This website (www.spu.ac.jp) (hereinafter referred to as "the Website") is developed, managed and administered by Saitama Prefectural University ("the University").
The University assumes users have agreed to the terms below by accessing and using the Website.
The copyrights and other rights of contents published (text, illustrations, photography, data, etc.) on the Website belong to Saitama Prefectural University or their information providers.
The contents (text, illustrations, photography, data, etc.) are protected by the Japanese Copyright Law, conventions and laws of other countries. They may not be used beyond the scope of personal use, and prohibited from modifications, duplications, renting, lending, sales, publishing, transmitting, broadcasting and any other means for use of any third parties without the authorization of the right holder.
However, if any other terms and conditions for use are stated in individual literary works, such terms and conditions shall take precedence.
Handling of Personal Information
Cookies are small data files with service history and contents entered when the user visits the Website and saved on the user's computer.
Users may change browser settings to disable cookies. In such cases, some functions and services offered on the Website may become unavailable.
The following browsers and versions are recommended for optimal use of the Website. Please note that some contents may require the latest browser and/or plug-in software versions.
Windows 7 Internet Explorer 11
Windows 10 Microsoft Edge, latest version
Windows 7 Firefox, latest version
Windows 7 Google Chrome, latest version
Mac OS X Safari, latest version
The latest version of Microsoft Internet Explorer can be downloaded for free at the Microsoft website.
iOS 10 Safari
Android 6.0 standard browser
Adobe Reader® 5.0 or later versions
Adobe Reader® and Adobe Acrobat Reader® can be downloaded for free at the Adobe Systems website.
The Website has some materials and page contents in PDF file format. Adobe Reader® from Adobe is required to view the contents.
Adobe Reader ® and Adobe Acrobat Reader ® can be downloaded for free at the Adobe Systems website.
CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
Some pages of the Website use html coding with CSS (Cascading Style Sheets). Pages may appear differently with browsers that do not support CSS or when CSS is turned off. Enable CSS for optimal use. See the help function of the applicable browser software for details.
Accessibility is an approach that enables all users, including people with disabilities and seniors, to use website services, and has already been regulated in a number of countries, with other countries working on legislation.
The Website aims to become a beneficial website that is easy to view, use and understand for its users, and accepts opinions online. SPU will continue to improve accessibility so more users can visit the Website.
Utmost attention has been paid to post information on the Website that was believed to be reliable at the time of creation; however, information on the Website may change over time, and therefore is not guaranteed as to accuracy and completeness. The University bears no responsibility for any damages in the event the information on the Website is involved.
Please be advised that contents published on this website are subject to modification or deletion without notice.
- Linking the Website
The URL for page links should preferably be "http://www.spu.ac.jp/" whenever possible. Links to other pages on the Website may eventually be disabled.
Furthermore, please email the Planning Section to notify the linking.
- Contents of Linked Third-Party Websites
Contents of third party websites linked from and linked to the Website are managed by those respective websites, and the University accepts no responsibility and disclaims liability.
Furthermore, the University does not necessarily support the websites that link the Website. The University does not guarantee or hold responsibility for the websites or their contents.
- Links Not Permitted
Links of websites that apply or may apply to the following are not permitted:
- Websites that slander the University or its faculty members and/or impede its activities
- Websites that publish antisocial contents (sexually explicit contents, etc.)
- Websites that do not respect intellectual property rights (e.g. websites that post images, characters, sound files, etc. without permission; websites that include contents that encourage illegal copying of software)
- Websites with contents that may cause damage to the University
Furthermore, the University may request deletion of links if they apply to the above or the University deems inappropriate, even when the link had been approved once.