Terms and Conditions

This web site is owned, operated and maintained by One Stop Site for Formats office ("Office") set up in Sony Corporation (“Sony”).

Please read these terms and conditions of use ("Terms and Conditions") carefully before accessing and browsing this web site ("Web Site"). You can use this Web Site only if you agree to and accept the Terms and Conditions without limitation or reservation.

Office may, at its sole and exclusive discretion, change, alter, modify, add, and/or remove portions of the Terms and Conditions at any time, without prior notice, by updating the contents of this page. So you are requested to visit this page and check the then effective Terms and Conditions periodically.

LIMITATION OF USE

All materials on this Web Site are protected by copyright laws and other applicable laws of each relevant country, and applicable treaty provisions. Except for personal and non-commercial use, users are prohibited from using (including, without limitation, copying, modifying, reproducing uploading, displaying, transmitting, distributing, licensing, selling and publishing) any of the materials, in whole or in part, without obtaining a prior written permission of Office.

Each software that is made available from this Web Site ("Software") is the copyrighted work of the respective owners and is protected by copyright laws and other applicable laws of each relevant country, and applicable treaty provisions. Use of the Software is subject to the terms and conditions of each license agreement between the owner of such Software and user thereof.

PROHIBITED CONDUCT

In using this Web Site, the following conducts are prohibited:
(1) An act which infringes or may infringe the property or privacy of a third party or Sony;
(2) An act which causes or may cause disadvantage, loss or damage to a third party or Sony;
(3) An act which offends or may offend the public order;
(4) A criminal act or an act which leads or may lead to a criminal act;
(5) Making of false statements or submissions, such as registering the email addresses of others;
(6) Business activities or an act for a commercial purpose, or an act intended for preparation of such activities or act;
(7) An act which libels or disgraces the reputation of a third party or Sony;
(8) An act which uses, may use, uploads or may upload damaging programs, such as computer viruses;
(9) Any other act that violates or may violate any of the laws, regulations or ordinances; or
(10) Any other act that may be deemed inappropriate by Office.

LINKS TO NON-SONY SITES

Web sites which are operated by third parties and which are linked to or from this Web Site ("Linked Sites") are independently operated and maintained by such third parties and are not under the control and/or supervision of Office. Use of the Linked Site shall be subject to the terms and conditions stipulated by the operator of each Linked Site. Office shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising out of or in connection with the use of or access to any Linked Site, and the use of or access to any of the Linked Sites shall be at users’ own risk.

Nothing contained in this Web Site shall be interpreted as a recommendation and/or endorsement by Office with respect to the contents of the Linked Sites and any products and/or services which appeared on and/or are provided through such Linked Sites. Nothing contained herein shall be deemed to constitute a partnership or any other relationship between the operators of the Linked Sites and Office.

USE OF COOKIE AND OTHER TECHNOLOGIES

This Web Site uses Cookie, Web Beacon and other similar technologies to improve the operability and convenience for users.

Office collects, through those technologies, information on users’ usage of the Web Site including pages browsed and page transitions, and users’ terminal environments including the types of browsers used. However, any personal identifiers, including names and email addresses, are not collected through such technologies.

DISCLAIMERS OF WARRANTIES

Except to the extent prohibited by applicable laws, Office makes no representation and warranty, either express or implied, statutory or otherwise, including warranties or representations with respect to the accuracy, reliability, completeness, fitness for particular purpose, non-infringement of third parties rights and/or safety of the contents of this Web Site, and any representations and warranties relating thereto are expressly disclaimed.

Office shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising out of or in connection with the use of or access to, or inability to use of or access to, the Web Site.

Office may change and/or alter the contents of this Web Site, or may suspend or discontinue the services provided through this Web Site at any time without any prior notice. Office shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising out of or in connection with any alteration or change of the contents or inability to use this Web Site.

APPLICABLE LAWS AND JURISDICTION

This Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Japan unless otherwise expressly provided. All controversies and disputes arising out of or relating to this Terms and Conditions shall be submitted to the Tokyo District Court in Tokyo, Japan as the Court of first instance.

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