Site Policy

Copyright Information

All of the text, photographs, images, videos, and material contained within this website, “STAY AKITA,” are protected by copyright. In addition, the whole “STAY AKITA” project is also copyrighted work and is protected by law.

The copyright of this website belongs to Akita prefecture and a third party. Excluding those cases accepted under the copyright law such as “Quotation,” an unauthorized reproduction or duplication without written permission from the copyright holder is prohibited.

About Linking to our Web Site

In principle, it is free to link to the top page of this website for both profit-making and nonprofit organizations.

However, please state clearly that the link source is the Akita Prefecture official website. In addition, please refrain from misleading expressions on your website, such as stating it is the Akita Prefecture official website or displaying it as such in your website’s frame. For links to other than the top page, please contact us from the inquiry page.

Please note that we may refuse to set up links if any of the following applies or if there is a possibility of such.

  • In the case that the link destination is against public order and morals
  • In the case that the link destination has a risk of leading to criminal activity
  • In the case that the destination has a risk of infringing the rights of third parties
  • In the case that the destination violates the Public Office Election Law, such as campaigning
  • In addition, when Akita Prefecture judges that it is inappropriate


Although the information contained in “STAY AKITA” is accurate, Akita Prefecture does not assume any responsibility for any actions taken by the user using the information on the website. Akita Prefecture shall not be liable for any access to “STAY AKITA” or any damage or loss caused by the use of other websites linked by “STAY AKITA.”

Recommended Browser Environment

The following browser is recommended for the safest and most pleasant experience using this website:

  • Google Chrome, latest version
  • Mozilla Firefox, latest version
  • Safari, latest version
  • Microsoft Edge, latest version
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11.0