GUIDE FOR USERS

GUIDE FOR WEBSITE USERS

Article 1 Introduction

Thank you for visiting the PAUL & JOE BEAUTE website (hereinafter, “this Website”). This Website is operated by ALBION Co., Ltd. and its affiliated companies (hereinafter, collectively, the “Company”) or its authorized agent. By using this Website, you are deemed to have agreed to these terms of use set forth below (hereinafter, “Terms of Use”). The Terms of Use are subject to change without notice.

Article 2 Scope of Application

The Terms of Use shall apply to all users of this Website (hereinafter, “Users”).

Article 3 Recommended Environment

The environments specified below are recommended for best use of this Website. This Website may not display correctly in other environments. Even under the recommended environments, in some cases the screen display may differ slightly from the intended design of this Website.

Recommended OS:
Computer: Windows 7 or higher, Mac OS 10.12 or higher
Smartphone: iOS 10x or higher, Android 4.4 or higher

Recommended browsers:
Computer: The latest Firefox, the latest Google Chrome, the latest Safari, the latest Edge
Smartphone: Carrier’s standard browsers for iPhone/Android

JavaScript:
Some functions of this Website may not work in an environment where JavaScript is disabled. JavaScript needs to be enabled to fully utilize all functions of this Website.

Monitor resolution:
Computer: width 1024px or higher
Smartphone: width 640px or higher

Article 4 Copyright and Other Rights

The rights to all content on this Website are owned by the Company or authorized for the Company’s use under a license or other agreement. Therefore, the content on this Website, in whole or in part, may not be reproduced, changed, reprinted, distributed or otherwise exploited in any manner except as permitted under the Copyright Act of Japan.

Article 5 Trademarks

All trademarks and service marks used on this Website are owned by the Company or its affiliated companies or authorized for the Company’s use under a license or other agreement. Therefore, such trademarks or service marks may not be used without the Company’s prior written permission.

Article 6 Information on this Website

Information on this Website is current as of the day it is uploaded and may be changed without notice after it has been uploaded. The Company makes no guarantee as to accuracy or timeliness in providing the information and shall not be liable for any dispute or damage which may arise out of or in relation to the use of such information.

Article 7 Links to This Website

Users may set links to this Website freely in principle without giving notice. However, link-setting to any site that is offensive to public order and morals or which is likely to inflict damage on this Website shall be declined. Link-setting to any site for online sales of cosmetics shall also be declined in principle.
No application for such links shall be accepted via this Website.
The Company makes no warranty and assumes no liability for the contents of any third party’s website or web-page linked to and/or from this Website.

Article 8 Prohibitions

Users may not conduct any of the following acts when using this Website:

  1. An act that is or is likely to be offensive to public order and morals or to transgress any law or regulation;
  2. An act that will or is likely to lead to a criminal act;
  3. An act of infringing on the Company’s or a third party’s rights including trademark right, copyright or any other intellectual property right;
  4. An act of infringing the privacy or violating the Privacy Policy stipulated separately;
  5. An act, or making a remark, that is intended to advocate a particular religious or political belief, promote an election campaign, or constitute any similar activity, that slanders or defames a particular individual, that is considered obscene, or that may be detrimental to the Company;
  6. An act of utilizing information provided on this Website or by the Company for commercial purposes;
  7. An act of transmitting or writing a harmful computer program, fake file, or other contaminating or destructive code;
  8. An act of hindering other Users from accessing or using any service provided on this Website;
  9. An act of slandering, abusing, reviling, defaming or damaging the credibility of the Company or a third party; or
  10. Any other act that is deemed by the Company to be inappropriate.

Article 9 Change or Removal of Information on This Website

Information on this Website may be changed or removed without prior notice, and the Company shall not be liable for any dispute or damage which may arise out of such change or removal.

Article 10 Management of Personal Information

Personal information acquired by the Company through this Website shall be managed in accordance with the Privacy Policy stipulated separately.

Article 11 Governing Law and Jurisdiction

The resolution of all disputes arising out of or in connection with this Website and these Terms of Use shall be governed by Japanese law and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Tokyo District Court as court of first instance. Users of this Website are deemed to have agreed to this governing law and jurisdiction.

GUIDE FOR SNS USERS

Article 1 Introduction

ALBION Co., Ltd. (hereinafter, the “Company”) welcomes comments on the Company’s products, promotions and campaigns, photographs, video, links and other postings from all parties on the official accounts of social media services operated by the Company (hereinafter, “Official Accounts” or “Official Account” as the case may be).

Article 2 Scope of Application

This Guide provides the terms and conditions of use of the Official Accounts (hereinafter, “Terms of Use”) which apply to all of the Official Accounts and all their users (hereinafter, “Users” or “User” as the case may be).

Article 3 Consent to the Terms of Use

A User’s use of any Official Account shall be construed as the User’s consent to the Terms of Use.

Article 4 Prohibitions

Users shall be prohibited from engaging in any of the following acts. Users agree and acknowledge that the Company reserves the right to delete and refuse the posting of content deemed by the Company as subject to prohibition under this Article without notice to the posting User.

  1. An act of slandering, abusing or defaming the Company, other Users or a third party, or of infringing on the right of portrait, privacy or other rights and interests of such persons;
  2. An act of spamming or multiple or repeated posting;
  3. An act of infringing on the Company’s or a third party’s copyright, trademark right or any other intellectual property right;
  4. An act of uploading a file containing a computer virus;
  5. An act of disrupting the normal functioning of a computer;
  6. An act of impersonating a third party;
  7. An act of posting information intended to excessively or inappropriately direct other Users to a particular external website(s);
  8. An act of hindering the operation of the Official Accounts;
  9. An act of using information obtained through any of the Official Accounts for commercial or other purposes, rather than for private use;
  10. An act of soliciting investment, donations, funding or purchase of goods or services;
  11. An act of uploading copyrighted software without the permission of the right holder; or
  12. An act of posting information whose content or expression falls under any of the following:
    1. Information that is not related to the Official Accounts;
    2. Information that is offensive to public order and morals, transgresses any law or regulation, or that contains obscene language or imagery;
    3. Information that is not true, or that is likely to encourage and perpetuate misunderstanding;
    4. Information intended to be used in the commission of a crime or to induce the commission of a crime;
    5. Information that contains excessively violent or cruel expressions;
    6. Information from which the signature or legal notice has been deleted;
    7. False or exaggerated information that is likely to mislead other Users;
    8. Information intended to be used as part of religious or political activities or for an election campaign;
    9. Information intended to be used for affiliate marketing, advertising, publicity, solicitation or other commercial purposes;
    10. Information that contains discriminatory expressions or that is morally problematic; or
    11. Information that violates the terms of use stipulated separately by each social media platform on which each Official Account is operated
  13. Any other acts similar to those set forth in the preceding items which are deemed by the Company to be inappropriate.

Article 5 Damage to Third Parties

In the event of any trouble or dispute arising between a User and a third party, or any damage caused by a User to a third party, out of or in relation to the use by the User of any of the Official Accounts, the User shall resolve such trouble or dispute or compensate for such damage at its own responsibility and expense, and the Company shall not be liable for any such trouble, dispute or damage.

Article 6 Disclaimer

  1. No information published on any of the Official Accounts shall be taken as representing the Company’s official views.
  2. The Company makes no guarantee as to the accuracy or completeness of information published on any of the Official Accounts and shall not be liable for any dispute or damage which may arise out of or in relation to the use of such information.
  3. The Company shall not be liable for any information posted by Users.
  4. The Company does not promise to respond to Users’ posts.

Article 7 Intellectual Property Rights and Personal Information

  1. Copyright (including the rights prescribed in Articles 27 and 28 of the Copyright Act of Japan) to works posted by Users on the Official Accounts including comments and still and animated images (hereinafter, collectively, “Works”) shall belong to the Company at no charge, and Users shall not exercise any moral rights of the author in relation to such Works.
  2. The Company is entitled to use, and even modify or otherwise change, Works freely without restrictions of purpose, period of time, geographical area, media, etc.
  3. Users represent and warrant to the Company that they hold legitimate rights on posted data and that all posted data does not infringe on the rights of any third party.
  4. Personal information received by the Company through the Official Accounts shall be managed in accordance with the Privacy Policy stipulated separately.

Article 8 Change of the Terms of Use

The Company reserves the right to change the Terms of Use at any time without prior notice to or approval of Users, and such changes shall become immediately effective upon uploading to this website.