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JAPAN SHOPPING FESTIVAL TOHOKU

Travel in Tohoku Hashtag Campaign

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JSTO Tohoku official account (@jstotohoku) is welcoming photos and videos depicting "impressive things found during travel in Tohoku".
Please follow the JSTO Tohoku official account (@jstotohoku) and post a photo or video depicting "impressive things found during travel in Tohoku" on Instagram with #jstotohoku.
Among people who posted, one person will win the prize by lottery.

Follow the JSTO Tohoku official account@jstotohoku

Entry period

From 10 a.m., December 1, 2019 to 11:59 p.m., March 15, 2020, Japan standard time.

Prize

  • Prize
  • Luxury! Give away prize!

Theme

"Impressive Things Found During Travel in Tohoku"

Places, scenery, food, services, experiences or anything you found impressive during your travel in Tohoku.

How to enter

Please follow the JSTO Tohoku official account (@jstotohoku) and post a photo or video shot by you depicting "impressive things found during travel in Tohoku" on Instagram with #jstotohoku.

  • Follow the JSTO Tohoku
    official account (@jstotohoku

    Follow the JSTO Tohoku official account@jstotohoku

  • Post a photo or video on
    Instagram with #jstotohoku.

  • One winner-to-be will be notified through
    Instagram direct messaging.

  • After the promotion, an "exhibition"
    showing those photos may be held.

Who to enter

Followers of the JSTO Tohoku official account (@jstotohoku) who set their Instagram open to the public and agree to the terms and conditions of the promotion.

Announcement of winner

The winner will be notified through Instagram direct messaging during a period from the end of April 2020. The winner is requested to visit a URL provided in the direct message and fill in the form with necessary information such as name, address, phone number, and age during the specified period.
For more information, please see the terms and conditions.

Inquiries

For any questions about this promotion, please contact the Hashtag Promotion Office.
Email: info@jsf-tohoku.jp
Please note that it may take some time to respond to inquiries.

Note

Please read the following terms and conditions of Hashtag Promotion before entry.
You are deemed to have agreed to the terms and conditions by entering this promotion.

Terms and Conditions

Those who enter the JSTO Tohoku Hashtag Promotion through its official account (@jstotohoku) organized by General Incorporated Association Japan Shopping Tourism Organization Tohoku (hereinafter "Company"') (hereinafter "Poster") must read thoroughly and agree to the following before entry. Any person who posts a photo or video with the hashtag designated for the promotion is deemed to have agreed to these terms and conditions. Any person who cannot agree to that must not participate in the promotion.

Entry

  • The following cases are not accepted: the post is set as private; the post does not include the correct hashtag; the post was created by adding the hashtag to the data which has been posted; and the same data is used repeatedly.
  • When using a photo or video shot in the past, post it again during the promotion period.
  • Minors require consent from a parent before entry.
  • Data posted must be shot by the Poster.
  • Data posted should not include the Poster's personal information such as name, address, and phone number.
  • If the data includes any third party, it is the Poster's responsibility to obtain necessary permission before entry.
  • If the data includes any third party's intellectual property, it is the Poster's responsibility to obtain necessary permission before entry,
  • Posters must ensure that they possess the legal right of the data.
  • Posters must ensure that the data does not violate rights of any third party.
  • Terms of conditions of Instagram will apply for use of Instagram.

Copyrights

  • Some of photos and videos posted will be published on the JSTO Tohoku official account (@jstotohoku).
  • Posters agree that the data posted for this promotion may be used freely as archives or for its advertising purposes of various projects.

Prohibitions

  • Violation of laws and regulation and aiding and abetting those act, and soliciting or forcing others to do those acts.
  • Placing a huge load on the server of this promotion.
  • Hindering the operation of this promotion.
  • Interfering third parties' entries to this promotion.
  • Pre-election campaign, election campaign, or an act similar to those, and any act conflicting with the Public Offices Election Act.
  • Infringing the dignity, social credibility, privacy, portrait rights, publicity rights, copyrights, or any other rights of third parties (including all cases stipulated by laws and ruled by legal precedents).
  • A conduct constituting calumniation, intimidation, or harassment to third parties.
  • Commercial events, auctions, or monetary payments relating to this promotion or similar acts.
  • Advertising products or services, publishing profile for advertising purposes, or promoting spam mail or chain mail.
  • Spoofing such as using a third party's name, company or organization name.
  • Disturbing public order, and acts against common sense.
  • Other acts similar to the above.

Announcement of Winner

  • After the promotion period, a winner will be selected and notified through Instagram direct messaging. Posters are requested to follow the JSTO Tohoku official account (@jstotohoku) and activate the push notification of Instagram on their devices.
  • The winner is not necessarily the Poster whose post is presented on the JSTO Tohoku official account (@jstotohoku), and it can be a Poster whose post is not presented.
  • The winner is requested to contact by following instructions during the period specified in the direct message. If the winner fails in contacting during the specified period, winning becomes invalid.

Notes

  • Due to unavoidable circumstances, the prize may be changed without prior notice.
  • If the prize cannot be delivered due to the incomplete address, change of address, or other reasons, winning becomes invalid.
  • The prize is not transferrable and cannot be converted to cash.
  • The Company will not be responsible for any loss or damage in transit.
  • Under the Act against Unjustifiable Premium and Misleading Representation, the winner of this promotion may not win other promotion by the Company.
  • When the Company find winning inappropriate, it becomes invalid.
  • The above may be subject to change depending on the prize items.

Indemnity

  • If a Poster causes damage to the Company or a third party by violating these terms and conditions, or conducting wrongful or illegal acts, the Poster will indemnify the damage.
  • When disputes arise between a Poster and a third party regarding the participation of this promotion, the Poster will resolve conflict by bearing the expenses and responsibility to hold the Company harmless against damage unless the cause of damage is the Company's intention or gross negligence.
  • If a Poster violates these terms and conditions and causes damage to the Company, the Company can claim the damage from the Poster.

Disclaimer and Other

  • The Company operates this promotion with meticulous care, but it does not provide any guarantee about completeness, correctness, safety, availability, and other effect of information, programs, various services, and all other items provided in relation to this promotion.
  • The Company will not be responsible for disputes or damage (regardless of direct or indirect) between a Poster and a third party caused by the following reasons.
    1. Failure of software/hardware, fire, electricity failure, deterioration of communication environment, earthquake, incidents, and other extraordinary situations.
    2. System maintenance for this promotion which is conducted on a regular basis or urgently.
    3. Disputes arouse between Posters or a Poster and a third party.
    4. Interrupt, delay, or default in any form of the services of this promotion due to denial of service or alteration of information by a third party.
    5. Entries which are not made from the environment recommended by the Company.
    6. Wrongly transmitted or default of information provided by this promotion without intention or gross negligence.
    7. Cases where entries cannot be made due to the server's heavy traffic.
  • The Company may change or cancel part or all of this promotion without prior notice to Posters.
  • The Company may change these terms and conditions without prior notice to Posters as deemed necessary, and may take necessary action in order to ensure the proper operation of this promotion.
  • Cost of internet connection and communication incurred by entering this promotion should be borne by the Posters.
  • This promotion is not supported, approved, operated, or involved by Instagram.

Personal Information

  • The Company may collect Posters' personal information.
  • Personal information obtained from Posters by the Company will not be provided to a third party (excluding outsourcing contractors that operate the office) without the Poster's consent.
Purpose of use of personal information

The office (including the Company) uses Posters' personal information for communication required for this promotion such as confirming the winner or delivering the prize, and getting feedback for the Company's business activities.

Change of Terms and Conditions

  • The Company may change these terms and conditions without Posters' consent.
  • When changes are made to these terms and conditions, the latest version will apply to all Posters.
  • The latest version will be effective from the time when they are uploaded on the website.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

  • These terms and conditions shall be governed by the laws of Japan.
  • All disputes related to use of this site shall be resolved by the Sendai District Court as the agreed exclusive jurisdiction.

Additional Clause

These terms and conditions become effective from December 1, 2019.

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