Site Policy

The purpose of this website is to foster a broader understanding among our customers of the activities of each company of the SoftBank Group. Please be aware of the following policies and settings when browsing or using this website, and note that these are subject to change without notice.

Security

To protect your personal information, this website uses SSL*1 on some pages. Personal information that is entered on these pages by the user is encrypted before being sent or received. The web page may not display correctly if your browser does not support SSL or if you are connecting to the Internet from behind a firewall.

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    SSL (Secure Socket Layer): Industry standard encryption technology which encrypts transactions between web servers and web browsers. (From the viewpoint of the nature of the encryption technology, no warranty is given as to 100% safety.)
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    Clicking on image will open a new browser window.

Recommended environment

This website is best viewed on PCs, mobile handsets, iPhone 4/4S/5, iPad 2/iPad mini/iPad Retina, and Android™-based smartphones.

Recommended OS/Platform

PC Windows: Windows Vista/7/8
Mac Mac OS 10.4 or above
Android™ Android 2.2 or above
iPhone iOS 5 or above
iPad iOS 5 or above
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    Operating systems (OS) are often upgraded by their respective software developers to add functionality and enhance security. Please ensure you are always using the latest version.

Recommended browsers

PC Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0 or above
Always use the latest version of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox
Android Standard browser
iPhone Mobile Safari, Google Mobile Chrome
iPad Mobile Safari, Google Mobile Chrome
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    Browsers are often upgraded to add functionality and enhance security. Please ensure you are always using the latest version.

JavaScript

This website uses JavaScript to provide you with a better experience. Please note that if JavaScript is disabled in your browser, you may have problems using or browsing this website.

Plug-in software / Browser software

This website uses Flash®, Adobe Reader. If you do not have the plug-ins listed below, please follow the links provided to download and install them from their respective websites.

Flash Player plug-in
Adobe Reader plug-in
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    Clicking on the above links will open a new browser window.

Microsoft Excel

Some of the data on this website are in Microsoft Excel format. You must have Microsoft Excel installed to browse those data.

Cookies

This website uses cookies to improve the user experience, to optimize web content, and for the purposes of third-party advertising. Cookie information may be analyzed, edited, and made public for statistical marketing purposes.

Information that may identify individual users such as name, address, telephone number, etc. is not among the information stored. Cookies do not have any adverse effect on the user's computer.

You can set your browser settings to refuse to accept cookies or to notify you when a website attempts to set a cookie. However, if you choose to reject cookies you may not be able to use certain features of this website. For instructions on how to use these settings please contact the respective browser manufacturers.

Website doesn't display or load correctly

Depending on your browser settings, this web page or certain animations within the page may not display correctly. If you experience problems viewing this website, please refer to the help examples below.

I cannot use the drop-down menu or sub menus

These pages use JavaScript™ and require your browser to be JavaScript enabled. Please refer to the help page of your browser.

Forms such as the inquiry on private information form do not display when I select them from the menu.

Please check your browser's security settings as these web pages use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to protect your information. If you are connecting to the Internet via an office LAN please contact your IT administrator.

Social media

Please note that a log-in account is required in order to post links on Twitter, Facebook, Line, Google+, Ustream, and You Tube.

Comments posted to social media outlets by the Company, Group companies and the employees of the Company and the Group companies do not necessarily represent our official announcements or views and the Company bears no responsibility for their accuracy or validity.
The Company makes every effort to post accurate information on its official account, but recommends you refer to the Company website and press releases for official announcements and views.

RSS (distributed XML)

This website offers the latest information (press releases, information, etc.) by RSS (RDF Site Summary), a delivery format using XML technology.
You will be automatically notified of updates to our website by using an RSS reader (RSS aggregator), its supporting browser or online service.

About Us
Core Companies SoftBank Mobile Corp.
SoftBank BB Corp.
SoftBank Telecom Corp.
SoftBank Commerce & Service Corp.
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    RSS (short for RDF Site Summary or Rich Site Summary) is a technology that distributes website summaries or article headlines to subscribers.
    Notification will be sent automatically through an RSS reader or RSS-compatible browser when content is updated. (This website supports the Atom syndication format.)
    The service is subject to suspension without prior notice due to maintenance or other reasons. The URL, content and format of RSS are subject to change without prior notice.
    The RSS feeds may be terminated for certain reasons. Please note the Company assumes no responsibility for any inquiries regarding use of RSS, functions and operating environments of RSS reader and other third-party software.

Copyrights and trademarks

The documents, photos, illustrations, video and software featured on this website are protected by the copyrights, patents, trademarks and other rights of the Company, the Group companies and third parties. The use, reproduction or transfer of any of the content on this website without the express consent of SoftBank is prohibited.

The names of products and services of the SoftBank Group used in this website are registered trademarks or trademarks of respective companies of the SoftBank Group.

Terms of use about stock information

  1. Any information provided by Interactive Data (Europe) Limited (“Comstock Information”) is owned by or licensed to it and no intellectual property rights in the Comstock Information are transferred to the user.
  2. The user is prohibited from communicating or disseminating any part of the Comstock Information or any information obtained or derived therefrom to any third party.
  3. The user acknowledges and agrees that EuroInvestor.com's third party data suppliers (including Interactive Data (Europe) Limited) shall have no liability whatsoever to the user in respect of the Comstock Information.
  4. Prices contained in the Comstock Information are indicative and should not be relied upon for trading purposes.

Governing law and jurisdiction

The use of this website, the interpretation and application of the Terms and Conditions and the Disclaimer are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Japan unless stipulated otherwise.
Unless stipulated otherwise, the Tokyo District Court in Tokyo, Japan shall have the exclusive jurisdiction of the first trial for all disputes in connection with all controversies and disputes arising out of or relating to the use of this website.

Links to this website

Links to this website, whether commercial, non-commercial or for intranet use, are permitted without contacting SoftBank in advance.
However, please refrain from setting links from websites that apply or may apply to the following.

You may also be asked to change the way that the link has been set up or delete the link even if the conditions below do not apply.

  • Websites that include content that slanders or damages the Company, the Group companies or any outside parties including individuals, companies and other forms of organizations.
  • Websites that contain adult content
  • Websites that include content contrary to public order, morals, and social ethics
  • Websites that include content that is or may be illegal
  • Websites related to activities that are or may be illegal
  • Websites with frame links, which obscure the fact that information is from this website, and may cause misinterpretation to the users.

SoftBank bears no responsibility for any damages incurred from use of information acquired from third party websites linked to from this website or from third party websites that link to this website. Please also note that the URL for this website may be changed without prior notice.

Accessibility policy

The SoftBank Group believes that it is our responsibility to provide a website that can be accessed optimally by a range of users, including seniors and people with disabilities. This accessibility policy sets out the objectives and standard of accessibility related to the planning, design, production, testing, maintenance, and operation of the website.
Please follow the link below.

Accessibility Policy

  • (Microsoft) Excel and Internet Explorer are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other contries.
  • Android are Google are registered trademarks or trademarks of Google, Inc.
  • TM and © 2014 Apple Inc. All rights reserved. Apple, iPhone and iPad are trademarks of Apple inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. The trademark “iPhone” is used with a license from Aiphone K.K.
  • Other names of companies, products and services that appear are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.