Terms of Service

Modified on: 22.02.2015

Welcome to Booklly.com! We know you are eager to start making your own stories, but why not start by reading our terms?

Booklly.com is a platform that will redefine digital story writing. The platform enables multiple authors to participate and build a story together. Those ever evolving stories are shared for other readers to experience and participate in them all over the world.


Acceptance of Terms

By using and/or visiting this website (including all the content available through Booklly.com domain) you signify your agreement to (1) these terms (“Terms of Service”) and to (2) Booklly.com privacy policy found at http://booklly.com/terms/privacy (“Privacy Policy”). If you do not agree to any of these terms, or the Booklly.com Privacy Policy, please do not use the Booklly.com website.

We may attempt to notify you when any major changes are made to these Terms of Service. Thus, you should still check the Terms of Service from time to time (http://www.booklly.com/terms) as Booklly.com reserves the right to change them at any time and you agree to be bound by such modifications or revisions. To make tracking changes easier we will provide the date of the last update at the beginning of each policy.


Website

BOOKLLY.COM IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY MISTAKE, ABSENCE, DEFECT OR CHANGES THAT MAY OCCUR WHILE USING THE TOOLS AVAILABLE IN BOOKLLY.COM PLATFORM.

Booklly.com may contain links to third party websites that are not owned or controlled by Booklly.com. Booklly.com has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party website. By continuing to use Booklly.com you expressly relieve Booklly.com from any and all liability arising from your use of any third party website.

 

User accounts

Users are allowed to access, read and browse through all of Booklly.com published content without registering on the website. If users want to publish new content and use some of the tools of the platform, they need to register and create a user account, which can be done free of charge. To create a user account you must submit certain requested information to Booklly.com. The information you provide must be true, accurate, current, and complete.

To access the platform you will need to create a password. You are the only one responsible for the security and maintenance of your password, which is personal and not transferable. We are not responsible for any incident that may occur when failing to meet these requirements as well as the misuse of your profile by third parties due to user negligence or malpractice of authentications.

The use of fake profiles will not be tolerated and they will be deactivated immediately, without prior notice. Creating a fake profile is not the same as using an artistic name. Using an artistic name for your profile is allowed.

Booklly.com holds the right to decide wheather a certain user’s submission is appropriate to be displayed on the Booklly.com website. The content of user submissions must be in accordance with these Terms of Service for violations such as, but not limited to, pornography, hate crimes, obscene or defamatory material, excessive length, violante, abusive, hateful, pornographic, illegal, threatening, racist, or otherwise offensive or inappropriate. Such user submissions may be removed by Booklly.com. Furthermore Booklly.com may terminate a user's account at any time, without prior notice at its sole discretion.

General use of the website

Booklly.com can only be accessed and used in accordance with the following conditions, which have to be respected and noted at all time:

You must not copy, reproduce, duplicate, modify, translate, create a derivative work, make reverse engineering, decompile or otherwise attempt to extract the source code of the platform or any of its components.

You must not distribute any part of the website, including user submissions, without Booklly.com’s written authorization.

You must not use the platform in order to carry out advertising or promotion of products or services, without Booklly.com’s written authorization, which has to be given for every single action up front.

You agree not to modify any part of the website or platform.

You agree not to use or launch any automated system or web crawlers, including but not limited to "robots," "spiders," or "offline readers," that accesses the website in a manner that sends more request messages to the Booklly.com servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a conventional on-line web browser. Copying materials from the website in order to create publicly available searchable indices of materials, but not caches or archives of such materials, is granted to public search engines. However Booklly.com has the right to withdraw the formentioned permission.

Personal information from the website (website users) may not be collected or stored. Under no circumstances may personal information from the website users be used for commercial purposes.

Booklly.com holds the right to discontinue any aspect of the Booklly.com website at any time.

The content of user submissions must not be violante, abusive, hateful, pornographic, illegal, threatening, racist, or otherwise offensive or inappropriate.


User submissions and conduct

Booklly.com account holders may submit textual and visual content. Booklly.com account holders, who submit material content on the website are still owners of that content, eventhough it was posted on the Booklly.com website. Allthough Booklly.com user account holders should note, that when submiting content on Booklly.com they grant Booklly.com worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, display, and perform the submissions of the user. Furthermore, Booklly.com holds a non-exclusive license to access your user submissions through the website. Booklly.com may retain server copies of users’ submissions that have been removed or deleted, however these content may not be distributed or displayed.

Booklly.com account holders may not submit content, which is copyrighted, protected as a trade secrate or subjected to third party property rights. However you may submit such content, if you are the owner of the above mentioned rights or you have the permission from their owner and the necessary consents from any individuals whose personally identifiable information is contained in such material to post the material and to grant Booklly.com all of the license rights granted herein. If Booklly.com will be notified, that a certain submission is subjected the above mentioned rights, it will remove all such user submissions. When such situation occurs, Booklly.com may remove such user submission without prior warning that particular user.


Content

BECAUSE OF THE NATURE OF THE PLATFORM, BOOKLLY.COM DOES NOT ALLOW USERS TO REMOVE THEIR PUBLISHED CONTENT FORM THE SITE. THEREFORE THINK TWICE AND DOUBLE CHECK YOUR CONTENT BEFORE CLICKING THE PUBLISH BUTTON.

All content on the Booklly.com website, except all submissions of Booklly.com users including but not limted to, the text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, interactive features and the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein, are owned by or licensed to Booklly.com and are therefore subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under the law.

Content on the Booklly.com website is provided only for personal use and it may not be copied, modified, downloaded, reproduced, produced, broadcast, published, displayed, sold, licensed, translated or otherwise exploited for any other pruposes without a written consent of the owner. User submissions may be accsses only as intented through the normal functionality of the Booklly.com service and in accordance with Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.
You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Booklly.com website or features that prevent or restrict use of any content or enforce limitations on use of the Booklly.com website.

By using the Booklly.com website, you will be exposed to submissions of other users. Booklly.com is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such user submissions. You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to user submissions that are inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable, and you agree to waive any legal or equitable rights or remedies you may have against Booklly.com.


Copyright policy

Booklly.com account holders may not submit content, which is copyrighted, protected as a trade secrate or subjected to third party property rights. However you may submit such content, if you are the owner of the above mentioned rights or you have the permission from their owner and the necessary consents from any individuals whose personally identifiable information is contained in such material to post the material and to grant Booklly.com all of the license rights granted herein. If Booklly.com will be notified, that a certain submission is subject the above mentioned rights, it will remove all such user submissions. When such situation occurs, Booklly.com may remove such user submission without sending a prior warning to that particular user. If you believe that any content on the Booklly.com website infringes on another's intellectual property rights you may contact us with the contact information awailable on the Booklly.com website.

 

Warranty and condition disclaimer

YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE BOOKLLY.COM WEBSITE SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK.

Booklly.com makes no warranties, representations or conditions about the accuracy or completeness of this website's content or the content of any websites linked to this website and and is also not liable or responsible for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, aggravated, sprecial or punitive damages or damages for loss of profits, data, goodwill or other intangible losses, whether they are arising out of contract, negligence, tort, indemnity or warranty, arising from your use of the Booklly.com website, or any of the website's content, accessed, used or downloaded from Booklly.com website. Booklly.com is not liable for any viruses or any other harmful elements, which may be transmitted through the website by a third party and may produce changes or damages in the physical or electronic equipment of users. Furthermore, Booklly.com shall not be liable for user submissions, offensive, illegal or defamatory content or conduct of a third party and the risk of harm or damages from the foregoing rest entierly with you. These limitations of liability shall apply to the fullest extent permitted by law in the applicable jurisdiction.

Furthermore, Booklly.com also does not warrant, guarantee, endorse or assume respondibility for any service or product advertised or offered by a third party through Booklly.com website or any hyperlinked website or featured in any anner or other form of advertising. Booklly.com will not be respondible for monitoring any transactions between you and a third party providers of products or services. When purchasing a product or service you should be very careful.


Limitation of liability

In no event shall Booklly.com be liable to you for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, aggravated, sprecial or punitive damages or damages for loss of profits, data, goodwill or other intangible losses, whether they are arising out of contract, negligence, tort, indemnity or warranty, arising from your use of the Booklly.com website, or any of the website's content, accessed, used or downloaded from Booklly.com website. Booklly.com is not liable for any viruses or any other harmful elements, which may be transmitted through the website by a third party and may produce changes or damages in the physical or electronic equipment of users. Furthermore, Booklly.com shall not be liable user submissions, offensive, illegal or defamatory content or conduct of a third party and the risk of harm or damages from the foregoing rest entierly with you. These limitations of liability shall apply to the fullest extent permitted by law in the applicable jurisdiction.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Booklly.com from any damages, costs, liability, loss, demands or claims, expenses (including but not limited to legal fees) due to arising out of your use of the Booklly.com website, including your violations of any term of these Terms of Service, and claim that your user subission caused damage to a third party, your violation of any thid party right, uncluding, but not limited to copyright, intellectural property, or privacy right.

Ability to accept Terms of Service

You can accept these Terms of Service if you are not a minor under the laws in your country. You affirm that you are fully able and competent to enter into these terms. If you are a minor, in order to accept these Terms of Service, your legal guardian has to read them and accept them. You affirm that you are over the age of 13, as the Booklly.com website is not intended for children under 13.