All of the books and eBooks on our site are copyrighted. As such, Bella is serious about protecting the copyrights of our author’s work. We actively and aggressively enforce our intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law.
We understand that you may have a close friend or partner with whom you ‘lend’ your eBooks. Bella supports your right to do so. What we do not support is the duplication, sharing or distribution of eBooks with online websites whose intent is to share and provide ‘free’ copies of our copyrighted work with other countless individuals, anonymously or otherwise.
By using and purchasing books and eBooks from our site, you agree that you will not duplicate, share, upload or distribute copies of our intellectual property to any online pirate or sharing websites. Violation of this agreement will result in restricted access to our site. If we determine, within reasonable certainty, that you have violated our piracy policy, access to your account and to our website will be terminated without notice.
We invite our customers to join us in our piracy prevention efforts. If you find copies of our books being shared and distributed outside of trusted sources (such as Amazon, Kobo, Barnes & Noble, Apple, etc.) please send us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The illegal distribution of copyrighted material is a crime of theft. In the United States and many other countries, copyright law provides for severe civil and criminal penalties for the unauthorized reproduction or distribution of copyrighted material. Under U.S. law, infringement may result in civil damages of up to $150,000 and/or criminal penalties of up to five years imprisonment and/or a $250,000 fine.