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Terms of Service

Thank you for choosing the Equal Wedding website (hereafter “the site”). We provide services to customers under the following terms. If you wish to use the site, you must first read the contents of these Terms of Service (hereinafter “the Membership Terms & Conditions”) and all contractual terms linked to this site, and you must also consent to be bound by them. The same applies to the Privacy Policy of linked sites. The Membership Terms & Conditions take effect when the customer (hereinafter “the user”) consents to them. And, the user is deemed to have consented to the Membership Terms & Conditions at the time he or she first utilizes one of the functions or capabilities of the site. In a case in which the contents of the Membership Terms & Conditions are be found to conflict with some other document, the Membership Terms & Conditions shall take priority with regards to matters pertaining to the utilization of the site. A person who does not consent to the Membership Terms & Conditions nor agrees to comply with the Privacy Policy may not use the site in any way.

The original version of these Terms of Service is in the Japanese language, and in the event that any discrepancy in the translation occurs, the Japanese language version shall prevail.

  • 1. Description of Service

    The Equal Wedding site provides online access to high quality, highly refined services, etc. (hereinafter “services”). The user is to access the site under his/her own responsibility. Also, all devices necessary to access the site are to be readied by the user, with all responsibility pertaining to same to be borne by the user.

  • 2. License and Site Access

    Equal Wedding provides the user with a license. This license only permits the user to access the site and utilize the services in his/her own individual capacity. This license does not permit any of the following: an action that entails downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of any other vendor or any third party; an action that entails caching of an unapproved hypertext link to another site, a framing of contents accessible (usable) via the site, an introduction of any software virus designed to interfere, destroy, or restrict the proper functioning of computer software, hardware, or communications device, or an impartation to site infrastructure of any load that is excessively or inappropriately large (as deemed by our company); and an action that entails a use of data mining, robot, or other data collection or extraction tool. The user is not to evade measures taken by our company to prevent or otherwise limit access to the site. Permission to use the site, together with this license, is to terminate should it be determined that the user has improperly utilized the site.

  • 3. Membership Qualifications

    Equal Wedding services may not be used by minors (people less than 18 years of age) or by users who, for one reason or another, have had their Equal Wedding utilization discontinued or their membership revoked. A user may not simultaneously possess multiple accounts. Furthermore, any action directed at utilizing the site for commercial gain or resale is prohibited. A person who does not does not clear these restriction may not utilize the Equal Wedding site or its services.

  • 4. Accounts

    As consideration for utilizing the site, the user is to declare that: the user is an adult (has attained the age of eighteen); the user has the capacity to enter into a binding contract; and the user is not barred under Japanese law from utilizing the services. Also, the user is deemed to consent to providing on his/her site registration form information that is complete, truthful, and free of falsehoods with regards to that particular user as of the time of registration. In a case in which the user is found to have provided information that is (or later became) at variance with the truth, inaccurate, not current or complete, or should the user be found to have provided information that our company has suitable reason to believe is at variance with the truth, inaccurate, not current or complete, our company has a right to suspend or cancel the user's account and a right to prohibit the user from utilizing, currently or into the future, the site in whole or in part. When utilizing the site, the user is to bear full responsibility for maintaining the confidentiality of his/her account and password and for restricting access to the user's computer. The user is deemed to have consented to bear responsibility for all activities conducted under the user's account and password. Thus, we ask that the user take care to properly log out of his/her account at the end of each session. Also, the user consents to immediately contacting our company should he/she detect some improper usage of his/her account or some other security violation. Our company retains a right to refuse to provide the services, a right to discontinue an account, and a right to delete or edit contents under our own judgement.

  • 5. Contractual Establishment of a Reservation

    Should a user submit a reservation request pertaining to the services and via the Internet, that reservation is taken to be established as a contract between the user and our company at the moment that the Equal Wedding computer system issues a reservation number in response to that request and displays a confirmation screen for those services.
    To attest to the establishment of this utilization contract governing the provision and utilization of the applicable services, we will send to an e-mail address preregistered by the user a message that confirms the reservation and provides a reservation number. In a case in which the reservation confirmation message does not get through to the user as a result of a communication issue, an incorrect e-mail address or other reason that is not the fault of our company, or in some other such case, this situation is not to have any bearing on the establishment of the utilization contract.

    Upon the establishment of a utilization contract between Equal Wedding and the user based on this article, the user is deemed to have accepted resulting obligations, including that of bearing a cancellation fee under terms determined separately by an applicable listed facility.

  • 6. Payment Methods

    Payment for service utilization is to be made concurrently with reservation placement. The user is to pay our company through either an electronic settlement or a bank transfer. In accordance with the preceding article, we will only accept a credit card maintained under an account held in the user's name.
    The user may not utilize an electronic settlement account maintained under the name of another person, enter false account information, nor carry out any such other improper behavior nor any other behavior deemed by our company to be inappropriate. Our company made seek compensation from a user for damages resulting from such behavior on the part of the user.

  • 7. Contract Revision

    A contract cannot be revised as we provide no procedure for doing so. Instead, changes can be accommodated by canceling a contract and then entering into a new one.

  • 8. Contract Cancellations and Refunds

    A user that wishes to cancel a contract is to apply for contract cancellation by e-mail. The contract is considered to be canceled at the point when Equal Wedding notifies the user that it has accepted the cancellation. In such a case, a cancellation fee is to be assessed under provisions agreed when the reservation was placed.
    We will begin processing a refund request upon the receipt of a cancellation message from the user. The amount of this refund depends on when the cancellation message was received. We do not pay interest on amounts to be refunded by our company.

    Cancellation Fees

    30 to 15 days ahead of the scheduled service date 20%
    14 to 8 days ahead of the scheduled service date 50%
    7 to 0 days ahead of the scheduled service date 100%

    Should the user fail to show up on the scheduled service date without any prior notification and thus he or she thus not utilize the services, we may deem this to be a no-show cancellation and, accordingly, discontinue the provision of services to the user, revoke the user's membership qualifications and the like, and take other measures as necessary, including legal action. Also, the user is to pay any cancellation fee assessed by an applicable listed facility, with said payment being made by a specified method and deadline.

  • 9. Revisions to Service Contents, etc.

    Our company may, without any notification to the user, revise the contents of the services, suspend provision of the services, or discontinue service provision. We bear no responsibility for any damages incurred by the user as a result.

  • 10. Revisions to these Terms of Service

    Any revision to these Terms of Service is to take effect upon being posted on our website. A user who is to utilize the services after a revision to the Terms of Service is deemed to have consented to the revised Terms of Service.

  • 11. Disclaimer

    Equal Wedding bears no responsibility for direct damages, indirect damages, punitive damages, incidental damages, special damages, or consequential damages related to or resulting from the user's access to the website or a delay or inability in its display or utilization (this includes, but not limited to, a situation resulting from user reliance on an opinion posted on the website or a computer virus picked up via the website, or to a situation resulting from access to, display of, or utilization of information, software, linked sites, products or services, and other items pertaining to the website).
    Notwithstanding the above, if it is judged that we are responsible for losses/damages relating to an occurrence or cause of an above item, the obligation to be borne by our company in total shall not under any circumstances exceed (a) the amount of service fees paid by the user to our company in relation to the applicable transaction on our website.

  • 12. Compensation

    With regards to third-party claims, suits, or demands by a third party, or with regards to expenses, losses, damages, penalties, or other costs (including but not limited to reasonable attorneys' fees and accounting fees) incurred by a third-party as a result of any of the following and regardless of their type or nature, the user agrees to defend our company and its officers, employees, and agents, and to compensate them.

  • 13. Governing Law and Venue

    These Membership Terms and Conditions shall be governed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of Japan. Disputes regarding the services shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the district court having jurisdiction over the location of the head office of our company.

Enacted on December 20, 2015

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