TERMS OF USE

1 April, 2015

This site is the website for Olympus' imaging business ("The Website") which is managed and operated by Olympus Corporation ("Olympus"). You are requested to use the Website after you have assented to the following terms and conditions.

1. SCOPE OF APPLICATION

The Website refers to the websites displayed at the following domains (including subdomains).

  • olympus-imaging.com
  • olympusimage.com.sg
  • olympusimage.com.my
  • olympus-imaging.co.in
  • olympuspen.com

For the terms and conditions of use of domains other than those listed above, please check the respective websites. Before using the Website, please make sure to read this page first. If you use the Website, you are deemed to have assented to these terms and conditions. Note that these terms and conditions of use are subject to change without prior notice. When changes have been made, please use the Website after you have confirmed and assented to the latest content (terms and conditions).

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2. INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE WEBSITE

At Olympus, we handle and thoroughly protect all personal information that you provide to us, according to the Olympus Personal Information Protection Policy. For information on the Olympus Group's policy on handling personal information, please see the Handling of personal information. In addition, please see Personal Information Inquiry for details on the disclosure, correction, deletion or other modification of personal information.

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3. COPYRIGHTS

Olympus or one of its affiliates (collectively "Olympus"), or the original author owns the copyrights to all materials (documents, images, video, audio, programmes, and other materials) provided on the Website. All materials are protected by copyright laws, treaties, and other laws of each country. Please note that the use of documents by means of a method or for a purpose other than the license prescribed below may violate copyright law or trademark law as well as infringe image rights and privacy.

LICENSE

You may view or print these materials for your own personal, non-commercial use.

PROHIBITIONS

Unless specifically stated in each material, following actions are prohibited without the prior written consent of Olympus.

  • Use for other than non-commercial purpose
  • Actions other than consented view and print (copying, alteration, parsing, public transmission, transfer, loan/lease, or any commercial use)

Please note that even though an application is presented beforehand, there may be instances where the materials may not be used as it contains an image, third-party work, trademark or other proprietary material.

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4. USE OF TRADEMARKS

All OLYMPUS trademarks, logos, service marks, names of Olympus products, and the like ("The Trademarks") on the Website are the property of Olympus. All other names of products and companies are property of their respective companies. You may not use You may not use the Trademarks without the prior written consent from Olympus. without the prior written consent from Olympus.

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5. DISCLAIMER

You may use the Website at your own risk. Olympus makes every effort to faithfully disclose all information published on the Website. However, Olympus makes no warranty as to the accuracy, up-to-datedness, utility or any other qualities of the information contained on the Website. Additionally, Olympus accepts no liability for any errors in such information or failure to publish information, nor for any damages suffered as a result from using the Website.

Olympus may add, modify, correct, or delete the information on the Website, or suspend or cease the public availability thereof or the like, at its own discretion and without prior notice. Additionally, Olympus accepts no liability for any damages suffered as a result on account of such actions.

Olympus also accepts no liability for any direct or indirect damage caused as a result of access to the Website that resulted in hardware or software problem affecting your computer, peripheral devices, network environment, and the like.

However, the above exclusion of liability shall not apply to the extent the relevant laws may deny such exclusion. In such case, Olympus shall be liable to such extent as the laws require.

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6. SCOPE OF APPLICATION

Unless separately stated, the terms and conditions on the Website shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Japanese law. Any disputes arising out of the terms and conditions shall be adjudicated exclusively by the Tokyo District Court.

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7. INSIDER TRADING

The Website may release information which is classified as material facts under Financial Instruments and Exchange Law. If you sell, purchase or otherwise deal with Olympus share(s) after you have an access to the Information and within 12 hours of the Information release, you may be in breach of the insider trading provision of the Law. (If the same Information is released through Tekiji Kaiji Jouhou Service, the Internet site of the self-regulatory organisation which is jointly operated by Tokyo Stock Exchange or others, however, you may do so without breaching the prohibition.)

 

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8. LINKS

In principle, you are free to set the links to the Website (application for consent is not required).

However, we do not allow links from the following types of sites:

  • Sites prejudicial to public order and standards of public decency
  • Sites that could slander or defame specific individuals or groups
  • Sites that charge users for access to the Website through linking
  • Sites that could damage the credibility or trust of Olympus work, products, services, and others
  • Such other sites as Olympus may find to be inappropriate

When linking to the Website, make sure the Website does not appear within the source website frame. Olympus does not permit the display of its link in a manner where the viewer may be misled that some of or all of the content does not belong to Olympus. Please set the link so that once clicked, there is a complete transfer and the screen switches to the Olympus website or so that the website is displayed in new browser window.

When linking to the Website, always use "Olympus Corporation" for the company name. Any OLYMPUS logos, trademarks or other such symbols may not be used for the link button without the prior written consent from Olympus.

Note that links to individual pages may become invalid without notice, due to modifications to the site or server structure.

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9. PRINTING WEBSITE PAGES

Navigational elements which do not function when printed, decorative elements and other such items are intentionally set so that they are not output when printing the Website. Consequently, the layout on paper when any of the pages is printed will differ from the screen layout.

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10. PLUG-INS AND APPLICATIONS

The following plug-ins and helper applications are needed to access some of the content on the Website. If you do not have these applications installed, please download them from the links below. Note that these plug-ins and helper applications are object to change without notice.

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11.SUBMISSION OF IDEAS

In order to avoid troubles relating to Intellectual Property Rights, Olympus is not obligated to accept or consider any unsolicited information or ideas about technologies, products, services, designs or business from the public through an e-mail or otherwise.

Nonetheless, if you send these to Olympus, Olympus shall deem that you have waived all rights of your information and ideas and that you have agreed that Olympus is free to use those.

Olympus shall be under no obligation to review, evaluate, or adopt your ideas, nor shall Olympus be under obligation to keep your ideas confidential. Also, Olympus shall not be responsible for any payment of compensation or similarities between your ideas and future Olympus products or services. Please note that Olympus has no obligation to reply to your submission of ideas.

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12. USE OF COOKIES

The Website contains pages which use technology known as cookies*1.

COOKIE USE PURPOSES

The Website uses cookies for the following purposes.

  • For improving website convenience and service, such as offering customised service for each individual customer by referencing the customer's stored registration information when the customer logs into the authentication service
  • For displaying the most appropriate advertisement on other companies' websites based on the content in which customers are interested and on the utilisation situation of the Website.
  • For surveying the website's traffic, including the number of users and views
  • For prompting customers, for whom a certain period of time has elapsed since their last use of the Website, to re-enter their passwords (re-authentication) so that Olympus services may be improved and security maintained
  • For storing and referencing Olympus cookies through third-parties in accordance with consignments to third-parties entrusted with distributing Olympus advertisements

DISABLING (OPTING OUT) OF COOKIES

You may disable Google's use of cookies by accessing Google advertising settings page. (The use of cookies by third-party distributors may also be disabled by accessing the Network Advertising Initiative opt out page.)

Additionally, you may use your browser to set whether or not to allow the use of cookies. You may select from options such as "Allow all cookies," "Block all cookies," and "Notify user when cookie is received." Setting method differ according to the browser, so, if necessary, check the "Help" menu on the browser you use.

Please note that if the use of cookies is not abled, some of Olympus services may not be available.

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13. OLYMPUS WEBSITE OPERATING POLICY

Olympus makes every effort to appropriately revise the content of this page and continually improve it.

1: A Cookie is a data transmitted from a web server when you visit a webpage, and are stored by your browser in a memory device (hard disk, etc.) of the computer being used. Because the web server is able to identify your computer which has accepted a cookie, information selected for you is able to be provided by the website. Cookies may identify your computer, but the Website does not send or receive your personal information by means of cookies.

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