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Terms of Use

ESOTERIC COMPANY (hereinafter referred to as the "Company") operates this website.
Please read these Terms of Use carefully before using this website and if you do not agree to such terms, please do not use this website.
This website is linked to other websites operated by the Company and its affiliated companies. Please note you are required to agree to the Terms of Use posted on these sites before using any of the sites.
We reserve the right to change or modify these Terms of Use at any time without prior notice and you are requested to confirm the last updated contents of this website before using the website.

Last updated: December 17, 2008

Copyrights, trademarks, etc.

All rights with respect to any text, images, sound, programs and any other copyrighted works posted on this website (hereinafter referred to, collectively, as the "Contents") are reserved by the Company, the original authors or other rights holders. The Contents posted on this website are protected by copyright laws, conventions and other laws of each country. Unless authorized in writing beforehand by the Company, you may not use (including download, duplicate, modify, upload, post, transmit, distribute, license, sell or publish) these Contents for other than private use or beyond the extent expressly permitted by laws. Unless individually stated to you, the Company and any of its affiliated companies do not grant the use of or the license to use the copyrights, patents, trademarks or any other intellectual property rights with respect to such materials. The Company does not give any warranty as to the contents of these materials. If there is anything otherwise contained in these materials, you are required to comply with such copyright notices or Terms of Use. The trademarks of "TEAC", "TASCAM" or "ESOTERIC" or any other trade names of the Company's products to be used on this website are the trademarks or registered trademarks of TEAC Corporation. Any other product names or company names are the trade names, registered trademarks or trademarks of the relevant companies.

Restrictions on Use

In using this website you may not:

  • Do anything that invades or threatens to invade any property, privacy or the like of a third party or the Company.
  • Do anything that causes or threatens to cause any detriment or damage to a third party or the Company.
  • Do anything that offends or threatens to offend public order and morals.
  • Commit any criminal offense or anything that leads or threatens to lead to any criminal offense.
  • Make any false declaration or submission, including registration of email addresses of other persons.
  • Conduct or attempt to conduct business or profit-oriented activities.
  • Do anything that is defamatory to the reputation or credit of a third party or the Company.
  • Do anything that uses or provides or threatens to use or provide harmful programs, including computer bugs.
  • Do anything that violates or threatens to violate laws, regulations or ordinances.
  • Do anything else deemed to be inappropriate by the Company.

Links to the websites of third parties

Unless expressly stated, the Company makes no warranty or the like as to the contents of any other websites linked to this website. It is not the intention of the Company that it should have a special relationship with those companies whose websites are linked to this website or recommend any products, services or the like of such companies. In using any websites linked to this website, you are required, on your responsibility, to confirm the Terms of Use, personal information protection policies or the like of such websites. The Company assumes no responsibility for any trouble or damage that may be incurred in connection with any of the websites linked to this website.

Link to this website

This website is available for linking to by any site, whether profit-oriented or not, except when:

  • Linked on any sites that defame or libel the Company or its products, services or credit.
  • Linked on any websites having illegitimate contents.
  • Linked on any websites that offend public order and morals or are defamatory to the credit or integrity of the Company.
  • Linked on any websites which mislead users to falsely recognize the existence of some kind of affiliation or cooperation with the Company or the acknowledgement or support by the Company of such websites.
  • Linked on sites that use frames or other means to make it unclear that the contents belong to this website.
  • Any other linking that the Company deems inappropriate.

Please bear in mind that the URL of this website is subject to change without notice. If you wish to have a link on your website to this website, you are requested to do so by setting the link to the top page of this website ( In making a link to this website, you are requested to designate the Company as "ESOTERIC COMPANY" or "ESOTERIC" in a correct manner. In making a link with the use of the banner and logo, be sure to use such banner and logo as given below. All the trademark rights and any other intellectual property rights belong to the Company. No alteration, change or modification is permitted in applying the banner and logo. In pasting the link icon, you are requested to copy the following text.

<a href=""> <img border="0" src="" width="88" height="31" alt="ESOTERIC COMPANY">

Policy regarding any suggestions, including ideas

You may contact the Company or its employees if you wish to make any suggestions (hereinafter referred to as "Suggestions") including ideas, memos, drawings and concepts about new products, techniques, designs, manufacturing methods, advertisements, marketing, etc. On the other hand, we are in our own way working on research and development in various fields on a routine basis and it may so happen that our unpublished, original ideas are very similar to the Suggestions. This may cause misunderstandings or disputes between you and the Company.
In order to avoid any such unexpected contingency that may occur in the future, we make it a basic rule not to accept any Suggestions from you unless we make public requests for Suggestions. If we receive any Suggestions from you despite our policy as mentioned above, we make it a basic rule to return them all without reviewing or evaluating the contents of the same. Please bear in mind that we understand that you submit your Suggestions to us after you agree to the following:

  • We assume no obligation to keep confidential any Suggestions submitted by you.
  • We assume no obligation to review, evaluate or employ any Suggestions submitted by you.
  • If we employ any suggestions identical or similar to all or part of the Suggestions submitted, we assume no obligations, including payment of remunerations, to those who have submitted such Suggestions.


This Company makes no warranty as to the accuracy, usefulness, reliability, consistency with purposes of use, safety and the like of any information posted on this website. We are not responsible in any way for any damage that may be incurred as a result of the availability or unavailability of such information or use of this website. We reserve the right to change the information on this website or interrupt or discontinue the operation of this website without notice and for whatever reasons, and we are not responsible for any damage that may incur as a result of such interruption or discontinuance.


This website uses the plug-ins and applications mentioned below. You are recommended to install such software to make the best of the contents of this website. Please note these plug-ins and applications are subject to change without notice.

Governing laws and jurisdiction

Unless otherwise specified, the use of this website and the interpretation and application of the Terms of Use of this website will be governed by Japanese law. Any dispute with respect to the use of this website shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Tokyo District Court of Japan for the first trial, unless otherwise specified.