Terms of Use

Official legally binding terms

These Terms of Service (the “Terms of Service”) are a contract between you, the user, and The Plant, a Japanese corporation with its principal place of business at Route Kamiyama-cho Bldg. 6F, 5-2 Kamiyama-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0047. The Plant operates qortex.com (the “Qortex Site”) and the Qortex service therein. By using the Qortex Site and any services accessible from the Qortex Site, you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms of Service. If you do not agree to these Terms of Service or any part thereof, your only remedy is to not use the Qortex Site or any services or products offered on the Qortex Site or on any other platform, including mobile applications, offered by The Plant (collectively, the “Service” or “Services”). VIOLATION OF ANY OF THE TERMS OF SERVICE BELOW WILL RESULT IN THE TERMINATION OF YOUR RIGHT TO USE THE SERVICE, AND ANY ACCOUNT THAT YOU MAY HAVE CREATED AS PART OF THE SERVICE. YOU AGREE TO USE THE SERVICE AT YOUR OWN RISK. The Plant reserves the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time.

In Plain English:

By having an account and using Qortex, you agree to everything on this page. We have to do this to protect both you and us in order to be able to run this business. If you break these terms, you will have to stop using Qortex.

Your Account

In order to create an account on the Qortex Site (the “Account”), you must (i) agree to these Terms of Service, and (ii) provide any other information required by Qortex during the registration process. You will update this information to maintain its accuracy during the time you are using the Service. You are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and password. The Plant cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage from your failure to comply with this security obligation. You are also responsible for all content, comments, graphics or text that you may post on the Qortex Site (the “Content”) and activity that occurs under your Account (even when Content is posted by others who have access to your Account). Any information submitted by you shall be subject to The Plant’s Privacy Policy. One person or legal entity may not maintain more than one Account, he or she may however belong to several organizations within Qortex. Accounts registered by “bots” or other automated methods are not permitted.

In Plain English:

Your account is your responsibility. If your account is compromised we will try to help, but we cannot guarantee we can fix any damages.

Our License to You

The Plant hereby grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, worldwide right to access and use the Qortex Site, solely with supported browsers through the Internet for your own internal purposes, subject to these Terms of Service. You may not permit the Qortex Site to be used by or for the benefit of unauthorized third parties. Nothing in the Terms of Service shall be construed to grant you any right to transfer or assign rights to access or use the Qortex Site. All rights not expressly granted to you are reserved by The Plant and its licensors. You shall not (i) modify or make derivative works based upon the Qortex Site; (ii) reverse engineer or access the Qortex Site in order to (a) build a competitive product or service, (b) build a product using similar features, functions or graphics of the Qortex Site, or © copy any features, functions or graphics of the Qortex Site. You further acknowledge and agree that, as between the parties, The Plant owns all right, title, and interest in and to the Qortex Site, including all intellectual property rights therein.

In Plain English:

Do not copy Qortex itself.

Copyright and Content Ownership

All right, title, and interest in and to the Services (excluding Content provided by you), are and will remain the exclusive property of The Plant and its licensors. The Services are protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of both Japan and foreign countries. Nothing in the Terms of Service gives you a right to use the Qortex name or any of the trademarks of The Plant, logos, domain names, and other distinctive brand features. You acknowledge that the ownership in any intellectual property rights (including, for the avoidance of doubt, patents, copyright, rights in databases, trademarks and trade names whether registered or unregistered and subsisting anywhere in the world) in the Services belongs to The Plant or its third party licensors. Accordingly, any part of the Services may not be used, transferred, copied or reproduced in whole or in part in any manner other than for the purposes of utilizing the Services.

In Plain English:

You own whatever you create on Qortex, but “Qortex” itself is ours.

Your License to Us

By submitting, posting or displaying Content on the Qortex Site, you grant other users of the Services within your organization a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, modify, publish, transmit, display and distribute such Content within your organization in Qortex.

In Plain English:

Whatever you post, write or upload to Qortex can be viewed by some or every user within your organization. Some users might also modify that content or delete it. Don’t put anything on Qortex where that would be a problem.

The Plant may modify or adapt your Content in order to transmit, display or distribute it over computer networks and in various media and/or make changes to your Content as are necessary to conform and adapt that Content to any requirements or limitations of any networks, devices, services or media.

In Plain English:

The Plant may alter the formatting or appearance of your work in order to display it within Qortex or to display the content on different devices.

Additionally, by uploading Content to the Qortex Site, you warrant, represent and agree that you have the right to grant The Plant the license described above. You also represent, warrant and agree that you have not and will not contribute any Content that (a) infringes, violates or otherwise interferes with any copyright or trademark of another party, (b) reveals any trade secret, unless the trade secret belongs to you or you have the owner’s permission to disclose it, © infringes any intellectual property right of another or the privacy or publicity rights of another, (d) is libelous, defamatory, abusive, threatening, harassing, hateful, offensive or otherwise violates any law or right of any third party, (e) creates an impression that you know is incorrect, misleading, or deceptive, including by impersonating others or otherwise misrepresenting your affiliation with a person or entity; (f) contains other people’s private or personally identifiable information without their express authorization and permission, and/or (g) contains or links to a virus, trojan horse, worm, time bomb or other computer programming routine or engine that is intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or information. The Plant reserves the right in its discretion to remove any Content from the Qortex Site, suspend or terminate your account at any time, or pursue any other remedy or relief available under equity or law.

In Plain English:

Don’t post any nasty or copyright-infringing content on Qortex.

You are responsible for your use of the Service, for any Content you provide, and for any consequences thereof, including the use of your Content by other users and third party partners. You understand that your Content may be republished and if you do not have the right to submit Content for such use, it may subject you to liability. The Plant will not be responsible or liable for any use of your Content in accordance with these Terms of Service.

In Plain English:

If you use Qortex for bad things, we will delete your account and you will be personally responsible for any trouble you cause.

Your Responsibilities

The Services are available only to individuals who have the capacity to form legally binding contracts under the law applicable to these Terms of Service. Furthermore, our services are not available to minors (minimum age might vary depending on jurisdiction). If you do not qualify as an authorized user, you are not permitted to use the Services and no contract will be formed between you and The Plant.

In Plain English:

You need to be an adult (in Japan: 20 or older, YMMV) to sign up for Qortex. We need these rules to be legally binding and you have to be old enough (depends on which country or state you are in) for that to be possible.

As a condition of your use of the Services, you agree to (a) provide The Plant with true, accurate, current and complete information as prompted by the Qortex registration forms, when registering for or using the Services and (b) update and maintain the truthfulness, accuracy and completeness of such information.

In Plain English:

Do not lie on the sign up form.

You are responsible for all activity occurring under your Accounts and are solely responsible for compliance with all applicable local, state, national and foreign laws, treaties and regulations relating to your use of the Qortex Site, including those related to the protection of intellectual property, data privacy, international communications and the transmission of technical or personal data.

In Plain English:

Follow the laws that apply to you, based on where you live these laws could be different.

You shall: (i) notify The Plant immediately of any unauthorized use of any password or account or any other known or suspected breach of security; and (ii) report to The Plant immediately and use reasonable efforts to stop immediately any copying or distribution of Content that is known or suspected by you.

In Plain English:

If your account is hacked, tell us right away.

You are responsible for obtaining and maintaining any equipment and ancillary services needed to connect to, access or otherwise use the Qortex Site, including, without limitation, modems, hardware, server, software, Internet browsers operating system, networking, web servers, long distance and local telephone service, but excluding the Qortex Site itself (collectively, “Equipment”). You shall be responsible for ensuring that such Equipment is compatible with the Qortex Site. You shall also be responsible for the use, and maintaining the security, of the Equipment.

In Plain English:

Bring your own electricity, internet connection, computer/tablet/smartphone, web browser, etc.

All Content, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, is the sole responsibility of the person who originated such Content. We may not monitor or control the Content posted via the Services. Any use of or reliance on any Content or materials posted via the Services or obtained by you through the Services is at your own risk. We do not endorse, support, represent or guarantee the completeness, truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any Content or communications posted via the Services or endorse any opinions expressed via the Services. You understand that by using the Services, you may be exposed to Content that might be offensive, harmful, inaccurate or otherwise inappropriate. Under no circumstances will The Plant be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content made available via the Services or broadcast elsewhere.

In Plain English:

We don’t monitor everything on Qortex. It’s your responsibility to behave yourself.

Impermissible Acts

As a condition to your use of the Qortex Site, you agree not to:

upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any information, materials or other content that is illegal, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, offensive, invades another’s privacy, or promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any individual or group;
impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;

phish, collect, upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any login data and/or passwords for other web sites, software or services;

phish, collect, upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available credit card information or other forms of financial data used for collecting payments;

forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any content transmitted through the Qortex Site;

upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any information, materials or other content that infringes another’s rights, including any intellectual property rights;

upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation;

upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;

use any manual or automated software, devices, or other processes to “crawl,” “spider” or “screen scrape” any web pages contained in the Qortex Site;

reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any of the software used to provide the Qortex Site;

reproduce, duplicate or copy or exploit any other portion of the Qortex Site, without the express written permission of The Plant;

interfere with or disrupt the Qortex Site, or any servers or networks connected to the Qortex Site, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Qortex Site;

obtain, collect, store or modify the personal information about other users;

modify, adapt or hack the Qortex Site or falsely imply that some other site is associated with the Qortex Site or The Plant; or use the Qortex Site for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. You must not, in the use of the Qortex Site, violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws).

We reserve the right at all times (but will not have an obligation) to remove or refuse to distribute any Content on the Service and to terminate users or reclaim usernames. We also reserve the right to access, read, preserve, and disclose any information as we reasonably believe is necessary to (i) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, (ii) enforce the Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations hereof, (iii) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, (iv) respond to user support requests, or (v) protect the rights, property or safety of The Plant, Qortex users and the public.

In Plain English:

We might look into your account to help with a support request, but otherwise we don’t go snooping around.
If we are legally required to provide information to the government that they request, we will, but not otherwise.

Feedback

In the course of using the Qortex Site, you may provide The Plant with feedback, including but not limited to suggestions, observations, errors, problems, and defects regarding the Qortex Site (collectively “Feedback”). You hereby grant The Plant a worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual, royalty-free, transferable and sub-licensable, non-exclusive right to use, copy, modify, distribute, display, perform, create derivative works from and otherwise exploit all such Feedback.

In Plain English:

If you send us an idea, we might use it, in which case it’s protected by all the same rules on this page.

Payment, Refunds, Upgrading and Downgrading

A valid credit card is required for paying Accounts. The Qortex Site is billed in advance on a monthly basis in accordance with our pricing schedule and all payments are non-refundable. There will be no refunds or credits for partial months of Service, upgrade/downgrade refunds, or refunds for months unused with an open Account.

In Plain English:

All sales final.

You will be billed for your second month one month after signing up for a paying Account (“one-month trial”). After the trial period for a paying Account of one month has passed, you will be required to establish payments with The Plant using credit card or other eligible payment and be billed monthly starting on the 31st day after you signed up for a paying account. For any paid upgrade or downgrade, your credit card that you provided will automatically be charged the according fee for the new level and subsequent months billed at the full rate for the chosen plan level.

In Plain English:

If you are on a paid account, we charge you automatically every 30 days.

All fees are exclusive of all taxes, levies, or duties imposed by taxing authorities, and you shall be responsible for payment of all such taxes, levies, or duties, excluding only Japanese taxes. You agree to pay for any such taxes that might be applicable to your use of the Service and payments made by you herein.

In Plain English:

If you’re required to pay taxes on the purchase of a Qortex paid account, that’s on you.

DOWNGRADING YOUR QORTEX SITE PLAN MAY CAUSE THE LOSS OF CONTENT, FEATURES, OR CAPACITY OF YOUR ACCOUNT. THE PLANT DOES NOT ACCEPT ANY LIABILITY FOR SUCH LOSS.

In Plain English:

If you downgrade from paid to free, you won’t be able to use the paid features anymore.

Violation of these Terms of Service

The Plant reserves the right to investigate and prosecute violations of any of these Terms of Service to the fullest extent of the law. The Plant may involve and cooperate with law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who violate the Terms of Service. You acknowledge that The Plant has no obligation to pre-screen or monitor your access to or use of the Qortex Site or any information, materials or other content provided or made available through the Qortex Site, but has the right to do so. You hereby agree that The Plant may, in the exercise of The Plant’s sole discretion, remove or delete any entries, information, materials or other content that violates these Terms of Service or that is otherwise objectionable.

In Plain English:

We will delete anything that violates these rules. We have the right to take legal action against violations of these rules.

Cancellation and Termination

You are solely responsible for properly cancelling your account. You can cancel your account at any time by sending a mail to

qortex@qortex.com

You may cancel your payment plan but keep your account by logging in, going to the System Settings page, the Billing tab, and clicking the Downgrade link for the Free plan. A written mail or phone request to cancel your account shall not result in cancellation. Neither shall notifying The Plant via “Qortex Support” from within the Qortex Service result in cancellation.

In Plain English:

If you don’t want your Qortex account anymore, it’s up to you to contact us for deletion. It’s just an email away.

Any cancellation of your Account will result in the deactivation or deletion of your Account or your access to your Account, and the forfeiture and relinquishment of all Content in your Account. This information cannot be recovered from Qortex once your Account is cancelled. Please be aware that The Plant may for a time retain residual information in our backup and/or archival copies of our database. We will make reasonable commercial efforts to delete your information as soon as possible after you communicate that intention to us.

In Plain English:

If you delete your account, everything in it is gone forever.

Cancellations will take effect immediately. Upon the commencement of a new Service period the Service will terminate without additional notice, and you will not be charged for any subsequent Service periods. You will not be provided any refunds for unused time on your Service period.

In Plain English:

If you are a paid user and delete your account, you will not be re-billed.

The Plant, in its sole discretion, has the right to suspend or terminate your Account if (1) you breach these Terms of Service. In each such case The Plant may refuse to provide you any current or future use of the Qortex Site, or any other Service. Any termination of your Account will result in the deactivation or deletion of your Account or your access to your Account, and the forfeiture and relinquishment of all Content in your Account. This information cannot be recovered from Qortex once your account is terminated; however The Plant may for a time retain residual information in our backup and/or archival copies of our database.

In Plain English:

If you cancel your account or play against the rules don’t expect us to keep your data for you.

Modifications to the Qortex Site and Prices

The Plant reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Qortex Site and Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice.

In Plain English:

We are here to stay, and certainly do not plan on shutting down, but if we have to we have to.

Prices of all Qortex Sites, including but not limited to monthly subscription plan fees to the Qortex Site, are subject to change upon 30 days notice from The Plant. Such notice may be provided at any time by posting the changes to the Qortex Site.

In Plain English:

If we change prices we will tell you 30 days in advance.

The Plant shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, price change, suspension or discontinuance of the Qortex Site.

In Plain English:

Changes we make to the site are meant to be improvements, but if you happen to not like those changes, it will be up to you to decide if you want to keep using it.

The Plant reserves the right to update and change the Terms of Service from time to time without notice. Any new features that augment or enhance the current Qortex Site, including the release of new tools and resources, shall be subject to the Terms of Service. Continued use of the Qortex Site after any such changes shall constitute your consent to such changes.

In Plain English:

This page might change from time to time. We’ll let you know through the “Qortex Messages” notification system of any major changes.

Notification of Claims of Infringement

If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please notify The Plant’s agent for notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement (“Agent”), at qortex@qortex.com or:

The Plant Co., Ltd.
Route Kamiyama-cho Bldg. 6F,
5-2 Kamiyama-cho,
Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0047,
Japan

Please provide our Agent with a notice including:

In Plain English:

If you need to report a copyright infringement, contact us.

Disclaimer of Warranties

THE SERVICES, AND ALL MATERIALS, INFORMATION, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN THE QORTEX SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITH NO WARRANTIES WHATSOEVER. THE PLANT AND ITS LICENSORS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW ALL EXPRESS, IMPLIED, AND STATUTORY WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS. THE PLANT AND ITS LICENSORS DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES REGARDING THE SECURITY, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND PERFORMANCE OF THE SERVICES. THE PLANT DOES NOT WARRANT THAT (I) THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS, (II) THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE, (III) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (IV) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, AND (V) ANY ERRORS IN THE QORTEX SITE WILL BE CORRECTED. THE PLANT AND ITS LICENSORS DISCLAIM, ANY WARRANTIES FOR ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT OR ADVICE OBTAINED THROUGH THE SERVICES. THE PLANT AND ITS LICENSORS DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES FOR SERVICES OR GOODS RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED ON THE QORTEX SERVICES OR RECEIVED THROUGH ANY LINKS PROVIDED BY THE QORTEX SITE.

In Plain English:

There might be downtime. There might be bugs. The functionality might not always meet your exact needs.

YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE FORMS AND CONTENT ON THE QORTEX SITE AND THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE SUBMISSION OR DOWNLOAD OF SUCH CONTENT.

In Plain English:

You use Qortex by your own free will and are responsible for your own actions.

Technical support is only provided to paying Account holders and is only available via email. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to respond within a reasonable amount of time during regular business hours.

In Plain English:

We actually respond to emails from any user the best we can, but priority will be given to paying users.

SOME OTHER JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS THAT VARY FROM JURISDICTION TO JURISDICTION.

In Plain English:

In some countries this might not apply, thus it might not apply.

Limitation of Liability

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL THE PLANT OR ITS LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO YOU ON ACCOUNT OF THAT USER’S USE OR MISUSE OF OR RELIANCE ON THE SERVICES OR QORTEX SITE ARISING FROM ANY CLAIM RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT OR THE SUBJECT MATTER HEREOF. SUCH LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO PREVENT RECOVERY OF DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, AND PUNITIVE DAMAGES WHETHER SUCH CLAIM IS BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE, (EVEN IF THE PLANT OR ITS LICENSORS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES). SUCH LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARISE FROM USE OR MISUSE OF AND RELIANCE ON THE SERVICES OR QORTEX SITE, FROM INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES OR QORTEX SITE, OR FROM THE INTERRUPTION, SUSPENSION, OR TERMINATION OF THE SERVICES OR QORTEX SITE (INCLUDING SUCH DAMAGES INCURRED BY THIRD PARTIES).

In Plain English:

We can’t be liable for misuse of Qortex or for Qortex not meeting your needs.

THIS LIMITATION SHALL ALSO APPLY, WITHOUT LIMITATION, TO THE COSTS OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, LOST PROFITS, OR LOST DATA. SUCH LIMITATION SHALL FURTHER APPLY WITH RESPECT TO THE PERFORMANCE OR NON-PERFORMANCE OF THE SERVICES OR QORTEX SITE OR ANY INFORMATION OR MERCHANDISE THAT APPEARS ON, OR IS LINKED OR RELATED IN ANY WAY TO, THE QORTEX SERVICES. SUCH LIMITATION SHALL APPLY NOTWITHSTANDING ANY FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY AND TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

In Plain English:

For example, if you try and run a business through Qortex and we have some downtime, we can’t be responsible for your loss of profit.

SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

In Plain English:

Depending on where you live this might not apply to you, so it might not apply to you.

Without limiting the foregoing, under no circumstances shall The Plant or its licensors be held liable for any delay or failure in performance resulting directly or indirectly from acts of nature, forces, or causes beyond its reasonable control, including, without limitation, Internet failures, computer equipment failures, telecommunication equipment failures, other equipment failures, electrical power failures, strikes, labor disputes, riots, insurrections, civil disturbances, shortages of labor or materials, fires, floods, storms, explosions, acts of God, war, governmental actions, orders of domestic or foreign courts or tribunals, non-performance of third parties, or loss of or fluctuations in heat, light, or air conditioning.

In Plain English:

Should a major earthquake swallow our data center, there might be a slight chance of downtime.

Indemnification

You acknowledge that you will be solely and fully responsible for all liabilities incurred through the use of the Services. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to hold harmless and indemnify The Plant and its employees, officers, agents, or other partners from and against any third party claim arising from or in any way related to your use of the Services, including any liability or expense arising from all claims, losses, damages (actual and/or consequential), suits, judgments, litigation costs and attorneys’ fees, of every kind and nature including but not limited to any liability arising from or resulting by your data imputed into Qortex including infringement of intellectual property laws or civil or criminal claims. The Plant shall use good faith efforts to provide you with written notice of such claim, suit or action. In addition, you expressly waive and relinquish any and all rights and benefits which you may have under any other state or federal statute or common law principle of similar effect, to the fullest extent permitted by law.

In Plain English:

If you get in trouble with the law for something you did on Qortex, that’s on you and you agree that it isn’t The Plant’s fault. If we receive notification of an infringement by you, we’ll let you know.

General

These Terms of Service will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Japan, without giving effect to its conflict of laws provisions or your actual country of residence. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision or portion of the Terms of Service to be unenforceable, the remainder of the Terms of Service will continue in full force and effect. These Terms of Service constitute the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes and replaces all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding such subject matter (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms of Service). Any waiver of any provision of the Terms of Service will be effective only if in writing and signed by an authorized representative of The Plant.

Questions about the Terms of Service or billing should be addressed to

qortex@theplant.jp or by mail at:

The Plant Co., Ltd.
Route Kamiyama-cho Bldg. 6F,
5-2 Kamiyama-cho,
Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0047,
Japan

In Plain English:

If part of these terms are in conflict with laws in your region, the rest of the terms still apply. Any questions, hit us up.