LINE Official Account Premium ID Terms of Use

Article 1. Purpose
These LINE Official Account Premium ID Terms of Use (these “Terms”) set forth the terms and conditions for the use of “Premium ID” for LINE Official Accounts (the “Service”) provided by LY Corporation (hereinafter referred to as the “Company”).  These Terms shall be applied in addition to the LINE Official Account Terms of Use, and if any inconsistency or the like arises between these Terms and the LINE Official Account Terms of Use, these Terms shall prevail.

Article 2.  Application for Use
1. Only those customers who have entered into a contract with the Company with respect to the use of LINE Official Accounts may make an application for the Service.  A contract relating to the use of the Service (a “Contract”) shall be concluded at the time when the Company receives such application.
2. In the event of the termination of the contract for a LINE Official Account, the Contract shall be automatically terminated.

Article 3.  Details of the Service
1. Upon applying for the Service, customers need to determine a string of characters to be used for the ID of a LINE Official Account; provided, however, that customers may not use a string of characters which is already in use or contains any words prohibited by the Company.
2. The number of characters which may be used for the Service shall be up to eighteen (18).  Customers may use half-width letters and numbers, dots (.), hyphens (-) and underscores (_).
3. Customers may not use any string of characters for the Service which may be mistaken for any other person’s ID, trademark and company name, infringe upon any other person’s rights, violate the public order and morals, and/or which may be deemed by the Company as inappropriate (including but not limited to conducts that might damage the Company’s reputation, detriment the Company’s competitiveness, or violate the Company’s policy); otherwise, the Company may suspend such customer’s use of the Service, remove and delete the content in the LINE Official Account, or terminate the Contract at its sole discretion without any notification.   

Article 4.  Period of Use; Use Fees
1. The period of use begins from the date a customer enters into a Contract with the Company, and expires on the end of the 12th month with the month in which a Contract is concluded being the 1st month. For instance, if a Contract is concluded on December 21, 2018, the Service may be used until November 30, 2019.
2. If a customer does not complete the termination procedures for the Service in accordance with the method designated by the Company prior to the expiration of such period, the Contract shall be automatically extended for an additional one (1) year, and the same shall apply thereafter.
3. Annual use fees for the Service shall be twelve (12) US dollar for the first period of use and for each year after the renewal (consumption tax to be paid separately).
4. The Company may change the prices specified in the preceding paragraph by announcing or providing notice to the customers to such effect.

Article 5.  Payment Method
Customers shall choose a method of payment at the time of purchase.  The provisions regarding the issuance of a receipt with respect to each payment method shall be substituted by the methods set forth at:

Article 6.  Refund
The customers agree that the use fees are paid on an annual basis and the Company will not refund any use fees which have already been paid, regardless of the reason.

Article 7.  Assignment
Customers may not assign any of their rights or obligations or their contractual status relating to the Service to any third party without the Company’s written approval.

Article 8.  Responsibilities of Customers 
1. In the case of a third party having made complaints or claims, or having filed a lawsuit, etc. against the Company arising from the use of the Service by a customer, such customer shall respond thereto at his/her own responsibility and expense.
2. In the case of the Company suffering certain damage (including incurring attorneys’ fees) arising from the use of the Service by a customer, such customer shall immediately compensate the Company for such damage.

Article 9.  Suspension of Use; Termination
In the case of a customer breaching these Terms, the Company may suspend such customer’s use of the Service at its sole discretion without the need for any notification, or may terminate the Contract with such customer.  Even if any damage is caused to the customer arising from the aforementioned suspension of use or termination, the Company shall not assume any responsibility therefor to such customer.

Date of Establishment: April, 18, 2019