"Postcard Art Award" Application Rules

This project is sponsored by Kuretake Corporation and is not affiliated with any other organization or company.
By participating in this project, you are deemed to have agreed to the terms and conditions of this contest.


1.About the submitted works
The subject of the submitted work must be a copyrighted work created by the artist, or the artist must have obtained permission from the original owner of the artwork to create a similar piece of work.
Participants are responsible for handling rights of any original content used for their submissions before submitting them. The copyright of any original submitted artwork belongs to the creator/ participant. 
The number of entries is not limited. Each participant may submit as many entries as they wish. However, only one prize is awarded per person. 

2. Disclaimer
Kuretake Corporation ["The Company"] shall not be liable for any problem or dispute between a Participant and a third party, or any loss or damage incurred by a Participant as a result of participation in this Project, except in cases of willful misconduct or gross negligence on the part of the Company.
In the unlikely event that any problem or dispute arises between a Participant and a third party as a result of the Participant's posting, the Participant shall resolve the dispute at its own responsibility and shall not cause any inconvenience to the Company or other participants of the contest. 
In the event that an account with a similar name other than the official account published by the Company on its website sends out messages, the Company will not be held responsible for the contents of said messages.
The Company will not be held responsible for the content of any other accounts with the same name other than the official accounts that we publish on our website. We will assume that you have consented to the posting of your work on the website and SNS operated by the organizer.

Participants are responsible for all Internet connection fees and communication costs associated with the submission of this project.

The Company may suspend or discontinue the use of all or part of the website without prior notice to participants in any of the following cases. 

-In the event that the operation of the contest becomes impossible due to a natural disaster, man-made disaster, or other force majeure (earthquake, fire, lightning, storm, power failure, etc.).
-In any other case in which the Company deems it necessary to suspend or discontinue the contest. The Company shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused by such suspension or discontinuation.

When posting or commenting on this project, you must not engage in any of the following acts or acts that the Company deems to fall under any of the following. 
-Acts that violate laws and regulations or these Terms of Participation
-Acts related to criminal acts
-Acts that are offensive to public order and morals
-Actions that violate the terms of use of Instagram and Twitter
-Acts that may interfere with the operation of this contest
-Acts that infringe on the intellectual property rights, portrait rights, privacy rights, honor, or any other rights or interests of third parties (meaning all parties other than participants)
-Posting or encouraging the posting of any text or photographs containing content that may cause discomfort or embarrassment to others, such as violent, discriminatory, self-harming, threatening, anti-social or obscene expressions
-Slandering the Company or a third party, or posting baseless information.
-Posting information by impersonating another person.
-Advertising, solicitation, or other business activities
-Use or duplication of information provided by the Company beyond the scope of personal use.
-Pre-election campaigning, election campaigning, or similar activities.

In the event that the Company deems that a Participant has violated the precautions on posting described in the preceding paragraph, the Company may take appropriate measures such as deleting the text or photos posted by the Participant or reporting the posting as inappropriate and making it private. The Company shall not be liable for any loss or damage incurred by the Participant as a result of such measures.

Participants are responsible for backing up the text and photos they have posted. The Company will not be held responsible for any problems related to the backup of photos.

3.Restrictions on the content of artworks 
Please do not submit the following types of works.
The Company reserves the right to take any action it deems appropriate at its discretion, including cancellation of the award without notice, in the event that it deems an image submitted by a participant falls into any of the following categories

-Entries that do not meet the entry requirements.
-Entries that are or may be offensive to public order and morals
-Entries that infringe or may infringe on the copyrights or other rights of third parties
-That which slanders or may slander a third party
-That which violates or may violate the privacy of a third party
-That which transmits harmful computer programs, etc.
-That which violates or may violate laws or regulations, or that which is or may be linked to criminal acts
-Any material with a specific political, religious, ideological, creedal, or assertive theme, or any other similar material
-Entries that interfere or may interfere with the operation of this contest
-Entries deemed inappropriate by contest judges 


4.Personal Information of Participants
Any personal information of participants obtained in this project will be used solely for the following purposes during this contest 
-Contacting winners and confirming delivery of prizes
-Other urgent communications from The Company

Kuretake Corporation will not use any personal information of participants for any purpose other than the above, nor disclose or provide it to any third party unless any of the following applies. 

(1) When/ if the participant has given prior consent to the disclosure.
(2) In the event that we outsource the management and operation of this project to a third party.
(3) When disclosure is urgently necessary to protect the life, body, or property of a person.
(4) When requested by judicial authorities, police, etc.
(5) When disclosure is required by law.

Personal information may be used after being processed and analyzed in a comprehensive manner so that the individual cannot be identified.

5. Other

The Company will be responsible for all operations of this project. If deemed necessary, The Company may freely change these terms and conditions, and may take any and all actions and measures necessary to ensure the proper operation of this contest 

By submitting an entry to this project, the participant agrees to abide by these terms and conditions and shall not raise any objection to the contest operation. 

The Company assumes no responsibility for any accidents or data destruction during the transmission of the image data of the submitted work.

The Company will not be held responsible for any loss or damage incurred by participants as a result of submitting entries to this contest

Please understand that we may not be able to deliver prizes due to the participant's address change or address being unknown.

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