Terms of Service
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ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS THROUGH USE
This Agreement applies to licensors and advertisers as well. By using this site, you (“User”) signify your agreement to these conditions and terms. If you do not agree to this Agreement please refrain from using this site. As the owner of this site, UNIQUE DIGITAL PUBLISHING (henceforth the “Company”) reserves the right to revise this Agreement and your continued use of this site following the posting of any changes to the Agreement constitutes acceptance of such changes. The Company reserves the right to terminate a User’s useage of this site without notice and may do so for any breach of this Agreement or the instructions on this site by User.
LICENSE TO USE THIS SITE
Upon your agreement to this Agreement, the Company hereby grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable limited license to use this site in strict accordance with the terms and conditions in this Agreement and as permitted via instructions on this site. All rights not expressly granted herein are fully reserved by the Company, its advertisers and licensors. You agree to pay for all products and services purchased using your name and credit card from this site, as well as any and all related collections and/or attorneys' fee. You furthermore agree not to make any false or fraudulent statements in your use of or to gain access to this site. You acknowledge and agree that services available on this site are property of the Company and its advertisers and licensors and are protected by copyrights, moral rights, trademarks, service marks, patents, trade secrets, and other proprietary rights and laws, in Japan and internationally.
Use:Except as may be explicitly permitted through this site, you agree to NOT save, download, cut and paste, sell, license, rent, lease, modify, distribute, copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit, or create derivative works from materials, code or content on or from this site. Use of the content or materials for any purpose not expressly permitted in this Agreement is prohibited. In addition, systematic retrieval of data or other content from this site to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database or directory without written permission from the Company is prohibited.
Security: You agree that you shall not try to reverse engineer, reverse assemble, reverse compile, decompile, disassemble, translate or otherwise alter any executable code, contents or materials on or received via this site. You understand that such actions are likely to subject you to serious civil and criminal legal penalties and that the Company shall pursue such penalties to the full extent of the law to protect its rights and the rights of its other licensors. International Users Accessing this site, and services, products or contents available on this site, except as expressly allowed through instructions and truthful statements by the User in regard to use of this site, from places outside of Japan or where their contents are illegal, is prohibited. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so knowingly on their own initiative and voluntarily at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
USER'S LICENSE GRANT TO SITE
You agree to the Site Submission Rules found here as part of this Agreement if provided on the site by the Company. You acknowledge that you are fully responsible for the message, including its legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality and copyright. You hereby represent and warrant that your Submission does not infringe the rights of any third party. The Company shall not treat any submission as confidential and shall not incur any liability as a result of any similarities that may appear in future Company services or products. TRADEMARKS The Company’s, licensors’ or other third party materials, services or products referenced on this site are common law or registered trade marks or service marks of such parties. THIRD PARTY SITES You may be transferred to online merchants or other third party sites through links or frames from this site. You are cautioned to read such sites’ Terms and Conditions and/or Privacy Policies before using such sites in order to be aware of the terms and conditions of your use of such sites. These sites may contain information or material that is illegal, unreasonable or that some people may find inappropriate or offensive. These other sites are not under the control of the Company, are not monitored or reviewed by the Company, and the Company is not aware of the contents of such sites. The inclusion of a link or frame does not imply endorsement of this site by the Company, its advertisers or licensors, any association with its operators and is provided solely for your convenience. You acknowledge that the Company is not responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of the contents or any transmissions received through such external sites. You agree that the Company and its licensors have no liability whatsoever from such third party sites and your usage of them.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
THE COMPANY, ADVERTISERS AND/OR ITS LICENSORS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES WITH REGARD TO THIS SITE, THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON OR RECEIVED THROUGH USE OF THIS SITE AND ANY SERVICES OR PRODUCTS RECEIVED THROUGH THIS SITE, INCLUDING ALL EXPESS, STATUTORY, AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE COMPANY, ITS ADVERTISERS AND LICENSORS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ABOUT THIS SITE, THE SUITABILITY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON OR RECEIVED THROUGH USE OF THIS SITE, OR ANY SERVICES OR PRODUCTS RECEIVED THROUGH THIS SITE. ALL INFORMATION AND USE OF THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. THE COMPANY, ADVERTISERS AND/OR ITS LICENSORS DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE CONTENTS OR ANY INFORMATION RECEIVE THROUGH THIS SITE ARE ACCURATE, RELIABLE OR CORRECT; THAT THIS SITE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION; THAT ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR THAT THE CONTENTS OR ANY INFORMATION RECEIVED THROUGH THIS SITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS SOLELY AT YOUR RISK. USER AGREES THAT IT HAS RELIED ON NO WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR STATEMENTS OTHER THAN IN THIS AGREEMENT. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT PERMIT THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES, THESE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU BUT SHALL APPLY TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW OF YOUR JURISDICTION.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL THE COMPANY, ADVERTISERS AND/OR ITS LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM, OR ARISE OUT OF THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS SITE, THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON OR RECEIVED THROUGH USE OF THIS SITE, OR ANY SERVICES OR PRODUCTS RECEIVED THROUGH THIS SITE. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER BASIS, EVEN IF THE COMPANY, ADVERTISERS AND/OR ITS LICENSORS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, THE COMPANY, ADVERTISERS AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE LICENSORS’ LIABILITY IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW OF YOUR JURISDICTION.
Company may terminate this Agreement or User’s use immediately upon allegations that User has used this site for any purpose that violates any local, state, federal or law of other nations, including but not limited to the posting of information that may violate third party rights, that may defame a third party, that may be obscene or pornographic, that may harass or assault others, that may violate hacking or other criminal regulations, etc. of its agents, officers, directors, contractors or employees. In such event, Company may disclose the User’s identity and contact information, if requested by a government or law enforcement body or as a result of a subpoena or other legal action, and Company shall not be liable for damages or results thereof and User agrees not to bring any action or claim against Company for such disclosure.
CHOICE OF LAW AND FORUM
This site (excluding third party linked sites) is controlled by the Company from its offices within Hiroshima, Japan. It can be accessed from all the provinces and territories as well as from other countries around the world to the extent permitted by site. As each of these places has laws that may differ from laws of Japan, by accessing this site, both you and the Company agree that the statues and laws of Japan shall apply to any actions or claims arising out of or in relation to this Agreement or your use of this site, without regard to conflicts of laws principles thereof. You and the Company also agree and hereby submit to the filing of any claim only in the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of and any legal proceedings shall be conducted in English. The Company makes no representation that materials on this site are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. This Agreement shall not be governed by the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the Sale of Goods.
This Agreement incorporates by reference the Site Submission Rules if this site allows posting and posts such Rules. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties related to the subject matter thereof, supersedes any prior or contemporaneous (oral, written or electronic) agreement between the parties and shall not be changed except by written agreement signed by an officer of the Company. If any provision of this Agreement is prohibited by law or held to be unenforceable, the remaining provisions hereof shall not be affected, and this Agreement as much as possible under applicable law shall continue in full force and effect as if such unenforceable provision had never constituted a part hereof and the unenforceable provision shall be automatically amended so as to best accomplish the objectives of such unenforceable provision within the limits of applicable law. User shall not assign or transfer this Agreement and any such transfer shall be void.
SITE SUBMISSION RULES
By using features of this site that allow you to post or otherwise transmit information to or through this site, or which may be seen by other users, you agree that you shall not upload, post, or otherwise distribute or facilitate distribution of any content -- including text, communications, video, software, images, sounds, data, or other information -- that:
• is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another's privacy, tortious, obscene, sexually explicit or graphic, or otherwise in violation of this site’s rules or policies;
• victimizes, degrades, harasses, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of gender, religion, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, race, or disability;
• infringes any patent, service mark, trade secret, trade mark, right of publicity, copyright, moral right, privacy or other proprietary right of any party;
• constitutes unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, junk or bulk e-mail, chain letters, any other form of unauthorized solicitation, or any form of lottery or gambling;
• contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, damage, or limit the functioning of any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment or to damage or obtain unauthorized access to any data or other information of any third party; or
• impersonates any person or entity, including any employee or representative of this site, its licensors or advertisers.
You further agree that you shall not harvest or collect information about the users of this site or use such information for the purpose of transmitting or facilitating transmission of unsolicited bulk electronic e-mail or communications for any other commercial purpose of your own or a third party. You also agree that you shall not solicit or collect information, or attempt to induce any physical contact with, anyone 18 years old or younger without appropriate prior verifiable express parental consent. This site generally does not pre-screen, monitor, or edit the content posted by users of this site. However, this site and its agents have the right, at their sole discretion, to remove any content that, in this site’s sole judgment, does not comply with the Site Submission Rules or is otherwise harmful, objectionable, or inaccurate. This site is not liable for any failure, delay, damages or results, in removing such content. You agree that your use of this site may be suspended or terminated immediately upon receipt of any notice which alleges that you have used this site in violation of these Rules and/or for any purpose that violates any local, state, federal or law of other nations, including but not limited to the posting of information that may violate third party rights, that may defame a third party, that may be obscene or pornographic, that may harass or assault others, that may violate hacking or other criminal regulations, etc. of its agents, officers, directors, contractors or employees. In such event, you agree that the owner of this site may disclose your identity and contact information, if requested by a government or law enforcement body or as a result of a subpoena or other legal action, and the owner of this site shall not be liable for damages or results thereof, and you agree not to bring any action or claim against the owner of this site for such disclosure.
This site reserves the right to revise these Site Submission Rules at its sole discretion, so check back regularly to be sure you are complying with the current version.
Updated: December 1, 2009