PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. All users of this site agree that access to and use of this site are subject to the following terms and conditions and other applicable law. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use this site.


Copyright

The copyright in all material provided on this site ("Site") is held by Koyo Publishing Inc.® or by the original creator of the material. None of the material may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Koyo Publishing Inc.® or the copyright owner. Permission is granted to display, copy, distribute and download the materials on this Site for personal, non-public, non-commercial use only, provided you do not modify the materials and that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the materials. Permission is also granted to our partners (in the U.S.A. and Canada) to copy and display material on this Site. Any unauthorized use of any material contained on this Site may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes. Please note that all material on this site is dated and on record with an independent and external source. Material that are no longer published at our site may not be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, for any purposes, without the prior written permission of Koyo Publishing Inc.® or the copyright owner. Koyo Publishing Inc.® will pursue all copyright violations up to and including legal proceedings. Trademarks All trademarks, service marks and trade names of Koyo Publishing Inc.® used in the site are trademarks or registered trademarks of Koyo Publishing Inc.®


Exclusivity

Koyo Publishing Inc.® has contractual agreements with the Japanese publisher Tokyo Shoseki for the titles carried on this site. The agreements include, but are not limited to, exclusive distribution rights of these titles in the U.S.A. and Canada. Violators of our exclusivity will be referred to the publishers for action. Koyo Publishing Inc.® will, on our part, continue to pursue the matter up to and including legal proceedings. Bookstores in the U.S.A. and Canada who have unknowingly purchased titles offered on this website from sources other than ourselves or our U.S./Canada partners, please contact us at using this contact form. You may have violated infringement laws and you will need to contact us to resolve any such issues.


Warranty Disclaimer

This site and the materials and products on this site are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, Koyo Publishing Inc.® disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Koyo Publishing Inc.® does not represent or warrant that the functions contained in the site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that the defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes the site available are free of viruses or other harmful components. Koyo Publishing Inc.® does not make any warrantees or representations regarding the use of the materials in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, adequacy, usefulness, timeliness, reliability or otherwise. Some states do not permit limitations or exclusions on warranties, so the above limitations may not apply to you. 


Limitation of Liability

Koyo Publishing Inc.® shall not be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials on this site or the performance of the products, even if Koyo Publishing Inc.® has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation of exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.


Typographical Errors

In the event that a Koyo Publishing Inc.® product is mistakenly listed at an incorrect price, Koyo Publishing Inc.® reserves the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for product listed at the incorrect price. Koyo Publishing Inc.® reserves the right to refuse or cancel any such orders whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit card charged. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is cancelled, Koyo Publishing Inc.® shall issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the incorrect price.


Term; Termination

These terms and conditions are applicable to you upon your accessing the site and/or completing the registration or shopping process. These terms and conditions, or any part of them, may be terminated by Koyo Publishing Inc.® without notice at any time, for any reason. The provisions relating to Copyrights, Trademark, Disclaimer, Limitation of Liability, Indemnification and Miscellaneous, shall survive any termination.


Notice

Koyo Publishing Inc.® may deliver notice to you by means of e-mail, a general notice on the site, or by other reliable method to the address you have provided to Koyo Publishing Inc.® 


Miscellaneous

Your use of this site shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the state of Oregon, U.S.A., without regard to choice of law provisions, and not by the 1980 U.N. Convention on contracts for the international sale of goods. You agree that jurisdiction over and venue in any legal proceeding directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to this site (including but not limited to the purchase of Koyo Publishing Inc.® products) shall be in the state or federal courts located in Washington County, Oregon. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to the site (including but not limited to the purchase of Koyo Publishing Inc.® products) must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. Koyo Publishing Inc.®'s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these terms and conditions shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any of these terms and conditions. Koyo Publishing Inc.® may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you.


Use of Site

Harassment in any manner or form on the site, including via e-mail, chat, or by use of obscene or abusive language, is strictly forbidden. Impersonation of others, including a Koyo Publishing Inc.® or other licensed employee, host, or representative, as well as other members or visitors on the site is prohibited. You may not upload to, distribute, or otherwise publish through the site any content which is libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable which may constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party or which may otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law. You may not upload commercial content on the site or use the site to solicit others to join or become members of any other commercial online service or other organization.


Participation Disclaimer

Koyo Publishing Inc.® does not and cannot review all communications and materials posted to or created by users accessing the site, and is not in any manner responsible for the content of these communications and materials. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to view and distribute user-generated content on the site, Koyo Publishing Inc.® is merely acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any contents or activities on the site. However, Koyo Publishing Inc.® reserves the right to block or remove communications or materials that it determines to be (a) abusive, defamatory, or obscene, (b) fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading, (c) in violation of a copyright, trademark or; other intellectual property right of another or (d) offensive or otherwise unacceptable to Koyo Publishing Inc.® in its sole discretion.


Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Koyo Publishing Inc.®, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers (collectively the "Service Providers") from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of these terms and conditions or any activity related to your account (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the site using your Internet account.


Third-Party Links

In an attempt to provide increased value to our visitors, Koyo Publishing Inc.® may link to sites operated by third parties. However, even if the third party is affiliated with Koyo Publishing Inc.®, Koyo Publishing Inc.® has no control over these linked sites, all of which have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of Koyo Publishing Inc.® These linked sites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. Nonetheless, Koyo Publishing Inc.® seeks to protect the integrity of its web site and the links placed upon it and therefore requests any feedback on not only its own site, but for sites it links to as well (including if a specific link does not work).