Cultural Japan (a website provided by the cultural.jp domain, referred to below as "this site") is operated by volunteer members (hereinafter "this members").

This site publishes and provides data collected from the database selected by this members by utilizing data interoperability technology such as IIIF/RDF/API.

Please be aware of the following points when using this site.

Using Data

Before using the metadata and thumbnail images, please check the usage conditions of each database. Please also refer to "Using Data" of Japan Search.


While we ensure that the information posted on this website is accurate, we shall bear no responsibility whatsoever for any acts committed by users in the use of this site. Further, this site does not in any way endorse or authorize the information and information sources it presents, nor with regard to sites linked to this site as well, does it guarantee the accuracy, legality, safety, etc. of those sites or of information posted. Please note in advance that changes to or deletion of content or URLs (addresses) are subject to occur without notice, and service may be suspended due to repair and maintenance, etc.

Privacy Policy

Basic Concept

We are concerned with protecting the privacy of ouer users in the smooth operation of the services we provide on this site. We treats the information we collect appropriately within the scope of the purpose of use.

Information on Use (Access Logs)

The domain name of the accessing party, IP address, access date and time, keyword searches, accessed files and pages, and on information on use (access logs) such as the browser being used, etc. is collected automatically on this site. The access logs collected are used for reference to assist in work performance and improvement of service involved in the operation of this site and are used to produce statistics on the habits of its users.

Use of Google Analytics

This site uses Google Analytics to collect and analyze access logs on this site. For specifics on how Google Analytics collects and processes data, please visit Google's Privacy & Terms page and consult "How Google uses information from sites or apps that use our services", and "Safeguarding your data" from the Google Analytics Help page. The "Safeguarding your data" page explains how users can override and mask their IP address from the Google Analytics access logs.

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