Website Terms & Conditions

Usui International Corporation

Website Terms and Conditions of Use

Last Updated October 1, 2018

This Web site is operated by Usui International Corporation (“UIC”). Throughout the site, the terms “Usui” “we,” “us” and “our” refer to UIC. UIC offers this web site (“Site”), including all information and services available from this Site, to you, the user, conditioned upon your acceptance of all the terms, conditions, policies, and notices stated herein.  Please read these terms of Use carefully before you start to use the Site.  BY ACCESSING OR USING THIS SITE YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE AND ACCEPT THEM IN FULL.

These Terms and Conditions of Use, together with any documents they expressly incorporate by reference (collectively, these “Terms of Use”) apply exclusively to your access to, and use of, this Site and do not alter in any way the Terms of Use of any other agreement(s) you may have with UIC, including any terms of purchase.  These Terms of Use apply generally to the Site, however certain restricted areas of the Site may require your agreement to additional Terms of Use. 

How to Contact Us

Please address any questions or comments about this Site to our Contact Us page.

You may not use contact information provided on the Site for unauthorized purposes, including marketing.

Privacy and Cookies Policy

Please review the UIC Privacy and Cookies Policy

Terms of Purchase

A copy of our Terms of Purchase are available at the following link: www.usuiusa.com.

Accuracy, Completeness and Timeliness of Information on This Site

While UIC makes every reasonable attempt to ensure that content on this Site is accurate, current, useful, and complete, UIC is not responsible if information made available on this Site is not accurate, complete, useful or current.  Any reliance on the material on this Site is at your own risk. The material on this Site is provided for general information only and should not be relied upon or used as the sole basis for making decisions without consulting product manuals or other sources of information. This Site may contain historical information, which is not current and is provided for your reference only.  We disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by you or any other visitor to the Site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

We reserve the right to withdraw or amend this Site, and any service or material we provide on the Site, in our sole discretion without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of the Site is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Site, or the entire Site, to users, including registered users.

Use of the Site

To access the Site or some of the resources it offers, you may be asked to provide certain registration details or other information. It is a condition of your use of the Site that all the information you provide on the Site is correct, current and complete. You agree that all information you provide to register with this Site or otherwise, including but not limited to through the use of any interactive features on the Site, is governed by our Privacy and Cookies Policy and you consent to all actions we take with respect to your information consistent with our Privacy and Cookies Policy.

If you choose, or are provided with, a user name, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any other person or entity. You also acknowledge that your account is personal to you and agree not to provide any other person with access to this Site or portions of it using your user name, password or other security information. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your user name or password or any other breach of security. You also agree to ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. You should use particular caution when accessing your account from a public or shared computer so that others are not able to view or record your password or other personal information.

We have the right to disable any user name, password or other identifier, whether chosen by you or provided by us, at any time in our sole discretion for any or no reason, including if, in our opinion, you have violated any provision of these Terms of Use.

Use of Materials on the Site

You acknowledge and agree that the Site and all content on this Site (including, without limitation, text, images, logos, downloads, specification and software, as well as the selection and arrangement thereof), is the exclusive property of and owned by UIC, or its licensors and is protected by copyright, trademark, and other applicable laws. You may access, copy, download, and print the material contained on the Site for your personal and non-commercial use, provided you do not modify or delete (including through selectively copying or printing material) any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notice that appears on the material.  Any other use of content on the Site, including but not limited to the modification, distribution, transmission, performance, broadcast, publication, uploading, licensing, reverse engineering, transfer or sale of, or the creation of derivative works from, any material, information, software, products or services obtained from the Site, or use of the Site for purposes competitive to UIC, is expressly prohibited.  UIC, its licensors or content providers, retain full and complete title to any and all materials provided on the Site, including all associated intellectual property rights.  The material on this Site is provided to you under a limited license that is revocable at any time, and UIC reserves the right, without notice and in its sole discretion, to terminate your license to use this Site and to block or prevent future access to and use of this Site, including any access to forums of other interactive areas.

If you print, copy, modify, download or otherwise use or provide any other person with access to any part of the Site in breach of the Terms of Use, your right to use the Site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made. No right, title or interest in or to the Site or any content on the Site is transferred to you, and all rights not expressly granted are reserved by the Company. Any use of the Site not expressly permitted by these Terms of Use is a breach of these Terms of Use and may violate copyright, trademark and other laws.

Trademarks

The UIC’s name, UIC’s logo and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs and slogans are trademarks of UIC or its affiliates or licensors. You must not use such marks without the prior written permission of UIC. All other names, logos, product and service names, designs and slogans on this Site are the trademarks of their respective owners.

Submissions and Postings

To the extent that submissions are allowed by this Site, you acknowledge that you are responsible for any material you may submit via the Site, including the copyright, legality, reliability, appropriateness, and originality of any such material.  You represent and warrant (and UIC relies on your warranty) that you own or otherwise control all the rights to the content you post or that such items are known to you to be in the public domain; that the content is accurate; that use of the content you supply does not violate any provision herein and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that you will indemnify UIC for all claims resulting from content you supply, including arising from an action alleging infringement of copyright or other proprietary rights in such work. We undertake no duty to determine the validity of any claim of copyright. Upon receiving written notice to UIC that any item posted on this Site is believed to infringe a copyright or other proprietary right, we will remove said work.  We make no warranty as to the currency, operability, or fitness for any particular purpose of any shareware software or other information posted to this Site, and we will assume no liability for any losses or damages alleged to arise from use of or reliance on such software or information.

If you do submit material, you grant UIC and its affiliates an unrestricted, nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute and display such material throughout the world in any media. You further agree that UIC is free to use without limitation and without any compensation to you any ideas, concepts, know-how that you or individuals acting on your behalf provide to UIC. You grant UIC the right to use the name you submit in connection with such material.  UIC retains any and all rights granted in these Terms of Use in and to any user submitted content or materials after termination.  Please review the UIC Privacy and Cookies Policy to determine how your personal information provided via this Site will be handled.

UIC is under no obligation to post, forward, transmit, distribute or otherwise provide any material available on this Site, including material you provide to us, and so we have an absolute right to remove any material from the Site in our sole discretion at any time.

Conduct on the Site

Some features that may be available on this Site require registration. By registering at and in consideration of your use of the Site you agree to provide true, accurate, current, and complete information about yourself.

Some features on this Site require use of a password. You are responsible for protecting your password. You agree that you will be responsible for any and all statements made, and acts or omissions that occur, through the use of your password. If you have any reason to believe or become aware of any loss, theft or unauthorized use of your password, notify UIC immediately. UIC may assume that any communication UIC receives under your password have been made by you unless UIC receives notice otherwise.

You or third parties acting on your behalf are not allowed to use frames or framing techniques to enclose any portion of this Site without written consent of UIC.  You or third parties acting on your behalf shall not use the UIC name or trademarks and service marks of UIC as meta tags, without our written consent. You may not utilize any Site content in any meta tags or any other “hidden text” techniques or technologies without UIC’s express written consent.

Prohibited Conduct

You hereby agree to not upload, distribute, or otherwise publish through this Site any content that (i) is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, harassing, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, fraudulent, defamatory, abusive, inflammatory, or otherwise objectionable; (ii) in any way violates any applicable federal, state, local or international law or regulation (including, without limitation, any laws regarding the export of data or software to and from the US or other countries, (ii) is confidential, proprietary, incorrect, infringing on intellectual property rights; (iii) may constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party or otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law; or (iv) may contain software viruses, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of “spam.” You may not use a false email address or other identifying information, impersonate any person or entity or otherwise mislead as to the origin of any content. You may not upload commercial content onto the site.  You may not impersonate or attempt to impersonate UIC, an employee of UIC, another user or any other person or entity (including, without limitation, by using e-mail addresses or screen names associated with any of the foregoing)

You expressly agree to refrain from doing either personally or through an agent, any of the following:  (1) use any device or other means to harvest information about other users; (2) transmit, install, upload or otherwise transfer any virus or other item or process; to the Site that in any way affects the use, enjoyment or service of the Site, or any user’s computer or other medium used to access the Site; (3) modify the information, including headers, found on the Site; (4) transmit, install, upload or otherwise transfer to the Site any unauthorized advertisement or communication; (5) engage in any action which UIC determines is detrimental to the use and enjoyment of the Site; (6) use the Site for any unlawful or defamatory means; and (7) transmit, install, upload, post or otherwise transfer any information in violation of the laws of the United States or any other country in which you reside.

You may not use any hardware or software intended to damage or interfere with the proper working of the Site or to surreptitiously intercept any system, data, or personal information from the Site. You agree not to interrupt or attempt to interrupt the operation of the Site in any way. UIC reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to limit or terminate your access to or use of the Site at any time without notice. Termination of your access or use will not waive or affect any other right or relief to which UIC may be entitled at law or in equity.

No commercial use of the information on or under this Site is licensed or permitted. The use of automated systems (robots, spiders, or any other data-mining or similar data-gathering and extraction tools) to access, acquire, or download information on this Site is expressly prohibited where such systems are employed in connection with commercial objectives (other than indexing for search engines), or in a fashion that directly or indirectly violates any privacy interests. 

Hyperlinks and Third-Party Web Sites

This Site may contain links to other web sites, some of which are operated by UIC or its affiliates and others of which are operated by third parties. These links are provided as a convenience to you and as an additional avenue of access to the information contained therein. We have not necessarily reviewed all the information on those other web sites and are not responsible for the content of those or any other web sites or any products or services that may be offered through those or any other web sites.  UIC has no control over third party web sites and makes no claim or representation regarding, and accepts no responsibility for, the quality, content, nature, or reliability of any web sites accessible by hyperlink from this Site, or web sites linking to this Site.  Inclusion of links to other web sites should not be viewed as an endorsement of the content of linked sites. Different terms and conditions may apply to your use of any linked sites. UIC is not responsible for any losses, damages or other liabilities incurred as a result of your use of any linked sites.  Visitors to such third-party web sites should refer to such web sites’ respective privacy policies, and terms and conditions. 

Trademarks and Copyrights

The word “UIC” the UIC logo, and the products and services described in this Site are either registered or unregistered trademarks, trade names, or service marks, trade dress, or copyrighted material of UIC and its licensors, or are the property of their respective owners. These marks and copyrights may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without the express prior written permission of UIC or their respective owners, and then with the proper acknowledgments. In addition, page headers, custom graphics, button icons, and scripts may be service marks, trademarks, or trade dress of UIC, and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of UIC.  Nothing on this Site shall be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademark, logo or service mark displayed on the Site without the owner’s prior written permission, except as otherwise described herein. UIC reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the Site and its content. This Site and all of its content, including but not limited to text, design, graphics, interfaces and code, and the selection and arrangement thereof, is protected as a compilation under the copyright laws of the United States and other countries.

Infringement Notice

We respect the intellectual property rights of others and request that you do the same. You are hereby informed that UIC has adopted and reasonably implemented a policy that provides for the termination in appropriate circumstances of subscribers and account holders of UIC’s system or network who are repeat copyright infringers. If you believe your copyright or the copyright of a person on whose behalf you are authorized to act has been infringed, you may notify our copyright agent:

Timothy Sircy, Treasurer

Usui International Corporation

Contact Us

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To be effective, your notification must be in writing, include your contact information, provided to our copyright agent, and include:  (a) signature of a person authorized to act; (b) identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed; and (c) identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing including references to the location of the material on this Site.

DISCLAIMERS

            Warranties

YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO RESTRICT OR TERMINATE YOUR ACCESS TO THE SITE OR ANY FEATURE OR PART THEREOF AT ANY TIME. UIC EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND ANY WARRANTIES THAT MATERIALS ON THE SITE ARE NONINFRINGING, AS WELL AS WARRANTIES IMPLIED FROM A COURSE OF PERFORMANCE OR COURSE OF DEALING; THAT ACCESS TO THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE; THAT THE SITE WILL BE SECURE; THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES THE SITE AVAILABLE WILL BE VIRUS-FREE; OR THAT INFORMATION ON THE SITE WILL BE COMPLETE, ACCURATE OR TIMELY. IF YOU DOWNLOAD ANY MATERIALS FROM THIS SITE, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK. YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIALS. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM UIC OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND.  UIC DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF THE MATERIALS ON THIS SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR COMPLETENESS, CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, ADEQUACY, USEFULNESS, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE.

IN CERTAIN JURISDICTIONS, THE LAW MAY NOT PERMIT THE DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE DISCLAIMER MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR USE OF THE SITE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT ANY INFORMATION YOU SEND OR RECEIVE DURING YOUR USE OF THE SITE MAY NOT BE SECURE AND MAY BE INTERCEPTED BY UNAUTHORIZED PARTIES. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK AND THAT THE SITE IS MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU AT NO CHARGE. AS SUCH, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, NEITHER UIC NOR ITS AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS OR THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO THE SITE, OR ANY OTHER SITE YOU ACCESS THROUGH A LINK FROM THIS SITE OR FROM ANY ACTIONS WE TAKE OR FAIL TO TAKE AS A RESULT OF COMMUNICATIONS YOU SEND TO US, OR THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES ADVERTISED IN OR OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE, OR REMOVAL OR DELETION OF ANY MATERIALS SUBMITTED OR POSTED ON ITS SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE SITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF UIC, ITS AFFILIATES OR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. THIS DISCLAIMER APPLIES, WITHOUT LIMITATION, TO ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY ARISING FROM ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECTS, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUSES, FILE CORRUPTION, COMMUNICATION-LINE FAILURE, NETWORK OR SYSTEM OUTAGE, YOUR LOSS OF PROFITS, OR THEFT, DESTRUCTION, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, LOSS OR USE OF ANY RECORD OR DATA, AND ANY OTHER TANGIBLE OR INTANGIBLE LOSS. YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT NEITHER UIC NOR ITS SUPPLIERS SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY USER OF THE SITE. YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR ANY OF THE ABOVE CLAIMS OR ANY DISPUTE WITH UIC IS TO DISCONTINUE YOUR USE OF THE SITE.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless UIC and its affiliates and their officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, licensors, service providers, subcontractors and suppliers from and against any and all losses, liabilities, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and court costs, arising or resulting from your use of the Site and any violation of these Terms of Use. If you cause a technical disruption of the Site, you agree to be responsible for any and all losses, liabilities, expenses, damages, and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and court costs, arising or resulting from that disruption. UIC reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you and, in such case, you agree to cooperate with UIC in the defense of such matter.

Geographic Restrictions

UIC is based in the state of Michigan in the United States. We provide this Site for use only by persons located in the United States. We make no claims that the Site or any of its content is accessible or appropriate outside of the United States. Access to the Site may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Site from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

Jurisdiction and Applicable Law

The laws of the State of Michigan shall govern the construction and interpretation of these Terms of Use and the rights of the parties hereunder. By accessing, using, posting, or placing orders under this Site, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by these Terms of Use and by all applicable laws and regulations, including U.S. Export control laws and regulations.

Visitors who do not agree with these Terms of Use should not access, use, post or place orders on or through this Site. By using this Site, you irrevocably agree that any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to your use of this Site or any services provided hereunder shall be settled by binding arbitration to be held in the English language in Detroit, Michigan, USA, in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any judgment upon the award rendered by the Arbitrator(s) may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Any award rendered by the Arbitrator(s) may include costs against either Party, but under no circumstances are the Arbitrator(s) authorized or empowered to award special, punitive, or multiple damages against either Party.

While we recognize that it is possible for you to obtain access to this Site from any jurisdiction in the world, and we have no practical ability to prevent such access, this Site has been designed to comply with the laws of the State of Michigan of the United States. If any material on this Site, or your use of the Site, is contrary to the laws of the place where you are when you access it, the Site is not intended for you, and we ask you not to use the Site. You are responsible for informing yourself of the laws of your jurisdiction and complying with them.

ANY CAUSE OF ACTION OR CLAIM YOU MAY HAVE ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OF USE OR THE SITE MUST BE COMMENCED WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES, OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION OR CLAIM IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.

Changes to These Terms of Use

UIC reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to revise, modify, add or remove any portion of these Terms of Use, in whole or in part, at any time, by posting revised terms on the Site.  All changes are effective immediately when we post them and apply to all access to and use of the Site thereafter. It is your responsibility to check periodically for any changes we make to the Terms of Use. Your continued use of the Site after any changes to the Terms of Use or other policies means you accept the changes.

UIC reserves the right to change any and all materials and content contained on this Site at any time without notice, but we have no obligation to update any information on the Site. You agree that it is your responsibility to monitor changes to the Site.

Entire Agreement and Admissibility

These Terms of Use, Privacy and Cookies Policy, and any policies or operating rules posted on this Site constitute the entire agreement and understanding between you and UIC with respect to the subject matter thereof and supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether oral or written, between the parties with respect to such subject matter. A printed version of these Terms of Use shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based on or relating to use of the Site to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.

Severability

If any provision of this agreement is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of the agreement will remain in place.

You agree to abide by all additional restrictions displayed on the Site as it may be updated from time to time. UIC reserves the right to refuse or cancel any person’s registration for this Site, remove any person from this Site or prohibit any person from using this Site for any reason whatsoever.

Waiver

No waiver by UIC of any right under or term or provision of these Terms of Use will be deemed a waiver of any other right, term or provision of these Terms of Use at that time or a waiver of that or any other right, term or provision of these Terms of Use at any other time.

Language

It is at the express consent of the parties that the present agreement be written in English. C’est la demande expresse des parties que cette convention soit r dig e en anglais.