Welcome to the Kids’ Book Network (‘KBN”) free book website. In this KBN User Agreement (‘Agreement”), we call our downloadable intellectual property ‘books,” and we call KBN the ‘publisher.”
To use the KBN website and download and use our books and all other site content you must accept the terms of this Agreement, and register as a user of the KBN program.
READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY. BY CLICKING THE ‘I AGREE BUTTON,” AND THEREBY REGISTERING AS A KBN SITE USER, YOU ARE ACCEPTING ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT, WHICH GOVERNS YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND ALL OF ITS BOOKS AND OTHER DOWNLOADABLE AND/OR PRINTABLE CONTENT. YOU AGREE THAT THIS AGREEMENT IS ENFORCEABLE LIKE ANY WRITTEN NEGOTIATED AGREEMENT SIGNED BY YOU.
As a registered KBN user, or the parent of any minor age KBN user, you are licensed to download and print either one or several copies of any KBN book for free for your personal use and enjoyment, or to give as a gift for sharing with your personal friends, relatives or school classmates, but not for any purpose of sale or other revenue-generating purpose.
As teachers or other educational professionals registered with KBN, you are licensed to download and print enough copies of any KBN book for free to give one copy to every child in your personal classroom, plus other additional copies you may need to support instuctional activity within your own classroom.
All other rights to KBN books, other KBN content and intellectual property are reserved exclusively by KBN. The term “content” includes all message forms, text, audio, video, graphics, sounds, and other material.
As a KBN site user, you agree that no part of any KBN publication may be reproduced in whole or in part, or stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without written permission from KBN, the publisher, other than for the purposes described above, except in the case of brief quotations cited in critical articles and reviews.
As a KBN site user, you agree to provide KBN with ongoing, accurate, complete, and updated registration information.
When you register online to use the KBN website as a user, you will receive a password and a user account (‘User Account”). With your registration as a user of the KBN website, therefore, you must choose one or more KBN IDs to identify yourself to KBN staff. You may not select or use a KBN ID of another person (unless it is also your name), or a name which violates any third party’s trademark right, copyright, or other proprietary right, which is or may be illegal, which may cause confusion, or which KBN deems in its sole discretion to be vulgar or otherwise offensive. KBN reserves the right to delete any vulgar or otherwise offensive KBN ID, or to require deletion thereof.
You can have multiple User Accounts. You are entirely responsible for any and all activities conducted through your User Account. If you permit someone else to use your User Account, you must ensure that they comply with this Agreement, and you agree to be liable for all liabilities arising from such use.
At the time of your registration as a user of the KBN website, you will also select a password. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, and you agree to be liable for all liabilities resulting from any disclosure of your password.
You agree to notify KBN immediately of any unauthorized use of your password or any of your User Accounts, or of any other breach of security.
You agree, further, that KBN may access and disclose any information about you or your User Account if KBN believes in good faith that such action is reasonably necessary to enforce this Agreement or any copyright or intellectual property right of KBN or any third party, to comply with any applicable law or court order, or to operate the KBN Service properly,
IN NO EVENT WILL KBN, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS, AGENTS, LICENSORS AND SUBCONTRACTORS BE LIABLE TO ANYONE FOR ANY INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY TYPE OR KIND (INCLUDING LOSS OF DATA) ARISING OUT OF, OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE KBN SERVICE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE KBN SERVICE, OR FOR ANY CONTENT OBTAINED FROM OR THROUGH THE KBN SERVICE, OR FROM ANY GOODS OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR TRANSACTION ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE KBN SERVICE, OR FROM UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR ACCOUNT, ANY INTERRUPTION, INACCURACY, ERROR OR OMISSION, REGARDLESS OF CAUSE, EVEN IF THE PARTY FROM WHICH DAMAGES ARE BEING SOUGHT OR PERSONS OR ENTITIES RELATED TO SUCH PARTY HAVE BEEN PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
KBN’S ENTIRE LIABILITY AND YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY WITH RESPECT TO USE OF THE KBN WEBSITE AND ALL BOOKS AND OTHER PRODUCTS DISTRIBUTED BY KBN SHALL BE TO DISCONTINUE YOUR USE OF THE KBN WEBSITE. KBN SHALL HAVE NO MONETARY LIABILITY FOR ANY REASON IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE KBN WEBSITE.
This Agreement is between Haller Schwarz, a California corporation (DBA: Prototype Entertainment Products) employing the trademark identity ‘KBN”, having its principal place of business at P.O. Box 41310, Long Beach, California 90853 and the user (‘you”) of the KBN website at www.read4free.net.
This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of California and the United States without regard to conflicts of laws provisions thereof, and without regard to the United Nations Convention on the International Sale of Goods. Unless waived by KBN in its sole discretion, the jurisdiction and venue for actions related to the subject matter hereof shall be the California state and United States federal courts located in Los Angeles County, California and both parties hereby submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts.
KBN may give notice by means of a general notice on the KBN website, electronic mail to your e-mail address on record in KBN’s account information, or by written communication sent by first class mail or pre-paid post to your address on record (if available) in KBN’s account information. Such notice shall be deemed to have been given upon the expiration of 24 hours after posting on the website, or 48 hours after mailing or posting (if sent by first class mail or pre-paid post) or 12 hours after sending (if sent by email).The prevailing party in any action to enforce this Agreement will be entitled to recover its attorneys’ fees and costs in connection with such action.
This Agreement is the complete and exclusive statement of the mutual understanding of the parties and supersedes and cancels all previous written and oral agreements and communications relating to the subject matter of this Agreement.