Terms of Use

These websites (https://www.ngk.co.jp, https://www.ngk-insulators.com, https://www.ngk-global.com) are operated by NGK Insulators, Ltd. (“NGK” hereinafter). Carefully read the Terms and Conditions of Use set forth below before using these websites. If you do not agree with these terms, please refrain from using these websites.

NGK reserves the right to amend the following Terms and Conditions of Use. Please review the latest updates periodically. Use of these websites following any amendment of the Terms and Conditions of Use constitutes consent to such amendments. If any part of the Terms and Conditions of Use is found to be invalid, in violation of laws or regulations, or otherwise inapplicable, all other Terms and Conditions of Use shall remain applicable and binding.

Use of these websites

Actions that result in or are likely to result in disadvantage or harm to any third party or to NGK, actions inconsistent with societal norms and public standards, and any use of these websites for commercial gain are strictly prohibited.

Copyright

The information on these websites (i.e., textual information as well as logos, illustrations, audio, images, and the website design and layout, etc.) is protected by copyright law in each country and by related conventions and laws. Any unauthorized reuse (including duplication, plagiarism, modification, redistribution, or rebroadcast) of such information beyond the extent allowed for personal use or for other uses permitted under copyright law without the express consent of NGK is strictly prohibited.

Copyrights to the KUROKO character appearing on these websites as NGK Insulators, Ltd.’s advertising character belong to NGK and to TYO Inc., Dwarf Division.
© NGK, kero/dwarf

Trademarks

The NGK name and logos, NGK product names, and other names used on these websites are the trademarks or registered trademarks of NGK (including those used under license from other companies). Other product and company names occurring on these websites are the property of the respective trademark owners. Any unauthorized use (including duplication, plagiarism, modification, redistribution, or rebroadcast) of the trademarks and registered trademarks used on these websites is strictly prohibited.

Handling of personal information

Handling of personal informationPrivacy Policy. These websites handle personal information as described below.

  • These websites use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption to protect users’ personal information. To prevent leakage, misuse, or unauthorized alteration of personal information through improper access by third parties, these websites employ firewalls, antivirus technologies, and other practical security measures.
  • These websites use cookies to enable more convenient services for users. Information contained in cookies, such as records of pages viewed by users, is anonymous and cannot be used to identify specific individuals. Users may change their browser settings to refuse to accept cookies. For more information concerning the use of cookies, see the Cookie Policy.
  • These websites record information on users in access logs. Access logs contain records of information such as IP address, type of browser and operating system, and date and time of access. This information cannot be used to determine a user’s identity.

Linking to these websites

Please use Contact Us to request NGK’s permission before linking to these websites.

Handling of linked websites

The content of websites operated by third parties linked from or to these websites (“linked websites” hereinafter) is managed by the respective companies. When using linked websites, please comply with the terms and conditions of use, copyrights, and other provisions of each website. NGK rejects any and all liability for the content of linked websites or for any damages arising from use of such websites.

Proposals from users

Except when actively seeking proposals from customers, NGK does not accept any ideas submitted by users through the Contact Us form or other features of these websites with regard to technical matters, sales, products, or other topics. We ask for the understanding of our users in this matter.
NGK rejects any obligation or liability concerning confidentiality, evaluations, payment, or other aspects of any user proposals.

Disclaimer

NGK employs the utmost care in posting information to these websites. Nevertheless, it provides no guarantees regarding the accuracy, security (including freedom from the interruption or suspension of services or features provided on these websites, absence of errors, corrections of errors, or the absence, on these websites and their servers, of computer viruses or other harmful content), suitability for specific purposes, or the legality of such information.

NGK shall not be liable for any damages resulting from access to or use of these websites.

Recommended browsers

We recommend the following environments for optimal functionality and the best viewing experience:

Windows
  • Microsoft Edge, latest version
  • Google Chrome, latest version
  • Mozilla Firefox, latest version
Macintosh
  • Safari, latest version
  • Google Chrome, latest version
  • Mozilla Firefox, latest version
iOS
  • iOS 12.0 or higher
  • Safari, latest version
  • Google Chrome, latest version
Android
  • Android OS 8.0 or higher
  • Google Chrome, latest version

Please set your browser to use TLS 1.2 or higher when viewing the pages of these websites.

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Applicable law and court with jurisdiction

Except where otherwise specified, use of these websites and the interpretation and application of these Terms and Conditions of Use shall be governed by the laws of Japan. Except where otherwise specified, the Nagoya District Court shall be the exclusive court of first instance for any and all disputes arising in connection with the use of these websites.