Article 1. Introduction
- By utilizing the feature, you are agreeing to abide by all the terms stated in this contract.
The meanings of the terms used in this contract will be further explained in this section.
- “pixiv” and “pixiv Sketch” will be referred to as “this service”.
- The “shoutouts” feature (hereinafter referred to as “this feature”) is a function that allows the sending of paid reactions to live streaming contents on this service.
- “Emoji” are reactions that can be carried out if purchased using “pixiv points”. You will be able to access the “send emoji” function thereafter. In response to this, users who are sent the emoji will be able to “accept the emoji”.
- The “live feature” is a function that allows users to stream videos in real time.
- Other websites utilizing the membership services under “pixiv” (pixiv Comic https://comic.pixiv.net, pixiv Novel https://novel.pixiv.net, pixiv Arts and Literature https://pixiv-bungei.net, pixiv Sketch https://sketch.pixiv.net) will be referred to as “related services”.
- People who have signed up for membership to pixiv and related services will be referred to as “users”.
- Users utilizing the new feature will be referred to as “feature-using users”. “Live streaming” is the function of streaming videos in real time.
- In the event that differences arise between this contract and other terms and conditions, the latter should be taken as the priority.
- These terms can be changed at the discretion of the company at any time.
- The updated contract will be effective immediately unless otherwise specified by the company.
- If the user continues to use the service or function after any changes it is assumed that they have agreed to the new terms and conditions.
- This live feature enables users to share their creative process of drawing illustrations and manga with other users.
- This feature is one means for users to deliver paid reactions, differentiated from other reactions, in response to live streaming hosted by other users.
- Feature-using users can use the required pixiv points to purchase the desired quantity and type of emoji.
- Purchased emoji cannot be exchanged or refunded. Additionally, emoji cannot be deleted once sent.
##Article 7. User Responsibility
- All acts made and outcomes resulting from the usage of the feature will be taken as the responsibility of feature-using users.
- All responsibility lies in feature-using users when sending and receiving emoji. The company will not be liable for any emoji received or sent while using the feature.
- Feature-using users may not carry out the following acts while using the service. In the event of violation, negative actions such as forced membership withdrawal; the termination, suspension or changes in accessibility to the live streaming; or the refusal of access to the feature. (However, the company is neither obliged to take responsibility for the actions nor to disclose the reasons behind the actions taken.)
- Combining multiple emoji or repeatedly using the same emoji (not limited to these acts) to express discrimination against race, ethnicity, gender, age or other expressions of self.
- Utilizing the feature excessively to the point of interfering with the service server, or causing damage to the operations, network or system of the server, or the suspicion of doing so.
- Carrying out acts that contravene the law, violate the terms of service, or violate the rights of others as deemed by the company. Creating multiple accounts to purchase and send emoticons to oneself.
- Other acts deemed inappropriate by the company.
- The company reserves the right to edit, suspend or terminate the service without prior notice.
- The company does not assume any responsibility for the modification, suspension or termination of the service.
The prices of emoji are as stated on the screen of the live streaming function.
- The company will not interfere in the communication between users. Even in the event of a dispute between users, the responsibility lies in the users to resolve it, and not the company.
- If deemed necessary by the company, the feature may be changed, suspended or discontinued at any time without prior notice. In this case, the company will not be liable for any damages caused by these changes. This applies to cases where display speeds are compromised due to excessive access or other unforeseen reasons.
- The company is not obliged to manage and store the content streamed by users.
- The company assumes no responsibility for the accuracy and legality of the content streamed, even if the content streamed concerns companies or organizations the user belongs to. The company reserves the right to view. save and show the streamed content to third parties in following situations. The company will not assume responsibility for any damage caused to the user in these cases.
- When there is a need to clarify the cause of, or solve technical problems related to the service.
- Under a formal inquiry from the police or other organizations as required by the law.
- When there is a need to clarify the content uploaded due to suspicious of violates of the terms of agreement as determined by the company.
- In emergency situations where there are threats to human life, body or property as deemed by the company.
- When it is required for the proper operation of the website or other related websites.
- In the event that there is enough reason for the company to believe there has been a violation of the terms of agreement, the company is not responsibility for any damages resulting of the forced membership withdrawal of the user, or the suspension, deletion or restriction of any content released.
- If the user has violated the guidelines of the live streaming feature or other terms and conditions, the following actions may be taken against the user if deemed necessary by the company or any other related companies. (However, the company is neither obliged to assume responsibility for these actions nor to disclose the reasons behind the actions taken).
- Requests for the suspension, deletion or modification of the live streaming.
- Suspension, deletion or restriction of the live streaming such that it cannot be watched.
- Forced withdrawal from the membership system.
- Users may not object to the measures taken if incurred.
- Established July 12, 2018