Terms of Service for YawningHippo

1. Introduction

Welcome to YawningHippo! These terms of service govern your use of our website and services. By accessing or using our services, you agree to comply with these terms.

2. Services Offered

We provide a platform for purchasing and downloading DRM-free ebooks in .epub and .pdf formats. Our services include browsing, purchasing, and downloading ebooks available on our platform.

3. eBook Purchases

a. Availability: We strive to ensure the availability of all ebooks listed on our platform. However, availability is subject to change without prior notice.

b. Pricing: All prices are listed in Euro (EUR) and are subject to change at our discretion. We reserve the right to modify or discontinue any ebook without notice.

c. Payment: Payment for ebooks is processed through secure payment gateways. We do not store credit card details.

d. Downloads: Upon successful purchase, you'll receive a link to download the purchased ebook. Downloads are limited to a reasonable number of attempts.

4. DRM-Free eBooks

a. Nature of eBooks: Our ebooks are provided without digital rights management (DRM) restrictions, allowing you to access and use them on compatible devices.

b. User Responsibility: As a user, you are responsible for managing and securing your downloaded ebooks. We are not liable for any loss or damage resulting from unauthorized access to your purchased ebooks.

5. User Conduct

a. Compliance: You agree to use our services in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.

b. Prohibited Actions: You agree not to engage in any activity that may disrupt or interfere with our services or the experience of other users.

6. Intellectual Property

a. Ownership: All ebooks sold through our platform are owned by their respective authors or publishers. Users agree not to reproduce, distribute, or modify ebooks beyond personal use without explicit permission.

b. User Content: By uploading any content (reviews, comments, etc.), you grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, and modify such content for promotional or operational purposes.

7. Disclaimer of Warranties

We strive to provide accurate and reliable services, but we make no warranties or representations regarding the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of the information provided.

8. Limitation of Liability

We shall not be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages arising out of or in connection with the use or inability to use our services.

9. Termination

We reserve the right to terminate or suspend access to our services at our discretion, without prior notice, for any reason, including but not limited to a violation of these terms.

10. Changes to Terms

We reserve the right to modify these terms at any time. Changes will be effective upon posting on our website. Your continued use of our services after changes are made constitutes acceptance of the updated terms.

11. Governing Law

These terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of The Netherlands, without regard to its conflict of law principles.

12. Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns regarding these terms, please contact us at info@yawninghippo.com.