This page explains the terms and conditions for using the website managed and operated by Hakuten Corporation (hereinafter referred to as the “website”). By using this website, you are deemed to have agreed to these terms and conditions. Hakuten reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time without prior notice. In such cases, please use this website only after agreeing to the revised and updated terms and conditions.
1. Information Posted on this Website
Hakuten makes no warranties whatsoever regarding the accuracy, currency, usefulness, or any other aspect of the information contained in this website. Hakuten reserves the right to add, change, modify, delete, suspend, or discontinue publication of the information on this website at its discretion without prior notice. In no event shall Hakuten be liable for any loss or damage arising out of or in connection with such additions, changes, modifications, deletions, suspensions, or discontinuance of the information on this website. However, where compulsory laws and regulations require us to take responsibility, we will assume responsibility to the extent that we are required to do so.
2. Recommended Browsers
The following browsers are recommended for viewing this website, unless otherwise specified.
Microsoft Edge latest version
Firefox latest version
GoogleChrome latest version
Safari latest version
FireFox latest version
GoogleChrome latest version
The following plug-ins and helper applications are also required for some of the contents. If you do not have them installed, please download them from the links below and use them. Please note that the plug-ins and helper applications are subject to change without prior notice.
If you wish to disable (opt-out of) the delivery of advertisements via third-party cookies, please go to the relevant company’s website and disable the delivery of advertisement there.
Unless otherwise specified, the copyrights to the documents, images, videos, sounds, and programs (hereinafter referred to as “documents”) provided by this website are owned by Hakuten and are protected by the copyright laws, treaties, and other laws of each country.
Customers may view and print documents and other materials for non-commercial and personal purposes only. Any other use or action (including reproduction, modification, analysis, public transmission, transfer, lending, licensing, or use for profit) is prohibited without the prior written permission of Hakuten. If there are other provisions in individual documents, those provisions shall apply.
The trademark HAKUTEN, the logo, the names of Hakuten products and service marks appearing on this website are trademarks or registered trademarks of Hakuten. Other products and company names are generally trade names, trademarks, or registered trademarks of their respective owners. Use of the Hakuten logo requires the prior written permission of Hakuten.
6. Linking to this Website
If you wish to link to this website, please contact us.
Please note that links from the following types of sites are strictly prohibited.
– Sites that are offensive to public order and morals.
– Sites that are or may be libelous, defamatory, or libelous to a specific individual or group.
– Sites that charge users to access this website by linking to it.
– Sites that may damage the reputation of Hakuten.
– Any other site that Hakuten deems inappropriate.
Even after granting permission to link to the website, Hakuten reserves the right to revoke the permission if it determines that the granting of the link is inappropriate due to circumstances discovered after the link was granted. When linking to the website, please use a text link (the use of Hakuten’s logo as a link banner is prohibited without the prior written permission of Hakuten). Please make sure that this website is displayed in a separate window so that it does not appear in the frame of the link source. (Please specify _blank in the target option of the HREF). Please note that links to individual pages may disappear without prior notice due to changes in the site structure or server configuration. Please be aware of this in advance.
7. Links to Other Companies’ Websites
Websites other than Hakuten’s that are linked to this website are managed and operated under the responsibility of their respective corporations and individuals, and are not under the control of Hakuten. In no event shall Hakuten be liable for any loss or damage arising out of your use of any linked website. Use of any linked website is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of that website. Hakuten provides links to these websites merely as a convenience to users, and not as a recommendation or endorsement of the use of these websites or the products or services contained therein. The inclusion of any link does not necessarily imply affiliation, cooperation, or any other special relationship between Hakuten and the entity or individual managing or operating the linked website.
8. Problems Associated with Access to this Website
In no event shall Hakuten be liable for any direct or indirect damages caused by software or hardware problems in your computer, auxiliary equipment, and network environment arising from your access to this website. However, where compulsory laws and regulations require us to take responsibility, we will assume responsibility to the extent that we are required to do so.
9. Proposals for Technology-related Information and Ideas
In order to prevent problems related to intellectual property rights, Hakuten refrains from accepting any information or ideas related to technology, products, services, design, or business via e-mail or other means. If you send any such information to Hakuten by e-mail or other means, you waive all rights and consent to Hakuten’s free use of the information you send. Hakuten is under no obligation to review, evaluate, adopt, or maintain the confidentiality of any proposal, and assumes no responsibility, including payment of compensation, for any of our products or services that are identical or similar to those proposed. Hakuten will not reply to any correspondence regarding this matter.
10. Insider Trading Regulations
Information on this website may include material facts as defined by the Securities and Exchange Act. In such a case, if you buy or sell shares of Hakuten within 12 hours of the release of such information, you may be subject to insider trading regulations and may violate the provisions of the Securities and Exchange Act. (However, once the material facts in question is posted on the Timely Disclosure Information Browsing Service on the Internet site of the self-regulatory organization jointly operated by the Tokyo Stock Exchange, etc., it will be excluded from the scope of insider trading regulations.)
11. Governing Law and Court of Jurisdiction
Unless otherwise specified, the interpretation and application of the terms and conditions on this page shall be governed by the laws of Japan. Unless otherwise specified, all disputes arising out of or in connection with the use of this website shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Tokyo District Court as the court of first instance.
12. Hakuten’s Stance
Hakuten will review the contents of this page from time to time and strive for continuous improvement.
13. Comments and Questions about this Page
If you have any comments or questions about the content of this page, please contact us via the inquiry page.