on Brother WWW Server
Brother World Wide Web Site <<http://www.brother.com>>
, and Brother Solutions Center Web Site <<http://solutions.brother.com>>
(collectively, these "Web Sites") are provided by Brother Industries,
Ltd., Japan ("Brother") and may be used for informational purposes
only. By using these Web Sites or downloading materials from these
Web Sites, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth
of Use, do not use these Web Sites or download materials from these
These Web Sites include links to the web sites operated by affiliates
of Brother. Use of such web sites shall be subject to the terms of
use particular to such web sites. In addition, you may be required
to agree with other terms and conditions (including but not limited
to those of "End User License Agreement") when you download certain
contents, which, in the avoidance of doubt and in the case of possible
conflict, will prevail.
Use of Materials
||Brother or third parties who have
licensed Brother shall reserve all intellectual property rights
(the rights which could be protected by the copyright law, the
design law, the trademark law and other intellectual property
laws) concerning any documents, programs, movies, animations,
articles, sketches, drawings, software, databases, trademarks,
logos and other materials available on these Web Sites (the
"Information"). Except to enable your personal use of the Information
available on these Web Sites as well as rights granted in terms
of mandatory law, YOU ARE PROHIBITED FROM REPRODUCING, DISTRIBUTING,
MODIFYING, DISPLAYING, SHOWING, PUBLICLY TRANSMITTING OR OTHERWISE
CREATING DERIVATIVE PRODUCTS OF ANY OF THE INFORMATION, IN WHOLE
OR IN PART, REGARDLESS OF FORM OR MEDIUM, WITHOUT PRIOR WRITTEN
PERMISSION FROM THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHT OWNER(S).
||WHILE BROTHER USES ITS BEST EFFORTS
TO INCLUDE ACCURATE AND UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION ON THESE WEB
SITES, BROTHER MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY
KIND, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, AS TO ITS ACCURACY OR APPROPRIATENESS
(INCLUDING WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS THAT ANY PARTICULAR
IMFORMATION FITS YOUR PURPOSE OR THAT THE INFORMATION IS FREE
FROM BUGS OR COMPUTER VIRUSES). BROTHER ASSUMES NO LIABILITY
OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE INFORMATION
ON THESE WEB SITES. IN NO EVENT SHALL BROTHER BE LIABLE FOR
ANY INFRINGEMENT, LOSS OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT
NOT LIMITED TO PC TROUBLE, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS
OF BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES, INTERRUPTION OF BUSINESS, OR FOR
INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES OF ANY KIND THAT RESULTS FROM YOUR USE OF THE INFORMATION
ON THESE WEB SITES, YOUR USE OF ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM
WEB SITES LINKED FROM THESE WEB SITES, OR INABILITY TO USE THESE
WEB SITES OR OTHER WEB SITES LINKED FROM THESE WEB SITES. PLEASE
NOTE THAT THE INFORMATION ON THESE WEB SITES MAY BE MODIFIED
OR DELETED WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.
Links to Other Sites
||Any sites of
third parties linked to or from these Web Sites are not under
the control of Brother and Brother is not responsible for the
contents of any such linked site. Brother provides those links
to you only for your convenience, and the inclusion of any link
to a site does not imply endorsement by Brother of the site.
Protection of Privacy
||Brother respects your privacy.
When we collect or use your personal data, we will protect your
As these Web Sites may contain third party links, Brother shall
not be held responsible for how your personal information may
be used when accessing or visiting these linked sites. During
the course of your visit to these Web Sites, we may place a
small file called "cookie" on your computer to make the browsing
more convenient to you. Though your computer can be identified
with other personal data, to identify you. You can set your
browser to reject cookie.
||Brother and the "brother"
logo (*) are both trademarks of Brother Industries, Ltd., Japan
registered in Japan and certain other countries. Any trade names
and product names of other companies appearing on these Web
Sites are all trademarks or registered trademarks of those respective
* "brother" logo
||This notice is governed
and controlled under the jurisdiction of the laws of Japan.
Last Updated: September 24, 2004
Brother Industries, Ltd. (hereinafter referred
to as "Brother", "we" or "us") is committed to protect your personal
data that you share with us. The following statement explains
how we protect your personal data:
1. What Is Personal Data?
is any information which, in itself or tied with other information,
could identify you as a specific individual and which may
be contained in the information we collect by means set
out in clause 2 below such as name, postal address, telephone
number, email address, information related to the products
or services which you purchased or used, returned questionnaire,
any contacts, information related repairs or access logs
of our websites.
2. How Brother Collects Your Personal Data
||We collect your
1. through our websites;
2. by email, mail, telephone or other oral means;
3. and by any other means.
3. How Brother Uses Your Personal Data
||We will not use
your personal data for purposes other than those notified
to you in advance, except:
1. to supply you with our products or services that you
requested from us;
2. to respond to your requests for after-sales service including
queries and repairs. (There will be cases where we use your
personal data, such as for communication to solve problems
which occurred with our products or services provided to
3. in compliance with the laws or the regulations of Japan.
4. Who Will Your Personal Data Be Disclosed To?
||We will not, without
your prior consent, disclose your personal data to third
1. in a form or manner where the personal data is not identifiable
2. to our affiliated companies and business partners, who
are bound by confidentiality obligations, to the extent
necessary to fulfill the purpose; or
3. when required by law.
5. Compliance To Laws
||We will comply
with the laws and the regulations provided for the protection
of personal data and guidelines issued by government agencies
of Japan and the industry associations.
6. How Brother Handles Your Personal Data
||To assure adequate
level of personal data protection, we will maintain effective
internal rules, have our assigned managers oversee the operations
on your personal data and make our directors, employees
and temporary staff aware of and abide by such rules.
7. How Brother Secures Your Personal Data
||We take the security
of your personal data very seriously and will protect it
from leakage, destruction or alteration, so that you can
feel confident in the security of information you provide
||During the course
of your visit to our websites, we may place a small file
called a cookie on your computer to make the browsing more
convenient to you. Although your computer could be identified
with a cookie, we will not, without prior notification,
can set your browser to reject cookies.
||We may amend this
laws or any other reasons.