BooksLines

Website Terms of Use & Privacy Policy

Books Lines Terms of Use & Privacy Policy

April 2020

 

Welcome to the Books Lines website (referred to the website and sometimes the platform) designed to publish & sell digital books. 

Please carefully read the terms of use this website, and by browsing this website your accepting of the following terms of use without any reservations.

For any request regarding how to use the website, you can contact us at the following address: info@bookslines.com

 

Website Access

To access and use the website, you must be an adult. If you are a minor, you must obtain prior authorization from your parents. You can use the site freely without logging in or creating an account and you are responsible for any additional fees for accessing and using the Internet. We do not sell digital books to be purchase by children and we sell children's books to adults. If you are under the age of 18, you can use the website in the presence of a parent or with the presence of a guardian to supervise your browsing.

 

Intellectual Property: Intellectual property rights of Books Lines

The creation and development of this website required a great efforts. So this website and each of its components (trademarks, images, text, videos, etc.) are protected by intellectual property rights. Therefore, the website is not permitted to be used, reproduced, or represented (in whole or in part) by any means, and for any other purpose, including but not limited to commercial purposes.

 

The website provides you with contents that you are authorized to download free of charge (indicated by the sample) and contents that require a price to download (indicated by e-book or digital book). We give you the non-exclusive and non-transferable right to use the sample or to use the e-book after purchasing it, for personal and private use only, throughout the period of legal protection under intellectual property rights as defined in French and foreign laws and international treaties. The production, representation, modification or distribution of the website is strictly prohibited. By downloading or using the sample or e-book, you agree to use it according to these terms of use.

You acknowledge and agree that this site will be for personal use only in accordance with its intended purpose. You may not use this website to the detriment of the honor, reputation or rights of any third party as shown below.

 

Intellectual Property: Intellectual property rights for e-books & samples

All intellectual property rights for e-books & samples on the website belong to the author, and we give you the non-exclusive and non-transferable right to use the sample or to use the e-book after purchasing it for personal and private use only. Books Lines platform respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your intellectual property rights have been used in a manner that violates the platform or in a manner that violates your rights, please contact us at the following address: info@bookslines.com

 

Free downloadable content (Sample)

The website provides samples from the e-books to be downloaded freely & without any cost, the sample is for personal and private use only. To view the sample it is required to have a program that read PDF files. The sample cannot be printed or modified, it can be read only.

 

Downloadable Content (E-Book)

The website provides e-books to be downloaded after paying the e-book price, the e-book is for personal and private use only, to download the e-book it is requires payment using electronic payment methods, and viewing it required to have a program that read PDF files. The e-book cannot be printed or modified, it can be read only.

 

Authors rights 

Books Lines platform provides an opportunity for talent authors to publish their written digital books in the website after meeting the publishing conditions and requirements. The platform adheres to the privacy policy regarding the information provided by the authors.

 

Third party rights

We remind you that you need to obtain all the necessary licenses and rights from the relevant rights holders regarding any content that you may wish to publish on the website, including any and all intellectual property rights and / or literary and artistic and / or industrial property rights and advertising rights, to allow you to use this contents without any difficulties. For example, you must obtain rights to any of the contents of the book you wish to publish (especially the cover photo of the book that you want to publish).

 

codes of conduct

Our values ​​are built on respecting the others. Therefore, the contents of the site are free of:

  • Publishing any content that may cause harm, defamation, be unauthorized, harmful, violate the rights to privacy or publicity, incite violence, or express racial or ethnic hatred, or is considered a serious breach or incitement to commit certain crimes or crimes;

  • Post any content that advertises or promotes any products and / or services that compete with the trademark (s) displayed on the website;

  • Publish any information that may permit, directly or indirectly, the identification and nominal identification of any person without obtaining his prior and explicit consent, such as his surname name or personal information about him.

  • Engaging in unlawful activities including what may violate anyone's rights to any computer programs, trademarks, photographs, images, text, video clips, etc.

  • Posting any content (including images) violates public morals and morals

 

If you consider that any user content violates the above principles, your rights or the rights of any third party (such as any violation, insult, or breach of privacy), a notice can be sent to the following email address info@bookslines.com

The notice must include the following:

  • The title of the book

  • Author name

  • A description of the facts reported, whatever inside or outside the book

  • Reasons to remove the book

  • Evidence that support your notice.

 

Hyperlinks in the website

The hyperlinks included in the website may lead you to another websites published by third parties whose content we cannot control. Accordingly, and to the extent that these links are included on this website for the purpose of facilitating your browsing experience, the decision to brows any third-party websites is belongs to you only and you are fully responsible for that.

 

Modify the website and terms of use

We may modify the contents and information in the website as well as these terms of use especially for compliance with any new legislation and / or regulations and / or to improve the website.

You will be notified of any modification on the website before it becomes effective under these terms of use. Unless the amendment requires your express consent, your continue using the website constitutes your agreement to the new terms of use.

 

Disclaimers

We will do our best to ensure access to the website and the downloadable content at all times. However, we cannot guarantee that the website can be permanently accessible and accessible. Sometimes we may be required to temporarily suspend access to the entire website or any part of it, especially for technical maintenance purposes.

It is also known that the Internet and IT or telecommunications networks include defects and interruptions and malfunctions are listed. We cannot provide any warranty in this regard, and therefore we will not be responsible for any damage that may be related to the use of the Internet and IT or telecommunications networks, including without limitation:

  • Miss-transmission and / or reception of any data and / or information via the Internet

  • Any external breaches or computer viruses

  • Any improvised reception equipment or communication networks

  • Any malfunction in the Internet may hinder the proper operation of the website

Books Lines is not responsible for any direct or indirect damages or any damage or loss of any kind, including any indirect damages related to, but not limited to, any loss of profits, revenues, or misrepresentation to goodwill.

 

Privacy Policy

Books Lines seeks to build a strong and lasting relationship with users and authors based on trust and mutual benefit. Protection and respect for the privacy and options of the user and the authors are part of this commitment. Therefore, our privacy policy sections have been written to protect the privacy of the user and authors in the following:

  1. We respect your privacy and your options

  2. We ensure privacy and safety are included in all of our services

  3. We do not send any marketing communications to you

  4. We never display or sell any of your personal data

  5. We Maintain the integrity of your data

  6. We Only use your data after obtaining your approval

  7. We respect your rights and we always work to fulfill your requests as much as possible in line with our legal and executive responsibilities

 

Our Identity

Books Lines platform is responsible for maintaining the user and authors personal data confidentiality that they share with us.

 

Personal Data

Personal data is any information through which your identity can be determined either directly (your name for example) or indirectly (through data provided with pseudonyms such as a private identification number for example). Therefore, personal data includes details such as email, home address, mobile phone number, and financial information.

 

How we collect and receive data

Data can be collected from you or received from the website or from social media

Sometimes, you may provide us with this data directly (for example, when you contact us or when you purchasing any of the e-books in our website).

 

When we collect data, we refer to mandatory fields with star (*) where obtaining this data is necessary for us in order to:

  • Executing the contract with you (for example, delivering e-books that you have purchased through our website)

  • Provide you with a service to publish your work on the platform that you have requested (for example, provide you with an email); or

  • Compliance with legal requirements such as billing

 

Depending on the purpose for which the data is used, the legal basis for processing your data is to obtain your consent for:

  • Fraud Prevention: To fully ensure reimbursement and prevent fraud or embezzlement

  • Contract execution: More specifically to deliver e-books that you have purchased through our website;

  • Legal grounds so that data processing is required by law

 

Authors Personal Information

We do not display or sell your personal data.

 

How long your personal data is stored

We keep your personal data as long as we need it, according to the purpose for which it is held, to meet your needs or to comply with our legal obligations.

To determine how long your data is kept, we use the following criteria:

  • When purchasing any products, we keep your personal data for the duration of our contractual relationship;

  • When participating in a promotional offer, we keep your personal data for the duration of the promotional offer.

  • When contacting us to inquire about a topic, we keep your personal data for the period necessary to process your inquiry;

  • When we accept to publish your book on the platform for the duration of our contractual relationship;

 

We may keep some personal data when your book is published on the platform in order to comply with our legal or regulatory obligations for statistical or historical purposes. When we do not need to use your personal data, this data is removed from the system

 

The integrity of personal data

We are committed to keep your personal data secure by taking all reasonable precautions in this regard.

 

Social media links

Our website may from time to time contain links to and from social networking sites. If you follow a link to any of these sites, please be aware that these sites have their own privacy policies, and therefore we are not responsible of these policies. Please review these policies before submitting any personal data to these sites.

 

Contact us

If you have any questions or concerns about how we treat and use your personal data, or if you wish to exercise any of the above-mentioned rights, please contact info@bookslines.com