Terms and Conditions of Use

"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 a Japanese company, Art Beat, Inc. (“we” or “our” or “us”).

Usage of the Tokyo Art Beat is governed by the following terms and conditions, and other policies and rules established from time to time by us (collectively, the “Terms”), and users, registered users, and visitors (collectively, the “Users”) shall use Tokyo Art Beat upon understanding of and agreement to the Terms. We may consider usage of Tokyo Art Beat by the User as agreement to the Terms.

1. General usage and proper conduct


Users of Tokyo Art Beat shall use the service provided in a lawful manner and with respect for general Internet etiquette. We reserve the right to deny access to any user or group of users who misuse the service.


Users of Tokyo Art Beat’s paid services through in-app purchases are responsible for contracting and terminating such services on their own initiative by visiting the AppStore or Google Play Store.

[Refer to:] https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT202039

[Refer to:] https://support.google.com/googleplay/answer/7018481?hl=en

2. 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 laws.

3. Privacy and Protection of Personal Data

We are committed to protecting any personal data handed to us by the Users. Details of our privacy policy are available online.

4. Copyright Material

Copyrights and other proprietary rights (include and not limited to rights governed by the Copyright Act of Japan Articles 27 and 28) in the material on this site may belong to us, or subsist in persons other than us. We 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' request.

5. Quality and Persistence of Service

The Users shall use Tokyo Art Beat at their own risk. Neither we, 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 merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or otherwise provided through Tokyo Art Beat.

6. Links

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 Users provides is governed by the privacy policy and other policies of the operator of the site the Users is visiting. That policy may differ from that of Tokyo Art Beat. If the Users cannot find the privacy policy of any of these sites via a link from that site’s home page, the Users shall contact the site directly for more information.

7. Transfer of Rights and Obligations under the Terms


The Users shall not, without our express written permission, 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 us and the Users and is hereinafter referred as the “Rights and Obligations Relationship”) of the Terms to any third party.


If we transfers business related to Tokyo Art Beat to a third party, the Rights and Obligations Relationship, user registration information, and other customer information (including personal information received by us) shall be transferred to the transferee of the business and the Users hereby agree to the transfer in advance. The business transfers specified in this section shall include not only normal business transfers but also company splits and other kind of business transfers.

8. Termination

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

9. Change of the Terms


We may change the Terms from time to time.


We may change the Terms by notifying the Users of the effective date and content of the change if the change is in conformity with the general interests of the Users.


In the event of changes to the Terms that are detrimental to the Users, We may change the Terms if we notify the Users of the effective date and content of the changes and provide them with a reasonable advance notice period.


If the Users uses Tokyo Art Beat after the changes are effective, the Users will be deemed to have agreed to all of the Terms after the changes are made. If the Users does not agree to the changed Terms, the Users may not use Tokyo Art Beat.

10. Governing Law

The Terms and rights and obligations of the Users and us shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of Japan without regard to conflicts of law principles that would result in the application of the substantive laws of another jurisdiction.

11. Jurisdiction

The Tokyo District Court shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising out of or in connection with the Terms or any use of Tokyo Art Beat.

12. Other Terms

Tokyo Art Beat uses YouTube for some of its content. When you use YouTube, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/t/terms).

First Created: 14 November, 2004
Updated: 14 January, 2017
Updated: 30 September, 2020
Updated: 15 January, 2021
Last Updated: 31 January, 2023