Terms and Conditions of Use

First Created 14 November, 2004

Updated 14 January, 2017

Last Updated 30 September, 2020

"Tokyo Art Beat" is an interactive online service on the World Wide Web consisting of information services, provided content, and a smartphone app operated by Special Nonprofit Corporation GADAGO (hereinafter referred to as the Corporation).

Usage of the Tokyo Art Beat is governed by the following terms and conditions, and other policies and rules (hereinafter known as the Terms) established from time to time by the Corporation, and users, registered users, and visitors (hereinafter known as the Users) shall use Tokyo Art Beat upon understanding of and agreement to the Terms. The Corporation shall consider usage of Tokyo Art Beat by the User as agreement to the Terms. The Corporation may change or modify the Terms, or impose new conditions, at any time and without notice.

These terms of use and other policies and rights and obligations of the Users and Tokyo Art Beat shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of Japan without giving effect to any choice of laws thereunder. The Tokyo District Court shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising out of or in connection with these terms of use or other policies or use of Tokyo Art Beat.

General usage and proper conduct

The Users of Tokyo Art Beat shall use the service provided in a lawful manner and in the respect of general proper conduct on the Internet. The Corporation reserves the right to refuse access to its service to any user or group of users in case of any purported or proven abuse

Disclaimer of Warranty, Limitation of Liability

Tokyo Art Beat, the information it conveys, and the services it offers are provided as is, and come with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by applicable law.

Privacy and Protection of Personal Data

The Corporation is committed to protecting any personal data handed to us by its users and visitors. Details of our privacy policy are available online.

Copyright Material

Copyrights and other proprietary rights (include and are not limited to rights governed by the Copyright Act of Japan Articles 27 and 28) in the material on this site may belong to the Corporation, or subsist in persons other than the Corporation. The Corporation expressly prohibits the use by the Users of the content of its site and app ― graphics, text, and other elements ― other than in compliance with the rights owners' requirements

Quality and Persistence of Service

The Users uses Tokyo Art Beat at their own risk. Neither Tokyo Art Beat, its affiliates, employees, agents, third-party content providers or licensors, warrant that Tokyo Art Beat will be uninterrupted or error-free; nor do they make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from use of Tokyo Art Beat, or as to the accuracy, reliability or content of any information, service, or merchandise provided through Tokyo Art Beat


Once the User leaves Tokyo Art Beat’s servers (this can be confirmed by checking the URL in the location bar of the browser), the use of any information the User provides is governed by the privacy policy and other policies of the operator of the site the User is visiting. That policy may differ from that of Tokyo Art Beat. If the User cannot find the privacy policy of any of these sites via a link from that site’s home page, the User should contact the site directly for more information

Transfer of Rights of Service Terms and Conditions of Use

1. The Users cannot without the express written permission of the Corporation transfer or use as collateral the rights and obligations (This includes additional rights and obligations agreed upon and entered into in a separate agreement between the Corporation and the User and is hereinafter known as a Rights and Obligations Relationship.) of the Terms to a third party. 2. If the Corporation transfers business related to Tokyo Art Beat to a third party, the rights and obligations, user registration information, and other customer information (including personal information received by the Corporation)shall be transferred to the transferee of the business and the Users shall agree to in advance to the transfer. The business transfers specified in this section shall include not only normal business transfers but also company splits and other business transfers.


The Corporation may terminate or suspend the User’s access to Tokyo Art Beat at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice. Upon such termination or suspension, the User’s right to use Tokyo Art Beat will immediately cease. For any further question, claim, correction, or amendment of data, please contact us.

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