TERMS AND CONDITIONS


TERMS AND CONDITIONS

If you are shopping with us or publishing your works through us, please take a few moments to read the following terms and conditions.

You may contact us at webmaster@fiction4all.com if you have any queries concerning either the technical aspects of the site, its content or these terms and conditions.

By using this site either to publish ebooks or to buy them you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. This document and its content was last updated December 2012 and is applicable to all users, authors, and publishers. We at Fiction4All reserve the right to modify this document from time to time without any prior notice.

In the following the term Publisher shall be taken to include those who Self-Publish, whilst author refers to those who are published by Fiction4All.

  1. Availability
    To use this site you confirm that you are of a legal age to enter into binding contracts. You also confirm that you have not been previously banned from this site by us. If you join us as a member you will gain access to your own personal library where you can download your purchased ebooks. We log ALL site activity and any member who attempts to hack this site will forfeit their membership and access to any purchases made. We may also, at our sole discretion, pursue through the courts any hacker for civil damages. Hacking includes the provision of your membership details to any third parties.

  2. Prices
    This site displays and operates its business in US Dollars. All prices are set by Fiction4All or the publisher of the book who is at liberty to offer their products at a discounted price. This does not necessarily mean the product has ever been offered for sale at the full price. We do not control pricing policy on this site but reserve the right to remove discounted prices that are applied for a period of more than six consecutive weeks. We also have no control over the discounts offered and as such it is your responsibility as a customer to make any checks you wish to ensure the discounts are indeed genuine.

  3. Fees
    We do NOT charge fees for the use of this site. We reserve thew right to pass on ALL costs of any chargebacks arising from fraudulent transactions and we also actively co-operate with the authorities in tracing and prosecuting any person who instigates a fraudulent credit card transaction. We WILL SEEK the maximum penalty applicable for ALL FRAUDULENT ACTIVITIES through the criminal justice system applicable in the United Kingdom.

  4. Copyright
    We permit our authors and publishers to submit content through our submissions facilities - which are semi-automated. We do not censor any content before making it available other than to check it does not violate our stated terms in the author or publisher areas. Therefore it is possible that a user may post content which they are not legally entitled to do so. If you are aware of content which may not be legally distributed through this site or which causes an infringement of copyright or intellectual property, it is important to contact us immediately. We do not want to distribute any such material and will co-operate fully in any legal process against such a poster.

  5. Terms of Publishing
    You MUST ensure that you are legally entitled to distribute and charge for any item that you publish on this site. This includes adhering to copyright laws as well as any pre-existing legal contracts. If you are an author, please make sure you hold the rights to publish on this site. If you are published elsewhere please ensure any contract permits the activity you intend to undertake on this site. Any material posted on this book site must be legal for sale in the United Kingdom. Any person posting anything illegal, including such things as child pornography, books referring to acts of Terrorism, Bomb-Making or any other subject involving Religious or Racial  hatred, will be reported to the authorities and will have their account with us terminated without compensation, and will forfeit ALL commissions earned on the account. In addition, you must select appropriate genres for your posting. If you do not do so, we will remove your title and may close your account. Any person posting anything other than general fiction, or legal, romantic/erotic content on this site will have the content removed and may be reported to the authorities if we consider such action appropriate. We reserve the right to remove any content, for any reason, without limitation or legal recourse. By posting content for sale at Fiction4All, you grant us a non-exclusive right to sell such content.  Under this agreement, if you decide to stop selling a title at Fiction4All, you continue to grant us the right to distribute your content indefinitely to users who have previously purchased your title. By uploading your content on this site you are stating your acceptance of this agreement and that you understand the terms governing how we distribute your content to consumers. This agreement replaces any previous agreement between you and Fiction4All for the sale of content.

  6. Content
    You must ONLY sell full versions of your ebooks at Fiction4All. Your titles may NOT include any passwords, or demands for further fees in order for the purchaser to read the entire content. You may NOT link directly to any other website, though you may mention a website if it is part of your own copyright notice, but there must be NO active links, unless you have a written agreement from us on this matter. Please read the relevant information in our author and publisher areas.

  7. Honesty Policy
    You must accurately describe the content you are offering for sale. Any misleading or otherwise inaccurate descriptions may constitute fraud and will result in your account being terminated with forfeiture of any royalties. You may also be liable to criminal prosecution. You are permitted to market your titles through your descriptions but what you state must be factually correct.

  8. Royalties
    We pay our publishers/authors a rate of commission as displayed on our Publish/Sell page and our Author Guidelines page. Rates may change from time to time. The content owner is at liberty to charge their own prices and to set discounts. In these instances the applicable royalty will be based on the discounted price.  Royalty payments are calculated weekly by PayPal or monthly/quarterly by Paypal or bank transfer, by us and will be paid provided a  MINIMUM amount of $25 has been earned. Weekly payments are calculated based on the account balance at the end of business each Friday with payment made by the following Tuesday. Monthly and quarterly payments are despatched on the 21st day of the next month (or first month of the next quarter), subject to deductions for any chargebacks we are notified about by our credit card processing agent. We can make payment either by UK bank transfer (subject to arrangement with us), International Bank Transfer (at your cost) or via PayPal. To claim payment for PayPal you will need to provide your PayPal address as part of your member details.

  9. No Warranty
    Fiction4All, those who publish on this site and those responsible for the hosting of our services provide no warranty whatsoever and all services are provided "as is" without warranty or condition in any shape or form.

  10. Limited Liability
    Under absolutely no circumstances will Fiction4All, its suppliers, hosting service or publishers be held liable for any loss of profits or any damages arising out of or in connection with use of this website, howsoever those claims may arise, including negligence.

  11. Indemnity
    You agree to indemnify and hold us and our subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, employees harmless from any claim or demand, including any fees made by any third party due to your breach of this Agreement or your violation of any law or the rights of a third party.

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