Terms of Use

Our basic philosophy is "always to create values beneficial for society and to lead the era, achieving happiness for all the people around NICHIBAN." Accordingly, protecting Personal Information is one of important liabilities we should place a high management priority.
Based on the above recognition, we have established the following policies regarding handling of Personal Information and will continuously endeavor to handle it appropriately.

1. Using NICHIBAN Website

Copyrights on documents, images, and characters posted in our website attribute to NICHIBAN, our affiliated companies, or our subcontracting agents.
Reproducing of documents and/or images in our website is only allowed for the purpose of personal, non-commercial internal use.
However, it is required that such duplication(s) must have copyright notice of NICHIBAN.
Please note in advance that NICHIBAN may change, discontinue, or suspend of this website, or alter the contents of the website at any time without any prior notice.

2. Prohibited Matter for the Users

Please refrain from using NICHIBAN's website for any of the following acts: Infringing the property or rights of privacy of others or NICHIBAN.

Causing any disadvantage or damage to others or NICHIBAN.
Defaming, disgracing or libeling others or NICHIBAN.
Disturbing public order and morals.
Criminal act or any activities to cause crime.
False declaration and/or application including registration of E-mail address owned by other person.
Using this website for any business operating or profit-oriented purpose, or for preparing such commercial purpose.
Applying or uploading harmful program including computer viruses.
Any other activities that are unlawful or prohibited by any applicable laws.
Any other activities that NICHIBAN deems inappropriate.

3. Link Sites

If you would like to link NICHIBAN website, please contact us through "Comments and Suggestions" page. Please kindly note that the request for link may be declined if considered inappropriate as Linked Site to NICHIBAN website.

4. Recommended Environment

Web Browser

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or later is recommended for viewing NICHIBAN website.
(Some contents may require the latest plug-in software to view correctly.)

Plug-ins

Necessary plug-ins recommended for viewing interactive contents in NICHIBAN website are available from the websites linked to below.

Adobe Flash Player
It is a multimedia plug-in to experience contents with animations.
Adobe Acrobat Reader
This plug-in is used to display on-line and print PDF (Portable Document Format) files such as IR document or paper goods.

5. Security

NICHIBAN website may utilize SSL (Secure Sockets Layerprotocol) to protect users' Personal Information.
SSL is a security function to protect important information such as Personal Information that is transmitted over the Internet from being intercepted by a third party. With SSL, Personal Information entered on NICHIBAN site by the user is encrypted before being sent or received.

6. JavaScript

In NICHIBAN website, some contents use JavaScript for more convenient utilization.
If JavaScript is disabled in your web browser, some contents may not be functional or may not display correctly.
Please activate JavaScript in your web browser setting when viewing NICHIBAN website.

How to set Internet Explorer 6.0 for Windows

  1. First, select "Internet Option" in the "Tool" menu of "Internet Explorer".
  2. Click "Security" tab.
  3. Upon selecting "Internet (world icon)", click "Default level".

If you cannot click the button as grayed or dimmed, it means "Default level" has already chosen; continue to Step 5.
You can also set below procedure.

  1. Click "Custom level" button to display "Security settings".
  2. Make the following script items effective: "Java upgrade script", "Active script", and "Accept processed script paste".
  3. Press "OK" button. Then click "Yes" on popup warning of "Do you want to change this zone setting?".
  4. When return to "Internet option", please click "OK" once again.

How to set Internet Explorer 7.0 for Windows

  1. First, select "Internet Option" in the "Tool" menu of "Internet Explorer".
  2. Click "Security" tab.
  3. Upon selecting "Internet (world icon)", click "Default level".

If you cannot click the button as grayed or dimmed, it means "Default level" has already chosen; continue to Step 5.
You can also set below procedure.

  1. Click "Custom level" button to display "Security settings".
  2. Make the following script items effective: "Java upgrade script", "Active script", and "Accept processed script paste".
  3. Press "OK" button. Then click "Yes" on popup warning of "Do you want to change this zone setting?".
  4. When return to "Internet option", please click "OK" once again.