Terms and Conditions
Agreement between user and Handsome Formatting
Welcome to http://www.handsomeformatting.com. The http://www.handseomformatting.com website (the “Site”) is comprised of various web pages operated by Handsome Formatting (the “Business”). http://www.handsomeformatting.com is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein (the “Terms”). Your use of http://www.handsomeformatting.com constitutes your agreement to all such Terms. Please read these terms carefully, and keep a copy of them for your reference.
Handsome Formatting is an author services business that offers a wide range of ebook-related and book related services including, but not limited to, ebook formatting and print on demand formatting. You may view a current offering of services at http://www.handsomeformatting.com. The Business reserves the right to add, modify or alter such services at any time and without prior notice.
Visiting http://www.handsomeformatting.com, transmitting documents or sending emails to the Business constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
By uploading, emailing or mailing the Business any documents (“Content”), including but not limited to, word processing files, images, books, and other Content, printed or electronic, you acknowledge that you are granting the Business a limited license to examine and use the Content for the purposes of providing a quote of work and/or to perform work-for-hire. The Business will make every reasonable effort to properly secure the Content while it is in its possession. However not all security measures are fail-safe and the risk for compromise may exist. This limited license does not grant the Business the right to sell or otherwise distribute your Content without your express consent to do so. By agreeing to transmit or send the Business your Content you agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Business, its officers, directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) relating to or arising out of any security breach or catastrophic event, including but not limited to computer hardware or software failure, that may occur.
The Business does not knowingly collect, either online or offline, personal information from persons under the age of eighteen (18). If you are under 18, you may use http://www.handsomeformatting.com only with permission of a parent or guardian.
You may cancel your project at any time after it has been booked to our schedule. Any deposits paid by you are non-refundable and additional fees for any and all completed work to date may be due at the time of cancellation. Please contact us at handsomeformatting[at]gmail.com with any questions regarding this policy.
Links to third party sites/Third party services
http://www.handsomeformatting.com may contain links to other websites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of the Business and the Business 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 Business is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by the Business of the site or any association with its operators.
Certain services made available via http://www.handsomeformatting.com are delivered by third party sites and organizations. By using any product, service or functionality originating from the http://www.handsomeformatting.com domain, you hereby acknowledge and consent that the Business may share such information and data with any third party with whom the Business has a contractual relationship to provide the requested product, service or functionality on behalf of http://www.handsomeformatting.com users and customers.
No unlawful or prohibited use/Intellectual Property
All content included as part of the Service, such as text, graphics, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used on the Site, is the property of the Business or its suppliers and protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. You agree to observe and abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices, legends or other restrictions contained in any such content and will not make any changes thereto.
You will not modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part, found on the Site. The Business content is not for resale. Your use of the Site does not entitle you to make any unauthorized use of any protected content, and in particular you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or attribution notices in any content. You will use protected content solely for your personal use, and will make no other use of the content without the express written permission of the Business and the copyright owner. You agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any protected content. We do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of the Business or our licensors except as expressly authorized by these Terms.
The Service is controlled, operated and administered by the Business from our offices within the United States. If you access the Service from a location outside of the United States, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree that you will not use the the Business Content accessed through http://www.handsomeformatting.com in any country or in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions or regulations.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Business, its officers, directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) relating to or arising out of your use of or inability to use the Site or services, any user postings made by you, your violation of any terms of this Agreement or your violation of any rights of a third party, or your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations. The Business reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with the Business in asserting any available defenses.
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. HANDSOME FORMATTING AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE SITE AT ANY TIME.
HANDSOME FORMATTING AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. HANDSOME FORMATTING AND/ORITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
The Business reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the state of Minnesota, and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in the state of Minnesota in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Site. Use of the Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms, including, without limitation, this section.
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and the Business as a result of this agreement or use of the Site. The Business’s performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of the Business’s right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Site or information provided to or gathered by the Business with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.
Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and the Business with respect to the Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and the Business with respect to the Site. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be written in English.
Changes to Terms
The Business reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change the Terms under which http://www.handsomeformatting.com is offered. The most current version of the Terms will supersede all previous versions. The Business encourages you to periodically review the Terms to stay informed of our updates.
The Business welcomes your questions or comments regarding the Terms:
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Effective as of March 1, 2015