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User Policy

This User Policy sets out both Pristine Communications' (referred to below as Pristine, we, us, or our) and your (either member or visitor) undertakings and responsibilities when visiting any of the sites maintained by Pristine Communications, including the Pristine Lexicon, Media Center and Dharma Drum (collectively, the Sites). Please read the following policy to understand Pristine and your mutual rights and responsibilities. This policy may change from time to time, so please check back periodically.

By accessing or using Pristine's Sites, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this policy. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, you should not access or use this website.


The information contained in Pristine's Sites is provided AS IS, without warranty, express or implied.

Pristine Communications does not warrant or guarantee that the functions or services of our Sites will be uninterrupted or error-free.

Pristine may change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of Pristine's sites at any time, including the availability of any service feature, database, or content. Pristine may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the service without notice or liability.


In order to access certain services you need to register as a member by providing your name, email address, city, country and a password. This information must be accurate and updated.

You agree to maintain the security of your user identification, password and other confidential information relating to your Member Account.

Either you or Pristine may terminate your right to use these sites at any time, with or without cause, upon notice. Pristine also reserves the right to terminate or suspend your membership without prior notice, but will confirm such termination or suspension by subsequent notice.

You may not

  1. select or use a subscriber ID. of another person with the intent to impersonate that person;
  2. use a subscriber ID. in which another person has rights without that person's authorization; or
  3. use a subscriber ID. that Pristine, in its sole discretion, deems offensive.

Any known or suspected unauthorized use(s) of your account, or any known or suspected breach of security, including loss, theft, or unauthorized disclosure of your password, must be reported to us.

You are responsible for all usage or activity on your account, including use of the account by any third party authorized by you to use your Member ID. and password. Any fraudulent, abusive, or otherwise illegal activity may be grounds for termination of your account, at Pristine's sole discretion, and we may refer you to appropriate law enforcement agencies.

As a Pristine Member, you are able to make submissions to the Lexicon via the submission screen. These submissions will be reviewed by Pristine staff before being added to the Lexicon.

Pristine may send electronic mail to you regarding changes or additions to products or services.


The entire contents of Pristine's Sites are copyrighted as a collective work under the laws of United States and other copyright laws. Pristine holds the copyright to the collective work. You may display and, subject to any expressly stated restrictions or limitations relating to specific material, download portions of the material from the different areas of Pristine's Sites solely for your own non-commercial use, unless otherwise permitted. Any redistribution retransmission or publication of any copyrighted material is strictly prohibited without the inclusion of Pristine Communications,, 1990-2014.


You agree that neither Pristine, nor its officers, directors, employees, agents, information providers or suppliers will have any liability to you under any theory of liability or indemnity in connection with your use of Pristine's Sites.

If you have any questions about Pristine's User Policy, please email us for help, or contact us at:

5F.-5, No.1, Jingwen St., Wenshan Dist., Taipei City 10647, Taiwan
Tel: +886-2-2931-9023
Fax: +886-2-2931-0342