Terms and conditions

 

The following terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”) apply to the use of Adaya Press services (“AP Services”) that are provided by Adaya Press (“Adaya Press”, “we”, “us” or “our”) and constitute a contract between all users of www.adayapress.com (“AP Site”) and Adaya Press. These conditions also incorporate the privacy policy and copyright statement for Adaya Press. By accessing AP Site or using any of the AP Services, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions, please do not visit or use the AP Site/Services.

Reproduction license

Except as otherwise provided, books, book chapters and accompanying materials published by Adaya Press on the AP Site are licensed by the respective authors for use and distribution by you subject to citation of the original source in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0)

Ownership of site

Unless otherwise indicated, the AP Site is the property of Adaya Press. You acknowledge and agree that the AP Site, and any necessary software used in connection with the AP Site, may contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable laws governing intellectual property, proprietary rights and the like. All AP Site code and specifications are subject to their stated or implied licenses. The trademarks and other elements appearing on the AP Site are protected by European and international copyright, trade dress, patent, and trademark laws, international conventions and other relevant and applicable laws.

Privacy

You confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Policy.

Content submission

By submitting a book chapter or a full book for publication or other content for posting on the AP Site, authors agree to (1) comply with these Terms and Conditions, (2) have the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY-NC 4.0) license applied to material you submit, and (3) provide any information required by Adaya Press during or as part of the submission process. You are responsible for all content that you submit for posting or publication on the AP Site.

Forbidden acts

As a condition to your use of the AP Site, you agree not to:

Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any information, materials or other content that is illegal, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic or offensive; or that infringes another’s rights, including any intellectual property rights.

Impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; or obtain, collect, store or modify personal information about other users.

Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes” or any other form of solicitation.

Modify, adapt or hack the AP Site or falsely imply that some other site is associated with the AP Site or Adaya Press.

Use the AP Site for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. You must not, in the use of the AP Site, violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws).

Breach of these terms of use

You acknowledge that Adaya Press has no obligation to pre-screen or monitor your access to or use of the AP Site or any information, materials or other content provided or made available through the AP Site, but has the right to do so. You hereby agree that Adaya Press may, in the exercise of Adaya Press’ sole discretion, remove or delete any entries, information, materials or other content that breach these Terms and Conditions or that is otherwise objectionable.

Modifications to the terms and conditions of AP Site

Adaya Press reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions and to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently the AP Site with or wihtout notice at any time. You agree that Adaya Press shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the AP Site. By using the AP Site, you agree to be bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to determine the then-current Terms and Conditions to which you are bound.

Links

The AP Site may contain links to other web sites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that Adaya Press is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and that Adaya Press does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. Your business dealings with any third-parties through the AP site, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such third party. You further acknowledge and agree that Adaya Press shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.

Notification of infringement

If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have otherwise been violated, please contact us.

Disclaimer of warranties and liability

Your use of the AP Site or any web site to which they link is at your sole risk. The AP Site and its content is provided for use on an “as is” basis. Adaya Press makes no representations or warranties with respect to the AP Site or its content and hereby disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including wihtout limitation the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement relating to the AP Site, its content, or any web site to which it is linked. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from Adaya Press or through or from the AP Site shall create any warranty not expressly stated in the Terms and Conditions.

Adaya Press does not claim ownership, endorse or take responsibility for any third-party products, information, guidelines, materials or services that may be offered, advertised, provided or displayed on the AP Site or incorporated in the content or any submission contained on, accessible from or distributed through the AP Site.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold Adaya Press, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorney fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the AP Site, your violation of these Terms and Conditions, your violation of any rights of another, or any breach of the foregoing representations, warranties and covenants. You are solely responsible for your actions when using the AP Site, including, but not limited to, costs incurred for Internet access. Adaya Press reserves the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter for which you are required to indemnify us, and you agree to cooperate with our defense of these claims.

In no event shall Adaya Press or its employees, agents, suppliers or contractors be liable for any damages of any nature, including without limitation any consequential loss, damages for loss of income or profit, loss of or damage to property, loss of goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses, claims of third parties, or any other loss, cost, claim or expense of any kind or character arising out of or in connection with the use of the AP Site, their content or any web site with which they are linked.

Term and Termination

Any license granted to you to use any AP Services is effective until it expires, until Adaya Press terminates it, or until you provide notice to Adaya Press of your decision to terminate it. Your rights under the license will terminate automatically without notice to you if you fail to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions. Adaya Press reserves the right to suspend, discontinue or change AP Services, or its availability to you, at any time without notice. Upon termination of the license to AP Services, you shall cease all use of the AP Services.

You agree to comply with relevant laws and regulations that apply to your use of the AP Services, content or any submission. Any claim arising out of or in connection with your use of or inability to use the AP Services or the content or any submission must be brought within one (1) year after the event or such claim is barred.

Adaya Press reserves the right to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms and Conditions at its sole discretion at any time and without prior notice. Please check these Terms and Conditions periodically for any modifications. Your continued use of any AP Services following the posting of any changes will mean that you have accepted and agreed to the changes.

Last revised: 1 March 2017