Intellectual property and acceptable use
All content included on the Website, unless uploaded by Users, is the property of Open Access Book Collective (trading as Open Book Collective), our affiliates, or other relevant third parties. All Website content is licensed CC BY-NC-SA. In these terms and conditions, content means any text, graphics, images, audio, video, software, data compilations, page layout, underlying code and software, and any other form of information capable of being stored in a computer that appears on or forms part of this Website, including any such content uploaded by Users. By continuing to use the Website you acknowledge that such content is protected by copyright, trademarks, database rights, and other intellectual property rights. Nothing on this site shall be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademark, logo, or service mark displayed on the site without the owner's prior written permission.
You may, for your own personal, non-commercial use only, do the following:
retrieve, display, and view the content on a computer screen; download and store the content in electronic form on a disk (but not on any server or other storage device connected to a network); and print one copy of the content
You must not otherwise reproduce, modify, copy, distribute, or use for commercial purposes any content without the written permission of Open Access Book Collective (trading as Open Book Collective).
You acknowledge that you are responsible for any content you may submit via the Website, including the legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality, and copyright of any such content. You may not upload to, distribute, or otherwise publish through the Website and content that
is confidential, proprietary, false, fraudulent, libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy of publicity rights, infringing on intellectual property rights, abusive, illegal or otherwise objectionable;
may constitute or encourage a criminal offence, violate the rights of any party or otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law; or
may contain software viruses, political campaigning, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of "spam."
You may not use a false email address or other false identifying information, nor impersonate any person or entity to otherwise mislead as to the origin of any content. You may not upload commercial content onto the Website.
You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all the rights to the content you post; that the content is accurate; that use of the content you supply does not violate any provision of these terms and conditions, and will not cause injury to any person; and that you will indemnify Open Access Book Collective (trading as Open Book Collective) for all claims resulting from content you supply.
You may not use the Website in any way which:
causes, or may cause, damage to the Website or interferes with any other person's use or enjoyment of the Website is harmful, unlawful, illegal, abusive, harassing, threatening, or otherwise objectionable or in breach of any applicable law, regulation, or governmental order; makes, transmits or stores electronic copies of content protected by copyright without the permission of the owner.
Links to other websites
This Website may contain links to other sites. Unless expressly stated, these sites are not under the control of Open Access Book Collective (trading as Open Book Collective) or that of our affiliates.
We assume no responsibility for the content of such Websites and disclaim liability for any and all forms of loss or damage arising out of the use of them. The inclusion of links to other sites on this Website does not imply any endorsement of the sites themselves or of those in control of them.
Availability of the Website and disclaimers
Any online facilities, tools, services, or information that Open Access Book Collective (trading as Open Book Collective) makes available through the Website (the Service) is provided "as is" and on an "as available" basis. We give no warranty that the Service will be free of defects and/or faults. To the maximum extent permitted by the law, we provide no warranties (express or implied) of fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy of information, compatibility, and satisfactory quality. Open Access Book Collective (trading as Open Book Collective) is under no obligation to update information on the Website.
Whilst Open Access Book Collective (trading as Open Book Collective) uses reasonable endeavors to ensure that the Website is secure and free of errors, viruses, and other malware, we give no warranty or guaranty in that regard and all Users take responsibility for their own security, that of their personal details, and their computers.
Open Access Book Collective (trading as Open Book Collective) accepts no liability for any disruption or non-availability of the Website.
Open Access Book Collective (trading as Open Book Collective) reserves the right to alter, suspend or discontinue any part (or the whole of) the Website including, but not limited to, any products and/or services available. These terms and conditions shall continue to apply to any modified version of the Website unless it is expressly stated otherwise.
Limitation of liability
Nothing in these terms and conditions will:
limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury resulting from our or your negligence, as applicable;
limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or
limit or exclude any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law.
We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of events beyond our reasonable control.
To the maximum extent permitted by law, Open Access Book Collective (trading as Open Book Collective)accepts no liability for any of of the following:
any business losses, such as loss of profits, income, revenue, anticipated savings, business, contracts, goodwill or commercial opportunities; loss or corruption of any data, database or software; and any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage.
You may not transfer any of your rights under these terms and conditions to any other person. We may transfer our rights under these terms and conditions where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected. These terms and conditions may be varied by us from time to time. Such revised terms will apply to the Website from the date of publication. Users should check the terms and conditions regularly to ensure familiarity with the current versions. These terms and conditions contain the whole agreement between the parties relating to its subject matter and supersede all prior discussions, arrangements, or agreements that might have taken place in relation to the terms and conditions.
The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 shall not apply to these terms and conditions and no third party will have any right to enforce or rely on any provision of these terms and conditions.
If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of these terms and conditions (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision will, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of these terms and conditions will not be affected.
Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.
This Agreement shall be governed by and interpreted according to the law of England and Wales and all disputes arising under the Agreement (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh courts.
Open Book Collective Details
Open Access Book Collective (trading as Open Book Collective) is a company incorporated in with registered number 14118614. OABC’s registered address is 1 Bartholomew Close, London, EC1A 7BL, and it operates the website www.openbookcollective.org.
You can contact Open Access Book Collective (trading as Open Book Collective) by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
These terms and conditions were created using a document from Rocket Lawyer (https://www.rocketlawyer.co.uk).
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