Terms of Use

This website (hereafter, "the Website") http://www.howa.co.jp is managed and run by Howa Machinery, Ltd. (hereafter, "the Company").
Persons using the Website shall be deemed as having consented to the following terms of use.


The Company owns the copyrights for all information published on the Website, and this information is protected by law. The use (including the reproduction, copying, modification, redistribution or transmission, etc.) of all or part of the information published on the Website is strictly prohibited except for personal use or when it exceeds the scope allowed for under the law.

In addition, the trade name, trademarks and emblems used on the Website are protected by the Trademark Act of Japan and other laws. The trade name, trademarks and emblems used on the Website cannot be reproduced or reprinted without authorization.

Exemption of Liability

The Company takes all necessary precautions when publishing information on the Website. However, the Company cannot guarantee whatsoever the accuracy of this information or the compatibility of this information toward its specific purpose or its legality and safety (including functions not being interrupted, revisions of errors, or the existence of harmful computer viruses or other harmful data and/or programs on the Website or its server).

In addition, the Company cannot be held liable whatsoever for any and all damages incurred as a result of accessing or using the Website.

The Company may change or delete the information published on the Website without notice. In addition, the Company may suspend or terminate the operations of the Website in unavoidable circumstances or other instances where it determines it to be necessary. Furthermore, the Company does not assume liability whatsoever for any and all damages caused by changes to or the deletion of information published in the Website or the suspension or termination of the Website's operations, regardless of the reason.

The Website is not intended to solicit an investment in the Company. Investment decisions should be made based on the customer's own judgment and determination.

Recommended Environment

The recommended browsers for viewing the Website are Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher, Mozilla Firefox 3.6 or higher, or the latest version of Google Chrome. The Website may not be accessible or may not be displayed correctly when using a browser other than these or due to the customer's web browser settings even when using the recommended browsers above.

The Company recommends that the screen size be set to 1,024 × 768 pixels or higher when viewing the Website.

Links to the Website

Persons who wish to establish a link to the Website are asked to contact the Company here in advance. The Company strictly refuses links from any of the following sites.

  • Sites that are in violation of laws
  • Sites that are offensive to public order and morals
  • Sites that include content that slanders or defames the Company or its subsidiaries and equivalent companies or the Company's executive officers or employees
  • Besides the above, other sites that are likely to interfere with the operations of the Website

Links from and to the Website

Contents of a third-party website other than the Company linked from the Website or to the Website (hereafter, "Linked Site") are managed by each individual company operating the Linked Site respectively on their own responsibility. Use of Linked Sites must be in accordance with the rules of each respective website on the terms of use and copyrights, etc. The Company cannot be held liable whatsoever for any and all damages incurred from the contents of Linked Sites or the use of Destination Sites.