The fine print
1. Private and Confidentiality Clause
We are committed to providing you and all Program participants with a positive Program experience. Once you have made the commitment to the Program and the Company has approved your participation, you agree to abide by all Program Guidelines as set forth by Company.
2. Copyright and Intellectual Property
We shall not, either directly or indirectly, communicate or disclose, make available to, or use for our own benefit or for the benefit of any other person or entity your ideas, know-how, business practices, concepts and techniques, plans, trade secrets, and other confidential and proprietary information (collectively, “Confidential Information”) and you shall respect and keep confidential the Confidential Information of the Program and of the Company.
3. You hereby agree and undertake to;
1) not to infringe any of the Company’s copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets or other intellectual property rights;
2) that any Confidential Information shared by Program participants or any representative of Company is confidential and proprietary, and belongs solely and exclusively to the Participant who discloses it or to Company;
3) not to disclose such Confidential Information to any other person or use it in any manner other than in discussion with the company
4) all materials and information provided to you by Company are its confidential and proprietary intellectual property, belong solely and exclusively to Company, and may only be used by you as authorised by Company; and
5) the reproduction, distribution, and/or sale of these materials/processes by anyone but the Company is strictly prohibited.
6) timely submission with the agreed dates once publishing commences.
7) that any monies paid by way of regular payments on a payment plan, an initial payment, down payment to reduce monthly payments, or deposit payment, are non-refundable in all circumstances with the exception of within your 14 day cooling off period.
8) the payment of any costs incurred due to delaying agreed launch dates (£1000)
9) the payment of any costs incurred due to exceeding your package word count (£25 per 1000 words for Proofreading or £30 per 1000 words for copyediting.
4. Late fees (Payment plans Only)
You are responsible to ensure that the payments are made on time or you may incur interest charges of 3% per day after 3 days.
If Client’s account is beyond 30-days overdue, Company reserves the right to turn over the account to collections with outstanding interests and accrued costs incurred in order to engage a Debt Recovery Mercantile Agency or a Solicitor to attend engaged by the company; in order to recover the outstanding amount due and payable.
5. Termination of Contract
You agree that Company may limit, suspend, and/or terminate your participation in the Program without refund or forgiveness of any remaining monthly payments due and payable if Company determines that you/your company:
a) is becoming disruptive or if you impair the participation or progress of Program instructors or participants; or
b) if you fail to follow or abide by the Program Guidelines.
You may terminate your agreement with Authors & Co within 14 days of your initial payment providing that you;
a) Make that request in writing
b) Have not accessed Asana or any other group or training portal.
c) Have not taken any of your calls.
During the Term of Agreement and thereafter, you agree to take no action which is intended, or would reasonably be expected, to harm the Company, its shareholders, officers, directors, agents, employees, contractors, or clients, including other Program participants, or its or their reputation or which would reasonably be expected to lead to unwanted or unfavourable publicity to the Company, its shareholders, officers, directors, agents, employees, contractors, or clients.
This is a business to business contract and the client confirms that the book will be used for business purposes.
7. Jurisdiction Clause
This Agreement is formed in The United Kingdom, the principal place of business for Company and this Agreement and the rights of the Parties to this Agreement shall be governed by the laws of England. The parties to this agreement submit to the jurisdiction of the Courts of England and the laws from time to time in force.
This is the entire agreement between you and Company; it supersedes all other negotiations and discussions prior to the execution of this agreement. You agree that no other representations have been made by Company to induce you into entering into this agreement and no modification to the terms of this agreement shall be effective unless in writing signed by both parties.
The Author hereby covenants and agrees that during the term of this Agreement and for a period of two years following the end of the Contracted Term, the Author will not, without the prior written consent of the Company, directly or indirectly, on his or her own behalf or in the service or on behalf of others, whether or not for compensation, engage in any partnership publishing business activities, or have any interest in offering any competing business.
The teachings in this programme are copyright of Abigail Horne Ltd and should only be used for personal use, not to offer additional publishing related business services.
9. Warranty, Indemnity & Participant Agreement
Authors & Co warrants to you and you shall accept (“The Authors”) that you shall each retain ownership of the copyright and other rights in your Work and all versions of it created during the editing process throughout the world and that you grant the publisher the right to publish the work.
The Author further represents warrants, undertakes and agrees with Authors & Co as follows:
The Work will contain nothing that is defamatory or obscene or unlawful in any other way and the Author has obtained all consents including those for processing including publication for all personal data contained in the work in compliance with Data protection Legislation.
The Author is the sole author of the Work and the sole, unencumbered, absolute legal and beneficial owner of all rights of copyright and all other rights whatever in the Work throughout the world and is and shall remain at all material times during the writing of the Work a ‘qualifying person’ within the meaning of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 Section 154;
The Author has not assigned licensed or transferred or otherwise disposed of any rights of copyright or any other rights in or to the Work other than to Authors & Co and has not entered into any agreement or arrangement which might conflict with Authors & Co’s rights under this Agreement or might interfere with the performance by the Author of the Author’s obligations under this Agreement;
The Work is original to the Author and does not and shall not infringe any right of copyright, moral right or right of privacy or right of publicity or personality or any other right whatever of any person;
All statements purporting to be facts in the Work are true and correct and no advice, recipe, formula or instruction in the Work will if followed or implemented by any person cause loss damage or injury to them or any other person;
There is no present or prospective claim proceeding or litigation in respect of the Work or the title to the Work or the working title or final title of the Work or the ownership of the copyright in the Work which may in any way impair, limit, inhibit, diminish or infringe upon any or all of the rights granted to Authors & Co in this Agreement;
Copyright in the Work is and shall throughout the full period of copyright protection be valid and subsisting pursuant to all applicable laws.
The Author shall indemnify and hold Authors & Co harmless against all liabilities, costs, expenses, damages and losses (including but not limited to any direct, indirect or consequential losses, loss of profit, loss of reputation and all interest, penalties and legal costs (calculated on a full indemnity basis) and all other professional costs and expenses) suffered or incurred by Authors & Co arising out of or in connection with any breach of the warranties set out above. At the request of the Authors & Co and at the Author’s own expense, it shall provide all reasonable assistance to enable Authors & Co to resist any claim, action or proceedings brought against them as a consequence of that breach. This indemnity shall apply whether or not Authors & Co has been negligent or at fault.
For the avoidance of any doubt if the Work contains any material which might pose a serious threat which is or is not actionable at law or has the potential to cause serious damage to Authors & Co reputation or business interests or we become aware of any proceedings legal or otherwise against the company or any of its collaborators in the publication Authors & Co shall immediately request the Author to make such changes to the Work as may be necessary or advisable.
By signing where indicated below, you irrevocably agree that, if Authors & Co accepts you as a book coaching client, then this Participant Agreement automatically becomes a binding contract between you and the Company, and applies to your participation in the program. By signing below, you are acknowledging that you have read, agree to and accept all of the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement.