Legal and Trademarks

Sony Electronics Inc.

Sony Electronics Inc. ("Sony") maintains this site (the "Site") for your entertainment, information, education, and communication. Please feel free to browse the Site. If you are browsing this Site as a non-commercial consumer, you may download material displayed on the Site for your non-commercial, personal use only. If you are browsing this Site as an employee/agent/member of any business or organization, you may download material displayed on the Site only for non-commercial purposes within your business or organization. This permission is specifically conditioned on your retaining all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials. Additionally, you may not distribute or transmit (except, within your business or organization), modify, reuse, report, or use the contents of the Site for public or commercial purposes, including the text, images, audio, and video without Sony's written permission. Your access and use of the Site is also subject to the following terms and conditions ("Terms and Conditions") and all applicable laws. Certain services or other offerings made available on the Site may have additional terms and conditions that apply and which can be viewed either on the pages containing such services or offerings or via a link on those pages or other directions to the additional terms and conditions. By accessing and browsing the Site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, the Terms and Conditions below as well as such additional terms and conditions.

Terms and Conditions

1. General

You should assume that all material on the Site is protected by copyright unless otherwise noted and may not be used except as permitted in these Terms and Conditions or in the text on the Site.

2. Disclaimer of Warranty

Your use of the Site is at your risk. Sony makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy and Sony specifically disclaims any liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content on the Site. Neither Sony, its parent or affiliated companies, nor any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering the Site is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, or inability to use or access, the Site. Without limiting the foregoing, all material on the Site is provided to you "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Please note that some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you. Check your local laws for any restrictions or limitations regarding the exclusion of implied warranties.

3. Features, Specifications and Prices; Special Offers and Promotions

Features, specifications and prices of products and/or services described or depicted on the Site are subject to change at any time without notice. Non-metric weights and measures are approximate. All monitor screens are measured diagonally; all monitor screen images displayed on the Site are simulated pictures unless otherwise indicated. Other product and service limitations and disclaimers may apply.

All prices shown for products and services presented on the Site are either the manufacturer's suggested retail prices or the prices applicable for purchase directly from sonystyle.com, Imagestation.com, the Sony Small & Medium Business store (smb.us.sony.biz) or the Sony Education store (edu.us.sony.biz). Reseller prices may vary.

Special product or service offerings and promotions displayed on the Site are considered discontinued and no longer valid once they are removed from the Site. Additionally, all offerings and promotions displayed on the Site are subject to change or cancellation at any time without notice.

4. Risk of Use

Sony assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in the Site or your downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video, or audio from the Site or any other web site, whether or not linked from the Site.

5. Use of Ideas

Sony does not wish to receive any product, marketing, advertising or other ideas that are not covered by issued United States patents. If you send any communications or materials to the Site by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like, all such communications are, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary. Anything you transmit or post may be used by Sony, its parent and/or its affiliates for any purpose, including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast, and posting. Furthermore, Sony, its parent and its affiliates are free to use, without any compensation to you, any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you send to the Site for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing, and marketing products and services using such information.

6. Ownership of Materials on Site

Materials displayed on the Site are either the property of, or used with permission by, Sony. The use of these materials by you, or anyone else authorized by you, is prohibited unless specifically permitted by these Terms and Conditions or specific permission is provided elsewhere on the Site. Any unauthorized use of the images may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and civil and criminal statues.

7. Product Availability

The Site refers to products and/or services that are generally available for purchase in the 48 continental United States and Alaska but may not be available in your particular country or locality. The reference to any such products or services in this Site does not imply or warrant that these products or services will be available at any time in your particular locality. You should therefore check with your local Sony authorized representative for specific product/service availability in your locality.

8. Links to/from other Sites

Sony is not responsible for the content of any site linked to or from the Site. Your linking to any other site is entirely at your own risk. While Sony may provide links on this Site to other sites, the inclusion of such links is for your convenience only and should not be interpreted as an endorsement of the owner/sponsor of the site or the content of the site. Sony disclaims all warranties, express and implied, as to the accuracy, validity, legality or otherwise of any materials or information contained on such sites.

9. Postings on the Site

Although Sony may from time to time monitor or review discussions, chats, postings, transmissions, bulletin boards and the like on the Site, Sony is under no obligation to do so and assumes no responsibility or liability arising from the contents of any such communications nor for any error, defamation, libel, obscenity, profanity, or inaccuracy contained in any such communication. You are solely responsible for any and all information, materials, communications or content that you transmit or post on the Site. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, defamatory, libelous, obscene, pornographic or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. Sony will cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing Sony to disclose the identity of anyone posting such materials. Additionally, Sony reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to remove any postings, communications or other materials from the Site.

10. Copyrighted Material

Sony respects the intellectual property of others, and requires that users of the Site do the same. Accordingly, you may not place any material protected by copyright anywhere on the Site without the express permission of the author or owner of the copyright in that material.

Sony will promptly take down or block access to infringing or allegedly infringing material on its servers if Sony becomes aware that such material infringes the copyright rights of a third party, whether Sony identifies such infringement in the course of its ordinary and reasonable business activities, or through notification by a third party.

If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, and appears on the Site, please provide Sony's copyright agent, designated below, the following information:

(i) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest. (ii) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed. (iii) a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site. (iv) your address, telephone number and email address (v) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law. (vi) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.

Sony's agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on the Site is Megan Soltysinski, who can be reached as follows:

Megan Soltysinski
Paralegal
Sony Electronics Inc.
16530 Via Esprillo
San Diego, CA 92127
Email: copyinfring@am.sony.com

11. Changes to Terms and Conditions Sony may at any time revise these Terms and Conditions by updating this posting. Since your are bound by these Terms and Conditions, you should therefore periodically visit this page, by clicking the Legal and Trademark hyperlink at the bottom of the Sony Web pages, to review the then current Terms and Conditions.

12. Governing Law These Terms and Conditions are to be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of California, United States of America, without reference to its conflicts of law rules.

Trademarks

The trademarks, logos, and service marks (collectively the "Trademarks") listed below are trademarks of Sony, its parent and/or its affiliates. Nothing contained on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right of use any Trademark displayed on the Site without the written permission of Sony or such third party owner. Please note that this Trademark list is periodically updated and that neither this list nor its updates are all-inclusive lists of Sony and its affiliates' trademarks. If there are any questions pertaining to Sony's Trademarks or this Trademark list, please send inquiries to Sony Electronics Inc., Trademarks™, 1 Sony Drive, Park Ridge, NJ 07656.

"Sony" and "make.believe" are trademarks of Sony Corporation.

To see a list of Sony trademarks, logos, and service marks, please click here.