Terms of use


The "Suntory Prucia Site" is the Web Site located at http://www.prucia.com together with its related Web Sites.
"You" means you, the User of the Suntory Prucia Site and "your" shall be interpreted accordingly.
"Suntory/we/us" means Suntory Liquors Limited of 2-3-3 Daiba, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 135-8631 Japan and "our" shall be interpreted accordingly.
"User Information" means any personal details, which may be provided by you to us via the Suntory Prucia Site.
"Users" means the users of the Suntory Prucia Site collectively and/or individually as the context admits.
"Web Site" means any internet website.


These Terms of Use (including our Privacy Policy. Hereinafter the same shall apply) shall apply to your use of the Suntory Prucia Site located at http://www.prucia.com and its related channels.


By using the Suntory Prucia Site you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not wish to be bound by these Terms of Use, you should not use the Suntory Prucia Site.
We may change these Terms of Use from time to time and so you should check these regularly. Your use of the Suntory Prucia Site will be deemed an acceptance of the terms existing at that time.



You agree that any use by you of the Suntory Prucia Site shall be in accordance with the following conditions: you will not copy, download, reproduce, republish, frame, broadcast, transmit in any manner whatsoever, any material on the Suntory Prucia Site except as is strictly necessary for your own personal, non-commercial, home use unless otherwise agreed in writing with Suntory. You must not express opinions 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 Suntory Prucia Site or to upload, transmit or distribute any virus or malicious code via the Suntory Prucia Site. You will abide by the specific rules of any competition or promotion that you participate in on or via the Suntory Prucia Site.


All copyright, trade marks and all other intellectual property rights in all material or content supplied as part of the Suntory Prucia Site shall remain at all times vested in us or our licensors.
You are permitted to use this material or content only as expressly authorised in writing by us or our licensors. 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 Suntory Prucia 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 Suntory Prucia Site and your use thereof.
Suntory makes no warranties or representations about the accuracy or completeness of the Suntory Prucia 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 Suntory Prucia 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 Suntory Prucia Site regardless of the form of action.


Nothing in these 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 Suntory Prucia 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 Suntory Prucia Site and do not promise that the material contained in the Suntory Prucia Site, or any of the functions contained in the Suntory Prucia 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 Suntory Prucia Site is provided by Suntory from its facilities in Japan. Suntory makes no representations that the Suntory Prucia Site is appropriate or available for use in any other locations than Japan. Those who access or use the Suntory Prucia 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 Suntory Prucia 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 Suntory Prucia 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 shall comply with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information and all other applicable Japanese data protection legislation from time to time in place in respect of any User Information gathered by us. You may be asked to input User Information on different pages of the Suntory Prucia Site. We will not use the information you provide to us for any purpose that is not set out in our Privacy Policy, other than as stated at each location where such information is requested.


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


If any of these Terms of Use are determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country in which these 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 these Terms of Use and the remaining terms shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.


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

Privacy Policy

We, Suntory Liquors Limited (“we” or “Suntory”), hereby declare that we should safely and properly collect, manage and use your personal information subject to the terms and conditions of this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”). This Privacy Policy shows our fundamental policy with respect to your personal information which you may supply to us through your visit to this website. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into, and part of, the Terms of Use that govern your use of this website in general.

1. Compliance with Applicable Laws and Regulations

We will comply with this Privacy Policy and all applicable laws, regulations and guidelines including, but not limited to, the Japan’s Act on the Protection of Personal Information.

2. Collection of Personal Information

We may collect personal information to the extent necessary. The scope of personal information we collect will not exceed those necessary for our achieving our purpose of use.
In case we collect your personal information, we will inform you of the purpose of the use of such personal information in advance of or as soon as practical after such collection, unless otherwise authorized by any applicable laws or regulations. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we will specify the purpose of the use of personal information in case we collect personal information directly from you in the form of documents (including, but not limited to, entering text to the screen on a website), unless otherwise authorized by any applicable laws or regulations.

3. Management and Protection of Personal Information

We will designate one or more person(s) in charge of management of your personal information, and will properly manage and prevent such personal information from being disclosed or leaked to any third party except the disclosure pursuant to this Privacy Policy. We will take measures at an appropriate and reasonable level against the risks including, but not limited to, unauthorized access to, or loss, destruction or falsification of the relevant information so that we can protect your personal information.
We will authorize the limited personnel to have access to any databases or sources in connection with personal information and shall strictly manage such databases or sources to prevent any unauthorized use of such personal information.
We may delegate a third party to collect, manage or use your personal information. In such case, we will delegate our group company or a company which we consider properly collect, manage or use personal information (collectively, “Delegated Third Party”). In such case, we will enter into a written agreement with such Delegated Third Party which includes, but not limited to, the commitment on management of personal information, confidentiality and prohibition of providing personal information to any third party, and ensure that such Delegated Third Party shall properly manage such personal information so that such personal information will be kept confidential.
We will dispose of and delete personal information without delay when we have achieved the purpose of use of such personal information.

4. Use of Personal Information

We will use your personal information only for the purposes specified at the time of such collection or for those announced in advance, unless otherwise agreed by you or authorized by any applicable laws or regulations.

5. Provision of Personal Information

Unless otherwise stipulated herein, we will not disclose or provide any personal information to any third party without your prior consent. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we may disclose your personal information without your consent if required by any laws or regulations, or court, police or any other public agencies.

6. Disclosure or Correction of Personal Information

We will disclose, correct, add, delete, or cease the use or the provision to any third party of, your personal information upon requests from you or your agent pursuant to any applicable laws and regulations.

7. Establishment of Internal Control System to Protect Personal Information

We will express and inform our personnel of our policy and internal rules in order to protect personal information.
We will establish internal system to monitor sufficient protection of personal information.

8. Other Information

(a) Statistical Information
We may collect, use and share with any third party, certain information about your visit to this website, including but not limited to your browsing actions and patterns, in the form of statistic information which does not include your personal information.

(b) Information Stored and Obtained from "cookies"
We may collect information about your general Internet usage by using a feature of Internet web browsers called "cookies"; small pieces of information stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. Whenever you visit this website, we will check with your browser for the presence of our cookies, which contain information such as whether you have visited this website before and your preferences for this website. You may adjust your browser to refuse cookies, although some part of this website may not function if cookies are turned off.

9. Updates to this Privacy Policy

We may, from time to time, update, review and revise this Privacy Policy.

Establishment: April 1, 2013

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