HACHETTE UK DISTRIBUTION LIMITED
Terms and Conditions For Website Usage
This website (“Site”) is owned and operated by Hachette UK Distribution Limited (“the Company”, “our” or “us”).
Any order you place for the purchase of goods is subject to our Terms and Conditions of Trade Supply or Terms and Conditions of Supply to Consumers as appropriate (“Service Terms”). Please read the Service Terms carefully before placing any order. By placing an order you agree to be bound by the Service Terms.
Condition of use of the Site
A. Whilst the Company uses its reasonable endeavours to ensure that the Site is generally available, the Company will not be liable if the Site is unavailable at any time for any reason. Without prejudice to the foregoing, the Company will be entitled at any time (and from time to time) and without notice to suspend or restrict access to and/or use of the Site (including for the purpose of conducting any maintenance). The Company reserves the right to modify or withdraw, temporarily or permanently, the Site (or any part thereof) with or without notice and shall not be liable to you or any third party for any modification or withdrawal of the Site.
B. The Company grants you a license to access and use the Site for your personal use. The copyright, trade marks, domain names and other intellectual property rights (“Intellectual Property Rights”) displayed on the Site (“Content”) belong (or have been licensed) to the Company and all rights relating to the Content are reserved to the Company. Nothing on this Site shall be construed as granting you any license to use any Intellectual Property Rights or the Content for any purpose, except with the express written permission of the Company. You are permitted to view, print and download the Content solely on the basis that:
1. you may use the Content only for your personal and non-commercial purposes and you will not in any way reproduce, exhibit, distribute or otherwise use all or any part of the Content for any public or commercial purposes (including, without limitation, for the purpose of copying or reproducing (in any format) any goods or price listings (or any other account information) whether for your own benefit or for the benefit of another merchant), except with the express written permission of the Company;
2. you will not in any way modify, vary or in any other way change any of the Content;
3. you may not use or apply in any way any of the trade marks, logos or any other identifying marks appearing on the Site, except with the express written permission of the Company;
4. the Content may not be used on any other websites, networked computers and/or in any public or private electronic retrieval system, except with the express written permission of the Company; and
5. if you download or print off copies of the Content you must retain any copyright or other Intellectual Property Right notices contained in such material.
C. The Site is provided on an ‘as-is’ basis without any conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind. The Company provides the Site on the basis that all representations, warranties, conditions and other terms (including, without limitation, the conditions implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable care and skill) are excluded to the fullest extent permitted in law.
D. Any Content and/or software downloaded from the Site (“Software”) is downloaded at your own risk. The Company accepts no liability for any damage caused from installing and/or using any Content and/or Software. It is solely your responsibility to virus check all Content and/or Software downloaded from the Site and to check it is compatible with your computer.
E. You must not in any way misuse the Site and (without limitation) you are forbidden from using the Site for any of the following purposes:
1. any fraudulent purposes or in connection with a criminal offence or other unlawful activity (including, without limitation, for the purpose of displaying or distributing any illegal or offensive material);
2. displaying or distributing any material that is illegal, offensive, abusive, indecent, defamatory, obscene or menacing;
3. displaying or distributing any material that breaches any Company or third party Intellectual Property Rights; or
4. introducing or distributing any viruses or for the purpose of distributing any un-solicited material (including, without limitation, mass mailings, chain letters and “spam”).
The Company will co-operate fully with any law enforcement and/or regulatory authorities (including, without limitation, any court order) requesting or directing the Company to disclose the identity or to locate anyone posting any material or using the Site in breach of these Terms.
F. You must not use the Site in any way that causes, or is likely to cause, the Site or access to it to be interrupted, damaged or impaired in any way.
G. You are responsible for all electronic communications and content sent by you (or on your behalf) to us.
Publishers and third party websites
A. This Site is made available to various publishers (“Publishers”). The Company is not responsible for examining or evaluating, and the Company does not warrant or endorse the offerings of, any of the Publishers or the content of their websites.
B. The Company makes no warranty or representation as to the content, suitability or otherwise of any Publisher or third party websites which are linked to the Site or to any links provided on this Site (“Third Party Sites”). The Company does not assume any responsibility or liability for the actions, content, goods, suitability or otherwise of all or any part of the Third Party Sites. Please read the terms and conditions of use and privacy policies of such Third Party Sites as it is your responsibility to view and abide by them.
A. The Company reserves the right at any time (and from time to time and without notice) to make changes to the Site (including, without limitation, these Terms).
B. You will be subject to the Terms in force at the time that you use the Site.
Links to other websites
If you click on any links or banner advertisements on this site, you may be transferred to another website where the data privacy practices may be different to those of the Company. The Company is not responsible for the privacy policies or data collection policies of any other websites.
A. The Company (and each member of the Company’s group) excludes all liability and responsibility for any loss or damage that may in any way result to you or a third party in connection with the use, inability to use or the results of use of the Site and any Third Party Sites linked to/from the Site including, without limitation, any loss or damage due to viruses, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing the Site or your downloading of any material from the Site or any websites linked to/from the Site.
B. Neither the Company nor any member of the Company group shall be liable for any economic loss or loss of profit (direct or indirect) or any indirect, special or consequential loss or damage howsoever caused, or any liability arising to any third party.
C. Neither the Company nor any member of the Company group limits in any way any liability for death or personal injury caused by its our negligence or for fraud.
You agree to indemnify the Company (and each member of the Company group) and keep the Company (and each any member of the Company group) indemnified against any and all claims, demands, actions, proceedings and all direct and indirect damages, losses, costs and expenses (including reasonable legal fees) related to any breach of the Terms by you or any user authorised by you in connection with the use of the Site.
A. If any term or condition of the Terms is deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that term or condition will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining terms and conditions.
B. The rights and remedies of the Company shall not be diminished, waived or extinguished by the granting of any indulgence, forbearance or extension of time. The waiver by the Company of any breach of the Terms shall not prevent the subsequent enforcement of any subsequent breach of that provision and shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any subsequent breach of that or any other provision.
C. The Company will not be responsible for any delay or failure to comply with any of its obligations (whether set out in the Terms or otherwise) if the delay or failure arises from any cause which is beyond our reasonable control.
D. The Terms cannot be varied except with the express permission of the Company. In particular, nothing said by any sales person on behalf of the Company should be understood as a variation of the Terms. The Company shall have no liability for any such representation being untrue or misleading.
E. “Company group” when used in the Terms means, at any time, each and any subsidiary or holding company of the Company and each and any subsidiary or holding company of such holding company.
F. The Company may transfer our rights and obligations under these Terms to another organisation.
These Terms are governed by and shall be construed in accordance with English law. Disputes arising in connection with the Terms or the Site shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
A. The Site is intended for the use of residents of the United Kingdom. Whilst the Company does not prohibit the use of the Site by residents outside of the United Kingdom the Company is not required to ensure that the Site complies with any law other than the laws of England and Wales.
B. If you are an international user (i.e. you are not resident in the United Kingdom) you will be responsible for complying with all local laws.
Data Protection & Privacy
The Company is committed to protecting your privacy when using the Site.
We may need to know your personal details including your name, address and email address to provide you with information, reply to your queries, or evaluate your CV. Data processing of this information will be undertaken by the Company, who may use a third party to fulfil such data processing needs.
The Site is owned and operated by Hachette UK Distribution Limited. Our registered address is:
50 Victoria Embankment