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Please read carefully the following terms of use (the "Terms of Use") and the information on the processing of personal data, set out on the web page www.anobii.com/legal/privacy-policy, governing users' access to the website www.anobii.com, to any page thereof (hereinafter, in short, the "Website") and to any material contained therein.

1. Terms

1.1 The Website, any material contained therein and the "Anobii" trademark are either the property of Ovolab s.r.l., with registered office in Corso Re Umberto 10, Turin, Italy, Tax Code and VAT number 08539440019 ("Ovolab"), or are being legitimately used by Ovolab.

1.2 By accessing and/or using the Website, you accept the provisions contained in the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use, you are not authorized to use the Website and you should leave immediately.

1.3 The Terms of Use are a binding agreement between each Registered user and Ovolab and they govern the use of, and access to, the Website and to any material contained therein.

2. Use of the Website

2.1 You may access and use the Website
a. as an ordinary visitor (“Visitor”);
b. as a registered user (“Registered User”), after registering with the Website via the Sign Up link on the home page.

2.2 The contents of the Website are also available to Visitors.

2.3 By registering on the Website, you may post book reviews and other content, participate in discussions, send messages to other users, and build your own profile and library.

3. Access to the Website

3.1 By accessing the Website you declare that you are of legal age or, if a minor, that you are in any case capable of performing all the activities involved in the use of the Website and consequently to accept the Terms of Use and any liability arising from the use of the Website. In any case, use of the Website is not permitted to anyone under the age of 14.

3.2 In some countries, access to the Website may be blocked for the purpose of ensuring compliance with applicable legislation. By accessing the Website, you agree never to attempt to circumvent any geo-blocking software.

4. Registering to the website

4.1 When registering to the Website, you must provide your name and e-mail address. The name used for registration purposes may be a nickname.

4.2 Your e-mail address and any other data that – at your sole discretion – you choose to provide by filling in your profile must be truthful and up to date. You may update your data by accessing your profile on the Website.

4.3 You may not create or control more than one profile.

4.4 Access credentials must be kept confidential and not disclosed to anyone else. You will be held accountable for any activity performed on the Website through your access credentials.

4.5 You must immediately report to Ovolab any unauthorised use of your account or Website access credentials.

5. Publishing Content

5.1 As a Registered User you may post content on the Website such as, but not limited to, book reviews or comments on other reviews (the "Content").

5.2 By registering on the Website, you grant Ovolab a free, non-exclusive license to use the Content you are posting or otherwise broadcasting or transmitting via the Website, including the right to publish, process, reproduce and distribute it.

5.3 As a Registered User, you also grant Ovolab the right to sub-license the rights to your Content to third parties, limitedly to the purposes set out in section 7.3.

5.4 This license is valid for an indefinite period of time and you may revoke it at any time by deleting the content posted by using the appropriate content editing controls. In the event of cancellation of the account for any reason whatsoever, you may request deletion of all content published by you by sending an email to legalnotices@anobii.com.

5.5 As a Registered User, you undertake not to post or otherwise broadcast via the Website:
a. content against the law or contrary to public order or morality, including content infringing industrial or intellectual property rights;
b. content that is offensive, intimidating or defamatory;
c. content promoting commercial activities;
d. files containing viruses, trojans, worms, cancelbots, damaged files or anything else that may damage, disable or impair the operation of the Website or cause damage to third parties;
e. spam messages.

5.6 Although the Content posted or broadcast by Registered Users is not previously checked or approved, Ovolab reserves the right to edit or remove any Content, as well as to suspend or delete with no prior notice the account of any Registered User breaching these Terms of Use.

5.7 You will be held fully accountable for any infringement you should commit through the use of the Website.

5.8 Ovolab has adopted a procedure to report unlawful conduct or breaches of the Terms of Use committed by Registered Users posting or broadcasting Content. Non-registered users may report infringements via legalnotices@anobii.com, detailing the nature of the infringement and providing the link(s) to the content in question. Following a complaint, Ovolab will take the measures it deems most appropriate to put an end to any infringement.

6. Limitation of liability and exclusion of warranty

6.1 Ovolab disclaims all liability for any damage that may be caused to users’ computer equipment as a result of accessing or not being able to access the Website, including damage to users’ computer equipment caused by viruses.

6.2 Ovolab makes no representations or warranties to the effect that:
a. users will be able to use the Website, that the Website or its content will not be interrupted or will continue to be made available in its current form or in any other form;
b. the Website or any software available on or downloaded from the Website is free of viruses or defects and compatible with the users’ equipment.

6.3 Ovolab makes no warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or reliability of the information and materials contained in the Website.

6.4 The Website may contain references to products or services provided by third parties or links to external websites that are not operated by Ovolab. Ovolab cannot be held responsible for such contents. Ovolab provides no guarantee as to the content of the aforementioned websites and each user decides to access and consult them exclusively at his or her own risk.

6.5 Nothing in these Terms of Use will however exclude or limit Ovolab's liability arising from gross negligence or willful misconduct.

7. Copyright

7.1 The entire content of the Website, including the design, text, layout, drawings, photos, videos, graphics and all other elements of the Website pages, as well as their selection and arrangement, are either the exclusive property of Ovolab, which holds the relevant copyright, or are included and used on the Website with the authorization of the legitimate holder of the relevant right. In particular, copyright on the Contents present on the Website is the exclusive property of the right holder concerned.

7.2 Any use, even partial, of the materials contained in the Website, including reproduction, adaptation, modification, translation, distribution or publication, is prohibited without prior written authorization from Ovolab or the owners of the rights to the Content.

7.3 Notwithstanding section 7.2 above, as a Registered User you may:
a. view and reproduce the pages of the Website of your interest, solely for your own personal use and not for direct or indirect commercial purposes;
b. reproduce individual Content for purposes of critical review, discussion, dissemination, as well as to promote the book reviewed, provided that such review is accompanied by the indication that such review was taken from the Website and by the name or nickname of the author, if stated on the Website.

7.4 For some books, the bibliographical data and cover image originally provided to Ovolab are copyright by Informazioni Editoriali I.E. Srl, or by the entity that granted a license to IE. All rights are reserved. IE shall not be held responsible for any changes made by Ovolab or by Registered Users to the data originally provided by IE.

7.5 You may not reproduce, download or exploit the Website or any of its Content in any way whatsoever without the prior written authorization of Ovolab or of the author of the Content concerned.

8. Trademarks and logos

8.1 All trademarks and logos reproduced on the Website, including the domain name, are the exclusive property of either Ovolab or of third parties who have granted Ovolab the right to use them.

8.2 The use of the trademarks and logos referred to in section 8.1 is prohibited, unless expressly authorized in writing by Ovolab.

8.3 The “Anobii” trademark and logo may be used for the purpose of critical review, discussion and dissemination of the Website's activities.

9. Final provisions

9.1 As a Registered User, you guarantee that the information you provide when using the Website is truthful, complete, correct and up-to-date.

9.2 Ovolab reserves the right to modify, at any time, the Website, these Terms of Use, as well as the availability of specific Content. Notice of such changes will be given on the Website and users will continue to use the Website in accordance with the modified version of the Terms of Use.

9.3 Ovolab also reserves the right to deny access to any user, suspend or delete their accounts, even without prior notice, for technical or security reasons – such as, but not limited to – preventing unauthorized access to the Website or the loss or destruction of data.

9.4 Any communication relating to these Terms of Use must be made in writing and will be deemed effectively and validly executed upon receipt thereof, if made by e-mail or by post to the following addresses:
by post: Ovolab s.r.l., Corso Re Umberto 10, 10121, Turin, Italy
by e-mail: legalnotices@anobii.com

9.5 These Terms of Use are available in English and Italian. In case of discrepancies, the Italian version will prevail.

9.6 These Terms of Use are governed by Italian law.

9.7 Any dispute relating to the Website or the interpretation, validity and performance of the Terms of Use will be the exclusive competence of the Court of Turin, Italy.