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Terms of Use

This website (hereinafter called "the Website") is managed by UNITIKA SPARKLITE LTD. (hereinafter called "the Company"). You are asked to read the following terms and conditions regarding the use of the Website. Your accessing and use of the Website are understood to constitute your agreeing to all the following terms and conditions for use of the Website. The terms and conditions governing the use of the Website may change according to circumstances and, at such times, the revised versions shall be issued. Check that you are in possession of the latest information.

(1) Copyrights

The information given on the Website is protected by the copyright laws of the respective countries and by related treaties. You may use the information contained on the Website for your personal use (downloading, storing on your computer, printing, etc. of this information), but the use of the information exceeding the scope indicated by law, such as reproduction, modification, uploading, distribution, reproduction in printed media, etc. is prohibited without the prior written approval of the Company.

(2) Trademarks

Trade names, trademarks, logos (hereinafter called "trademarks and such") displayed on the Website, or similar trademarks and such, may not be used or reproduced without the express approval of the Company. The rights related to trademarks and such, displayed on the Website, are the property of the Company or the respective owners of the said rights. They may not be used without the permission of the Company.

(3) Disclaimer

The Company takes the utmost care in revising and managing the Website. However, the Company shall not warrant in any way that the functions of the Website will not be interrupted, that errors will not occur, or that viruses or other harmful components will not be present on the Website. The Company shall not be liable for problems or damages of any kind resulting from the use of information on the Website, or resulting from the use or the inability to use the Website.
It shall be understood that the Company may change the information provided on the Website or may interrupt or suspend the operation of the Website without notice.

(4) Prohibitions

The following conduct related to use of the Website is prohibited.

  • Any conduct that may damage the reputation or credibility of the Company, such as that which adversely affects public order and/or morals.
  • Any conduct that may cause any loss or damage to the Company or to any third party.
  • Any conduct that smears, slanders, or defames any specific individual or organization.
  • Any criminal act or any conduct that leads to or which may lead to a criminal act.
  • Any conduct that violates any laws or legally binding rules.
  • Any conduct that may cause a false perception that a third party is in alliance or in partnership with the Company, or that the Company acknowledges or endorses a linked site.
  • Any other conduct that the Company considers to be inappropriate and thus requests its cessation.

(5) Linked websites

As a rule, the Website shall be link free. However, the content of either third party websites that are linked from the Website or third party websites that link to the Website are managed under the responsibility of each third party company, and the Company shall not be responsible in any way for their content. Also, the linking does not imply that the Company endorses those websites. Depending on the contents of each website or the method of linking, the Company may request the deletion of the link.
You may create a link to the Website, provided you have read and comply with "Precautions on Creating Links," below.

[Precautions on Creating Links]

  • To create a link to the Website, use a text link with the name "UNITIKA SPARKLITE LTD." or " UNITIKA SPARKLITE. " The use of the Company logo mark, etc. as a link banner is prohibited without the prior approval of the Company.
  • Use the URL "https://www.unitika.co.jp/sparklite/" for linking.
  • The configuration shall be such that the Website is not displayed in the frame of the website from which the link originates, but is displayed in a separate window.

(6) Proposal of ideas, etc.

The Company declines to accept any unsolicited provision of information or proposals of ideas from the public regarding technologies, products, design, business, etc., except when we specifically seek the contribution of any such ideas, etc. from customers through the Website or other means. If you submit such information or ideas using e-mail, regular mail, or by some other means, the Company shall assume that you have agreed with the points listed below before sending the information or ideas. This is to avoid issues related to intellectual property rights, etc. Take careful note of this beforehand.

  • The Company is under no obligation to preserve confidentiality regarding the content of the provisions or proposals that you submit.
  • The Company is under no obligation to evaluate or adopt the content of the provisions or proposals you submit.
  • The Company is under no obligation, including the payment of rewards, towards customers or other members of third parties, even if the products, services, etc. that the Company announces or makes public are the same or similar to the contents of the provisions or proposals submitted.

(7) For greater convenience in using the Website

To attain maximum benefit when browsing the Website, the following software is required.
Download the software from the Websites of the respective companies.

1. Plug-in downloads

  • Adobe Flash Player
    Get Adobe Flash Player
    Websites fully provided with animation and entertainment may be experienced on the Website.Adobe Reader
  • Adobe Reader
    Get Adobe Reader
    PDF files can be displayed and printed..

* Microsoft Windows Media Player, Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Reader, and Quick Time Player are trademarks or registered trademarks of U.S. Microsoft Corporation, Adobe Systems Incorporated, and Apple Computer, Inc., respectively, in the United States and other countries.

2. Recommended browser

The Website is best viewed with the browsers listed below.

  • Internet Explorer (6.x or higher)
  • Fire Fox (8.x or higher)
  • Google Chrome (15.x or higher)
  • Safari (8.x or higher)

(8) Governing law and court of jurisdiction

Items related to the use of the Website and the terms and conditions governing the use of the Website shall be governed by the laws of Japan. Unless stipulated otherwise, the Osaka District Court shall be the court of first instance in regard to any disputes arising in relation to the Website.

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