TERMS OF USE

Grove/Atlantic, Inc. has created this web site for the media and bookselling communities, and the reading public, to obtain information about titles and authors published by Grove/Atlantic, Inc. You are only authorized to access this web site or to use the materials contained in the web site (regardless of whether your access or use is intended) if you agree to abide by all applicable laws, and to these Terms of Use which constitute an Agreement between you and Grove/Atlantic, Inc. Grove/Atlantic, Inc. reserves the right to modify or amend this Agreement without notice at any time.

All material contained on the Grove/Atlantic, Inc. web site is protected by international trademark and copyright laws and must only be used for personal, non-commercial purposes, or for use in a non-derogatory promotion of Grove/Atlantic, Inc.’s titles or authors. All third party copyrighted material may only be viewed from this web site for your own personal use, and may not be downloaded from this web site. Provided that you retain any and all copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices, you may download non-third party material for your personal, non-commercial use, or for the non-derogatory promotion of Grove/Atlantic, Inc.’s titles or authors.

The reproduction, duplication, distribution (including by way of e-mail, facsimile or other electronic means), publication, modification, copying or transmission of material from this web site is strictly prohibited unless you have obtained the prior written consent of Grove/Atlantic, Inc., or is used in the non-derogatory promotion of a Grove/Atlantic, Inc. title or author, or unless it is expressly permitted by this web site. Unless specifically stated, the material covered by this prohibition includes, without limitation, any text, graphics, logos, photographs, audio or video material or stills from audiovisual material available on this web site.  Author photographs are the property of the photographer and cannot be used without the prior written consent and applicable compensation to the photographer.

From time to time, Grove/Atlantic, Inc.’s web site has provided links other web sites. No inference or assumption should be made and no representation should be implied that Grove/Atlantic, Inc. is connected with, operates or controls these web sites.  Grove/Atlantic, Inc. is not responsible for the content or practices of third party web sites that may be linked to this web site.

This web site may contain bulletin boards, contests and other features that are each governed by additional rules. Please read those rules, posted or linked at each feature, before participating in them, as they form part of these Terms to which you agree through your continued use of this site. Also, please note that your postings to any bulletin boards or forums on this site or any site operated by Grove/Atlantic, Inc. become immediately public and will be accessible to anyone on the Internet.

The web site, and all materials in this web site, are provided "as is" and, to the fullest extent permitted by law, are provided without warranties of any kind either express or implied. This means, without limitation, that Grove/Atlantic, Inc. DOES NOT WARRANT that the web site is fit for any particular purpose; that the functions contained in the materials in the web site will be uninterrupted; that defects will be corrected; that the web site is free of viruses and other harmful components or that the web site is accurate, error free or reliable.

You acknowledge that Grove/Atlantic, Inc. its parents and affiliates together with their respective employees, agents, directors, officers and shareholders, IS NOT LIABLE for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential or punitive damages and expenses whatsoever including without limitation to any health problems, loss of profits, and any delays, inaccuracies, failures, errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, viruses, communication line failures or for the theft, destruction, damage or unauthorized access to your computer system or network.

You acknowledge that Grove/Atlantic, Inc. is not liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct or material found in connection with this web site, including such conduct or material transmitted by any means by any other person.

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Grove/Atlantic, Inc., its parents and affiliates together with their respective employees, agents, directors, officers and shareholders, from and against all the liabilities, claims, damages and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees and costs) arising out of your use of this web site, your breach or alleged breach of this Agreement or your breach or alleged breach of the copyright, trademark, proprietary or other rights of third parties.

This Agreement operates to the fullest extent permissible by law. If any provision of this Agreement is unlawful, void or unenforceable, that provision is deemed severable from this Agreement and does not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

This Agreement is governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of New York or, if appropriate, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York for resolution of any dispute, action or proceeding arising in connection with this Agreement or your use or non-use of the web site, and you further irrevocably waive any right you may have to trial by jury in any such dispute, action or proceeding.