Digital Book Stores Private Limited through its portal delivers context specific academic content and enables authors referred to as Author for this agreement, to disseminate any content that is academic in nature and defined as such content that serves to meet only academic requirements relating to institutionalized education and scholarship, and develop studying, thinking, learning and practical skills among students.


This agreement shall be understood in context of English generally used in the United States of America if there is a conflict in understanding or when translated to any other language or dialect. The terms and conditions in this Agreement are liable for change from time to time and only the most recent version as given in Date of Last Revision shall be used if there is a contradiction of understanding or needing arbitration. The Author/s shall withdraw any contribution or content if they are not in total and complete acceptance of these terms and conditions.

Date of Last Revision: September 1, 2016

Rights and Responsibilities

The paragraphs hereinafter are termed Statement of Rights and Responsibilities henceforth referred to as the Statement. The Statement defines and governs the relationship with the Author and Digital Book Stores Private Limited. By using or accessing you as Author agree to this Statement.


Privacy of Author is very important to Digital Book Stores Private Limited. The Privacy Policy is provided to communicate how you can use and how we may use the content and information provided by you. We suggest that you read and understand the Privacy Policy. You shall make informed decisions based on a clear understanding of the Privacy Policy. It is understood that all decisions you make have been made after a clear and definite understanding of the Privacy Policy

1. Sharing Content and Information

You own the copyright © for all content, information and contribution you post or upload at and you are referred to as the Author everywhere in this Agreement. You warrant that all your content, information and contribution is original on your part except for such excerpts from copyrighted works included with written permission from the copyright owners, or such excerpts that hold universal copyright or such excerpts that do not hold any copyright or such excerpts that have outlived the original copyright, and that it does not infringe upon copyright, trademark and other rights of others. You agree that all your content, information and contribution hereinafter referred to as Content, do not contain any libellous statements against governments, cultures, religions, traditions, beliefs, ethnicities, or in any other form that has a possibility of evoking sentiments or that could be deemed to be threatening, abusive, harassing, blasphemous, objectionable, defamatory or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever and anywhere in the world. You indemnify Digital Book Stores Private Limited, its directors, owners, employees and other stakeholders at all times and places anywhere in the world against all costs, expenses and damage arising from any breach of this warranty. You agree that Digital Book Stores Private Limited shall have the right to delete any content that may be found or proven to be objectionable as stated in this paragraph. In addition:

  • You give us non exclusive rights to transfer, sell and license to any user worldwide the right to use any of your Content that you upload or post in through any means we specify or determine from time to time. This license ends when you delete your Content your account. Digital Book Stores Private Limited shall not be held responsible for content that has been transferred, sold or licensed to any user worldwide before the deletion of such Content and where your Content has been shared with others, and they have not deleted it.
  • When you delete your Content, it may persist in backup copies for a reasonable period of time but shall not be available to others from that moment except in shared documents which would not be under the control of Digital Book Stores Private Limited.
  • When you upload or post Content or information, it shall mean that it has been published and that you are allowing everyone to access and use all Content and information, and to associate it with you, your name and profile including any pictures, photographs or illustrations.
  • You are responsible for the properties of the Content. The default unit of payment is for every 100 kilobyte (KB) of content. However as the owner of the content, you can fix the price per page independent of the size of the content in kilobytes. It is possible that a user may prefer to download content that occupy lesser KBs than 100 KBs based on the size of the content you upload and the unit you determine.
  • Royalty of 30% of all revenues generated globally from your content shall be paid to you as royalty and shall be paid on the royalty amount reaching 1000 INR and subsequently for every 1000 INR. If you are part of a publishing firm or institution, the royalty is as per the agreement you have with the publishing firm or institution when your content has been uploaded to D-Bookstore by the publisher or institution.
  • We welcome your feedback and suggestions on and may use them with no obligation to compensate or acknowledge you.

2. Safety

We are committed to do our best to keep safe but it is not guaranteed that it shall remain safe. You agree to give the following commitments

  • You shall not send or otherwise post or upload unauthorized commercial communications including spam on
  • You shall not collect users' content or information, or otherwise access using automated means such as harvesting bots, robots, spiders, scrapers etc.
  • You shall not engage in marketing of products or services, multi-level marketing, pyramid schemes or any other such systems that do not agree with the basic objectives of which is dissemination of academic content as defined in the Preamble of this Terms and Conditions, and Agreement.
  • You shall not upload viruses or other malicious code.
  • You shall not solicit login information or access an account belonging to someone else.
  • You shall not bully, intimidate, or harass any user.
  • You shall not post content that is hateful, threatening, or pornographic; incites violence; or contain or graphic or gratuitous violence or nudity unless needed to deliver content related to medicine or any health related academic subjects.
  • You shall not develop or operate any third-party applications
  • is a level playing ground for all authors and you shall not undertake specific promotional activities to publicize yourself or your content by offering any contest, giveaways, or sweepstakes on
  • You shall not use to do anything unlawful, misleading, malicious, or discriminatory.
  • You shall not do anything that could disable, overburden, or impair the proper working of, such as a denial of service attack.
  • You shall not facilitate or encourage any violations of this Statement.
  • Digital Book Stores Private Limited reserves the right to deactivate accounts that do not adhere to the aforesaid terms and conditions.

3. Registration and Account Security

Digital Book Stores Private Limited recommends that you provide your real name and authentic personal information. However, Digital Book Stores Private Limited understands that many authors and contributors do not wish to be known by their real names or information on their identity and therefore if necessary, you may use pseudonyms, abbreviations of your name or the names that you are popularly known by while providing information. The search engine at is designed to use the material provided at and therefore give only such information in such ways that you wish yourself to be recognized.

All details pertaining to banking shall be accurate as all royalties shall be paid directly to the account. Any mismatch in name, account number, bank, branch, IFS code etc may result in the royalties not being credited. The information in your profile and in the banking details may be different. Your profile is the way you wish the readers to know you while the banking details is exactly the way you are. Digital Book Stores Private Limited shall not be held responsible for any mismatch in royalty settlements if the banking details provided by the authors and contributors are not true and correct. You shall not create more than one personal profile. Digital Book Stores Private Limited reserves the right to delete profiles randomly leaving just one profile when more than one profile is uploaded or posted. You may make changes in your profile as many times as you wish but at any given time only one profile should be uploaded or posted.

You are giving the following commitments relating to registering and maintaining the security of your account:

  • You shall not provide any false personal information on, or create an account for anyone other than yourself without permission of the concerned person. Permission shall neither be asked nor given by Digital Book Stores Private Limited for such requests.
  • You shall not create more than one personal profile.
  • If we disable your account, you shall not create another one without our permission.
  • You shall not use your personal profile for commercial gains like selling your status update to an advertiser.
  • You shall keep your contact information accurate and up-to-date.
  • You shall not share your password, let anyone else access your account, or do anything else that might jeopardize the security of your account.
  • You shall not transfer your account. All income from your contributions directly credit to your bank account as provided by you. You may change your account or bank from time to time and update the same at to ensure that any transfer of income takes place seamlessly. The transfer is with immediate effect.
  • You shall not select your name to closely relate or resemble well known entity’s name or trademark.

4. Protecting Other People's Rights

We respect other people's rights, and expect you to do the same.

  • You shall not upload or post content that infringes or violates someone else's rights or otherwise violates the law of any land where the Content may be used.
  • Digital Book Stores Private Limited reserves the right to remove any content or information you post or upload at if we believe that it violates Statement given above.
  • You shall report claims of intellectual property infringement if any material contributed by anyone rightfully belongs to you in the Claims location in The claimants for the said intellectual property shall seek arbitration from mutually acceptable people or concerns. Digital Book Stores Private Limited shall not intervene in the arbitration proceedings.
  • Any user may report intellectual property infringement for any material uploaded or posted at independent of whether or not they have contributed, uploaded or posted any material at
  • All claims and responses shall be available at all times for any user. These may be deleted on the removal of the specified content being addressed.
  • If you repeatedly infringe other people's intellectual property rights, Digital Book Stores Private Limited may permanently disable your account at at its own prerogative.
  • If an account is permanently disabled, it may be reversed by written request of the author. The right to accept such requests remains the prerogative of Digital Book Stores Private Limited.
  • You will not use or copyrights or trademarks or any confusingly similar marks without written permission of Digital Book Stores Private Limited, the owners of Interline Publishing and hence the owners of also.
  • You shall not collect or obtain information from users without their consent and it shall never be done on behalf of Digital Book Stores Private Limited.
  • You shall not post or upload anyone's identification documents or sensitive information including financial on without due permission in writing acquired from them. This shall include individuals as well as enterprises, corporations, firms, governments, government bodies, trusts and any other organization or body not mentioned here.
  • You shall not tag users or send email invitations to non-users if there is a possibility of such invitees taking offence to your invitations.

6. Payments

All payments shall be made by online banking. You agree to our Payment Terms having read and understood the same.

7. Links

You shall not place Hyperlinks on any page and Digital Book Stores Private Limited reserves the right to deactivate such links

8. . Advertisements and Other Commercial Content

Digital Book Stores Private Limited may seek or elicit interest of advertisers or other commercial content providers. Income generated from such activity shall be the exclusive property of Digital Book Stores Private Limited. No advertising will be placed in D-Bookstores deployed in various websites.

9. Termination

You shall not violate the letter or spirit of this Statement, or otherwise create risk or possible legal exposure for us. Digital Book Stores Private Limited reserves the right to stop providing all or part of to you. This may be notified the next time you attempt to access your account. You may also delete your account at any time. In all such cases, this Statement shall terminate, but the provisions in paragraphs 9, 10 and 11 below shall still apply.

10. Disputes

  • You will resolve any claim, cause of action or dispute (claim) you have with us arising out of or relating to this Statement or Digital Book Stores Private Limited exclusively within the jurisdiction of Bengaluru city in Karnataka state of India. The laws of India will govern this Statement, as well as any claim that might arise between you and us, without regard to conflict of law provisions. You agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts located in Bengaluru for the purpose of litigating all such claims.
  • If anyone brings a claim against us related to your actions, content or information on, you will indemnify and hold us harmless from and against all damages, losses, and expenses of any kind (including reasonable legal fees and costs) related to such claim.
  • We try to keep bug-free and safe but you use it at your own risk. We are providing in as is and where is terms without any expressed or implied warranties including, but not limited to implied warranties, copyright and other intellectual property, accuracy of Content, application of Content, for merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. We do not guarantee that is safe or will be safe and secure. Digital Book Stores Private Limited is not responsible for the actions, content, information of data of authors and contributors, and you release us, our directors, other stake holders, officers, employees and agents from any claims and damages known and unknown arising out of or in any way connected with any claim you have against any such author or contributor. We will not be liable to you for any lost profits or other consequential, special, indirect, or incidental damages arising out of or in connection with this Statement or Digital Book Stores Private Limited, even if we or you have been advised of the possibility of such damages. The liability of Digital Book Stores Private Limited shall be limited to the fullest extent permitted by applicable laws of India.

10. Definitions

  • By ‘we’ we mean Digital Book Stores Private Limited and by ‘Digital Book Stores Private Limited’ we mean the organization that holds right for the features and services we make available, including through (i) our websites at and and any other Digital Book Stores Private Limited branded or co-branded websites including sub-domains, international versions, widgets, and mobile versions; (ii) our Platform; (c) social plugins such as the like button, the share button and other similar offerings and (d) other media, software (such as a toolbar), devices, or networks now existing or later developed.
  • By 'D-Bookstore' we mean virtual book stores deployed in various websites by Digital Book Stores Private Limited, that deliver content. Students download the content uploaded directly at and therefore available as Interline Publishing content or uploaded through any of the D-Bookstores and therefore appearing as a content from the institution or organization through whose website the content was uploaded. All reports on download through D-Bookstores will be available to authors in their dash board at
  • By ‘us’ we mean Digital Book Stores Private Limited, its heirs and assigns.
  • By ‘you’ we mean ‘Author’ and by ‘Author’ we mean the copyright owner of the Content uploaded at who is an individual or group of people who represent themselves and not a organized publishing firm.
  • By ‘reader’ we mean any user who uses Content to read or pays to download.
  • By ‘Platform’ we mean a set of APIs and services that enable users to retrieve data from or provide data to us.
  • By ‘API’ we mean Application Programming Interface, a source code based specification for interfacing various software components to communicate with each other.
  • By ‘information’ we mean facts and other information about you, including actions you take.
  • By ‘Content’ we mean anything you post or upload on that would not be included in the definition of information.
  • By ‘data’ we mean Content and information that users can retrieve from or provide to Digital Book Stores Private Limited through Platform.
  • By ‘post’ we mean post on or otherwise make available to us.
  • By ‘use’ we mean use, copy, publicly perform or display, distribute, modify, translate, and create derivative works of.
  • By ‘active user’ we mean a person who has logged into more than once.
  • By ‘user’ we mean a person who has logged into at any time.
  • By ‘account’ we mean anyone who has a user ID and password registered at
  • By ‘context specific content’ we mean content created to meet specific academic requirements or any content created that may meet specific academic requirements.

10. Other

  • This Statement is an agreement between you and Digital Book Stores Private Limited. References to “us,” “we,” and “our” mean Digital Book Stores Private Limited
  • This Statement makes up the entire agreement between the parties regarding Digital Book Stores Private Limited and supersedes any prior agreements.
  • If any portion of this Statement is found to be unenforceable, the remaining portion will remain in full force and effect.
  • If we fail to enforce any of this Statement, it will not be considered a waiver.
  • You will not transfer any of your rights or obligations under this Statement to anyone else.
  • All of our rights and obligations under this Statement are freely assignable by us in connection with a merger, acquisition, or sale of assets, or by operation of law or otherwise.
  • Nothing in this Statement shall prevent us from complying with the law.
  • This Statement does not confer any third party beneficiary rights.
  • You shall comply with all applicable laws when using or accessing

The following statements shall also be studied by you and it is deemed that you have accepted them.

  • By Privacy policy, we state that all information related to contribution and authorship is used to enable quick search using the parameters provided by individual authors and contributors. The information is also used to transfer royalty directly through automated means directly to respective bank accounts as per details provided or through cheques as required. We may also provide you location specific services like informing special activities that may take place near your zone of work or interest. The information provided may also be used to seek context specific advertisement which will never be provided at D-Bookstores but only at We may use the information to create database of all users and promote this list to elicit more user interest. You agree to grant us this permission and allow us to bring in newer features and services. All the information provided by you will always be owned by you and you may make changes as frequently as you wish. A copy of the earlier versions or deleted versions of all the information and content provided by you may remain in achieves.
  • Claims, enables reporting claims of intellectual property infringement as well as replying to such claims.
  • Modification of this Agreement may only occur upon a separate written agreement between the Parties.
  • Waiver of any portion of this agreement or the waiver of a breach shall not be construed as a waiver of the entire Agreement.
  • In the event that any portion of this Agreement is deemed void, invalid or unenforceable, that provision shall be severed as to not cause the invalidity or unenforceable, of the remainder of the Agreement. All remaining portions of the Agreement shall continue to their full extent.