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Term Of Use

This website is owned and operated by NTN, Ltd. ("NTN"). Please read these terms and conditions of use ("Terms of Use") carefully before accessing and navigating the NTN website. You may use the NTN website only if you agree to and accept these Terms of Use without limitation or reservation.

NTN 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.


To enjoy these contents, the new plug-in tools listed below are required. If the plug-in tools are not already installed, please take this opportunity to install them.

Please acknowledge not inspecting it by the version.

  • Get Adobe® Reader®Adobe® Reader®
  • Get Adobe Flash® PlayerAdobe Flash® Player
  • Windows® Media PlayerMicrosoft® Windows® Media Player

Recommended System Requirements for Browser

It is recommended that you observe the system requirements listed below for best use of NTN website. Viewing NTN website on a system other than below requirements, or depending on the browser settings on a system that meets the requirements, NTN website pages may not be displayed correctly.

[ Recommended Browsers ]

  • Windows
    • Internet Explorer 8 or higher
    • Mozilla Firefox 9.0 or higher
    • Google Chrome 16 or higher
  • Mac OS X
    • Safari 5.0

When the PDF file doesn't open

Please test the following methods when the PDF file doesn't open even if above-mentioned Adobe Reader is installed.

Procedure to preserve PDF that wants to be downloaded in desktop

  1. PDF that wants to be downloaded is "Right-click" and the menu is opened.
  2. From menu "Save Target As..." selection.
  3. To select the desktop, "Save" button click.
  4. PDF retained in desktop is opened.

When PDF files are not displayed properly for FireFox users

When PDF files are not displayed properly for FireFox users, try the following steps.

Steps for configuring Adobe Reader to display PDF files using FireFox

  1. Select "Options" from the FireFox menu (or Tools menu)
  2. Select "Applications" from the Options screen
  3. Select "Portable Document Format (PDF)" from the Content Type
  4. Select "Use Adobe Reader" from the Action and click OK

How to Print Pages

Some pages on this site are set up for printing without the unneeded navigation and other items.

When using a browser's standard settings, the background color and background graphics may not print, so please use the following settings.

To print background color and graphics

  1. Open the Tools menu and select Internet Options
  2. In the Advanced tab, under Printing, place a check mark in the checkbox for "Print background colors & images"

Limitation of Use

  1. All materials on the NTN website 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 NTN.
  2. Any software that is made available for download from this website ("Software") is the copyrighted work of NTN or its suppliers. Your use of the Software is governed by the terms of any license agreement that may accompany or be included with the Software. Do not install or use any Software unless you agree to such license agreement.
  3. The trademark "NTN" and any NTN product names used, quoted and/or referenced within the NTN website are trademarks or registered trademarks of NTN. Other company names and product names used, quoted and/or referenced in the NTN website may be protected as their respective trade name, trademarks or registered trademarks.
  4. Use of materials on the NTN website shall NOT be interpreted as a comprehensive or partial grant and / or assignment of NTN'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 NTN or the third parties, even if you are using materials on the NTN website in accordance with these Terms of Use.

Prohibited Conduct

You may not use this website to:

  1. Infringing the legal rights (including the rights of privacy and publicity) of NTN and/or others
  2. Causing any damages or disadvantage to NTN and/or others
  3. Disturbing public order
  4. perform or encourage any conduct or activity that would be considered a criminal offence.
  5. impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent any affiliation with any person or entity.
  6. Using the NTN website for any commercial purpose
  7. Defaming, disgracing or libeling NTN and/or others
  8. post or use any computer programs that contain a virus or other harmful component.
  9. Any other activities that are unlawful or prohibited by any applicable laws
  10. Any other activities that NTN deems inappropriate

Link to Third Party Sites

  1. This website contains links to other websites provided by independent third parties ("Linked Site"). The Linked Sites are not under the control of NTN, and NTN is not responsible for the contents of the Linked Sites or any link contained in the Linked Sites, or any changes or updates to such sites. Your use of the Linked Sites is governed by the terms of agreements that may accompany or be included on the Linked Sites. NTN is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by NTN of the Linked Sites, or any products, services, or companies on or available from the sites. Your linking to any Linked Site is at your own risk.
  2. Nothing contained in the NTN website shall be interpreted as a recommendation and/or endorsement by NTN 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 NTN.
  3. When linking, the NTN logo cannot be used. I hope the mark of the name of the company in the text according to the following examples. (mark example: "NTN Ltd." "NTN")Moreover, please it is always updated, and acknowledge to information on this website might the change of the URL etc. without a previous notice beforehand. Please note that the deletion of the link might be requested when it violates this use condition.
  4. Company names and any other product names, service names or logos used, quoted and/or referenced within the NTN website are trade names, trademarks or registered trademarks of the original author, or other rights holders.

About the product

  1. The product and the service, etc. published in this website also sell, and have the untried one by the region and the country. Please inquire of the person in charge of sales who is taking charge of the region and the country that lives about the product being offered in the region and the country that lives and information on service etc.
  2. The specification and externals of the product might have changed without a previous notice, and confirm it to the person in charge of sales, please. Moreover, some colors of the photograph etc. of the product might be actually different. Please confirm a detailed performance, the specification, and the restriction condition etc. of the published each product to the person in charge of sales.

Proposal and Offer

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

Exemption matters

  1. While NTN uses every reasonable effort to include accurate and up-to-date information on this website, NTN makes no warranty as to its accuracy, security, or suitability for any purpose. NTN expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited only to the warranties that this website will be uninterrupted, timely, safe (risk- or virus-free), or error-free, or this website will meet your requirements.
  2. In regard to inquiries, etc., to NTN made through the medium of this website, replies may not reach the individuals making the inquiries, etc., because the latter do not reach the persons responsible for handling them as a result of system failures or the attachment of computer viruses, they reach the persons responsible but character codes render them unreadable, addressees for replies cannot be determined owing to errors in reply addresses, or for some other reason. If you do not receive a reply after having made an inquiry, please inquire again.
  3. NTN may make changes to the content of the information in its website at any time without notice, and may suspend or terminate operation of the website at any time. NTN shall not bear any liability for damages that arise as a result of its changes to the content of information or suspension or termination of the operation of the website for whatever reason.

Applicable Law and Court with Jurisdiction

Unless otherwise provided, the use of the website and the interpretation and application of the terms of use shall be governed by the laws of Japan. Unless otherwise provided, the Osaka District Court shall have exclusive jurisdiction over all disputes concerning the use of this website.