Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

(As of Dec 1, 2006)

The websites are operated by Shinsei Securities Co., Ltd. Please read the following terms and conditions carefully before accessing the Shinsei Securities websites and any information contained therein. Shinsei Securities reserves the right to change, modify, add, or remove portions of the terms and conditions at any time without prior notification. Please check the terms and conditions periodically for changes.

When using a financial service provided by Shinsei Securities, trade clauses and other related conditions apply in addition to the terms and conditions. Shinsei Securities has established a Solicitation Policy for Financial Products to explain the clauses and conditions to customers. Please read this information before you using or purchasing our financial products and services. In order to appropriately protect and manage customers' personal information, Shinsei Securities has established a Declaration on Personal Information Protection. Please review the Best Execution Policy that Shinsei Securities has established for the policy and method of performing under transaction terms and conditions optimal for customers.


For the purpose of disclosure, Shinsei Securities websites contain a variety of information, including news releases for the media. Shinsei Securities makes every effort to check and update this information on a regular basis, but it does not assume any liability for, or guarantee the accuracy of, the timeliness or completeness of the information, which may not contain all the information released to the media.


Materials available through the Shinsei Securities websites contain forward-looking statements about our industry, business, plans and objectives, financial condition and results of operations that are based on our expectations, assumptions, estimates and projections at the time the materials were released.
These forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties. Generally, the forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of such words as "may," "will," "expect," "anticipate," "estimate," or "plan."
Known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors could cause our results to differ materially from those contained in, or suggested by, any forward-looking statement. We cannot promise that our expectations, projections, anticipated estimates or other information expressed in these forward-looking statements will turn out to be correct and do not guarantee that any forward-looking statements will be updated on a timely basis or at all.
Potential risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, changes in overall economic conditions in Japan; negative developments with respect to the Japanese financial system; market risks affecting our trading and investment activities, including changes in interest rates, the effects of changes in legislation, regulations, or other government actions; unexpected challenges in expanding our business activities; as well as our ability to maintain adequate risk controls and other factors, some of which are beyond our control.


Copyright in all of the material displayed on the Shinsei Securities websites (including information, trademarks and design) shall remain the property of Shinsei Securities. Copyrights of Shinsei Securities websites as a whole shall also remain the property of Shinsei Securities. Shinsei Securities websites may not be used, copied, or changed beyond the purpose of private use or as permitted by law without the permission of the Securities.


In order to improve security and usability, Shinsei Securities websites use cookies, which are small data structures used in certain circumstances to store data on your personal computer and return information to the websites. Cookies do not contain personal information such as that described in the Privacy section. Browser software can be set to reject cookies, but if this is done, the entire Shinsei Securities website may not be accessible. Cookies do not affect your personal computer or any information in it.


Any website linked from/to Shinsei Securities websites (hereafter referred to as "linked site") is operated by the relevant third party and any information on the linked site is not under the control of, or operated by, Shinsei Securities. Shinsei Securities accepts no liability whatsoever for the information and content of any linked site.


When accessing Shinsei Securities websites, individuals are prohibited from conducting any activities that directly of indirectly:

  1. Infringe on innocent bystanders' or Shinsei Securities' assets or privacy.
  2. Damage innocent bystanders or Shinsei Securities.
  3. Offend public decency, or violate laws and regulations.
  4. Involved the declaring or reporting of false information, such as registering another person's e-mail address.
  5. Use or spread harmful computer programs, such as computer viruses.
  6. Involve activities that Shinsei Securities considers inappropriate.


In no event will Shinsei Securities be liable for any trouble, damages or losses arising from the information or materials contained on, or the use of, Shinsei Securities websites. Furthermore, in no event will Shinsei Securities be liable for any trouble, damages or losses arising from the interruption or suspension of the operation of Shinsei Securities websites, or from changes in the information and materials contained therein.


Should there be any differences in the interpretation of the Japanese- and English-language versions of these Terms and Conditions, the Japanese version shall have priority.