Site Policy

Site Policy

 

This website (hereinafter called "the site") is managed by Yamato Sewing Machine Mfg. Co., Ltd. (hereinafter called "Yamato") or its representatives. Make sure to read the following terms of use when using the site, and use only if you agree to the terms. Further, the site contains links to other websites managed by Yamato and related companies. If using these other sites, note that it is necessary to agree to the terms of use described therein.

Use of materials on the site

All content on this site (including, without limitation, text, design, graphics, logos, icons, images, audio clips, downloads, interfaces, code and software, as well as the selection and arrangement thereof), is the exclusive property of and owned by Yamato, its licensors or its content providers and is protected by copyright, trademark and other applicable laws. 

You may access, copy, download and print the material contained on the site for your personal and non-commercial use, provided you do not modify or delete any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notice that appears on the material you access, copy, download or print. Any other use of content on the site, including but not limited to the modification, distribution, transmission, performance, broadcast, publication, uploading, licensing, reverse engineering, transfer or sale of, or the creation of derivative works from, any material, information, software, products or services obtained from the site, or use of the site for purposes competitive to Yamato, is expressly prohibited. 

Copyright

All content on this site (including, without limitation, text, design, graphics, logos, icons, images, audio clips, downloads, interfaces, code and software, as well as the selection and arrangement thereof) is the exclusive property of and owned by Yamato, its licensors or its content providers and is protected by copyright, trademark and other applicable laws.

Customers downloading the content of this site to their PC, etc., is judged to be "reproduction for private use", which is recognized by copyright law. However, use of the downloaded content is restricted to the customer themselves. Once downloaded, enabling use by a third party such as a company exceeds this scope regardless of whether or not it is for commercial purposes, and so is prohibited. Further, Yamato does not cede any copyright, patent rights, trademark rights, or any other intellectual property rights concerning the content to the customer.

Trademark rights

Information The commercial names, trademarks for Yamato, related companies, and third parties displayed on this site are protected by commercial law, trademark law, Unfair Competition Prevention Act, and other laws. They may not be used without the express permission of the rights holder.

Disclaimer

Yamato pays careful attention to the information on this site. Nevertheless, Yamato does not make any assurances regarding the cessation of functions, the occurrence of errors, or the correction of defects, nor the existence of computer viruses or other malware on the site or its servers, nor for the text and contents of the site. Even if, by any chance, a customer is harmed by using this information, or their own use is disabled, by using this site, Yamato shall bear no responsibility. Please note this carefully.

Yamato may change the information on this site without notice. Further, the operation of this site may be suspended or canceled. Please note this carefully.

Further, Yamato shall bear no responsibility for any reason for any damages occurring as a result of changes to the information, or the suspension or cancellation of this site operations.

Conduct on the site

Some features that may be available on this site require registration. By registering at and in consideration of your use of the site you agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself.

Some features on this site require use of a password. You are responsible for protecting your password. You agree that you will be responsible for any and all statements made, and acts or omissions that occur, through the use of your password. If you have any reason to believe or become aware of any loss, theft or unauthorized use of your password, notify Yamato immediately. Yamato may assume that any communications Yamato receives under your password have been made by you unless Yamato receives notice otherwise.

Use prohibitions

When using the site, the following actions are prohibited.

  • Actions that violate either a third party's or Yamato's assets, or privacy, etc., or actions that risk such violation.
    E.g.: Actions to upload or use computer viruses or other malware.
  • Use of the site for purposes competitive to Yamato.
  • Malicious actions such as altering the site, or using the site as a springboard.
  • Actions of false declarations and notifications, such as registering another person's e-mail address.
  • Actions that damage the reputation or trust of a third party or Yamato.
  • Any other actions that violate laws, ordinances, or regulations, or actions that risk doing so.
  • Any other actions that Yamato judges to be unsuitable.
Links

The contents of third-party websites other than those of Yamato that contain links to this site (hereinafter called "link sites") are not controlled by Yamato. Yamato is not responsible for the contents of link sites, not for any damages caused by use of those sites. 

Further, the fact that a link to this site exists does not mean that Yamato endorses use of the link sites, or any products, services, or companies, etc., described in the link sites, nor does it mean that there is any special relationship between Yamato and the link sites.

Applicable law

In the absence of an explicit provision to the contrary, the interpretation and application of the use of the website and the conditions of use therefor are governed by the laws and regulations of Japan.

Furthermore, in the absence of an explicit provision to the contrary, any and all disputes arising from the use of this website shall be governed by the Osaka District Court as first exclusive jurisdiction.