Terms of use

Terms of use

Use of the websites

1. Introduction

The websites are operated by or for Toyota Boshoku Corporation (hereinafter referred to as the "Company"). Please only use the websites upon agreeing to the terms and conditions outlined below. By using the websites, you agree to all the terms and conditions of use.

The Company may change the terms of conditions of the websites as deemed necessary, so please kindly confirm the updated terms and conditions each time you use the websites.

2. Copyright/trademark, etc.

The contents published on the websites (documents, images, sound, programmes, etc.) are protected by the copyright laws and related agreement/regulations of individual countries. Reproduction or reprinting of these contents without permission of the copyright owner is illegal.

3. Prohibited content

Conducting the following activities on the websites is prohibited:

  1. Activities that infringe on or may possibly infringe on the property rights or privacy of the Company or another third party. Furthermore, this includes the usage of personal information posted on this website.
  2. Activities that cause or may cause losses or damages to the Company or another third party. Libelous statements, defamation or threats towards the Company or another third party are also prohibited.
  3. Activities that are constituted or may be constituted as offensive to public order and morals
  4. Activities that constitute or may lead to criminal offense
  5. Registering or sending another person's e-mail address or other personal information, or pretending to be someone else
  6. Commercial activities or other commercially motivated activities
  7. Activities that damage the honor or trustworthiness of the Company or the websites.
  8. Use or provision of harmful programmes such as computer viruses or actions that could lead to such activities
  9. Activities that violate or could violate laws and ordinances
  10. Other activities that the Company deems inappropriate at any time

4. Links to third party websites

The websites contain links to third party websites. The Company accepts no responsibility whatsoever for the content on these websites.

5. Links to the websites

If you wish to make a link to the websites, please make a request to the point of contact indicated below.


Toyota Boshoku Corporation External Affairs & Public Relations Division

6. Proposal of ideas, etc.

The Company does not accept any ideas or specific proposals or written documents and other materials related to these from users through the websites. Please note that the Company is under no obligation to treat ideas or proposals sent from users through the websites as confidential information.

7. Exemption from liability

The Company exercises the utmost care in verifying, reviewing and evaluating information to be displayed on the websites. However, we make no guarantee whatsoever regarding the accuracy, effectiveness or reliability of information, suitability for users' needs or stability (no service interruption, etc.). The Company expressly disclaims liability for any errors and omissions therein. The Company also bears no liability whatsoever for damage arising from use or non-use of this information, or use of the websites.

Please be aware that the Company reserves the right to change the content of the websites or suspend or stop operation of the websites without prior notice and bears no liability whatsoever for any loss of any type incurred by any party as a result of any such change, suspension or stoppage.

8. Applicable laws, court of jurisdiction

All matters related to use of the websites and terms of use thereof shall be governed by and construed by the laws of Japan unless otherwise provided. All disputes in relation to the websites shall be settled under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Nagoya District Court unless otherwise provided.

Social Networking Site Agreement

  1. This is to establish the rules for using social network services or social networking sites (hereinafter "SNS") operated by the Company or other related companies, or the Company's fan site (hereinafter the "Service") established as part of the SNS of the Company.
  2. The users of the Service shall refrain from using the Service for any of the following acts (including acts that may lead to):
    1. Infringing any right or property of the Company, other users or third parties.
    2. Defaming or slandering the Company, other users or third parties and causing damage to their honor, reputation, privacy, etc. (including acts that disclose information that may be used to identify an individual, the Company, other users or third parties, such as email address, phone number, address, etc.) or obstruction of their businesses.
    3. Violating the Public Offices Election Act.
    4. Soliciting for a religious body or any other body or organization.
    5. Soliciting investments, donations, funding or to purchase goods or services, etc.
    6. Introducing or encouraging the browsing of other websites which the Company determine to be inappropriate or using the Service to download files.
    7. Diverting information obtained through the Service for commercial purposes.
    8. Sending any harmful computer programs or files, including viruses, etc., to the Company, other users or third parties through the Service, which interfere with the normal functions of computer software or hardware.
    9. Posting information or content on the website without due authorization.
    10. Interfering with the provision or usage of the Service by the Company, other users or third parties.
    11. Accessing the website by dishonest means such as hacking, etc. and the monitoring or copying of part or all of the website.
    12. Any other activity against SNS Agreements, public order and morals, or in violation of any applicable law or punitive order or that the Company deems inappropriate at any time.
  3. The Company may delete the information provided by a user on the Site or restrict usage of the Service by the user if the user violates any item of this Agreement and the user shall have no recourse.
  4. A user who has caused the Company, other users or a third party to suffer from any damage related to the use of the Service shall reimburse all damages to the third party and the user shall resolve the issue, at his/her full responsibilities and cost without doing any harm to the Company.
  5. The Company does not guarantee or approve the information provided by users on the website. Thus, the Company shall be in no event liable for any damage incurred to a user by trusting the information.
  6. The copyrights (including the rights set forth in Article 27 and Article 28 of the Copyright Act of Japan) on all information which the user has published on the website belongs to the Company and the user shall not exercise the moral rights of authorship against the Company. The user has no right to claim consideration of ownership or waiver of rights.
  7. The Company may amend any provision of this Agreement without the consent of users of the Service. Amendments of this Agreement shall take effect upon the Company publishing the amended Agreement on the website and thereafter, the amended Agreement shall apply to all users.
  8. Any and all disputes arising out of the use of the Service and this Agreement shall be exclusively settled at the Nagoya District Court as the court of first instance.

Recommended environment

1. Web browser

We recommend the following web browsers for the best user experience for the websites.
Displays may differ if you use another browser.


  • Google Chrome (latest version)
  • Mozilla Firefox (latest version)
  • Internet Explorer 9.0 or above


  • Safari (latest version)
  • Google Chrome (latest version)
  • Mozilla Firefox (latest version)


  • Safari (latest version)


  • Built-in browser (latest version)
  • Google Chrome (latest version)

2. Plugins

Some of the contents of the websites require that plugins are installed in order to operate as intended. Plugins are software applications that provide extended functionality that was not provided as standard with the original software (browser).

Adobe Flash Player

This can be used to view contents such as animations produced with Adobe Flash and other Adobe Flash contents.

Adobe Acrobat

Adobe Acrobat is used to view and to print contents provided as PDF files.

3. Script

The websites use JavaScript to make it even easier for customers to use. The Company has attempted to ensure that the websites can be viewed even in environments where JavaScript cannot be used or in situations where it is disabled, but if you disable JavaScript there will be times when the page does not display as anticipated.

When using the websites, please enable JavaScript.