PierX Domains Terms of Service

Use of PierX Domains

These terms and conditions of use (hereinafter referred to as “Terms and Conditions") are applicable to the use of PierX Domains (hereinafter referred to as “Service”), a domain registration and management service provided by PierX, Inc. (Marine Building 805 4-23 Kaigandori, Naka-ku, Yokohama, 231-0002 Kanagawa, Japan ; hereinafter referred to as “Company” or “We”).

Members must understand and agree to these Terms and Conditions and strictly adhere to them when using this Service.

Membership

Individuals or corporations may be given membership by accepting these Terms and Conditions and completing a membership registration procedure.

The Service may only be used by an individual or corporation who has been given membership (hereinafter referred to as “Member”).

We may refuse the membership registration application from an individual or corporation whose membership has been suspended or canceled in the past, or in case of an application that was deemed inappropriate.

Membership Information

Individuals or corporations who wish to be Members shall submit their full and complete information (hereinafter referred to as “Membership Information") required by Company.

We shall handle personal information included in Membership Information submitted according to our privacy policy published separately.

In the event of any changes in Membership Information, Member shall immediately update or modify Membership Information. Member shall understand and agree that failure to respond to inquiries by Company regarding the accuracy of Membership Information shall constitute a material breach of the Terms and Conditions and be a basis for suspension and/or cancellation of Membership.

Valid Period of Membership

Membership shall be in effect from the time of successful completion of a membership registration procedure until any of the following occurs:

Member completes a Membership cancellation procedure established by the Company, and withdraws its Membership;

The Company has suspended Membership due to a violation or suspected violation of Terms and Conditions by Member.

The Company has terminated its Service or Membership system.

The Company shall not be responsible for any damage or loss incurred as a result of the circumstance noted above. 

Managing Membership Credentials

No Member shall lend, transfer, or share its Membership credentials to a third party. Such Membership credentials include user ID and password, or any other means of signing in to the Service (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Membership Credentials”).

Member shall be solely responsible for protecting its Membership Credentials. The Company shall not be responsible for any damage or loss incurred as a result of the member neglecting to protect its Membership Credentials, or any abuse of Membership Credentials by a third party.

Suspension, cancellation of membership

In the cases stipulated below, the Company may suspend or cancel the Membership and associated Membership Credentials, disable access and use of the Service, or take any action necessary, without notifying or prior consent from the Member. In addition, the Company shall not take any responsibility for any damage that may occur as a result of, or in relation to, these actions:

  • If Member violates the Terms and Conditions or the Company reasonably determines that Member may be in violation of these Terms and Conditions;
  • If the Company has deemed that identity fraud associated with a Member’s account has occurred;
  • If abuse of Membership Credentials has been identified.
  • If Membership was suspended or canceled due to past violation of these Terms and Conditions;
  • If Member provided false Membership Information or neglected to maintain the correct and up-to-date Membership Information;
  • If reasonably deemed by the Company that a Member using this Service may cause some kind of disadvantage to the Company, or might disturb the administration of this Service; or
  • If Member violates the Terms and Conditions of this Company or other services offered by one of our group companies.

Membership Termination Process

A Member may terminate its Membership to use the Service by completing a Membership termination procedure. The Company shall not be responsible for any damage or loss incurred as a result of the termination of Membership. Furthermore, any debts held by the Member during the use of the Service shall remain in force and shall never lapse, even after the termination of Membership, until those debts are cleared.

Member shall be fully responsible for retaining any data backups in relation to this Service, and the Company shall not be responsible for maintaining the data after the Membership has been terminated.

Registration of the Service

Member shall follow all applicable procedures stipulated by the Company to register and use any of the Service.  Member shall also agree to these Terms and Conditions before using this Service.

Domain Name Registration Services

One of the Service provided by the Company is the domain name registration service (hereinafter referred to as “Domain Service”). Domain Service offer functions of domain name registration, management, transfer, and renewal for domain names registered through the Domain Service and domain names transferred to the Domain Service. Domain Service also offers DNS configuration and functions based on DNS configurations of domain names under the Domain Service.

The types of domain names, and any other services, offered by Domain Service shall be published on the website of Domain Service (hereinafter referred to as the “Service Site”).

Company provides Domain Services as an Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (hereinafter referred to as “ICANN”) accredited registrar with a registrar license granted by each relevant top level domain registry (hereinafter referred to as the “Registry” or “Registries"). The company shall provide Domain Service in compliance with applicable laws and regulations as well as provisions, policies, specifications, consensus policies, and temporary policies specified by ICANN and/or applicable Registries. Applicants and users of the Domain Service shall acknowledge and agree that provisions, policies, specifications, consensus policies, and temporary policies specified by ICANN and/or applicable Registries may supersede these Terms and Conditions.

Domain Name Registration

Domain name registration under the Domain Service is preceded by a Member sending an inquiry to relevant registries with regard to availability of domain name strings that the Member wishes to register through the Company’s system and completing necessary procedures stipulated by the Company for registering said domain names where available.

Registration of a domain name is deemed to be completed at the time the domain name is stored in the database of the relevant Registry. Registration of domain names may be impossible, incomplete, or denied due to the relevant Registry policies, its system condition, and/or domain name availability. The Company does not guarantee the registration of domain names that was available at the time of domain name availability check.

Registration of a domain name shall be applied by a Member; however, owner of the registered domain name (hereinafter referred to as the “Registrant”) is solely responsible for the registration and use of the domain name.

Registrants shall understand and agree to all the conditions stated below before applying or using the Domain Service:

  • Registration of a domain name requires to submit details and information of Registrant, administrative contact, technical contact, and billing contact including personal information associated with a domain name (hereinafter referred to as “Registration Information”) and such Registration Information must be submitted in a manner the Company, ICANN, or the relevant Registry stipulate;
  • Registrant shall provide to the Company accurate and reliable Registration Information and correct and update it within 7 calendar days of any change during the term of the registered name registration;
  • Registrant shall respond within 15 calendar days to inquiries directly to the Registrant or through the Member by the Company concerning the accuracy of Registration Information;
  • A Registrant’s willful provision of inaccurate or unreliable information, its willful failure to update information provided to Registrar within seven (7) days of any change, or its failure to respond for over fifteen (15) days to inquiries by the Company concerning the accuracy of Registration Information associated with the Registrant’s registration shall constitute a material breach of this Terms and Conditions and be a basis for suspension and/or cancellation of the registered name registration;
  • The Company shall take no responsibility whatsoever for any damages caused by a Registrant’s failure to provide or maintain accurate and up-to-date Registration Information;
  • Any Registrant that intends to license use of a domain name to a third party is nonetheless the Registrant of record and is responsible for providing its full Registration Information and for providing and updating accurate Registration Information adequate to facilitate timely resolution of any problems that arise in connection with its registered name. A Registrant licensing use of its registered name according to this provision shall accept liability for harm caused by wrongful use of the registered name, unless it discloses the current Registration Information provided by the licensee and the identity of the licensee within seven (7) days to a party providing the Registrant reasonable evidence of actionable harm; 
  • Registrant shall represent that, to the best of the Registrant’s knowledge and belief, neither the registration of the registered name nor the manner in which it is directly or indirectly used infringes the legal rights of any third party;
  • Registrant shall agree that its registration of the registered name shall be subject to suspension, cancellation, or transfer pursuant to any ICANN Specification or Policy, or pursuant to any registrar or registry procedure not inconsistent with any ICANN Specification or Policy, (1) to correct mistakes by Registrar or the Registry in registering the name or (2) for the resolution of disputes concerning the registered name;
  • Registrant shall indemnify and hold harmless ICANN, Registry, the Company and their directors, officers, employees, and agents from and against any and all claims, damages, liabilities, costs, and expenses (including reasonable legal fees and expenses) arising out of or related to the Registrant’s domain name registration;
  • Under the circumstances that the Company requires Member or Registrant to submit additional documents to verify its identity in relation to the Domain Service, the Member or the Registrant shall respond and submit requested documents to the company accordingly. Documents submitted shall not be returned;
  • The Company reserves the right to change or revise these Terms and Conditions without any prior notice to Registrants, if the Company deemed necessary, or in accordance with the revision made on the policies or specifications stipulated by ICANN and/or Registries; 
  • In relation to the Domain Service, Registrants shall pay the fees published on the Service Site, in line with the payment methods and deadlines stipulated by the Company with regard to registration fees applicable during each registration period, and any other costs or fees (hereinafter referred to as the “Registration Fees"); and 
  • The Company shall proceed with a domain name registration process and submit Registration Information to the relevant Registry in accordance with the policies and specification of ICANN and the Registry, only after confirming the payment of Registration Fees.

Registrant shall read the information in the Registrants’ Benefit and Responsibilities page published by ICANN: https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/benefits-2013-09-16-en

Registration Information

A Registrant shall submit and maintain accurate and up-to-date Registration Information.

A Registrant shall accept and agree that personal information provided to the Company in relation to Domain Service shall be handled in line with its Personal Information Protection Policy stipulate separately. 

A Registrant shall understand and agree that provided Registration Information will be made publicly available as Whois information and accessible by third parties or used for official purposes, in accordance with the policies and specifications of ICANN and Registries, 

Registrant shall understand and agree that Registration Information will be submitted to a data escrow agent approved by ICANN for data escrow purposes in accordance with the policies and specifications of ICANN.

The relevant Registry or the Company shall send a notification to Registrant concerning or requesting to change its Registration Information as necessary. The Registrant shall verify or change its Registration Information promptly upon receipt of the notification.

For purpose of verifying, correcting, or changing a Registration Information, the relevant Registry or the Company makes a request to the Registrant to submit additional information and/or documents. The Registrant shall promptly submit such information and/or documents upon receipt of the request. The Registrant shall be responsible for any fees arising from the preparation or submission of these information and/or documents, and the submitted documents shall not be returned.

In the event the Company determines that Registration Information has been inappropriately altered, misrepresented, or deficient, the Company shall take any appropriate actions necessary to manage or remedy the incident. The Company shall not be responsible for any damage or loss incurred to the Registrant, Member, or any third parties as a result of the action.

Domain Name Renewal

Registrants shall follow the domain renewal procedure before the expiration date of domain name stored in the relevant Registry database. Such procedure shall be stipulated by the Company in accordance with the policies and specifications of ICANN and are based on these Terms and Conditions, as well as the terms and conditions stipulated by ICANN and the Registries. 

The Company shall send e-mail notifications to Registrants with regard to the period and process of domain name renewal during a fixed period, which is before the end of the domain name registration period.

If a domain name reaches its registration expiration date without the Registrant performing the renewal process, the Company follows the domain cancellation process based on the procedure which the Company established according to the policies and specifications stipulated by ICANN and Registries. The Company shall not be responsible for any damage or loss incurred to the Registrant, Member, or any third parties as a result of proceeding with the cancellation process.

In relation to domain name renewals, Registrant shall pay the fees published on the Service Site, in line with the payment methods and deadlines stipulated by the Company with regard to renewal fees applicable during each renewal period, and any other costs or fees (hereinafter collectively referred to as the “Renewal Fees"); and

The Company shall proceed with the domain name renewal process in accordance with the policies and specification of ICANN and the Registry, only after confirming the payment of Renewal Fees.

Information about domain expiration notification and post-expiration cancellation process may be found on the domain expiration page.

Renewal/Redemption Grace Period of Domain Name

When a registered domain name is expired, domain name deletion process shall be proceeded unless the relevant Registry automatically renews expired domain name temporarily and provides a certain period of time for the domain name to be spontaneously renewed (hereinafter referred to as the “AutoRenewal Grace Period”). The domain names under the Renewal Grace Period shall be applied for renewal in line with the methods and deadlines that the Company established according to the policies and specification of ICANN and the Registry.

In the case a Registry provides a certain period to redeem for domain names (hereinafter referred to as the “Redemption Grace Period”), such domain names may be applied for restoration in line with the methods and deadlines that the Company established according to the policies and specification of ICANN and the Registry.

A Registrant applying for renewal or restoration of its domain name under AutoRenewal Grace Period or Redemption Grace Period shall understand and agree that renewal or restoration of such domain names is not guaranteed.

A Registrant shall understand and agree that AutoRenewal Grace Period and Redemption Grace Period are offered for a domain name past its expiration date and the Company reserves the right to initiate a deletion process for such expired domain names. The Company shall not be responsible for any damage or loss incurred to the Registrant, Member, or any third parties as a result of the action.

In relation to the domain name renewal and restoration, Registrant shall pay the fees published on the Service Site, in line with the payment methods and deadlines stipulated by the Company with regard to renewal and restoration fees applicable, and any other costs or fees.

The Company shall proceed with a domain name renewal and restoration process in accordance with the policies and specification of ICANN and the Registry, only after confirming the payment of all fees for domain name renewal and restoration.

The Company shall publish information on the Service Site regarding procedure methods, deadlines, and fees for renewing and restoring domain names under AutoRenewal Grace Period and Redemption Grace Period.

Cancellation of Domain Name Registration

A Registrant may submit a cancellation request for its registered domain name before its expiration date in line with the methods established by the Company. The Registrant applying for such cancellation shall understand and agree that any fees and costs paid to the Company in relation to the domain name registration, renewal, and/or restoration are not refundable. 

The Company shall not be responsible for any damage or loss incurred to the Registrant, Member, or any third parties as a result of proceeding with and completion of the cancellation process.

Transfer of Domain Name

A Registrant wishing to transfer the management of its registered domain name under the Domain Service to another registrar (hereinafter referred to as the “Transfer Out”) shall proceed the Transfer Out process established by the Company in accordance with the transfer policies and specification of ICANN and the relevant Registry (hereinafter collectively referred to as the “ICANN Transfer Policy”) .

A registrant wishing to transfer the management of its registered domain name from another registrar to the Company (hereinafter referred to as the “Transfer In”) shall proceed the Transfer In process established by the Company in accordance with the ICANN Transfer Policy.

A registrant applying for Transfer In shall agree to the Terms and Condition and pay the Transfer In fees and costs associated with the Transfer In published on the Service Site, in line with the payment methods and deadlines stipulated by the Company.

A registrant wishing to submit a "Material Change of Registrant"(hereinafter referred to as the “Change of Registrant”) explicitly authorize us to act as your “Designated Agent” (as defined in ICANN Transfer Policy) to approve each “Change of Registrant” on your behalf. In such a case, we explicitly opt out of any 60-day inter-registrar transfer lock that would otherwise be imposed under the Transfer Policy due to any such Change of Registrant. 

Violation and Measures

In the event that registration or use of domain names falls into any of the cases described below, the Company, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to deny, cancel or transfer any registration or transaction, or place any domain name on lock, hold or similar status, change Registration Information, or take any other actions necessary, without any prior notice to the Registrant, Member, or third parties:

  • Violating or tending to violate terms and conditions, provisions, policies, specifications, consensus policies, and temporary policies of ICANN;
  • Violating or tending to violate terms and conditions, provisions, policies, and specifications of Registries;
  • Violating or tending to violate these Terms and Conditions;
  • Giving or tending to give any disadvantages to the Company or management of the Service;
  • The Company has received a legitimate claim or approval based on provisions of ICANN or Registries;
  • Violating or tending to violate applicable laws and regulations;
  • Offending or tending to offend public order or morals;
  • Disturbing or threatening safety and stability of Internet, i.e. spreading virus;
  • Performing or tending to perform nuisance conducts, i.e. sending unsolicited bulk messages;
  • Infringing or likely to infringe one’s privacy, property or rights (i.e. copyrights and trademarks);
  • Slandering, insulting, or discriminating someone or one’s reputation, or encouraging such acts; and
  • Performing any act that the Company considers inappropriate.

In the event that registration or use of domain names falls into or likely falls into any of the cases described above, the Company shall investigate the registration and/or use of domain names. The Company has no obligation to disclose any information on the process and result of the investigation.  

The Registrant and Member agree that the Registrant and Member may not object in any way (including filing legal proceeding) against the Company or third party for actions taken such as any denial, cancellation or transfer of any registration or transaction, any placement of any lock, hold or similar status on domains, or any change of Registration Information due to the reasons stated above.

WHOIS Protection Service

As part of the Service, the Company offers Whois Protection Service (hereinafter referred to as the “Whois Protection Service") which allows the Company’s designated information to be displayed on the Whois database instead of the Registrant’s information.

The Company shall offer the Whois Protection Service in compliance with the policies and specifications of ICANN and Registries.

The Company provides the Whois Protection Service for the purpose of protecting personal information. Registrants applying for and using the Whois Protection Service shall understand the objective and responsibilities, and shall agree to the following: 

The rights and responsibilities for domain names using the Whois Protection Service belong to the Registrants.

There is a possibility that e-mails received by the Company, through the provision of protected Whois information, may not be forwarded to the right recipient, and the Company does not forward telephone calls, faxes, letters, etc., which might cause inconvenience to the Registrants. The Company shall not be responsible for any damage or loss incurred to the Registrant or Member.

The Company may suspend or cease the Whois Protection Service without any prior notice or consent to the Registrants in the event that any changes made on policies and/or specifications of ICANN or the Registries and the Company reasonably determines that it is difficult to continue offering the Whois Protection Service. 

The Company may suspend the Whois Protection Service,  and/or disclose the original Registration Information (hereinafter referred to as the “Original Registration Information”) without any prior notice or consent from the Registrants in case of disputes concerning or arising from registration and/or use of the domain names under the Whois Protection Service or the Company is required by applicable law, any legal proceeding or specification or policy.

The Company may immediately disclose or revert to the Original Registration Information of the domain names using the Whois Protection Service In the event that the Company decides to suspend or stop providing the Whois Protection Service or determines that it is appropriate.

Transfer Out is prohibited for domain names using the Whois Protection Service. A Registrant wishing to transfer a domain name to another registrar is required to cancel the Whois Protection Service prior to initiating a Transfer Out process.

Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy

For the registration of domain names through this Service, Registrants shall agree to abide by the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (hereinafter referred to as “UDRP”) adopted by ICANN, as well as any regulations, policies, and guidelines stipulated by the Registries, and any dispute resolution policies stipulated by these Terms and Conditions or any by-laws.

Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy

https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/udrp-2012-02-25-en

What is UDRP? (JPNIC web site)

https://www.nic.ad.jp/ja/drp/udrp.html

Registering and/or using domain names through this Domain Service, Registrants shall pay careful attention not to infringe on trademarks or any other rights of third parties; Registrants shall be fully responsible for any incidents or damages caused through the registration or use of a domain, with no responsibility whatsoever being attributable to the Company. Registrants shall be fully responsible for any disputes with third parties concerning or arising from registration and/or use of the domain names, in line with the regulations stipulated by the UDRP. In addition, Registrants shall immediately give full compensation for any damage and loss incurred to the Company as a result of such disputes.

For the adjudication of disputes concerning or arising from use of the registered domain name, the Registrant shall submit, without prejudice to other potentially applicable jurisdictions, to the jurisdiction of the courts (1) of the Registrant’s domicile and (2) where the Company is located.

Security

Members are responsible for managing their Membership Credentials, including their user IDs and passwords, for using this Domain Service. The Company shall have no responsibility whatsoever for any damage and loss incurred to the Members and Registrants as a result of the Registrant’s failure to manage their own Membership Credentials and unauthorized use of Membership Credentials.

In the event of unauthorized use of Membership Credentials, the Company may suspend or delete the user IDs and passwords in question without obtaining prior consent from the Members, Registrants, or contact persons associated with their registered domain names. The Company shall have no responsibility whatsoever for any damage and loss incurred to the Members, Registrants, contact persons as a result of suspension or deletion.

Terms of Domain Service 

The Terms and Conditions of the Domain Service agreements shall be in effect from the time the Registrant initiates an application process on the Service Site to register or transfer a domain name, and the domain name is registered or transferred to the Company successfully on the registry; the agreements shall be terminated on the expiration date of the registration period selected by the Registrant at the time of registering or transferring its domain name.

At the completion of a domain renewal process, the Terms and Conditions of the Domain Service agreements will be extended until the expiration date of the renewed domain name according to the number of years selected during the renewal process.

In the event that the management of a domain name under the Domain Service is transferred from the Company to a different registrar, Terms and Conditions of the Domain Service agreements shall be terminated, not on the expiration date of the domain name, but at the completion of Transfer Out process.

In the event that a domain name under the Domain Service completes cancellation process prior to its expiration date of the domain name, the Terms and Conditions of the Domain Service agreement shall be terminated, not on the expiration date of the domain name, but at the completion of the cancellation process.

In case the Terms and Conditions of the Domain Service agreements is terminated for whatever the reason, any debts held by the Registrant during the use of the Domain Service shall remain in effect until these debts are completely fulfilled.

In case the Terms and Conditions of the Domain Service agreements is terminated for whatever the reason, the Registrant shall agree that the Company shall not give refund on any fees paid to the Company in relation to the Domain Service and the Service.

In case the Terms and Conditions of the Domain Service agreements is terminated for whatever the reason, the Registrant is fully responsible for retaining any data backups in relation to this Domain Service.

Fees

Any fees, costs, and service charge In relation to apply and use any of the services offered under this Service (hereinafter referred to as the “Usage Fees”) are published on the Service Site. 

The Company shall keep the fees related to the Domain Service on the Service Site at this page.

In relation to the use of this Service, Members and Registrants shall pay the Usage Fees published on the Service Site, in line with the payment methods and deadlines stipulated by the Company.

E-mail notifications

Members and Registrants agree that the Company may send notifications as necessary to inform, remind, verify, or request something in regard to the use of any services offered under the Service. Such notifications will be sent to the e-mail address registered as the Membership information or Registration Information.

The Company does not guarantee that the e-mail notifications noted above will be delivered successfully. In rare cases, e-mails are not delivered successfully due to the status and environment of e-mail systems and Internet. The Company shall have no responsibility whatsoever for any damage and loss incurred to the Members, Registrants, and third parties as a result of failure of e-mail delivery.

Changes, Suspension, or Cancellation of Services

The Company reserves the right to make changes to information and description published on the Service Site without giving prior notice to Members and Registrants. The nature of said changes shall be notified using reasonable methods chosen by the Company.

The Company reserves the right to make changes to the contents of this Service without giving prior notice to the Members and Registrants. Such changes shall be notified using reasonable methods chosen by the Company.

The Company may temporarily suspend or terminate this Service without giving prior notice to the Members and Registrants in any of the following cases:

To carry out system maintenance on this Service;

Due to fire, electricity outage, earthquake, eruption, flood, tsunami, war, riot, rebellion, disturbance, labor dispute, etc;

To comply with the applicable law, regulations, jurisdictional orders; and 

Due to any other reasons that the Company reasonably determines that it is necessary to temporarily suspend this Service.

The Company shall have no responsibility whatsoever for any damage and loss, including lost profits, incurred to the Members, Registrants, and third parties as a result of the temporarily suspension or termination.

Damage Compensation

If the Company causes damage to a Member or Registrant deliberately or due to gross negligence, the Company shall compensate for normal damages actually suffered directly following the Company’s actions, up to the amount previously paid to the Company.

The Company shall have no responsibility whatsoever for any damage and loss incurred to the Members, Registrants, and third parties as a result of any measures taken by the Company due to the Member or Registrant violating of these Terms and Condition.

In the event that a Member or Registrant causes damage to the third party in relation to use of the Service, the Member and Registrant shall take full responsibility for resolving the issue and covering any necessary expenses without causing any loss or damage to the Company. In such case, the Member and Registrant shall immediately compensate the Company for any incurred damages and loss, defense expense (including any reasonable legal fees and expense), compensation for damages, settlement costs, and other costs. The Member and Registrant shall agree that obligation to make compensation remains in effect after the termination of these Terms and Conditions.

In the event that a Member or Registrant causes damage to the Company due to violation these Terms and Conditions, fraud act, or illegal act, the Company shall be able to claim damage compensation from the Member or Registrant. The Member and Registrant shall agree that obligation to make compensation remains in effect after the termination of these Terms and Conditions.

Warranty and Disclaimer

The Company does not guarantee the completeness, accuracy, reliability, usability, etc. in relation to the provision of this Service.

The Company shall have no responsibility whatsoever except in cases of willful or gross negligence by the Company for any damages, including delays, changes, suspension, or termination of the provision of this Service as well as the leakage or loss of registered or supplied information through this Service, incurred to the Members, Registrants, and third parties in relation to the use of this Service.

The Company shall have no responsibility whatsoever for any damages incurred to the Members and Registrants due to any fault, damage, malfunction, or problem encountered with the equipment, software, or communications network used to provide this Service.

About These Terms and Conditions

These Terms and Conditions are applicable to any relationship between Members and Registrants, and the Company in relation to the use of this Service. Their objective is to stipulate the conditions under which this Service is provided, as well as the rights and obligations of the Company, the Members and Registrants of this Service.

Any other regulations related to the use of this Service by Members and Registrants, published at any time on the Service Site or through any other measures by the Company are considered to form part of these Terms and Conditions.

If the stipulations in these Terms and Conditions are different from what is stipulated in any other regulation outside of these Terms and Conditions referring this Service, as described in the preceding clause, precedence shall be given to the stipulations of these Terms and Conditions.

The Company reserves the right to make changes, additions or deletions to these Terms and Conditions without obtaining consent from Members and Registrants, where such changes are made in accordance with the establishment, revision or abolition of applicable laws and regulations, etc. In this case, the Company shall publish the revised Terms and Conditions on its Service Site to inform the Members and Registrants, and such Terms and Conditions shall take effect immediately. The Members and Registrants are deemed to agree to the revised Terms and Conditions in the events that the Members and Registrants use the Service after the completion of publication.

The Company shall have no responsibility whatsoever for any damage and loss incurred to the Members, Registrants, and third parties as a result of the revision of these Terms and Conditions.

Jurisdiction 

All the clauses stipulated in these Terms and Conditions, unless otherwise expressly provided within these Terms and Conditions, shall be governed by Japanese Law.

Any disputes that arise under or in connection with these Terms and Conditions shall be resolved under the jurisdiction of the Yokohama District Court or Yokohama Summary Court as the exclusive agreement Jurisdictional court of first instance.

Last updated: December 15th, 2016