Terms Of Use

1. Definitions and Parties

The use of gaijinpot.com, herein collectively referred to as the ‘site’, and the use of all the site’s content, features and services, herein referred to as the ‘service’, is governed by the following Terms of Use.

This is a legal document between the administrator of GaijinPot, GPlusMedia Inc. herein referred to as ‘GPlus’, and the users of the site herein referred as to ‘users’.

By using this site, users show their binding acceptance to the present Terms of Use.

Users are assumed to use this site at their own discretion and responsibility.

Should you have any question, feel free to contact us

2. Use of Personal Information

Please refer to the site’s Privacy Policy at: https://gaijinpot.com/privacy

3. Prohibited Conduct

The following actions are prohibited when using the site:

  • Providing false information
  • Violating intellectual property rights or copyrights
  • Providing defamatory or obscene content
  • Providing content offending public order or morals
  • Providing content that violates any applicable law
  • Providing virus infected content
  • Any other conduct not listed here that interferes with the site’s operation or harms the site’s reputation

4. Intellectual Property

The graphic elements, content and information available on the site is GPlus’s property and therefore protected by copyrights.

Company logos present on the site are third parties property and are protected by trademarks.

Users may download or copy parts of the site’s content for personal and non-commercial use only with prior approval from GPlus or from the authorized representative of the content, if other than GPlus.

In any case, such hard or soft copies of the site’s content or information have to clearly include the corresponding copyrights or trademarks and provide a link to the original webpage.

5. Content

GPlus shall not be held responsible for the accuracy of the content of the site. GPlus cannot review all the content posted by users or third parties. Users shall use the site at their own discretion and GPlus shall not be considered responsible for damages or losses incurred from the use of the site.

However, GPlus reserves the right to delete, move or edit any content violating the site’s terms of use according to section 3 or otherwise stated as unacceptable. Users shall remain solely responsible for all content posted by them. In any case, content posted by users or third parties do not necessarily represent the views of GPlus.

6. Links

This site contains links to external sites administered by third parties. GPlus shall not be held responsible for the availability or content of external sites.

7. Availability / Continuity of the Service

GPlus shall not be held responsible for any damages caused by inevitable events altering or interrupting the service such as:

  • Virus attack
  • system downtime
  • Natural disaster
  • Any other event not listed here that cannot be prevented using reasonable means

8. Modification of the Service

GPlus reserves the right to modify, halt temporarily or permanently the service at any time and without preliminary notice.

9. Modification of the Terms of Use

GPlus reserves the right to modify the present terms of use without prior notice. By their continued use of the site, users are expected to agree with the revised terms of use available on this same page.

10. Language and Governing Law

The present terms of use are available in English and Japanese. In the event of an interpretation issue, the Japanese version will take precedence.

Any disputes involving this site will be governed by Japanese Law before the Tokyo District Court.

11. Date

The present terms of use shall become effective from April 1, 2009.