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Cookpad Inc. is registered in 4-20-3 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-6012 Japan. If you have any question or complaint about our Site, or in any respect about Cookpad, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Site is a media channel which provides information on Japanese food and culture (the “Washoku.Guide”). The Washoku.Guide is made available free of charge.
Our Site is designed to work on modern web-browsers such as Internet Explorer, Safari, Google Chrome and Firefox, on major operating systems. Features and compatibility may vary between web-browsers, operating systems and platforms. Our Site may not be compatible with other computer hardware or operating systems.
All information including recipes and articles on our Site are provided for general information only. There may be some inappropriate, incorrect or unsafety recipes, ingredients or cooking methods. The recipes, articles, comments and other information provided on our Site are not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely, and any use of or reliance on any recipes, articles or other contents provided on our Site is at your own risk.
Cookpad makes no representations, warranties or other commitments, whether express or implied, about the accuracy, quality, safety or fitness for purpose of recipes, articles and other contents published on the Washoku.Guide.
If you have any comments or concerns about any recipes, articles or other contents on the Washoku.Guide or, if you are aware of infringing, illegal or inappropriate material, please contact us at: email@example.com
With regard to our Site, you may visit and view the recipes without registration as a guest (“Guest”). However, you will have access to more features of the Washoku.Guide if you create account through user registration. If you wish to register for the use of the Washoku.Guide, you shall either complete the required account information as may be requested by us through submitting the application in such format as may be specified by us from time to timeor sign up by third party account (e.g. Facebook, Google).
We will conduct the necessary checks on the registration prior to or after the registration process and once we accept, you are registered as registered user (“Registered User”).
We reserve the right to erase your account and/or to deny the use of the Washoku.Guide by you in whole or in part in any of the following circumstances:
We do not claim ownership of any contents, data, text, comments, information, photographs, graphics, videos, audios or other materials you provided to us or posted on Site ("Contents").
However, when you provided or posted Contents to us or our Site, you grant us a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license (with the right to sublicense) to use, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, modify, translate, publish, transmit, display and distribute (including without limitation by sub-licensing to third parties) such Contents or derivatives of them in any and all media or distribution methods (now known or later developed) for any and all business activities of us. Without limiting the foregoing, you agree that:
Except for Contents you provided to us or posted on our Site, all intellectual property rights in the Washoku.Guide and all materials on our Site, including without limitation, design, graphics, videos, audios, text, pictures, software, other files and the selection and arrangement thereof (collectively, “Materials”) are owned by us and/or our licensors.
You agree, undertake and represent that you shall not:
(i)infringe intellectual property rights of third parties, including without limitation, intellectual property rights such as copyright and trademark, of us, other users or third parties;
(ii)infringe the property rights, privacy rights and image rights of us, other users or third parties;
(iii)disclose information, such as the name, mailing address, telephone number and email address of a specific individual without authorisation, and by which any third party is able to identify the said individual;
(iv)register multiple email addresses to obtain multiple account, while being a single user;
(v)obtain an account on behalf of a Registered User whose account has been suspended or terminated;
(vi)discriminate against, defame or damage the reputation and credibility of other users or third parties;
(vii)alter and/or erase Materials made available through the Washoku.Guide;
(viii)impersonate us, other users or third parties (including doctoring email headers for the purpose of falsifying the source of email headers and the identity of the sender);
(ix)transmit computer programmes or viruses that are harmful or cause other users or third parties to receive such programmes or viruses;
(x)accessing without authorisation, or conducting port scans, denial of service attacks, or spamming the facilities of other users or third parties or the facilities used by the Washoku.Guide (including, without limitation, telecommunication facilities, computers and other equipment, as well as software that is used in the provision of the Washoku.Guide by us) and/or causing or attempting to cause interference with the use or operation of such facilities;
(xi)transmit, without authorisation, email that are advertisement or promotion or solicitation or that are of a repulsive nature (including spam); obstruct the receipt of email by other users or third parties; request the transmission of chain emails and/or transmission of chain emails in accordance with such requests;
(xii)circulate information, equipment and software that are used for the purpose of disabling or circumventing the access control function of servers and other facilities;
(xiii) reproduce, modify, disassemble, reverse engineer or analyse the samples or software contained in the Materials (except to the extent permitted by law, and you agree to give notice to us in such circumstance);
(xiv) obtain account information without authorisation or through fraud (including, without limitation, by phishing or similar methods);
(xv) use the Washoku.Guide for commercial activities, for profit and in anticipation of profit, unless prior written approval has been obtained from us;
(xvi) use the Washoku.Guide for election campaign or other political activities;
(xvii)use the Washoku.Guide in contravention of applicable laws and regulations;
(xviii)hinder the operation of the Washoku.Guide or hinder the exchange or sharing of Contents contributed by other users or third parties; or cause damages or losses to us, other users or third parties by damaging their credibility or infringing their intellectual property rights;
(xix) cause significant hindrance to the operations of our business through repetitive, frivolous or vexatious enquiries or emails, which are beyond our obligations and/or are unreasonable;
(xxi) establish a link to our Site in order to encourage any of the actions, including those by third parties, described hereinabove;
(xxii) contravene such other requirements that we may impose from time to time at its sole and absolute discretion;
(xxiii) use the Washoku.Guide in a manner that Cookpad deems unsuitable or inappropriate. Cookpad will refer to factors such as the typical use of Washoku.Guide by the majority of its users, and general industry practice, when determining whether such use is unsuitable or inappropriate.
If you cease to use the Washoku.Guide, the relevant Changes will not be binding on you.
We may update our Site from time to time, and may change the Materials at any time. Further, we reserve the right to change and improve the features and functionality of the Washoku.Guide at any time and at our sole discretion. This includes adding, modifying or removing specific features and functionality of the Washoku.Guide. Please note that any of the Material on our Site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.
We do not warrant that Washoku.Guide, or any Materials on the Site will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend, withdraw, or discontinue all or any part of Washoku.Guide without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our Washoku.Guide is unavailable at any time or for any period. We may also suspend or cancel your access to or right to use the Washoku.Guide where we are withdrawing them, in which case we will do our best to give you reasonable advance notice.
We may restrict, suspend or cancel your access to or right to use the Washoku.Guide without prior notice where we believe that;
- you have given us false information;
- you are using Washoku.Guide illegally or in breach of any third party’s rights;
- it is necessary to protect ourselves, other users or any third party;
- it is likely that claims or proceedings may be brought against us by third parties due to circumstances that are connected to your use of Washoku.Guide; - it is not possible to establish contact with you through email or any other means; - it is an emergency; and/or - it is necessary for operating Washoku.Guide.
Restriction, suspension or cancellation of the Washoku.Guide could result in a permanent loss of access to and use of certain aspects of the services, including your own uploaded Contents, even if you later re-register to the Washoku.Guide.
We will not be liable to any user of our Site, or any third party whatsoever, for any direct or indirect loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with the use of, or inability to use, the Washoku.Guide. In particular, and without limiting the foregoing paragraph of this Section, we will not be liable for any loss or damage attributable to loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue, business interruption, loss of anticipated savings, loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation or any indirect or consequential loss or damage arising under or in connection with:
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Where our Site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.
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