Terms of Use

This website is operated by Rhumbline Consulting (hereinafter referred to as “RC”). You can use this website only if you agree to and accept the Terms and Conditions without limitation or reservation.

Disclaimers, Limitation of Liability

The information on this website is provided "as is" and RC makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, adequacy, completeness, or appropriateness for any particular purpose of any such information. RC expressly disclaims liability for any errors and omissions therein and for any damages whatsoever whether arising out of or in connection with your use of, reliance upon, or acting or forbearing to act upon, any information on this website even if RC has been advised of the possibility of such damages. This paragraph applies only to the extent permitted by applicable law. RC may change and/or alter the contents of this website, or may suspend or discontinue the services provided through this website at any time without any prior notice. RC shall not be held liable for any damages arising out of any alteration or change of the contents or inability to use this website.

Copyright/Trademark Ownership

All material on this website including but not limited to text, images, graphics, animation, videos, audio and other materials (hereafter "content") are subject to the copyright and other intellectual property rights of RC. You may only use the content of this website for your personal use and may not reproduce, adapt or publish it, in whole or in part, for any purpose without the express written consent of RC. The Rhumbline Consulting name and logos are trademarks of RC. The Rhumbline Consulting logos may not be used, downloaded, copied or distributed in any way. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.

Links to this Website

When you would like to link your website to this website, place the link to the top page of this website (http://rhumbline.co.jp/en/). We do not permit links having the following properties.
 a Links from websites including contents that are or may be against public order and standards of decency, or laws;
 b Links using frame functions or other forms of links that infringe our copyrights by such means as to confuse the audience about the fact that contents are owned by Rhumbline Consulting;
 c Links from websites including contents that slander or detract the credibility of RC, or its products or services; and/or
 d Links that have commercial purposes (Links that are placed in order to make a profit).
In no event shall RC be held liable for demands for damages, or any other complaints or claims from third parties with respect to websites that have links to this website. When you place a link to this website, you must hold RC harmless from any complaints or claims by third parties. When RC requests that you break a link to this website for whatever reasons, you must disconnect the link immediately.
Third party websites that are linked to this website are managed under each operator's responsibility and no guarantees or recommendations are made by RC with respect to such websites and their contents. RC is in no way liable for such websites and their contents.

Hypertext Links to External Sites

This website may contain hypertext links to other World Wide Websites which are completely independent of this website. RC makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or authenticity of the information contained in any such hypertext link, and any hypertext link to another person or entity shall not in any manner be construed as an endorsement by RC of such persons or the entity's World Wide Website, products or services. Your linking to any other off-site pages or other sites is at your own risk.

Applicable Laws and Jurisdiction

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Japan unless otherwise expressly provided. All controversies and disputes arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions shall be submitted to the Tokyo District Court in Yokohama, Japan as the Court of first instance.

Privacy Policy

Rhumbline Consulting (hereinafter referred to as the “Company”) has established its own basic policy toward the protection of customer‘s personal information with Personal Information Protection Law in Japan (hereinafter referred to as "PIP Law") and handle any and all information pertaining to any customer's name, its address, its telephone number, its E-mail address, etc. by which such customer can be identified (hereinafter referred to as "Personal Information") in a proper manner.

1. Obtaining Personal Information

The Company will, when obtaining any Personal Information, identify the purpose of use thereof and obtain it to the extent it becomes necessary and through a lawful and fair manner.

2. Handling of Personal Information

1) Usage within the purpose of use
We will never use any Personal Information obtained pursuant to the Clause 1. above for any purpose beyond the purpose of use without obtaining a prior consent from the relevant customer.
The Personal Information that the Company has obtained shall be used for the following purposes only;
 1 When introducing in a commercial manner any and all goods, services, etc. that the Company provides
 When conducting a survey through questionnaire for enabling the Company to planning, research and development, quality improvement and/or developing any measure to improve customer satisfaction, etc.
 3 For any other purposes identified when obtaining the relevant Personal Information
 4 When required to comply with any provisions in any applicable laws and regulations or follow any governmental notification and/or guidelines, etc.

2) Provision of any Personal Information to any Third Party
The Company shall never provide any and all Personal Information obtained pursuant to the Clause 1. above to any other Third Party without obtaining prior consent from the relevant customer, except for providing the same pursuant to 5 of the Sub-clause 1), the Clause 2 above, provided, however, that the Company may provide any Personal Information to any of its contractors to the extent only necessary to achieve the purpose of usage thereof. Even in such a case, the Company shall request the relevant contractor to handle the relevant Personal Information in a proper manner and the Company will control the use thereof by such contractor in a suitable fashion.

3) Proper control of Personal Information
The Company shall implement safety measures in a suitable manner to prevent any and all Personal Information from being accessed in an unauthorized manner, from being lost, damaged, altered, or leaked, etc.

3. Enquiries,etc.

WThe Company will be willing to take care of any enquiries and/or consultations pertaining to any Personal Information, including cases that any customer should request to make any correction to, discontinue the use of and/or delete any Personal Information.