Terms of Use

Price-Funnel.com (hereafter referred to as the “Site”) is a price-comparison service for comparing prices and searching for the best deals on online retail sites such as eBay, Walmart, Jet.com, Best Buy, Target, AliExpress. The Site is the property of Price Funnel. (“Price Funnel”).

Article 1 (Agreement to Terms of Use)

These Terms and Conditions of Use (hereafter referred to as “Terms of Use”) apply to all users of all services provided by the Site located at Price-Funnel.com through the use of Internet, mobile phones, emails, and telephone. By using the Site, you agree to the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and policies regarding Cookies; if you do not agree, do not use the Site.

Article 2 (Service Overview)

On the Site, using the Site's system, users can compare "item information and item prices" provided by third parties. Purchases of all items will be made on external online retail sites and not on the Site. The Site is not a vendor based on the Act on Specified Commercial Transactions, and serves only as an information broker providing information on external online retail sites. By making purchases on the external online retail sites, users of the Site agree to be bound by the purchase policies of the online retail site in question. These purchase policies are available for viewing on the external online retail sites. By making purchases on the external online retail sites, the user of the Site enters into contract with said online retail site, and will not be in any contractual relationship with the Site regarding the purchase.

Article 3 (Privacy Policy)

The Site is committed to protecting the privacy of the users' personal information. The Site abides to the items listed in the Privacy Policy, and will take all possible measures to protect the personal information of the users of the Site.

Article 4 (User Registration)

Prospective users of the Site agree to apply for user registration in the way prescribed by Price Funnel, and user registration will be complete upon Price Funnel’s approval. Price Funnel reserves the right to deny any user registration application at any time on the following grounds, and is not obligated in any way to disclose information regarding reasons of denial.
  1. The applicant has provided false or misleading information in the user registration application process.
  2. The applicant has previously violated the Terms of Use.
  3. The applicant is either a minor, adult ward, warrantee, or person under curatorship without the consent of a statutory agent, legal guardian, curator, or assistant.
  4. The applicant is deemed by Price Funnel to be either a member of antisocial forces (such as organized crime groups, crime syndicates, right-wing organizations, or a person conforming to any type of asocial organization), is a sponsor, supporter, manager, or collaborator of antisocial forces, or has any interaction or involvement with antisocial forces.
  5. The applicant is deemed unsuitable by Price Funnel for other reasons.

Article 5 (Management of User ID and Password)

Users of the Site are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the information they hold for their account, including their user ID and password for the Site. In no event will the user of the Site be allowed to transfer or lease their user ID or password to a third party. When the user ID and password match the registration information at the time of log in, Price Funnel will deem the rightful holder of the user ID and password to be the one using the Site.

Article 6 (Prohibitions)

Users of the Site are prohibited from engaging in the following.
  1. Actions violating the law or are contrary to public policy.
  2. Actions relating to criminal activity.
  3. Actions that damage or interfere with the Price Funnel’s servers or network functions.
  4. Actions that interfere with the operation of Price Funnel’s services.
  5. Actions that intercept, expropriate, or accumulate information pertaining to other users of the Site.
  6. Actions equivalent to posing as someone else or using a false identity.
  7. Actions equivalent to providing for or sharing profits with antisocial forces either directly or indirectly in relation to any of Price Funnel’s services.
  8. Actions that infringe or violate the intellectual property, portrait rights, privacy, honor, or any other right or profit of Price Funnel, the Site, or other users of the Site.
  9. Actions equivalent to using excessively violent language, explicitly sexual language, language leading to discrimination based on race, nationality, belief, sexuality, social status, or origin; using language inducing, promoting, or facilitating suicide, self-injury, or substance abuse; using any other offensive language including antisocial expressions when submitting written content.
  10. Actions intended for conducting business operations, advertisements, promotions, solicitations, or any other commercial enterprise (excluding those with permission from Price Funnel), actions intended for sexual conduct or any act of obscenity, actions intended for seeking hitherto unacquainted romantic or sexual partners, actions intended to harass or abuse other users, or utilizing the Site in any way other than its intended purpose.
  11. Actions intended for religious proselytizing.
  12. Any other action deemed inappropriate by Price Funnel.

Article 7 (Suspension of Service Provision on the Site)

Price Funnel reserves the right to suspend or interrupt the provision of services on either the entirety or a portion of the Site, at any time, without notice, on the following grounds.
  1. The computer system acting on the Site is undergoing maintenance check or is being updated.
  2. Disasters due to inevitable forces, including but not limited to earthquakes, lightning strikes, fires, power failures, make it difficult to provide services on the Site.
  3. The communication lines are disrupted due to some kind of trouble.
  4. In any other case where Price Funnel deems it difficult to provide services on the Site.
Price Funnel cannot and will not be liable, regardless of reason, for any loss or damage sustained by either the user of the Site or a third party arising from the suspension or interruption of services on the Site.

Article 8 (Copyright)

Users of the Site must own the intellectual property rights, such as the copyright or the express permission and consent of the holder of the necessary rights, regarding all text and images they submit or edit on the Site. Copyrights of all text and images submitted or edited by users of the Site are reserved by the user in question or the existing right holder. However, Price Funnel reserves the right, at any time, to use any text or image submitted or edited on the Site and the user of the Site may not exercise the author’s moral right.

With the exception of what is established in the main clause of the preceding paragraph, copyrights and other intellectual property rights regarding the Site or any information in relation to the Site are owned and controlled by Price Funnel or the right holder who has given permission to Price Funnel, and users of the Site may not copy, reproduce, transfer, lease, translate, modify, reproduce, republish, publicly transmit (nor make the item transmittable), distribute, publish, or commercially use any of the Site’s content.

Article 9 (Access Restriction and Cancellation of Registration)

Price Funnel reserves the right to delete submitted content or data and restrict the user’s access to either the entirety or a portion of the Site, as well as cancel the registration of the user of the Site, at any time, without warning, on the following grounds.
  1. The user of the Site has violated any of the provisions of the Terms of Use.
  2. The user of the Site has provided false or misleading information in their user registration data.
  3. The user of the Site has petitioned the order of commence of bankruptcy, court protection, corporate reorganization, or special liquidation.
  4. The user of the Site has not used the Site for over a year.
  5. The user of the Site has not responded to the inquiries or requests of contact by Price Funnel for over 30 days.
  6. In any other case where Price Funnel deems the user of the Site unfit for using the Site.
When any of the items established in the preceding paragraph are applicable, the user of the Site forfeits the benefit of time concerning any debts owed to Price Funnel and must immediately make a lump sum repayment of the entire amount owed as of then.
Price Funnel cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from the actions taken by Price Funnel under the circumstances established in this Article.

Article 10 (Disclaimers)

Price Funnel disclaims all warranties, express or implied, both practically and legally, of the Site or any content, service or feature of the Site, to be free of defects (including safety, reliability, accuracy, integrity, validity, compatibility with specific purposes, security breaches, errors, bugs, or infringement of rights). Price Funnel cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from the use of the Site.

However, these provisions for liabilities are not applicable when the contract (including the Terms of Use) between Price Funnel and the user of the Site pertaining to use of the Site is deemed a consumer contract under the Consumer Contract Act.

Even in cases applicable to provisions set forth in the exceptional clause of the preceding paragraph, Price Funnel cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage to the user of the Site (including cases where Price Funnel or the user of the Site foresee or could foresee any damage) arising from default or illegal conduct caused by the negligence of Price Funnel (with the exception of culpa lata) .

The upper limit on compensation payouts for any loss or damage arising from default or illegal conduct caused by the negligence of Price Funnel (with the exception of culpa lata) is the same amount as the usage fee received from the user of the Site on the same month the damage is incurred.

Price Funnel cannot and will not be liable for any deals, communication, or conflict among users of the Site.

The Site cannot and will not be liable for the accuracy, quality, perfection, credibility, or authenticity regarding any information provided by external online retail sites

Any transactions or contracts such as sales and purchases occurring through services provided on the Site are carried out between the user of the Site and the external online retail site.

The Site disclaims all warranties regarding the accuracy of any content posted by the Site, external online retail sites, or members of the community in question. Contents of the post are submitted by either the Site, external online retail sites, or members of the community in question, and the Site assumes no responsibility whatsoever regarding the contents of the post (e.g. images and reviews).

URL links, advertising banners, product information, or information pertaining to the contributor posted on the Site are provided by either the Site, external online retail sites, members of the community in question, advertiser, or advertisement brokers, and are not necessarily guaranteed nor recommended by the Site.

Updated price information on external online retail sites may not be reflected real-time on the Site due to technical issues, and there may be discrepancies between the indicated prices on the Site and external online retail sites.

The Site cannot and will not be held responsible for technical malfunctions and other difficulties caused by inevitable forces beyond the range of the responsibilities of the Site. Uninterrupted data access cannot be guaranteed. The Site may undergo maintenance checkups at unspecified times.

Article 11 (Changes in Terms of Use)

Users of the Site are bound to these Terms of Use at all times. Changes may be made on the Terms of Use at any time, without warning. When any changes are made, the most recent version will be reflected in the Terms of Use.

Article 12 (Applicable Law and Jurisdiction)

These Terms of Use shall be governed by the laws of Japan, and either the Osaka Summary Court or Osaka District Court shall have exclusive primary jurisdiction with respect to all disputes arising between users of the Site and Price Funnel.