These guidelines stipulate the general principles for publishing information on the website of Doshisha University.
* ‘The website’ used in these guidelines refers to the entire contents of the official website of Doshisha University.
1. Purpose of Publication
The primary purpose of the Network of Doshisha University is to facilitate and support education and research at Doshisha University. Regarding the publication of information on Doshisha University’s website, the content shall not deviate from this purpose. Specifically, providing information offensive to public order and morals, any act of defaming people, any criminal or socially unacceptable act such as false impersonation, and any commercial act such as advertising specific commodities shall not be permitted on the website.
2. Content of Publication
Please be aware that all content and information published on the website can be viewed by many unspecified persons around the world. Great care must be taken not to post inaccurate or misleading information on the website. In particular, ethical values of different cultures must be fully considered.
3. Scope of Publication
When publishing content on the website, careful consideration is needed about its suitability for audiences outside the university, and whether publication should be limited to members of staff and students at Doshisha University, or even to specific members of the university.
4. Respect for Intellectual Property Rights
When publishing information on the website, the intellectual property rights of third parties, such as copyright and trademark holders, must not be violated. It is not generally permitted to reproduce materials on the Internet protected by such rights. Caution should be taken to follow specific authorization requirements, for example some documents can be downloaded only if a link is provided.
5. Respect for Privacy
Privacy of individuals must be respected. Other people’s privacy as well as your own must be protected to prevent problems occurring through the inadvertent disclosure of personal information on the web.
6. Observation of Related Regulations
Regarding the utilization of the services on the network of Doshisha University provided by the Department of Public Relations at Doshisha University, the following regulations must be strictly observed. Any act violating these regulations is subject to disciplinary processes according to respective regulations.
- Guidelines for Using the Science Information Network (SINET) system (in Japanese)
Guidelines for Using the Internet (in Japanese)
Guidelines for Using the Web Publishing Server (in Japanese)
Precautions for Using the Web Publishing Server (in Japanese)
8. Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics to compile usage statistics and to help enhance the contents of the website. Personal data that can identify visitors is not collected. Aggregate data is only used for the above-mentioned purposes.
For the terms of service for Google Analytics, please see the following:
Google Analytics Terms of Service
Please inform the Department of Public Relations at Doshisha University if you link to the Doshisha University website.
We refuse links from sites with content that has the potential to be harmful to Doshisha University.
Please be advised that the URL for each page is subject to change without notice.
A common header (1) is set up on all official Doshisha University websites, providing easy-to-follow navigation.
The installation of global navigation (2) and footer navigation (3) are arbitrary.
Example of Installation: Website of Faculty of Life and Medical Sciences
RSS is an XML-based format designed for describing structured metadata such as headlines and descriptions of the website.
To subscribe to Doshisha’s RSS feed, please click on the icon at the bottom left of News@Doshisha and create an account with an RSS-capable browser or the RSS reader.
Please direct all comments about the Doshisha University website to the following addresses.
Karasuma-Higashi-iru, Imadegawa-dori, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-8580 Japan
Department of Public Relations
E-mail : email@example.com