Terms and Conditions

The following Terms and Conditions apply to the use of this Web site as well as all transactions conducted through the site.

  • Use Of Site
  • By accessing or using this Site, you agree to the terms set forth in these Terms of Use (or "TOU") which constitute an agreement between you and APPLE PUBLISHING and its affiliate APPLE TREE PUBLISHING COMPANY LTD. If you do not agree with these TOU, you should leave the Site immediately. APPLE PUBLISHING reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify or otherwise update these Terms of Use at any time and you agree to be bound by such modifications or updates. You agree to review these Terms of Use on a periodic basis.

    SHOPPING

    APPLE PUBLISHING EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF ANY KIND WITH RESPECT TO PRODUCTS SOLD BY APPLE PUBLISHING ON THE SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. You agree that APPLE PUBLISHING's and its affiliate's sole and exclusive maximum liability arising from any product sold by APPLE PUBLISHING on the Site shall be the price of the product ordered.

    IN NO EVENT SHALL APPLE PUBLISHING, ITS PARENT COMPANIES AND AFFILIATED ENTITIES OR THE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES OR OTHER REPRESENTATIVES OF EACH OF THEM BE LIABLE FOR SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES RELATED TO ANY PRODUCT SOLD ON OR THROUGH THIS SITE.

    In the event a product is listed at an incorrect price or with incorrect information due to typographical error or error received from its suppliers, APPLE PUBLISHING shall have the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for product listed at the incorrect price. APPLE PUBLISHING shall have the right to refuse or cancel any such orders whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit card charged. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is canceled, APPLE PUBLISHING will issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the charge.

    Your receipt of an electronic or other form of order confirmation does not signify APPLE PUBLISHING's acceptance of your order, nor does it constitute confirmation of APPLE PUBLISHING's offer to sell. APPLE PUBLISHING reserves the right at any time after receipt of your order to accept or decline your order for any reason. APPLE PUBLISHING reserves the right at any time after receipt of your order, without prior notice to you, to supply less than the quantity you ordered of any item. APPLE PUBLISHING may require additional verifications or information before accepting any order. APPLE PUBLISHING does NOT charge any tax(es) and you are solely responsible for all sales taxes, or other taxes, on orders shipped to you.

    RETURNS

    Apple Publishing's book return policy is in effect for a period of 30 days of customers receiving their merchandise. A full refund or credit will be issued, including the original delivery charges when the purchased merchandise is returned to our premises, appropriately packaged and in the same condition it was delivered within 30 days of receipt. Apple Publishing is not responsible or liable for shipping costs associated with the return of books to our premises and repayment or credit will not exceed the original billing total.

    UNSOLICITED MANUSCRIPTS

    APPLE PUBLISHING does not accept unsolicited manuscripts sent to it through its Site, and takes no responsibility for any manuscript so transmitted.

    DISCLAIMERS OF WARRANTIES

    THIS WEB SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL CONTENT, SOFTWARE, AND FUNCTIONS MADE AVAILABLE ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH OR SENT FROM THIS WEB SITE, ARE PROVIDED "AS IS," "AS AVAILABLE, " AND "WITH ALL FAULTS." TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW. APPLE PUBLISHING AND ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTIES OR ENDORSEMENTS OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER (EXPRESS OR IMPLIED) ABOUT: (A) THIS WEB SITE; (B) THE CONTENT AND SOFTWARE ON AND PROVIDED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE; (C) THE FUNCTIONS MADE ACCESSIBLE ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE; (D) THE MESSAGES AND INFORMATION SENT FROM THIS WEB SITE BY USERS; (E) ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OFFERED VIA THIS WEB SITE OR HYPERTEXT LINKS TO THIRD PARTIES; AND/OR (F) SECURITY ASSOCIATED WITH THE TRANSMISSION OF SENSITIVE INFORMATION THROUGH THIS WEB SITE OR ANY LINKED WEB SITE. APPLE PUBLISHING DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS WEB SITE, ANY OF THE WEB SITE'S FUNCTIONS OR ANY CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE; THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR THAT THIS WEB SITE OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

    APPLE PUBLISHING DOES NOT WARRANT THAT YOUR ACTIVITIES OR USE OF THIS WEB SITE IS LAWFUL IN ANY PARTICULAR JURISDICTION AND, IN ANY EVENT, APPLE PUBLISHING SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS SUCH WARRANTIES. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT BY USING ANY OF THE FEATURES OF THIS WEB SITE, YOU ACT AT YOUR OWN RISK, AND YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOUR ACTIVITIES ARE LAWFUL IN EVERY JURISDICTION WHERE YOU ACCESS OR USE THE WEB SITE OR THE CONTENT. FURTHER, APPLE PUBLISHING AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES DISCLAIM ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NONINFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND TITLE. APPLE PUBLISHING, ITS PARENT, SUBSIDIARIES OR AFFILIATES OR THE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, OR OTHER REPRESENTATIVES OF EACH OF THEM SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE USE OF THIS WEB SITE INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE CONTENT AND ANY ERRORS CONTAINED THEREIN. SOME JURISDICTIONS LIMIT OR DO NOT ALLOW THE DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED OR OTHER WARRANTIES SO THE ABOVE DISCLAIMER MAY NOT APPLY TO THE EXTENT SUCH JURISDICTION'S LAW IS APPLICABLE TO THIS AGREEMENT.

    DISCLAIMERS/LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

    YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT APPLE PUBLISHING LIMITS ITS LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE WEB SITE AS SET FORTH BELOW:

    UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL APPLE PUBLISHING, ITS PARENT, SUBSIDIARIES, OR AFFILIATES OR THE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, OR OTHER REPRESENTATIVES BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, FOR ANY SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY, ECONOMIC, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT ARE DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY RELATED TO (1) THIS WEB SITE, THE CONTENT, YOUR POSTINGS, OR YOUR UPLOADED INFORMATION; (2) THE USE OF, INABILITY TO USE, OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS WEB SITE; (3) ANY ACTION TAKEN IN CONNECTION WITH AN INVESTIGATION BY APPLE PUBLISHING OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES REGARDING YOUR USE OF THIS WEB SITE OR CONTENT; (4) ANY ACTION TAKEN IN CONNECTION WITH COPYRIGHT OWNERS; (5) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THIS WEB SITE'S TECHNICAL OPERATION, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE OR EVEN IF THE APPLE PUBLISHING ENTITIES AND INDIVIDUALS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, TORT (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WHETHER CAUSED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY NEGLIGENCE, ACTS OF GOD, TELECOMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, OR THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OF THE WEB SITE). IN NO EVENT WILL THE S&S ENTITIES AND INDIVIDUALS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR LOSS OR INJURY, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE APPLE PUBLISHING ENTITIES' AND INDIVIDUALS' TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, OR CAUSES OF ACTION EXCEED ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100).

    THE APPLE PUBLISHING ENTITIES AND INDIVIDUALS ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO ANY USER'S COMPUTER, HARDWARE, COMPUTER SOFTWARE, OR OTHER EQUIPMENT OR TECHNOLOGY INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGE FROM ANY SECURITY BREACH OR FROM ANY VIRUS, BUGS, TAMPERING, FRAUD, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER LINE OR NETWORK FAILURE OR ANY OTHER TECHNICAL OR OTHER MALFUNCTION.

    YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THIS WEB SITE IS AT YOUR RISK. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THIS WEB SITE OR ANY OF THE CONTENT, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE ACCESSING AND USING THIS WEB SITE OR ITS CONTENT.

    YOU RECOGNIZE AND CONFIRM THAT IN THE EVENT YOU INCUR ANY DAMAGES, LOSSES OR INJURIES THAT ARISE OUT OF APPLE PUBLISHING'S ACTS OR OMISSIONS, THE DAMAGES, IF ANY, CAUSED TO YOU ARE NOT IRREPARABLE OR SUFFICIENT TO ENTITLE YOU TO AN INJUNCTION PREVENTING ANY EXPLOITATION OF ANY WEB SITE, PROPERTY, PRODUCT, PROGRAM, TELEVISION SHOW, MOTION PICTURE OR OTHER AUDIO/VISUAL CONTENT OWNED OR CONTROLLED BY APPLE PUBLISHING AND/OR ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AND/OR AFFILIATES OR YOUR POSTINGS OR OTHER UPLOADED INFORMATION, AND YOU WILL HAVE NO RIGHTS TO ENJOIN OR RESTRAIN THE DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION, DISTRIBUTION, ADVERTISING, EXHIBITION OR EXPLOITATION OF THE APPLE PUBLISHING WEB SITE, PROPERTY, PRODUCT, PROGRAM, OR OTHER AUDIO/VISUAL CONTENT OR YOUR POSTINGS OR OTHER UPLOADED INFORMATION OR ANY AND ALL ACTIVITIES OR ACTIONS RELATED THERETO.

    BY ACCESSING THIS WEB SITE, I UNDERSTAND THAT I MAY BE WAIVING RIGHTS WITH RESPECT TO CLAIMS THAT ARE AT THIS TIME UNKNOWN OR UNSUSPECTED, AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH SUCH WAIVER, I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND, AND HEREBY EXPRESSLY WAIVE ANY SIMILAR LAW OF ANY STATE OR TERRITORY, WHICH PROVIDES AS FOLLOWS: "A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.

    YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ESTABLISHING SUCH PROCEDURES FOR DATA BACK UP AND VIRUS CHECKING AS YOU CONSIDER NECESSARY.

    INDEMNIFICATION

    You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the APPLE PUBLISHING Entities and individuals with respect to any and all costs, claims, demands, investigations, liabilities, losses, damages, judgments, settlements, costs and expenses, including attorneys' fees arising out of or in connection with these Terms Of Use, including, without limitation: (a) your use of the Web Site; (b) your violation of these Terms Of Use or any law, rule or regulation; (c) your use of the Materials; or (d) any of your Postings or other uploaded information, as applicable. You will cooperate as fully and reasonably as required by APPLE PUBLISHING in the defense of any claim. Notwithstanding the foregoing, APPLE PUBLISHING retains the exclusive right to settle, compromise and pay any and all claims, demands, proceedings, suits, actions or causes of action which are brought against APPLE PUBLISHING herein under the terms and provisions of this Section and in no event shall you settle any such claim without APPLE PUBLISHING's prior written approval.

    OTHER

    This site is controlled and operated by APPLE PUBLISHING and its affiliate APPLE TREE PUBLISHING COMPANY LTD and makes no representations that materials in this site are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with any and all local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.

    This agreement shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of British Columbia, Canada without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of British Columbia, Canada. If any provision of this agreement is void or unenforceable in whole or in part, the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall not be affected thereby.

    MISCELLANEOUS

    These Terms of Service contain the entire understanding and supersede all prior understanding of the parties hereto relating to the subject matter hereof, and cannot be changed or terminated orally. If any provision of these Terms of Service are found to be illegal or unenforceable, these Terms of Service will be deemed curtailed to the extent necessary to make it legal and enforceable and will remain, as modified, in full force and effect.

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    Revised: April 21, 2012