Terms & Conditions

BUYBACK


Books that we do not accept

  • Marked “free”, “promotional copy”,”complimentary copy”, “not for resale”, “not for sale”, or “preliminary edition”, “uncorrected proof” anywhere on the cover or inside
  • Partial sets or incomplete sets (i.e. only volume 1 of a 2 volume set)
  • Writing and markings (unless on a very few pages or very slight) or highlighting on many pages
  • Workbooks with any markings
  • Moisture or any water damage, mold, staining
  • Cigarette smell or any other strong odor
  • Torn cover pages
  • Filled out tests or exams on any pages
  • If a book comes with a CD or other supplementary materials, they must be included in good and working condition
  • Missing pages
  • Ripped, detached, or broken spine or binding. All the pages need to be firmly attached to the binding
  • Used, open or scratched access cards
  • Books that do not comply with U.S. copyright laws or do not have a copyright page
  • Counterfeit or non-legitimate edition books
  • Barcode and ISBN should be printed on the book, not a sticker
  • Item is an international or instructor's edition

Price quotes

Price quotes are good for 5 days and might be adjusted in following cases:

  • Order is shipped later then 5 days
  • Quoted book quantity is not equal to the actual quantity in shipment - quote might be corrected for every extra item
  • Duplicate orders with same ISBNs exceeding maximum accepted quantities (second order containing similar ISBNs can be created only in 14 days and more after the first one)
  • Item condition is different from quoted
  • Item ISBN is different from quoted
  • Item not initially quoted in this order

Book conditions

  • New. A brand-new, unused, unopened item in its original packaging, with all original packaging materials included. Original protective wrapping, if any, is intact.
  • Used - Very Good. Books with minor to no signs of wear and tear. This includes staining, discoloration, writing, highlighting, markings, tears, and other general damage from use. All pages must be included and all text legible.
  • Used - Acceptable. Books with signs of cover damage, torn pages, odor, slight staining, slight writing, highlighting, and other markings. However, all pages must be included and all text must be legible.

If any supplementary materials (access codes, CDs, DVDs, etc.) are missing or used up, BooksRun reserves the right to adjust the price. The same applies to books that We do not accept

Shipping and Returns

BooksRun is not responsible for any loss or damage incurred during shipping. 
BooksRun will not provide free returns for books that had their quotes adjusted. In such cases returns are made only after shipping expenses reimbursement. Such books are held for a period of 72 hours after processing and could be prepared for return shipment if the user asks for it during this period. Books that have already been processed are not eligible for return under any circumstances. Return shipping labels provided by the customers are not acceptable. 
Shipping for buyback orders with price lower than $40 is not paid by BooksRun.
USPS or FedEx prepaid shipping labels are provided. FedEx labels include $100 insurance.
If you create multiple small orders containing only one or two books instead of putting them into one order, we will charge you with shipping fee for every additional order.
Multiple accounts are not allowed and will be suspended.

Payments

Usually BooksRun issues payments for buybacks within 4 business days after order processing. Sometimes payment may take longer due to banking delays, etc.
BooksRun is not responsible for incorrect payment information provided during the order submission.
If the check payment method is chosen, you have 60 days to deposit your check after the order gets "paid" status. If you have not received a check or lost it, you need to contact us within 60 days after payment processing, otherwise the check will become void. 

PURCHASES AND RENTALS


We will charge your credit/debit card for the purchase or rent price of the books and shipping charges when you purchase or rent an item from us.  When you receive your purchased item from BooksRun, the item becomes your property. When you receive your rental item, it still belongs to BooksRun, unless you opt for purchasing it. 

You can always extend your rental period for 15 days. Rental item should be sent back to us before the deadline. A grace period of 5 days after the deadline is available if the delivery is late. If your rental is not shipped back before the deadline and returned in time, your card will be charged with the extension fee. If the item is not sent after the 15 days extension, the residual cost of the item is charged. Otherwise, your account will be sent to the collection agency. 

Shipping and Returns

BooksRun is not responsible for any loss or damage incurred during shipping.
We have refund policy on all items purchased with us. Refunds are issued once the item is received by us in its original condition. Items need to be postmarked within 14 days after the delivery. A 10% restocking fee may apply for items shipped within this period. We do not refund rentals.

OTHER


Trademarks

BooksRun and other marks indicated on the Site are trademarks of BooksRun or its affiliates. BooksRun graphics, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts, and service names are all trademarks or trade dress of BooksRun or its affiliates (the "Trademarks and Trade Dress"). The Trademarks and Trade Dress may not be used by you in any way, including, but not limited to, use (i) in connection with any product or service that is not provided by BooksRun, (ii) in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers or (iii) in any manner that disparages or discredits BooksRun or its affiliates. All other trademarks not owned by BooksRun or its affiliates that appear on the Site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by BooksRun or its affiliates.

Termination

BooksRun may terminate your use or registration with or without cause at any time without notice to you. In the event of a breach by you of these Terms of Service, any such termination by BooksRun shall be in addition to and without prejudice to such rights and remedies as may be available to BooksRun, including injunction and other equitable remedies. The disclaimer, limitations on liability, indemnity and termination provisions of these Terms of Service shall survive the termination or expiry of these Terms of Service.

Dispute resolution

We will do our best to resolve any controversy or dispute that you may have with us in a satisfactory manner. If we are unable to resolve any such dispute, then either party shall submit such controversy or dispute to mediation. If the dispute cannot be resolved through mediation, then the parties shall be free to pursue any right or remedy available to them under applicable law.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless BooksRun, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, customers, vendors, officers and employees from any liability, damage or cost (including reasonable attorneys' fees and cost) from any claim or demand made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of these Terms of Use or your violation of any law or other right of any person or entity.

Age of users

BooksRun does not intend for the Site to be used by individuals under the age of 18 without the supervision of a parent or guardian 18 years of age or older. If you are under 18, you may use the Site only with involvement of a parent or guardian.

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY. BY ACCESSING THIS WEBSITE YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS BELOW. THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE, FROM TIME TO TIME IN OUR SOLE DISCRETION. WE WILL NOTIFY YOU OF AMENDMENTS TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS BY POSTING THEM TO THIS WEBSITE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, PLEASE DO NOT ACCESS THIS WEBSITE.

February 21st, 2017