Social Media Policy

J-TEC's Social Media Policy

The following is the Social Media Terms of Use, which are terms of use for the official accounts of Japan Tissue Engineering Co., Ltd. ("J-TEC") in social media. Please refer to the terms, and use our official accounts, accordingly.

Purposes of Participation in Social Media

J-TEC sends out the latest information and communicates using social media (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, etc.) with the aim of raising awareness of regenerative medicine.

Social Media Terms of Use

1. Definitions

The definitions of the following terms as used in these Terms of Use are as follows:
"J-TEC's Official Social Media" means each of the social media accounts operated by J-TEC;
"User" means any person who views or uses any of J-TEC's Official Social Media.

2. Replying, etc. to posts from Users

If a User posts on or sends a direct message to any of J-TEC's Official Social Media, J-TEC may reply to that User. However, J-TEC does not bear any obligation to reply to such posts or direct messages.

3. Removing Users' posts and blocking User, etc.

If a User makes a post on any of J-TEC's Official Social Media that falls under (or is likely to fall under) any of the following, J-TEC may carry out appropriate measures, including removing the User's post or temporarily or permanently blocking the User's account, without giving the User prior notice or notice after the fact:

  • a post that violates laws or regulations or that contradicts public order and morals;
  • a post that is linked to criminal activity;
  • a post that contains personal information (including a photo of the subject's face) and for which permission to post has not been obtained from the subject;
  • a post that attacks or criticizes, or damages the reputation or credibility of a particular individual or association, or slanders that individual or association;
  • a post that contains obscene expressions;
  • a post about racial, ethnic, sexual, religious, or political topics;
  • a post that includes malicious contents, including harmful computer programs;
  • a post that infringes on the trademarks, copyrights or other intellectual property rights, portrait rights, privacy, or other rights of another User, a third party, or J-TEC;
  • a post that is prohibited by the relevant company operating the social media platform in question;
  • a post that hinders the operation of J-TEC's Official Social Media or a post that otherwise interferes with J-TEC's Official Social Media;
  • a post made for the purpose of for-profit activities;
  • a post that changes part or all of the contents that J-TEC's Official Social Media distributes; or
  • any other post considered to be socially inappropriate by J-TEC.

4. Damages

  1. If J-TEC incurs damage due to a User's action, J-TEC may claim against the User for compensation for the damage.
  2. If a User causes any damage to a third party in connection with the use of any of J-TEC's Official Social Media, the User shall, at its own responsibility and expense, settle the damage.

5. Intellectual property rights, etc.

  1. Copyrights and any other intellectual property rights (including, but not limited to, copyrights, design rights, patent rights, utility model rights, trademark rights, and know-how) on the information displayed on J-TEC's Official Social Media belong to J-TEC or duly authorized parties.
  2. A User shall grant to J-TEC a right to use posts made by that User on any of J-TEC's Official Social Media throughout the world, without compensation, and non-exclusively (including processing, making extracts of, reproducing, publishing, translating, etc. such posts), and shall not exercise against J-TEC any intellectual property rights such as copyrights and moral rights of author pertaining to such posts.

6. Personal informmation

J-TEC shall appropriately manage personal information in accordance with "Privacy Policy" prescribed by J-TEC.

7. Disclaimer

  1. J-TEC cannot always guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the information distributed on J-TEC's Official Social Media. The User acknowledges this when viewing or using the information.
  2. J-TEC shall not be liable for any damage, disadvantage, or trouble incurred by a User in connection with the information distributed on J-TEC's Official Social Media, modification or update of the display or the like of the information, or other use of J-TEC's Official Social Media.
  3. J-TEC shall not be liable for any trouble or dispute between Users or between a User and a third party that arises in connection with J-TEC's Official Social Media.
  4. J-TEC shall not be liable for any damage, loss, expense, encumbrances, or the like incurred by a User due to the suspension, abolition, or the like of any of J-TEC's Official Social Media.

8. Amending Terms of Use

J-TEC may amend these Terms of Use without obtaining the consent of Users. In this case, these amended Terms of Use shall be effective upon their publication by an appropriate method such as being posted on J-TEC's website.

9. Governing law; jurisdiction

These Terms of Use shall be governed by, and construed and applied in accordance with, the laws of Japan. J-TEC and Users shall consult with each other in good faith to resolve any problem with respect to use of J-TEC's Official Social Media that are unable to be resolved under these Terms of Use.
If the need for a lawsuit arises with respect to use of J-TEC's Official Social Media, the Nagoya District Court has exclusive jurisdiction as the court of first instance.

November 12, 2021

Japan Tissue Engineering Co., Ltd.