Terms & Conditions

  1. 1.1 By using ChatEbooks you acknowledge that you have read and understand these Terms and Conditions of Use and agree to be bound by them. In addition, you acknowledge that you are at least 18 years of age and are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions and obligations warranted in this agreement.
  2. 1.2 Your access to and use of ChatEbooks.com is subject exclusively to these Terms and Conditions of Use. ChatEbooks may change or modify these Terms and Conditions of Use from time to time without prior notice. These amendments include, but are not limited to, e-book marketing and selling, programs, special offers, etc. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions of Use, you are not authorized to use this website and its functionalities.
  3. 1.3 These Terms and Conditions of Use will take effect as soon as you agree to its provisions. It will remain in effect until terminated by either party.
  • The terms "us" or "we" or "our" refers to ChatEbooks.com and the owner of the website.
  • A "visitor" is someone who merely browses our website, but has not registered as member.
  • A "Gold Member" and a “Reader” is an individual that has registered with us as a member to use our services.
  • Our "service" represents the collective functionality and features as offered through our website to our members.
  • A "user" is a collective identifier that refers to either a visitor or a member.
  • All text, information, graphics, audio, video, and data offered through our website are collectively known as our “content”.

The service marks/trademarks displayed on this website, including, without limitation this website’s graphics, logos, layout and design, are registered service marks/trademarks of the website owner. Your use of our website does not constitute any right for you to use such service marks/trademarks without the prior written permission of the website owner.

Users may find advertising or other content on our site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. Any links to other websites is not an endorsement of such websites and you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the content or availability of any such sites. Additionally, these sites and services may have their own Privacy Policy so it is your responsibility to review their policy before sending them any personal data. Therefore, you access any such third party websites at your own risk.

  1. 5.1 Visitors (Non-Members) - Visitors will be allowed to browse and purchase e-books for sale. Visitors will be allowed to see book descriptions, author information and book ratings; however, visitors may not join chat groups or participate in book ratings as non-members.
  2. 5.2 Authors - Authors will join as a “Platinum Member” and pay a one-time membership fee of $9.99 for lifetime membership. Authors must agree to the Author Terms and Conditions in order to upload/sell their content. [Author Terms and Conditions are provided during the sign-up process]
  3. 5.3 Readers can join ChatEbooks as a “Gold Member” and Gold membership is free.
    1. 5.3.1 During the sign - up process, readers will be prompted to set up their account information/profile by doing the following, including but not limited to:
      • Providing relevant personal information (Name, email address, etc.)
      • Setting up user name/password
      • Uploading profile picture
    2. 5.3.2 Once logged in, Readers will have the following capabilities:
      • Browse and purchase e-books for sale
      • Download e-books purchased (they can choose the desired e-book format)
      • View purchased e-books from the website
      • Join e-book groups
      • View/edit profile
  1. 6.1 All of your personal information i.e. name, email address, etc., will be completely confidential and can be accessed from the “My Account” option in the Settings section.
  2. 6.2 The account information that you provide must be accurate and must not contain any fictitious information. If for any reason your account is terminated, you may not create a new account under a different name, or re-create the account that was terminated.
  1. 7.1 Gold Members are responsible for any use of the activities that transpire under his/her user name and password.
  2. 7.2 Gold Members are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of his/her user name and password, and you agree to take full responsibility for all activities that may transpire under your account
  3. 7.3 Gold Members are responsible for reporting any unauthorized use of his/her Gold Membership account to ChatEbooks’ management immediately upon discovery/suspicion.
  4. 7.4 Gold Members agree that purchased content does not constitute permission for resale. Permission must be granted from the Author in order to reproduce or republish the content purchased. ChatEbooks has “Zero Tolerance” for piracy. Alleged piracy/infringement complaints will be investigated immediately; a discovery of violation will result in immediate termination of your membership without prior notice.
  1. 8.1 All purchases must be made through your PayPal account.
  2. 8.2 Since digital products cannot be recouped by ChatEbooks once purchases have been made,and 100% of revenues are remitted directly to Authors, ChatEbooks will not process refunds for purchased content. You may contact Authors directly for refund requests; however whether or not requests are granted are fully at the Author’s discretion.

E-book prices are set by Authors. ChatEbooks therefore has no control over the pricing, discounts, or promotion rates of any digital content for sale on the site.

Posts, comments and reviews expressed within the e-book groups should not be unlawful, threatening, defamatory or otherwise objectionable. If comment/posting requirements are violated, we reserve the right to terminate your membership immediately without prior notice. You agree that you will adhere to our comment/posting guidelines as they relate to the following:

  1. 10.1 Pornography, Nudity and Obscenity. We do not allow comments/posts/reviews with nudity and sexually explicit material.
  2. 10.2 Offensive, Hateful and Violent Content. We do not allow comments/posts/reviews that promote hate towards groups based on race, gender, religion and disability and contain direct threats of violence against a person or a group of people.
  3. 10.3 Spamming, Codes and Viruses. We do not allow spamming or the transmission of malicious codes and viruses that may harm our users.
  1. 11.1 In accessing the Website you agree that you will access it solely for your personal, non-commercial use. None of the content may be downloaded, copied, reproduced, transmitted, stored, sold or distributed without the prior written consent of the copyright holder. This excludes the downloading, copying and/or printing of pages of the Website for personal, non-commercial home use only.
  1. 12.1 The Website is provided on an AS IS and AS AVAILABLE basis without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether expressed or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.
  2. 12.2 To the extent permitted by law, ChatEbooks.com will not be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or damage what soever (including without limitation loss of business, opportunity, data, profits, etc.) arising out of or in connection with the use of the Website.
  3. 12.3 ChatEbooks.com makes no warranty that the functionality of the Website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that the Website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or anything else which may be harmful or destructive.
  4. 12.4 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions of Use shall be construed so as to exclude or limit the liability of ChatEbooks.com for death or personal injury as a result of the negligence of website or that of its employees or agents.

You agree to indemnify and hold ChatEbooks and its employees and agents harmless from and against all liabilities, legal fees, damages, losses, costs and other expenses in relation to any claims or actions brought against ChatEbooks arising out of any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions of Use or other liabilities arising out of your use of this website.

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of the State of California. Any claim or dispute between you and ChatEbooks will be dealt with under the jurisdiction of Riverside County, and must first be submitted to Arbitration. The party initiating Arbitration shall do so by complying with the following rules: a) the arbitration shall be conducted by telephone, online and/or be solely based on written submissions, as selected by the party initiating the arbitration; b) the arbitration shall not involve any personal appearance by the parties or witnesses unless otherwise mutually agreed by the parties; and c) any judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction.

These Terms and Conditions of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of USA and you hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the USA courts. For any further information please email support@chatebooks.com