LEGAL NOTICE

IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU READ ALL THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY. Nippon Steel & Sumikin Stainless Corporation ("NSSC") owns and operates this website. This Legal Notice states the terms and conditions under which you may access and use this website. NSSC may revise the contents of this Notice at any time. In such an event, as this page will be modified to reflect the revised terms, you should visit this page periodically to review this Notice.

Copyright and other intellectual property rights

Unless otherwise indicated, NSSC, or an affiliate of NSSC, owns or has valid rights to all intellectual property, copyright, patent, trademark and tradesecrets pertaining to any information appearing on this website (including, without limitation, text, logos, tradenames, photographs, illustration, and data). By making this site available, NSSC is not granting you any license nor any kind of right to use its intellectual property other than as specifically provided herein. You may access, browse, download or use any of the works on this site for personal, non-commercial purposes only, but you may not: (a) modify the information on this website or use or copy them for any commercial purpose, or any public display, performance, sale or rental; (b) remove any copyright or other proprietary notices from the information on this website; or (c) transfer the information on this website to another person. In the event that any part of this Notice conflicts with terms and conditions particular to specific information that you download from this site, then the terms and conditions specific to such downloaded information shall prevail over those contained in this Notice.

Information on this website

While NSSC has made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information provided on this website, NSSC makes no warranties as to the accuracy or the completeness of the information, and any use of the information contained herein is at the user’s risk. Furthermore, NSSC reserves the right to alter the products and/or the services described at any time, without notice. All of the product names, service names or logos of NSSC, including its corporate name, used in this website are registered trademarks or trademarks (not limited to trademarks under the laws of Japan) of NSSC in Japan, unless otherwise indicated.

Japan only

The information on this site is presented solely for the purpose of promoting NSSC and its products, services and programs. Unless otherwise specified, the information regarding NSSC's products, services and programs is provided with respect to Japan only. NSSC makes no representation that the information on the site is appropriate or available in other locations or that it is authorized to transact business in any other particular location. If you access the site from locations other than Japan, you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws.

Links

This site may contain links to websites operated by NSSC or other third parties. These websites may be subject to different terms and conditions and in such an event, you are requested to comply with the terms and conditions of that site. NSSC makes no representation or warranty of any kind regarding the contents, accuracy, or operation of any third party web site.

Information submissions

NSSC shall deem that you have agreed that any information which you submit to this website, regardless of the situation for which it was submitted, is information that is considered as being neither confidential nor having any asset value. It shall be deemed that you have granted NSSC a royalty-free license for the unlimited, irrevocable and worldwide use of information you have submitted to this website. (Provided, however that personal information shall be excluded. The use of personal information shall be subject to the terms of the Privacy Policy of NSSC.)

Disclaimer

It is entirely the responsibility of the user to take any precautions necessary to protect against computer viruses or other harmful components that may possibly be embedded in information downloaded from this website. NIPPON STEEL & SUMIKIN STAINLESS STEEL CORPORATION EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES IN CONNECTION WITH ANY USE OF THIS WEBSITE, OR ANY HYPER-LINKED OR OTHER ACCESSIBLE WEB SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL LOST PROFITS, DAMAGES FROM BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, AND LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER WE ARE EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OCCURRING.

Prohibited conduct

By using this website you agree not to engage in the following acts:
1.Using or copying this website or any part of the information on this website for any commercial purpose other than to transact business with NSSC;
2.Modifying of any of the information on this website;
3.Making links from other sites to this website without the prior written consent of NSSC;
4.Accessing portions of this site not intended for access by the general public;
5.Attempting to duplicate all or portions of the code behind any part of this site;
6.Attempting to test the vulnerability of the system, or breach the security or authentication measures of the website;
7.Sending any viruses or other harmful components to NSSC;
8.Any activities that may damage the reputation of NSSC or other persons;
9.Any activities that are in contravention of any applicable laws; and
10.Any other activities that NSSC deems inappropriate.

Applicable laws and jurisdiction

The use of this website and the interpretation and application of this Notice shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Japan. All controversies and disputes arising out of or relating to this Notice or this website shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Tokyo District Court in Tokyo, Japan as the court of first instance.