Terms & Condition

These terms (the “Terms of Use”) govern your access to and use of  the paramountpublishers.com, including all Content (defined below) provided by Paramount Publishers, Inc. (“Paramount Publishers”). By accessing or using the Site, you accept and agree to the Terms of Use.

The Site is offered and available to users who are either a) at least 18 years of age; or b) at least 13 years of age and accessing the Site with the participation of a parent or legal guardian who is over the age of 18. By using the Site, you represent and warrant that you meet all of the foregoing eligibility requirements. If you do not meet all of these requirements, you must not access or use the Site.

Modifications

Paramount Publishers reserves the right to revise and update the Terms of Use at any time and at its sole discretion. All changes are effective immediately upon posting, and apply to all access to and use of the Site thereafter. The most current version of the Terms of Use will supersede all previous versions. Your continued use of the Site following posting of revised Terms of Use means that you accept and agree to the changes.

Limited License

The Site, including, but not limited to, all information, software or HTML code, scripts, text, artwork, photography, images, video, and audio, and the design, selection and arrangement thereof and all intellectual property associated with the foregoing (collectively, the “Content”) are the sole property of Paramount Publishers and are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, patent and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws. All Content is provided as a service to users of the Site.

Marks

All trademarks, trade names, brand names, logos and images, service marks and trade dress displayed on the Site (collectively, “Marks”) are the property of Paramount Publishers and Paramount Publishers retains all rights regarding their use.

Linking to Social Media Features

The Site may provide certain social media features that enable you to:

  • Link to or from certain third-party websites to certain content on the Site.
  • Send e-mails or other communications with certain content, or links to certain content, on the Site.
  • Cause limited portions of content on the Site to be displayed or appear to be displayed on your own or certain third-party websites.

Limitation of Liability

In no event will Paramount Publishers, its affiliates or its respective licensors, service providers, employees, agents, officers or directors be liable for damages (whether direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential or otherwise) arising out of or in any way connected with these terms of use or the use of or inability to use the site, any websites linked to it, any content on the website or such other websites or for any information, software, products, or services obtained through or otherwise in connection with the site or other websites, regardless of whether such damages are based on contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability or other theories of liability, even if foreseeable (collectively, the “Excluded damages”).

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Paramount Publishers, its affiliates, licensors and service providers, and its and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, successors and assigns from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses, fines, penalties, or fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or relating to your violation of these Terms of Use or use of the Site, including, but not limited to: (i) any use of the Content other than as expressly authorized in these Terms of Use or your use of any information obtained from the Site; and (ii) all claims arising from your fraud, intentional misconduct, criminal acts or gross negligence. If you cause a technical disruption of the Site or the systems transmitting the Site to you or others, you agree to be responsible for any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses, fines, penalties, or fees (including reasonable attorneys? fees), arising or resulting from that disruption.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

The laws of the State govern these Terms of Use and your use of the Site, without giving effect to its conflict of laws provisions. By accessing the Site you agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the State and agree that it shall serve as the exclusive venue for any disputes relating to the Site. You further agree to waive any defense of inconvenient forum in connection with the maintenance of any action or proceeding so brought.

Pledge of Confidentiality

Paramount Publishers has been entrusted with thousands and thousands of manuscripts by thousands and thousands of authors. Our company and brand integrity depend upon maintaining the confidentiality of each manuscript we review and maintaining the trust of each writer we work with. As such, Paramount Publishers pledges that the manuscript(s) and other materials you submit for publication will not be used, copied, sold, assigned, shared, or disclosed for any other reason outside of the services you specifically request from Paramount Publishers. Paramount Publishers further pledges that you, as the author of said work, retain 100% of the rights and copyrights to 100% of your manuscript and materials.

Please maintain possession of your original manuscript and materials while only providing us with digital copies or photocopies. Unless otherwise specified by you, Paramount Publishers assumes all materials we receive are digital and/or photocopies of the original work.