Terms of service


These terms and conditions (the โ€œTerms and Conditionsโ€) govern the use of bookshop.leegabel.com (the โ€œSiteโ€). This Site is owned and operated by Lee Gabel. This Site is an ecommerce website.

By using this Site, you indicate that you have read and understand these Terms and Conditions and agree to abide by them at all times.


By downloading or purchasing an item from the Site, and if you opt-in, you actively and specifically consent to receiving emails/SMS texts from Lee Gabel with regard to your purchase, sent to your provided email address or mobile phone number. You may also subscribe to Lee's mailing list at that time, if you choose. You may unsubscribe at any time.


As a user of our Site, you agree to use our Site legally, not to use our Site for illegal purposes, and not to:

  • Violate the intellectual property rights of the Site owners or any third party to the Site;
  • Act in any way that could be considered fraudulent; or
  • No copying of images or text. These are copyright Lee Gabel. All rights reserved.

If we believe you are using our Site illegally or in a manner that violates these Terms and Conditions, we reserve the right to limit, suspend or terminate your access to our Site. We also reserve the right to take any legal steps necessary to prevent you from accessing our Site.


All content published and made available on our Site is the property of Lee Gabel and the Siteโ€™s creators. This includes, but is not limited to images, text, logos, documents, downloadable files, and anything that contributes to the composition of our Site.


When you create an account on our Site, you agree to the following:

  • You are solely responsible for your account and the security and privacy of your account, including passwords or sensitive information attached to that account; and
  • All personal information you provide to us through your account is up to date, accurate, and truthful and that you will update your personal information if it changes.

We reserve the right to suspend or terminate your account if you are using our Site illegally or if you violate these Terms and Conditions.


These Terms and Conditions govern the sale of goods available on our Site.
The following goods are available on our Site:

  • E-books
  • Print books
  • Merchandise

These Terms and Conditions apply to all the goods that are displayed on our Site at the time you access it. This includes all products listed as being out of stock. All information, descriptions, or images that we provide about our goods are as accurate as possible. However, we are not legally bound by such information, descriptions, or images as we cannot guarantee the accuracy of all goods we provide. You agree to purchase goods from our Site at your own risk.
We reserve the right to modify, reject or cancel your order whenever it becomes necessary. If we cancel your order and have already processed your payment, we will give you a refund equal to the amount you paid. You agree that it is your responsibility to monitor your payment instrument to verify receipt of any refund.


We accept the following payment methods on our Site:

  • Credit Card
  • Shopify ShopPay
  • PayPal
  • Google Pay
  • Apple Pay
  • Cryptocurrency

When you provide us with your payment information, you authorize our use of and access to the payment instrument you have chosen to use. By providing us with your payment information, you authorize us to charge the amount due to this payment instrument.

If we believe your payment has violated any law or these Terms and Conditions, we reserve the right to cancel or reverse your transaction.


When you purchase goods from our Site, the goods will be delivered through one of the following methods:

  • Digital goods are delivered instantly by an email from BookFunnel.
  • Print books and merchandise are delivered by shipping viaย Bookvault & PrintOnDemand-WorldWide (PODWW.com), 9 Culley Court, Orton Southgate, Peterborough, PE2 6XD, United Kingdom, and their connected production and distribution centers.

You are required to provide us with a complete and accurate delivery address, including the name of the recipient if physical goods. We are not liable for the delivery of your goods to the wrong address or wrong person as a result of you providing us with inaccurate or incomplete information.


For downloadable digital products (e-books and audiobooks), since t hey are instant downloads, no refund can be given. Please select your e-books and audiobooks carefully. If you buy a duplicate item and notify us within 48 hours of purchase, the duplicate item will be refunded.

For all other refunds, pleaseย contact Lee withinย 7 days of receiving your item(s). Please use the subject "returns" and include your name, order number, and reason for return. If your item is damaged, Lee can refund or resend your item(s) - your choice. Happy customers are return customers!


Where the BC Business Practices and Consumer Protection Act 2004 or any other consumer protection legislation in your jurisdiction applies and cannot be excluded, these Terms and Conditions will not limit your legal rights and remedies under that legislation. These Terms and Conditions will be read subject to the mandatory provisions of that legislation. If there is a conflict between these Terms and Conditions and that legislation, the mandatory provisions of the legislation will apply.


Lee Gabel and our directors, officers, agents, employees, subsidiaries, and affiliates will not be liable for any actions, claims, losses, damages, liabilities, and expenses including legal fees from your use of the Site.


Except where prohibited by law, by using this Site you indemnify and hold harmless Lee Gabel and our directors, officers, agents, employees, subsidiaries, and affiliates from any actions, claims, losses, damages, liabilities, and expenses including legal fees arising out of your use of our Site or your violation of these Terms and Conditions.


These Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of the Province of British Columbia.


If at any time any of the provisions set forth in these Terms and Conditions are found to be inconsistent or invalid under applicable laws, those provisions will be deemed void and will be removed from these Terms and Conditions. All other provisions will not be affected by the removal and the rest of these Terms and Conditions will still be considered valid.


These Terms and Conditions may be amended from time to time in order to maintain compliance with the law and to reflect any changes to the way we operate our Site and the way we expect users to behave on our Site. We will notify users by email of changes to these Terms and Conditions or post a notice on our Site.


Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns. Our contact details are as follows:

Lee Gabel, Author
Box 717, #105 - 1497 Admirals Road, Victoria, BC, V9A 2P8, Canada

You can also contact us through the feedback form available on our Site.

Effective Date: September 6, 2022

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