terms of service
These terms of service (hereinafter referred to as “the Terms”) establish the terms and conditions for the use of the services (hereinafter referred to as “the Services”) provided by Sherpa Republic Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “the Company”) on this website. All registered users (hereinafter referred to as “Users”) are requested to use the Services in accordance with these Terms.
Article 1 (Application)
This Agreement shall apply to all relationships related to the use of the Services between the User and the Company. The Company may establish rules and various provisions (hereinafter referred to as “Individual Provisions”) in addition to this Agreement regarding the use of the Services. Regardless of their names, these Individual Provisions shall constitute part of this Agreement.

In the event of any inconsistencies between the provisions of this Agreement and those of the Individual Provisions in the preceding article, unless otherwise specified in the Individual Provisions, the provisions of the Individual Provisions shall prevail.

Article 2 (User Registration)

In this service, registration applicants shall apply for user registration by agreeing to this Agreement and following the method specified by the Company, and user registration shall be completed upon approval by the Company.

The Company may not approve the registration application if it determines that the applicant falls under any of the following reasons, and shall not be obligated to disclose the reasons:

If false information is provided during the application for user registration.
If the applicant has violated this Agreement in the past.
In other cases where the Company deems the registration inappropriate.

Article 3 (Management of User ID and Password)
The user shall be solely responsible for appropriately managing their user ID and password for this service.

Under no circumstances shall the user transfer, lend, or share their user ID or password with a third party. If a login is made using the combination of a user ID and password that matches the registration information, the Company shall consider it as usage by the user who registered that user ID.

Except in cases where the Company is intentionally or grossly negligent, the Company shall not be liable for any damages resulting from the unauthorized use of the user ID and password by a third party.

Article 4 (Usage Fees and Payment Methods)
Users shall pay the usage fees for the paid portion of this service, as separately determined by the Company and displayed on this website, through the payment methods specified by the Company.
Article 5 (Prohibited Activities)
Users shall not engage in the following activities when using this service:

Users must not engage in the following activities when using this service:

Actions that violate laws or public order and morals.
Actions related to criminal activities.
Actions that infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, or other intellectual property rights included in the content of this service.
Actions that disrupt or interfere with the functioning of the Company’s, other users’, or third-party servers or networks.
Commercial use of information obtained through this service.
Actions that may interfere with the operation of the Company’s services.
Unauthorized access or attempted unauthorized access.
Collection or accumulation of personal information about other users.
Unauthorized use of this service for improper purposes.
Actions that cause disadvantage, damage, or discomfort to other users of this service or other third parties.
Impersonation of other users.
Advertising, promotion, solicitation, or business activities on this service without the Company’s permission.
Activities aimed at meeting unfamiliar members of the opposite sex.
Directly or indirectly providing benefits to antisocial forces in relation to the Company’s services.
Any other activities deemed inappropriate by the Company.

Article 6 (Suspension of Service Provision, etc.)
If the Company determines that any of the following reasons apply, the Company may suspend or interrupt all or part of the provision of the Service without prior notice to the User:

When conducting maintenance, inspection, or updates of the computer system related to the Service
In the event of force majeure such as earthquakes, lightning, fires, power outages, or natural disasters making it difficult to provide the Service
In the event of an accident causing the computer or communication network to stop
In other cases where the Company determines it is difficult to provide the Service
The Company shall not be liable for any disadvantages or damages suffered by Users or third parties due to the suspension or interruption of the provision of the Service.

Article 7 (Restrictions on Use and Deletion of Registration)
If a user falls under any of the following conditions, the Company may, without prior notice, restrict all or part of the user’s use of the Service or delete the user’s registration:

Violation of any provision of these Terms
Discovery of false information in the registered details
Failure to fulfill payment obligations, such as fees
Lack of response to communication from the Company for a certain period
No use of the Service for a certain period since the last usage
Other cases where the Company deems the user’s use of the Service inappropriate
The Company shall not be liable for any damages incurred by the user as a result of actions taken by the Company based on this provision.

Article 8 (Withdrawal)
Users may withdraw from the Service through the withdrawal procedures established by the Company.
Article 9 (Disclaimer of Warranty and Limitation of Liability)
We do not explicitly or implicitly guarantee that our service is free from defects (including but not limited to defects related to safety, reliability, accuracy, completeness, effectiveness, suitability for specific purposes, security, errors, bugs, infringement of rights, etc.).

We shall not be liable for any damages incurred by users due to our service, except in cases of intentional or gross negligence on our part. However, this disclaimer does not apply if the contract between us and the user regarding this service (including these terms) qualifies as a consumer contract under the Consumer Contract Act.

Even in cases covered by the preceding paragraph, we shall not be liable for damages incurred by users due to our negligence (excluding gross negligence) in breach of contract or unlawful acts, except for special circumstances causing such damages (including cases where damages could have been foreseen by us or the user). Additionally, compensation for damages incurred by users due to our negligence (excluding gross negligence) in breach of contract or unlawful acts shall be limited to the amount of usage fees received from the user for the month in which the damages occurred.

We shall not be held responsible for any transactions, communications, or disputes between users and other users or third parties arising from or related to this service.

Article 10 (Changes to the Service Content)
The Company may, with prior notice to the user, modify, add to, or discontinue the content of the Service, and the user agrees to this.
Article 11 (Amendment of Terms of Use)
The Company may amend the Terms of Use without requiring individual consent from users in the following cases:

When the amendment of the Terms of Use aligns with the general interests of users.
When the amendment of the Terms of Use does not contradict the purpose of the Service Use Agreement, and the necessity of the amendment, the appropriateness of the content after the amendment, and other circumstances related to the amendment are reasonable.
The Company shall notify users in advance of any amendments to the Terms of Use under the preceding paragraph, indicating the intention to amend the Terms of Use, the content of the amended Terms of Use, and the effective date of the amendment.

Article 12 (Handling of Personal Information)
The Company shall handle the personal information obtained through the use of the Service appropriately in accordance with the Company’s “Privacy Policy.”
Article 13 (Notice or Contact)

Notifications or communications between the user and the Company shall be conducted through the methods specified by the Company. The Company shall consider the currently registered contact information as valid unless notified otherwise by the user through a change request according to the method specified by the Company. Notifications or communications sent to the registered contact shall be deemed as reached the user at the time of dispatch.

Article 14 (Prohibition of Assignment of Rights and Obligations)
The user shall not assign or pledge the status under the Service Agreement or the rights or obligations based on these Terms to a third party without the prior written consent of the Company.
Article 15 (Governing Law and Jurisdiction)
In interpreting these Terms, Japanese law shall be the governing law.
In the event of a dispute related to the Service, the exclusive jurisdiction shall be the court having jurisdiction over the location of the Company’s head office.
That concludes the Terms.