Reader Cloud Terms and Conditions
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(1) Introduction

Reader Cloud is a service provided by Bookry Ltd.

These terms of use govern your use of our ebook widget applications and related website services (the Reader Cloud); by using the Reader Cloud, you accept these terms of use in full. If you disagree with these terms of use or any part of these terms of use, you must not use the Reader Cloud.

You must be at least 13 years of age to use the Reader Cloud. By using the Reader Cloud and by agreeing to these terms of use, you warrant and represent that you are at least 13 years of age.

Reader Cloud uses cookies and localstorage. By using Reader Cloud and agreeing to these terms of use, you consent to the use of cookies and localstorage together with the storage, sharing and use of any personal informaiton you give us in accordance with the terms of our Privacy Policy below.

(2) Licence to use the Reader Cloud

Unless otherwise stated, we or our licensors own the intellectual property rights in the Reader Cloud and materials within the Reader Cloud. Subject to the licence below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

The content that you create within your eBooks and upload to the Reader Cloud is your property, and remains yours.

(3) Acceptable use

You must not use the Reader Cloud in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the Reader Cloud or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the Reader Cloud; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use the Reader Cloud to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to the Reader Cloud without our express written consent.

You must not use the Reader Cloud to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.

(4) Registered users

Access to certain areas of the Reader Cloud is restricted to registered users.

You warrant that all the information you provide to us as part of the registration procedure is true, accurate, fair and complete.

You will select your own username and password, but you acknowledge that we may refuse to permit, or may insist that you change, any username that impersonates another person or breaches the provisions of Section 5 below.

You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any unauthorised use of your account.

You are responsible for any activity on the Reader Cloud arising out of any failure to keep your account details confidential, and may be held liable for any losses arising out of such a failure.

You must not use any other person's username and password to access the Reader Cloud, unless you have that person's express permission to do so.

Registered users will have access to such additional features on the Reader Cloud as we may from time to time determine in our sole discretion.

We may disable usernames and passwords, delete accounts, and delete any information associated with an account, in our sole discretion without notice or explanation.

(5) User generated content

In these terms of use, “your user content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to the Reader Cloud, for whatever purpose.

You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media. You also grant to us the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.

You warrant and represent that your user content will comply with these terms of use.

Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or us or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).

Your user content (and its publication on the Reader Cloud) must not:

(a) be libellous or maliciously false;

(b) be obscene or indecent;

(c) infringe any copyright, moral right, database right, trade mark right, design right, right in passing off, or other intellectual property right;

(d) infringe any right of confidence, right of privacy, or right under data protection legislation;

(e) constitute negligent advice or contain any negligent statement;

(f) constitute an incitement to commit a crime;

(g) be in contempt of any court, or in breach of any court order;

(h) be in breach of racial or religious hatred or discrimination legislation;

(i) be blasphemous;

(j) be in breach of official secrets legislation;

(k) be in breach of any contractual obligation owed to any person;

(l) depict violence in an explicit, graphic or gratuitous manner;

(m) be pornographic or sexually explicit;

(n) consist of or contain any instructions, advice or other information which may be acted upon and could, if acted upon, cause illness, injury or death, or any other loss or damage;

(o) constitute spam; or

(p) be offensive, deceptive, threatening, abusive, harassing, or menacing, hateful, discriminatory or inflammatory;

You must not submit any user content to the Reader Cloud that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

We reserve the right to edit or remove any material submitted to the Reader Cloud, or stored on our servers, or hosted or published upon our website.

Notwithstanding our rights under these terms of use in relation to user content, we do not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, the Reader Cloud.

(6) Limited warranties

You acknowledge that some of the information published on the Reader Cloud is submitted by users, and that we do not usually review, approve or edit such information. We do not warrant the completeness or accuracy of the information published on the Reader Cloud; nor do we commit to ensuring that the Reader Cloud remains available or that the material on the Reader Cloud is kept up-to-date.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to the Reader Cloud and the use of the Reader Cloud (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill).

(7) Limitations and exclusions of liability

Nothing in these terms of use will: (a) limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence; (b) limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; (c) limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or (d) exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.

The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section and elsewhere in these terms of use: (a) are subject to the preceding paragraph; and (b) govern all liabilities arising under the terms of use or in relation to the subject matter of the terms of use, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty.

To the extent that the Reader Cloud and the information and services on the Reader Cloud are provided free-of-charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.

We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.

We will not be liable to you in respect of any business losses, including (without limitation) loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill.

We will not be liable to you in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or software.

We will not be liable to you in respect of any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage.

You accept that we have an interest in limiting the personal liability of our officers and employees. Having regard to that interest, you accept that we are a limited liability entity and agree that you will not bring any claim personally against individual officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the Reader Cloud or these terms of use. This will not, of course, limit or exclude the liability of the company itself for the acts and omissions of our officers and employees.

You agree to the publication of text, drawings, images, comments, reviews and/or feedback relating to you, by others, on the Reader Cloud. You acknowledge that such text, drawings, images, comments, reviews and/or feedback may be critical or defamatory or otherwise unlawful; and you agree that you will not hold us liable in respect of any such text, drawings, images, comments, reviews and/or feedback, irrespective of whether we are aware or ought to have been aware of such text, drawings, images, comments, reviews and/or feedback.

(8) Indemnity

You hereby indemnify us and undertake to keep us indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by us to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of our legal advisers) incurred or suffered by us arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms of use.

(9) Breaches of these terms of use

Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms of use, if you breach these terms of use in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms of use in any way, we may:

(a) send you one or more formal warnings;

(b) temporarily suspend your access to the Reader Cloud;

(c) permanently prohibit you from accessing the Reader Cloud;

(d) block computers using your IP address from accessing the Reader Cloud;

(e) contact your internet services provider and request that they block your access to the Reader Cloud;

(f) bring court proceedings against you for breach of contract or otherwise;

(g) suspend and/or delete your account with the Reader Cloud; and/or

(h) delete and/or edit any or all of your user generated content.

Where we suspend or prohibit or block your access to the Reader Cloud or a part of the Reader Cloud, you must not take any action to circumvent such suspension or prohibition or blocking (including without limitation creating and/or using a different account).

(10) Third party websites

Our Reader Cloud may include hyperlinks to other websites owned and operated by third parties. These links are not recommendations. We have no control over the contents of third party websites, and we accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

(11) Trade marks

Bookry and our logo are trade marks belonging to us. We give no permission for the use of these trade marks, and such use may constitute an infringement of our rights.

The other registered and unregistered trade marks or service marks on the Reader Cloud are the property of their respective owners. Unless stated otherwise, we do not endorse and are not affiliated with any of the holders of any such rights and as such we cannot grant any licence to exercise such rights.

(12) Variation

We may revise these terms of use from time-to-time. Revised terms of use will apply to the use of the Reader Cloud from the date of the publication of the revised terms of use on our website. Please check this page at regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.

(13) Assignment

We may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these terms of use without notifying you or obtaining your consent.

You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms of use.

(14) Severability

If a provision of these terms of use is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

(15) Exclusion of third party rights

These terms of use are for the benefit of you and us, and are not intended to benefit any third party or be enforceable by any third party. The exercise of our and your rights in relation to these terms of use is not subject to the consent of any third party.

(16) Entire agreement

These terms of use, together with our privacy policy, constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of the Reader Cloud, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of the Reader Cloud.

(17) Law and jurisdiction

These terms of use will be governed by and construed in accordance with English law, and any disputes relating to these terms of use will be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

(18) Our details

The full name of our company is Bookry Ltd.

We are registered in England & Wales under registration number 06294173.

Our address is Intec, Parc Menai, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 4FG, UK.

You can contact us by email to

Privacy Policy

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our ebook widget users, website visitors, and those using the Reader Cloud service (Reader Cloud); this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.

Our widgets and website uses cookies and localstorage. By using our website or widgets and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies and localstorage in accordance with the terms of this policy.

(1) What information do we collect?

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:

  • (a) information about your computer, tablet or smartphone and about your visits to and use of Reader Cloud
  • (b) information relating to your use of widgets
  • (c) information relating to any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to Reader Cloud, including information relating to any purchases you make of our goods or services
  • (d) information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us
  • (e) information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to Reader Cloud
  • (f) information that you provide to us for the purpose of using an ebook widget
  • (g) any other information that you choose to send to us

(2) Cookies

A cookie consists of a piece of text sent by a web server to a web browser or ebook reader, and stored by the browser or ebook reader. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser or ebook reader requests a page or material from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser or ebook reader.

We use both “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies on Reader Cloud.

We use local storage as well as cookie storage to store the cookie identifier.

Session cookies will be deleted from your system when you close your browser or app. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.

Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies. For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including Reader Cloud.

(3) Using your personal information

Personal information submitted to us via Reader Cloud or any of our widgets present in ebooks will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of the ebook widget or website.

We may use your personal information to:

  • (a) administer Reader Cloud;
  • (b) improve your experience by personalising the Reader Cloud service;
  • (c) enable your use of the services available on Reader Cloud;
  • (d) send to you goods purchased via Reader Cloud, and supply to you services purchased via Reader Cloud;
  • (e) send statements and invoices to you, and collect payments from you
  • (f) send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications;
  • (g) send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;
  • (h) send to you our newsletter and other marketing communications relating to our business which we think may be of interest by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications);
  • (i) deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to Reader Cloud;
  • (j) collect anonymized data on the use of our web site and widgets;
  • (k) prepare a summary of the anonymized data and share with others;
  • (l) forward on and share the information to the author or publisher of the ebook widget, as part of the use and functionality of that ebook widget;

Where you submit personal information for publication on Reader Cloud, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the licence you grant to us.

(4) Disclosures

We may disclose information about you to any of our employees, officers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this privacy policy.

In addition, we may disclose your personal information:

  • (a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
  • (b) in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
  • (c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);
  • (d) to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset that we are (or are contemplating) selling; and
  • (e) to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.
  • (f) to the author or publisher of an ebook widget, as part of your use and the functionality of that ebook widget;
  • (g) to any person which you have given your explicit consent for us to share your personal information.

Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.

(5) International data transfers*1

Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this privacy policy.

Information which you provide may be transferred to countries (including [the United States, Japan, and other countries which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area.

In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on Reader Cloud will be published on the internet and may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.

You expressly agree to such transfers of personal information.

(6) Security of your personal information

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. We will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to the website or to a widget).

(7) Policy amendments

We may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes.

We may also notify you of changes to our privacy policy by email.

(8) Your rights

You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you. Provision of such information will be subject to:

  • (a) the payment of a fee (currently fixed at £10.00); and
  • (b) the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity [(for this purpose, we will usually accept a photocopy of your passport certified by a solicitor or bank plus an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address)].

We may withhold such personal information to the extent permitted by law.

You may instruct us not to process your personal information for marketing purposes, by sending an email to us. In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.

(9) Third party websites

The website and widgets contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.

(10) Updating information

Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.

(11) Contact

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal information, please write to us by email to or by post to Bookry Ltd, Intec, Parc Menai, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 4FG, UK.

(12) Data controller

The data controller responsible in respect of the information collected on this website and within ebook widgets is Bookry Ltd.

Our EU data protection registration number in the UK is Z3394159.