CLIP STUDIO ASSETS Terms of Service

Introduction
Thank you for using the CLIP STUDIO ASSETS Service and plugins (hereinafter "ASSETS Service") from CELSYS, Inc. (hereinafter "CELSYS"). Usage of the ASSETS Service is subject to the CLIP STUDIO ASSETS Terms of Service (hereinafter "ASSETS TOS") below.
By using the ASSETS Service, users acknowledge that they agree to the Terms of Service. (https://www.celsys.co.jp/en/information/celsys_terms/)
Use of the ASSETS Service
  • Some parts of the ASSETS service, such as CLIPPY points and plugins, are not available when using the service in regions other than Japan.
  • Materials and plugins (hereinafter "ASSETS Materials") purchased with ASSETS Service can be used by the purchaser for their own creative activities within the scope stipulated by the ASSETS TOS.
  • Posting users agree to use ASSETS Materials only within the permitted scope stipulated in the ASSETS TOS. Property rights including intellectual property rights are non-transferable.
  • ASSETS Service materials include free materials, which are acquired free-of-charge; GOLD materials, which are purchasable only with GOLD points; and CLIPPY materials, which can only be acquired by using accumulated CLIPPY points. Please follow the instructions provided by CELSYS to acquire materials.
  • Once the user has purchased or acquired a GOLD or CLIPPY material, they cannot request a cancellation, change, return or refund. However, CELSYS reserves the right to take action should it determine that there is a fault, defect, discrepancy, etc., in the material or material information.
  • Purchased or acquired materials will be displayed in the Purchase/Acquisition History inside the ASSETS Service after the transaction is complete. The request for the material shall be considered to be accepted from the time the material is displayed in the Purchase/Acquisition History.
  • Material and material information may be revised, changed or added to by the posting user. However, the conditions applied are those displayed in the material information of the material at the time it was displayed in the Purchase/Acquisition History.
  • Materials displayed in the Purchase/Acquisition History may be re-downloaded an unlimited number of times. However, CELSYS does not guarantee the period for which they will be available for re-download. Materials cannot be re-downloaded if the posting user stops providing the material, deletes their account, etc.
  • For details on using direct messages, follow the CLIP STUDIO PROFILE Terms of Service (https://profile.clip-studio.com/en-us/information/terms/detail).
  • Posting users should review the permitted scope of use stipulated in the ASSETS TOS before posting. Additionally, do not record the permitted scope of materials use in material information (including, but not limited to, materials descriptions, profile self-introduction text, etc.). Should such information be recorded, CELSYS may edit or delete material information, etc., at its own discretion.
  • Posters shall always use up-to-date virus checking software to check that the materials they post do not contain computer viruses or other malware, and shall guarantee that their materials do not contain malware.
  • CLIPPY paid by the poster of the CLIPPY material shall be credited to the CLIPPY material.
  • In the event of posting, purchase, acquisition, etc. of materials via ASSETS Service, an agreement shall be concluded between all parties involved. Underage parties must receive permission from a person with parental authority or a guardian or other legal representative.
  • For posting materials, follow the Guidelines About Posting and Behavior (https://www.celsys.co.jp/en/information/post/).
Permitted Scope of Use
ASSETS Materials may be imported into specified software, and their use is restricted to the user's own works. The poster has permission for non-exclusive use within the scope stipulated in the items below.
  • (1) Redistributing is prohibited.
    However, an assistant carrying out operations in place of the user who acquired the material may use the material under the management of the user.
  • (2) The usage period is unlimited
  • (3) The number of times the material can be used is unlimited
  • (4) The material may be used for commercial purposes
  • (5) The material may be duplicated
Although the material is uploaded to Assets, it does not mean the poster is permitting the use of images, text or any other content contained in the material information. All forms of unauthorized reproduction and secondary use are forbidden.
Special Provisions Concerning Licensed Materials
Any material information or specific usage methods, stipulations about commercial usage permission, scope of use, cautions, restrictions, etc., will take precedence over the ASSETS TOS for materials licensed to CLIP STUDIO ASSETS Service. The user shall abide by these specifications.
Prohibited Actions
  • ASSETS Materials must be used in compliance with the CELSYS Terms of Service which prohibits certain actions.
  • ASSETS Materials must not be distributed, transferred, or lent, etc. in a state where they may be directly extracted from the work.
  • ASSETS Materials must not be used in a product or service design where the material is the main element, or it is used or registered as a trademark, logo, symbol or mascot.
  • The contracted rights, obligations and services outlined in the ASSETS TOS may not be transferred, passed on, or provided as collateral, etc., in whole or in part, to any third party.
  • The poster of a material may not impede users from using the acquired material in accordance with the ASSETS TOS.
Guarantees and Disclaimers
  • CELSYS shall provide a location to post, download, purchase and acquire materials. In such cases, CELSYS will not act as a representative of any user in any form, nor accept the authority to do so.
  • CELSYS will deem what action is appropriate in the event that a discrepancy, fault or defect is found in a material posted to the CELSYS ASSETS Service.
  • CELSYS shall promptly check the contents of posted materials, including performing an up-to-date virus check. However, CELSYS does not offer a guarantee that materials will not contain computer viruses or other malware. CELSYS also offers no guarantees that posters' materials do not violate third party intellectual property rights or other rights, or any other guarantees of the material contents, and accepts no responsibility therein.
  • If CELSYS receives a report concerning issues with a material, it will take action as prescribed in the Posting and Behavior Guidelines.
  • If CELSYS takes an action it deems necessary for operation of the ASSETS Service, it is not obligated to provide a reason.
Original Version: 2011/8/1
Last modified: 2018/9/11