TERMS OF USE

Last Updated: March 2016

Your Agreement to Our Terms of Use

This website ("Site"), including the homepage and index pages, are published and maintained by subsidiaries, affiliates, and/or related entities of Sony Electronics Inc. (“Sony”).

BY CONTINUING TO USE THIS SITE, YOU AGREE TO OUR TERMS OF USE IN THEIR ENTIRETY. Please read them carefully.

While we are happy you have come to see our new and innovative products, if you do not agree to our Terms of Use, do not use our Site.

Our Right to Change the Terms of Use

We may change any part of these Terms of Use at any time. Any changes we make apply as soon as they are posted. We will notify you of modifications by changing the “Last Updated” date. It is your responsibility to regularly check the “Last Updated” date, but for your convenience we will place it on our homepage, index pages, and on our Terms of Use page.

If you continue to use our Site after changes are made, it means you agree to the changes. If do not agree to the changes, then you must stop using the Site.

Your Right to Use Our Site

Our Site is only for your personal use. You agree not to use, give away, sell, or change anything you copy from this Site for any business, commercial, or public purpose. You agree not to interrupt, or attempt to interrupt, the operation of our Site in any way. You also agree to not use our Site in a way which could interfere with someone else’s use or enjoyment of our Site.

As long as you comply with our Terms of Use, we grant you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to enter and use our Site.

Ownership

All materials (“Content”) on our Site are protected by copyright laws. You cannot use the Content, except as we have given you permission to. You agree to follow all instructions on our Site limiting the way you may use the Content. There are a number of proprietary logos, service marks, and trademarks found on our Site. By making them available, we are not granting you any license to use them.

Any unauthorized use of the Content is against our Terms of Use and could also be breaking the law.

Links to Third-Party Sites

If you access a link through our Site and are directed to a website maintained by a third-party, they may have different terms of use for their website, products, or services. The content of third-party websites is not our responsibility, and we do not review or endorse third-party content.

Our Rights to Your Material

If you send us ANY communications or materials, they will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. By sending us communications and materials, you give up any claim that our use of that material violates ANY of your rights, including the right to approve the way we use it.

Any material you submit to us may be used by us anywhere in the world, in any way, forever. You agree that we are free to use, without any compensation to you, any concepts, ideas, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you send to us for any purpose whatsoever. You also agree and understand that we do not have to use any materials or ideas you give us, and you have no rights to make us use them.

Your Transmitted Material

Internet transmissions are never completely private or secure. You understand that any message or information you send to this Site may be read or intercepted by others, unless there is a special notice that a particular message (for example, credit card information) is encrypted (sent in code). Sending information to us does not cause us to have any special responsibility to you.

Contests & Events

This Site may contain contests or events that offer prizes or that require you to send in material or information about yourself. Each contest or event has its own rules, which you must read and agree to before you may enter or participate.

Minors

If you are under 18, you should ask your parents or a guardian before you use our Site or any function of it.

Availability of Products and Services

The products and services displayed on our Site may not be available for purchase where you live. Simply because we show you certain products and services on our Site, does not mean that these products or services will be available at any time in your particular location. You should check with your local Sony authorized representative for the availability of specific products and services in your area.

Your Waiver of Class Action Resolution

If you have a dispute with us, you agree that any proceedings to resolve the issue, in court or through arbitration, will be on an INDIVIDUAL basis. You will not participate in ANY capacity in ANY class or representative action, unless both parties specifically agree to do so in writing following initiation of the proceeding. This provision does not apply if the law otherwise prohibits it.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Damages; Limitation of Liability

YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THIS SITE (INCLUDING ALL CONTENT AND FUNCTIONS) IS PROVIDED "AS IS."

To the fullest extent permissible by law, with regard to the Content, we make no representations or warranties of any kind whatsoever (1) for the accuracy, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of any content published on or available through our Site; (2) that the server that makes our Site available is free of viruses or anything else that may harm your electronic equipment when you use our Site.

Under no circumstances, including but not limited to our own negligence, shall we be liable for any consequential, direct, incidental, indirect, punitive, or special damages related to (a) the use of, (b) the inability to use, or (c) errors or omissions in the contents and functions of this Site, even if we or one of our authorized representatives has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of consequential or incidental damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.

In no event shall our total liability to you exceed $100.00.

About Our Terms of Use

These Terms of Use are the entire agreement between Sony and you with respect to your use of our Site.

Any cause of action you may have with respect to your use of our Site must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of these Terms of Use, or portion thereof, to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the intent of this agreement, and the remainder of these Terms of Use shall continue in full force and effect.

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, United States of America, without reference to its conflicts of law rules.