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Link Policy of The Japan Times Online

Last updated: January 1, 2007

External links

You do not need prior permission to create a link to a page on The Japan Times Online, ST Online and The Weekly Online. However, The Japan Times reserves the right to revoke this permission if a link implies that JTO is promoting or endorsing an unapproved site.


Excerpts

If you would like to post a brief excerpt of an article from one of our sites on your Web site or blog, you must limit the number of excerpted words to 20 percent of the original article. For example, if an article is 800 words, you may post an excerpt of up to 160 words on your site.


The following two conditions must also be honored:

  1. Clear attribution to the source (The Japan Times Online) within close proximity of the excerpt
  2. A clickable link back to the article you have quoted from.

Sample:

"U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Foreign Minister Taro Aso call for a swift, tough and coordinated response to Pyongyang's Oct. 9 nuclear test, as satellite data indicate the North, which has defiantly called sanctions a declaration of war, may be preparing further tests."
- From <a href="http://search.japantimes.co.jp/nnXXXXXXXXa1.html>The Japan Times Online </a>


You may vary this sample's format slightly in accordance with your site's style, but both elements should be in place. If the two above conditions are not met, JTO reserves the right to revoke this permission.


If you would like to quote more than 20 percent of an article, please contact The Japan Times' Digital Media Division.


Republishing

The contents of this site are the property of The Japan Times, our contributors and our sponsors and are protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. If you would like to republish a full article online or in print, please contact The Japan Times' Digital Media Division.


Use of graphics

Images or graphics from The Japan Times Online, ST Online and The Weekly Online cannot be used for any purpose without prior permission. We cannot grant permission for the usage of images from wire agencies (such as Associated Press and Kyodo News).


The logos of The Japan Times Online, ST Online and The Weekly Online cannot be used for any purpose without prior permission.


The Japan Times' copyright notice applies to all content within theses domain names: japantimes.co.jp, except where noted (eg. wire-service stories).


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