The following words and terms shall have the meanings set forth below when they are used in these Terms and Conditions.
1.1.“Contents” means information such as text, sounds, music, images, videos, software, programs, computer code, and other information.
1.2.“Subject Contents” means Contents that may be accessed through the Services.
1.3.“Submitted Contents” means Contents that Users have submitted, transmitted or uploaded on or to the Services.
1.4.“Coins” refers to the prepaid payment instrument or the like which Users may exchange for Contents and services offered by LINE which are provided for a fee within the Services.
1.5.“Separate Terms and Conditions” means terms and conditions separate from these Terms and Conditions that pertain to the Services released or uploaded by LINE under names such as “terms,” “guidelines,” “policies,” or the like.
2.Agreement to these Terms and Conditions
2.1.All Users shall use the Services in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. Users may not use the Services unless they agree to these Terms and Conditions.
2.2.Users who are minors may only use the Services by obtaining prior consent from their parents or legal guardians. Furthermore, if Users will be using the Services on behalf of, or for the purposes of, a business enterprise, then such business enterprise must also agree to these Terms and Conditions prior to using the Services.
2.3.If there are Separate Terms and Conditions applicable to the Services, Users shall also comply with such Separate Terms and Conditions as well as these Terms and Conditions in using the Services.
3.Modification to these Terms and Conditions
LINE may modify these Terms and Conditions when LINE deems it to be necessary, within the scope of the purposes of the Services. In such case, LINE will indicate the contents of the modified version of these Terms and Conditions, as well as the effective date of the modification, on the Services or on LINE’s website, or will publicize the same to Users by notifying Users in the manner prescribed by LINE.
The modified version of these Terms and Conditions shall become effective as of the effective date thereof.
4.1.When using the Services, Users may need to set up an account by registering certain information. Users must register true, accurate and complete information, and must revise the same to keep such information up-to-date at all times.
4.2.If Users register any authentication information when using the Services, they must exercise due care in handling such information at their own responsibility to ensure that such information is not used in an unlawful manner. LINE may treat any and all activities conducted under the authentication information as activities that have been conducted by the User with whom the authentication information is registered.
4.3.Any User who has registered for the Services may delete such User’s account and cancel the Services at any time.
4.4.LINE reserves the right to delete any account that has been inactive for a period of one (1) year or more since its last activation, without any prior notice to the applicable User.
4.5.Any and all rights of a User to use the Service shall cease to exist when such User’s account has been deleted for any reason. Please take note that an account cannot be retrieved even if a User has accidentally deleted their account.
4.6.Each account in the Services is for exclusive use and belongs solely to the User of such account. Users may not transfer, lease or otherwise dispose their rights to use the Service to any third party, nor may the same be inherited or succeeded to by any third party.
5.1.LINE places top priority on the privacy of its Users.
5.3.LINE promises to exercise the utmost care and attention to its security measures to ensure the safe management of any and all information collected from Users.
6.Provision of the Service
6.1.Users shall supply PCs, mobile phone devices, smartphones and other communication devices, operating systems, communication methods and electricity, etc. necessary for using the Services at their own responsibility and expense.
6.2.LINE reserves the right to limit access to all or part of the Services by Users depending upon conditions that LINE considers necessary, such as the age and identification of User, current registration status, and the like.
6.3.LINE reserves the right to modify, at LINE’s discretion, all or part of the Services as LINE determines necessary anytime without any prior notice to Users.
6.4.LINE may cease providing all or part of the Services without any prior notice to Users in case of the occurrence of any of the following:
(1)When conducting maintenance or repair of systems;
(2)When the Services cannot be provided due to force majeure such as an accident (fire, power outage, etc.), act of God, war, riot, labor dispute;
(3)When there is system failure or heavy load on the system;
(4)When securing the safety of Users or third parties, or in the case of an emergency for the public welfare; or
(5)When LINE reasonably determines it to be necessary, other than those set forth in items (1) through (4).