Search Inside! Participation Agreement
Last Updated: February 26, 2020
Welcome to the Search Inside the Book program (the "Program"), which enables visitors to any Amazon Property (as defined below) to view, search, and "page browse" through your books. The terms set for the below and the Amazon.com Conditions of Use, as each may be updated from time to time (collectively, the “Agreement”), govern your participation in the Program. Please read them carefully. The Program is an Amazon Service under the Amazon.com Conditions of Use. BY REGISTERING FOR OR OTHERWISE USING THE PROGRAM, YOU, ON BEHALF OF YOURSELF AND ANY ENTITY YOU REPRESENT, AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ALL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT, AND YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOU HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO EXECUTE THIS AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF THE ENTITY YOU REPRESENT AND BIND THE ENTITY TO THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, THEN YOU MAY NOT USE THE PROGRAM.
You agree that Amazon.com Services LLC, and any entity controlling, under common control with, or controlled by Amazon.com Services LLC (each an “Affiliate”, and collectively, "Amazon ", "we" or "us") may include your books offered through the Amazon Properties ("Books") in the Program. Accordingly, you hereby grant permission to Amazon, on a nonexclusive basis, for each of your Books, to undertake the limited promotional activities described below:
1. We and our independent contractors may reproduce the entirety of each Book in digital form on one or more computer facilities.
2. We may allow visitors to any Amazon Property to view, search and "page browse" such digital reproductions of the Books. We may also display excerpts from the Books on the Amazon Properties, and a visitor to the Amazon Properties will be able to use queries to locate, select, and display short excerpts that include the search terms. The queries would locate, select and display such excerpts for every occurrence of the search terms. A visitor will be able to view a limited number of pages within a Book during any single session.
3. We may use digital copies of your Books to extract factual information from your Books, such as character names, and display such information to visitors to any Amazon Property.
An "Amazon Property" means any of the following: (a) any website, application, or other online point of presence owned or operated by or on behalf of Amazon, including any “mirrored” version that substantially replicates such site, (b) any website, application or other online point of presence through which Amazon makes it products or services available for discovery or purchase, (c) any co-branded website, application or other online point of presence targeted at countries for which you have appropriate publishing and distribution rights, or (d) any other online point of presence that you approve for treatment as an Amazon Property at our request, such approval not to be unreasonably withheld.
We may cause such transmission, reproduction, and other use of the Books as mere technological incidents to and for the limited purpose of technically enabling the foregoing (such as caching to enable display).
Amazon will employ available technologies to hinder downloading of the displayed portions of each Book.
You grant us permission to reproduce, store, display, transmit, and use the Books as outlined in this Agreement. We are under no obligation to exercise any of these rights.
You represent and warrant that you have the right to enter into this Agreement and grant the permission set forth herein, and you will indemnify and hold us, as we well as our Affiliates, employees, officers, directors and contractors, harmless from all claims, damages, and expenses (including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees) arising from your breach of these representations and warranties.
The permission granted by this Agreement will continue for a period of three (3) years from the date of your acceptance of this Agreement and will renew automatically for one-year periods from each anniversary thereof, unless notice is given by either party in writing more than ninety (90) business days prior to such expiration date. In the event that either party delivers such notice, you may provide Amazon with a list of the Books you wish Amazon to remove from the Program (which list will include, but not be limited to, title, author, ISBN, and binding of each Book). Upon your delivery of this list, we will use commercially reasonable efforts to remove the Books on such list from the Program.
Nothing herein restricts or otherwise limits any rights Amazon may have to reproduce, display, distribute, and otherwise use the Books as provided under applicable law or any other permission from you. You agree that all nonpublic information you receive from us regarding the Program is confidential, and you will not disclose such confidential information to any third party. Your sole and exclusive remedy for a breach of this Agreement is to discontinue the Program with respect to your Books. This Agreement is the entire agreement between you and Amazon with respect to the Program, and supersedes all prior agreements and discussions with respect to the Program.
We may amend this Agreement at any time and solely at our discretion. Any changes to this Agreement will be effective upon posting of the revisions on the Amazon Property where it was originally posted. You are responsible for reviewing the notice and any applicable changes. YOUR CONTINUED PARTICIPATION IN THE PROGRAM AFTER AMAZON’S POSTING OF ANY CHANGES WILL CONSTITUTE YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF SUCH CHANGES OR MODIFICATIONS.
Summary of Recent Changes
We updated the Amazon entity that is party to this Agreement due to an internal reorganization.
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