General Terms and Conditions

1. Definitions.

The general conditions of services include the following definitions:

Auteur : means either the singer-songwriter, writer, composer, photographer, author of the Work under the contract. The AlterPublishing author or group of authors is registered on the site and has an account for the promotion of its work.

Account: means the pages from which buyers can view and edit their personal information and password..

Rights : means all intellectual property rights such as copyright, neighboring rights of copyright, trademark rights, such rights are hearing from those anticipated by the Code of Intellectual Property and by international conventions and human personal rights.

Digital file : fichier informatique, à un format défini, permettant la représentation sur un appareil électronique d'une œuvre de l'esprit. computer file, at a defined format , allowing the representation on an electronic device of a intellectual work

Username (ID): means the user login name or email address, and any PIN or password chosen by the author or buyer and allowing to identify themselves in order to create and access their account.

Digital work : refers to the artistic creation of the author that he has chosen to publish on the Site. Work is to be a literary, musical or photographic.

Password : The "Password" is a confidential information that the User must keep secret, allowing, together with its ID to prove identity.

Download: transmitting a digital file containing the digital work selected by the customer on an electronic device connected to the Internet and its reproduction on the client's electronic reading device for the sole purpose of his reading.

Site : means either one of AlterPublishing websites: AlterPublishing Books AlterPublishing Musics , AlterPublishing Digital or any URL that may be substituted by AlterPublishing and all other websites operated by AlterPublishing SAS. Offers on another site through AlterPublishing will be subject to the same conditions as the sites of their own.

User: means a person accessing the site and can be divided into the following categories: visitor author buyer ..

2. Object.

These General Terms and Conditions (GTC) refer to the AlterPublishing SAS digital offering.

These are, to date, the terms of sale of digital works available for downloading by AlterPublishing. These terms and conditions are subject to change by simple online update by AlterPublishing. General conditions of sale contract shall be those in force on the date of placing your order.

3. Acceptance of general terms and conditions of sales.

To be allowed to place order of digital works, you first need to have read and accepted these Terms. It is advisable to print by clicking on the "print" button of the browser or by choosing "Print" from the File menu.


Ticking the box "I accept the general terms and conditions" present on the shopping cart certify your full acceptance with no reserve of these General Terms and Conditions.

If AlterPublishing does not exercise or does not exercise any right or remedy under these Terms, this does not constitute a waiver of its rights AlterPublishing.

Also, if any of these Terms and Conditions were found to be invalid by a court, it will be deleted without affecting the other terms of these Terms and the remaining items shall remain valid and enforceable.

The special conditions specific to each digital
file download are shown on the sheet with each item: price, file format, protection and use rights. These special conditions and these Terms will be those in effect at the time the order takes place and the date of order confirmation. Unless proved otherwise, the terms of the order maintained by AlterPublishing SAS as electronic records on the shopping site constitute proof of all transactions between you and AlterPublishing SAS.

In any case, a complaint or claim may be made on the basis of a failure or refusal of general terms or technical constraints.

4. Offer change.

AlterPublishing se réserve le droit d'apporter à l’offre numérique présentée sur le site toutes les modifications et améliorations qu'il jugera nécessaires ou utiles et ne sera pas responsable des dommages de toute nature pouvant survenir de ce fait. Par ailleurs, AlterPublishing se réserve le droit, sans préavis ni indemnité, d'arrêter définitivement une offre numérique qu’il propose et ne sera pas responsable des dommages de toute nature pouvant survenir de ce fait.

AlterPublishing reserves the right to make to the digital offer presented on the website all the changes and improvements it deems necessary or desirable and will not be liable for damages of any nature that may arise from this. Moreover, AlterPublishing reserves the right, without notice or compensation to finalize a digital offering that provides and will not be liable for damages of any nature that may arise from this.

5. Access conditions.

Pour accéder à l’offre numérique proposée par AlterPublishing vous devez avoir la capacité juridique de contracter. Les commandes des mineur(e)s doivent être passées par l'un des parents ou représentants légaux.

Certaines sections du site sont réservées aux Membres après identification à l'aide de leur Identifiant et de leur Mot de passe.

To access the digital offer proposed by AlterPublishing you must have the legal capacity to contract. Orders of minor (s) must be placed by a parent or legal guardian.

Some sections of the site are reserved for members after identification with their ID and their password.

6. AlterPublishing accounts.

To access certain features of the Website or other elements of the Service, you must create a personal account on the Site AlterPublishing. When creating your account, you must provide complete and accurate information. You should take care to preserve the security and confidentiality of your password.


You must immediately notify AlterPublishing any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account AlterPublishing known to you.

You agree that you are solely responsible (to AlterPublishing and all others) for all activity from your AlterPublishing account.

7. Ordering, payment and delivery and download.

Any unfaithfull or untrue information provided by you makes you responsible.

You can cancel your order until payment validation.

You can pay all orders by all means proposed by the Site. When paying by credit card, you access a secure page provided by the payment provider chosen where you are prompted to enter your credit card number, expiration date thereof and the number on the back of the card (CVV). All exchanges made from this page are secured by SSL. In particular, information related to credit card is encrypted. Payment information will never be transmitted via the Site or recorded at any time through the Site.

After confirmation of payment by the bank, you will receive an email confirmation of your order and the corresponding invoice to the email address associated with your customer account. This email contains a link to download digital files ordered. The sending of this email is "acknowledgment" of your order.

Access to files you purchased is only open to you. From the moment you received the download links or read online digital files ordered, you do not get any option to cancel your order and your purchase price will automatically be charged, even if you decide to renounce to download the files.

It is recalled in this regard that in accordance with Article L.121-20-12 of the French Code de la Consommation, no withdrawal period does apply, since the command was executed by delivery of the final product, on the express request of the buyer.

On sending download links to the digital files orders are considered firm and final and can not give rise to any exchange or refund.

In case of difficulty, especially if you do not receive the links to download or read online at the email address associated with your account address, you can contact the customer service AlterPublishing by email at the contact address indicated in the order confirmation email or on the site.

8. Price.

Les prix exprimés sur le Site s'entendent toutes taxes comprises et frais de téléchargement inclus. Les frais de communication liés à l’accès à et à l'utilisation du site de téléchargement d’œuvres numériques et du service d’œuvres numériques restent à votre charge.

Prices shown on the website are inclusive of all taxes and fees included. Communication costs associated with access to and use of the site for downloading digital works and service of digital works are your responsibility.

9. Protection of copyright.

The ordered digital files, their content, and all items displayed on the website for downloading digital works under this service (including texts, comments, illustrations and graphic materials) are protected by the Code of Intellectual Property in France and foreign laws governing copyright and related rights, trademark law, the law of designs, patent law.


In this respect, the works of the mind, which are presented and offered for download and playback are only for strictly personal, private and free use. Reproduction, adaptation, or representation in any form and by any means whatsoever, including resale, exchange, lease, or transfer to a third party is strictly prohibited.

Any use beyond the scope defined in these terms would amount to an infringement, which exposes you to criminal prosecution, civil or criminal under the laws and regulations in use.

10. Confidentiality.

All banking information provided for payment are exclusively sent to the online payment bank manager, which checks the validity of your credit card at the time of order. The transmission of information on this interface is protected by SSL encryption technology (Secure Sockets Layer), which encrypts information to protect all data related to personal information and payment.


Under the Data Protection Act of 6 January 1978, you have a right of access, rectification and opposition to the personal data, provided that the rights of rectification and opposition can not wear that the services incidental to the transaction, any information relating to it which must be kept for control.

Our site is designed to be particularly attentive to your needs. This is why we use cookies. The purpose of a cookie when you visit our site. is to improve the personalized service for you.

11. Responsibility.

11.1. AlterPublishing can not be held responsible for any limitations to the Internet, and in particular its technical performance and response times for consulting, querying or transferring data. You acknowledge that when you communicate on the site to download digital works considered confidential information, this communication is at your own risk. In addition, it is your responsibility to take all appropriate measures to protect your data and software from contamination by any computer "virus" AlterPublishing shall under no circumstances be held liable for any damage likely to ensue as data loss or damage to computer equipment.

11.2. In some countries, laws prohibit or restrict the free access to certain works of the mind, you agree to verify that under the law of the place your order, there is no similar prohibitions or restrictions on digital files ordered. Responsibility for AlterPublishing can not be held because of the illegal nature of the order, downloading digital files ordered and use as you did.

11.3. AlterPublishing can not be held liable for any malfunction occuring while downloading digital files ordered and that is not of his making (bearing in mind that it shall be your responsibility to prove that said malfunction reports is due to an editor or AlterPublishing).

However, in case of difficulty, AlterPublishing will make every effort to allow you to download ordered digital files . In any event, the extent of liability of AlterPublishing will be limited to the value of the service ordered and paid of downloading digital files that you would not be able to access after using the service " after-sales" provided that you are able to provide proof.

AlterPublishing will in no case, within the limits of applicable law, be liable for any damage and / or injury, direct or indirect, tangible or intangible, or of any nature whatsoever resulting from the unavailability of the Service or any use of the Service. The term "use" should be understood in a broad sense, that is to say, any use of the site whatsoever, legal or not.

11.4. AlterPublishing can not be held responsible for errors, misinformation, defamation or insult, plagiarism, counterfeit offenses against any person or group of persons, homophobia, etc.. contained in the works sold on the Site or made available to the public via one of its sites if it has not been informed by registered mail with return receipt addressed to the managing editor letter.

11.5. The information made available on this Site are solely for informational purposes only and does not constitute in any advice or recommendation of any kind.

Accordingly, the use of information and content available on the entire site, do not under any circumstances be held liable AlterPublishing, for any reason whatsoever. The User is the sole master of good use, with judgment of information made available on the Site.

Furthermore, as a user you agree to indemnify AlterPublishing for all adverse consequences directly or indirectly related to the use you made of the Service.

12. Applicable law - litigation.

These terms and conditions are subject to French law. If any provision of these terms and conditions of service was deemed unlawful by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remaining provisions shall remain fully applicable.

The French version of these General Terms and Conditions ("Conditions Générales de Ventes" or CGV) is the only applicable version. English translation is provided "as is" for complimentary purpose but shall not be opposed.