Site Policy

This Site Policy applies to all users of the Kobe Bussan website (https://www.kobebussan.co.jp/english/) (the "Website"), which is operated and maintained by KOBE BUSSAN CO., LTD. ("Kobe Bussan," "we," "us," "our").
Please carefully read and review our Site Policy below before accessing or using this Website.
If you do not agree to the terms of our Site Policy, please refrain from using this Website.

We reserve the right to modify this Site Policy at any time, and without prior notice. The users are therefore advised to consult the latest version of the Site Policy regularly.

Links to and from Other Websites

We generally welcome links to our Website. However, if any of the following exists or is likely to exist, we do ask that you refrain from creating links to this Website on other websites.
When providing a link to this Website from other websites, please clearly indicate the destination of the link, e.g. "Kobe Bussan Home."

  • Direct linking to specific images and PDF files of this Website
  • Links from websites that discredit or undermine the dignity of Kobe Bussan and its affiliates, and other third parties
  • Links and actions on websites that infringe or facilitate an infringement of the intellectual property rights (such as trademarks and copyright), assets, privacy rights, portrait rights, or any other rights of Kobe Bussan and its affiliates, and other third parties
  • Links that may cause misidentification of the origin of the information (The use of the contents of this Website on any other websites must be pre-approved in cases where such links will incorporate the trademarks and registered trademarks, such as service marks and logos held by Kobe Bussan.)
  • Links and actions on websites that Kobe Bussan considers inappropriate (e.g. apart from above mentioned items, any action that violates applicable laws and regulations and/or public morals, or anything that may interfere with or disrupt our Website)

Copyright and Trademark

The information and content available on this Website, including without limitation, text, illustrations, logos, photographs, audio and video clips, and software are subject to the trademark, copyright and/or other intellectual property rights or licenses held by Kobe Bussan or its licensors.

Apart from any use permitted by the Copyright Act, such as reproducing and quoting for personal use, you may not copy, reproduce, modify, distribute, transmit, disseminate, or publish any information on this Website without prior permission of the copyright holder.

Encrypted SSL Connection

Our website uses SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) encryption on all pages where personal information is requested, which means that your information will be sent through the Internet in an encrypted manner. This encryption technology prevents anyone from using your personal data if intercepted.

Governing Law and Competent Court

Unless otherwise specifically provided, the use of this Website and the interpretation and application of this Site Policy shall be governed by the laws of Japan.
Accordingly, any dispute between users and us in relation to the use of this Website shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Kobe District Court in Japan in the first instance, unless otherwise specified.

Disclaimer of Warranties

The contents of this Website are created with utmost care and security. Nevertheless, Kobe Bussan does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the contents or reliability of any information displayed or distributed via this Website.
Furthermore, Kobe Bussan accepts no responsibility or liability for any loss or damage whatsoever (including any damage to software or hardware) arising out of or in connection with the use of this Website.

Kobe Bussan reserves the right to change or update any or all of the contents, or suspend or discontinue the access to this Website at any time and without prior notice. Nevertheless, Kobe Bussan shall not be liable for any resulting consequences, damages or losses.

The content of other websites that may be linked to this Website is not maintained or controlled by Kobe Bussan. Kobe Bussan therefore assumes no liability for the content on third party websites, or for any damage or loss that may be caused by use of these websites.