Web User Registration Obligations

Web User Registration Obligations

You are required to log in when you receive services on “VOLKS USA Store” offered by VOLKS USA Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “VOLKS USA”) You must register your personal information to log in to VOLKS USA Store. Web user registration data is subject to the Web user agreement.

You Must Provide the Following Information:

Information Necessary to Access Services:

  • Name
  • Email Address
  • Postal Code
  • Address
  • Telephon number
  • Gender
  • Date of birthday

You must accept the following Web user agreement to be registered as a Web user. By completing the registration process for VOLKS USA Store, you agree to the terms of this Web user agreement just as you would with a signed document.


User account information Email

Password

Confirm password

Billing address First name

Last name

Phone

Address

City

Country

State/province

Zip/postal code

Web user agreement

[Article 1. Jurisdiction of the Agreement]

  1. This agreement applies to the registered Web users (defined in Article 2) for the services provided on VOLKS USA Store (defined in Article 3).
  2. This agreement may be updated by us, periodically without notice to you. We will release the modified agreement as we feel is appropriate.

[Article 2. Definition]

  1. A registered Web user is defined as an individual who has accepted this agreement, applied for the user account and password according to the designated procedures, and whose registration is approved by us.
  2. The registered Web user is required to promptly notify VOLKS USA of any change of registration data, such as an email address change, in the manner as designated by VOLKS USA.
  3. The registered Web user is allowed to complete one Web user profile per email address.
  4. The registered Web user is responsible for their registration data.

[Article 3. Description of Service]

  1. VOLKS USA provides registered Web users with the following services (hereinafter referred as the “Service”) on VOLKS USA Store.
    1. information
    2. product line sales
    3. VOLKS USA' internet services
  2. VOLKS USA reserves the right to add, cancel or modify the Service (or any part thereof) as described in Article.3 paragraph 1.

[Article 4. Application]

  1. The Web user registration is applied according to the designated procedures via “Web user registration page” on VOLKS USA Store.
  2. You agree that VOLKS USA may reject an application to register as a Web user if (a) the applicant has been penalized with termination as a Web user for any breaches or violations of this agreement or other regulations, (b) the application includes any false information, or © the applicant is considered to be objectionable by VOLKS USA.
  3. The applicant will receive email notification from VOLKS USA of their registration approval upon completing the registration process.

[Article 5. Use of Service]

  1. VOLKS USA provides the Service to the registered Web users subject to this Agreement and other regulations of VOLKS USA.
  2. The registered Web users are entirely responsible for any information the registered Web users transmit via the Service. The registered Web users agree not to cause any loss or damage to VOLKS USA.
  3. The registered Web users agree to indemnify and hold VOLKS USA harmless from and against any claim or demand made by VOLKS USA or any third party including other registered Web users (hereinafter the third party includes other registered Web users) or any dispute against any third party due to or arising from the uses of the Service. The registered Web users agree not to cause any loss or damage to VOLKS USA.

[Article 6. Termination]

  1. The registered Web users agree that VOLKS USA may, under certain circumstances and without prior notice, terminate the use of the Service or the Web user registration. Causes for such termination include, but are not limited to:
    1. acts mentioned in Article 7
    2. breaches or violations of this Agreement or VOLKS USA' shopping regulations
    3. a request by VOLKS USA when VOLKS USA considers a registered Web user to be objectionable.
  2. The registered Web user has the right to terminate their Web user registration at any time by notifying VOLKS USA support center and completing the termination procedure.

[Article 7. Restrictions and Prohibitions on Use]

The registered Web user agrees not to:

  1. use his or her account and/or password for any unlawful purpose
  2. give any actual or potential trouble, loss or damage to VOLKS USA and/or any third party
  3. make any actual or potential invasion of copyright, property, privacy or other rights of VOLKS USA or any third party
  4. cause any actual or potential disturbance to VOLKS USA Store
  5. give any actual or potential damage to the credibility of VOLKS USA Store
  6. use or make available any harmful program such as software virus via or relating to the Service
  7. commit any actual or potential criminal, obscene, or unlawful act
  8. launch an election campaign or the like
  9. carry out any act VOLKS USA considers to be objectionable

[Article 8. Copyright]

  1. The registered Web user agrees not to transmit, reproduce, duplicate, distribute, publish, or otherwise make available any unauthorized information or software provided via the Service, except for their private use.
  2. The registered Web user agrees not to let any third party transmit, reproduce, duplicate, distribute, publish, or unveil any unauthorized information or software provided via the Service.
  3. The registered Web user agrees to indemnify and hold VOLKS USA harmless from and against any trouble arising from the failure to comply with this Article.8. The registered Web user agrees not to give any trouble, loss or damage to VOLKS USA.
  4. The registered Web user agrees that anything posted by a Web user may be used on the VOLKS USA Store.

[Article 9. Web user ID, Password and Security]

  1. The registered Web user is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the Web user ID and password.
  2. The registered Web user agrees not to lend, transfer, change the owner’s name of, trade, or pawn the Web user ID and/or password to any third party, and not to disclose the password to any third party.
  3. The registered Web user is fully responsible for all the activities that occur under their ID or password. VOLKS USA will not be liable for any loss or damage of any kind as a result of the imperfect maintenance, misapplication of ID or password by a registered Web user or of use by any third party.
  4. The registered Web user agrees to immediately notify VOLKS USA of the theft or any unauthorized use of their ID or password by any third party and follow the instructions by VOLKS USA if provided.

[Article 10. Personal Information]

  1. VOLKS USA uses the personal and historical information collected from the registered Web user such as his or her name, address, email address (hereinafter referred to as “Personal Information”) only for the following purposes, which the registered Web user accepts. Personal Information does not include processed data in which any individual is not identified, such as statistical materials.
    1. To provide the Service
    2. To provide Personal Information, if necessary within the limits of the commission, to third parties who work on behalf of or with VOLKS USA.
    3. To provide Personal Information to VOLKS USA affiliated companies for the purpose of providing information of VOLKS USA products or services.
    4. To exchange Personal Information between VOLKS USA and a credit card company for the purpose of certifying the validity of a credit card or the like when it is used for the payment of items purchased via the Service. Also, to provide Personal Information to a credit card company or a financial institution when requested and as VOLKS USA deems it necessary when a registered Web user purchases items via the Service.
    5. To respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process of the judiciary or administrative authorities.
    6. To protect the rights, properties and safety of VOLKS USA or any third party when VOLKS USA has reasonable grounds to believe it necessary to use the Personal Information.
    7. To serve other purposes than those mentioned above when VOLKS USA notifies a registered Web user individually concerning the use of their Personal Information and is granted permission by him or her beforehand.
  2. VOLKS USA will carefully and sensibly store Personal Information, secure its safety and prevent any illegal access to, and any falsification, destruction, disappearance, and/or leaking of Personal Information. VOLKS USA will store Personal Information as long as VOLKS USA believes necessary.
  3. The registered Web user reserves the right to inquire about their own Personal Information and revise it according to the designated procedures, and VOLKS USA will comply with this. The registered Web user reserves the right to request the deletion of their own Personal Information according to the designated procedures, and VOLKS USA will comply with this, regardless of the above Article. 10 paragraph 2, except when VOLKS USA deems the said Personal Information necessary to operate its business.
  4. The registered Web user reserves the right to request the suspension of information about products and/or services provided by VOLKS USA and/or VOLKS USA affiliated companies, and VOLKS USA will comply with this.

[Article 11. Content]

VOLKS USA may, under certain circumstances and without prior notice, remove content such as comments posted by a registered Web user via the Service when:

  • VOLKS USA considers the content to be invasive of copyright or other rights of VOLKS USA or a third party, defamatory or libelous
  • VOLKS USA is provided with a claim from a third party that the content is invasive of their copyright or other rights, defamatory or libelous
  • The content violates any applicable law in Japan or in other countries
  • VOLKS USA is lawfully ordered to remove the content by the authorities
  • VOLKS USA has reasonable grounds to consider the content to be objectionable

  • Regarding Article.11 paragraph 1, VOLKS USA does not control or inspect content such as comments posted via the Service, and as such, is not responsible for the content. VOLKS USA assumes no responsibility for any content the ID registrants transmit to the registered Web users.

  • The registered Web user reserves the right to inquire about their own Personal Information and revise it according to the designated procedures, and VOLKS USA will comply with this. The registered Web user reserves the right to request the deletion of their own Personal Information according to the designated procedures, and VOLKS USA will comply with this, regardless of the above Article. 10 paragraph 2, except when VOLKS USA believes the Personal Information to be necessary to operate its business.
  • The registered Web user reserves the right to request the suspension of information about products and/or services provided by VOLKS and/or VOLKS USA affiliated companies, and VOLKS USA will comply with this.

[Article 12. Maintenance of Service]

VOLKS USA reserves the right to suspend the Service in whole or in part without prior notice to the registered Web users for the purpose of maintaining the Service in a good condition on the following occasions:

  1. when periodic or urgent maintenance is performed on the system
  2. when the system operation is interrupted or endangered by fire, power failure, or a third party
  3. when VOLKS USA has reasonable grounds to unavoidably stop the system

[Article 13. Disclaimer]

  1. The registered Web user understands that by using the Service, their Personal Information transmitted via Internet may be exposed to the risk of leakage. The registered Web user, not VOLKS USA, is entirely responsible for any transmission via Internet.
  2. Under no circumstances will VOLKS USA be liable for any loss or damage of any kind to a registered Web user incurred as a result of their inability to access the Service.
  3. VOLKS USA disclaims responsibility by performing the registration process according to the registration data provided by the registered Web user. Under no circumstances will VOLKS USA be liable in any way for any loss, damage, or disadvantage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of the Service regardless of any legal ground for claim unless VOLKS USA has intentionally neglected or has been grossly neglectful in the performance of the registration process.
  4. VOLKS USA does not guarantee the perfection, accuracy, reliability, usefulness, availability, or quality of the content of the Service or of the information provided for the registered Web users via the Service.
  5. The registered Web users agree to indemnify and hold VOLKS USA harmless from and against any claim or damage made by VOLKS USA and/or any third party due to the use of the Service. The registered Web users agree not to cause any loss or damage to VOLKS USA.

[Article 14.Other]

  1. As a general rule, the registered Web users may provide VOLKS USA with notices by either telephone or email to the VOLKS USA email (Web mail) address on VOLKS USA Store.
  2. VOLKS USA and the Web user will sincerely discuss and attempt to solve a problem arising from or relating to the use of the Service if it is not covered in this Agreement or other VOLKS USA regulations.
  3. The laws of Japan shall govern the enactment, effect, enforcement, and interpretation of this Agreement.

Additional Clause:

This Agreement shall be applicable to all the registered Web users from May 24th,2014. The official Web user agreement is written in Japanese and provides the basis for application to registered Web users. This English translation is provided solely for the convenience of applicants, and differences and/or omissions due to translation may not be considered legally binding.