Terms of Use

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Last Update: December 11th, 2001

Terms and Conditions of Use

This web site, including any subsite accessible through the homepage, (the "Site") is published and maintained by subsidiaries, affiliates and/or related entities of Yamaha Corporation ("Yamaha"). Please note that when you enter any subsite accessible through this homepage, such subsite may have its own terms and conditions of use which is specific to such subsite. When you access, browse or use this Site you accept, without limitation or qualification, the terms and conditions set forth below and any additional terms and conditions of use set forth in any subsite.

Your Right to Use the Site and Its Contents

This Site is only for your personal use. You may not distribute, exchange, modify, sell or transmit anything you copy from this Site, including but not limited to any text, images, audio and video, for any business, commercial or public purpose. As long as you comply with the terms of these Terms and Conditions of Use, Yamaha grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to enter, display and use this Site. You agree not to interrupt or attempt to interrupt the operation of this Site in any way.

Ownership

All materials on this Site, including but not limited to audio, images, software, text and video clips (the "Content"), are protected by copyright under international conventions and copyright laws. You cannot use the Content, except as specified herein. You agree to follow all instructions on this Site limiting the way you may use the Content. There are a number of proprietary logos, service marks and trademarks found on this Site. By making them available on this Site, Yamaha is not granting you any license to utilize those proprietary logos, service marks, or trademarks. Any unauthorized use of the Content may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and civil and criminal statutes.
You may download one (1) copy only of the Content to be used only by you for your personal use at home unless the subsite you are accessing states that you may not. If you download any Content from this Site, you may not remove any copyright or trademark notices or other notices that go with it.
Rules for Chatrooms, Bulletin Boards and Other User-Supplied Material
This Site may have an area which allows you to "chat" or upload and download materials. When using any of these areas, you agree not to post, send, transmit, upload or otherwise publish through this Site, any materials that (1) interfere with anyone else's use of the Site; (2) are abusive, illegal, indecent, obscene, offensive or threatening in any way; (3) encourage anyone to break the law; (4) violate anyone's copyright or other property right; (5) interfere with the privacy of any other user; (6) contain a virus or any other harmful component; or (7) contain false or misleading statements of fact or descriptions of the origin of the material or the communication. You agree to comply with any additional terms which are referred to on this Site or any subsite within the Site.

Responsibility for User's Material

You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any defamatory, libelous, obscene, pornographic, profane, threatening or unlawful material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. Although Yamaha may from time to time monitor or review bulletin boards, chat rooms, discussions, postings, transmissions and the like on the Site, Yamaha is under no obligation to do so and assumes no liability or responsibility arising from the contents of any such communications or for any defamation, error, inaccuracy, libel, obscenity or profanity contained in any such communication. Yamaha may change, edit, or remove any user material or conversations that are illegal, indecent, obscene or offensive, or that violates Yamaha's policies in any way. Yamaha will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing Yamaha to disclose the identity of anyone posting such materials.

Yamaha's Rights to User's Material

If you send any communications or materials to the Site by electronic mail or otherwise, including any comments, data, questions, suggestions or the like, all such communications are, and will be treated as, non-confidential. Thus, you give up any claim that any use of such material violates any of your rights including moral rights, privacy rights, proprietary or other property rights, publicity rights, rights to credit for material or ideas, or any other right, including the right to approve the way Yamaha uses such material.

Any material submitted to this Site may be adapted, broadcast, changed, copied, disclosed, licensed, performed, posted, published, sold, transmitted or used by Yamaha anywhere in the world, in any medium, forever.

Transmitted Material
Internet transmissions are never completely private or secure. You understand that any message or information you send to this Site may be read or intercepted by others unless there is a special notice that a particular message (for example, credit card information) is encrypted (send in code). Sending a message to Yamaha does not cause Yamaha to have any special responsibility to you.
The copyright in the contents of this website belong to Yamaha. Accordingly Yamaha reserves all rights. Copying of part or all the contents of this website without permission of Yamaha is prohibited except that:
- You may print or download extracts of the printed text contained on this website for your own personal use and provided it is not incorporated in any other work or Publication.
- You may recopy the extracts to individual third parties for their own private use.

Contests

This Site may contain contests that require you to send in material or information about yourself or offer prizes. Each contest has its own rules, which you must read and agree to before you may enter.

Availability of Products and Services

The products and services displayed on the Site may not be available for purchase in your particular country or locality. The reference to such products and services on the Site does not imply or warrant that these products or services will be available at any time in your particular location. You should check with your local Yamaha authorized representative for the availability of specific products and services in your area.
Yamaha's Right to Change These Terms and Conditions of Use or Content on the Site
Yamaha may add to, change or remove any part of these Terms and Conditions of Use at any time, without notice. Any changes to these Terms and Conditions of Use or any terms posted on this Site apply as soon as they are posted. By continuing to use this Site after any changes are posted, you are indicating your acceptance of those changes. Yamaha may add, change, discontinue, remove or suspend any other Content posted on this Site, including features and specifications of products described or depicted on the Site, temporarily or permanently, at any time, without notice and without liability.

General Provisions

These Terms and Conditions of Use and any additional terms posted on this Site together constitute the entire agreement between Yamaha and you with respect to your use of this Site.

Legal force of the disclaimer

This disclaimer is a part of the internet publication. If sections or parts of the text should be not legal or correct, the content and validity of the other parts remain, uninfluenced by this fact.

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