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Content includes messages and other materials that you post to forums, groups, or other locations on the Site that can be viewed by other users of the Site, as well as material that you might submit for publication or other distribution through the Site. When you post Content on AuthorsAlley's website through forums or groups, you keep your copyright, but you grant AuthorsAlley the nonexclusive right to post, display, copy, and modify that Content in connection with the operation of the Site and AuthorsAlley’s business and to sell or otherwise transfer that Content in connection with transfer of operation and/or ownership of the forum, group or other location to which the Content was posted. When you provide Content for publication or sale, you grant AuthorsAlley the nonexclusive right to post, display, copy, and sell that Content within the limitations you set during the online publishing process.
If you include any information that could be used to identify you, such as your personal phone number, e-mail address, Social Security number or a government-issued ID number, (collectively "Personal Data") in your Content, it will be included with your Content when you post it in forums or groups or when it is sold. By including Personal Data in the Content you provide, you authorize AuthorsAlley to disclose that Personal Data as part of the Content. You may not include Personal Data about other people in your Content.
By uploading or posting Content to the Site you represent and warrant, at all times during the term of this Agreement, that the Content:
AuthorsAlley reserves the right to refuse to permit posting of or to remove from the Site any Content or other materials that AuthorsAlley, in its sole discretion, deems in violation of this Agreement.
In addition, you represent and warrant that provision of the Content to AuthorsAlley for use as described above does not conflict with any arrangements or agreements between you and any other person or entity.
In general, AuthorsAlley collects Personal Data when you register with AuthorsAlley, when you use AuthorsAlley services and when you visit AuthorsAlley pages or pages related to the Content posted on AuthorsAlley pages. That information is used to fulfill your requests for products and services, to conduct research, to contact you, to contact those who purchase your Content to improve AuthorsAlley services. AuthorsAlley endeavors to limit access to your Personal Data to only those AuthorsAlley employees, agents and service providers who reasonably need access to complete these purposes. You may view and edit your account information at any time.
AuthorsAlley will disclose Personal Data under the following circumstances:
AuthorsAlley will transfer your Personal Data to other countries where it does business, but will always treat your Personal Data according to the terms of AuthorsAlley's Privacy Pledge. If you include your Personal Data in Content that you post on the Site, that information may be widely available to other users. AuthorsAlley does not exercise any control over those users and cannot guarantee that your Personal Data will be protected as described in AuthorsAlley's Privacy Pledge. If you do not want your Personal Data to be displayed as part of the Content you post, then you must delete it prior to posting. Remember, you may not include Personal Data about other people in your Content. You also may not use Personal Data about other AuthorsAlley Users in a way that is inconsistent with AuthorsAlley's Privacy Pledge. If you do, you will have violated the terms of this Agreement, and AuthorsAlley may terminate your membership. AuthorsAlley is not liable for any damage that may be incurred due to use of Personal Data that was made available as part of Content posted on AuthorsAlley's site. AuthorsAlley will set and access cookies as described in AuthorsAlley’s Privacy Pledge, for the purpose of managing your access to the Site and delivering services to you. Please reference your browser's "Help" menu to learn how to change cookie preferences. Your Personal Data does not include your AuthorsAlley username, and any information you make available through your Public Contact settings. Your AuthorsAlley username and Public Contact information may be displayed on the Site to other users. For a complete description of AuthorsAlley's use and disclosure of your Personal Data and for our contact information regarding privacy issues, please review AuthorsAlley's Privacy Pledge.
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6. Returns Because AuthorsAlley deals with self-published authors, AuthorsAlley cannot and does not accept responsibility for the quality of the Content hosted and/or purchased (including misspelled words, grammatical errors, factual errors, poor quality pictures, etc.), its formatting, design or overall appearance from the author. The creator approves the visual presentation and content of each item and bears responsibility for its quality and presentation. AuthorsAlley's staff does not monitor or check individual Content prior to publication or sale through the Site. In the even that you receive a defected book, do not receive a book, or are unhappy with the book you receive, please contact support at email@example.com. We will replace any defective or severly damaged books as a result of the books condition as it leaves our distribution facility. We are not responsible for damages or neglect applied to your book by our agreed upon shipping agent, such as UPS, USPS, OR FEDEX. We will do our best to ensure the quality of the book by shrink wrapping each book and storing the books is a clean, secure location. AuthorsAlley is not responsible for damages occurred in the shipping process. For all disputes, contact support at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will always do our best to be fair and treat customers as they should be treated.
7. User Registration and Information It is important that you correctly complete the information requested in the User Registration form on the Site ("User Information"). In the event that any of your User Information changes in the future, please be sure to promptly update your User Information on the Site. Remember, it is your responsibility to keep current all of your User Information on the Site. You will have the opportunity to select a username and password during the User registration process. You are solely responsible in all respects for: (a) all use of the Site made using your username and password, and (b) maintaining the confidentiality of your username and password. Only one individual may access the Site at the same time using the same username and password. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your e-mail address, username or password or any other breach of security regarding the Site of which you are aware. AuthorsAlley may refuse to grant you a username or password that impersonates someone else, is protected by trademark or other proprietary right law, is vulgar or otherwise offensive, or for any other reason.
8. Restrictions on Use of Content If you purchase Content off of the Site (including receipt of free Content), you agree to the following restrictions with respect to such acquired Content and the information contained therein: