Last revised: SEPTEMBER , 2020
Notice: PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING OUR SERVICE.
We are Soca in Japan (“Soca in Japan”, “SIJ”). We provide the website at (the “Site”) and underlying services (collectively, the “Service”). Each person who uses the Service is referred to as “you” or “your” or “patron”.
NOTHING IN THESE TERMS IS INTENDED TO AFFECT YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE LAW IN YOUR PLACE OF RESIDENCE. IF THERE IS A CONFLICT BETWEEN THOSE RIGHTS AND THESE TERMS, YOUR RIGHTS UNDER APPLICABLE LOCAL LAW WILL PREVAIL.
SOCA IN JAPAN’S AGREEMENT (TERMS & CONDITIONS)
The payment of your deposit or any other payment or by attending Soca in Japan events confirms that you accept and agree to Soca in Japan’s Agreement (Terms & Conditions) (the “Agreement”). If you utilize our services on behalf of another person, company or organization (“Organization”), then you promise and warrant that you are authorized by the Organization and that you have the right to bind the Organization to these Terms. This Agreement is subject to change by SIJ at any time after written notice of the change.
ALL DEPOSITS AND PAYMENTS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE
Due to the nature of our events all payments or deposits are non-refundable.
CANCELLATION OF ADVERTISED EVENTS BY SIJ
In the event of civil unrest, war, acts of god, international disputes, sightseeing vendors nonoperational or bankruptcies, or for any other reason whatsoever beyond the control of SIJ, SIJ in its sole discretion may cancel, advance, or postpone, substitute any scheduled event and SIJ shall not be liable for any loss whatsoever to patrons by reason of such cancellation, advancement, postponement, or substitution. Thereupon, SIJ shall return to you, if the advertised event is completely canceled, your payments, or, if the advertised event is partially canceled, a proportion of your payment. Under such circumstances, SIJ shall have no further liability for damages or compensation of any kind. Please note that the availability of any refund additional fees such as, but not limited to, third party credit card company processing fees will be determined in accordance with the applicable cancellation policies for such other products or services. Also note patrons on installment plans with payments in arrears of 30 days or more may not be eligible for refunds due to our many contracT obligations with our suppliers.
CANCELLATION BY SIJ ARTIST
SIJ has entered into an agreement with each performing artist to perform in accordance with terms specified therein. However, SIJ shall not be held liable or responsible for the failure of any artist or musician to perform beyond SIJ’s control. This includes but not limited to civil unrest, war, international disputes, acts of god, illness, death and government restraints. In the event of any failure of contracted artists to perform during advertised events, SIJ, in its sole discretion, may engage a replacement artist or artists or may change, postpone or terminate all or any part of the Event or the entertainment program or change the program or itinerary. In such case, SIJ shall have no liability to any patron for any loss, damage, cost or expense whatsoever by reason of such change.
SAFETY DURING SIJ EVENTS
You assume sole responsibility for your own safety during SIJ events. SIJ makes it a priority to keep our patrons safe, however final responsibility is solely on the patron. Please follow all safety instructions by SIJ team.
Video or audio recording, filming, or photographs may occur during SIJ events, which may be owned, licensed, assigned or distributed nationwide and worldwide by SIJ, their affiliates and assignees. You hereby allow, waive and authorize SIJ, its affiliates, and assignees the right to use your likeness in any manner whatsoever. You will not receive any compensation for such use and waive any right to bring any action in law or equity against SIJ, their affiliates and assignees for such use.
ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY
SIJ have a zero-tolerance policy regarding threats, violence, discrimination, sexual harassment, property or venue destruction while enjoying SIJ events. Violations of this policy will lead to cancellation of your registration or immediate removal from event, arrest and/or criminal prosecution as appropriate. In such cases, SIJ shall not be liable for any refund or other compensation or damages.
VENDING OR ADVERTISING
Unless you are an approved SIJ sponsor, NO VENDING OR ADVERTISING OF ANY KIND IS ALLOWED during SIJ events. For information on sponsoring or vending, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. It is strictly forbidden to sell any unauthorized merchandise or advertise any brands or products during SIJ events. Anyone found in violation of this policy will have his or her unauthorized merchandise confiscated, and they will be removed from the event. This policy will be strictly enforced.
All patrons must ensure that they are medically and physically fit for SIJ events. You assume and all risks associated with travel and attending SIJ events. If you are traveling to Japan from overseas medical care may not be available in your native language. In case of allergies, we recommend consulting with a healthcare provider in your country before visiting Japan. We highly recommend the purchase of Travel Insurance to cover any unforeseen and unexpected medical expenses.
2021 MONTHLY PAYMENT PLANS TO SIJ
For patrons of our sightseeing tour package who are unable to pay in full at the time of purchase, we offer, as a courtesy, a payment plan that will divide your payment into monthly installments based on the date of which you registered. You will receive a payment schedule which details the monthly payment plan. A $330 non-refundable deposit is required to register. Your remaining balance will be split into equal monthly payments, and each payment will be due on the 1st of the month, with your final payment due no later than July 31st, 2021.
Monthly payments in arrears of 30 days or more, unless otherwise arranged with Soca in Japan, will result in forfeiture of deposits. All payments are nonrefundable. If your reservation remains unpaid anytime 30 days past its due date, SIJ reserves the right to cancel your reservation without refund.
PAYMENT TO HOTEL AND ACCOMODATION
Patrons will be responsible to directly pay the hotel or accommodation when reserving. Accommodation rates increase based on supply and demand, thus SIJ strongly encourages early reservation.
HOTEL AND ACCOMODATION CANCELATION
In case of cancelation, patrons are solely responsible to communicate directly with the hotel or place of accommodation to make their cancelation request. SIJ will not be held liable for any accommodation cancelation fees.
Your decision to accept a roommate for your accommodation while in Japan is at your own risk. SIJ is not responsible or liable in respect of any and all claims or causes of action arising out of or in connection with a roommate.