Copyrights, Trademarks and Other Rights
All materials on the DIC website, including but not limited to charts, graphs, illustrations, photographs, text, files, programs, images, corporate logos, product logos, trademarks and certification marks issued by other groups or organizations (collectively, “Content”), are protected by copyright, trademark and other applicable laws and regulations, and the rights to and authority over their use are held by DIC. Use of the Content, including but not limited to application, copying, distribution, reproduction, transfer, modification and sale, is prohibited without the prior written consent of DIC. This restriction does not apply to duplication, citation or other use of the Content for personal or noncommercial purposes, either within the home or in a similarly limited scope, which are clearly allowed under applicable laws and regulations, but DIC cannot guarantee that use of the Content in such a manner does not infringe upon the rights of third parties. In this case, the provisions outlined in “03 Disclaimer” below shall apply.
Links to the DIC website do not constitute an endorsement by DIC of the use of Linked Sites or of the products, services, companies and other items appearing on Linked Sites. Such links also do not denote any alliance or other special relationship between DIC and the Linked Sites.
DIC reserves the right at any time and without notice to carry out any of the actions set forth below. DIC shall in no way be liable for any damages incurred as a result of any of these actions.
- Add, remove or modify information published on or available through the DIC website.
- Suspend or discontinue operation of the DIC website.
DIC makes no representations or warranties by publishing the DIC website and shall in no way be liable for any problems, losses or damages, such as the malfunctioning of computers, peripheral equipment or network systems, incurred either directly or indirectly, as a consequence of accessing the DIC website, or from use of any information published on or available through the DIC website, with respect to factors including, but not limited to, the following:
- The accuracy, timeliness, completeness and noninfringement on third-party rights of information published on or available through the DIC website;
- The suitability of the DIC website for a particular purpose;
- That the DIC website and the server that hosts it are free from defects, as well as from viruses and other types of malware; and
- The content of and services provided by Linked Sites.
Please be aware that you use or browse the DIC website at your own risk. DIC, as well as its affiliated companies involved in the production and/or dissemination of the DIC website, shall in no way be liable for any loss, such as the malfunctioning of computers or network systems, or for any related repair costs, incurred either directly or indirectly, as a consequence of accessing the DIC website or the Content.
Governing Laws and Jurisdiction
Any disputes arising out of or in connection with the use of the DIC website, or with the Content, shall be governed by the laws of Japan. Unless otherwise specified, the Tokyo District Court shall have exclusive jurisdiction as the court of first instance.