Term of Use

This Website is operated by Hokuyo Automatic Co., Ltd. (“Hokuyo”).
The following terms apply to the usage of this Website.
Please use this Website only when you agree to the terms. For products not appearing on this Website, please contact the nearest branch, sales office or “Contact” in this Website.

Intellectual Property Rights

  • Copyrights and the other rights to contents such as sentences, data and software published on this Website (hereinafter referred to as “Contents”) are held by Hokuyo or its suppliers

  • The secondary application (copy, diversion, defacement, analysis, transmission, assignment, rental, licensing, and usage for the purpose of business activities or commercial gain) of the Contents on this Website posted by Hokuyo is strictly prohibited without our prior approval. Specific terms of use described for each download site or Contents shall apply in preference to the Terms of Use.

  • Provision of the Contents on this Website by Hokuyo means neither a transfer of the patent rights, design rights, and/or the other intellectual property rights to inventions and designs in the Contents, nor a grant of any rights based on the intellectual property rights.


Hokuyo pays full attention to the information that appears on this Website, but does not take responsibility for the following items.

  • The information that appears on this Website is always the latest version, and is updated or corrected timely and properly;

  • The information that appears on this Website is accurate, useful and safe;

  • Customer’s damage incurred by the use of this Website, including changes or deletions of the information, discontinuation or suspension of the publication; and

  • Any and all damage incurred by using this Website.

Regarding Links

The terms for Inbound Links are as follows:

  • When linking this Website, please ensure to link your website on the top page of Hokuyo’s Website (https://www.hokuyo-aut.jp). And for configuring Links, please describe the following sentences in the HTML file:

    Link with hypertext
    <a href="https://www.hokuyo-aut.jp">HOKUYO AUTOMATIC CO., LTD.</a>
    Link with ImageHOKUYO
    <a href="https://www.hokuyo-aut.jp" target="_blank" title="HOKUYO">
      <img src="https://www.hokuyo-aut.jp/assets/attachment/hokuyo.jpg" alt="HOKUYO" />
    The image for the Link is only used in the above description, therefore any size alteration is strictly prohibited. The above Link Image is only used for linking on the top page of Hokuyo’s Website. Any and all utilization for other purposes is prohibited.
  • Hokuyo firmly refuses Links below and Links likely to relate thereto.

    • Links from the websites in which contain expressions such as slander against the Hokuyo’s products and services or impairment of reliability to Hokuyo; and

    • Links which cannot be definitely identified as the Hokuyo’s Website, for example, Links using frames

Regarding Outbound Links, Hokuyo does not guarantee contents appearing in linked websites, and doesn't take any responsibility for them in no event.
Please use them in accordance with the terms of linked websites. Furthermore, as to the Outbound Links, Hokuyo recommends neither the use of these websites nor products appearing on those websites. And, the Outbound Links do not necessarily mean there is an affiliation with Hokuyo.