Terms of Use

Agreement to Terms of Use

Welcome to JCCU Website. Before using this website, which is the website of Japanese Consumers' Co-operative Union (hereinafter collectively referred to as "JCCU"), please cautiously read and agree to the terms of use specified below (hereinafter collectively referred to as "Terms"). When you use this website, we assume that you have agreed to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use . You should refrain from its use if you disagree to any part of these terms and conditions.

Scope of Website Terms of Use

The Terms apply to the use of the information services inherent in using this website and various Internet Services (hereinafter collectively referred to as "Service") operated by JCCU.

Various provisions JCCU may specify separately from the Terms will constitute a part of the Terms.

If any provision in the preceding paragraph is inconsistent with the corresponding provision of the Terms, the provision of the Terms will prevail.


"JCCU Website" and "Our Website" means a website on any domain or subdomain, or any other website operated by JCCU. To check the list of JCCU Websites, please click the link below:

http://jccu.coop/policy/index2.html (Japanese Only)

Amendment of Terms of Use

The Terms are subject to change without notice. In this case, the terms of use of the Service shall conform to the latest version of the Terms after the change.

The amended Terms shall come into effect the moment they are displayed on JCCU Website, unless otherwise specified by JCCU.

Website Browsing Environment

To be able to use our Service, the user is solely responsible for the provision of other prerequisite services such as telephone service, Internet access, communication equipment and software. The costs incurred in the use of these other services and equipment are to be borne by the user.

Our website uses cookies and web beacons to improve user experience.

Cookies are pieces of information that a server can send to your browser when you visit a website.. The same server that transmits the cookies, can read the cookies already stored on your browser to obtain various types of information.

Web beacon is a system that can recognize information such as website date / time, content, connection information, cookie etc.

We do not collect any kind of your personal information or analyze information we gain from cookies or web beacons to get your personal information. If you do not agree to our use of cookies and web beacons, you can refuse it by browser setting.

Cookies used on our sites
  • Cookies Accepted
    This cookie enables us to hide our cookie policy popup for users who have agreed with the policy.
Third Party Cookies used on our sites
  • Google Analytics
    This website uses Google Analytics to evaluate how users use the website. The cookies record information including users’ IP address and the website browsing information. The information does not include anything to identify the user. It will be transmitted to Google and stored on its servers to be used only for website traffic analysis. The information is securely protected by Google under its privacy policy.
    You can find out more about the privacy policy at https://policies.google.com/privacy

Links to Our Websites

If you wish to provide a link to Our Website, please cautiously read and agree to the Notes below:

Notes about Links to Our Websites

You must clearly mention that the link is to JCCU Website.

The link must be set to open in a new window.

Links of the following types are prohibited.

  • Use with framing. Displaying the JCCU Website within a frame setting is strictly prohibited. If you have a frame, please set the TARGET attribute to _blank or _top when linking to the JCCU Website.
  • Use with hotlinking.
  • Links from a website that are against public order and morality.
  • Links from a website that are or may be infringing on the intellectual property rights of JCCU or any third party.
  • Use with aims to make illegal personal profits.
  • Links from any other websites that we deem it inappropriate to be linked to JCCU Website.

We reserve the right to delete or to modify the contents and the URL of Our Website without prior notice.

JCCU shall not be responsible for the contents of any of the linked websites or for any damage caused in connection with use of such websites.

In case we determine that the linking from your website is not in accordance with the link guidelines described herein, we may contact you and require that you disable the link.

Intellectual Property Rights

All copyrighted works, logos, photos, characters, and other materials are properties in or to which JCCU or their respective providers have a copyright or other intellectual property rights or other rights of use or any other right. Downloading, capturing, printing or otherwise reproducing our website is permitted only for private use and other use permitted by the Copyright Act. Any use of the information and programs within our website on other websites or in other printed matters is not permitted. Also, do not use without permission any of the contents featured on our website beyond the scope of application of the Copyright Act.

All rights to or in the trademarks and service marks displayed on our website belong to JCCU or other rights holders who authorized JCCU to use these marks. Do not use these marks without permission of their respective rights holders.


Although JCCU has taken the utmost care to ensure the accuracy of the contents of JCCU Website, we cannot accept responsibility for any inaccuracies, errors, or omissions whether in respect of the information provided on our website or any to which the group's website may be linked.

JCCU has the right to delete or to modify the contents of our website without notice.

Where our website contains links to other websites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only and we do not take any responsibility for the contents of the websites to which these links refer.

Governing Laws, Conflict Resolution and Jurisdiction Court

Conclusion, effectiveness, performance and interpretation of any agreement pertaining to the Terms and Use of the Service are governed by the laws of Japan.

  1. If a conflict arises between JCCU and the user in connection with any agreement pertaining to the Terms or Use of the Service, the parties will discuss in good faith and strive to resolve the conflict.
  2. It is agreed that if a conflict arises with JCCU regarding the Terms or Use of the Service, the Tokyo District Court will serve as the exclusive jurisdiction court.