Website policy

This website was created by and is run by the Center for Health and Environmental Risk Research at the National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES) to make the KAshinhou Tool for Ecotoxicity (KATE) ecotoxicity prediction system widely available to people involved in the management of chemical substances. KATE was developed by the Center for Health and Environmental Risk Research at the NIES under contract with the Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan. Please read this page before using the KATE website.

Copyright

The text, illustrations, and programs (hereafter referred to as "the Content") on this website are protected by copyrights owned by the Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan, the NIES, and third parties. If any of the copyright holders have indicated separate terms of use, please use the Content in accordance with the relevant terms and conditions. This website may be quoted or reprinted in part or in its entirety as long as the source is specified in an appropriate manner. Any reproduction of the Content must include the corresponding copyright notice. Some of the Content are accompanied by "all rights reserved" or similar annotation; in such cases, comply with the relevant terms and conditions. To obtain permission to reproduce the Content for commercial purposes, please contact 連絡先:国立研究開発法人 国立環境研究所 環境リスク・健康研究センター

Disclaimer

This website and the Content thereon is subject to revision, modification, deletion, or discontinuation without prior notice. Neither the developers nor administrators of this website can be held liable for any damages or losses incurred by the user due to use of the website and/or the Content. Although every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Content, the developers or administrators of this website make no guarantee that the Content is error-free and KATE's prediction results are not guaranteed to be accurate.

Linking to this website

This website may contain links to third-party websites and to other websites of the Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan and the NIES. The Center for Health and Environmental Risk Research at the NIES cannot be held liable for the content of any websites that this website links to. When using such a linked website, you are subject to the policies of that website and should make sure to adhere to those policies.

About the link to this site

Other websites are free to link to this website, without obtaining prior permission. However, if you do link to this website, we ask that you please send an email to 連絡先:国立研究開発法人 国立環境研究所 環境リスク・健康研究センター

. In addition, please do the following:
  • Make sure that the link goes to the home page of this website by using one of the following URL: (http://kate.nies.go.jp/).
  • Specify that the link goes to the KAshinhou Tool for Ecotoxicity (KATE) website or that the link goes to the NIES website: http://www.nies.go.jp/index-e.html.
  • Please do not link this site to be incorporated in other sites.