FUN! JAPAN Terms of Use

Welcome to FUN! JAPAN!

“FUN! JAPAN” collectively means a project (“FUN! JAPAN Project”) that offers products and services through various means, including this website (including, but not limited to the web domain – referred to as “Site” – which may later be revised or changed for any reason), and strives to expand interest in Japan by introducing Japanese products and services to consumers across Asia.

The governing body of FUN! JAPAN, the FUN! JAPAN Team, offers services and information to its customers according to the following Terms of Use (“Terms of Use”). "FUN! JAPAN" hereby refers to the FUN! JAPAN Project, this Site, the individual members or company that makes up the FUN! JAPAN Team, individually or collectively, as implied by the context.

Please read the following Terms of Use carefully. By using or accessing FUN! JAPAN, you, as the customer, are deemed to agree to the Terms of Use below. Should you access or purchase a product or service from our partners through FUN! JAPAN presently or in the future, you are also deemed to agree to the terms and guidelines of that partner at that time regardless of whether they are included in our Site. If the terms and guidelines for the product and service of our partner and these Terms of Use conflict, these Terms of Use take precedence.


Privacy policies are applied when you use FUN! JAPAN.

Please read them carefully and make sure you understand them.

Electronic communication

When you use FUN! JAPAN or send email to FUN! JAPAN, you are engaging in electronic communication with FUN! JAPAN. 

You are prospectively agreeing to receive communications from FUN! JAPAN as a part of a notification regarding its operation, publication or function by sending you an email to your registered address, placing a notice on the Site, or using other appropriate means via the Site. You are deemed to agree that electronic communications from FUN! JAPAN, including all agreements, notices, and information disclosure, satisfy the legal requirements for communications in writing. 


All contents provided via FUN! JAPAN (e.g., characters, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, movies, digitally downloaded materials, and edited data) are the property of either FUN! JAPAN or content provider and are protected by Japan’s copyright law and international laws concerning copyrights. All compilations of contents provided via FUN! JAPAN are the exclusive property of FUN! JAPAN and are protected by Japan's copyright law and international laws concerning copyrights. You may not reprint or reproduce information, images, etc., that are provided via FUN! JAPAN without our permission.

License and access to the site

FUN! JAPAN or any content provider for it grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-commercial, and personal license to use FUN! JAPAN on the condition that you comply with these Terms of Use (no assignment or sublicense is permitted). This license does not cover any of the following: resale or commercial use of FUN! JAPAN or its content; collection or use of product lists, descriptions, or prices; secondary use of FUN! JAPAN or its content; download or copy of account information for other companies; or use of data collection or extraction tools such as data mining or robot. 

FUN! JAPAN or its licensors, suppliers, publishers, right holders, or other content holders reserve all rights that are not explicitly granted by these Terms of Use or other terms. You may not duplicate, photocopy, copy, sell, resell, access, or otherwise use FUN! JAPAN or any part thereof for commercial use without an explicit written consent from FUN! JAPAN. You may not frame or use frame technology to incorporate any logo or any other information of value owned by FUN! JAPAN (including images, characters, page layout, and forms) without an explicit written consent. You are prohibited from misusing FUN! JAPAN, and may only use FUN! JAPAN according to applicable laws. This license granted by FUN! JAPAN will be cancelled or terminated at the discretion of FUN! JAPAN without notice, if you use FUN! JAPAN in violation of these Terms of Use or any other applicable conditions. 


When using this Site, you understand and agree to be held responsible for your account, in safeguarding your password and supervising the use and access to your account. If someone accesses your account or uses your account to access the Site, we will rely on that account ID and will assume that access has been made by you, and you will be held responsible for any conduct made through your account. Please notify us immediately if you suspect or become aware that your account has been used without your authorization. We at FUN! JAPAN reserve the right to remove any and/or all of your submissions, suspend, and/or terminate your account with or without prior notice. Regardless of whether intentional or negligent infringement, costs, losses and damages arising in connection with termination as a result of password theft, loss, or unauthorized use (such as, but not limited to: investigation costs, preventive measures costs, attorney fees, claim correspondence costs) shall not be charged to FUN! JAPAN. We reserve the right to revise or delete contents, stop or change promotions or campaigns, deny service, suspend accounts without notice.


FUN! JAPAN Point (“FP”) can only be used for the specific uses designated by FUN! JAPAN, such as to apply for campaigns on the Site and to access articles that are exclusive for members of the Site.

FP can be earned by: registering as a member of the Site; logging into the Site; entering a fortune lottery; answering questionnaires; registering as favorite the webpages for which FP is provided; sharing such webpages; commenting on such webpages; participating in campaigns; and other methods designated by FUN! JAPAN.

FP is not available for purchase. Unless otherwise designated, FP is valid for one year from the account holder’s last login date. When an account is terminated, FP earned through such terminated account will become invalid. All FP will become invalid if the Site is closed or if FUN! JAPAN Project is terminated. FP cannot be transferred to other point programs. FP cannot be exchanged for cash or other kinds of points under any circumstances. FP is granted to specific accounts and can only be used for the specific account and cannot be transferred to other accounts.

Changes in Registration

If there is a change in the registration, including the email address, you are responsible for notifying us of such changes. If a customer fails to provide or update registration matters and is therefore unable to receive services or experience losses, FUN! JAPAN will not be held responsible for such losses.

For Minors

Please register upon obtaining consent from a legal guardian such as your parents. FUN! JAPAN reserves the right to terminate or deny service immediately if such consent has appeared to be unattained.

Reviews, comments, communication, and other contents

As a user of FUN! JAPAN, you may submit comments, photographs, or other contents, or transmit proposals, ideas, comments, questions, or other information, so long as the content is not illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, injurious to third parties, or objectionable, or does not consist of or include software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings or any form of spam. You may not use a false email address, impersonate any person or entity, or act in any way so as to mislead others on the origin of any content. Although FUN! JAPAN reserves the right (but not the obligation) to delete or edit such contents, it does not periodically confirm submitted contents.

Unless the site explicitly states otherwise, when you submit a content or transmit a material, you grant FUN! JAPAN a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content globally in any media. You are granting FUN! JAPAN and its sublicensees the right to use the name(s) you have transmitted in connection with such content, if they choose. You will not exercise your moral right of an author against FUN! JAPAN or any of its sublicensees. You represent and warrant to FUN! JAPAN that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content you post; that the content is accurate; that the use of the content you supply does not violate these Terms of Use and will not cause injury to any third person or entity; and that you will compensate FUN! JAPAN for all claims arising from the content you supply. FUN! JAPAN does not guarantee that it will accurately record or save any information or materials submitted or posted by you, and FUN! JAPAN assumes no liability or responsibility for lost, alteration or leaking of such information or materials. FUN! JAPAN reserves the right, but not the obligation, to monitor, edit, or delete any act or content. FUN! JAPAN takes no responsibility or assumes no liability for any content posted by you or any third party.

Notification of infringement of intellectual property rights

FUN! JAPAN respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your copyrighted work has been photocopied or used at the Site by a method that constitutes infringement of copyrights or intellectual property rights, notify us according to the notification procedure for infringement of intellectual property rights designated by FUN! JAPAN.

Product descriptions

FUN! JAPAN strives to maintain accuracy as much as possible. FUN! JAPAN does not, however, guarantee that the product descriptions or other contents on its site are accurate, complete, reliable, up-to-date, or free of errors. Note that this provision applies only to products introduced by FUN! JAPAN.

FUN! JAPAN software requirements

We recommend that you use the latest version of one of the following browsers when using FUN! JAPAN.

(As of June 2, 2014)

  • Google Chrome
  • FireFox
  • Internet Explorer
  • Safari

Submission by third party

FUN! JAPAN assumes no liability or obligation for any third party business or individual or any action, product, or content from a third party. We recommend that you carefully read policies on privacy and terms of use of such companies.


Unless otherwise specified in writing, FUN! JAPAN and all information, contents, materials, products (incorporating software), and other services that you can use on its site are provided by FUN! JAPAN on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Unless otherwise specified in writing, FUN! JAPAN does not make any type of representation or warranty, either expressed or implied, concerning the operation of FUN! JAPAN, its site, or information, content, material, or product posted on FUN! JAPAN. You are deemed to explicitly consent to use this site and FUN! JAPAN at your own risk. In particular, you explicitly agree to waive FUN! JAPAN of responsibility pertaining to any losses resulting from claims, disputes, or damages occurred as a result of server suspension or loss of stored data.

FUN! JAPAN is not intended to be a platform that makes recommendations on the purchases, sale, or holding of products or services that are available to customers on its Site. Because the information in advertisements may change, we ask our customers to make product purchase decisions based on your own judgment, without solely relying on the information as posted by FUN! JAPAN. FUN! JAPAN does not assume responsibility, will not act as a consultant, and will not become a party to any contract negotiations between the customer, regardless of whether the interaction takes place via the Site.

FUN! JAPAN will not intervene in any discussions or interactions between customers, even if such engagement is a result of utilizing FUN! JAPAN and/or the Site. Any tasks, troubleshooting, legal obligations or communications that result from engagements between customers are the sole responsibilities of such customers. FUN! JAPAN does not assume responsibility for any damages caused by or arising from information published from engagements resulting from using our Site and/or FUN! JAPAN.

FUN! JAPAN will not offer any warranty (including but not limited to, that it has merchantability or fitness of purpose), to the extent possible permitted under the applicable law, for products or services that can be obtained, whether implicit or explicit. FUN! JAPAN does not guarantee that the information, contents, materials, products (including software), services, server or email communications are not infected with harmful elements or viruses. FUN! JAPAN does not assume responsibility including, but not limited to, direct and indirect, punitive, or consequential damages of any kind resulting in the use and access of FUN! JAPAN.

Governing law

By using FUN! JAPAN, you are agreeing to submit to the laws of Japan, without regard to conflicts of laws principles, for any type of dispute that may arise in connection with these terms of service and between you and FUN! JAPAN or its related companies.


In addition to the court of general jurisdiction permitted under the applicable law, Tokyo District Court shall be designated as the additional agreement jurisdictional court for all disputes associated with access to FUN! JAPAN. For business customers, however, Tokyo District Court shall be the exclusive agreement jurisdictional court.

Site operational policies, revision, separability

Carefully read the operational policies of the site, including those on prices posted on the site. These policies also restrict your use of FUN! JAPAN. FUN! JAPAN reserves the right to revise this site, policies, or terms of service at any time. If any provision of these terms is found to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that provision will be deemed severable from these terms and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

Governing Body

This Site is managed and operated by a team of volunteers forming FUN! JAPAN. With regard to the rights, privileges and disclaimers provided to FUN! JAPAN under these Terms of Use, any of the volunteers forming FUN! JAPAN  or companies supporting FUN! JAPAN or officers or employees of such companies may exercise or insist such rights, privileges and disclaimers.