All English versions provided for reference purposes only. In any event, the Japanese version shall prevail.
The rules and regulations concerning the use of Sozi ID posted by the Company on the Company's website (defined in Article 2) from time to time shall constitute a part of these Terms.
“Sozi Service” means a generic term for services provided by the Company, including Sozi ID.
“Issue Applicant” means “Applicant for Issuance” as defined in Article 3.
“Member Information” means “Member Information” defined in Article 3.
“Member” means an individual or corporation for which a Sozi ID has been issued pursuant to Article 3.
“Membership Agreement” means the “Membership Agreement” as defined in Article 3.
“Intellectual Property Rights” means copyrights, patent rights, utility model rights, trademark rights, design rights, and other intellectual property rights (including the right to acquire those rights or to apply for registration, etc. for those rights). It means.
“Our website” refers to the website operated by the Company whose domain is
“sozi.co.jp” (if the domain or content of the Company's website is changed for any reason, such change (Including later websites.) It means.
“External Service” means a service prescribed by the Company provided by another business operator and used in connection with the provision of Sozi ID.
“External Operator” means a service provider of an external service.
The application in the preceding paragraph must be made by the individual or corporation using the Sozi ID itself, and in principle, the application by a representative is not permitted. In addition, when applying for issuance, applicants must provide the Company with true, accurate, and up-to-date information.
The Company may reject an application if any of the following reasons apply to a person who has made an application pursuant to Paragraph 1.
When there is a false statement, error, or omission in all or part of the member information provided to the Company
If you are a person who has lost your Sozi ID qualification that you held in the past
If you are a minor, adult guardian, insured person, or subsidiary, and you have not obtained the consent of a legal representative, guardian, curator, or assistant
Antisocial forces, etc. (gangsters, gangster members, gangster quasi-members, people who have not passed 5 years from the date they ceased to be gangster members or gangster quasi-members, gangsters, social movements, etc. Other means a group or individual who uses violence, force or fraudulent methods to pursue economic gain. (Same as below.) Or if the Company determines that it is engaged in some kind of exchange or involvement with antisocial forces, etc., such as cooperating or being involved in the maintenance, operation or management of antisocial forces, etc. through funding or otherwise
In addition, when the Company reasonably determines that the use of Sozi ID is inappropriate
If there is a change in the member information, the member shall notify the Company of the change without delay by the method specified by the Company and submit the materials requested by the Company.
During the validity period of the membership contract, the member may use the Sozi ID in accordance with these Terms and in accordance with the method specified by the Company.
The member is responsible for his/her Sozi ID and the password associated with it (hereinafter referred to as “ID information”). It shall be managed and stored, and it shall not be used by a third party, lent, transferred, changed in name, sold, etc.
Members are responsible for damages caused by insufficient management of ID information, errors in use, or use by third parties, etc., and the Company assumes no responsibility whatsoever.
If it is found that ID information has been stolen or used by a third party, the Member shall immediately notify the Company to that effect and follow the instructions from the Company.
Members must not engage in any of the following acts when using the Sozi ID.
Acts that infringe the intellectual property rights, portrait rights, privacy rights, honor, or other rights or interests of the Company, other members, external businesses, or other third parties (including acts that directly or indirectly cause such infringement.)
Acts related to criminal acts or acts contrary to public order and morals
Acts of transmitting obscene information or information harmful to adolescents
The act of transmitting information about heterosexual dating
Acts that violate laws and regulations or internal rules of the industry group to which the Company or the Member belongs
Acts of transmitting information containing computer viruses or other harmful computer programs
Acts of transmitting data that exceeds a certain amount of data specified by the Company
Acts that are reasonably recognized as likely to interfere with the provision of Sozi ID by the Company
Terms and other rules concerning the use of Sozi Services other than these Terms (hereinafter referred to as “Individual Terms”.) Acts contrary to
Acts that may fall under each of the preceding items or other acts that the Company reasonably deems inappropriate
The Company may suspend or suspend the use of Sozi ID in whole or in part without prior notice to the Member if any of the following applies:
When periodic or urgent inspection or maintenance of the computer system related to the provision of the Sozi ID is carried out
When computers, communication lines, etc. stop due to an accident
When the Sozi ID cannot be provided due to force majeure such as a fire, power outage, or natural disaster
When it is necessary to enter a password more than the number of times prescribed by the Company or to maintain the security of other members
When trouble, interruption or suspension of service provision, suspension of cooperation with Sozi ID, specification change, etc. occur in the external service
In addition, when the Company deems it reasonably necessary to suspend or suspend
We may terminate the provision of Sozi ID at our reasonable discretion. In this case, the Company shall notify the Member in advance.
The Company shall not be liable for any damages incurred by the Member due to the measures taken by the Company pursuant to this Article.
Preparation and maintenance of computers, smartphones, software and other devices, communication lines, and other communication environments necessary for using Sozi ID shall be carried out at the expense and responsibility of the member .
Members shall take security measures, such as prevention of computer virus infection, unauthorized access, and information leakage, etc. at their own expense and responsibility according to their own usage environment.
Even if messages and other information sent and received by the Member have been stored for a certain period of time for operational reasons, the Company shall not be obligated to store such information, and the Company may delete such information at any time It will be
When the Member starts using the Sozi ID or while using the Sozi ID, the Member may download the Software etc. from the Company's website or other methods to the Member's computer, smartphone, etc. When installing, sufficient care shall be taken to prevent the loss or alteration of the information held by the member or the failure or damage of the equipment.
If a member falls under any of the following reasons, the Company shall delete the member's information, suspend or use all or part of the Sozi service by the member without prior notice or demand You can take any necessary measures such as deprivation of qualifications, or cancel your registration as a member.
If you violate any of the provisions of these Terms
When it turns out that there is a false fact in the member information
When using or attempting to use the Sozi ID for any purpose or method that may cause damage to the Company, other members, external businesses, or other third parties
When the member is unable to receive the provision or cooperation of the service from an external business operator due to violation of the external terms of service or other reasons
If you interfere with the provision of Sozi ID regardless of the means
When payment is suspended or becomes insolvent, or there is a petition to start bankruptcy proceedings, civil rehabilitation proceedings, corporate reorganization proceedings, special liquidation, or similar proceedings
When a bill or check issued or undertaken by oneself is dishonored, or when a transaction suspension of a bill or check at a bill exchange office or other similar measures is received
When there is a petition for seizure, provisional seizure, provisional disposition, compulsory execution or auction
If you are disposed of in arrears of tax and public duty
In the case of death or when receiving a referee for starting guardianship, curatorship, or assistance
If you have not used your Sozi ID for more than 1 year and there is no response to our contact
When it corresponds to each item of Article 3, Paragraph 3
In addition, when the Company reasonably determines that the continuation of registration as a member is inappropriate
If any of the reasons in each of the preceding paragraphs apply, the member naturally loses the benefit of the deadline for all debts owed to the Company, and must immediately pay all debts to the Company.
Members may withdraw their membership at any time by notifying the Company in the manner prescribed by the Company, and thereby cancel the registration of the Member.
The Company shall not be liable for any damages incurred by the Member due to the actions taken by the Company pursuant to this Article.
The Sozi Service is provided on an as-is basis, and the Company makes no warranty whatsoever regarding the Sozi Service, including fitness for a particular purpose, commercial usefulness, completeness, continuity, etc.
Even if a member obtains any information related to the Sozi service, the Company's website, other members of the Sozi service or other matters directly or indirectly from the Company, the Company stipulated in this agreement to the member We do not guarantee anything beyond the contents that have been made.
The Sozi Service may cooperate with external services, but such cooperation is not guaranteed, and the Company assumes all responsibility for any hindrance, etc. of cooperation with external services, except when it is attributable to the Company It does not take responsibility.
If the Sozi service is linked to an external service, the member shall comply with the external terms of service at their own expense and responsibility, and the violation will result in a violation between the member and the external business operator operating the external service Even in the event of a dispute, etc., the Company assumes no responsibility for the dispute, etc.
The Member shall investigate whether the use of the Sozi Service violates laws and regulations applicable to the Member, the internal rules of industry associations, etc. based on his/her own responsibility and expense, and the Company shall investigate the Sozi Service by the Member There is no guarantee whatsoever that the use of is compliant with laws and regulations applicable to members, internal rules of industry associations, etc.
Any transactions, communications, disputes, etc. that arise between a Member and another Member, an external business operator, or any other third party in connection with the Sozi Service or the Company's website shall be handled and resolved at the Member's responsibility. Except in cases attributable to the Company, the Company shall not be liable in any way for such matters.
The Company may suspend, stop, terminate, disable or change the provision of the Sozi Service by the Company, delete or lose Member's information, cancel registration, loss of data due to the use of the Sozi Service, or failure of equipment, or The Company shall not be liable for damages or other damages incurred by the Member in connection with the Sozi Service, except in cases attributable to the Company.
Even if a link from the Company's website to another website or a link from another website to the Company's website is provided, the Company shall obtain information from a website other than the Company's website and the Company Except for cases attributable to the Company, we do not assume any responsibility for the information provided.
The Company is responsible for situations beyond our reasonable control (fires, power outages, hacking, computer virus intrusions, earthquakes, floods, wars, epidemics, trade suspensions, strikes, riots, inability to secure goods and transportation facilities, (Including, but not limited to, interventions, instructions or requests by government authorities or local governments, or enactment or revision or abolition of domestic and foreign laws.) If the obligations under the membership contract cannot be fulfilled due to this, the member shall not be liable for default during the period during which the status continues.
Even if the Company is liable for damages to the Member due to the application of the Consumer Contract Act or other compulsory laws and regulations or for any other reason, the Company's liability for compensation shall be within the past one month period from the time the reason for the damage occurred The upper limit is the total amount of usage fees for Sozi services actually received from members. However, if no usage fee is given or received during the period of one month, the maximum limit is 100 yen.
If the Member causes damage to the Company by violating these Terms or in connection with the use of the Sozi Service, the Member must compensate the Company for the damage.
In the event that a member receives a complaint from another member, external business operator, or other third party in connection with the Sozi service, or a dispute arises with them, immediately notifies the Company of the details and charges of the member Responsibly handle the claim or dispute, and report the progress and results to the Company based on the request from the Company.
In connection with the use of the Sozi service by a member, if the Company receives any claim from another member, external business operator, or other third party due to infringement of rights or for other reasons, the member shall apply to the Company based on the request. You must compensate the third party for the amount you are forced to pay.
In this agreement, “confidential information” refers to the Company's technology, sales, etc. provided or disclosed by the Company in writing, orally, recording media, etc. by the Member in connection with the Membership Agreement or the Sozi Service It means all information relating to business, financial, organizational and other matters. Provided, however, that (1) when it was provided or disclosed by the Company or when it was known, that it was already publicly known or already known, and (2) after it was provided or disclosed or known from the Company, it is the responsibility of oneself Those that have become public knowledge by publications or others due to reasons not attributable to (3) those lawfully obtained without being obligated to maintain confidentiality from a third party with the authority to provide or disclose, (4) alone without being subject to confidential information Those developed in (5) the Company confirmed in writing to the effect that confidentiality is not necessary shall be excluded from confidential information.
Members shall use confidential information only for the purpose of using the Sozi service, and shall not provide, disclose or divulge the Company's confidential information to third parties without the written consent of the Company.
Notwithstanding the provisions of Paragraph 2, Members may disclose Confidential Information pursuant to laws, orders, requests or requests of courts or government agencies. However, if there is such an order, request, or request, you must promptly notify the Company to that effect.
Members shall obtain the prior written consent of the Company when duplicating documents or magnetic recording media, etc. containing confidential information, and shall strictly manage the copies in accordance with Paragraph 2.
Members must return or dispose of confidential information, documents or other recording media that describe or contain confidential information and all copies thereof in accordance with the instructions of the Company without delay at any time when requested by the Company It won't be.
The Company may, at the discretion of the Company, use and disclose the information, data, etc. provided by the Member to the Company as statistical information in a form that does not identify an individual, and the Member shall not object to this.
The membership contract shall take effect on the date on which the issuance of the Sozi ID pursuant to Article 3 is completed for the member, and until the date on which the registration of the member is canceled or the date on which the provision of the Sozi ID is terminated, whichever is earlier, with the Company. It shall remain valid between the member and the member.
By the termination of the membership contract, the member shall not be able to use all Sozi services except in the Individual Terms and other cases separately approved by the Company.
The Company shall be free to change the contents of services related to Sozi ID.
Any inquiries regarding the Sozi Service and other communications or notices from Members to the Company, notifications regarding changes to these Terms, and other communications or notices from the Company to Members shall be made in the manner specified by the Company.
Members may not assign, transfer, set collateral, or otherwise dispose of their status under the Membership Agreement or their rights or obligations based on these Terms to a third party without the prior written consent of the Company.
We will transfer the business related to Sozi ID to a third party (no matter business transfer, company split, or any other aspect). In the event of such transfer, the status under the membership contract, the rights and obligations under this agreement, and the member's registration information and other customer information may be transferred to the assignee of the transfer, and the member shall be responsible for such transfer. It is assumed that you have agreed in advance in this section.
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between the Company and the Member regarding the matters contained in these Terms, and supersede any prior agreements, representations and understandings between the Company and the Member concerning the matters contained in these Terms, whether oral or written.
Even if any provision of these Terms or a part thereof is determined to be invalid or unenforceable by the Consumer Contract Act or other laws and regulations, etc., the remaining provisions of the Terms and the remainder of the provisions determined to be invalid or unenforceable The Company and the Member shall make the invalid or unenforceable clause or part lawful and amend it to the extent necessary to have enforceability, and the invalid or unenforceable provision or We will endeavor to ensure the purpose of the part and the same legal and economic effect.
The provisions of Article 5 Paragraph 2, Article 7 Paragraph 3, Article 8, Article 9, Article 10 Paragraph 2 and Paragraph 4, Article 11 to Article 14, Article 15 Paragraph 2, and Article 18 to Article 22 remain in effect even after the termination of the Membership Agreement It is assumed that.
[Enactment on April 21, 2021]