Terms of Use

Thank you for visiting the website of Nitto Detection Tape solutions and products (the “Site”) of Nitto, Inc. and its parent company, Nitto Denko Corporation (hereinafter referred to as “we” or the "Company").

BY USING THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE; IF YOU DO NOT AGREE, DO NOT USE THE SITE.

Nitto reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms of Use, at any time. It is your responsibility to check these Terms of Use periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes will mean that you accept and agree to the changes. As long as you comply with these Terms of Use, Nitto grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited privilege to enter and use the Site.

1. COPYRIGHTS AND TRADEMARKS

The copyrights for all information and content appearing on this Site (including text, graphics, animation, sound, and other content) are the property of the Company. All logos, product names, and other relative names are the trademarks and the registered trademarks of the Company and their respective companies in Japan and/or other countries. Any use of the content found on this Site without the express written consent of the Company beforehand is strictly prohibited, excluding non-profit personal use and other use as permitted by the related laws and regulations.

Excluding the above, the Company does not grant copyrights, patents, trademarks, or any other rights based on intellectual property laws for any of the information on this Site.

2. PURCHASES; OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Additional terms and conditions may apply to purchases of goods or services and to specific portions or features of the Site, all of which terms are made a part of these Terms of Use by this reference. If there is a conflict between these Terms of Use and the terms posted for or applicable to a specific portion of the Site or for any service offered on or through the Site, the latter terms shall control with respect to your use of that portion of the Site or the specific service.

The Company’s obligations, if any, with regard to its products and services are governed solely by the agreements pursuant to which they are provided, and nothing on this Site should be construed to alter such agreements.

The Company may make changes to any products or services offered on the Site, or to the applicable prices for any such products or services, at any time, without notice. The materials on the Site with respect to products and services may be out of date, and the Company makes no commitment to update the materials on the Site with respect to such products and services.

3. PRIVACY

The Company’s Privacy Policy applies to use of this Site, and its terms are made a part of these Terms of Use by this reference. Additionally, by using the Site, you acknowledge and agree that Internet transmissions are never completely private or secure. You understand that any message or information you send to the Site may be read or intercepted by others, even if there is a special notice that a particular transmission (for example, credit card information) is encrypted.

4. LINKS TO OTHER SITES

This Site may contain links to other independent third-party Web sites ("Linked Sites"). These Linked Sites are provided solely as a convenience to our visitors. Such Linked Sites are not under the Company’s control, and the Company is not responsible for and does not endorse the content of such Linked Sites, including any information or materials contained on such Linked Sites. You will need to make your own independent judgment regarding your interaction with these Linked Sites.

5. LINKING TO THE SITE

When linking to this website, please ensure that the link contains the name of the Company. If you wish to link to this website with a banner link, please use the banner image provided below to do so. The copyright and the trademark right contained in this banner design provided below belong to the Company, and as such it must not be modified from its original form in any way when used. http://www.nitto.com/common/img/banner.gif

Although you may choose the pages you wish to link, contents of this website are updated frequently and links are subject to change without notice. Therefore, linking to the home page (http://www.nitto.com) is recommended.

If you link to this website, please ensure that it opens in a new window. The following are not permitted, as to prevent giving users a false impression about the originator of the information.

·   Presenting the contents of this website as the frame of another website

·   Placing images or diagrams from this website directly into another website

The Company reserves the right to request that a link to this website be removed if your site exists to slander or libel the Company or any other third parties, if your site is offensive to public order or morals, or for other reasons at the Company's discretion.

Third party websites linked from this website or linked to this website are managed and operated under the responsibility of their respective corporations or individuals. When using the website of such third parties, please follow all usage guidelines for the respective third party's website. The Company accepts no liability for any losses you may incur by using one of the third party websites.

6. IDEA PROPOSALS

As a rule, the Company does not receive any ideas or proposals relating to any products, technologies, marketing methods, or other company related activities. Furthermore, please note that the Company will not be obligated to follow non-disclosure obligations for such ideas that are provided through this website, and any information provided in this way will be used without any compensation or limitations of use. Any personal information provided to the Company through this website will be handled properly according to the rules laid out in the Company’s Privacy Policy.

7. DISCLAIMERS

The content provided through this website (hereinafter referred to as the "Content"), the Company always strives to provide the most current and relevant information to its users. However, the Company does not warrant the accuracy, security, or applicability of the Content in any way.

THE SITE AND ITS CONTENT ARE DELIVERED ON AN "AS-IS" AND "AS-AVAILABLE" BASIS. ALL INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE SITE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. THE COMPANY CANNOT ENSURE THAT ANY FILES OR OTHER DATA YOU DOWNLOAD FROM THE SITE WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR CONTAMINATION OR DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES. THE COMPANY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTIES OF ACCURACY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE COMPANY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR THE ACTS, OMISSIONS AND CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTIES IN CONNECTION WITH OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND/OR ANY COMPANY SERVICES. YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND ANY LINKED SITES. YOUR SOLE REMEDY AGAINST THE COMPANY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SITE OR ANY CONTENT IS TO STOP USING THE SITE OR ANY SUCH CONTENT. THIS LIMITATION OF RELIEF IS A PART OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN THE PARTIES.

The above disclaimer applies to any damages, liability or injuries caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use, whether for breach of contract, tort, negligence or any other cause of action.

The Company reserves the right to do any of the following, at any time, without notice: (1) to modify, suspend or terminate operation of or access to the Site, or any portion of the Site, for any reason; (2) to modify or change the Site, or any portion of the Site, and any applicable policies or terms; and (3) to interrupt the operation of the Site, or any portion of the Site, as necessary to perform routine or non-routine maintenance, error correction, or other changes.

8. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

Except where prohibited by law, in no event will the Company be liable to you for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental or punitive damages, including lost profits, even if the Company has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

9. INDEMNITY

You agree to indemnify and hold the Company, its officers, directors, shareholders, predecessors, successors in interest, employees, agents, subsidiaries and affiliates, harmless from any demands, loss, liability, claims or expenses (including attorneys’ fees), made against the Company by any third party due to or arising out of or in connection with your use of the Site.

10. GOVERNING LAW AND COURT OF JURISDICTION

Use of this Site and the interpretation and the application of this these Terms of Use is governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York unless otherwise specified. All controversies and disputes arising out of or relating to this Site shall be submitted to the State of New York sitting in the County of New York or the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York as the court of first instance unless otherwise specified.

11. ENVIRONMENT OF USE

In order to use this Site as it was intended, we recommend the operating environment(s) described below for optimal performance. This Site may not display properly if your system does not fall under the following operating environment(s).

Target Browsers

Windows

Internet Explorer 9

Google Chrome Latest version (At the time of Jan/2013)

Firefox Latest version (At the time of Jan/2013)

Macintosh

Safari 4.0 or higher (At the time of Jan/2013)

Firefox Latest version (At the time of Jan/2013)

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Cookies

This website utilizes an information transmission technology called "cookies."

Cookies refer to a small amount of information transferred to a user's computer from our website. By storing this information on a user's computer we can recognize when that user has accessed our website again and can provide relative content to that user in an efficient manner. You may modify your browser’s settings to display a warning when receiving a cookie or to disable receiving cookies completely. However, certain services provided by this website may not be accessible if cookies are disabled.

RSS

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Topics

http://www.nitto.com/rss/top_topics.xml

News Releases

http://www.nitto.com/rss/top_press.xml

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