YPAM

Terms of Use

Participation registration, seminar reservations, meeting and program host registration (hereinafter, Services) via the website operated by the Performing Arts Meeting in Yokohama Secretariat (hereinafter, TPAM) requires consent to the following Terms of Use as well as account registration.

Article 1 (Purpose)

These Terms of Use outline provisions concerning the use of these Services. The purpose of these Terms of Use is not to receive demands or claims from persons who use these Services (hereinafter, Service Users).

Article 2 (Qualifications for service use)

The use of Services shall not be limited to individuals whose main residence is located in Japan.

Article 3 (Account registration)

A customer shall be deemed to have granted consent to these Terms of Use at the point the user creates an account of his or her own volition. Account registration and the use of Services by a minor shall require consent from the person’s parent or guardian. As such, make sure the parent or guardian has read these Terms of Use prior to conducting registration.

Article 4 (Account information)

Information input during the application for use by the Service User (hereinafter, Account Information) shall be used for purposes related to these Services and shall not be used for any other purposes without the consent of the Service User. The Service User may use the change Account Information screen to confirm and revise details.

Article 5 (Account deletion)

A Service User may request account deletion from the inquiry page on the Service website.

Article 6 (Use of services)

The use of Services shall be initiated upon completion of payment procedures.

Article 7 (Usage fees)

Service Users shall pay the usage fees set by TPAM via the payment method selected by the Service User.

Article 8 (Payment of usage fees)

Service usage fees shall be processed via methods selected by TPAM in accordance with the Act on Specified Commercial Transactions. Service Users shall resolve any disputes with the payment service company concerning the payment of usage fees at its own liability and expense, and shall not inflict on inconveniences or damages on TPAM. TPAM shall bear no liability whatsoever concerning any damages incurred by the Service User resulting from said disputes. In the event TPAM incurs damages as a result of a dispute between the Service User and the payment service company, said Service User shall provide compensation TPAM claims for relevant damages.

Article 9 (Property rights)

All intellectual property rights, copyrights and neighboring rights, and all other rights related to provided Services shall below to TPAM and the participating artist or legal rightsholders.

Article 10 (Prohibited acts)

Service Users may not conduct the following acts.

Article 11 (Responsibilities of Service Users)

Service Users shall, at their own liability and expense, prepare the computer equipment and other hardware, browser and other software, and communications line required to user Services.
Service Users shall, at their own liability and judgment, use programs or data downloaded through this Service. TPAM shall bear no liability whatsoever for any computer or system damages or other trouble resulting from the user of Services.
Service Users shall be liable for the management of their own signin ID and password. TPAM shall use the signin ID and password to confirm the status of the Service User.
Service Users may not use information gained through the use of Services beyond the scope of personal use.
Service Users, excluding with otherwise explicitly outlined in these Terms of Use, shall bear any and all liability for their own use of Services, and shall not inflict on inconveniences or damages on other Service Users or TPAM.
In the event that, through the use of Services, a Service User inflicts damages on another Service User or third party, or in the event of a dispute between a Service User and another Service User or a third party, said Service User shall, at its own liability and expense, provide compensation for said damages or resolve said dispute and shall not inflict on inconveniences or damages on TPAM.
In the event that TPAM or participants incur damages as the result of a violation of these regulations or unauthorized or illegal acts, TPAM and participants may claim compensation for damages from the relevant Service User.

Article 12 (Account deletion, etc.)

In the event TPAM discovers that a Service User is applicable to any of the following, TPAM may, without any prior notification or warning, temporary suspend or cancel the use of Services, or delete a Service User’s registration status. In such cases, the relevant Service User shall bear liability for the payment of all usage fees incurred up to the completion of actions implemented by TPAM, and the Service User shall make payment via a method to be separately outlined by TPAM.

Article 13 (Service provision details)

In principle, TPAM shall offer Services 24 hours a day all year. Content may be configured at TPAM’s discretion, with content and the scope of provision to be based on practical decisions by TPAM. The Service User acknowledges in advance that, regardless of the reason, TPAM may change, stop, or suspend all or a portion of service content without prior notification to Service Users.
In the event of that TPAM changes, stops, or suspends all or a portion of service content as prescribed above, TPAM shall bear no liability whatsoever for any damages or lost opportunities incurred by the Service User or any third party.

Article 14 (Inquiries)

In principle, inquiries regarding Services are accepted 24 hours a day via the inquiry page on the Service website. However, the Service User acknowledges that in the event of the following, TPAM may not be able to provide an answer or respond to the Service User, or that a reply or response may require some time.

Article 15 (Service suspension or shutdown)

TPAM may, at its own discretion, be requried to change, shutdown, suspend, or cancel all or a portion of Services without prior notification to Service Users to conduct regularly scheduled or emergency maintenance on the equipment, systems, and software used to provide services in the event or a natural disaster or other force majeure, an emergency situation, or in the likelihood of such a situation, or in the event of a malfunction of electrical communications equipment installed by TPAM for the purpose of Service provision or other unavoidable circumstances.
Excluding the previous paragraph, TPAM will provide prior notification in the event of any plans to change, stop, or suspend all or a portion of service content. However, this shall not include emergency situations, for which follow-up notification shall be provided.

Article 16 (Guarantees)

All content, data, programs, information, details, and other materials provided through this Service are provided in accordance with the instructions or directions of the respective copyrights holder or provider. TPAM does not guarantee the completeness, accuracy, veracity, reliability, of efficacy of said content.
TPAM shall bear no liability unless otherwise explicitly indicated in these Terms of Use for delays, errors, or mistransmissions of information provided through these Services, the loss, deletion, or third party misuse of data stored on a Service User’s computer terminal or other device, or damages incurred through the use of Services, regardless of whether said damages were predictable or not.
Protection during transmissions of Service User personal information or personal data is limited to the scope protected by SSL (Secure Socket Layer), and TPAM makes no guarantee, neither explicit nor implied, regarding protection exceeding those limits.

Article 17 (Handling of information)

The Service User acknowledges that TPAM may, without prior notification to the Service User or with the consent of the Service user, gather information processed to prevent identification of individuals that has been gained through the provision of Services, including information regarding the status of user by Service Users, input and store said information in databases, process said information (including statistical processing), and transfer or provide said information for the purpose of use by TPAM or a third party.

Article 18 (Transfer of rights and obligations prohibited)

A Service User may not transfer any of the rights or obligations related to the user of Services set forth in these Terms of Use to any third party, no offer said rights and obligations as collateral.

Article 19 (Scope of Terms of Use)

The Service User acknowledges that regulations and instructions sent to Service Users via the internet or other means directly by TPAM or through the consigned of Service operations to a third party shall constitute a portion of these Terms of Use.
TPAM may, directly or through the consigned of Service operations to a third party, outline individual provisions whose scope of applicability are limited to Services. Furthermore, said individual provisions shall be deemed to comprise these Terms of Use upon notification to the Service User in accordance with the method set forth in the preceding Article, and the Service User shall be deemed to have approved said provisions.
In the case that separate provisions conflict with these Terms of Use, the separate provision shall take precedence.

Article 20 (Revisions to Terms of Use)

The Service User acknowledges that in advance that TPAM may changethese Terms of Use without prior notification to Service Users and without prior approval. Furthermore, said revised Terms of Use shall be deemed to comprise these Terms of Use upon notification to the Service User in accordance with the method set forth in the preceding Article, and the Service User shall be deemed to have approved said revisions.

Article 21 (Applicable law)

These Terms of Use shall be concluded, executed, and interpreted in accordance with Japanese law and the GDPR.

Article 22 (Exclusive court of jurisdiction)

TPAM and the Service User hereby agree that the Yokohama District Court shall have exclusive jurisdiction over the first instance of any lawsuits concerning these Terms of Use or Services.

Created November 15, 2018