Terms of Use

Yano Research Institute Ltd. ("we" or "YANO") owns and operates this yanoresearch.com website (the "Site" or "Service") to provide information and services to its clients. This Terms of Use agreement is a legal agreement between YANO and you. By accessing or using this Site you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by this Terms of Use.

Please read this Terms of Use carefully because it governs your use of the Site and Service. We may update and modify this Terms of Use from time to time, and by continuing to use the site after posting of a modification, you accept the modification. If you do not agree with terms and conditions set out below, you should immediately discontinue use of the Site.

Use of Site Content

You are responsible for your own investment and purchasing decisions. The Site is designed to help you acquire the information you need to help you make your own decisions. You are responsible for properly analyzing and verifying any information you intend to rely upon. YANO and its employees do not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of the information presented on the Site. The data may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. You agree that your use of the data is at your sole risk.

Rights to Content on the Site

The contents of the Site are protected by Japan and international copyright and trademark laws. You agree to comply with all copyright laws in your use of this Site and to prevent any unauthorized copying of this Site and its contents. The copyright in all material provided on this Site is held by YANO or by the original creator of the material.

Unless you have otherwise been granted rights in writing by YANO, you may not copy, reproduce, distribute, republish, download, display, post, or transit any Site content or software in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, or otherwise, without the express prior written permission of YANO or the copyright owner. Except as expressly provided in this Terms of Use, YANO does not grant any express or implied right to you under any patents, trademarks, copyrights, or other similar rights.

Privacy and Protection of Your Information

See our Privacy Policy for our policy relating to the collection and use of your information by YANO. This Policy may be altered from time to time.

Termination of Access

You agree that YANO, in its sole discretion and without notice, may terminate or suspend your access to the Site for any reason. Any suspected fraudulent, abusive, or illegal activities are possible grounds for termination. YANO may prohibit or restrict access to the Service to anyone at any time, with or without cause. You agree that YANO shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to the Service or for any modification, suspension, or discontinuation of the Service beyond the refund of the unexpired portion of any subscription fee you have paid. Subscribers may not ask for a cancellation or early termination of a subscription period once the order has been placed. This restriction is made due to the fact that subscribers are enabled to copy and or download information once their subscription has been turned on.

Links to Third Party Websites

This site contains links to sites operated by third parties over which YANO has no control. YANO makes no representations whatsoever about any other website that you may access through this one. Links imply neither that YANO is affiliated with or otherwise endorses any third parties nor that it is legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo, or copyright symbol displayed in or accessible through the links.


You hereby agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless YANO and its officers, directors, agents, affiliates, customers, suppliers, service providers, and employees from and against all claims, demands, and damages (including actual and consequential), or every kind and nature whether known or unknown arising out of or relating to:

  • your use of, the Service or this Site in violation of this Terms of Use;
  • any other breach of this Terms of Use by you; or
  • your violation of any law or the rights of a third party.


You expressively agree that use of the Site is solely at your own risk. YANO provides the Service on an "as is" and "as available" basis. YANO expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including without limitation any warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement.

Without limiting the generality of the foregoing statements, YANO makes no warranty that the Site will meet user's requirements, or that the Service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free; nor does YANO make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from the Service or as to the accuracy or reliability of any information obtained through the Site.

With respect to reports issued by YANO and in the case of inconsistencies between the English and Japanese version of a report, the Japanese version prevails. We do not guarantee the accuracy of the translation.

No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from YANO or in the course of using the Site shall create any warranty not expressly made herein. You acknowledge and agree that any material and/or datum downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the Service is collected at your own risk. You are solely responsible for any damages to your computer system or loss of data that results in the downloading of any files on the Site or any external links available on the Site.

Limitation of Warranties and Liability

YANO will not be liable for any damages or injury caused by any materials or software, including but not limited to, any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, or line failure. YANO will not be liable for any damages or injury, including but not limited to, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials in or software available through this Site, even if there is negligence or even if YANO or an authorized YANO representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages, or both. In any case, YANO's entire liability under any provision of this end-user license agreement shall be limited to the amount actually paid by you for the product.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

The laws of Japan govern this Terms of Use in all respects, without regard to its conflicts of law rules. Your conduct may be subject to other laws. The Tokyo District Court shall have the exclusive jurisdiction of the first trial for all disputes in connection with the use of the Site, unless otherwise provided. Use of the Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of this Terms of Use and conditions, including this paragraph.