Terms of Use

Last update 2016/03/20

This agreement was written in Japanese. To the extent any translated version of this agreement conflicts with the Japanese version, the Japanese version controls.

These Terms of Use ("Terms") apply to your access and use of VisitJapanPlaces. Please read them carefully.

If you access or use VisitJapanPlaces, it means you agree to be bound by all of the terms below. So, before you use VisitJapanPlaces, please read all of the terms. If a term does not make sense to you, please let us know here.

We reserve the right to modify these Terms at any time according to needs to change our service and contents. If you continue to use VisitJapanPlaces after the revised Terms go into effect, then you have accepted the changes to these Terms.

For information about how we collect and use information about users of VisitJapanPlaces, please check out our privacy policy available at here.

From time to time, we may provide you with links to third party websites or services that we do not own or control. Your use of VisitJapanPlaces may also include the use of applications that are developed or owned by a third party. Your use of such third party applications, websites, and services is governed by that party's own terms of service or privacy policies.

1. The registered user shall be responsible for keeping and maintaining its password and user ID for VisitJapanPlaces in an appropriate manner, and may not cause a third party to use, or provide, transfer, change the name of, sell or otherwise dispose of, the same.

2. The registered user shall be, and VisitJapanPlaces shall in no event be, liable for damages arising out of inappropriate managements, misuse, or use of the registered user's password or user ID by a third party.

When you use another service to log in to VisitJapanPlaces, you agree to maintain the security of your password and accept all risks of unauthorized access to any data or other information you provide to VisitJapanPlaces. If you discover or suspect any Service security breaches, please let us know as soon as possible.

1. The registered user can ask for advise to your registered article and English translation to VisitJapanPlaces.
In consideration of such services hereunder, the registered use shall pay to VisitJapanPlaces such fees as may be established by us and indicated on VisitJapanPlaces website, pursuant to the payment method as designated by VisitJapanPlaces.

2. If the registered user fails to pay the above fees when due and payable, it shall be obligated to pay a default penalty at the rate of 10% per annum.

VisitJapanPlaces allows you and other users to post, link and otherwise make available content. You are responsible for the content that you make available to the Service, including its legality, reliability, and appropriateness.

When you post, link or otherwise make available content to VisitJapanPlaces, you grant us the right and license to use, reproduce, modify, publicly perform, publicly display and distribute your content on or through VisitJapanPlaces. We may format your content for display throughout VisitJapanPlaces, but we will not edit or revise the substance of your content itself.

Aside from our limited right to your content, you retain all of your rights to the content you post, link and otherwise make available on or through VisitJapanPlaces.

Content that is libelous, defamatory, bigoted, fraudulent or deceptive;
Content that is illegal or unlawful, that would otherwise create liability;
Content that may infringe or violate any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of privacy, right of publicity or other intellectual or other right of any party;
Mass or repeated promotions, political campaigning or commercial messages directed at users who do not follow you (SPAM);
Private information of any third party (e.g., addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, Social Security numbers and credit card numbers); and Viruses, corrupted data or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files or code.

Also, you agree that you will not do any of the following in connection with VisitJapanPlaces or other users:

Use VisitJapanPlaces in any manner that could interfere with, disrupt, negatively affect or inhibit other users from fully enjoying VisitJapanPlaces or that could damage, disable, overburden or impair the functioning of VisitJapanPlaces;
Impersonate or post on behalf of any person or entity or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
Collect any personal information about other users, or intimidate, threaten, stalk or otherwise harass other users of the Service;
Create an account or post any content if you are not over 13 years of age years of age; and Circumvent or attempt to circumvent any filtering, security measures, rate limits or other features designed to protect VisitJapanPlaces, users of the Service, or third parties.

We put a lot of effort into creating VisitJapanPlaces including, the logo and all designs, text, graphics, pictures, information and other content (excluding your content). This property is owned by us , our licensors, our clients or our partners and it is protected by local and international copyright laws.

(i) publicly performing or publicly displaying VisitJapanPlaces;
(ii) modifying or otherwise making any derivative uses of VisitJapanPlaces or any portion thereof;
(iii) using any data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction methods;
(iv) downloading (other than page caching) of any portion of VisitJapanPlaces or any information contained therein;
(v) reverse engineering or accessing VisitJapanPlaces in order to build a competitive product or service; or
(vi) using VisitJapanPlaces other than for its intended purposes. If you do any of this stuff, we may terminate your use of VisitJapanPlaces.

You may create a hyperlink to VisitJapanPlaces. But, you may not use, frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any of our trademarks, logos or other proprietary information without our express written consent.

VisitJapanPlaces makes no claim or representation regarding, and accepts no responsibility for third party websites accessible by hyperlink from VisitJapanPlaces or websites linking to VisitJapanPlaces. When you leave VisitJapanPlaces, you should be aware that these Terms and our policies no longer govern.

If there is any content on VisitJapanPlaces from you and others, we don't review, verify or authenticate it, and it may include inaccuracies or false information. We make no representations, warranties, or guarantees relating to the quality, suitability, truth, accuracy or completeness of any content contained in the Service. You acknowledge sole responsibility for and assume all risk arising from your use of or reliance on any content.

VisitJapanPlaces and any other service and content included on or otherwise made available to you through VisitJapanPlaces are provided to you on an as is or as available basis without any representations or warranties of any kind. we disclaim any and all warranties and representations (express or implied, oral or written) with respect to the service and content included on or otherwise made available to you through the service whether alleged to arise by operation of law, by reason of custom or usage in the trade, by course of dealing or otherwise.

In no event will VisitJapanPlaces be liable to you or any third party for any special, indirect, incidental, exemplary or consequential damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the service or any other service and/or content included on or otherwise made available to you through the service, regardless of the form of action, whether in contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages or are aware of the possibility of such damages. our total liability for all causes of action and under all theories of liability will be limited to the amount you paid to VisitJapanPlaces. this section will be given full effect even if any remedy specified in this agreement is deemed to have failed of its essential purpose.

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold us harmless from and against any and all costs, damages, liabilities, and expenses (including attorneys' fees, costs, penalties, interest and disbursements) we incur in relation to, arising from, or for the purpose of avoiding, any claim or demand from a third party relating to your use of VisitJapanPlaces or the use of VisitJapanPlaces by any person using your account, including any claim that your use of VisitJapanPlaces violates any applicable law or regulation, or the rights of any third party, and/or your violation of these Terms.

The materials contained in VisitJapanPlaces are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law.

The validity of these Terms and the rights, obligations, and relations of the parties under these Terms will be construed and determined under and in accordance with the laws of the Japan, without regard to conflicts of law principles.

You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with VisitJapanPlaces or relating to your use of it, resides in Tokyo District Court and you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in Tokyo District Court in connection with any such dispute including any claim involving VisitJapanPlaces. You further agree that you and VisitJapanPlaces will not commence against the other a class action, class arbitration or other representative action or proceeding.

If you breach any of these Terms, we have the right to suspend or disable your access to or use of VisitJapanPlaces.

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and VisitJapanPlaces regarding the use of VisitJapanPlaces, superseding any prior agreements between you and VisitJapanPlaces relating to your use of VisitJapanPlaces.

Questions or comments about the Service may be directed to us here.