NOOK Press Content Policy

Publishers using NOOK Press are responsible for complying with the Content Policy. Barnes & Noble may update or alter the Content Policy at any time. You are responsible for checking for updates and your continued use of the service after we post amendments will constitute your acceptance of the changes, as described in the NOOK Press Terms & Conditions. 

Barnes & Noble reserves the right to determine, in the exercise of our sole discretion, whether or not your content (including, but not limited to your eBook file, cover image and product data) is compliant with the Content Policy. This includes but is not limited to content we deem illegal, libellous, infringing, offensive, harmful or potentially harmful, threatening, harassing, legally obscene, defamatory or intentionally hateful in any regard. 

We also reserve the right to remove from sale your eBook or other content at any time, if we determine, at our sole discretion, that the content in your eBook is not appropriate for sale through Barnes & Noble. 

You are responsible for knowing and following all local, national or international laws regarding publishing content that are relevant to you or your business. 

Please be advised that submitting or posting any of the following content in your eBook file, cover image or product data may, in the exercise of Barnes & Noble's sole and unfettered discretion, result in the removal of said content and/or termination of your account. Please be advised that the content listed represent examples only and the following list of content is non-exhaustive. Such content includes but is not limited to: 

Product Data 

As stated above, the information that describes your eBook (Product Data) is also subject to our Content Policy. Please note that in addition to the points listed above, Barnes & Noble prohibits the following data points in your Product Data:

Public Domain Content: Barnes & Noble may, at any time, request validation that any content you designate as public domain content in fact is in the public domain for any jurisdiction in which such content will be sold. 

As stated above, Barnes & Noble reserves the right to make changes to the Content Policy at any time without notice or liability. These terms were last revised on 16 August 2017.