How to Use this Site

Included herein is information on the recommended operating environment for using this website, useful functions, and the meanings of various icons.

Recommended Browsers

Internet Explorer 8 or later, and the latest versions of Firefox, Google Chrome, and Safari.

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This website includes pages that use JavaScript. If JavaScript is disabled in your browser, these pages will not function or display as intended. To use this website, therefore, please make sure that JavaScript is enabled in your browser.

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Style Sheets

This website uses style sheets. If style sheets are disabled in your browser, this website will not display as intended. To use this website, therefore, please make sure that style sheets are enabled in your browser.

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Required Plugins

For Viewing PDF Files

Adobe Reader

For Playing Video

Windows Media Player

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To make this website accessible to as many people as possible, the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines developed by W3C's (World Wide Web Consortium) Web Accessibility Initiative and the JIS X 8341-3 standard (Guidelines for older persons and persons with disabilities - Information and communications equipment, software and services-Part 3: Web content) established by the Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry are adhered to.

1. Searching within this Website

Searches can be performed within this website. AND searches can be performed by entering two or more search terms separated by spaces (half-width spaces if you are using a Japanese-capable input function).

2. Enlarging Font Size

The sizes of fonts used in this website can be changed.

Use of the Font-Size Change Button

Every page of this website includes a font-size change button in the upper right portion of the page. Please use it to increase or decrease font sizes as needed.

Use of Browser-based Adjustment Functions

Font sizes can also be changed by using your browser. The function for changing font size is usually located within a browser's display menu.

3. Printing Pages

This website permits the printing of pages without menus, navigation, or other unnecessary information. To print a page, please use the “Print this Page” function, which can be found on the upper right portion of the page

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  • Icon of PDF file・・・links to a PDF file. Numbers indicate file size and number of pages.
  • Icon of link to an external website・・・indicates a link to an external website, which will be displayed in a separate window.
  • Icon of printing・・・will display a printing dialogue box and initiate printing.

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This website uses SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) encryption to protect the personal information of site users who send us information using the forms available on this site.
When a secure browser is used, name, address, telephone number, and other personal information entered by site users is automatically encrypted for transmission. Users should note, however, that firewall settings or other technical issues could limit use of this site’s features and functions.

A Note about SSL 3.0

To use this website, TLS 1.0 or later must be enabled.
Enabling only SSL 3.0 will prevent the use of some pages of this website. Please follow the procedures given below to check your browser settings.

For Microsoft Internet Explorer Users

Go to the menu bar*1, click on “Tools” and then select “Internet options.” When the Internet Options window opens click on the “Advanced” tab on the right side of the window. Under the “Security” section, find the options “Use TLS 1.0,” ”Use TLS 1.1,” and ” Use TLS 1.2” and make sure they all have check marks entered to the left*2.

  • *1 If you do not see the menu bar, click on the gear icon at the upper right corner of your screen. A menu will appear. Find “Internet options,” click on it and proceed as described above.
  • *2 Some versions of Internet Explorer do not have the ”Use TLS 1.1” and ”Use TLS 1.2” options.

Inquiries about this Website

Publicity & Secretariat Office, Corporate Support Group 2
Inquiries may also be submitted on an inquiry form.

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