Last Updated: September, 2017
These general terms and conditions (“Terms”) shall govern your use of the RICOH DEVELOPER CONNECTION website (“Website”) and shall constitute an agreement between you and Ricoh Company, Ltd. (“RICOH”).
In order to use the Website, you are required to accept all of the Terms. Using any part of the Website indicates and constitutes your acceptance of the Terms.
RICOH may, at its discretion, change the Terms at any time by updating the content of this page. You shall therefore visit and check this page periodically to review the then effective Terms to ensure that you agree with any changes.
This Website allows you to use RICOH application program interfaces (“APIs”), software development kits (“SDKs”), and other software provided or made available by RICOH (collectively the “Platform Contents”) that enables you to implement certain functionality offered by RICOH (“Ricoh Services”) into your applications, such as web or client-based applications.
Use of the Platform Contents and/or Ricoh Services will be subject to the terms and conditions specific to such Platform Contents and/or Ricoh Services (“Specific Terms”), in addition to these Terms. In the event that any of the terms and conditions contained in the Terms conflict with the Specific Terms, then the terms and conditions of the Specific Terms shall prevail and govern such Platform Contents and/or Ricoh Services.
You may have access to information regarding the Platform Contents and/or Ricoh Services such as user guides, knowledge based articles, datasheets, and FAQs (collectively, “Documentation”). You may download and use the information provided that you use such Documentation for noncommercial informational purpose only.
The Website, the Platform Content, the Documentation, any materials, any technical information and other works provided through this Website (“Website Contents”) are intellectual property of RICOH or third parties, and are protected by the copyright laws and/or other laws and regulations of each country. Unless otherwise specified in the Terms or Specific Terms, the Website Contents may not be copied, modified, uploaded, posted, publicly transmitted, transferred, distributed, licensed, sold, published or used without prior permission from RICOH or the third party.
Nothing in these Terms grants you a right to use any of RICOH’s trademark, service mark, company logo, trade name, domain names, or other distinctive brand features.
Except as specifically provided by RICOH, nothing contained herein shall be construed as granting you any licenses, rights of any present or future patents, patent applications, utility models, trademarks, designs, copyright, know-how, trade secret or other industrial or intellectual property rights.
Any information, suggestions, comments, feedback or other input regarding the Website or Website Contents you provide to RICOH or post on the Website (“Feedback”) will be deemed RICOH’s intellectual property, and you hereby transfer all rights in and to such Feedback to RICOH. To the extent such transfer is prevented by applicable law, you grant to RICOH and its affiliates a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, sublicenseable, fully paid-up and royalty-free license to use and otherwise exploit the Feedback in any manner for any purpose, without any compensation or obligation to you.
Your access or use of the Website may be temporarily interrupted for reasons in the following categories:
RICOH may terminate part or all of the services provided through this Website at the sole discretion of RICOH. In this case, this will be announced on the Website in advance.
When using the Website, you shall not:
You acknowledge that the links to third party’s website or materials may be posted on the Website. RICOH undertakes no responsibility relating to your use of such linked website or materials.
RICOH AND/OR ITS AFFILIATES MAKE NO REPRESENTATION AND WARRANTY, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS WITH RESPECT TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, MERCHANTABLIBITY, FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES RIGHTS AND/OR SAFETY OF THE CONTENTS OF THIS WEBSITE.
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, THE SERVICES OFFERED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, THE WEBSITE CONTENTS OR ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND THAT ALL OF THE SERVICES AND CONTENTS PROVIDED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND FROM RICOH.
NO ORAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION OR ADVICE GIVEN BY RICOH, ITS AFFILIATES OR A RICOH AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE SHALL CREATE A WARRANTY, DUTY OR CONDITION, OR IN ANY WAY CHANGE THIS EXCLUSION OF WARRANTY, DUTY AND CONDITION.
To the maximum extent permitted by law, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless RICOH, its subsidiaries, affiliates and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents (“Indemnified Party(s)”) from and against any and all claims, actions, suits or proceedings, as well as any and all losses, liabilities, damages, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ and experts’ fees and settlement costs) arising out of or accruing from (a) your use or misuse of the Website, (b) any application software you design or develop using the Platform Contents or any pictures or contents obtained through such application software that actually or allegedly infringes or misappropriates any copyright, trademark, trade secret, trade dress, patent or other intellectual property right of any person or defames any person or violates their rights of publicity or privacy, and (c) any non-compliance by you with the Terms or any law, rule or regulation. You and your counsel will cooperate as fully as reasonably required by the Indemnified Party(s) in defense or settlement of any claim. RICOH and/or Indemnified Party(s) reserve the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense or settlement, and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you. You shall not in any event consent to any judgment, settlement, attachment, or lien, or any other act adverse to the interest of any Indemnified Party without the prior written consent of RICOH and/or Indemnified Party(s).
These Terms and all matters arising out of or relating to these Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without regard to any conflict of laws provisions. Any action arising from or related to these Terms shall exclusively be resolved either (i) in any state small claims court having jurisdiction over the matter; or otherwise (ii) through mandatory, binding arbitration conducted by the American Arbitration Association in accordance with its Commercial Arbitration Rules. You may bring a claim against RICOH only in its individual capacity, and shall not bring a claim as a plaintiff or class member in any purported class or representative action or arbitration. No claim or litigation may be brought regarding these Terms or relating to the services provided through this Website more than two (2) years after the cause of action has arisen.
In no event shall RICOH be obligated to provide any support services, including without limitation, any services to answer any inquiries from the users of this Website.
RICOH does not undertake any responsibility for any damages incurred by you due to any interruptions, suspensions, changes to or termination of the services provided through this Website.
In the event that any dispute occurs between you or between you and a third party (including negotiations, claims, problems and legal action), RICOH undertakes no responsibility to resolve the dispute or for any damages in connection therewith.
RICOH will not be liable for any failure of or delay in the provision of any services offered through this Website for the period that such failure or delay is due to causes beyond its reasonable control, including but not limited to acts of God, war, strikes or labor disputes, embargoes, government orders, cyber-terrorism, or any other force majeure event.