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Webfiction User Agreement

We want to explain what we're about so you know what to expect, and what we expect from you. This is an agreement between webfiction ("Orbital Labs", "we", "us", "our") and you. This agreement sets the terms of your use of the webfiction website and services. This agreement is meant to encourage the creation of a great place to find and read web books.

Also see our Privacy Policy as it explains how we collect and use your information.

Your access to WebFiction

Without advance notice and at any time, we may, for violations of this agreement or for any other reason we choose: (1) suspend your access to webfiction, and/or (2) remove or alter any submitted content to webfiction

Don't break the law

Webfiction is designed and supported for personal use only. You may not use webfiction to break the law, violate an individual's privacy, or infringe any person or entity’s intellectual property or any other proprietary rights.

Content

Webficiton includes a library of web books and their chapters. All books are the property of the author, and art the property of the artist.

Submiting Content

You can submit new books to webfiction. These should be fiction books published openly on the web for the purpose of entertaining readers. These books may be for-profit or free, but they should be publicly available without any login or paywall.

When you submit content it will be reviewed by an administrator or moderator prior to being published.

Improving the library

All content added should improve the usefulness and value of the library to the community of users.

Featured content

Not all content will be presented in the same manner. We intend to allow any book to be added to the site. But we also intend to curate books in some way. Access to curated books may be significantly easier.

Credit and permission

Make sure to add links to the author and artist to credit them for their hard work. Favor patreon or a home page with a donation button where available.

Please either submit your own art, or ask permission of the artist before submitting it.

Infringement, Opting Out

If you are an author or artist and feel that your intellectual property is being infringed, please contact us and we will take it down. We want to support your work, and we will accomodate your wishes where possible.

We feel that webfiction falls squarely under fair use, but if you with to opt-out, let us know. If you opt-out, we will notify users that you have opted out so they do not attempt to add the book again.

Author moderation

If you are an author, let us know and we will make you a moderator of your book so you can make changes without review.

Legal Stuff

Please read the following very carefully. Each of the following sections applies to the maximum extent permitted by law. Where jurisdictions do not allow disclaimers of implied warranties or the limitation of liability in contracts, the contents of this section may not apply.

Indemnity

You agree to hold webfiction, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, and third party service providers harmless from and defend them against any claims, costs, damages, losses, expenses, and any other liabilities, including attorneys’ fees and costs, arising out of or related to your access to or use of webfiction, your violation of this user agreement, and/or your violation of the rights of any third party or person.

Disclaimer of warranties

webfiction is provided "as is" and without warranty of any kind. To the maximum extent permitted by law, we and our affiliates and third party service providers disclaim any and all warranties, express or implied, including (but not limited to) implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement of proprietary rights, or any other warranty, condition, guarantee or representation, whether oral or electronic. You are solely responsible for any damage to your computer or mobile device, loss of use, or loss of your user content. We do not guarantee that webfiction will always work properly.

Limitation of Liability

We will not be liable for any special, consequential, indirect, incidental, punitive, reliance, or exemplary damages, whether in tort, contract, or any other legal theory, arising out of or in any way connected with this agreement or your use of or attempt to use webfiction, including (but not limited to) damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, or data. This limitation on liability shall not be affected even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Some states do not allow for the exclusion of implied warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above exclusions may not apply to you. You may have other rights that vary from state to state.

You agree to release us, our affiliates, and third-party service providers, and each associated director, employee, agents, and officers, from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential), of every kind and nature, known and unknown, disclosed or undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected to your use of webfiction.

Resolving disputes

We want you to enjoy webfiction, so if you have an issue or dispute, you agree to raise it and try to resolve it with us informally. You can contact us with feedback and concerns here or by emailing us at webfiction@orbit.al.

Changes to this User Agreement

This user agreement is the entire agreement between you and us concerning webfiction It supersedes all prior or contemporaneous agreements between you and us. We may modify this user agreement at any time. If we make changes to this agreement that materially affect your rights, we will provide advance notice and keep this edition available as an archive on the webfiction website. By continuing to use webfiction after a change to this agreement, you agree to those changes.

Contact

We welcome questions, concerns, and feedback about this policy. Please feel free to contact us at webfiction@orbit.al.