Terms of Use

Terms & Conditions

 
  1. Acceptance of Terms
    The following are the terms of use (the "Terms of Use") between you and NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION and its "affiliates" (as defined in Section 15 of this Agreement) (collectively, "NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION"), that you demonstrate your acceptance of by accessing, browsing or using this Web site ("the Site").

    A. All text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, software, audio, video and other content within this Site (collectively, the "Materials") is the property of NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION or its content suppliers, and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws and other intellectual property protections;

    B. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement and assembly) of all content on this Site is the exclusive property of NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION, and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws and other intellectual property protections; All software used on this Site is the property of NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION or its software suppliers, and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws and other intellectual property protections;

    C. The content and software on this Site may only be used for your individual and commercial information, education and communication, and any other use, including the reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication, display, removal or deletion of the content on this Site is prohibited;

    D. Nothing contained in these Terms of Use will be construed as conferring to you, whether by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license, title or ownership of, or right to use, any Materials or intellectual property right of NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION or any third party;

    E. You may copy select portions of the Materials, provided they are only for your personal use and maintain any notices contained in the Materials such as copyright notices, trademark legends or other proprietary rights notices;

  2. F. Except as provided in the preceding paragraph, or as permitted by the fair use privilege under the U.S. copyright laws, you may not download, reproduce, distribute, modify, transmit, reuse or re-post in any way Materials protected by copyright or other proprietary right, without obtaining NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION's prior written permission.

  3. Restrictions on Use of Site and Proprietary Rights
    The content on this Site is subject to the following protections:

  4. General Disclaimer
    YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE MATERIALS HAVE BEEN COMPILED BY NSAC FROM INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL SOURCES. WHILE NSAC HAS ATTEMPTED TO PROVIDE ACCURATE INFORMATION ON THE SITE, NO REPRESENTATION IS MADE OR WARRANTY GIVEN AS TO THE COMPLETENESS OR ACCURACY OF THE MATERIALS. IN PARTICULAR, YOU SHOULD BE AWARE THAT THE MATERIALS MAY BE INCOMPLETE, MAY CONTAIN ERRORS OR MAY HAVE BECOME OUT OF DATE. YOU SHOULD THEREFORE VERIFY INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM THIS SITE BEFORE ACTING UPON IT.

    THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THIS SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. NO ORAL ADVICE OR WRITTEN INFORMATION GIVEN THROUGH THIS SITE OR OTHERWISE NSAC OR ANY OF ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PROVIDERS, MERCHANTS, SPONSORS, LICENSERS OR THE LIKE, SHALL CREATE A WARRANTY; IF YOU RELY ON ANY SUCH INFORMATION OR ADVICE YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK. NEITHER NSAC, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS OR SHAREHOLDERS, NOR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DISTRIBUTING THIS SITE OR THE CONTENT CONTAINED ON THIS SITE, SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES SUFFERED BY OR INJURY CAUSED TO YOU, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, CONSEQUENTIAL AND/OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO, OR INABILITY TO ACCESS, THIS SITE, OR FROM YOUR RELIANCE ON ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED IN THE SITE, EVEN IF NSAC HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

  5. Links to Third Party Web Sites and Framing
    This Site may provide links or references to other sites (collectively, the "Other Sites"). NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION has no responsibility for the content of Other Sites, does not make any representations or give any warranties regarding information contained at Other Sites and will not be liable for any damages or injury arising from the content of Other Sites. In most cases, NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION does not endorse companies or products to which it has provided links. Any links to Other Sites are provided merely as a convenience to you. If you decide to access any Other Sites, you do so at your own risk and NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION may terminate any link or linking program at any time. If access to this Site is provided by a hypertext link located at another Web site, NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION does not make any representations or give any warranties regarding information contained at these other Web sites and will not be liable for any damages or injury arising from such content. NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION does not endorse the individuals or companies, or any products or materials associated with such individuals or companies, that provide a link to this Site. Unless approved in writing in advance by NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION, you will not:

    (a) provide or create a link to this Site; or

    (b) create any frames at any other Web sites relating to the Materials.

  6. Updates
    The Materials published on this Site may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes, including, without limitation, to quoted prices, may be made periodically without notice, as well as improvements and/or changes in the products, services, programs or policies described in the Materials. Additionally, NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION may revise these Terms of Use at any time by updating this posting on the Site. By using this Site, you will be subject to any such revisions.

  7. On Line Conduct
    Any conduct that restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying this Site will not be permitted, and this Site will be used only for lawful purposes. You are prohibited from posting on, or transmitting through, this Site any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, sexually explicit, profane, hateful, racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, including, without limitation, any material that infringes upon any patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary right of any third party, encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, gives rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law. NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION to disclose the identity or help identify or locate anyone posting such information or materials.

  8. Copyrights and Copyright Agent
    In an effort to protect the intellectual property of others, NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION may, in appropriate circumstances and at its sole discretion, terminate access to the Site of users who infringe the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION's copyright agent (the "Copyright Agent"), with the following information:
  9. A. An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;

    B. A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;

    C. A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the site;

    D. Your address, telephone number and email address;

    E. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law;

    F. A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

    For notice of claims of copyright infringement, NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION's Copyright Agent can be reached as follows:

    By mail: Attn: Copyright Agent 1701 Glenlake Avenue Itasca, Illinois 60143-1072
    By phone: (630) 924-7138
    By fax: (630) 924-7639
    By email: Contact us

  10. Communications with the Site
    Communications and material you transmit to the Site by email or otherwise, including data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like, are and will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary, and no confidential relationship will be established between you and NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION. Anything you transmit may or may not be posted to this Site at NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION's sole discretion. NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION is authorized by you, but not obligated, to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in any communication you send to the Site for any purpose, including, but not limited to, facilitating the development, manufacturing and marketing of NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION products, and you hereby waive and release any and all claims against NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION that may arise out of the subject matter of such communications. Although NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION may from time to time monitor or review discussion, chats, postings, bulletin boards and the like on the Site, NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION is under no obligation to do so and assumes no responsibility or liability arising from the content of any such locations nor for any error, defamation, libel, slander, omission, falsehood, obscenity, pornography, profanity, danger or inaccuracy contained in any information within such locations on the Site.

  11. Products and Services Availability
    NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION may provide access to international information, which information may contain references or cross references to products, programs and services that are not currently available in your country. NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION's provision of such references does not mean or otherwise imply that the products, programs and services are available in all countries. NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION is operating in some, but not all, markets within the United States, and may provide access to information that contains references or cross references to products, programs and services that are not currently available in each state. NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION's provision of such references does not mean or otherwise imply that the products, programs and services are available in all states or all markets where NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION conducts business.

  12. Termination of Usage
    NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION may terminate access to all or part of this Site without notice, for conduct that NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION believes is in violation of any applicable law or is harmful to the interests of another user, a third party or NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION.

  13. Governing Law and Jurisdiction
    Access to and use of this Site is governed by U.S. federal law and/or the laws of the State of Illinois. Any legal action or proceeding relating to your access to or use of this Site will be brought only in a state or federal court located in DuPage County, Illinois. You and NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of, and agree that venue is proper in, these courts in any such legal action or proceeding.

  14. Waiver
    No delay or omission by NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION to exercise any right created pursuant to these Terms of Use will impair, or act as a waiver of, such rights or a waiver of any other rights arising under these Terms of Use.

  15. Severability
    If any provision of these Terms of Use is invalid under an applicable statute or law, the provision will be deemed deleted, and the remainder of these Terms of Use shall remain in full, force and effect.

  16. Trademark/Proprietary Rights Information
    NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION, the NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION logo and other designated product and feature names are trademarks of NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION or otherwise protected by NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION, and may be used publicly only with prior written permission from NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION. Other logos, trademarks and service marks are the property of their respective owners, and may be used publicly only with prior written permission from such owners. Fair use of such materials requires proper acknowledgment.

  17. Affiliates
    NIDEC-SHIMPO AMERICA CORPORATION is part of the worldwide NIDEC Group and is a wholly owned subsidiary of NIDEC-SHIMPO CORPORATION. The term "affiliates" as used in this Site includes each of the following entities and their corresponding Website addresses:

    (a) NIDEC-SHIMPO DRIVES: www.shimpodrives.com

    (b) ConeArt Kilns Incorporated: www.coneartkilns.com

    (c) SHIMPO INSTRUMENTS: www.shimpoinst.com

    (d) SHIMPO CERAMICS: www.shimpoceramics.com

  18. Privacy Policy
    Any information obtained from you by accessing, browsing or using this Site is subject to our privacy policy.