Terms & Conditions
(Last Updated December 09, 2009)
Welcome to our website. We at Akihabara News strive to meet the demands of our Readers as efficiently and transparently as possible. In order to establish and maintain the best relationships possible, we request you to read our Terms and Conditions carefully before using our Media Sites. By using Akihabara News Sites, the users agree to be bound by and accept these terms and conditions.
These terms and conditions may not be appended, modified or altered by the User. No other document(s) may be used to change our agreement in any way. Any attempts to append, modify, or alter our terms and conditions will make the agreement null and void unless agreed upon in writing by the management of Akihabara News.
Akihabara News reserves the right to change these terms and conditions without prior written notice at any time. All of our terms, conditions and policies are written with having both the Customers’ and our own security in mind. Our goal is to achieve 100% user satisfaction and We apologize in advance for any inconvenience these policies may cause.
- • Intellectual Property Rights
- • Links to other sites
- • Products Information
- • Termination Policy
- • Limitations of liability
- • RSS Feed
- • Agreement
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The names, images and logos identifying akihabaranews, Akihabara News or third parties and their products and services are subject to copyrights, design rights and trademarks of the Akihabara News and/or third parties. Nothing contained in these terms shall be construed as conferring any licence or right to use any trade mark, design right or copyright of Akihabara News or any other third party.
Akihabara News is not responsible for any third parties’ websites you access via Akihabara News’s websites. These Internet sites are maintained by third parties. Akihabara News does not operate or control in any respect any information, products or services that third parties may provide on or through their websites. By providing links to other sites, Akihabara News does not guarantee, approve or endorse the information or products available at these sites, nor does a link indicate any association with or endorsement by the linked site to the Akihabara News Site in question.
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Akihabara News does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the Service or materials in this Service, or in third-party sites in terms of their correctness, accuracy, timeliness, reliability or otherwise. You (and not Akihabara News) assume the entire cost of all necessary maintenance, repair or correction.
All information and photographs on products listed on Akihabara News websites are not contractual. Only information available and displayed on manufacturer and resellers websites undertake following their respective conditions of sale.
Akihabara News is not responsible for any technical data errors for a product.
The comments sections on Akihabara News are accessible to any users. In order to make our comments useful and interesting, the following guidelines have been established for comment users:
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Do not post threatening, harassing, defamatory, or libelous material.
Do not post any information that you know to be confidential or sensitive.
Akihabara News will not accept responsibility for information posted in the Comments.
The Admin also reserve the right to remove a comment if it is deemed too aggressive, rude, or totally irrelevant. Any sexist, homophobic or racist mention as well as any advertisements, messages containing private details, a web address, or a postal address will be erased.
Akihabara News is the sole owner of the information collected on Akihabara News Sites. We may collect, store information, personal or otherwise, that you voluntarily supply to us either on the Akihabara News site, via e-mail, or in any other way. Akihabara News will not disclose to third parties any personal data about our visitors which they may have communicated via electronic mail. They will only be used in order to respond as effectively as possible.
Akihabara News may collect information via Comments system, Mailing Lists, Discussion Group, Cookies, but your information may be collected via third party Cookies like advertisers.
- Comments system and Discussion Group:
In this case, Akihabara News collect the information you submit (such as your name or e-mail address) when you register for Akihabara News membership, information that you post on blog entry comment, and information contained in search requests or questions you submit to the site. If you decline to supply or provide us with certain information, we may not be able to provide you with some services that are dependent on the collection of this information. However, if a third party complains that a comment breaches our Terms of Service (e.g. libels them), then in accordance with our Terms, Akihabara News will make reasonable efforts to contact the commenter and alert them to the situation. If we are required to by law to disclose commenters’ contact information, Akihabara News will attempt to contact commenters to give them the opportunity to respond to such requests.
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- Third Party Cookies
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We, at Akihabara News, strive to provide the latest information of the High Tech World. We strive to keep up to date all information released on Akihabara News sites. We reserve the right to change at any time without prior notice all information available on our sites. However, Akihabara News cannot guarantee the accuracy, precision, updating or exhaustiveness of information made available on the Sites.
Visitors, manufacturers, retailers are owners of the information they communicate to us. Akihabara News disclaims all liability for erroneous statement made by users, manufacturers, and retailers. The merchants and the users therefore accept liability and criminal information, as well as legal and penal consequences that ensue in the event of litigation.
Accordingly, and except for direct damages resulting from gross or intentional negligence from Akihabara News, we decline any responsibility for:
- Any inaccuracies or omissions relating to information available on the Web.
- All damages resulting from fraudulent intrusion by third parties leading to modification of information or materials available on the Akihabara News’s websites.
- Any damages, direct or indirect, regardless of its cause, nature or consequences, induced by anyone accessing Akihabara News’s Site or inability to access or to use Akihabara News’s sites ( including any damage or viruses that may infect your computer equipment or other property), and even if Akihabara News has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
All elements of Akihabara News’s sites are provided “as is” without any warranty, implicit or explicit.
To improve the usability of Akihabaranews.com Web Sites, Akihabara News provides to users a RSS feed. This system is an easy way to be informed of new stories and content posted on Akihabaranews Sites.
However, we grant you a limited, revocable license to use the RSS Service on your Web Site for non-commercial use only. You may not use the RSS Content in a manner that does not permit successful linking to our Web Sites.
These RSS Feed may not be copied, edited, reproduced, modified, republished, uploaded, distorted, transmitted, posted, broadcasted or distributed. The user may not use any robot, spider, other device or manual process to monitor or copy any content from the RSS Service or Weblogs.
The User may not sell, retransmit or commercially exploit the RSS Service, headlines or content in any manner except as expressly permitted by us.
The user may not incorporate advertising into or the placement of advertising associated with or targeted towards the RSS Service or use the RSS Service for any unlawful purpose or in violation of the rights of others
This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Japan without giving effect to any principles or conflicts of law. If any provision of this agreement shall be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.