Terms of Service

Effective Date: February 1,2017

SAKE NETWORK Terms of Use

1. Scope of these Terms of Use

These Terms of Use (these "Terms") apply to all product orders and other services provided on the SAKE NETWORK website (this "Website") managed by Kanematsu Corporation (""Kanematsu," "we," "us," or "our," as the case may be). Please read these Terms carefully before using this Website. By using this Website, you shall be deemed to have agreed to these Terms.

2. Purpose of Product Offerings

This Website is for industrial use, and therefore, cannot accommodate general consumers' requests.

3. Membership Registration

Membership registration is required to use this Website. Users wishing to be registered as members must apply for registration, in accordance with the procedure specified by us. We will recognize only those users who have been accepted as members ("Member(s)").

4. Membership Qualifications

We may choose not to accept a membership registration application in any of the following cases.

  1. The applicant is judged inadequate based on our judgment standards.

  2. The applicant has violated any of these Terms.

  3. The applicant has engaged in any other behavior that we deem inappropriate.

5. Personal Information

We recognize the importance of the personal information of customers who use this Website. We will adhere to all laws regarding personal information, establish a privacy policy, and ensure the protection of customers' personal information.
Please refer to our privacy policy document here:

6. Changes to these Terms

We may make changes to these Terms as appropriate, without notice to Members. In such cases, the conditions of use of this Website provided by us will be based on the changed Terms. As we may not individually contact Members in the event of a change, please make sure to confirm these Terms every time you use this Website. By using this Website after a change to these Terms, you are deemed to have consented to the changed version of these Terms. We are not liable for any inconveniences or damages incurred consequent upon changes to these Terms.

7. Passwords

Members may not lend, transfer, assign, or allow any third party to use their passwords. We are not liable for any damages Members incur due to inadequate management, erroneous use, or third party use of passwords. Furthermore, if we incur damage or loss as a result of the said causes, the offending Members must compensate or make reparations to us for that damage or loss.

8. Changes to Registered Information

In the event of any changes to registered information, Members must promptly register those changes. We are not liable for any damages Members may incur due to failure to make appropriate changes to their registered information.

9. Suspension of Use and Cancellation of Membership Registration

  1. If any of the following occurs in regard to the Member, we may suspend the usage or cancel the membership registration at our own discretion, without prior notice to the Members.

    1. The Member violates any of these Terms.

    2. The Member defaults on his/her debt owed to us.

    3. Member's bills or checks are dishonored.

    4. Seizure, provisional seizure, provisional disposition, bankruptcy, corporate reorganization proceedings, civil rehabilitation proceedings, or a similar procedure is announced, or coercive collection is made.

    5. We otherwise judge the Member inadequate.

  2. Regardless of the reason, we are not liable for any inconveniences or damages incurred by Members or third parties as a result of the temporary suspension or cessation of this Website or cancellation of membership registration.

10. Qualifications for Purchase

  1. If any Member engages in illicit or inappropriate activities while using this Website, we may cancel, rescind, or take other necessary measures regarding the sales contract with that Member.

  2. Please purchase the products through this Website in compliance with the laws of your country and at your own risk.

  3. By using this Website, you agree that you are of a legal age for alcohol consumption, and that you will provide products purchased using this Website only to persons of legal age for alcohol consumption. If you do not agree or are not of legal age for alcohol consumption, please do not use this Website.

11. Order Confirmation

  1. Orders made through this Website are confirmed upon issuance of the order confirmation notice sent by us to the Member after the Member's completion of the order process.

  2. We may not be able to confirm or accept your order due to limited availability of products and/or other reasons.

12. Cancellations, Returns or Exchanges

  1. Once the order process is completed, the Member may not cancel it at his/her own convenience even if the order has not yet been confirmed by us.

  2. Post-order returns or exchanges are accepted only if the products delivered are either different from what you ordered, or are defiled or damaged. Please contact "order@sakenetwork.jp" within 7xx days of the arrival of the products. If we do not have the right products in stock for an exchange, we will refund the purchase price. There will be no interest on the returned amount.

  3. Please contact "contact@sakenetwork.jp" with any questions about cancellations, returns, or exchanges.

13. Prohibitions

The following behavior is prohibited when using this Website. If we incur any damages as a result of Members' violations, the offending Member is responsible for reparations of those damages.

  1. Behavior that harms the rights, profits, reputation, etc. of Kanematsu, this Website or any third party due to verbal abuse, harassment, threats, etc.

  2. Using this Website while posing as another person, or entering false information.

  3. Behavior that violates public order or the law.

  4. Requesting products for personal hobbies or other non-commercial purposes.

14. Copyrights, etc.

The copyrights for all contents of this Website belong to Kanematsu, or to the parties who provided those contents.

15. Disclaimer

  1. About information content

    The information provided in this Website is not for the purpose of investment solicitations, etc. Although we do our best to make sure the information provided on this Website is of top quality, it may not accurately reflect current transactions, or may contain errors or misprints. We regularly update and revise the information, but do not guarantee the accuracy or security of its contents. Kanematsu is not liable for any damages Members may incur as a result of the information.

  2. About links

    This Website includes links to other websites ("Linked Websites"). We provide these links for Members' convenience, but Linked Websites are not recommended by Kanematsu. Linked Websites are not managed by Kanematsu, and we are not responsible for any changes or updates to Linked Website contents (including but not limited to links within Linked Websites) or links.

  3. About services provided in this Website

    ALL INFORMATION, CONTENTS, PRODUCTS, AND OTHER SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. KANEMATSU MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS WEBSITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED IN THIS WEBSITE, OR OUR SERVICES. IF A PRODUCT SOLD TO YOU THROUGH THIS WEBSITE CAUSES YOU TO SUFFER PHYSICAL OR MATERIAL LOSS, KANEMATSU SHALL BE LIABLE ONLY WHEN SUCH LOSS IS ATTRIBUTABLE TO KANEMATSU'S NEGLIGENCE, AND FURTHER, KANEMATSU'S LIABILITY SHALL BE LIMITED TO AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO THE PURCHASE PRICE OF THE PRODUCT.

  4. About content changes, website suspension, etc.

    We may change, suspend, or terminate the content of this Website without notice. We are not liable for any damages Members incur as a result.

  5. About Website interruptions, etc.

    We are not liable for any damages incurred as a result of system interruptions, delays, data loss, or unauthorized data access that occur due to communication line or computer damage, or system maintenance.

  6. About computer viruses, etc.

    We do not guarantee that the contents of this Website, or any emails sent by this Website or the SAKE NETWORK server or domain, do not contain computer viruses or other harmful elements.

16. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms shall be governed by Japanese law. If any dispute occurs between Members (including membership registration applicants) and Kanematsu in connection with or arising out of this Website and/or Members' use of this Website, the Tokyo District Court shall have exclusive jurisdiction in the first instance over any such dispute.

17. Payment

  1. Please make payments following the procedure established by Kanematsu.

  2. We are not liable for any damages incurred as a result of exchange rate fluctuations.