Terms of Service¶
These terms of service were originally written in English. To the extent any translated version of this document conflicts with the English version, the English version controls.
These terms of service aim to define the terms in which the user (later referred to as “You”) browses any website whose URL include with brainjellyfish.com (later referred as “Website”) and makes use of the features available on the Website.
The browsing of the Website falls under these terms of service. When using this Website, You acknowledge that You have read and accepted these terms of service. The use of the Website is strictly limited to entertainment purposes.
2. Website access
You can visit this Website without signing in, telling us who you are or revealing any personal information.
ShannonLab, the company which publishes the Website (later referred to as “ShannonLab”), is not liable for any direct or indirect damages which may result from accessing its Website and those of its partners, or from the inability to access them.
3. User content
All content generated by You can be used by ShannonLab for purpose of anonymous statistics.
By visiting the Website, You are accepting the policies and practices described in this Policy, as such Policy may be amended from time to time. Each time You visit the Website, you agree and expressly consent to our collection, use and disclosure of the information that you provide as described in this Policy.
3.2. BrainJellyFish database
As a user of the Website, You can take part in expanding BrainJellyFish’s database with Submissions (question, character, picture, description), for which You are accountable.
You agree not to add Submissions if they do not comply with these terms of service, if they are not submitted for entertainment purposes or if they are:
an infringement of a third party’s intellectual property rights
harmful to others (in particular slander, insults, swearing, violence, racism, etc.) and their privacy
prejudicing public order and morality (in particular the glorification of crimes against humanity, incitement to racial hatred, incitement to murder, incitement to suicide, incitement to discrimination, child pornography, etc.)
generally speaking, in breach of current legislation in force.
If such Submissions were nonetheless sent, they would be immediately deleted and their submitters could face legal charges. As previously stated, every character added, every picture uploaded and every description entered remains the responsibility of its submitter.
You agree that these Submissions may be used by ShannonLab as they wish, in particular and not limited to the Internet, mobile Facebook versions, or in operations with trading partners, and also that these Submissions may be translated and modified by ShannonLab. You agree to relinquish copyright on all the Submissions You have sent, You acknowledge that ShannonLab does not have to keep the Submissions You have sent, even if these Submissions comply with these terms of service, and may delete or modify them at any time.
You acknowledge being aware that when the Website displays the expected answers to ShannonLab’s questions, these answers are not the opinion of ShannonLab but the answers most frequently given by users.
You agree not to massively extract data. Moreover, You are forbidden to perform a substantial extraction, qualitatively and quantitatively, of the databases or to use these databases in an abnormal way and by any means. As a result, ShannonLab reserves the right to take legal action against any person who might use the data from any such extractions, in particular for commercial purposes.
The Submissions are checked after they have been sent. ShannonLab does not check or validate the content of the Submissions when they are sent.
ShannonLab reserves the right to remove without notice Submissions (question, description) You have sent if they do not comply with these terms of service.
5. Publisher – Hosting
The Website is published by: ShannonLab – a limited liability company with a share capital of ¥550,000, whose head office is 5-29-1, Arai, Nakano City, Tokyo, Japan .
This Website is hosted by the ShannonLab.
You can get in touch with ShannonLab via the contact form available on the Website at http://shannon-lab.org/?page_id=1610. Some pieces of information are mandatory and are presented as such.
All messages sent that way will be examined upon reception. ShannonLab will do its best to reply to messages as fast as possible.
7. Intellectual property
This Website contains files and other material about ShannonLab, its products and services, as well as other similar material from our partners, licensors and licensees and other third parties (later referred to as “Content”).
The Content can be information, texts, data, pictures, graphics, button icons, trademarks, registered or not, illustrations.
The Website and all its different elements (logos, illustrations, applets, texts, trademarks…) are protected under intellectual property rights, in accordance with current French and international legislation.
The Website and all its different elements (Website presentation, trademarks, logos, service marks…) are the exclusive property of ShannonLab.
The unauthorized use of the Content may consitute an infringement of legislation concerning copyrights and trademarks, privacy rights, publicity rights, communication rights, etc. Any such use may engage your personal responsibilty and may lead to legal prosecution.
You can contribute to the expansion of the database but this does not make You its owner.
ShannonLab informs You that they may use temporary “cookies” valid for the duration of one browsing session of the Website.
These “cookies” are data stored in the main memory of your computer. They do not allow ShannonLab to identify You; however they record information on how your computer navigates on our Website (the pages You have visited, time and date of visit, etc.), which ShannonLab can access during your following visits.
When You close your Internet browser, these data are not saved.
9. Technical disclaimer
ShannonLab will do their best to ensure that You can access the Website at any time and, should the Website be unavailable, will do all that is possible to remedy the problem promptly.
However, ShannonLab is not liable for any difficulties experienced when trying to access the Website or for the connection to the Website being interrupted, whatever the cause may be.
In particular, ShannonLab reserves the right to modify the website as they see fit, without prior warning, even if the access to the Website is interrupted because of that.
Moreover, ShannonLab is not liable for any damages, direct or indirect, such as the impossibility to access the Website, loss of data, damage to or destruction of data, viruses that might damage your computer hardware and/or the presence of viruses on the Website. You acknowledge having checked that the computer system contains no viruses and is in perfect working order.
10. Applicable law
This Website is governed by Japanese law.
ShannonLab reserves the right to update and modify these terms of service at any time without notice. You are therefore invited to consult these terms of service on a regular basis.