Terms of Use Regarding the Promotional Resources

The Japan Meeting & Incentive Planner's Guide (http://www.japanmeetings.org/) offers planning tools and resources for planners and organizers of MICE events. Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) authorizes usage of the planning tools and resources on the conditions that are outlined in these Terms of Use.

I.Usage Application and Authorization

1.Application and authorization

JNTO authorizes the usage of the planning tools and resources by applicant(s) who meet all conditions set forth. Applicant(s) must apply in accordance with the application method as stated in the Usage Guide.

  1. Authorized entities

    JNTO conditionally grants authority to media organizations, travel agencies, corporate entities and other accredited organizations and public entities to use the planning tools and resources. In principle, private individuals are unauthorized to use the planning tools and resources.

  2. Usage purpose

    The usage of the planning tools and resources is restricted to promoting meetings and events in Japan and/or improving the image.

  3. Others

    The applicant(s) must be in no way inappropriate or unsuitable for using the planning tools and resources.

2.Usage fees

Usage of the planning tools and resources is free.

II.Obligations

1.Permitted usage

The planning tools and resources include video footage, photos and promotion videos. JNTO conditionally authorizes users to edit and/or process the video footage and photos and/or add other resources (own images, photographs, audio, etc.) to the video footage and photos to create their own work (hereafter referred to as "own work"). JNTO conditionally authorizes usage of the video footage until March 31, 2021.
JNTO conditionally authorizes users to copy and present their own work and/or the promotion videos at public screenings, online sites (users' own homepages, blogs, accredited user-supplied video sites, etc.) and such.

2.Prohibited usage

  1. Usage that infringes on copyright and/or intellectual property rights is prohibited.

  2. Usage that harms, that has the potential to harm or that is intended to harm the honor or reputation of the authors (JNTO or others) in the planning tools and resources is prohibited.
    Usage that offends, that has the potential to offend or that is intended to offend the characteristics, dignity and honor of the subjects in the planning tools and resources (including all people, objects, scenery, etc.) is prohibited.
    Usage that damages, that has the potential to damage or that is intended to damage the subjects' credibility is also prohibited.

  3. Usage of the planning tools and resources for expressions or acts that are prohibited by law or for expressions or acts that infringe on the rights of third parties, such as through libel or intrusion of privacy, is prohibited. Usage of the planning tools and resources with such materials is also prohibited.

  4. Usage that offends, that has the potential to offend or that is intended to offend public order and morals is prohibited.

Contact JNTO in the event uncertainty arises as to whether the intended usage falls under the prohibitions listed above.

3.Display of the author's name

The name of the author (JNTO) of the planning tools and resources must be clearly shown to indicate that A) the planning tools and resources are the property of JNTO and B) the own work was created using the planning tools and resources.
The name need not be included if the planning tools and resources are used for only a presentation. The name must be included if the planning tools and resources are printed for usage as resource materials. The name must be included in the end credits if the planning tools and resources are featured in media programs and/or shows.

4.Report the Internet address to JNTO

Report the Internet address(es) to JNTO if the own work and/or the promotion videos are uploaded onto the Internet.

5.Conveyance of the Terms of Use

In the event users authorize third parties to use the own work that features the planning tool and resources, the users must assign these Terms of Use. Third parties are subject to the terms. Conditions that run contrary to these Terms of Use may not be added.

III.Others

1.Violations of the Terms of Use

Authorization to use the planning tools and resources will be automatically nullified should the user violate these Terms of Use. Continued usage of the planning tools and resources in such cases will be considered unauthorized usage. In the event that the own work violating these Terms of Use is released on the Internet or other media, JNTO reserves the right to demand deletion of the own work from the user's own medium, from hosting sites, etc. and demand other necessary measures.

2.Changes to the Terms of Use

JNTO reserves the right to make changes to these Terms of Use as necessary. JNTO will make any necessary announcements to such ends on this site.

3.Disclaimer

The planning tools and resources may contain images of people or specific products for which authorized usage of the likeness and trademarks is not guaranteed. Even if the user follows these Terms of Use when using the planning tools and resources, the user is responsible for any disputes that may arise, such as complaints from third parties. JNTO assumes no responsibility whatsoever.

4.Governing law and jurisdiction

These Terms of Use are governed by and interpreted in accordance with the Constitution of Japan. The Tokyo District Court shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any disputes, which may arise out of these Terms of Use.

5.Contact

Japan National Tourism Organization/Japan Convention Bureau
convention@jnto.go.jp

Local Contacts

Japan

(JNTO Head Office)

+81 3 6691 4852

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New York

Alicia Hinds

+1 212 757 5640

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London

Ellen Mitchell

+44 20 7398 5670

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Paris

Aurelien Bandini

+33 1 4296 2960

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Seoul

Im Young Hong

+82 2 777 8601

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Singapore

Susan Ong

+65 6223 8205

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