Publication Agreement

Publication Agreement:

Version 17 August 2014

The undersigned:

The private company with limited liability Redbox BV, having its seat and registered office at (6522 AN) Nijmegen at Regentessestraat 21, in this matter legally represented by Mr. Johan Steenbergen, the company hereinafter to be called:“Redbox”,


Every Author that offers publication(s) on

Hereinafter individually also to be called “party” and jointly “the parties”;


(i) Redbox is engaged in conducting and distributing books and e-books within the sports, fitness and health sector in general and the international sport and fitness sector in particular, partly through online services;

(ii) Redbox operates an online platform named “” to provide sports, fitness and health professionals with books and e-books (products);

(iii) Within this framework Redbox offers products through, among other things from third parties, which are obtainable against payment;

(iv) Redbox intensively develops and promotes by using different marketing tools like social media, advertisements, etc;

(v) The Author, or a publishing company on behalf of the Author, is the owner of one or more products and wishes to offer such products through


Article 1. Definitions

The environment where Authors can offer their products to clients.


A user of who purchases a product through

Purchase agreement

The purchase agreement effected between the Author and a client when a client purchases a product through

Environment and any other application designated by Redbox.


The present contract.


All content in the sense of the copyright act 1912 in respect of which Redbox has stated that they can be offered by the Author through

Sales price

Price inclusive of forwarding charges and VAT.

Article 2. Product(s)

2.1 The Author offers his product(s) through The Author grants Redbox the right to offer the Product(s) worldwide on behalf of the Author.

2.2 The Author grants Redbox the right to promote the Product through and to offer the product for downloading against payment.

2.3 The Author delivers de Product digitally or in hardcopy to Redbox.

2.4 The Author guarantees that the Product is completely free of commercial expressions. Redbox reserves the right to remove the Product entirely or partly from and not offer it any longer, if Redbox thinks that the Author acts in violation of this article.

2.5 Authors on can only be individual persons. Organizations or companies will not be accepted as a Author.

Article 3. Offer and delivery of the Product

3.1 The Author puts the Product non-exclusively at the disposal of Redbox (unless agreed differently in writing). Redbox shall offer the Product through

3.2 When a client of purchases an article offered by the Author, a purchase agreement is concluded between the Author and the client. The Author recognizes that Redbox is not and will not be party to this purchase agreement. Redbox takes care of the delivery of the Product.

3.3 In the event that there are more Authors for each Product, only one of the Authors will act as party to the contract between the Author and Redbox. The Author shall be responsible for the distribution of the proceeds with the other Authors.

Article 4. Financial provisions

4.1 The sales price of the Product is determined by the Author. Redbox manages the upload, marketing, and other activities in regards to the Product.

4.2 The Author is entitled to change the sales price of the Product once a month.

4.3 In deviation from the provision in the first and second section of this article, Redbox shall be entitled to offer Products of the Author with discount. The discount shall be at most 50%.

4.4 Redbox will arrange in such a way that clients pay to Redbox. Redbox shall collect the payments of the clients.

4.5 The Author Authorizes Redbox irrevocably to exercise any collection rights resulting from the purchase agreements in the name of Redbox and with the exclusion of the Author.

4.6 On the revenue of hardcopy books, the Author is entitled to receive 65% of the turnover exclusive of VAT and transaction costs, and Redbox receives 35% for the marketing, sales, distribution, and other service activities.

4.7 On the revenue of e-books, the Author is entitled to receive 90% of the turnover exclusive of VAT and transaction costs, and Redbox receives 10% for the marketing, sales, distribution, and other service activities.

4.8 The Author shall not be charged any additional costs.

4.9 Every twelve months after the first upload of the Product, Redbox will send a yearly sales and revenue overview to the Author. Within 30 days from the receipt of the sales review from Redbox the Author shall send Redbox an invoice. Redbox shall settle the invoice within 30 days after receipt. Payment of the invoice by Redbox to the Author will be made by bank transfer.

Article 5. Liability

5.1 The Author shall be liable for all issues of content in respect of the Product. The Author holds Redbox harmless against any relevant claims and shall indemnify Redbox for all costs and damages resulting from such claims.

5.2 The Author shall effect a professional liability insurance.

Article 6. Duration and termination of the Agreement

6.1 This agreement has been concluded for an indefinite period of time and ends, without prejudice to the legal provisions about termination and dissolution of an agreement, by operation of law immediately and without giving notice when the copyright expires by operation of law or if a Dutch judge determines in proceedings on the substance of the case that the Products are not subject to copyright and this decisions becomes final and binding.

6.2 In the event that:

I. The Author infringes any obligation under the agreement;

II. Redbox can conclude in all reasonableness that the Author will fail to fulfil the agreement;

III. The Author is declared bankrupt, applies for or is granted suspension of payment, or he is granted or files personal bankruptcy under the Dutch personal bankruptcy act (Wsnp), or he transfers the management or control of his business, or he loses his corporate status or his company is dissolved or wound up, the Author shall be in default by operation of law.

6.3 If a situation referred to in section 2 occurs, Redbox shall be entitled to wholly or partly dissolve the agreement unilaterally without notice of default and without judicial intervention and without prejudice to other rights of Redbox including the right to complete indemnification of all its (indirect) losses. Dissolution of the agreement in the sense of this article takes place by means of a registered letter.

6.4 During the currency of this agreement the Author shall be entitled to stop offering his Product through Redbox.

6.5 Redbox shall at any time be entitled to stop the availability of the functionalities of

6.6 Parties shall be entitled to terminate this agreement with due regard to a notice period of 1 month. Notice of termination shall be given online through the function ‘delete account’.\

Article 7. Transfer of rights and obligations

The Author is not entitled to transfer his rights or obligations under the agreement to a third party without prior consent of Redbox. Redbox shall not refuse such consent on unreasonable grounds.

Article 8. Intellectual property

8.1 The Author guarantees to be the owner of the copyrights in respect of the Products and to be Authorized to enter into this agreement. The Author holds Redbox harmless against all claims in respect of this matter and shall indemnify Redbox for any costs and loss arising from such claims.

8.2 Parties shall inform one another forthwith of any infringement of the copyright in respect of the Products or in the event that a third party claims rights to the Products or alleges that one or more Products infringe its rights.

8.3 The Author explicitly guarantees that the Product has not been or is not offered through other parties.

Article 9. Final provisions

9.1 This Agreement and any rights and obligations resulting from it shall exclusively be governed by Netherlands law.

9.2 The applicability of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (Vienna Sales Convention) of 11 April 1980 is excluded.

9.3 All disputes arising from or in connection with this Agreement or further agreements resulting from it, shall be submitted to the competent court in Amsterdam.

9.4 In case of interpretation differences between the Dutch text of this agreement and its annexes and a translation thereof, the Dutch text shall be decisive.