Terms and Conditions
This Service Agreement is made between ReadersMagnet (the “Service Provider”) and you (the “Author”). The Service Provider and the Author may be referred to collectively as the Parties. Failure of either party to comply with the terms and conditions herein may result in the termination of the contract. The terms and conditions shall only be valid when you (the “Author) agree by signing this form in its designated signatory page.
- The Author warrants and guarantees to the Service Provider that he/she possesses sole ownership of the book and is the owner of the copyright of its contents.
- The contents of his/her book are entirely his/her creation and that he/she did not commit plagiarism; that the book is original and not in the public domain; that it contains no libelous, illegal, legally obscene, and intentionally hateful content. The Service Provider reserves the right to decide, at its discretion, if the Author’s book may be subject to violation or complaint with the content policy, including but not limited to book file, cover image, interior illustrations, and product data. The types of work that might not pass the Service Provider’s content evaluation includes, but is not limited to:a. Work containing pornographic materials.
b. Work containing libelous content.
c. Work containing illegal or legally obscene and intentionally hateful content, among others.
- Author acknowledges and agrees that this marketing campaign is designed to maximize a book’s publicity, but Service Provider does not guarantee immediate results and/or book sales boost.
- Authors may suggest a specific launching date for the marketing service, but Service Provider does not guarantee fulfillment on the preferred date. All orders are scheduled according to a first-come, first-served basis.
II. Service Provider Rights
The Author acknowledges and agrees that the Service Provider retains all property rights to data, files, and materials that the Service Provider prepares for the publication of the Work, including but not limited to production data, files, and materials, whether or not completed, in the possession of the Service Provider. Service Provider also reserves the right to use excerpts or parts of the Work for the sole purpose of marketing and promotions of the Work.
III. Payment Terms and Conditions
The Author shall pay the Service Provider the appropriate fees for the service as indicated. The Service Provider may change the payment structure, payment scheme, at any time, in correlation to the agreed service cost. The Service Provider reserves the right to delay the launching of the service if the service cost has not been fully paid.
IV. Termination and Refund Policy
All authors may terminate the Marketing Service and refund request may be made under the following conditions only. The amount refunded depends on the state of completion.
a) Prior to the submission of the Service Form and Agreement Form has been signed and submitted: 100% refund less the $150 service fee.
b) After (a) above and setup the domain and hosting; started the creation of the website design and development: 50% refund less the $150 service fee.
c) After (b) above and Author has already approved the demo website: Service is non-refundable.
d) The Author understands and agrees that the fee for any trade shows or book exhibits are non-refundable under any circumstance. Since the Service Provider is working with other vendors for the book exhibit, regardless if it is a regional, national or international book exhibit, the Author is not entitled to a refund once the agreement is signed and the service has already been started.
V. Limited Liability
Author will provide the Service Provider all information and materials necessary to complete services in a legal and/or lawful manner, and at the Author’s full liability, with the Service Provider having no legal responsibility for the accuracy or legitimacy of said information or material. For any reason an officer of the law or any court with proper jurisdiction finds the Author acted unlawfully or without proper authorization obtained information resulting in unlawful or inaccurate work being completed, the Service Provider holds no responsibility legally or financially.
VI. Security and Protocol
For payment security of the Author, he/she must only transact with an authorized ReadersMagnet Billing and Finance Department Staff. The Author must remember that other specialists or departments are not allowed to process any payment for any service. All payments made directly to anyone except the authorized staff are considered null & void and Service Provider will not be accountable.
For communication security, the Author must only communicate with a ReadersMagnet staff whose e-mail address should have a valid ReadersMagnet domain (i.e., firstname.lastname@example.org). Any payment or service agreement made with people whose e-mail addresses do not have a proper ReadersMagnet domain is considered null & void and will not be accountable.
If the service is already in the process of production, the Author is encouraged to communicate with the Fulfillment Coordinator instead of the Sales or Marketing Specialist.
The Agreement set forth the entire agreement of the Parties, and replaces and supersedes any previous agreement between the Parties on the subject, whether oral or written, express or implied. No amendment of, addition to, or modification of this Agreement shall be effective unless reduced to writing and signed by the Parties hereto.