The LINE Moments Terms and Conditions of Use shown here ("this TOU") set forth the terms and conditions between LINE Corporation ("the Company") and you regarding the LINE Moments service provided by the Company ("the Service").
1.1. “User(s)” means, collectively or individually, any user(s) of the Service.
1.2. “App” means application(s) or software necessary to use the Service.
1.3. “Content” refers to writing, voice recording, music, images, video, software, programs, code or other such data.
1.4. “Posted Content” means any Content that you post, send or upload to the Service.
1.5. “Decoration Materials” means any filters, frames, stickers, fonts, brush styles or other materials provided by the Service for decorating videos.
1.6. “Separate Terms and Conditions” means documents released or uploaded by the Company that pertain to the Service, under such titles as “agreement,” “guideline” or “policy.”
2. Agreement to this TOU
2.1. You shall use the Service in accordance with the terms and conditions stated in this TOU. You may not use the Service unless you agree to this TOU. Such agreement shall be legally effective and irrevocable.
2.2. If you are a minor, you may use the Service only with consent from your parent(s) or legal guardian(s).
2.3. By actually using the Service, you are deemed to have given your effective and irrevocable agreement to this TOU.
2.4. When any Separate Terms and Conditions of Use exist in relation to the Service, you must follow those guidelines as well as the terms and conditions stated in this TOU when using the Service.
3. Other terms
If the Service includes any features which enable linking with other services of the Company or third party services, you shall comply with the terms and conditions or other terms which are applicable to such services ("Other Services' TOUs"). It is your obligation to refer to and confirm the Other Services’ TOUs. The Company shall bear no responsibility for third party services or content.
4. Modification of this TOU
4.1. The Company may modify this TOU at its sole discretion at any time, without providing you any prior notice. The modification will become effective once the modified TOU is posted at an appropriate location on a website or any pages of the Service operated by the Company. You shall be deemed to have granted effective and irrevocable consent to the modified TOU by continuing to use the Service. The Company is not obliged to provide you with separate notification or individual notification regarding the modification. It is your responsibility to refer to and confirm this TOU on a regular basis when you use the Service.
4.2. In the case where any Other Service’s TOU is modified, it is your responsibility to refer to and confirm such modification. The Company is not obliged to provide you with separate notification or individual notification regarding the modification. Please take personal responsibility for regularly checking the latest versions of Other Services’ TOUs.
5.1. You can begin to use the Service by agreeing to this TOU and signing in with either your LINE account.
5.2. When providing information about yourself to the Company, you must provide genuine, accurate, and complete information while using the Service, and keep such information up-to-date at all times.
5.3. When registering a password with the Service, you must exercise due care and responsibility in order for the password not to be used in an unlawful manner. The Company may treat all activities conducted with the password as activities that have been conducted by the holder of the password him/herself.
5.4. If you desire to withdraw from the Service, please perform the withdrawal procedure. Note that you cannot withdraw from the Service by simply deleting the App used for the Service from your PC, mobile phone device or other communication device.
5.5. The Company may suspend or delete your account without giving prior notice if the Company believes that you are violating or have violated this TOU.
5.6. Your rights to use the Service shall expire when your account has been deleted for any reason. Please note that your account cannot be retrieved even in instances when you have accidentally deleted your account.
5.7. You shall have sole and exclusive ownership of your account for the Service. You may not transfer or lend your account to any third party nor may your account be inherited by any third party.
5.8. You acknowledge and agree that the company shall hold the rights to delete your registered information and/or your account in instances where you have not used the Service in the previous one (1) year. However, the Company shall not be obliged to delete this information and/or account.
6. Service Details
6.1. This service allows you to share your recorded videos via posting.
6.2. Posted Content shall be made publicly viewable, with no global restrictions, along with your registered profile information (user name, user ID, profile image, self-introduction message, your region of registration, other Posted Content, etc.) and the location where you completed your recording. However, location information may not be displayed correctly depending on the network status, the type of communication device or other reasons.
6.3. You are free to delete your Posted Content after posting at your own discretion.
7. Provision of the Service
7.1. The Company shall grant you the right to use the Service insofar as you use the Service in accordance with this TOU and other conditions described in the Service. You cannot assign or lease such right to use the Service to third parties.
7.2. Even after “bought” or “subscribed” or a similar phrase is displayed on your Service screen, intellectual property rights and ownership to Decoration Materials will not transfer to you personally. You will only receive usage rights to the Decoration Materials for the sole purpose of modifying or decorating videos within the Service.
7.3. Unless otherwise expressly designated by the Company in the Service, your usage history will be cleared and your right to use the Service will be terminated when you have deleted the App from your smartphone or tablet computer. You cannot transfer your usage history to a new device.
7.4. You shall supply the necessary PC, smart devices, and/or communication equipment, as well as the operating system, data connection and electric power necessary for using the Service under your own responsibility and at your own expense. If you are a minor, please only use the Service after receiving consent from your parent(s) or legal guardian(s).
7.5. The Company reserves the right to limit access to the whole or part of the Service depending upon conditions that the Company considers necessary, such as age, identification, or current membership status.
7.6. The Company reserves the right to modify or cease, at the Company's own discretion, the whole or part of the Service (including specifications, rules, the design, audiovisual expressions and effects, parameters, scenarios, etc.) at any time without any prior notice to the Users.
8. Rights to the Service
8.1. The Company grants you a non-transferable, non-re-licensable, non-exclusive license only for the purpose of using the Service, and retains the right to revoke the license at any time.
8.2. With the exception of the rights prescribed in the preceding paragraph, all rights relating to the App, Decoration Materials, and all other content related to the Service shall be attributable to the Company and the third parties granting such rights to the Company.
8.3. You shall not use the Service beyond the scope of its intended use (this includes but is not limited to copying, transmission, reproduction and modification).
8.4. The Service may include functions whereby the Company or multiple other Users can revise, delete, or add comments or themes to your Posted Content, or link it to other Posted Content. In such cases, you must allow the Company and other users to perform any editing in relation to the Posted Content.
8.5. You shall maintain your rights for your Posted Content, and the Company shall not acquire any rights to such contents. However, the Company shall receive a worldwide, royalty-free license (with the right to sublicense such content to other third parties working together with the Company) for an indefinite period, to use (after modifying such content, if the Company believes it necessary and proper) your Posted Content (including your profile and location information made public with your Posted Content) for services and/or promotional purposes.
8.6. The Company may check the details of the Posted Content, when the Company believes that the Posted Content may violate related laws or provisions set out in this TOU. However, the Company is not obligated to conduct such investigations.
8.7. If the Company believes that you have violated or may violate applicable laws or provisions in this TOU via your Posted Content, then the Company reserves the right to preclude your use of the Posted Contents in certain manners, such as deleting the Posted Content without providing the User with prior notice.
9. Cessation or Suspension of the Service
9.1. The Company may cease or suspend provision of the Service, in whole or in part, without any prior notice at any time when the Company has determined it is necessary, including, but not limited to, in the case of system maintenance, or failures of telecommunication lines, online systems or computers.
9.2. The Company may terminate the Service, in whole or in part, without providing you any prior notice. In the case of the termination of the Service, regardless of the reason, all rights to the Service and all rights and information registered in the Service shall expire. The Company shall not be liable for any damages or losses you incur in connection thereof.
9.3. The Company shall not bear any responsibility for any resulting damages or disadvantages arising from the cessation, alteration or termination of the Service per the preceding two paragraphs.
10.1. The Company places the highest priority on your privacy.
10.2. The Company will exercise the utmost care and attention regarding its security measures for the continued security of any and all of your information.
10.3. The Company acquires your location information for the purpose of enabling you to share the location of where you shot the video with other Users and to enable you to search for other videos shot by other Users nearby. In addition, the Company may use such acquired location information for the purpose of creating statistical data which will be used for provision of the Service, enhancement of the convenience of the Service or improvement of the Service.
, unless otherwise provided in this TOU.
The Company reserves the right to provide Users with advertisements for the Company, or a third party, through the Service.
You shall not engage in the following when using the Service.
12.1. Using the Service for any criminal or illegal acts.
12.2. Using the Service while impersonating others.
12.3. Engaging in activities that violate the law, court verdicts, resolutions or orders, or administrative measures that are legally binding.
12.4. Engaging in activities that may hinder public order or customs.
12.5. Engaging in activities that infringe intellectual property rights, such as copyrights, trademarks and patents, personality rights, reputation, privacy, rights of publicity, and all other rights of the Company and/or a third party granted by the law or contract.
12.6. Distributing excessively violent or explicitly sexual expressions, expressions that could lead to discrimination based on race, nationality, religion, gender, social status or family lineage, expressions that evoke or promote suicide, self-injurious behavior, drug abuse, or any other anti-social content or expressions that give discomfort to others.
12.7. Distributing images or writing corresponding to obscenities, child pornography or child abuse, or selling media containing such content.
12.8 Distributing information related to pyramid schemes or multi-level marketing.
12.9. Distributing information including content that is intentionally false or misleading.
12.10. Engaging in activities that lead to the misrepresentation of the Company and/or a third party, or intentionally spreading false information.
12.11. Engaging in activities to exchange the right of use for the Service into cash, property or other economic benefits without the Company's authorization.
12.12. Engaging in activities such as sending messages indiscriminately to numerous Users (except for those approved by the Company), indiscriminately adding other Users as friends or as members of a group, or any other activities deemed to be spamming by the Company.
12.13. Using the Service for sales, marketing, advertising, soliciting or other commercial purposes (except for those approved by the Company); using the Service for the purpose of sexual conduct or obscene acts; using the Service for the purpose of meeting a person for sexual encounters; using the Service for the purpose of harassment or libelous attacks against other Users; or using the Service for purposes other than the Service's true intent.
12.14. Engaging in activities that benefit or are conducted in collaboration with anti-social groups.
12.15. Engaging in activities that are related to religious activities or are invitations to certain religious groups.
12.16. Engaging in activities that lead to the illegal or improper collection, disclosure, or provision of others' personal information, registered information, user history, or the like.
12.17. Engaging in activities that interfere with the servers and/or network systems of the Service; that abuse the Service via bots, cheat tools, or other technological means; that deliberately use defects of the Service; that include unreasonable inquires and/or undue claims such as repeatedly asking the same question beyond necessity, and that interfere with the Company's operation of the Service or your use of the Service.
12.18. Engaging in activities that aid or encourage any activity stated in Clauses 1 to 17 above.
12.19. Engaging in other activities that are deemed by the Company to be inappropriate.
13. Your Responsibility
13.1. You shall use the Service at your own risk, and shall bear all responsibility for actions carried out and their results upon using the Service. If you wish to back-up the whole or part of your Posted Content, you will need to do so yourself. The Company will bear no obligation for backing up Posted Content.
13.2. The Company may take measures that the Company considers necessary and appropriate, including, but not limited to, suspending or canceling Decoration Material usage rights or prohibiting use of the Service, if the Company acknowledges that you are using the Service in a way which violates this TOU.
13.3. Notwithstanding the prescription in Clause 13.2 above, the Company shall not be responsible for correcting or preventing such violations towards you or others.
13.4. In the case where the Company has suffered loss/damage or has been charged an expense (including lawyer's fees) directly or indirectly (including cases where the Company has been sued for damages by a third party) due to your violation of applicable laws or this TOU while using the Service, you shall immediately compensate the Company upon its request.
14. The Company's Exemption from Liability
14.1. The Company does not expressly or implicitly guarantee that the Service is free from de facto or legal flaws (including but not limited to flaws relating to stability, reliability, accuracy, integrity, effectiveness, or fitness for certain purposes, as well as security-related faults, errors, bugs, or rights infringements). The Company shall not be responsible for providing the Service without such defects.
14.2. The Company shall not be responsible for any damages you may incur in relation to the use of the Service. However, if the agreement between you and the Company in relation to the Service (including this TOU) is deemed as a consumer contract under the Consumer Contract Act in Japan, then this exemption clause shall not be applied.
14.3. Notwithstanding the prescription in Clause 14.2 above, the Company shall not be responsible for any indirect, special, incidental, consequential or punitive damages (including but not limited to such damages that the Company or you predicted, or could have predicted) resulting from breach of contract or act of tort caused by the Company's negligence (except for gross negligence). The compensation for ordinary damages resulting from breach of contract or act of tort caused by the Company's negligence (except for gross negligence) shall be limited to the total amount of received fees from you in the particular calendar month in which such damages occurred.
15. Notification and Contact
15.1. When the Company notifies or contacts you regarding the Service, the Company may use a method that the Company considers appropriate, such as posting to an appropriate location within the Service or a LINE Official Account operated by the Company.
15.2. When you notify or contact the Company in regard to the Service, you shall use the customer inquiry form available on the website operated by the company or other means designated by the Company.
16. Language, Governing Law and Jurisdiction
The governing language of this TOU shall be Japanese and the substantive laws of Japan shall govern this TOU. Any disputes between you and the Company which may arise out of, in connection with, or in relation to the Service, shall be governed primarily under the exclusive jurisdiction of the District Court of Tokyo.
Revised Oct 4, 2016