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I. ONLINE CONDUCT
Textbooks.com may disclose any electronic communication of any kind (i) to satisfy any law, regulation, or government request; (ii) if such disclosure is necessary or appropriate to operate the Site; or (iii) to protect the rights or property of Textbooks.com, Textbooks.com's affiliates and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, third-party content providers, merchants, sponsors, and licensors (collectively, ' Textbooks.com Providers'), or any other User.
Textbooks.com reserves the right to prohibit or restrict conduct or communication that Textbooks.com deems in its sole discretion to be harmful to any User, Textbooks.com Provider, the Site, or any third party, or to violate any applicable law.
II. LICENSES AND RESTRICTIONS
Textbooks.com grants the User a limited, nonexclusive, revocable license to access and make personal, non-commercial use (except to the extent User has a business relationship with Textbooks.com) of the Site.
Textbooks.com further grants the User a limited, nonexclusive and revocable right to create a hyperlink to the home page of Site so long as the link does not portray Textbooks.com, its affiliates, or their respective products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter.
The foregoing licenses do not include any rights to:
The foregoing are expressly prohibited; the right to do any of the foregoing shall require Textbooks.com's express written consent (which may include a written agreement signed by an authorized representative of Textbooks.com). Any unauthorized use of the Site, the Content, or any portion or derivative thereof shall terminate any license or permission granted by Textbooks.com.
'Textbooks.com' and all other trademarks or service marks appearing on the Site are trademarks of Textbooks.com or its licensor. All rights are reserved. These and other intellectual property of Textbooks.com and its licensors used on the Site may not be used without prior written consent of Textbooks.com or its licensor, as the case may be. Without limiting the foregoing, no Textbooks.com trademark or trade dress may be used in connection with any product or service that is not Textbooks.com's, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among Users, or in any manner that disparages or discredits Textbooks.com.
'Content' is defined as any book, information, data, software, photographs, graphs, videos, typefaces, graphics, music, sounds, and other material posted on the Site.
User acknowledges that the Site contains Content that is protected by copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights, and that these rights are valid and protected in all forms, media, and technologies existing now or hereinafter developed. All Content is copyrighted as a collective work under the U.S. copyright laws, and Textbooks.com owns a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement, and enhancement of such Content. User may not modify, remove, delete, augment, add to, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, create derivative works from, or in any way exploit any of the Content, in whole or in part. If no specific restrictions are displayed, Users may make copies of select portions of the Content, provided that the copies are made only for User's personal use and that User maintains any notices contained in the Content, such as all copyright notices, trademark legends, or other proprietary rights notices. Except as provided in the preceding sentence or as permitted by the fair use privilege under the U.S. copyright laws (see, e.g., 17 U.S.C. Section 107), User may not upload, post, reproduce, or distribute in any way Content protected by copyright or other proprietary right without obtaining permission of the owner of the copyright or other propriety right. In addition to the foregoing, use of any software Content shall be governed by the software license agreement accompanying such software.
The U.S. export control laws regulate the export and re-export of technology originating in the United States. This includes the electronic transmission of information and software to foreign countries and to certain foreign nationals. User agrees to abide by these laws and their regulations -- including but not limited to the Export Administration Act and the Arms Export Control Act -- and not to transfer, by electronic transmission or otherwise, any Content derived from the Site to either a foreign national or a foreign destination in violation of such laws and regulations.
The price for an item on the Site may differ from the price shown in a User's shopping cart -- it is possible that such price may increase or decrease between the time the item is placed in a shopping cart and the time that the purchase is actually made. On rare occasions, an item may be priced incorrectly on the Site. If the price for such an item on the Site is incorrect as shown and the actual price is higher than the price shown at the time of purchase, then, at its sole discretion, Textbooks.com may either (i) contact the User for instructions before shipping the item or charging the User for the item; (ii) cancel the order for the item and notify the User of such cancellation; or (iii) ship the item at the incorrect price to the benefit of the User.
Please note that this policy regarding prices applies only to items sold and shipped by Textbooks.com.
VII. RISK OF LOSS
The risk of loss and title for all items purchased via the Site pass to the User upon delivery of the item to the shipping carrier.
VIII. PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
The items offered for sale on the Site contain descriptions that are provided directly by the publisher, manufacturer, or distributor of such item. Textbooks.com does not represent or warrant that the description of such items are accurate or complete. IF A USER PURCHASES AN ITEM FROM TEXTBOOKS.COM THAT IS NOT AS DESCRIBED ON THE SITE, THE USER'S SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO RETURN THE ITEM IN AN UNUSED CONDITION FOR A REFUND OF THE PURCHASE PRICE.
IX. AGE OF USERS
Textbooks.com does not intend the Site to be used by any individual under the age of 18 (a 'Minor') without the supervision of a parent or guardian 18 years of age or older (a 'Guardian'). Textbooks.com relies upon Guardians to determine if any Content or items available on the Site are appropriate for the viewing, access, or purchase by such Minors. If a User is a Minor, such Minor may use the Site only under the supervision of a Guardian.
X. TERMINATION OF USAGE
Textbooks.com may issue a warning, temporarily suspend, indefinitely suspend, or terminate any User's right to use or access all or any part of the Site, including any account thereon, without notice, for any reason in Textbooks.com's sole discretion, including without limitation Textbooks.com's belief that such access would violate any applicable law or would be harmful to the interests of, or potentially cause financial loss or legal liability to, Textbooks.com, any Textbooks.com Provider or another User.
XI. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES
XIII. PASSWORD AND ACCOUNT SECURITY
Every User that has an account on the Site is responsible for (i) keeping his or her account password confidential and secured, (ii) restricting access to such User's computer; and (iii) keeping the e-mail address associated with that account current. User acknowledges that it is important to keep the e-mail address associated with his or her account current because although the User may be able to log into his or her Textbooks.com account using an old e-mail address, such User will not receive important messages from Textbooks.com about his or her orders and inquiries or other matters.
User accepts full responsibility for all activities that occur within such User's Textbooks.com account.
User consents to receive electronic communications from Textbooks.com, whether addressed to the e-mail address associated with such User's Textbooks.com account or posted on the Site. User acknowledges and agrees that any communication via e-mail or by postings on this Site satisfies any legal requirement that such communication be made in writing and that such communications shall be deemed received upon sending or posting.
XV. DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
THE SITE IS PROVIDED BY TEXTBOOKS.COM ON AN 'AS IS' AND 'AS AVAILABLE' BASIS. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, EACH TEXTBOOKS.COM PROVIDER DISCLAIMS ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NO TEXTBOOKS.COM PROVIDER MAKES ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED: (i) AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE SITE, OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED THEREON; (ii) THAT THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE; (iii) AS TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR CURRENCY OF ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT, SERVICE, OR MERCHANDISE PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITE; OR (iv) THAT THE SITE, ITS SERVERS, OR E-MAILS SENT FROM OR ON BEHALF OF TEXTBOOKS.COM ARE FREE OF VIRUSES, SCRIPTS, TROJAN HORSES, WORMS, OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
TEXTBOOKS.COM DOES NOT GUARANTEE CONTINUOUS, UNINTERRUPTED OR SECURE ACCESS TO THE SITE OR ANY RELATED SERVICES. THE OPERATION OF THE SITE MAY BE INTERFERED WITH BY NUMEROUS FACTORS OUTSIDE THE CONTROL OF TEXTBOOKS.COM.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL ANY TEXTBOOKS.COM PROVIDER BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO RELIANCE BY A USER ON ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM THE SITE OR THAT RESULT FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETION OF FILES OR E-MAIL, ERRORS, DEFECTS, VIRUSES, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, WHETHER OR NOT RESULTING FROM ACTS OF GOD, TERRORISM, FIRE, COMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, THEFT, DESTRUCTION, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO TEXTBOOKS.COM'S RECORDS, PROGRAMS, OR SERVICES. USER HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL APPLY TO ALL CONTENT, MERCHANDISE, AND SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE.
NO TEXTBOOKS.COM PROVIDER SHALL ASSUME LIABILITY FOR ANY ACTION OR INACTION WITH RESPECT TO CONDUCT, COMMUNICATION, OR CONTENT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SITE.
NO TEXTBOOKS.COM PROVIDER WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING FROM THE USE OF THE SITE OR THE PURCHASE OF ANY PRODUCT THEREFROM, EVEN IF SUCH TEXTBOOKS.COM PROVIDER HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT WILL TEXTBOOKS.COM'S LIABILITY EXCEED THE GREATER OF THE VALUE OF GOODS PURCHASED THROUGH THE SITE BY USER OR $100.
CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO A USER, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO SUCH USER, AND SUCH USER MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.
XVII. APPLICABLE LAW; JURISDICTION
Each Textbooks.com Provider and User agrees to submit to the nonexclusive personal jurisdiction of the courts located within the State of Missouri and waives any objection to the laying of venue of any litigation in said courts.
XVIII. DISPUTE RESOLUTION
Alternatively, any Claim (including Claims for injunctive or other equitable relief) may be adjudicated by a court of competent jurisdiction located in Boone County, Missouri or in the United States county where the defendant is located (in the case of Textbooks.com, Boone County, Missouri, and in the User's case either in the county of such User's home address or principal place of business, or if such address is not located in the United States, then in Boone County, Missouri).
Textbooks.com actively reports and prosecutes actual and suspected credit card fraud.
We may require further authorization from you such as a telephone confirmation of your order and/or other information. Our decision to require further authorization is at our discretion. Textbooks.com reserves the right to cancel, delay, refuse to ship, or recall from the shipper any order if fraud is suspected.
Textbooks.com captures certain information during the order process, including time, date, IP address, and other information that will be used to locate and identify individuals committing fraud. If any Textbooks.com order is suspected to be fraudulent, all records will be submitted with or without a subpoena to all law enforcement agencies and to the credit card company for fraud investigation. Textbooks will cooperate with authorities to prosecute offenders to the full extent of the law.
XX. ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS