This agreement (hereinafter referred to as the “Terms”) applies to “LINE Manga” (hereinafter referred to as the “Service”) provided by LINE Digital Frontier Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as the “Company”). The terms and conditions for applying for the bounty payment program beta test (hereinafter referred to as “this project”) planned by our company will be communicated between customers (hereinafter referred to as “applicants”) who apply for this project and our company. is determined by
1. Agreement to Terms
1.1. Applicants must apply for this project in accordance with the provisions of this agreement. Applicants cannot apply for this project unless they agree to these terms.
1.2. If the applicant is a minor, please apply for this project after obtaining the consent of a legal representative such as a person with parental authority. In addition, if an applicant applies for this project on behalf of a business operator, the business operator must also agree to this agreement before using this service.
2. Scope of application
When applying for this project, in addition to these Terms, please follow the “LINE Manga Indies Guidelines” (hereinafter referred to as “Guidelines”) and ”
” (hereinafter referred to as the “Terms of Service”, together with the guidelines, the “Terms of Service, etc.”) shall apply. In the event that there is a discrepancy between the Terms of Service, etc. and the content of these Terms, these Terms shall apply preferentially.
3. Changes to Terms
3.1. The Company may change the Terms within the scope of the purpose of the Terms if the Company deems it necessary. In that case, the Company will inform the customer of the content and effective date of the revised Terms by displaying them on the Service or on the Company’s website, or by notifying the customer in a manner specified by the Company. The revised Terms shall take effect from the effective date.
3.2. The Company cannot individually notify Applicants of changes to these Terms and Service Terms, so Applicants are requested to check the latest terms and conditions.
4.1. Applicants may apply for this project via “LINE Manga Indies” a manga written by the Applicant (only completed manuscripts, not titles).
4.2. Applicants cannot cancel their application for this project after agreeing to these Terms.
4.3. Applicants may apply for this project in accordance with the method prescribed by our company only during the period when our company is holding this project.
4.4. Applicants may not apply to this project for works that have been commercialized for profit or that have already been awarded or commended in projects such as awards and campaigns other than this project.
4.5. Applicants are not allowed to participate in this project and any other awards, campaigns, etc., for works that have not been commercialized for profit or that have not received awards or campaigns other than this project. Applications can be submitted at the same time, but if the work in question is commercialized for profit during the application for this project, or if it wins an award or campaign other than this project, the work in question will not be commercialized or won a prize. This project will not be covered from the month that includes the day when the fact was announced.
4.6. Applicants are required to submit submitted works from after 23:59:59 on the last day of the application, when the aggregation of indicators for each work starts, until the aggregation is completed (hereinafter referred to as the “timing of aggregation on the last day of the application”). If you publish or delete it, it will be out of the scope of this project. There is a possibility that the indicators shown in 6.5. Applicants shall agree to this point in advance. Also, please understand that it is difficult to provide individual guidance on the exact timing of aggregation in advance.
4.7. The language used for entries submitted to this project shall be Japanese. Applicants for this project are limited to residents of Japan.
4.8. In addition, the Company may specify the conditions necessary for applying for this project.
5. Contents of submitted work
5.1. Entries for this project are limited to comics written by the entrant himself/herself.
5.2. Content that violates laws and regulations or public order and morals, content that slanders others, content that the Company deems inappropriate, intellectual property rights of third parties, etc. (copyrights, moral rights, patent rights, trademark rights, etc.) (including, but not limited to, design rights, utility model rights, trade secrets, honor rights, portrait rights, privacy rights, and publicity rights. The same shall apply hereinafter.) Application is prohibited.
5.3. The applicant represents and warrants that the submitted work does not infringe the intellectual property rights of a third party and that it has the legitimate authority to grant the Company the right to use the submitted work. If the Applicant violates this paragraph and a third party files a claim, claim, or lawsuit (hereinafter referred to as “Claim, etc.”), the Applicant shall bear its own responsibility and expenses (including attorney’s fees). ) shall correspond to this. In addition, if the Company resolves the complaint, etc., all expenses required for the resolution shall be borne by the applicant.
5.4. In addition, the Company may specify the content of works that can be submitted.
6. Reward payment conditions
6.1. In this project, applicants will be rewarded at a later date according to the performance indicators for each work submitted for one month (from the 1st of each month to the time of aggregation on the last day of the application; hereinafter referred to as the “application month”). It is a plan to pay money.
6.2. One person can apply for this project with any number of works, but the reward will be paid only for one work with the highest total amount of rewards paid in the month of application.
6.3. To apply for this project, it is necessary to select “Participate” in the “Bounty benefit program (beta test)” item on the work submission screen of this service, and then post the story in the work. I have. In addition, at the time of pressing the consent button on the screen of this application guidelines, we will consider that the applicant has agreed to all of these application guidelines.
6.4. Entries must have at least 2 episodes newly posted within the application month at the time of tallying on the last day of the application. In order to continue receiving rewards, it is necessary to post and publish at least 2 new stories every month.
6.5. If the conditions stipulated in 6.4 are met, the reward amount will be calculated for each application month according to the following three indicators.
Indicator 1: Number of monthly readers
・Monthly readership refers to the number of net (unique) viewers of all stories in the submitted work in the month of submission.
・The number of monthly readers will be counted as a result until the timing of counting on the last day of the application.
・From the end of November 2022, the number of monthly readers of submitted works can be confirmed from the access analysis on the work management screen.
・The reward amount in the chart includes the amount of taxable consumption tax and the amount of withholding income tax collected.
Indicator 2: number of favorite registrations
・ The number of favorite registrations will be counted as a result until the timing of counting on the last day of the application.
・From the end of November 2022, you can check the number of submitted works registered as favorites from the access analysis on the work management screen.
・The reward amount in the chart includes the amount of taxable consumption tax and the amount of withholding income tax collected.
Indicator ③ webtoon works
・If the submitted work is a “webtoon work” with a pattern, direction, and frame division that is premised on reading vertically on a smartphone, the reward amount (index 1 + index 2) will be doubled. increase.
・Simple setting change from horizontal reading setting to vertical reading setting of general frame split manuscript created for two-page spread/horizontal reading is not recognized as a webtoon work.
・Webtoon works will be certified by our visual review of the manuscript. Please note that we are unable to provide information on the details of the examination, nor on individual detailed reasons for approval or disapproval.
6.6. In the event that the submitted work or story is not made public by the management due to a conflict with these Terms, or the work is not in a state where it can be viewed normally due to other reasons on the part of the applicant, or in the screening process, the Company If it is determined that it is contrary to the purpose of this plan, it will be out of application of this plan.
6.7. Individual contact will not be made if this plan is not applicable. Also, please note that we cannot respond to individual inquiries such as reasons for non-applicability.
6.8. The Company may change the various indicators shown in 6.5 without prior notice.
7. Flow of bounty payment
7.1. Rewards will be paid through LINE Pay.in advance to receive
Registration for LINE Pay
7.2. Applicants who are eligible for a bounty will receive an e-mail from the 15th to the 20th of the month following the month in which they applied, to the e-mail address registered at the time of artist registration.
7.3. Those eligible for rewards will enter various information such as LINE Pay number, real name, address, etc. from the form provided in the guidance email by the end of the month following the application month.
7.4. If the input of various information cannot be confirmed within the specified period, the reward recipient will lose the right to receive the reward. Please note that we will not be able to take any action after the input deadline for any reason, such as inability to use LINE Pay, incomplete registration email address, or non-delivery of information emails.
7.5. We do not individually contact those who are not eligible for bounty payment. Also, please note that we cannot respond to individual inquiries at all. Please check the achievement level of each indicator from the work management screen.
7.6. If the information in 7.3. is entered correctly, the reward money will be sent between the 20th and 30th of the month after the application month.
7.7. The Company may impose conditions on the award of bounties. If the Company determines that the conditions will not be fulfilled, regardless of whether it is before or after notification of the bounty payment procedures and the implementation of the remittance of the bounty, the Company may cancel the bounty payment, and the bounty has already been delivered. In that case, we shall be able to request its return.
8. Rights of submitted works
8.1. Applicants will retain the intellectual property rights, etc. they have for their entries as before, and the Company will not acquire such rights.
8.2. By applying for this project, the entrant shall provide the Company with the submitted work for the purpose of publicity and advertisement of the Company, this service, this project, etc. without any restrictions such as medium, period, distribution area or distribution method. Non-exclusive, free-of-charge, unlimited license to use (including duplication, translation, adaptation, alteration, public transmission, and sublicensing of these rights to third parties) In addition, we shall not exercise the moral rights of authors stipulated in the Copyright Act against our company or third parties designated by our company.
9.1. We respect the privacy of applicants.
9.2. The Company pays the utmost attention to information security in order to safely manage the information obtained from Applicants.
9.3. The Company will pay rewards to applicants through LINE Pay. Therefore, the “LINE Pay number” and “last four digits of the mobile phone number” obtained from applicants will be provided to LINE Corporation.
9.4. The personal information you provide will be used only for communications from us regarding rewards, identification of reward recipients, and reward payment procedures. Regarding the handling of other personal information, please refer to ”
10. Cancellation and change of this project
10.1. If the Company deems it necessary to cancel or suspend the Project due to system maintenance, communication lines or means of communication, computer failure, etc., without prior notice to the Applicant, You can cancel or suspend this project.
10.2. The Company may revise, add, or change the contents and conditions of this Plan without prior notice.
11. End of acceptance of this project
The Company may terminate the acceptance of this project without prior notice to applicants.
The Company prohibits the following acts by customers regarding this service.
12.1. Acts that violate laws, court judgments, decisions or orders, or legally binding administrative measures;
12.2. Acts that may violate public order or good morals
12.3. Acts that infringe intellectual property rights such as copyrights, trademark rights, patent rights, honor rights, privacy rights, or other legal or contractual rights of the Company or a third party;
12.4. Excessively violent expressions, explicit sexual expressions, expressions equivalent to child pornography or child abuse, expressions that lead to discrimination based on race, nationality, creed, gender, social status, family origin, suicide, self-harm Acts of posting or transmitting expressions that induce or encourage acts, drug abuse, or expressions that include anti-social content and cause discomfort to others.
12.5. Impersonating a third party or intentionally disseminating false information
12.6. Acts of sending the same or similar comments to multiple comment posting fields (excluding those approved by the Company), and other acts that the Company deems to be spam.
12.7. Acts of exchanging the right to use the submitted work for cash, property or other economic benefits by a method other than the method specified by the Company.
12.8. Sales, publicity, advertisement, solicitation, or any other profit-oriented activities (excluding those approved by the Company), sexual or obscene acts, encounters or relationships with strangers of the opposite sex. Acts aimed at harassing or slandering other customers, or acts of using the Service for purposes other than those intended by the Service.
12.9. Profit or other cooperation with anti-social forces
12.10. Religious activities or solicitation of religious groups
12.11. Acts of illegally collecting, disclosing, or providing personal information, registration information, usage history information, etc. of others
12.12. Acts that interfere with the server or network system of this service, acts that illegally operate our company’s services including this service using bots, cheat tools, or other technical means, intentionally causing defects in this service The act of using the Service, the act of accessing the Service on a communication terminal that has undergone routing, jailbreaking, or other modification, the act of making unreasonable inquiries or requests to the Company, such as repeating similar questions more than necessary, and other acts by the Company. Acts that interfere with the operation of the service or the use of this service by other customers
12.13. Acts of reverse engineering, disassembling, or deciphering the source code by other methods for unfair purposes or manners
12.14. Acts that assist or encourage acts falling under any of the above 12.1. to 12.13.
12.15. In addition to the acts stipulated in 12.1. to 12.14., acts that the Company reasonably deems inappropriate.
13. Responsibilities of Applicants
13.1. Applicants shall apply for this project at their own responsibility, and shall be responsible for all actions of the applicant in connection with applying for this project and the results thereof. .
13.2. If the Company deems that the Applicant has applied for this project in violation of the application conditions described in “4. If there is any falsehood, fraud, or incompleteness, if the applicant cannot be contacted for a certain period of time, or if the Company reasonably determines that the applicant is unsuitable, the applicant will be disqualified without notifying the applicant in advance. We shall be able to take appropriate measures such as invalidating the application and canceling the reward payment.
13.3. Notwithstanding the provisions of the preceding paragraph, the Company shall not be obligated to other customers or any other third party to prevent or correct the applicant’s violation.
13.4. The Applicant shall not be liable for any damages caused by the Applicant using the Service to apply for the Project (including cases where the Company receives a complaint from a third party due to such use). , In the event that the Company suffers any direct or indirect damages (including the burden of attorney’s fees), the Company must immediately compensate for this at the request of the Company.
14. Our Disclaimer
14.1. The Company shall not be liable, directly or indirectly, for damages incurred by the Applicant as a result of applying for this Project or being unable to apply for this Project, except in cases of intentional or gross negligence on the part of the Company. We are not responsible for any damages. However, if the contract between the Company and the customer regarding the application for this project is a consumer contract as stipulated in the Consumer Contract Act (hereinafter referred to as “consumer contract”), ), we shall not be liable for damages caused by lost profits or other special circumstances, and shall be liable for damages within the scope of damages that can normally occur. increase.
14.2. If the customer suffers damage due to our gross negligence, our company will not be responsible for compensation for loss of profits or other damages caused by special circumstances, and our liability for damages will be limited to the extent of damage that can normally occur. shall be liable for However, this does not apply if the contract between the customer and our company regarding the application for this project falls under a consumer contract.
15. Relationship between these Terms and Laws
16. Contacting Applicants
Applicants will be contacted regarding the application for this project by e-mail, display on the screen of the service provided by the Company, or any other method that the Company deems appropriate. Applicants shall check from time to time whether or not they have received communications from the Company.
17. GOVERNING LAW, JURISDICTION
The original text of this Agreement shall be Japanese, and the governing law shall be Japanese law. The Tokyo District Court shall be the exclusive jurisdictional court of first instance for disputes arising between applicants and the Company arising out of or in connection with the application for this project and this service.
Enacted on November 1, 2022