Last Modified: 1/11/2010
In order to access certain features of the Site and Services, and to post any content on the Site or via the Services, you will have to create a J-Novel Club account. To obtain a J-Novel Club account you must be at least 13 years of age.
You will not use false identities or impersonate any other person or use a username or password that you are not authorized to use. J-Novel Club reserves the right to require you to change your username for any reason and may do so at anytime.
You are responsible for safeguarding and maintaining the confidentiality of your username, password and corresponding J-Novel Club account information. You agree not to disclose your password to anyone. You agree that you are entirely and solely responsible for any and all activities or actions that occur under your J-Novel Club account, whether or not you have authorized such activities or actions. You agree to immediately notify J-Novel Club of any unauthorized use of your username, password or J-Novel Club account.
J-Novel Club Members may be able to access and/or purchase certain premium content ("Premium Content") through the Site or Services in a few different ways including: (i) J-Novel Club account holders can pay a monthly subscription fee to view certain Premium Content for the applicable time period ("Subscription Fee"), as well as access certain sections of the forums, and optionally obtain credits toward downloading certain Premium Content. Fees are refundable at J-Novel Club's sole discretion. There is no prorated refund of any fees upon any termination or cancellation. You agree to immediately pay any amounts accrued, but remaining unpaid, as of termination (if any).
You hereby authorize J-Novel Club to collect fees by charging the credit card you provide to us as part of your J-Novel Club account information, either directly or indirectly via a third party online payment service.
(a) Definitions. Certain content and materials are made available through the Site and Services, including the following:
"J-Novel Club Content" means, collectively, the text, data, graphics, images, J-Novel Club trademarks and logos and other content (including Licensed Content) made available through the Site and Services.
"Licensed Content" means any content provided to J-Novel Club by its third party content partners (which may include Premium Content) made available through the Site and Services.
(c) J-Novel Club Content.
(i) J-Novel Club and its licensors own all right, title and interest, including all worldwide intellectual property rights in the Site, Services, J-Novel Club Content and any other content made available through the Site or Services contained therein. You will not remove, alter or conceal any copyright, trademark, service mark or other proprietary rights notices incorporated in or accompanying the Site, Services, J-Novel Club Content, any other content made available through the Site or Services or related products and services, and except as explicitly described herein, you will not reproduce, modify, adapt, prepare derivative works based on, perform, display, publish, distribute, transmit, broadcast, sell, license or otherwise exploit the Site, Services, J-Novel Club Content or any other content made available through the Site or Services. All rights in J-Novel Club Content are reserved.
(d) Reminder Regarding Premium Content. For the avoidance of doubt with respect to any Premium Content that you purchase or access via the Site or Service, such content is only made available for personal and non-commercial purposes. The delivery of any Premium Content to you neither transfers any commercial or promotional use rights in the content to you nor does it constitute a grant or waiver of any rights of the copyright owners in any artwork embodied in the content.
(e) Disclaimer. J-Novel Club does not guarantee that any content (including without limitation J-Novel Club Content) will be made available through the Site or Services, continuously or at all. WHILE J-Novel Club IS UNDER NO OBLIGATION TO DO SO, J-Novel Club RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REMOVE AND PERMANENTLY DELETE ANY CONTENT FROM THE SITE OR SERVICES WITHOUT NOTICE, AND FOR ANY REASON J-Novel Club DEEMS SUFFICIENT.
You will not use the Site or Services to offer, display, distribute, transmit, route, provide connections to or store any material that infringes copyrighted works or otherwise violates or promotes the violation of the intellectual property rights of any third party.
The Site and Services may be used and accessed for lawful purposes only. You agree to abide by all applicable local, state, national and foreign laws, treaties and regulations in connection with your use of the Site and Services. In addition, without limitation, you agree that you will not do any of the following while using or accessing the Site or Services:
Upload, post, submit or otherwise transmit any content that are unlawful, obscene, harmful, threatening, harassing, defamatory or hateful or that contains objects or symbols of hate, invades the privacy of any third party, contains any pornography, erotica, child pornography or child erotica, is deceptive, threatening, abusive, inciting of unlawful action, defamatory, libelous, vulgar or violent or constitutes hate speech or is otherwise objectionable in the opinion of J-Novel Club;
Circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security related features of the Site or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any content;
Forge any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any posting or in any way use the Site or Services to send altered, deceptive or false source-identifying information;
Upload, post, submit or otherwise transmit any content that contain software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to (i) interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software; or (ii) interfere with the access of any user, host or network, including without limitation sending a virus, overloading, flooding, spamming or mail-bombing the Site;
Interfere with or disrupt (or attempt to interfere with or disrupt) any web pages available at the Site, servers or networks connected to the Site, Services or the technical delivery systems of J-Novel Club's providers or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Site or Services;
Attempt to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of any J-Novel Club system or network or breach or impair or circumvent any security or authentication measures protecting the Site or Services;
Attempt to decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software used to provide the Site or Services;
Attempt to access, search or meta-search the Site with any engine, software, tool, agent, device or mechanism other than software and/or search agents provided by J-Novel Club or other generally available third party web browsers (such as Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Safari or Opera), including without limitation any software that sends queries to the Site to determine how a website or web page ranks;
Collect or store personal data about other J-Novel Club Users without their express permission;
Impersonate or misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity, through pretexting or some other form of social engineering or otherwise commit fraud;
THE SITE, SERVICES, J-Novel Club CONTENT AND ANY OTHER CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE OR SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITH NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. J-Novel Club EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE SITE, SERVICES, J-Novel Club CONTENT AND ANY OTHER CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE OR SERVICES, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF QUALITY, AVAILABILITY, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN ADDITION, J-Novel Club MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY THAT THE SITE, SERVICES, J-Novel Club CONTENT OR ANY OTHER CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE OR SERVICES WILL BE ERROR FREE OR THAT ANY ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED. SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
J-Novel Club will not be liable to you by reason of any failure or delay in the performance of its obligations hereunder on account of events beyond its reasonable control, which may include, without limitation, denial-of-service attacks, strikes, shortages, riots, insurrection, fires, flood, storm, explosions, acts of God, war, terrorism, governmental action, labor conditions, earthquakes, material shortages, failure of the internet or extraordinary connectivity issues experienced by major telecommunications providers and unrelated to J-Novel Club infrastructure or connectivity to the internet or failure at an J-Novel Club co-location facility (each a "Force Majeure Event"). Upon the occurrence of a Force Majeure Event, J-Novel Club will be excused from any further performance of its obligations effected by the Force Majeure Event for so long as the event continues, and for such further period of time that J-Novel Club may reasonably require to recover from the effects of such Force Majeure Event.
The Site or Services may provide links to websites other than J-Novel Club.com. Such links are provided for reference only, and J-Novel Club neither controls such websites nor endorses any of the material on any such websites or any association with their operators. J-Novel Club is not responsible for the activities or such sites, and has no liability to you for any harms, injuries or losses you might suffer as a result of using or accessing such websites.