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
firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
have difficulty effecting a download, please contact us with your order
number, a payment receipt and the format you would like to read the book in
and we will send you a copy in a return email.