Terms of Use

Please read the following terms and conditions of use before using this website. If you do not agree to these terms, you are asked not to use the website. Use of the website signifies acceptance of all the terms and conditions below.
We may change the Terms of Use from time to time and so you should check these regularly. Your use of this website will be deemed an acceptance of the terms existing at the time of use.


• The "Florigene Site" is the Web Site located at http://www.florigene.com/ together with its related Web Sites.
• "You" means you, the User of the Florigene Site and "your" shall be interpreted accordingly.
• "Suntory/we/us" means Suntory Flowers Limited of 4-17-5 Shiba, Mintato-ku, Tokyo Japan and "our" shall be interpreted accordingly.
• "Users" means the users of the Florigene Site collectively and/or individually as the context admits.
• "Web Site" means any internet website.


The Terms of Use shall apply to your use of the Florigene Site located at http://www.florigene.com/ and its related channels.


You agree that any use by you of the Florigene Site shall be in accordance with the following conditions: unless explicitly indicated on the Florigene Site you will not copy, download, reproduce, republish, frame, broadcast or transmit in any manner whatsoever any material from the Florigene Site except as is strictly necessary for your own personal, non-commercial, home use . You must not submit comments that are vulgar, crude, sexist, racist, defamatory or otherwise offensive or illegal. You will not, and you will not assist or facilitate any third party to circumvent or disable any security features of the Florigene Site or to upload, transmit or distribute any virus or malicious code via the Florigene Site. You will abide by the specific rules of any competition or promotion that you participate in on or via the Florigene Site.


All copyright, trade marks and other intellectual property rights in all material or content supplied as part of the Florigene Site shall remain at all times vested in us or our licensors. You are permitted to use this material or content only as expressly authorized in the Terms of Use. You will not, and you will not assist or facilitate any third party to, copy, reproduce, transmit, distribute, frame, commercially exploit or create derivative works of such material or content. If you become aware of any such distribution or commercial exploitation, you agree to notify us immediately.


You agree that your use of the Florigene Site shall be at your own risk. To the fullest extent permitted by the law, Suntory, it's officers, directors, employees and agents, disclaim all warranties, express or implied, in connection with the Florigene Site and your use thereof. Suntory makes no warranties or representations about the accuracy or completeness of the Florigene Site's content and assumes no liability or responsibility for any (i) errors, mistakes or inaccuracies of content; (ii) personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to and your use of the Florigene Site; (iii) unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information stored therein; (iv) loss or damage (whether such losses are foreseen, foreseeable, known or otherwise); (v) loss of data; (vi) loss of revenue or anticipated profits; (vii) loss of business; (viii) loss of opportunity; (ix) loss of goodwill or injury to reputation; (x) losses suffered by third parties; or (xi) any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from the use of Florigene Site regardless of the form of action.


Nothing in the Terms of Use is intended to, or shall, limit our liability for any death or personal injury caused by our negligence or for any other matter for which liability cannot lawfully be excluded. The content of the Florigene Site, including the information, names, images, pictures, logos and icons regarding or relating to Suntory, its products and services (or to third party products and services), is provided "AS IS" and on an "IS AVAILABLE" basis without any representations or any kind of warranty made (whether express or implied by law) to the extent permitted by law, including the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy. Except as required by law, we will not be responsible or liable for the quality, accuracy or fitness for a particular purpose of the Florigene Site and do not promise that the material contained in the Florigene Site, or any of the functions contained in the Florigene Site or its server will operate without interruption or delay or will be error free, free of viruses or bugs or is compatible with any other software or material. We will not be held responsible for statements, advice and/or opinions made or given by Users on the bulletin boards and chat forums (except as required by law). If you have any claim arising from the actions or statements of another User, you agree to pursue such a claim only against that User and not against us. The Florigene Site is provided by Suntory from its facilities in Japan. Suntory makes no representations that the Florigene Site is appropriate or available for use in any other locations than Japan. Those who access or use the Florigene Site from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local laws and regulations.


You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the availability of any third party Web Sites or material you access through the Florigene Site. We do not endorse and shall not be held responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or services on or available from such Web Sites or material. Any dealings between you and any third party advertisers or merchants found on or via the Florigene Site, including payment for and delivery of products, services and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are made between you and the relevant advertiser or merchant. Therefore, we are not responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as the result of any such dealings.


We reserve the right immediately to terminate your use of the Florigene Site if you breach or we have reasonable grounds to believe that you are likely to breach the Terms of Use or you otherwise engage in conduct which we determine in our sole discretion to be unacceptable.


If any of the Terms of Use are determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country in which the Terms of Use are intended to be effective, then to the extent and within the jurisdiction in which that term is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from the Terms of Use and the remaining terms shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.


The Terms of Use shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of Japan and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Japan to hear any disputes.