Site Policy

Disclaimer

The Association of Powder Process Industry and Engineering, Japan (APPIE) runs its website in a carefully controlled way but APPIE does not guarantees completeness, correctness, usefulness and safeness of information presented in the website.

The information presented in the APPIE website is a part of information related to our activities and it does not cover all information necessarily. APPIE does not accept responsibility regarding the results of actions based on the information presented in our website.

The information presented in the APPIE website is the one which has been obtained at the time of posting it online. In some cases, contents in the website are changed, modified or deleted without prior notice. APPIE does not accept responsibility for the damage which users of the APPIE website suffer due to such change, modification and deletion.

APPIE does not accept responsibility for the damage which users of the APPIE website suffer due to out-of-service state caused by site maintenance, natural disasters such as fire, earthquake, electric outage and others, or inevitable accidents such as computer virus and obstructive behavior by a third person or a third party.

APPIE does not guarantee correctness and legality of information presented in websites linked to the APPIE website. If problems occur concerning the use of linked websites, the linked websites are responsible for the problems.

Attribution of intellectual property rights

It is possible that what is presented in the APPIE website contains information related to intellectual property rights. APPIE asks website users to respect the intellectual property right and to deal with such information deliberately understanding the attribution of the right.

Copyright

Articles, pictures, figures, illustrations and others presented in the APPIE website are protected by copyright belonging to APPIE or a third party. It is not allowed to copy or modify the whole or a part of the website without permission.

Links

If you want to link the APPIE website with your website, you are requested to contact the section of general affair of APPIE office via “contact button” and let the office know the link you will connect. APPIE does not permit the link which makes the APPIE website be a part of other website. APPIE does not permit the link for the purpose of profit and link which is seen to be detrimental to APPIE. Use the banner shown below when you link the APPIE website with yours.

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Browser

It is recommended to use the following browsers to see APPIE website in comfortable conditions.

  • For users of Windows
    Microsoft Internet Explorer 10.0 or later version.
    Latest version of Mozilla Firefox
    Latest version of Google Chrome
    * If the automatic update feature is not effective, it is recommended to update the browser to the latest version.

In case of using Internet Explore 9 or previous version, it may happen that some pages are not shown right way.

  • For users of MacintoshAS
    Safari 5x or later version
    Latest version of Mozilla Firefox
    Latest version of Google Chrome
    *If the automatic update feature is not effective, it is recommended to update the browser to the latest version.

Depending on the using conditions of browser, it may happen that a part of the services that the APPIE website offers is not available.

The APPIE website uses JAVAScript and style sheet. When you see the APPIE website, enable JavaScript in browser’s setting.

Get Adobe Reader

Some materials and pages are shown by PDF format in the APPIE website, and so Adobe Reader should be installed in your computer to see such materials and pages. You can download Adobe Reader free of charge by clicking the icon shown below.

Personal Information

To protect the personal information in the APPIE website, we use SSL cipher communication in the page where personal information is input. APPIE obtains ID of VeriSign Secure Server. We conduct physical verification of APPIE and avoid the risk of eavesdropping and falsification.

In case of using a browser which does not correspond to SSL cipher communication, it may happen that a page you want to see is not open. In that case, confirm the browser’s setting.

Refer to the page of Privacy Policy.

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Cookie

Cookie is used partly in the APPIE website. Cookies sent from our site do not include any information which identifies an individual. Many browsers are set by default to accept cookies. You can reject cookie by browser’s setting. However, be careful that inconveniences may happen if you reject receiving cookie. For instance, a part of the page is not presented.