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Terms of use

February 2015

This web site ( is created, owned, operated and maintained by or for RICOH Electronic Devices Co., Ltd. Please read these terms and conditions of use ("Terms of Use") carefully before accessing and navigating this web site. You may use this web site only if you agree to and accept these Terms of Use without limitation or reservation.
Our company may, at its sole and exclusive discretion, change, alter, modify, add, and/or remove portions of Terms of Use at any time by updating the contents of this page. You are advised to periodically visit this page and review the current revisions to our Terms of Use. Our company at its sole and exclusive discretion, reserves the right to alter or discontinue this web site without prior notice.

Legal Notice

The materials on this web site are provided by our company as a service to its customers and may be used for informational purposes only. By downloading any materials from this web site, you agree to the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to them, do not use this web site or download any materials from it.

General Disclaimer

Although our company has attempted to provide accurate information on this web site, our company assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information. Our company may change the programs or products mentioned at any time without notice. Mention of non-our products or services is for information purposes only and constitutes neither an endorsement nor a recommendation.
All information provided on this web site is provided “AS IS” with all faults without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. Ricoh and its suppliers disclaim all warranties, expressed or implied including, without limitation, those of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and NON INFRINGEMENT or arising from a course of dealing, usage, or trade practice. Ricoh and its suppliers shall not be liable for any INDIRECT, special, consequential, or incidental damages including, without limitation, lost profits or revenues, costs of replacement goods, loss or damage to data arising out of the use or inability to use the RICOH web site or any RICOH product, damages resulting from use of or reliance on the information present, even if RICOH or its suppliers have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Limitation of Use

  • 1.All materials on this web site are protected by Japanese copyright laws, and other applicable laws and treaty provisions of countries throughout the world. Except for personal or non-commercial internal use, copying, modifying, reproducing in whole or part, uploading, transmitting, distributing, licensing, selling and publishing any of the materials is prohibited without obtaining prior written permission from our company.
  • 2.Use of materials on this web site shall not be interpreted as a comprehensive or partial grant and / or assignment of our company's and / or any third party patent, utility model, trademark, trade name, service mark, copyright, design, TRADE secret or any other intellectual property right by our company or the third parties, even if you are using materials on this web site in accordance with these Terms of Use.
  • 3.Our company may change and / or alter the contents of this web site, or may suspend or discontinue the services provided through this web site at any time without any prior notice. NEITHER our company nor any of its affiliates shall be liable for any damages arising out of any alteration or change of the contents or inability to use this web site.

Software License Agreement

All software that is made available on this web site is the copyrighted work of the respective owners) and is protected by copyright laws and other applicable laws and treaty provisions for each country throughout the world. Use of this software is subject to the terms and conditions of each end-user license agreement between the owner of such software and end-user thereof, copyright laws and other applicable laws and treaty provisions for each country throughout the world. Any software which you download from this web site is governed in accordance with (I) the license terms accompanying the file or (ii) if no license terms accompany the file, the terms of the license agreement which accompanied the original product licensed by you which you are updating or (iii) the license terms pursuant to this Software License Agreement.


The trademark "RICOH" and any our product names used, quotes and/or referenced within this web site are trademarks or registered trademarks of our company. Other company names and product names used, quotes and/or referenced in this web site may be protected as their respective trade name, trademarks or registered trademarks.

Prohibited Conduct

Please refrain from using this web site for any of the following acts:

  • 1.Infringing the legal rights (including the rights of privacy and publicity) of our company and/or others.
  • 2.Causing any damages or disadvantage to our company and/or others.
  • 3.Disturbing public order.
  • 4.Criminal act.
  • 5.Such as registering the e-mail address of another person, false declaration perform notification act.
  • 6.Using this web site for any commercial purpose.
  • 7.Act of damage to a third party or our honor or credit.
  • 8.Uploading files that contain viruses corrupted files that may cause damages to the operation.
  • 9.Any other activities that are unlawful or prohibited by any applicable laws.
  • 10.Any other activities that our company deems inappropriate.

Third Party Web Sites, Content, Products and Services

Our web site provides links to Web Sites and access to content, products and services from third parties, including users, advertisers, affiliates and sponsors of this web site. You expressly agree that our company is not responsible for the availability of, and content provided on, third party Web sites. You should refer to the policies posted by other Web sites regarding privacy and other topics before you use them.
You agree that our company is not responsible for third party content accessible through this web site, including opinions, Advice, statements and advertisements, and understand that you bear all risks associated with the use of such content.
If you choose to purchase any products or services from a third party, your relationship is directly with the third party. You agree that our company is not responsible for. The quality of third party products or services and fulfilling any of the terms of your agreement with the seller, including delivery of products or services and warranty obligations related to purchased products or services. You agree that our company is not responsible for any loss or damage of any sort that you may incur from dealing with a third party.

If Link to Third Party Sites

  • 1.Third party web sites (other than this web site) linked to or from this web site ("Linked Sites") are independently operated and maintained by such third parties and are not under the control and/or supervision of our company. Use of a Linked Site shall be subject to the Terms of Use stipulated by the operator of each Linked Site. Our company shall not be responsible for any loss, expense or damage, however caused, in connection with the use of any linked site and your access to any of the linked sites shall be at your own risk.
  • 2.Nothing contained in this web site shall be interpreted as a recommendation and/or endorsement by our company of the contents of the Linked Sites and any products and/or services appearing on and / or provided through such Linked Sites. Nothing contained herein shall be deemed to constitute a partnership or the like between the operators of the Linked Sites and our company.
  • 3.Our prior permission is not required to link a third party's web site to this web site. This includes documents, images and other materials used, quoted and/or referenced within this web site. If a link is set up, please notify our company. Please note that all information, including URL, documents, images and other materials available on this web site will continually be revised without prior notice.
  • 4.When copying or quoting this web site, please contact our company in advance. Our company reserves the right at its sole and exclusive discretion to refuse your offer of copying or quotation.
  • 5.Company names and any other product names, service names or logos used, quoted and/or referenced within this web site are trade names, trademarks or registered trademarks of the original author, or other rights holders.

For Products and Technical information

  • 1.The products and the product specifications described in this web site are subject to change or discontinuation of production without notice for reasons such as improvement. Therefore, before deciding to use the products, please refer to our sales representatives for the latest information thereon.
  • 2.The materials in this web site may not be copied or otherwise reproduced in whole or in part without prior written consent of our company.
  • 3.Please be sure to take any necessary formalities under relevant laws or regulations before exporting or otherwise taking out of your country the products or the technical information described herein.
  • 4.The technical information described on this web site shows typical characteristics of example application circuits for the products. The release of such information is not to be construed as a warranty of or a grant of license under our company's or any third party's intellectual property rights or any other rights.
  • 5.The products listed in this web site are intended and designed for use as general electronic components in standard applications (office equipment, computer equipment, measuring instruments, consumer electronic products, amusement equipment etc.). Those customers intending to use a product in an application requiring extreme quality and reliability, for example, in a highly specific application where the failure or MISOPERATION of the product could result in human injury or death (aircraft, space vehicle, nuclear reactor control system, traffic control system, automotive and transportation equipment, combustion equipment, safety devices, life support system etc.) should first contact us.
  • 6.Our company is making our continuous effort to improve the quality and reliability of our products, but semiconductor products are likely to fail with certain probability. In order to prevent any injury to persons or damages to property resulting from such failure, customers should be careful enough to incorporate safety measures in their design, such as redundancy feature, fire-containment feature and fail-safe feature. Our company does not assume any liability or responsibility for any loss or damage arising from misuse or inappropriate use of the products.
  • 7.Anti-radiation design is not implemented in the products described in this web site.
  • 8.Please contact our sales representatives should you have any questions or comments concerning the products or the technical information.

Proposal and Offer

  • 1.Our company does not want to receive confidential or proprietary information from you through this web site. Please note that any information or material sent to our company will be deemed NOT to be confidential. Our company shall not be obligated to examine, evaluate, and adopt such information or material.
  • 2.By sending our company any information or material, you grant our company an unrestricted, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute those information or material, And you also agree that our company is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques that you send our company for any purpose. Therefore, our company shall not be responsible for any loss, expense or damage including, but not limited to, payment of compensation, in connection with our company's adoption of the information or material identical or similar to the information or material that you send our company.
  • 3.Our company will not release your name or otherwise publicize the fact that you submitted materials or other information to our company unless:
    • a.Our company obtains your permission to use your name.
    • b.Our company first notifies you that the materials or other information you submit to a particular part of this web site will be published or otherwise used with your name on it.
    • c.Our company is required to do so by law.

Disclaimers of Warranties

Our company and/or any of its affiliates make no representation or warranty, either expressed or implied, statutory or otherwise, including warranties or representations with respect to the accuracy, reliability, completeness, fitness for particular purpose, non-infringement of third parties rights and/or safety of the contents of this web site, and any representations and warranties relating thereto are expressly disclaimed. Our company and/or any of its affiliates shall not be liable for any loss, expense or damage arising out of your use or access, or inability to use or access, this web site.

Applicable Laws

Our company controls this site from ITS offices within Japan. Our company makes no representation that materials in this web site are appropriate or available for use in other locations, where their content is illegal or prohibited. Those who choose to access this web site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. You may not use or export the Materials in violation of Japan export laws and regulations. Any claim relating to the Materials shall be governed by the internal substantive laws of Japan.

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