Term of Service


Use of the Website is determined by full acceptance of the terms of service set out hereafter. These terms of service are apt to be modified or added to at any stage; we therefore invite users of the Website to consult them regularly.

The Website is normally accessible to users at all times. An interruption for technical maintenance purposes can be decided upon by JAPAN EXPERIENCE, who will communicate the date and time of such interventions to users beforehand.

General presentation of the Website

The aim of the Website is to supply users with information about the services provided by JAPAN EXPERIENCE as well as, more generally, Japan-themed information.

The Website furthermore constitutes the principal platform for users to place orders with JAPAN EXPERIENCE. In this case, the we invite users to consult the Conditions of sale which set out the framework for the contractual relationship between customers and JAPAN EXPERIENCE.

Contractual limitations on technical data

The minimum configuration required for access to the Website is as follows:

  • Browsers: Firefox 24, IE 11, Chrome 30
  • Screens: mobile 320x480, tablet 800x480, PC 1280x800

Users of the Website undertake to access the Website using equipment which complies with the configuration standards described above and which does not contain any viruses.

Intellectual property

The name “JAPAN EXPERIENCE”, the logos, slogans and trademarks, whether registered or not, represented on this website, are the exclusive property of Mr. Thierry Maincent. Any usage, reproduction and/or modification which is made of them without the express prior written agreement of JAPAN EXPERIENCE would be likely to constitute counterfeit, as set out under Articles L. 335-2 onwards of the Intellectual Property Code and would be likely to lead to the counterfeiter being held civilly and criminally responsible for them.

The presentation of the Website’s contents is protected, as a whole, by current applicable laws on intellectual property, of which JAPAN EXPERIENCE is the title holder. No reproduction and/or representation, whether partial or entire, can be made without express prior written agreement from JAPAN EXPERIENCE.

Drawings, photographs, pictures, texts, animated sequences with or without sound and other documentation represented on the Website are subject to industrial and/or intellectual property laws and are, according to different cases, the property of JAPAN EXPERIENCE or third parties which have provided JAPAN EXPERIENCE with limited rights of use.

In respect of this, any reproduction, representation, adaptation, translation and/or modification, partial or entire, or transfer to another website is forbidden.

If you wish to obtain further information about the title holders of rights, please consult the “Credits” page of the Website.

Personal data and Cookies

As part of usage of the website, JAPAN EXPERIENCE is apt to collect a certain amount of personal data about users.

Personal data thus collected is intended for JAPAN EXPERIENCE, who are also responsible for processing it.

This personal data will be processed in compliance with Law n°78-17 of 6 January 1978 and with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

In order to obtain further information about personal data collected by JAPAN EXPERIENCE and its confidentiality policy, we invite users to consult our page devoted to personal data protection on the Website.

Furthermore, browsing of the website by users is apt to bring about installation of cookies on users’ computers.

In order to obtain further information about the cookies used by JAPAN EXPERIENCE and to manage their preferences concerning them, users are invited to consult the page devoted to cookies on the Website.

Limitation of liability

JAPAN EXPERIENCE makes every effort to supply information on the Website which is as accurate as possible. However, JAPAN EXPERIENCE cannot be held liable for any omissions, inaccuracies and shortcomings in updates, whether due to JAPAN EXPERIENCE or the third-party partners who supply this information.

JAPAN EXPERIENCE reserves the right to modify the contents of the Website at any time and without prior notice and to interrupt or suspend all or part of the Website’s functions at any time and without prior notice. It cannot be held liable for the consequences of these modifications and interruptions.

Users are responsible to JAPAN EXPERIENCE and/or third parties for any material and/or immaterial, direct and/or indirect damage of any nature whether caused by users or people they are responsible for due to use of the Website which does not comply with these terms of service. The user guarantees JAPAN EXPERIENCE, as well as its parent, sister or affiliate companies, its representatives, its employees, its partners against any request, claim and/or recourse of any kind which arises from violation of the aforementioned provisions.

Applicable law and attribution of jurisdiction

Any possible litigation notably regarding the application, execution, interpretation and/or validity of the General Conditions of Use and/or use of the Website and/or services supplied which cannot be settle amicably will be subject to French law. The competent courts of Paris will have exclusive jurisdiction.