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Version dated 21st November 2023

NTN Europe, acting in the name and on behalf of its subsidiaries, including all the companies of the NTN Group to which NTN Europe belongs, has opened the website “” (© NTN Europe) (hereinafter referred to as the “Site”), accessible only to users (hereinafter referred to as “You” or “the User”) wishing to obtain information on bearings and high-precision mechanical parts.

Access to the Site is subject to compliance with the general terms and conditions governing access and use set out below as General Terms and Conditions of Use (“GTCU”) and all the applicable laws and legislation. Thus, by using the Site, You confirm that You have read, accept and comply without reservation with these GTCU.


1. Information concerning contents

This Site offers the User the opportunity to consult content and information relating to bearings.

The purpose of this Site is to serve as a learning support for students and, more broadly, to inform the general public about developments, techniques, design and manufacture of parts related to bearings.

NTN endeavours to provide quality and verified information. However, the information presented on this Site, in whatever form, is of a general nature, purely informative, and does not constitute a contractual commitment likely to provide grounds for any legal action.

The content of this Site may be protected by intellectual property rights. No use or appropriation of these intellectual property rights is authorised by these GCU.

NTN Europe reserves the right to modify the information contained in this Site and/or to update it at any time and without prior notice.


2. Intellectual property rights

This Site as well as all the content of this Site, of whatever nature, is governed by the French Intellectual Property Code (Code de la Propriété Intellectuelle). The presentation and content of the Site constitute a work protected by the French laws in force on intellectual property, of which NTN Europe is the owner. All rights reserved.

NTN Europe certifies that it holds or has the necessary authorisations for the use of all denominations or trade names, logos, names of products and services in the range, as well as the works integrated into the Site, such as photographs, texts, slogans, drawings, models, images, animated sequences with sound. Denominations or trade names, logos, the names of products and services belonging to the range are, with some exceptions, trademarks filed by NTN Europe.

Photographs, texts, slogans, drawings, models, images, animated sequences, accompanied by a soundtrack or not, as well as any other works incorporated into the Site or any other content are the property of NTN Europe or third parties who have authorised NTN Europe to use said contents. Any commercial exploitation, reproduction, representation, use or modification, by any process whatsoever and on any medium whatsoever, of all or part of the Site, and/or its content, without having obtained NTN Europe’s prior authorisation, is strictly prohibited and constitutes an offence of counterfeiting.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, only reproductions, on paper or computer media, of the said Site and/or its content are authorised for information purposes provided that they are strictly reserved for private, non-commercial use, excluding any use for advertising and/or commercial and/or information purposes and/or that they comply with the provisions of article L. 122-5 of the French Intellectual Property Code (Code de la Propriété Intellectuelle français). Any copy for such use as defined above must mention NTN Europe’s copyright and property rights. We reserve the right to terminate this authorisation at any time, by sending a notice addressed to You personally or published on the Site. Any use of this information must then be immediately discontinued.

In any case, access to the Site and this authorisation may not under any circumstances effect any transfer, to Your benefit, of the aforementioned intellectual property rights, which remain the exclusive property of NTN Europe or third parties having authorised NTN Europe to use them.


3. Personal data and cookies

3.1 Personal data

The information NTN Europe receives from You corresponds to the information required to use the Site and to respond to your information requests.

NTN Europe is the data controller.

The data that You communicate to us are kept by us for a period of three years.

In accordance with the legal and regulatory provisions in force concerning the processing of personal data and, in particular, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016, You have the right to access, rectify and, if necessary, delete data concerning You. You may also, for legitimate reasons, object to the processing.

These rights can be exercised by simple written request sent by e-mail to or by post to the “Compliance Department (PC 08)-NTN Europe, 1 rue des Usines, 74010 Annecy Cedex, France”. Regarding the Privacy Policy, You can access it on the Site.


3.2 Cookies

Certain pages of the Site may use cookies, the purpose of which is to access information stored in your connection terminal and in particular to record information relating to your browsing on the Site, and to store information that You entered during your connection in order in particular to facilitate your navigation during your next connection.

The storage period for the information thus collected is thirteen months from the insertion of the corresponding cookie.

You can of course, by configuring your browser, oppose the registration of these cookies and/or delete them at any time and individually.


4. Hypertext links

Hypertext links to the Site ( require prior written authorisation from NTN Europe. If You wish to set up a hypertext link to our Site, You must therefore first contact the person in charge of the Site. If necessary, NTN Europe reserves the right at any time and for good reason to require the removal of a hypertext link. Any such deletion must be immediate.

NTN Europe cannot under any circumstances be held responsible for sites with a hypertext link to this Site and disclaims all liability for their content and use.

In addition, the Site may contain references and hypertext links to third-party websites. NTN Europe does not control these websites and cannot be held responsible for such sites and disclaims all liability for their content and use.


5. Liability

Access to the Site and the use of its content is under Your full responsibility.

In particular, it is your responsibility to protect Yourself against any virus or any other element that could destroy or damage your computer or the data it contains.

NTN Europe cannot be held liable in the event of abnormal or fraudulent use on Your part. You will therefore be solely responsible for any direct or indirect damage whatsoever that may result from your access to or use of the Site.

NTN Europe will make its best efforts to guarantee You optimal use of the Site.

However, NTN Europe declines all liability in the event of errors, interruptions or malfunctioning of the Internet network and telecommunications systems caused by third parties, as well as in the event of temporary impossibility of access to the Site, in particular due to maintenance or updating of the Site or a cyber-attack.

Subject to compliance with the legal provisions of public order, the content of the Site is presented without any guarantee of any kind whatsoever, the information being provided for information and guidance purposes only; NTN Europe does not guarantee the accuracy of the information contained on the Site.

NTN Europe does not guarantee that the Site and its content comply with the legislation of Your country. Access to contents presented on the Site may, in particular, be subject to restrictions. You must therefore ensure that the law of the country from which the connection is established authorises You to access our Site and You are solely responsible for using the Site in accordance with the applicable laws and in particular the public order laws in force in your country.

The User agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless NTN Europe, its subsidiaries, and members of its network from and against any and all claims and expenses, including legal fees, that it may incur as a result of Your use of the Site or by any other person using Your account. NTN Europe reserves the right to conduct an exclusive defence against the claim for which it is to be held harmless under this article. In this case, You must provide NTN Europe with all assistance reasonably required by NTN Europe.


6. Ethics

You undertake to comply with the regulations in force in terms of ethics and, in particular, not to perform any act that could constitute illicit solicitation, fraud, active or passive bribery, unethical commercial practices or practices contrary to applicable law.

You shall indemnify and hold NTN Europe harmless from any damages and losses suffered by NTN Europe as a result of illicit/unfair practices attributable to You.


7. Miscellaneous provisions

In the event that any provision of these GTCU is held to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable under any law, regulation or treaty applicable to the GTCU, such provision shall be deemed ineffective without this affecting the other provisions of the GTCU which shall remain in full force and effect. These GTCU contain the entire agreement between NTN Europe and You for the use of the Site.


8. Applicable law – Settlement of disputes

These GTCU are subject to French law to the exclusion of its conflict of law rules. The prevailing language of the GTCU is the French language.

In the event of a dispute, You and NTN Europe shall attempt to resolve the dispute by mediation or any other amicable solution. If You and NTN Europe are unable to reach an amicable solution, the dispute shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Annecy, France.


9. Updating the GTCU

NTN Europe hereby reserves the right to modify and update access to the Site as well as the GTCU at any time. These modifications and updates are binding on You, who must therefore regularly refer to the Site and to this section to check the GTCU in force.

SNR Wälzlager GmbH creates the information for this website with great care and endeavors to ensure that it is up-to-date, correct and complete. SNR Wälzlager GmbH assumes no liability and is not liable for any material or immaterial damage caused by the use of the service, unless it can be proven that it was caused by intent or gross negligence.