Terms & Conditions

Read-n-Joy is a library created to make its members feel a Library at their home. The specific objective of the library is to help its members explore the wonderful world of books and the joy associated with it. It’s our endeavor to find and provide all kinds of books to its members and become an integral part of their daily lives. We recommend that you carefully go through our Terms of Use, to better understand the different features of our service. By subscribing to the registration process at read-n-joy, Members accept all items in the Terms of Use and agree to abide by and be legally bound by the Terms of Use.

1. Eligibility:

Any individual with a postal address is welcome to sign up with Read-n-joy. However, Read-n-joy reserves the right to accept, or reject membership at its sole discretion. Membership is for personal use only. No member may re-lend books borrowed from Read-n-joy at any time.

2. Plans & Payment terms:

By subscribing to a specific membership plan of Read-n-joy, the member is explicitly agreeing to pay the reading fee attached to the plan at the frequency specified by the plan. Any non-compliance with the payment terms in spite of 2 reminders will attract penalty of 10% per payment period on the amount due and may lead to cancellation of membership.

3. Reading period and reading fee:

Read-n-joy proposes a reasonable reading period with a restriction on the number of books that a member can hold at any point of time. No fine or any sort of a penalty will be levied for delayed return of books. However, under specific circumstances where many members wait on a copy for more than a month, Read-n-joy reserves a right to request for the book to be returned and members are expected to return the requested book within five days of the request. Reading fee should be paid as per the plan. In the event a member does not renew his/her subscription the company reserves the right to adjust the deposit amount towards the reading fees. If there is no balance in the deposit amount then the company will terminate the membership of that member.

4. Lost or Damaged books:

At Read-n-joy, we take utmost care to maintain books in good condition. Any anomaly (unprinted pages) or damage if found should be reported either at the front desk while getting the book issued or to the delivery executive if the book is delivered at the door. Failure to check and/or report the same will be constituted as the member having received a book in good condition. While returning the book, the front desk executive or the delivery executive (if the book is collected at the door) will check for any damage of book(s) and report to the member accordingly. The determination of a book being damaged will be at the sole discretion of Read-n-joy. Members can choose to replace a lost or damaged book within 10 days or pay the penalty amount determined by Read-n-joy. The damage policy is detailed below.

If the book is lost MRP of the Book + Rs. 50 for handling
Scribbling or torn page in Children’s books Rs. 30
Fine damage or torn page of any other book 60% of the MRP of the book

5. Membership closure & refund of deposit:

To discourage ad-hoc and short term membership, members are required to comply with a minimum membership term of three months. For members who subscribe to plans with a refundable deposit, any premature closure of membership in less than three months from the date of sign-up, will result in the reading fee for the remaining period of the mandatory term getting adjusted against the deposit. The rest of the deposit, however will be refunded. For members who subscribe to annual plans without deposit there is no refund applicable at the time of closure. Under extreme situations caused by non-compliance to the Terms of Use, Read-n-joy reserves the right to terminate a membership for any or no reason.

6. Definition of a BOOK:

Since the reading fee at Read-n-joy is a flat rate and is not linked to the number of books read in a period, it is important to note that each title catalogued in Read-n-joy gets the same treatment irrespective of size, cost & target reader. Children’s books are treated the same way as other books.

7. Temporary suspension of membership:

Read-n-joy allows temporary suspension of membership provided the member has completed a 3 months membership period. To avail this benefit the member has to submit the temporary membership waiver form in writing at least 5 days prior to expiration of the membership. All books and magazines will be returned to us. The member will not be able to use the library during the waiver period.

8. Links to Third Party Sites:

Any reference from the Web site and server to any entity, product, service or information does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by the website or any of its employees. Links to external Web sites are in the hope that users will find reference material on related subjects. Webiste does not control and is not responsible for the content included in the linked or referred sites including without limitation any subsequent links contained within a linked site, or any changes or updates to a linked site.

9. Privacy:

We do not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without your explicit consent. We use your information only as described in the library Privacy Policy. We view protection of users' privacy as a very important community principle. We store and process your information on computers located in the city that are protected by physical as well as technological security devices. You can access and modify the information you provide us and choose not to receive certain communications by signing-in to your account.

10. Delivery & Book Return Policy:

Home delivery is offered as services to all members subject to availability of person and other favorable conditions for delivery. This service is for the convenience of the members but does not imply a commitment of providing these services always. Once you order any book it will be delivered. There will be no specific due date for returning the book. You can keep it with you as long as you like. And there will be no late fee for the same. Subject to "you continue to pay our subscription fee". If a members agrees for home delivery it is construed that our authorized person has explicit permission to visit your premises for taking and returning the books. The delivery charges are displayed and informed to members from time to time.

Cancellation & Termination:

You must cancel your subscription before it renews in order to avoid billing of subscription fees. All fees and charges are non refundable, except the deposit against the book. You can cancel your subscription at any time. Your account will be reviewed once you send a requisition for your account cancellation. Website will reverse the rights to recover any due from the deposit amount, which you pay at the time of registration. You have to return a book within 7 days from the day requisition for cancellation is sent. You agree that website, in our sole discretion and with or without notice, may terminate your use of the website (or any part thereof) for any reason, including, without limitation, for lack of use or Read-N-Joy believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of the Terms of Use Read-N-Joy may also in its sole discretion and at any time discontinue providing the website, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that any termination of your access to the website under any provision of the Terms of Use may be effected without prior notice, and acknowledge and agree Read-N-Joy may immediately bar any further access to the website. Further, you agree Read-N-Joy shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to the website.

Changes to Terms of Use:

Read-n-joy reserves the right, from time to time, with or without notice to you, to change these Terms of Use in our sole and absolute discretion. The most current version of these Terms of Use can be reviewed by clicking on the “Terms of Use” located at the bottom of the pages of the read-n-joy .com Website. The most current version of the Terms of Use will supersede all previous versions. Your continued use of our service after changes are made means that you agree to be bound by such changes. The Terms of Use of Read-n-joy is critical to its survival as a library that provides a unique reading experience. Members are given a copy of this at the time of subscription and Read-n-joy expects strict adherence to the same failing which membership may be cancelled.