Last updated: 2020/11/07
Sendai City, Skylight Consulting, Inc., and SAMI LLC("us", "we", or "our") operates https://rbc2020.sendai-bosai-tech.jp/ (the "Website"). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Website.
By using the Website, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
Information Collection and Use
While using our Website, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to email address, your first name and last name ("Personal Information").
Personal Information will be shared with the organizers of the RBC event, namely Sendai City, Skylight Consulting, Inc., SAMI LLC, Fukushima Prefecture, JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization), METI (the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry in Japan)
Personal Information collected will only be used for the following reasons: providing and improving Website; processing of applications for the program; notifications to candidates, and participants; responses to inquiries and complaints.
Like many Website operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Website ("Log Data").
This Log Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, browser version, OS type, OS version, the pages of our Website that you visit, the time and date of your visit and other statistics.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
The program’s goal is finding companies which have innovative solutions for disaster risk reduction related fields and facilitating these companies expanding to Japanese market and collaborating between these companies and Japanese companies. For this purpose, key Japanese corporations (“Partners”) will issue their challenges in these fields for the Participants to solve them.
The program is organized by Sendai City, Fukushima Prefecture, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), Skylight Consulting Inc. and SAMI LLC. (“Organizers”)
The program’s consists of two events: one is a private pitch event for Partners and second is an open business matching event with Japanese companies.
The duration of the program is from December 2020 to March 2021.
Participant retains all Intellectual Property Rights to all documents, information, items and materials it provides to Organizers and Partners (“Participant Materials”). Participant acknowledges and agrees that materials it supplies to Organizers and Partners may be used by Organizers and Partners for evaluating Participant’s performance and in internal communications.
Organizers and Partners shall retain all Intellectual Property Rights to the Program materials. Participant may use the program materials for the sole purpose of participating in the program. Program material refers to any documents, information, items and materials in any form, which are provided by Organizers and Partners to Participant in connection with the program.
In case Participant is selected to the program, both Participant, Organizers and Partners may use Participant’s participation in the program as a reference. The parties acknowledge that only public information of the program may be disclosed as part of such reference. Participant understands that its team members and their activities in the program might be photographed and recorded, and that Organizers, Partners, media, or other third parties may use and publish such photo and video footage.
Each party undertakes to maintain in confidence any Confidential Information (“Confidential information”) received in any form from the other party, and not to disclose such information or materials to a third party or to use Confidential Information of the other party for purposes unrelated to the program.
Confidential Information means any information and materials in any form that have been marked confidential or that are to be considered trade secrets or otherwise confidential information of a party, including technical, commercial and financial information.
Receiving party shall grant access to the Confidential Information to only those of its employees, representatives, subcontractors and advisors to whom such access is necessary for the purposes of the program. Receiving party shall ensure that these persons are bound by a non-disclosure obligation equivalent to obligations set forth in these Terms. Upon the written request by the disclosing party, the receiving party shall return to the disclosing party all Confidential Information of the disclosing party and any copies thereof, or where instructed by the disclosing party, destroy any copies thereof. The non-disclosure obligation is effective as of the disclosure of the Confidential Information and remains effective for a period of 3 years after the end of the program.
It has used its best efforts to ensure the accuracy of the Participant Materials.
It has all necessary rights to disclose and submit the Participant Materials to Partners and Organizers for the purposes of the program.
The disclosure and submission of the Participant Materials do not breach any contract or obligation between Participant and a third party.
The Deliverables do not infringe the Intellectual Property Rights of third parties.
The Participant Materials do not contain any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, harmful code or any other elements that are malicious or damaged.
The organizers has the right to disqualify Participant from the program at any time by their sole discretion, for example due to an inappropriate behavior at the program; failure to prepare a video pitch for both private pitch and business matching event; breach of the rules of the program or these Terms; or due to the wish of Partners. Organizers and Partners is not responsible for any damage or inconvenience caused by a cancellation or suspension of the program or Participant’s disqualification.
No party shall be responsible to the other party for any indirect, incidental or consequential damages, whether in contract, warranty, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, including, but not limited to, loss of profits or revenue, or claims of customers of any of them or other third parties for such or other damages loss of revenue or loss of contracts. For any remaining contractual liability, a party’s aggregate liability towards the other party shall be limited to the amounts payable by Organizers to Participant under the Terms. The limitations of liability under this section do not apply to any damage caused by the liable party’s willful misconduct, gross negligence, breach of confidentiality obligations or infringement Intellectual Property Rights.
These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Japan. Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Terms, or the breach, termination or validity thereof shall primarily be settled through negotiation between the parties.
If the matter cannot be resolved amicably it shall be finally settled by arbitration in accordance with the rules of procedure of The Japan Commercial Arbitration Association. The place of the arbitration shall be Tokyo, Japan.
Established on 6 November 2020
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry(METI)
Japan External Trade Organization(JETRO)