USJC Terms of Use

Ownership of Site, Agreement to Terms of Use

These Terms of Use (the “Terms”) apply to your access to this website of United Semiconductor Japan Co., Ltd. (“USJC”) and websites of its affiliates (collectively, “UMC Group”) that are linked directly or indirectly from this website (collectively, “the Site”). By accessing, browsing, copying, or using any information and other material and services contained on the Site, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions described under the Terms.


All the information, communications, scripting, text, graphics, photographs, trademarks, logos, sounds, music, software, videos and other materials and services contained on the Site (collectively, “Content”) and all the intellectual property rights related to the Content is owned, controlled or licensed by or to USJC or UMC Group. The Content of the Site is for the lawful and legitimate use by USJC's customers, employees and members of the general public. Access to the Site does not confer upon you any license under any of the intellectual property right of USJC, UMC Group or other rightful owner.

Copyright and Restrictions on Use of Content

The Content together with any other copyrighted material belongs to USJC, the original author, or other entities (collectively, "Author").
Except as expressly provided in the Terms, or with USJC's or respective Author's prior express written consent, or as permitted under the applicable laws and regulations including but not limited to copyright laws, no part of the Site and no Content may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, downloaded, modified, posted, publicly displayed, encoded, translated, transmitted, distributed, incorporated into another site or in any other way exploiting any of the Content. Any unauthorized copy, display or other use of any Content from the Site may be deemed a violation of applicable laws.
If you use the Content with the permission of USJC or the Author, or as permitted under applicable laws and regulations, you are requested to display the copyright notice. You may not modify or remove of the copyright notice without prior permission by USJC.

Prohibited Acts

You shall not do the following acts in using the Site:

  • Acts that give, or are likely to give, detreat or damage to USJC, UMC Group or third parties.
  • Acts that defame, or are likely to defame, USJC or UMC Group's products or services.
  • Acts that defame, or are likely to defame, USJC or UMC Group's officers or employees.
  • Acts that hurt, or are likely to hurt, USJC or UMC Group's credit or quality such as being contrary to public order or morality.
  • Criminal acts or acts that may be led to, or are likely to be led to criminal acts.
  • Acts that violate, or are likely to violate, laws, statutes or ordinances.
  • Acts that cause, or are likely to cause, misunderstandings any partnership or cooperative relationship between you and USJC or UMC Group.
  • Acts that hurt the appearance of the Site, such as frame link.
  • Other acts that USJC deems inappropriate.

Trademark and Service Mark Information

Proprietary logos, service marks, trademarks, slogans and product designations can be found on the Site (collectively, “Trademarks”) belong to or is duly licensed to USJC. USJC is not granting you a license to use them in any means. Access to the Site does not confer upon you any license under any of USJC's or any third party's Trademarks. Use of any Trademarks or services without USJC's prior express written consent is strictly prohibited.

Links to Third Party Websites

The Site may provide links to other third-party websites or resources. Neither USJC nor UMC Group operates or maintains contents of websites that are directly or indirectly linked from the Site (“the Linked Sites”) and USJC or UMC Group has no control over such Linked Sites, you acknowledge and agree that USJC or UMC Group is not responsible for the availability of such Linked Sites and is not liable for any content, advertising, services or other material available from the Linked Sites. Any reference to a Linked Site or to a specific third party's product or service on the Site or a Linked Site is not a recommendation, support or suggestion by USJC or UMC Group. You agree that USJC or UMC Group shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused by use of or reliance on any such third-party content, products or services available on or through any such Linked Site. Your usage of or access to the Linked Sites shall be subject to the terms of use or terms and conditions governing such Linked Sites.

Linking to the Site

Permission is granted to link to the Site if you comply with the following linking policy: your site shall not slander or damage USJC, UMC Group or contain inappropriate content; you may not create a frame around USJC or UMC Group content or create any impression by any other method that the content does not belong to USJC or UMC Group; you shall use our names correctly.
USJC or UMC Group shall not be responsible for any loss, damage, complaint or claim (including the claim for damages by a third party) as a result of your access to the website linking to or from the Site. Furthermore, USJC or UMC Group makes no representation and warranty, either expressed or implied, regarding the content of the website linking to the Site.
This permission terminates automatically if you breach any terms or conditions of the Terms. Upon termination, you shall remove any link to the Site.

Disclaimers of Warranties

USJC reserves the right to change or discontinue any or all elements of the Site, including its structure, terms and conditions, URL, and the Content and information therein without prior notice. USJC reserves the right to interrupt or discontinue operation of the Site without prior notice.
The Content and other information appearing on the Site (including all Content and functions made available on or accessed through the Site) are provided on an "as is" basis. To the fullest extent permitted by law, with regard to the Content and other information appearing on the Site, USJC makes no representations or warranties, either express or implied, of any kind whatsoever for the accuracy, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of any Content published on or available through the Site. In no event shall USJC be liable for any special, indirect or consequential damages whatsoever or any damages, whether in contract, tort or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with, including but not limited to, the use of the documents herein or your accessing, browsing in and use of the Site; or that the Site or the server providing the Site is free of viruses, malignant program or other components that may infect, harm, or cause damage to your computer equipment, device or any other property when you access, browse, download from, or otherwise use the Site.
Any material obtained through the use of the Site is done at your own discretion and risk. You are solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or data loss that results from the access to such material or use of the Site. USJC assumes no obligation to correct any errors contained herein or to advise any user of liability for the accuracy or correctness. USJC reserves the right in its sole discretion to refuse or terminate your access to the Site at any time.

Limitation of Liabilities

USJC or UMC Group is not liable to you for any indirect, direct, consequential, incidental or punitive damages or any other damages (including but not limited to economic losses, loss profits, lost revenues or lost data) arising out of the access to or the inability to access the Site or any Linked Sites, even if USJC or UMC Group had been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Revisions and Updates

Modification, suspension, withdrawal or discontinuance of the Content, in whole or in part, shall be made at any time by USJC without notice. You agree that USJC shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any of them. USJC may revise the Terms at any time without prior notice or announcement to you. By using or accessing the Site, you agree to be bound by any such revisions and to visit this page to check the then current Terms where you are bound.

Transmitted Materials

Any materials, information, suggestions, questions, comments, advice or ideas that you transmit, provide or post to the Site (“Transmitted Material”) is deemed non-confidential and non-proprietary. Therefore, USJC hereby strongly advises you not to provide any Transmitted Materials to the Site or to our attention. Despite foregoing request, if you still provide, transmit, submit or share any Transmitted Materials to the Site or to USJC's attention, such Transmitted Materials shall be treated and regarded as you agree that USJC or UMC Group has no obligations, including without limitation, to keep in confidence of, or to evaluate or adopt, or to compensate such Transmitted Material regardless whether or not USJC or UMC Group has reviewed, adopted or taken the Transmitted Material into consideration.

USJC Privacy Statement

This Privacy Statement discloses the fundamental information that is collected through the Site and how such information is used that may personally identify you (to the extent that such legitimate interest is not overridden by your interests, fundamental rights and freedoms). Additional terms and conditions are provided at the USJC website located at for reference, you agree to abide by such terms and conditions.
The information collected is used to help us understand your needs and improve the level of service we can provide to you. We shall not disclose, sell or provide such information to any unaffiliated third parties, however, we may provide such information to our officers, employees, authorized contractors, designees necessary to grade USJC's web services. USJC shall reserve the right to disclose such information to any third party that USJC believes and required to do so for the following:(i) by law; (ii) to comply with legal processes or governmental request and (iii) to prevent, detect criminal offences on the integrity of the Site or USJC's network.

About Cookie

The Site uses cookies and similar tools to improve its performance and enhance your user experience and by continuing to use the Site without changing your settings, you consent to their use.

Operation Environment

Depending on user device setting, on some browsers, and applications, some Contents might not be displayed as intended.
The Site cannot guarantee that all Contents are displayed similarly across all browsers and applications since each browser or application may implement technology differently.

Export Control

In the case of exporting (including transporting to a country outside Japan and disclosing to non-residents in Japan) technologies, programs or services obtained from the Site, you are required to comply with the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Law, the U.S. Export Administration Act and any other applicable laws and regulations.

Applicable Laws and Court of Jurisdiction

The Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Japan without reference to its conflicts of law rules.
Any claims or disputes between you and USJC or UMC Group arising out of or in connection with the Site shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Tokyo District Court of Japan.