Terms of use

Please read these terms of use (“terms of use”, “agreement”) carefully before using (https://www.iaphworldports.org) website (“website”) operated by IAPH (International Association of Ports and Harbors) (“us”, ‘we”, “our”).



Conditions of use

By using this website, you certify that you have read and reviewed this Agreement and that you agree to comply with its terms. If you do not want to be bound by the terms of this Agreement, you are advised to leave the website accordingly. IAPH only grants use and access of this website to those who have accepted its terms.



Privacy policy

Before you continue using our website, we advise you to read our privacy policy (https://www.iaphworldports.org/privacy-policy/) regarding our user data collection. It will help you better understand our practices.



Intellectual property

You agree that all materials, products, and services provided on this website are the property of IAPH or licensors including all copyrights, trade secrets, trademarks, patents, and other intellectual property. You also agree that you will not reproduce or redistribute the IAPH’s intellectual property in any way, including electronic, digital, or new trademark registrations. You grant IAPH a royalty-free and non-exclusive license to display, use, copy, transmit, and broadcast the content you upload and publish. For issues regarding intellectual property claims, you should contact the company in order to come to an agreement.



Login to the member’s area

Personnel of IAPH member organizations and individual IAPH members (e.g., honorary members) are eligible to login to the member’s area of the website with their user ID and password which will be given by registering their e-mail addresses.
However, the following organizations’ personnel is not allowed to log in to the member’s only area.
– Subsidiaries or group companies of IAPH member organizations
– Affiliates of associations that are IAPH member organizations



Confidentiality of user ID and password

User ID and password are confidential and you must maintain confidentiality of such information. IAPH reserves the right to remove your user ID and password, if we determine, in our sole discretion, whether there has been a breach of confidentiality.



Applicable law

By visiting this website, you agree that the laws of Japan, without regard to principles of conflict laws, will govern these terms and conditions, or any dispute of any sort that might come between IAPH and you, or its business partners and associates.




Any dispute related in any way to your visit to this website or to products you purchase from us shall be arbitrated by Japanese courts and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue of such courts.




You agree to indemnify IAPH and its affiliates and hold IAPH harmless against legal claims and demands that may arise from your use or misuse of our services. We reserve the right to select our own legal counsel.



Limitation on liability

IAPH is not liable for any damages that may occur to you as a result of your misuse of our website. IAPH reserves the right to edit, modify, and change this Agreement any time. We shall let our users know of these changes through electronic mail. This Agreement is an understanding between IAPH and the user, and this supersedes and replaces all prior agreements regarding the use of this website.