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Terms of Use

Article 1: Introduction

  1. These terms of service (“Terms”) are applicable to all conduct when Users use the services provided by pixiv Inc. (“Company”) on the Site and on associated sites provided by the Company (such servicers hereinafter the “Services and Associated Services”).
  2. These Terms set forth the Conditions of Use of the Services and Associated Services. Users shall consent to these Terms before using the Services and Associated Services in accordance herewith.
  3. By using the Services and Associated Services, Users will be deemed to have consented to all of the particulars set forth in these Terms.

Article 2: Definitions

The terms used herein shall have the meanings ascribed to them below.

  1. “Site” means the website entitled “VRoid Hub” operated by the Company.
  2. “Services” means all services provided on the Site.
    The Services are a content posting platform on which it is possible to upload 3D model data (“Creations”) of 3D characters (e.g. humanoid avatars, etc.) that can be used as avatars common across assorted VR/AR platforms or across assorted 3D content.
  3. “User” means Members, membership applicants, viewers of the Site unless specifically indicated, and other individuals and corporations that are allowed to use the Services.
  4. “Member” means individuals and corporations that have consented to these Terms, submitted prescribed membership applications for use of the Services, received the Company’s approval of such membership applications, and been registered as Members.
  5. “Registered Email Address” means email address information submitted by Users to the Company in order to receive provision of Services.
  6. “Password” means a character string that, when Services are used, is used to perform identity verification by cross-referencing such character string against a Registered Email Address.
  7. “Registered Works” mean Creations that, in accordance with these Terms, have been Registered as Characters on the Site by 3D Model Data Registrants.
  8. “Registered Work Information” means data (including Registered Works), images, text, and all other information that is inputted to the Services and Associated Services when a Creation file created by a 3D Model Data Registrant is Registered as a Character.
  9. “Character Registration” or “Register as Character” means the act of a Member uploading Registered Work Information to the Site and associated sites.
  10. “3D Model Data Registrant” means a Member who has uploaded Registered Work Information to the Site and associated sites.
  11. “Conditions of Use” means the conditions of use for a Registered Work, which are set in accordance with Article 3, Paragraph 1(1) when the relevant Member uploads Registered Work Information to the Site and performs Character Registration of such information as a “Registered Work”.
  12. “SDK” means a “software development kit” provided by the Company to other platforms for the use, in other assorted VR/AR platforms, 3D media content or the like, of files, images, text and other work information etc. related to the Registered Works that 3D Model Registrants have Registered as Characters on the Site.

Article 3: Method of Character Registration and Conditions of Use of Registered Works

  1. Character Registration

    1. When Members carry out Character Registration of Creations on the Site, said Members shall, on the basis of the range of authorization indicated below, determine: whether to allow the downloading of the Registered Works that have been Registered as Characters and the use of such works in assorted VR/AR platforms and 3D media content etc. that are affiliated with the Site; whether to allow commercial use by individuals or corporations; whether to allow use in violent scenes; and other Conditions of Use of the Registered Works.
      It should be noted that when Creations that Members intend to Register as Characters contain copyrighted materials or the like that are subject to third-party rights, the conditions of use etc. stipulated by such third parties must also be followed.

      • Whether to allow downloading by Site Members or use of the Registered Works via SDK
      • Whether to allow use as avatars (including modifications of character of Registered Works in conjunction with use as avatars)
      • Whether to allow use in violent scenes
      • Whether to allow use in sexual scenes
      • Whether to allow commercial use by corporations
      • Whether to allow commercial use by individuals

        • Allow for-profit activity by individuals. Such for-profit activity shall include gifting etc. through video distribution using Registered Works.
        • Allow only not-for-profit activity by individuals. Here, commercial and not-for-profit activity includes the distribution of self-produced videogames, manga and merchandise, and other fan production (dōjin) activities, but does not encompass cases in which such distribution etc., as evaluated on the basis of its mode, scope, price settings or other similar factors, is intended mainly for the acquisition of profit.
      • Whether to allow modifications
      • Whether to allow redistribution
      • Whether to require credit attribution
    2. In cases where Creations that are generally distributed, sold or otherwise made available outside the Services are used when performing Character Registration on the Site, the relevant User shall be responsible for verifying and complying with the conditions of use etc. stipulated for such Creations; provided, however, that Character Registration, downloading and use as a Registered Work via SDK cannot be allowed in cases where Creations contain 3D model data of which redistribution, modification and the like are not permitted, or where there is otherwise a conflict between conditions of use outside the Services and the Conditions of Use set forth in Paragraph 1(1) of this article. In cases where a dispute etc. has arisen with a third party because a Creation distributed under conditions of use that conflict with the Conditions of Use set forth in Paragraph 1(1) of this article has been Registered as a Character on the Services (including disputes etc. arising as a result of use in VR/AR platforms, 3D content or the like), such dispute etc. shall be resolved under the responsibility and at the expense of the relevant 3D Model Data Registrant.
    3. The Conditions of Use of Registered Works that are Registered as Characters on the Site can be amended at any time by the relevant 3D Model Data Registrant, without notice to the User(s) using such Registered Works.
    4. With respect to Registered Works for which downloading or use in VR/AR platforms or 3D content via SDK is permitted, there may be cases where multiple individuals or corporations use the same Registered Work at the same time. Further, when multiple individuals or corporations use a Registered Work, there may be cases where characters having different personalities, individuality or the like are created in each platform or 3D content.
  2. Use of Registered Works

    1. When Registered Works are downloaded or used in VR/AR platforms, 3D content or the like, such Registered Works can be used only within the scope of the Conditions of Use set forth in the preceding paragraph.
    2. The Conditions of Use of Registered Works will be differentiated in the following two cases.

      1. In regard to Conditions of Use for a Registered Work that is downloaded from the Site, the Conditions of Use stipulated at the time of such downloading will apply. In the case where the Conditions of Use etc. of such Registered Work have been amended, the updated Conditions of Use will not apply to Registered Works downloaded prior to such amendment. When such a Registered Work is newly downloaded, the Conditions of Use stipulated at such time will apply.
      2. With respect to the Conditions of Use on occasions of use in VR/AR platforms, 3D content or the like other than the Services via SDK, the most recent Conditions of Use will apply in all cases; provided, however, that in some cases it may take up to 24 hours for Conditions of Use to become applicable to Registered Works that are currently in use in VR/AR platforms, 3D content or the like via SDK.
    3. On occasions of use in VR/AR platforms, 3D content or the like, the personality and individuality of the relevant character shall be respected, the quality thereof shall be maintained, and the image thereof shall be maintained and enhanced.
    1. Restrictions of Use of Registered Works, Example 1:

      • 3D Model Creator: “I want the 3D models I have created to be seen and used freely by many people. Redistribution, adjustments, modifications, design changes, and commercial use by individuals or corporations, can also be carried out freely. However, please display my name as Creator on the relevant page.”
      • VRoid Hub: VRoid Hub Conditions of Use can be set in regard to whether to allow downloading of Registered Works or use of the same in VR/AR platforms, 3D content or the like via SDK, whether to allow modifications, whether to allow redistribution, and whether to require credit attribution.
      • Providers of VR/AR Platforms, 3D Content, etc. : Providers of VR/AR Platforms, 3D Content, etc. Use is allowed only within the scope of the Conditions of Use stipulated by the 3D Model Data Registrant on VRoid Hub. Please confirm with the 3D Model Creator about the specific credit attribution method or in cases where it is difficult to determine the credit attribution method appropriate for use in videogames or the like.
    2. Restrictions of Use of Registered Works, Example 2:

      • 3D Model Creator: “I want to distribute videos myself on multiple platforms and reduce the burden of managing 3D models on each such platform. I do not want to allow use by other people.”
      • VRoid Hub: The use of Registered Works that have been Registered as Characters can be restricted to use only by the 3D Model Registrant him/her/itself.
      • Providers of VR/AR Platforms, 3D Content, etc.: Providers of VR/AR Platforms, 3D Content, etc. If a video distribution platform has introduced a VRoid Hub SDK, the Registered Works of which VRoid Hub allows use only by the 3D Model Data Registrant will be consulted, and only the relevant 3D Model Data Registrants will be entitled to use such Registered Works in video distribution etc.
    3. Restrictions of Use of Registered Works, Example 3:

      • 3D Model Creator A(*1): “I want the 3D models I have created to be seen and used freely by many people. Redistribution, adjustments, modifications, design changes and the like can also be carried out freely. However, commercial use by corporations is prohibited.”
      • VRoid Hub: Please allow downloading of Registered Works or use of same in VR/AR platforms, 3D content or the like via SDK, and disallow commercial use by corporations.
      • Providers of VR/AR Platforms, 3D Content, etc.: Only use by individuals within the Condition of Use stipulated by the 3D Model Creator(*1) is possible. Commercial use by corporations is not allowed.
    4. Restrictions of Use of Registered Works, Example 4:

      • 3D Model Creator A(*1) (Licensor2) : 3D Model Creator A1 (Licensor2) “I want the 3D models I have created to be seen and used freely by many people. Modifications are possible, and redistribution is acceptable.”
      • VRoid Hub Member (Licensee(*3)) : “I want the 3D models I have created on the basis of the 3D models created by 3D Model Creator A(*1) to be publicly accessible on VRoid Hub.”
      • VRoid Hub: VRoid Hub Character Registration must be carried out in accordance with the Licensor’s(*2) Scope of License(*4). VRoid Hub Members must consent to these Terms before use. In cases where use in excess of the Scope of License(*4) of a Registered Work has been found, deletion, removal from public accessibility, or other similar measures may be carried out in respect of such Registered Work.
      • Providers of VR/AR Platforms, 3D Content, etc.: Use is allowed only within the scope of the Conditions of Use stipulated by the Licensee(*3).
    5. Restrictions of Use of Registered Works, Example 5:

      • Providers of VR/AR Platforms, 3D Content, etc.: We want to use a 3D model registered at VRoid Hub in our media content for commercial purposes.
      • VRoid Hub: VRoid Hub Only Registered Works for which commercial use by corporations is permitted can be used, subject to the Conditions of Use set forth for such Registered Works. Copyrights, other intellectual property rights, and all other rights to Registered Work Information will belong to the 3D Model Creator1 who created the relevant Creation(s). Please note that when Registered Work Information is used, the foregoing rights will not be assigned or otherwise transferred, regardless of whether the User is an individual or corporation.
        Further, with respect to simultaneous use by multiple individuals or corporations as set forth in Paragraph 1(4) of this article, the personality and individuality of the relevant character must be respected, the quality thereof must be maintained, and the image thereof must be maintained and enhanced.
      • VRoid Hub Member (Licensee(*3)) : The personality and individuality of the character must be indicated in the description at the time of Character Registration. Moreover, in cases where a 3D Model Data Registrant allows use in VR/AR platforms, 3D content or the like, such registrant shall stipulate Conditions of Use as appropriate, with the understanding that said registrant shall not assert that a given use is “not to my liking” and that all information will be equally public in accordance with the scope of Conditions of Use personally set forth by said registrant.
      ※1 “3D Model Creator” means an individual or corporation that has created 3D model data and has registered or wishes to register the relevant Creation(s) on the Services. ※2 “Licensor” means a creator that has independently created a Creation. ※3 “Licensee” means a creator that uses, within the Scope of License stipulated by the Licensor, a Registered Work that said Licensor has Registered as a Character on the Site, and creates new Creations therefrom. ※4 “Scope of License” means, in regards to a Creation that a Licensor distributes and sells to the public, the extent to which such Creation can be used in a case where there are stipulations regarding whether modifications or redistribution or the like are permitted or not.

Article 4: Scope of Terms

  1. These Terms and other Conditions of Use etc. set forth the Conditions of Use of the Services and Associated Services in regard to the Site and associated sites. Such other Conditions of Use etc. shall constitute a part of these Terms regardless of title.
  2. In the event of a discrepancy between the provisions of these Terms and those of other Conditions of Use etc., these Terms shall have priority.

Article 5: Amendment of Terms

  1. These Terms can be amended in any manner at any time, in accordance with the Company’s judgment.
  2. Terms of service as amended shall take effect as of the time of their indication on the Site, except when the Company has stipulated otherwise.
  3. If a User uses the Services or Associated Services after an amendment to these Terms has come into effect, said User will be deemed to have given consent to all such terms of service as amended.

Article 6: Handling of Personal Information

The Company shall appropriately handle personal information in accordance with the “Privacy Policy”.

Article 7: Confidentiality of Communication

  1. The Company will protect the confidentiality of User communication in accordance with Article 4 of the Telecommunications Business Act (Act No. 86 of 1984).
  2. In any of the cases indicated below, the Company, within the scope indicated in the relevant item, shall not bear the confidentiality duty of the preceding paragraph.

    1. In cases where a compulsory disposition or court order has been issued pursuant to the provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Act No. 131 of 1948) or the Act on Wiretapping for Criminal Investigation (Act No. 137 of 1999), within the scope set forth in such disposition or court order;
    2. In cases where a compulsory disposition has been carried out pursuant to laws or regulations, within the scope set forth in the relevant disposition or order;
    3. In cases where the Company judges that the conditions for a demand for disclosure pursuant to Article 4 of the Act on the Limitation of Liability for Damages of Specified Telecommunications Service Providers and the Right to Demand Disclosure of Identification Information of the Senders (Act No. 137 of 2001) have been satisfied, within the scope of the relevant demand for disclosure; or
    4. If the Company judges disclosure necessary for the protection of the life, body or property of another person, within the scope necessary for the protection of such other person’s life, body or property.

Article 8: Admission to Membership and Rejection of Membership Applications

  1. Persons wishing to use the Services and Associated Services shall consent to the particulars of these Terms and thereupon apply for membership using Company-prescribed methods.
  2. Persons who have applied for membership (“Applicants”) shall become Members when the Company has approved their membership applications.
  3. If any of the following is applicable, the Company, at its discretion, will be entitled to refuse an Applicant’s membership application without indicating the reason.

    1. If the Applicant has applied for membership without following the methods of the preceding paragraph;
    2. If an application has been submitted with untrue or misleading content;
    3. If the relevant Applicant has been negligent in the past of a contractual duty in regard to any service etc. provided by the Company or in regard to any transaction with another Member, or if Company judges that such negligence could recur going forward;
    4. If the Applicant has violated laws or regulations or breached these Terms;
    5. If the Applicant has engaged in any of the prohibited acts set forth in Article 14 of these Terms in the past, or is deemed likely to engage in such acts in the future;
    6. If the Applicant has engaged in unlawful conduct;
    7. If a problem has arisen with any other Member or third party, regardless of whether there has been willful misconduct or negligence;
    8. If there has been a complaint from any other Member or third party, regardless of whether there has been willful misconduct or negligence;
    9. If the Company judges with reasonable cause that it will be difficult to continuously provide Services;
    10. If there have not been at least certain number of logins within a certain timeframe as set forth by the Company; or
    11. If the Company otherwise judges that there is a substantial impediment to the operation of business.

Article 9: Membership Cancellation

  1. If a Member wishes to cancel a membership, such Member shall make a request to the Company for such cancellation using Company-prescribed methods.
  2. If a Member has engaged in any of the conduct indicated below, the Company, at its discretion, will be entitled to deny use of the Services and Associated Services by revoking such Member’s membership.

    1. If it has come to light that the membership application was made without following the methods of Article 7, Paragraph 2;
    2. If the Member has breached these Terms or other Conditions of Use etc.; or
    3. If the Company otherwise deems such Member unsuitable.

Article 10: Management of Registered Email Addresses, IDs, Passwords, etc.

  1. A Member shall register as a Registered Email Address an email address that can be used by and is managed personally by such Member, and in the event that a Member ceases to manage such Registered Email Address personally, such Member must change same to another email address that can be used by and is managed personally by such Member.
  2. Members shall endeavor to prevent the unauthorized use of their Registered Email Addresses, Passwords and IDs and will bear all liability for the management thereof.
  3. The Company will not be held liable for any damage etc. arising as a result of a third party’s use of a Registered Email Address, Password or ID. All acts carried out using a Registered Email Address, Password and ID, even in cases where third parties have carried out such acts without the consent of the Member or have engaged in unauthorize use, will be deemed personal acts of the Member that owns such Registered Email Address, Password or ID, and Members consent that they will be liable for such acts. Further, the Company will bear no liability whatsoever for any damage resulting from such acts, regardless of whether there has been willful misconduct or negligence on the part of the relevant Member.
  4. If a Registered Email Address, Password or ID information has been divulged to a third party, or if there is a danger of the same, the Company should be notified promptly; provided, however, that although the Company is able to suspend or terminate the use of services via the relevant Member ID and Password, the Company will not be held liable for any damage resulting from such divulgence of information.
  5. Members shall not be entitled to make demands to the Company for any investigations, damages incurred, profits that would have been obtained, or the like in regard to any temporary suspension of use of Services or the like which is due to the theft, loss, or unauthorized use by a third party of Registered Email Addresses, Passwords, or IDs etc.
  6. Members shall manage and preserve Registered Work Information and all other similar data under their own responsibility.
  7. With respect to Registered Work Information and other data that is uploaded to the Services and Associated Services, the relevant Member shall personally preserve such data by performing backups as appropriate or by other similar method, and the Company shall make no guarantee as to the preservation etc. of Registered Work Information or other data.

Article 11: Possession of Accounts

  1. Members shall possess one account per person; provided, however, that where necessary for use with different works or under different names or where otherwise necessary for activities using the Services and Associated Services, the possession of multiple accounts shall be allowed insofar as this will not violate other terms of service.
  2. Members are not entitled to transfer or lend accounts to third parties in any case whatsoever.

Article 12: Use Environments

  1. Users shall put in place and maintain all hardware, software and the like that is necessary for use of the Services and Associated Services at their own expense and under their own responsibility.
  2. Users shall, as is appropriate for their own use environments, take measures for the prevention of infection by computer viruses, the prevention of unauthorized access and information divulgence, and other similar purposes.
  3. The Company shall have no involvement in and bear no liability for the use environments of Users.

Article 13: Responsibilities of Users

  1. Users shall put in place and maintain all hardware, software and the like that is necessary for use of the Services and Associated Services at their own expense and under their own responsibility.
  2. Users shall, as is appropriate for their own use environments, take measures for the prevention of infection by computer viruses, the prevention of unauthorized access and information divulgence, and other similar purposes.
  3. The Company shall have no involvement in and bear no liability for the use environments of Users.
  4. Users shall always use the Services under their own responsibility, and shall bear all liability for all acts brought about through use of the Services and for the results of such acts. Further, transactions between Users and other Users that are carried out using the Services or functions of the Services will be direct transactions between those Users, and the Company will not be a contracting party thereto.
  5. The performance of all work, communication and legal obligations arising in inter-User transactions of the preceding paragraph, and all troubleshooting and other similar matters relating thereto, shall be carried out among the relevant Users.
  6. In cases where a User has defamed the reputation of another person, infringed privacy rights, disclosed third-party personal information without consent, committed an act in violation of the Copyright Act, caused damage to the Services or another person by using the Services (including cases in which a User brings damage to another person or the Site through non-fulfillment of an obligation under these Terms), or otherwise infringed another person’s rights, such User must provide compensation for the damage and resolve the matter at his/her/its own expense and under his/her/its own responsibility, and the Company shall bear no liability whatsoever.
  7. In cases where there have been changes to registered information when a Member uses the Services, such Member shall promptly change the registered information using Company-prescribed methods.
  8. The Company shall bear no liability whatsoever in cases where a Member has suffered adversity as a result of such Member’s negligence in changing registered information as set forth in the preceding paragraph.

Article 14: Prohibited Acts

Users must not engage in the acts indicated in any of the following items when using the Services and Associated Services. Engaging in a prohibited act may result in revocation of membership, suspension of use, deletion of all or some Registered Work Information and/or other data, alteration of the scope of public accessibility, or other adverse measures (provided, however, that the Company is not obligated to take these measures or to disclose the reason any of these measures was taken).

  1. Acts that infringe the copyrights, design rights, other intellectual property rights, or any other rights of the Company or third parties, or acts likely to infringe such rights;
  2. Reproducing, without the consent of the relevant copyright holder (3D Model Data Registrant), Registered Work Information uploaded to the Site or associated sites;
  3. Reverse engineering or other acts of disassembly and analysis, downloading Registered Works using methods other than those provided in the Services, and the like;
  4. Acts that infringe the property, privacy or image rights of the Company or third parties, or acts likely to infringe such rights;
  5. Acts that unjustly discriminate against or defame the Company or third parties, foster undue discrimination against third parties, or damage the reputation or credibility of the same;
  6. Impersonating others;
  7. Acts connected or likely to be connected with fraud or other crimes;
  8. Engaging in any of the following acts in regard to Registered Work Information or other data that is tantamount to obscenity, child pornography or child abuse such as will violate laws, ordinances, or other standards set forth by the Company (the “Foregoing Data”):

    • Registering as a Character, or displaying, the Foregoing Data;
    • Selling media on which the Foregoing Data is recorded; and
    • Registering or displaying advertisements to encourage the transmission, display or sale of media on which the Foregoing Data is recorded;
  9. Acts likely to glorify, encourage or foster suicide, self-harm, drug abuse or other similar acts;
  10. Registering Registered Work Information or other data having any of the content indicated below:

    • Content defamatory of any uploaded Registered Work;
    • Content that can identify an individual, such as a registrant’s name, address, employer or telephone number (including cases in which an individual can be identified by cross-referencing information associated with uploaded Registered Works);
    • Fraudulent content or content of which the veracity is difficult to confirm; and
    • Any other content that the Company deems unsuitable;
  11. Passing oneself off as an administrator;
  12. Acquiring multiple IDs (provided, however, that this excludes the cases specifically granted under Article 11);
  13. Carrying out Character Registration for: Registered Work Information having the purposes of commercial advertisement, promotion or inducement (excluding items that the Company has specifically permitted); Registered Work Information containing affiliates’ links; Registered Work Information constituting MLM, pay-to-read email, or other content for the inducement of others; Registered Work Information that guides viewers to adult sites, one-click fraud sites, sites whose purpose is to disseminate viruses or other harmful computer programs, and other sites that the Company deems inappropriate (including the act of simply spreading links); or other Registered Work Information that the Company deems inappropriate;
  14. Using expressions associated with discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, sex, age, belief or the like;
  15. Acts that impose burdens on the servers of the Services and Associated Services in excess of the normal extent, acts that impede the operation of the Services and Associated Services or network systems, or other acts that are likely to cause the foregoing acts;
  16. Unauthorized overwriting or deletion of information stored on Company equipment;
  17. Transmitting or publicly distributing viruses or other harmful computer programs etc.;
  18. Acts that the Company judges to violate laws/regulations, public order and morality, these Terms or other Conditions of Use etc., or to infringe the rights of others; and
  19. Other acts that the Company deems inappropriate.

Article 15: Modification of Services, etc.

  1. The Company is entitled to add, modify, interrupt or terminate the Services and Associated Services at any time and for any reason without advance notice.
  2. The Company will bear no liability in regard to the addition, modification, interruption or termination of the Services or Associated Services.

Article 16: Use Fees

  1. Member registration, use of the Services, and use of Associated Services shall be free of charge.
  2. The particulars, use fees, payment methods and the like of/for paid services shall be set forth separately in the Terms of Service for Paid Services.

Article 17: Rights Related to Registered Work Information

Members who use the Services and Associated Services to register Registered Work Information shall warrant to the Company that such Registered Work Information does not infringe the rights of any third party. In the event that Registered Work Information or the like that a Member has Registered as a Character infringes the rights of a third party or otherwise gives rise to a dispute of any kind with a third party, the issue shall be resolved under the responsibility and at the expense of such Member, and the Company shall incur no damage whatsoever.

Article 18: Respect for Intellectual Property Rights of Third Parties

  1. Users owe a duty not to infringe the intellectual property rights of other Users etc. or third parties.
  2. If a User is negligent of the duty of the preceding paragraph and this results in a dispute or problem with a third party or person licensed by a third party, the issue shall be resolved under the responsibility and at the expense of such User and the Company shall be held harmless. In the event that the Company suffers damage, the User will be responsible for compensating the Company therefor.

Article 19: Ownership of Intellectual Property Rights, Licensing

  1. Copyrights, other intellectual property rights, and all other rights to Registered Work Information that has been Registered as Characters using the Services and Associated Services will belong to the creator of the relevant Registered Work(s) (including the 3D Model Data Registrant who has Registered the relevant Registered Work(s) as Characters and, if applicable, individual(s) and/or corporation(s) who has licensed the use of the Creations related to the relevant Registered Work(s) to the 3D Model Data Registrant).
  2. The knowhow, copyrights, other intellectual property rights, and all other rights contained in the Services shall belong to the Company or the holders of the relevant rights, and except where Members have obtained the advice written consent of the Company, such Members shall not be entitled to imitate the Services, use the knowhow contained in the Services, to duplicate, adapt, publicly disseminate or otherwise infringe rights in regard to copyrighted materials such as images, logos, or copyrighted materials such as text, or to engage in any other conduct that will infringe any of the abovementioned rights.
  3. The Company shall be entitled to use and/or modify Registered Work Information, non-exclusively and at no cost, within the extent necessary for the smooth provision, encouragement of use and/or advertisement/promotion of the Services and Associated Services or for the construction, improvement and/or maintenance of Company systems, and Members shall consent to the foregoing. (E.g., cases where 3D models Registered as Characters are displayed in the Services; cases where, when a 3D Model Data Registrant has modified Registered Work Information, such changes are reflected in the Registered Work; cases where thumbnails of Registered Work Information etc. are generated; cases where generated thumbnails are trimmed; etc.)
  4. When the Company uses Registered Work Information in any of the forms set forth in the preceding paragraph, the Company shall be entitled to omit some of the information or the name indication.
  5. There may be cases where Registered Work Information etc. that has been Registered as Characters on the Services will be downloaded or used in VR/AR platforms, 3D content or the like via a VRoid Hub SDK, within the parameters of the Conditions of Use stipulated by the relevant 3D Model Data Registrant.

    Such use in VR/AR platforms, 3D content or the like shall be in accordance with the parameters of the Conditions of Use stipulated by the 3D Model Data Registrant. The parameters or such Conditions of Use shall be as set forth in the provisions of Article 3, Paragraph 1(1).

    1. Restrictions of Use of Registered Works, Example 1:

      • 3D Model Creator: “I want the 3D models I have created to be seen and used freely by many people. Redistribution, adjustments, modifications, design changes and the like, and commercial use by individuals or corporations, can also be carried out freely. However, please display my name as creator on the relevant page.”
      • VRoid Hub: Conditions of Use can be set in regard to whether to allow downloading of Registered Works or use of the same in VR/AR platforms, 3D content or the like via SDK, whether to allow modifications, whether to allow redistribution, and whether to require attribution.
      • Providers of VR/AR Platforms, 3D Content, etc.: Use is allowed only within the scope of the Conditions of Use stipulated by the 3D Model Data Registrant on VRoid Hub. Please confirm with the 3D Model Creator about the specific credit attribution method or in cases where it is difficult to determine the credit attribution method appropriate for use in videogames or the like.
    2. Restriction of Use of Registered Works, Example 2:

      • 3D Model Creator: “I want to distribute videos myself on multiple platforms and reduce the burden of managing 3D models on each such platform. I do not want to allow use by other people.”
      • VRoid Hub: The use of Registered Works that have been Registered as Characters can be restricted to only by the 3D Model Registrant him/her/itself.
      • Providers of VR/AR Platforms, 3D Content, etc.: If a video distribution platform has introduced a VRoid Hub SDK, the Registered Works of which VRoid Hub allows use only by the 3D Model Data Registrant will be consulted, and only the relevant 3D Model Data Registrants will be entitled to use such Registered Works in video distribution etc.
    3. Restriction of Use of Registered Works, Example 3:

      • 3D Model Creator: “I want the 3D models I have created to be seen and used freely by many people. Redistribution, adjustments, modifications, design changes and the like can also be carried out freely. However, commercial use by corporations is prohibited.”
      • VRoid Hub: Please allow downloading of Registered Works or use of same in VR/AR platforms, 3D content or the like via SDK, and disallow commercial use by corporations.
      • Providers of VR/AR Platforms, 3D Content, etc.: Only use by individuals within the Scope of License stipulated by the 3D Model Creator is allowed. Commercial use by corporations is not possible.
    4. Restriction of Use of Registered Works, Example 4:

      • 3D Model Creator A (Licensor) : “I want the 3D models I have created to be seen and used freely by many people. Modifications are possible, and redistribution is acceptable.”
      • VRoid Hub Member (Licensee) : “I want the 3D models I have created based on the 3D models created by 3D Model Creator A to be publicly accessible on VRoid Hub.”
      • VRoid Hub: Character Registration must be carried out in accordance with the Licensor’s Scope of License. VRoid Hub Members must consent to these Terms before use. In cases where use in excess of the Scope of License of a Registered Work has been found, deletion, removal from public accessibility, or other similar measures may be carried out in respect of such Registered Work.
      • Providers of VR/AR Platforms, 3D Content, etc.: Use is allowed only within the scope of the Conditions of Use stipulated by the Licensee.
    5. Restriction of Use of Registered Works, Example 5:

      • Providers of VR/AR Platforms, 3D Content, etc. : We want to use a 3D model registered at VRoid Hub in our media content for commercial purposes.
      • VRoid Hub: Only Registered Works for which commercial use by corporations is permitted can be used, subject to the Conditions of Use set forth for such Registered Works. Copyrights, other intellectual property rights, and all other rights to Registered Work Information will belong to the 3D Model Creator who created the relevant Registered Work(s). Please note that when Registered Work Information is used, the foregoing rights will not be assigned or otherwise transferred, regardless of whether the User is an individual or corporation.
        Further, with respect to simultaneous use by multiple individuals or corporations as set forth in Article 3, Paragraph 1(1), the personality and individuality of the relevant character must be respected, the quality thereof must be maintained, and the image thereof must be maintained and enhanced.

      • VRoid Hub Member (Licensee): The personality and individuality of the character must be indicated in the description at the time of Character Registration. Moreover, in cases where a 3D Model Data Registrant allows use in VR/AR platforms, 3D content or the like, such registrant shall stipulate Conditions of Use as appropriate, with the understanding that said registrant shall not assert that a given use is “not to my liking” and that all information will be equally public in accordance with the scope of Conditions of Use personally set forth by said registrant.

Article 20: Monitoring Services

The Company shall have the right to carry out, at its independent discretion, services to monitor whether Users are using the Services in accordance with these Terms or whether there has been any conduct or impropriety in breach hereof.

Article 21: Disclaimer

  1. The Company will not involve itself in communication etc. between Users. Even in the event of a dispute between Users, the matter shall be resolved between the relevant Users and the Company shall bear no liability.
  2. The Company is entitled to alter, temporarily suspend, or discontinue the Services and Associated Services at any time without notice to Users if it determines such action necessary. In such a case, the Company will bear no liability for any damage suffered as a result of the alteration etc. of the Services and Associated Services. The same will apply in cases of excessive server access or other cases where display speed declines, degrades or is otherwise compromised because of unforeseen factors.
  3. The Company is not obligated to manage or preserve the Registered Work Information that Members Register as Characters.
  4. The Company will bear no liability in regard to the legality, accuracy or the like of the Registered Work Information that Members Register as Characters. Further, the Company will bear no liability in regard to the suitability of the Registered Work Information that Members Register as Characters in relation to the internal rules etc. of the corporations, groups or the like to which such Members belong.
  5. In any of the cases enumerated below, the Company shall be entitled to access, preserve, and/or disclose to third parties the particulars of the relevant Registered Work Information (such actions hereinafter “Access etc.” in this paragraph). The Company will bear no liability in regard to any damage suffered by Members as a result.

    1. In cases where an email requesting consent to Access etc. has been sent to the Registered Email Address of a Member who has registered Registered Work Information, if any of the following items is applicable;
    2. If the User has consented to Access etc.;
    3. If the relevant User’s email reply has not reached the Company’s email server within seven days of when the Company sent the email requesting consent to Access etc. (provided, however, that the foregoing will not apply in the event of an emergency or unavoidable circumstance);
    4. If the cause of a technical failure in the Services or Associated Services has been discovered and Access etc. is necessary to resolve the issue;
    5. If there has been an official inquiry pursuant to laws or regulations from a court, the police or any other official body;
    6. If an act in breach of or likely to breach these Terms or other Conditions of Use etc. has been committed and the Company determines that it is necessary to verify the particulars of Registered Work Information;
    7. If there is an imminent danger to the life, body or property of any person and the Company determines that there is an urgent need for Access etc.;
    8. If Access etc. has otherwise become necessary in order to operate the Site and associated sites properly.
  6. If the Company determines that there is considerable reason to believe that an act in breach of or likely to breach these Terms or other Conditions of Use etc. has been committed, the Company may impose a compulsory disposition for revocation of membership, delete all or some Registered Work Information, alter the scope of public accessibility of Registered Work Information, or take other similar action in respect of the User that committed such act, and will not be held liable for any damage arising therefrom.

Article 22: Right of Deletion

In any of the cases indicated below, the Company shall be entitled to delete all or some of, alter the scope of public accessibility of, or take other similar measures in respect of, Registered Work Information, regardless of whether the relevant Registered Work information is illegal or in breach of these Terms (provided, however, that the Company is not obligated to take these measures or to disclose the reason any of these measures was taken).

  1. In cases where Registered Work Information which the Company determines to be obscene has been Registered as a Character;
  2. In cases where an official body or expert (this means the national government, a local government, or a reliability verification organization, internet hotline, or attorney etc. as set forth in the Guideline on the Act on the Limitation of Liability for Damages of Specified Telecommunications Service Providers and the Right to Demand Disclosure of the Identification Information of the Senders) has indicated that or has manifested an opinion to the effect that an item of Registered Work Information is illegal, violates public order and morality, or infringes another person’s rights;
  3. In cases where a third party has asserted rights in regard to Registered Work Information; or
  4. In cases where the Company determines that Registered Work Information that has been Registered as a Character infringes a third party’s copyright.

Article 23: Validity of These Terms and Other Terms of Service etc.

  1. Even if some of the provisions of these Terms or other Conditions of Use etc. are determined to be invalid under laws and/or regulations, the other provisions of these Terms or such other Conditions of Use etc. shall remain in effect.
  2. Even in cases where some of the provisions of terms of service etc. are invalidated or rescinded in relation to a certain User, the terms of service etc. shall remain in effect in relation to other Users.

Article 24: Responses to Illegal Conduct etc.

  1. If a User is found to have breached these Terms or other Conditions of Use etc., or if the Company otherwise deems it necessary, the Company may take the actions indicated below against such User (provided, however, that the Company is not obligated to take these measures or to disclose the reason any of these measures was taken).

    1. Demanding the deletion or revision of Registered Work Information;
    2. Deleting, altering the scope of public availability of, or making it impossible to access, all or some Registered Work Information;
    3. Imposing a compulsory disposition for revocation of membership; or
    4. Not approving a membership application.
  2. Users shall not raise objections to any Company action as in the preceding paragraph.

Article 25: Governing Law and Jurisdiction

  1. These Terms shall be governed by the laws of Japan.
  2. If litigation between Users and the Company becomes necessary, the Tokyo District Court shall be the exclusive court of first instance.

Supplementary Provisions

  • These Terms will come into effect on **, 2018.
  • These Terms will also apply to any acts committed by Users before said Terms come into effect.