Site Policy

About the Site

This website, “Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) and Japanese Nationally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (JNIAHS) – Traditional WASABI Cultivation in Shizuoka” (“the Site”), is presented by the Shizuoka WASABI Association for Important Agricultural Heritage Systems Promotion. If you wish to give comments or opinions on the Site, please use the contact information given at the bottom.


Text, photos, illustrations, graphics and other content posted to the Site are subject to copyright, and are protected in accordance with the Copyright Act. Unauthorized reproduction or copying of any content is prohibited, excluding “reproduction for private use,” “quotation,” and other cases stipulated in the Copyright Act.


In principle, links to the Site can be made freely and without objection. Advance notice is not required, but when creating links, please provide the URL for the link source and link destination. We recommend setting the link destination as the top page, but direct links to other pages will not be refused. However, please note the following:

  • Please avoid directly linking to pages that skip pages that should be read beforehand, which could cause information to be improperly conveyed.
  • As content is updated, URLs are subject to change and pages may be deleted.
  • Please refrain from displaying the Site in a frame.

* Note that if the link source violates the law or public order and morals, the Site will request that the link be deleted.

System Requirements

The following browser versions are recommended to properly display contents of the Site:

  • Internet Explorer 11 or the latest stable version
  • The latest stable version of Google Chrome
  • The latest stable version of Firefox
  • The latest stable version of Safari for Mac OS X

* A dedicated plug-in may be required depending upon the contents being provided.