Site Policy

This website (hereinafter referred to as "the Site") is operated by the Kyoto Ceramic Art Association (hereinafter referred to as "the Association").
Before using the Site, please read about each of the matters explained below. Note that the Site policies are subject to change without notice as needed. If any change occurs, please check the revised version, which will be published accordingly.


The copyrights and other rights related to all contents (texts, images, materials, etc.) published on the Site belong to the Association and the providers of the information. These contents are protected by the copyright laws of Japan and other countries, as well as by international treaties, and cannot be used beyond the scope of private use defined by said copyright laws. In addition, it is strictly prohibited to modify, duplicate, rent, lend, sell, publish, transmit, broadcast, etc. these contents for third party use without permission of the copyright holder, regardless of the method they are provided. However, if there are particular terms of use related to individual works, priority will be given to those applicable terms.


You are free to create a link to the Association website as long as the interests of the links are not profit-oriented. Note that URLs except that of the home page are subject to change without notice.


For publication of any information on the Site, the Association thoroughly reviews and checks it. However, we make no guarantees of accuracy, availability, reliability, safety, etc., related to the contents. The Association assumes no responsibility whatsoever for any damage or loss by use of the website.

The information published on the Association website is given only at the time of publication, and is subject to change or be deleted without prior notice. In addition, the site configuration, conditions of use, and/or site addresses are subject to change without notice, and operation may be subject to interruption or discontinuation without notice. The Association assumes no responsibility whatsoever for any problems such as broken links and/or for any damage or loss caused by the aforementioned changes, deletion, interruption, and/or discontinuation, regardless of the reason.

Third-party websites (those other than that of the Association) that have been linked to or by the Site (hereinafter referred to as "the link site(s)") are the responsibility of and should be managed by the operators of each link site, and should not be the responsibility of or managed by the Association. The Association assumes no responsibility whatsoever for any contents on the link sites, or for any damage or loss through use of them.

Browsing Environment

The contents of the Site, excluding a part of them, are compatible with HTML5 (HyperText Markup Language) and CSS3 (CascadingStyleSheet).

Browser Recommendations

In order to browse the Site smoothly and with ease, we recommend the following environments, which are more compatible with the CSS specifications. Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, FireFox 40.0 or higher, Safari 8.0 or higher, and Google Chrome 46.0 or higher. Note that if you use Internet Explorer 8.0 or older, FireFox 39.0 or older, Safari 7.0 or older, or Google Chrome 45.0 or older, the contents may appear differently (from those in the CSS-compatible environment).

About JavaScript

Some services used on the Site use JavaScript. To use these services, please turn the JavaScript setting to ON in the browser.

Privacy Policy

Basic Concept

The Kyoto Ceramic Art Association (hereinafter referred to as "the Association") collects information of persons who use the website operated by the Association (hereinafter referred to as "the Site") within the scope required for smooth operation of services provided by the Site (such as information supplement). Any information we collect will be used within the scope of "Purpose of Use".

Scope of information to be collected

The Site does not collect information such as your name, your date of birth, or other information that can generally identify individuals, excluding the following items:
(1) The Site automatically collects information related to Internet domain names, IP addresses, and other information related to browsing of the Site.

Purpose of Use

We will use information collected in (1) as a reference for smooth operation of services provided by the Site.

Limitations of Use and Supplement

The Association, excluding the cases when disclosure is requested based on the laws, such as with illegal activities like making threats, and/or when special reasons are given, will not use collected information for purposes other than those specified in "Purpose of Use", or not provide information to third parties ourselves. Note that the Association may disclose the Site access information as data processed statistically.

Security Securing Measures

The Association takes the necessary measures to prevent leakage, deletion, and/or defamation of collected information, as well as in order to properly manage said information.

Scope of Application

This privacy policy is applied only to the Site ( Information on other websites is the responsibility of and is to be handled by the respective organizations.


This privacy policy is subject to revision as needed.