Novel Reviewers, LLC operates the NovelReviewers.com web site to provide online access to information regarding products and services available from Novel Reviewers, LLC (the “Service”). Novel Reviewers, LLC makes available digital publishing and distribution services for the professional and non-professional reader community, as well as for publishers, booksellers, libraries, archives and educators.
1. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
The Service, the Site, and all information and/or content that can be seen, heard or otherwise experienced on the Site (the “Content”) are protected by U.S. and international copyright, trademark and other laws, and belong to Novel Reviewers, LLC or its licensors, partners, affiliates or third parties. You may use the Site, the Service and the Content for your own personal, non-commercial use only. You agree that you will not otherwise download, copy, reproduce, display, distribute, transmit, publish, or transfer any Content or information obtained from the Site or the Service or create derivative works from any Content or information obtained from the Site or the Service without first obtaining written permission from Novel Reviewers, LLC. You may not mirror or frame the home page or any other pages of this Site on any other web site or web page. You may not connect “deep links” to the Site, i.e., create links to this site that bypass the home page or other parts of the Site. You are prohibited from using any of the marks or logos appearing throughout the Site without express written consent from the trademark owner, except as permitted by applicable law.
At times, files (such as eBooks) may be furnished by registered users of the NovelReviewers.com website for download by other registered users of the NovelReviewers.com website. In downloading these files, you agree that you will not copy, reproduce, display, distribute, transmit, publish, transfer, or otherwise make these files available to any third-party. You are not permitted to use these files for any purpose other than reading and reviewing the content contained therein. Please refer to section 9 of this document for important information regarding liabilities related to user uploaded information and files.
a. Third Party Links. Hypertext links to third party web sites or information do not constitute or imply an endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation by Novel Reviewers, LLC of the third party, the third-party web site, or the information contained therein, unless expressly stated on the Site. You acknowledge and agree that Novel Reviewers, LLC is not responsible for the availability of any such web sites and that Novel Reviewers, LLC does not endorse or warrant, and is not responsible or liable for, any such web site or the content thereon.
b. Downloading Files. Novel Reviewers, LLC cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading through the Site will be free of infection by software viruses or other harmful computer code, files or programs. The entire risk as to the quality and performance of the Site and the Services and the accuracy of the Content is solely and exclusively with you.
c. International Use. Novel Reviewers, LLC makes no representation that the Service or Content is applicable or appropriate for use in locations outside the United States. You agree to comply with all applicable laws and local rules regarding the transmission of technical data, acceptable contents and online conduct.
d. Use of the NovelReviewers.com website is restricted for adults eighteen (18) years of age or older. If you are under eighteen (18) years of age, you are required to leave the NovelReviewers.com website immediately.
4. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
You agree to assume total responsibility and risk for your use of the site, the service and the content and for evaluating the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of all content provided by the site or the service. Novel Reviewers, LLC makes no express or implied warranties, representations or endorsements whatsoever with respect to the site, the service or the content. Novel Reviewers, LLC expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, express, implied, statutory or otherwise, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and no infringement with regard to the site, the service, and the content.
Novel Reviewers, LLC does not warrant that the functions performed by the site or the service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free, or that defects in the site or the service will be corrected. Novel Reviewers, LLC does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the content, or that any errors in the content will be corrected. The site, the service and the content are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis.
5. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Because some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, some of the above limitations may not apply to you. In such states, Novel Reviewers, LLC’s liability is limited and warranties are excluded to the greatest extent permitted by law, but will, in no event, exceed $100.00.
You understand and agree that you are personally responsible for your behavior on the Site. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Novel Reviewers, LLC, its affiliates, licensors, employees, and agents from and against all claims, losses, expenses, damages and costs (including, but not limited to, direct, incidental, consequential, exemplary and indirect damages), and reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from or arising out of your use, misuse, or inability to use the Site, the Service, or the Content, or any violation by you of this Agreement.
8. USER CONDUCT
You agree not to take any action that might compromise the security of the Site, render the Site inaccessible to others or otherwise cause damage to the Site or the Content. You agree not to add to, subtract from, or otherwise modify the Content except as expressly permitted in writing. You agree not to use the Site in any manner that might interfere with the rights of third parties. You are not permitted to “scrape” this website or otherwise make repeated programatic requests without the express written consent of Novel Reviewers, LLC. You are not permitted to aggregate data from the NovelReviewers.com or any subdomain thereof without the express written consent of Novel Reviewers, LLC.
9. USER SUPPLIED INFORMATION
Registered users who upload files to the NovelReviewers.com website guarantee that they have the legal right to supply, post, or store such information and that doing so will not violate the law or rights of any person or entity. You agree not to use the NovelReviewers.com website to submit or otherwise make available any content that in is in any way unlawful, harmful, abusive, threatening, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another person’s privacy, hateful, objectionable, harmful to minors, impersonates any person or entity, falsely misstates or misrepresents your relationship with a person or entity, conflicts with any obligations you have under law or contract, including copyright law, constitutes “junk mail” or otherwise unauthorized advertising or solicitation, constitutes or contains any software virus or otherwise malicious code, file or program, interferes in any way with the operations of the NovelReviewers.com website, or violates any applicable state or federal law.
10. CLAIMS OF INFRINGEMENT
Novel Reviewers, LLC respects the intellectual property of others and requires the same of its users. Novel Reviewers, LLC will act in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (‘DCMA’) when notified of any instance of alleged copyright infringement. Users of the NovelReviewers.com website whose use constitutes copyright infringement will have their accounts terminated and, at the discretion of Novel Reviewers, LLC, will have their ability to use the NovelReviewers.com website revoked altogether.
If you wish to file a DCMA Notice of Alleged Infringement with Novel Reviewers, LLC, please follow the rules laid out by the U.S. Copyright Office at http://www.copyright.gov/legislation/dcma.pdf. Identify the copyrighted work or works you claim have been infringed, provide your mailing address, telephone number, and email address, and identify where on the NovelReviewers.com website this alleged infringement is occurring. Along with this information, include the following statement in the body of the Notice of Alleged Infringement:
“I hereby state that I have a good-faith belief that the disputed use of the copyrighted material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law (e.g., fair use). Furthermore, I hereby state that the information in this Notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that I am the owner or authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyright or of an exclusive right under the copyright that is allegedly infringed.”
Provide your full legal name and your electronic or physical signature, and deliver all portions of this Notice of Alleged Infringement by mail to the Novel Reviewers, LLC Designated Copyright Agent at:
Novel Reviewers, LLC
P.O. Box 967
Marietta, GA 30061
Be advised that Novel Reviewers, LLC considers all notices seriously, and that you may be liable for damages (including but not limited to costs and attorneys’ fees) if you materially misrepresent an activity or content on the NovelReviewers.com website as infringing. If you are uncertain whether material infringes your copyrights (including whether use of copyrighted material may constitute fair use), you may wish to seek legal advice.
11. GENERAL PROVISIONS
a. Correction of Errors and Inaccuracies. The Content may contain typographical errors or other errors or inaccuracies and may not be complete or current. Novel Reviewers, LLC therefore reserves the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions and to change or update the Content at any time without prior notice. Novel Reviewers, LLC does not, however, guarantee that any errors, inaccuracies or omissions will be corrected.
c. Entire Agreement/No Waiver. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement of the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof. No waiver by Novel Reviewers, LLC of any breach or default hereunder will be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default.