TERMS & CONDITIONS
Welcome to the Web site at www.thewritestone.com which is owned by Al Stone. (“AS”). This site is operated by AS, and materials on the site are owned, for the most part, by AS. The site may also include materials owned by third parties and posted on the site by virtue of a license, grant or some other form of agreement between the third party and AS.
AS has created this site for your personal enjoyment, entertainment and education. However, you are only authorized to access this site or to use the materials contained in the site (regardless of whether your access or use is intended) if you agree to abide by all applicable laws, and to these Terms & Conditions which constitute an Agreement between you and AS. Please read these Terms & Conditions carefully and save them. If you do not agree with them, you should leave this site immediately. Any questions or comments regarding, or problems with, this site should be sent to the site Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
AS reserves the right to modify or amend this Agreement without notice at any time. It is therefore important that you read this page regularly to ensure you are updated as to any changes.
If you become aware of misuse of this site by any person, please contact the site Administrator with your concerns.
Access to the Website
By accessing or using any of the site, you agree that you have read and understood to the Terms and that you agree to them. Your continued access to and/or use of the site will mean that you agree to be bound by the most current version of the Terms as may be updated from time to time.
The reproduction, duplication, distribution (including by way of e-mail, facsimile or other electronic means), publication, modification, copying or transmission of material from this site is STRICTLY PROHIBITED unless you have obtained the prior written consent of AS or unless it is expressly permitted by this site. The material covered by this prohibition includes, without limitation, any text, graphics, logos, photographs, audio or video material or stills from audiovisual material available on this site. The use of materials from this site on any other Web site or networked computer environment is similarly prohibited. Requests for permission to reproduce or distribute in digital form the online materials found on this site can be made by contacting AS via email at email@example.com.
You are also strictly prohibited from creating works or materials that derive from or are based on the materials contained in this site including, without limitation, fonts, icons, link buttons, wallpaper, desktop themes, on-line postcards and greeting cards and unlicensed merchandise. This prohibition applies regardless of whether the derivative materials are sold, bartered or given away.
We take your online privacy seriously. However, although we use appropriate encrypted security software on our Website, the security of information transmitted via the Internet cannot be guaranteed. Any losses incurred or sustained by you as a result of transmitting information by means of email or other internet link will be borne solely and exclusively by you.
Bulletin Boards & Blogs
You are welcome to post, transmit or submit messages and other materials (which include uploading files, inputting data or any other materials or engaging in any form of communication in connection with this site) (collectively “Messages”) to bulletin boards, chat rooms, blogs or other public areas within, or in connection with, this site (collectively “Forums”). However, AS accepts no responsibility whatsoever in connection with or arising from such Messages.
AS does not endorse and has no control over the content of Messages submitted by others to Forums. Messages submitted to Forums are not necessarily reviewed by AS prior to posting and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of AS. AS makes no warranties, express or implied, as to the content of the Messages in the Forums or the accuracy and reliability of any Messages and other materials in the Forums. Nonetheless, AS reserves the right to prevent you from submitting Materials to Forums and to edit, restrict or remove such Messages for any reason at any time.
AS assumes no responsibility for actively monitoring Forums for inappropriate Messages. If at any time AS chooses, in its sole discretion, to monitor the Forums, AS nonetheless assumes no responsibility for the content of the Messages, no obligation to modify or remove any inappropriate Messages, and no responsibility for the conduct of the user submitting any Message. In submitting Messages to Forums, you agree to strictly limit yourself to discussions about the subject matter for which the Forums are intended. You agree that AS accepts no liability whatsoever if it determines to prevent your Messages from being submitted or if it edits, restricts or removes your Messages. You also agree to permit any other user of this Site to access, view, store or reproduce the material for that other user’s personal use and not to restrict or inhibit the use of the site by any other person.
You agree that you will not submit Messages to Forums that:
- are unlawful, threatening, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent including any communication that constitutes (or encourages conduct that would constitute) a criminal offense, gives rise to civil liability or otherwise violates any local, state, national or international law;
- violate the copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights of any other person. By submitting Messages to Forums, you represent to ASthat you are the rightful owner of such material or that you have first obtained permission to submit the material from the rightful owner;
- improperly assume or claim the identity, characteristics or qualifications of another person;
- are for purposes of spamming;
- contain any virus or other harmful component;
- are libelous, or an invasion of privacy or publicity rights or any other third party rights; or
- are for commercial purposes or contain advertising or are intended to solicit a person to buy or sell services or to make donations.
You agree that any Message whatsoever submitted by you becomes the property of AS and may be used, copied, sublicensed, adapted, edited, transmitted, distributed, publicly performed, published, displayed or deleted as AS sees fit.
You agree to release AS, its parents and affiliates together with their respective employees, agents, officers, directors and shareholders, from any and all liability and obligations whatsoever in connection with or arising from your use of Forums. If at any time you are not happy with the Forums or object to any material within Forums, your sole remedy is to cease using them.
AS may, from time to time, post AS employment opportunities on the site and/or invite users to submit resumes to it. If you choose to submit your name, contact information, resume and/or other personal information to AS in response to employment listings, you are authorizing AS to utilize this information for all lawful and legitimate hiring and employment purposes. AS also reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to forward the information you submit to its parents, subsidiaries and affiliates for legitimate business purposes. Nothing in these Terms & Conditions or contained in the site shall constitute a promise by AS to interview, hire or employ any individual who submits information to it, nor shall anything in these Terms & Conditions or contained in the site constitute a promise that AS will review any or all of the information submitted to it by users.
The site may contain or offer competitions or other promotions, which may be governed by additional terms (“Additional Terms”). Additional Terms may contain eligibility requirements and will feature on the site alongside the relevant competition or promotion. It is your responsibility to read those Additional Terms to determine whether your participation, registration or entry will be valid and to determine the requirements upon you in connection with the competition or promotion.
You acknowledge and accept that computer and telecommunication systems are not fault-free and may from time to time require periods of downtime (being periods during which a Website is not available to you) for the purposes of repair, maintenance and upgrading or otherwise.
We do not guarantee uninterrupted availability of the site but shall make reasonable efforts to minimise any periods during which a Website is not available. You accept that you will have no claim for breach of contract or otherwise in respect of any such period of unavailability.
If AS has provided links or pointers to other web sites, no inference or assumption should be made and no representation should be implied that AS is connected with, operates or controls these web sites. AS is not responsible for the content or practices of third party Web sites that may be linked to this site. This site may also be linked to other Web sites operated by companies affiliated or connected with AS. When visiting other web sites, however, you should refer to each such Web site’s individual “Terms & Conditions” and not rely on this Agreement.
The site may contain various bulletin boards, competitions and other features that are each governed by additional rules. Please read those rules, posted or linked at each feature before participating in them, as they form part of these Terms to which you agree through your continued use of this site.
Price and Availability of Titles
Whilst every effort is made to ensure accuracy of prices and availability of the titles featured on this site, this cannot be guaranteed and price and availability information may change without notice. All prices for the Products are inclusive of VAT.
- Payment authorisation must be provided by you on the date that you place an order for Products.
- Payment must be made either by credit/debit card or via Paypal. We accept all major credit cards. Payment will be debited from your account before despatch of the Products to you.
- All product prices and delivery charges are shown in UK pounds sterling. Your payment card company will perform any currency conversion, if necessary.
- If your payment is declined for any reason, and we decline your order because we cannot obtain authorisation of your payment details for any reason, then we may invite you to pay by another method.
- Unless otherwise stated, there are no restrictions on the number of books that you can buy from the Al StoneShop nor on the time within which an order must be placed.
Once order has been confirmed, you will be immediately redirected to an order confirmation page. You will also receive an order confirmation containing the download link. You have 3 attempts to download your ebook. If you need any more attempts or further help, or if you receive a corrupt copy, incorrect file format version or incomplete copy of your book, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Disclaimer of Liability and Warranties
While AS does its best to ensure the optimal performance of the site, you agree that you use this site and rely on material contained in this site at your own risk.
The site, and all materials in this site, are provided “as is” and, to the fullest extent permitted by law, are provided without warranties of any kind either express or implied. This means, without limitation, that AS DOES NOT WARRANT that the site is fit for any particular purpose; that the functions contained in the materials in the site will be uninterrupted; that defects will be corrected; that the Site is free of viruses and other harmful components or that the site is accurate, error free or reliable.
You acknowledge that AS, its parents and affiliates together with their respective employees, agents, directors, officers and shareholders, IS NOT LIABLE for any delays, inaccuracies, failures, errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, viruses, communication line failures or for the theft, destruction, damage or unauthorized access to your computer system or network.
You acknowledge that AS is not liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct or material found in connection with this site, including such conduct or material transmitted by any means by any other person.
You acknowledge that AS is not liable for any damages, including, without limitation, direct, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, in connection with or arising from your use or from your inability to use the site.
- When you place an order with us for an eBook, our service to you begins immediately because we will start taking steps to fulfil your order straight away, even if it might take a short while before the order is fulfilled. By accepting these Terms you agree thatyou will not be able to cancel any order you place with us for our eBooks once our services to you under that order have commenced (i.e. as soon as your order has been placed). This does not affect your statutory rights.
- If a particular book becomes unavailable following purchase but prior to your first download of the book, your sole remedy is a refund of the purchase price paid for the unavailable book. Where, however, the book becomes unavailable after you have downloaded at least one copy of the book, you will not be entitled to a refund. We will not, in any case, be obliged to provide you with a copy of the book (but we may do so if we choose to, in which case you shall not be entitled to a refund).
- Under normal services we cannot, unfortunately, offer exchanges, returns or refunds once a purchase has been completed.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless AS, its parents and affiliates together with their respective employees, agents, directors, officers and shareholders, from and against all the liabilities, claims, damages and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees and costs) arising out of your use of this site, your breach or alleged breach of this Agreement or your breach or alleged breach of the copyright, trademark, proprietary or other rights of third parties.
Updates to the Terms
These Terms may be changed at any time by us. If we make any changes to the Terms we will include a notice at http://thewritestone.com/terms-conditions and you should then check the changes. You accept that you will have no claim for breach of contract or otherwise in respect of any such alteration.
This Agreement operates to the fullest extent permissible by law. If any provision of this Agreement is unlawful, void or unenforceable, that provision is deemed severable from this Agreement and does not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
Neither we nor our affiliates make any representation that materials on the Website are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United Kingdom, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access the Website from other locations do so under their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
These Terms are governed by and construed in accordance with English law and the parties will submit to exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
For comments relating to the content of the Website generally, please email us at email@example.com.