Terms and conditions

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE FOR WRITERS’ GARAGE

General

Welcome to www.writersgarage.net where we encourage you to write, rewrite and write again by giving you access to publish your works. As a writer, you have no peace and know no satisfaction until your beautifully crafted work is published for the world to see your inner thoughts, live your imagination and relive your story through reading it.

Writers’ Garage provides this and more through its publication services. This website is owned and operated by Gian Tapinassi trading as Writers’ Garage in Ireland.

Acceptance

These Terms and Conditions of Use (Terms) is specifically created to rule your use of Writers’ Garage (“we” “us” “our”) either as an end user, a visitor, a member or subscriber to our services. By using, accessing or browsing our site, and by subscribing to our services you are bound by these Terms. It creates a legally binding relationship between you and us. It is understood that you might not agree with any or some or all of these Terms, if that is the case, you are advised to unsubscribe where you have subscribed to our services and exit the site immediately. Your continued use of the site and our services therein is and would be interpreted to mean acceptance of these Terms.

BE GUIDED!

KINDLY READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY TO ENLIGHTEN YOU ON THE PROVISIONS STATED THEREIN BEFORE OPENING AN ACCOUNT WITH US OR SUBSCRIBING TO OUR SERVICES OR PURCHASING ANY OF OUR PUBLISHING PACKAGES.

Legal Capacity

By using our services and accessing our site, you agree that you have the legal capacity to enter into a contract and by implication you are 18years and above. You equally agree that you are not mentally derailed and that you are of sound mind when you subscribed to our services.

Our Services

We do not publish or print books, manuscripts or materials for Writers. Our services includes but is not limited to the following:

eBook creation for ibook, Kindle, (mobi), Kobo, epub- with detailed meta data and clean code.

Original internal layout for printed and digital ebooks.

Original cover design for printed and digital books.

Professional book proofreading.

Editing and formatting of interior images (up to 20).

Direct guidance with ISBN.

Bar code creation.

Support and follow ups.

Google search book.

Author and book page on WG website.

Copy editing – a professional will carefully comb your text for any typos or grammatical errors.

Website landing page for your online presence.

Creation of major social media account + business account.

Provision of online training and services in collaboration with our Affiliates.

*Nevertheless, we provide instructions to Writers on how they can publish/distribute their books.

Subscription Fees

All Writers who intend subscribing to our publishing packages shall be charged at the price assigned to each package type namely Digital, Basic, Complete, Professional and Extra. Each package type applies to one manuscript and expires at the end of the provision of the services in respect of the manuscript. Nonetheless, we reserve the right in our sole discretion to refuse or cancel certain orders.

Payment Mode

Writers Garage accepts payments in the following format:

Credit cards

Debit cards

Bank transfer ( Bank wire)

Pricing

The prices displayed on the Site are quoted in Euros and are intended to be valid and effective in Ireland and other parts of the world. Writers’ Garage reserves the sole right in its discretion to change the prices of its products and services at any time and without notification to you.

Your Account, Username and Password Protection

Certain features and services on our website require you to be a registered user else you won’t have access to those features and services. When creating your account, you would be asked to provide a username, you must provide a username that is not malicious or offensive. All information you provide during the sign-up process must be precise and complete.

Also, in creating your account you are also required to generate a password. You are solely responsible for the security and confidentiality of your password. Consequently, you must not disclose the details of your account including your password to third parties. You must never use a third party’s account in assessing the services on this site, except with the express authorization of the third party.

Should there be an unauthorized use of your account you must inform Writers’ Garage immediately. Where your password is lost or stolen you can perform the simple process of password recovery.

Writers’ Garage shall not be liable for your losses resulting from the unauthorized use of your account.

Promotions and Contests

Writers’ Garage periodically offers promotions, contests and sweepstake on the site. Entrants for each competition shall abide by rules published for each competition. By entering the competition, you represent that all information submitted by you is accurate, complete and correct. Writers’ Garage reserves the right to disqualify any entrant if it believes the entrant has provided false information.

Materials You Submit and Your License

All materials, works or manuscripts submitted by Writers on this site does not rob writers of their rights and ownership to the materials notwithstanding submission on the site. Writers shall always retain complete ownership rights to all works submitted on this site. Writers retains the right to distribute, copy, reproduce and sell their works in other digital formats and in print.

By submitting materials, works or manuscripts on this site, Writers hereby grants Writers’ Garage nonexclusive right to use, reproduce, modify and adapt such material for the SOLE purpose of providing its services to Writers.

Writers’ Garage will create a pdf file of the books, manuscript or materials and Writers hereby grants Writers’ Garage the non-exclusive license to operate on the file and/or modify their works for the SOLE purpose of creating the files and instructing the Writers on how to publish same.

Writer’s Content

Writers must not upload to, distribute, or otherwise publish through this Site any content that (i) may contain software viruses, political campaigning, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of spam; (ii) may constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law; or (iii) is false, fraudulent, libellous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, infringing on intellectual property rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable.

Writers acknowledge that he/she is responsible for any material he/she uploads on the site or provide to Writers’ Garage for the services, including the legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality, and copyright of any such material. Writers represent and warrant that Writers own or otherwise control all the rights to the content he/she uploads that the content is accurate; that use of the content does not violate any provision herein and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that Writers will indemnify Writers Garage for all claims resulting from content uploaded by Writers.

Restrictions.

You are expressly restricted from all of the following:

publishing any Website material other than your manuscripts or works in any media;

selling, sublicensing and/or otherwise commercializing any Writersgarage.net Website material except for your manuscripts;

publicly showing any Website material except for your manuscripts;

using this Website in any way that is, or may be, damaging to this Website;

using this Website in any way that impacts user access to this Website;

using this Website contrary to applicable laws and regulations, or in a way that causes, or may cause, harm to the Website, or to any person or business entity;

engaging in any data mining, data harvesting, data extracting or any other similar activity in relation to this Website, or while using this Website;

using this Website to engage in any advertising or marketing;

Furnishing false or incorrect data on the signup form;

Promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;

Send unsolicited commercial email to Users;

Delete or revise any material posted by any other person or entity;

Post content that contains restricted or password-only access pages, or hidden pages or images;

Solicit passwords or personally identifiable information from other Users;

Likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person;

To use the site in such a way that it is defamatory of any other person;

To use the site in an obscene or offensive manner;

Advocates, promotes or assists any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) computer misuse.

Attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization;

Attempting to interfere with service to any User, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to the Sites, overloading, “flooding”, “mail bombing” or “crashing”;

Forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup posting.

Certain areas of this Website are restricted from access by you and Writers’ Garage may further restrict access by you to any areas of this Website, at any time, in its sole and absolute discretion. Failure to adhere by these rules shall lead to the termination of your account.

Links To Other Websites

This Site may contain links to other websites, which are operated by independent entities or third parties These links are provided as a convenience to you and as an additional avenue of access to the information contained therein. We have not necessarily reviewed all the information on those other sites and are not responsible for the content of those or any other sites or any products or services that may be offered through those or any other sites. Inclusion of links to other sites should not be viewed as an endorsement of the content of linked sites. Different terms and conditions apply to your use of any linked sites

We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party web sites or services that you visit through www.writersgarage.net

Writers Garage Intellectual Property

Trademarks, logos, service marks, text, graphics, photographs, videos, codes, design, structure, selection and arrangements, interfaces and other materials or contents displayed on our site save for Writers contents are registered and unregistered trademarks of Writers’ Garage and are protected by copyright, trademark, patent and other intellectual property and proprietary rights which are reserved to us.

You are not permitted to reproduce, copy, use, download, modify, distribute, transmit, broadcast, print, use reverse engineering on the material contained on this site for commercial use. Information, software, products or services obtained from the Site, or use of the Site for purposes competition is expressly prohibited.

DISCLAIMERS

YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO RESTRICT OR TERMINATE YOUR ACCESS TO THE SITE OR ANY FEATURE OR PART THEREOF AT ANY TIME. WRITERS GARAGE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND ANY WARRANTIES THAT MATERIALS ON THE SITE ARE NONINFRINGING, AS WELL AS WARRANTIES IMPLIED FROM A COURSE OF PERFORMANCE OR COURSE OF DEALING; THAT ACCESS TO THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE; THAT THE SITE WILL BE SECURE; THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES THE SITE AVAILABLE WILL BE VIRUS-FREE; OR THAT INFORMATION ON THE SITE WILL BE COMPLETE, ACCURATE, OR TIMELY. IF YOU DOWNLOAD ANY MATERIALS FROM THIS SITE, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK. YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIALS. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM WRITERS’ GARAGE OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. WRITERS’ GARAGE DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF THE MATERIALS ON THIS SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR COMPLETENESS, CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, ADEQUACY, USEFULNESS, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE.

CONTENT IS ALSO PROVIDED BY WRITERS ON THE SITE. PLEASE NOTE THAT WRITERS MAY POST CONTENT THAT IS INACCURATE, MISLEADING, OR DECEPTIVE. WE NEITHER ENDORSE NOR ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY OPINION, ADVICE, INFORMATION, OR STATEMENTS MADE BY WRITERS. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY YOUR RELIANCE ON SUCH INFORMATION OR MATERIALS. THE OPINIONS EXPRESSED BY WRITERS AND THIRD-PARTIES REFLECT SOLELY THE OPINIONS OF THE INDIVIDUALS WHO SUBMITTED SUCH OPINIONS AND MAY NOT REFLECT OUR OPINIONS

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR USE OF THE SITE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT ANY INFORMATION YOU SEND OR RECEIVE DURING YOUR USE OF THE SITE MAY NOT BE SECURE AND MAY BE INTERCEPTED BY UNAUTHORIZED PARTIES. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, NEITHER WRITERS’ GARAGE NOR ITS AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS, OR THIRD-PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO THE SITE, OR ANY OTHER SITE YOU ACCESS THROUGH A LINK FROM THIS SITE OR FROM ANY ACTIONS WE TAKE OR FAIL TO TAKE AS A RESULT OF COMMUNICATIONS YOU SEND TO US, OR THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES ADVERTISED IN OR OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE, WRITERS’ GARAGE REMOVAL OR DELETION OF ANY MATERIALS SUBMITTED OR POSTED ON ITS SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE SITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF WRITERS GARAGE OR ITS AFFILIATES HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. THIS DISCLAIMER APPLIES, WITHOUT LIMITATION, TO ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY ARISING FROM ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECTS, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUSES, FILE CORRUPTION, COMMUNICATION-LINE FAILURE, NETWORK OR SYSTEM OUTAGE, YOUR LOSS OF PROFITS, OR THEFT, DESTRUCTION, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, LOSS OR USE OF ANY RECORD OR DATA, AND ANY OTHER TANGIBLE OR INTANGIBLE LOSS. YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT WRITERS’ GARAGE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY USER OF THE SITE. YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR ANY OF THE ABOVE CLAIMS OR ANY DISPUTE WITH WRITERS’ GARAGE IS TO DISCONTINUE YOUR USE OF THE SITE. IN NO EVENT SHALL EITHER PARTY BE LIABLE TO THE OTHER FOR EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES.

Changes, Investigation and Termination

We reserve the sole right, in our discretion, to change these Terms at any time by posting revised terms on the Site. However, fundamental changes will not be effective until we notify you of same within a period of 30 days from the day the revised Terms is posted. Your continued use of this Site following the notification of changes to these Terms or other policies means you accept the changes.

We also reserve the right to investigate any grievance, petition relating to the website or conduct of users. In response to the grievance, we might take down any content which is the subject of the grievance or suspend any user whose conduct has been complained of.

We further reserve the right to take down any or part of the website or restrict your access to any or part of the website or terminate your use of the website for any reason without being liable to you for any damages thereof.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Writers’ Garage and its affiliates and their officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, licensors, service providers and subcontractors from and against any and all losses, liabilities, expenses, damages, and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and court costs, arising or resulting from your use of the Site and any violation of these Terms. If you cause a technical disruption of the Site or the systems transmitting the Site to you or others, you agree to be responsible for any and all losses, liabilities, expenses, damages, and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and court costs, arising or resulting from that disruption. Writers’ Garage reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume exclusive defence and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you including settlement of third party claim and, in such case, you give your consent to cooperate with Writers’ Garage in the defence of such matter.

Non-Disclosure of Manuscripts

Writers’ Garage represents and warrants that all materials including manuscripts submitted or uploaded by Writers shall not be copied, used, distributed, reproduced, sold, published or used for any other purpose other than the purpose of providing the services highlighted in these Terms. Writers Garage recognises and acknowledges that the Writers have sole ownership rights including copy rights and license to his or her manuscripts.

Writers are advised to always retain the original works, materials or manuscripts and are prohibited from sending the original copies of their work to Writers Garage. Writers’ Garage only accepts photocopies and digital copies of the original work.

Jurisdiction and Applicable Law

The laws of the Republic of Ireland govern these Terms and Conditions, and you consent to the jurisdiction of the courts located in Ireland. We recognise that it is possible for you to obtain access to this Site from any jurisdiction in the world, but we have no practical ability to prevent such access. If any material on this Site, or your use of the Site, is contrary to the laws of the place where you are when you access it, the Site is not intended for you, and we ask you not to use the Site. You are responsible for informing yourself of the laws of your jurisdiction and complying with them.

Personal Data

When you create an account on www.writersgarage.net you provide certain personal data. Writers Garage re-affirms its commitment towards keeping of your data private. Kindly read our privacy policy for more information on how we collect your data and what we do with it.

Get In Touch

Should you have any queries or questions pertaining to these Terms, send us an email at info@writersgarage.net

By clicking on this box I acknowledge that I have read these Terms and Conditions and I hereby give my consent to be bound by it.