Terms of Use
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RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF WEBSITE
This website is owned and operated by Bark Books. By making a purchase via barkbooks.com, downloading digital content from barkbooks.com, or otherwise using or visiting any area of this Site, you (“you” or “User”) agree to be bound by and comply with these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and to follow all applicable laws, you should leave the barkbooks.com Site immediately.

PURCHASE INFORMATION
Bark Books offers Users the ability to purchase or download digital content, including but not limited to electronic books, digital magazines, digital newspapers, and other digital content as determined by Bark Books from time to time determined at Bark Books’ discretion. We do not distribute any printed copies, but we reserve the right to do so in the future upon further notification. By purchasing any digital content in any quantity from this Site, you understand that you are only receiving an electronic copy of the content. By purchasing the digital content from this Site you understand that the digital content is protected against copyright infringement by Adobe’s DRM (Digital Rights Management) technology. Therefore, you must have a valid Adobe ID and you must have authorized the device where you plan to read the ebook with this Adobe ID before you try to open the file that is sent to you in the form of a link. Bark Books is not liable for any issues that you may have with your Adobe ID or with your device. Bark Books may not process a refund if you have not followed the aforementioned process. For more information on how to download our ebooks please visit How to download ebooks.

USE OF PROPRIETARY MATERIALS
Unless otherwise indicated, all content appearing on this Site is the property of Bark Books or its affiliates and is protected, without limitation, by US and foreign copyright and trademark laws. The information and materials, including but not limited to text, images, graphics, logos, service marks, trademarks and trade dress , appearing on this Site are presented for your non-commercial, personal use only. Copying these materials for anything other than your personal use is a violation of copyright and trademark laws. You may not reproduce, duplicate, distribute or modify, remove, delete, augment, add to, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of create derivative works, or in any way exploit any materials available, in whole or in part, on this website without written permission from Bark Books. Bark Books is a trademark, and the misuse of these names or of any of the information appearing on this Site may violate copyright and trademark law. If you access this material outside the US you are responsible for compliance with local laws.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
This Site may contain links to websites that are run and maintained by third-parties. BARK BOOKS is not responsible, nor shall it be held liable for, the content, services or products provided on these websites, nor for the practices of any third party. These Terms of Use apply solely to BARK BOOKS' websites and you should always review the terms and conditions of any site that you access through a link from this or any other BARK BOOKS website.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
BARK BOOKS WILL NOT BE HELD LIABLE, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE, FOR YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE AND MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ABOUT THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS APPEARING ON THIS SITE, WHICH IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND “AS AVAILABLE.” BARK BOOKS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. BARK BOOKS DOES NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS THAT THIS SITE OR ITS CONTENTS IS ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, WILL BE ERROR FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED. BARK BOOKS DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE CONTINUOUS, UNINTERRUPTED OR SECURE ACCESS TO THE SITE. BARK BOOKS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES AND EXPENSES WHATSOEVER ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF OR INABILTY TO USE THIS SITE OR FOR ANY MATERIALS CONTAINED HEREIN, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

INDEMNITY
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold BARK BOOKS and its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates and the agencies of any of them harmless from any and all claims, liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, related to any violation of these Terms of Use by you or arising out of your use of this Site, including but not limited to the placement or transmission of any message or information on this Site by you.

SERVERABILITY
The provisions of these Terms of Use are intended to be severable. If any provision of this Terms of Use is held invalid or unenforceable, in whole or in part, the remaining provisions shall continue in full force and effect. The failure of Bark Books to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Use shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision.

GOVERNED BY UNITED STATES AND CALIFORNIA LAW; JURISDICTION
This Site is operated in the United States and is designed for and targeted to U.S. audiences. It is governed by and operated in accordance with the laws of the United States or the State of California as applicable, without giving effect to their principles of conflicts of law. By using this Site and/or providing us with your personal information, you waive any claims that may arise under the laws of other countries or territories located outside of the United States or states other than California, and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of California and the federal courts of the Central District in the Southern Division, located in the City of Santa Ana, CA.

DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes on their rights under US copyright law. As such, BARK BOOKS prohibits the posting of any information or materials that violates or infringes the copyrights of any person or entity. If you believe in good faith that your work has been copied and made available on this Site in a manner that would constitute copyright infringement, please provide the following information in writing to us:
  1. an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
  2. a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
  3. a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the site;
  4. your address, telephone number, and email address;
  5. a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
  6. a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner's behalf.
BARK BOOKS can be reached as follows:

By email: connect@barkbooks.com

MODIFICATION
Bark Books reserve the right, at our own discretion, to update and modify these Terms of Use at any time without notice or liability and by using this Site you agree to be bound by and comply with these modifications.

LAST UPDATED: July 8, 2013