Terms, Conditions, Disclaimer and Privacy Policy
In subscribing to The Books Machine you agree to our terms of use.
The Books Machine began with the mission to promote authors and their work, and to help the reader find the literature that interests them. The Books Machine counts on advanced procedures and a subscription system which will evolve over time based on users' needs.
The Books Machine connects readers and writers as the readers apply for free reads and authors answer their requests. The Books Machine is designed to facilitate contact but does not participate in the delivery of materials, ratings, or any other interaction between the parts. Author and reader assume exclusive responsibility for their commitments.
The Books Machine offers a space for authors to expand diffusion of their work published on other platforms. The user who registers as an author is exclusively responsible for uploading material of their own authorship in accordance with applicable laws regarding content, covers, comments, etc.
Through membership to The Books Machine, authors will benefit from the site’s goal of promoting their work to a larger community of readers. The platform aims to facilitate organized communication between authors and their public in order to continuously promote the author’s work.
The Books Machine offers a promotion platform. The users, authors and/or readers, are solely responsible for the information published through our platform.
The authors agree that The Books Machine can present their book covers and information of their works within the site and through their various promotional tools.
Authors who subscribe to the site commit to offer as free gifts, at least 5 units monthly, as long as they have received that number of requests.
Each membership permits simultaneous exposition of a maximum of 10 titles by a given author.
The author as well as the reader may terminate a subscription or membership at any time.
For the moment The Books Machine only permits exhibition of fiction novels published on Amazon by the author. In time we plan to expand to other platforms. The Books Machine is not responsible for non-compliance with this rule and reserves the right to eliminate links to books and/or subscriptions, upon breach of this rule and/or any other situation considered inappropriate or detrimental to the functioning or purpose of the site.
When an user sign up to the Newsletter, he/she accepts the same conditions of any registered user on the site.
All users should respect the rules that are applicable to them as well as international laws. All actions remain under the users' exclusive responsibility.
The Books Machine expressly prohibits any kind of monetary exchange between the parties, for any reason. Authors make a commitment as members to promote their work honestly and according to the rules under which they commercialize their work. Readers make a commitment to follow the rules of the site by independent and honest opinions. The Books Machine offers a platform for promotion and contact and has no involvement in the relationship and actions between the parties.
We thank the community for their participation and appreciate your commitment, respect, and collaboration.
The Books Machine is not responsible for, and expressly disclaims all liability for, damages of any kind arising out of use, reference to, or reliance on any information contained within the site. While the information contained within the site is periodically updated, no guarantee is given that the information provided in this Web site is correct, complete, and up-to-date.
Although the The Books Machine Web site may include links providing direct access to other Internet resources, including Web sites, The Books Machine is not responsible for the accuracy or content of information contained in these sites or links.
Links from The Books Machine to third-party sites do not constitute an endorsement from us to them of their products and services. The appearance on the Web site of advertisements and product or service information does not constitute an endorsement by The Books Machine, and The Books Machine has not investigated the claims made by any advertiser. Product information is based solely on material received from suppliers or users.
AUTHOR PLATFORM SERVICE: Promotion Platform for authors (special web design for authors): The Books Machine will host a page developed for authors, without direct economic benefit, to display work in a rapid and accessible way to others. If we are prevented from offering this service for any reason, such as technical difficulties that prevent us from providing optimal service in continued form, the authors will be able to request the web page developed by us for no additional cost and host it on the service of their preference, keeping The Books Machine free of any complaints or requests for returns. The Books Machine reserves the right to choose which works are featured on the site, as well as to decide how long they remain featured.

Privacy Policy
The Books Machine operates the www.thebooksmachine.com, which provides the SERVICE.
This page is used to inform website visitors regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information if anyone decided to use our Service.
If you choose to use our Service through our platform, Facebook Fan Page, Ads, related websites, etc., then you agree to the collection and use of information in relation with this policy. The Personal Information that we collect are used for providing and improving the Service. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.
Information Collection and Use
For a better experience while using our Service, we may require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information, including but not limited to your name and email address. The information that we collect will be used to contact, offer services or products or identify you.
Service Providers
We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:
• To facilitate our Service;
• To provide the Service on our behalf;
• To perform Service-related services; or
• To assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.
We want to inform our Service users that these third parties have access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.
We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Links to Other Sites
Our Service may contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Note that these external sites are not operated by us. Therefore, we strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of these websites. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.
Changes to This Privacy Policy
We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, we advise you to review this page periodically for any changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. These changes are effective immediately, after they are posted on this page.



Special addendum to our policies from May 24, 2018:
Our site is not intended for the European market nor does it currently advertise in it. However, we add these rules in case a visitor from Europe wants to participate in our community.
This Privacy Policy has been placed on The Books Machine (http://thebooksmachine.com) to comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) (“GDPR”) which goes into effect May 25, 2018.

It is our policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you or which you may provide to us, in the circumstances set out below. Accordingly, we have developed this privacy policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate, disclose, safeguard and otherwise make use of your personally identifiable information (“Personal Data”).
We will only collect and use your Personal Data where:
1) Personal Data that you provide to us can be collected via Facebook Ads, another social media networks or advertisement platforms, Contact Form, chat or direct email to us.
Data that is collected automatically

Certain information could collected whenever you visit any Website including our Website – such as the type of browser and operating system you are using, and the domain name of your Internet service provider. This information only could be used to provide you the services requested to us.
2) Use of your Personal Data
Most commonly, we use your Personal Data to:
• respond to your questions, comments and requests;
• where you have opted-in to receive our newsletter with recommended ebooks, deliver communications that are relevant to your preferences / may be of interest to you;
• improve our services and website through analysis of information.
3) Sharing of your Personal Data
We take your privacy seriously and will not share your Personal Data with any site not related to us, except as permitted by applicable law or as set out below:
We share Personal Data as necessary with third parties who provide services or functions on my behalf and who require the information to provide those specific services to me. These third parties may include social media advertising platforms such as Facebook for the purpose of custom audience generation and the development of targeting criteria for other audiences. The same for other social media, advertising platforms or mailing services. Please note that we have appropriate data privacy safeguards in place with third parties with whom we share Personal Data as described above and who are providing services or functions on my behalf.
4) Keeping your Personal Data secure
We have implemented security policies and technical measures under the standards of the market to safeguard the Personal Data we collect.
5) Retention periods for use of your Personal Data
We will use and store your Personal Data only for as long as necessary, bearing in mind the uses of your Personal Data as described in this privacy policy and otherwise as communicated to you.
6) Children
Our Website and our services are aimed at adults, and we do not target and knowingly collect any Personal Data relating to children aged under 15 years old. If you are under the age of 15, please do not provide my Website with any of your Personal Data, including your email address.
7) Access to and control over your Personal Data
You have legal rights under applicable law in relation to your Personal Data. You can ask the following questions, or take the following actions, at any time by contacting us via email which it appears at the end of this policy.
• see what Personal Data I hold about you (if any), including why I am holding it and who it could be disclosed to;
• ask me to change/correct your Personal Data;
• ask me to delete your Personal Data;
• object to the processing of your Personal Data;
• ask me to restrict the processing of your Personal Data;
• withdraw any consents you have given me to the processing of your Personal Data; and
• express any concerns you have about third parties’ use of your Personal Data.
8) Contact Us
Email for Privacy Questions: contact@thebooksmachine.com
Contact Us
If you have any questions or suggestions about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us.

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