Mitsui Global Strategic Studies Institute

Terms & Conditions

This website is provided and operated by Mitsui Global Strategic Studies Institute (“MGSSI”).

Prior to making use of this website, we would like you to read the following terms and conditions carefully and proceed with its use only if you agree with and will abide by them. Please understand that your access to this website constitutes your full acceptance of these terms and conditions.

MGSSI may change these terms and conditions at any time as deemed necessary. We therefore request you to check these terms and conditions each time you access this website.

1. Copyrights and Trademarks
All content, information, designs, layouts, logos, trademarks, and other intellectual property contained in this website are protected by copyrights, trademarks, and other intellectual property rights held by MGSSI or by other parties that have granted to MGSSI the license to make use of them. All persons accessing this website agree to make use of its content in a manner that does not infringe such rights.
2. Operation of This Website
MGSSI may change, delete, or otherwise alter the content of this website at any time. In addition, when deemed necessary, MGSSI may interrupt or suspend the operation of this website itself. MGSSI is under no obligation to revise the information on this website to ensure that it is correct at all times.
3. Links from Other Websites
When providing a link to this website from other websites, please obtain permission of MGSSI in advance. In addition, when providing such links, the link should access the home page of this website (URL and state clearly that this URL is a link to this website.
4. Linked Sites
MGSSI makes no guarantee whatsoever regarding the content of the websites that are linked from this website or the websites of others containing links to this website (collectively the "Linked Sites") as other parties are responsible for the operation of the Linked Sites. Moreover, when making use of the Linked Sites, it is necessary for you to agree with and abide by the terms and conditions of usage of those sites.
5. Disclaimer
MGSSI makes no guarantees or representations whatsoever regarding the information contained in this website, including the truth of content, accuracy, safety (including the absence of computer viruses or other harmful content in this website or the server thereof), or the absence of infringement of rights of other parties. You are entirely responsible for any damages of any kind that may arise from accessing this website.
6. Information on Future Performance (Forward-Looking Statements)
MGSSI may present information on this website regarding its future business activities and performance and those of its affiliated companies. Such forward-looking statements are only forecasts based on information available at the time of disclosure and may be subject to change because of a wide range of factors. In addition, such forward-looking statements are not presented with the intention to recommend specific investments to you. Accordingly, when you make any investments, MGSSI request that you do not put undue reliance on the information presented on this website.
7. Insider Trading
Some information on this website could be a "material fact" regarding MGSSI or any of its affiliated companies as defined in Paragraph 2, Article 166, of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act of Japan. Therefore, any person who trades shares of MGSSI or any of its affiliated companies based on a material fact obtained from this website before such material fact is published in accordance with the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act could be in violation of insider trading regulations under the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act.
8. Limitations on MGSSI's Responsibilities

MGSSI is not responsible in any way whatsoever for any loss, damages (whether actual, consequential or otherwise), injury, claim, liability or other cause of any kind or character whatsoever based upon or resulting from the use of this website, including, but by no means limited to:

  1. Damages arising due to the information contained on this website or changes thereto or removal thereof, or any aspect of the management of this website, including interruption or suspension of operations;
  2. Damages resulting from the use of this website or information contained on this website;
  3. Damages arising from inaccurate content on this website or typing errors; and
  4. Damages to software or hardware that occur when downloading from this website, any inconvenience arising from use of this website, problems with computer viruses, any loss or impairment of data, or similar problems.
9. Protection of Personal Information
For MGSSI's personal information protection policy, please refer to “Personal Information Protection Guidelines” on this website. Regarding the protection of personal information concerning this website, MGSSI will follow the practices stated in "Privacy Policy" of this website.
10. Governing Laws and Jurisdiction
These terms and conditions shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of Japan. Any legal action related to this website and these terms and conditions of its usage shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Tokyo District Court, Tokyo, Japan as the court of first instance.