The term “you” will henceforth be used to identify the user or member of 48fourteen and this agreement shall govern the use of such person of the website, https://www.48fourteen.com, hereby referred to as “this site.” The term “us” or “we” will be used to identify any 48fourteen staff. This agreement will serve as the legally binding terms for use of this website. Do not agree to these terms until you have read and fully understand them. By agreeing, you are accepting these terms and agreeing to be bound by them at all times while visiting this site.

We hold the right to modify these terms at any time and all changes will be effective immediately upon posting. All terms and conditions for content, usage, contests, purchases, and forums may also be changed at any time before, during, or after their creation. Please check these terms and conditions periodically to make sure you note any changes.

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 trademark law.

a. Permission is granted to view this website and material for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:

  1. modify or copy the materials;
  2. use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
  3. attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on this website;
  4. remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
  5. transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server.

b. This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by 48fourteen at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

The materials on 48fourteen’s web site are provided “as is.” 48fourteen makes 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, 48fourteen does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

In no event shall 48fourteen or its suppliers 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 48fourteen’s internet site, even if 48fourteen or a 48fourteen authorized representative 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.

The materials appearing on this website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. 48fourteen does not warrant that any of the materials on its website are accurate, complete, or current. We may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. 48fourteen does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

We have not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and are not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by 48fourteen of the site. Use of any such linked website is at the user’s own risk.

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

Any claim relating to this website shall be governed by the laws of the State of Texas without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold 48fourteen Publishing and any affiliated company or individual harmless from any and all liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, related to any violation of these Terms by you or your authorized users, or in connection with the use of the Web site or the Internet or the placement or transmission of any message or information on this Web site by you or your authorized users. Random House shall provide notice to you promptly of any such claim, suit or proceeding and shall reasonably cooperate with you, at your expense, in your defense of any such claim, suit or proceeding.

Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, we have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. Please visit our Privacy Policy page for more information.

By using this website or purchasing any of our products, you agree to the following rules:

You will pay for all products and services, including all applicable taxes.
You will not violate the copyright of any owner including, but not limited to 48fourteen or the respective author of product.
You will not reproduce, copy, alter, transmit, make available for viewing or download, upload, modify, adapt, or commit any other act that violates copyright of all material on this website or purchased via this website.
You will not lie when registering for an account on this website and you will not knowingly provide us with false information.
You will not attempt to circumvent the security of this website.
You will not attempt to discover, or reveal any personally identifiable information about any user or author.
You will not attempt to use any information you do obtain through any means whether provided to you by other users to act unlawfully in any manner or to pretend to be any other user.
You will not compromise this website through use of any device, software, or routine or interfere or attempt to interfere with the purpose of this website.
You agree that some material may be unsuitable or inappropriate to children.
You agree that some material may be distasteful, unsuitable, or inappropriate (including, but not limited to: differing religious, political, or other viewpoint).
You will not hold 48fourteen responsible for any changes or termination of this agreement or in the case of termination of your account or use of this site.
You agree that all purchases of digital products, including eBooks, are final and nonrefundable.
You agree that physical products, including print books, are refundable only if returned unopened in the same packaging the item was shipped and in the same condition. The seal on said packaging must not be opened, torn, worn, and/or in anyway damaged. Further, physical products, including print books, are not refundable when purchased during a sale. Specifically, if a print book is purchased during a “buy one get one free” sale, all items purchased will not be refundable.

Print books are shipped in 2-5 business days from the date the order is placed.

Swag Shop items are shipped in 8 business days from the date the order is placed.

We reserve the right to remove any or all of your postings at any time without notifying first of our decision. We also have the right to deny you membership in the event we deem such action appropriate. We do not have the right to claim any ownership to any material posted.

By agreeing to this policy, you agree that you register under truthful and accurate information and you will continue to provide truthful and accurate information. You also agree that you are 18 years of age or older. In addition, you agree that your use of this site does not violate any laws or previous agreements you may be subject to.

When registering, you will provide a password for login purposes and it is your sole responsibility to maintain and protect this password. You will not give anyone access to your account or let them post material under your name. You also agree not to use anyone else’s account for any reason. You are ultimately responsible for any actions made by your account, however, in the event you believe you account has become compromised, you will notify us immediately.

By using this site, you agree you are submitting material for individual purposes only and that you are not submitting on behalf of any commercial entity. You will also not submit material intended to advertise for any commercial entity. You will at no time attempt to contact any other users on the site for commercial purposes. You will not post links to outside commercial entities or sites (not relevant to any discussion) and such postings will be immediately removed and possibly result in the user’s termination from this site.

Access may be restricted during times of repair or maintenance and we reserve the right to take the site down for such issues.
We will never claim ownership of any materials you post on our site. This includes your documents, writing, comments, files, images, or photos. After posting, you will retain all ownership rights and you may continue to use your material in any manner you see fit. This includes, but is not limited to, submitting to agents, publishers, or actually publishing your material. By posting on this site, you agree to allow us to display your postings to other users or visitors to the site. We will never post your material on any third party sites and you may notify us at any time in the event you wish us to remove your material.

We will neither sell, nor pay you for your use of the site. This means we will not let anyone buy your work and you shall receive no payments by us in order to display any material.

Since this site uses comments, you agree you are comfortable with people commenting on your work, or at least are willing to subject your material to user comment. These opinions may not reflect your own and we will not remove any negative comments about your work unless they are overtly damaging or derogatory. We reserve the right to decide what is damaging or derogatory. Some examples of comments not acceptable on this site are cursing, in any language, name calling, racism, homophobia, or any discrimination based on religion, sex, race, or creed. You agree not to post any comments falling into these categories.

You agree that all material you post is owned by you and you only. No third parties can own any part of the material you post under your account, unless both parties are members of this site. You agree that your material does not infringe on any public, intellectual property, or any other rights of anyone else. You will not post any libel, lascivious, or obscene material. You will not post any material that is unlawful to post or secret to any governments foreign or domestic. You will not post material that will cause harm to any person.

We are not responsible for any use by you or any other party of the material posted on this site. Do not attempt to follow any instructions posted by any user on this site.

You agree that you are responsible for any damages or loss to us caused by your use of the site. If your postings infringe on any of the above rights of another person, or in any event where we are held legally responsible for your posting, you will indemnify us for any loss suffered by us.

Our decision is final and by accepting this agreement you will abide by our decisions.

As we are providing a user environment on this site, we are not responsible for monitoring this site for appropriateness or unlawful content. We do not endorse any views posted and are not liable for any damages you suffer as a result of any user on this site. All material is available for a short time before we have a chance to review for violations. In such an event you notice material on the site you feel is inappropriate, you agree to notify us immediately. Any reviews, opinions, expressed or otherwise, made by any user is that of their own and do not reflect us in any way and we are not responsible for any hurtful or damaging remarks or actions.

You may not post material that is or promotes racism, bigotry, or physical harm against any group or individual including harassment. You will not post sexually or violently exploitation material including any material of sexual or violent nature towards or including minors. (Romance stories with sexual scenes are acceptable. Scenes portraying children are not.) You will not post material that directs any other user to an adult site or to a site displaying nudity or any of the above content. You will not post your personal information. You will not post material instructing others on methods to commit crimes, including links to sites offering pirated material, malicious websites, or criminal activity. Do not post any photos containing violence, nudity, or lascivious acts or representations. We are not responsible for any material posted that violates these conditions.

Do not harass other users while on this site or use any information posted by anyone to harass them outside of the site. Do not partake in criminal activity while on this site. Do not violate other user’s copyright or intellectual property. Do not steal other user’s material and try to represent them as your own. Do not advertise for any commercial purposes. You may post links to your personal site that sells your material, but do not post links to any commercial sites owned by any entity selling services, including, publishers, bookstores, or eBook retailers. (An exception is posting a direct link to your material on a site, such as Amazon.com, but only if the link takes the user to YOUR material.)

Do not post material owned in full or in part by any third party. Notify us if you believe any user has infringed upon your rights.
We do not agree to partner with you in any way or take your side in any disputes we feel you are at fault.

This concludes the agreement and nothing follows this line.