Asahi Net Virtual Domain Service Agreement

Asahi Net Virtual Domain Service Agreement

Asahi Net, Inc.

Section 1: The Service

Asahi Net's Virtual Domain Service (hereinafter referred to as "the Virtual Domain Service") is an optional service provided by Asahi Net, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as "the Company") which is available to Individual members and Business Service members (hereinafter collectively referred to as "Members" and individually referred to as a "Member"). The Virtual Domain Service allows Members to use their chosen domain name for the establishment and operation of their Home Page, etc., where the Member has requested the Company to obtain their chosen domain name from an organization administering domain names, or where the Member has already obtained the domain name.

Section 2: Offer and Acceptance

By consenting to this agreement and using the Company's prescribed methods of sign-up for the Virtual Domain Service, the applicant, if approved by the Company, will be able to use the Virtual Domain Service as offered by the Company. The agreement begins from the month in which the Company approves the Member to use the Virtual Domain Service.

Section 3: Payment of fees

1. Members using the Virtual Domain Service shall pay the fees separately determined by the Company for the Virtual Domain Service in one lump together with any other fees for other services the Member is using (Individual Membership Service or Business Service).

2. The Company may, with prior notification, change the fees for the Virtual Domain Service.

Section 4: Members' Responsibility

1. When using the Virtual Domain Service, Members shall abide by the rules defined by the organization administering the Member's domain name.

2. Members shall bear full responsibility for use of the Virtual Domain Service, including responsibility for the settlement of any dispute that may arise from its use. The Member shall bear full responsibility for any loss or damages that the Company may experience due to the Member's use of the Virtual Domain Service.

Section 5: Abolishment of the Service

For any of a variety of economic, technical, or other reasons, the Company may permanently abolish the Virtual Domain Service. In this eventuality, the Company shall notify Members who are using the Virtual Domain Service at least one month in advance.

Section 6: Cancellation of the Service

1. Members of the Virtual Domain Service are required to notify the Company of intent to terminate use of the Virtual Domain Service by submitting a cancellation request to the Company during the calendar month prior to the final month for which the Virtual Domain Service is required, using one of the methods of notification specified by the Company. Cancellation becomes effective after the last day of the final month.

2. When Virtual Domain Service is cancelled, fees, etc. paid up until that time will not be refunded.

Section 7: Memorandum of Consent

Asahi Net Virtual Domain Service Memorandum of Consent, which the Company stipulates separately, shall form part of this agreement.

Supplementary Provision
This agreement shall be effective as of January 1, 2001.
The revised agreement shall be effective as of May 30, 2017.

* This is a translation of the original Asahi Net Virtual Domain Service Agreement in Japanese. If there is any conflict between the original and the translation, the original shall prevail.

Asahi Net Virtual Domain Service Memorandum of Consent

1. The Company shall appropriately handle personal information of its Members, which the company acquires at the time Members apply for Asahi Net's Virtual Domain Service, in accordance with the Asahi Net Personal Information Protection Policy. Members shall consent to the Handling of Personal Information (in Japanese).

2. The Company shall provide, to Japan Registry Services Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "JPRS"), Members' names, addresses and other information including, but not limited to, personal information which is designated by JPRS (hereinafter collectively referred to as "Personal Information"), within the scope of the purpose of use stipulated in the Handling of Personal Information.

3. For details on Personal Information required by JPRS, and purpose of use and handling of Personal Information in JPRS, please refer to the website of JPRS (in Japanese).
http://jprs.jp/info/service/disclosure/index.html

4. To use Asahi Net's Virtual Domain Service, Members shall consent to the following rules and other rules and agreements stipulated by JPRS, and other individual rules and agreements stipulated by the Company.

(1) Rules concerning registration of domain names such as gTLD (in Japanese)
http://jprs.jp/registrar/doc/rule/rule-gtld.html

(2) Rules concerning registration of attribute type (organizational type) and geographic type JP domain names (in Japanese)
http://jprs.jp/doc/rule/rule.html

(3) Rules concerning registration of general-use JP domain names (in Japanese)
http://jprs.jp/doc/rule/rule-wideusejp.html
(* Rules differ by the domain name for which the application is made.)

(4) Handling of registration information of JP domain names (in Japanese)
http://jprs.jp/doc/rule/dom-data-handling.html

Supplementary Provision
This Memorandum of Consent shall be effective as of January 1, 2001.
The revised Memorandum of Consent shall be effective as of May 30, 2017.

* This is a translation of the original Asahi Net Virtual Domain Service Memorandum of Consent in Japanese. If there is any conflict between the original and the translation, the original shall prevail.