Terms of Service

This Terms of Service (hereinafter referred to as “Terms”) sets the terms and conditions for using the Service “The Singing Ring® Online Lounge, the Inner-net connecting our hearts together” (hereinafter referred to as the “Service”) provided by the Singing-Ring Association (hereinafter referred to as the “Association”) on this website. All registered members (hereinafter referred to as the “Members”) shall use the Service in accordance with the Terms.

Article 1 (Application)

The Terms shall apply to all the matters related to the use of the Service between the Members and the Association.

 

Article 2 (Membership Registration)

  1. For the Service, the applicant for membership must agree to the Terms, and register through a specified method from the Association. After the application is approved by the Association, the membership registration is complete.

  2. The Association may not approve the application for membership registration if there is reasonable doubt that the applicant has the following reasons. The applicant is not obliged to disclose the reason.

  1. When false information is stated on the membership registration.

  2. When the application is from someone who has violated the Terms.

  3. When the Association judges that the membership registration is not appropriate.

 

Article 3 (Management of member password)

  1. Members shall manage the member password of the Service (hereinafter referred to as "Password") appropriately at their own risk.

  2. Members shall not transfer or lend their password to or share it with a third party under any circumstances. When someone logs in with a password combination that matches the registered information, the Association assumes that the Member who has registered the password is using it himself or herself.

  3. The Association shall not be liable for any damages caused by the password being used by a third party, unless the Association has intentional or gross negligence.

 

Article 4 (Usage fee and payment method)

  1. In order for Members to use the Service, it is necessary to pay the usage fee (hereinafter referred to as "usage fee") in advance to the Association by the method specified in Paragraph 5 of this Article. Members can use the Service during the valid period by paying the usage fee.

  2. The usage fee is 11,000 yen (Only at the time of enrollment) and 3,300 yen per month or 33,000 yen per year. The validity period is until 23:59 on the last day of every month. Even if a Member registers or withdraws from the membership in the middle of the month, the usage fee for the month of withdrawal will not be settled on a daily basis. 

Example: If a Member makes a payment after applying on October 26th, the second payment will be on November 1st (excluding special cases such as a free usage fee campaign).

  1. Membership registration is automatically renewed in principle (hereinafter referred to as "automatic renewal") unless the Member completes the procedure or the membership expires after the Member completes the withdrawal procedure and sends the withdrawal form, and the Association completes the procedure.

  2. In the case of automatic renewal according to the preceding paragraph, the usage fee will be automatically settled by the payment method specified by the Member at the time of membership registration when the validity period has passed (hereinafter referred to as "at the time of renewal").

  3. The payment method of the usage fee shall be limited to credit cards.

  4. When changing the usage fee, the Association shall notify the member at least one month before the change date. However, this does not apply in cases where there are unavoidable circumstances.

  5. If a Member delays the payment of the usage fee, he or she shall pay the late damages at a rate of 14.6% per year.

 

Article 5 (About the use of distributed content)

  1. Members who wish to use (which means view and play. The same shall apply hereinafter in this article) the distributed content must purchase it in accordance with the Terms and the method separately determined by the Association, and pay the purchase price (hereinafter referred to as "purchase price").

  2. Members can use the distributed content in the usage environment specified by the Association.

  3. When a Member withdraws from the Service or the membership expires, the Member will not be able to use all the contents.

  4. The Association may suspend or terminate the distribution of distributed content at its own discretion. In this case, the provisions of Article 6, Paragraph 1 will apply to the distributed content distributed for a fee.

 

Article 6 (Refund)

  1. The Association shall not refund the usage fee and purchase price paid by a Member unless the provisions of Article 14, Paragraph 2 apply.

  2. Even if a Member withdraws from the Service within the valid period or the membership qualification expires, the same shall apply as in the preceding paragraph.

 

Article 7 (Prohibited matters)

Members must not engage in any of the following acts when using the Service

  1. Acts that violate laws or public order and morals

  2. Acts related to criminal activity

  3. Acts that infringe copyrights, trademark rights, or other intellectual property rights included in the Service, such as the content of the Service

  4. Acts that destroy or interfere with the function of the server or network of the Association, other Members, or other third parties

  5. Commercial use of information obtained through the Service 

  6. Acts that may interfere with the operation of the Association's services

  7. Unauthorized access to the Service or attempting to do so

  8. Acts of collecting or accumulating personal information about other Members

  9. Acts of using the Service for improper purposes

  10. Acts that cause disadvantage, damage, or discomfort to other Members of the Service or other third parties

  11. Acts of pretending to be another Member

  12. Promotion, advertising, solicitation, or business activities on the Service that the Association does not permit

  13. Acts aimed at meeting unfamiliar opposite sex

  14. Acts that directly or indirectly benefit antisocial forces in connection with the Service

  15. Other acts that the Association deems inappropriate

 

Article 8 (Deletion of posted data, etc.)

  1. The Association can delete the data posted or uploaded by Members using the Service (hereinafter referred to as "posted data") without notifying the Member in advance if the Association determines that the posted data will interfere with the operation of the Service, or there will be a risk of it, such as one of the items in Article 7.

  2. Even in the event that a Member suffers damage due to the deletion of posted data by the Association as described in the preceding paragraph, the Association shall not be liable for such damage.

 

Article 9 (Withdrawal)

  1. Members shall be able to withdraw from the Service by following the procedures on the withdrawal page of the Service. However, in this case, the provisions of Article 6, Paragraph 2 shall apply.

  2. Please check the provisions of Article 5, Paragraphs 3 and 4 regarding the use of distributed content after withdrawal from the Service.

 

Article 10 (suspension of the Service, etc.)

  1. The Association may suspend or terminate all or part of the Service without notifying the Members in advance if it determines that there is any of the following reasons.

1. When performing maintenance, inspection or updating of the computer system related to the Service 

2. When it becomes difficult to provide the Service due to force majeure such as an earthquake, lightning strike, fire, power outage or natural disaster

3. When the computer or communication line stops due to an accident

4. When the Association determines that it is difficult to provide the Service

  1. The Association shall not be liable for any disadvantage or damage suffered by the Member or a third party due to the suspension or interruption of the Service.

 

Article 11 (copyright)

  1. Members shall use the Service to post or upload only information such as texts, images and videos for which they hold the necessary intellectual property rights such as copyrights, or for which they have obtained the necessary permissions from the right holders.

  2. The copyright of texts, images, videos, etc. posted or uploaded by the Member using this service is reserved by the Member or other existing right holders.

 

Article 12 (Usage restrictions and deregistration)

  1. If a Member falls under any of the following, the Association is able to restrict the use of all or part of the Service to the Member or cancel the registration as a Member without prior notice.

1. When there is a violation of any of the provisions of the Terms

2. When it turns out that there is a false fact in the registered items

3. When there is a default of payment obligations such as fees

4. When the Association judges that the use of the Service is not appropriate

  1. The Association shall not be liable for any damages caused to the members due to the actions taken by the Association in accordance with this article.

 

Article 13 (Disclaimer)

  1. The Association does not warrant, either explicitly or implicitly, that the Service is virtually or legally free of defects including errors, bugs, infringement, etc. regarding safety, reliability, accuracy, integrity, and effectiveness for a particular purpose or security. 

  2. The Association does not take any responsibility for any damage caused to the Member due to the Service. However, this disclaimer does not apply if the contract between the Association and the Member regarding the Service (including the Terms) is a consumer contract stipulated in the Consumer Contract Act.

  3. Even in the case specified in the provision of the preceding paragraph, the Association shall not be liable for the damage caused due to special circumstances (including cases where the Association or the Member foresaw or could have foreseen the occurrence of such damage) to the Members due to default or illegal acts by the negligence of the Association (excluding gross negligence). In addition, compensation for damages caused to Members due to default or illegal acts by the negligence of the Association (excluding gross negligence) shall be limited to the amount of usage fee received from the Member in the month in which the damage occurred.However, for Members who pay the usage fee on an annual basis, the upper limit is the amount obtained by dividing the annual usage fee by 12.

  4. The Association is not responsible for any transactions, communications or disputes that occur between a Member and another Member or a third party regarding the Service.

 

Article 14 (Changes, etc. in service content)

  1. The Association shall be able to change the contents of the Service without notifying the Member if the Association deems it necessary, and shall not be liable for any damage caused to the Member by this.

  2. The Association shall be able to terminate the provision of this service by notifying the Member one month in advance if the Association deems it necessary, and shall not be liable for any damage caused to the Member by this.

  3. However, for Members who pay the usage fee on an annual basis, the usage fee corresponding to the remaining months (remaining balance) from the end date of the Service to the expiration date of the usage fee, the Association will refund the amount obtained by the formula of "monthly fee x number of remaining months" up to the annual usage fee.

 

Article 15 (Changes in the Terms)

If we deem it necessary, the Association shall be able to change the Terms by notifying the Members in advance by posting it on theAssociation’s website, etc. at least one month in advance. In addition, when a Member starts using the Service after a change in the Terms, the Member will be deemed to have agreed to the amended Terms.

 

Article 16 (Handling of personal information)

The association shall appropriately handle personal information acquired by using the Service in accordance with the Association's "privacy policy".

 

Article 17 (Notification or Communication)

Notifications or communications between Members and the Association shall be made by the method specified by the Association.

 

Article 18 (Prohibition of assignment of rights and obligations)

Members shall not be able to assign status under the usage contract or the rights or obligations based on the Terms to a third party or provide it as collateral without the prior written consent of the Association.

 

Article 19 (Governing law and jurisdiction)

  1. In interpreting the Terms, Japanese law shall be the governing law.

  2. In the event of a dispute regarding the Service, the court having jurisdiction over the place of residence of the Association shall have exclusive agreement jurisdiction.

Sion Inc ​Official SNS

  • ホワイトFacebookのアイコン
  • ホワイトInstagramのアイコン
  • ホワイトYouTubeのアイコン

Register free singing Ring

Newsletter!

Register Here

© 2019 by Sion inc Co., Ltd. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.