Terms & Conditions
Services (as per your package) to be performed by NextGen Publication will be governed by the Online/ Print invoices on which you have paid for services. Books will be available on www.nextgenpublication.com for the first 25 days after that we will move it to other selling platforms.
As the Author, you may price your books at ANY retail price. However, we cannot sell your books through our systems unless your retail meets the Minimum Pricing criteria outlined by us which is based on book format and page count. This means that you cannot set a price BELOW the COST of the product and have it sold by NextGen Publication.
Minimum pricing criteria are subject to change at any time at the discretion of NextGen Publication as market conditions and costs warrant. NextGen Publication will recommend a price change to the author when minimum pricing criteria change.
NextGen Publication shall not be liable to pay any consideration including sharing any revenue for the Printed Books which are Distributed for review, advertising, publicity, promotional purpose, samples or such other similar purposes. Books distributed by NextGen Publication for such purposes. NextGen Publication is not necessarily bound to share/ update the information to the author in the same regards.
NextGen Publication can create promotional offers/ coupons for promotion which helps in increasing sale of books on various online/offline platforms itself.
The Author represents and warrants that he/she is the sole author of the Work and is the owner of the copyright to all of its contents; that he/she has not engaged in plagiarism with respect to the Work; that the Work is accurate in all respects, i.e., that if fiction, it represents no real event or person in a way that could be deemed libelous; that if non-fiction, it does not misstate any material fact or omit to state any material fact, the result of which would libel any person or result in a person being placed in a false or damaging light; and that the Work does not infringe upon any statutory or common law right of copyright or privacy of any third party; that he/she is owner of any trademarks and/or trade names associated with the Work; that the Work does not constitute obscenity or hate literature and that the author has the right to enter into this Agreement.
YOU OWN ALL RIGHTS TO YOUR WORK
The Author acknowledges and agrees that NextGen Publication acquires no right of ownership to the Work under this Agreement; that NextGen Publication is a provider of limited services only as governed by the invoices on which you have paid for services (i.e., publishing services, editing, printing, sales and fulfillment, and website development) and assumes no responsibility for reviewing or correcting the content of the work. The author also agrees that he is only providing NextGen Publication, the raw input/ manuscript and the interior layout designs, cover, etc. if manuscript prepared by NextGen Publication in a Traditional way, then it will remain the property of NextGen Publication, all time. Author is furthermore not allowed to reprint or digitally distribute the formatted/ designed book or a part of it, in the form, such it indicates to be as printed or distributed by NextGen Publication or else otherwise to use the cover page prepared by NextGen Publication for any other purpose except what conducts as to genuine promotion of book. The ISBN assigned by NextGen Publication to the book can never be used with third-party printer/ distributors at any relation or concern. However, still, author own the complete rights on his/ her own content but finalized book content with layout and formatting with cover art cannot be produced by the author using any third-party service. The author guarantees not to use the ISBN or cover art or layout in relation to any third party in any way or any manner. The Author also grants NextGen Publication a complete freedom to use his/ her name, photograph, statements, reference, etc. on any place/ location/ platform on the aspect of book promotion as and what deem fit for the purpose at its sole discretion.
The Author agrees to indemnify NextGen Publication and its employees, shareholders, directors, representatives, successors and assigns of and from all and any manner of claims, liabilities, damages, expenses (including reasonable attorney's fees), awards, and judgments resulting from claims of (i) third parties regarding ownership, libel, slander, plagiarism, privacy, misappropriation, and similar claims arising from publication of the Work; (ii) Author's breach of any warranty in this Agreement. NextGen Publication agrees to notify the Author promptly of any claim for indemnity under this Agreement. NextGen Publication may be represented in any proceeding by counsel of its choice; the Author may retain additional counsel at his or her own expense. Any settlement agreement between NextGen Publication and a third party regarding a claim covered by the indemnity provisions of this Agreement shall be subject to approval of the Author, which approval shall not be unreasonably withheld.
TERM AND EXCLUSIVITY
The Author retains the copyright for this Work, and no part of this Agreement diminishes the Author's rights to this Work.
Grant a Exclusive Lifetime rights to NextGen Publication to print, reproduce, sell and distribute the present edition of book, within or outside India, either alone or else in partnership with other entities as and what seem fit for the condition at its sole discretion, with the condition of paying back the profit share to author. Author has granted NextGen Publication a right to representation and takes decisions in regards of publishing, releasing and distribution of the book. However, the author retains complete right to release other edition of his works with any other third party and NextGen Publication has no any interference in it.
Fees/charges paid to NextGen Publication related to pre- or post-publication services, such as data entry, composition, and/or corrections or book sales, printing, distribution, etc. are not refundable. Fees related to the publication of supplemental printings, and later editions of the Work are also not refundable. If the agreement is terminated by NextGen Publication due to a breach by Author of this Agreement, no fees shall be refunded. Author has to buy his/her remaining books by NextGen Publication at pre-defined discounted price.
LAW AND VENUE
The laws of the State of India shall govern this Agreement and this agreement shall be construed in accordance with the laws of India, without recourse to conflicts of law principles. Recognizing the expense, distraction, and uncertainty resulting from litigation of disputes which may arise under this Agreement, the parties have agreed that except as specifically provided herein they shall submit any and all disputes arising in any way under this Agreement to NextGen Publication itself, Notwithstanding the foregoing, nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to deprive a party of the right to equitable relief in a court of competent jurisdiction respecting rights to its intellectual property or use thereof under this Agreement. Any proceeding under this paragraph shall be brought in the courts and jurisdiction in New Delhi, India. A judgment may be entered in a court of competent jurisdiction based on any award rendered in arbitration or other proceeding conducted by the parties pursuant to this paragraph.