GameTomodachi

GameTomodachi Terms of Use

These Terms of Use (hereinafter referred to as “the Terms of Use") set forth the terms and conditions that all Registered Users (as defined in Article 2, Item 1) must comply with when using the Service (as defined in Article 2, Item 5) provided by TimeTicket GmbH (hereinafter referred to as “the Company"), as well as the rights and obligations between the Company and Registered Users.

Anyone that uses the Service as a Registered User is required to read the Terms of Use before agreeing to it.

Chapter 1 : General Provisions

Article 1 : Application

  1. 1. The purpose of the Terms of Use is to define the rights and obligations between the Company and the Registered User in relation to the use of the Service, and it applies to all relationships between the Registered User and the Company in relation to the use of the Service.
  2. 2. Guidelines, other rules and regulations regarding the Service posted by the Company as needed on the Site (defined in Article 2, Item 4) shall constitute a part of the Terms of Use.
  3. 3. Registered Users shall use the Service in compliance with the Terms of Use which includes the guidelines etc.

Article 2 : Definitions

The following terms used in the Terms of Use shall have the meanings set forth below.

  1. 1. "Registered User" means an individual who has been registered as a user of the Service in accordance with Article 4.
  2. 2. "Buyer" shall mean a Registered User who intends to purchase or has purchased a Ticket (as defined in Item 6 of this Article) from a Seller (as defined in Item 3 of this Article).
  3. 3. "Seller" means a Registered User who sells or has sold Tickets to a Buyer using the Service.
  4. 4. "Site" means the website whose domain is "gametomodachi.com", including its subdomains, operated by the Company. If the domain name is changed for any reason, the website after the change will be included.
  5. 5. "Service" means the service called "GameTomodachi" provided on or through the Site by the Company (in the event that the name or content of the Service is changed for any reason, the service after such change is included).
  6. 6. "Ticket" means a right that allows the Buyer to voice chat and play games with the Seller for a set time, or an advertisement for such right that is posted on the Site.
  7. 7. "User Agreement" means the agreement for the use of the Service, which is established between the Company and the Registered User in accordance with Article 4.4, and the provisions of the Terms of Use.
  8. 8. "Intellectual Property Rights" means copyrights, patent rights, utility model rights, trademark rights, design rights and other intellectual property rights (including the right to acquire such rights or to apply for registration of such rights).

Article 3 : Status of the Company and authority to accept Ticket payments on behalf of the Seller

A ticket purchase contract is established between a Seller and a Buyer, and the Company shall not be a party thereto. The Company shall not be responsible for any problem between a Seller and a Buyer. However, a Seller shall authorize the Company to accept the Ticket payment on behalf of the Seller, a Buyer shall pay the Ticket payment to the Company, and the Company shall accept the Ticket payment on behalf of the Seller.

Chapter 2 : User Registration

Article 4 : Registration

  1. 1. Those who wish to use the Service (hereinafter referred to as a "Registration Applicant") may apply to the Company for registration to use the Service by agreeing to abide by the Terms of Use and providing certain information (hereinafter referred to as "Registration Information") to the Company in a manner determined by the Company.
  2. 2. Applications for registration must be made by the individual who wishes to use the Service, and applications by proxy will not be accepted. In addition, when applying for registration, the applicant must provide the Company with true, accurate, and up-to-date information.
  3. 3. The Company will determine whether or not to accept the registration of Registration Applicant in accordance with the Company's standards. If the Company approves the registration, the Company shall notify the Registration Applicant to that effect. By this notification, the user registration of Registration Applicant is considered complete.
  4. 4. Upon completion of the registration stipulated in the preceding paragraphs, the User Agreement in accordance with the provisions of the Terms of Use will be established between a Registered User and the Company, and the Registered User will be able to use the Service in the manner prescribed by the Company.
  5. 5. The Company may reject the registration of a person who has applied for registration in accordance with Paragraph 1, if the person falls under any of the following reasons. In the event that the Company refuses registration, the Company is not obligated to disclose the reason to the Registration Applicant.
    1. (1) If the Company deems that there is a possibility of violating the Terms of Use.
    2. (2) When there is a falsehood, error, or omission in all or part of the Registration Information.
    3. (3) If the Registration Applicant has had their registration for use of the Service cancelled in the past.
    4. (4) If the Registration Applicant is a minor, an adult ward, a person under curatorship, or a person under assistance, and has not obtained the consent of a legal representative, guardian, curator, or assistant.
    5. (5) In the event that the Company deems the Registration Applicant to be in violation of Article 22. 1 (Anti-Social Forces)
    6. (6) If the Company deems that the registration is not appropriate.

Article 5 : Change of Registration Information

If there are any changes to the Registration Information, a Registered User shall, without delay, notify the Company of such changes by the method specified by the Company and submit the materials requested by the Company.


Article 6 : Management of ID and Password

  1. 1. Registered Users shall manage and store their passwords and User IDs at their own risk and shall not allow any third party to use them, or lend, transfer, change the name of, or trade them.
  2. 2. Registered Users shall be responsible for any damage caused by inadequate management of the password or user ID, errors in use, or use by a third party, etc. The Company shall not be responsible for any damage.
  3. 3. In the event that a Registered User's password or his/her user ID is found to be stolen or used by a third party, the Registered User shall immediately notify the Company of such fact and follow the Company's instructions.

Article 7 : Creating a Profile Page

  1. 1. Registered Users may create a profile page in accordance with the rules set by the Company.
  2. 2. Registered Users may post, update, edit, and delete their self-introductions, photos, etc. (hereinafter collectively referred to as "Profile") on their profile page.
  3. 3. Regardless of whether it is before or after a Registered User posts, updates, edits, or deletes their Profile, the Company may freely perform the following actions without the Registered User's permission, and the Registered User agrees to this in advance.
    1. (1) To examine the contents of the Profile.
    2. (2) To post or not to post the Profile on the Service based on the Company’s standards and judgment.
    3. (3) To alter or edit the contents of the Profile and post it on the Service.
    4. (4) To alter, edit, delete, etc. the Profile posted on the Service after the fact.
    5. (5) Any other processing that the Company deems necessary.
  4. 4. The Profile posted by a Registered User must be limited to the content for which the Registered User has the copyright and all other rights. A Registered user shall not post a Profile that contains the following contents or matters, or a Profile that contains the rights of third parties. This includes, but is not limited to, photographs of third parties as subjects, photographs of works created by third parties, and comments made by third parties (hereinafter collectively referred to as "Third Party Profile").
    1. (1) Content that infringes or may infringe on the rights of a third party, such as copyrights, trademarks, privacy rights, name rights, image rights, or honor.
    2. (2) Matters related to the privacy of others.
    3. (3) Information that may identify others, such as names, e-mail addresses, addresses, or telephone numbers.
    4. (4) Inappropriate expressions, such as slanderous or defamatory comments or discriminatory remarks against a specific company, corporation, group, region, or individual including comments with a symbol used in place of a letter in a censored word (e.g., blank, circle, X, asterisk).
    5. (5) Content that is not related to the Service.
    6. (6) Content that is untrue or false.
    7. (7) Content that may damage the credibility or reputation of the Service.
    8. (8) Content that is or may be contrary to laws and regulations or public order and morals.
    9. (9) Any other content or expressions that are inappropriate for the Service.
  5. 5. In the event that trouble arises between the Company or another Registered User and the rights holder of a Third Party Profile or any other third party due to a Registered User's violation of the provisions of the preceding paragraphs, the said Registered User shall attempt to resolve the said trouble at his/her own expense and responsibility, and shall not cause any trouble to the Company.
  6. 6. In the event that a Registered User posts or publishes inappropriate content, such as violating any provisions of the preceding paragraphs, the Company may take any necessary measures, including suspension of posting or suspension of use of the Service.

Article 8 : Disclosure of Profile.

Registered Users agree in advance that the items of the Profile that the Company designates as public will be made public to third parties (including, but not limited to, other Registered Users). In addition, the items designated as public or private may be changed after prior notice by the Company.

Chapter 3 : Buying and Selling of Tickets and Provision of Services

Article 9 : Procedures to Conclude Transaction

A Seller may post a Ticket on the Site describing the chat and/or gameplay (hereinafter collectively referred to as the "Services on Ticket") to be provided to Buyers and solicit Buyers for said Ticket.


Article 10 : Ticket

  1. 1. In the event that a Ticket posted on the Site falls under any of the following items, the Company may remove it from the Site.
    1. (1) If there is a risk of violation of the Terms of Use or guidelines separately stipulated by the Company.
    2. (2) When there is a falsehood, error, or omission in all, or part of the information provided to the Company.
    3. (3) In any other case where publication is not appropriate.
  2. 2. The layout of the Site, including the order in which Tickets are posted, shall be determined at the Company’s discretion, and the Seller who posted the Ticket shall not have any objection to this.
  3. 3. The Company may introduce specific Tickets as recommendations on the Service. In which case, the Company shall decide which Tickets to recommend at its discretion. Registered Users shall not be able to request the Company to recommend their own Tickets.
  4. 4. The Company may post or provide information on Sellers, the Services on Tickets, and other specific Tickets in media operated by the Company other than the Site or in media operated by third parties, and the Seller who posted the Ticket shall not object to this. The Company shall decide at its discretion which Ticket information shall be posted or provided in the above media and Registered Users shall not be able to request that their own Tickets be posted or provided.

Article 11 : Seller's Precautions

  1. 1. A Seller must comply with the guidelines separately established by the Company when providing Services on Tickets.
  2. 2. A Seller shall not engage in any of the following acts when providing Services on Tickets:
    1. (1) Criminal acts or acts that may cause trouble for others.
    2. (2) Acts of providing Services on Tickets that are significantly different from the content of the Ticket.
    3. (3) Acts for the purpose of other profit-making or religious solicitation other than making Ticket sales.
    4. (4) Acts that infringe on the rights of the Buyer.
    5. (5) Acts equivalent to any of the above.
  3. 3. A Seller must provide the Services on Tickets described in the Tickets to the Buyer.
  4. 4. A Seller shall, when instructed by the Company, report the content of the Ticket and other matters specified by the Company at the time and in the format required by the Company.

Chapter 4 Sales : Sales Proceeds, Service Fees and Settlements

Article 12 : Recording of Ticket Proceeds as Sales Revenue

  1. 1. Ticket payments received by the Company from a Buyer on behalf of a Seller in accordance with the proxy receipt authority set forth in Article 3 shall be recorded as sales proceeds of the Seller when the Seller notifies or is deemed to have notified the Company of the completion of provision of Services on Tickets in a manner designated by the Company.
  2. 2. Regardless of the reason, the Company shall not refund to a Buyer the Ticket payments that have been recorded as sales proceeds of a Seller. Any dispute between a Seller and a Buyer regarding a refund of the Ticket payment shall be resolved by the parties concerned, and the Company shall not be responsible for any involvement in such dispute.
  3. 3. Notwithstanding the preceding paragraphs, in the event that the Company deems that a Seller or his/her Services on Ticket are in violation of the Terms of Use, the Company may cancel the purchase and sale of the Ticket and refund the Ticket payment to the Buyer even after the Ticket payment has been recorded as sales proceeds of the Seller, or may withhold the recording of sales proceeds or payment of settlements(as provided for in Article 14).

Article 13 : Service Fees

A Seller shall pay to the Company a fee for the Service (hereinafter referred to as the "Service Fee"), which is 20% (excluding consumption tax) of the Ticket payments recorded as the Seller’s sales proceeds.


Article 14 : Method of Payment of Settlement

  1. 1. Upon receiving a request for transfer from a Seller, the Company shall pay the Seller the sales proceeds recorded for the Seller less the Service Fee and the prescribed transfer fee. Payment of the settlement amount shall be made by transfer to an account in the name of the Seller that the Seller has registered in advance from the money receiving services designated by the Company.
  2. 2. Payment of settlement shall not be made every time a Buyer makes a payment to the Company but shall be made by the Company when the balance of the unpaid settlement amount posted to each Seller reaches the standard amount specified by the Company (hereinafter referred to as the "Payable Standard Amount"), and when a Seller applies for the transfer of an amount exceeding the said standard amount in a prescribed manner.
  3. 3. The holding period for unpaid settlements shall be 180 days from the date of receipt of the Ticket payments by the Company on behalf of a Seller. The Company will notify a Seller who has unpaid settlements related to Ticket sales that have been held for over 180 days after receipt by the Company, inviting the Seller to apply for a transfer. In the event that the Seller does not promptly apply for the transfer of funds, if the Seller's account for receiving funds is registered with the Company, the funds shall be transferred to that account. In the event that the Company is unable to transfer the unpaid balance because the destination account is unknown, including cases where the Seller who has not yet registered an account for receiving funds does not apply for transfer, or the account for receiving funds specified by the Seller does not exist, the Seller shall lose the right to the unpaid balance 90 days after the above notice.
  4. 4. The last day of each month shall be the closing date for transfer requests, and the settlement amount shall be transferred to the Seller on the 15th of the following month (or the next business day if it is a non-business day for the financial institutions or the Company).
  5. 5. Information regarding payments, such as the Payable Standard Amount and the transfer amount etc., can be checked in the management tool for each Seller.
  6. 6. If the balance of a Seller's unpaid settlement amount is less than the Payable Standard Amount, the Seller shall not be able to request a transfer.
  7. 7. In the event that a Registered User loses his/her status as a Registered User due to withdrawal from membership, cancellation of user registration, etc., the said Registered User shall apply for the transfer of the entire amount of the unpaid balance. In the event that the Registered User does not promptly apply for the transfer of funds, if the Registered User's account for receiving funds has been registered with the Company, the funds will be transferred to that account. In the event that the Company is unable to transfer the unpaid balance because the destination account is unknown, including cases where the Registered User who has not yet registered an account for receiving funds does not apply for transfer, or the account for receiving funds specified by the Registered User does not exist, the Registered User shall lose the right to any unpaid balance 90 days after the loss of the Registered User’s status.
  8. 8. In the event that a Registered User who withdraws from the Service waives his/her right to the unpaid settlement amount at the time of withdrawal, or in the event that the Registered User falls under Article 22.2 (Anti-Social Forces), the Company shall not pay the unpaid settlement amount.

Chapter 5 : General Provisions

Article 15 : Record of Activities

  1. 1. Sellers may post reviews of the Buyers who have purchased their Tickets (hereinafter referred to as "Reviews") on the Site.
  2. 2. Buyers may post Reviews of their purchased Tickets and the Seller on the Site.
  3. 3. The provisions of Article 7.3 through Article 7.6 shall apply mutatis mutandis to Reviews.

Article 16 : Prohibited Acts

  1. 1. Registered Users shall not engage in any of the following acts when using the Service.
    1. (1) Infringing the intellectual property rights, image rights, rights of privacy, honor, or other rights or interests of the Company, other Registered Users, or other third parties (including acts that indirectly cause such infringement).
    2. (2) Actions that may cause crimes, such as criminal threats or instructions to commit crimes, or other actions related to criminal acts or actions that are offensive to public order and morals.
    3. (3) Posting obscene content or inappropriate content for young people on Tickets or saying or doing such things to other Registered Users.
    4. (4) Using the Service for the purpose of romantic or sexual relationships.
    5. (5) Use of other Registered Users’ personal information obtained through the use of the Service for purposes other than the provision or receipt of Services on Tickets, such as following around the other party in a Ticket transaction unnecessarily or contacting the other party after the provision or receipt of Services on a Ticket without their consent.
    6. (6) Transmitting information that contains computer viruses or other harmful computer programs.
    7. (7) The act of performing unauthorized operations to the computers of the Company, other Registered Users, or other third parties.
    8. (8) Discriminatory expressions based on race, ethnicity, creed, gender, social status, place of residence, physical characteristics, medical history, education, assets, income, etc.
    9. (9) Posting content that is unpleasant to others on a Ticket, displaying unethical, vulgar, harmful, or indecent behavior, or saying or doing such things to other Registered Users.
    10. (10) Acts of causing trouble to others, harassment, slander, defamation, or other acts that may cause mental or economic damage to the Company, other Registered Users, or other third parties.
    11. (11) Act of posting Tickets for profit other than the profit from Ticket sales, or act of inserting links on Tickets.
    12. (12) Acts of using the Service by impersonation.
    13. (13) Act of collecting or reproducing content or data on the Service without prior written consent of the Company, whether by using robots, other data mining or data collection tools or manually.
    14. (14) Act of acquiring or using the information of other Registered Users or other information posted on the Service for purposes other than the use of the Service.
    15. (15) Act of tampering with the information used by the Company or other Registered Users in relation to the Service in any way.
    16. (16) Transmitting data through the Service that exceeds a certain amount of data capacity specified by the Company.
    17. (17) Acts that may interfere with the operation of the Service by the Company.
    18. (18) Acts equivalent to any of the above.
  2. 2. In the event that the act of transmitting the contents of a Ticket or other information by a Registered User falls or is likely to fall under any of the items of the preceding paragraph, the Company may delete all or part of such information without prior notice to the said Registered User.

Article 17 : Suspension of the Service etc.

  1. 1. In any of the following cases, the Company may suspend or discontinue the provision of all or part of the Service without prior notice to the Registered User.
    1. (1) In the event of periodic or emergency inspection or maintenance of the computer system related to the Service.
    2. (2) When computers, communication lines, etc. are stopped due to malfunction or inspection.
    3. (3) When the operation of the Service becomes impossible due to force majeure such as fire, power outage, natural disaster.
    4. (4) In any other cases where the Company deems it necessary to suspend or discontinue the Service.
  2. 2. The Company may terminate the provision of the Service at any time, at its convenience. In this case, the Company shall make a public announcement in advance (and notify Registered Users in advance if notification is possible).
  3. 3. In the case of the preceding paragraphs, after the termination of the Service, the Company will notify Registered Users who have unpaid settlements, urging them to apply for a transfer of funds. In the event that the Registered User does not promptly apply for the transfer of funds, if the Registered User's account for receiving funds is registered with the Company, the Company shall transfer the funds to that account. In the event that the Company is unable to transfer the unpaid settlements because the destination account is unknown, including cases where the Registered User who has not yet registered an account for receiving funds does not apply for transfer, or the account for receiving funds specified by the Registered User does not exist, the Registered User shall lose the right to any unpaid settlements 90 days after the above notice.

Article 18 : Storage of Information

The Company is not obligated to store messages or other information sent or received by Registered Users.


Article 19 : Attribution of Rights

  1. 1. All ownership and intellectual property rights related to the Site and the Service belong to the Company, and the permission to use the Service based on the user registration set forth in the Terms of Use does not mean the permission to use the intellectual property rights related to the Site or the Service. Registered Users shall not, for any reason whatsoever, engage in any activity that may infringe on the intellectual property rights of the Company (including, but not limited to, the disassembling, decompiling and reverse engineering of computer programs).
  2. 2. The Company shall be free to use any text, images, videos, and other data posted or transmitted by a Registered User on the Site or the Service without charge, including reproduction, modification, sublicensing to third parties, and all other uses.

Article 20 : Withdrawal from Membership

  1. 1. A Registered User may cancel the User Agreement and withdraw from membership at any time. In this case, the Registered User shall apply for withdrawal in accordance with the method prescribed by the Company and shall immediately pay in full any outstanding debts to the Company.
  2. 2. f there are any Tickets sold by a Registered User who has requested to withdraw from membership, but the Services on Tickets have not yet been provided, the Registered User shall complete the withdrawal procedure after the completion of the provision of the Services on Tickets. If there is any other inconvenience caused by withdrawing from the Service at the time the Registered User makes the withdrawal request, the Registered User shall complete the necessary measures before completing the withdrawal procedure, and until then, the Terms of Use shall apply.
  3. 3. The Company shall not be liable for any damages caused to the Registered User as a result of his or her withdrawal from the membership.
  4. 4. The Company shall not be obligated to continue to hold any information related to Registered Users who have withdrawn their membership, such as personal information, Tickets, and Reviews.

Article 21 : Cancellation of Registration etc.

  1. 1. In the event that a Registered User falls under any of the following circumstances, the Company may temporarily suspend the use of the Service or cancel the registration of the Registered User without prior notice or request.
    1. (1) If the Registered User violates any of the provisions of the Terms of Use.
    2. (2) If the Registered User falls under any of the items in Article 4. 5.
    3. (3) If the Registered User has used or attempted to use the Service in a manner or for a purpose that may cause damage to the Company, other Registered Users, or other third parties.
    4. (4) In the event that the Registered User interferes with the operation of the Service by any means.
    5. (5) In the event that the Registered User has become unable to pay its debts or has become insolvent or has filed a petition for the commencement of bankruptcy proceedings, civil rehabilitation proceedings, corporate reorganization proceedings, special liquidation proceedings, or similar proceedings.
    6. (6) In the event that a draft or check issued or accepted by the Registered User has been dishonored or that the Registered User has been subject to a disposition of suspension of trading by a clearing house or other similar measures.
    7. (7) In the event that a petition for seizure, provisional seizure, provisional disposition, compulsory execution, or auction is filed against the Registered User.
    8. (8) In the event that the Registered User has received disposition of delinquency in the payment of taxes and public charges.
    9. (9) In the event of the death of the Registered User, or the commencement of guardianship, conservatorship, or assistance is ordered.
    10. (10) If the Registered User has not used the Service for over one year and has not responded to any communication from the Company.
    11. (11) Acts equivalent to any of the above.
  2. 2. When any of the items in the preceding paragraph applies, a Registered User shall lose the benefit of time for all debts owed to the Company and shall immediately pay all debts to the Company.

Article 22 : Anti-Social Forces

  1. 1. Registered Users hereby represent and guarantee to the Company, at the time of entering into the User Agreement and during the effective period of User Agreement, that he or she, his/her executives and employees, and the person who practically runs the business of his/her company are not organized crime groups, members of organized crime groups, malicious shareholders who demand money or goods through fraudulent means, groups that masquerade as a social movement and engages in violent and illegal acts, special intelligent violent groups, groups that commit crimes without belonging to gangs, or member of any groups above and persons equivalent thereto (hereinafter collectively referred to as " Anti-Social Forces") and that he/she will not use Anti-Social Forces, associate, deal with, or have any other relationship with them.
  2. 2. In the event that a Registered User violates the representations and guarantees in the preceding paragraph, the Company may immediately terminate the User Agreement. In this case, the Registered User shall lose the right to claim payment of any unpaid settlement.

Article 23 : Disclaimer of Warranty and Disclaimer of Liability

  1. 1. The Company shall not be responsible for any problems between Sellers and Buyers.
  2. 2. The provision of Services on a Ticket by a Seller and the receipt of Services on the Ticket by a Buyer shall be at their own risk and responsibility, and the Company shall not be responsible for the supervision of such exchange and shall not be responsible for the proper provision of Services on Tickets etc. The Registered Users shall be responsible for all costs, risks, etc. related to the provision or receipt of Services on a Ticket, and the Company shall not be responsible for any of these. The Company does not guarantee that a Seller will not cause any damage to a Buyer or that a Buyer will not cause any damage to a Seller.
  3. 3. Any transactions, communications, disputes, etc. that may arise between a Registered User and other Registered Users or third parties in relation to the Service or the Site shall be handled and resolved at the Registered User's own risk, and the Company shall not be held responsible for such matters.
  4. 4. The Company does not guarantee that a Registered User will always be able to use the Service, or that the Registered User will have the opportunity to profit from the use of the Service, or that the Registered User will not lose that opportunity. The Company shall not be liable to compensate a Registered User for any damages caused to the Registered User due to the Company's actions or inactions, including but not limited to the suspension, cessation, termination of the provision of the Service, unavailability of the Service, changes of the Service contents, deletion or loss of Registered Users’ messages or information, temporary suspension of a Registered User's use of the Service, or cancellation of registration in accordance with the Terms of Use.
  5. 5. The provisions of the preceding paragraph shall not apply in cases where a Registered User who falls under the category of a consumer under Japan’s Consumer Contract Act suffers damages due to the Company's intentional or gross negligence. In addition, if a Registered User who falls under the category of a consumer under Japan’s Consumer Contract Act suffers damages due to the Company’s negligence (excluding gross negligence), the Company will compensate the user up to 10,000 yen.
  6. 6. In the event that a link is provided from the Site to another website or from another website to the Site, the Company shall not be responsible, for any reason whatsoever, for any website including the information obtained from that website other than the Site.

Article 24 : Dispute Resolution and Compensation for Damages

  1. 1. In the event that a Registered User causes damage to the Company by violating the Terms of Use or in connection with the use of the Service, the Registered User shall compensate the Company for such damage (including attorney's fees).
  2. 2. In the event that a Registered User receives a complaint from another Registered User or other third party in relation to the Service, or a dispute arises between the Registered User and such parties, the Registered User shall immediately notify the Company of the content of the complaint or dispute, handle the complaint or dispute at the Registered User's expense and responsibility, and report the progress and results to the Company upon request.
  3. 3. In the event that the Company receives a claim from another Registered User or any other third party due to infringement of rights or any other reason in relation to the use of the Service by a Registered User, the Registered User shall compensate the Company for any damages (including attorney's fees) that the Company is forced to bear in relation to such claim.

Article 25 : Confidentiality

  1. 1. The term "Confidential Information" as used in the Terms of Use shall mean all information regarding the Company's technology, business, operations, finances, organization, and other matters provided or disclosed by the Company in writing, orally, or through recorded media, etc., or becomes known to a Registered User in connection with the User Agreement or the Service. However, (1) information that has already been generally known to the public or has already been known to the Registered User when it is provided or disclosed by the Company or when it becomes known to the Registered User, (2) information that has become public knowledge through publications or other means due to reasons not attributable to the Registered User after it became known to the Registered User or after it was provided, disclosed by the Company, (3) information lawfully obtained without obligation of confidentiality from a third party authorized to provide or disclose it, (4) information developed independently without the use of Confidential Information, or (5) information for which the Company has confirmed in writing that confidentiality is not required., shall be excluded from the Confidential Information.
  2. 2. Registered Users shall use the Confidential Information only for the purpose of using the Service, and shall not provide, disclose, or leak the Company's Confidential Information to any third party without the written consent of the Company.
  3. 3. Notwithstanding the provisions of Paragraph 2, a Registered User may disclose Confidential Information in accordance with any order, request, or demand of any applicable law, court, or governmental agency. However, in the event of such an order, request, or demand, the Registered User shall promptly notify the Company to that effect.
  4. 4. Registered Users shall obtain the prior written consent of the Company when reproducing documents or magnetic recording media etc. containing Confidential Information and shall strictly manage the reproductions in accordance with Paragraph 2.
  5. 5. Whenever requested by the Company, the Registered User shall, without delay and in accordance with the Company's instructions, return or dispose of the Confidential Information, any documents or other recorded media containing or describing the Confidential Information, and all copies thereof.

Article 26 : Term of Validity

The User Agreement shall take effect on the date of completion of the registration of the Registered User in accordance with Article 4 and shall remain in effect between the Company and the Registered User until the earliest of the date of withdrawal of the Registered User, the date of cancellation of the registration of the Registered User, or the date of termination of the provision of the Service.


Article 27 : Content of the Service and Changes to the Terms of Use

  1. 1. The Company shall be free to change the contents of the Service.
  2. 2. The Company may change the Terms of Use (the Terms of Use include rules and regulations posted on the Site regarding the Service, which shall apply to all the subsequent paragraphs in this Article).
  3. 3. If the requirements of Paragraph 1 of Article 548-4 of Japan’s Civil Code regarding changes to Standard Terms and Conditions are met, the Company shall modify the Terms of Use in accordance with that paragraph.
  4. 4. In the event that the Company changes the Terms of Use, the Company shall notify a Registered User of the changes or make a public announcement of the changes, and in the event that the Registered User uses the Service after the notification or announcement of the changes, the Registered User shall be deemed to have agreed to the changes in the Terms of Use.

Article 28 : Contact / Notification

  1. 1. Notifications to request the transfer of unpaid settlements, notifications of changes to the Terms of Use, notifications of cancellation of user registration, and other notifications, expressions of intent, or communications from the Company to a Registered User (hereinafter referred to as "Notifications") shall be made to the contact information that the Registered User has provided to the Company. In the event that Notifications do not reach the Registered User due to reasons such as the Registered User has not provided contact information or the contact information does not actually exist, the Notifications shall be deemed to have been completed.
  2. 2. n the event that there is a problem with the content of the Site, such as a violation of privacy or defamation, or if a Registered User discovers that someone else has violated the Terms of Use, or if a Registered User needs to contact the Company for other reasons, please use following e-mail address.
  3. E-mail address: info@gametomodachi.com

Article 29 : Transfer of Status under the User Agreement

  1. 1. Registered Users may not assign, transfer, or collateralize etc. their status under the User Agreement or rights or obligations under the Terms of Use to any third party without the prior written consent of the Company.
  2. 2. In the event that the Company transfers the business related to the Service to another company, the Company may transfer the status of the User Agreement, the rights and obligations under the Terms of Use, a Registered User's registration information and other customer information to the transferee of such transfer, and the Registered User shall be deemed to have agreed to such transfer in advance. The transfer of business stipulated in this paragraph shall include not only ordinary business transfers, but also corporate splits and any other cases in which business is transferred.

Article 30 : Complete Agreement

The Terms of Use constitutes the entire agreement between the Company and a Registered User with respect to the terms and conditions contained herein, and supersedes all prior agreements, representations, and understandings, whether oral or written, between the Company and the Registered User with respect to the terms and conditions contained herein.


Article 31 : Severability

Even if any provision of the Terms of Use is determined to be invalid or unenforceable by law, the remaining provisions of the Terms of Use shall continue to be in full force and effect, and the Company and a Registered User shall endeavor to modify such invalid or unenforceable provision or portion to the extent necessary to make it valid or enforceable and to ensure that it has the same legal and economic effect as the purpose of the original provision.


Article 32 : Continuing Provisions

  1. 1. Each of the provisions of the Terms of Use shall remain in effect even after the termination of the User Agreement with respect to facts that occurred before the termination of the User Agreement.
  2. 2. In the event that the User Agreement between the Company and a Registered User is terminated, the User Agreement shall remain in effect in relation to Tickets that have already been purchased by the Buyer at the time of termination of the User Agreement, and the provisions of the Terms of Use shall apply to that extent.

Article 33 : Governing Law and Court of Jurisdiction

The Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Japan, and any and all disputes arising out of or relating to the Terms of Use shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Tokyo District Court as the court of first instance.


Article 34 : Consultation and Resolution

In the event that any doubts arise regarding the interpretation of the Terms of Use, or any matter not provided for in the Terms of Use, the Company and a Registered User shall consult with each other in accordance with the principles of good faith and shall promptly attempt to resolve such doubts.