TIMES PARKING MOTORBIKES / MOTORIZED BICYCLES / BICYCLES TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

Users of Times Parking Motorbikes / Times Parking Cycles, time-based rental parking facilities for motorcycles and motor-driven cycles (“Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facilities”) operated by TIMES24 Co., Ltd. (“The Company”) are requested to follow the terms and conditions of use set out below.

  1. Article 1 Provision of Motorbike/Cycle Parking Spaces
    The purpose of Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facilities is to provide spaces for the fee-based short-term parking of motorcycles, motor-driven cycles, and bicycles. Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facilities do not keep motorcycles, motor-driven cycles, and bicycles ("vehicles") in their custody. In addition, any sales activities at Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facilities without the permission of The Company is prohibited.
  2. Article 2 Disclaimer
    Except cases that those are caused by reason attributable to The Company, the Company shall not be liable for any theft, loss or damage with regards to any vehicle in Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facilities or to any accessory or item attached or goods left therein. Except cases that damages are cased by reason attributable to The Company, the Company shall not be liable to any user of Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facilities for damage that the user incurs due to any of the following: (a) an act committed by any other user or person; (b) any other vehicle in the Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facilities ; (c) any accessory or item attached to or goods left in a vehicle at the Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facilities; or (d) any other cause of damage that arises in the Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facilities.
  3. Article 3 Parking Time
    Because Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facilities are intended for the short-term parking of vehicles, the maximum parking period for any vehicle is 48 hours. Users are requested not to park their vehicles at Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facilities longer than 48 hours, except when prior permission has been received from The Company or when an alternative parking time limit is displayed at the Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facility.
  4. Article 4 Permitted Vehicles
    1. (1)Only vehicles that fall under the guidelines set out below are permitted to park in Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facilities, and users are prohibited from parking any other type of vehicle. However, other guidelines may be established from time to time depending on the nature of the Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facility and the motorbike/cycle parking spaces.

①Motorcycles (over 50 cc displacement)

Overall length Overall width Overall height Tyre width Gross weight
2400mm or less 1000mm or less - - -

②Motor-driven cycles (50 cc or less displacement)

Overall length Overall width Overall height Tyre width Gross weight
1900mm or less 700mm or less - 90mm or less
(For lock type)
-

③Mechanical or tower parking facilities

Overall length Overall width Overall height Tyre width Gross weight
1785mm or less 600mm or less 1100mm or less
(For lock type)
From 32mm to 48mm
(For lock type)
20kg or less
(For lock type)
    1. (2) It is not permitted to park any of the following vehicles, even if the vehicle falls under the guidelines set out in Article 4(1):
      1. Common to all vehicles
      - any vehicle having shape or dimensions that might not be recognized by the vehicle recognition system, including any vehicle with a shape or dimensions preventing it from being locked;
      - any vehicle that has accessories or other items attached to it and that might cause damage to the Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facility equipment or machinery and/or other vehicles through contact; or
      - any vehicle loaded with (a) dangerous goods, toxic pollutants, or any other materials that might be hazardous to health and safety or (b) materials that emit bad odors or leak liquids.
      2. Motorcycles / Motor-driven cycles
      - any vehicle that is not permitted on public roads, including any unregistered vehicle or vehicle with an expired motor vehicle inspection certificate (shaken);
      - any vehicle that poses reading difficulties for the automatic vehicle registration number recognition system, including cases where the vehicle’s registration number is covered, removed, or the like;
      - any vehicle whose registration details have not been updated in spite of changes in the vehicle’s details; or
      - any vehicle that cannot be easily identified, including any vehicle that is only provisionally registered.
    2. (3) In applying the provisions set out in Articles 4(1) and (2), accessories or items attached to or goods left in the vehicle, and the like will be considered to be included.
    3. (4) Notwithstanding any of the previous items, parking (usage) by an organized crime group, a member of an organized crime group or a related person or a person who belongs to any other anti-social organization is not permitted.
  1. Article 5 Parking Fees
    1. (1)Users of Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facilities shall pay parking fees in accordance with the period of time they park their vehicles at the parking facility, based on the table of fees and fee scheme displayed at the Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facilities.
    2. (2)The parking period for a vehicle at a lock mechanism-based Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facility shall be the amount of time recorded by the sensor between the vehicle entering and exiting a motorbike/cycle parking space. The parking period for a vehicle at a gate-based Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facility shall be the amount of time between the issuing of the parking ticket upon entry into the Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facility and the return of the parking ticket upon exit of the Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facility. In a lock mechanism-based Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facility, despite whether or not a vehicle was parked in a specified position, if it is confirmed that the lock mechanism was not set for the vehicle, The Company or a company entrusted with management will set the lock mechanism.
    3. (3)Users are requested to pay motorbike/cycle parking fees at the payment machine installed at the Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facility.
    4. (4)Users are requested to pay the motorbike/cycle parking fee in accordance with the procedure for payment, regardless of the status of the lock mechanism or the gate at that time.
    5. (5)If a user loses his or her parking ticket, he or she is able to exit from the parking facility with his or her vehicle after paying a motorbike/cycle parking fee limited to a maximum of 30,000 yen. The specific parking fee charged in this case varies according to the Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facility. In addition, if The Company verifies that a user’s vehicle has been parked longer than the maximum parking period and the parking fee for such parking period exceeds the amount indicated above in Article 5(5), the user shall pay the full parking fee based on the amount of time parked.
  2. Article 6 Motorbike/Cycle Parking Manners
    1. (1)Users of Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facilities are requested to park their vehicles within the indicated parking spaces in accordance with the method displayed at the Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facility. No user may park his or her vehicle anywhere other than within a motorbike/cycle parking space.
    2. (2)It is requested that users not loiter in or around the Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facility and wait for motorbike/cycle parking spaces to become available if the Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facility is full or in other similar situations. It is requested that users stop their vehicle engines when their vehicles are parked or at rest within the Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facility, except when separate permission to do so has been given by The Company.
  3. Article 7 Improper Parking
    Users of Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facilities shall be liable to pay The Company a penalty of 50,000 yen, in addition to the motorbike/cycle parking fee, in any of the following cases: (a) the user exits a motorbike/cycle parking space with his or her vehicle or moves his or her vehicle outside the Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facility without paying the parking fee; (b) the user parks his or her vehicle anywhere other than within a proper motorbike/cycle parking space; or (c) the user commits any other act deemed by The Company to constitute improper parking.
  4. Article 8 Handling of Abandoned Vehicles
    1. (1)In the event where a user of Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facilities parks his or her vehicle at a Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facility for longer than seven (7) days without notifying The Company in advance, The Company may request the user remove the vehicle before a date designated by The Company by displaying such request at the Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facility.
    2. (2)In the case of Article 8(1), if the user refuses or is unable to remove his or her vehicle or if The Company is unable to reliably ascertain the identity of the user for reasons other than The Company’s negligence, The Company may request that the vehicle owner (defined as the person listed as the owner or user of the vehicle on the motor vehicle inspection certificate; the same applies hereafter) remove the vehicle before a date designated by The Company by notifying the vehicle owner or displaying such request at the Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facility. In these instances, it shall be deemed that the user has waived all of his or her rights at the time of delivery of the vehicle to the vehicle owner, and the user shall not make any claim against The Company for delivery of the vehicle or file any other type of objection against The Company regardless of circumstances.
    3. (3)If the vehicle is not removed before the date designated by The Company in spite of The Company's written request for removal as set out in Article 8(1) or (2), The Company may deem that the vehicle owner has refused to remove the vehicle.
    4. (4)The Company shall not be liable for any damage incurred by the vehicle after the date designated in accordance with Article 8(1) unless such damage is caused by The Company’s willful misconduct or gross negligence.
    5. (5)In the case of Article 8(1), The Company may inspect the vehicle (including the vehicle interior) to the extent necessary to reliably ascertain the identity of the user or the vehicle owner.
    6. (6)In the case of Article 8(1), The Company may move the vehicle elsewhere after displaying advance notice at the Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facility if the vehicle impedes the management of the Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facility.
    7. (7)If (a) the vehicle owner refuses or is unable to remove his or her vehicle or if The Company is unable to reliably ascertain the identity of the vehicle owner for reasons other than The Company’s negligence, and (b) in spite of The Company providing a warning and a period of time for the removal of the vehicle by establishing a deadline and notifying the vehicle owner or displaying the warning at the Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facility, the vehicle has not been removed within such deadline, The Company may, upon notifying the vehicle owner or displaying advance notice at the Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facility, sell, discard, or otherwise similarly dispose of the vehicle under witness of an impartial third party after 3 months have passed from the date of the warning. In such instances, if it is clear that the market value of the vehicle will not cover the expenses required for the sale of the vehicle (including vehicle storage expenses after the warning), The Company may, upon notifying the vehicle owner or displaying advance notice at the Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facility, sell, discard, or otherwise similarly dispose of the vehicle under witness of an impartial third party immediately after the expiry of the deadline for removal.
    8. (8)If The Company disposes of a vehicle in accordance with Article 8(7), it shall notify the vehicle owner to that effect without delay or display a notice to that effect at the Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facility.
    9. (9)If The Company disposes of a vehicle in accordance with Article 8(7), it shall deduct the parking fee and any expenses required for storage, relocation, or disposal of the vehicle, from income arising from the disposal of vehicle, and either (a) claim payment from the vehicle owner if there is a shortfall or (b) return to the vehicle owner the remainder if any amount remains.
  5. Article 9 User Liability
    Users of Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facilities shall compensate The Company for any damage incurred (including operating profits lost by The Company if The Company is unable to avoid suspending business operations of the Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facility in whole or in part) from breaches of these terms and conditions of use or any rules displayed at the Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facility, or damage to any Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facility equipment or machinery as a result of willful misconduct or general negligence.
  6. Article 10 Revisions to Terms and Conditions of Use, etc.
    The Company, without the prior approval of users of Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facilities, may make revisions to these terms and conditions of use or any rules displayed at the Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facility by notifying users of Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facilities of the details of revisions through the posting of such details on the Company’s website, or other methods that are deemed appropriate in consideration of the details of the revisions. The revisions shall be effective from the date posted on the Company’s website or specified in the notification made through other appropriate methods.
April 1, 2020 Revised
◆ Notice ◆
◎If a vehicle was parked and secured with a chain or the like to a guard pipe, etc. without properly setting the lock mechanism, The Company shall cut the chain off the vehicle. (Compensation for the cut chain will not be paid.)
◎In Motorbike/Cycle Parking Facilities, users are requested to dismount their motorbike/cycle and move carefully, paying attention to their surroundings.
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