Site Policy and Terms of Use

This website (swc.nict.go.jp; hereinafter referred to as the “Site”) is managed by the Space Environment Laboratory of the Applied Electromagnetic Research Institute in the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (hereinafter referred to as the “Laboratory”). The Site is managed for the use of operators of infrastructures such as communications, broadcasting, or space industry, which may be damaged or affected by space environment disturbances. When using information on the Site, please be aware of the following terms of use.

1. Disclaimer

Please be aware that the information on the Site is produced on the basis of quasi real-time observation data, which may includes datasets before calibration and/or noise treatment. The Laboratory is not responsible for any inconvenience or damage which may be caused by using the information on the Site. Information and data on the Site may be partially/permanently suspended or deleted. The content and attributes in the Site (including formats) may be changed without prior notice.

2. Copyright

All the information provided on the Site is protected in Japan and internationally, by copyright laws and international copyright convection. The entire Site is also subject to copyright as an editorial work.
The entire or a part of the contents of the Site, quotation/reproduction for private use can be carried out by explicitly indicating the source, as an act permitted under the copyright law. However, if there is a credit that shows the organization other than our Laboratory owns the copyright, please follow the copyright policy of the organization.
For all or a part of the content on the Site, no modification is allowed without permission from the Laboratory.

3. Linking to the Site

You are welcome to create links to the Site freely. However, we do not accept links in such a way that the contents and pages of the Site appear to be part of the content of the linked site (for example, a link that takes in the whole or part of the page of the Site as it is in the frame). In addition, files and directory structure in the Site may be changed/deleted without notice. There are links for the sites of organizations other than our Laboratory (hereinafter referred to as “external sites”) for your convenience. For the use of this linked external sites, the site policy of the external sites is applied. Please be aware that the pages in the Site may be modified or deleted without prior notice.

4. Privacy Policy

Personal information is managed under the Act on the Protection of Personal Information, and it is not used in other than the stated condition when it is corrected.

“Act on the Protection of Personal Information Held by Administrative Organs”

Updated on Nov 8, 2018.