Terms of use

By using this website, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set out in these Terms of Use. These Terms of Use are subject to change without notice; please make sure to check the latest update.


This website does not grant any copyright, patent right, trademark right, or any right based on other intellectual property rights. In cases, however, when separate terms of use are stipulated for specific contents or links to those contents, those specific terms of use shall take precedence.

Use of the account

The user shall take the necessary and sufficient precautions to prevent the disclosure and leakage of his or her password to third parties. Any damage arising from the failure to properly manage the password, from its erroneous use, or from its use by a third party shall be shouldered by the user.

Hitachi reserves the right to discontinue the use of the Annealing Cloud Web immediately if the user is found to violate the above terms and the terms of the “Annealing Cloud Web Use Agreement.”

About protection of personal information

Hitachi, Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “Hitachi”) handles various information, including our technical information and information provided by customers, as a global supplier of total solutions. With this in mind, Hitachi has strived to establish and fully enforce an information management system in order to respect the value of the said information.

Considering such background, Hitachi will attempt to create rules and establish a management system for the protection of personal information in Hitachi, as well as to set a privacy policy and disseminate it among its officers and employees. Moreover, Hitachi will take measures to make the privacy policy easily accessible to the general public.

Hitachi, Ltd. “About Personal Information Protection (Privacy Policy and Summary)


The administrators of this website and other parties related to the Annealing Cloud Web (including New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), RIKEN, Research Organization of Information and Systems (ROIS), Waseda University, and Hitachi, Ltd.) (hereinafter referred to as “operators”) do not guarantee the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or other warranties of any kind in regard to the statements and contents of this website. The operators shall not be held responsible for any errors in the statements and contents of this website. Also, please note that statements and descriptions made on this website are subject to change without notice.


Users of this website are prohibited from engaging in the following:

  • Acts that will threaten or are slanderous and defamatory to a third party, the operators, affiliate companies of operators, as well as their officers and employees
  • Acts that will or may cause a disadvantage or harm to a third party or to the operators
  • Acts that will or may impair the credibility and dignity of the operators or this website
  • Acts that will or may constitute criminal activities, or acts that will or may lead to criminal activities
  • Acts that will or may violate laws and regulations
  • Other acts that the operators deem as inappropriate

About Export Control

Please comply with the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act of Japan and other applicable laws during the export (or provision to a non-resident) of technologies and programs provided through this website, or products purchased through this website.

Date of publication and contents

Information published on this website is correct as of the date of publication. Please be aware that changes may have occurred since the time of posting.

About trademarks of other companies

Company names and product names published on this website are trade names, trademarks, or registered trademarks of those companies. In cases when trademarks are displayed for specific contents or links to those contents, the specific information shall take precedence.

About links

Users are in principle free to use links to this website. We will not, however, be responsible for any trouble or damage compensation problems that may arise due to the use of those links.

The following link settings are strictly prohibited:

  1. Use of links from websites that include contents that are defamatory or that damage the credibility of Annealing Cloud Web
  2. Use of links from websites that include contents that violate public order and moral standards
  3. Use of links from websites that publish illegal contents and that engage or may possibly engage in illegal activities
  4. Use of frames and other linking methods that alter the presentation of the contents of this website

Moreover, information and URLs on this website are not guaranteed to be permanently maintained and are subject to change without notice.