Important Points When Using this Photo Library

 

This Photo Library is managed by the Otaru Tourism Association.

Please make sure to use this Photo Library only after having read and agreed to the company’s Terms and Conditions of Use.

 

Images in this Photo Library

The images in this Photo Library may be used for free within the terms specified by the company’s Terms and Conditions of Use. Users are welcome to download them and use them.

 

Image Sizes

The images in this Photo Library feature a predetermined size on the assumption that they are to be used as online content. Some images may have been processed, by having their color adjusted or by combining them with other images. Please be aware that these images are not designed to be printed, so even if they look fine on screen, they may look grainy or blurry on paper.

 

Prohibited Behavior

Please download the images before using them. Do not link directly to the images as this would overload the company’s servers.

Please refrain from using download software to download images in batches as this can also overload the servers.

 

How to Download Images

Right click on an image and select "Save image as...," and then save the image to a location of your choice.

 

 

 

Terms and Conditions of Use

This Photo Library is managed by the Otaru Tourism Association.

Please make sure to use this Photo Library only after having read and agreed to the Conditions of Use below.

 

In addition, please note that the Otaru Tourism Association may make changes to the Terms and Conditions of Use of this web site at any time. If any changes are made, a new version of the Terms and Conditions of Use shall be uploaded onto this web site. Please kindly make sure that you have read the latest version.

 

Conditions of Use

(1) Photo images may be used by the same user who has downloaded them from this Photo Library (regardless of whether they are an individual or organization).

(2) Photo images may be used for printed materials, such as advertisements, pamphlets, etc.; for multimedia content, such as web sites, etc.; or as components for videos, games, software, etc.; either for personal use or for supplying them to customers, as long as none of the prohibition clauses below are deemed to be applicable.

(3) The photo images may be trimmed, combined with other photos, or processed in any other way, as long as none of the prohibition clauses below are deemed to be applicable.

(4) The company and the photo image license holders reserve the right to refuse consent for the use of photo images.

 

Prohibition Clauses

When using this Photo Library, the following behaviors are prohibited.

Behaviors that violate or may violate the assets, privacy, etc. of third parties or the Otaru Tourism Association.

Behaviors that cause or may cause disadvantage or damage to third parties or the Otaru Tourism Association.

Behaviors that go or may go against the public order and morals.

Criminal behaviors, or behaviors that are linked or may be linked with criminal behaviors.

Sales activities, activities for financial profit, or activities with the objective of aiding said commercial activities.

Behaviors that damage the honor or credibility of third parties or the Otaru Tourism Association.

Behavior that use or provide, or may use or may provide, harmful programs, such as computer viruses, etc.

Any other behaviors that violate or may violate laws, rules, or regulations.

Any other behaviors deemed by the Otaru Tourism Association as being inappropriate.

 

Usage Restrictions on the Data in this Photo Library

The data displayed in this Photo Library is owned by the Otaru Tourism Association.

In addition, said data shall be protected by the copyright laws of various countries, various agreements, and other laws. Moreover, it is prohibited for said data to be used beyond the scope of personal use or as stated explicitly by other laws (including its duplication, modification, upload, display, transmission, distribution, licensing, sale, publication, etc.).

 

Rights of Photographic Subjects

The images published in this Photo Library have been taken for the purpose of showcasing landscapes from Otaru. Although the company has taken great care when taking the photographs, this has been done without obtaining prior consent from the photographic subjects (buildings, people, etc.). Depending on the intended purpose of use for the images, users may be required to obtain consent from the photographic subjects who own the relevant trademark rights or any other rights. In this case, users are requested to contact the rights owners directly to obtain their consent before using the images. For more details on trademark rights, etc. please refer to organizations such as the Japan Patent Attorney Association, the Patent Office, and the like.

 

Disclaimer

Users may make use of images entirely at their own risk. Neither the Otaru Tourism Association nor the photographers shall bear any responsibility whatsoever for any problems that may arise due to the use of the images in this Photo Library.

 

Miscellaneous

Please note that the Otaru Tourism Association may change the information in this Photo Library without any prior notification.

In addition, the Otaru Tourism Association may also suspend or stop the management of this Photo Library at any time.

 

January 2019 Otaru Tourism Association

​一般社団法人小樽観光協会

北海道小樽市港町4-3

TEL0134-33-2510

FAX0134-23-0522

info2007@otaru.gr.jp

​​Otaru Tourism Association

4-3, Minato-machi, Otaru, Hokkaido, JAPAN 047-0007

TEL0134-33-2510

FAX0134-23-0522

info2007@otaru.gr.jp