1.Consent to be Bound by Terms and Conditions
These “Terms and Conditions” shall provide the terms and conditions of use of, and access to, any “Services” (as defined below) provided by 1DollarScan.com (“1DollarScan”), its website (the “Site”) at http://1dollarscan.com and information, text, graphics, or other materials appearing on the Site created and/or provided by 1DollarScan (the “Content”). These Terms and Conditions shall limit 1DollarScan's liability and obligations to you, and your access to, or use of, the Services, the Site and/or the Content shall constitute your explicit agreement with these Terms and Conditions and consent to be bound thereby.


2.Your account
You have to create and manage a 1DollarScan Account by yourself in order to use our Services. Sharing your account with others is strictly prohibited. You are responsible for the security of your own password.

a. Use of Our Services
Your access to, and use of, the Services, the Site and/or the Content shall be permitted explicitly and strictly conditioned upon your compliance with these Terms and Conditions. 1DollarScan shall specifically reserve the right to change, modify, limit, suspend or terminate your access to and use of the Services, the Site and/or the Content in its sole discretion.

b. No Sharing, No Distribution
Your access to, and use of, the Services, the Site and/or the Content are permitted only to you. The sharing of your user account with another person, and distribution of the scanned file to another person, are strictly prohibited.

c. Use at your own Risk
Your use of the Services shall be at your own risk. 1DollarScan shall have no responsibility for any harm or damage to your computer system, loss or corruption of data, or any other harm that results from your access to or use of the Services.

d. Termination
If you violate any of these Terms and Conditions, your permission to use the Services, Site and Content shall automatically terminate. 1DollarScan shall reserve the right to revoke your access to and use of the Services, Site and Content at any time, with or without cause, and with or without notice. 1DollarScan also reserves the right to cease providing or to change the Services, Site and Content at any time and without notice. 1DollarScan shall reserves the right to terminate your account at any time, with or without notice upon its sole discretion.


3.Services Provided by 1DollarScan
1DollarScan shall receive documents in various media formats, scan and convert them into electronic digital formats, and return them to you as outlined below (the “Services”):

a. Media Formats We May Accept
  1. Business Documents
  2. Business cards
  3. Books
  4. Photographs
  5. Greeting Cards

b. Pricing
1DollarScan charges the fee for Platinum Membership subscription and the Services of $1 per “Set.” A “Set” consists of the same type of media format of a set of documents of the following:
  1. Membership Pricing
    - Regular Membership: No subscription fee
    - Platinum Membership: $99.99/month subscription fee
  2. Basic set pricing
    - Business Documents: up to 10 pages
    - Business cards: up to 10 cards
    - Books: up to 100 pages.
    - Photographs: up to 10 photographs
    - Greeting Cards: up to 1 card
  3. Option Pricing
    - OCR: $1/set. 1DollarScan will make PDF text searchable.
    - Book title: $1/set. 1DollarScan will change PDF file name to book's title. THIS OPTION IS ONLY AVAILABLE FOR ENGLISH TITLE.
    - Express Service: $2/set, 1DollarScan will deliver PDF files within 5-10 Business Days.
    - Amazon Direct: $1/set, 1DollarScan will accept the shipment from Amazon.com directly.
    - Magazine: $1/set, 1DollarScan will accept Magazines.
    - Re-scan Insurance: $0.2/set, 1DollarScan will keep your books for 14 days after scanning.
    - DVD: $30/order, 1DollarScan will deliver PDF files by DVD.
  4. High Quality Option Pricing
    - High Quality Touch Up : $2/set, 1Dollarscan will compress and correct Angles PDF files with Highest quality OCR for over 40 languages.
    - High Quality Scanning : $2/set, 1Dollarscan will scan with 600dpi by Color, Gray Scale or Black and White.
  5. Additional Charge May Apply
    - - After the package arrival from you, we carefully investigate and count papers. If there is any discrepancy between the actual count and your payment, we will send a notification email and additional charge invoice through PayPal.


c. Platinum Membership privileges and limitation
  1. Platinum Membership Pricing
    - $99.99/month subscription fee
    - Every month it will be automatically renewed unless a user cancels the subscription.
  2. Privileges
    - $99.99/month subscription fee includes free scanning of 100 sets.
    - All the scanning will include OCR ($1/set value), Book Title ($1/set value), Express Service ($2/set value), Amazon Direct Shipment ($1/set value), Magazine ($1/set value), and Re-Scan Insurance ($0.2/set value) options.
    - Platinum member's orders will be process as “Express Service”. Average turnaround time is approximately 5-10 business days.
    - Platinum member doesn't need to count sets of books.
    - Platinum member holds a privilege of making a direct shipment from Amazon.
    - Platinum member holds a privilege of prioritized fine tuning up to 10 files at a time.
    - Store all your files (unlimited). No more worries of losing your files.
    - No need to write Order Confirmation # on your Box. (Please write your name/email to be identified)
  3. Limitation
    - No carry-over of unused portion of the free 100 sets to a following month.
    - Membership will automatically be renewed every month. Member needs to proactively cancel the subscription by sending email to cancel@1dollarscan.com. Once the membership is renewed for a new month it is not refundable.
    - For sending additional sets over 100 sets, 1DollarScan will send an invoice before 1DollarScan starts the scanning process.


4. Scope and Limitation of Services

a. General Limitations
- You must be at least 13 years old or older to receive the Services.
- Please be aware that some media (e.g., glossy photo-print paper) may not be able to be scanned despite of 1DollarScan's best effort. Those documents that were not accepted will be returned to you.
- The original documents will NOT be returned after scanned unless specifically requested to be returned which will be subject to a return process fee of $20 per Unit. Return process fee and actual shipping cost to be borne by the customer.
- BOOKS WILL NOT BE RETURNED ONCE SCANNED REGARDLESS OF REQUEST TO RETURN.
- All orders will expire 60 calendar days after the Scan Start Date, which is shown on the web page that is used for placing orders. We cannot process orders or refund payments after 60 days from the Scan Start Date.
  1. Business Documents
    - The documents will NOT be accepted if staples, sticky notes (e.g., Post-it® notes) or any other removable objects are attached to media.
    - All sheets must be unfolded.
    - Every set of document needs to distinguishable from one another. Please use paper clips or binder clips or rubber band (anything that is quickly removable) but NO adhesive or staple, please.
  2. Business cards
    - Only regular-size business cards (i.e., 2 inches x 3.5 inches) will be accepted.
  3. Books
    - In order to use our services, you must agree that your use of PDF is permissible under the Fair Use Policy. Otherwise, you must either: 1) be the owner of the copyright; or 2) have obtained permission from the copyright holder. You must provide 1Dollarscan with a signed declaration (pdf/user_agreement.pdf) with the book to scan, a copy of which will be inserted at the last page of each scanned file.
    - No more than 11.7 inches in width of shorter side of paper.
    - We accept MAGAZINES.
    - We do not scan the cover of Hard-covered books and the dust-covers without any specific request from customers. It needs extra charge, please contact support@1dollarscan.com.
    - BOOKS WILL NOT BE RETURNED ONCE SCANNED REGARDLESS OF REQUEST TO RETURN.
    - Book should have ISBN number, otherwise would be considered as "Business Documents".
    - Some exceptions may apply for books with ISSN or Library of Congress number. Please inquire support@1dollarscan.com for eligibility.
    - Will NOT be accepted if staples, sticky notes (e.g., Post-it® notes) or any other removable objects are attached.
    - The books with many "Dog ears"(the folded down corner of a book page) will NOT be acceptable. Please put the "Dog ears" back to the original position.
    - For requesting OCR for non-English books, users need to specify the language by making a note (or Post-it® note) on those books.
    - WE CANNOT SCAN ANY PUBLICATION BY McGraw Hill. THEY DO NOT ALLOW US TO SCAN THEIR PUBLICATIONS. When we receive any publication by McGraw Hill from customers, we will return it back by charging actual postage fee.
  4. Photographs
    - All photographs must be removed from a photo album or photo books.
    - Some large size photographs may not be accepted.
  5. Greeting cards
    - Any greeting cards with “frills” or “pop-ups” will NOT be accepted.

5. Cancellation Policy

a. Refund
You may cancel the order by sending email to cancel@1dollarscan.com with the Order Number within 60 days from the Scan Start date;
- Before sending package: Full amount of order.
- After package arrival, before cutting paper: Full amount of order if you do not require a return of packages. If package return is requested, the amount of order less $20 return process fee and the return postage.
- After scanning: No refund - All the works are done at this point.
b. Re-scan
While 1DollarScan offers high quality of works, you must acknowledge there are certain risks in the scanning process and 1DollarScan will NOT accept any re-scan or refund request due to following issues:
- Scanned products may have some fold marks, line marks, or marks of adhesive residues.
- Marks or writings on the original documents appear on the files.
- OCR accuracy has a limitation. It is not 100%.
- Books and documents are cut prior to scanning process. Cutting width could be up to 0.5 inches and possible to cut off images and letters.
- Some tilting unavoidable with scanning. Please see here for example.

6. Ordering Procedure

a. Books (Platinum Member)
  1. Subscription Process:
    - Visit 1DollarScan.com and create an account.
    - Sign in at 1DollarsScan.com
    - Subscribe to Platinum membership and proceed to checkout.
    - Sign a user agreement (pdf/user_agreement.pdf) and enclose within your box when shipping books
  2. Order Process:
    - Up to 100 sets, a user does not need to visit our website. Just send books to 1DollarScan your name and email address on a box.
    - Used doesn't need to write the order number on the box.
    - Wait for an email notification to download the digital files from 1DollarScan

b. Books (Non-Platinum Member)
- Visit 1DollarScan.com and create an account.
- Sign in at 1DollarsScan.com
- Place an order at "Place Order"
- Confirm your order and proceed to checkout.
- After checkout, 1DollarScan will send an email receipt with order number.
- Print out the email receipt.
- Place all the documents you want 1DollarScan to process in a box, and pack it with a copy of the receipt enclosed.
- Write the order number on the box, and ship it to us.
- Wait for an email notification to download the digital files from 1DollarScan
c. Other media formats (Business Documents, Business cards, Photographs, Greeting Cards)
- Visit 1DollarScan.com and create an account.
- Sign in at 1DollarsScan.com
- Place an order at "Place Order"
- Confirm your order and proceed to checkout.
- After checkout, 1DollarScan will send an email receipt with order number.
- Print out the email receipt.
- Place all the documents you want 1DollarScan to process in a box, and pack it with a copy of the receipt enclosed.
- Write the order number on the box, and ship it to us.
- Wait for an email notification to download the digital files from 1DollarScan!
d. Process Time
  1. Platinum Member:
    1DollarScan prioritizes scanning process of Platinum Member's orders.
  2. Non-Platinum Member:
    The standard processing time will be 3-5 weeks from 1DollarScan's receipt of the original; however, it may change depending on conditions and volume of the originals.

7. Retention

a. Original Documents/Material You Send to 1DollarScan

The original documents/business cards/books/photographs /greeting cards you sent to 1DollarScan will be stored for two weeks after the scan is complete during which you must send a request for re-scan, if there are any issues with the digital file you downloaded. After this two-week period, the original material will be disposed.


b. Digital Files You Download

Your digital files will be stored for one (1) month after the scan is completed during which you must download onto your PC or servers.



8. Recycle Policy
After 1DollarScan's processing, all documents are sent to International Paper to be shredded and reborn as recycled paper. Another good thing you do for the society and environments. Be proud! For more information about International Paper, please visit: http://www.internationalpaper.com/

1DollarScan reserves the rights to dispose material received from you (books, documents, etc.) WITHOUT SCANNING, if 1DollarScan receives no instructions from you and no response from you to any of the communication attempts by 1DollarScan IN ONE (1) MONTH.


9. Intellectual Property Right
  1. Digital Millennium Copyright Act Compliance
    1DollarScan respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects its users to do the same. In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, the text of which may be found on the U.S. Copyright Office website at http://www.copyright.gov/legislation/dmca.pdf. 1DollarScan shall respond expeditiously to claims of copyright infringement committed using the Service, Site and/or Content if such claims are reported to 1DollarScan's Designated Copyright Agent identified in the sample notice below. If you are a copyright owner, authorized to act on behalf of one, or authorized to act under any exclusive right under copyright, you shall immediately report any alleged copyright infringements taking place on or through the Site by notice with information requested in the following “DMCA Notice of Alleged Infringement” and delivering it to 1DollarScan's Designated Copyright Agent. Upon receipt of such Notice, 1DollarScan shall take whatever action, in its sole discretion, it deems appropriate, including but not limited to, removal of the alleged infringing content from the Site.

    DMCA Notice of Alleged Infringement (“Notice”)
    - Identify the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works are covered by this Notice, you may provide a representative list of the copyrighted works that you claim have been infringed.
    - Identify the material or link you claim is infringing (or the subject of infringing activity) and to which access is to be disabled, including at a minimum, if applicable, the URL of the link shown on the Site or the exact location where such material may be found.
    - Provide your company affiliation (if applicable), mailing address, telephone number, and, if available, email address.
    - Include both of the following statements in the body of the Notice: “I hereby state that I have a good faith belief that the disputed use of the copyrighted material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law (e.g., as a fair use).” “I hereby state that the information in this Notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that I am the owner, or authorized to act on behalf of, the owner, of the copyright or of an exclusive right under the copyright that is allegedly infringed.”
    - Provide your full legal name and your electronic or physical signature.
    - Deliver this Notice, with all items completed, to 1DollarScan's Designated Copyright Agent identified in the sample notice below.


  2. 1DollarScan's Designated Copyright Agent
    Law Offices of Yoshito J. Yamamoto
    1250 Oakmead Parkway, Suite 210 Sunnyvale, CA 94085
    Attn.: 1DollarScan Copyright Agent
    Email: copyright@1dollarscan.com

  3. No Claim of Copyright by 1DollarScan
    1DollarScan does not claim any rights in the original documents/business cards/books/photographs /greeting cards you sent to 1DollarScan, or the digital files created by scanning such which you download from 1DollarScan.

  4. DMCA management system
    We have an online system to provide the copyright holders, such as Authors, Publishers etc., to specify the approval or denial to our scanning services.

  5. NO-SCAN Policy
    1DollarScan will not scan if misuse of our Services and/or actual copyright infringement is discovered. Furthermore, 1DollarScan will suspend or forfeit customer's accounts for repeat offenders at its sole discretion. If 1DollarScan gains knowledge of actual infringement, or becomes aware of facts or circumstances from which infringing activity is apparent, 1DollarScan will take remedial actions as appropriate, including suspension or termination of your account.


10. Indemnity
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold 1DollarScan, its officers, directors, employees and agents, harmless from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, losses and expenses, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees and costs, arising out of or in any way connected with: (i) your access to or use of the Services; (ii) your violation of these Terms and Conditions; or (iii) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any intellectual property rights, including but not limited to right of attribution, publicity, confidentiality, property or privacy right.



11. Disclaimer
THE SERVICES, SITE AND CONTENT ARE PROVIDED “AS IS”, WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, 1DollarScan EXPLICITLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT AND ANY WARRANTIES ARISING OUT OF COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT USE OF THE SERVICES, SITE AND CONTENT MAY RESULT IN UNEXPECTED RESULTS, LOSS OR CORRUPTION OF DATA OR COMMUNICATIONS, PROJECT DELAYS, OTHER UNPREDICTABLE DAMAGE OR LOSS, OR EXPOSURE OF YOUR DATA TO UNINTENDED THIRD PARTIES. 1DollarScan MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SERVICES, SITE AND CONTENT WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR BE AVAILABLE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE BASIS. 1DollarScan MAKES NO WARRANTY REGARDING THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, OR INFORMATION PURCHASED OR OBTAINED THROUGH THE SERVICES, SITE AND CONTENT, OR THE ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, TRUTHFULNESS, COMPLETENESS OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE SERVICES, SITE AND CONTENT. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED FROM 1DollarScan OR THROUGH THE SERVICES, SITE AND CONTENT, WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN.



12. Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT WILL 1DollarScan BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING LOSS OF USE, DATA, BUSINESS OR PROFITS) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, OR FROM YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE, THE SERVICES, SITE AND/OR CONTENT, OR FOR ANY ERROR OR DEFECT IN THE SERVICES, SITE OR CONTENT, WHETHER SUCH LIABILITY ARISES FROM ANY CLAIM BASED UPON CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, WHETHER OR NOT 1DollarScan HAS BEEN INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE, EVEN IF A REMEDY SET FORTH HEREIN IS FOUND TO HAVE FAILED OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT 1DollarScan SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS OR THIRD PARTIES AND THAT THE RISK OF INJURY FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU. FURTHER, 1DollarScan SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY TO YOU OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY THIRD PARTY CONTENT UPLOADED ONTO OR DOWNLOADED FROM THE SITE OR THROUGH THE SERVICES AND/OR THE FILES, OR IF YOUR DATA IS LOST, CORRUPTED OR EXPOSED TO UNINTENDED THIRD PARTIES.



13. General Provisions
  1. Severability
    The invalidity of any one or more provisions hereof or of any other agreement or instrument given pursuant to or in connection with these Terms and Conditions shall not affect the remaining portions of these Terms and Conditions or any such other agreement or instrument or any part thereof; and in the event that any provision of this Terms and Conditions is held to be invalid or ineffective by any court with competent jurisdiction, such provision shall be stricken in the way to affect the smallest degree possible to other provisions of these Terms and Conditions.
  2. Waiver
    Any waiver, inaction or failure to exercise 1DollarScan to enforce any right, remedy or privilege provided in these Terms and Conditions on one or more occasions of your breach, incompliance or violation shall not be construed as a waiver of such right, remedy or privilege of your future breach, incompliance or violation hereunder.
  3. Governing Law and Jurisdiction
    These Terms and Conditions and any action related thereto shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflict of law provisions. A state or federal court residing in the County of Santa Clara of the State of California shall have the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of any action arising from these Terms and Conditions or in connection with the subject matter of these Terms and Conditions, and each of the parties hereto waives any objection to such jurisdiction and venue.
  4. Entire Agreement
    These Terms and Conditions shall constitute the entire and exclusive agreement between 1DollarScan and you regarding the Services, Site and Content, and shall integrate any prior and contemporaneous discussions, understanding and agreements between 1DollarScan and you regarding the Services, Site and/or Content.

  5. Links
    The Site may contain links to third-party websites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that 1DollarScan is not responsible or liable for: (i) the availability or accuracy of such websites or resources; or (ii) the content, products, or services on or available from such websites or resources. Links to such websites or resources do not imply any endorsement by 1DollarScan of such websites or resources or the content, products, or services available from such websites or resources. You acknowledge sole responsibility for and assume all risk arising from your use of any such websites or resources.

  6. Privacy
    1DollarScan's Privacy Policy is incorporated by reference into these Terms and Conditions. A copy of our full privacy policy can be found See 1DollarScan's Privacy Policy for information and notices concerning 1DollarScan's collection and use of your personal information at Privacy Policy

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