Terms of Use

Please read the following terms of use and use Welcome JPN only if you agree to them.

1. Disclaimers

  • * The information contained at Welcome JPN web site is for general information purposes only.
  • * Welcome JPN (ASABOH Corporation) may change any of the Material at any time without notice.
  • * Welcome JPN (ASABOH Corporation) will not take any responsibilities for your loss or damages for any reason by your use of our web pages or any other websites linked or linking to this website.
  • * You specifically acknowledge that Welcome JPN (ASABOH Corporation) is not liable for your defamatory, offensive infringing or illegal materials or conduct or that of third parties, and Welcome JPN (ASABOH Corporation) reserves the right to remove such materials from the Welcome JPN web site without liability.
  • * The Materials may be out of date, and we make no commitment to update the Materials.
  • * Welcome JPN (ASABOH Corporation) would not warrant the accuracy or completeness of any of Material displayed on its web site.
  • * Note that articles and videos include personal impression of navigators and reporters.

2. Disclaimer of Warranties

  • * You expressly understand and agree that your use of the services is at your sole risk and that the services are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis.
  • * Welcome JPN (ASABOH Corporation) and its licensors do not represent or warrant that:
  • a) The services will meet your requirements;
  • b) Provision of the services will be uninterrupted, timely, complete, secure, defect-free or error-free;
  • c) The contents obtained from use of the services will be accurate or reliable;
  • d) The interface or any software provided to you as part of the services and any updates to the interface or such software are free from error or defect;
  • e) Defects or errors in the operation or functionality of the interface or any software provided to you as part of the services will be corrected.
  • * No advice, suggestion or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from Welcome JPN (ASABOH Corporation) or through the services shall create any warranty not expressly stated in the terms.
  • * Welcome JPN (ASABOH corporation) further expressly disclaims all warranties and conditions of any kind, whether express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement concerning the services, contents, interface or other software provided by Welcome JPN (ASABOH Corporation) or its licensors.
  • * Welcome JPN (ASABOH Corporation) cannot guarantee that all information is current, accurate or complete. Please note, that information on performance of transportation system could be affected by traffic congestion, accidents or delays, etc.; changes in open hours and services of shops and other facilities; changing of address; changing of ticket charges; timetable changes; any changes due to weather conditions (snow, typhoon etc.); changes due to natural disasters (earthquakes and etc.); terrorism or other force majeure; simple human errors and data inputting errors, all this and other things are possible.

3. Trademark

  • * Welcome JPN (ASABOH Corporation) and our partners` logos, trademarks, names, including all related services, products and their names, designs, symbols and etc. are the properties of Welcome JPN (ASABOH Corporation) and our partners` properties, and may not be used in any way without prior written approval of Welcome JPN (ASABOH Corporation) or our partners` owners.

4. Copyrights / Intellectual Property Rights

  • * You may use this web site only for your non-commercial and personal purposes only.
  • * The contents contained in this web site are copyrighted materials controlled or owned by Welcome JPN (ASABOH Corporation).
  • * No license is granted in respect of those intellectual property rights other than as set out in these Terms.
  • * The materials, information, technology and processes contained in this web site may be the subject of other intellectual property rights owned by Welcome JPN (ASABOH Corporation) or by third parties.
  • * Your use of this web site must not in any way infringe the intellectual property rights of any person.

5. External sites

  • * Welcome JPN web site contains links to frame or web sites of third parties (external sites) which are not maintained by Welcome JPN (ASABOH Corporation). Welcome JPN (ASABOH Corporation) is not responsible for the contents of those sites, and will not guarantee that those sites will not change without our knowledge, and inclusion of a link in the Welcome JPN web site does not imply Welcome JPN (ASABOH Corporation) 's endorsement of this sites.

6. You shall not

  • * Use the Services for any illegal or unauthorized purpose;
  • * Copy, reproduce, distribute, publish, transmit, rent, lease, sub-license, sell, assign, market, modify, translate, adapt or make derivative works from, in whole or in any part, the Services or the information, data, text, sound, photographs, graphics, software or other materials (collectively referred to as the “Content(s)” ) that are provided or made available through the Services;
  • * Reverse engineer or other analysis acts of the Contents;
  • * Remove or alter any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices contained in the Contents, Services, or the Welcome JPN web site;
  • * Interfere with or disrupt the Services or networks connected to the Services;
  • * Restrict or inhibit any other user from using the Services;
  • * Defame, abuse, harass, threaten or violate any legal right of Welcome JPN (ASABOH Corporation) or others.

7. You agree.

  • * You agree not to access the Services by any means other than through the Interface. You specifically agree not to access the Services through any automated means.
  • * You agree that you are solely responsible for, and that Welcome JPN (ASABOH Corporation) has no responsibility to you or to any third party for, any breach of your obligations under the Terms and for the consequences, including any loss or damage which Welcome JPN (ASABOH Corporation) may suffer, of any such breach.

8. Caution for Use.

  • * You acknowledge and agree that your use of the services is at your sole risk and that you are responsible for your use of the services and for any consequences thereof.
  • * You acknowledge that there may be inconsistencies between (a) the Contents provided to you, such as train route maps, result of the route search with number of transfers, and other facilities (collectively referred to as the “Navigation Content(s)”) through the Services (by means of display or otherwise) and (b) the current or actual status of corresponding to such Navigation Contents.
  • * You acknowledge that the Navigation Contents are only available in Japan.
  • * You acknowledge that the Services provided by Welcome JPN (ASABOH Corporation) may be restricted or disenabled because of your Device’s ability to receive an electromagnetic wave and other functional limitations. You acknowledge that you may not sometimes receive all or some part of the Services.
  • * You acknowledge that the Navigation Contents may change and from time to time without prior notice to you and at Welcome JPN (ASABOH Corporation)’s sole discretion.
  • * You acknowledge that use of the Services may interfere with or affect other features or functions of the Devices with which you are using the Services, including receiving calls and text messages.
  • * You acknowledge that the result of the route search, such as estimated time of arrival is calculated using the provisional timetable.
  • * The use of the Services may involve communication fees and other fees as required by your telecommunication carriers. Any such fees shall be borne solely by you.

9. Limitation of Liability.

  • * To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, you expressly acknowledge and agree that Welcome JPN (ASABOH Corporation) and its licensors shall not be liable for any special, direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, consequential or exemplary damages, which may be incurred by you, however caused and under any theory of liability, including but not limited to damages for loss of profits, loss of goodwill or business reputation, loss of data, cost of procurement of substitute goods or services or other intangible losses, as a result of : (a) the use of, or the inability to use, the services; (b) any change which Welcome JPN (ASABOH Corporation) may make to the services; (c) any permanent or temporary cessation in the provision of the services (or any feature within the services) or (d) any other matter relating to the services. This limitation is separate and independent of any other limitation on remedy and shall not fail even if such other limitation on remedy fails. You acknowledge and agree that these limitations will survive and apply even if any limited remedy specified in the terms is found to have failed to achieve its essential purpose.
  • * The limitations on Welcome JPN (ASABOH Corporation)’s liability for damages in this section 9, written above shall apply whether or not Welcome JPN (ASABOH Corporation) has been advised of or should have been aware of the possibility of any such damage arising.
  • * The other provisions in the terms reflect the allocation of risks between you and Welcome JPN (ASABOH Corporation). This section is an essential element of the basis of the bargain between you and Welcome JPN (ASABOH Corporation).
  • * If you download to the devices a software application which is required in order to use the service or the contents (the “application”), to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, you expressly acknowledge and agree that the application provider shall not be liable to you for any damages or liabilities in relation to the application that was made available through the application provider, including without limitation any damages and/or liabilities in relation to the sale, distribution or use of the application, or the performance or non-performance of the application. For the purpose of this section, an “application provider” means any entity that operates or otherwise controls an application software store and/or distributor, through which, the application is made available.

10. Exclusions and Limitations.

  • * Nothing in these terms, including sections 2. "Disclaimer of Warranties" and 9. "Limitation of Liability", shall exclude or limit Welcome JPN (ASABOH Corporation)’s warranty or liability for losses or damages, which may not be lawfully excluded or limited by applicable law. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for loss or damage caused by negligence, breach of contract or breach of implied terms, or incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly, only the limitations which are lawful in your jurisdiction will apply to you and Welcome JPN (ASABOH Corporation) liability will be limited to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.

11. Applicable Laws and Court of Jurisdiction.