Terms & Conditions for Customers

Welcome to meBooks, the venue for purchasing and downloading New Zealand eBooks. These are the terms & conditions relating to the use of your account with the meBooks website (mebooks.co.nz).

Acceptance of terms and conditions

The terms and conditions detailed here are the terms on which meBooks offers you access to the services and our website. By creating an account on the meBooks site you agree to accept these terms and conditions. If you do not accept these terms and conditions, you must refrain from using the services.

Amendment of terms and conditions

We reserve the right to make changes to these terms and conditions at anytime, though if we do so we will comunicate any such changes by notifications both here on the meBooks site and to our members via email.

Usage of goods and services

Supply of goods and services provided via this site (typically eBooks) are on a firm sales basis. If you have any difficulty with reasonable use of any goods and services purchased from us, please contact us by email, indicating what the problems are and the best way for us to contact you. We will endeavour to do our best to rectify any problem you may encounter related to the reasonable use of any goods and services purchased from us, though because of the nature of our services, we will not normally refund any monies.

Your purchase of an eBook from us provides you with the ability to make reasonable use of the eBook for your own personal use on any device you yourself may personally own, though this does not extend to any re-sale, donation, exchange or sharing of the eBook with other parties. In order to provide the service we do, we expect you to take all reasonable steps to prevent theft, loss, copying and distribution to other parties of any eBooks purchased from us.

The only exception from these conditions is where the eBook itself, as obtained directly from our site, explicitly contains a license allowing any such re-use by other parties. In this case, the license information contained in the eBook overrides these terms and conditions.

Payment terms

Payment is to be made at the time of purchase via credit or debit card, in New Zealand dollars ($NZ) only.


meBooks is the copyright owner of the content of this website, or is permitted by the copyright owner to use the content on the website. Material and features such as brand names, images, characters, titles and other product-specific information used in this site may be the trademark or intellectual property of a registered holder. No permission is given in respect of use of any of the above, and such use may constitute an infringement of the holders' rights.

No part of this website or the content contained within it may be reproduced or adapted without the express permission of meBooks.

Returns and Refunds

Returns where a purchased eBook has not been downloaded by the customer will be refunded in full upon the customer provding instructions to meBooks. If a customer wishes to cancel a creditcard transaction where a purchased eBook has not been downloaded, this can be done by the customer contacting the payment provider they selected during the checkout process.

Returns where an eBook has been downloaded by the customer will be accepted if there is a fault with the product that affects its use for the purpose intended. Such a fault may include the ommission of a significant amount of content, or content which has been incorrectly formated such that it is not readable on standard eBook reading systems. Returns for reasons other than this will be accepted at the discretion of meBooks.

In the case of a return, the customer will be either be provided by meBooks with an alternative version of the eBook with any faults rectified, or with a full refund of the purchase price.


You as a meBooks account holder shall idemnify meBooks against any damages arising from loss, theft, corruption, copying and distribution to third parties of the goods and services we provide via this website. meBooks shall not be liable to you or any third party for any special, incidental, direct or consequential damages arising out of, in connection to, or as a consequence of any purchase you may make from our site. In no case shallany liability exceed the cost of the original order.


The information contained in this site and in the goods and services made available via this site (typically eBooks) may contain technical inaccuracies, typographical or bibliographical errors. Although we take reasonable efforts to alert those responsible for these errors (typically the publisher of the eBook) to their existence, all liability of meBooks howsoever arising for inaccuracies or errors is expressly excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.


These terms & conditions were last updated 22nd May 2010