Terms Of Use

WhyToRead.com services are provided by WhyToRead.com. These Terms of Use govern your access to and use of WhyToRead.com. WhyToRead.com provides users with access to a broad array of resources, including shopping services, search services, personalized content and branded programming through its network of properties which may be accessed through any various medium or device now known or hereafter developed. Please read these Terms carefully. By accessing or using our Service, you agree to be bound by these Terms and by our Privacy Policy.

1. Disclosure

WhyToRead.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com

By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law.

2. User Content & Acceptable Use Policy

WhyToRead.com allows you to post content including photos, comments, links to other websites, and other materials. Anything that you post or otherwise make available on our website or with regard to our Service is referred to as “User Content.”

Categories of prohibited User Content below are merely examples and are not intended to be exhaustive. WhyToRead.com will make the sole determination as to whether or not any User Content is acceptable for the service. Without limitation, you agree that you will not post or transmit to other users any User Content that:

  • is defamatory, abusive, obscene, profane or offensive;
  • infringes or violates another party’s intellectual property rights (such as music, videos, photos or other materials for which you do not have written authority from the owner of such materials to post on the Service);
  • violates any party’s right of publicity or right of privacy;
  • is threatening, harassing or that promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;
  • promotes or encourages violence;
  • is inaccurate, false or misleading in any way;
  • is illegal or promotes any illegal activities;
  • promotes illegal or unauthorized copying of another person’s copyrighted work or links to them or providing information to circumvent security measures;
  • contains “masked” profanity (i.e., F*@&#)
  • contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; or that
  • contains any advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation.

You may not include in your User Content any telephone numbers, street addresses, last names, email addresses, employment information, or any other non-public information of any third party.

WhyToRead.com is under no obligation to screen or monitor User Content, but may review User Content from time to time at its sole discretion to review compliance with this Acceptable Use Policy. WhyToRead.com will make all determinations as to what User Content is appropriate in its sole discretion. We may include, edit or remove any User Content at any time without notice.

You understand that when using the Service, you will be exposed to User Content from a variety of sources, and that WhyToRead.com is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such User Content. You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to User Content that is inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable. If you do so object, you should not use the service.

3. The Use Of User Content

You hereby grant to WhyToRead.com a perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable, sub-licensable, worldwide license to use, store, display, redact, re-post, reproduce, modify, perform, create derivative works of and from, and distribute your User Content and screen name, including any intellectual property contained therein, on the Service or in any medium now known or hereinafter developed without payment or compensation to you and without seeking any further approval from you. This will be done solely for the purpose of operating the website, providing services for the website and for further developing and using the Service. Nothing in these Terms shall be construed as to restrict other legal rights that WhyToRead.com may have with regard to User Content (such as under any other possible licenses, for example). WhyToRead.com reserves the right to remove or modify any User Content for any reason, including User Content that WhyToRead.com believes may violate or does violate our Terms and policies.

4. How Long User Content Is Kept

WhyToRead.com may retain your User Content for a commercially reasonable period of time for purposes of backup, archival, or audit. Furthermore, WhyToRead.com may retain and continue to use, store, display, reproduce, re-post, modify, create derivative works of and from, and distribute any of your User Content that WhyToRead.com have stored or shared through the service.

5. Feedback Provided By You

At WhyToRead.com, we value our users and we look forward to hearing from you and are always interested in learning about ways we can improve. If you choose to submit comments, ideas or feedback, you agree that we are free to use them without any restriction or compensation to you. By accepting your submission, WhyToRead.com does not waive any rights to use similar or related feedback previously known to WhyToRead.com, or obtained from sources other than you.

6. Third-Party Links, Sites And Services

The Service may contain links to third-party websites, advertisers, affiliate advertisers, services, special offers, or other events and activities that are not owned or controlled by WhyToRead.com. We do not endorse or assume responsibility for any such third-party sites, information, materials, products, or services. If you access any third-party website, service, advertiser, affiliate advertiser, offer, event, activity or content through the WhyToRead.com website, you are doing so at your own risk and you agree that WhyToRead.com will have no liability arising from your use of or access to any third-party website, service, or content.

7. Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless WhyToRead.com from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees) arising from: (i) any breach by you of any of these Terms, (ii) your User Content, (iii) your use of materials or features available on the Service, or (iv) a violation by you of applicable law or any agreement or terms with a third party to which you are subject.

8. Disclaimer

The materials on WhyToRead.com are provided “as is”. WhyToRead.com make no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, WhyToRead.com does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its internet website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

9. Limitations

In no event shall WhyToRead.com or its affiliates be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on WhyToRead.com, even if WhyToRead.com has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

10. Revisions And Errata

The materials appearing on WhyToRead.com could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. WhyToRead.com does not warrant that any of the materials on its website are accurate, complete, or current. WhyToRead.com may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. WhyToRead.com does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

11. Site Terms Of Use Modifications

WhyToRead.com may revise these terms of use for its web site at any time without notice. By using this website you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

12. Governing Law

Any claim relating to WhyToRead.com shall be governed by the laws of the State of New South Wales without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

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