Terms and Conditions

Thank you for visiting the Website (hereinafter referred to as "This Website (*1)") of Gakken Holdings Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "the Company").

This Website is managed and operated by the Company, its affiliates, and their representatives. This Website is available for use only if the user agrees to the following terms of use.

(*1) This Website is operated by the Company under the name of "Gakken Holdings Co., Ltd.," or the domain name of "ghd.gakken.co.jp" to provide services.

Terms of Use

Rights of Contents

All rights including the copyright, patent right, utility model right, design right, trademark right, and image right of all contents on This Website (including but not limited to letters, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, downloaded data in digital format, edited data, and software. The same applies throughout this document) are owned or managed by the Company or a third party, which are strictly forbidden to use (including but not limited to copying, modifying, uploading, posting, transmitting, distributing, licensing, selling, or publishing. The same applies throughout this document) such contents without obtaining a prior written permission from the Company.

Trademark and Other Rights

The rights of marks, such as trademarks and logos, as well as the trade name on This Website belong to the Company or a third party, and it is forbidden to use them without obtaining a prior written permission from the Company.

Disclaimer

The Company does not warrant the information or contents on This Website to be complete, accurate, factual, useful, or compliant. The Company shall not be liable for any direct or indirect damages suffered by users through the use of the information or contents contained on This Website. Users accessingThis Website are considered to have agreed to these terms.
We ask users to fully understand the following terms before using This Website.

  1. Information or contents on This Website are subject to change without notice, including temporary or permanent discontinuation of publication.
  2. Information posted on This Website may not be the latest information.
  3. This Website is for informational purpose only and investors are encouraged to make final investment decisions at their own discretion.
  4. Our company shall not be liable in any way for any damages arising out of the use of this site and all other websites accessed through this site unless our company is willfully or grossly negligent.

Prohibited Acts

The acts described in the following or those which may fall under or threaten any of the following are prohibited in using This Website.

  1. To infringe rights, including the property right of a third party or the Company, and personal rights, such as privacy right;
  2. To bring disadvantages or cause damages to a third party or the Company;
  3. To defame the reputation or damage the credit of a third party or the Company;
  4. To make false statements or notifications;
  5. To be contrary to public order and morality
  6. Criminal acts or acts that lead to criminal acts;
  7. To use or provide harmful programs, such as computer viruses
  8. To violate laws, orders, rules, ordinances, or other standards established by public institutions; and
  9. Any other acts deemed inappropriate by the Company.

Links

We may ask you to suspend or delete the websites, publications, links, etc., that may cause or promote the above prohibited matters.
In addition, the contents of the websites of third parties other than our company that are linked to or from this are not under the control of our company. Our company shall not be liable in any way for the contents of such websites by a third party or for damages arising from their use.

Change of terms

Our company may modify these Terms at our company's discretion.
When making changes to the Terms of Use pursuant to the preceding paragraph, our company shall post a notice of the changes to the Terms of Use and the content and effective date of the changed Terms of Use on the Site no later than 1 month prior to the effective date of the changed Terms of Use.
If the User uses the Site after the effective date of the change of the Terms, the User shall be deemed to have agreed to the change of the Terms.

Governing Laws and Provisions

The establishment, interpretation, and validity of the terms, as well as all other matters relating to the use of This Website shall be governed by the laws of Japan. All terms of the Company related to the use of This Website, and terms and provisions of related service providers shall also apply.

Jurisdiction

Should a user or the Company find a need to file a lawsuit, the Tokyo District Court or the Tokyo Summary Court in Japan shall have the exclusive jurisdiction of the first instance.

Recommended environment

The following environment is recommended when viewing This Website.
Please note that This Website may not be available or may not display correctly when not used in the recommended environment or depending on the settings of the web browser even in the recommended environment.

Browser and Screen Size

  • Recommended browser:Internet Explorer 11、Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari the latest
  • Recommended screen size: 1140 pixels by 768 pixels or larger

Javascript and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)

This Website uses Javascript and CSS.
If Javascript functions and CSS are disabled on your browser, they may not work or display correctly. In order to use all of the contents, please enable Javascript and CSS on your browser settings.

Cookie

Cookie is a text file that save the inputted data and the history or others during the sending and receiving between the browser and the server while visiting a website by the device.
Cookies are used on this website for the following cases as to provide a more user-friendly website for our customers.

  • The user can be confirmed if they are the person themselves by using cookies to manage the transfer of data through different screens.
  • As a consequence, unauthorized access can be prevented and security issue can be ensured, also providing a more user-friendly website at the same time.
  • The advertisement from the third party may be displayed on this website, customers' cookie data may be obtained by the third party during the visit of this website.
  • Cookie data acquired by the third party will be handled in accordance with the privacy policy of the third party.
  • Customers could stop such third party from obtaining cookie data through the delivery of advertisements by accessing through the opt-out page established by third party's website.
  • Cookie data allows the website administrator to change the content of the pages displayed to each customer. If the used browser settings allow the cookie to be sent and received, cookie data of the used browser can be obtained by the website sides.
    Moreover, in order to protect your privacy, cookies will only be sent to the used browser from the website that the server had authorized the sending and receiving of cookies.
  • "Allow all cookies", "Block all cookies " , and "Notify user when cookies are received " can be selected on the settings for sending and receiving of cookies. The setting method may differ due to the browser that is used. For details of how to set cookies, please check the "Help" menu in the browser.
  • If "Block all cookies" is selected, pleased be noted that there will be several restriction on using the internet service, such as service requires authentication will not be available and others.

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