Welcome to World Softwares. We are really glad you’re keen on becoming an author with us.
This is just the perfect place to turn your hobby into a passive income. Now, imagine creating what you want, when you want it, from the comfort of your own home, making passive income whether you’re working or not.
Becoming an author is easy and if you have reached this point then you’re already a member and you’ve accepted our World softwares terms.
We also have additional terms for our Authors on world softwares to serve as a guide for you while using our platform. You’ll need to agree to them before you can become an author. These govern the relationships, rights, and obligations of authors to buyers using world softwares market.
How to become an Author
It is absolutely free to become an author on our platform and to also place your items up on the World software. However, you will have to go through a review process.
There are a few things you warrant in exchange for the right to be an author, which are outlined in these Author Terms.
Process to become an author
There are easy steps you follow to sign up as an author, which you’ll find instructions and resources to help you get started along with information about payment, submission requirements and other important information about being an author on the website.
The item for sale is of acceptable quality and fit for the purpose for which it is 'sold';
The item matches the description given by you on the item preview page and also for any item preview;
You will honor any express warranties given to buyers that are not contained in the World softwares
You have rights required to license that item on the terms of the applicable license;
The buyer's use of that item is in agreement with the terms of the applicable license does not infringe the intellectual property rights of someone else;
The item and its description are true, accurate, not misleading, not fraudulent or not defamatory.
The item and its description do not violate any applicable law or regulation (including those governing export control, consumer protection, unfair competition, criminal law, pornography, anti-discrimination, trade practices or fair trading);
The item does not contain viruses or other computer codes, files or programs which are designed to limit or destroy the functionality of other computer software or hardware;
Where relevant, you have the appropriate model or property release for your item and you can produce a copy of that model or property release when requested by us or a buyer of your item; and
You will process a buyer’s information in accordance with applicable privacy law and data protection regulations.
Kindly note that If you make your items available on World software market for free, then the warranties you make to buyers also apply to anyone who downloads your item from World softwares.
In a few circumstances, we may also permit a buyer to buy an item for another member, and in this case, you also agree that these warranties apply to the member for whom the item is purchased.
Authors responsibilities to us and to the buyers
You will not use World softwares to offer goods or services to buyers who are not from world softwares.
You will not buy your own items
You will follow any author guidelines provided by us, act in good faith, and provide assistance and co-operation as we reasonably request;
Information and documentation you give us (like your name and address) is accurate; and
Where you have marked an item as 'supported', you will provide buyers of your item with support for the included support period and any support extension period purchased, unless we agree otherwise.
When you place an item on ‘sale’, you are making your item available to buyers and downloaders to use that item under certain conditions.
You really not selling the item itself. What you’re selling includes a license directly to the buyer or downloader to use that item under the relevant license options that we set.
You can support an item on our platform. You can decide on whether or not to support certain items.
If you choose to support an item, this will be identified on the item page.
All supported items include a support period. Buyers can buy support extensions on these items.
Total price for an item on World software
The total price is made up of the following below
Item price: This is made up of a license fee, and if applicable the item support fee (for supported items).
Buyer fee: This is the fee buyers pay World softwares for the buyer services we provide buyers.
Handling fee: In a few transactions the total checkout price may include a handling fee.
Taxes: Some transactions may be subject to tax that may be added to the price.
Once you become an author, you can decide to make your items and related items available exclusively on World softwares or to hold the ability to sell your items elsewhere.
The proportion of revenue you collect from each sale of your item differs, depending on your choice.
You have the right to change the exclusivity status of your account at any time.
When your item is sold on World software Market, you will earn the amount of the item price component of the list price less an author fee that we charge.
The author fee is what you are charged by world softwares for use of our platform and services as an author.
The author fee is determined by whether you are selling the item only on world software market only and by the aggregate value of list price sales you’ve had in the past. The author fee you pay to us is set out in the rates schedule that we can change at our discretion, from time to time.
Any changes to these rates will take effect on and from the date on which notice of the variation is posted by us on World softwares Market.
Setting the prices of item
As an author, you have the full right to set the prices for your items. This right is known as ‘Author Driven Pricing’. We advise you to make all pricing decisions independently, and discussions about your pricing decisions
You have no right to change these authors’ terms, any change you make won’t have any effect on the buyers on world software.
We will hold your earnings if we are unable to make payment to you based on the following reasons:
We do not have precise payment information.
We can’t get in touch with you using the contact details that you provided.
You did not make a request for payment.
You are requesting for payment to be made to a person, an institution or a country that we’re legally banned from making payments to, or where there are limits in the banking systems.
Conversion varies based on your financial institution and we are not responsible for that.
We reserve the right to withdraw an item for any reason. Items are removed once they breach any of our agreements. Kindly take note.
We wish you all the very best in selling your items on the World Softwares.