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Terms and Conditions of Use

This web site www.kirinholdings.co.jp ("Kirin Holdings Web Site") is provided and operated by Kirin Holdings Company, Limited ("Kirin Holdings").
Prior to making use of this Kirin Holdings Web Site, please read the following terms and conditions regarding this Kirin Holdings Web Site ("Terms and Conditions") in advance carefully. You can use this Kirin Holdings Web Site only if you agree to and accept all of the Terms and Conditions hereof without limitation or reservation. Kirin Holdings may, at its sole discretion, change and/or alter any portions of the Terms and Conditions at any time without any notice. Therefore, you are requested to check the newest version of the Terms and Conditions periodically.

Copyrights and Trademarks

All contents contained in this Kirin Holdings Web Site are protected by copyrights and other rights held by Kirin Holdings or by other parties that have granted to Kirin Holdings the license to make use of them. All of those rights are protected under applicable copyright acts, conventions and other laws in each country, and you are strictly prohibited to use (including, without limitation, duplicate, divert or sell) any contents of this Kirin Holdings Web Site beyond the legally permitted scope (for example, private use) without Kirin Holdings's prior written permission.
All trademarks or service marks contained in this Kirin Holdings Web Site are held by Kirin Holdings or by other parties that have granted to Kirin Holdings the license to make use of them, and you are strictly prohibited to use any of them without Kirin Holdings's prior written permission.

Links

Kirin Holdings makes no warranties or guarantees whatsoever regarding the contents of the third party's web site(s) linked to or from this Kirin Holdings Web Site ("Linked Sites") and assumes no responsibilities or liabilities for any losses, expenses or damages occurred in making use of such Linked Sites that are independently operated by third parties. When making use of the Linked Sites, you are requested to carefully check the terms and conditions of such Linked Sites.

Disclaimer

Kirin Holdings does not, express or implied, warrant or accept any liabilities in connection with the contents of this Kirin Holdings Web Site with respect to accuracy, completeness, reliability, fitness for particular purpose and/or non-infringement of third party's rights. Kirin Holdings may change and/or alter the contents of this Kirin Holdings Web Site, or may suspend or discontinue the service itself provided through this Kirin Holdings Web Site at any time without any prior notice. Kirin Holdings shall not be responsible or liable in any way whatsoever for any losses, expenses or damages based upon or resulting from the use, access and loss of chance to use of this Kirin Holdings Web Site, as well as shall not be responsible or liable in any way whatsoever for any damage or trouble in your software or hardware resulting from the use or access of this Kirin Holdings Web Site.

Information on Future Performance

Kirin Holdings may provide information on this Kirin Holdings Web Site regarding its future business activities and performance and those of its affiliated companies. Such forward-looking information is merely a forecast based on information available at the time of disclosure and may be subject to change due to a wide range of factors. Kirin Holdings's actual business activities and performance are subject to change affected by a wide range of factors surrounding Kirin Holdings and its affiliated companies (economic affairs, market, exchange rates etc.), and you should be aware that Kirin Holdings shall have no obligation to update any information on this Kirin Holdings Web Site regarding its future business activities and performance and those of its affiliated companies.

Privacy Statement

Please read the conditions and notes for Privacy Policy of this site.

About cookies

This Kirin Holdings Web Site and related services operated by Kirin Holdings use cookies.

What are cookies?
Cookies are data files (or similar technologies such as web beacons) saved on computers, smartphones, or other devices of customers when accessing a website. Cookies enable acquiring information such as the web site pages visited by an access device user, the time of the visit, and similar data.
Note that cookies contain no data that enables identifying individual users.

Purposes of using cookies
Cookies saved on user devices serve the following purposes.

  • To enhance user convenience, such as enabling access without password log-in
  • To display information in line with customers’ interests
  • To analyze the access status of this Kirin Holdings Web Site
  • To simplify interaction with social media, etc.
  • To disseminate behavioral advertising

Application of third-party company tools and services using cookies
In order to meet the purposes listed above, Kirin Holdings employs tools and services provided by third-party companies, specifically those named in section 4.[2]. In such a case, a third-party company which provides tools and services may collect the same cookies as Kirin Holdings.

How to disable cookies

  1. (1) Disabling cookies by changing browser settings
    If desired, customers can disable the use of cookies by selecting the browser settings set forth below. Customers are requested to take note that certain services may become unavailable as a result.
    Customers can select browser settings to refuse the acceptance of cookies and to display a warning when cookies are about to be accepted. Customers are requested to take note that certain services may become unavailable as a result.
  2. (2) How to disable cookies of third-party companies
    Customers who desire to disable advertising, etc., through cookies are requested to opt-out through the following websites of the companies concerned.

Applicable Laws and Jurisdiction

Use of this Kirin Holdings Web Site and interpretations and applications of the Terms and Conditions shall be governed in accordance with the laws of Japan. Additionally, unless otherwise specified, the Tokyo District Court has exclusive first instance jurisdiction for all disputes to arise regarding this Kirin Holdings Web Site.

User environments

For using this Kirin Holdings Web Site, the following user environments are recommended.

Please note that user environments other than recommended, and depending on customer browser settings even in recommended user environments, may not enable access or content may not be properly displayed. Moreover, some software applications may interfere with normal browser operation.

Recommended browsers

Internet Explorer 11 or later versions, and the latest versions of Firefox, Google Chrome, and safari

About security

The Kirin Holdings Web Site uses encrypted communication for some services in order to improve the security level. For using the services concerned, TLS 1.1 or a later version needs to be enabled in the browser settings. Since certain services are not available if browsers do not support TLS 1.1 or a later version, or are configured not to use TLS 1.1 or a later version, customers are requested to check their browser settings.

Moreover, some services may not be available depending on firewall settings.

How to check the setting status of Microsoft Internet Explorer
In the Tools menu (*1) please choose Internet Options, Advanced Settings, and click the Security tab. Please check that “Use TLS 1.0” ,“Use TLS 1.1” and “Use TLS 1.2” are selected (*2).

  • ※1 If the menu is not displayed, please open “Internet Options” from the gear mark in the top right corner.
  • ※2 Depending on the browser version, there may be no setting items for TLS 1.0, TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2.

About the use of access log information

Kirin Holdings Web site records website access log information such as customers’ IP address.

This information is used for capturing the usage status of the Websites. Except for pages that require user authentication, no individual customer information is identified.

About JavaScript

Kirin Holdings Web Site includes pages that use JavaScript. Browsers with JavaScript disabled may not function properly or content may not be displayed correctly. For viewing, please set your browser to enable JavaScript.

About CSS

Kirin Holdings Web Site uses on some pages cascading style sheets (CSS) technology for building pages. For viewing, please enable CSS to allow pages to display correctly.

About accessibility

In order to provide an enjoyable user experience for a maximum number of customers including a diversity of technical environments and physical characteristics, the Websites are created with a view to accessibility using mainly web standard technology advocated by W3C.

Use of RSS

Kirin Holdings Web Site distributes news release updates via RSS. By registering with a dedicated RSS reader software or a browser that supports RSS, users can without visiting the disseminating site obtain information automatically when news releases are updated.

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