Terms, Conditions and Notices
Updated as of January 30, 2016
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to the Center.
MODIFICATIONS AND UPDATE
USE OF SITE
Availability of this Website or particular information or services herein is subject to change without notice.
CHILDREN UNDER 18
The Center does not sell products for or provide information or services to children. If you are under 18, you may use Website only with involvement of a parent or guardian. The Center reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders/ requests in its sole discretion.
In order to obtain access to certain portions of this Website, you must be a Member of the Center and register on this site. To become a Member and register, you will provide the Center with certain registration information, all of which must be accurate, truthful and updated. You shall not: (i) select a username already used by another person, (ii) use a username in which another person has rights without such person’s authorization; or (iii) use a username or password that the Center, in its sole discretion, deems offensive or inappropriate. The Center reserves the right to deny creation of your account based on the Center’s inability to verify the authenticity of your registration information. You shall be solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password. You shall immediately notify the Center of any known or suspected unauthorized use of your account, or any known or suspected breach of security, including loss, theft or unauthorized disclosure of your password or credit card information. If you use this Website, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You are fully responsible for all usage or activity on your account, including but not limited to use of the account by any third party authorize by your to use your username and password. The Center reserves the right to terminate your account, in its sole discretion, at any time without notice. You may also terminate your account at any time in writing. Notwithstanding anything else herein, the Center reserves the right to pursue any and all claims against any user of your account. You agree to maintain only one account with the Website at any time and you certify that you currently have no other account(s) with the Website.
UNSOLICITED IDEA SUBMISSION POLICY
The Center or any of its employees do not accept or consider unsolicited ideas, including ideas for new advertising campaigns, suggestions, new promotions, new products or technologies, concepts, story or plot lines, ideas, notes, designs, materials, marketing plans, new product names or other materials or processes other than those it has specifically requested. Please do not send any original creative artwork, samples, demos, or other works. The sole purpose of this policy is to avoid potential misunderstandings or disputes when the Center’s products or marketing strategies might seem similar to ideas submitted to the Center. So, please do not send your unsolicited ideas to the Center or anyone at the Center. If despite our request that you not send us your ideas and materials, you still send them, please understand that the Center makes no assurances that your ideas and materials will be treated as confidential or proprietary. Unless otherwise agreed, the Center may edit, copy, publish, distribute, translate, and otherwise use in any medium any such materials that you forward to the Center and will own exclusively all such rights, titles, and interest and shall not be limited in any way in its use, commercial or otherwise. The Center is and shall be under no obligation to: (1) maintain any of your materials in confidence; (2) to pay to you or any user any compensation for any such materials; or (3) to respond to any of your or any other user’s materials.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
The Website may contain links to other websites (“Linked Sites”). Linking to such Linked Sites will let you leave the Website. Unless otherwise indicated, the Center is not affiliated with any of the Linked Sites. The Linked Sites are not under the control of the Center and the Center is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including, without limitation, any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. The Center does not endorse or make any representations about any Linked Site, any information, software or other products or materials found in a Linked Site, or any results that may be obtained from using these links. The Center is providing these links only as a mere convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by the Center. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked from this Website, you do so entirely at your own risk.
LINKING TO THIS WEBSITE
Linking to the Website from another website (“Linking Site”) is only allowed under the following conditions. A Linking Site may link to, but not replicate, the Center’s content. A Linking Site shall not create a frame, browser or border environment to the Center’s content and a Linking Site shall not imply that the Center is endorsing it or its products. The Linking Site shall not misrepresent the Linking Site’s relationship with the Center, shall not provide false information about the Center’s products or services, and shall not unlawfully use the copyrights or trademarks owned by the Center or others. Linking Sites shall abide by any and all applicable laws.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
THIS WEBSITE AND ALL INFORMATION, CONTENT, SERVICES, GOODS, ADVERTISEMENTS, DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS PROVIDED HEREIN ARE PROVIDED ‘AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. THE DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS PUBLISHED ON THIS WEBSITE COULD INCLUDE TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERROR. THE CENTER MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE WEBSITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT MATERIALS, OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED ON THIS WEBSITE. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT POSSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE CENTER AND ITS AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS AND EMPLOYEES HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, INCLUDING ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE CENTER DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE IS COMPATIBLE WITH YOUR EQUIPMENT OR THAT THE RELATED SERVICES THEREIN ARE FREE OF ERRORS, VIRUSES, WORMS, “TROJAN HORSES” OR ANY OTHER HARMFUL, INVASIVE OR CORRUPTED FILES AND IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES YOU MAY SUFFER AS A RESULT OF SUCH DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES. IN NO EVENT, SHALL THE CENTER AND OR ITS AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS OR EMPLOYEES BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTUOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS WEBSITE OR SOFTWARE, DOCUMENTS, PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM THE CENTER THROUGH THIS WEBSITE.
RELEASE AND INDEMNIFICATION
Copyright © 2016, Center for Book Publishing. All rights reserved.
With the exception of the images of the illustrative projects set forth on this Website and as otherwise specifically stated, all content and otherwise protectable features of this Website, including but not limited to the design, arrangements, layout, software, text, graphics and images were created by or at the direction of the Center, are the property of the Center and are protected by United States and international copyright laws. No portion of this website may be copied, imitated, or retransmitted unless express permission to do so is given by the Center in writing. The compilation, collection, arrangement, and assembly of all content on this site is the exclusive property of the Center and is protected by United States and international copyright laws. All software used on this site is the property of the Center or its software suppliers and is protected by United States and international copyright laws. The images used on this Website are the property of their respective copyright owners, and are used by the Center pursuant to authorization from the copyright owners or their agents. The content, images and software on this Website may be used as a shopping resource. Any other use, including, the reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication, or display, of the content, images and software on this Website is strictly prohibited.
COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT POLICY
You shall not use the Website to transmit, route, provide connections to or store any material that infringes copyrighted works, trademarks or otherwise violates or promotes the violation of the intellectual property rights of any third party.
The Center, pursuant to 17 U.S.C. Section 512 as amended by Title II of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the “Act”), reserves the right, but not the obligation, to terminate your license to use this Website if it determines in its sole and absolute discretion that you are involved in infringing activity, including alleged acts of first-time or repeat infringement, regardless of whether the material or activity is ultimately determined to be infringing. The Center accommodates and does not interfere with standard technical measures used by copyright owners to protect their materials. In addition, pursuant to 17 U.S.C. Section 512(c), the Center has implemented procedures for receiving written notification of claimed infringements and for processing such claims in accordance with the Act. All claims of infringement must be submitted to the Center in a written complaint that complies with the requirements below and is delivered to our designated agent to receive notification of claimed infringement:
Center for Book Publishing
PO Box 212
Ida Michigan 48140
United States of America
In addition, any written notice regarding any defamatory or infringing activity, whether of a copyright, patent, trademark or other proprietary right must include the following information:
- A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of (1) the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed or (2) the person defamed.
- Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site. Similarly, for materials that are defamatory or infringe patent, trademark, or other proprietary rights of a third party, please submit a list of such materials.
- Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing, to be the subject of infringing activity, or that is claimed to be defamatory and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material.
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit the Center to contact you, such as your address, telephone number, and/or electronic mail address.
- A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright or other proprietary right owner, its agent, or the law.
- A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed or on behalf of the person defamed.
“Center for Book Publishing” logo along with all other logos, trade names, trademarks, services marks, whether registered or not, set forth on this Website are the sole property of Center for Book Publishing. The Center’s trademarks may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not owned by the Center in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits the Center. Any trademarks not owned by the Center that appear on this Website are the property of their respective owners and may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not owned by the trademark owners in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits the trademark owners. All of the above trademarks may not be copied, downloaded or otherwise exploited without the permission of the Center or the owner of such trademark, service mark or trade name, except as explicitly permitted by the trademark owner.
Unless otherwise specified, the materials on this Website are presented solely to provide information regarding and to promote the Center’s services and other products available in the United States, its territories, possessions and protectorates. The Website is controlled and operated by the Center from its offices within the state of Michigan, United States of America. The Center makes no representation that materials on the Service are appropriate or available for use outside the United States. Those who choose to access the Website from outside the United States do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent that local laws are applicable. Software from the Website is further subject to United States export controls. No software from the Website may be downloaded or otherwise exported or re-exported (A) into (or to a national or resident of) Cuba, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Iran, Syria, or any other country to which the U.S. has embargoed goods, or (B) to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce Department’s Table of Deny Orders. By using the Website, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list.
If any provision of these terms, conditions and notices are found to be invalid or unenforceable, that provision will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible, and the remaining provisions with remain in full force.
This site is created and controlled by the Center for Book Publishing. in the State of Michigan, USA. As such, the laws of the State of Michigan will govern these notices, terms, and conditions, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws. You submit to the jurisdiction and venue of the state or federal courts having jurisdiction over Monroe County, Michigan of any claims or actions arising, directly or indirectly, out of or related to your use of this Website. You stipulate that the venues referenced herein are convenient.
Center for Book Publishing
PO Box 212
Ida Michigan 48140
United States of America
Phone: (734) 352-3556