Terms of Use

Thank you for visiting the website “www.hikari-kyoen.com” (hereinafter referred to as the “website”), operated by the Osaka Festival of Lights Executive Committee (hereinafter referred to as the “committee”). This website is managed and operated by the committee or its agents, and provides information and services to those who use this website (hereinafter referred to as “users”). Please read and agree to the following terms and conditions set forth in the “Terms of Use” (hereinafter referred to as the “terms”) of the committee before using the website. By using this website, you are deemed to have agreed to the terms. Please note that the terms are subject to change as necessary without any prior notice.

◆The Span of this Agreement

The span of this agreement is all data stored on the server necessary for the operation of this website and its contents composed of such data.

◆Regarding Copyrights

The copyrights to the text, photographs, illustrations, videos, software, and all other works (hereinafter collectively referred to as “works”) contained in this website are owned by the committee, the producer, or other legitimate rights holders, and are protected by copyright laws, other laws, and treaties. No part of the works may be reproduced, reprinted, publicly transmitted, distributed, altered, or excised, in whole or in part, as is or with modifications, without the prior consent of the copyright holder, except for printing or storage for personal use or as otherwise permitted by copyright law. However, in cases where individual conditions are indicated on this website, those conditions shall take precedence.

◆Trademark Rights

The rights to the committee’s logo marks and other trademarks appearing on this website are owned by the committee or by the producers or other legitimate rights holders, and are protected by the Commercial Code, Trademark Law, Unfair Competition Prevention Law, and other laws. These rights may not be used without the prior consent of the committee or a third party.

◆About Links

In principle, you are free to link to this website, regardless of whether it is for profit or not, and no prior notification to the committee is required. However, please refrain from linking to this website if any of the following applies or is likely to apply.

Even if the above items are not applicable, the committee may request the operator of the relevant website to change the method of setting the link or to delete the link if the committee deems the link to be inappropriate. Please note that the URL of this website is subject to change or deletion without notice.

◆Recommended Browser

The following browsers are recommended for safe and comfortable use of this website. Please note, however, that even if you use the recommended browsers, you may not be able to use some parts of this website or it may not be displayed properly depending on your browser settings.

Recommended PC Browsers

(For Windows 7, 8, and 10 users)
Internet Explorer 11.0
Edge (latest version)
Firefox (latest version)
Chrome (latest version)
For Macintosh (Mac OS X 10.9 or higher)
Safari (latest version)
Firefox (latest version)
Chrome (latest version)

For Smartphones

iOS9 or later 、Android5 or later
Safari、Google Chrome

◆Regarding Plug-ins

To view PDF files, you will need Adobe Reader, which can be downloaded from the Adobe Systems Incorporated website and installed on your computer.

◆Regarding Cookies

Cookies are a form of technology that temporarily writes and stores data on your computer through your browser for the purpose of allowing you to browse our website more conveniently when you visit the website again, or to obtain information to continuously improve our website. The cookies used on this website do not acquire personal information about the user, and they do not cause any unauthorized influence on the user’s computer. Please note that although you can reject the writing and saving of cookies by changing your browser settings, you may not be able to use some parts of this website, or parts of this website may not be displayed properly. For details on how to change your browser settings, please refer to the help page of each software or contact the company.

◆Regarding Security

In order to prevent unauthorized access, loss, destruction, falsification, or leakage of user information, this website is continuously implementing measures to enhance security. As part of these efforts, the pages that handle customer information use SSL (Secure Sockets Layer Protocol) to encrypt and transmit user information. Please note that if your browser does not support SSL, you will not be able to use encrypted communications using SSL.

◆Privacy Policy

The committee recognizes the importance of personal information and has established a personal information protection policy. Personal information received from users will be managed and used appropriately in accordance with the committee’s Privacy Policy. For more details on our Privacy Policy, please refer to “Privacy Policy.”


For information about our disclaimer, please see “disclaimer.”

◆Governing Law and Court of Jurisdiction

Unless otherwise specified, the use of this website and the interpretation and application of the “Terms of Use” shall be governed by the laws of Japan. The Osaka District Court shall be the exclusive court of first instance for all disputes related to this website, unless otherwise specified.

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