References to "we", "us" and "our" are to Little, Brown Book Group Limited.
1. User-Generated Content ("UGC")
You may submit material for publication in comment areas of the Website. We accept no liability in respect of any material submitted by any user and published by us and we are not responsible for its content or accuracy.
In submitting material to us for publication you agree to be bound by the following terms of acceptable use ("Terms of Acceptable Use"):
1.Publication of any material you submit will be at our sole discretion. We reserve the right to make additions or deletions to the text or graphics prior to publication, or to refuse publication;
2. You grant to us a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide licence to republish in any format any material (including, but not limited to print and electronic format) that you submit to us;
3. You will not submit any material which is intended to upset others or which is obnoxious, derogatory or rude;
4. You will not submit any material that is promotional or commercial in nature;
5. Any material that you submit will be relevant to the content in respect of which it is submitted;
6. You warrant that any material that you submit to us is your own original work and that you own the copyright and any other relevant rights in it;
7. You warrant that any material that you submit to us is not obscene, offensive, defamatory of any person or a misuse of private information, and that it does not constitute hate speech against an identifiable group and is not otherwise illegal;
8. You acknowledge that any breach of these warranties may cause us damage or loss and you agree to indemnify us in full and permanently against any third party liability, claims, costs, loss or damage (including indirect and consequential loss) that we incur as a result of publishing material that you submit to us; and
9. We reserve the right to remove your access to individual services completely if we believe you are not complying with these Terms of Acceptable Use or TOUs.
If you believe that material has been published on the Website that does not comply with the Terms of Acceptable Use, please notify us by sending us an email at websiteadmin [at] littlebrownemail.co.uk and include details of why you think the material breaches the Terms of Acceptable Use.
You acknowledge that all rights in the Website and their contents (including but not limited to text, photographs, graphics, and downloads) are owned by or have been licensed to us or are otherwise used by us as permitted by applicable law. In accessing the Website you agree that you will access the contents solely for your own personal, non-commercial use and you acknowledge that you are not permitted to copy, download, store in any medium (including any other website), distribute, transmit, modify or show in public any part of the Website without our prior written permission or in accordance with the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 or other relevant provisions which are or may be in force.
The Website may contain or offer competitions or other promotions, which may be governed by additional terms ("Additional Terms"). Additional Terms may contain eligibility requirements and will feature on the Website alongside the relevant competition or promotion. It is your responsibility to read those Additional Terms to determine whether your participation, registration or entry will be valid and to determine the requirements upon you in connection with the competition or promotion.
4. Data protection and privacy
We may need to know your personal details including but not limited to your name, address and email address to provide you with information, reply to your queries or for purposes connected with UGC.
5. Liability disclaimer
The Website are provided by us in good faith on an "as is" basis. We make no representations or warranties, express or implied, about the Website or the material contained or referred to on them or available for download from them, and will not be held liable in any way for your use of them. Except to the extent provided by the applicable law, we disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. We and all affiliated companies and individuals exclude to the fullest extent permitted by law all liability in contract or tort (including negligence) or otherwise for any direct, indirect, incidental, special and consequential damages, losses and expenses whatsoever including loss of business, anticipated savings revenues, profits, goodwill or reputation arising out of or in any way connected with the use of the Website and/or any information, content, or services obtained through them. We endeavour to ensure that all information and material on the Website is correct and accurate but do not accept any liability for errors or omissions, nor do we warrant that use of the Website will be uninterrupted.
The Website may be used only for lawful purposes and in a manner which does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of the Website by, any third party. We have the right to edit, refuse to post or remove any material submitted to or posted on the Website. We are not responsible for, nor do we accept any liability for, any material posted on the Website otherwise than by Little, Brown Book Group Limited. Any opinions, advice, statements, offers or other information expressed or made available by third parties on the Website are those of the third party concerned. We neither endorse nor are responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any such third party material.
6. Site security
While we make reasonable attempts to exclude viruses, worms, Trojans and other malicious or destructive computer code from the Website and their contents, we cannot guarantee such exclusion. We give no assurance (whether express or implied), assume no obligation and accept no liability in relation to these matters. You are strongly recommended to take all appropriate safeguards before using the Website or downloading any information or content from them.
7. Links to other Website
Neither we nor any of our group companies are responsible for the content of any other website, including any website through which you may have gained access to the Website or to which you may gain access from the Website. We do not accept any liability in connection with such other website or links.
The Website and the information on them may be changed or updated without notice, unless we specify to the contrary.
If all or any part of these terms is determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term shall to that extent be severed from the remaining terms, which shall continue to be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Our failure to exercise or enforce any rights or any provision of these terms will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by us in writing.
The parties to these TOUs do not intend the terms (or any part of them) to be enforceable by any person who is not a party to these TOUs pursuant to the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 except that Little, Brown Book Group Limited may seek to rely on the benefit of these terms. However, we may amend these terms without those other companies' consent and subsections 2(1)(a) to (c) of the Contract (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 shall not apply to these terms.
9. Law and jurisdiction
Your use of the Website and downloads from them, and the operation of these terms, shall be governed in accordance with the laws of England. The English courts shall have the exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising out of your use of the Website except that we may take action in any jurisdiction to protect our intellectual property rights or to recover any amount owed to us.
10. International use
If you choose to access the Website from locations outside the United Kingdom you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
If you have any queries about the Website please contact us at the following address: websiteadmin [at] littlebrownemail.co.uk
The Website are operated by Little, Brown Book Group Limited, a company registered in England and Wales (registration number 02304585, VAT number 606038564 whose registered office is at 2nd Floor, 100 Victoria Embankment, London, EC4Y 0DY.
All our trade marks are owned by Little, Brown Book Group and are registered in the U.K. and other countries. None of these marks may be copied or used without permission.
12. General Contact Details
Little, Brown Book Group Limited
100 Victoria Embankment
Company number: 02304585
A member of Hachette UK
Tel: +44 (0)20 7911 8000
Fax: +44 (0)20 7911 8100
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