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Terms of Use

Site Ownership

These Terms and Conditions of Use (the "Terms of Use") apply to the Specialized Group web site located at www.specialized-group.com, (the "Site"). The Site is the property of Specialized Group K.K. ("Specialized Group"). 

Agreement to Terms of Use

By using the site, you agree to these terms of use; if you do not agree, do not use the site. Specialized Group reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, change, add or remove portions of these Terms of Use, at any time. It is your responsibility to check these Terms of Use periodically for changes. Your ongoing use of the Site following the posting of changes will mean that you accept and agree to the changes. As long as you comply with these Terms of Use, Specialized Group grants you permission to enter and use the Site.

Site Content

All text, graphics, visual interfaces, photographs, logos, and artwork (the "Content"), including but not limited to the design, and arrangement of the Content, contained on the Site is protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights.
The Site and the Content may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, publicly displayed, encoded, transmitted or distributed in any way to any other computer, server, Web site or another medium for publication or for any commercial use, without Specialized Group’s prior written consent.
You can use information on Specialized Group Content (such as articles) purposely made available by Specialized Group for downloading from the Site, provided that you do not remove any copyright information in all copies of those documents. You can use our content only for your personal, non-commercial purposes and you cannot broadcast it in any media. You cannot make modifications to the content, and you cannot make any additional claims relating to the Content.
Some of our services allow you to upload, submit, send or receive Content. You retain ownership of any intellectual property rights that you hold in that content. Basically, what belongs to you stays yours. 

Use of the Site

You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site, or any other systems connected to the Site, or to any hosting server, by password mining, hacking or any other illegitimate method.
You cannot use any, page-scrape, bot, spider or any other automated program, algorithm, script or methodology, or a similar manual process, to access, copy or monitor any portion of the Site, to obtain any information through any means not purposely made available through the Site. Specialized Group reserves the right to stop any such activity.
Do not probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Site, nor breach the security or authentication measures on the Site. Do not reverse look-up or trace any information on any other user of or visitor to the Site, or any other client of Specialized Group, including any Specialized Group account not owned by you, or exploit the Site or any information made available through the Site, in any way where the purpose is to reveal any information, including but not limited to personal identification or information, from the Site.
You agree that you will not take any action that overloads the infrastructure of the Site or Specialized Group’s systems or networks, or any systems or networks hosting the Site. Do not use any device, software or methodology to interfere with the normal working of the Site.
Do not conceal your identity in order to disguise the origin of any message you send to Specialized Group on or through the Site. You cannot pretend that you are, or that you represent, someone else, or impersonate any other individual or entity.
Do not use the Site or any Content for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use, or other illegal activity which harms the rights of Specialized Group or other Site users.
Our Site is available on mobile devices. Do not use our services in a way that prevents you from obeying safety laws.

Specialized Group may make changes to any services offered on the Site at any time, without notice. 

Information Security

Certain features or services offered on or through the Site may require you to open an account (including setting up an ID and password). You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the information you hold for your account, including your password, and for any and all activity that occurs under your account as a result of your failing to keep this information secure and confidential. You agree to notify Specialized Group immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or password, or any other breach of security. You may be held liable for losses incurred by Specialized Group or any other user of or visitor to the Site due to someone else using your Specialized Group ID, password or account as a result of your failing to keep your account information secure and confidential.
You may not use anyone else’s ID, password or account at any time without the express permission and consent of the holder of that ID, password or account. Specialized Group cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these obligations.

Links

This Site may contain links to other independent third-party Web sites ("Linked Sites"). These Linked Sites are provided solely as a convenience to our visitors. Such Linked Sites are not under Specialized Group’s regulation, and Specialized Group is not responsible for and does not endorse the content of such Linked Sites, including any information or materials contained on such Linked Sites. You will need to make your own individual judgment regarding your interaction with these Linked Sites.

Feedback

Any feedback you provide regarding the Site is deemed non-confidential. Specialized Group is considered free to use this information in an unrestricted basis.

Local Laws 

Specialized Group administers the Site from its location in Japan. Although the Site is accessible worldwide, not all services are appropriate for use outside of Japan. If you choose to access the Site from outside of Japan, you do so on your own initiative and you are solely responsible for complying with applicable local laws.

Disclaimer

Specialized Group does not promise that the site or any content, service or feature of the site will be error-free or uninterrupted, or that any errors will be corrected, or that your use of the site will provide specific results. The site and its content are delivered on an "as-is" and "as-available" basis. All information provided on the site is subject to change without notice. Specialized Group cannot ensure that any files or other data you download from the site will be free of viruses or contamination or destructive features. Specialized Group disclaims any and all liability for the acts and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to use of the site and its services. Complete responsibility for your use of the site and any linked sites is your responsibility. Your sole remedy against Specialized Group for dissatisfaction with the site or any content is to stop using the site or any such content. This limitation of relief is a part of the bargain between the parties. 
The above disclaimer applies to any damages or liability caused by error, omission, interruption, deletion, delay in operation, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use, whether for breach of contract, negligence or any other cause of action.
Specialized Group reserves the right to do any of the following, at any time, without notice: (1) to modify, suspend or terminate operation of or access to the Site, or any portion of the Site, for any reason; (2) to modify or change the Site, or any portion of the Site, and any applicable policies or terms; and (3) to interrupt the operation of the Site, or any portion of the Site, as necessary to perform routine or non-routine maintenance, error correction, or other changes.

Liability

Except where prohibited by law, in no event will Specialized Group be liable to you for any indirect, consequential, incidental or punitive damages, including lost profits or earning, even if Specialized Group has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify Specialized Group, its directors, and employees, harmless from any demands, loss, liability, claims or expenses (including legal fees), made against Specialized Group by any third party arising from connection with your use of the Site.

Violation of our Terms of Use

Specialized Group may disclose any information we have about you (including your identity) if we determine that such disclosure is necessary in connection with any investigation or complaint regarding your use of the Site, or to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) Specialized Group’s rights or property, or the rights or property of visitors to or users of the Site, including Specialized Group’s customers. Specialized Group reserves the right at all times to disclose any information that Specialized Group deems necessary to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request. 
You acknowledge and agree that Specialized Group may preserve any transmittal or communication by you with Specialized Group through the Site or any service offered on or through the Site, and may also disclose such data if required to do so by law or Specialized Group determines that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to (1) comply with legal process, (2) enforce these Terms of Use, (3) respond to claims that any such data violates the rights of others, or (4) protect the rights, property or personal safety of Specialized Group, its employees, users of or visitors to the Site, and the public.
You agree that Specialized Group may, in its sole discretion and without prior notice, terminate your access to the Site and or block your future access to the Site if we determine that you have violated these Terms of Use. You also agree that any violation by you of these Terms of Use will constitute an unlawful and unfair business practice and will cause harm to Specialized Group, and you consent to Specialized Group obtaining any equitable relief that Specialized Group deems necessary or appropriate in such circumstances. These remedies are in addition to any other remedies Specialized Group may have at law or in equity.
If Specialized Group does take any legal action against you as a result of your violation of these Terms of Use, Specialized Group will be entitled to recover from you, and you agree to pay, all reasonable Legal fees and costs of such action, in addition to any other relief granted to Specialized Group. You agree that Specialized Group will not be liable to you or to any third party for termination of your access to the Site as a result of any violation of these Terms of Use.

This Agreement

These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and Specialized Group with regard to your use of the Site, and any and all other written or oral agreements or understandings previously existing between you and Specialized Group with respect to such use are hereby superseded and canceled. Specialized Group’s failure to insist on or enforce strict performance of these Terms of Use shall not be construed as a waiver by Specialized Group of any provision or any right it has to enforce these Terms of Use, nor shall any course of conduct between Specialized Group and you or any other party be deemed to modify any provision of these Terms of Use. These Terms of Use shall not be interpreted or construed to confer any rights on any third parties.
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