Terms of Use

This website is presented to users in Japan by Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc. (“Sony CSL” hereinafter). Please read the terms of use indicated below before using this website. You must accept these terms to use this website; use of this website constitutes acceptance of these terms. Sony CSL reserves the right to change these terms of use at any time by posting a revised version of this document online and it is your responsibility to refer to and comply with the updated terms upon accessing the site.
This website includes links to other websites operated by Sony CSL or Sony Corporation. Please note that you must accept the corresponding terms of use to use these sites. Sony CSL may subcontract all or part of the operation of this website and related tasks to companies who are Sony CSL partners.

Restrictions on using the information provided on this site

Sony CSL manages and retains the copyrights and all other rights to information provided through or posted on this website, including downloadable content. Visitors may not use this information beyond the scope expressly permitted by law without prior written permission from Sony CSL. This means that users are not permitted to reproduce, alter, or upload this information to a network or to post, transmit, distribute, license, sell, publish this information, or otherwise exploit any portion of this site. These restrictions apply to private use as well.

Copyrights and trademarks

Visitors are strictly prohibited from reproducing, diverting, selling, or making any other secondary use of the information, video content, or other data or content provided at this website without permission from Sony CSL. The trademarks and registered trademarks to products and services featured on this website belong to Sony CSL. All other product names, service names, company names, and logo marks are the trademarks, registered trademarks, or trade names of their respective companies.

Prohibition

Visitors are strictly prohibited from any of the following actions while using this website:

  1. Actions that infringe upon or appear likely to infringe upon the rights of any third party or Sony CSL, including without limitation, proprietary or privacy rights.
  2. Actions that cause or appear likely to cause disadvantages or damage to a third party or Sony CSL
  3. Actions that are or appear likely to be in violation of accepted ethical norms or standards of public decency;
  4. Criminal actions, actions that will or may result in criminal offences;
  5. Making false statements and notifications, including registering under another person's email address;
  6. Business activities or other actions whose purpose is profit or personal gain or actions preparatory to such actions;
  7. Actions injurious to the reputation or credibility of Sony CSL or third parties;
  8. Actions involving the distribution or uploading or appear likely to involve the distribution or uploading of computer viruses or other harmful programs;
  9. Other actions that violate or appear likely to violate laws, regulations, or ordinance
  10. Other actions deemed inappropriate by Sony CSL

Linked sites

Third-party websites that link from or to this website ("Linked Sites") are managed by their respective companies, not Sony CSL. Visitors to Linked Sites are responsible for complying with their respective terms of use. Sony CSL rejects all responsibility and liability for the content of Linked Sites and for any damages arising from your use thereof. Links to or from this website do not imply Sony CSL's endorsement of Linked Sites or of products, services, or companies featured at Linked Sites; nor do they imply any special relationship, such as partnership, between Sony CSL and the Linked Sites.

Linking to this website
Any party wishing to link to this website, whether a company or an individual, must contact Sony CSL before doing so. Note that Sony CSL will not be held liable for any claims for damages or any other complaints or demands from third parties made against your website, unless otherwise accepted by Sony CSL or in cases in which such disclaimer is not legally valid. In the event that you link to a site operated by Sony CSL, you agree to hold Sony CSL harmless from any claims for damages and from all other complaints and demands from third parties brought against your website. If you cannot or are unwilling to abide by these terms of use for whatever reason, you must immediately remove any links to our website.

Disclaimer

Information is posted on this website only after meticulous review in all respects; nevertheless, Sony CSL makes no warranty as to the accuracy, usefulness, reliability, fitness for a particular purpose, or safety of such information (the term "safety" including, but not limited to, uninterrupted functionality, freedom from errors, corrections of defects, and the absence of computer viruses or other harmful software on this website or on the server). Sony CSL bears no liability for any damages arising from your use of or inability to use such information or this website. Please note that all information on this website is subject to change and that access to all or any part of this website may be suspended without notice. Sony CSL bears no liability for damages arising from changes in information or the suspension or discontinuation of this website for whatever reason, except in cases in which such disclaimer is not legally valid.

Governing law and court of competent jurisdiction

Unless otherwise specified, use of this website and the interpretation and application of these terms of use are governed by the laws of Japan. Unless otherwise specified, the Tokyo District Court has exclusive jurisdiction in the first instance with respect to all disputes concerning use of this website.
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