Social Media Service Terms of Use

Sojitz Corporation (the "Company") manages its official social media (SNS) based on the following policies. Before using the Company's social media, please carefully read the terms of use specified below (these “Terms”) and use it only if you agree to these Terms. Please refrain from using the Company’s social media if you cannot agree to these Terms. We assume that by using the Company's social media, you have agreed to all of these Terms.

1. The Company's basic policy on the use of social media

The Company will conduct promotions, communication activities, announcements and public relations activities, etc., using various social media with the aim of building better relationships with customers and social media users.

The Company fully recognizes the potential impact of information disseminated via social media and maintains an awareness of this potential impact throughout its social media use.

2. Disclaimers (to customers and other social media users)

Please be aware that the information disseminated by the Company via its official accounts may contain the personal opinions of individual employees involved in managing social said accounts, and all posts do not necessarily constitute the Company’s official statement or view.

Please refer to the Company’s website and news releases, etc., for the Company’s official announcements and views:

The Company's website:

News releases:

The Company does not guarantee the compliance, integrity, accuracy, security, legality, up-to-dateness, or any other aspect of information published to the Company's social media.
Users bear sole responsibility for their use of the Company's social media and for all replies, retweets or otherwise comments posted on the Company's official accounts. Users are solely responsible for resolving any loss or trouble that results from the use or inability to access the Company's social media.
The Company reserves the right to suspend, terminate or alter its official social media accounts without prior notice. In addition, the details of these Terms are subject to change without prior notice.

3. Precautions

Users should note the following points when using the Company's official accounts.

  • The data, text, and other contents created by users may be deleted as a result of Company management of its official accounts. Users are therefore responsible for saving the data/text they create.
  • Do not infringe any copyright, image right or right to privacy, etc., of another user, third party or the Company.
  • Please be wary of impersonation of the Company’s official accounts.Users should note the following points when using the Company's official accounts.

4. Block of Accounts, Deletion of User Postings

The Company may block access to its official accounts and take other necessary measures without any prior notice to a user if the user posts any content deemed inappropriate by the Company in light of the purpose of its official accounts. Inappropriate content includes, but is not limited to, expressions of the following nature:

  • Content that is intended to cause or induces a crime;
  • Content that infringes a copyright, trademark or other rights of the Company or a third party;
  • Content pertaining to the privacy of a third party;
  • Content that violates laws, regulations or public order and morals;
  • Content that insults any specific individuals, including the Company, corporations, countries or communities;
  • Content that insults any product or service of the Company or a third party;
  • Content that introduces or advertises a user’s own product, store or company, or other commercial content;
  • Inappropriate content that contains obscene expressions, etc.;
  • Content that causes or may cause any disadvantage or damage to the Company or a third party; or
  • Any other content deemed inappropriate by the Company in light of the purpose of its official accounts.

5. Prohibitions

Users are prohibited from engaging in any of the following acts when using the Company's official accounts. In the event that a user has engaged in any of the prohibited acts listed below, the Company may take necessary measures, including, but not limited to, deleting postings/comments, blocking or deleting accounts or otherwise transmitting messages. In addition, if a user causes damage to the Company in violation of this Article, the Company may seek damages from such user:

  • Impersonating any third party, including the Company;
  • Political activities, political campaigning or religious activities;
  • Posting or transmitting a harmful computer program, etc.;
  • Reproducing, selling, publishing or otherwise using the information obtained through the Company's official accounts beyond the scope of private use;
  • Interfering with the operation of the Company's official accounts, or acting in a way that causes, or may cause, any disadvantage or damage to a third party, including the Company;
  • Spamming;
  • Obstructing other users’ use or access;
  • Attempting to gain unauthorized access to the Company's networks through password mining, hacking or other means;
  • Uploading or otherwise transmitting, in any form, any content that a user does not have the authority to release according to laws or a fiduciary or contractual relationship; or
  • Other acts deemed equivalent to the foregoing by the Company.

6. Copyrights in and to postings

The Company’s official account may reproduce, share or retweet users' posts.

7. Intellectual Property

All the information, images and designs, etc., published to the Company’s official accounts are protected by copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property rights, and the Company or the third party licensing them to the Company held such rights. Users shall comply with any and all laws and regulations with regard to copyrights, trademarks or other intellectual property rights when using the Company’s official accounts. The reproduction, reuse, sale, or any other manner of use of any information, images or designs, etc., provided on the Company’s official accounts is strictly prohibited without the authorization of the copyright owners.

8. Protection of Personal Information

The Company will handle users' personal information in accordance with the Privacy Policy separately published on the Company's website. Before interacting with the Company’s official accounts, users should carefully read, and agree to, the Privacy Policy. Regarding the protection of personal information by the Company, please see the "Protection of Personal Information" pages, including the Privacy Policy.

9. Forward-Looking Information

No content published to the Company’s official accounts was created to solicit users to buy or sell the Company’s stock or bonds. The final decision and responsibility with respect to investments rests solely with social media users. Furthermore, statements made on the Company’s official accounts with respect to the Company’s plans, forecasts, and so on that are not historical facts should be understood as forward-looking statements based on the assumptions and beliefs of the Company at the time of disclosure. The Company cautions that actual results could differ materially from those discussed in forward-looking statements due to economic conditions and other factors and therefore, users should not place undue reliance on the information presented on the Company’s official accounts. The Company disclaims any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, changes in assumptions or otherwise.

10. Governing Law/Jurisdiction

These Terms are governed by the laws of Japan. All disputes arising out of or in relation to the Company’s official accounts and these Terms shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Tokyo District Court in the first instance.

11. Inquiries

Please note that, in principle, the Company does not respond to any individual comments or questions made via "reply" or "comment" functions or the like on the Company's official accounts. If you have any inquiries concerning the Company, please use the inquiry form on the Company’s website.

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