Effective Date: 22 August 2021

The use of the Site japan-authentic-heritage-initiative.org (the “Site”) constitutes your consent agreement with the following terms and conditions ("T&C") and all applicable laws. Please read carefully these "T&C" before using the Site.

Please review these T&C on a periodic basis, as they are subject to modification, alteration, or update at any time and at the sole discretion of japan-authentic-heritage-initiative.org. If you do not agree to any term or condition, you should not use this site.


The Site all content published on the Site are copyrighted © 2021 by Japan Authentic Heritage Initiative/Media Art League LLC, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. This includes, but is not limited to, images, illustrations, posts, text, logos, documents, files and audio clips and video clips (the "Materials").


We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, national origin, gender, sexual orientation or religion. No persons under the age of 13 should use the Site without the consent of their parent or legal guardian. We strongly encourage all parents and guardians to monitor the Internet use of their children.

Use of the Site by any user shall be deemed to be a representation that the user is 13 years of age or older.


"Cookies" are small encrypted data files (containing references to user ID information supplied by the user and stored on our secure server) that may write to your hard drive once you have accessed a Web site. Japan Authentic Heritage Initiative (japan-authentic-heritage-initiative.org) uses cookies to enhance your shopping experience with us. Cookies are used to keep track of your shopping cart and to save your password so you do not have to re-enter it each time you visit the Site. To learn more about how we protect customer information, please review our Privacy Policy.


Japan Authentic Heritage Initiative (japan-authentic-heritage-initiative.org) is concerned about privacy matters for its customers. To learn more about how we protect customer information, please click on the link to review our Privacy Policy.


When you create an account on this Site, you agree to the following:

You are responsible for keeping your account information and password security and are responsible for all activity that occurs under your account.

All information provide to us by you, either upon application for an Account, subsequently or in connection with your Account is complete, accurate, current and not misleading and that you will inform us immediately if there is any change to such information.


These T&C govern the sales of goods and services available on the Site:
The goods available on the Site: eBooks, printed books, artwork and other commodities
We are under legal duty to supply goods that match the description you ordered on the Site.

The services available on the Site: artistic portrait photography, lecture programmes, production of photographic books and catalogues (eBook format)
The service will be paid for in full when services are ordered.

These T&C apply all goods and services that are displayed on the Site when you access it. This includes all products listed as being out of stock.

We reserve the right to modify, reject and cancel your order whenever it becomes necessary. If we cancel your order and have already processed your payment, we will give you a refund equal to the amount you paid.


We accept the following payment methods on the Site:

PayPal; and

Credit Card; and

Bank Transfer (upon your request)


When you purchase the goods from the Site, they will be delivered through the postal services (domestic/international).

You are requested to provide us with a complete and accurate address including the recipient’s name.

The estimated delivery date of your good is stated on the detailed Product Page (on Boutique page). It is based respectively on the shipping country you fill in at the checkout page.


In case you place your order in a pre-sale period, we recommend that you check the estimated delivery date when you review your order before placing your order. In the Product Page (on Boutique page) of pre-order items you will also find their expected shipping dates.

While we make every effort to ensure that your pre-ordered items are delivered as quickly as possible, we will send the most up-to-date information via e-mail in order to advise you on the expected shipping/delivery shipping dates.


You can cancel your order anytime prior to shipment. Orders that have already been shipped cannot be cancelled.


Refunds of the Goods
Refunds request must be made within 7 days after receipt of your goods for any of the following reasons:
Good is broken or good dose not match the description

Refunds of the Services
We will give you refunds for services such as artistic portrait photography sold on the Site, if the services are canceled at least 6 days before the services were scheduled to be provided. On the scheduled day: 0% refund, 24-48 hours before the services: 50% refund: 3 to 6 days before the services: 70%.


After you submitting a return request, you can return items sold on the Site by the following procedure:
Prepare your package for return and ship your return by the postal service (the postage will be refunded by us in case good is broken or good does not match the description).
We will process the refund after we receive your item.


In consideration of being allowed to use the Site, you agree that the following actions shall constitute a material breach:

Collecting information about Japan Authentic Heritage Initiatives or users of the Site without our written consent;

Modifying, framing, rendering (or re-rendering), mirroring, truncating, injecting, filtering or changing any content or information contained in the Site, without our written consent.

Using any deep-link, page-scrape, robot, crawl, index, spider, click spam, macro programs, Internet agent, or other automatic device, program, algorithm or methodology which does the same things, to use, access, copy, acquire information, generate impressions or clicks, input information, store information, search, generate searches, or monitor the Site or any portion thereof;

Accessing or using the Site for commercial or competitive purposes;

Disguising the origin of information transmitted to, from, or through the Site.

Impersonating another person;

Distributing viruses or other harmful computer code;

Allowing any other person or entity to impersonate you to access or use the Site;

Using the Site for any purpose in violation of local, state, national, international laws;

Using the Site in a way that is intended to harm, or a reasonable person would understand would likely result in harm, to the user or others;

Circumventing any measures implemented by us aimed at preventing violations of the T&C.


Japan Authentic Heritage Initiative (japan-authentic-heritage-initiative.org) is not responsible for any infections, contaminations, delay in operation or transmission, line failure, errors, omissions, interruptions, or defects arising out of your use of this site or with respect to the material provided and/or contained on this site.

In no event shall Japan Authentic Heritage Initiative (japan-authentic-heritage-initiative.org) be liable for any special, direct, indirect, incidental, or consequential damages, or any other damages of any kind, resulting from whatever cause, including but not limited to loss of use, loss profits, or loss of data, whether in an action under theories of contract, negligence, strict liability, or otherwise, arising out of or in any way in connection with the use of or inability to use the information or materials on, or accessed through, the IWearBlackout.com website.

Notwithstanding the above, in no event shall Japan Authentic Heritage Initiative’s total liability to you for any and all claims, damages, losses, and causes of action exceed the amounts paid to Japan Authentic Heritage Initiative by you in connection with the transaction claimed by you to give rise to your claim.

We control the Site from our office within Japan. We do not imply that the materials published on the Site are appropriate for use outside of Japan. If you access Japan Authentic Heritage Initiative (japan-authentic-heritage-initiative.org) outside of Japan, you do so on your own initiative and you are responsible for compliance with any and all locals laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.


Japan Authentic Heritage Initiative (japan-authentic-heritage-initiative.org) is not responsible for the content of any unaffiliated Web sites that may be linked to or from the Site. These links are provided for your convenience only and you access them at your own risk. Any other Web site accessed from the Site is independent from Japan Authentic Heritage Initiative has no control over the content of that other Web site. In addition, a link to any other Web site does not imply that Japan Authentic Heritage Initiative endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content or use of such other Web site. In no event shall any reference to any third party or third-party product or service be construed as an approval or endorsement by Japan Authentic Heritage Initiative of that third party or of any product or service provided by a third party.


Japan Authentic Heritage Initiative (japan-authentic-heritage-initiative.org) or you may terminate this Agreement at any time. You may terminate this Agreement by destroying all materials obtained from the Site. Japan Authentic Heritage Initiative may terminate this Agreement immediately without notice if, in its sole judgment, you breach any term or condition of this Agreement. Upon termination, you must destroy all materials obtained from the Site.


To submit a notice of IP infringement, you must be the Rights Owner who owns the IP being reported or an agent with permission from the Rights Owner to submit notices on his or her behalf. Do not forget to provide your contact details (name, address, phone number, email address, secondary contact details) when you report infringement.


We may terminate, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of japan-authentic-heritage-initiative.org, including the availability of any features of japan-authentic-heritage-initiative.org, at any time and without notice. We also reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of these rules in whole or in part, at any time and without notice. Accordingly, this means we may terminate the authorization, rights and license given in these Site Rules at any time and without notice.


We govern and operate the Site from our office in Japan. We do not imply that the materials published on the Site are appropriate for use outside of Japan. If you access Japan Authentic Heritage Initiative (japan-authentic-heritage-initiative.org) outside of Japan, you do so on your own initiative and you are responsible for compliance with local laws any and all local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.


You agree that you will not: (i) transmit via or through the Site any information, data, text, files, links, software, chat, communication or other materials that is or that Japan Authentic Heritage Initiative considers to be unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, racially or ethnically hateful or otherwise objectionable; (ii) attempt to transmit any "virus," "trojan horse" or other software destruction or disruption device; (iii) intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including but not limited to, any regulations having the force of law while you are using or accessing the Site or in connection with your use of the Site, in any manner; and (iv) invade the privacy or violate any personal or proprietary right (including intellectual property rights) of any person or entity.


We welcome your feedback about the Site. However, any comments, ideas, notes, messages, suggestions or other communications sent to the Site shall be and remain the exclusive property of Japan Authentic Heritage Initiative (japan-authentic-heritage-initiative.org) and we may use all such communications in any manner, including reproducing, disclosing and publishing such communications, all without compensation to you.

Should you have any questions or complaints regarding violations of these T&C, please contact us by email: info@japan-authentic-heritage-inititative.org