About this site

This page describes the terms and conditions for using the Website of Olympus Imaging Corp.("Olympus Imaging"), displayed at the URLs olympusomd.com ("the Website"). If you use this Website, you are deemed to have assented to these terms and conditions. Note that these terms and conditions of use are subject to change without notice. You are deemed to have assented to any changes when using the Website.
Note that the terms and conditions do not apply to any other websites operated by us or our affiliates. For the terms and conditions of use of those other websites, please contact the department which is in charge of each of the other websites.
At Olympus Imaging (referred to below as "we/us/our"), we are deeply aware of the importance of your personal information. We handle and thoroughly protect all personal information that you provide to us, according to the Personal Information Protection Policy. For information on the Olympus Group's policy on handling personal information, please see the Personal Information Protection Policy.

1. Information Contained on the Website

Olympus Imaging makes no warranty as to the accuracy, up-to-datedness, utility, or other qualities of the information contained on the Website. Additionally, Olympus Imaging may add to, modify, correct, or delete the information on the Website, or suspend or cease the public availability thereof or the like, at its own discretion and without prior notice.
Olympus Imaging accepts no liability for any damages suffered as a result of any additions, modifications, corrections, or deletions of the information on the Website, or the suspension or ceasing of public availability thereto, or the like. The above exclusion of liability shall not apply to the extent the relevant laws may deny such exclusion. In such case Olympus Imaging shall be liable to such extent as the laws require.

2. Recommended Browsers

Unless otherwise noted, we recommend that the Website be viewed using one of the following browsers:

-Windows
Microsoft Internet Explorer latest version
Firefox latest version
Google Chrome latest version
-Macintosh
Safari latst version
Firefox latest version
Google Chrome latest version

With any of the above browsers, the CSS and JavaScript must be turned on.

Additionally, the following plug-ins and helper applications are needed to access some of the content on the Website. If you do not have these applications installed, please download them from the links below. Note that these plug-ins and helper applications are subject to change without notice.

Adobe Reader Adobe Flash Player Apple Quick Time Windows Media Player
Adobe Reader Adobe Flash Player Apple Quick Time Windows Media Player

3. Copyrights

Unless specifically stated, Olympus Imaging or one of its affiliates ("Affiliates" include Olympus Imaging's parent company - Olympus Corporation - and the direct and indirect subsidiaries of Olympus Corporation and/or Olympus Imaging) (collectively "Olympus") owns the copyrights to all documents, images, video, audio, programs, and other materials ("the Materials") provided on the Website, and these copyrights are protected by the copyright laws, treaties, and other laws of each country.
You may view or print the Materials for your own personal, non-commercial use. Any other use or action (including copying, alteration, parsing, public transmission, transfer, loan/lease, licensing, or any commercial use) is prohibited without the prior written consent of Olympus.
This shall not apply, however, if different terms and conditions for use are clearly stated in the Materials.

4. Trademarks

All OLYMPUS trademarks, logos, names of Olympus products, service marks, and the like on the Website are the property of Olympus. All other names of products and companies are in general property of their respective companies. You must obtain written consent from Olympus before using any Olympus logo mark.

5. Linking to the Website

We do not allow links from the following types of sites:

  • - Sites prejudicial to public order and standards of public decency
  • - Sites that could slander or defame specific individuals or groups
  • - Sites that charge users for access to the Website through linking
  • - Sites that could damage the credibility or trust of Olympus
  • - Such other sites as Olympus may find to be inappropriate

When linking to the Website, always use a text link (we do not allow you to use any OLYMPUS trademarks, logos, names of Olympus products, service marks, and the like to link to the Website). Set up the link so that the Website appears in its own window, rather than in a frame of the linking page (set the HREF's target option to _blank). Note that links to individual pages may become invalid without notice, due to modifications to the site or server structure.

6. Links to Other Companies' websites

The non-Olympus websites linked from the Website are managed and operated under the responsibility of their respective corporations or individuals. They are not under the control of Olympus Imaging. Olympus Imaging accepts no liability for any losses you may incur by using one of the non-Olympus websites. Please use any website linked from the Website at your own risk, and under the terms and conditions of that site.
Olympus Imaging provides the links to these websites for your convenience only, and such links do not indicate that we encourage or endorse the use of those websites or any products or services provided for therein. Furthermore, such links do not necessarily mean that there is any affiliation, cooperation, or other special relationship between Olympus Imaging and the corporations/individuals managing/operating those websites.

7. Disclaimer

We assume no liability for any losses or damages incurred by you directly or indirectly other results of your access to the Website. The above exclusion of liability shall not apply to the extent the relevant laws may deny such exclusion. In such case Olympus Imaging shall be liable to such extent as the laws require.

8. Submission of Ideas

In order to avoid troubles relating to Intellectual Property Rights, Olympus Imaging is not obligated to accept or consider any unsolicited information or ideas about technologies, products, services, designs or business from the public ("Idea") through the Website or otherwise. Nonetheless, if you send Olympus Imaging an Idea, Olympus Imaging shall deem that you have waived all rights of your Idea and you have agreed that Olympus Imaging is free to use your Idea. Olympus Imaging shall be under no obligation to review, evaluate, or adopt your Idea, nor shall Olympus Imaging be under obligation to keep your Idea confidential. Also, Olympus Imaging shall not be responsible for any payment of compensation or similarities between your Idea and future Olympus Imaging products or activities. Please note that Olympus Imaging has no obligation to reply to your submission of Idea.

9. Insider Trading

The Website may release information which is classified as material facts ("Information") under Financial Instruments and Exchange Law ("Law"). If you sell, purchase or otherwise deal with Olympus share(s) after you have an access to the Information and within 12 hours of the Information release, you may be in breach of the insider trading provision of the Law. (If the same Information is released through Tekiji Kaiji Jouhou Service, the Internet site of the self-regulatory organization which is jointly operated by Tokyo Stock Exchange or others, however, you may do so without breaching the prohibition.)

10. Handling of Personal Information

At Olympus Imaging (referred to below as "we/us/our"), we are deeply aware of the importance of your personal information. We handle and thoroughly protect all personal information that you provide to us, according to the Olympus Personal Information Protection Policy. For information on the Olympus Group's policy on handling personal information, please see the Olympus Personal Information Protection Policy. For inquiries on personal information obtained through the Website, please see the Personal Information Inquiry page.

11. Cookies

Some pages on these Websites use a technology called Cookies*. You may make your browser reject Cookies. However, in this case, you may not be able to use some or all of the services on this Website. * "Cookies" is a small text file sent to you from a Web server, and saved on your computer's hard disk or other storage device by your browser. Since the Web server can identify your computer which received Cookies we have sent, it allows the Web server to offer you information tailored to you.

12. Applicable Laws

The Website contain information about products which may or may not be available in any particular country, and if applicable, may have received acceptance or market clearance by a governmental regulatory body for different indications and restrictions in different countries. Each country has specific laws, regulations and medical practices governing the communication of medical or other information about medical products on the Internet. Nothing herein should be construed as a solicitation or promotion for any product or for an indication for any product which is not authorized by the laws and regulations of the country where the reader resides.

13. Governing law and jurisdiction

The terms and conditions on this page shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Japanese law. Any disputes arising out of the terms and conditions shall be adjudicated exclusively by the Tokyo District Court.

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