Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy

Clicking on “I have read the Terms & Conditions” on the Work Order acknowledges the Client has read and accepts these Terms & Conditions and the Privacy Policy and serves the purpose of a signature on a contract.

Delivery:

Timelines for delivery will vary but is generally 7-10 business days from date of payment. Need it sooner? Rush jobs can usually be accommodated, but will incur additional fees. Rush jobs cannot be accommodated in conjunction with full reads.

      • Delivery within 48 hours of date/time of payment: Standard fees + $15.00 rush fee
      • Delivery within 24 hours of date/time of payment: Standard fees + $25 rush fee

A delivery date for the work will be discussed at the time the Work Order is received, prior to requirement of payment. If you have special requirements, please mention them in the “additional notes” section of the work order. Ability to accommodate rush jobs is not guaranteed.

Cancellation:

The Work Order can be cancelled at any time prior to payment being received. Once payment is received and work begins, there will be no refunds.

Additional Terms and Conditions:

All pricing assumes delivery from Client of sufficient information to produce a blurb (a.k.a. “back cover copy”, “promotional copy”, “dust jacket copy”, “flap copy”, to be called a “blurb” for the purposes of these terms and conditions), or author bio, or other product agreed upon by Client and Blurb Writer. Any additional information needed will be discussed prior to work being completed.

Clients who submit work to Blurb Writer signify that they are the author of the submitted work, hold the rights to the work, or are authorized by the creator of the work to commission creation of blurb copy for the work. Clients agree that once a payment for services is made by the Client and accepted by Blurb Writer, a contract has been agreed upon and there is no refund for services. All sales are non-refundable and final.

Blurb Writer will deliver a clean copy for review, but Client holds ultimate responsibility to proof the work. One round of revision is permitted in above costs. Additional revisions may incur additional charges depending on extent required. Copy will be delivered in a Word document (.doc format) or as an inline message, in an email, whichever the Client prefers.

Blurb Writer does NOT retain client information/files once the transaction has been completed. All files will be the property of the Client and as such, must be backed-up/saved on the client’s servers.

Client will own the blurb, author bio, or other completed product , but Blurb Writer requests a listing on the copyright page as creator of the copy when the product is used as part of a book, whether in print or electronic book (e-book), along the lines of Cover Copy created by BlurbWriter.com . Blurb Writer retains the right to include the image of your cover and/or the completed product, in whole or in part, as part of our portfolio to be showcased on our website or used for Blurb Writer’s promotional purposes or used as examples in other non-fiction works by Blurb Writer owner, without any remuneration to the author. Payment for services assumes agreement with this practice.

Blurb Writer services are not a guarantee for publication or an offer of representation and makes no guarantee that copy created will ensure improved sales, cause work to be accepted by an agent or publisher, or that a manuscript will be published.

Blurb Writer makes no promises–implicit or implied–beyond what is spelled out in this Web site, which serves as our contract.

Privacy Policy

Blurb Writer recognizes that your privacy is very important and we take it seriously. This Privacy Policy describes our policies and procedures on the collection, use, disclosure, and sharing of your personal information or personal data when you interact with Blurb Writer. Blurb Writer respects your personal data and takes care to maintain its confidentiality.

Blurb Writer operates the Blurb Writer website, powered by WordPress.com, which provides information related to the copy writing service, Blurb Writer. This page is used to inform website visitors regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information.

If you choose to commission or inquire about work from Blurb Writer, then you agree to the collection and use of information in relation with this policy. The Personal Information that we collect is used for providing this copy writing service to you only. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

Information Collection and Use

To provide you with the services of Blurb Writer, we may require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information, including but not limited to your name and email address. The information that we collect will be used to contact or identify you.

Log Data

We want to inform you that whenever you visit this website, we collect information that your browser sends to us that is called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser version, pages of this website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics. This information may be used to create ads based on those who visit this website. However, this data will not be used by anyone other than BlurbWriter.

Cookies

Cookies are files with small amount of data that is commonly used an anonymous unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer’s hard drive.

Our website uses these “cookies” to collection information and to improve our Service. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies, and know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Service Providers

We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:

  • To facilitate our business;
  • To provide the business-related services on our behalf;
  • To perform business-related services; or
  • To assist us in analyzing how our website is used.

We want to inform our visitors that these third parties have access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.

Security

We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Links to Other Sites

Our website may contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Note that these external sites are not operated by us. Therefore, we strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of these websites. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Communications.

When you communicate with us (via email, phone, or otherwise), we may maintain a record of your communication.

Legally Required

We may disclose your information if we are required to do so by law.

Protection of Rights

We may disclose information where we believe it necessary to respond to claims asserted against us or, comply with legal process (e.g., subpoenas or warrants), enforce or administer our agreements and terms, for fraud prevention, risk assessment, investigation, and protect the rights, property or safety of Blurb Writer, its users, or others.

Children’s Privacy

Our Services do not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under 13. In the case we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we will be able to do necessary actions.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, we advise you to review this page periodically for any changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. These changes are effective immediately, after they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us.