Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

These terms and conditions of use (hereinafter referred to as "Terms and Conditions") shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Japan and the United States of America. This Terms of Use Agreement (hereinafter referred to as the "Agreement") applies to the services (hereinafter referred to as the "Services") provided by Y Technologies, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as the "Company") provides on this website (hereinafter referred to as the "Service"). (hereinafter referred to as the "Company") provides on this website (hereinafter referred to as the "Service"). All registered users (hereinafter referred to as "Users") are subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. ("Y Technologies") ("the Company") hereby sets forth the terms and conditions for the use of the services provided by Y Technologies ("the Service") on this web site.

Article 1 (Application)

  1. These Terms of Use shall apply to all relationships related to the use of the Service between the user and the Company.
  2. In addition to the Terms of Use, the Company may stipulate various rules for the use of the Service (hereinafter referred to as "Individual Regulations"). These individual provisions, regardless of their name, shall constitute a part of this Agreement. Regardless of the name of these Individual Regulations, they shall constitute a part of these Terms of Use.
  3. In the event of any inconsistency between the provisions of these Terms and Conditions and the individual provisions of the preceding Article, the provisions of the individual provisions shall prevail unless otherwise specified in the individual provisions.

Article 2 (Registration for Use)

  1. The registration for this service shall be completed when a prospective registrant agrees to the Terms of Use and applies for registration for use of the service in the manner prescribed by the Company, and when the Company approves the application.
  2. If the Company determines that the applicant has any of the following reasons, the Company may not approve the application for registration of use and shall not be obliged to disclose the reasons for such denial.
    1. If false information is reported when applying for user registration.
    2. If the application is from a person who has violated these Terms and Conditions.
    3. Other cases in which the Company deems the registration of use to be inappropriate.

Article 3 (Management of User ID and Password)

  1. The User shall properly manage his/her user ID and password for the Service at his/her own responsibility.
  2. Under no circumstances may a user transfer or lend his/her user ID and password to a third party, or share them with a third party. When a user logs in with the same combination of user ID and password as the registered information, the Company will consider the use of the service to be by the user who has registered the user ID.
  3. We shall not be liable for any damage caused by the use of user IDs and passwords by a third party, except in the case of willful misconduct or gross negligence on our part.

Article 4 (Usage Fees and Payment Methods)

  1. The User shall pay the fee for the paid portion of the Service, which is separately determined by the Company and displayed on the Website, by the method designated by the Company.
  2. If the User is late in paying the usage fee, the User shall pay a late fee at the rate of 14.6% per annum.

Article 5 (Prohibited Matters)

In using the Service, the User shall not engage in any of the following acts:

  1. Acts that violate laws and regulations or public order and morals.
  2. Conduct related to criminal activity.
  3. Acts that infringe on copyrights, trademarks, or other intellectual property rights contained in this service, including the contents of this service.
  4. Destroying or interfering with the functionality of the server or network of the Company, other users, or other third parties.
  5. Commercial use of information obtained through our service.
  6. Actions that may interfere with the operation of our services.
  7. Unauthorized access or attempts to gain unauthorized access.
  8. Collecting or accumulating personal information about other users.
  9. Use of the Service for any unauthorized purpose.
  10. Acts that cause disadvantage, damage, or discomfort to other users of this service or other third parties.
  11. Impersonating another user.
  12. Advertising, publicity, solicitation, or business activities on the Service that are not authorized by the Company.
  13. Aiming to meet someone of the opposite sex whom you are not acquainted with.
  14. Acts of providing benefits directly or indirectly to antisocial forces in relation to the Company's services
  15. Other actions that the Company deems inappropriate.

Article 6 (Suspension of Provision of the Service, etc.)

  1. The Company may suspend or discontinue the Service, in whole or in part, without prior notice to the User, for any of the following reasons.
    1. When performing maintenance inspections or updating of computer systems related to this service.
    2. When it becomes difficult to provide this service due to force majeure such as earthquake, lightning, fire, power outage, or natural disasters.
    3. In the event of computer or communication line outage due to accident
    4. In any other cases where the Company deems it difficult to provide this Service.
  2. We shall not be liable for any disadvantage or damage incurred by the user or any third party due to the suspension or interruption of the provision of the service.

Article 7 (Restriction of Use and Cancellation of Registration)

  1. We reserve the right to restrict your use of all or part of the Service or terminate your registration as a user without prior notice in any of the following cases.
    1. Violation of any of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions.
    2. When it is found that there is a false fact in the registration information.
    3. In the event of default in payment of fees and other obligations.
    4. If you do not respond to our communications for a certain period of time.
    5. When there has been no use of this service for a certain period of time since the last use.
    6. In any other cases in which the Company deems the use of the Service to be inappropriate.
  2. In no event shall the Company be liable for any damages incurred by the User as a result of actions taken by the Company in accordance with this Article.

Article 8 (Withdrawal from Membership)

The User may withdraw from the Service by following the withdrawal procedure specified by the Company.

Article 9 (Disclaimer of Warranty and Disclaimer of Liability)

  1. (2) We do not warrant, expressly or impliedly, that the Service is free from defects in fact or in law (including safety, reliability, accuracy, completeness, validity, fitness for a particular purpose, security or other defects, errors or bugs, infringement of rights, etc.). (including, but not limited to, defects in safety, reliability, accuracy, completeness, validity, fitness for a particular purpose, security, etc., errors and bugs, and infringement of rights).
  2. Our company shall not be liable for any damages incurred by users arising from this service, except in cases of willful misconduct or gross negligence by our company. However, if the contract between our company and the user (including these terms) related to this service constitutes a consumer contract under the Consumer Contract Act, this exemption clause does not apply.
  3. Even in the case specified in the proviso of the preceding paragraph, our company shall not be liable for any damages incurred by the user due to our company's non-performance of obligations or tort caused by our negligence (excluding gross negligence), which arise from special circumstances (including cases where our company or the user foresaw or could have foreseen the occurrence of such damages). Furthermore, compensation for damages incurred by the user due to our company's non-performance of obligations or tort caused by our negligence (excluding gross negligence) shall be limited to the amount of the usage fees received from the user in the month in which such damages occurred.
  4. Our company shall not be liable for any transactions, communications, or disputes that arise between the user and other users or third parties in relation to this service.

Article 10 (Changes to Service Content, etc.)

Our company may change, add, or discontinue the content of this service with prior notice to the user, and the user agrees to this.

Article 11 (Changes to Terms of Use)

  1. Our company may change these terms without obtaining individual consent from the user in the following cases.
    1. When the changes to these terms are in the general interest of the user.
    2. When the changes to these terms do not contradict the purpose of the service usage contract and are reasonable in light of the necessity of the changes, the appropriateness of the content after the changes, and other relevant circumstances.
  2. The company will notify users in advance of any changes to these terms pursuant to the preceding paragraph, including the fact that the terms are being changed, the content of the revised terms, and the effective date of the changes.

Article 12 (Handling of Personal Information)

Our company will appropriately handle personal information obtained through the use of this service in accordance with our "Privacy Policy."

Article 13 (Notices or Communications)

Notices or communications between the user and our company shall be made in accordance with the methods specified by our company. Unless the user has submitted a notice of change in the manner separately prescribed by our company, the currently registered contact information shall be deemed valid, and notifications or communications shall be sent to that contact information. These notifications or communications shall be deemed to have reached the user at the time of dispatch.

Article 14 (Prohibition of Transfer of Rights and Obligations)

The user may not transfer their position under the usage contract or any rights or obligations based on these terms to a third party, nor offer them as collateral, without the prior written consent of our company.

Article 15 (Governing Law and Jurisdiction)

  1. The interpretation of these terms shall be governed by Japanese law.
  2. In the event of any disputes arising in relation to this service, the court having exclusive jurisdiction shall be the court with jurisdiction over the location of our company's headquarters.

Sales Terms and Service Agreement

Please refer to the following page for the terms of service and contract agreement.

Service Agreement(JP)


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