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|1.||Parties who wish to include a link to osakagas.co.jp on their websites are requested to submit to us an inquiry (link request) form containing the following details:|
|(1)||The name of the company operating the website on which the link is to be included, and the name and e-mail address of the administrator; and|
|(2)||The URL of the website on which the link is to be included.|
|2.||The contents of third-party websites to which links are posted on this site or which have included a link to this site are managed under the responsibility of the sites concerned, and are neither the responsibility of nor under the management of Osaka Gas. Osaka Gas in no way endorses or supports sites to which the use of links is permitted on this site, and neither guarantees the contents of these sites nor accepts liability for said contents.|
|3.||Links to websites that are in the following categories or can be seen likely to be so will not be permitted:|
|(1)||websites that defame Osaka Gas or obstruct business operations of Osaka Gas;|
|(2)||websites with antisocial contents (adult contents, etc.);|
|(3)||websites that infringe any intellectual property rights, posting unauthorized images, characters, or audio files, etc., and contents promoting illegal copying of software;|
|(4)||websites that deceptively suggest tie-ups or a collaborative relationship with Osaka Gas, or deceptively suggest that Osaka Gas authorizes or endorses the site on which the link is made; and|
|(5)||websites with contents that Osaka Gas deem to be problematic.|
|5.||Osaka Gas retains the right to demand the deletion of links to websites that are in the above categories or that Osaka Gas deems inappropriate even after granting permission for a link.|
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Cookies are a widely-used form of technology for performing statistical analyses and similar operations, for identifying the computers used by users, and for retaining usage histories and data input.
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This site uses SSL (Secure Socket Layer) for various forms of communication. SSL is an encryption technology practically applied for communication on the Internet and is considered to be the most reliable of all technologies currently available. Personal information transmitted over the Internet is encrypted to prevent third-party access, so users can use the site safely.
On October 14, 2014, it was reported in the United States that the widely used SSLv3 encryption technology for communication on the Internet contains a severe security defect.
Although Osaka Gas has not yet detected any information leaks attributable to this defect, we are gradually implementing measures to enhance security levels with regard to this flaw.
The effects of such measures include rendering inaccessible certain pages on the Osaka Gas website due to the user’s computer environment or browser settings. Users may enable access by upgrading to the most recent version of the browser and changing the settings.
We ask for your understanding as we implement these measures to ensure the safe use of our services.
An example of changing the settings of the Internet Explorer browser is provided below.
|[Sample Internet Explorer Settings]|
|1）||Start up Internet Explorer.|
|2）||Once opened, click on the cog icon (may also appear as [Tools]) at the top right-hand corner, and then select [Internet options].|
|3）||Select the [Advanced] tab, and then look for the [Security] settings under [Settings].|
|4）||Untick the boxes of [Use SSL 2.0] and [Use SSL 3.0], and tick the boxes of [Use TLS 1.0], [Use TLS 1.1], and [Use TSL 1.2], and then select the [Apply] button.|
*Please note that the items mentioned above may not appear depending on the computer or browser version in use.
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