Website Terms

Kogei Art Kyoto Terms of Website Use

These terms of use are set forth for the use of Kogei Art KYOTO (hereinafter referred to as the “Site”), which is planned and operated by KARAFUNEYA Co. Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as the “the Company”) for the use of Kogei Art KYOTO, which is planned and operated by KARAFUNEYA Co. Ltd.

Article 1 Scope and Modification of Terms of Use

These Terms of Use shall apply to the provision and use of the Site by the Company and the users of the Site (hereinafter referred to as “Users”, as defined in Article 3). with respect to the provision and use of the Site. We reserve the right to change or modify the Terms of Use at any time without the prior consent of the user.

Article 2 Use of Services

You shall use the Site in accordance with these Terms and Conditions, the Online Sales Terms and Conditions, and other rules separately established by the Company. We reserve the right to change the content of this site without prior notice to the user.

Article 3 Users

In these Terms of Use, the term “User” refers to any individual who uses the Website, including accessing the Website and purchasing works through the Website. The term “User” consists of “Registered Users” who have registered in accordance with Article 4 and “General Users” who access the Website without registration, and both are collectively referred to as “Users. Users who use the Website are deemed to have agreed to the Terms of Use.

Article 4 User Registration

If you wish to purchase artwork through the Site, you must register as a member of and become a registered user of the Site. The user shall access the registration page and apply for membership in accordance with the procedures prescribed by the Company. When a Registered User purchases a work by credit card, the Registered User shall use a credit card in the User‘s name. When accepting a User’s application for membership, the Company shall notify the User of such acceptance by sending an e-mail to the User confirming the registration. The Company reserves the right to refuse an application for membership in the following cases.

  • When it is known that the applicant has previously withdrawn from the membership due to a violation of these Terms and Conditions or other reasons.
  • If the membership application form contains false information
  • In any other case in which the Company deems it inappropriate to accept the application.

Article 5 Notification of Change of User Information

Registered Users shall be sure to notify the Company of any changes in member information, such as an address, name, telephone number, etc., registered with the Company. For specific notification methods, please inquire, as we will provide guidance individually.

Article 6 Suspension of Service Provision Withdrawal of Registered User Membership

In the following cases, the Company may, without prior notice, suspend the provision of services to a User or cancel the User’s membership.

  • If it is known that you have previously withdrawn from the membership due to a violation of these Terms of Use or for any other reason.
  • the User’s failure to fulfill any of its obligations, including any delay in fulfilling its obligation to pay fees related to the Site; or
  • In the event of any of the prohibited acts set forth in Article 7.
  • The User violates any other provision of the Terms of Use.

Article 7 Prohibited Acts

Users shall not engage in any of the following activities.

  • Submit a membership application containing false information.
  • Unauthorized use of credit cards when using the Site
  • Engaging in unauthorized use of email addresses or passwords
  • Actions that cause or may cause annoyance, disadvantage, or damage to other users, third parties, or the Company.
  • Acts that infringe or may infringe the trademark rights, copyrights, privacy rights, or other rights of other users, third parties, or the Company.
  • Engage in conduct that is or may be morally offensive or that violates or may violate any law or regulation.
  • Other activities that the Company deems inappropriate.

Engaging in such prohibited conduct is not only a violation of good manners, but may also be a violation of criminal law, the Unauthorized Computer Access Prevention Law, trademark law, copyright law, civil law, and commercial law. You may be subject to criminal penalties or civil damages.

Article 8 Copyright

The copyright, design rights, trademark rights, and all other intellectual property rights (hereinafter referred to as “Intellectual Property Rights”) relating to the Site and the information constituting the Site (including, but not limited to, information in the form of text, photos, and images; the same applies hereinafter), ownership rights, publicity rights, and all other rights shall belong to the Company or a third party who owns such rights. Therefore, users of the Site must not engage in any acts that infringe upon the rights related to the Site and the information constituting the Site. All copyrights and reproduction rights for the works sold on this site belong to the creator of the work (hereinafter referred to as “the artist”). The copyrights and reproduction rights to the works sold on this site belong to the creator of the works (hereinafter referred to as “the artist”). Except with the consent of the copyright holder, the user may not use the information provided through this site beyond the scope of use permitted by copyright law, including private reproduction. No business, whether for-profit or not-for-profit, paid or unpaid, may use a work and its accompanying copyright without the artist’s approval. Only one piece of artwork purchased will exist in the world. Ownership of the artwork is transferred to the customer upon purchase. However, if image data of the artwork exists, the artist may sell the image data and copyright of the artwork separately. Please be aware of this. If any problem arises between the User and any third party as a result of a violation of any provision of these Terms of Use, the User shall be responsible for resolving such problem at its own expense. User shall do so at User’s and its own expense, and User shall not cause any inconvenience to the Company or the Author and shall indemnify the Company for any damages whatsoever.

Article 9 Management of Member ID and Password

The Registered User shall be responsible for managing the member ID and password allocated to the Registered User. Registered users may not transfer, lend, or disclose their member ID or password to any third party. Registered users shall be responsible for any damages caused by inadequate management of their member ID or password, errors in use, or use by a third party. Registered users shall promptly notify the Company if they become aware that their member ID or password has been used illegally by a third party.

Article 10 Use of User Information

The Company shall not disclose or provide to any third party any information about you that we obtain in connection with your use of this Site, except in the following cases

  • The user consents to the disclosure of name, gender, date of birth, e-mail address, shipping address, telephone number, etc.
  • When statistical data concerning users’ personal information collected for the purpose of researching trends in the use of this website is provided to the relevant third party in a form that does not allow the identification of specific users.
  • Where necessary in connection with the provision of the Site (e.g., disclosing the user’s name and address to a shipping company when delivering the artwork to the user).
  • In other cases where use and provision to a third party is permitted under the Company’s guidelines, or other terms and conditions prepared by the Company.

Personal information of users obtained through the Site will be used to provide various services to Users and to improve works and services, including account settlement, provision of information to users, sales management, development of works, and trend analysis.

Article 11 Suspension of service

In order to keep the Site in good working condition, we may stop providing all or part of the Site without prior notice to users in the following cases.

  • When it is necessary to perform periodic or urgent maintenance of the Site.
  • In the event that the operation of this site becomes difficult due to fire, power outage, sabotage by third parties, etc.
  • In any other case in which the Company deems it necessary to suspend the operation of the Site.

Article 12 Disclaimer

The Company shall be deemed to have fulfilled its notification obligations when it completes sending notifications to the e-mail address the user has registered with us. Under no circumstances shall the Company be liable for any damages incurred by the User as a result of the User’s inability to use the Site. We shall be fully and legally indemnified by performing the necessary procedures prescribed by us based on the User’s registration information. If a User causes damage to another User or a third party through the use of the Site, said User shall settle the matter at his/her own responsibility and expense, and shall not cause any inconvenience to the Company. The Company shall be exempted from liability for changing a user’s password by verifying the identity of the user through our prescribed procedure.

Article 13 Miscellaneous

As a rule, we shall communicate with users by e-mail and telephone. If any problem arises in connection with the use of the Site that cannot be resolved in accordance with these Terms of Use, the Company and the User shall consult with each other in good faith to resolve the problem. These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of Japan, and the Kyoto District Court in Japan shall have exclusive jurisdiction in the first instance over any dispute or claim arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions, artworks, and any order or contract between you and the Company.

The official text of these Terms and Conditions shall be in Japanese. Even though translations may be made for convenience, the Japanese language shall prevail, and the content and wording of any translations made, provided, or published in the future shall not affect the interpretation of the original Japanese text. The same shall apply to all communications from the Company to you.

Last Revised on May 1st, 2023
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Kogei Art KYOTOサイト利用規約

この利用規約は、株式会社からふね屋(以下「当社」という。)が企画・運営するKogei Art KYOTO(以下「本サイト」という)を利用するために当社が定めるものです。

第1条 利用規約の範囲と変更



第2条 サービスの利用



第3条 ユーザー


第4条 ユーザー登録

ユーザーが本サイトを利用し作品を購入する場合、本サイトに会員登録を済ませて登録ユーザーとなっていただく必要があります。 ユーザーは、会員登録ページにアクセスし、当社所定の手続きに従って入会を申し込むものとします。




  • 申込者が過去に本規約違反その他の理由により退会したことが判明した場合
  • 入会申込書の内容に虚偽の内容が含まれている場合
  • その他、当社が応募の受理を不適当と判断した場合。

第5条 ユーザー情報の変更の通知



第6条 サービス提供の停止 登録ユーザー会員の退会


  • 過去に本規約違反その他の理由により退会したことが判明した場合
  • ユーザーが、本サイトに関連する料金の支払い義務の履行の遅延を含む、義務のいずれかを履行しなかった場合;
  • 第7条に定める禁止行為を行った場合
  • ユーザーが利用規約のその他の条項に違反した場合。

第7条 禁止行為


  • 虚偽の情報を含む入会申込書を提出する
  • 本サイトの運営を妨害し、その他本サイトの提供を妨げるおそれのある行為
  • 本サイト利用時にクレジットカードを不正利用する行為
  • メールアドレスまたはパスワードの不正使用に関与する行為
  • 他のユーザー、第三者もしくは当社に迷惑、不利益もしくは損害を与える行為、またはそのおそれのある行為
  • 他のユーザー、第三者もしくは当社の商標権、著作権、プライバシー権その他の権利を侵害する行為、または侵害する恐れのある行為
  • 道徳的に攻撃的である、またはその可能性のある行為、または法律または規制に違反する、または違反する可能性がある行為を行う
  • その他、当社が不適切と判断する行為

このような禁止行為を行うことは、マナー違反のみならず、刑法、不正アクセス防止法、商標法、著作権法、民法、商法の違反となる可能性があります。 刑事罰または民事上の損害賠償の対象となります。

第8条 著作権






本利用規約の規定に違反した結果、ユーザーと第三者との間で問題が生じた場合、ユーザーはその責任において当該問題を解決する責任を負います。 ユーザーは、自己および自己の費用負担でこれを行うものとし、ユーザーは当社と作家に迷惑をかけず、いかなる損害に対しても当社を免責するものとします。

第9条 会員ID及びパスワードの管理





第10条 ユーザー情報の利用


氏名、性別、生年月日、電子メールアドレス、配送先住所、電話番号等の開示にユーザーが同意している場合。 本サイトの利用動向を調査するために収集したユーザーの個人情報に関する統計データを、特定のユーザーを識別できない状態で当該第三者に提供する場合。 本サイトの提供に関連して必要な場合(例えば、ユーザーへの作品配送時に配送業者にユーザーの名前と住所を開示する場合)。 その他、当社のガイドラインその他の利用規約等により利用及び第三者提供が認められている場合。 当社が本サイトを通じて取得したユーザーの個人情報は、アカウント決済、ユーザーへの情報提供、販売管理、作品開発、トレンド分析など、ユーザーへの各種サービス提供および作品・サービスの改善のために利用されます。

第11条 サービスの停止


本サイトの保守を定期的にまたは緊急に行う必要がある場合。 火災、停電、第三者による妨害行為などにより、本サイトの運営が困難となった場合。 その他、当社が本サイトの運用を停止せざるを得ないと判断した場合。

第12条 免責事項






第13条 その他





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