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Terms of Use for Essential Resource Group, LLC’S eBooks


Purchasers of eBooks and other electronic content produced by the Essential Resource Group, LLC (ERG) are subject to the terms set forth in ERG’s privacy policy and the Terms and Conditions governing ERG’s websites.

The following are additional terms and conditions applicable to the purchase of eBooks. By purchasing an eBook, purchasers acknowledge having read the terms and conditions and agree to be bound by them. This agreement is governed by and enforceable under applicable U.S. and Illinois state laws.


Purchase Policies

1. Purchase of eBook grants you, the purchaser, a nonexclusive license to access the eBook on ERG’s eBook platform. The license is for personal use and may not be transferred to another user.

2. Ebook titles purchased cannot be returned, refunded, or exchanged; if you believe your circumstances warrant an exception, contact ERG Customer Service at

3. If you experience technical difficulty in downloading or accessing a title, please contact ERG Customer Service for assistance at


Usage Policies

1. You are permitted to download, reproduce, store portions, and print portions of an eBook as needed for offline reading but this license is for personal use and reference, non-exclusive and non-transferable.

2. The full-scale reproduction of the contents of the eBook is strictly prohibited.

3. You may NOT do any of the following without express written permission of ERG:

• Make an eBook or any portion of an eBook available on the Internet or other networks, resell an eBook, or use an eBook for commercial purposes

• Distribute eBook content, in print or electronically, to groups (e.g., students in a class, individuals within clinics, organizations, or other groups of professionals); this includes posting eBook content on the instructor, classroom, or university websites (e.g., Blackboard)

• Alter any portion of an eBook.

• Reproduce any portion of eBook content in other print or electronic publications, including personal or organizational websites.

However, authors of eBook content who want to use it in any of these ways should contact ERG directly to discuss permissions.

4. Reproduction of the contents of eBooks (e.g., photocopying or duplicating downloaded files) is expressly prohibited.

5. You may not use an eBook on more than one computer device concurrently; make or distribute unauthorized copies of eBooks; or use, copy, modify, or transfer the eBook, in whole or in part, unless you obtain permission from ERG

6. You may not grant access to an eBook, in whole or in part, to any third party or sublicense, transfer, timeshare, or rent an eBook. If you do this, the license is automatically terminated.

7. The above conditions also apply to any audio, video, or other files that accompany the eBook.


Terms of Use

Purchase of eBook grants you, the purchaser, a single, nontransferable license to access and read the purchased eBook on the ERG library book platform and download portions of the eBook as needed for offline reading. Network distribution of the eBook is expressly prohibited. The following additional terms apply:

• You are not authorized to grant access to any eBook, in whole or in part, to any third party or to sublicense, transfer, timeshare, or rent an eBook.

• You may print pages of your purchased eBook for personal use and reference.

• You agree to protect your purchased eBook from unauthorized use, reproduction, or distribution.

• You agree not to translate, decompile, or disassemble any eBook or to alter it in any way.

• You agree to not remove, alter, or suppress any proprietary or copyright notices, disclaimers, digital watermarks, trademarks, onscreen notices, labels, or other marks.

• You agree that you will not create derivative works based on the contents of any eBook or use the eBook’s contents in any way that would infringe the copyright.

• You agree that you will not share your access credentials (user name and password) with other users.



ERG eBooks are protected by copyright. Purchasers may not remove, delete, transmit or create derivative works from any eBooks. No part of any eBook may be transmitted in any form or by any means, or reproduced for any purpose, without the express permission of ERG or as permitted in this license agreement or under applicable law. Consequences for violating any of the above policies may include any or all of the following:

• Revocation of access to individual eBooks or to the ERG eBook system

• Ethics charges

• Termination of ERG’s library membership

• Legal proceedings



ERG eBooks are provided “as is” and As Available basis without expressed or implied warranty of any kind, including (without limitation) warranties of accuracy, completeness, or suitability or fitness for a particular purpose or other incidental damages arising out of the use or the inability to use the eBook. Purchasers acknowledge that the use of ERG eBooks is entirely at their sole risk. This e-book has been written for information purposes only. Every effort has been made to make this eBook as complete and accurate as possible. However, there may be mistakes in typography or content. Also, this e-book provides information only up to the publishing date. Therefore, this eBook should be used as a guide - not as the ultimate source. The purpose of this eBook is to educate. The author and the publisher do not warrant that the information contained in this eBook is fully complete and shall not be responsible for any errors or omissions. The author and publisher shall have neither liability nor responsibility to any person or entity with respect to any incidental loss or damage caused or alleged to be caused directly or indirectly by this eBook. The publisher makes no warranties as to continuous unlimited access to the licensed eBooks; internet service disruptions are inescapable and beyond the control of ERG. Technical difficulties that may come up with ERG’s own equipment and networks will be settled as soon as possible. You acknowledge that you have read this Agreement, and agree to be bound by its terms and conditions.