Site Policy

Terms and Conditions

Welcome to the JTEKT supplier web site at portal.koyobearings.com.  We maintain this web site for informational, general promotional, and public information purposes. The following Terms and Conditions apply to your use of this site, including the Koyo Bearings Supplier Network located at portal.koyobearings.com and any JTEKT or Koyo -sponsored web logs accessible from portal.koyobearings.com and maintained by JTEKT or "Koyo" (collectively referred to as the “Site”). By accessing, browsing, posting comments to, or otherwise using this Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

The JTEKT business, including Koyo Bearings USA LLC and its affiliates (collectively referred to as “JTEKT” or “Koyo”), reserves the right, but shall have no obligation, to pre-screen, review, flag, filter, modify, refuse or remove from this Site any or all text, graphic images, or other information, including without limitation, comments posted to web logs accessible from portal.koyobearings.com and maintained by Koyo.

Copyright 2011 Koyo Bearings USA LLC. All Rights Reserved.

JTEKT retains all copyrights in any text, graphic images, and software owned by JTEKT or Koyo and its affiliates, and hereby authorizes you to electronically copy documents published herein solely for the purpose of viewing the information. You may not copy, modify, distribute, transmit, display, publish, sell, license, create derivative works, link to, or use any information on this Site without written permission from JTEKT. Except as expressly provided above, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any license or right under any Koyo copyright, patent or trademark.

Trademarks
JTEKT, the JTEKT logo, Koyo®, the Koyo logo, and the other JTEKT or Koyo names or products referenced herein are trade names, trademarks and service marks of JTEKT Corporation or Koyo.  No trademarks, logos or other names or products referenced herein may be used without permission.  Other product or company names mentioned herein may be the trade name, trademark, or service mark of their respective owners.
 
Disclaimer
The information and materials available on or through the Site, including text, images, and links, are PROVIDED "AS IS" BY JTEKT AND ITS AFFILIATES, SOLELY AS A CONVENIENCE TO VISITORS OF THIS SITE WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. JTEKT DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, ADEQUACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THIS INFORMATION AND MATERIALS, AND JTEKT EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS LIABILITY FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THIS INFORMATION AND MATERIALS. THERE IS NO WARRANTY THAT ANY INFORMATION, SERVICE, PRODUCTS, MATERIALS OR OTHER CONTENT AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THIS SITE, OR JTEKT’S COMPUTER SYSTEM, WILL FULFILL ANY OF YOUR PARTICULAR PURPOSES OR NEEDS.

JTEKT DISCLAIMS A WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, IMPLIED, EXPRESSED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY OR QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ACCURACY OF INFORMATION CONTENT, INFORMATION ACCESS AND ORDER EXECUTION, FREEDOM FROM COMPUTER VIRUS, IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SITE OR AVAILABLE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS, EVEN IF JTEKT HAS BEEN ADVISED OR IS OTHERWISE AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
 
Limited Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL JTEKT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING ANY INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, DIRECT OR INDIRECT DAMAGES, LOSSES, OR EXPENSES ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SITE OR ANY LINKED WEBSITE, OR USE THEREOF OR INABILITY TO USE, BY ANY PARTY OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS OR LINE OR SYSTEM FAILURE, EVEN IF JTEKT, OR ITS REPRESENTATIVE THEREOF, IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, LOSSES OR EXPENSES, EXCEPT AS LIMITED BY APPLICABLE LAW. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

JTEKT Bearings assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions contained in the information or materials available on this Site or other documents that are referenced by or linked to this Site. This Site and those that link into and out of this Site could include technical or other inaccuracies, and not all products or services referenced herein are available in all areas.  JTEKT reserves the right to change the products or services described on this Site at any time. Contact your nearest JTEKT or Koyo customer service center, sales office or authorized JTEKT or Koyo distributor for further information before relying on any information contained herein.
 
Content Submitted by You to the Site
You agree that you are solely responsible for the text, graphic images, or other information that you create, submit, post, or display on or though the Site (collectively, “your Content”) and for the consequences of your actions. You further agree that JTEKT has no obligation to respond, your Content is not provided to JTEKT in confidence, that your Content is created, submitted, posted or displayed gratuitously and without expectation of compensation, and that JTEKT will be free to consider, reproduce, use, disclose and distribute the information (except for personally identifiable information) to others without limitation, including but not limited to developing, manufacturing, and marketing products incorporating such information.

Content License from You
You retain any copyright and other rights you already hold in your Content that you create, submit, post or display on or through the Site. By submitting, posting, or displaying your Content, you give JTEKT a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, adapt, modify, translate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display, and distribute your Content that you submit, post or display on or through the Site.  

Indemnity
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold JTEKT and its vendors harmless from and against all claims, losses, liability, cost, and expenses (including attorneys' fees) arising from your violation of these Terms and Conditions or use or misuse of this Site, or of any service, product, information or materials provided through this Site. Your obligations under this Section will survive your termination of access to or use of this Site.

Links from this Web Site
This web site contains links to other World Wide Web sites and resources maintained by third parties. The linked sites may not be under the control of JTEKT, and JTEKT shall not be responsible for the content of any linked site or link contained in a linked site. These links are provided as a convenience only, and the inclusion of any link does not imply an endorsement, affiliation, or sponsorship by JTEKT of that site. Any use of or reliance on any such information, content, and materials is at your own risk.
 
Submissions
You agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself when you elect to provide personal information to JTEKT via its Site. You also agree to maintain and promptly update any such information to keep it accurate.

Privacy and Security
We understand the need to safeguard your information and records from unauthorized use and disclosure. Please see the JTEKT Privacy Statement posted on the Site.

Cross-border Transmission of Data
You acknowledge and agree that by providing JTEKT with your personal or proprietary information in any application or transaction request through this Site, you hereby consent to the transmission of such personal or proprietary information to or by JTEKT, and its service providers or marketers, over state and international borders as necessary for handling your application or transaction request in accordance with JTEKT’s standard business practices, subject to JTEKT’s Privacy Statement.

Illegal, Fraudulent, or Improper Activity
You will not use this Site for any illegal, fraudulent, unauthorized, or improper activity (a "Prohibited Use"). If we suspect that you may be engaging in any Prohibited Use, including any violation of any terms or conditions relating to this Site or any service or product by JTEKT, your access to this Site and any service or product may be suspended or terminated without notice.

Enforceability
In the event any of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions shall be held to be unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall be unimpaired, and the unenforceable provision shall be replaced by such enforceable term or provision as comes closest to the intention underlying the unenforceable term or provision. These Terms and Conditions shall be subject to and do not alter any other agreements you have entered into with JTEKT.

Applicable Law
This Site (excluding linked sites) is controlled by JTEKT from its offices within the State of Ohio, United States of America. By accessing this Site, you agree that all matters relating to your use of this Site shall be governed by the statutes and laws of the State of Ohio, and the federal laws of the U.S.A., without regard to the conflicts of laws principles thereof. The application of the United Nations Convention of Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, and the model Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act approved by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (as enacted and/or modified into any state law in the U.S.A.), are expressly excluded and shall not apply.

Changes
We may change or discontinue this web site at any time without prior notice or obligation to you. We may also change these Terms and Conditions at any time without prior notice, and your continued use of the site after such changes have been posted will constitute your acceptance of the changes.


General Privacy Statement

As a visitor to the JTEKT Supplier web site, your privacy, confidence and trust are important to us.  This General Privacy Statement is intended to inform you as to how information about you may be collected, used and disseminated when you visit this website.

By registering with or contacting us through the website of JTEKT, you consent to the sharing of any information or comments you provide between Koyo and its affiliated companies, and the use without restriction of such information to improve or market our products and services.  We will not sell or rent your personal identity information to any third party, and we will take commercially reasonable measures to keep such information secure.

Non-Personal Information
When you visit this site, we collect certain non-personal information about your visit.  Our web server automatically recognizes your domain name.  We collect the domain name and monitor general site use and traffic patterns to improve our web site and the products and services we offer. 

We also use cookies to make the site more convenient to use and to help us understand how visitors navigate our web site.  A cookie is a small data file placed on your hard drive by a website server when you visit.  Cookies allow us to recognize you as an anonymous visitor each time you visit this site, and help to improve functionality in many ways, for example, by saving your language preference.  Cookies are not used to collect personal information, but may be used to collect non-personal data, to count the number of times you visit our site, compile anonymous statistics on web site use, and gather information regarding the type of Internet Browser and operating system used.

Personal Information
You can visit and navigate this site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself.  However, there are also opportunities at various locations on this site for you to provide us with information about yourself and your interests, such as your name, phone number and e-mail address.  More information regarding how we may collect and use your personal information is set forth in the Koyobearings.com Data Privacy Statement below.  Certain forms requesting personal information, such as the on-line employment application, have their own data privacy statements.  Please review these privacy statements before submitting the form. 

Other Web Sites
Our web site may contain links to other third-party web sites.   JTEKT is not responsible for the privacy practices of those web sites.

KoyoBearings.com Data Privacy Statement
JTEKT recognizes the privacy interest of individuals with respect to personal information provided to its marketing organization and is committed to protecting this interest.  By providing personal information to us, you consent to the collection and use of such information in accordance with this privacy statement.  Since this service is available to individuals worldwide, you are also consenting to the transfer of your personal information to countries or jurisdictions that may not provide the same level of data protection as the legal jurisdiction in which you are located.

What personal information do we collect?
We collect the name, email address, phone number, country and other personal information you may choose to provide to us via the forms on this site.

How do we use this personal information?
We use personal information obtained from submissions to fulfill your requests for information or contact.

How is this personal information secured?
We take reasonable measures to protect personal information against loss, manipulation, falsification, unauthorized access, or unauthorized disclosure by any party inside or outside JTEKT.  Personal information is stored in a secured location.

Do we disclose the personal information to others?
We may disclose your personal information to the extent necessary to respond to your inquiry and to carry out the purposes of the form.  Personal information is disclosed only to those with a legitimate business need to access the information.  Additionally, we will disclose personal information when required by law.

How may I access my personal information?
Upon request, and after providing satisfactory proof of identity, individuals will be given access to the personal information they have provided through the submission of the form.

What about children’s privacy?
 JTEKT does not knowingly request or collect personal information from any person under the age of 13.  We ask children under 13 not to transmit any information to this site.

How do we keep this privacy statement current?
From time to time, JTEKT may revise this privacy statement at its discretion.  Updates and changes will be made on this page.  Your submission of information following the posting of changes to this privacy statement will demonstrate your acceptance of those changes.

September 29, 2011