PUBLISHING RIGHTS AND BRAND NAMING
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 CHAMPAGNE BOOK DESIGN and its employees from any and all libel and copyright and permission infringement action resulting from materials the client provides. The book material client provides must not be a public domain work (unless the client is the original author).
All client information and materials are considered confidential and only for use by CHAMPAGNE BOOK DESIGN to provide a quote or complete a project. Client information and project materials will not be given out or shared with any third party, unless otherwise requested by the client.
CHAMPAGNE BOOK DESIGN retains the right to use client’s name and book title on CHAMPAGNE BOOK DESIGN website and to market and promote our services.
Upon receipt of full payment, CHAMPAGNE BOOK DESIGN grants the client exclusive license to use the final cover design artwork (PDF, JPEG or other publishing-ready formats) for his/her book and/or e-book cover and associated promotional materials.
The client understands that he/she has no right to alter the final cover design in any way except to change size for printing or digital display. If the client desires any alterations, he/she will consult CHAMPAGNE BOOK DESIGN. The client understands that additional payments may be required to make these alterations.
The client agrees to abide by the terms of any license agreement for any images purchased by, CHAMPAGNE BOOK DESIGN through a third-party image provider for use in client’s book design.
CHAMPAGNE BOOK DESIGN retains copyright and ownership of all design and draft materials.
If the client supplies CHAMPAGNE BOOK DESIGN with materials subject to intellectual property rights by a third-party, the client will secure the appropriate rights to use the materials before directing the designer to incorporate them into his/her project. CHAMPAGNE BOOK DESIGN reserves the right to request a copy of secured rights. Should any intellectual property dispute arise involving materials the client provides, the client assumes full legal and financial responsibility.
CHAMPAGNE BOOK DESIGN requires cover design credit appear in client’s book (either on the back cover or on the copyright page) as such: “Cover or Formatting design by CHAMPAGNE BOOK DESIGN”
Client is fully responsible for proofing the book design provided by CHAMPAGNE BOOK DESIGN It is strongly suggested that client requests a proof from the printer before publishing or ordering any copies of the book. At no time will CHAMPAGNE BOOK DESIGN be held financially or legally responsible for any problems, costs, fees or expenses incurred by client as a result of using the book design.