Terms & Conditions

FIRSTbenefit and KUDOS are owned and operated by Aventa Japan - Smart Marketing & Lifestyle

The Terms & Conditions below apply to the KUDOS Member Benefits Program and FIRSTbenefit.jp.

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Terms and Conditions For FIRSTbenefit.jp

(Effective September 1, 2009)

Legal Notices

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE AND NOTICES CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE FIRSTBENEFIT.JP WEB SITE. YOUR USE OF THE WEB SITE CONSTITUTES YOUR AGREEMENT TO ALL SUCH TERMS, CONDITIONS AND NOTICES. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE, YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR OTHERWISE USE THIS WEB SITE.

Privacy

Please see the Privacy Policy for disclosures relating to the collection and use of your personal information.

Member Benefits

Please see the applicable Rules of Use for information and restrictions pertaining to redemption of benefits.

FIRSTbenefit.jp Rules of Use

Security

We process, collect and store personally identifiable information using SSL encryption technology. SSL encrypts the information you input before it is sent to us via the Internet. In addition, all of the customer information we collect on our web site is secured against unauthorized access on our server.

Copyright Notice

©2009 Aventa Japan - Smart Marketing & Lifestyle, All rights reserved. All content contained on this web site, including text, graphics, logos, images and software is the property of Aventa Japan - Smart Marketing & Lifestyle (FIRSTbenefit.jp) or its subsidiaries, affiliates or third-party content providers. The compilation of all content on this site is the exclusive property of FIRSTbenefit.jp. FIRSTbenefit.jp's rights are protected by Japan and international copyright laws and conventions. The content of the web site may be used only for your personal, non-commercial purposes. Copying or storing of any content for other than personal, noncommercial use is expressly prohibited without the prior written permission from FIRSTbenefit.jp and/or the copyright owner identified in the individual copyright notice.

Modification of the Web site

We may change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of this web site at any time, including the availability of any feature, database, or content. We may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the web site without notice or liability.

Links to Other Web sites

This web site contains links to the other related web sites, and resources. Links to and from this web site to other sites, maintained by third parties, do not constitute an endorsement by Aventa Japan - Smart Marketing & Lifestyle (FIRSTbenefit.jp) or any of its subsidiaries or affiliates of the content, products or other materials contained and/or offered on such sites. FIRSTbenefit.jp is not responsible for examining or evaluating the content of linked web sites. FIRSTbenefit.jp does not warrant the products and services offered on the linked web sites.

Disclaimers

THIS WEB SITE, INCLUDING ALL CONTENT, SOFTWARE, FUNCTIONS, MATERIALS AND INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE WEB SITE, IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, Aventa Japan - Smart Marketing & Lifestyle ("FIRSTBENEFIT.JP") AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER FOR THE CONTENT ON THE WEB SITE OR THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION AND FUNCTIONS MADE ACCESSIBLE BY THE SOFTWARE USED ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE WEB SITE, FOR ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OR HYPERTEXT LINKS TO THIRD PARTIES OR FOR ANY BREACH OF SECURITY ASSOCIATED WITH THE TRANSMISSION OF SENSITIVE INFORMATION THROUGH THE WEB SITE OR ANY LINKED SITE. FURTHER, FIRSTBENEFIT.JP AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES DISCLAIM ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. FIRSTBENEFIT.JP DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE WEB SITE OR ANY MATERIALS OR CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE WEB SITE, THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE, OR E-MAILS SENT FROM THIS SITE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. FIRSTBENEFIT.JP AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE USE OF THE WEB SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE CONTENT AND ANY ERRORS CONTAINED THEREIN.

IN NO EVENT SHALL FIRSTBENEFIT.JP BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER OR NOT FIRSTBENEFIT.JP HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGE, AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH USE OF THE WEB SITE.

General Provisions

These terms and use of this web site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Japan, without regard to principles of conflict of laws. You consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in Japan located within or nearest to Tokyo for any action or proceeding arising out of or relating to these terms or use of the web site. You hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating such action.

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Aventa Japan - Smart Marketing & Lifestyle and you with respect to your use of this web site. We reserve the right to make changes to the site, policies and these terms and conditions of use at any time. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of the terms, or portion thereof, to be unenforceable, such provision shall be limited or nullified only to the extent necessary to make such provision legal, valid or enforceable, and the remainder of the terms shall continue in full force and effect.