• About using this Website

    Thank you for visiting www.hikari-kyoen.com ("this Website"). This Website is operated by the Festival of the Lights in OSAKA Executive Committee ("the Committee"). This Website is managed and operated by the Committee or its agents to provide information and services to users of this Website ("Users"). By using this Website, you agree to the terms and conditions of use as set forth in the Committee's "Terms of Use" ("Terms"). By using this Website, you agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions. The Terms are subject to change as necessary without prior notice.

    Scope of Effectiveness

    The Terms will apply to all data stored on all servers necessary for the operation of this Website, as well as to the content consisting of such data.


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    Regarding links

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    The Committee may request the operator of websites to change or remove a link to this Website if the Committee deems the link inappropriate, even if none of the above applies. Please note that the URL of this Website is subject to change or deletion without notice.

    System requirements

    We recommend the following browsers for safe and comfortable use of this Website. Please note that even when using the recommended browsers, some parts of this website may not be usable or may not be displayed properly depending on your browser settings.

    PC system requirements

    [For Windows (7/8/10)]
    Edge - latest version
    Firefox - latest version
    Chrome - latest version
    [For Macintosh (Mac OS X 10.9 or later)]
    Safari - latest version
    Firefox - latest version
    Chrome - latest version

    Smartphone system requirements

    iOS9 or later, Android 5 or later
    Safari, Google Chrome

    Regarding plugins

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    Regarding cookies

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    Regarding security

    This Website is committed to enhancing security to prevent unauthorized access, loss, destruction, alteration, or leakage of Users' information. As part of our efforts, we use SSL (Secure Sockets Layer protocol) to encrypt User information on all pages that handle User information. Please note that if your browser does not support SSL, you will not be able to use SSL encrypted communication.

    Regarding personal information

    The Committee recognizes the importance of personal information and has established a privacy policy to ensure that any personal information received from Users will be properly managed and used in accordance with the Committee's policy. For more information on our privacy policy, refer to the "Privacy Policy" page.

    Regarding disclaimers

    Refer to the "Disclaimer" section for details on disclaimers.

    Governing Law and Court of Jurisdiction

    Use of this Website and the interpretation and application of the "Terms of Use" will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Japan unless otherwise expressly provided. Unless otherwise specified, the Osaka District Court will be the exclusive court of first jurisdiction for all disputes related to this Website.