Tokyo Exchange News

Terms and Conditions of Membership

Update : Sep. 29, 2010

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Article 1 : General Rules

  1. Tokyo Exchange News (herein referred to as "TEN") aims to increase interest in the securities market and plan its sound development through the Tokyo Exchange News newsletter (herein referred to as "newsletter"), providing members with information on market conditions, TSE Arrows events, news concerning the exchange, and the like (herein referred to as "information").
  2. TEN is operated by Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc. (herein referred to as "TSE").
  3. These terms and conditions will apply to the service provided by TEN, the content of which can be changed at any time by TSE without members' consent.
  4. The newsletter is provided to members for the aims stated in Article 1, Section 1 and is not intended as investment advice.

Article 2: Membership

  1. Members are those persons who, having consented to these terms and conditions, have completed the necessary subscription procedures established in Article 2, Sections 2 and 3, and whose membership registration is approved by TSE.
  2. Procedures for subscription will be carried out by either entering the necessary information on the prescribed application web page or sending a prescribed application form via e-mail. However, when deemed necessary by TSE, subscription applications may also be submitted in writing.
  3. Notice of TSE's approval of applicants, as established in Article 2, Section 1, will be sent by e-mail. However, when deemed necessary, TSE may employ other methods to send notice of approval.
  4. Membership rights may not be transferred to a third party

Article 3: Fees

  1. There will be no admission or membership fees or fees for the information provided by TEN.
  2. Any communication or internet expenses for receiving the newsletter, any transportation fees for participation in seminars, and any other expenses incurred will be borne by the member.

Article 4: Notice of Change of Personal Details

In cases where the personal details of a member's registration change, the member shall send those changes to TSE by entering the changes on the prescribed web page, submitting the changes via a prescribed e-mail form, or sending the changes to TSE in writing on a prescribed form.

Article 5: Notice of Withdrawal

When a member wishes to withdrawal from TEN, the member shall send notice of withdrawal to TSE by entering the request on the prescribed web page, submitting the request via a prescribed e-mail form, or sending the request to TSE in writing on a prescribed form.

Article 6: Revoking Membership Rights

  1. When the newsletter is untransmittable to the e-mail address provided by a member, when it becomes known that a member recorded false information in the membership application, when a member violates these terms and conditions, and in any other cases deemed necessary by TSE, TSE may, without giving notice to the member, revoke the member's membership rights.
  2. TSE will not accept any responsibility for any damages or loss suffered by a member or third party through revocation of membership rights.

Article 7: Newsletter

  1. TSE will send information to members.
  2. The information as established above will, in principle, be sent via e-mail. However, when deemed necessary, TSE may change the method of providing this information.
  3. TSE may create and send a password to members for use such as for applying for participation in seminars.
  4. Showing, lending, or distributing the password mentioned above to a third party is strictly prohibited.
  5. Members may only use the information in the newsletter for legal purposes.
  6. TSE reserves the copyright for all the information in the newsletter. Members may not reproduce, retransmit, send, distribute, display, correct, or through any other means provide all or part of the information to a third party without the express permission of TSE.
  7. TSE may cancel the newsletter without prior notice.
  8. TSE will not accept any responsibility for any damages or loss suffered by a member or third party through cancellation of the newsletter, as mentioned above, or change in the method of providing the information, as mentioned in Article 7, Section 2.

Article 8: Articles of Exemption

  1. TSE will not accept any responsibility for any damages or loss suffered by a member or third party arising from a late transmission or inability to transmit the information as a result of server, network, or system failure; power failure; natural disaster; maintenance work; or any other reason.
  2. Due to human, mechanical, or other errors, inaccuracies may exist in the information provided in the newsletter. TSE will not accept any responsibility for any decisions made by the member when using this information.
  3. Information sent through the newsletter is only current up to the day it was sent and may be changed without prior notice. Furthermore, TSE does not declare the information transmitted through the newsletter to be suitable for all users. The suitability of the information shall be judged by individual members based on their own standards.
  4. TSE will not accept any responsibility for any damages or loss suffered by members as a result of their use of the information.
  5. TSE will not accept any responsibility for any damages or loss suffered by other members or a third party as a result of the use of this information by a member. Further, that member will bear the responsibility and costs for such damages and losses.
  6. The regulations in Article 8, Section 2 will be applied even when the information is faulty or has omissions.
  7. Management and use of a password is entirely the responsibility of the member. TSE will not accept any responsibility for any damages or loss suffered by a member or third party resulting from errors through usage of the password by the member or through usage of the password by a third party.
  8. TSE may end operation of TEN at any time without prior notice. TSE will not accept any responsibility for any damages or loss suffered by a member or third party as a result of ending TEN's operations.

Article 9: Agreement Jurisdiction

When the necessity of a lawsuit arises between a member and TSE, the lawsuit will first be presented in the court that holds jurisdiction over the area in which TSE's main office is located.

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