The museum is active on the following social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.
The purpose of the museum's social media accounts is to share information about the museum, its exhibitions, collections, and other news in a timely fashion, while also promoting awareness and familiarity with the museum's diverse activities.
As a general rule, we do not follow or send friend requests to other users' accounts. We will also not retweet on Twitter, share "likes" on any platform, or comment or reply to other users' accounts. However, we may follow the accounts of related organizations and institutions, and share, retweet, or repost information from other museums, art galleries, or media outlets when deemed appropriate.
The museum reserves every right to block accounts or delete all or part of any posting or comments without notice if they are unrelated to the content of the museum's postings and content or if they fall under any of the following prohibited items:Prohibited Comments and Posts
Kyoto National Museum social media accounts will be suspended or deleted if the provision of information becomes difficult for unavoidable reasons.
The intellectual property rights of the texts, images, and other materials on these accounts belong to the Kyoto National Museum and other parties with legitimate rights.
The museum makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information posted on these accounts, but assumes no responsibility whatsoever for any damage or loss incurred in connection with these accounts.
This Social Media Operation Policy may be revised or updated at any time.