By applying for and/or using the Services in any manner, including but not limited to visiting or browsing the Site, you agree to these Terms of Service and all other operating rules, policies and procedures that may be published from time to time on the Site by us, each of which is incorporated by reference and each of which may be updated from time to time without notice to you.
You shall maintain your own computer and other equipment necessary to view the websites operated by Happy Science, and shall take security measures to prevent computer virus infection, unauthorized access, and information leaks in accordance with your own usage environment.
The Services contain Content, including but not limited to articles, photographs, graphics, videos, audio, and software (“Content”), specifically provided by us, our partners or our users. Such Content is protected by copyrights, trademarks, or other proprietary rights and laws.
You shall not reproduce, edit, process, transmit, sell, or publish any Content, including but not limited to articles, photographs, graphics, videos, and audio, from any website operated by Happy Science.
You shall not engage in any of the following acts when using the Service:
To join Happy Science through the Internet, you may apply for membership at https://www.happyscience-usa.org/membership/. A user who has applied for membership becomes a member when Happy Science accepts the application for membership. We will notify you via e-mail when your membership has been approved.
Happy Science will provide members with notices of new services, administrative contacts for service operation, and other information. However, if a member notifies Happy Science in advance or after the fact that he or she does not wish to receive such information, Happy Science will not provide such information, except when necessary to provide the Services.
Happy Science reserves the right to deny a user’s application for membership if the applicant for membership has been forced to withdraw from membership in the past, or in any other cases that Happy Science deems appropriate in its sole discretion.
Upon registration, you must provide a usable email address that is under your control. If, after becoming a member, you lose control of your registered email address, you must change your registered email address to another usable email address under your control.
Happy Science shall not be liable for any damage or loss caused by a third party’s use of your registered e-mail address except in cases where Happy Science is grossly negligent.
Donations are used to fund the various activities of Happy Science as a non-profit organization. Due to the nature of the donations, we are unable to refund them.
Happy Science may temporarily suspend part or all of the Services for system maintenance. In such cases, Happy Science shall notify users and members in advance, except in cases of urgent maintenance work or simple maintenance work.
In addition, Happy Science may suspend part or all of the services without notice due to system or communication line failures or force majeure, such as power outages, disturbances, fires, and natural disasters.
The laws applicable to the implementation of this Agreement shall be the laws of Japan.
If any dispute arises between a member and the Happy Science regarding this Agreement, the Tokyo District Court shall be the agreed jurisdictional court.
Last revised: June 30, 2021