Terms and Conditions

Copyright and Trademarks.

All artwork on this site is copyright ©Tairelei - All rights reserved.

All content on this website gallery is registered and protected and may not be copied, edited, published, reproduced, uploaded, tubed, transmitted, sold or re-sold in any way without my prior written permission.

If you do not accept these terms, you must not use this site and its services.

Cancellation, returns and refund policy.

If the client would like to cancel before the work has started, neither client or designer is under obligation to the other. A non refundable deposit is to be paid once the client agrees to move forward with the cover. If the client decides to cancel once the work has started, the deposit will be kept. All sales are final.  There are no returns and no refunds on pre-made and/or custom covers.

 

Ownership

 

The client understands that he/she has no right whatsoever to alter the final design in any way, except to change the size for digital display. If the client would like to make an alteration to the work, he/she will contact the designer to discuss this further. Additional fees may be required. Client understands that he/she may not alter or cut parts of the design to compose a new piece. Client understands that he/she may not use the design for more than 500,000 printed copies. 

The copyright and ownership of all artwork designs and design materials will remain with the designer. 

I do not send PSD project files.

 

Stock imagery.

 

Licensed material is used from DepositPhotos, etc. In some cases unrestricted stock is used from Deviant Art where an artist allows stock to be used for commercial purposes. In these cases explicit permission has been obtained. Each site and stock provider has its rules for use in printed books and e-book

 

Most, if not all images are limited to a print run of 250,000 units and e-book of 500,000 units. If necessary, this 250,000/500,000 limit can be extended, at the clients expense. The designer will list the stocks used within the credit document sent with the final files.

 

Upon receipt of full payment, client will be entitled to exclusive use of the cover design. However, the copyright is owned by their individual sources. In these cases, no other items such as cups, bookmarks,

t-shirts, etc. may be sold. These may be given away for promotional purposes only. More information about stock licences can be found on their individual stock websites.

Fonts are also licensed materials found and purchased on secure and legal websites

The client agrees to abide by all the terms and conditions of any license agreement for any materials used and purchased by the designer for use in the client’s book cover design. 

If the client supplies materials subject to intellectual property rights by a third-party, the client will secure the appropriate rights beforehand to use before directing the designer to incorporate them into his/her project. The designer reserves the right to request a copy of said rights. Should any intellectual property dispute arise involving materials the client provides, the client assumes full legal and financial responsibility. 

 

Confidentiality.

 

All the information that is shared by the client is considered confidential.

The designer will use client’s pen name and book title on their website, gallery and social media platforms to promote these services.

Client understands that half finished covers and watermarked pieces are not to be shared on Facebook or any other website or public forum without prior approval. Client understands that it is against DepositPhotos terms of service to post watermarked images on any website.

 

Client Responsibility

It is the client’s responsibility to order a copy of the cover design from client’s printer and make sure all is in order before putting the book on sale. In case any problems or expenses incurred by the client Tairelei will at no time be held financially or legally responsible..

It is the client’s responsibility to provide the designer with exact book template and size specifications for print and digital displays.

Publishing Rights and Brand Naming
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​The client acknowledges he/she has obtained all rights and permissions to publish materials to be used in the project and shall be solely responsible for the materials and the validity of copyrights, trademarks and ownership claimed by the client. Client agrees to indemnify, hold harmless and defend Tairelei and its employees from any and all libel and copyright and permission infringement action resulting from materials client provides and/or any unauthorized use of any of the materials used in the final design. Client agrees to takes full responsibility for attribution within his/her book.

Attribution.

 

The designer will send a document containing credits for attribution once the cover is approved, this will include all credits and it is the client’s responsibility to add these within the book on the books copyright page. 

Disclaimer.

Tairelei makes no warranties of any kind, for any products or services it supplies.  And will not be liable for any damages, losses or expenses resulting from products and/or services that it supplies. The customer agrees not to hold Tairelei responsible for any such loss or damage. Tairelei is not responsible for any claim, loss, injury or loss based on errors or any other inaccuracies appearing on our site or in the clients written documents including without limitation as a result of any breach of the terms and conditions of this agreement.

Restrictions and use of site.

You represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years old or visiting this Site under the supervision of a parent or guardian.

You agree that you will not download, reproduce, edit, reverse engineer, disassemble, modify, sell, rent, publicly display, or commercially exploit any part of this website this site or any portion of it unless expressly permitted in writing. You agree that you will not remove any copyright or trademark or any other rites contained herein.

 

We reserve the right to revise these Terms and Conditions at any time and without prior notice. Updated terms will supersede all previous versions of  Terms and Conditions distributed in any form. Please check this page regularly to take notice of any changes.