Terms of Use

Please read carefully and agree to the following Terms of Use before using our website (takara-bio.co.jp). Your use of this website indicates your agreement to all of the Terms of Use set forth below. This website is linked to other websites operated by the Company or its affiliates. Use of any of those websites shall also indicate your agreement to the Terms of Use below. Where independent terms of use and/or other conditions are stipulated on websites operated by other companies or on our websites, please read those terms and conditions carefully and agree to them prior to use.

Copyright

The copyright of any information on this website shall belong to the Company or its provider, such as an outside company entrusted with its operation. Customers may download and/or print out such information for private use, but may not apply any such information to other websites or print media. In addition, please refrain from using any information posted on this website beyond the scope permitted by copyright laws without obtaining the appropriate permissions.

Trademark

Company names and product names on this website are the trade names of each company and/or registered or unregistered trademarks, and they shall belong to each of the owners.

Mail Transmission

We may respond to a Customer's inquiries and/or requests directly by e-mail. Likewise, we may provide information to a Customer via e-mail with the Customer's consent. The copyright of the contents of any such e-mail messages shall belong to the Company, and you should refrain from applying any such messages to other websites or printed media without the explicit permission of the Company.

Disclaimer

We take the greatest possible care when posting information on the websites operated by the Company, but we will not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of such information in any form. The Company will not be responsible for any software or hardware accident, damage, etc. on the side of the Customer arising from the use of these websites, nor for any problems between users or third parties that might arise from the use of these websites.

Modification of Information Posted on the Websites or Suspension of Website Operation

We may change information and/or folder names posted on the websites operated by the Company without prior notice. Please note also that we may suspend or discontinue our website operations or change the URLs (website addresses) without prior notice. The Company will not be responsible for any damages arising from such actions.

Linking Policy

In principle, we accept links to the websites operated by the Company from any website that does not contain content offensive to public order and morals. Please advise the following contact of necessary information before posting any links.

Contact

Takara Bio Inc.
PR and IR Department
Nojihigashi 7-4-38, Kusatsu, Shiga 525-0058, Japan
Tel: (+81) 77-565-6970
Fax:(+81) 77-501-7017

Collection of Website Access Information

We aim to provide customers with information on products and services smoothly through the Company’s website. In order to obtain statistical access information and provide a website, emails, contacts, and advertising customized for the customer, we use cookies*1, web beacons*2 and other means to identify IP addresses for the collection of website access information.

Information on customer access to the Company’s website will only be used as much as is necessary to provide the Company’s product and services and will never be used for any other purpose. Customers who do not want the Company to collect information using cookies*1 or web beacons*2 may refuse through the cookie and JavaScript settings and operation of their internet viewing software (browser). However, please be aware that you may not be able to use some of the functions of the Company’s website in this case.

*1: Cookies are the data sent to and recorded on everyone’s internet viewing software (browser) as a way for websites to identify users.
*2: Web beacons are a mechanism that enables recognition of access information such as the date and time, and content viewed, connection information, and cookies in the website or email in which they are embedded.

Behavioral Targeting Advertising

The Company engages in behavioral targeting advertising*3 on various internet websites through services provided by third parties (“advertising distributors”).

*3: Behavioral targeting advertising is a method of advertising that displays the Company’s specified advertisements on other websites through website access information without the identification of individuals. The Company sometimes provides advertising distributors with customer website access information with the aim of delivering useful information to customers. Information obtained by advertising distributors is treated in accordance with the policies of the advertising distributors.
If you wish to disable behavioral targeting advertising, you can access the opt out page of each advertising distributor to disable behavioral targeting advertising.

Please see the following for information on advertising distributors, their service content, and opting out (suspending use) of behavioral targeting advertising.

List of advertising distributors (services) and opt out pages
Other

We recommend that you use the latest OS and browser version to view the websites operated by the Company. In addition, for some of our websites, we may recommend other versions. Please refer to each website.

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