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Site Policy

1. Copyrights

As a general rule, the copyrights for illustrations, photos, text, and other content posted on our website belong to ARS Corporation. There are cases where content is outsourced and the copyright for said content does not belong to ARS Corporation. In such cases the copyright belongs to the creator of said content. Copyrights are protected by the copyright laws and treaties of each country, as well as other laws. Unauthorized use (such as copying, alteration, posting, diversion, licensing, distribution) of this information outside of the scope recognized by law is strictly prohibited.

2. Trademarks

As a general rule, all trademarks, names, logos, service marks, etc. posted on our website may only be used by right holders recognized by ARS Corporation or its associated companies. Use without prior approval in writing is strictly prohibited.

3. Disclaimer

ARS Corporation exercises extreme caution in creating and/or managing all information posted on its website. However, the accuracy and integrity of said information is in no way guaranteed. ARS Corporation reserves the right to change or delete information posted on its website, or to stop or suspend operation of said website, without any advance notice. ARS Corporation assumes no responsibility for any damage caused through not being able to use this website for any reason. ARS Corporation assumes no responsibility whatsoever for any damage caused through the use of this website, any damage caused by the writing of data by third parties, unauthorized access, sending of email, etc. (including damage suffered by a customer due to an issue with another customer), or for any recovery costs related to such damage.

4. Links

Please contact us if you would like to link to our website. We may deny permission to link to our website depending on the content of your website, its purpose, or for any other reason. ARS Corporation offers no guarantees with regard to products or services offered on third party websites that link to or are linked from our website. Information on linked websites is neither guaranteed nor authenticated by ARS Corporation.

Recommended environment/conditions for using the website

We recommend the following usage environment, to more safely and comfortably use the information on the ARS website in a manner that is most beneficial to you.

1. Computer operating environment

The ARS website should be viewed with one of the following OS environments:

Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/Vista/7/8/8.1 Macintosh OSX

2. Browsers

We recommend viewing the ARS website with one of the following browsers. The website may not function or display correctly if viewed using other browsers. There may be problems viewing the website even if using a recommended browser, depending on how your system is configured.

  • Internet Explorer (latest version) (desktop version)
  • Edge (latest version) (desktop version)
  • Firefox (latest version)
  • Chrome (latest version)
  • Safari (latest version)

3. Plug-ins

The Adobe Reader plug-in is required to view PDF files posted on the ARS website. The Adobe Reader plug-in may be downloaded and installed from the website below.
GET Adobe FLASH PLAYER

4. The Adobe Reader plug-in

The Adobe Reader plug-in is required to view PDF files posted on the ARS website. The Adobe Reader plug-in may be downloaded and installed from the website below.
GET Adobe Reader

5. JavaScript

The ARS website uses JavaScript. If your web browser has JavaScript disabled, the website may not display or function properly. Please enable JavaScript in your web browser settings to view this website.

6. Cookies

Some pages in the ARS website utilize cookies in order to make browsing more convenient. Cookies may be disabled in your browser settings, but doing so may make it impossible to normally use some pages in the ARS website.

7. Communication speed

In order to most comfortably use the ARS website, please access it at a speed of 56 kbps or higher.

8. Screen resolution

In order to most comfortably use the ARS website, please view it at a screen resolution of 1024x768 (XGA) or higher.