Terms & Conditions

[Article 1] Overview

TRADER AKIBA (hereafter known as "the company","we","us"or "our") sets out the following provisions to be applied with regards to the aforementioned company's website (hereafter known as "the site").

[Article 2] Definition

In this Agreement, the following terms shall have the following meanings :
The "Site" refers to "" including its sub-domains and the following URLs.
The "User" refers to any individual using the "Site".

[Article 3] Extent of and Modifications to the Terms and Conditions

1.The Terms of Use shall apply to both the Company and the User. By using the site, the User agrees to the following Terms and Conditions.
2.Any additional or unique terms or conditions that may be stipulated on our site or by other means will be considered as part of the Terms of Use.
In the event of any discrepancy between the Terms and Conditions, and individual or additional provisions, the individual or additional provisions shall take precedence.
3.We reserve the right to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms of Use at any time.
From the point such changes are made onwards, the newly updated terms and conditions will constitute the current Terms of Use.
These modifications shall take effect from the moment the User is being notified, by e-mail, by general posting on this Site, or by any other methods we deem appropriate.
4.We decline any responsibility for inconvenience or loss incurred by the User as a result of updates to the Terms of Use.

[Article 4] Status of Users

By using the Site, the User hereby agrees to accept the status of User and all requirements set forth herein.

[Article 5] Requirements of Users

Users shall not engage in any of the following actions when using the Site.
In any cases where prohibited activities shall be unveiled, the Company reserves the right to suspend the use of the Site, remove partly or wholly the rights granted under this Agreement, or take any other appropriate measures without prior notice.
1.Actions that infringe on the intellectual property rights, privacy, copyright, patent, trademark or other rights of the Company, Site or a third party.
2.Actions that cause or have the potential to cause harm, trouble, disadvantage, or damage to the Company, the Site or a third party.
3.Any current or past violation of these Terms and Conditions or any behavior that might be deemed inappropriate by this Site.
4.Actions that may interfere with the proper operation of the Site.
5.Actions that may provide false, inaccurate or misleading information.
6.Business activities taking advantage of the Site for commercial gain without the Company express permission.
7.Actions offensive to public order and morals.
8.Criminal acts or behavors leading or potentially leading to criminal acts.
9.Actions breaking domestic or foreign laws and regulations.
10.Any other activities the Company shall deem inappropriate.

[Article 6] Loss of User Status

In any following cases, the Company reserves the right to remove the User status, cancel all contracts instantly, prohibit any use of the Site and suspend any response.
1.In case the User do not agree to the Terms and Conditions.
2.In case any action listed in Article 5 has been perpetrated.
3.In case we deem it impossible to maintain the relationship of trust necessary to safely process the transaction.

[Article 7] Purchases

Users shall use the Site to purchase products from our Company.
By visiting our Site or purchasing our products, Users agree to be bound by our Terms and Conditions and our Privacy Policy.
Any User's order shall become a sale agreement between the Company and the customer when the order is confirmed (confirmation e-mail and/or confirmation screen).
The Company reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or modify the contract in any of the following cases:
1.In case the Company is unable to accept the sales agreement due to insufficient quantity of products.
2.In case the package cannot be delivered due to circumstances in connection with the delivery company.
3.In case the Company decides that shipping fees are too high to be correctly handled.
4.In the event a product is listed at an incorrect price.
5.In the event of fraudulent or inappropriate behavior from a User.
6.In case a User has previsouly lost his Status.
7.In case the Company deems impossible to maintain the relationship of trust necessary to safely process the transaction.
Even though, the Company may not be able to accept the User's sale agreement, it shall not be responsible for any compensation.
The Company shall not be liable for any issue due to any internet outage, complete or partial failure of the internet services, or any other reasons outside of the Company control.

[Article 8] Product Pricing and Shipping

Product prices and shipping fees will be valid at the time an order is placed, and will be notified in the confirmation e-mail.
Product prices and shipping fees are set in the currency the Company set as main, but can be displayed in another currency selected by the User when purchasing on the Site.
In this situation, prices and charges will be determined by the foreign exchange rate applicable at that time.
The User must know that the exchange rates will be updated regularly, which might affect the final price of the product.
Prices displayed do not include feral, state, local or any other taxes required by any governement agency.
All VAT, duties, taxes, or any applicable charges are the responsibility of the User.

[Article 9] Customs duties and taxes

In the event of additional fees applying, such as Customs, Import Duties and Local Taxes, the User must assure the product can be lawfully imported to the destination country.
The User is responsible for confirming and paying the right amount of customs duty and any other charges.
Customs policies vary widely from country to country. Please contact your local Customs office for more information.

[Article 10] Shipping

1.TRADER AKIBA is in charge of choosing the shipping company. Shipping fees will be determined by the Company and must be paid during ordering process by the User.
2.Additional shipping costs that might apply are the responsability of the User. The Company shall not be liable for any compensation.
3.For any changes or requests on delivery details after the order has been shipped, the User is responsible for contacting the shipping company.
4.The Company is not responsible for any delay due to natural disasters, shipping accidents, and other unexpected circumstances occurring during the delivery.
We can not be liable for any direct or indirect damages or loss incurred by the User as a result of such delays.

[Article 11] Exchanges and Returns

1.The Company shall only accept returns or exchanges if the condition of the product differs from the description obtained from the Site. It is the responsability to the User to contact us within 7 days after delivery.
2.The Company reserves the right to evaluate the condition of the product according to the Company standards.
3.The Company shall decide how to process exchanges or returns.
4.Users shall follow the procedure defined and notified by the Company.
5.All international shipping fees - including custom duties and other taxes - associated with the return or the replacement of the product are the responsibility of the customer.

[Article 12] Contact and Notification to Users

1.Any communication from the Company to Users shall be made by e-mail or posted on the Site itself.
2.Users understand and agree the Company will convey updates and notices via the above listed methods.

[Article 13] Interruption or Suspension of Service

The company may temporarily suspend or discontinue the Site, in whole or in part, in its sole discretion, without prior notice to Users, in any of the following cases:
1.Routine or emergency maintenance, inspection, system updates.
2."Force majeure", an interruption outside human control, any event such as flash floods, earthquakes, and other natural disasters.
3.Problems related to Type I telecommunication carriers.
4.Operational, technological or any unexpected circumstances which require a temporarily suspension of service.
The company shall not be responsible for any disadvantage or damage that might arise due to the service suspension or cancellation, regardless of the reason.

[Article 14] Site Content and Information

1.The company may change, add, remove information on the Site in its sole discretion without prior notice to Users.
2.The company do not guarantee the completeness, accuracy, timeliness of the information.
3.The company is not liable to the User or any other party for any loss or damage incurred by the User as a result of the information displayed on the Site.

[Article 15] Links to Other Sites

TRADER AKIBA, any Site or a third party may provide links to other websites.
The company is not responsible for the availability thereof or the content, advertising, products, services or opinions thereon.
The company is not liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss incurred or suffered by any user in connection therewith.

[Article 16] Trademarks

The trademarks, logos, graphics and service names displayed on the Site are registered or unregistered trademarks of our company, or are the property of their respective owners.
Users may not copy, imitate or use any such images or logos without prior written consent from the Company.

[Article 17]Copyrights

1.All content included in or made available through any TRADER AKIBA Service, such as text, graphics, logos, images is the property of TRADER AKIBA its content suppliers.
2.Modification, reproduction, uploading, posting, transmission, or distribution of the content in any form or by any means without TRADER AKIBA's prior written permission, is strictly prohibited.
3.Users may not breach intellectual property rights by using or publishing any information provided through the Site, in any manner whatsoever, without the consent of the respective owners.
4.In the event of breach of those Terms & Conditions, the User shall accept all responsability, at its own expense, and shall not take any action which would cause any harm to the Company.

[Article 18] Limitation of Liability

1.In no event will the company be liable for any special, incidental, indirect, of consequential damages whatsoever arising from the access or use of, or inability to access or use, the Site.
2.In no event will the company be liable for any damages arising in any way from any act of omission by a third party involved in the delivery of goods.
3.In no event will the company be liable for any damages incurred to third parties by Users. In the event of such a situation, said User shall take legal and financial responsibility for its actions and shall not cause any damage to the Company.
4.In the event of breach of those Terms & Conditions which may cause damages to the Company, through dishonest, fraudulent or illegal acts, the Company shall be entitled to claim commensurate compensation from the User.

[Article 19] Privacy Policy

Any information you submit to us, or any information we collect in connection with the Site, is governed by our Privacy Policy set forth in a separate section.

[Article 20] Applicable Law

By using any TRADER AKIBA Service, you agree that the laws of Japan will govern these Terms of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise.

[Article 21] Consent to Jurisdiction

In the event of any dispute regarding the Terms and Conditions, the parties hereby agree that the dispute shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the court of competent jurisdiction in Tokyo, where our head office is located.