universions Terms of Use

Last updated: November 23, 2014

Thank you for using universions. These terms of use (hereinafter referred to as the “Terms”) govern your access to and use of the website and services operated and managed by unimal Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "Our Company"). Please read these Terms carefully before using Our Company's services.

By using Our Company's services, you signify your agreement to these Terms.

User may use Our Company's services only in compliance with these Terms. Also, user may use Our Company's services only if user has the authority to enter into this agreement with Our Company, and only if you are not prohibited to conduct any activities that are unlawful or prohibited by any applicable laws. Our Company's services may be changed to improve or add the features on a continuous basis. Our Company may suspend, temporarily suspend or change Our Company's services at any time. Also, Our Company, at Our Company's sole and exclusive discretion, may remove any contents of Our Company's services.

Proprietary Rights and Privacy Policy

By using Our Company's services, you agree that some information and content may be presented or provided to universions. User may reserve the full proprietary rights in all the contents. Our Company do not seek any right of the said contents. These Terms do not grant Our Company the rights to user's files, contents or intellectual properties, except for the limited rights required to operate Our Company's services as seen below.

Our Company may require user's permission when user asks Our Company to operate user's content. This includes designs selected for technical administration of Our Company's services (for example, redundantly backup data for safe storage). User needs to permit Our Company for any necessary operations in order for Our Company to provide user with Our Company's services. This permission extends to trusted third parties Our Company work with to provide Our Company's services. For example, Amazon provides Our Company with storage space (to provide Our Company's services).

Our Company do not share User's files or contents with any third party (including government bodies), except for rare exceptions, without User's instructions to do so.

User is fully responsible for User's actions, files and communications with any third party while using Our Company's services. For instance, User is responsible for obtaining necessary rights or permissions while complying with these Terms.

Our Company are not responsible for monitoring the information posted on Our Company's services. Our Company do not accept any responsibility for the accuracy, completeness or legality of the information available through Our Company's services.

User's Responsibilities

Files and contents in Our Company's services may be protected by intellectual property rights of others. Please refrain from copying, uploading and downloading files if you do not have the right to do so. User, not Our Company, will be fully responsible for copying, sharing, uploading, downloading or any actions in connection with usage while using Our Company's services. User is prohibited from uploading any spyware or malware to Our Company's services.

User, and not Our Company, are fully responsible for maintaining and protecting all the files and contents that belong to user. Our Company will not be liable for any loss or damages of user's files or contents, or any costs associated with user's backup or restoration of the files or contents.

If your contact information or other information related to your account changes, you must notify Our Company promptly and keep your information updated. Our Company's services are not intended for use by children under 13 years of age. By agreeing to these Terms, you represent that you are at least 13 years of age.

Account Security

You are responsible for safeguarding the password that you use to access Our Company's services, and you agree not to disclose your password to any third party. You are responsible for any activities and actions using your account, whether or not you authorized the said activities or actions. You should immediately notify Our Company of any unauthorized use of your account.

Our Company's Property and Feedback

These Terms do not grant you any authority, right or interest in Our Company's services, this software or the content in Our Company's services. Our Company accept users' feedback. However, please note that Our Company may use any feedback, comments or suggestions user send Our Company or post in Our Company's forums without user's permission. Other technologies Our Company use in order for Our Company to provide users with this software and Our Company's services are protected by copyrights, patents and legal laws of Japan and applicable countries. These Terms do not grant user any rights to use Our Company's patents, logos and domain names.

Prohibited Use

User hereby agrees that user will not misuse Our Company's services. For example, you must not and must not attempt to use Our Company's services to conduct the followings. If prohibited activities by user are come to light, Our Company may delete an applicable content, suspend user from using Our Company's services and remove user's entitlement without prior notice.

Other Content

Our Company's services may contain links to third party websites or resources. Our Company do not endorse and is not responsible or liable for their availability, accuracy, the related content, products or services. You are solely responsible for using such websites or resources. Also, when Our Company provide software under the open source licenses these licenses may indicate some terms which explicitly differ from these Terms. In such cases, the terms in the open source licenses will be deemed valid.

Provision of universions' "AS-IS" services

Our Company wish to provide users with the best services. However, there are certain things Our Company cannot guarantee. For example, Our Company's services and this software are provided "as-is", at your own risk and without express or implied warranty or conditions of any form. Also, Our Company do not guarantee any merchantability, adaptability for a specific purpose or non-infringement (these have been highlighted just in case, for these disclaimers are of great importance). Our Company will not take any responsibility for any damage to user's computer system, loss or corruption of data, or any other harm that is the result of user's access to Our Company's services or this software.

Provision of β Features

Our Company's services add new features on a trial base as needed. Our Company will not be held liable for any events that result from defects caused by a normal performance of the features in question or user's use of the features in question. Our Company regard these features as "β Features", and user is requested to use these at user's own risk. β Features will be indicated as "β" in Our Company's service notifications to users.

Limitation of Liability

User may, provided that there are reasons attributable to Our Company, demand compensations from Our Company when damages are caused because of (1) the use of Our Company's services, or unavailability of Our Company's services; (2) illegal access or illegal modifications; (3) other actions or spoofing activities by third parties; (4) reasons resulted from or related to other services provided by Our Company not including β Features. Also, user agree, under all conditions, that (i) compensable damages are limited to any indirect and usual range of damages caused actually by events which Our Company should be held responsible for and; (ii) aggregate amount of the compensations for the damages claimed by user from Our Company is limited to the total amount paid by user in the past for this service.

User will be responsible to solve all claims and compensations at the expense of user in relation to events that are caused by the files uploaded to Our Company's services, user's connection to Our Company's services, user's violation of these Terms, or user's abuse against the right of third parties. When there are events in which that user abuse the right of third parties and when compensations and other costs incurred on Our Company's end in relation to claims and compensation arrangement by third parties, user in question shall bear the said compensations and other expenses (including any legal fee Our Company have paid).


You may stop using Our Company's services any time. Our Company reserve the right to suspend or terminate Our Company's services at any time, with or without reasons and notice. For example, Our Company may suspend or terminate user's use if user is not complying with these Terms, or use Our Company's services in such a way that would cause Our Company to have a legal liability or disrupt use of Our Company's services by others. If Our Company suspend or terminate user's use, Our Company will try to inform user in advance and help user with retrieving the data, though there may be some cases (for example, repeatedly or purposefully violating these Terms, a court order, or danger to others) where Our Company may suspend with immediate effect.


Our Company may modify these Terms as needed. The most updated version will always be posted on Our Company's website. If Our Company make changes to these Terms that Our Company believe are essential, Our Company will notify you (for example, by email registered). Please check the content regularly as there may be other changes posted in Our Company's blog or under these Terms. By continuing to use Our Company's services after such modifications become effective, you agree to be bound by the modified Terms. If you do not agree to the new Terms, please stop using Our Company's services.

Other Legal Terms

These Terms and the use of Our Company's services will be governed by Japan law except for the regulations in relation to conflict of laws. The court that is in Our Company's jurisdiction is to be selected as the exclusive and agreed jurisdictional court for both user and Our Company. All claims arising out of these Terms or Our Company's services must be litigated exclusively in the applicable court, and both parties consent to the court venue and personal jurisdiction. These Terms constitute the entire and exclusive agreement between you and Our Company in relation to Our Company's services, and supersede any other agreements and terms applicable to Our Company's services. These Terms create no third party beneficiary rights. If Our Company fail to enforce a provision, it does not mean a waiver of the right to do so in the future. If a certain provision is found to be unenforceable, the remaining provisions of this agreement will remain in full effect and an enforceable term will be substituted reflecting Our Company's intent as closely as possible. You may not assign any of your rights in these Terms, and any such attempt is void, but Our Company may assign the rights to any of Our Company's affiliates or subsidiaries, or to any successor interested in any business related to Our Company's services. You and Our Company are not legal partners or agents. Instead, the relationship between you and Our Company is that of independent contractors.