Terms of Use

Sakura Gakuen Japanese Language School (“Sakura Gakuen”) operates this Site to provide online access to information about Sakura Gakuen and the programs, products, and opportunities we provide. By accessing and using this Site, you agree to each of the terms and conditions set forth herein (“Terms of Use”). Additional terms and conditions applicable to specific areas of this Site or to particular content or transactions are also posted in particular areas of the Site and, together with these Terms of Use, govern your use of those areas, content or transactions. These Terms of Use, together with applicable additional terms and conditions, are referred to as this “Agreement”.

Sakura Gakuen reserves the right to modify this Agreement at any time without giving you prior notice. Your use of the Site following any such modification constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the Agreement as modified. The last date these Terms of Use were revised is set forth below.

Table of Contents
  1. Use of Site
  2. Copyright
  3. Trademarks
  4. Links to Third-Party Web Sites
  5. Linking to this Site
  6. Downloading Files
  7. Disclaimer of Warranties
  8. Limitation of Liability
   9. Indemnification
10. Privacy
11. User Conduct
12. User Supplied Information
13. Password Security

1. Use of Site
You may use the Site, and the information, writings, images and/or other works that you see, hear or otherwise experience on the Site (singly or collectively, the “Content”) solely for your non-commercial, personal purposes and/or to learn about Sakura Gakuen products and services. No right, title or interest in any Content is transferred to you, whether as a result of downloading such Content or otherwise. Sakura Gakuen reserves complete title and full intellectual property rights in all Content. Except as expressly authorized by this Agreement, you may not use, alter, copy, distribute, transmit, or derive another work from any Content obtained from the Site, except as expressly permitted by the Terms of Use.

2. Copyright
The Site and the Content are protected by U.S. and/or foreign copyright laws, and belong to Sakura Gakuen or its partners, affiliates, contributors or third parties. The copyrights in the Content are owned by Sakura Gakuen or other copyright owners who have authorized their use on the Site. You may download and reprint Content for non-commercial, non-public, personal use only. You may not manipulate or alter in any way images or other Content on the Site.

3. Trademarks
You are prohibited from using any of the marks or logos appearing throughout the Site without permission from the trademark owner, except as permitted by applicable law.

4. Links to Third-Party Web Sites
Links on the Site to third party web sites or information are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you use these links, you will leave the Site. Such links do not constitute or imply an endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation by Sakura Gakuen of the third party, the third-party web site, or the information contained therein. Sakura Gakuen is not responsible for the availability of any such web sites. Sakura Gakuen is not responsible or liable for any such web site or the content thereon. If you use the links to the web sites of Sakura Gakuen affiliates or service providers, you will leave the Site, and will be subject to the terms of use and privacy policy applicable to those web sites.

5. Linking to this Site
If you would like to link to the Site, only link to publicly visible pages. Unless specifically authorized by Sakura Gakuen, you may not connect “deep links” to the Site, i.e, create links to this site that bypass the home page or other parts of the Site. You may not mirror or frame the home page or any other pages of this Site on any other web site or web page.

6. Downloading Files
Though Sakura Gakuen makes files available for download in good faith, Sakura Gakuen cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading through the Site will be free of infection by software viruses or other harmful computer code, files or programs.

7. Disclaimer of Warranties
Sakura Gakuen makes no express or implied warranties, representations or endorsements whatsoever with respect to the Site or the content. Sakura Gakuen expressly disclaims warranties of any kind, express, implied, statutory or otherwise including, but not limited to,fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement with regard to the Site, the content, and any product or program to be furnished via the site. Sakura Gakuen does not warrant that the functions performed by the site will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free, or that defects in the site will be corrected. Sakura Gakuen does not warrant the accuracy or the completeness of the content, or that any errors in its content will be corrected. The Site and the content are provided on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis.

8. Limitation of Liability
in no event will Sakura Gakuen be liable for any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to any direct, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary or other indirect damages arising out of the use or inability to the Site or its content, unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions data, or any matter relating to the Site or content, even if Sakura Gakuen has been advised of the possibility of such damages. If you are not satisfied with the Site, the content, othe the Terms of Use, your sole and exclusive remedy is to disconue use of the Site.

9. Indemnification
You understand and agree that you are personally responsible for your behavior on the Site. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Sakura Gakuen, affiliated companies, employees, agents and any third-party information providers to Sakura Gakuen from and against all claims, losses, expenses, damages and costs (including, but not limited to, direct, incidental, consequential, exemplary and indirect damages), and reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from or arising out of your use, misuse, or inability to use the Site, or the Content, or any violation by you of this Agreement.

10. Privacy
We collect information from you when you register on our site or fill out a form. Any of the information we collect from you may be used to better respond to your individual needs, to improve our website and customer service, to send periodic emails about school news, updates, and related products and information. NOTE: IF AT ANY TIME YOU WOULD LIKE TO UNSUBSCRIBE FROM RECEIVING FUTURE EMAILS, WE INCLUDE DETAILED UNSUBSCRIBE INSTRUCTIONS AT THE BOTTOM OF EACH EMAIL. We do not sell, trade or transfer your information to third parties. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business or providing you services so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. BY USING OUR WEBSITE, YOU CONSENT TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY.

11. User Conduct
You agree to use the Site only for lawful purposes. You agree not to take any action that might compromise the security of the Site, render the Site inaccessible to others or otherwise cause damage to the Site or the Content. You agree not to add to, subtract from, or otherwise modify the Content, or to attempt to access any Content that is not intended for you. You agree not to use the Site in any manner that might interfere with the rights of third parties.

12. User Supplied Information
Sakura Gakuen does not want to receive confidential or proprietary information from you via the Site. You agree that any material, information, or data you transmit to us or post to the Site (each a “Submission” or collectively “Submissions”) will be considered non confidential and non proprietary. For all Submissions, (1) you guarantee to us that you have the legal right to post the Submission and that it will not violate any law or the rights of any person or entity, and (2) you give Sakura Gakuen the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide right to use, distribute, display and create derivative works from the Submission, in any and all media, in any manner, in whole or in part, without any restriction or responsibilities to you.

13. Password Security
If you are issued a password for the Site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your member identification and password information, and for restricting access to your computer. You agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your member identification and password.