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Naxos AudioBooks Download Shop Terms and Conditions

These Terms and Conditions of Use Agreement (the “Terms of Use”) constitute an Agreement between you (the “End User”, or “You”) Naxos AudioBooks UK Ltd of 3 Wells Place, Redhill, RHI 3SL (“Naxos AudioBooks”) with respect to the End Users’ use of any and all Naxos AudioBooks websites (the “Site” or “Sites”) to which the End User establishes a customer account for Content as defined below.

1. Terms of Use

A. These Terms of Use will govern your usage of the Download Shop.

B. End Users also agree to comply with any additional terms which apply to third-party content, material, information, software or other services.

C. If there is conflict between these Terms of Use and the terms posted for a specific service, feature or transaction offered on the Site, the latter terms shall apply with respect to the specific service, feature or transaction.

D. CLICKING “Buy Download” SIGNIFIES YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD, AND AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE, DO NOT CLICK ON THE BUTTON AND DO NOT OPEN AN ACCOUNT OR USE THE FEATURES OF THE SITE THAT REQUIRE SUCH AN ACCOUNT TO BE OPENED. YOU MAY USE THE SITE IN THE SAME WAY AS AN INDIVIDUAL WHO HAS NOT OPENED AN ACCOUNT.

2. Modification of the Terms of Use

A. Naxos AudioBooks may at any time at its sole discretion change, add or remove part or any part of these Terms of Use by posting amended Terms on the Site. If any modification is unacceptable to the End User, the End User must stop using the Site. Unless otherwise specifically set forth in the amended Terms, all changes will be effective upon the date the amended Terms are published on the Site. End Users continued use of the Site following the effective date will constitute binding acceptance of the Terms and agreement to be bound by the changes specified therein. It is the responsibility of the End User to frequently check and review the terms of this agreement so as to be aware of the most current terms of this agreement. If any new content, products or services become available, they will be considered a part of the Site and the End Users use of them will be governed by the terms of this Agreement.

3. Intellectual Property

A. All words and music (streamed, downloaded or any other form of use or sample), software, text, images, graphics, user interfaces, videos, photographs, trademarks, logos, and artwork (collectively, “Content”), including but not limited to the design, selection, arrangement, and co-ordination of such Content on the Site is owned or licensed by or to Naxos AudioBooks, and is protected by copyright, trademark laws, and various other intellectual property rights laws. Except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use as amended from time to time, no part of the Site and no Content may be downloaded, copied, reproduced, recorded, broadcast, distributed, uploaded, posted, altered to make new works, performed, digitised, or transmitted in any way to any other computer, website or other medium or for any commercial purpose, without the prior express written consent of Naxos AudioBooks. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Naxos AudioBooks for your failure to comply with this Section.

4. Licence to End User

A. For so long as the End User complies with these Terms of Use and providing this Agreement has not been terminated by either party in accordance with the Terms of Use, the End User is granted a sub licence to download such Content as shall be specifically offered by Naxos AudioBooks for download. SUCH CONTENT IS SUB LICENSED ONLY AND NOT SOLD, NOTWITHSTANDING USE OF THE TERMS “SELL,” “PURCHASE,” “ORDER” OR “BUY” ON THE SITE OR IN THIS AGREEMENT. End Users do not obtain rights of ownership. The downloaded Content (“Digital Download”) sub-licence is a non-exclusive, non-transferable, and non-sub-licensable licence to the End User for the End UserÕs personal use. End Users may play their Digital Downloads an unlimited number of times on the same registered personal computer or any other secondary or portable device owned by the End User. For their own personal use, End User may “burn” their Digital Downloads from the Primary Computer to make permanent copies in an uncompressed form. Such copies may not be distributed in any way to any other individual or entity.

B. Except as otherwise provided End Users may not re-digitise any Content or upload such Content to the Internet. End Users may not create any “derivative works” by altering any of the Content. End Users may not use the Content in conjunction with any other third-party content (e.g., to provide sound for a film) or otherwise exploit any such Content or for commercial purposes (including the sale of bundled Digital Downloads). End Users may not transfer or distribute Digital Downloads or Content. NO USES OTHER THAN PERSONAL USES ARE PERMITTED.

C. End User shall promptly notify Naxos AudioBooks in writing upon any discovery of any unauthorised use or infringement of the Site or its Content or Naxos AudioBooks patent, copyright, trade secret, trademarks or other intellectual property rights.

D. End Users agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Naxos AudioBooks for any failure to comply with this section.

E. Unless you notify Naxos AudioBooks of any discrepancies in transactions within sixty (60) days after they are first reported to you, such transactions will be deemed accepted by End User for all purposes, including resolution of inquiries made by your card issuer. End User releases Naxos AudioBooks from all liabilities and claim of loss resulting from any error or discrepancy that is not reported to Naxos AudioBooks within sixty (60) days of its first appearance.

F. NAXOS AUDIOBOOKS RESERVES THE RIGHT, AT ANY TIME, TO CHANGE ITS FEES AND BILLING METHODS, INCLUDING THE ADDITION OF SUPPLEMENTAL FEES OR SEPARATE CHARGES FOR CONTENT, OR SERVICES PROVIDED BY NAXOS AUDIOBOOKS, EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UPON NAXOS AUDIOBOOKS PROVIDING NOTICE OF THE CHANGE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS AGREEMENT. If any such change is unacceptable to the End User, the End User may terminate the Agreement immediately and at any time in accordance this Agreement. Your continued use of the site following the effective date of a change to such fees and billing methods shall constitute your acceptance of such change.

G. Once a Product is purchased and delivered to the End User, it is the End User’s responsibility not to lose, destroy, or damage the Product, and Naxos AudioBooks shall be without liability to the End User in the event of any loss, destruction, or damage.

H. On occasion, technical problems may delay or prevent delivery of your Product. Your exclusive and sole remedy with respect to Product that is not delivered within a reasonable period will be either replacement of such Product, or refund of the purchase price paid for such Product, as determined by Naxos AudioBooks.

8. System Requirements

A. Use of the Site may require additional computer hardware, Internet access and certain software any or all of which may require the End User to make additional expenditures or pay fees. The use of the Site may require obtaining updates or upgrades from time to time of Naxos AudioBooks software and third party proprietary software. As use of the Site involves hardware, software, and Internet access, End Users ability to use the Service may be affected by the performance of these factors. End User acknowledges and agrees that system requirements may be changed from time to time and it is the responsibility of the End User to ensure that any changes necessary to enable the Site to operate effectively and efficiently are made.

9. Technological And Use Limitations

A. Naxos AudioBooks will take what it believes to be reasonably commercial efforts to keep the Site operational. However, certain technical difficulties, routine site maintenance/upgrades and other events outside the control of Naxos AudioBooks may, from time to time, result in temporary service interruptions. Naxos AudioBooks also reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, functions of the Site with or without notice. You agree that Naxos AudioBooks shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any of the direct or indirect consequences of any modification, suspension, discontinuance of or interruption to the Service.

B. As the Service is designed for personal sampling and use, you are not allowed to use any automated system for the selection or downloading of Content. Naxos AudioBooks reserves the right to immediately and permanently terminate your access to the Service if Naxos AudioBooks believes, correctly or incorrectly, that you are violating such limitation. In the event that End User is using an automated system to download Content, the End User shall be responsible to Naxos AudioBooks for any losses suffered by Naxos AudioBooks resulting either directly or indirectly from the breach of this Agreement.

C. End User will not directly or indirectly (by allowing others to use the End Users access to the Site), upload, distribute, transmit, communicate, link to, publish or access any data, information or material that: (a) is libellous, defamatory, vulgar or obscene, pornographic, sexually offensive or explicit, harmful or harassing, threatening, hateful, racially, culturally, ethnically or otherwise objectionable or offensive, discriminatory or abusive; (b) violates any law or regulation or the rights of others; (c) causes duress, distress or discomfort to another or is likely to deter or discourage others from using the Site; and/or (d) infringes any intellectual property, proprietary rights or confidentiality obligations of others. You are solely responsible and liable for any such activity, behaviour, use and conduct.

D. End User will not directly or indirectly (by allowing others to use the End Users access to the Site); (a) attempt to or actually disrupt, impair or interfere with, alter or modify the Site or any information, data or materials posted and/or displayed by Naxos AudioBooks or anyone else; (b) act in a way that affects or reflects negatively on Naxos AudioBooks, the Site or anyone else; (c) collect or attempt to collect any information from others including, without limitation, personally identifiable information, without such party’s prior consent.

E. End User is prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Site. Violations of system or network security or this Agreement may result in civil or criminal liability. Naxos AudioBooks has the right to investigate occurrences, which may involve such violations and may involve, provide information to and co-operate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who are involved in such violations.

10. Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

A. End User agrees that Naxos AudioBooks will not be liable to End User or to any third party for termination of access to the Site.

B. END USER UNDERSTANDS THAT BY USING THE SITE, END USER MAY ENCOUNTER CONTENT THAT MAY BE DEEMED OFFENSIVE, INDECENT, OR OBJECTIONABLE, WHICH CONTENT MAY OR MAY NOT BE IDENTIFIED AS HAVING EXPLICIT LANGUAGE. END USER AGREES TO USE THE SITE AT ITS SOLE RISK AND THAT NAXOS AUDIOBOOKS SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY TO END USER FOR CONTENT THAT MAY BE FOUND TO BE OFFENSIVE, INDECENT, OR OBJECTIONABLE.

C. NAXOS AUDIOBOOKS DOES NOT MAKE, AND HEREBY DISCLAIMS, ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES REGARDING THE SITE, THE FEATURES, THE CONTENT, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED THROUGH THE SITE OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING (WITHOUT LIMITATION) IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS OR ANY WARRANTIES ARISING BY COURSE OF DEALING OR CUSTOM OF TRADE.

D. NAXOS AUDIOBOOKS MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY THAT ANY MATERIAL, CONTENT, FEATURES, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES DISPLAYED ON OR OFFERED THROUGH THE SITE CORRESPOND TO DESCRIPTION , ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, APPROPRIATE, RELIABLE, OR TIMELY.

E. NAXOS AUDIOBOOKS RESERVES THE RIGHT NOT TO POST OR PUBLISH ANY MATERIALS, AND TO DELETE, REMOVE OR EDIT ANY MATERIAL, AT ANY TIME IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION WITHOUT NOTICE OR LIABILITY. NAXOS AUDIOBOOKS HAS THE RIGHT, BUT NOT THE OBLIGATION, TO MONITOR ANY INFORMATION AND MATERIALS SUBMITTED OR POSTED BY END USER OR ANY OTHER PARTY OR OTHERWISE AVAILABLE ON THE SITE.

F. NAXOS AUDIOBOOKS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT THE SERVICE WILL MEET END USERS REQUIREMENTS AND/OR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, FREE OF VIRUSES, MALICIOUS CODE, OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS OR OTHERWISE SECURE.

G. NAXOS AUDIOBOOKS SHALL USE REASONABLE EFFORTS TO PROTECT INFORMATION SUBMITTED TO THE END USER IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE, BUT END USER ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT THE SUBMISSION OF SUCH INFORMATION IS AT ITS SOLE RISK, AND NAXOS AUDIOBOOKS HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OR LIABILITY RELATING TO SUCH INFORMATION IN ANY WAY.

H. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, NEITHER NAXOS AUDIOBOOKS, ITS OFFICERS, ITS DIRECTORS, ITS EMPLOYEES, ITS LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS, PARTNERS, AFFILIATES OR THIRD-PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS SHALL BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER FORM OF DAMAGES IN ANY MANNER ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT OR YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE, REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION OR THE BASIS OF THE CLAIM OR WHETHER OR NOT NAXOS AUDIOBOOKS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

I. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

J. IN THE EVENT THAT ANY LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL FAIL OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE, THE MAXIMUM LIABILITY THAT NAXOS AUDIOBOOKS SHALL HAVE IS LIMITED TO ANY AMOUNTS ACTUALLY PAID TO NAXOS AUDIOBOOKS BY END USER.

11. Termination

A. Either Naxos AudioBooks or you may without prior notice terminate these Terms of Use for any reason at any time, with or without cause by providing notice to the End User at the contact e-mail address specified by the End User from time to time if the termination is by Naxos AudioBooks or if the termination is by End User to downloadshop@naxosaudiobooks.com with the word “Termination” in the subject matter line. In the case of termination by Naxos AudioBooks upon notice of termination being sent (but not necessarily received) termination shall be effective and the End Users right to use the Service shall immediately cease. In the case of a termination notice sent by End User, such notice shall be effective upon acknowledgement by Naxos AudioBooks that the termination notice has been received.

B. Termination of this Agreement shall not relieve the End User of any obligations to pay any outstanding amounts due, including but not limited to any prorated charges accrued for a billing cycle in which this Agreement is terminated.

12. Dispute Resolution

A. End User agrees that all matters relating to access to or use of or purchases made from the Site, including all disputes arising out of these Terms of Use, will be governed by the laws of Hong Kong and any hearing held in Hong Kong without regard to conflicts of laws provisions. Any claim under these Terms of Use must be brought within one (1) year after the cause of action arises.

13. Naxos AudioBooks Privacy Policy

A. Naxos AudioBooks respects the privacy of End Users and operates under the policies and principles outlined in its Privacy Policy, which contains important information and disclosures relating to the collection and use of your personally identifiable information in connection with your use of the Site. The Policy is set out in full at Naxos AudioBooks.com and on other Naxos AudioBooks web sites.

14. Various

A. If any part of this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect. In any event, the other provisions will remain in full force and effect.

B. Naxos AudioBooks failure to enforce any provision in this Agreement will not constitute a waiver of such provision.

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