TIMES TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

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Users of Times time-based rental parking facilities (“Times”) 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 Parking Spaces
    The purpose of Times is to provide spaces for fee-based short-term parking of vehicles. Times does not keep vehicles in its custody. In addition, any sales activities at Times without the permission of The Company is prohibited.
  2. Article 2 Disclaimer
    The Company shall not be liable for any theft, loss or damage with regards to any vehicle in Times or to any accessory or item attached or goods left therein. The Company shall bear no liability towards any user of Times for damage that such user incurs due to any of the following: (a) an act committed by any other user or any other person; (b) any other vehicle in Times; (c) any accessory or item attached to or goods left in a vehicle at Times; or (d) any other cause of damage that arises in Times.
  3. Article 3 Parking Time
    Because Times are parking facilities intended for short-term parking of vehicles, the maximum parking period for any vehicle is up to 48 hours. Users are requested to park their vehicles at Times for no 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 parking facility.
  4. Article 4 Permitted Vehicles
    1. (1)Only vehicles that fall under the guidelines set out below are permitted to park in Times, 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 parking facility and the parking spaces.
Overall length Overall width Overall height Min. ground clearance Gross weight
Single level parking facilities 3.3 to 5.0 meters 1.4 to 1.9 meters 1.2 to 2.1 meters 15 cm or higher 2.5 tons or lighter
Multi-story automatic parking facilities 3.3 to 5.0 meters 1.4 to 1.9 meters 1.2 to 2.1 meters 15 cm or higher 2.5 tons or lighter
Mechanical or tower parking facilities 3.3 to 5.0 meters 1.4 to 1.9 meters 1.2 to 1.5 meters 15 cm or higher 2.0 tons or lighter
    1. (2)Parking is not permitted for any of the following vehicles, even if such vehicle falls under the guidelines set out in Article 4(1):
      (ⅰ) any vehicle having shape or dimensions that might not be recognized by the vehicle recognition system, including any vehicle with a minimum ground clearance of 25 cm or higher;
      (ⅱ) any vehicle equipped with an auto-leveling function or similar functions that enables alteration of such vehicle’s height;
      (ⅲ) any vehicle that might cause difficulty when parking or exiting through contact with the locking mechanism, including any vehicle equipped with aerodynamic parts;
      (ⅳ) any vehicle that is not permitted on public roads, including any unregistered vehicle or any vehicle with an expired motor vehicle inspection certificate (shaken);
      (ⅴ) 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;
      (ⅵ) any vehicle whose registration details have not been updated in spite of changes in such vehicle’s details;
      (ⅶ) any vehicle that cannot be easily identified, including any vehicle that is only provisionally registered;
      (ⅷ) any vehicle that has accessories or other items attached to it and that might cause damage to parking facility equipment or machinery and/or other vehicles through contact;
      (ⅸ) any vehicle for specialized purposes, including large specialized vehicles or vehicles for specialized construction purposes, that might cause damage to parking facility equipment or machinery through contact; or
      (ⅹ) any vehicle loaded with (a) dangerous goods, toxic pollutants, or any other material that might be hazardous to health and safety or (b) materials that emit bad odors or leak liquids.
    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, vehicle passengers, and the like will be considered when making determinations based on those provisions.
    3. (4)In addition to any vehicle that does not fall under the guidelines set out in Article 4(1), all motorcycles, motorized bicycles, manual cycles, and small specialized vehicles are also prohibited from parking at Times, unless a notice is displayed at the parking facility to the specific effect that the vehicle in question may be parked at such parking facility.
  1. Article 5 Parking Fees
    1. (1)Users of Times 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 such parking facility.
    2. (2)The parking period for a vehicle at a lock mechanism-based parking facility shall be the amount of time recorded by the sensor between a vehicle entering and exiting a parking space. The parking period for a vehicle at gate-based, mechanical, or tower parking facilities shall be the amount of time between the issuing of a parking ticket upon entry into the parking facility and the return of the parking ticket upon exit of such parking facility.
    3. (3)Users are requested to pay parking fees at the payment machine installed at the parking facility.
    4. (4)Users are requested to pay the parking fee in accordance with the procedure for payment, regardless of the status of the lock mechanism or 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 parking fee limited to a maximum of 30,000 yen. The specific parking fee charged in this case varies according to the parking facility. In addition, in the event where 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 this Article 5(5), the user shall pay the full parking fee based on the amount of time parked.
  2. Article 6 Parking Manners
    1. (1)Users of Times are requested to park their vehicles within the indicated parking spaces in accordance with the method displayed in the parking facility. No user may park his or her vehicle anywhere other than within a parking space.
    2. (2)Users are requested not to remain idle in or around the parking facility and wait for parking spaces to become available if the parking facility is already full or in other similar situations.
    3. (3)Users are requested to stop their vehicle engines when their vehicles are parked or at rest within the parking facility, except when separate permission to do otherwise has been given by The Company.
  3. Article 7 Improper Parking
    Users of Times shall be liable to pay The Company a penalty of 50,000 yen, in addition to the parking fee, in any of the following cases: (a) the user exits a parking space with his or her vehicle or moves his or her vehicle outside the parking facility without paying the parking fee; (b) the user parks his or her vehicle anywhere other than within a proper 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 Times parks his or her vehicle at a parking facility for longer than seven (7) days without notifying The Company in advance, The Company may request such user to remove the vehicle before a date designated by The Company by displaying such request at the 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 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) to remove the vehicle before a date designated by The Company by notifying the vehicle owner or displaying such request at the parking facility. In such instance, 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 any circumstances.
    3. (3)In the event where the vehicle is not removed before the date designated by The Company in spite of The Company making a 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 in order 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 parking facility if the vehicle impedes management of such 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 removal of the vehicle by establishing a deadline and notifying the vehicle owner or displaying the warning at the 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 parking facility, sell, discard, or otherwise similarly dispose of the vehicle under witness of an impartial third party after 3 months have passed since the date of the warning. In such instance, if it is clear that the market value of the vehicle will not cover expenses required for 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 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)In the event where 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 parking facility.
    9. (9)In the event where The Company disposes of a vehicle in accordance with Article 8(7), it shall deduct from any income arising from disposal the parking fee and any expense required for storage, relocation, or disposal of the vehicle, and either (a) claim payment from the vehicle owner if there is any shortfall or (b) return to the vehicle owner the remainder if any amount remains.
  5. Article 9 User Liability
    Users of Times 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 parking facility in whole or in part) from breaches of these terms and conditions of use or any rules displayed at the parking facility, or damage to any parking facility equipment or machinery as a result of willful misconduct or gross negligence.
*CAUTION
If a vehicle is found parked anywhere other than within a parking space, The Company may move, sell, discard or otherwise similarly dispose of such vehicle regardless of whether such vehicle falls under the guidelines set out in Times Terms and Conditions of Use Article 4(1).

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