visasQ Terms of Use

Users of visasQ services are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations.
This English translation is for reference purposes only. If there is any conflict between the Japanese version and the English version, the Japanese version shall prevail.

Chapter 1 - General Provisions

Article 1 Purpose and Application of these Terms

  1. These visasQ Terms of Use (these "Terms") set out the terms and conditions applicable to users of our website and mobile app "visasQ" (collectively, the "Site") operated by visasQ Inc. ("visasQ" or the "Company"), and all services offered by the Company to Users (defined below), including but not limited to, access to the Site or exchange of messages via the Site, or any other services provided by the Company. ("Service", which is in principle included in the "Site"). Users shall fully understand and agree to these Terms when using the Site. By accessing and using the Site, Users are agreeing to be bound by these Terms. This English translation is for reference purposes only. If there is any conflict between the Japanese version and the English version, the Japanese version shall prevail.
  2. Any other rules, notes, usage guides, announcements, etc. posted on the Site, at any time and from time to time, concerning the Service shall constitute a part of these Terms.

Article 2 Amendments to Terms of Use

  1. The Company may amend these Terms from time to time in its sole discretion. The latest Terms will be posted on the Site and will be effective immediately upon such posting.
  2. Use of the Service after any amendments have been posted will constitute User’s agreement to the latest Terms.

Article 3 Definitions

  1. "Site" means "visasQ" website and mobile app operated by the Company, and includes other content provided by the Site such as other related websites in connection with the Service and e-mail newsletters.
  2. "Service" collectively means services offered by the Company to users, including but not limited to, access to the Site, exchange messages via the Site, or any other services provided by the Company and is in principle included in the Site.
  3. "Member-Users" means individuals or corporations that have agreed to these Terms, and have completed membership registration specified for the use the Service, and whose membership has been approved by the Company.
  4. "Users" means any individuals or corporations that use the Service, which includes Member-Users, individuals or corporations who use the Service without membership, and visitors to the Site.
  5. "Requesters" means Member-Users seeking business related information, knowledge, or advice through the Service.
  6. "Advisors" means Member-Users that provide business related information, knowledge, or advice through the Service.
  7. "Clients" means corporations that have agreed to the VQ General Conditions for Use prescribed separately by the Company and have completed specified application for the use of the Service, and whose use of the Service has been approved by the Company.
  8. "Spot Consulting" means transactions in which Advisors provide their knowledge in interviews, conference calls, video conference calls, writing, questionnaires or by any other means to Requesters and Clients who seek knowledge and advice based on business experiences.
  9. "Web Matching" means direct transactions between Requesters and Advisors in which Requesters and Advisors engage in Spot Consulting directly via the Site, and the Company is not a party to the transactions.
  10. "Full-Support Project" or "VQ Project" means full-support service project requested by Clients to the Company. Advisors provide Spot Consulting to Clients upon request from the Company (Requester). Upon request from the Company, Advisors provide Spot Consulting to the Company and Clients.

Chapter 2 – Membership Registration

Article 4 Membership Registration

  1. Individuals and corporates are only permitted to apply for registration to become Member-Users for and on behalf of oneself (in the case of corporations, individuals with authority).
  2. Member-Users agree to register with their true name.
  3. Individuals or corporates warrant that all information provided for membership registration is accurate.
  4. Individuals or corporates who apply for membership registration represent, warrant, and pledge that they have not been, are not currently, and will not in the future be a member of an antisocial force such as an organized crime group, and do not have any connections to such antisocial forces.
  5. Individuals or corporates that apply for membership registration warrant that they have not been found guilty of any crime such as theft or fraud, they have not been accused of violating confidentiality duties or fiduciary duties, and have not been under suspicion of violating the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act.
  6. The Company may decline membership registration without notifying the reason if any of the following applies to applicants who apply for membership registration:
    1. If there was violation of these Terms in the past or the Company has terminated membership to use the Service;
    2. If there is potential violation of these Terms;
    3. If false information is used for membership application;
    4. If there is any relationship with or is involved with antisocial forces, etc.;
    5. If an applicant is a minor; or
    6. If the Company otherwise determines that an applicant is not appropriate to be a member.
  7. Member-Users may terminate membership upon completing specified procedure; provided, however, that Member-Users cannot terminate membership under the following circumstances:
    1. If there are any uncompleted confirmed transactions in which a Member-User is a Requester or an Advisor; or
    2. If there are any confirmed transactions in which a Member-User is a Requester or Advisor, and the payment has not been completed.

Article 5 Changing Registered Information

  1. Member-User s shall promptly notify the Company and update registered information if there is any change to the registered information.

Chapter 3 – Rules Concerning Use of the Service

Article 6 Use of the Service

  1. The Service can only be used by the Member-User himself/herself.

Article 7 Content of the Service

  1. The Company provides Users with tool and platform for Spot Consulting transactions by providing content through the Service.
  2. Except when the Company has clearly specified as Full Support Project or VQ Project, the Services shall be Web Matching on the Site in which Requesters and Advisors become direct parties to the Spot Consulting transactions, and the Company is not a party to the transactions; provided, however, remuneration of the transaction from Requesters to Advisors shall be delegated to the Company by Requesters and paid by the Company on behalf of Requesters, in accordance with provisions of Article 12.
  3. When using the Services, Requesters and Advisors are solely responsible for checking information needed prior to confirming Spot Consulting. Spot Consulting transaction between Requesters and Advisors shall come into effect upon mutual agreement and completion of payment by Requesters.
  4. Member-Users may post information necessary for Spot Consulting on the Site. The Company may delete posted contents without notifying Member-Users or may limit Member-Users use of Service, if the contents posted by Member-Users is deemed to correspond to any of the following:
    1. If posted contents violate laws and regulations or other public orders and morals;
    2. If posted contents violate or may potentially violate these Terms;
    3. If the Company deems that the posted contents do not accord with the Service’s operating policy; or
    4. If posted contents are otherwise deemed inappropriate by the Company.
  5. Member-Users who use any other optional paid-services provided by the Company have the obligation to pay the Company the amount prescribed as fees for such optional paid-services. Member-Users may use such optional paid-services once the Company has verified the payment for such optional paid-services or once the Company is able to confirm orders for optional paid-services using means specified separately by the Company.

Chapter 4 – Web Matching Transactions

Article 8 Confirmation of Transactions

  1. Requesters shall pay the Company the remuneration agreed by Requesters and Advisors prior to Spot Consulting using specified method prior to Spot Consulting, and transactions shall be confirmed upon verification of such payment.

Article 9 Settlement Method

  1. Requestors entrust remuneration payment to the Company, and the Company shall pay Requesters’ remuneration to Advisors on behalf of Requesters. Except when otherwise specified by the Company, Requesters shall pay Advisors’ remuneration to the Company using the credit card settlement service provided by Stripe or PayPal’s settlement service.

Article 10 Cancellations

  1. If Advisor wish to cancel any confirmed Spot Consulting transaction before the Spot Consulting begins, Advisor shall notify the Requester via the Site. In this case, all Remuneration shall be refunded to the Requester.
  2. If Requester wish to cancel any confirmed Spot Consulting transaction before the Spot Consulting begins, Requester shall notify the Advisor via the Site. In this case, remuneration will not be refunded, except when the Company deems the cancellation reason reasonable such as cancellation due to force majeure and natural disaster.

Article 11 Refunds After Spot Consulting

  1. The refund request shall be made within one (1) week from the confirmed date of the Spot Consultation agreed by Requesters and Advisors, and Requesters may apply for refunds to the Company during this period. The Company will determine whether there is sufficient reason to accept the requested refunds. Advisors shall agree to the refund of remuneration to the Requesters if the Company determines there is sufficient reason to accept the refund. In this case, the Company shall not charge Advisors for usage fees.

Article 12 Advisor Usage Fees

  1. Advisors agree to entrust receiving of remuneration to the Company.
  2. Advisors will be charged a usage fee for the Service (30% of the total remuneration paid by Requesters, which includes settlement fee, money transfer fee to financial institutions in Japan, and consumption tax in Japan) by the Company which will be deducted from the remuneration amount.
  3. The Company shall pay remuneration (amount after usage fee deduction) to Advisors by method selected by Advisors from the available settlement methods indicated by the Company.

Chapter 5 – Full Support Project or VQ Project Transactions

Article 13 Confirmation of Transactions

  1. Advisors understand that VQ Projects are full-support service projects requested by Clients to the Company. Advisors provide Spot Consulting to Clients upon request from the Company (Requester). Advisors agree to provide Spot Consulting in good faith and professional manner to both the Company and Clients.
  2. The Company shall indicate the project details including the fact that it is a VQ Project and remuneration amount to Advisors. Transaction shall be confirmed upon agreement and confirmation of the date and time of the Spot Consulting transaction by both Advisors and Clients. For the avoidance of doubt, Article 12 Paragraph 2 of these Terms does not apply to VQ Projects.
  3. Advisors shall agree to each of the following subject to confirming Spot Consultation:
    1. Carefully read Advisor training materials the Company posts on the Site at least once a year;
    2. Advisors’ profile information which is reasonably accessible to the public may be shared with Clients; and
    3. Persons related to Clients that have agreed to the same duty of confidentiality as the duty of confidentiality Clients have agreed to with the Company may participate in Spot Consulting without prior consent from Advisors, by providing prior notice to the Company of such participation.

Article 14 Cancellation

  1. The Company has the right to cancel confirmed transaction of VQ Projects.
  2. If the Company wish to cancel a confirmed transaction, Advisors shall be notified of the cancellation. In such case, the Company shall pay Advisors the cancellation fees with method selected by Advisors from the available settlement methods indicated by the Company.
    1. Cancellation fee up until 2 days prior to the confirmed Spot Consulting date (JST): JPY 0
    2. Cancellation fee on the day before the confirmed Spot Consulting date (JST): 50% of agreed remuneration
    3. Cancellation fee on the confirmed Spot Consulting date (JST): 100% of agreed remuneration

Chapter 6 – Remuneration

Article 15 Receiving Remuneration

  1. Advisors shall report the Company promptly after completion of Spot Consulting using method specified by the Company to receive remuneration. The remuneration shall be paid with the method selected by Advisors from the available settlement methods indicated by the Company on the last day of the following month after the reporting of the completion of Spot Consulting (or the following working day if the last day of the month is a financial institution holiday in Japan). For the avoidance of doubt, remuneration payment is interest free.
  2. In the case of Web Matching Transactions, Advisors will be paid remuneration amount after deduction of usage fee by the Company.
  3. The Company will bear transfer fees for payments to financial institutions within Japan for remuneration to Advisors; provided, however, Advisors are responsible for re-transfer fee of ¥250 per transfer from the second and subsequent transfers, if re-transfer is caused by incorrect bank account information registered by Advisors. If Advisors wish the remuneration to be sent to a bank account outside of Japan, Advisors are responsible for all fees related to remuneration transfer from the first transfer.
  4. Advisors agree to accept cancellation without cancellation fee if the Company determines there is sufficient reason such as cancellation due to force majeure or natural disasters, and accepts cancellation by Requesters without any cancellation fee. In that case, Advisors’ usage fee for the use of the Company’s service will not be charged.
  5. Advisor’s’ right to receive remuneration prescribed in Article 15 Paragraph 1 shall be deemed waived by the Advisor if:
    1. Advisor does not report the completion of Spot Consulting within a year after the completion of the Spot Consulting using reporting method specified by the Company, despite notices sent by the Company;
    2. Advisor does not select method of receiving remuneration as set out in Article 15 Paragraph 1 within a year after the completion of Spot Consulting using method specified by the Company, despite notices sent by the Company; or
    3. Advisor selects bank transfer as method of receiving remuneration but does not notify valid bank account within a year after the completion of Spot Consulting using method specified by the Company despite notices sent by the Company.

Article 16 Tax

  1. Requesters and Advisors are responsible for paying or reporting any applicable taxes in accordance with applicable laws.
  2. If Requesters request Advisors Web Matching transactions subject to withholding tax, Requesters shall indicate remuneration amount after deduction of withholding tax, and Requesters shall notify Advisors that Remuneration amount to the Advisors is after withholding tax. Requesters shall pay the Company the full remuneration amount they have indicated, and shall agree to comply with any withholding tax payment or reporting obligations.
  3. If the Company requests Advisors Full Support Projects or VQ Projects subject to withholding tax, the Company shall indicate remuneration amount after deduction of withholding tax, and the Company shall notify Advisors of such withholding tax.
  4. If Advisors agree to engage in Spot Consulting and other transactions subject to withholding tax, Advisors shall agree to provide necessary information such as their names, addresses, and identification numbers (including "my-number" in Japan) upon request by Requesters or the Company.
  5. Advisors engaged in services and professions which withholding tax apply to remuneration they receive including but not limited to, certain types of personal services such as attorneys, certified public accountants, and judicial scriveners) shall inform Requesters of Web Matching in the case of Web Matching transactions, or the Company in the case of Full Support Projects or VQ Projects prior to Spot Consulting.

Article 17 Donations

  1. Advisors may choose to donate the remuneration (after any necessary deduction of expenses such as usage fees). to recipient designated by the Company.
  2. Member-Users shall agree to entrust donation procedures to the Company.
  3. The Company shall make the best efforts to disclose the information relating to donation including donation recipients.

Chapter 7 – General Rules

Article 18 Personal Information and Exchange of Messages

  1. Personal information will be protected in accordance with the Company’s Personal Information Protection Policy.
  2. Exchange of messages in connection to the Service is accessible to the parties exchanging messages and the Company. The Company may check from time to time to ensure that inappropriate messages are not being exchanged between the parties.

Article 19 Member-Users’ Duty of Confidentiality and Compliance Rules

  1. Advisors shall keep all information obtained from Requesters, Clients, or the Company in connection with Spot Consulting as confidential and shall not disclose or leak such confidential information to third parties without written consent from the disclosing party. The duty of confidentiality set out in this paragraph shall remain in effect until such confidential information becomes publicly known or made generally available to the public including after Advisors’ termination of membership.
  2. Advisors shall not disclose any confidential information including but not limited to the below to Requesters or Clients during Spot Consulting:
    1. Any information which Advisors have duty of confidentiality to third parties;
    2. Trade secrets of current or past employers, companies which Advisors’ have consulted in the past, or any other third parties;
    3. Undisclosed information, including but not limited to. performance, strategies, work procedures, operations or products of Advisors’ employer or any other organizations Advisors work for; or
    4. Information prohibited from disclosing under laws and regulations.
  3. Advisors shall decline Spot Consulting that applies to the following:
    1. Spot Consulting for Requesters or Clients who are competitors of Advisors’ current employer;
    2. If an Advisor is an auditor or a former auditor, Spot Consulting to companies which the Advisor or the Advisor’s employer is currently auditing, or Spot Consulting to any other organizations which the Advisor has audited within the past three years;
    3. If an Advisor is an attorney, a judicial scrivener or an administrative scrivener, and is not allowed to be introduced to any cases or projects by third parties; or
    4. Any advice on investment such as securities
  4. Requesters and Clients shall keep all information obtained from Advisors in connection with Spot Consulting as confidential and shall not disclose or leak such confidential information to third parties without written consent from Advisors. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Clients may disclose information provided by Advisors in connection with the Service to third parties who have agreed to non-disclosure agreement equivalent to these confidentiality provisions.
  5. Requesters and Clients shall not request information prescribed in Article 19 Paragraph 2 or Spot Consulting prescribed in Article 19 Paragraph 3 to Advisors. Advisors who have received such requests shall cancel the Spot Consulting and notify the Company of such request.
  6. Some Clients may allow certain personnel to participate in conference calls of Spot Consulting with or without notifying the Client or the Advisor in accordance with their internal compliance rules. Advisors shall agree that Spot Consulting may be monitored for compliance purposes.

Article 20 Prohibited Matters

  1. Users shall not engage in any of the following acts:
    1. Acts that infringe Member-Users or any other third parties’ rights:
      1. Acts that infringe the rights of third parties including individuals and corporations (property rights, intellectual property rights, copyrights, privacy rights, name rights, portrait rights, or reputations.);
      2. Acts that violate the duty of confidentiality such as leaking trade secrets, etc. (including without limitation, material non-public information that has the potential to affect stock prices, or clinical examination trial information.);
      3. Acts that violate the internal regulations of affiliated corporations or any other organizations Users are affiliated to;
    2. Acts that violate service operations:
      1. Acts that register, post, or display false information;
      2. Acts of intended unlawful usage of User-Member accounts such as registering multiple Member-User accounts or allowing others to use Advisors’ Member-User’s account;
      3. Acts that transfer the right to participate in Spot Consulting engaged through the Services to others without obtaining approval from the Company;
      4. Acts that provide Spot Consulting to Requesters and Clients who the Company has introduced without paying usage fees to the Company;
      5. Acts that avoid payment of fees to the Company such as contacting Advisors who the User has received information on the Advisors such as their business experience and skills through the Service, entering into an agreement that eliminates the Company, or acts that avoid use of payment systems provided by the Company;
      6. Notwithstanding the provision in Article 20 Paragraph (2)-f, after if Requesters and Advisers wish to engage in direct contract with the other party whom the Company has introduced in connection with Spot Consulting of Web Matching Spot Consulting, Requesters and Advisors may directly enter into contracts such as consulting agreements and outsourcing contracts, but excluding employment contracts, with written (may include emails) prior consent from the Company, and upon payment of referral fee (15% of the total contract amount with the other party) by the Advisor to the Company with procedures specified by the Company. If both Requesters and Advisers agree, Requesters may pay such referral fee. If Requesters and Advisors wish to engage in direct contract with the other party whom the Company has introduced in connection with Spot Consulting of Full Support Projects or VQ Projects, the parties agree that terms of the contract including referral fees shall be concluded with the Company as well. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Users may; or
      7. Acts that intentionally provide false answers or dishonest responses to questions in connection with Spot Consulting;
    3. Acts that hinder the Company’s business:
      1. Acts that hinder the Company from conducting business as it normally would, such as engaging in acts that affect the Company’s system, including but not limited to, sending viruses or making unauthorized access to the Site;
      2. Acts that otherwise hinder the Service or the Company’s service operations or damage the Company’s reputation;
    4. Use of the Service that in not in accordance with its original purpose:
      1. Acts that promote or provide political or religious ideas (except when the Company has given prior permission);
      2. Engaging in any form of solicitation that is not in accordance with the purpose of the Service, including multi-level marketing businesses, or pyramid scheme businesses, engaging in soliciting product sales, marriage partner introductions, or online dating services, or any other soliciting act that the company determines to be inappropriate use of the Service;
      3. Acts that violate rules and regulations relating to illegal solicitation including Act on Regulation on Soliciting Children by Using Opposite Sex Introducing Service on Internet;
      4. Acts that lead Users to affiliate websites such as posting links on the Site that is not in accordance with the purpose of the Site; or
      5. Acts corresponding to corruption offenses prescribed in the Penal Code in Japan, acts involving the giving and receiving of unlawful money or goods for the purpose of facilitating the acquisition or maintenance of business that is prescribed in corruption and bribery prevention laws established by other countries (such as the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act or the UK Bribery Act), or acts involving the provision of money or goods that affect judgments or decisions by government officials acting in a public position.
    5. Acts that copy, alter, edit, delete, combine with other programs, reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile, or create mirror sites of the Service in whole or in part.
    6. Acts that lead to obtaining information relating to the Service by accessing to the Service by scrapping, crawling (crawler, robot, and spider, etc. programs) or other similar means.
    7. Acts that violate or are likely to violate laws and regulations or public order and morals. Users are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations
    8. Other acts deemed inappropriate by the Company.
  2. The Company may take the necessary response, including dispositions provided for in the next Article such as suspending use without giving prior notice, and deleting some registered information and messages sent between Users deemed to correspond to prohibited acts, if the Company judges that situations correspond to the prohibited acts stated above. Furthermore, Member-Users shall assume the obligation to compensate for damage if damage occurs at the Company.

Article 21 Limitation of Use and Termination of Membership Registration

  1. The Company may temporarily limit the use of the Service, or terminate membership and prohibit the use of the Services, without notifying the Member-User if Member-User is deemed to correspond to any of the following:
    1. Member-Users who have violated these Terms;
    2. Member-Users whose registration was previously deleted, or whose usage of the Services has been denied by the Company;
    3. Member-Users who do not respond to requests for any improvements. from the Company;
    4. Member-Users who do not respond to contact from the Company to their registerd information for a reasonable period;
    5. Member-Users who the Company otherwise determines not suitable for the Service.

Article 22 Suspension or Termination of the Services

  1. The Company may interrupt, suspend, or terminate the Service without notifying Users in advance under the following circumstances:
    1. System maintenance relating to the Service;
    2. If the Company is unable to provide the Service due to force majeure such as power outages, disasters, or natural disasters;
    3. If otherwise deemed necessary by the Company.
  2. The Company may change the content of the Service or terminate the Service without notifying the Users in advance.

Article 23 Limitation of Liability

  1. Member-Users are responsible for the accuracy of membership registration information or any other posted information in connection wiht the Service. The Company does not make any guarantees regarding accuracy, legality, or appropriateness of information provided by the Member-Users. Users are solely responsible for the use of the Service.
  2. The Company does not make any guarantees to Users regarding individual content or the quality of the Service, or the Advisors’ skills, qualifications, or information.
  3. The Company may check the career backgrounds and qualifications of Advisors who the Company introduces in seminars, blogs, and other media, but does not make any guarantees to Users on such information.
  4. The Company will operate the Service in good faith and professional manner, but does not guarantee that the Service in free of any detrimental effects such as computer viruses.

Article 24 Disclaimer

  1. The Company is not responsible or liable to any loss or damage that arises from the following which Users experience from using the Service.
    1. Any trouble that arise from posts by Member-Users or any communication in connection with the Service between Member-Users, or between Member-Users, Users or any other third parties;
    2. If quality of services or information obtained through the Service do not meet Users’ expectations;
    3. Any trouble that arises in association with use of websites other than the Company’s website linked to from the Service;
    4. Loss of any data, including but not limited to, Service registration information or contents exchanged in connection with the Service;
    5. Any trouble that arises from unlawful access to the Site or the Company’s system, or computer viruses;
    6. Any trouble that arises from access to the Site or emails sent by the Company including computer viruses alleged to have been obtained from such emails or the Site;
    7. Termination, suspension or interruption of the Service; or
    8. Any damage or loss to Users that arise as a result of limitation or termination of the use of the Service in accordance to these Terms.
  2. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Consumer Contract Act in Japan may supersede the Company’s disclaimer set out in the previous paragraph. The Company shall be liability for loss or damage to Users if damage incurred by Users is due to the Company’s gross negligence, tort, misconduct or breach of its obligations. The Company’s liability under these Terms will in no event exceed the amount of direct loss or damage suffered by the User.

Article 25 Intellectual Property

  1. Intellectual property rights and copyrights to all content relating to the Site and the Service shall all be attributed to the legitimate rights holder such as the Company or the content provider, etc.
  2. Member-Users shall agree to grant the Company, global, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licensable and transferable use of all copyright materials provided for the Service, including but not limited to, copying, distribution, creation of derivative works, indications, publications, adaptions, and availability by transmission, for any purpose.
  3. All materials in connection with the Company’s services may not be used by third party other than the Company without prior consent from the Company.
  4. Unless otherwise agreed in writing by the parties concerned, intellectual property rights and copyrights of contents created by Advisors based on request from Requesters or Clients in connection with Spot Consulting shall belong to Requesters or Clients.
  5. Advisors shall retain copyrights of contents created solely by Advisors not based on request from Requesters or Clients that is shared with Requesters or Clients in connection with Spot Consulting; provided, however, unless otherwise agreed in writing by the parties concerned, Advisors shall agree to grant the Requester, Client or third-party whom Client specifies a non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use any contents generated or authored by Advisors as part of Advisors’ participation in Spot Consulting.
  6. Advisors shall ensure that any third-party proprietary elements included in content shared by Advisors as part of Advisors’ participation in Spot Consulting shall be royalty-free for use by Client or third-party whom Client work with.
  7. Advisors agree that Requesters and Clients may freely use, without any charge, ideas, concepts, know-how, or technology shared by Advisors during Spot Consulting for the purpose of developing new inventions, making business improvements, manufacturing, or promoting sales, etc.
  8. Unless explicitly denied by Advisors, Requests or Clients may record and transcribe details of Spot Consulting, and such records and transcriptions shall belong to Requesters or Clients.

Article 26 Use of the Company Name

  1. Member-Users shall obtain prior approval from the Company for any use of the Company’s name or the Service name, and their relationship with the Site in any form, including but not limited to, advertisements, business cards, and mailed materials, except when in accordance with a method and indication details prescribed in advance by the Company.

Article 27 Transfer of the Service

  1. The Company may transfer its Service operations, its rights and obligations under these Terms including registered information on the Site, and other information to the transferor if the Service operations have been transferred to third party. By agreeing to these Terms, Member-Users agree in advance to such transfers. The transfer of services prescribed in this Article is not limited to the transfer of service operations but shall also include company splits, and any other cases in which services are transferred to third party.

Article 28 Governing Law and Agreed Jurisdiction

  1. These Terms shall be construed according to the laws of Japan.
  2. The Tokyo District Court shall be the exclusive agreed court with jurisdiction in the first instance with regards to any disputes that arise in relation to the Service or these Terms.

Last updated: December 4, 2017