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If an item's correct price is lower than our stated price, upon becoming aware of the issue we will contact you and refund the difference of the amount paid by you and the item's correct price.
If an item's correct price is higher than our stated price, we will contact you upon becoming aware of the issue for instructions. If we become aware of the issue before the item has shipped, we reserve the right to cancel your order and notify you of such cancellation.
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ADDITIONAL GUIDELINES FOR WEBMASTERS ON LINKING / REPURPOSING / PERMISSIONING
We at Brighter Books are very active participants in the Internet culture, and we appreciate and support its openness. We strive to produce high-quality, but hassle-free content-minimizing access problems for professors and students who use our textbook products. Note that we can only continue in this hassle-free environment if our copyrights are respected. In short, please don't mistake our openness for leniency - we take copyright violations very seriously.
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PERMISSION FOR REPRINTS
All material on BrighterBooks.com without limitation, is protected by Canadian and International copyright and trademark laws. In order to request permission to reprint any material on BrighterBooks.com (outside of personal, non-commercial use), please write to:
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PERMISSION FOR WEB LINKING
Note however that the current practice known as "framing" where a link is established in such a way as to display our content in some form other than it is displayed in full view by our server, or otherwise displaying our content only partially, or without our copyright notice, is definitely uninvited, unwelcome and possibly, in violation of the law. Note that we are very willing participants in Internet culture (and we provide our content to the Internet community free of charge), but we do take copyright very seriously.
COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT CLAIM NOTICE AND PROCEDURE
Notification of a copyright infringement claim must be submitted to the following:
Brighter Books Publishing House
The notification must be in writing and include:
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