SHOOT IN JAPAN Membership Rules
Article 1 General Rules
Members are individuals approved by the Company who apply to register their membership having agreed to these Rules using a Company specified registration form.
Article 2 Registration Procedures
- 1. Membership registration procedures shall be carried out by the individual that will become a member using a Company specified registration form. Registrations by proxy are not accepted.
- 2. When registering as a member, individuals should provide true and accurate information concerning themselves.
- 3. Members may only register one account (stipulated in the next article, and the same applies hereinafter). The registering of multiple accounts shall not be permitted.
- 4. Registration as a member may not be approved if the Company judges an individual to be inappropriate as a member, or if an individual falls under or likely to fall under the preceding paragraph. Furthermore, approval may be revoked if a member is judged to be inappropriate after approval. The Company shall not disclose the grounds for not approving a registration request or revoking approval and shall not assume the obligation to explain such grounds.
The Company believes that by limiting membership registration to one registration per person and by registering with proper information, we will be able to conduct checks when using the service and reliably provide members with important announcements. Furthermore, to ensure the secure management of personal information we receive from members, we prohibit use of SHOOT IN JAPAN by unregistered individuals and do not accept registrations by proxy.
Article 3 Accounts
- 1. The Company assigns members an ID and password necessary to use the service (hereinafter referred to as an "Account").
- 2. Members shall be responsible for using and managing their Account.
- 3. Members shall not engage in acts such as transferring or lending their Account to a third party.
- 4. Members shall immediately notify the Company to such effect and follow instructions from the Company when their account is stolen or unlawfully used by a third party.
- 5. When the Company has confirmed, using designated means, that the inputted Account details match a registered account when a member uses the service, the Company deems that a member is using the service, and shall not assume any responsibility whatsoever for damage incurred if such use is by a non-member as a result of Account theft, unlawful use, or any other circumstance.
- 6. If a member unlawfully uses a third party’s Account and such third party or the Company suffers damage, the member shall assume responsibility for compensating for damage incurred as a result.
When a member uses the Company’s service, the Company assumes that the logged-in SHOOT IN JAPAN member is the actual registered member.
Measures should be taken to prevent accidental use of the service such as frequently logging out when accessing the site in environments that may be used by third parties such as shared computers, etc.
Article 4 Registered Information and Privacy
- 2. Members should promptly update and amend their Member Information using a specified form so as to constantly reflect true and accurate details if Member Information changes or is inaccurate. The Company shall not assume any responsibility whatsoever for damage incurred as a result of such changes or amendments not being made if a member neglects to update or amend information and does not receive notifications from the Company.
- 3. The Company can delete Member Information if it is found that Member Information has been falsely updated, amended or declared.
- 4. The Company may use programs that identify and recognize members when providing the service (including, without limitation, cookies, etc., and the same applies hereinafter). Members shall use the service having consented to the Company’s use of such programs. Members may reject use of such programs, however, members should preliminarily understand that they may not be able to use part of the service if they reject use of such programs or use the service by inappropriately applying program usage conditions or in an unsuitable environment, and the Company shall assume no responsibility whatsoever in such event.
Article 5 Copyright
Copyright and other intellectual property rights to the contents posted on the site (including photographs, pictures, images and descriptions attached or added thereto) (hereinafter referred to as the “Contents”) shall be owned by the Company or the copyright owner or other rights holders from whom the Company rightfully obtained the right to use the Contents. Accordingly, when members intend to use the Contents, permission from the Company shall be required to exploit such Contents. The Company prohibits the use of the Contents without the prior permission of the Company or beyond the scope of use permitted by the Company. Members may not divert or misappropriate information obtained from the site to others for profit-making.
Article 6 Withdrawal
- 1. When wishing to cancel membership, members should delete their Member Information using a specified form. Membership ceases once membership cancellation procedures are complete.
- 2. If a member is deemed to fall under any of the following items, the Company may suspend such member’s use of the service, change such member’s Account, or cancel such member’s membership, without giving advance notice. The Company shall not assume any responsibility for any damage incurred to such member as a result.
- 1) If engaging in acts that violate laws and regulations or these Rules.
- 2) If engaging in unlawful acts in relation to use of the service.
- 3) If necessary to ensure member’s security such as incorrectly entering Account information more than a certain number of times.
- 4) If otherwise deemed inappropriate by the Company.
Article 7 Exemption Clause
- 1. The Company may temporarily suspend or stop the service in whole or in part without members’ approval if falling under any of the following items. In such case, the Company shall not be in any way responsible for any damage or disadvantages incurred to members.
- 1) If the Company deems system maintenance or updates necessary or there to be an emergency
- 2) If provision of the service is difficult due to force majeure such as natural disasters, fire, or power failures
- 3) If provision of the service is difficult due to unforeseen circumstances other than the above
- 2. The Company may update, add, amend, or suspend service content without members’ approval. In such case, the Company shall not be in any way responsible for any damage or disadvantages incurred to members.
- 3. Members shall prepare all equipment, software, and telecommunication lines, etc. necessary to use the service provided by the Company at the member’s responsibility and expense.
- 4. If information provided by members as part of the service provided by the Company (including, without limitation, intellectual property rights such as copyrights, design rights, patent rights, utility model rights, and trademark rights, etc., and portrait rights) infringes third party rights, and the Company is forced to compensate for damage, the Company may claim such damage and all expenses relating to such damage (including, without limitation, lawsuit expenses, compensation, and attorneys’ fees) from the member that provided the information that caused the damage.
- 5. If any trouble arises between members or between members and third parties, the matter shall be resolved by the parties concerned.
- 6. The Company does not guarantee that emails, etc. sent from our website, servers, or domains, etc. do not include harmful information such as viruses, etc., and members should take, at their own responsibility and expense, security measures to prevent their computers from being infected by viruses.
- 7. The Company may provide information that includes advice to members but the Company shall not assume any responsibility whatsoever for such information.
- 8. The Company shall not assume the duty to compensate in any circumstance whatsoever, for any damage, including incidental, indirect, or derivative damage, incurred by members due to use of the service, regardless of whether intentional or negligent.
Article 8 Alterations, etc. to these Rules
- 1. The Company may alter these Rules at its discretion without giving members advance notice, and alterations to these Rules shall come into effect upon altered Rules being posted on our website. In such case members shall abide by the altered Rules.
- 2. If any of the provisions or a part of a provision of these Rules is deemed invalid or unenforceable in accordance with laws and regulations, etc., the remaining provisions of these Rules or the remaining parts of the provisions deemed invalid or unenforceable in part shall continue to have full effect.
Article 9 Governing Law and Agreed Jurisdiction
- 1. These Rules shall be construed in accordance with the laws of Japan.
- 2. The Tokyo District Court or the Tokyo Summaries Court shall be the exclusive agreed court with jurisdiction in the first instance if any disputes arise concerning these Rules.