This web site ("Web Site") is owned, operated and maintained by or for Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. ("SCEI").
Please read these terms and conditions of use ("Terms and Conditions") carefully before accessing and browsing this Web Site. You can use this Web Site only if you agree to and accept the Terms and Conditions without limitation or reservation. The Terms and Conditions will be deemed to have been accepted by you if and when you use this Web Site.
SCEI may, at its sole and exclusive discretion, change, alter, modify, add and/or remove portions of the Terms and Conditions at any time by updating the contents of this page. So you are requested to visit this page and check the then-effective Terms and Conditions periodically.
Limitation of use
All rights (including, but not limited to, copyright) pertaining to all the materials and information that are displayed and/or made available from this Web Site (e.g. contents made available for download) are managed, owned or used with permission by SCEI.
Except for personal, non-commercial and internal use, you are prohibited from using (including, without limitation, coping, modifying, reproducing in whole or in part, uploading, transmitting, distributing, licensing selling and publishing) any of the materials, without obtaining SCEI's prior written permission. Please also note that some materials or information may have terms and conditions particular to such materials or information, in which case, you are required to accept such terms and conditions when accessing those materials and information.
The mark "PlayStation" and any other product names, service names or logos of SCEI used, quoted and/or referenced in this Web Site are trademarks or registered trademarks of SCEI or its affiliates. Sony Computer Entertainment logo is a trademark or registered trademark of Sony Corporation. Other product names, service names, logos and/or company names used in this Web Site are trademarked and copyrighted properties of their respective owners and/or licensors.
Following acts are not allowed when using this Web Site:
(1) Infringing the legal rights (including, but not limited to, the rights of privacy and publicity) of SCEI and/or others
(2) Causing any damages or disadvantage to SCEI and/or others
(3) Disturbing public order
(4) Criminal act
(5) Defaming, disgracing or libeling SCEI and/or others
(6) Uploading files that contain viruses or corrupted files that may damage the operation of SCEI¨s and/or others' computers
(7) Activities that are unlawful or prohibited by any applicable laws
(8) Any other activities that SCEI deems inappropriate
Links to Non-SCEI Sites
Third parties' web sites (other than SCEI¨s sites) linked to or from this Web Site ("Linked Sites") are independently operated and maintained by such third parties and are not under the control and/or supervision of SCEI. Use of the Linked Sites shall be subject to the terms and conditions stipulated by the operator of each Linked Site. Except to the extent prohibited by applicable laws, SCEI will not be responsible for any loss or damage, however caused, in connection with the use of any Linked Site, and your access to any of the Linked Sites shall be at your own risk.
Nothing contained in this Web Site shall be interpreted as a recommendation and/or endorsement by SCEI of the contents of the Linked Sites and any products and/or services appearing on and/or provided through such Linked Sites. Nothing contained herein shall be deemed to constitute a partnership or the like between the operators of the Linked Sites and SCEI.
Proposal and Offer
SCEI and its affiliates have the policy not to accept, from third parties, any proposal and/or offer for products and/or services, including, without limitation, ideas for new or improved products, technologies, designs, processes, software, promotions, advertisements and marketing plans, in order to avoid any possible future confusion between such proposal and/or offer from the third parties and products or our own. Therefore, you are requested not to send any information which may contain your ideas, artwork, inventions, developments, suggestions or other works ("Idea").
Despite the foregoing request, if you send your Idea to our attention, then such Idea will be treated upon the understanding that you agreed to the following terms:
(1) SCEI has no obligation to treat the Idea as confidential information.
(2) SCEI has no obligation to study, evaluate or adopt the Idea.
(3) Even if SCEI happens to adopt any idea identical or similar in whole or in part to the Idea, SCEI shall have no responsibility and shall not be liable for any compensation therefor.
Disclaimers of Warranties
Except to the extent prohibited by applicable laws, SCEI and/or any of its affiliates make no representation and warranty, either express or implied, statutory or otherwise, including warranties or representations with respect to the accuracy, reliability, completeness, fitness for particular purpose, non-infringement of third parties rights and/or safety of the contents of this Web Site, and any representations and warranties relating thereto are expressly disclaimed.
Except to the extent prohibited by applicable laws, SCEI and/or any of its affiliates shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising out of your use OF or access to, or inability to use of or access to, this Web Site.
SCEI may change and/or alter the contents of this Web Site, or may suspend or discontinue the services provided through this Web Site at any time without any prior notice. Except to the extent prohibited by applicable laws, SCEI or any of its affiliates shall not be liable for any damages arising out of any alteration or change of the contents.
Applicable Laws and Jurisdiction
This Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Japan, without reference to the rules on choice of laws. All controversies and disputes arising out of or relating to this Web Site and this Terms and Conditions shall be submitted to the Tokyo District Court in Tokyo, Japan as the Court of first instance.
If any portion of this Terms and Conditions shall be deemed invalid, void or for any reason unenforceable, such portion shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining portion.