1. Introduction


    1. These terms and conditions shall govern your use of our website.


    2. By using our website, you accept these terms and conditions in full; accordingly, if you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use our website.


    3. If you register with our website, submit any material to our website or use any of our website services, we will ask you to expressly agree to these terms and conditions.


    4. You must be at least 18 years of age to use our website; by using our website or agreeing to these terms and conditions, you warrant and represent to us that you are at least 18 years of age.


    5. Our website uses cookies; by using our website or agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of our privacy policy.


  2. Copyright And Trademark Notices


    1. Copyright (c) 2015 Curtis Herron

      全ての著作権はカーティス ヘロンに帰属します。

    2. Subject to the express provisions of these terms and conditions:


      1. we, together with our licensors, own and control all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website; and


      2. all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website are reserved.


    3. We own the trademark “Institute For Principled Management”.

      「Institute For Principled Management」は当社の登録商標です。

  3. Acceptable Uses


    1. You may:


      1. view pages from our website in a web browser;


      2. download pages from our website for caching in a web browser;


      3. download text files from our website;


      4. print pages and text files from our website; and


      5. stream audio and video files from our website, subject to the other provisions of these terms and conditions.


    2. You may use our website for your individual business purposes. You may use our website for the purpose of training and coaching others, provided that you and those individuals have current and valid license to use our website.


    3. We reserve the right to restrict access to areas of our website, or to our whole website, at our discretion; you must not circumvent or bypass, or attempt to circumvent or bypass, any access restriction measures on our website.


  4. Unacceptable Uses


    1. Except as expressly permitted by Section 3.1 or the other provisions of these terms and conditions, you must not download any material from our website or save any such material to your computer.

      Section 3.1その他の本規約上の定めにおいて明示的に許可されている場合を除き,当社のウェブサイト上のいかなるコンテンツについても,お客様のコンピューターにダウンロードし,または保存することはできないものとします。

    2. Unless you own or control the relevant rights in the material, you must not:


      1. republish material from our website (including republication on another website);


      2. sell, rent or sub-license material from our website;


      3. show any material from our website in public;


      4. exploit material from our website for a commercial purpose; or


      5. redistribute material from our website.


    3. You must not:


      1. use our website in any way or take any action that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the performance, availability or accessibility of the website;


      2. use our website in any way that is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity;


      3. use our website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software;


      4. conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our website without our express written consent;


      5. access or otherwise interact with our website using any robot, spider or other automated means; or


      6. use data collected from our website for any direct marketing activity (including without limitation email marketing, SMS marketing, telemarketing and direct mailing).


    4. You must not use data collected from our website to contact individuals, companies or other persons or entities.


    5. You must ensure that all the information you supply to us through our website, or in relation to our website, is true, accurate, current, complete and non-misleading.


  5. Access To Content


    1. Content is provided on our website through a publicly accessible section and through a restricted access section.


    2. Content provided through the restricted access section is organized into programs. Programs are bundles of web pages, video files, and text files.


    3. Access to content in the restricted access section of the website requires a license issued by us. Only individuals with a valid license may access the restricted section of our website and the programs provided therein.


    4. A license provides the user with a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable right to access a specific, individual program. Not all licenses are the same. The program accessible and the terms of access to that program are defined separately for each license.


  6. Accounts


    1. Individuals with a valid license to the restricted access section of the website may register for an account with our website. Some licenses require the registration of an account. Registration of an account is conducted by completing account registration form on our website.


    2. You must not allow any other person to use your license or account to access the website.


    3. You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any unauthorized use of your license or account.


    4. You must not use any other person's license or account to access the website.


  7. User Login Details


    1. When registering for an account with our website, you will be required to provide a user ID, a password, and an e-mail address.


    2. Your user ID, password, and e-mail address must not be your individual name or other terms which enable the recognition of your individual identity.


    3. Your user ID must not be liable to mislead and must comply with the content rules set out in Section 11; you must not use your account or user ID for or in connection with the impersonation of any person.


    4. You must keep your password confidential.


    5. You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any disclosure of your password.


    6. You are responsible for any activity on our website arising out of any failure to keep your password confidential, and may be held liable for any losses arising out of such a failure.


  8. Purchase Of Licenses


    1. You may be provided with opportunities to purchase a license for additional programs within the restricted portion of the website. The cost, the access period, and other terms of a license to be purchased are provided on the “Details” and “Purchase” pages of the program for which a license is being purchased.


    2. Payments for the purchase of licenses are conducted by third party financial institutions. We are not responsible for the conduct and results of any transactions with these financial institutions. We may add or remove purchase options at our discretion.


    3. Access to programs will be provided to you following receipt of confirmation from a third party financial institution of a successful financial transaction.


    4. All purchases of programs are final. We do not provide refunds for purchases for any reasons.


  9. Cancellation and suspension of account


    1. We may do the following at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation.


      1. suspend your account;


      2. cancel your account; and/or


      3. edit your account details,


    2. You may cancel your account and your access to programs on our website using the Account panel on the website.


  10. Your content: license


    1. You may be provided with opportunities to submit content (including without limitation text, graphics, images, audio material, video material, audio-visual material, scripts and files) to us directly or within the website.


    2. You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use, reproduce, store, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your content in any existing or future media.


    3. You grant to us the right to sub-license the rights licensed under Section 10.2.


    4. You grant to us the right to bring an action for infringement of the rights licensed under Section 10.2.


    5. You shall not exercise any author's moral rights with respect to the rights licensed to us under Section 10.2.


    6. Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach any provision of these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may delete, unpublish or edit any or all of your content.


  11. Your Content: Rules


    1. You warrant and represent that your content will comply with these terms and conditions.


    2. Your content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any person's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action against any person (in each case in any jurisdiction and under any applicable law).


    3. Your content, and the use of your content by us in accordance with these terms and conditions, must not:


      1. be libelous or maliciously false;


      2. be obscene or indecent;


      3. infringe any copyright, moral right, database right, trade mark right, design right, right in passing off, or other intellectual property right;


      4. infringe any right of confidence, right of privacy or right under data protection legislation;


      5. constitute negligent advice or contain any negligent statement;


      6. constitute an incitement to commit a crime, instructions for the commission of a crime or the promotion of criminal activity;


      7. be in contempt of any court, or in breach of any court order;


      8. be in breach of racial or religious hatred or discrimination legislation;


      9. be blasphemous;


      10. be in breach of official secrets legislation;


      11. be in breach of any contractual obligation owed to any person;


      12. depict violence in an explicit, graphic or gratuitous manner;


      13. be pornographic, lewd, suggestive or sexually explicit;


      14. be untrue, false, inaccurate or misleading;


      15. consist of or contain any instructions, advice or other information which may be acted upon and could, if acted upon, cause illness, injury or death, or any other loss or damage;


      16. constitute spam;


      17. be offensive, deceptive, fraudulent, threatening, abusive, harassing, anti-social, menacing, hateful, discriminatory or inflammatory; or


      18. cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to any person.


  12. Limited Warranties


    1. We do not warrant or represent:


      1. the completeness or accuracy of the information published on our website;


      2. that the material on the website is up to date; or


      3. that the website or any service on the website will remain available.


    2. We reserve the right to discontinue or alter any or all of our website services, and to stop publishing our website, at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation; and save to the extent expressly provided otherwise in these terms and conditions, you will not be entitled to any compensation or other payment upon the discontinuance or alteration of any website services, or if we stop publishing the website.


    3. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and subject to Section 12.1, we exclude all representations and warranties relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, our website and the use of our website.


  13. Limitations And Exclusions Of Liability


    1. Nothing in these terms and conditions will:


      1. limit or exclude any liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;


      2. limit or exclude any liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;


      3. limit any liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or


      4. exclude any liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.


    2. The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section 13 and elsewhere in these terms and conditions:


      1. are subject to Section 13.1; and


      2. govern all liabilities arising under these terms and conditions or relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty, except to the extent expressly provided otherwise in these terms and conditions.


    3. To the extent that our website and the information and services on our website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.


    4. We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.


    5. We will not be liable to you in respect of any business losses, including (without limitation) loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill.


    6. We will not be liable to you in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or software.


    7. We will not be liable to you in respect of any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage.


    8. You accept that we have an interest in limiting the personal liability of our officers and employees and, having regard to that interest, you acknowledge that we are a limited liability entity; you agree that you will not bring any claim personally against our officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website or these terms and conditions (this will not, of course, limit or exclude the liability of the limited liability entity itself for the acts and omissions of our officers and employees).


  14. Breaches Of These Terms


    1. Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may:


      1. send you one or more formal warnings;


      2. temporarily suspend your access to our website;


      3. permanently prohibit you from accessing our website;


      4. block computers using your IP address from accessing our website;


      5. contact any or all of your internet service providers and request that they block your access to our website;


      6. commence legal action against you, whether for breach of contract or otherwise; and/or


      7. suspend or delete your account on our website.


    2. Where we suspend or prohibit or block your access to our website or a part of our website, you must not take any action to circumvent such suspension or prohibition or blocking (including without limitation creating and/or using a different account).


  15. Variation


    1. We may revise these terms and conditions from time to time.


    2. The revised terms and conditions shall apply to the use of our website from the date of publication of the revised terms and conditions on the website, and you hereby waive any right you may otherwise have to be notified of, or to consent to, revisions of these terms and conditions.


    3. In situations in which we revise these terms, we will inform you as needed through our website or other means. In situations in which you do not cancel your access to programs and do not cancel your account within the period from the date we notify you of these revisions and specified by us, you will be regarded as having accepted the revisions to these terms, and these revised terms shall be in effect from the date specified in Section 15.2. Following the passage of this period, you may not claim that you were unaware of or did not approve of these revisions.


  16. Assignment


    1. You hereby agree that we may assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.


    2. You may not without our prior written consent assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with any of your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.


  17. Severability


    1. If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect.


    2. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision of these terms and conditions would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.


  18. Third Party Rights


    1. A contract under these terms and conditions is for our benefit and your benefit, and is not intended to benefit or be enforceable by any third party.


    2. The exercise of the parties' rights under a contract under these terms and conditions is not subject to the consent of any third party.


  19. Entire Agreement


    1. Subject to Section 13.1, these terms and conditions, together with our privacy policy, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our website and shall supersede all previous agreements between you and us in relation to your use of our website.


  20. Law And Jurisdiction


    1. These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Japanese law.


    2. Any disputes relating to these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Japan.


  21. Language


    1. These Terms Of Use, our Privacy Policy, and other terms made by us and on our website are often provided in multiple languages for the convenience of the user. If there are any inconsistencies among languages in the interpretation of a statement, the interpretation based upon the Japanese language version shall take priority.


  22. Notice Concerning The Practice Of Law


    1. The information presented on our website is not intended to and should not be construed to constitute the illegal practice of law by us.


  23. Notices Regarding Likeness, Nationality, Etc.


    1. All characters and entities depicted within materials on our website are fictitious. Any likeness to any individual or entity is coincidental and unintended.


    2. Specific references within the materials on our website to nationality and culture are based upon publicly available sources. We do not assume responsibility for the accuracy or consistency of the opinions of these sources. All other references to race, nationality, culture, or creed, whether explicit or implied, are not made for the purpose of imparting opinion or beliefs and do not reflect our opinions or belief.


  24. Statutory and regulatory disclosures


    1. With respect to disclosures based upon the Act On Specified Commercial Transactions and for other matters concerning these terms and our website, please contact us using the e-mail address provided on our website.


  25. Our details


    1. This website is owned and operated by Kabushiki Kaisha Curtis Herron.

      本ウェブサイトは株式会社カーティス ヘロンによって管理運営されています。

    2. We are a registered business in Japan.


    3. You can contact us by e-mail, using the e-mail address published on our website.


Policy For the Protection Of Personal Information


Date: April 1, 2016


We, Kabushiki Kaisha Curtis Herron, provide training, e-learning, and business consulting services for corporations and their employees. Our mission is to support our clients in the development of their human resources. In undertaking that mission, we make every effort to manage personal information in compliance with the laws and regulations concerning personal information. We recognize our social responsibility to protect personal information. We protect the rights and interests of individuals through our management of their personal information.


As described below, we have developed policies for the purpose of handling personal information. We have developed a system for managing the protection of personal information. We recognize the recent trends in IT security. We recognize the changes in the demands of society and in the management environment. And, based thereon, we are committed to continuous improvement in our handling of personal information.


We handle personal information for the purpose of providing corporate training, e-learning, and consulting services to corporations and their employees. We manage personal information for the purpose of recruitment and human resources management, etc. We properly collect, use, and disclose personal information only within the scope of previously disclosed objectives. We do not manage personal information beyond the scope necessary to achieve those objectives. And, we have developed appropriate mechanisms for these reasons.


We comply with laws and regulations, national policies, and other regulations pertaining to the management of personal information.


We continuously develop reasonable security measures, apply necessary resources, and improve personal information security measures for the purpose of preventing unauthorized access, leakage, as well as damage and loss of personal information. We also have established internal regulations for the purpose of responding to improper acts and protecting personal information.


We have established internal regulations for the purpose of responding to complaints and inquiries regarding the handling of personal information. We will respond promptly and in good faith to complaints and inquiries regarding the handling of personal information.


We continuously improve our system for managing the protection of personal information. We do so with an understanding of the changes in our environment. We do so promptly and appropriately.


We use personal information with the following objectives.


  • confirmation of identity
  • 本人確認
  • client management
  • 顧客管理
  • accounting, billing, and settlement
  • 課金、料金請求・決済
  • execution of requested services
  • お申込いただいたサービスの実行
  • confirmation and consultation regarding service conditions
  • 業務状況の確認・連絡
  • performance of various procedures required by law and regulations
  • 法令・規約に基づく諸手続の履行
  • in response to inquiries
  • お問い合わせに対する対応
  • improvement of services offered
  • サービスの円滑な提供
  • prevention and response to impropriety
  • 不正利用の防止・対応
  • exercise of rights and duties required by contract and law
  • 契約・法令に基づく権利の行使・義務の履行
  • notification regarding changes in information being provided; notification regarding changes in terms and charges; and notifications regarding changes, additions, suspension, termination, etc. of our services
  • 利用に資する情報の提供および規約・料金等の変更や当社サービスの変更・新設・停止・休廃止等に関するお知らせ
  • offers of after-service
  • アフターサービス提供
  • offers regarding improvements and additional developments in our (including related companies') services; and offers regarding marketing surveys and analysis, campaigns, and various services provided by us (including related companies and business partners)
  • 当社(当社関連会社を含みます。)サービスの改良・開発、マーケティング調査・分析活動、キャンペーン活動、その他当社(当社関連会社・提携先を含みます。)の各種サービス等のご案内

Regarding the collection of credit card information (card name, card number, card expiration date, etc.), the objective of doing so, those collecting credit card information, and the holding period of that information are described below.


  • Objective: processing payments for services as well as having a payment processing agent process payments on our behalf
  • 利用目的:サービスの代金決済を行うこと及び決済代行サービスにおいて代金回収代行を行うため
  • Payment Processing Agents: Kabushiki Kaisha ASJ and PayPal
  • 情報の取得者:株式会社ASJ
  • Holding Period: 7 years
  • 保存期間:7年間

There may be occasions in which we provide personal information for the purpose of outsourcing the processing of some information. In situations in which we provide personal information, we will select that agent based upon their ability to adequately meet standards for protecting personal information, and we will execute a non-disclosure agreement with that agent.


For personal information which we receive, we will not disclose that information to third parties, except in the following circumstances.


  • Situations in which we have received that person's consent
  • ご本人の同意がある場合
  • Situations in which it is difficult to receive that person's consent and in which it is necessary for the purpose of preserving life, body, or property
  • 人の生命、身体または財産の保護のために必要な場合であって、ご本人の同意を頂くことが困難な場合
  • Situations in which it is difficult to receive that person's consent and in which it is particularly necessary for the purpose of improving public health or furthering the healthy development of children
  • 公衆衛生の向上又は児童の健全な育成の推進のために特に必要がある場合であってご本人の同意を得ることが困難な場合
  • Situations in which it is necessary to cooperate with a national agency, a local government agency, or entrusted entity in the performance of their legally determined duties and in which there is a risk that receiving that person's consent would interfere with the performance of that duty
  • 国の機関若しくは地方公共団体又はその委託を受けた者が法令の定める事務を遂行することに対して協力する必要がある場合であって,ご本人の同意を得ることにより当該事務の遂行に支障を及ぼすおそれがある場合
  • Situations in which the disclosure or provision is required by law
  • その他法令に基づき開示・提供を求められた場合

In situations in which the personal information provided to us is determined to be inadequate for the purpose of us providing services, there may be situations in which our services cannot be used.


In situations in which we have received a request to disclose, correct, supplement, delete, etc. personal information, we shall promptly respond in accordance with the following.


  • We will confirm the identity of that person or that person's representative as part of the process of disclosure, etc.
  • 開示等の手続きにあたり、ご本人であることまたは代理人であることを確認いたします。
  • Requests should be made in accordance with our determined procedures or by sending a written request by post. Requests should include an address, name, telephone number, and e-mail address.
  • 当社所定の手続方法及び申請書を郵送でお送りいたしますので、下記のお問い合わせ先に郵便にてご請求下さい。その際、住所・氏名・電話番号・メールアドレスをご連絡ください。

We may refrain from disclosing personal information in any of the following situations. In such situations, we will provide the reasons without delay.


  • Situations in which we are unable to confirm the person's identity
  • ご本人の確認が出来ない場合
  • Situations in which we are unable to confirm the representative rights of requests made by representatives
  • 代理人によるご請求に際して代理権が確認できない場合
  • Situations in which there are deficiencies in the required request documents
  • 所定の請求書類に不備があった場合
  • Situations in which the requested information does not correspond to personal information
  • ご請求のあった情報項目が個人情報に該当しない場合
  • Situations in which we do not have the right to disclose, etc.
  • 当社に開示等の権限が無い場合
  • Situations in which there is a fear of harm to that person's or a third party's life, person, property, rights, and interests
  • ご本人または第三者の生命、身体、財産その他の権利利益を害するおそれがある場合
  • Situations in which there is a fear of significant harm in the reasonable performance of our operations
  • 当社の業務の適正な実施に著しい支障を及ぼすおそれがある場合
  • Situations in which there would be a violation of law
  • 法令に違反することとなる場合
  • Situations in which there is a fear that disclosure to a representative would harm the person's privacy of communications or would conflict with that person's interests.
  • 代理人に開示することにより、本人の通信の秘密に対する侵害や本人との利益相反になるおそれがある場合

Our website may use Cookies for sending data as part of offering services and enabling users to browse our website. In situations in which cookies are not used, some functions of our website may be disabled.


This policy will be delivered and notified to all management staff and employees, and also will be uploaded on our homepage so that everyone can view and access it at anytime.


Curtis Herron, President, Kabushiki Kaisha Curtis Herron

代表取締役社長ヘロン カーティス リー、株式会社カーティス・ヘロン