Terms of Use

*1 The purpose of this website 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 website only if you agree to its terms.

*2   By viewing, using, or downloading content or information from this website, you are agreeing to the conditions listed below. Please note that content, information, or URLs on this website may be changed or removed without prior notice.


1. Copyright

All copyrights associated with the content of this website are the property of Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "Sumitomo Heavy Industries") or its affiliates unless otherwise specified. Text on this website 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 website 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 website 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 website. The Company is not responsible for any errors that may be found on this website. Furthermore, please be aware that the wording or content of this website may be changed or removed without prior notice.


4. Forward-Looking Statements

This website 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 website. This request should specify your name, contact information (address, telephone number, e-mail address), the URL of the website 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 website.


6. Linked Sites

Third-party websites that may be accessed via links on this website 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 uses cookies to improve the experience of our website's users but does not use the information obtained from cookies to identify any user's personal information. 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 website. However, statistics collected in this way do not allow the Company to identify any individual user.


9. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

The Company's website 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.