Terms of Use

Clause 1 (Purpose)

Shift-One, Inc. ("Company") provides all services ("Service") in relation to motion comics ("Motion Comic"), moving pictures produced by adding sound effects, voice acting and animation to original comics (manga), to be provided on this website ("Website") subject to your compliance with the terms and conditions set forth in this agreement ("Agreement"). This Agreement governs the relationship between Company and you with respect to your use of the Service.

Clause 2 (Application and Change of Terms and Conditions of Agreement)

  1. The Agreement shall be applicable to the Company and you with respect to your use of the Service. Irrespective of whether or not you read and agree on the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement in the user registration stipulated in Clause 4, your use of the Service shall be deemed to have read and agreed on the terms and conditions set forth in the Agreement.
  2. The Company reserves the right at any time to change the terms and conditions set forth in the Agreement without your approval. Irrespective of whether or not you accept the changes on the terms and conditions set forth in the Agreement when you log in to the Website for the first time after such changes, your first use of the Service after such changes shall be deemed to accept such changes.

Clause 3 (Individual Agreement)

  1. The Company reserves the right at any time to provide you with the terms of use ("Individual Agreement") for respective Service without your approval.
  2. Irrespective of whether or not you agree on the terms and conditions set forth in the Individual Agreement when you log in to the Website for the first time after the Individual Agreement is provided, your first use of the Service after the Individual Agreement is provided shall be deemed to agree on the terms and conditions set forth in the Individual Agreement.
  3. The Individual Agreement shall constitute a part of the Agreement and if there is contradiction between the Agreement and the Individual Agreement, the Individual Agreement shall prevail.

Clause 4 (User Registration)

  1. You must agree on the terms and conditions set forth in the Agreement in order to use the Service.
  2. You must sign up for the user registration for the Service in accordance with the procedures to be separately provided by the Company and complete such user registration by obtaining the Company’s approval, before your first use of the Service.
  3. In the sign-up for the user registration for the Service, you shall be required to provide the Company with the correct information on your own e-mail address and Facebook account.
  4. If you are a minor, you shall be required to obtain an approval from your statutory agent in advance. In that case, your statutory agent shall be responsible and liable for the performance or non-performance of your obligations under this Agreement.

Clause 5 (Rejection of User Registration)

  1. 1 The Company may reject your sign-up for the user registration for the Service in the following cases.
    1. In the event that the information provided by you in the sign-up for the user registration is false; and
    2. In the event that there is an irregularity in the sign-up for the user registration.
  2. The Company shall never either be responsible or liable for any disadvantage, loss and/or damage incurred by you in connection with the rejection of your sign-up for the user registration in accordance with the preceding paragraph.

Clause 6 (Change of Information in User Registration)

  1. In the event that any change on the information provided in your user registration occurs, you shall change such registered information without delay in accordance with the procedures to be separately provided by the Company.
  2. The Company shall never either be responsible or liable for any disadvantage, loss and/or damage incurred by you in connection with your failure to change the registered information in accordance with the preceding paragraph.

Clause 7 (Use of Service)

  1. You may use the Service on the Website by using a free coupon stipulated in Clause 8 or a pay ticket stipulated in Clause 9.
  2. You shall use the Service subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the Agreement, and the terms and conditions on the use of the Service (including but not limited to the Free Coupon Related Items (as defined in Paragraph 2 of Clause 8) and the Pay Ticket Related Items (as defined in Paragraph 2 of Clause 9), hereinafter referred to as "Terms and Conditions on Service Use") to be separately provided by the Company and/or to be posted on the Website.
  3. The Company reserves the right at any time to change the Terms and Conditions on Service Use without your approval.
  4. Irrespective of whether or not you read and agree on the Terms and Conditions on Service Use in the user registration stipulated in Clause 4, your first use of the Service in accordance with the Terms and Conditions on Service Use shall be deemed to have read and agreed on them.

Clause 8 (Free Coupon)

  1. 1 The Company shall provide you with a free coupon every time you log in to the Website; provided, however, that the Company shall provide you with one (1) free coupon per day at a maximum.
  2. 2 The Company shall provide you with the terms and conditions on the use of the free coupon and the other items on the free coupon ("Free Coupon Related Items") by posting on the Website or by the other methods. You shall use the Service subject to the Free Coupon Related Items.

Clause 9 (Pay Ticket)

  1. You may purchase the pay ticket on the Website.
  2. The Company shall provide you with the price of the pay ticket, the settlement method on the purchase of pay ticket, the terms and conditions on the use of the pay ticket and the other items on the pay ticket ("Pay Ticket Related Items") by posting on the Website or by the other methods. You shall use the Service subject to the Pay Ticket Related Items.

Clause 10 (Your Obligations)

  1. You shall prepare for computer hardware, computer software, Internet connection and the other equipment needed to access and use the Service at your expense.
  2. You understand that you need to pay the purchase price for the pay ticket, the costs necessary for preparing for the items provided in the preceding paragraph, telephone charges, the costs for the Internet connection, electric bills and the other costs needed to access and use the Service, and you shall bear those costs.
  3. In the event that you cause damages to third parties and/or the Company in connection with the use of Service, you shall compensate the third parties and/or the Company for such damages without delay.
  4. You shall manage your password to be issued by the Company in the use registration.
  5. In the event that your password is used by someone illegally, you shall notify the Company of it without delay. The Company shall never be responsible for or liable for the damages and/or losses caused by the lack of management of your password, your error in the use of your password and/or the illegal use by someone of your password.

Clause 11 (Prohibited Matters in the Use of Service)

While using the Service, you shall not do any of the followings or anything that is likely to cause any of the followings:

  1. impersonate another person and use the Service (including impersonating a corporation or a group that is not relevant to you and using the Service);
  2. register false information with the Company;
  3. use illegally the information to be provided by persons who complete the user registrations and/or wish to complete the user registrations;
  4. conduct any act that could cause an infringement of intellectual property right (including but not limited to patent right, copyright, trademark right and design right) of Company or any other person;
  5. conduct any act that could cause an infringement of personality right, publicity right, privacy, etc. of the Company or any other person;
  6. conduct any act that could cause an infringement of property of, a damage to credit of, or be disadvantageous or harmful to, the Company or any other person;
  7. conduct any act that could cause a damage to credit of the Service;
  8. conduct any act that could cause discrimination, insult, slander and/or libel of race, nationality, religion, sex, etc. of person, or that could cause a damage to credit, reputation or honor of person;
  9. disclose your personal information or any other person's personal information (which means name, e-mail address, telephone number, age, residence address, etc. that could identify a person. The same shall apply hereinafter.);
  10. collect another person's personal information;
  11. use the Service for any business purpose or commercial purpose;
  12. inhibit any other person from using the Service;
  13. obstruct the Company’s business;
  14. access any facility, equipment and/or server used in connection with the Service;
  15. access the Service repeatedly by using a computer program with which you automatically could access to it;
  16. sell, transfer, lease, copy, reproduce, publish, distribute, disclose, publicly display, upload or post any of the contents or information contained in the Service, including an application, contents, etc. provided by the Service;
  17. disclose or leak to any person any information to be obtained in connection with the use of Service;
  18. disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer, change, modify, alter and/or remodel a software etc., to be provided in the Service;
  19. distribute, publicly display, upload or post any information on fraud website, pornographic website, online dating website and/or harmful computer program, or entice a person to any service or website the Company considers inappropriate;
  20. conduct any act that encourages inappropriate dating, including seeking to meeting the minor and meeting the minor who seeks to meet the adult;
  21. obstruct the operation and/or management of the Service by the Company;
  22. upload, post, transmit, distribute or publicly display any program the Company considers harmful;
  23. conduct any act that violates an announcement, notice and others to be provided by the Company;
  24. conduct any act that the Company considers against public order and morals;
  25. conduct any act that violates any law, rule and/or regulation, or the Agreement, or any act that encourages, induces and/or solicit such violations;
  26. conduct any act that encourages any act that falls under any of preceding paragraphs, while knowing the act falls under it; or
  27. conduct any act the Company considers inappropriate.

Clause 12 (Intellectual Property Right, etc.)

  1. When the Company provides you with the Service, the Company shall grant you a license to use an application etc. necessary for the use of the Service temporarily.
  2. You acknowledge and agree that patent right, copyright, trademark right and design right and any other intellectual property rights in connection with "contents" such as function, drawing, picture, photograph, moving picture, sentence, article, program, software, information, etc. (hereinafter referred to as "Contents") belong to the Company, and you shall not, or shall not have a person, use, disclose or do anything in violation of the Patent Act (Act No. 121 of 1959), the Copyright Act (Act No. 48 of 1970), the Trademark Act (Act No. 127 of 1959), Design Act (Act No. 125 of 1959) and/or any other law and regulation.
  3. The Company shall have a right to publish or publicly announce any information including text, sentence, voice to be transmitted by you in the use of Service (hereinafter referred to as "Transmitted Information") for the purpose of the provision, usage promotion, advertisement, etc. of the Service, and you shall hereby grant the Company non-exclusive and royalty-free license to use the Transmitted Information. You shall hereby authorize the Company to grant a third party to be designated by it non-exclusive and royalty-free sublicense to use Transmitted Information.
  4. The copyright in connection with the Transmitted Information shall belong to you. You shall not exercise moral rights of author (right to make the work public, right to determine the indication of the author's name and right to maintain integrity) against the Company and/or the sublicensed person.
  5. In the event that you transfer the Transmitted Information to any person to be designated by you, you must have such person agree on the terms and conditions set forth in the Agreement and then transfer the Transmitted Information to such person. If such person does not agree on the terms and conditions set forth in the Agreement, you must not transfer the Transmitted Information to such person.
  6. The logos displayed on the Website and/or used in the provision of the Service shall be the ones registered as the trademarks of the Company, and you must not use those logos and/or tags, texts, etc. to be produced by using those logos without prior approval of the Company.

Clause 13 (Restrictions on Use)

  1. If the Company determines that your breach of the Agreement occurs, the Company may take any of the following actions at its sole discretion.
    1. Giving a caution or warning;
    2. Suspension of the Service;
    3. Deletion of your user registration; or
    4. Termination of providing you with the Service.
  2. The Company shall not be liable and/or responsible for any disadvantage, damage and/or loss incurred by you in connection with the actions set forth in the preceding paragraph.
  3. If the Company deletes your user registration or terminate the provision of the Service to you in accordance with the Item (c) and/or (d) of the 1st paragraph, the Company shall not exchange your free coupon and/or pay ticket for cash, nor refund the money (if any ) to be received by the Company from you.

Clause 14 (Interruption etc. of the Service)

  1. The Company reserves the right to limit, suspend, interrupt or terminate the availability of the Service, in whole or in part, to you and any other person at any time and in its sole discretion. In that case, the Company shall notify you of those actions in advance except in urgent cases.
  2. You understand that you might not be able to use a free coupon and/or a pay ticket in the countries other than the countries where you obtain and/or purchase them.
  3. You may browse the Motion Comic to be provided on the Website by streaming only for a period to be posted on the Website and/or to be separately provided by the Company, and after such period shall have elapsed, you may not browse the Motion Comic.
  4. If interruption, suspension, limitation, delay, defect, flaw or termination (hereinafter referred to as "Interruption, etc.") on the Service occurs, such Interruption, etc. shall not in any way discontinue or interrupt the elapse of the period stipulated in the preceding paragraph.
  5. The Company shall not be liable and/or responsible for any disadvantage, damage and/or loss incurred by you in connection with the paragraph 1, 2, 3 and/or 4.

Clause 15 (Termination)

  1. If you wish to terminate the use of Service and delete your user registration, you may delete it by applying for the deletion of your user registration on the Website in accordance with the procedures to be separately provided by the Company.
  2. If you delete your user registration in accordance with the preceding paragraph, the Company shall not exchange your free coupon and/or pay ticket for cash, nor refund the money (if any ) to be received by the Company from you.
  3. You shall never be able to restore the information and/or data registered in the user registration after the deletion of user registration.
  4. The Agreement shall apply to you until you delete your user registration or the Company delete you user registration.

Clause 16 (Personal Information)

Your personal information shall be used pursuant to the terms and conditions set forth in the Agreement and the Company’s Privacy Policy.

Clause 17 (Disclaimers)

  1. The Company shall not warrant any of the followings nor be liable for any damage, loss and/or disadvantage incurred by you in connection with it:
    1. Completeness, usefulness, accuracy, reliability or safety on the Service;
    2. No defect or flaw on the Service;
    3. No interruption, suspension, limitation or delay on the Service; or
    4. No possibility to be infected by computer virus, etc. in the use of the Service.
  2. The Company shall not be responsible or liable for any of the following disadvantages, damages and/or losses:
    1. Disadvantage, damage and/or loss to be incurred by you in connection with the use of Service (including but not limited to the damage and/or loss in connection with software, data, operating system, hardware, etc.);
    2. Disadvantage, damage and/or loss to be incurred by you in connection with an inevitable accident such as malfunction of instrument to be used to provide the Service, system failure, power failure, malfunction of communication line, etc. (including but not limited to the loss of your data including your user registration information, and the damage or loss of the product to be produced by you in the use of Service); or
    3. Disadvantage, damage and/or loss to be incurred by you in connection with a dispute between you and other person on the use of Service;

Clause 18 (Limitation of Liability)

The Company or any of its parent companies, its subsidiaries or its affiliates, or the Company’s or its directors, officers or employees shall be only responsible or liable for direct and ordinary loss that is actually incurred by you in connection with the Service. Neither the Company nor any of its parent companies, its subsidiaries or its affiliates, nor the Company’s or its directors, officers or employees, are responsible or liable for indirect, incidental, consequential or special damages of any kind (including but not limited to loss of business, loss of data, loss of goodwill or lost profit).

Clause 19 (Notice)

  1. Any notice to you by the Company shall be given by display on the Website, transmitting of e-mail or other methods the Company considers appropriate.
  2. You shall check the notice given by the Company in accordance with the preceding paragraph from time to time and the Company shall not be liable and responsible for any disadvantage, damage and/or loss incurred by you due to the fact that you do not check the notice.

Clause 20 (Language)

In the event of any conflict or discrepancy between the Japanese version and any other languages’ version of the Agreement, the Japanese version shall prevail.

Clause 21 (Governing Law and Jurisdiction)

  1. The Agreement shall be governed by the laws of Japan.
  2. The Tokyo District Court has exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute arising out of or in connection with the Agreement.

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