Term of Service

Terms of Use social gear site

Terms and Conditions of "social gear" (hereinafter, "Terms") is the convention that is applied commonly for the use of services (hereinafter, "Services") of the online service applications "social gear" (hereinafter, "the System"), whose rights are owned by SOCIAL GEAR PTE LTD (the "Company"), that is provided to the Customer through a "social gear" site (hereinafter, "Site") by the Company, or the agency that has been granted permission from the Company.

Article 1 (Upon use of this service)

Sign up for this service upon the agreements to the Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, you will not be able to get use of this service.

In addition to this Terms of Use, another Terms of Use or Guidelines (hereinafter, referred to as "Individual Terms") can be defined and applied separately on some services. If you receive service that has been the subject of a Individual Terms, customers must also comply with the Individual Terms. The Company may specify the matters that are different from this Agreement or eliminate from the application of some of this Agreement in the individual contract. In that case, the terms of the individual terms and conditions, shall continue in full force and effect in preference to the Terms. However, it does not apply to this case when this Agreement specifies to prefer the terms in this Agreement to the terms of the individual contract.

Article 2 (Services)

1. This service provides operational support services of social media customers with administrative privileges.

2. This service provides optional services in accordance with the plan.

Article 3 (contract period)

1. Contract period of this service is the period specified in the plan each user has subscribed. If it is the free plan, the contract period is between the date of subscription and the date the user terminated the contract. If it is the applicable plan, the contract period is between the date of subscription and the end of the following month of the date of the termination of the contract offer.

2. Even if the user that uses the paid services of this Service becomes impossible to pay the fee due to circumstances of the user, the user shall pay the fee during that period.

3. If the user that uses the paid services of the Service cancels the contract before the contract expiration date, the user shall pay the price for the use of the period up to the last day the contract period.

Article 4 (privacy)

Registration Information of the Customer and Personal Information the Company acquired will be handled in accordance with personal information protection laws. However, the Customer needs to be alerted the following. If the Customer displays the personal information voluntarily within this site (forums, etc), the information is likely to be collected and used by other customers. Though the Company has paid the maximum attention to protect personal information, the transmission and disclosure of information by the customer other than the information the Company have explicitly requested to the customers for this service shall be carried out under the responsibility of all the Customers own.

The Company is not responsible for any and acquisition by third parties of the information and its use. In addition, the third party Sites accessible from our site are the independent sites unrelated to the Company. The Company is not responsible for any problem arising from the access to those third party sites. In addition, the Company may use Web beacons or Cookies in order to provide better service to the Customer who uses the Service. It is possible to limit or refuse Cookies by the setting in the customer's browser application, but in that case, the customer may be subject to certain restrictions in the provision of this service. When the customer limits the Cookies with the understanding of the restrictions, the Customer will indemnify the agency and the Company with respect to the impact on the results of this service caused by the limitation. For Web Beacons, etc. the Company will not use such technology for the purpose of obtaining the Customer's personal information. Regarding Cookies, and Web beacons, please refer to the description of further below.

1: Cookies
Cookie is a mechanism by which the provider of the Web site records the data temporarily in the computer of the site visitor through a Web Browser. The Cookies can possess the data such as the information regarding the site visitor, the last visiting date & time and the times of visiting on the sites. It is used in the web-service that customize its contents according to users.

2. Web Beacons
Web Beacon is a mechanism by which the provider of the Web site records the customer's access through a transparent image file or scripts. It is used to acquire the statistical information such as the recognition of site visitor, and the usage of the web site.

Article 5 (Equipment for use)

The Customer needs to be prepared the necessary equipment and software, and operate properly at the expense and responsibility of his/her own. The Company will not do any involvement in the preparation for the Customer's access to the Web and the method of operation.

Article 6 (copyright, property or other rights)

A: All the property rights, copyrights and trademark rights relating to the contents, information of individual, trademark, image, advertising and design (hereinafter, referred to as "content, etc.") in this system, this service and this site are belonging to the rights holders of the copyright holders.
B: All software used in connection with the service, including the systems, involve a property rights protected by law concerning intellectual property rights.
C: The Customer shall not do the followings beyond the scope of the agreement from the Company or a third party who holds the property rights and copy rights, unless it is permitted by law; Replication, edit, modification, publication, reprint, public transmission, distribution, sale, offer, translations and any other use of this site or this system.
D: When the Customer violated the preceding paragraph and damaged to the Company, the Customer is solely responsible and compensates for any damages suffered by the Company (including the profit equivalent amount for the customer's benefit from the violation) . In addition, the Company will not be responsible for any damage to the Customer suffered by the act the Customer violated in the preceding paragraph.

Article 7 (Eg, change or termination of the services)

1: The Company may change, suspend, or terminate in the provision of the service based on rational reasons. In that case, the Company will notify it to the customer in advance. However, the Company will not be responsible for the damage to the Customer and the third party caused by it.

2: Under any circumstance of the followings, the Company may stop and suspend the provision of all or part of the Services without prior notice to the customer. The Company will not be responsible for the damage to the Customer and the third party caused by it.
(1)In the case of an event beyond our reasonable control occurs, such as natural disasters, earthquakes, floods, tsunamis, etc., war, terrorism, riot, riots, power outage, communication failures, or other emergency
(2)In the case of the request of the public institutions judicial and administrative institutions
(3)Temporal interruption due to operational and technical reasons

Article 8 (Means to contact you)

The contact and notification to the customer from the Company will be emailed or posted to the site prescribed by the Company. However, if it is determined as necessary, the other methods such as telephone or mail may be used.

Article 9 (Disclaimer)

Registration Information of the Customer and Personal Information the Company acquired will be handled in accordance with personal information protection laws. However, the Customer needs to be alerted the following. If the Customer displays the personal information voluntarily within this site (forums, etc), the information is likely to be collected and used by other customers. Though the Company has paid the maximum attention to protect personal information, the transmission and disclosure of information by the customer other than the information the Company have explicitly requested to the customers for this service shall be carried out under the responsibility of all the Customers own. The Company is not responsible for any and acquisition by third parties of the information and its use.

In addition, the third party Sites accessible from our site are the independent sites unrelated to the Company. The Company is not responsible for any problem arising from the access to those third party sites.

In addition, the Company may use Web beacons or Cookies in order to provide better service to the Customer who uses the Service. It is possible to limit or refuse Cookies by the setting in the customer's browser application, but in that case, the customer may be subject to certain restrictions in the provision of this service. When the customer limits the Cookies with the understanding of the restrictions, the Customer will indemnify the agency and the Company with respect to the impact on the results of this service caused by the limitation. For Web Beacons, etc. the Company will not use such technology for the purpose of obtaining the Customer's personal information. Regarding Cookies, and Web beacons, please refer to the description of further below.

The use of this service is assumed that the Customer accept the following items in the judgment and responsibility of the Customer own.

1: The Company is not responsible for any of the items below at all in any situation and to any corporation or any person.

  • Any loss or damage (It does not matter a whole or part) caused by the result of the use or acquirement of any information provided by the Service
  • Any loss or damage (It does not matter a whole or part) caused by the error of any information in the Service that is not attributed to the Company

2: Information provided under this service is not considered as a recommendation of alliance or express of the fact, or the purchase, sale or possession of the product. Even if the advice is provided based on the results of this service to the customer, the Company will not guarantee, neither explicitly nor implicitly, for accuracy, breaking, integrity, merchantability or the fitness for purpose of the contents at all. The adoption or rejection of the advice provided based on the results of this service is assumed to be done by the Customer in the judgment and responsibility of the Customer own. The Company is not responsible for any the Customer's or the third party's disadvantage caused by the adoption or rejection and use of those advices.

3: Regarding the external sites that are linked to this site and the advertisements listed in this site (no matter how), the Company will not guarantee, neither explicitly nor implicitly, for accuracy, breaking, integrity, merchantability or the fitness for purpose of the contents at all. The Company is not responsible for any the Customer's or the third party's damage or disadvantage caused by those. Customer shall use the advertisements and the linked external sites in the judgment and responsibility of the Customer own.

When the Company or the agency is obligated to the damages against you in relation to this service, the damages shall be the general damages that the customer actually has suffered directly. Regardless of the reason, the Damages will not exceed the compensation for this service (1 time service charge) paid for agency or company from customers based on the service that became a cause of the damage.

Article 10 (Use of information)

The Company can analyze and evaluate the Information obtained through the Service and the Information that has been provided or inputed by customers who use this service, to provide the Service.

Article 11 (Links to other sites)

The Company can set up links to resources and other Web sites to this site during. In addition, there may be a third party to register or trackback links to resources and other Web sites. The Company has no responsiblity on the contents and liability of the linked Web sites and Resources which are managed by each operator independently.

Article 12 (Prohibited Acts)

1. The Company has established a prohibition to the act of following, assume that customers do not do this.
A: Regardless of the whole or part, without the prior consent of the agency or company, copy, reproduce, duplicate, copy, send, transfer, distribute, distribute, resell, transmit, send, the information that is provided by this service store act in order to use or used for the purpose of enabling these, modify, adapt, translate, or lend.
B: All acts that violate the Terms individual or this Agreement
C: Action that the fear or act contrary to public order and morality
D: Criminal, tort, or any act that the fear
E: act of prejudice to a third party or other guests, or any act that could
F: Acts interfere with the operation of this service, or any act that the fear
G: Defaming the credit of this service company, the system, or this site, or any act that the fear
H: intellectual property rights of third parties or our (copyright, design rights, utility model rights, trademark rights, patent rights, know-how include, but are not limited to), rights or honor, privacy of a third party other acts violating the interests, or any act that the fear
I: Act which promotes the act provided for in each of the above issue
J: The others Company deems inappropriate

2. If the Company has determined that the act of customer corresponds to one of the preceding paragraph has been made, the Company can terminate the service and take whatever necessary actions against the customer. If the Company has made such measures, the Company has no obligation to disclose to customers any reason for. In addition, even if the damage is caused to the customer due to the measures made ​​by the Company, the Company does not assume the responsibility at all.

Article 13 (Changes to the Terms)

We may change all or part of this Agreement, if necessary. Customers, in the case of use, needs to refer to the latest Terms. If you used this service after the change of the Terms, it is assumed that you have agreed the terms. And, the terms and conditions will be applied.

Article 14 (Governing Law, Jurisdiction)

This Agreement shall be interpreted under the laws of Japan. If the need for litigation arises as to this Agreement, Tokyo District Court, or Tokyo Summary Court depending on the amount of litigation, will be the exclusive jurisdiction of the court of first instance.


Last Updated: 27 August 2014