Terms of Service

The Terms of Use provided by Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd., (hereinafter referred to as the “Company”) stipulate the matters related to the use of the Program (as defined in Article 1) by a Customer. The Terms of Use apply to a Customer who starts using the Program. The Customer shall fully confirm the provisions of the Terms of Use and agree thereto before starting the use of the Program. Upon starting the use of the Program, the Customer is deemed to have agreed to all of the provisions of the Terms of Use. As stipulated in Article 16, if the Customer is a person with qualified legal capacity, such as a minor, the Customer must obtain the prior consent of a statutory agent (including the person who has parental authority; the same applies hereinafter) before agreeing to the Terms of Use. If a Customer who is a person with qualified legal capacity, such as a minor, agrees to the Terms of Use, the Company deems that the Customer has obtained the consent of the statutory agent.

 Article 1 (Definitions)

  • In the Terms of Use, the meanings of the terms listed in the following items shall be as specified respectively in those items.
  • (1)
    “Program” means “The eFootball™ Point Program” provided by the Company.
  • (2)
    “Point” means the “eFootball™ Points” granted to the Customer by the Company under the Program.
  • (3)
    “Earned Point” means the Point earned and held by the Customer.
  • (4)
    “Compatible App” means the app or home video game for smartphones that is compatible with the Program and enables the Customer to earn and exchange Points.
  • (5)
    “Action” means the action that is separately specified by the Company and that is performed by the Customer whereby the Customer can earn Points.
  • (6)
    “Action Within the App” means the Action that is performed on the Compatible App.
  • (7)
    “Action Outside of the App” means any Action other than the Action Within the App.
  • (8)
    “KONAMI ID” means the account issued by the Company pursuant to “KONAMI ID Terms of Use.”

 Article 2 (Use of Program)

  • 1.
    The Customer may use the Program on the condition that the Customer shall comply with the Terms of Use, KONAMI ID Terms of Use, and terms specified for each Compatible App.
  • 2.
    If there is any inconsistency between the provisions of the Terms of Use and the KONAMI ID Terms of Use or terms specified for each Compatible App, the provisions of the Terms of Use shall prevail.

 Article 3 (Earning of Points)

  • 1.
    Based on the fact that the Customer performs the Action, and the Company confirms that such Action has been performed, the Customer may earn Points whose quantity is specified separately by the Company according to the Action. If the Company is unable to confirm such Action for the reason of maintenance, the Customer may not earn Points, and the Company shall not compensate the Customer for the Points that could have been earned by such Action.
  • 2.
    To earn Points by the Action Outside of the App, the Customer is required to perform the Action Outside of the App when logged in to the KONAMI ID by the method prescribed by the Company.
  • 3.
    The Company may, at its discretion, freely change the Action or the quantity of Points that the Customer can earn according to the Action.

 Article 4 (Management of Points)

  • 1.
    The Earned Points of the Customer are recorded in the Customer’s KONAMI ID. The Customer may not combine Points recorded on multiple KONAMI IDs and may not transfer the Earned Points recorded on a single KONAMI ID to another KONAMI ID.
  • 2.
    The Earned Points have a valid period. Each Earned Point shall cease to be valid on the last day of the month in which six months have elapsed from the month of earning such Point. Once the Earned Point becomes invalid, such Earned Point may not be returned for whatever reason.
  • 3.
    The Company makes no warranty that the Earned Points will be recorded, stored, and retrieved without any problem, and the Earned Points will not be lost.

 Article 5 (Exchanging Points)

  • 1.
    The Customer may exchange the Earned Points for privileges, which are separately specified by the Company, by the method prescribed by the Company. When the Customer conducts such an exchange, the Company may request that the Customer bear the shipping cost and other fees separately specified by the Company.
  • 2.
    To exchange the Earned Points provided in the preceding paragraph, the Customer is required to link the game data in the Compatible App to be used for exchanging Points and the KONAMI ID by the method prescribed by the Company.
  • 3.
    When exchanging the Earned Points provided in paragraph 1, the consumption of Points starts from the earliest expiration date.
  • 4.
    The Company may, at its discretion, freely change any of the privileges specified in paragraph 1.
  • 5.
    When the Customer has applied for the exchange of the Earned Points provided in paragraph 1, the Customer may not withdraw the application for whatever reason.

 Article 6 (Roles and Obligations of Customer)

  • 1.
    The Customer shall manage KONAMI ID at the Customer’s responsibility and expense, and all acts conducted by the Customer using the KONAMI ID shall be deemed to be the Customer’s own acts.
  • 2.
    With respect to the personal information of the Customer collected and used by the Company in connection with the use of the Program by the Customer, as well as any information, while not enabling the identification of a particular individual, can nevertheless be identified by some means as being information connected to a specific anonymous individual (hereinafter collectively referred to as the "Information"), the Company handles the Information pursuant to the Company's Privacy Policy or Privacy Notice separately presented to you.
  • 3.
    When using the Program, the Customer shall not conduct the acts specified in any of the following items:
    • (1)
      An act to obtain or attempt to obtain Points illegally
    • (2)
      An act to use the Program for a commercial purpose without obtaining the prior consent of the Company
    • (3)
      An act to reproduce, reprint, alter, adapt, post, publish, broadcast, or play the contents of the Program without permission
    • (4)
      An act to assign, lend, or cash the Earned Points (including an act to assign, lend, or cash KONAMI ID in which the Earned Points are stored), or an act to conduct trading of goods and information through it as an intermediary or an act equivalent thereto
    • (5)
      An act for the purpose of obtaining benefits by utilizing a defect in the Program’s system or other problematic phenomena or effects, or an act to use the Program for illegal purposes equivalent thereto
    • (6)
      An unauthorized access to the server, use of unauthorized tools, distribution of a cheat code or cheat device, or an act that obstructs the operation of the Program or an act that is likely to hamper the operation of the Program
    • (7)
      An act to reproduce, alter, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, or duplicate any software, program, or data provided in connection with the Program or in a form contained in the Program
    • (8)
      An act to use automated operating tools, programs, macros, or other tools
    • (9)
      An act to develop, have developed, distribute, or have distributed a program related to the contents or operation of the Program
    • (10)
      An act to use the Program in a manner that may have a negative effect on the use of the Program by other customers
    • (11)
      An act to provide false information in using the Program
    • (12)
      An act to use the Program from any area other than the areas designated by the Company
    • (13)
      An act that is contrary to public order and morals, an act that disrupts the order of the Program or other services, or an act that makes other customers uncomfortable in any way
    • (14)
      An act that violates laws or regulations, an order from administrative organs, or the judgment, decision, or order of the court
    • (15)
      An act that induces, encourages, or assists the acts specified in any of the items of this paragraph
    • (16)
      In addition to acts specified in the foregoing items, any act the Company deems inappropriate
  • 4.
    The Customer shall be fully responsible for the use of the Program and information transmitted through such use.
  • 5.
    If the Customer causes any damage to the Company or a third party (including cases where the Company or a third party suffers any damage due to the Customer’s failure to perform obligations under the Terms of Use), the Customer shall compensate for all damage suffered by the Company or the third party at the Customer’s responsibility and expense.

 Article 7 (Disclaimer)

  • 1.
    The Company will not make any warranty as to the matters provided in any of the following items.
    • (1)
      The Program is available in any environment.
    • (2)
      The Program is available without any change, termination, or suspension.
    • (3)
      There is no defect in the Program.
    • (4)
      Information received or obtained by the Customer through the Program is accurate, complete, or useful.
  • 2.
    When the Company assumes liability for any damage, loss, or disadvantage incurred by the Customer arising from such use, or for any reason whatsoever, the unavailability for use of the Program by the Customer, the scope of liability therefor shall be limited to actual and direct damage incurred by the Customer, and the upper limit of the Company’s liability shall not exceed the amount of 1,000 yen. The Company shall not assume any liability for damage, lost profits, indirect damage, and other damage arising from special circumstances, whether foreseeable or not; provided, however, that the foregoing shall not apply if such damage has occurred by the Company’s intentional act or gross negligence.
  • 3.
    The Company shall not be liable for any damage incurred by the Customer arising from an act conducted by another user or a third party. In addition, the Company shall have no involvement in any dispute arising between the Customer and another user or a third party, and the Customer shall resolve such dispute at the Customer’s responsibility and expense.

 Article 8 (Monitoring)

  • 1.
    The Company shall assume no obligation to monitor the Program; provided, however, that the Company, at its discretion, monitors and records (as necessary) information transmitted and received using the Program and, furthermore, may disclose such information to administrative bodies and other third parties pursuant to laws and regulations.
  • 2.
    As a result of the monitoring provided in the preceding paragraph, if such information is deemed a violation of the Terms of Use, the Company shall have a right to delete such information and reject the transmitting or receiving of such information. The Customer may not assert any right or make any objection against the deletion of such information as stated above.

 Article 9 (Violating Act)

  • If the Customer finds that a third party, including other users, commits any act in violation of the Terms of Use, the Customer shall immediately notify to that effect the Company’s contact as separately specified; provided, however, that the Company shall, at its discretion, conduct an investigation, implement countermeasures, and provide disclosure pertaining to the countermeasures.

 Article 10 (Copyrights and Other Intellectual Property Rights)

  • The copyrights and other intellectual rights related to the Program and all information contained in the Program (meaning all information, such as information on software and design) shall belong to the Company, any affiliate, or the provider of such information.

 Article 11 (Effect of Contract)

  • 1.
    The Company may change the Terms of Use at any time by reporting such change with advance notice and posting such change in the Program. By using the Program after the change, the Customer shall be deemed to have agreed to the change to the Terms of Use. If the Customer is unable to agree to the change to the Terms of Use, the Customer’s use of the Program shall be terminated.
  • 2.
    The Company shall not assume any liability for damage incurred by the Customer because of the change to the Terms of Use and the termination of the use of the Program in accordance with the preceding paragraph.
  • 3.
    Even if all or a part of the provisions of the Terms of Use could be held invalid or unenforceable, such invalid or unenforceable provision shall be interpreted in a reasonable and limited way in order to enable such provisions to be valid and enforceable.
  • 4.
    Even if part of the provisions of the Terms of Use is held invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall not be affected thereby and shall remain in full force and effect.

 Article 12 (Changes to Terms of Use and Termination of Use and Provision Thereof)

  • 1.
    The Company may change all or part of the Program at any time without prior notice to the Customer.
  • 2.
    The Customer may terminate the Program at any time.
  • 3.
    The Company may, after giving prior notice to the Customer, suspend or terminate the provisions of all or part of the Program at any time.

 Article 13 (Termination of Provision of Program to Specific Customer)

  • 1.
    If the Customer falls or is likely to fall under any of the following items, the Company may suspend or terminate all or part of the provisions of the Program to the Customer without notification to the Customer.
    • (1)
      If the Customer violates the Terms of Use or any agreement related to the Program
    • (2)
      If the Customer violates any agreement related to the Compatible App or any other contract with the Company other than the contract related to the Program
    • (3)
      If it is found that the membership registration for services and content provided by the Company, or for the use thereof, had been terminated in the past for reasons attributable to the Customer
    • (4)
      If it is found that the Customer is a member of an organized crime group, or the Customer has any relationship with an organized crime group, a member thereof, or a person who has a close relationship therewith
  • 2.
    The suspension or termination of the provision of the Program to the Customer provided in the preceding paragraph shall not preclude the Company from claiming compensation for damage against the Customer. In addition, the Company shall not assume any liability for damage incurred by the Customer caused by the suspension or termination of the provision of the Program pursuant to this article.

 Article 14 (No Assignment)

  • The Customer may not assign, encumber, nor transfer all or any part of the status, as well as rights and obligations, pertaining to the Terms of Use.

 Article 15 (Force Majeure Events)

  • If the provision of the Program becomes impossible under normal social conventions due to force majeure, including, but not limited to, natural disasters, fire, power failure, war, riots, and rebellion, the Company may suspend or terminate the provision of the Program without any notice. The Company shall not assume any liability for any damage, loss, or disadvantage arising from such force majeure events.

 Article 16 (Person with Qualified Legal Capacity Such as Minor)

  • If the Customer is a person with qualified legal capacity, such as a minor, the Customer must obtain the prior consent of the statutory agent (including a person who has parental authority; the same applies hereinafter) before agreeing to the Terms of Use. If a Customer who is a person with qualified legal capacity, such as a minor, agrees to the Terms of Use, the Company deems that the Customer has obtained the consent of the statutory agent.

 Article 17 (Governing Law and Agreed Jurisdiction)

  • The governing law of the Terms of Use shall be laws of Japan. The application of conflict-of-law rules shall be explicitly excluded. The Customer agrees that the Tokyo District Court shall have the exclusive jurisdiction with respect to the Terms of Use.

Last Updated: [07/29/2021]