Please read carefully and agree to the following Terms of Use before using our website. 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 Takara Bio Inc. and/or its affiliates (the Company). 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.

1. 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. Except for personal use such as the download and print-out, 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.

2. 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.

3. 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.

4. 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.

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

We may change information and/or file 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.

6. 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.


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

7. Personal Information Protection Policy

We recognize the importance of personal information, and consider it our obligation to properly protect personal information that we acquire via this website. We will not collect your personal information when solely browsed our website, but we may collect any information such as address, name, etc. when it is necessary for services such as material and sample requisition, gift, message board, questionnaire, product sale (online shop), membership registration, job entry, etc.

8. Management of Personal Information

We have an administrative provision for handling personal information, and this ensures the security of, and the prevention of leaks, loss or damage to the ensured information. Also, we are responsible for maintaining the security against illegal intrusion, in order to protect personal information. When personal information is consigned to a third party, we have an appropriate supervision implemented through contractual obligation, etc., in line with a certain standard to protect personal information.

9. Handling of Personal Information

We will not generally use the acquired personal information beyond the scope necessary for achieving the purpose of use. Nevertheless, we or the authorized party may provide any relevant information under the Customer's consent. The Customer who do not want to receive any information can refuse a delivery of information in contacting sender.


Further, if required from public agency such as court, police office and prosecutor or quasi authorities for the Customer's personal information, we may reveal such information without the Customer's consent.

10. Use of Cookie

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. You can choose whether to allow us or third-parties (our analytics and AdTech partners) to set cookies which are not strictly necessary for the functioning of the website via the cookie banner and settings provided on the website. You can also disable our collection of information using cookies*1 and web beacons*2 through the cookie and JavaScript settings and operation of 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. A cookie is a small text file that the website sends to your device for the purpose of keeping records. It identifies your device, typically your web browser, but it cannot identify you as an individual.
  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.

11. Behavioral Targeting Advertising

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


  1. 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, or you can also disable it by turning off the Targeting Cookies via the cookie banner and settings provided on the website.


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

Cookie List


We use cookies and other tracking technologies for the following purposes:
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

Cookie Subgroup


Cookies used

OptanonConsent, OptanonAlertBoxClosed

First Party

Performance Cookies
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.

Cookie Subgroup


Cookies used



First Party

12. Revision and Deletion of Personal Information

Upon the Customer's request, we will revise or delete the acquired personal information without delay. If the Customer demands a reveal about one's own personal information, we may reveal the information immediately except as disturbed the justifiable benefits for Customer or us. In such case, we may charge a processing fee. Contact information is as noted in "Linking Policy" in this "Terms of Use".

13. 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.