Terms & Conditions

Terms and Conditions for Use

LibStor Limited and its affiliates (“LibStor”, “we”, “us”, or “our”) provides digital content, software applications, technology services and consultancy services. These Terms and Conditions for Use include all updates, supplements, additional terms, software licenses, promotional offers, and all of LibStor’s rules and policies (collectively referred to as “Terms”). These Terms apply to all LibStor websites, applications, software, technologies and services (collectively referred to as “Services”).

By accessing and/or using the LibStor Services, you agree to be legally bound by the Terms, and our Privacy Policy (see below) that is expressly incorporated herein by reference and made a part of these Terms.

We will continue to evaluate the Terms against new technologies, business practices, and our users’ needs and may make changes to the Terms accordingly. Please check this page periodically for updates. You acknowledge that your continued use of the Services means that you agree to be bound by such changes.

LibStor respects the intellectual property of others and adheres to the copyright laws of the EU, USA and International bodies.

Head Office Address: LibStor, The Lodge, Highgate House, Burley Hill, DERBY. DE22 2ET

Service License

LibStor grants you a limited, revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and make personal non-commercial use of the LibStor Services. LibStor reserves the right to prohibit any conduct involving the Services that it deems to be in violation of these Terms, in its sole reasonable discretion.

You shall not:

  1. provide inaccurate information to LibStor to gain access to the Services;
  2. copy, rent, lease, sell, repair, transfer, assign, sublicense, disassemble, reverse engineer or decompile, modify or alter the Services including, but not limited to, translating or creating derivative works, under any circumstances;
  3. use the Services, or the contents thereof, for any commercial or illegal purpose;
  4. collect and/or use any product listings, descriptions, or prices, or partake in any derivative use of the Services, or the contents thereof, for independent use;
  5. frame or use framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout or form) of LibStor or its suppliers;
  6. use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” using LibStor or its suppliers’ names or trademarks;
  7. use the Services in a manner that impacts the stability of LibStor’s servers and/or impacts the behaviour of other mobile applications, software, applications and/or websites using the Services, such as by using data mining, robots, scraping, or similar data gathering and extraction tools on or within the Services; and/or
  8. use the Services in any manner or for any purpose that may knowingly violate any law or regulation, or any right of any person including, but not limited to, intellectual property rights, rights of privacy and/or rights of personality, or which otherwise may be harmful (in LibStor’s sole discretion) to LibStor, its providers, its suppliers, and end users of the Services.

You are granted a limited, revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable right to create a hyper-link to the Services so long as the link does not portray LibStor, our suppliers, or our products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory or otherwise offensive manner. You shall not use any LibStor logo or other graphic or trademark as part of the link without prior written permission from LibStor.

Violation of any of the above restrictions may result in a termination of your ability to access the Services. LibStor reserves any and all rights or remedies that may be available in the event of your breach of these Terms.

Software Use

To access the LibStor Services, you may connect to LibStor’s web site and use the eBook Retail Site to purchase and download content. LibStor software applications, tools and products released from time to time require authorised licenced access to be granted specifically to any entity wishing to use them (collectively referred to as “Software”).

Use of the Software is governed by the terms of an end user license agreement (“EULA”), which is expressly identified as being required in these Terms. An end user must agree to the EULA, which accompanies or is included with the Software, to install and/or access any Software. The Software where it is made available for download or access is solely for use by end users according to the EULA.

You shall not:

  1. copy, rent, lease, sell, repair, transfer, assign, sub-license, disassemble, reverse engineer or decompile, modify or alter the Software including, but not limited to, translating or creating derivative works, under any circumstances;
  2. separate the Software into its component parts for independent use;
  3. remove any proprietary notices and/or labels on or in the Software;
  4. use the Software to develop any like software or other technology having the same primary function as the Software, including but not limited to using the Software in any development or test procedure that seeks to develop like software or other technology;
  5. use the Software for any commercial or illegal purpose; and/or
  6. use, download and/or install the Software on public Internet terminals, shared devices, and/or public computers unless specified as a permitted use in the relevant Software EULA,

Violation of any of the above restrictions may result in a termination of your ability to access the Software. LibStor reserves any and all rights or remedies that may be available in the event of your breach of these Terms.

Digital Content License

LibStor grants you a non-assignable, non-transferable, limited license to use the digital content provided by LibStor’s suppliers (“Content”) for your personal, non-commercial use, subject to and in accordance with the terms of the applicable EULA and these Terms. Where permitted, you may copy, transfer and burn the Content only for your personal, non-commercial use.

You shall not:

  1. redistribute, repackage, transmit, assign, sell, broadcast, publicly display, rent, share, lend, modify, extract, reveal, adapt, edit, sub-license and/or otherwise transfer or misuse the Content;
  2. use the Content for synchronization, public performance, promotional use, commercial sale, resale, reproduction and/or distribution;
  3. infringe the rights of the Content’s copyright owners; and/or
  4. use the Software or any other means to download and/or save Content on public Internet terminals, shared devices, and/or public computers unless specified as a permitted use in the relevant Software EULA and only if permitted by Content suppliers

Violation of any of the above restrictions may result in a termination of your ability to purchase Content. LibStor reserves any and all rights or remedies that may be available in the event of your breach of these Terms.

Digital Content Samples

You may use LibStor supplied digital content samples (“Samples”) where provided by LibStor. You agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, you should not use the Samples.

LibStor grants you a limited, revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use the Samples. You may not access the Samples through any technology or means other than the Adobe Digital Edition Reader. You may not edit, alter or modify the text of the Samples in any way. You may not modify, build upon, block or redirect any portion or functionality of the Sample, including but not limited to any links back to an LibStor website. You may not copy, re-publish, resell, reverse engineer, or use the Samples in any way other than as described in these Terms.

The Samples are for your personal use only and cannot be used in any commercial way.

The Samples are made available by LibStor on an “as is” basis and LibStor makes no warranty of any kind in relation to the Samples. LibStor makes no warranty that the Samples are error or virus free, and your use is at your own discretion and risk. LibStor disclaims all implied and statutory warranties to the maximum extent permitted by law.

You hereby agree to indemnify, hold harmless and defend LibStor in respect of all damages, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorney fees and litigation expenses, arising out of or as a result of any breach of these Terms or otherwise in connection with your use of Samples.

Security, Cracking and Hacking

You shall not violate or attempt to violate the security of the LibStor Services, Software, and/or Content.

Accordingly, you shall not:

  1. access data or materials not intended for you;
  2. log into a server or account which you are not authorised to access;
  3. attempt to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorisation; and/or
  4. attempt to circumvent a technological measure that effectively controls access to a work protected under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. LibStor reserves the right to investigate occurrences which may involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting end users who have participated in such violations.

You agree that it is your responsibility to install anti-virus software and related protections against viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots or other computer programming routines or engines that are intended to damage, destroy, disrupt or otherwise impair a computer’s functionality or operation which may be transferred to your computer via the Services, Software, and/or Content.

No Other License

Except as expressly stated herein, no other rights or licenses are granted hereunder.

Copyright, Trademark and Intellectual Property

The laws of copyright protect the Content that is made available through the Software and associated LibStor Services. Their respective owners hold copyrights in the Content. The Content embodies the intellectual property of a third party and is protected by law.
You shall use the Content only for your personal, non-commercial use and may copy-and-paste, the Content solely for your personal, non-commercial use only where permitted by the copyright owner.

The Content and any other copyrighted material shall not be modified, copied, distributed, repackaged, shared, displayed, revealed, extracted, emailed, transmitted, sold or otherwise transferred, conveyed or used, in a manner inconsistent with your agreement with LibStor, or rights of the copyright owner. You shall not redistribute, repackage, transmit, assign, sell, broadcast, rent, share, lend, modify, extract, reveal, adapt, edit, sub-license or otherwise transfer the Content. You are not granted any synchronisation, public performance, promotional use, and commercial sale, resale, reproduction and/or distribution rights for the Content. You shall not download and/or save Content on public Internet terminals, shared devices, and/or public computers without prior written permission from LibStor.

For Content downloaded or accessed from a library service, at the end of the lending period, your license to the Content terminates, and you may no longer use or access the Content. At the end of the lending period, you shall delete and/or destroy any and all copies of the Content. In the event LibStor, the library or other rights holders determines you are violating permitted uses of the Content, we reserve the right to suspend or terminate your ability to use or access a LibStor service or the Content.

LibStor Limited, www.libstor.com and the LibStor Services and/or Software are either registered trademarks, trademarks, trade names, service marks, or otherwise protected property of LibStor and may not be used, copied or imitated without prior written permission from LibStor. The Content in the Services is the exclusive property of LibStor or its licensors, and is protected by EU, U.S. and International copyright law.

Disclaimer of warranty and limitation of liability

The LibStor software and services are provided “as is” without any warranty of any kind except to the extent required by applicable law, LibStor disclaims all warranties, representations, conditions, and duties, whether express or implied, regarding the overdrive software and any overdrive services, including, without limitation, any and all implied warranties of merchantability, accuracy, results of use, reliability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement of third-party rights. Further, LibStor disclaims any warranty that your use of the LibStor software and/or services will be uninterrupted, secure, timely or error free. In the event of any interruption of the LibStor software and/or services, LibStor’s sole responsibility shall be to use commercially reasonable efforts to correct the interruption. For the avoidance of doubt, you acknowledge and agree that these terms do not entitle you and/or end users to any support for the LibStor software and/or services. No advice or information, whether oral or in writing, obtained by you from LibStor will create any warranty not expressly stated in these terms.

You agree that LibStor shall have no liability arising from or related to your access to and/or use of the LibStor software (or LibStor’s suspension or termination of such access and/or use) regardless of whether any remedy set forth herein fails of its essential purpose or otherwise, and except for bodily injury, In no event shall LibStor or its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, employees and suppliers be liable to you or to any third party under any tort, contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for any lost profits, lost or corrupted data, computer failure or malfunction, interruption of business, or other special, indirect, incidental or consequential damages of any kind arising out of the use or inability to use the LibStor software, even if LibStor has been advised of the possibility of such loss or damages and whether or not such loss or damages are foreseeable. LibStor’s maximum aggregate liability arising in connection with these terms shall not, in any event, exceed any amounts received under these terms.

Termination of Access

LibStor reserves the right to modify, suspend or discontinue the LibStor Services (or any part thereof), Software, or any Content (or any part thereof) at any time with or without notice to you. LibStor shall not be liable to you or any third party should we exercise such right.

Compliance with Law and Disputes

The Services and Software are owned by LibStor Limited. Visitors who choose use our Services and Software from other jurisdictions do so on their own initiative. Those visitors are solely responsible for compliance with all laws, rules, and regulations, federal, state, local or foreign, applicable to the use of this website and information, content, material and services contained herein.

These terms shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute regarding these Terms or the relationship that has been established by these Terms shall be brought in English Courts. Both parties submit to venue and jurisdiction in these courts.

Contact LibStor

All questions concerning these Terms, Services, Software and/or Content shall be directed to: LibStor for the attention of the Managing Director

These terms are effective as of July 2015.

 

Privacy Policy

LibStor and its affiliates (“LibStor”, “we”, “us” or “our”) provides digital content, software applications, technology services and hosted websites for third parties. This Privacy Policy applies to all LibStor -hosted websites, applications, technologies and services (collectively referred to as “Services”).

LibStor respects your privacy. This Privacy Policy discloses the privacy practices for www.libstor.com and all related Services. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to make you aware of how LibStor collects, manages, protects, uses, and/or shares information and what choices are available to you regarding the collection, use and distribution of your Personal Information.

We will continue to evaluate this Privacy Policy against new technologies, business practices, and our users’ needs, and may make changes to the Privacy Policy accordingly. Please check this page periodically for updates. You acknowledge that your continued use of the Services after the posting of any changes to this Privacy Policy means that you agree to be bound by such changes.

What is “personal information”?

“Personal Information” describes information that can be associated with a specific user and used to identify that person, for example, full name (first and last); a home or other physical address including street name and city or town; telephone number; or online contact information such as an email address or screen name. You may submit Personal Information in your interaction with the Services provided by LibStor. Other information, that is not Personal Information, may be collected automatically by visiting and/or using our Services.

Who does LibStor collect information from?

LibStor will collect Personal Information and other information from individuals aged 13 and older, who choose to create, access, or use a LibStor account. You affirm that you are at least 13 years of age and acknowledge that a LibStor account is not intended for use by individuals under 13 years of age.

Individuals under the age of 13 are not permitted to create, access, and use an LibStor account, and we do not intentionally collect or maintain Personal Information from those who are under 13 years old. By using our Services, you are representing that you are at least 13 years old.

LibStor collects Personal Information and other information to improve the way in which LibStor operates and offers its products and Services and to improve how LibStor communicates with you about those products and Services.

How does LibStor protect your Personal Information?

LibStor takes information security very seriously. We have implemented measures to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of your Personal Information. Any Personal Information that we collect is protected by physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to prevent unauthorised disclosure. We encrypt the transmission of sensitive data we collect from visitors of our Services using secure sockets layer (SSL) technology. We use computer safeguards such as firewalls and data encryption and physical access controls to our buildings and files. We authorise access to Personal Information only for those employees who require it to fulfil their job responsibilities.

LibStor does not guarantee error-free performance under this Privacy Policy. LibStor will use commercially reasonable efforts to comply with this Privacy Policy and will take prompt corrective action if LibStor learns of any failure to comply with it. LibStor shall not be liable for any incidental, indirect, consequential or punitive damages or for loss of profit or opportunity, loss of use or other financial loss arising out of or relating to this Privacy Policy.

What information does LibStor collect?

We may collect certain information about your interactions with us and information related to you and your use of our Services, including but not limited to, Personal Information, your online activity, digital content selections, reviews and ratings, as well as Internet Protocol addresses, device types, unique device data, such as device identifiers, and operating systems.

LibStor uses cookies to collect information. Why?

Yes, when you view one of our websites, we may store some data on your computer in the form of a “cookie” to automatically recognise your device the next time you visit. Cookies allow us to improve your browsing experience in many ways.

Some examples of how we use cookies include:

  • Keeping track of cart items;
  • Storing your password when browsing related websites during a single session;
  • Detecting your web-browser language;
  • Detecting your IP address;
  • Determining your authentication status;
  • Delivering applicable advertisements;
  • Providing support assistance; and
  • Providing expanded collections on our websites.

LibStor may also use cookies on our websites that are supplied by third parties providing services for LibStor. If you do not wish to receive cookies, please configure your Internet browser to block all cookies and erase all cookies from your computer’s hard drive. If you choose to block cookies or remove cookies, this could affect your ability to use or access some of our Services.

LibStor uses tracking technology. Why?

In order to help us continue to make improvements to our Services, LibStor analyses information that is tracked each time you use our Services. LibStor does not track Personal Information; all tracked information is anonymous.

Examples of information LibStor tracks include, but are not limited to:

  • How many “active” installations of our Services we have;
  • How you use and interact with our Services; and
  • Other anonymised information to help us improve our Services.

LibStor uses Google Analytic’s, including the Google Analytic’s Demographics and Interest Reporting feature, and other software to track usage of its Services.  For more information on Google Analytics, please visit http://www.google.com/analytics/. You can opt out of Google Analytic’s for Display Advertising and customise Google Display Network ads using the Ads Settings (https://www.google.com/settings/u/0/ads).

How does LibStor use information?

Personal Information remains anonymous unless you explicitly identify yourself to us by creating and using an account with LibStor and/or otherwise consenting to the sharing of information with us. Please be aware that some of our Services cannot be offered unless you identify yourself to us.

LibStor collects Personal Information and other information from you in order to:

  • Determine your current geographic location and/or language so that we may provide localised content and Services;
  • Comply with the requirements of our publisher, library, and retail partners;
  • Notify you of changes to this Privacy Policy and other policies;
  • Alert you if digital content becomes available for check-out from a library partner;
  • Provide recommendations for digital content we think you may enjoy;
  • Integrate with additional service providers for use of the Services;
  • Personalise our Services to better reflect particular interests and preferences; and
  • Generally improve your experience.

In the event you have the option to provide your email address to us, such as for fulfillment of orders for content, LibStor will not use your email address for any other purposes than the specified use. LibStor will not send you any communications without your consent.

LibStor may also use and share non-personally identifiable information, such as general demographic or location information, or information about the computer or device from which you access the Services. Additionally, we may anonymise Personal Information and share it in an aggregated form with third parties, advertisers and/or business partners in order to analyse Service usage, improve the LibStor Service and your experience, or for other similar purposes. The use and disclosure of such information is not subject to any restrictions under this Privacy Policy.

While using LibStor’s Services, you may enjoy opportunities to post reviews, rate digital content, and share digital content information with others in public forums and on social networking websites such as Facebook, Twitter etc. When you share such information, it is made public and is not subject to this Privacy Policy. We are not responsible for any third party’s use of information you publicly display or disclose through our Services.

You can change your preferences for receiving newsletters, promotional offers, product updates and other LibStor -initiated communications or seek assistance by emailing privacy@libstor.com

Our Services may include links to non- LibStor websites, outside the control of LibStor. If you click these links, you will leave LibStor and enter websites that may have different privacy policies than LibStor. LibStor is not responsible for the information handling practices of these other websites. These linked websites have separate and independent privacy statements, notices and terms of use, which we recommend you read carefully.

Given that the Internet is a global environment, using the Internet to collect and process information necessarily involves the transmission of data on an international basis. Therefore, by using the Services, you acknowledge and consent to the transfer of your information outside your country of residence to any country where we have facilities or engage third parties (including but not limited to, payment processors, cloud service or other Information Technology providers, and other companies that provide services to us). You understand that the countries to which we may transfer information may not have as comprehensive a level of data protection as in your country.

By creating, accessing or otherwise using your LibStor account, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy and the associated LibStor Account Terms and Conditions for Use, and you expressly consent to the processing of your Personal Information, and information collected via technology according to this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy is effective as of July 2015.

Terms and Conditions for Affiliates

If you are enrolled in the LibStor BookStor Affiliate Partner Programme, then please view our Terms and Conditions for Affiliates page.

Company Email

Disclaimer: Please note that LibStor may monitor email traffic data and also the content of email for the purposes of security and staff training. This message (and any associated files) is intended only for the use of the recipient and may contain information that is confidential, subject to copyright or constitutes a trade secret. If you are not the intended recipient you are hereby notified that any dissemination, copying or distribution of this message, or files associated with this message, is strictly prohibited.

If you have received this message in error, please notify us immediately by replying to the message and deleting it from your computer. Any views or opinions presented are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of the company.