|This page describes the terms and conditions for
using the Websites of Olympus Corporation, Olympus Imaging Corp.
and Olympus Medical Systems Corp. ("Olympus") displayed at the
URLs "www.olympus.co.jp", "olympus-imaging.jp", "www.olympus-esystem.jp",
"www.fc-lab.jp" ("the Websites"). If you use any of these
Websites, 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 either of the Websites.
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.
1. Information Contained on
Olympus makes no warranty as to the
accuracy, up-to-dateness, utility, or other qualities of the
information contained on the Websites. Additionally, Olympus may
add to, modify, correct, or delete the information on the
Websites, or suspend or cease the public availability thereof or
the like, at its own discretion and without prior notice.
Olympus accepts no liability for any damages suffered as a
result of any additions, modifications, corrections, or
deletions of the information on the Websites, 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
shall be liable to such extent as the laws require.
2. Recommended Browsers
Unless otherwise noted, we recommend that the Websites be
viewed using one of the following browsers:
Internet Explorer 5.0 (Windows or Macintosh version) or later
Netscape 7.0 (Windows or Macintosh version) or later
Additionally, the following plug-ins and helper applications
are needed to access some of the content on the Websites. 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.
specifically stated, Olympus or one of its affiliates owns the
copyrights to all documents, images, video, audio, programs, and
other materials ("the Materials") provided on the Websites, 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
This shall not apply, however, if different
terms and conditions for use are clearly stated in the
trademarks, logos, names of Olympus products, service marks, and
the like on the Websites are the property of Olympus or one of
its affiliates. 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 Websites
us if you would like to link to the Websites. Note that we
do not allow links from the following types of sites:
prejudicial to public order and standards of public decency
Sites that could slander or defame specific individuals or
Sites that charge users for access to the Websites
Sites that could damage the credibility or
trust of Olympus
Such other sites as Olympus may find to be inappropriate
Even if you are given permission to link to the Websites,
Olympus may cancel that permission if it deems that the link is
inappropriate, due to any subsequent circumstances.
linking to the Websites, always use a text link (prior written
permission is required for using an Olympus logo mark as a link
banner). Set up the link so that the Websites 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 Websites are
managed and operated under the responsibility of their
respective corporations or individuals. They are not under the
control of Olympus. Olympus accepts no liability for any losses
you may incur by using one of the non-Olympus websites. Please
use any websites linked from the Websites at your own risk, and
under the terms and conditions of that site.
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 and the corporations/individuals
managing/operating those websites.
assume no liability for any losses or damages incurred by you
directly or indirectly other results of your access to the
Websites. The above exclusion of liability shall not apply to
the extent the relevant laws may deny such exclusion. In such
case Olympus shall be liable to such extent as the laws require.
8. Proposing Technical
Information, Ideas, Etc.
If you have any
information or ideas you would like to propose to us, please
send them to us in writing via postal mail. Our policy is to
confirmation form so please mail one along with your
2-3 Kuboyama-cho, Hachioji-shi, Tokyo
Olympus possesses a great variety of technical
information, ideas or the like, gained through long years of
research in wide range of fields. In order to avoid difficulties
that may arise if Olympus already possesses information, ideas
or the like similar to the proposed information/idea or the
like, we do not accept proposals in any other format than the
one described above.
The Websites may release information which is
classified as material facts ("Information") under Securities
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. Governing law and jurisdiction
The terms and conditions on this page shall be
governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of
Japanese. Any disputes arising out of the terms and conditions
shall be adjudicated exclusively by the Tokyo District Court.
11. Questions or Comments about this Page
If you have any questions or comments about this page please