J-Talk Web Site Terms and Conditions of Use

1. Terms

By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law.

2. Use License

  1. Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on J-Talk's web site for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only with certain exemptions noted below. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license:

    You may not:
    1. access the site using an automated system (e.g. bot) other than to download data as allowed in the robots.txt file;
    2. make POST requests of any kind using an automated system (e.g. bot) without permission;
    3. systematically use the translator for the purposes of creating a database, dictionary, wordlist, sentence list, paired sentences, etc.;
    4. use the Web Site translator for any purpose than attempting to parse a Japanese language webpage for your personal use;
    5. modify or copy the materials (beyond the exceptions noted below);
    6. use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial) (beyond the exceptions noted below);
    7. attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on J-Talk's web site;
    8. remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
    9. transfer the materials to another person or "mirror" the materials on any other server.
    You may:
    1. post and modify individual translations obtained through this website on forums, newsletters, emails etc. provided you link to the original post using the share link provided,
    2. in cases where a link is not possible such as printed material print the URL as follows:
      Japanese Translation provided by J-Talk ( http://nihongo.j-talk.com/ )
  2. This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by J-Talk at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

3. Disclaimer

  1. The materials on J-Talk's web site are provided "as is". J-Talk makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, J-Talk does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

4. Limitations

In no event shall J-Talk or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on J-Talk's Internet site, even if J-Talk or a J-Talk authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

5. Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on J-Talk's web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. J-Talk does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. J-Talk may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. J-Talk does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

6. Links

J-Talk has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by J-Talk of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user's own risk.

7. Posting information and data to the site

You may add your own sentences, notes, glosses etc. to the site. You may not post data to the server that tries to alter the behaviour of the site such as but not limited to scripting without permissions. This does not affect your right to alter the site through client-site extensions as may be found on Google Chrome etc.

You retain the copyright (if you own it) to any data such as sentence examples that you do post. However, you give J-Talk permission to use these data without limitation or revocation within the site or any other media such as within an application. This does not apply to any information that you post where privacy would be expected such as in a private message, closed forum etc. Should you inadvertently post private information for translation, we will remove from our servers upon request.

8. Site Terms of Use Modifications

J-Talk may revise these terms of use for its web site at any time without notice. By using this web site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

9. Governing Law

Any claim relating to J-Talk's web site shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

General Terms and Conditions applicable to Use of a Web Site.

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, we have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. The following outlines our privacy policy. Unless you sign up to J-Talk then we collect no personal information.

  • Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.
  • We will collect and use of personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.
  • We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.
  • We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.
  • Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.
  • We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
  • We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.

We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.