Terms of Use


Limitation of Liability

Information on this website has been carefully prepared based on dependable information and sources; however, Nikkei Inc. ("Nikkei", "we", "us" or "our") does not guarantee the accuracy, usefulness, completeness, etc. of such information. Nikkei bears no responsibility for any damages incurred from the use of such information or from the inability to use such information or source.

This website may contain links to Nikkei group companies' websites and other independent third-party websites ("Linked Sites"). These Linked Sites are provided solely as a convenience to our visitors. Such Linked Sites are not under Nikkei's control, and Nikkei is not responsible for the content of such Linked Sites, including any information or materials that they contain.

Nikkei reserves the right, at any time without notice, to suspend the operation of this website, or any portion of this website, as necessary: (1) to perform maintenance or other changes; (2) when it is unable to provide the service due to cyber-attack, or any form of force majeure; or (3) when it is required to suspend the computer system for this website, for any unavoidable reason.

Visitors may be unable to use this website as intended depending on their telecommunication operator or computer environment, or for other reasons. Nikkei bears no responsibility for any damages incurred from the use of this website or Liked Sites.

Linked Sites may have their own terms of use, limitations of liability, privacy policies, cookie policies etc. Your use of Linked Sites may be governed by such terms and conditions and policies.

Nikkei may alter any or all of the information on this website without prior notice.


The copyrights of materials (documents, photographs, illustrations, animations, audio material, etc.) on this website are the possession of Nikkei, a Nikkei group company or another third party and are protected by the Copyright Act. The trademarks and service names of this website belong to Nikkei.

Excluding the extent of quotation and reproduction for private use that is approved in the Copyright Act, without the consent of the party owning the copyright, the reproduction, adaptation or public transmission of copyrighted material is prohibited.

Cookie Policy


This website uses cookies, and this Cookie Policy applies to this website. Cookies are small pieces of data that are transmitted from this website to the visitor's browser and stored on the visitor's computer. However, information that may identify individual visitors such as name, address, telephone number, postal code and e-mail addresses are not among the information collected by the cookies we use. Cookies are used for purposes such as monitoring website performance and providing essential functions of the service. We use the following types of cookies only.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems, and they do not store any personally identifiable information. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you, such as setting your privacy preferences. You can set your browser to block these cookies, but some parts of the website may not then work.

Performance Cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources, so we can measure and improve the performance of our website. They help us to know which pages are popular and see how visitors move around the website. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and anonymous.

Targeting Cookies

These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device.

You can choose whether to accept cookies through your browser settings. For the cookies except from Strictly Necessary Cookies, you can configure cookie preferences, and opt out at your discretion.

Nikkei may change this Cookie Policy at any time. Any changes we may make to this Cookie Policy will be posted on this page before they become effective, and the relevant effective dates will be stated.

Privacy Notice for California Residents

This notice applies to visitors residing in California only.

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) may provide you with additional rights regarding the use of your personal information. These rights include:

  • The right to access the personal information we process about you;
  • The right to know what personal information is collected about you and if any information is sold or disclosed, and if so, to whom;
  • The right to request the deletion of your personal information, if applicable;
  • The right to opt out from the sale of your personal information, if applicable; and
  • The right to not be discriminated against for exercising any of the rights above.

You can contact us and exercise any applicable rights that cannot be exercised by configuring cookie preferences. When you contact us and exercise such rights, you may be required to submit proof of your identity and/or address, so that we can confirm that you are a California resident.

Cookies are used on this website as described in the Cookie Policy. If you exercise the right to opt out of the cookies ("Do Not Sell My Personal Information"), you can do so by configuring cookie preferences as described in the Cookie Policy.

Privacy Notice for EEA and U.K. Residents

This notice applies to visitors residing in the European Economic Area (EEA) and the United Kingdom (U.K.) only.

We use cookies to improve your experience on this website. We also share information collected by cookies about your use of this website with third-party partners such as analytics services. We always process personal data on a lawful basis, such as:

  • With your consent;
  • For legitimate business purposes;
  • When due to contractual necessity; or
  • When due to legal obligation.

Data collected by cookies may be transferred to countries or jurisdictions outside your area of residence. We will put in place reasonable safeguards to protect information that is transferred in this way.

You have the right to request the deletion of the data we have collected from you. You also have the right to withdraw your consent to the processing of your data. However, this will not affect the lawfulness of any processing carried out before the withdrawal of the consent.

You can contact us to exercise the above rights that cannot be exercised by configuring cookie preferences. When you contact us and exercise such rights, you may be required to submit proof of your identity and/or address, so that we can confirm that you are an EEA or U.K. resident.