Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Date: June 25, 2013

Welcome to this Website hosted by Dickens Books, Ltd., doing business as 800 CEO READ ("Website"). Your access to and use of this Website is subject to the following Terms of Use.  Please read these Terms of Use carefully before accessing or using this Website, so that you fully understand your rights and responsibilities.

800 CEO READ reserves the right to modify or amend these Terms of Use at any time. All changes will be effective immediately upon their posting on this Website. Material changes will be posted conspicuously on this Website.  By accessing the Website following posting of changes to the Terms of Use, you you agree to all such changes.

All pages within this website and any information, material, content or Services made available on or through the website are provided subject to your agreement with the terms and conditions set forth below. Please read the following information carefully. Your use of this website will indicate your agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth in these terms of use. 

If you do not agree to the following Terms of Use, do not access or use this Website.

You may visit portions of this Website anonymously as a visitor without signing up to receive, purchase or participate in any services, subject to these Terms of Use.  Your participation, receipt and purchase of any services from 800 CEO READ are entirely voluntary. 

However, should you choose to sign up and receive access to the services, your use of such services and any private access web pages related to such services are also subject to the terms and conditions of any additional services terms to which you have agreed or which are otherwise posted on this Website, all of which are expressly made a part of these Terms of Use and your agreement with 800 CEO READ. 

In addition, should you choose to sign up to receive, purchase or participate in any Services you opt-in to receive or participate in the Services and are agreeing to the any additional Service terms that may be posted on the website.  By signing up to receive, purchase or participate in any Services, you are also expressly agreeing and consent to the collection and use of your personal information and data as set forth in the 800 CEO READ Privacy Policy.

License and Restrictions.

Your use of this Website is under a limited license to access and make personal use of the Website. This license does not include the right to download (except for page caching), modify, reproduce, or resell any part of the Website's content; use any robot, spider, data miner, or other means to extract and gather data from the Website; or otherwise use this Website or any of its content in any manner other than the manner in which it is intended to be used, unless you first obtain 800 CEO READ’s express written consent.  You may not use this website or its content or the Services for any purpose prohibited or restricted by law.

Termination of Usage.

800 CEO READ may issue a warning, temporarily suspend, indefinitely suspend, or terminate your right to use or access all or any part of this Website, including any account hereon, without notice, for any reason in 800 CEO READ’s sole discretion, including, without limitation, violation of the Terms of Use or 800 CEO READ's belief that such use or access would violate any applicable law or would be harmful to the interests of, or potentially cause financial loss or legal liability to, 800 CEO READ or another user.


The pricing you see on each book page is for Non-Returnable books.  Returnable books can be purchased at a lesser discount by calling and arranging with a Client Services Associate.  The prices for items on this Website are subject to change.  It is possible for the price of an item to change between the time you add it to your shopping cart and the time you check out. Occasionally, an item may be mispriced on the Website. In that case, the mispriced item would appear at the incorrect price even upon checkout. If the correct price of an item is higher than the price shown on the Website or at checkout, 800 CEO READ may, in its sole discretion, do any one of the following: (1) contact you before shipping the item to notify you of the correct price and receive instructions from you as to whether you want to purchase the item at the correct price; (2) cancel the order and notify you of the cancellation; or (3) ship the item to you at the incorrect price. No contract will have been formed between you and 800 CEO READ's until 800 CEO READ's has charged your credit or debit card, or processed another method of payment.

Product Descriptions.

800 CEO READ attempts to make the descriptions of its products as accurate as possible. However, 800 CEO READ does not warrant that the descriptions or other content on this Website are accurate, reliable, complete, or current. If you receive an item from 800 CEO READ that is not as it was described on the Website, your sole remedy is to return it unused for a refund.

Risk of Loss
The risk of loss and title for all items purchased from this Website passes to you upon delivery of the item to the carrier.

Returns and Refunds

Books ordered as Non-returnable copies may not be returned.  If you order returnable copies, our goal is to make returns as easy as possible for you.  800-CEO-READ will refund the full cost of your book purchase within 90 days after you receive your order.  Please note that books must be returned in their original condition, with no writing or other damage. Also, be sure not to open any software until you are sure you will keep the book.  We cannot take returns on books if the seal on any included software is broken.

If you are returning books because of a mistake we made - for example, if the books are damaged when you get them - please call 800-236-7323 and one of our Client Services Associates will correct this immediately.

When we receive your return, we will promptly credit your account for the full cost of the book purchase. We can only refund your shipping cost if the return is the result of our error.  To return your order, please call 800-236-7323 and ask the Client Service Associate for a Return Number. Then, send your return to the following address:

Returns Department
544 S. 1st Street
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53204

Your Account.

If you register an account with 800 CEO READ on this Website, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your user name and password. You agree to accept full responsibility for all activities that take place under your account or password.  If you elect to make a purchase, you will be asked to provide information including your name, billing address, email address, and credit card information.  You are responsible to ensure that your personal information and your data at any point are true, accurate and up to date.

Children's Privacy.

Our products and services are marketed for and directed towards purchase by adults or with the consent of adults. Individuals under the age of 18 ("Minors") are not permitted to use the 800 CEO READ Website without the supervision of a parent or legal guardian. Furthermore, we do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from children under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register for an online account or to post personal information on our Website. Should we learn that someone under the age of 13 has provided any personal information to or on any of the 800 CEO READ Website, we will remove that information as soon as possible after we are notified.


By your access and use of this Website, you agree to the terms of the 800 CEO READ Privacy Policy, which are incorporated into these Terms of Use by this reference.


800 CEO READ, or third parties from whom 800 CEO READ has permission, own the trademarks or service marks that are used on this Website. All rights are reserved. These and other graphics, logos, service marks, trademarks, and trade dress of 800 CEO READ and its licensors may not be used without prior written consent of 800 CEO READ or its licensor, as the case may be. Without limiting the foregoing, no 800 CEO READ trademark or trade dress may be used in connection with any product or service that is not 800 CEO READ's, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among users, or in any manner that disparages or discredits 800 CEO READ.

Copyright and Other Proprietary Rights.

All proprietary content and materials on this Website, including, without limitation this Website's layout, organization, and design, are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade secrets, and other proprietary rights and laws. You agree to comply with all applicable laws by not copying or using proprietary content, except as allowed by these Terms of Use or by written consent of the owner of the proprietary rights.

Any information that you provide to us, except your personally identifiable information, will not be treated as confidential or proprietary.  800 CEO READ has a right to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques that you choose to share with 800 CEO READ for any purpose (including without limitation commercialization) and without compensation to you.

Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

If you have reason to believe that material on this Website infringes your copyright, please send a notice by mail or email to 800 CEO READ's Copyright Agent requesting that the infringing material be removed. The notice must contain the following information:

  1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright;
  2. A description of the work claimed to have been infringed, or a representative list of such works if the notice is intended to cover multiple works on the Website;
  3. Identification of the allegedly infringing material and where the material is located on the Website;
  4. Your contact information, including your name, address, telephone number, and email address;
  5. A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
  6. A statement that the information in the notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right that has allegedly been infringed.

800 CEO READ's Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on its site is:

Shawn Quinn, Copyright Agent

544 S. 1st Street

Milwaukee, WI 53204

E-mail:  shawn@800ceoread.com

Tel: 1-800-236-7323, Extension 116

Blog and Customer Comments. Comments submitted for a specific product or on the Website blog must meet the following requirements:

  1. You are the sole author of the comment and it in no way infringes upon the rights of any third party. All quotations, no matter their length, are credited to their original source.
  2. The comment is not unlawful, harassing, threatening, obscene, defamatory, or otherwise objectionable.
  3. The comment is accurate and not misleading.
  4. The comment is not for the purpose of commercial solicitation or spam.

By posting a comment, you give 800 CEO READ the right, but not the obligation, to make the comment, or any part of it, available on the Internet and use, copy, or distribute the content of the comment throughout the world in any media, in each case on a royalty-free basis.

800 CEO READ has the right, but not the obligation, to edit or remove any customer comments or blog postings at any time. 800 CEO READ takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by you or any third party.

Third-Party Sites.

This Website may contain links to other unrelated Websites on the Internet. 800 CEO READ is not responsible for the content, accuracy, copyright compliance, decency standards, or other materials on such sites. 800 CEO READ makes no representations or warranties regarding the security of any information you make available to such websites. 800 CEO READ is not liable for any loss or damages incurred as the result of your business dealings with such third parties.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability.

THIS WEBSITE AND ALL CONTENT, SERVICES, AND MERCHANDISE MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED BY 800 CEO READ ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR AGAINST INFRINGEMENT.  Neither 800 CEO READ, its affiliates, any third party supplier nor their respective officers, directors, employees or agents are responsible or liable to you under any theory of liability or indemnity in connection with your access or use of the website or any of its content or Services.



You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless 800 CEO READ, its officers, representatives, directors, employees, consultants and agents from any and all losses, expenses, third-party claims, liabilities, damages and costs (including without limitation attorneys’ fees) arising from or related to your use of this Website, your use of any material, information or data downloaded or otherwise obtained from this Website, or your violation of these Terms of Use, including without limitation, your infringement of any intellectual property or other right of 800 CEO READ or any other person or entity.

Interpretation and Disputes

These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of the United States and the State of Wisconsin, without regard to any conflict of laws provisions.  Venue shall be proper exclusively in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin with respect to any dispute arising under these Terms of Use, unless otherwise specifically agreed by 800 CEO READ in its sole discretion.  In the event of any dispute, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recovery of its reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs.  If any provision of these Terms of Use is deemed unenforceable or invalid by a court or arbitrator, then the court or arbitrator shall modify such provision to the minimum extent necessary to make such provision enforceable and valid.  Should such modification prove impossible or impracticable then the provision shall be severed and the remaining terms of these Terms of Use shall be interpreted and read to give them maximum enforceability.  Any cause of action or claim with respect to this Website must be commenced within one (1) year after the action or claim arises.

Entire Agreement

By your access or use of this Website, you hereby agree to these Terms of Use.  These Terms of Use, together with the 800 CEO READ Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement between you and 800 CEO READ with respect to your access and use of this Website and supersede all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding such subject matter.  Any waiver of any provision of these Terms of Use will be effective only if in writing and signed by 800 CEO READ.  These Terms of Use will inure to the benefit of 800 CEO READ's successors and assigns.

Electronic Communications

You acknowledge that these Terms of Use are a valid and binding agreement.  To the fullest extent permitted by law, you agree that these Terms of Use and any other documentation, agreements, notices or communications between you and 800 CEO READ may be provided to you electronically.  Please print a copy of all such documentation, agreements, notices or other communications for your reference.

Contacting Us

If you have any other questions or concerns regarding these Terms of Use, this Website or our services, please contact us at: 544 S. 1st Street, Milwaukee, WI 53204, United States.

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