Terms of Use

Date of Revision: September 17, 2016

Local Japan Tour is an online service that enables users to research, find, and book travel experiences in Japan. Local Japan Tour offers a variety of tours, and services (“Products”) made available by Local Japan Tour's third party suppliers through Local Japan Tour's and its affiliates' websites, mobile properties and related applications (collectively, the“Website”). The Website is provided to assist customers in gathering travel excursion information, posting opinions of travel excursions, searching for and booking reservations for Products, and for no other purposes.

The terms “we”, “us”, “our” and “Local Japan Tour” refer to Akari Discovery, Inc,and/or our affiliates.The term “you” refers to the customer visiting the Website and/or contributing content on the Website.

The Website and the Products made available on this Website are offered to you conditioned upon your acceptance without modification of any/all the terms, conditions, and notices set forth below (collectively, the “Agreement”). By accessing or using this Website in any manner, you agree to be bound by the Agreement and represent that you have read and understood its terms. Please read the Agreement carefully, as it contains information concerning your legal rights and limitations on these rights, as well as a section regarding applicable law and jurisdiction of disputes. If you do not accept all of these terms and conditions, please do not use this Website or book a Product. In all booking arrangements, the person making the booking shall be deemed to have accepted this Agreement on behalf of the persons named in the booking.

We may change or otherwise modify the Agreement in the future, and you understand and agree that your continued access or use of this Website after such change signifies your acceptance of the updated or modified Agreement. We will note the date that revisions were last made to the Agreement at the top of this page, and any revisions will take effect upon posting. We will notify our members of material changes to these terms and conditions by either sending a notice to the e-mail address provided to us at registration or by placing a notice on our Website. Be sure to return to this page periodically to review the most current version of the Agreement.

Use of the Website

As a condition of your use of this Website, you warrant that (i) all information supplied by you on this Website is true, accurate, current and complete;(ii) if you have a Local Japan Tour account, you will safeguard your account information and will supervise and be completely responsible for any use of your account by anyone other than you;and (iii) you are 18years of age or older in order to register for an account and contribute to our Website. Local Japan Tour does not knowingly collect the information of anyone under the age of 18.

Your use of this Website is intended for personal, noncommercial use and/or to make legitimate requests to book the Products offered. You agree not to use this Website to make any speculative, false or fraudulent requests.

Use of the Website As a condition of your use of this Website, you warrant that (i) all information supplied by you on this Website is true, accurate, current and complete;(ii) if you have a Local Japan Tour account, you will safeguard your account information and will supervise and be completely responsible for any use of your account by anyone other than you;and (iii) you are 18years of age or older in order to register for an account and contribute to our Website. Local Japan Tour does not knowingly collect the information of anyone under the age of 18.Your use of this Website is intended for personal, noncommercial use and/or to make legitimate requests to book the Products offered. You agree not to use this Website to make any speculative, false or fraudulent requests.You further represent and warrant that you (a) have not previously been suspended by Local Japan Tour or otherwise banned from using the Website; (b) are not a direct competitor of Local Japan Tour; (c) will not have more than one Local Japan Tour account at any given time; and (d) have full power and authority to enter into this Agreement and in doing so will not violate any other agreement to which you are a party.

We retain the right at our sole discretion to deny access to anyone to this Website and the services we offer, at any time and for any reason, including, but not limited to, for violation of this Agreement.

In accessing or using the Website, you may be exposed to content that is offensive, indecent, inaccurate, objectionable, or otherwise inappropriate. Local Japan Tour does not endorse such content, and cannot vouch for its accuracy. You therefore access and use the Website at your own risk.

Prohibited Activities

The content and information on this Website (including, but not limited to, messages, data, information, text, music, sound, photos, graphics, video, maps, icons, software, code or other material), as well as the infrastructure used to provide such content and information, is proprietary to us. You agree not to otherwise modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell or re-sell any information, content, software, products, or services obtained from or through this Website. Any other use of localjpantour.com content requires the prior written permission of Akari Discovery Inc(if you're interested in becoming a Local Japan Tour affiliate, please refer to “Affiliates” at the bottom of our top page).

Additionally, you agree that you will not and will not assist or enable others to:

  1. use this Website or its contents for any commercial or unlawful purpose without agreement with Akari Discovery Inc;
  2. access, monitor or copy any content or information of this Website using any robot; spider, scraper or other automated means or any manual process to access, scrape, index, retrieve or otherwise use the Website or any content on the Website for any purpose without our express written permission;
  3. violate the restrictions in any robot exclusion headers on this Website or bypass or circumvent other measures employed to prevent or limit access to this Website;
  4. take any action that imposes, or may impose, in our discretion, an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure or makes excessive traffic demands on the Website;
  5. deep-link to any portion of this Website for any purpose without our express written permission;
  6. “frame”, “mirror” or otherwise incorporate any part of this Website into any other website without our prior written authorization;
  7. attempt to modify, translate, adapt, edit, decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer any software programs used by Local Japan Tour in connection with the Website;
  8. use the Website to threaten, stalk, defraud, incite, harass, or advocate the harassment of another person, or otherwise interfere with another user's use of the Website;
  9. use the Website to submit or transmit spam, chain letters, contests, junk email, pyramid schemes, surveys, or other mass messaging, whether commercial in nature or not;
  10. use the Website in a manner that may create a conflict of interest, such as trading reviews with other business owners or writing or soliciting reviews;
  11. use the Website to promote bigotry or discrimination against protected classes;
  12. use the Website to violate any third-party right, including any breach of confidence, copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, privacy right, right of publicity, or any other intellectual property or proprietary right;
  13. use the Website to submit or transmit pornography or illegal content;
  14. use the site to solicit personal information from minors or to harm or threaten to cause harm to minors;
  15. attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Website, user accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the Website through hacking, password mining or any other means;
  16. use the Website to transmit any computer viruses, worms, defects, Trojan horses or other items of a destructive nature (collectively, “Viruses”);
  17. use any device, software or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Website, or otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website;
  18. use the Website to violate the security of any computer network, crack passwords or security encryption codes;
  19. disrupt or interfere with the security of, or otherwise cause harm to, the Website; or
  20. remove, circumvent, disable, damage or otherwise interfere with any security-related features of the Website, features that prevent or restrict the use or copying of Website content, or features that enforce limitations on the use of the Website.

User Accounts

You need to create an account and provide information about yourself in order to use some of the features on the Website. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account password and login credentials. You are also responsible for all activities that occur in connection with your account. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your account.

Your account is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You may not impersonate someone else (e.g., adopt the identity of a celebrity), create an account for anyone other than yourself, provide an e-mail address other than your own, or create multiple accounts. We reserve the right to close your account at any time for any or no reason.

We may terminate or suspend your account or ability to use the Website, in whole or in part, at our sole discretion, for any or no reason, and without notice or liability of any kind. For example, we may terminate or suspend your account or ability to use the Website if you misuse the Website. Any such termination or suspension could prevent you from accessing your account, the Website, your content, Website content, or any other related information.

You may terminate your account at any time by closing your account and discontinuing your use of any and all parts of the Website. If you close your account, we may continue to display your previously published content and are under no obligation to remove any of your content.

AS A USER OF THIS WEBSITE, YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT: (1) NEITHER LOCAL JAPAN TOURNOR ITS AFFILIATES WILL HAVE ANY LIABILITY TO YOU OR OTHERS FOR ANY UNAUTHORIZED TRANSACTIONS MADE USING YOUR PASSWORD OR ACCOUNT; AND (2) THE UNAUTHORIZED USE OF YOUR PASSWORD OR ACCOUNT COULD CAUSE YOU TO INCUR LIABILITY TO BOTH LOCAL JAPAN TOUR AND OTHER USERS.

Electronic Communications

When you use the Local Japan TourWebsite, or send e-mails, text messages, and other communications from your desktop or mobile device to us, you are communicating with us electronically and agree that we may communicate with you in a variety of ways, such as by e-mail, or by posting notices and messages on the Website. You may unsubscribe from e-mail communications at any time by e-mailing contact@localjapantour.com

Content

You and other users of our Website can contribute to the Website in a number of different ways, including submitting e-mails, writing reviews, making postings, uploading and posting photos or videos, making comments or suggestions, submitting ideas, filling out public profiles, rating other users' contributions and making other similar contributions or submissions to the Website or to Local Japan Tour(collectively, “Content”). We may use your Content in a number of different ways, including, among other things, displaying it on the Website, reformatting it, translating it into other languages, editing it for clarity and grammar, incorporating it into advertisements and other works, creating derivative works from it, promoting it, distributing it, and allowing others to do the same in connection with their own websites, mobile properties, applications, and media platforms.

Accordingly, please be aware that by submitting Content, you grant Local Japan Tour and its affiliates a worldwide, nonexclusive, royalty-free, fully paid-up, perpetual, transferable, irrevocable and fully sub licensable right to (a) use, reproduce, modify,adapt, translate, distribute, publish, create derivative works from and publicly display and perform such Content throughout the world in any media, now known or hereafter devised, for any purpose; and (b) use the name that you submit in connection with such Content. You acknowledge that Local Japan Tour may choose to provide attribution of your comments or reviews at our discretion. You further grant Local Japan Tour the right to pursue at law any person or entity that violates your or Local Japan Tour's rights in the Content by a breach of this Agreement.

You acknowledge and agree that Content is non-confidential and non-proprietary. If it is determined that you retain moral rights (including rights of attribution or integrity) in the Content, you hereby declare that (a) you do not require that any personally identifying information be used in connection with the Content, or any derivative works of or upgrades or updates thereto; (b) you have no objection to the publication, use, modification, deletion and exploitation of the Content by Local Japan Tour or its licensees, successors and assigns; (c) you forever waive and agree not to claim or assert any entitlement to any and all moral rights of an author in any of the Content; and (d) you forever release Local Japan Tour, and its licensees, successors and assigns, from any claims that you could otherwise assert against Local Japan Tour by virtue of any such moral rights.

Local Japan Tour and its affiliates may display advertisements and other information adjacent to or included with your Content on the Website. You are not entitled to any compensation for such advertisements. The manner, mode and extent of such advertising are subject to change without specific notice to you.

This Website may contain discussion forums, bulletin boards, review services or other forums in which you or third parties may post reviews of travel experiences or other content, messages, materials or other items on this Website (“Interactive Areas”). If Local Japan Tourprovides such Interactive Areas, you are solely responsible for your use of such Interactive Areas and use them at your own risk. By using any Interactive Areas, you expressly agree not to post, upload to, transmit, distribute, store, create or otherwise publish through this Website any of the following:

  1. Any Content that is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, suggestive, harassing, threatening, and invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory, fraudulent or otherwise objectionable;
  2. Content that would constitute, encourage or provide instructions for a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise create liability or violate any local, state, national or international law, including, without limitation, the regulations of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) or any rules of a securities exchange such as the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), the AmericanStock Exchange or the NASDAQ;
  3. Content that may infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual or proprietary right of any party;
  4. Content that impersonates any person or entity or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity, including Local Japan Tour;
  5. Unsolicited promotions, political campaigning, advertising, contests, raffles, or solicitations;
  6. Private information of any third party, including, without limitation, surname (family name) addresses, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, Social Security numbers and credit card numbers;
  7. Viruses, corrupted data or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files;
  8. Content that is unrelated to the topic of the Interactive Area(s) in which such Content is posted;
  9. Or content or links to content that, in the sole judgment of Local Japan Tour, (a) violates the previous subsections herein, (b) is objectionable, (c) restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Interactive Areas or this Website, or (d) may expose Local Japan Tour or its affiliates or its users to any harm or liability of any type.

You alone are responsible for your Content. You assume all risks associated with your Content, including anyone's reliance on its accuracy, completeness or usefulness, or any disclosure by you of information in your Content that makes you personally identifiable. You represent that you own, or have the necessary permissions to use, and authorize the use of, your Content as described herein. You may not imply that your Content is in any way sponsored or endorsed by Local Japan Tour.

Local Japan Tour takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any Content posted, stored or uploaded by you or any third party, or for any loss or damage thereto, nor is Local Japan Tourliable for any mistakes, defamation, slander, libel, omissions,falsehoods, obscenity, pornography or profanity you may encounter. As a provider of interactive services, Local Japan Tour is not liable for any statements, representations or Content provided by its users in any public forum, personal home page or other Interactive Area.

Although Local Japan Tour has no obligation to screen, edit or monitor any of the Content posted to or distributed through any Interactive Area, Local Japan Tour reserves the right, and has absolute discretion, to remove, screen, translate or edit without notice any Content posted or stored on this Website at any time and for any reason, or to have such actions performed by third parties on its behalf, and you are solely responsible for creating backup copies of and replacing any Content you post or store on this Website at your sole cost and expense. Local Japan Tour has no obligation to retain or provide you with copies of your Content, nor do we guarantee any confidentiality with respect to your Content.

Any use of the Interactive Areas or other portions of this Website in violation of the foregoing violates the terms of this Agreement and may result in, among other things, termination or suspension of your rights to use the Interactive Areas and/or this Website.

Products and Booking Reservations

By booking a reservation for a Product through the Website, you acknowledge that you accept the practices described in our Privacy Policy and this Agreement. In addition, you warrant that you are 18 years of age or older, that you possess the legal authority to enter into this Agreement, use this Website, book the Product, and that all information you supply is true and accurate. You further agree that you will use the booking functionality of this Website to make only legitimate reservations for you or others for whom you are legally authorized to act. Any false or fraudulent reservation is prohibited, and any user who attempts such a reservation may have his or her Local Japan Tour account terminated.

Local Japan Tour is not a travel agency and does not provide or own transportation services, accommodations, tours, excursions or other travel experiences. Although Local Japan Tour displays information about travel experiences offered by third-party suppliers and facilitates reservations with those suppliers, such actions do not in any way imply, suggest, or constitute Local Japan Tour's sponsorship or approval of third-party suppliers, or any affiliation between Local Japan Tour and third-party suppliers. Although Local Japan Tour members may rate and review particular travel experiences based on their own experiences, Local Japan Tour does not endorse or recommend the products or services of any third-party suppliers. You agree that Local Japan Tour is not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of information it obtains from third-party suppliers and displays on its Website.

Licensed guide interpreters in Japan are not allowed by the law to arrange hotels and tour operators. Licensed guide interpreters may suggest or recommend hotels or travel agents in addition to their guide services offered. In such cases, licensed guide interpreters can only introduce information and cannot assure the availability of the hotel or trip. If licensed guide interpreters introduce travel agents, these travelagents are responsible for the hotels, tour operators, and tours that they arrange.

If you book a reservation for a travel experience through the Website, you agree to review and be bound by the supplier's terms and conditions and any other rules or policies related to the supplier's travel experience. Your interactions with third-party suppliers are at your own risk. Local Japan Tour will have no liability with respect to the acts, omissions, errors, representations, warranties, breaches or negligence of any third-party suppliers or for any personal injuries, death, property damage, or other damages or expenses resulting from your interactions with third-party suppliers.

This Website may link you to supplier sites or other websites that Local Japan Tour does not operate or control. For further information, please refer to the section“Links to Third-Party Websites”below.

Modifying or Amending Your Booking

All requests for modifications and amendments to your booking must be directed to both suppliers and/or service providers (from “Inquire”on the booked tour details page) and Local Japan Tour(from “Contact Us”at the bottom of our website front page) who will process the request.See the section “Payments & Cancellations” below for additional information with respect to cancelling a booking.

All date-change requests and amendments are subject to availability by our suppliers and/or service providers. Local Japan Tour cannot guarantee the success of any date-change request. Modifications and amendments to your booking may be subject to additional fees.

Occasionally our suppliers and/or service providers make changes to tour dates, prices, inclusions, coverage, age requirements, and other product features and/or requirements. As a result, Local Japan Tour reserves the right to cancel, change or substitute any service, tour or product that you have booked at this Website at any time for any reason.In such cases, if you are dissatisfied with the alternatives offered, you are entitled to a full refund of the original purchase price. Notwithstanding the above, when we are informed in advance by our agents, service providers and/or suppliers of a significant change to a booking and/or to a tour, product or event, we make every reasonable effort to notify the consumer, travel agent and/or distributor as appropriate, in order to amend or re-issue the booking where feasible.

Pricing & Inclusions/Exclusions

Prices listed on the Website as Virtual Guide are per group, unless otherwise specified. Prices listed on the Website as Guided Tour and Real Guide are per small group (1-4persons),unless otherwise specified.

Prices are based on the local tariff at the time of quoting, converted at the prevailing foreign-exchange rate as determined by Local Japan Tour.

Price quotations are subject to change without notice, until a booking has been confirmed.

Unless otherwise specified, prices do not include any local taxes or use-fees, including foreign departure, security, port charges, park fees, customs, immigration, agricultural, passenger-facility charges or international transportation tax.

Prices do not include tips/gratuities to tour directors, drivers or local guides; passport and visa fees; baggage and personal insurance; any items of a personal nature; taxes or duties; and any beverages or food not specifically listed under “Inclusions” on the product pages of the Website.

Payments & Cancellations

When you book a reservation for a Product through the Website, Local Japan Tour collects your payment information and PayPal processes your payment. Local Japan Tour accepts all credit cards available with PayPal.There is no charge or service fee for processing credit or debit card payments. Fullpayment by PayPalis required to make a reservation. Payment will be listed as “Local JT”on your PayPal statement.

No refunds are available once a tour or service has commenced, or in respect of any package, accommodation, meals or any other services utilized.

Canceling a booking with Local Japan Tour can result in cancellation fees being applied by Local Japan Tour as outlined below. Additional fees may be levied by the individual supplier or tour operator (see your purchased Product detail). When canceling any booking you will be notified via e-mail of the total cancellation fees.

  1. Virtual Guide Services
    These are non-refundable in all circumstances.
  2. Guided Tour Services
    Purchase of itinerary and arrangement of the purchased itinerary (service and price corresponding to Virtual Guide Services) are non-refundable in all circumstances.
    For the guided touronly, if you cancel at least 7 calendar days in advance (in Japan Standard Time), there is no cancellation fee.You will be charged aprescribed refund fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 calendar days in advance(in Japan Standard Time), you will be charged a 50% cancellation fee and a prescribed refund charge.
    If you cancel within 2 calendar days in advance(in Japan Standard Time), you will be charged a 100% cancellation fee.
  3. Real Guide Service
    If you cancel at least 21 calendar days in advance (in Japan Standard Time), there is no cancellation fee. You will be charged a prescribed refund fee.
    If you cancel between 8 and 20 calendar days in advance (in Japan Standard Time), you will be charged a 50% cancellation fee and a prescribed refund charge.
    If you cancel within 7 calendar days in advance (in Japan Standard Time), you will be charged a 100% cancellation fee.
  4. Other Tours & Activities
    If you cancel at least 7 calendar days in advance(in Japan Standard Time), there is no cancellation fee.You will be charged a prescribed refund fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 calendar days in advance(in Japan Standard Time), you will be charged a 50% cancellation fee and a prescribed refund charge.
    If you cancel within 2 calendar days in advance(in Japan Standard Time), you will be charged a 100% cancellation fee.

The value of the transaction may be subject to taxes, duties, foreign transaction, currency exchange or other fees. Your bank or credit or debit card company may convert the payment into the local currency and charge fees, resulting in differences between the amount displayed on localjapantour.com and Local Japan Tour-affiliated websites, and the final amount charged to your bank account or credit or debit card statement. Please contact your bank or card company if you have any questions concerning any applicable conversion or fees. Please note for bookings made in Brazil, the tax IOF (Tax Upon Financial Operations, 6.38%) is not included in the final booking value and will be charged to the credit or debit card used to make the purchase.

Passports, Visas & Insurance

When you book international reservations with third-party suppliers using this Website, you are responsible for ensuring that you meet all foreign entry requirements and that your travel documents, including passports and visas, are in order.

For passport and visa requirements, please consult the relevant embassy or consulate for information. Because requirements may change at any time, be sure to check for up-to-date information before booking and departure. Local Japan Tour accepts no liability for travelers who are refused entry onto a flight or into any country because of the traveler's failure to carry the travel documents required by any airline, authority, or country, including countries the traveler may just be passing through the route to his or her destination.

As visa and health requirements are subject to change without notice, we recommend that you verify health and visa requirements with the appropriate consulate prior to departure. It is also your responsibility to consult your physician for current recommendations on inoculations before you travel internationally, and to ensure that you meet all health entry requirements and follow all medical guidance related to your trip.

We strongly recommend that you purchase a comprehensive travel insurance policy prior to departure to protect your Product purchase. If you cancel your trip or significantly alter travel dates, your travel insurance policy may reimburse the cost of cancellation fees and related expenses. Please review your travel insurance policy carefully for related terms and conditions.

Although most travel, including travel to international destinations, is completed without incident, travel to certain destinations may involve greater risk than others. Local Japan Tour urges passengers to investigate and review travel prohibitions, warnings, announcements and advisories issued by the United States Government and destination country governments prior to booking travel to international destinations. Information on conditions in various countries and the level of risk associated with travel to particular international destinations can be found at www.state.gov, www.tsa.gov, www.dot.gov, www.faa.gov, www.cdc.gov, www.treas.gov/ofac and www.customs.gov.

BY LISTING INFORMATION RELEVANT TO TRAVEL TO PARTICULAR INTERNATIONAL DESTINATIONS, LOCAL JAPAN TOUR DOES NOT REPRESENT ORWARRANT THAT TRAVEL TO SUCH POINTS IS ADVISABLE OR WITHOUT RISK, AND IS NOT LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OR LOSSES THAT MAY RESULT FROM TRAVEL TO SUCH DESTINATIONS.

Our Liability

PLEASE READ THIS SECTION CAREFULLY. THIS SECTION LIMITS LOCAL JAPAN TOUR'S LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ISSUES THAT MAY ARISE IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE. IF YOU DO NOT UNDERSTAND THE TERMS IN THIS SECTION OR ELSEWHERE IN THE AGREEMENT, PLEASE CONSULT A LAWYER FOR CLARIFICATION BEFORE ACCESSING OR USING THIS WEBSITE.

THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES PUBLISHED ON THIS WEBSITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR ERRORS, INCLUDING RESERVATION AVAILABILITY AND PRICING ERRORS. LOCAL JAPAN TOUR, ITS PARENT, SUBSIDIARIES AND CORPORATE AFFILIATES (COLLECTIVELY, THE “LOCAL JAPAN TOURGROUP COMPANIES”) DO NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY OF, AND DISCLAIM ALL LIABILITY FOR, ANY ERRORS OR OTHER INACCURACIES RELATING TO THE INFORMATION AND DESCRIPTION OF THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES DISPLAYED ON THIS WEBSITE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE PRICING, AVAILABILITY, PHOTOGRAPHS, FEATURES, INCLUSIONS AND EXCLUSIONS, GENERAL PRODUCT DESCRIPTIONS, REVIEWS AND RATINGS, ETC.). IN ADDITION, LOCAL JAPAN TOUREXPRESSLY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CORRECT ANY AVAILABILITY AND PRICING ERRORS ON OUR WEBSITE AND/OR ON PENDING RESERVATIONS MADE UNDER AN INCORRECT PRICE.

THE LOCAL JAPAN TOURGROUP COMPANIES MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE FOR ANY PURPOSE, AND THE INCLUSION OR OFFERING OF ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES ON THIS WEBSITE DOES NOT CONSTITUTE ANY ENDORSEMENT OR RECOMMENDATION OF SUCH PRODUCTS OR SERVICES BY THE LOCAL JAPAN TOURGROUP COMPANIES. ALL SUCH INFORMATION, CONTENT, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. THE LOCAL JAPAN TOURGROUP COMPANIES DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS THAT THIS WEBSITE, ITS SERVERS OR ANY E-MAIL SENT FROM THE LOCAL JAPAN TOURGROUP COMPANIES, ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. LOCAL JAPAN TOURHEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, CONTENT SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

THE THIRD-PARTY SUPPLIERS AND PRIVATE TOUR GUIDES PROVIDING PRODUCTS OR OTHER SERVICES ON THIS WEBSITE ARE INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS AND NOT AGENTS OR EMPLOYEES OF THE LOCAL JAPAN TOUR GROUP COMPANIES. THE LOCAL JAPAN TOUR GROUP COMPANIES ARE NOT LIABLE FOR THE ACTS, ERRORS, OMISSIONS, REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, BREACHES, NEGLIGENCE OR MISCONDUCT OF ANY SUCH SUPPLIERS OR PRIVATE TOUR GUIDES OR FOR ANY PERSONAL INJURIES, DEATH, PROPERTY DAMAGE, OR OTHER DAMAGES OR EXPENSES RESULTING THEREFROM OR OTHERWISE ARISING FROM YOUR BOOKING OF A PRODUCT OR SERVICE OR YOUR USE OF A PRODUCT OR SERVICE. THE LOCAL JAPAN TOURGROUP COMPANIES HAVE NO LIABILITY AND WILL MAKE NO REFUND IN THE EVENT OF ANY DELAY, CANCELLATION, OVERBOOKING, STRIKE, FORCE MAJEURE OR OTHER CAUSES BEYOND THEIR DIRECT CONTROL, AND THEY HAVE NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ADDITIONAL EXPENSE, OMISSIONS, DELAYS, RE-ROUTING OR ACTS OF ANY GOVERNMENT OR AUTHORITY.

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE LOCAL JAPAN TOURGROUP COMPANIES (OR THEIR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS AND AFFILIATES) BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION LOSS OF DATA OR INFORMATION OR COSTS TO PROCURE SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES) ARISING OUT OF, OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH, PRODUCT OR SERVICE BOOKINGS MADE BY YOU THROUGH THIS WEBSITE OR YOUR ACCESS TO, DISPLAY OF OR USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO ACCESS, DISPLAY OR USE THIS WEBSITE (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, YOUR RELIANCE UPON REVIEWS AND OPINIONS APPEARING ON THIS WEBSITE; ANY COMPUTER VIRUSES, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, LINKED SITES, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES OBTAINED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE; OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE ACCESS TO, DISPLAY OF OR USE OF THIS WEBSITE) WHETHER BASED ON A THEORY OF NEGLIGENCE, CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE, AND EVEN IF LOCAL JAPAN TOUR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

If the Local Japan TourGroup Companies are found liable for any loss or damage that arises out of or is in any way connected with your use of our Websites or your booking or use of Products or services made available through our Website, then the Local Japan Tour Group Companies' liabilities will in no event exceed, in the aggregate, the greater of (a) the transaction fees paid to Local Japan Tour for the transaction(s) on this Website giving rise to the claim, or (b) One-Hundred Dollars (US $100.00).

The limitation of liability reflects the allocation of risk between the parties. The limitations specified in this section will survive and apply even if any limited remedy specified in these terms is found to have failed of its essential purpose. The limitations of liability provided in these terms inure to the benefit of the Local Japan TourGroup Companies.

Your Liability

You agree to defend and indemnify Local Japan Tour and the Local Japan Tour Group Companies and all of their respective officers, directors, employees and agents from and against any claims, causes of action, demands, suits, proceedings, investigations,losses, damages, fines, penalties, fees, expenses, costs and any other liabilities of any kind or nature including but not limited to reasonable legal and accounting fees, arising out of or related to:

  1. your breach of this Agreement or the documents referenced herein;
  2. your violation of any law, rule, regulation or guideline;
  3. your violation, infringement or misappropriation of the rights of a third party, including without limitation any rights of publicity or privacy;
  4. your use of this Website;
  5. your booking or use of any Products obtained through this Website; or
  6. your negligence or willful misconduct.

Links to Third Party Websites

This Website may contain hyperlinks to websites operated by parties other than Local Japan Tour. Such hyperlinks are provided for your reference only. We do not control such websites and are not responsible for their contents or the privacy or other practices of such websites. Further, it is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever links you select or software you download (whether from this Website or other websites) is free of such items as viruses, worms, Trojan horses, defects and other items of a destructive nature. Our inclusion of hyperlinks to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites or any association with their operators. In some cases you may be asked by a third party site to link your profile on Local Japan Tour to a profile on another third party site. Choosing to do so is purely optional, and the decision to allow this information to be linked can be disabled (with the third party site) at any time.

Software Available on this Website

Unless otherwise specified, the Website is made available solely to provide information regarding and to promote Local Japan Tour's services, websites, partners and other products available in Japan, its territories, possessions and protectorates. The Website is controlled and operated by Local Japan Tour.Local Japan Tour makes no representation that materials on the Website are appropriate or available for use outside of Japan. Those who choose to access the Website from outside of Japan do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent that local laws are applicable.

Any software that is made available to download from the Website (“Software”) is the copyrighted work of Local Japan Tour, or Local Japan Tour affiliates,or other third party software as identified. Your use of such Software is governed by the terms of the end user license agreement, if any, which accompanies, or is included with, the Software (“License Agreement”). You may not install or use any Software that is accompanied by or includes a License Agreement unless you first agree to the License Agreement terms. For any Software made available for download on this Website not accompanied by a License Agreement, we hereby grant to you, the user, a limited, personal, nontransferable license to use the Software for viewing and otherwise using this Website in accordance with these terms and conditions and for no other purpose.

Please note that all Software, including, without limitation, all HTML, XML, Java code and Active X controls contained on this Website, is owned by Local Japan Tour and/or its affiliates, and is protected by copyright laws and international treaty provisions. Any reproduction or redistribution of the Software is expressly prohibited, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible.

WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, COPYING OR REPRODUCTION OF THE SOFTWARE TO ANY OTHER SERVER OR LOCATION FOR FURTHER REPRODUCTION OR REDISTRIBUTION IS EXPRESSLY PROHIBITED. THE SOFTWARE IS WARRANTED, IF AT ALL, ONLY ACCORDING TO THE TERMS OF THE LICENSE AGREEMENT.

Copyright and Trademark Notices

All contents of this Website are: ©2016Akari Discovery, Inc All rights reserved. Local Japan Tour is not responsible for content on websites operated by parties other than Local Japan Tour. All other product or service names or slogans displayed on this Website are registered and/or common law trademarks of Local Japan Tour, Inc. and/or its suppliers or licensors, and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of Local Japan Tour or the applicable trademark holder. In addition, the look and feel of this Website, including all page headers, custom graphics, button icons and scripts, is the service mark, trademark and/or trade dress of Local Japan Tour and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of Local Japan Tour. All other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names and company names or logos mentioned in this Website are the property of their respective owners. Reference to any products, services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, and supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by Local Japan Tour.

Governing Law

This Agreement is governed by the laws of Japan. You hereby consent to venue of courts in Tokyo, Japan and stipulate to the fairness and convenience of proceedings in such courts for all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of this Website. You agree that all claims you may have against Akari Discovery, Inc arising from or relating to this Website must be heard and resolved in a court of competent subject matter jurisdiction located in Tokyo. Use of this Website is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including, without limitation, this paragraph.

Currency Converter

If a currency converter is provided on Local Japan Tour's websites and applications, currency rates are based on various publicly available sources and should be used as guidelines only. Rates are not verified as accurate, and actual rates may vary. Currency quotes may not be updated on a daily basis. The information supplied by this application is believed to be accurate, but Local Japan Tour, and/or its affiliates do not warrant or guarantee such accuracy. When using this information for any financial purpose, we advise you to consult a qualified professional to verify the accuracy of the currency rates. We do not authorize the use of this information for any purpose other than your personal use and you are expressly prohibited from the resale, redistribution, and use of this information for commercial purposes.

General Provisions

You agree that no joint venture, agency, partnership, or employment relationship exists between you and the Local Japan Tour Group Companies and/or affiliates as a result of this Agreement or use of this Website.

Our performance of this Agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this Agreement limits our right to comply with law enforcement or other governmental or legal requests or requirements relating to your use of this Website or information provided to or gathered by us with respect to such use. To the extent allowed by applicable law, you agree that you will bring any claim or cause of action arising from or relating to your access or use of this Website within two (2) years from the date on which such claim or action arose or accrued or such claim or cause of action will be irrevocably waived.

If any part of this Agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remaining provisions in the Agreement shall continue in effect.

This Agreement (and any other terms and conditions referenced herein) constitutes the entire agreement between you and Local Japan Tour with respect to this Website and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written, between the customer and Local Japan Tour with respect to this Website. A printed version of this Agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this Agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.

Fictitious names of companies, products, people, characters, and/or data mentioned on this Website are not intended to represent any real individual, company, product, or event.

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.