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RETURN POLICY. Sanddiver Books will gladly exchange, credit or refund your purchase of any digital edition if returned within 14 days of the purchase date, excluding a Handling charge of US$0.50 per ebook. Please allow 2 weeks for processing. Please note that returns must be requested within 14 days of the date of purchase; Sanddiver Books cannot assume responsibility for your download of the purchased files.

FLAWED OR DAMAGED PRINT EDITIONS. Sanddiver Books does not accept returns of print editions. If you receive a flawed or damaged print edition from the Sanddiver Books store, please contact us by email at inquiries@sanddiverbooks.ca and it will be replaced. All flawed or damaged print editions purchased from Amazon should be brought to Amazon’s attention.

CONCLUSION OF CONTRACT. After placing an order with Sanddiver Books, you will receive an order confirmation by e-mail, providing you have provided us with an e-mail address. This confirmation acts as confirmation of receipt and does not constitute a legally binding acceptance of your order. Purchase contracts between Sanddiver Books and you come into force after your order has been accepted on shipping or deliver of the download link of the goods. The goods remain the full property of Sanddiver Books until full payment has been made. Our prices naturally already include VAT (as at January 2011; subject to changes in VAT) where VAT is applicable. As a result of ongoing improvements to product quality, deviations from the product images and/or information provided may occur in isolated cases. All performance, dimensions, weights and sizes provided are approximate values. We shall only accept liability for damage in the event of gross negligence or intent. We shall under no circumstances accept liability for subsequent damage such as loss of earnings.

LEAD TIMES AND DELIVERY – PRINT EDITIONS. Delivery will take place approximately one to four weeks after receipt of your order. Unless otherwise agreed, delivery will be to the delivery address provided by the customer. Books for which we do not hold the publishing rights in certain jurisdictions are not available in those jurisdictions and cannot be shipped to or downloaded by customers located in those jurisdictions.

APPLICABLE LAW AND PLACE OF JURISDICTION. Canadian law applies, excluding the UN Convention on the International Sales of Goods. The place of jurisdiction is Ottawa, Canada. We are not obligated to participate in an arbitration process and are unfortunately unable to offer you the opportunity to participate in any such process.