Website Policy

This website is run by the Machine Tool Engineering Foundation (hereinafter the “Foundation”). Please note the following when using this website.

Browsing Environment

The content of the website is in conformance with HTML5 and CSS3, with some exceptions.

If you wish to browse the website in its offered style, please use it in an environment of Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher with a resolution of 1,024 px × 768 px or higher.

JavaScript and Various Plugins

Within the website, JavaScript is used on several pages. If JavaScript is disabled in your browser settings, some functions and displays may not work properly, so enabling JavaScript before viewing the website is recommended.

Copyrights and Trademarks

The copyrights and other rights relating to contents and copyrighted materials are attributed to the Foundation and the information providers. Such contents and copyrighted materials are protected by the copyrights stated in the Copyright Act of Japan, conventions, and the copyright laws of other countries, and cannot be used beyond the scope of personal use. In addition, enabling the use of such by a third party through any means, including modifying, copying, renting, lending, selling, publishing, transmitting, and broadcasting, without the permission of the rights holder is strictly prohibited. Nevertheless, in the case that an individual work has separate terms of use, such terms shall be given precedence.

The company names, service names, product names, and so on posted on the Foundation’s website are all trademarks or registered trademarks of the Foundation, companies, or organizations. While such product names, organization names, and so on may in some cases be posted on the website for explanatory purposes, any infringement of the relevant trademarks is not intentional or purposeful.


While the Foundation sufficiently carries out review and confirmation operations when posting information on this website, it does not provide any guarantees regarding the accuracy, usefulness, certainty, safety, and so on of such information. The Foundation shall not accept any responsibility regarding any damages that that have occurred due to the use of website content, etc.

The Foundation may change or delete the website’s structure, usage conditions, URL, content, etc. without prior notice, and may suspend or terminate operation of the website without prior notice. The Foundation shall not accept responsibility for any damages that have occurred due to such changes or suspension or termination of website operation, for any reason.

The content on third party websites that are linked on this website, and the content on websites of third parties other than the Foundation that have a link to this website (hereinafter referred to as “Link Websites”) are managed by the respective website administrators, and is not under the management of the Foundation. The Foundation shall not accept responsibility for any damages that have occurred related to the content or the use of Link Websites.