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Terms of Use for Social Media

Aichi Prefectural Tourism Association(the "Association") specifies the terms of use (the "Terms") for operating an official account (the "Official Account") on social media, as follows.

Article 1: Scope of application of Terms

  • The Terms shall apply to all users who, in connection with the Official Account operated by the Association and services incidental thereto (the "Services"), use the Services (referring to any act of using the Services by means of submission, posting, publication, display, provision, browsing, or direct message function)(the "Users").
  • Upon the use of the Services, Users shall comply with the terms of use specified by the respective social media operating companies and the Terms. In the case of any inconsistency between the terms of use specified by the respective social media operating companies and the Terms, the terms of use specified by the respective social media operating companies shall take precedence.

Article 2: Operation Content

Article 3: Matters regarding compliance for use

  • Users shall not engage in any act that falls under any of the following items in connection with the use of the Website (the "Prohibited Acts"):
    • Acts of spoofing to third parties including the Association;
    • Acts that infringe or are likely to infringe the rights and interests of the Association, other Users or third parties;
    • Acts of slandering or defaming the Association, third parties or their business or services, or of posting or transmitting information without ground;
    • Acts that infringe or are likely to infringe the privacy of third parties without obtaining the consent of the third parties concerned, such as the identification, disclosure or divulgence of personal information;
    • Election campaign activities or similar acts;
    • Missionary or solicitation activities in connection with a specific religion, organization or association;
    • Acts of profit making using the Services or similar acts (including the introduction or solicitation of Web sites);
    • Acts of posting or transmitting malicious computer programs or disguised files;
    • Acts of interfering with the use or access by other Users of the Services, in whole or in part;
    • Acts of posting or transmitting information of harmful, obscene, violent or discriminative content or information that suggests or induces such content;
    • Acts that lead to or are likely to lead to criminal acts;
    • Acts that interfere with the operation of the Services or that damage the trust of the Association;
    • In addition to the acts in any of the foregoing items, acts that violate or are likely to violate laws, regulations or good public order or morals; or
    • Other acts that the Association judges inappropriate with regard to the Services;
  • If Users post comments that fall under the Prohibited Acts as set forth in any item of the preceding paragraph, the Association may block the account of said Users or delete said posting without advance notice; provided that such deletion shall be limited to posting that the Association is able to delete when it uses the relevant social media.
  • If the Association judges that Users have violated the terms of use of the social media company in connection with the use of the Services, the Association may notify the relevant social media company without advance notice and may request that the social media company take suitable measures including temporary or permanent suspension of the User's use of the social media.
  • If Users cause third parties to suffer loss or damage in connection with the use of the Services, he/she shall compensate such loss or damage suffered by or shall settle any disputes with said third parties on his/her own responsibility and expense, and he/she shall indemnify and hold harmless the Association from and against claims raised by the third party for such loss or damage.

Article 4: Disclaimer

  • The Association shall not warrant the accuracy, completeness or lawfulness, etc. of information in connection with the contents of the Official Account, postings, comments, images or videos.
  • The Association shall not be liable for any use of the Services by Users.
  • Under no circumstances shall the Association be liable for any damages incurred by the Users arising out of discontinuance, suspension, termination, unavailability, or modification by the Association of the Services, cancellation or loss of messages or information transmitted by the Users to the Services, deletion of the registration of the Users, loss of registered data or failure of or damage to equipment through the use of the Services, or otherwise in connection with the Services.
  • The Association shall not be liable for any trouble that occurs among Users or between Users and third parties in connection with the Services.
  • In the case that there is a social media other than the Official Account that has the same name as the Official Account, the Association shall not be liable in any event.
  • The Association shall not be liable for any spoof postings on the Official Account.
  • The Association shall not be authorized in any event to answer questions concerning websites or social media operated by the respective operating companies other than the Association, or software or applications provided by third parties.

Article 5: Intellectual Property Rights and Privacy

  • Intellectual property rights within and to the Services and posted data (text, images, illustrations, videos and sounds, etc.) (referring to copyrights, rights of patent, utility models, designs, trademarks and other intellectual property rights, and including rights to receive such intellectual property rights or to apply for the registration of the same) shall be vested entirely in the original copyright owners or the persons to whom the copyright is licensed, and the license to use the Services based on the Terms shall not mean the license to use the intellectual property rights within and to the Services and posted data.
  • When they use the Services, Users shall represent and warrant to the Association that they have valid rights, and that their use does not infringe the rights of third parties.
  • If Users who own intellectual property rights to posted data post such data in connection with the use of the Services, it is deemed that the Users grants the Association a non-exclusive license free of charge concerning the intellectual property rights in question, only in the scope necessary for the Association to operate the Services at the time of the posting.
  • The handling of personal information shall be governed by the "Privacy Policy (link)," which is separately specified.

Article 6: Change of Terms

  • The Association may change the Terms without obtaining the consent of the Users. In this case, the Terms after the change shall take effect when the Association posts the same on Official Site For Tourism Aichi "Aichi Now", unless the Association specifies separately otherwise.
  • Users who do not agree with the revised Terms concerning the Services are requested to discontinue their use of the Services.

Article 7: Supplemental Provisions

These Terms shall come into force as of July 1, 2017.

Article 8: Governing Law

The Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Japan.

Article 9: Jurisdiction

Any and all disputes arising out of or in connection with the Terms shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Nagoya District Court, Japan, in the first instance.

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