Terms of Use

  1. *1The purpose of this Web site is to provide information regarding the activities of Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. and its group companies to the public. Please read the usage agreement below and use the Web site only if you agree to its terms.
  2. *2By viewing, using, or downloading content or information from this Web site, you are agreeing to the conditions listed below. Please note that content, information, or URLs on this Web site may be changed or removed without prior notice.

1. Copyright

All copyrights associated with the content of this Web site are the property of Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "Sumitomo Heavy Industries") ) or its affiliates unless otherwise specified. Text on this Web site may be duplicated by any user for internal or non-commercial use. However, this content may only be duplicated with the condition that the copyright of Sumitomo Heavy Industries or its affiliates is displayed on the reproduction.

With the exception of the above, this Web site does not grant permission to use the Company's or third parties' intellectual property, including but not limited to copyrights, patents, and commercial trademarks, to any person(s). Furthermore, certain documents may contain their own terms of use. In these cases, the terms of use of these documents shall take precedence.

2. Trademarks

All trademarks and service marks used on this Web site are the property of the Company or third parties that have granted the right to use such marks to the Company. These trademarks and service marks may not be used without permission.

3. Disclaimer

The Company makes no guarantees regarding the wording or content published on this Web site. The Company is not responsible for any errors that may be found on this Web site. Furthermore, please be aware that the wording or content of this Web site may be changed or removed without prior notice.

4. Forward-Looking Statements

This Web site contains forward-looking statements regarding the future performance and operations of the Company and its group affiliates. All such statements are based on rational judgments made by the Company with information that is obtainable at the time such statements are published. Actual performance may differ from the published forecasts and outlooks due to changes in a variety of factors.
As such, the Company discourages any user from relying solely on the information provided. Furthermore, please be aware that the Company does not bear any obligation to revise any such information.

5. Links

Please always send a written request to the Company prior to linking to this Web site. This request should specify your name, contact information (address, telephone number, e-mail address), the URL of the Web site that will contain the link to this site, a summary its content, and the purpose of the link.

As a general rule, http://www.shi.co.jp/english/ shall be the only address used to link to this Web site.

6. Linked Sites

Third-party Web sites that may be accessed via links on this Web site are the responsibility of the administrator of the respective sites. When accessing such linked sites, please abide by the terms of use found on those sites. Furthermore, the Company bears no responsibility for any damages that may be caused by accessing such sites.

7. The Use of Cookies

Sumitomo Heavy Industries does not collect cookies. Note that some linked sites may link information obtained from cookies to personal information but that in such cases Sumitomo Heavy Industries is not responsible for any damages incurred and that each linked site should be used in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of that site.

8. Processing of Access Statistics

The Company uses a system to collect statistics on site viewing activity every time a user visits this Web site. However, statistics collected in this way do not allow the Company to identify any individual user. Please see Privacy Policy Concerning Access Logs for details.

9. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

The Company's Web site and the interpretation and operation of its terms of use shall be governed in accordance with the laws of Japan. Unless otherwise specified by law, any disputes regarding this site's content or the agreed terms shall be under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Tokyo District Court.