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Welcome to BOOKBYTEdirect.com. BOOKBYTEdirect, RentU.com LLC and its affiliates provide their services to you subject to the following conditions. If you visit or shop at BOOKBYTEdirect.com, you accept these conditions. Please read them carefully. In addition, when you use any current or future BOOKBYTEdirect.com service, or visit or purchase from any business affiliated with BOOKBYTEdirect.com, whether or not included in the BOOKBYTEdirect.com Web site, you also will be subject to the guidelines and conditions applicable to such service or business.


1.1 SECURITY. When you purchase college textbooks from BookbyteDIRECT.com your security and privacy are very important to us. All transactions are 100% secure. We use Verisign, the most trusted and recognized name for online payment on the net.

1.2 PRIVACY. All contact information, such as name, email, address, phone number, etc., is kept strictly confidential. BookbyteDIRECT.com will be the sole user of any data obtained through our site. BookbyteDIRECT.com will not divulge the names, addresses, phone numbers, email, etc. of our clients, subscribers or any individual who emails or accesses this site without their express permission to do so, except as required by federal, state or municipal law in conjunction with an investigation of a criminal matter. This privacy notice and our Conditions of Use may change at any time as our business changes. Unless otherwise stated, this is the current policy. Please check the site frequently to be aware of any changes. If you provide your email address, you will only receive email about BookbyteDIRECT.com from BookbyteDIRECT.com and your patronage with us.

2. ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS. When you visit BOOKBYTEdirect.com or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on this site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

3. COPYRIGHT. All content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of BookbyteDIRECT.com, RentU.com LLC or content suppliers and protected by United States and international copyright laws. The compilation of all content on this site is the exclusive property of BOOKBYTEdirect.com and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. All software used on this site is the property of RentU.com LLC or its software suppliers and protected by United States and international copyright laws. Any use of the materials on this site, including any commercial use, reproduction, modification, distribution, republication, display or performance, without the prior written permission of BookbyteDIRECT.com is strictly prohibited.

4. TRADEMARKS. BOOKBYTEdirect, BookbyteDIRECT.com, BOOKBYTE, BOOKBYTE.COM,RentU.com LLC, and other marks indicated on our site are trademarks of RentU.com LLC and may not be used, copied or imitated, in whole or in part, without express written consent from BookbyteDIRECT.com. Other BookbyteDIRECT.com graphics, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts, and service names are also trademarks or trade dress of BookbyteDIRECT.com and may not be used, copied or imitated, in whole or in part, without express written consent from BookbyteDIRECT.com or RentU.com LLC. All other trademarks not owned by BookbyteDIRECT.com or its subsidiaries that appear on this site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by BookbyteDIRECT.com or its affiliates.

5. LICENSE AND SITE ACCESS. BookbyteDIRECT.com grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of this site and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with express written consent of BookbyteDIRECT.com. This license does not include or allow any resale or commercial use of this site or its contents; any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of this site or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of another merchant; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. This site or any portion of this site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of BookbyteDIRECT.com. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of BookbyteDIRECT.com, RentU.com LLC and our affiliates without express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing BookbyteDIRECT.com’s or RentU.com LLC’s name or trademarks without the express written consent of BookbyteDIRECT.com. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by BookbyteDIRECT.com. You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the home page of BookbyteDIRECT.com so long as the link does not portray BookbyteDIRECT.com, its affiliates, or their products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter.

6. YOUR ACCOUNT. If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. BOOKBYTEdirect.com may offer some accounts credit based upon your institutional ownership, and other information you may provide to BOOKBYTEdirect.com. In each case where credit is issued to an account, a Purchase Order must be used. Amounts owed greater than 30 days will accrue interest at a rate of 18.75% per annum compounded monthly. Accounts not in good standing or with balances greater than 90 days will be able to place orders, but will not have them shipped until the account returned to good standing or the balance due plus the amount for the current order are paid in full. BookbyteDIRECT.com, RentU.com LLC and its affiliates reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders at their sole discretion.


6.1.1 GENERAL: Each business entity submitting the application for a Business Account (“Account”) applies for an Account with RentU.com LLC, dba BookbyteDIRECT.com. In this Agreement, the words “you” and “yours” refer to the business entity applying for an account, the words “we”, “us” and “our” refer to RentU.com LLC, dba BookbyteDIRECT.com. Any person using the Account with the express or implied permission of you (“Authorized User”) is bound by the terms of this Agreement. If we accept your application to open an Account, we will extend credit and make advances so that you may purchase goods and services for business purposes from us.

6.1.2 ACCEPTANCE OF AGREEMENT: The use of your Account by you or an Authorized User means you accept this Agreement.

6.1.3 PROMISE TO PAY: You agree to pay in U.S. dollars for all purchases within the time defined on each invoice. In general all payment terms are 30 days net from date of invoice. You agree to pay late charges, over-limit fees, return check charges, and other charges or fees under this Agreement incurred by you or an Authorized User plus collection costs, including court costs and reasonable attorney fees.

6.1.4 BUSINESS PURPOSE: You represent that (1) you are (a) a valid business entity in good standing under the laws of the jurisdiction of your organization; or (b) educational or other non-profit entity; or (c) a government agency or instrumentality; (2) this Application and Agreement is executed by a duly authorized representative on your behalf; and (3) this Account will be used for business purposes only as defined in the Uniform Commercial Codes of the United States and the state in which the business transacts business.

6.1.5 CREDIT LINE: You agree that we may establish a credit line for your convenience and that your credit purchases, at any one time, will not exceed the amount of your credit line established by us. You will be advised of your credit line when your Account is approved. You agree that we may terminate or reduce your credit line at any time.

6.1.6 PAYMENTS: You agree that any payment may be returned to you if your check is (i) not drawn on U.S. dollars on deposit in the U.S.; (ii) missing a signature; (iii) drawn with different numeric and written amounts; (iv) endorsed with a restrictive endorsement; (v) postdated; (vi) drawn on a credit account issued by us or our affiliates; or (vii) not paid on presentment. Payment checks must be accompanied by the remittance portion of your billing invoice and your account number must be written on the check; otherwise your payment may not be properly credited to your account and it may be returned to you. If you send us a communication concerning a disputed debt, including an instrument tendered as full satisfaction of a debt such as a payment marked “payment in full” or similar notation, send it only to: Accounts Receivable, BookbyteDIRECT.com, 2800 Pringle Rd SE, Salem, OR, 97313.

6.1.7 REPAYMENT TERMS: If we advance you funds for product purchases, you agree to repay any amount of funds advanced to you, not used to purchase product sent to us within 15 days of the agreed upon “close date” of the advance.

6.1.8 COMMISSIONS: Upon final check in of any product sold to us, we will calculate and issue you the earned commission based on the agreed percentage, within 15 days of the receipt of the product.

6.1.9 LATE PAYMENT FEE: If you do not pay the Total Due by the Due Date as indicated on each invoice, a late charge of will be assessed. The late charge is the past due balance of the invoice times a monthly rate of 1.5% or $25, whichever is greater, and will appear on the monthly recap statement. A subsequent invoice will not be sent to you. Late charges will be assessed each month until the invoice balance is paid in full. The invoice will not be considered paid in full until the principal balance plus fees have been paid.

6.1.10 RETURN CHECK FEE: If you make a payment with a check that is dishonored or returned for insufficient funds you agree to pay a fee of $50 for each such check.

6.1.11 OVER THE CREDIT LIMIT FEE: If you make a purchase which causes your balance to exceed your credit limit, you agree to pay a fee of 1.5% of the amount over the limit or $50 whichever is greater for each such occurrence.

6.1.12 PERSONAL GUARANTY: Guarantor waives any and all notices regarding this Guaranty and the Account. Guarantor consents to and waives any and all notices regarding the release of the whole or any part of the indebtedness, the settlement or compromise of differences, the acceptance or release of security or any other form of obligation for the Business Entity’s indebtedness and anything whatsoever, whether or not specified in this paragraph, which may be done or waived by or between us and the Business Entity or the Business Entity’s representatives or other creditors in a bankruptcy proceeding or under any other circumstances. The obligation of Guarantor is primary and unconditional, and covers all existing and future indebtedness of the Business Entity to us. This obligation shall be enforceable before or after proceeding against the Business Entity or against any security held by us and shall be effective regardless of the solvency or insolvency of the Business Entity at any time, the extension or modification of the indebtedness of the Business Entity by operation of law, or the subsequent incorporation, reorganization, merger, or consolidation of the Business Entity, or any other change in the Business Entity. This Guaranty does not create an obligation to us to extend or continue to extend credit to Business Entity. Our records relating to the Account shall be admissible in evidence in any action or proceeding involving this Guaranty and the records shall be prima facie proof of the items therein set forth. This Guaranty shall for all purposes be deemed to be made in and shall be governed by the laws of the State of Oregon. This Guaranty shall be binding upon Guarantor, his or her legal representatives, and assigns and shall inure to the benefit of us and our successors and assigns. Guarantor acknowledges that he or she is an owner of, or partner in, as applicable, the Business Entity and further acknowledges receipt of consideration for this Guaranty.

6.1.13 APPLICATION OF PAYMENTS: We may apply your payments in any order determined by us.

6.1.14 SECURITY: (Except in Montana & New York) You are giving us and we are retaining a purchase money security interest under the Uniform Commercial Code in the goods being purchased under this Agreement until the debt for the goods is paid in full. This permits us, under certain circumstances as provided by law, to take back, or repossess, the goods if you default under the terms of this Agreement.

6.1.15 DEFAULT: The following are events of default under this Agreement:

  • You do not pay any payment when due.
  • You make any false or misleading statement on your credit application or fail to supply us with updated financial statements within 30 days of our request.
  • You file for bankruptcy or a bankruptcy petition is filed against you.
  • Any natural person guaranteeing payment of this Agreement dies, declares bankruptcy or has a bankruptcy petition filed against him or her.
  • There is an event that occurs which in our reasonable discretion causes the prospect of payment by you to be significantly impaired.
  • The goods securing this Agreement are lost or destroyed.
  • You breach any other terms of this Agreement.

In the event of default, we may demand the entire unpaid balance be paid immediately. If you are in default and we refer your Account to an attorney and/or collection agency for collection, we may charge you our collection costs, including court costs and reasonable attorneys’ fees, when and as permitted by applicable law. We also reserve our rights and remedies pertaining to repossession and resale of any repossessed goods as provided under applicable law. We agree to pay you a surplus, if any, resulting from a resale of repossessed goods, and you agree to pay us a deficiency, if any, when permitted by law. All liabilities of the Company and of the Guarantor shall mature immediately upon the insolvency of the Company, its inability to meet its obligations as they become due, the appointment of a receiver, custodian or trustee for the Company or any of its property, the filing of a voluntary or involuntary petition for relief in bankruptcy, reorganization, or arrangement, the making of an assignment for the benefit of creditor, or the calling of a meeting of creditors by the Company, or if any of the foregoing events shall occur with respect to any Guarantor.

6.1.16 ARBITRATION: Any claim, dispute, or controversy between you and us (whether based upon contract; tort, intentional or otherwise; constitution; statute; common law; or equity and whether pre-existing, present or future), including initial claims, counter-claims, cross-claims and third party claims, arising from or relating to this Agreement or the relationships which result from this Agreement, and except as provided below, the validity or enforceability of this arbitration clause, any part thereof or the entire Agreement (“Claim”), shall be resolved, upon the election of you or us, by binding arbitration pursuant to this arbitration provision and the applicable rules or procedures of the arbitration administrator selected at the time the Claim is filed. We agree not to invoke our right to arbitrate an individual Claim you may bring in small claims court or an equivalent court, if any, so long as the Claim is pending only in that court. Any participatory arbitration hearing that will take place in the city nearest to our primary place of business where a federal district court is located or at such other location as agreed by the parties. The parties shall bear the expense of their respective attorneys’ fees, except as otherwise provided by law. The arbitrator shall apply applicable substantive law and provide written reasoned findings of fact and conclusions of law. Judgment upon the award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. The arbitrator’s award will be final and binding except for: (a) any appeal right under the FAA; and (b) any appeal of Claims involving more than $100,000. For such Claims, any party may appeal the award to a three-arbitrator panel appointed by the Administrator, which will reconsider de novo (i.e., in its entirety) any aspect or all aspects of the initial award that is appealed. The panel’s decision will be final and binding, except for any appeal right under the FAA. Unless applicable law provides otherwise, the appealing party will pay the appeal’s costs (i.e., the amounts owed to the Administrator and the arbitrators), regardless of its outcome. This arbitration agreement shall survive termination of your Account as well as the repayment of all amounts borrowed hereunder. If any portion of this arbitration agreement is deemed invalid or unenforceable under any law or statute consistent with the FAA, it shall not invalidate the remaining portions of this arbitration agreement or the Agreement. In the event of a conflict or inconsistency between the rules and procedures of the Administrator and this arbitration agreement, this arbitration agreement shall govern. Notwithstanding any language in this arbitration provision to the contrary, no arbitration may be administered, without the consent of all parties to the arbitration, by any organization that has in place a formal or informal policy that is inconsistent with and purports to override the terms of this arbitration provision, including the Class Action Waiver Provision defined below. No class actions or private attorney general actions in court or in arbitration or joinder or consolidation of any Claim with the claim of any other person are permitted in arbitration without the written consent of you and us. The validity and the effect of the preceding sentence (herein referred to as the “Class Action Waiver Provision”) shall be determined exclusively by a court and not by the Administrator or any arbitrator. Neither the Administrator nor any arbitrator shall have the power or authority to waive, modify or fail to enforce the Class Action Waiver Provision, and any attempt to do so, whether by rule, policy, arbitration decision or otherwise, shall be invalid and unforceable. THE PARTIES ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THEY HAD A RIGHT TO LITIGATE CLAIMS THROUGH A COURT BEFORE A JUDGE OR JURY, BUT WILL NOT HAVE THAT RIGHT IF EITHER PARTY ELECTS ARBITRATION. THE PARTIES HEREBY KNOWINGLY AND VOLUNTARILY WAIVE THEIR RIGHTS TO LITIGATE SUCH CLAIMS IN A COURT BEFORE A JUDGE OR JURY UPON ELECTION OF ARBITRATION BY EITHER PARTY. You may contact, obtain the arbitration rules of, or file a Claim with NAF or AAA as follows: National Arbitration Forum American Arbitration Association P.O. Box 50191 1150 Connecticut Ave, NW, 6th Floor Minneapolis, MN 55405 Washington, DC 20036-4104 www.arb-forum.org www.adr.org Code of Procedure Commercial Dispute Resolution Procedures Rules and Procedures As used in this arbitration provision, the term “we”, “us”, and “our” shall mean RentU.com LLC, its subsidiaries, affiliates, predecessors, successors, assigns, and each of their officers, directors and employees.

6.1.17 CHANGE OF TERMS: We may change or terminate any terms, conditions, services or features of your Account or this Agreement (including increasing your late charges) at any time with 30 days written notice. We may also add new terms, conditions, services or features to your Account or this Agreement. We may impose any change in terms or any new terms on your outstanding balance as well as on subsequent transactions and balances. To the extent required by law, we will notify you in advance of any change in terms or any new terms by mailing a notice to you at your address as shown on our records.

6.1.18 UPDATED FINANCIAL INFORMATION: Upon request, you agree to promptly give us accurate business and personal financial statements.

6.1.19 CREDIT INVESTIGATION: You give us the right to investigate your business and/or personal credit history, as applicable. You authorize us to furnish information about the Account to credit reporting agencies and others who may lawfully receive the information including our affiliates. You authorize us to periodically re-run your credit history.

6.1.20 CANCELLATION OF ACCOUNT: We and you have the right to cancel this Agreement/ Account, as it relates to future purchases, at any time without default. You, of course, remain obligated to pay for all purchases made prior to cancellation and the security interest in goods purchased under this Agreement continues in full force and effect.

6.1.21 USE OF DATA: Notwithstanding any other verbal or written communications or representations to the contrary, the Company and all Users agree that we or our servicers or assigns can collect and use data concerning the Company, Authorized Users, this application and transactions involving your Account . You agree to hold confidential all data you may obtain in doing business with us including but not limited to, our pricing, data bases, inventory, services, applications or software. You agree that you will not alter, disassemble, decompile, hack, modify or use in any manner source code or data in any manner except as authorized by us in writing.

6.1.22 ENTIRE AGREEMENT: This is our entire Agreement and no oral changes can be made.

6.1.23 CHOICE OF LAW: This Agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Oregon.

Books sold to bookstores are returnable with the following conditions:

6.2.1 Up to 25% of an order may be returned to BookbyteDIRECT within 60 days of the start of the current term

6.2.1.a Up to 25% of your order may be returned back to our warehouse within 60 days of the start of the current term.
6.2.1.b A return authorization request, which includes the start date of the current term, a list of the items to be returned and the invoice/order number of the original purchase, is submitted prior to shipping any desired returns.
6.2.1.c The books are returned in the same condition as sold to the store.
6.2.1.d The bookstore is responsible for return freight unless the return is for an unacceptable book covered under paragraph "Defective Product" below.
6.2.1.e Certain titles or individual books may not be returnable if marked, noted and/or disclosed prior to shipment to the bookstore.

6.2.2 Are returned in the same condition as sold to the store. It is the bookstore’s responsibility to ensure that books are properly packaged, as BookbyteDIRECT can only receive the books in the condition in which they arrive.

6.2.3 The Bookstore is responsible for freight of returns unless the return is for an unacceptable book at the time of receipt as covered under paragraph 6.2.7 & 8 below.

6.2.4 Certain titles or individual books may not be returnable at all. The books will be marked, noted and/or disclosed at time of purchase.


6.2.5 If a store would like to return books outside this return policy, the store should contact Customer Care.

6.2.5.a   We may be able to grant a full refund depending on market demand for the title.
6.2.5.b   We may be able to issue a partial refund if the market value for the books has lessened.
6.2.5.c   We will issue a Return Material Authorization (RMA) if a return is possible.


6.2.6 If BookbyteDIRECT receives books from a bookstore outside our return policy we will do the following:

6.2.6.a   Contact the store of the unauthorized return, with the following options
       6.2.6.a.i   Ship the books back to the store if the store pays for shipping and handling fees;
       6.2.6.a.ii   Purchase the books at the BookbyteDIRECT Wholesale Rate, if available; or
       6.2.6.a.iii   Dispose of the books as BookbyteDIRECT sees fit.
6.2.6.b   Hold the books for a maximum of 30 days , after that time the store asserts that we have permission to dispose of the books as Bookbyte sees fit.


6.2.7 If a book arrives in an unsatisfactory condition:

6.2.7.a   Notify customer care within three business days of arrival
6.2.7.b   We will work with you to arrange return shipping, and replace the book if desired.

6.2.8 Bookbyte will be responsible for the return shipping and for the shipping of the replacement book(s).


6.2.9 To ensure proper credit the store shall include a packing list of the items returned to include:
     a.   The ISBN, Title and edition of the books being returned
     b.   The quantity of the titles being returned and on which invoice the quantity is to be credited against.
All boxes shipped to us should be shipped to:

3300 Turfway Rd. Suite 150
Erlanger, KY 4108 

You should include on the label
  • Your Store Name
  • Store Address

Please include in your box 1 of the shipment
  • Your Packing List
  • A contact name, number and email



6.2.10      BookbyteDIRECT.com will issue a credit memo that can be used against future purchases.

6.2.11      Credit memos should be used within 24 months of issue

6.2.11.a   After 24 months of non-activity on a credit memo we will deduct a $5.00 fee per month to maintain the credit memo.

6.2.11.b   Credit memos may be cashed out if older than 12 months and if a written request is received by BookbyteDirectfrom an authorized representative of the store.


6.3 BookbyteDIRECT.com is a wholly owned subsidiary of RentU.com LLC. BookbyteDIRECT purchases books from bookstores, institutions and other entities. In selling books to Bookbyte you agree to the terms listed herein.

6.3.1 RIGHT TO SELL. By selling us a book, you assert that you have the legal right of ownership to sell that book and that you believe to the best of your knowledge that the book is not a counterfeit, unauthorized reproduction, or obtained by in any way that may be construed as inappropriate. Bookbyte, Bookbyte.com, BookbyteDIRECT, and BookbyteDIRECT.com assumes no responsibility as to the: origin of the book, and you agree to hold us harmless after the sale and agree that you retain the responsibility of your acquisition of the book.

6.3.2 CONDITIONS OF BOOKS. We purchase books that are in resalable condition.

RESALABLE (Like New, Good Used, and Acceptable): includes books with minor to no signs of wear and tear. This can include staining, discoloration, writing, highlighting, markings, tears, and other general damage from use. All pages must be included and all text legible. Bookbyte pays the same amount for used and unused books in Like-New–Acceptable condition.

We do not purchase books that are considered non-resalable. Non-resalable books will be recycled and no payment will be sent.

NON-RESALABLE: includes books that have excessive writing, highlighting, or other markings on over 75% of the pages; cover damage greater than a 2”x2” section; numerous torn pages; excessive odor; mold; obscured text or illegible text; severe staining covering more than a 1/3 of the page and spanning more than 1/3 of the book; missing pages or stuck-together pages; or books that are deemed inauthentic or a replica.

We do have the following restrictions on books we receive

DAMAGED: We do not pay for damaged books. Damaged books are defined as books with missing pages or badly torn pages or covers. Also, damaged books that are unclean with mold, strong smells, dark stains or obscured text cannot be purchased.

CLEAN & COMPLETE: Work books, study guides and work texts that are intended to be written in and consumed, must be complete and have less than ten (10) pages filled in. We will accept: Annotated, Free, Comp and international copies.

6.3.3 VALUATION. We pay based on our current guide price, unless we have agreed to a different price in advance of the books being shipped to us. Our guide prices are competitive and are created based on a number of factors reflecting market demand. Books are valued at the time of check-in, unless we agree and document a different method. If you use our website for your pricing method and you ship us the books within seven calendar days of your RMA, the price for that quantity, ISBN and condition are fixed based on the RMA. We always reserve the right to refuse, reject of offer a lesser value for any book that is not delivered to us based on the information on the web site and our Terms and Conditions.

6.3.4 QUANTITIES. In general we do not wish to receive more than 50 copies of any title from any one source at a time. We may accept more that this quantity; call Customer Care to determine if we may accept a larger quantity. Our valuation price may vary by the number of books sold to us of a single title in a single event, unless we have previously given you a quote on the price.

6.3.5 QUOTES. Quotes may be obtained by contacting Customer Care using BookbyteDIRECT.com.

6.3.6 SHIPPING. We pay for shipping to our warehouse. In order to obtain shipping labels please contact Customer Care or complete your order at BookbyteDIRECT.com. At our website, you are provided a printable shipping label. These labels should be used unless a technical difficulty prevents your printing them. We also provide boxes upon request. It is our expectation that if we send you boxes, you will use them only for shipments of books to us. In the event that you send us a shipment that has no value, we may ask you to compensate us for the shipping or suspend doing business with you.

Please ship boxes to:


3300 Turfway Rd. Suite 150
Erlanger, KY 4108

Include on the label:
  • Your Store Name
  • Store address.
Please include all of the following in Box One of your shipment:

1. Your packing list, printed through BookbyeDirect.com—or— the Wholesale Guide and Guide date you purchased your books with,
2. A copy of your RMA, if applicable.
3. Finally, your contact name, number and email address. If you choose to ship books to us yourself without our label, we may choose to reimburse you for shipping, however we will only reimburse you at shipping rates, as if you had used one of our labels, or your shipping rate, whichever is less.

Please be sure to include or fill in on each shipping label “Box __ of __” so that we know how many boxes to expect.

If you choose to ship saleable books to us without our label, we may reimburse you for shipping, however, we will calculate shipping based on our rates.

6.3.7 CHECK-IN. At check-in we will check the condition of each book and pay you based on our valuation. Books that are not acceptable will be rejected and we will not issue payment for them. We will check in books as soon as we can, you should expect our report and payment within two weeks of receipt of your books.

6.3.8 REJECTS. Books that are rejected as not saleable will be set aside from your order. We will inform you of the rejected book(s). We reserve the right to dispose of any and all rejects as we see fit. In general, we may inform you of the reject and provide you with an opportunity to choose to have the book returned to you at your own cost plus a small fee for processing. Rejected books will only be retained for a period of ten (10) working days after we have notified you of the rejection. If after that time you have not contacted us, we will dispose of the book as we see fit.

6.3.9 PAYMENTS. Once your books are checked in we will issue you payment. We offer a choice of payment types. You may arrange with Customer Care to have your payments transferred to your account through ACH. We pay as follows:

1) Quotes through BookbyteDirect.com are honored for up to 30 days after the date the quote is issued.

2) If you have an outstanding balance due that is older than 30 days, we will automatically hold any payments until your account is brought current.

7. REVIEWS, COMMENTS, COMMUNICATIONS, and OTHER CONTENT. Visitors may send communications; and submit suggestions, ideas, comments, questions, or other information, so long as the content is not, in the sole opinion of BookbyteDIRECT.com, illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, otherwise injurious to third parties, or objectionable and does not consist of or contain software viruses. Political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of "spam" are strictly prohibited on or through BookbyteDIRECT.com. You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of a communication or other content. If you do post content or submit material, you assign any and all rights to the material to BookbyteDIRECT.com. All submitted material shall become the sole property of BookbyteDIRECT.com and shall not be treated as confidential or proprietary to the visitor. BookbyteDIRECT.com shall be entitled to the unrestricted use of these materials for any purpose, commercial or otherwise, without acknowledgement or compensation to you. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you post; that the content is accurate; that use of the content you supply does not violate this policy and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that you will indemnify BookbyteDIRECT.com or its affiliates for all claims resulting from content you supply. BookbyteDIRECT.com has the right but not the obligation to monitor and edit or remove any activity or content. BookbyteDIRECT.com takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by you or any third party.

8. COPYRIGHT COMPLAINTS. BookbyteDIRECT.com and its affiliates respect the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide the company’s agent the following information, in writing: 1. 1. A physical or electronic signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right which is allegedly being infringed upon; 2. 2. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed upon or, if more than one, representative list; 3. 3. Identification of the material which needs to be removed or altered and a sufficiently detailed description of the location of the protected material on the site; 4. 4. Contact information, your name, address, telephone, and email address if available; 5. 5. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent of the law and that you had authority to make such a statement; 6.6.A statement by you, made under the penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright’s owner’s behalf. The company’s copyright agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement is: BookbyteDIRECT.com-Copyright Agent 2800 Pringle Rd SE Suite 100 Salem, OR 97313 503-378-1500 copyright@bookbyte.com

9. RISK OF LOSS. All items purchased from BookbyteDIRECT.com are made pursuant to a shipment contract. This means that the risk of loss and title for such items pass to you upon our delivery to the carrier, and you have the responsibility to purchase shipping insurance, if you so desire.

10. PRODUCT DESCRIPTIONS. BookbyteDIRECT.com and its affiliates attempt to be as accurate as possible. However, BookbyteDIRECT.com does not warrant that product descriptions or other content of this site are accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. If a product offered by BookbyteDIRECT.com itself is not as described, your sole remedy is to return it in unused condition.

11. PRICING. Except where noted otherwise, the List Price displayed for products on our website represents the full retail price listed on the product itself, suggested by the manufacturer or supplier, or estimated in accordance with standard industry practice. The List Price for used products shall be determined by BookbyteDIRECT.com, in its sole discretion. The List Price for all products is a comparative price estimate and may or may not represent the prevailing price in every area on any particular day. Where an item is offered for sale by one of our merchants, the List Price may be provided by the merchant. With respect to items sold by RentU.com LLC, BookbyteDIRECT.com reserves the right to change prices without notice and cannot confirm the price of an item until you order.

12. OTHER BUSINESSES. Parties other than RentU.com, LLC dba BookbyteDIRECT.com and its subsidiaries may operate stores, provide services, or sell product lines on this site. In addition, we provide links to the sites of affiliated companies and certain other businesses. We are not responsible for examining or evaluating, and we do not warrant the offerings of, any of these businesses or individuals or the content of their Web sites. BookbyteDIRECT.com does not assume any responsibility or liability for the actions, product, and/or content of all these and any other third parties. You should carefully review their privacy statements and other conditions of use.


14. APPLICABLE LAW. By visiting BookbyteDIRECT.com, you agree that the laws of the state of Oregon, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Conditions of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and BookbyteDIRECT.com or its affiliates.

15. DISPUTES. Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to BookbyteDIRECT.com or to products you purchase through BookbyteDIRECT.com shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in Salem, Oregon, except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate BookbyteDIRECT.com's intellectual property rights, BookbyteDIRECT.com may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in the state of Oregon, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. Arbitration under this agreement shall be conducted under the rules then prevailing of the Arbitration Association of Portland. The arbitrator's award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under this Agreement shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to this Agreement, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.

16. SITE POLICIES, MODIFICATION, AND SEVERABILITY. Please review our other policies, such as our Privacy Policy Page and Return Policy Page posted on this site. These policies also govern your visit to BookbyteDIRECT.com and are hereby incorporated into these Conditions of Use. We reserve the right to make changes to our site, policies, and these Conditions of Use at any time. If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.

17. TERMINATION. Notwithstanding any of these terms and conditions, BookbyteDIRECT.com reserves the right, without notice and in its sole discretion, to terminate your license to use this website and to block or prevent future access to and use of this website.

18. OUR ADDRESS. BookbyteDIRECT.com 2800 Pringle Road SE Suite 100 Salem, OR 97313 http://www.BookbyteDIRECT.com