Terms and Conditions of Use

The general incorporated association of the HOPE Asia Network (hereinafter “Association”) operates and manages this website (hereinafter “Website”).

The users (hereinafter “Users”) of the Website agree to be bound by the terms and conditions outlined below.

Prohibited Acts

In the course of their utilization of the Website, the Users shall not:

  • infringe on the privacy, property, or publicity rights of the Association or any third parties or commit any action that may result in any infringement

  • perform any act that is discriminating, slanderous, defamatory, or intimidating to third parties or undertake any actions that could damage the honor or credit of third parties

  • exhibit any conduct that is against public policy or act in a manner that could potentially lead to consequences that would be contrary to public policy

  • run, embed, or execute harmful computer programs or undertake any action that could potentially lead to the running, embedding, or execution of a harmful computer program

  • violate law or any legally binding rules

  • make any false statement such as registering incorrect or third-party email addresses

Disclaimers

The Association shall not be liable to the Website’s Users for any loss or damage that is incurred due to the terms and conditions stipulated below. The Users of the Website agree to be bound by these provisions.

 

The Association does not warrant the continuous and uninterrupted availability of the Website. Users are advised that the Association reserves the right to modify the Website without notice. The Association is not liable to the Users or third parties for any loss or damage caused by the usage of information available on the Website; by any downtime or disruption in the availability of the Website; or by the discontinuation of the Website. Based on statutory obligation, any risks associated with the browsing of the contents of the Website or with the usage of the services provided by the Website would be borne entirely by the Users.

 

The Association does not guarantee the safety, accuracy, utility, or legitimacy of the information available on the Website or of any information provided through the services provided by the Website. The Association further does not certify the absence of infection by computer viruses for any content accessible on the Website or through services provided by the Website. The Association shall not be liable to the Users or to third parties for any loss or damage caused by the utilization of the information available on the Website or of any information provided through any services offered by the Website. The Users must also assume all risks associated with the use of the Internet.

 

The Website may contain links to third-party Websites (hereinafter “Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are provided to Users solely as a convenience, and the Association does not endorse the content available on or accessible through such Linked Sites.

The Association shall not be liable for any direct or indirect consequential loss or damage arising from the use of the Website or from any access to such Linked Sites.

Applicable Law

Unless otherwise noted, the use of the Website, published information, interpretation, and application of these Terms and Conditions of Use shall be governed by Japanese laws. All disputes concerning and emanating from the use of the Website shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the Tokyo District Court.