"IEICE Transactions Online" an electronic journal site operated by the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (hereinafter referred to as the "IEICE"), is a service (hereinafter referred to as "this Service") for publishing on the Internet papers that have been published in the IEICE Transactions, which are issued regularly by the IEICE. User Registration is required for use of the IEICE Transactions Online. Persons who have completed the User Registration are assumed to have consented to the contents of the "Usage Regulations related to Personal Use" (hereinafter referred to as "these Regulations"). We respectfully request your understanding in this regard, and look forward to receiving your registration.Article 1 Definition of This Service
This Service indicates an electronic journal service of The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineering (hereinafter, Institute) that provides the Journals via the Internet.
The Journals provided by Society are listed below.
EIEICE Transactions on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences
EIEICE Transactions on Communications
EIEICE Transactions on Electronics
EIEICE Transactions on Information and Systems
The data provided by This Service and the content of This Service may change without notice.
Article 2 Utilization Consent
The institutions that utilize this Service, having agreed to these terms, shall complete the necessary items on the Institutefs form and submit the request to Maruzen International Co., Ltd. (hereinafter, MIC), the sales representative consigned by the Institute. The users obtain the access right upon approval by the Society. By assuming this access right, the agreement for utilization of this Service is concluded, and the Society will register the global IP address reported at the time the user made the request, and the user will be able to begin utilizing this Service. The term of the agreement is a one year term, and will automatically renew for one year, and the same thereafter, provided there is no specific handwritten request to cancel the agreement made to the Society through MIC by the 60th day prior to the agreement term expiration.
Article 3 Extent of Utilization
The Institute holds the copyrights for its Journalsf data. Nothing in this license is intended to limit in any way the institutional subscriber's rights under copyright law. Sales, publishing, distribution or revision, large quantities or organized downloading, and transfer to any third parties of the Journalsf data is strictly prohibited. In addition, the extent of potential utilization includes (1) parties affiliated to the institution that have signing a subscription agreement and the parties using the terminal with the IP address of an institutional subscriber that is registered beforehand; (2) physically present on the Licenseefs premises.
The utilization fee and the agreement term for this Service are stated on a separate fee chart. All expenses, however, involved in the transmission connection, such as the line fee and equipment fee, are the responsibility of the users and the institutional subscriber.
Article 5 Payment of the Utilization Fee
In utilizing this Service, the institutional subscriber shall pay the separately indicated fee by a method stipulated by MIC. The utilization fee for one year is to be prepaid in one sum. The utilization fee after cancellation during the agreement term will not be refunded whatever the reason for cancellation.
Article 6 Information on the Institutional Subscriber
In utilization of this Service, the following act are not to be committed, and if the institutional subscriber resumes the following acts even after a warning from the Institute, the Institute can cancel the agreement upon notification to the institutional subscriber. 1. Acts that infringe on the copyrights or other rights of the Institution, or acts that risk infringement 2. Acts that would cause the Institute or MIC to be disadvantaged or incur damages, or acts that risk such 3. An improper application with an IP address other than that of the institutional subscriber 4. Organized and system utilization in which large volumes of data from this service are downloaded 5. Utilization of this Service for the purpose of referencing agent without approval from the Society. In addition, acts for the purpose of making a profit through this Service or related to this Service, or acts in preparation for said purposeArticle 8 Notices to Institutional Subscribers
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Article 9 Suspension or Elimination of Qualification
If registration details on the institutional subscriber and users' application are false, there is improper utilization, the utilization fee cannot be paid, or email contact at the registered email address is not possible, or if the Society judges the party to be inappropriate as an institutional subscriber, MIC and the Society can suspend utilization rights for this Service or eliminate subscription qualification without prior notice.
Article 10 Damage Compensation
If the Society or MIC incur damages due to acts violating these provisions, or improper or illegal acts by the institutional subscriber, the Society or MIC can claim compensation for damages it has incurred from said institutional subscriber. Institutional subscriber shall not be responsible for unauthorized use or infringement of the Service, the content contained in the Service, or the Society or MIC by any user, provided, that: (i) Institutional subscriber is in compliance with all material terms and conditions of this agreement, (ii) such unauthorized use or infringement is without the consent of institutional subscriber, (iii) Institutional subscriber promptly notifies the Society or MIC of any material unauthorized use or infringement of which it becomes aware, and (iv) Institutional subscriber takes all reasonable steps to cause such unauthorized use or infringement of which it is aware to stop. Institutional subscriber shall cooperate fully with the Society or MIC in any investigation of such unauthorized use or infringement. The Society or MIC shall have the sole right, at its discretion, to bring any action on account of such unauthorized use or infringement, provided that Society or MIC shall not bring any action against any authorized user or infringing party without first consulting the institutional subscriber.
Article 11 Exemptions from Responsibility
The Society exercises all reasonable caution in providing information through this Service, but if by some chance the user suffers harm or damages by utilization of this Service or if this service cannot be utilized, or if due to unforeseeable circumstances there is a temporary suspension of the connection such as a data update, provider maintenance, or equipment problems, the Society and MIC do not bear responsibility for this. The Society and MIC do not guarantee that this Service can be utilized in the user's environment. The Society and MIC do not guarantee in any way the content of this Service, and the safety, accuracy, appropriateness or usefulness and such of information obtained by the institutional subscriber through this Service.
Article 12 End of This Service
If the Society and MIC cannot provide this Service due to unforeseen circumstances, this Service can be ended by notification to the institutional subscriber 30 days prior.
Article 13 Cancellation
When the institutional subscriber wished to cancel, the Society shall be notified through MIC by fixed procedures 60 days prior to ending the agreement term. Absolutely no fees already paid by the institutional subscriber will be refunded due to the cancellation. After cancellation, the institutional subscriber can not have this service at all. In addition, any articles can be accessed during the agreement term will not be available.
Article 14 Amendment of the Terms
Article 15 Legal and Judiciary Jurisdiction
This Agreement shall be interpreted and construed according to, and governed by, the laws of Japan. The Tokyo District Court located in Tokyo, Japan shall have the exclusive jurisdiction to hear any dispute under this Agreement.Article 16 Cooperative Discussion
If a doubt arises concerning matters not determined in these terms, the institutional subscriber and the Society or MIC shall make adjustments having had mutual discussions.
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