Site Policy


Although every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information posted on this Website, we assume no liability for any actions taken by users utilizing the information on this Website. We may also change or delete the information appearing on this Website without any prior notice.


The copyrights to all information contained in this Website belong to CoSTEP. The contents may only be used for personal use or in ways permitted under Japanese Copyright Law. Unauthorized use of the contents (including copying and reproduction) is strictly prohibited. When quoting  from this Website, please specify the source.

Personal Information

When personal information is collected in the form of questionnaire surveys and opinion solicitation via this Website, the objectives for use shall be clearly stated and the collected information shall not be used for unintended purposes as stipulated by law. This does not apply to cases in which prior consent or permission has been obtained or such information is required by law or for public interest.

Linking to this Website

In principle, linking to the CoSTEP Website (hereinafter referred to as “this Website”) is permitted without contacting us in advance.

Recommended browsers

Please use the latest version of a modern browser (e.g., Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Opera).

Even with a recommended browser, you may be unable to use the services offered on this Website depending on the security settings of your browser and/or the usage status of your security software.