Lifestyle Service Corporation (hereinafter referred to as “the Company”) (hereinafter referred to as “the Company”), has established the following “Iwa-ppara Ski Resort Terms and Conditions of Use” (hereinafter referred to as “the Terms and Conditions”) for use of the Iwahara ski resort (hereinafter referred to as “the ski resort”) managed by the Company. (hereinafter referred to as “the Company”) hereby stipulates the following “Iwa-ppara Ski Resort Terms and Conditions of Use” (hereinafter referred to as “the Terms and Conditions”) for use within the management area of the Company’s ski resort (hereinafter referred to as “the ski resort”) The following “Iwahara Ski Resort Terms and Conditions of Use” (hereinafter referred to as the “Terms and Conditions”) are hereby established.
1. Scope of application
Upon using the ski resort, the user of the ski resort (hereinafter referred to as the “User”) shall agree to these General Terms and Conditions and apply to the Company for use of the ski resort in accordance with these General Terms and Conditions. The user of the ski resort (hereinafter referred to as the “User”) shall apply to the Company for use of the ski resort in accordance with these General Terms and Conditions upon agreeing to these General Terms and Conditions, and a contract shall be formed in accordance with the contents of these General Terms and Conditions. Matters not stipulated in these General Terms and Conditions shall be based on the provisions of related laws and regulations, as well as the “Snow Sports Safety Standards Revised October 2013” established by the National Ski Safety Council, or socially accepted practices.
2. Rules of conduct
Skiing and snowboarding involve a variety of unique hazards, especially at high speeds, and each user is expected to act responsibly for his/her own accident prevention and the safety of other users. In particular, please pay attention to the following.
- Prohibition of Hazardous Acts to Other Users
Never harm the bodies or belongings of other users of the ski area.
- General Precautions for Downhill Skiing
Always look well ahead, control your speed according to your physical condition, skill, terrain, weather, snow quality, and crowds, and choose a way to avoid other users and things at any time.
- Consideration for those ahead of you
Those who are sliding from behind or above should choose their path and speed so as not to interfere with or endanger other users who are sliding ahead of them.
When overtaking, please leave enough space to avoid any danger to other users being overtaken.
- Check your surroundings
When merging onto the course, crossing a slope, or starting to ski, look ahead and behind you, to the left and right, and make sure there is no danger to yourself or other users.
- Prohibition of blocking the course
Do not stand still unintentionally on the course. It is especially dangerous in narrow areas or areas where there is no visibility from above. If you fall, please clear the course as quickly as possible.
- Precautions when using the course
When climbing, walking, or stopping on the course, please use the edge of the course. When visibility is poor, please pay special attention to other users sliding down from above.
- Wearing a flow stopper
In the event of a fall or other situation where the equipment detaches from the body, it may flow down the slope and cause harm to other users. When using the equipment, be sure to wear a device designed to prevent flow.
- Wearing Safety Equipment
Please make every effort to wear helmets and other safety equipment when skiing.
- Insurance Recommendations
Users are encouraged to make every effort to purchase accident and property insurance in advance in case of accidents.
- Observance of signs, warnings and instructions
Please pay attention to signs, notices, announcements, and other warnings of the ski area, and follow the instructions of the slope patrol and ski area staff to prevent accidents.
- Responsibilities of Leaders and Instructors
Persons who guide, supervise, or care for users (hereinafter referred to as “leaders/leaders”) (hereinafter referred to as “Leaders/Instructors”) must take the initiative in complying with these Terms and Conditions of Use.
Leaders/Instructors shall not only teach the Participants skiing techniques, but shall also instruct them on the matters stipulated in these General Terms and Conditions of Use and how to ski safely.
Leaders and instructors must refrain from teaching in a manner or location that may interfere with other users.
Leaders and instructors must take into consideration the weather, snow conditions, course conditions, etc., and must avoid putting students in danger or putting them in an inappropriate situation.
- Responsibilities of students
Students have no priority over other users.
Students must not only follow the instructions and cautions of their leaders and instructors, but must also conduct themselves in accordance with the terms and conditions of this agreement.
- Responsibilities of the child’s parents/guardians and chaperones
Parents/guardians/chaperones must assess their children’s abilities and keep them out of harm’s way.
Parents/guardians/chaperones should endeavor to teach their children about the matters set forth in these Terms and Conditions of Use.
- Mutual Aid and Duty to Cooperate
If you are involved in an accident, whether or not you are a party to the accident yourself, please cooperate in emergency services and in notifying the ski area staff. In such cases, we may need to confirm the identity of the person involved, whether he/she is a party or a witness.
When skiing or snowboarding, you may encounter the following hazards. We ask that all users of the ski resort understand these risks, act with caution, and cooperate in the safe and comfortable use of the ski resort.
- Weather hazards such as snow, rain, strong winds, fog, etc.
- Hazards due to terrain such as cliffs, steep slopes, uneven terrain, streams, ditches, etc.
- Hazards due to snow quality and surface conditions, such as icy slopes, deep snow, crevasses, avalanches, etc.
- Hazards from natural obstacles such as rocks, bushes, stumps, standing trees, and exposed ground
- Hazards from collisions with man-made structures, such as lift poles, snowmaking equipment, buildings, signs, ropes, mats, etc.
- Danger from proximity or collision with other users
- Danger from your own failure.
- Danger of collision with all snow vehicles
- Hazards associated with the use of the snow park
- Danger from excessive speed
- Danger due to fatigue, alcohol consumption, medication, or poor physical condition
- Danger from improper use of equipment
- Other similar dangers
The following items are prohibited in connection with the use of the ski slopes.
- Entering closed trails or restricted areas
- Skiing close to man-made or natural objects, as well as to other users.
- Crossing the tracks of a sliding lift at any place other than the designated area.
- Interfering with the operation of the lifts.
- Approaching snow vehicles.
- Damaging displays, notices, signs, etc.
- Throwing away or leaving empty cans, cigarette butts, or other items outside of the designated areas.
- Unwillingly walking on the course with shoes on.
- Allowing dogs or other animals into the ski area.
- Entering the ski resort while under the influence of alcohol or drugs or in any other state of mental or physical disability.
- Doing anything prohibited by law.
- Doing anything else that may endanger the safety of other users or yourself.
5. Claims for compensation and cost-sharing for breach of covenants, accidents, etc.
- The Company shall not be liable for any accidents caused by violations of these General Terms and Conditions, rules of conduct and precautions/prohibitions set forth by the ski resort (hereinafter referred to as “General Terms and Conditions, etc.”). The Company shall not be liable for any accidents caused by violations of the Terms and Conditions, rules of conduct and precautions and prohibitions set forth by the ski resort (hereinafter referred to as the “Terms and Conditions”).
- The Company will not be held responsible for any injuries resulting from collisions or rear-end collisions between users. Users are requested to settle the matter among themselves by reporting the matter to the police or other authorities. Please be aware that if you leave the scene of an accident that injures the other party or damages property, it will be considered a “hit-and-run” incident.
- In the event that we incur damages or compensation costs, we will claim compensation for such damages or incurred costs from the user who caused the accident.
- In the event that the Company receives a distress report from a User or his/her acquaintance, etc., who has violated these clauses, etc., and who has gone out of the ski resort management area, the Company alone or in cooperation with the relevant public offices, etc., will perform rescue activities, After the rescue operation is completed, the Company will bill the user for all other expenses incurred.
6. Force majeure, etc.
In the event of a natural disaster or other force majeure, or in the event that there is a risk that the safety of ski resort users cannot be ensured, the ski resort may suspend use of all or part of its facilities.
7. Refusal to Use
The Company will refuse the use of the ski resort to a user who falls under any of the following conditions
- When the application for use of the ski resort does not comply with these Conditions of Use.
- When the User requests the Company to bear any special burden that the Company is unable to meet.
- When the use of the ski resort is contrary to the provisions of the law, public order, or good morals.
- When it is deemed unsafe to use the ski resort due to drunkenness, etc.
- interferes with the use of the ski area.
- When a guest does not follow the instructions of the Company’s staff, such as the slope patrol.
- Anti-social forces (defined by the ‘Act on the Prevention of Unjust Acts by Organized Crime Group Members’ (Law No. 77 of 1991) as organized crime groups, organized crime group members, quasi-members of organized crime groups, companies affiliated with organized crime groups, sokaiya (corporate extortionists), etc., and those involved in social movement extortion or special intelligence violent groups, or those who have not passed five years since ceasing to be considered as such.) when such status is applicable.
- In addition to the preceding items, when there is a justifiable reason.
8. Amendments to these Terms and Use
Our company may revise these terms and conditions as deemed necessary. Furthermore, in the event of a revision, we will announce in advance on our company website the fact that the terms and conditions are being changed, the contents of the revised terms and conditions, and the effective date of their implementation.
December 1, 2023 Establishment