Service/Product Terms & Conditions

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE REQUESTING OR AGREEING TO A SERVICE PROVIDED BY AUTHORS ON A DIME.

Acceptance of Terms: These terms cover any and all services provided by Authors On A Dime, LLC (hereafter “we,” “us,” or “our”). Your request of our services is subject to your compliance with the terms and conditions set forth in this Terms & Conditions agreement (“Terms & Conditions,” “Terms of Use”), which supplement any additional guidelines or other terms posted by us in relation to specific services or content or materials. We reserve the right to update or modify the Terms of Use without advance notice by posting a revised Terms of Use to this Web Site. By using the Web Site, you agree to be bound by the version of the Terms of Use then in effect. We advise you to print and retain a copy of this Terms of Use in hard copy as a record.

Disclaimer: You understand that we are not a publishing firm or a marketing firm. Services and products provided are the result of our personal experience, opinion, and preference. We do not guarantee results including, but not limited to, the following: sales, book rankings, contracts with literary agents or publishers, good reviews, any reviews, likes, shares, follows, and click thrus.

Scope of Work: Each service offered requires specific hours and method to complete the project. Read the description of your service to fully understand what is included in your service fee. Those descriptions are part of your understood contract by accepting these terms and conditions.

Period of Performance: You may request a delivery date, and we will inform you before starting a project if that date is acceptable. If not, we will provide an alternative date based on our workload. Accepting the service means you are accepting the agreed upon delivery date. Authors On A Dime will endeavor to meet all the deadlines set, but won’t be responsible for a missed launch date or a deadline if the Client has been late in supplying materials or have not approved or signed off work on-time at any stage.

Fee Schedule: For service packages above $200, Authors On A Dime will bill for 50% before starting work and 50% after completion .For services/packages $199 and under, Authors On A Dime will bill 100% of the project after completion.

The total agreed upon amount to be paid via PayPal upon receipt of the PayPal invoice email.

Client Responsibilities: The Client will provide requirements for the project including but not limited to: information, images, feedback, completed forms, etc.

The Client will provide timely feedback, responses to questions, or materials as needed.

The Client will approve and proofread the final product. The client’s approval of all tangible materials,  artwork, editing, etc. will be assumed after the work has been submitted for review, unless the Client indicates otherwise in writing.

The Client guarantees all elements of text, graphics, photos, designs, trademarks, or other artwork provided are either owned by the Client, or the Client has permission to use them.

Copyright: When the Client’s final payment has cleared, copyright will be automatically assigned as follows:

Authors On A Dime may use stock images from Deposit Photos or other similar services for which we will obtain all licenses and rights.

Authors On A Dime may use custom fonts from DaFont.com or Fonts.com or other similar services for which we will obtain all licenses and rights, including eBook rights.

Any custom image or content provided by Authors On A Dime, LLC, as a service or product to our clients is protected under Copyright law. Authors On A Dime owns the unique combination of visual elements that constitutes a complete design and will license that the Client, exclusively and in perpetuity for that project only, unless we agree otherwise. You may not alter, change, reuse, or repurpose the images or elements for purposes other than the original intent of the image. (Ex. A book cover may be used for any purpose involving publishing and marketing that book, but not for any other use.).

Authors On A Dime will not use any of the primary images of your final product on other graphics designed by our company.

The service/product fee does not include the rights to any of the draft products provided. Any designs/images NOT selected from the initial designs provided are owned by Authors On A Dime and are subject to being sold/used for other projects.

Authors On A Dime will provide the source files and finished files and the Client should keep them somewhere safe as Authors On A Dime is not required to keep a copy.

All custom images or content should be credited as such: Content Type (ex. Cover Design) by Authors On A Dime, LLC.

Refusal of Service: We reserve the right to refuse service. We may refuse service to you at any time and in its sole discretion, including, in the event you do not adhere to the Terms of Use.  We may refuse service for any content which is libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable which may constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party or which may otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law. In addition, we may refuse service if we determine our current workload prevents us from taking on new business at any given time.

Refund Policy: All payments received are not refundable in the event the project or the relationship is terminated for any reason. If any part of the work for this project is delayed for longer than 30 days, Authors On A Dime will bill for work completed.

Authors On A Dime reserves the right to suspend work and/or withhold issuing any project documents if invoice payments are not received within a reasonable period of time from invoice date.

Authors On A Dime will replace damaged content with either an undamaged file of the work, or a work or equal value. You must request replacement of damaged files within Seventy-two (72) hours of purchase.

If you purchase the Authors On A Dime, LLC workshop and for some reason you decide that you would like a refund before the 1st day of the workshop, you have 30 days to request a refund. If you request a refund within 30 days from the date of purchase, Authors On A Dime, LLC will give you a full refund of your purchase price for the course. If you do not request a refund within the 30 day refund period, you forfeit this option and will not be eligible for a refund.

We do not offer refunds on any additional services or products that you may purchase through Authors On A Dime, LLC.

Liability: Authors On A Dime can’t guarantee work will be error-free and are not liable to the Client or any third-party for damages, including lost profits, lost savings or other incidental, consequential or special damages.

If any provision of this contract shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this contract and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

Indemnification: You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Authors On A Dime, LLC and our directors, officers, agents, employees and consultants, from and against any and all claims, damages, losses, costs (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) and other expenses that arise out of or from (a) your activities in connection with our services and products; and (b) any violation of these Terms of Use by you, including breach of any representations or warranties made by you in this Terms and Conditions.

Privacy Policy: Authors On A Dime, LLC, is committed to your right to privacy and to keeping your personal information private. Because our Web Site and project forms include areas in which individuals can provide personally identifying information, we have developed the Privacy Policy to inform you of our policies and practices regarding information we collect about you on this Web Site or in forms and emails.

Typographical Errors: In the event that a Authors On A Dime, LLC product is mistakenly listed at an incorrect price, Authors On A Dime, LLC reserves the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for product listed at the incorrect price. Authors On A Dime, LLC reserves the right to refuse or cancel any such orders whether or not the order has been confirmed and your PayPal account charged. If your PayPal account has already been charged for the purchase and your order is cancelled, Authors On A Dime, LLC shall issue a credit to your PayPal account in the amount of the incorrect price.

Term; Termination: These terms and conditions are applicable to you upon your agreement to contract our services via email. We reserve the right to terminate this Agreement at any time without notice for any reason, including, in the case of the Agreement, for your violation of any of its provisions. The Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability and Governing Law sections of this User Agreement shall survive any such termination.

Notice Authors On A Dime, LLC may deliver notice to you by means of e-mail you provided to Authors On A Dime, LLC, a general notice on the site.

Warranties: This site and the materials and products/services on this site or provided by Authors On A Dime, LLC are provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, Authors On A Dime, LLC disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Authors On A Dime, LLC does not represent or warrant that the functions contained in the site, or in products and services provided, will be uninterrupted or error-free, that the defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes the site available are free of viruses or other harmful components. Authors On A Dime, LLC does not make any warranties or representations regarding the use of the materials in this site, products or services provided, in terms of their correctness, accuracy, adequacy, usefulness, timeliness, reliability or otherwise. Some states do not permit limitations or exclusions on warranties, so the above limitations may not apply to you.

NO ORAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION, ADVICE OR ADVERTISEMENT GIVEN BY AUTHORS ON A DIME, LLC, ITS CONTRACTORS, SUPPLIERS, DISTRIBUTORS, AGENTS OR EMPLOYEES WILL CREATE A WARRANTY, AND YOU AGREE NOT TO RELY ON ANY SUCH INFORMATION OR ADVERTISEMENT FOR SUCH PURPOSES. THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, TITLE AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMED. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THE SITE MATERIALS, SERVICES, OR PRODUCTS PROVIDED IS WITH END USER. END USER ASSUMES THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION. SOME STATES MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY. THIS WARRANTY PROVIDES SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS AND THE END USER MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS THAT VARY FROM STATE TO STATE.

Limitation of Liability: IN NO EVENT WILL AUTHORS ON A DIME, LLC, OR ANYONE ELSE WHO HAS BEEN INVOLVED IN THE CREATION, PRODUCTION OR DELIVERY OF THE SITE MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES PROVIDED BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING ANY LOST PROFITS, SAVINGS, DAMAGE TO HARDWARE OR LOST OR DAMAGED DATA OR OTHER PROGRAMS ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE MATERIALS OR ASSOCIATED INFORMATION (IF ANY), EVEN IF AUTHORS ON A DIME, LLC, HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY NOTWITHSTANDING ANY FAILURE OF THE ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY OR ANY CLAIM BY ANY OTHER PARTY. ATUHORS ON A DIME,LLC’S SOLE LIABILITY TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY, AND YOUR SOLE REMEDY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT, THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE MATERIALS OR THE INFORMATION PROVIDED HEREWITH, OR DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN IN RELIANCE UPON SUCH INFORMATION, HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE WILL NOT EXCEED IN THE AGGREGATE THE FEE PAID BY YOU FOR THE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES, IF ANY. SOME STATES MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES SO ALL OR A PORTION OF THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY.

THE ABOVE DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY APPLIES TO ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY CAUSED BY ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INACCURACY, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, OR USE OF THIS SITE, WHETHER FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORTIOUS BEHAVIOR (INCLUDING STRICT LIABILITY), NEGLIGENCE, OR UNDER ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION. YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT AUTHORS ON A DIME, LLC IS NOT LIABLE FOR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS, CLIENTS, CUSTOMERS, OR THIRD-PARTIES AND THAT THE RISK OF INJURY FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU.

 

Miscellaneous Your contract for services/product with Authors On A Dime, LLC, shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the state of Texas, U.S.A., without regard to choice of law provisions, and not by the 1980 U.N. Convention on contracts for the international sale of goods. You agree that jurisdiction over and venue in any legal proceeding directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to this site (including but not limited to the purchase of Authors On A Dime, LLC products or services) shall be in the state or federal courts located in Williamson Count, Texas. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to the site (including but not limited to the purchase of Authors On A Dime, LLC products or services) must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. Authors On A Dime, LLC’s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these terms and conditions shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any of these terms and conditions. Authors On A Dime, LLC may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you.