本LINE TODAY 服務條款(以下簡稱「本條款」) 係存在於LINE Corporation(以下簡稱「本公司」),與使用本公司所提供之任何有關於LINE TODAY之服務或功能(以下簡稱「本服務」)中,包括但不限於透過LINE TODAY官方帳號、Timeline功能、內含於本公司所營運之品牌名稱為LINE之網路通訊服務及相關服務(以下合稱「LINE服務」)之新增Tab功能及/或透過LINE TODAY行動網頁版與電腦網站所提供之新聞文章之使用者(以下簡稱「用戶」、「用戶本人」或「用戶的」,取決於條款內容)之間。

 

1. 本條款之同意

 

1.1 用戶需遵照本條款使用本服務。用戶不得使用本服務,除非用戶有效且不得撤銷地同意本條款。

 

1.2 藉由同意本條款,用戶聲明並保證其已達所在國家之法定成年年齡。儘管有以上規定,若用戶為13歲以上未成年人子女之父母或法定監護人,用戶僅得允許該未成年人在用戶的監督下且遵照本條款使用用戶的帳號與服務;此時用戶為其未成年子女之任何行為負責。若用戶使用本服務係代表企業或為前述目的使用本服務,則前述企業應被視為已同意本條款,且於本公司與該企業間構成有效而不得撤銷之協議。

 

1.3 透過實際使用本服務,用戶被視為已詳讀並充份了解本條款,並同意本條款有效且不得撤銷。若用戶不希望用戶本人受本條款拘束,則不得進入或使用本服務或進入任何其中內容。

 

1.4 本公司若一併提供或上傳任何附屬於本服務之文件,例如本服務之「協議書」、「服務使用說明」、「政策」(以下簡稱「個別服務條款」)時,用戶應需遵照個別服務條款以及本條款。

 

2. 本條款之修訂

 

本公司在任何時點認為必要時,無需向用戶提供事前通知即得變更本條款及個別服務條款。變更後之本條款及個別服務條款將公布於本公司營運網站適當之處,自公告起隨即生效。若用戶於變更條款後繼續使用本服務,則視為用戶有效且不得撤銷地同意變更後本條款及個別服務條款。關於本條款變更之通知無法個別通知用戶,敬請用戶於使用本服務時隨時參照本條款之最近版本。

 

3. 帳號

 

3.1 為使用本服務及/或本服務之任何特徵及功能之全部或部分,用戶或需另外註冊LINE服務。請詳閱並同意之LINE服務條款以使用LINE服務。

 

3.2 使用本服務時,未明列於本條款或個別服務條款(包括但不限於禁止事項、用戶責任、通知及聯絡等)之事項,適用本條款或個別服務條款外之LINE服務條款。

 

4. 智慧財產權

 

4.1 所有在LINE TODAY上被展示及/或得下載之內容要素,作為LINE服務條款中之本內容之一部,包括但不限於照片、圖像、文字、標題、影片、音檔、數位檔案及軟體(以下簡稱「新聞內容」)以及所有在LINE TODAY上之特徵,包括但不限於LINE TODAY設計、商業外觀、標誌、網頁、聲音及/或影像資料、文字、資料、資訊、軟體、資料編輯、數位下載、圖示、html程式碼、xml程式碼及通過LINE TODAY所獲得之產品與服務(與「新聞內容」合稱「元素」),皆為本公司及其授權人之專屬財產。元素受國內法及國際法保護,包括著作權、商標權、商業外觀及其他智慧財產權法。任何新聞內容經用戶進入或下載(不論該進入或下載是否經授權)並不移轉任何新聞內容中或與之有關之權利、資格或利益或新聞內容中之任何智慧財產權。所有新聞內容中或與之有關之權利、資格及利益應仍為本公司及其授權人之專屬財產。除明示於本條款外,任何新聞內容不得被使用、複製、展示、傳輸或以他法開發利用。本公司茲明示保留所有於本條款中未明示授權之與LINE TODAY及元素有關之一切權利。

 

4.2 為保護本公司與其授權人權利,新聞內容得使用電子措施以保護LINE TODAY及元素。用戶同意不使該等措施無效或不影響該等措施亦不意圖為前述行為。任何對前述措施之規避或干擾可能導致民刑事處罰。

 

4.3 僅在適用之法律及命令所許可範圍內,若用戶為個人及非商業用途擬製作新聞內容之影本,用戶必不得自新聞內容上移除或使移除任何著作權、商標、浮水印或其他權利聲明或影像標記或標誌。未經本公司事前書面同意,用戶不得保存或保留新聞內容。

 

5. 使用LINE TODAY

 

5.1 LINE TODAY及元素僅限LINE TODAY用戶使用。任何對LINE TODAY之使用均依本公司單獨裁量提供予用戶。用戶同意本公司不應對終止用戶對LINE TODAY之使用而對用戶或任何第三人負責。本公司保留隨時修訂、更新、暫停、不予持續或限制對LINE TODAY(全部或部份)之使用或進入之權利,且無需通知及負擔責任。

 

5.2 透過LINE服務使用本服務時,本公司得以推播訊息功能通知偏好之新的新聞內容、對已流覽之新聞內容之後續追蹤新聞及/或額外之新聞內容。該以推播傳送額外之新聞內容之功能預設為「使用」,但用戶得於本服務之設定中將此功能變更為「不使用」。

 

5.3用戶得透過用戶之社群網路帳號,例如LINE服務、Facebook及Twitter分享新聞內容,此為本服務之部分功能與特色。有關用戶使用該分享功能之適當性,以及有關用戶遵守社群網路服務提供者所定服務條款或其他規則或其他相類似者(如有)使用該等社群網路帳戶,本公司拒絕並否認一切之責任。該等社群網路服務提供者對其等所有之社群網站服務承擔所有責任。此外,用戶同意,就任何持續、暫停或終止該分享功能,本公司不應對用戶或任何第三人負責。本公司保留隨時修訂、更新、暫停、不予持續或限制對該分享功能之權利,且無需通知及負擔責任。除非本條款明示允許,用戶不得未經本公司許可,使用本條所提及之分享功能以外之功能分享、複製及/或散布新聞內容。

 

5.4 用戶不得 (1) 深度連結、使用軟體或其他自動化裝置及技術或演算法搜爬(crawling)、擷取(scraping)、搜尋或監視LINE TODAY及/或恢復或複製新聞內容或相關資訊。(2) 違反LINE TODAY機制性限制或逃避其他為避免或限制以駭客或其他方式進入LINE TODAY或元素而使用之措施。(3)複製、重新定向、或開發利用LINE TODAY或元素。(4) 查找、掃描或測試LINE TODAY或支援LINE TODAY之網絡之弱點或搜索LINE TODAY訪客及本公司用戶個人資料。 (5) 使用或上傳任何可能妨礙LINE TODAY正常營運或透過LINE TODAY所進行之交易之機器、軟體或協力子程式。(6) 以任何方式複製、修正或展示本公司公司名稱、標誌、商標、服務圖示、文字或圖像,或將本公司公司名稱或商標或服務圖示或任何本公司人員名稱,或就前述其中之一為任何變動包含於中繼標記、隱藏文字、或其他指示符號而可能創造出合作、贊助或站台之印象。(7)使用非屬本公司通常認可而設計為提供反覆自動進入LINE TODAY之裝置(包含軟體),或未經本公司適當授權而查找、掃描或測試任何LINE TODAY系統性或網絡相關性之弱點。(8)使用LINE TODAY參與不法及違法行為。(9)使用訊框或類似技術框化LINE TODAY元素。

 

5.5本公司並不主張LINE TODAY及/或元素對用戶所選擇使用本服務之特定國家屬使用上適當或可用。若用戶選擇使用LINE,屬用戶自發性使用本服務且將就遵循所適用之當地法令自行負責。

 


6. 隱私

 

6.1 本公司將用戶之隱私置於最高優先。本公司盡全力照料及注意關於安全管理所蒐集之用戶資料之安全措施。

 

6.2 本公司依據LINE隱私權政策所定之條款處理個人資料。

 

7. 保密

 

用戶使用LINE TODAY時,用戶得接收特定之售價、技術、行銷資訊或其他機密資料。「機密資訊」包括任何由本公司指定為機密之資訊或是常人依有關揭露之環境下可能認為機密之資訊。用戶承認該等機密資訊為為本公司之珍貴商業機密與資產。用戶同意其將維持該等機密資訊之保密性,且用戶不應在缺乏事前書面同意之情況下,使用或揭露該等機密資訊。

 

8. 本公司免責與責任限制

 

8.1 LINE TODAY 與其元素係以「現狀」、「現所可得」的基礎提供。在得適用法令許可的最大範圍內,本公司茲明確地對任何所有與LINE TODAY、其元素、任何透過LINE TODAY所得的其他產品或服務等相關的所有聲明及保證,不論其係明示或隱含,均予以聲明免責,包括但不限於任有及所有的下列聲明及保證1)可商品性與特定目的適用性 2)無侵權及具所有權 3)LINE TODAY之不罹於使用中斷、延遲、不正確性、伺服器故障、錯誤或遺漏 4)LINE TODAY之安全性及不罹於病毒、蠕蟲及其他有害元件 5)LINE TODAY及/或其元素能滿足用戶要求及期待 6)於LINE TODAY呈現或展示之資訊、數據及資料之正確性、精確性與可信度。

 

8.2 無論何種情況下,本公司與本公司董事、經理人、員工、合作方、授權方、代理商或其他代表,均不對用戶因使用LINE TODAY及其元素所發生之任何損失負責,不論該損失係直接、間接、補償性、衍生性、懲戒性、特殊性、附帶性或懲罰性,包括但不限於損害係喪失利益、營收、收入、商譽、使用利益、資料或其他無形損失或損害。使用LINE TODAY所致之一切必要服務及修理成本,均由用戶承擔。

 

8.3 進入使用LINE TODAY及元素風險均由用戶自行承擔。因進入使用任何LINE Today元素而對用戶電腦造成損害及數據損失均完全由用戶自行負責。本公司對盜用、系統故障、通信故障及其他脫離本公司可控制範圍外事由所致之損害不負任何責任及義務。

 

8.4 本公司雖會努力嘗試促進新聞內容正確性、完整性與可信度。但本公司茲對新聞內容、一般數據、中繼數據及其附屬內容的正確性、完整性與可信度,本公司免除一切聲明及保證之責任。與此有關風險及責任由用戶負擔。本公司針對LINE TODAY提供之檢索功能及結果之正確性、完整性及/或可信度亦聲明免除任何責任。有關新聞內容詢問、意見、要求或相類事宜,用戶應直接洽詢提供該內容授權提似之人;本公司針對新聞內容,及/或就相關用戶疑問、意見、要求或相類事宜,均聲明免除任何責任。

 

8.5 LINE TODAY可能包含指向第三方經營之網站之連結與指標。該等連結與指標不代表本公司對第三方網站中所提供之產品與服務為任何背書。本公司亦不以任何方式運營或控制第三方網站提供之任何資訊、產品或服務,且本公司對該等第三方網站明確聲明免責,該等網站係為方便用戶而以其現狀提供,而不具任何明示或暗示之保證。用戶茲此不可就包括該等至第三方網站之連結及其使用,免除本公司任何及所有可能主張權利。

 

9.潛在不適內容之減少

 

LINE TODAY具有大量新聞及過去新聞內容之資料庫。特定新聞內容可能會描寫人物、機關(機構)或事件,進而反映出特定區域或時間之社會觀感、想法信念或狀況,而此等內容可能會使用戶或用戶擬於特定地域進行出版、傳送、展示、散布、播放有關此新聞內容之社會區域感到麻木不仁、冒犯或不適當。本公司不應對用戶、任何其他人士或與該新聞內容相關之主體,不負任何責任。

 

10. 賠償責任

 

於用戶使用LINE TODAY或任何元素時有違反本條款、個別服務條款及/或LINE服務條款或有違反之虞時,或因用戶之違反、或違反之虞或濫用任何智慧財產權(包含商標、著作權、專利、營業秘密)或第三人之非財產權(包括破壞名譽、誹謗、侵犯隱私權或公眾名聲)或任何其他適用法律及規定時,就一切相關之外來主張、行動、程序、訴訟、責任、損害、和解、處罰、罰鍰、損失或費用,包含律師費用及成本,用戶茲同意賠償、防禦且不害及本公司及本公司之重要職員、董事、一般職員、代理人、代表人。

 

11. 可分離無效部分

 

若本條款、個別服務條款及/或LINE服務條款之任何條款被認定為有違法、無效或因任何原因不具執行力時,其將會被視為與本條款、個別服務條款及/或LINE服務條款分離,且不影響其他條款內容之有效性與執行力。受影響之條款應以最貼近原先條款意圖之方式,進行修正使其合法、非無效且具執行力。

 

12. 無棄權

 

本公司未為隨時要求用戶履行任何本條款及/或個別服務條款之內容,應不影響本公司實施執行該條款內容之權利。本公司放棄主張對用戶有個別條款違反之權利時,亦不構成本公司放棄主張對該用戶後續條款違反之權利及該條款本身之權利。

 

13. 翻譯及司法管轄、糾紛

 

13.1 於本公司有提供用戶本條款之英文版(以下稱「英文服務條款」)時,以英文服務條款作為規範用戶與本公司關係之準則。英文服務條款若與其他翻譯版本有矛盾時,以英文服務條款之條款優先於任何其他翻譯版本。

 

13.2 本條款及個別服務條款以日本法律為準據法,且不適用法律衝突原則。用戶同意以東京法院為專屬管轄法院。用戶同意不於東京法院以外之法院提出任何主張有關於LINE TODAY之使用及本條款與個別服務條款解釋之程序。本公司有權,在任何有管轄權法院之前,採取或進行任何法定或公正之行動或程序執行本條款。

 

13.3 用戶與本公司發生糾紛且本公司勝訴時,本公司有權向用戶請求合理之律師委任費用、法院費用、支出及其他法律相關費用。

完畢

 

 

制定日期: 2016年 6月14日 

 

 

LINE TODAY Terms and Conditions of Use


The LINE TODAY Terms and Conditions of Use (the "Terms and Conditions") set forth the terms between LINE Corporation ("LINE") and users ("You", “Yourself”, or “Your” depending on the context) of any services or features of the LINE TODAY provided by LINE (the "Service"), including, but not limited to providing news articles via LINE TODAY Official Account, Timeline functions, and More Tab functions within the internet communication services operated by LINE under the brand name "LINE" and its related services (collectively, "LINE Services"), and/or via Mobile web version and PC websites of LINE TODAY.

 

1. Consent to the Terms and Conditions

 

1.1. You may use the Service only in accordance with the provisions of the Terms and Conditions, without modification. You may not use the Service unless you validly and irrevocably consent to the Terms and Conditions.

 

1.2. By consenting to the Terms and Conditions, You represent and warrant that You are of the legal age of majority in the jurisdiction in which You reside. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if You are the parent or legal guardian of minor between the ages of 13 and the legal age of majority, You may allow the minor to use Your account for the Service solely under Your supervision and only in accordance with the Terms and Conditions. In such case, You are liable for any acts committed by the minor. If You use the Service on behalf of, or for the purposes of, a business enterprise, then that business enterprise shall also be deemed to have consented to the Terms and Conditions, thereby concluding a valid and irrevocable agreement between LINE and the business enterprise.

 

1.3. By actually using the Service, You are deemed to have read and understood the Terms and Conditions, and have validly and irrevocably consented to the Terms and Conditions. If You do not wish to bind Yourself to the Terms and Conditions, do not access or use the Service or access any materials therefrom.

 

1.4. If there are any documents pertaining to the Service and provided or uploaded by LINE, such as "agreements", "guidelines", and "policies" (“Separate Terms and Conditions”) for the Service, You shall also comply with the provisions of the Separate Terms and Conditions as well as the Terms and Conditions.

 

 

2. Modification of the Terms and Conditions

LINE may modify the Terms and Conditions or Separate Terms and Conditions at any time deemed necessary by LINE and without providing prior notice to You. The modified Terms and Conditions or Separate Terms and Conditions become effective upon their posting on an appropriate location within the website operated by LINE. By continuing to use the Service after a change to the Terms and Conditions or Separate Terms and Conditions, You are deemed to have validly and irrevocably consented to the modified Terms and Conditions or Separate Terms and Conditions. Notifications regarding the modification to Terms and Conditions may not be provided individually to You. You are encouraged to refer to the current version of the Terms and Conditions on a regular basis when using the Service.

 

 

3. Account

 

3.1 In order to use, in part or in whole, the Service and/or any features and functions of the Service, You may need to separately register for LINE Services.  Please refer and consent to the LINE Terms and Conditions of Use for use of LINE Services.

 

3.2 For matters not referred to within the Terms and Conditions or Separate Terms and Conditions (including, but not limited to Restrictions, User Responsibility, and Notification and Contact), LINE Terms and Conditions of Use, in addition to the Terms and Conditions or Separate Terms and Conditions, apply for the use of the Service.

 

 

4. Intellectual Property

 

4.1 All of the content elements displayed and/or downloadable on LINE TODAY, as part of Contents under LINE Terms and Conditions of Use, including, but not limited to photographic images, graphic images, text, captions, video, audio-visual files, digital files and software (collectively, the "News Content”), and all of the features on LINE TODAY, including the LINE TODAY’s designs, trade dress, logos, pages, audio and/or video material, text, data, information, software, data compilations, digital downloads, icons, html code, xml code and products or services obtained from LINE TODAY (together with the News Content, collectively, the "Elements") is the exclusive property of LINE or its licensors. The Elements are protected by national and international laws, including copyright, trademark, trade dress and other intellectual property laws. Any News Content accessed or downloaded by You (whether or not such access or download was authorized) transfers no right, title or interest in or to such News Content or any intellectual property rights therein. All right, title and interest in and to such News Content shall remain the exclusive property of LINE and/or its licensors. No News Content may be used, copied, displayed, transmitted or otherwise exploited via any means except as expressly permitted herein. LINE hereby expressly reserves all rights in relation to the LINE TODAY and Elements not expressly granted herein.

 

4.2 For the protection of LINE and its licensors, News Content may use electronic measures to protect LINE TODAY and the Elements. You agree not to, nor attempt to, disable or interfere with any such measures. Any circumvention or interference with such measures may result in civil and criminal penalties.

 

4.3 If You are to make printed copy of any item of News Content for personal, non-commercial use, solely to the extent permitted under applicable laws and regulation, You must not remove or cause to be removed any copyright, trademark, watermark or other proprietary notices or visual marks or logos from the News Content. You may not archive or retain any News Content without the express prior written consent of LINE.

 

 

5. Use of the LINE TODAY

 

5.1 LINE TODAY and Elements are intended solely for users of LINE TODAY. Any and all access to LINE TODAY is provided to You at LINE's sole discretion. You agree that LINE shall not be liable to You or any third party for any termination of Your access to LINE TODAY. LINE reserves the right to modify, update, suspend, discontinue or restrict the use of or access to LINE TODAY (or any portion of LINE TODAY) at any time and without notice or liability.

 

5.2 When using the Service through LINE Services, LINE may notify preferred new News Content, follow-up news to viewed News Content, and/or extra News Contents using push message function. Such function for push messaging extra News Contents by default is set as “ON”, but You may switch this function to “OFF” through setting of the Service.

 

5.3 You may, as part of the functions and features of the Service, share News Contents to Your social media accounts, such as LINE Services, Facebook, and Twitter. LINE disclaims all responsibility for the propriety of You using such sharing function, and also for Your using such social media accounts in accordance with the terms and conditions or other regulations or the like, if any, set forth by the service providers of such social media services. Such service providers of social media services bear all responsibility for their own social media services. In addition, You agree that LINE shall not be liable to You or any third party for any continuation, suspension, or termination of such sharing function. LINE reserves the right to modify, update, suspend, discontinue or restrict the use of the sharing function at any time and without notice or liability. Unless explicitly permitted under the Terms and Conditions, You may not share, reproduce, and/or distribute News Content without LINE’s permission using any functions other than the sharing function referred to in this paragraph.

 

5.4 You may not (i) deep link or employ software or any automatic device, technology or algorithm, to "crawl", "scrape", search or monitor LINE TODAY and/or retrieve or copy News Content or related information; (ii) violate the mechanical restrictions of LINE TODAY, or bypass other measures employed to prevent or limit access to LINE TODAY or Elements by hacking or other means; (iii) copy, redirect, or exploit LINE TODAY or any Elements; (iv) probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of LINE TODAY or of the network supporting LINE TODAY, or seek information on visitors to LINE TODAY or personal information of LINE’s users; (v) use or upload to LINE TODAY any device, software or routine that would interfere with the proper functioning of LINE TODAY, or any transaction conducted via LINE TODAY; (vi) copy, modify, or display LINE’s name, logo, trademarks or service marks, text, or graphic images in any way, or include LINE’s names or trademarks or service marks or any LINE executive's name, or any variation of any of the foregoing, as a meta-tag, hidden textual element, or any other indicator that may create an impression of affiliation, sponsorship, or endorsement; (vii) use devices (including software) that are designed to provide repeated automated access to LINE TODAY, other than those made generally available by LINE, or probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any system or network related in any way to LINE TODAY, without proper authorization from or by LINE; (viii) engage in any unlawful or illegal activities in connection with the use of LINE TODAY; or (ix) frame LINE TODAY or Elements using "framing" or any other similar technology.

 

5.5 LINE does not claim that LINE TODAY and/or any Elements are appropriate or available for use in specific countries where You choose to use the Service. If You choose to access LINE, You do so at Your own initiative and will be solely responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws.

 

 

6. Privacy

 

6.1. LINE places its highest priority on the privacy of You. LINE exercises its utmost care and attention regarding security measures for the secure management of information received from You. 

6.2. LINE follows the provisions of the LINE Privacy Policy regarding the handling of personal information.

 

 

7. Confidentiality

In the course of using this LINE TODAY, You may receive certain pricing, technical, marketing or other confidential information. "Confidential information" includes any information that is either designated as confidential by LINE or that, under the circumstances surrounding its disclosure, a reasonable person would conclude is confidential. You acknowledge that such confidential information constitutes valuable trade secrets of LINE and is proprietary to LINE. You agree that You will maintain the confidentiality of all such confidential information and that You shall not use or disclose such confidential information without the prior written consent of LINE.

 

 

8. Disclaimers and Limitations on Liability

 

8.1 LINE TODAY AND THE ELEMENTS ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, LINE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WITH RESPECT TO LINE TODAY, THE ELEMENTS AND ANY OTHER PRODUCTS OR SERVICES AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH LINE TODAY, WHETHER, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES (1) OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE; (2) OF NON-INFRINGEMENT AND TITLE; (3) THAT ANY USE OF LINE TODAY WILL BE FREE FROM ANY INTERRUPTIONS, DELAYS, INACCURACIES, SERVER DOWN-TIME, ERRORS OR OMISSIONS; (4) THAT LINE TODAY WILL BE SECURE, OR FREE OF VIRUSES, WORMS OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS; (5) THAT LINE TODAY AND/OR THE ELEMENTS WILL SATISFY YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS; AND (6) THAT INFORMATION, DATA OR MATERIALS PRESENTED OR DISPLAYED ON LINE TODAY ARE CORRECT, ACCURATE OR RELIABLE.

 

8.2 UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL LINE OR ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, PARTNERS, LICENSORS, AGENTS OR OTHER REPRESENTATIVES, BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, COMPENSATORY, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR PUNITIVE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, REVENUE, INCOME, GOODWILL, USE, DATA, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES OR DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF LINE TODAY OR THE ELEMENTS. YOU ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING OR REPAIRS ARISING FROM USE OF LINE TODAY.

 

8.3 Your access to LINE TODAY or any Element is at Your own risk. You shall be solely responsible for any damage to Your computer systems or loss of data that results from the accessing of any Elements. LINE shall not be responsible or liable for any damage caused by theft, systems failure, communications line failure or other occurrences beyond the control of LINE.

 

8.4 Although LINE endeavors to ensure the accuracy, completeness and reliability of the News Content, LINE disclaims all representations and warranties concerning the accuracy, completeness and/or reliability of the News Content or any data or metadata appurtenant thereof. You assume all risk and responsibility relying on such information. LINE also disclaims any responsibility for the accuracy, completeness and/or reliability of any search feature provided by LINE TODAY and/or any search results. For any inquiries, comments, claims or the like regarding and/or related to the contents of the News Content, You must contact the licensors providing such News Content directly; LINE disclaims any responsibility for the contents of the News Content, and/or for responding to any of the inquiries, comments, claims or the like from You regarding and/or related to the content of the News Content.

 

8.5 LINE TODAY may from time to time contain links or pointers to Internet sites maintained by third parties. These links do not imply endorsement by LINE of the products or services offered by such third party Internet sites. LINE does not operate or control in any way any information, products or services on these third-party sites and LINE expressly disclaims any responsibility for such third party sites, which are provided for Your convenience on an "as is" basis without warranties of any kind, express or implied. You hereby waive any and all claims against LINE regarding the inclusion of links to third party Internet sites or the use thereof.

 

 

9. Potentially Offensive Material

LINE TODAY contains an extensive archive of news and historical News Content. Accordingly, certain News Content may describe or depict persons, institutions or events that reflect social attitudes, beliefs and circumstances of a particular place and/or time that may be viewed as insensitive, offensive or inappropriate by You, or the community in or to which You intend to publish, transmit, display or broadcast such News Content. LINE shall not be liable or responsible to You, or any other person or entity with respect to such News Content.

 

10. Indemnification

You hereby agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless LINE and its officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives from and against any and all claims, actions, proceedings, suits, liabilities, damages, settlements, penalties, fines, losses, or expenses, including attorneys' fees and costs, arising out of or in any way connected with its access to Your use of LINE TODAY or any Elements in violation or breach or alleged violation or breach of the Terms and Conditions, Separate Terms and Conditions, and/or LINE Terms and Conditions of Use, Your violation, alleged violation or misappropriation of any intellectual property right (including trademark, copyright, patent, trade secrets) or non-proprietary rights of a third party (including defamation, libel, violation of privacy or publicity) or any other applicable laws or regulations.

 

11. Severability

If any provision of the Terms and Conditions, Separate Terms and Conditions, and/or LINE Terms and Conditions of Use is deemed unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision will be deemed severable from the Terms and Conditions, Separate Terms and Conditions, and/or LINE Terms and Conditions of Use and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions. The affected provision shall be modified to the extent necessary to make it lawful, not void or enforceable, as the case may be, in such a manner as comes closest to preserving the intentions of such provision.

 

12. No Waiver

The failure of LINE at any time to require performance by You of any provision of the Terms and Conditions and/or Separate Terms and Conditions shall in no way affect the right of LINE to enforce the such provision, nor shall the waiver of any breach by You of any provision herein constitute a waiver of any succeeding breach or the provision itself.

 

13. Translation, Jurisdiction, and Disputes

 

13.1 Where the Company has provided Users with a translation of the Englsih language version of the Terms and Conditions ("English Version"), the English Version will govern the relationship between Users and LINE. In the event of a contradiction between the English Version and a translation, the provisions in the English Version shall take precedence over any other translation.

 

13.2 The Terms and Conditions and Separate Terms and Conditions will be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of Japan without regard to its conflicts of law provisions. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Tokyo Court. You agree not to bring any of action relating to the use of LINE TODAY or the interpretation to the Terms and Conditions and Separate Terms and Conditions in any court in any jurisdiction other than the Tokyo Court. LINE shall have the right to commence and prosecute any legal or equitable action or proceeding before any court of competent jurisdiction to enforce the Terms of Use.

 

13.3 In any dispute between You and LINE where LINE prevails, LINE shall be entitled to recover its reasonable attorney fees, court costs, disbursements, and other legal expenses.

 

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Established: June 14th, 2016