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These terms and conditions of use (“Terms and Conditions”) of the Website (as defined below) between Zip Trip Japan., Ltd (Owner of ziptripjapan.com) and the users/ registrants of the Website ziptripjapan.com (“You” or “Your” or “Yourself” or “User”) describe the terms on which Zip Trip Japan., Ltd offers you access to the Website and the Services (as defined below) through the Website ziptripjapan.com
PLEASE READ THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING OR REGISTERING ON THE WEBSITE OR ACCESSING ANY MATERIAL, INFORMATION OR SERVICES THROUGH THE WEBSITE. YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE WEBSITE SHALL SIGNIFY YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND YOUR AGREEMENT TO BE LEGALLY BOUND BY THE SAME.
  1. Acceptance of terms
    Zip Trip Japan., Ltd provides its service to you, subject to the following Terms and Conditions, which may be updated by us from time to time without notice to you. You can review the most current version of the Terms and Conditions at any time at –
    ziptripjapan.com/terms-and-conditions
    In addition, when using particular ziptripjapan.com services, you and Zip Trip Japan., Ltd shall be subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to such services which may be posted from time to time.
    All such guidelines or rules are hereby incorporated by reference into the Terms and Conditions. Zip Trip Japan., Ltd also may offer other services from time to time that are governed by different Terms of Services.
  2. Description of services
    Zip Trip Japan., Ltd through ziptripjapan.com currently provides users with  trip planning and social networking services. You also understand and agree that the Service may include advertisements and that these advertisements are necessary for Zip Trip Japan., Ltd to provide the Service.Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augments or enhances the current Service, including the release of new Zip Trip Japan., Ltd properties, shall be subject to this Terms and Conditions. You understand and agree that the Service is provided “AS-IS” and that Zip Trip Japan., Ltd assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery or failure to store any user communications or personalization settings.Zip Trip Japan., Ltd will consider all user requests to register/unregister/unsubscribe users from the service.You are responsible for obtaining access to the Service and that access may involve third party fees (such as Internet service provider or airtime charges). You are responsible for those fees, including those fees associated with the display or delivery of advertisements. In addition, you must provide and are responsible for all equipment necessary to access the Service.
  3. Your registration obligations
    In consideration of your use of the Service, you agree to –
    (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Service’s registration form (such information being the “Registration Data”) and
    (b) Maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and completeIf you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or Zip Trip Japan., Ltd has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Zip Trip Japan., Ltd has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service (or any portion thereof).Zip Trip Japan., Ltd is concerned about the safety and privacy of all its users, particularly of children. For this reason, we advise that parents of children under the age of 14 who wish to allow their children access to the Service should accompany them while using ziptripjapan.com services.Please remember that the Service is designed to appeal to a broad audience. Accordingly, as the legal guardian, it is your responsibility to determine whether any of the Services and/or Content (as defined in Section 5 below) are appropriate for your child.
  4. ziptripjapan.com privacy policy
    Registration Data and certain other information about you is subject to our Privacy Policy. For more information, see our full privacy policy at-
    ziptripjapan.com/privacy-policy
  5. Member conduct
    You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials (“Content”), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. This means that you, and not Zip Trip Japan., Ltd, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available via the Service. Zip Trip Japan., Ltd does not control the Content posted via the Service and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content.Under no circumstances will Zip Trip Japan., Ltd be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Service.You agree to not use the Service to –
    Defame, abuse, harass, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights of others;Impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent Your affiliation with a person or entity;
    Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information through any bookmark, tag or keyword;
    Upload or distribute files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of the Website or another’s computer;
    Engage in any activity that interferes with or disrupts access to the Website or the Services (or the servers and networks which are connected to the Website);
    Attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the Website, any other systems or networks connected to the Website, to any Zip Trip Japan., Ltd server, or to any of the Services offered on or through the Website, by hacking, password mining or any other illegitimate means;
    Probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Website or any network connected to the Website, nor breach the security or authentication measures on the Website or any network connected to the Website. You may not reverse look-up, trace or seek to trace any information on any other user, of or visitor to, the Website, or any other customer of Zip Trip Japan., Ltd, including any ziptripjapan.com account not owned by You, to its source, or exploit the Website or Service or information made available or offered by or through the Website, in any way whether or not the purpose is to reveal any information, including but not limited to personal identification information, other than Your own information, as provided for by the Website;
    Disrupt or interfere with the security of, or otherwise cause harm to, the Website, systems resources, accounts, passwords, servers or networks connected to or accessible through the Websites or any affiliated or linked sites;
    Collect or store data about other users in connection with the prohibited conduct and activities set forth in this Section.
    Use any device or software to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website or any transaction being conducted on the Website, or with any other person’s use of the Website;
    Use the Website or any material or Content for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions, or to solicit the performance of any illegal activity or other activity which infringes the rights of Zip Trip Japan., Ltd or other third parties;
    Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters;
    Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded;
    Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines, which may be applicable for or to any particular Service;
    Violate any applicable laws or regulations for the time being in force within or outside Japan;Violate the Terms and Conditions including but not limited to any applicable Additional Terms of the Website contained herein or elsewhere; and
    Reverse engineer, modify copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information or software obtained from the Website.You acknowledge that Zip Trip Japan., Ltd does not pre-screen Content, but that Zip Trip Japan., Ltd and its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse or move or keep any Content that is available via the Service ziptripjapan.com. Without limiting the foregoing, Zip Trip Japan., Ltd and its designees shall have the right to remove any content that violates the Terms and Conditions or is otherwise objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content. In this regard, you acknowledge that you may not rely on any Content created on/for ziptripjapan.com, or submitted to ziptripjapan.com, including without limitation information in ziptripjapan.com Message Boards, Itineraries and in all other parts of the Service.You acknowledge and agree that Zip Trip Japan., Ltd may preserve Content and may also disclose Content if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to –
    (a) Comply with legal process.
    (b) Enforce the Terms of Services.
    (c) Respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third-parties; or
    (d) Protect the rights, property, or personal safety of ziptripjapan.com, its users and the public.You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Service, including your Content, may involve –
    (a) Transmissions over various networks; and
    (b) Changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.
  6. Special admonitions for international use
    Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from Japan or the country in which you reside.
  7. Indemnity
    You agree to indemnify and hold Zip Trip Japan.,Ltd, and its affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Content you submit, post, transmit or make available through the Service, your use of the Service, your connection to the Service, your violation of the terms and conditions, or your violation of any rights of another.
  8. No resale of service
    You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the Service, use of the Service, or access to the Service.
  9. General practices regarding use and storage
    You agree that Zip Trip Japan., Ltd has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or updation or failure to store or storage of any messages and other communications or other Content maintained or transmitted by the Service. You further acknowledge that Zip Trip Japan., Ltd reserves the right to change these general practices and limits at any time, in its sole discretion, with or without notice.
  10. Modifications to service
    Zip Trip Japan., Ltd reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that Zip Trip Japan., Ltd shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.
  11. Dealings with advertisers/affiliate partners
    Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of advertisers/affiliate Partners found on or through the Service, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser/affiliate partner. You agree that Zip Trip Japan., Ltd shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers/affiliate partners on the Service.
  12. Links
    The Service may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Because Zip Trip Japan., Ltd has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that Zip Trip Japan., Ltd is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that Zip Trip Japan., Ltd shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.
  13. Zip Trip Japan., Ltd proprietary rights
    You acknowledge and agree that the Service and any necessary software used in connection with the Service (“Software”) contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws.You further acknowledge and agree that Content contained in sponsor advertisements or information presented to you through the Service or advertisers is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by Zip Trip Japan., Ltd, advertisers, you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Service or the Software, in whole or in part.Zip Trip Japan., Ltd grants you a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and license to use the object code of its Software on a single computer; provided that you do not (and do not allow any third party to) copy, modify, create a derivative work or reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right in the Software.You agree not to modify the Software in any manner or form, or to use modified versions of the Software, including (without limitation) for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to the Service. You agree not to access the Service by any means other than through the interface that is provided on ziptripjapan.com for using or accessing the Service.
  14. Disclaimer of warranties
    You expressly understand and agree that –
    a) Your use of the service is at your sole risk. The service is provided on an “as is”and “as available” basis. Zip Trip Japan., Ltd expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind ,whether express or implied, including, but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.
    (b)Zip Trip Japan., Ltd makes no warranty that –
    i) The service will meet your requirements,
    ii) The service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free,
    iii) The results that may be obtained from the use of the service will be accurate or reliable,
    iv)The quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you through the service will meet your expectations, and
    v) Any errors in the software will be corrected.
    (c) Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the service is done at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such material.
    (d) No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from Zip Trip Japan., Ltd or through or from the service shall create any warranty not expressly stated in the terms of usage.
  15. Limitation of liability
    You expressly understand and agree that Zip Trip Japan., Ltd shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses (even if Zip Trip Japan., Ltd has been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from –
    (i) The use or the inability to use the service;
    (ii) The cost of procurement of substitute goods and services resulting from any goods, data, information or services purchased or obtained or messages received or transactions entered into through or from the service;
    (iii) Unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data;
    (iv) Statements or conduct of any third party on the service; or
    (v) Deletion or failure of deletion of any content or user information on ziptripjapan.com
    (vi) Any other matter relating to the service.
  16. Exclusions and limitations
    Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages.
    Accordingly, some of the above limitations of sections 14 and 15 may not apply to you.
  17. Special admonition for services relating to financial matters
    If you intend to create or join any service, receive or request any news, messages, alerts or other information from the Service concerning companies, stock quotes, investments or securities, please read the above Sections 14 and 15 again.They go doubly for you. In addition, for this type of information particularly, the phrase “Let the investor beware” is apt. The Service is provided for informational purposes only, and no Content included in the Service is intended for trading or investing purposes. Zip Trip Japan., Ltd and its licensors shall not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, usefulness or availability of any information transmitted or made available via the Service, and shall not be responsible or liable for any trading or investment decisions made based on such information.
  18. Notice
    Notices to you may be made via either email or regular mail. The Service may also provide notices of changes to the terms of usage or other matters by displaying notices or links to notices to you generally on the Service.
  19. Trademark information
    ziptripjapan.com, ziptripjapan.com logo, and other Zip Trip Japan., Ltd logos and product and service names are trademarks of Zip Trip Japan., Ltd. Without Zip Trip Japan., Ltd’s prior permission, you agree not to display or use in any manner, the Zip Trip Japan., Ltd. Marks.
  20. Violation of the Terms and Conditions
    You agree that Zip Trip Japan., Ltd may, in its sole discretion and without prior notice, terminate your access to the Website and block your future access to the Website if Zip Trip Japan., Ltd determines that you have violated these Terms and Conditions or Additional Terms. You also agree that any violation by you of these Terms and Conditions will constitute an unlawful and unfair business practice, and will cause irreparable harm to Zip Trip Japan., Ltd, for which monetary damages would be inadequate, and you consent to Zip Trip Japan., Ltd obtaining any injunctive or equitable relief that Zip Trip Japan., Ltd deems necessary or appropriate in such circumstances. These remedies are in addition to any other remedies Zip Trip Japan., Ltd may have at law or in equity.If Zip Trip Japan., Ltd does take any legal action against you as a result of your violation of these Terms and Conditions, Zip Trip Japan., Ltd will be entitled to recover from you, and you agree to pay, all reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs of such action, in addition to any other relief granted to Zip Trip Japan., Ltd.
  21. Governing law and jurisdiction
    The Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and Zip Trip Japan., Ltd and govern your use of the Service, superseding any prior agreements between you and Zip Trip Japan., Ltd. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use affiliate services, third-party content or third-party software. The Terms and Conditions and the relationship between you and ziptripjapan.com shall be governed by the laws of Japan without regard to its conflict of law provisions.You and Zip Trip Japan., Ltd agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within Chiba, Japan. The failure of Zip Trip Japan., Ltd to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Terms and Conditions is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms and Conditions remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Service or the Terms and Conditions must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.
  22. Feedback and Information
    Any feedback you provide to this website shall be deemed to be non-confidential. Zip Trip Japan., Ltd shall be free to use such information on an unrestricted basis. Further, by submitting the feedback, You represent and warrant that (i) Your feedback does not contain confidential or proprietary information of you or of third parties; (ii) Zip Trip Japan., Ltd  is not under any obligation of confidentiality, express or implied, with respect to the feedback;(iii) Zip Trip Japan., Ltd  may have something similar to the feedback already under consideration or in development; and (iv) You are not entitled to any compensation or reimbursement of any kind from Zip Trip Japan., Ltd for the feedback under any circumstances.