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Terms & Conditions

Tantric Candy / Charlene Black Publications (Erotic Fiction)


Use of this Tantric Candy website is subject to the following terms and conditions, which all users of the website accept upon accessing this site. 

All users of this site must be aged 18 or over due to the adult content of our Publications. In accepting these Terms and Conditions, you are warranting that you are aged 18 or over and consent to viewing content of an adult nature. If you are not 18, or do not wish to view adult material please leave this website now.


A. Terms and Definitions


1. Tantric Candy and Charlene Black Publications are trading divisions of Spirit in Matter (the Company, we, us, our) and have their registered office at: Postbus 1000 (Box A9075), 2260 BA Leidschendam, Netherlands. Please email any enquiries to or write to our registered office address.

2. "eBooks" refers to all works published electronically and displayed on this website. "Print books" refers to all works published in Print available from this Website (together "Publications"). 

3. "Author's" means the persons who have written the Publications available via these website.

4. "Customer's" means any persons aged 18 or over buying one or more Publications from the website.

5. "Member's" means any persons aged 18 or over who have registered with us.

6. "User's" refers to people visiting this website whether or not they purchase anything from them.


B. Right to Amend Terms and Conditions


We reserve the right to amend these Terms and Conditions at any time and any changes made will come into effect at the time they are posted. The latest amendment date will be displayed at the bottom of the Terms and Conditions. You will be bound by the Terms and Conditions displayed on this site at the time you access the site and enter into any transaction with us and you are therefore strongly advised to check the Terms and Conditions on a regular basis.


C. Content and Access


Our publications are often of an adult nature and contain adult themes suitable only for persons aged 18 and over. By accepting these Terms and Conditions you hereby consent to viewing content of an adult nature and expressly waive any rights arising as a result of the content viewed or read in any of our Publications. If you are unable to confirm this, or unwilling to give this waiver, please do not proceed any further and leave our site immediately. We shall not be responsible or liable for anything arising as a result of viewing of material deemed by some to be offensive.

Author's descriptions, Publications and accompanying text are all subject to our prior approval and we reserve the right to refuse to display any Publication or content that we deem to be unacceptable.

We own the content of these website including logos, graphics and text, save in respect of all eBooks and Print Books where the copyright is owned by the respective Authors. You are prohibited from copying or reproducing all or any part of any images, artwork, graphics or other materials contained on these website. Copying of any or part of any images, artwork, graphics or other materials on these website will amount to infringement including, but not limited to, copyright infringement and/or infringement of registered designs.

We strictly prohibit the use of our website for any illegal or immoral activity and any content found to contravene our Terms and Conditions will be removed and perpetrators may be prosecuted.


D. Availability of website and Publications


We aim to update our website on a regular basis and this may mean that certain Publications are not be available in the future. Any Publications displayed on our website are invitations to treat at that time, and do not represent offers by us to sell to you. However, your enquiries about an eBook or Print Book are always welcome via email and we shall answer your queries wherever possible.

We will endeavour to have our website accessible at all times and running efficiently but we accept no responsibility for any unscheduled downtime which may occur as a result of our servers experiencing technical problems, or the need to carry out emergency maintenance work.

Neither we nor any other party has control over the Internet, which is a global decentralised network of computer systems. Interruptions to our website's availability may occur due to causes beyond our control, such as system malfunction or failures of third parties. In these circumstances, we will use our reasonable endeavours to restore the service as soon as reasonably practicable.

We shall not be liable for any failure to perform our obligations if caused by matters beyond our reasonable control, including the following: acts of God such as fire, flood, earthquake, storm, hurricane, or other natural disaster; war, invasion, act of foreign enemies, hostilities, (whether war is declared or not), civil war, rebellion, revolution, insurrection, military or usurped power or confiscation and terrorist activity; or Government sanction, nationalisation, blockage, industrial dispute, lockout or failure of utility service.


E. Product Description


Our Authors are contracted to provide us with accurate descriptions of themselves, their work and any of their Publications which are displayed on our website. Although we will make reasonable endeavours to check the accuracy of the information, we are not responsible or liable for any discrepancies or inaccuracies. If you require any further information about a particular Publication, please contact us via email.


F. Limitation of Liability


We shall not be liable in the event that any Publication is found to be an infringement of an earlier eBook or Printed Book and you agree to indemnify us against all and any claims for infringement of any intellectual property rights brought by a third party as a result of your use of the eBook or Printed Book.

We neither make nor give any representations or warranties express or implied as to the quality, suitability or authenticity of any Publication on our website and under no circumstances will we be liable for any damages including, without limitation, direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage of any kind however caused and whether arising under contract, tort or otherwise save that we cannot exclude liability for any personal injury or negligence.

By using our sites, you agree to indemnify us against any losses or liabilities incurred directly by us as a result of any breach or non-observance by you of any of our Terms and Conditions.


G. Our services and Products


We sell our products through external parties such as Smashwords, Amazon and other ebook retailers. If you order our products through these retailers, they do not share any of your personal or financial data with us. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the quality, content or privacy practices of these retailer sites (see K).


I. Gift Vouchers and Promotional Codes


From time to time, and entirely at our discretion, we may offer promotions, sales or offers on all or any of our Publications on such terms and for such periods of time as we consider suitable. There may be additional promotional incentives available to our Members.


J. Our Privacy Policy


We are committed to protecting your privacy. We NEVER share our customers' personal information with anyone. Read our Privacy Policy here.


K. Links/Third Party Sites


Our website provides links to third party sites on the Internet. These sites may contain information or material that some people may find inappropriate, offensive or irrelevant. These other sites are not under our control and, by continuing to use our website, you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of the content of such sites. The inclusion of links to third party sites on our website does not imply endorsement of those sites by us, or any association with their operators.


L. Jurisdiction


Tantric Candy / Charlene Black Publications is a company registered and based in the Netherlands and these Terms and Conditions, and any disputes arising as a consequence of them, shall be governed and determined by the Dutch law. Our Customers and Users of this websites agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Dutch Courts.


M. Disclaimer


Tantric Candy / Charlene Black Publications makes no warranty or representation that materials on its website are appropriate in jurisdictions other than the Netherlands, including jurisdictions where the contents may be considered illegal or prohibited. Users of this website that choose to access the website from other jurisdictions will be doing so on their own initiative and at their own risk and will be responsible for compliance with the domestic laws applicable to the territory from which the website is accessed.


N. Entire Agreement and Severability


These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire understanding between Tantric Candy / Charlene Black Publications and its Customers and/or Users of its website (“the Parties”) with respect to the subject matter of this website. They supersede all prior terms and agreements between the Parties relating to them.

If any clause of these Terms and Conditions is held invalid or unenforceable, that clause shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the Parties, and the remaining clauses shall remain in full force and effect.


Version 2.0. Updated 02-05-2020

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