The following describes the terms of which Japan Civilization Institute offers you access to our services.


By using Japanese Civilization Institute (including and its related sites, services and tools), you agree to the following terms with JAPANESE CIVILIZATION INSTITUTE and the general principles for the websites of our subsidiaries and international affiliates.


Before you may become a member of Japanese Civilization Institute, you must read and accept all of the terms in, and linked to, this User Agreement and the Japanese Civilization Institute Privacy Policy. We strongly recommend as you read this User Agreement, you also access and read the linked information. By accepting this User Agreement, you agree that this User Agreement and Privacy Policy will apply whenever you use Japanese Civilization Institute sites or services, or when you use the tools we make available to interact with Japanese Civilization Institute sites and services.

Using Japanese Civilization sites

While using Japanese Civilization Institute sites, services and tools, you will not:

[1] provide any false personal information on Japanese Civilization Institute, or create an account for anyone other than yourself without permission.

[2] post content or take any action on Japanese Civilization Institute, that infringes or violates someone else's rights or otherwise violates the law.

[3] use our sites, services, or tools if you are not able to form legally binding contracts, are under the age of 20, or are temporarily or indefinitely suspended from using our sites, services, or tools. If you are under 20, you may use only with involvement of a parent or guardian.

[4] share your password, let anyone else access your account, or do anything else that might jeopardize the security of your account.

[5] transfer your Japanese Civilization Institute account and user ID to another party without our consent;

[6] distribute or post spam, unsolicited, or bulk electronic communications, chain letters, or pyramid schemes;

[7] distribute viruses or any other technologies that may harm Japanese Civilization Institute, or the interests or property of Japanese Civilization Institute users;

[8] copy, modify, or distribute rights or content from the Japanese Civilization Institute sites, service, or tools or Japanese Civilization Institute copyrights and trademarks; or

[9] harvest or otherwise collect information about users, including email addresses, without their consent.

[10] use our copyrights or trademarks including the Japanese Civilization Institute Logos, or any confusingly similar marks, without our written permission.

[11] post anyone's identification documents or sensitive financial information on Japanese Civilization Institute.


If you plan to do international transactions such as shopping on Japanese Civilization Institute website and get paid online from overseas, you (buyers) have to register PayPal. If you use PayPal services, you will comply with all rules and regulations of PayPal. If you haven't already done PayPal account, please go to PayPal site.


Before you create PayPal account, read

"PayPal Acceptable Use Policy"

Abusing Japanese Civilization

Japanese Civilization Institute and the Community work together to keep our sites and services working properly and the Community safe. Please report problems, offensive content, and policy violations to us. Without limiting other remedies, we may limit, suspend, or terminate our service and user accounts, prohibit access to our sites and their content, services, and tools, delay or remove hosted content, and take technical and legal steps to keep users off the sites if we think that they are creating problems or possible legal liabilities, infringing the intellectual property rights of third parties, or acting inconsistently with the letter or spirit of our policies. We also reserve the right to cancel unconfirmed accounts or accounts that have been inactive for a long time, or to modify or discontinue Japanese Civilization Institute sites, services, or tools.

Buyer Protection

We strongly encourage buyers to work with us if anything purchase problems occur. Buyers agree to follow the requirements of the PayPal Buyer Protection Policy with respect to claims and refunds. (See the below URL)

"PayPal Buyer Protection site URL"

Fees and Services

Joining Japanese Civilization Institute and searching on listed items is free. We may provide other services for a charged. Charged services are effective after we provide you with at least 14 days' notice by posting the changes on the Japanese Civilization Institute site.


When you give us content, you grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, right to exercise any and all copyright, trademark, publicity, and database rights (but no other rights) you have in the content, in any media known now or in the future. While we try to show reliable data, we cannot promise that the data will always be accurate and up-to-date. The data may include copyrighted, trademarked, or other proprietary materials. You agree not to remove any copyright, proprietary, or identification markings included with the data.

Limitation of Liability

Japanese Civilization Institute does not take responsible for other users' content, actions, or inactions, listing items that are provided by third parties. Our sites are place to support global e-commerce to allow anyone to buy just about anything, at anytime, from anywhere, in a variety of pricing formats and locations, such as Stores, fixed price formats. We are not for charge backs, returns or refunds if our items or the descriptions are not anything wrong. Further, we cannot guarantee continuous or secure access to our sites, services, or tools, and operation of our sites, services, or tools may be interfered with by numerous factors outside of our control. Accordingly, to the extent legally permitted, we exclude all implied warranties, terms and conditions. We are not liable for any loss of money, goodwill or reputation, or any special, indirect or consequential damages arising, directly or indirectly, out of your use of or your inability to use our sites, services, and tools.