terms of service

Please read the following terms of use (hereinafter referred to as the "Terms") before using this site, and use this site only if you agree to them. Please note that the Foundation may change these Terms without prior notice. Please check this page for the latest information when using the service.

Article 1 Purpose of these Terms
1. These terms and conditions apply to users (hereinafter referred to as "anytime SOGETSU"), a content distribution service provided on the website by the Sogetsu Foundation (hereinafter referred to as "the Foundation") (hereinafter referred to as "this service"). (hereinafter referred to as "Members").
2. Members must use this service in accordance with the conditions set forth in these Terms. By using this service, members are deemed to have agreed to these terms.

Article 2 Membership Registration
1. This service can only be used by individuals. It cannot be used in the name of an organization such as a corporation, other company's group or union.
2. In principle, the Foundation provides this service to members for a fee.
3. Those who wish to use this Service (hereinafter referred to as "Applicants") shall agree to all the contents of these Terms and apply for use of this Service using a browser with the recommended environment. By this method, when the applicant sends to the Foundation the e-mail address, credit card number, nickname, and other registration information specified by the Foundation (hereinafter referred to as "Registration Information") required to use this service, the Foundation The applicant shall be deemed to have agreed to all the provisions of these Terms, and with this, the applicant will become a member, and a contract regarding the use of this service will be established between the Foundation and the member.

Article 3 Responsibilities of Members and the Foundation
1. Members shall strictly manage their registered information under their own responsibility, and the Foundation shall not be responsible for any damage caused to the member through the use of this service due to reasons other than those attributable to the Foundation. I am not responsible.
2. Actions performed using a member's e-mail address, password, and credit card will be considered the actions of the member, and the member shall be responsible for the consequences of such actions.

Article 4 Changes in registered information When a change occurs in registered information, a member must immediately notify the Foundation of the change using the method prescribed by the Foundation. The following article shall apply to this delay in notification.

Article 5 Cancellation of Membership Registration, etc. If a member falls under any of the following items, the Foundation may stop providing this service to the member or cancel the registration of the member. The Foundation is not responsible for compensating for any damage caused to the member due to cancellation of registration, nor is it responsible for any consequences resulting from this. Furthermore, at the time of cancellation of registration, members lose the benefit of time limit and must repay all debts owed to the Foundation at that time in one lump sum.
(1) When it is discovered that the member's registered information is false.
(2) When a member fails to fulfill his or her obligations under these Terms for three months or more, or when the Foundation determines that there is a risk of such failure.
(3) When it is discovered that this service (including information such as content provided in this service) has been used illegally
(4) When it is discovered that the login information required to use the Service has been transferred, lent, or used to a third party other than the member, whether intentionally or negligently by the member.
(5) In addition to the preceding items, when a member violates these Terms or when the Foundation determines that there is a risk of violation (including when it is determined that the member has violated the terms in the past or that the member's registration has been cancelled). include)

Article 6 Registration for viewing this service
1. If a member wishes to register, add, or change the viewing of content on this service (hereinafter referred to as "viewing registration, etc."), the member must register for viewing by following the procedures prescribed by the Foundation using a recommended browser. etc. Members may view the Service specified in the viewing registration, etc. from the time they register for viewing until the viewing period specified by the Foundation expires.

2. The fees required for viewing registration etc. are the fees displayed on the website of this service.

3. The Foundation will not refund fees received from members, regardless of whether the member makes an operational error when registering for viewing, unauthorized viewing registration by a third party, premature cancellation, or any other reason.

Article 7 Payment
1. Payment of fees required for viewing registration, etc. in the preceding article shall be made by credit card, and members shall pay fees in accordance with the payment terms stipulated in the terms and conditions of the relevant credit card company. If a dispute arises with a credit card company, the member shall resolve the dispute at his or her own risk, and the Company shall not be held responsible in any way.
2. The credit brands that can be used with this service are as follows.
VISA, mastercard, AMERICAN EXPRESS, JCB, Apple Pay, Google Pay, Shop Pay

Article 8 Cancellation
1. Members can cancel this service at any time from the membership page (My Account) by following the cancellation procedures prescribed by the Foundation. In that case, the Foundation will not refund any fees received from the member.
2. Even if the membership is canceled pursuant to this article, the member will not be relieved of the obligation to pay the fees set forth in the preceding two articles.

Article 9 Necessary equipment
1. Members are responsible for the installation of equipment (including hardware and software) necessary to use this service, conclusion of contracts with telecommunications carriers necessary for Internet connection, settings, and maintenance thereof. The Foundation will not be obligated to bear any responsibility for this. The recommended environment required to use this service is as follows.

◆Latest version of browser Google Chrome, Firefox, MS Edge, Safari, Opera Internet connection of 500 Kbps or higher ◆Other settings
Turn JavaScript on and accept cookies

2. Even when using the site under the recommended environment, display and function problems may occur depending on the combination of OS and browser, and browser settings. The Foundation assumes no responsibility for such malfunctions.

Article 10 Interruption, suspension, and abolition of this service
1. Members acknowledge in advance that all or part of this service may be suspended or suspended at the discretion of the Foundation if any of the following events occur. Please note that the Foundation is not responsible for any damage caused to members due to such reasons.
(1) When regularly or urgently maintaining or inspecting this service
(2) When an external organization connected to this service, such as a data center operator, communication line operator, or other telecommunications carrier, performs regular or emergency maintenance or inspection, or when a failure occurs.
(3) If the provision of this service becomes impossible due to fire, power outage, natural disaster, or other force majeure.
(4) If it becomes impossible to provide the Service due to defects in the hardware or software used to provide the Service, unauthorized access or attack from a third party, computer virus infection, etc.
(5) If it becomes impossible to provide this service due to measures based on laws, regulations, etc.
2. If the Foundation suspends or suspends the provision of the Service pursuant to the preceding paragraph, the Foundation will, in principle, notify members at least three business days in advance by posting a notice on the Foundation's website or sending an email. However, in the case of an emergency, this does not apply.
3. The Foundation may abolish part or all of this service at its convenience. However, when discontinuing this service, we will notify you by the method specified in the preceding paragraph at least one month prior to the date of discontinuation.
4. When the use of this service ends, regardless of the reason, such as cancellation or cancellation, the foundation will immediately stop providing this service and delete all member data etc. recorded by the foundation. Masu.

Article 11 Prohibited Matters The Foundation prohibits members from the following acts.
(1) Modification, analysis, reproduction, etc. of this service and the content provided by this service, etc., and all copyrights, neighboring rights, moral rights, portrait rights, and other trademark rights of our company or third parties. Acts that infringe on intellectual property rights, proprietary rights, etc.
(2) Transfer or loan of the right to use this service, transfer of rights and obligations to a third party
(3) Acts that cause disadvantage or damage to the Foundation or a third party, or acts that interfere with the operation of this service.
(4) Illegal acts including violations of public order and morals
(5) Ethnic/racist acts
(6) Acts of registering false information when applying for use of this service, viewing registration, etc.
(7) Any act of using or allowing this service to be used for commercial purposes

Article 12 Intellectual Property Rights All intellectual property rights and ownership rights, such as copyrights, neighboring rights, moral rights, portrait rights, and other trademark rights, for all contents provided by this service shall be held by us. It belongs to the Foundation or a third party to whom the Foundation has received permission to use it. Members may use the content, etc. only for the purpose of viewing in accordance with these Terms of Use, and may not use it in any other way beyond this by copying, selling, lending, publicly transmitting (including making it possible to transmit), showing, modifying, adapting, or otherwise using the content. must not be

Article 13 Protection of personal information
1. The Foundation shall handle the personal information of members obtained in the course of providing this service (hereinafter referred to as "personal information") in accordance with the Personal Information Protection Act and the Foundation's privacy policy based thereon. , will be used for the purposes specified in the following items.
(1) Provision of this service (maintenance information for this service, supplementary information on content, advertisements from our foundation to members), communication, distribution of e-mail newsletters, provision of information on products and services, implementation of questionnaires, accounting audits To charge usage fees to members using the service for the above confirmation work, etc.
(2) To respond to inquiries or requests, etc., and to send requested materials, etc.
(3) To help improve this service and develop new services, etc.
(4) To prevent use in violation of terms and conditions
(5) To create statistical data regarding this service
2. The Foundation will not use personal information beyond the scope necessary to provide this service.
3. Personal information collected by our foundation will not be disclosed to third parties without the prior consent of the individual. However, in the following cases, we may disclose your information to a third party.
(1) Cases based on laws and regulations
(2) When it is necessary to protect human life, body, or property.
4. The Foundation may outsource operations, including the handling of personal information, to a subcontractor that has concluded a non-disclosure agreement with the Company, within the scope of the purpose of use stated in Paragraph 1. Regarding subcontractors, we select companies that meet the standards set by our company regarding personal information protection, and protect personal information jointly with subcontractors.
5. Members may request the Foundation to disclose, delete, correct, or suspend use of their personal information (hereinafter referred to as ``disclosure, etc.''), and the request must be made by the individual. Only if we can confirm this, we will respond based on our privacy policy. For procedures such as disclosure, please see "Disclosure of Personal Information" in the Foundation's Privacy Policy.
6. The Foundation's personal information management officer is as follows.
General Manager, Sogetsu Foundation (Contact: anytimesogetsu@sogetsu.or.jp)
7. If a dispute arises with a third party due to leakage, loss, damage, etc. of personal information due to reasons attributable to the member, the member shall resolve the dispute at his/her own expense and responsibility. However, the Foundation assumes no responsibility whatsoever.
8. After a member cancels this service, the handling of the member's personal information shall be in accordance with the Foundation's privacy policy.

Article 14 About Cookies Cookies are information such as usage records that may be sent from a server to a user and stored as a file on the user's computer in order to operate the Internet effectively. The Foundation may send and receive cookies in order to customize the website to meet the needs of each member, and to improve the website content and services provided to meet the needs of the members.

Article 15 Changes to Terms and Conditions
1. The Foundation may change the name of this service and all or part of these Terms at any time without prior consent of members.
2. When the Foundation makes changes as described in the preceding paragraph, it will post them on the website of this service, and members who continue to use this service will be deemed to have agreed to the changed or revised terms. It is considered as a thing.

Article 16 Disclaimer The Foundation does not guarantee the following items to members, nor is it responsible for any damage incurred by members or third parties, whether direct or indirect.
(1) Accuracy and authenticity of content and advertisements distributed through this service
(2) Resolution of any disputes, complaints, etc. with other members
(3) All matters related to transactions between members and credit card companies

Article 17 Other Terms of Use shall be interpreted in accordance with the laws and regulations of Japan, and disputes regarding the Service and these Terms of Use shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Tokyo Summary Court or the Tokyo District Court of first instance, depending on the amount of the lawsuit. Court.

Enacted and enforced on December 1, 2021