Terms and Conditions
This website is owned and operated by Janette Johnson Melson. These Terms and Conditions (Terms) set forth the terms and conditions under which you may use our website and services as offered by us. This website offers visitors information regarding what is happening in the world of Christian fiction. From time to time, contests and giveaways may be offered, as well as the opportunity to buy books and/or other related items. By accessing or using the website of our service, you approve that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these Terms.
In order to use our website and/or receive our services, you must be at least 18 years of age, or of the legal age of majority in your jurisdiction, and possess the legal authority, right and freedom to enter into these Terms as a binding agreement. You are not allowed to use this website and/or receive services if doing so is prohibited in your country or under any law or regulation applicable to you.
When and if we offer items for sale, and you choose to buy an item, you agree to the following: (a) you are responsible for reading the full item listing before making a commitment to buy it,
(b) you enter into a legally binding contract to purchase an item when you commit to buy an item and complete the check-out payment process.
The prices we charge for using our services and/or for our products are listed on the website. We reserve the right to change our prices for products displayed at any time and to correct pricing errors that may inadvertently occur. Additional information about pricing and sales tax is available on the payments page.
Sometimes instead of offering items for sale on our website, we will direct you to links where you can buy products. These links are provided for your convenience and do not signify that we endorse the website or have any responsibility for its content. When clicking on these third-party links, you will be taken to other websites which are no longer under the jurisdiction of this website or its Terms. Therefore, any issues which arise with these vendors need to be addressed with the vendors themselves, not with Janette Johnson Melson.
Return and refund policy
Please note that the following products are not eligible for return: books. For any other, undamaged product which was bought through this website and not through an affiliate link, simply return it with its included accessories and packaging, along with the original receipt (or gift receipt), within 30 days of the date you receive the product, and we will exchange it or offer a refund based upon the original payment method. Unless otherwise indicated, return shipping is the responsibility of the buyer. In addition, please note that products can be returned only in the country in which they were originally purchased.
Retention of right to change offering
We may, without prior notice, change the services; stop providing the services or any features of the services we offer; or create limits for the services. We may permanently or temporarily terminate or suspend access to the services without notice and liability for any reason, or for no reason.
Warranties & responsibility for services and products
When we receive a valid warranty claim for a product purchased from us, we will either repair the relevant defect or replace the product. If we are unable to repair or replace the product within a reasonable time, the customer will be entitled to a full refund upon the prompt return of the product to us. We will pay for shipment of repaired or replaced products to customer and return shipment of the product to us.
Ownership of intellectual property, copyrights and logos
The Service and all materials therein or transferred thereby, including, without limitation, software, images, text, graphics, logos, patents, trademarks, service marks, copyrights, photographs, audio, videos, music and all Intellectual Property Rights related thereto, are the exclusive property of Janette Johnson Melson. Except as explicitly provided herein, nothing in these Terms shall be deemed to create a license in or under any such Intellectual Property Rights, and you agree not to sell, license, rent, modify, distribute, copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit or create derivative works thereof.
You recognize and agree that by uploading any content (including, but not limited to designs, images, animations, videos, audio files, fonts, logos, illustrations, compositions, artworks, interfaces, text and literary works) through any means to the website, you confirm that you own all the relevant rights or received the appropriate license to upload/transfer/send the content. You agree and consent that the uploaded/transferred content may be publicly displayed at the website.
Right to suspend or cancel user account
We may permanently or temporarily terminate or suspend your access to the service without notice and liability for any reason, including if in our sole determination you violate any provision of these Terms or any applicable law or regulations. You may discontinue use and request to cancel your account and/or any services at any time.
You agree to indemnify and hold Janette Johnson Melson harmless from any demands, loss, liability, claims or expenses (including attorneys’ fees), made against them by any third party due to, or arising out of, or in connection with your use of the website or any of the services offered on the website.
Limitation of liability
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall Janette Johnson Melson be liable for any indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including without limitation, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses, arising out of or relating to the use of, or inability to use, the service.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, Janette Johnson Melson assumes no liability or responsibility for any (a) errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content; (b) personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to or use of our service; and (c) any unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information stored therein.
Right to change and modify Terms
We reserve the right to modify these Terms from time to time at our sole discretion. Therefore, you should review this page periodically. When we change the Terms in a material manner, we will notify you that material changes have been made to the Terms. Your continued use of the Website or our service after any such change constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms. If you do not agree to any of these Terms or any future version of the Terms, do not use or access (or continue to access) the website or the service.
Promotional emails and content
By providing us with your contact information, including but not limited to, your name, email address and physical address, you agree to receive, from time to time, promotional messages and materials from us, by mail, email or any other contact form you may provide us (including your phone number for calls or text messages). If you don't want to receive such promotional materials or notices, please just notify us at any time.
Preference of law and dispute resolution
These Terms, the rights and remedies provided hereunder, and any and all claims and disputes related hereto and/or to the services, shall be governed by, construed under and enforced in all respects solely and exclusively in accordance with the internal substantive laws of the United States of America and the state of Georgia without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Any and all such claims and disputes arising out of or relating to the services covered by these Terms or hereafter provided by us shall be submitted first to voluntary mediation in the state of Georgia, and if mediation is not successful, then to binding arbitration. Judgment on any arbitration award may be entered in any court having proper jurisdiction. The application of the United Nations Convention of Contracts for the International Sale of Goods is hereby expressly excluded.
Website contact info
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These terms and conditions are effective as of August 30, 2019.