Terms of Use

Article 1 Scope of Application

  1. This Terms of Use (hereinafter referred to as the “Terms”) shall define the rights and obligations of Creww Inc. (hereinafter referred to as the “Company”) and the Registered Users (as defined in Article 2), and shall apply to any relationship between the Company and the Registered Users with respect to the use of the Service (as defined in Article 2).
  2. The rules and regulations concerning the Service which may be posted by the Company on the Website (as defined in Article 2) from time to time shall constitute part of the Terms.

Article 2 Definitions

For the purposes of the Terms, the following terms shall have the meanings ascribed to them as follows:

  1. “Intellectual Property Rights” means copyrights, patents, utility model rights, trademark rights, and any other intellectual property rights including, without limitation, the rights to acquire these rights or to file an application for the registration of any of such rights.
  2. “Website” means the website on the Internet operated by the Company with the domain of “https://creww.me/”, including, without limitation, the new website in cases where the domain or contents of the Website are changed.
  3. “Applicant” means the “Applicant” defined in Article 3.
  4. “Registration Information” means the “Registration Information” defined in Article 3.
  5. “Registered User” means an individual or a corporation who is registered as a user of the Service in accordance with the provisions of Article 3.
  6. “Service” collectively means (i) request feature, (ii) collaboration service, (iii) market place service (iv) search feature and (v) message feature in the service named creww provided by the Company including, without limitation, the new service in cases where the name or contents of the Service are changed.
  7. “Service Agreement” means the agreement executed between the Company and Registered User with respect to the use of the Service in accordance with Article 3.3.

Article 3 Registration

  1. Any person who desires to use the Service (hereinafter referred to as the “Applicant”) may apply to the Company for the registration as a user of the Service by agreeing to abide by the Terms and providing the Company with the information required by the Company (hereinafter referred to as the “Registration Information”) in a manner specified by the Company.
  2. The acceptance or rejection of applications for the registration shall be determined by the Company in accordance with the criteria established by the Company. The registration of an Applicant as a Registered User shall be deemed to have been completed when the Company issues to the Applicant a notice stating that the application has been accepted.
  3. The completion of the registration in accordance with Article 3.2 constitutes the execution of the Service Agreement between the Registered User and the Company with respect to the Service in accordance with the provisions of the Terms, and the Registered User shall be entitled to use the Service in such a manner as specified by the Company.
  4. The Company may reject the registration if:
    1. the Registration Information submitted to the Company contain, in whole or part, false or erroneous statements or omissions;
    2. the Applicant is a minor, an adult ward, a person under curatorship or a person under assistance, and has not obtained the necessary consent of his/her respective legal representative, guardian, curator or assistant; or
    3. the Company determines that the Applicant is antisocial forces (which mean gang groups, gang members, right-wing groups or other similar entities; the same shall apply hereinafter), or the Company determines that the Applicant is associated with or involved in antisocial forces in any manner such as cooperating or engaging in maintenance, operation, management of antisocial forces through funding or any other method.
    4. the Company otherwise determines that the registration would be inappropriate.

Article 4 Change to Registration Information

In the event of any change in the Registration Information, the Registered User shall promptly correct the Registration Information. Upon the Company’s request, the Registered User shall submit the documents with respect to such correction.

Article 5 Management of Password and User ID

  1. The Registered User shall be fully responsible for the security and safekeeping of his/her password and user ID and the Registered User shall not cause or permit any third party to use the password or user ID nor shall it loan, assign, or cause to be owned in the name of another person or to be sold or purchased the password or user ID or otherwise cause the password or user ID to be an object of any activity similar to the foregoing.
  2. The Registered User shall be responsible and liable for any damage incurred by the Registered User as a result of inadequate management, wrong or improper use, or the use by a third party of the password or user ID. In no event shall the Company be responsible or liable for such damage.
  3. In cases where the password or user ID is found to be stolen or used by a third party, the Registered User shall immediately notify the Company to that effect and follow the instructions provided by the Company.

Article 6 Fee

The Registered User may use the Service without fee; provided, however, that the Company does not warrant that the Registered User will be able to use the Service without fee in the future. The Company shall reserve the right to establish the fee for all or part of the use of the Service with prior notice. The Company shall not charge the fee without prior consent of the Registered User.

Article 7 Use of the Service

  1. The Registered User shall be entitled to use the Service in such a manner as specified by the Company, to the extent of the purpose of the Terms, without violation of the Terms, while the Registered User is registered as a Registered User effectively.
  2. The Registered User shall, with its own costs and responsibilities, prepare and maintain computers, software and other devices, and telecommunication line and other communication environment which are necessary to use the Service.

Article 8 Prohibited Activities

  1. The Registered User shall be prohibited from engaging in any of the following activities with respect to the use of the Service:
    1. to perform any act which would infringe any Intellectual Property Rights, portrait rights, privacy rights, credits, or other rights or interests of the Company, other users of the Service or other third parties (including any act which raise such infringement directly or indirectly);
    2. to perform an act associated with a criminal act, or an act against public order and good morals;
    3. to transmit information related to relationship with people of opposite sex;
    4. to transmit information containing computer viruses or other harmful computer programs;
    5. to perform any act which likely to interfere with the operation of the Service by the Company; or
    6. to perform any other acts determined by the Company to be inappropriate.
  2. In cases where the Company determines that the act of the Registered User to transmit information in the Service falls or is likely to fall under any of the items of Article 8.1, the Company may delete all or part of such information without any prior notice to the Registered User. The Company shall in no event be responsible or liable for any damage incurred by the Registered User as a result of an action taken by the Company pursuant to this Article 8.2.

Article 9 Discontinuation or Suspension of the Service

  1. In the event of any of the following circumstances, the Company shall reserve the right to permanently discontinue or temporarily suspend all or part of the use of the Service without prior notice to the Registered User:
    1. When the Company conducts scheduled or unscheduled inspections or maintenance of the computer systems relating to the Service;
    2. When a computer or telecommunications network ceases to operate or function as a result of an accident;
    3. When the operation of the Service becomes difficult due to fire, power failure, natural disaster, or any other cause of force majeure; or
    4. When for any other reason the Company determines that the discontinuation or suspension will be necessary.
  2. The Company may, in its discretion, terminate the provision of the Service. In this case, the Company gives prior notice to the Registered User.
  3. The Company shall not be responsible or liable for any damage incurred by the Registered User as a result of any action taken by the Company in accordance with this Article 8.

Article 10 Precaution of Install, etc.

In cases where at the commencement of or during the use of the Service the Registered User installs software or programs from the Website into his/her computers by way of downloading or other means, the Registered User shall exercise due care in order to prevent the loss or alteration of the information held by it, or any fault or damage to his/her equipment. The Company shall in no event be responsible or liable for such loss or damage incurred by the Registered User.

Article 11 Submission of Proposal

  1. The Registered User shall warrant that the contents of proposal, text, pictures, movies or any other data submitted or sent by the Registered User in the Website or the Service shall not infringe Intellectual Property Rights and any other rights or interest of third parties, and indemnify and hold harmless the Company from and against any and all damages due to breach of the warranty.
  2. In cases where the Registered User submits or sends proposal in the Website or the Service, the Registered User shall conform to the condition specified by the Company or the third party designated by the Company.
  3. The Registered User shall take action requested by the Company in connection with proposal which submitted or sent by the Registered User, such as making orientations or presentations about the proposal.

Article 12 Ownership and Intellectual Property Rights

  1. All ownership rights and Intellectual Property Rights in and to the Service and the Website shall vest in the Company or its licensors, the use of the Service permitted through the registration under the Terms shall not be construed as granting any license with respect to, any Intellectual Property Rights concerning the Website or the Service held by the Company or its licensors.
  2. The Registered Users shall grant to the Company the non-exclusive, sublicenseable and royalty-free license to copy, reproduce, modify or otherwise use in all forms the texts, graphics, videos and other data uploaded or transmitted in the Website or the Service by the Registered User.
  3. The Company may provide the information disclosed by the Registered Users in the Website or the Service, to third parties freely.

Article 13 Cancellation of Registration

  1. The Company may suspend temporarily the use by the Registered User of the Service or cancel the registration of the Registered User without any prior notice if:
    1. the Registered User violates any provision of the Terms;
    2. the Registration Information is found to contain false information;
    3. payment by the Registered User is suspended, or the Registered User becomes insolvent, or an application for a proceeding for bankruptcy, civil rehabilitation, corporate reorganization, special liquidation, or other similar proceedings is instituted with respect to the Registered User;
    4. the Registered User has not used the Service for a period of 1 year or more, and has not responded to any communication from the Company;
    5. the Registered User falls under any of the items of Article 3.4; or
    6. the Company determines for any reason that the continuation of the registration of the Registered User would be inappropriate.
  2. In cases where the Registered User falls under any of items of Article 13.1, any and all monetary debt of the Registered User to the Company shall become forthwith due and payable, and the Registered User shall immediately pay such monetary debt.
  3. The Company shall in no event be responsible or liable for any damage incurred by the Registered User as a result of any action taken by the Company in accordance with the provisions of this Article 13.
  4. The Registered User may cancel his/her registration as a Registered User by sending a notice to the Company in accordance with the procedures specified by the Company.

Article 14 Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

  1. The Service is provided “as is”, and the Company makes no warranty of any kind, expressly or impliedly, including, without limitation, warranty of merchantability, fitness for particular purpose, or no infringement of rights, with respect to the Service. The Company does not make any warranty which is not expressly provided for in the Terms even in cases where the Registered User has acquired from the Company, directly or indirectly, any information concerning the Service or other Registered Users.
  2. The Company does not warrant following things;
    1. to be paid reward described in the Website by other Registered User who request advise, in case the Registered User gives advice in the request feature, other Registered User who request advice certainly pay reward described in the Website;
    2. to be adopted the proposal submitted or sent by the Registered User in collaboration service; and
    3. to be kept the promise by other Registered User, in case the Registered User make a promise, with other Registered User in the message feature.
  3. The Registered User shall investigate at his/her own expense and responsibility to determine whether or not his/her use of the Service will violate any law or regulation applicable to the Registered User or the internal rules of the entity of which the Registered User is a member, and the Company makes no warranty that the use of the Service by the Registered User will comply with the laws and regulations applicable to the Registered User and the internal rules of the entity of which the Registered User is a member.
  4. The Registered User shall, with his/her full responsibility, treat and resolve all transactions, communications, disputes, etc. in connection with the Service or the Website which arise between the Registered User and other Registered Users or other third parties. In no event shall the Company be responsible or liable for them.
  5. In no event shall the Company be responsible or liable for suspension, discontinuation, unavailability or modification of the Service caused by the Company, deletion or loss of any message or information from the Registered User, cancellation of the registration of the Registered User, loss of data or failure of or damage to equipment through the use of the Service, or any other damage incurred by the Registered User in connection with the Service.
  6. Even if the Website contains links to and from other websites on the Internet, the Company shall not, for any reason, be responsible for any websites other than the Website or any information obtained therefrom.

Article 15 Dispute settlement and Indemnification

  1. The Registered User shall indemnify and hold harmless the Company from and against any damage incurred by the Company as a result of any breach by the Registered User of any provision of the Terms or resulting in connection with the use by the Registered User of the Service.
  2. In no event shall the Company be responsible or liable for the damage incurred by the Registered User in connection with the Service. Even if the Company is responsible or liable for the damage by the application of Consumer Contract Law of Japan or other reasons, despite this Article 15.1 or any other provision to privilege the Company's responsibility and liability for damages, the responsibility and liability of the Company for the damage are limited to JPY 10,000.

Article 16 Confidentiality

  1. For the purposes of the Terms, the “Confidential Information” means any and all information related to technology, business, operation, finance, organization, etc. of the Company which may be provided or disclosed by the Company to, or come to the knowledge of, the Registered User in connection with the Terms or the Service in writing, orally or in storage media, etc.; provided, however, that the Confidential Information shall not include the following information;
    1. which is generally available to the public or known to the Registered User at the time when the information is provided or disclosed by the Company to or comes to the knowledge of the Registered User;
    2. which becomes publicly known through publication or otherwise without fault of the Registered User after the information is provided or disclosed by the Company to or comes to the knowledge of the Registered User;
    3. which the Registered User has lawfully acquired without any obligation of confidentiality from a third party authorized to provide or disclose the information;
    4. which the Registered User has developed independently of the Confidential Information, or
    5. which is confirmed by the Company in writing to be excluded from the obligation of confidentiality.
  2. The Registered User shall use the Confidential Information of the Company solely for the purpose of using the Service hereunder, and shall not provide, disclose or divulge the Confidential Information of the Company to any third party without the Company’s prior written consent.
  3. Notwithstanding the provision of Article 16.2, the Registered User may disclose the Confidential Information of the Company when such disclosure is required by law or by an order, requirement or request of a court or governmental authority; provided, however, that such order, requirement or request shall be promptly notified to the Company by the Registered User.
  4. At any time upon request of the Company, the Registered User shall promptly return to the Company or destroy the Confidential Information of the Company and the documents or other storage media containing or including the Confidential Information along with all reproductions thereof in accordance with the instructions of the Company.

Article 17 Effective Term

The Service Agreement shall become effective on the date of the completion of the registration pursuant to Article 3 in respect of the Registered User, and remain in force and effect between the Company and the Registered User until the termination of the registration of the Registered User.

Article 18 Amendment and Changes to Terms, etc.

  1. The Company reserves the right to make amendment or change to the contents of the Service without restriction.
  2. The Company reserves the right to make amendment or change to the Terms (including, without limitation, the rules and regulations concerning the Service which may be posted on the Website; the same shall apply hereinafter in this Article 18). In the event of any amendment or change to the Terms, the Company shall notify the Registered User or announce through the Website to that effect. If the Registered User uses the Service, or fails to take steps to cancel the registration within the time specified by the Company after the notice or announcement set forth above, the Registered User shall be deemed to have agreed to such amendment and change made to the Terms.

Article 19 Notice

Any inquiries with respect to the Service or other communications or notices from the Registered Users to the Company, or the notices concerning any amendment to the Terms or other communications or notices from the Company to the Registered User shall be made in accordance with the procedures specified by the Company.

Article 20 Assignment of Terms

  1. The Registered User shall not assign, transfer, grant security interests on or otherwise dispose of his/her status under the Service Agreement or rights or obligations under the Terms without the prior written consent of the Company.
  2. In cases where the Company has assigned the business regarding the Service to a third party, the Company may, as part of such assignment of business, assign to the third party assignee its status under the Service Agreement, its rights and obligations under the Terms, and the Registration Information and other information relating to the Registered User, and the Registered User hereby agrees to such assignment in advance. For the purposes of this Article 20.2, the assignment of business referred to above shall include, in addition to the usual form of assignment of business, split of the Company or any other form of restructuring of the Company which would result in a transfer of the business.

Article 21 Severability

If any provision of the Terms or part thereof is held to be invalid or unenforceable under the Consumer Contract Law of Japan or other laws or regulations, the remaining provisions hereof shall remain in full force and effect, and the Company and the Registered User shall endeavor to agree to an amendment thereof to the extent necessary to make such invalid or unenforceable provision or part thereof legally operative in order to achieve the same purpose and same legal and economic effect as originally contemplated by such invalid or unenforceable provision or part thereof.

rticle 22 Survival of Provisions

The provisions of the Terms that are required by its purpose to survive even after the expiration or termination of the Service Agreement, shall survive the expiration or termination of the Terms and remain in full force and effect; provide, however, that obligation of confidentiality shall survive only for 3 years from the expiration or termination of the Terms.

Article 23 Governing Law and Jurisdiction

The Terms shall be governed by the laws of Japan. Any and all disputes arising out of or in connection with the Terms shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Tokyo District Court in the first instance.

Article 24 Resolution Through Discussion

Any matters not provided for in the Terms or those giving rise to any doubts with respect to the interpretation of the Terms shall be promptly resolved through good faith discussions between the Company and the Registered User.