My Jimoto - My Town Contest Terms and Conditions

  1. Who may enter:


A: Contest participants (hereinafter “You”) must send entries to Link Japan Careers (hereinafter “LJC”) as required in the contest announcement in order to be eligible. Entries received after the deadline set forth in the contest announcement are ineligible, null, and void. LJC will not be responsible for and will not consider incomplete or incorrect entries. LJC is not responsible for entries that are sent but not received by LJC for any reason.


B: You must be a current legal resident of Japan who has lived in the country for no less than 3 months at the time of submitting your entry and be of at least 18 years of age.


C: You must not be a current employee of LJC, Link Interac, or a Link and Motivation Group Company or a family member of such an employee.


D: You may only submit one entry unless the contest announcement specifically says that multiple entries are allowed.


E:  No purchase or payment of any consideration is necessary to enter the contest.


  1. How LJC will manage and use your private data:


A: By participating in this contest you agree to share your contact details with LJCs marketing and staffing units, who may contact you in regards to other services LJC provides, such as job placement services. You may opt-out of additional communications not related to this contest by responding directly or through the opt-out links provided in such communications. 


B: In all other respects LJC will manage your personal data in accordance with our broader privacy policy which you can find online here (LINK).


  1. How LJC may use your entry:


A: All photos, drawings, text, and any other content or information (collectively and severally, “Materials”) submitted by you to LJC shall become the sole and exclusive property of LJC, and LJC shall have no obligation to preserve, return, or otherwise make available to you or others any Materials.


B: LJC may use, reproduce, edit, display, transmit, prepare derivative works of, modify, publish, and otherwise make use of Materials in any and all media, whether now known or hereinafter created—throughout the world and for any purpose—without compensation to you of any kind.


C: By submitting Materials to LJC, you represent and warrant that the Materials do not infringe any copyright, trademark, property rights, rights of privacy or publicity of any person, or any other right of any third party and that you have the full and unrestricted right to transfer the Materials to LJC free and clear of any claims or encumbrances.


  1. You acknowledge and agree that LJC shall have no obligation to post, display, or otherwise make publicly available any Materials submitted by you.


  1. Contests involving evaluations of Materials submitted as part of the contest will be judged entirely in the sole and absolute discretion of LJC. Decisions by LJC are final.


  1. You agree to hold LJC and its officers, directors, employees, agents, successors, and assigns harmless from and against—and hereby waive any right to pursue—any claims of any nature arising in connection with LJC’s use of the Materials submitted to LJC and used in any manner in LJC’s sole and absolute discretion.


  1. Prizes and how they will be managed:


A: The details of the prize for a given contest will be stipulated in the contest announcement associated with a given event or promotion.


B: All winners will be notified by the form/method of contact they provided to LJC when they initially entered the contest. If the contest was entered by filling out a form or by mail, the winner will be emailed or called.


C: If the winner does not respond to the notification within: a) five (5) business days for contests entered via a form, email or mail, b) twenty four (24) hours for contests entered via social media, c) twenty four (24) hours for contests entered via text messaging, another winner will be chosen. Failure to respond within the time frames listed above shall mean that the provisional winner forfeits the prize.


D: Winners may not request substitutions of prize winnings. All winners are solely responsible for any and all taxes and/or fees as well as all additional costs that may be incurred.


E: Neither LJC nor its officers, directors, employees, agents, successors, or assigns shall be liable for any warranty, costs, damage, injury, or any other claims incurred as a result of the usage of a prize by any winner including but in no way limited to each and every aspect of the taking of a trip or tour as part of a contest prize. LJC is not liable for any loss arising out of or in connection with any contest promoted by LJC.


F: If the specified prize becomes unavailable for any reason, LJC in its sole and absolute discretion may substitute a prize of like or equal value.


G:  LJC reserves the right to condition the award of prizes upon the execution by the winner(s) of a publicity release. Notwithstanding this reserved right, entry is conclusively deemed to be permission by the entrant to use the entrant’s name (without compensation to the entrant) if the entrant is a winner to publicize the contest and otherwise, as determined by LJC, unless prohibited by law.


H: LJC reserves the right to require the winner to execute an affidavit of eligibility as a sworn document and provide other proof of eligibility as a condition of receipt of the prize or award.



  1. Other conditions


A: A contest is null and void in any jurisdiction where prohibited by law.


B: LJC reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to terminate any contest at any time without prior notice.


C: LJC reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to alter any contest details or terms and these Contest Rules at any time.


By entering a contest, you conclusively are deemed to have agreed to be bound by these contest rules and terms and conditions as well as by any rules specific to such contest. This is an irrevocable condition of entry.