Site Policy

This Site Policy applies to the website of the Japan Consortium for Arctic Environmental Research or JCAR (the “Site”).

By clicking a link to the Site or using information on the Site (the “content”), you agree to abide by this Site Policy.

Linking to the Site

The Site is link-free in principle. You may provide links not only to the home page but also to individual web page items unless otherwise specified. However, links may not be allowed if:

Please be aware that information on the Site may be changed or deleted without notice. Also, please be aware that the Site’s server system may be suspended without notice.


JCAR holds the copyright to the content on each page of the Site except where the content is posted with the permission of the author. If you wish to use the content on each page of the Site, with or without editing it, for printed materials, various electronic media, websites, broadcasting, or any other purpose, contact the JCAR Secretariat by email at


The information on the Site is protected by the Copyright Act, with the information as a whole being a copyrightable compilation and each piece of the information being a copyrightable element. Please remember that if you wish to use a piece of the content whose copyright is not held by JCAR, you need to obtain permission from the copyright holder.


This Site Policy may be revised as necessary without notice.