Terms of Service

By using the game "SideViewGolf" and the game's dedicated site "sideviewgolf.com", you agree to be bound by the following terms of service.

"SideViewGolf" Terms of Service

Article 1: Introduction

These Terms of Service ("Terms") apply to your use of the services provided by sideviewgolf.com on the site (the "Service").
You may not use the Service unless you agree to these Terms.
By using the Service, you agree to all of the terms of these Terms of Service.

Article 2: Definitions

The terms used in these Terms shall be as follows:

  • The "Site" refers to the sideviewgolf.com website we operate, which includes the game "SideviewGolf".
  • The "Service" means the services provided on the Site.
  • "You" means a user of the Site.

Article 3: Scope of the Terms

The scope of these Terms applies when you use the Service.

In addition, in the event that a company in partnership with or entrusted by us publishes separate terms of service or equivalent regulations, etc., you shall follow such terms, too.

Article 4: Changes to the Terms

We may, at any time, and at our discretion, revise these Terms.
The revised Terms will come into effect as of the point in time at which notification of said revision is published on the Site.
By using the Service, you agree that should any revision be made to these Terms.

Article 5: Management of Personal Information

Any personal information that we have received from you in the course of your use of the Service will be managed in accordance with our "Privacy Policy."

You shall be sure to read the Privacy Policy on the Site and agree to its contents before using the Service.

With regard to personal information, etc. obtained through the Service, we may use it for the purposes stated in the Privacy Policy and for providing the Service in general.

You shall comply with all laws and regulations regarding the handling of personal information obtained through the Service.

Article 6: Confidentiality of Communications

"We will protect the confidentiality of your communications in accordance with the law.
However, we shall not bear the confidentiality obligations set forth in the preceding article within the scope stated below:"

  • If a compulsory disposition or court order has been made pursuant to the provisions of laws and regulations, the extent specified by such disposition or court order
  • To the extent necessary to protect the life, body or property of others, if we deem that such protection is required.

Article 7: Admission and Refusal of Admission

You become a member of the Service when you log upon agreeing to these Terms.
Those who have been forced to withdraw from the membership due to the violations described below may not be able to join again.

Article 8: Cancellation of Membership

  • By deleting all of your play data on the Site, you will be deemed to have withdrawn from the Service.
  • You will continue to be fully responsible for all actions taken and the consequences arisen from your use of the Service while you are a member, even after you cancel your membership.
  • After you cancel your membership, you will no longer be able to see the data that you have been able to view on the Service, but the Site will continue to retain those data for a certain period of time and may disclose them as required by law. Please note, however, this does not guarantee that the data will be retained for a period of time.

Article 9: Management of Account Information, etc.

  • You shall make every effort to prevent unauthorized use of your account and shall be responsible for its management.
  • We shall not be liable for any damage, etc., caused by the use of your account by a third party.
  • You may not under any circumstances transfer or rent your account to any third party.

Article 10: User Responsibilities

  • You use the Service at your own risk, and bear all responsibility in relation to all actions that you take in connection with the Service and the results of said actions.
  • You are entirely responsible for any information entered or posted by you using the Service.

Article 11: Prohibited Conduct

We prohibit you from engaging in any of the following conduct while using the Service. In the event of your engaging in any of the following prohibited conduct as described below, we may, at our discretion, take measures such as revocation or suspension of your membership, or deleting all or part of your play data.

  • Conduct that infringes the property, privacy, image rights, etc. of us or any third party (including acts that will or may infringe them).
  • Conduct that discriminates against or slander us or any third party, encourages unjust discriminatory treatment, or damages the honor or credibility of us or any third party.
  • Defrauding, and any conduct that leads to or may lead to fraud or any other crimes.
  • Religious activities or solicitation.
  • Conduct that will or may promote, encourage or glorify the use of banned drugs, drug abuse, suicide, self-harm, etc.
  • Conduct for commercial purposes such as advertising, publicity, or solicitation; acts of soliciting others such as endless chain selling schemes (pyramid schemes), chain mail, lead mail, etc.; acts of directing others to sites that aim to spread harmful computer programs such as adult sites, one-click fraud sites, or viruses.
  • Conduct involving the use of any expression that entails discrimination on the basis of gender, race, ethnicity, age, ideology, etc.
  • Conduct that imposes a burden on the server or infrastructure of the Service beyond the normal scope, or conduct that interferes with the operation of the Service or the network or system, or conduct that may cause such acts.
  • Conduct involving the unauthorized access, rewriting, or deletion of information stored on the Site.
  • Conduct involving sending or posting harmful computer programs (computer viruses), or directing others to websites with such effects.
  • Conduct that we deem to be in violation of laws, regulations, public order and morals, in violation of these Terms or other terms of use, or infringement of the rights of others.
  • Any other conduct we deem to be inappropriate.

You shall compensate us for any damage caused to us due to a breach of these Terms or any other cause you caused.

Article 12: Fees

The Service shall be free of charge. In case of adding paid services in the future, the terms of conditions of such services will be determined separately.

Article 13: Expenses for Products and Services Required to Use the Service

You will supply the products and services that you require in order to use the Service (telecommunications equipment, software, bandwidth) at your own expense and as a matter of your own responsibility.

You shall take security measures, corresponding to its use environment against any malicious conduct or malfunction including but not limited to computer viruses, unauthorized access, and leakage of information.

When you install software on your computer by downloading from the Service at the start of using the Service or while using the Service, you shall pay sufficient attention to prevent modification or extinction of information held by you or or failure or damage to equipment, etc., and we shall not be liable for such damages.

Article 14: Suspension of the Service

The Service shall be free of charge. In case of adding paid services in the future, the terms of conditions of such services will be determined separately.

  • In case that maintenance work or inspection of the computer system pertaining to the Service is performed on a regular or emergency basis
  • In the event that communication lines, computers, or other infrastructure are shut down due to an accident
  • In the event that the Service cannot be operated due to force majeure such as a power outage, fire, or natural disaster
  • In the event of any trouble, suspension of service provision, suspension of linkage with the Service, or specification changes, etc. in the services used to implement the Service ("Third Party Service") that are provided by other service providers.
  • In the event that we deem it necessary to suspend or terminate the Service.

We may, at our discretion, terminate the provision of the Service at any time. In such a case, we shall notify you in advance.

We shall not be liable for any damage caused to you arising out of the measures taken by us based on this Article.

Article 15: Warranty Disclaimer

  • We shall make no warranty of any kind with respect to the content and quality of the Service, the stable provision of the Service and the results associated with the use of the Service in any way. We shall make no warranties regarding the Service, including, but not limited to, its fitness for any particular purpose, commercial uses, integrity, or continuity.
  • The Service may be linked with Third Party Services, but we do not guarantee such linkage, and if the Service is unable to link with a Third Party Service, we will not be held responsible for any problems caused by the failure to link.
  • If the Service is linked to a Third Party Service, you shall comply with the terms of use of such Third Party Service at your own expense and responsibility. We shall not be liable for any disputes, etc., that may arise between the customer and the operator of the relevant Third Party Service.
  • You shall investigate for yourself, at your own risk and expense, whether or not the use of the Service violates any laws and regulations applicable to them, and we shall make no guarantee that the use of the Service by you will be in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.
  • Any transactions, communications, disputes, etc. that arise between you and other customers, Third Party Service providers, or other third parties in connection with the Service shall be handled and resolved at your own risk, and we shall not be responsible for them.
  • We shall not be liable for any interruption, suspension, termination, unavailability or change of the Service provided by us, deletion or disappearance of your information, cancellation of your registration, loss of data or failure or damage to equipment due to the use of the Service, or any other damage suffered by you in connection with the Service.
  • In the event that the Service provides links to other websites (including affiliates) or other websites provide links to the Service, we assume no responsibility for websites other than the Service and any information obtained from them.
  • We shall not be liable for any damages incurred by you in connection with the Service.

Article 16: Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms of Service shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Japan. Any dispute arising out of or in connection with these Terms shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Kanazawa District Court in the first instance.

Article 17: Consultation

In the event that any matter not stipulated in these Terms or any doubt arises in the interpretation of these Terms, you and we shall promptly resolve the matter through mutual consultation in accordance with the principles of good faith and sincerity.

Effective: April 16, 2020 Granzella Game Studios Inc.