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This page describes the terms and conditions for using the Website of Olympus Corporation, displayed at the URL olympusmedical.com.hk("the Website"). If you use this Website, 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 this Website.

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 websites, please contact the department in charge of the respective websites.

At Olympus Corporation, (referred to below as "we/us/our"), we are deeply aware of the importance of your personal information. We handle and thoroughly protect all personal information that you provide to us, according to the Personal Information Protection Policy. For information on the Olympus Group's policy on handling personal information, please see the Personal Information Protection Policy.

1. Information on the Website

Olympus makes no warranty as to the accuracy, up-to-datedness, utility, or other qualities of the information contained on the Website. Additionally, Olympus may add to, modify, correct, or delete the information on the Website, 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

Except for one section, the contents of this website have been created using XHTML (Extensible HyperText Markup Language)1.0 Transitional and CSS(Cascading Style Sheet)level 2 revision 1 (CSS 2.1). If you wish to browse using the style offered by this website, we recommend that you use a browser that is compliant with the CSS specification.

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Plug-ins and Helper Applications
The following plug-ins and helper applications are required for some contents. If you do not have these installed, please download them from the link provided below and install them. Furthermore, please note that the plug-ins and helper applications are subject to change without prior notice.

3. Copyrights

Unless 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 of Olympus.
This shall not apply, however, if different terms and conditions for use are clearly stated in the Materials.

4. Trademarks

All OLYMPUS 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

Sites owned by third parties that link to the Website are run under the responsibility of the owner of the website, and Olympus is no way responsible for the third party website or its contents. Olympus is not liable for any damages resulting from the use of these third party websites.
The fact that a third party website links to the Website does not mean in any way that Olympus acknowledges the third party or endorses their products or services. It neither means that there is any relationship between Olympus and the third party.

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 website linked from the Websites at your own risk, and under the terms and conditions of that site.
Olympus 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.

7. Disclaimer

We 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. Submission of Ideas

In order to avoid troubles relating to Intellectual Property Rights, Olympus is not obligated to accept or consider any unsolicited information or ideas about technologies, products, services, designs or business from the public ("Idea") through this Olympus Website or otherwise. Nonetheless, if you send Olympus an Idea, Olympus shall deem that you have waived all rights of your Idea and you have agreed that Olympus is free to use your Idea. Olympus shall be under no obligation to review, evaluate, or adopt your Idea, nor shall Olympus be under obligation to keep your Idea confidential. Also, Olympus shall not be responsible for any payment of compensation or similarities between your Idea and future Olympus products or activities. Please note that Olympus has no obligation to reply to your submission of Idea.

9. Insider Trading

The Websites may release information which is classified as material facts ("Information") under Financial Instruments 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. Handling of Personal Information

At Olympus Corporation, (referred to below as "we/us/our"), we are deeply aware of the importance of your personal information. We handle and thoroughly protect all personal information that you provide to us, according to the Olympus Personal Information Protection Policy. For information on the Olympus Group's policy on handling personal information, please see the Olympus Personal Information Protection Policy.

Unless your prior consent is given or unless permitted by law, Olympus will use the Personal Information provided by you for the purposes listed below or for purposes that are obvious given the state in which your information was acquired:

- To respond to your inquiries or your requests
- For market research concerning Olympus' business and preparation of statistics
Olympus will obtain your prior consent in the event that Olympus intends to use your Personal Information for purposes other than the above.

In order to achieve the purposes of use indicated to you, Olympus may forward information provided by you to its group companies, outsourcers and/or agents having confidential obligation agreement with Olympus and/or its group companies, so that such parties may directly respond to you.

You may, under the Japanese Personal Information Protection Law, request Olympus Group Companies in Japan (except for companies with their own privacy policies in place) that the Personal Information you provided to them be disclosed, amended or deleted.
Please go to the Personal Information Inquiry page for more details.

Please see Olympus Personal Information Protection Policy for details on the treatment of Personal Information by Olympus Group Companies in Japan (except for companies with their own privacy policies in place). If you are under the age of 16, please make sure to obtain the consent of your parent or guardian before providing your Personal Information.

11. SSL (Secure Sockets Layer)

The Websites are adopting SSL encryption technology on the pages where personal data is input so that personal data input by customers is securely exchanged. SSL is a protocol for encrypting valuable information such as personal data which is exchanged on the Internet. SSL can protect against the intercepting and falsifying of data, and masquerading by third persons.

12. Cookies

Some pages on these Websites use a technology called Cookies*. You may make your browser reject Cookies. However, in this case, you may not be able to use some or all of the services on this Website.

* "Cookies" is a small text file sent to you from a Web server, and saved on your computer's hard disk or other storage device by your browser. Since the Web server can identify your computer which received Cookies we have sent, it allows the Web server to offer you information tailored to you.

13. Use of Web Beacons

In the website, a technology called "web beacons" is used in order to monitor how the web pages are viewed. A web beacon is a very small graphic image usually no larger than 1 pixel x 1 pixel, embedded in the site.

14. Scope of Application

The Websites contain information about products which may or may not be available in any particular country, and if applicable, may have received acceptance or market clearance by a governmental regulatory body for different indications and restrictions in different countries. Each country has specific laws, regulations and medical practices governing the communication of medical or other information about medical products on the Internet. Nothing herein should be construed as a solicitation or promotion for any product or for an indication for any product which is not authorized by the laws and regulations of the country where the reader resides.

15. Governing law and jurisdiction

The terms and conditions on this page shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Japanese law. Any disputes arising out of the terms and conditions shall be adjudicated exclusively by the Tokyo District Court.

16. Questions or Comments about this Page

If you have any questions or comments about this page please contact webmaster@ot.olympus.co.jp.

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