This website is managed and operated by Sakata Seed Corporation (hereinafter referred to as the “Company”) or its representative. Before using this website, please carefully read and consent to the following terms of use. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using the website. By using this website, you consent to all the following items.

In addition, Sakata Seed Corporation may change the terms of use of this website, so please check the latest information every time you use it. Also, please note that text, illustrations, figures, pictures, etc., as well as URLs may be changed or deleted without prior notice.

1. Prohibited Actions

Actions that violate the public policy, actions that cause damage or disadvantage to a third party or Sakata Seed Corporation, actions that discredit or defame a third party or Sakata Seed Corporation, actions that violate the privacy of a third party or Sakata Seed Corporation, and actions that are likely cause any of these consequences are prohibited. In addition, any action deemed inappropriate by Sakata Seed Corporation is prohibited.

2. Copyrights and Trademarks

The intellectual property rights, including copyrights and trademark rights, etc., of the information posted on the website (text, images, illustrations, trademarks, logos, designs, etc.) belong to Sakata Seed Corporation or the right holders who have permitted Sakata Seed Corporation to use this information. Using (duplicating, publishing, distributing, altering, translating, etc.) this information without permission beyond personal use or the extent explicitly permitted by the law violates the Copyright Act, Trademark Act, Intellectual Property Law, etc.

3. Disclaimer

When posting information on this website, Sakata Seed Corporation takes the utmost care regarding various aspects, such as the content, function, etc. However, Sakata Seed Corporation does not guarantee or bear any responsibility for whether this content is accurate, up to date, or safe. Furthermore, Sakata Seed Corporation does not bear any responsibility for any damage caused by the information posted on this website, the change, removal thereof, the operation of the website, its suspension, or termination. Sakata Seed Corporation is also not liable for any damages that result from inaccuracies or typos on the website, nor is it liable for any damages caused by unexpected issues to your software or hardware, bugs, computer virus infection, or data loss or corruption due to downloading files from this website.

4. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

This website shall be used and its terms of use shall be interpreted and applied in accordance with the laws of Japan. In addition, the Tokyo District Court shall have the exclusive jurisdiction of the first instance over all disputes arising from the use of this website.

5. Provision of Personal Information

If you are required to provide Personal Information when using this website, Sakata Seed Corporation explicitly states the purpose it needs it for and its intended use, etc., on each page of this website. If you do not agree to this purpose, intended use, etc., please refrain from providing your Personal Information. However, please note that in this case, you may not be able to use the services offered on this website.

6. Policy to Proposal of Idea

Sakata Seed Corporation is engaged in various business activities related to technological development on a daily basis. Consequently, a portion or the entirety of the unpublished ideas originally created by Sakata Seed Corporation and a portion or the entirety of your proposals may inadvertently match or be similar. Furthermore, such situations may result in misunderstandings and disputes with proposers. Therefore, in principle, in order to avoid such unforeseen situations which have the possibility of arising in the future, we will refrain from accepting proposals, except when recruiting proposals through events, campaigns, etc., held by Sakata Seed Corporation.

If a proposal is made to Sakata Seed Corporation regardless of the policy described above, we will assume that the proposer agreed to the following conditions before sending the proposal. We may not be able to reply to you, so please note in advance.

  • Sakata Seed Corporation is not obligated to maintain the confidentiality of the proposed ideas.

  • Sakata Seed Corporation is not obligated to review, verify, or adopt the proposed ideas.

  • Even if Sakata Seed Corporation handles products or services of which a portion or the entirety is similar to the submitted proposal, Sakata Seed Corporation bears absolutely no liability to the proposer, including financial compensation.

[Last Updated: March 30, 2022]