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Terms and Conditions

Use of this Website is subject to these terms and conditions. By using this Website you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions which form a binding contract between you and Macmillan Publishers Limited.

Certain parts of this Website may be subject to registration and additional terms and conditions which will be made available for you to read at the time of registration.

Unless otherwise indicated, this Website and its contents are the property of Macmillan Publishers Limited, whose registered office is situated at Brunel Road, Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 6XS ("Macmillan"). The copyright in the material contained on this Website belongs to Macmillan or its licensors. The trademarks appearing on this Website are protected by the laws of England and international trademark laws. Reproduction of material on this Website is prohibited unless express permission is given by Macmillan.

THIS WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENT IS PROVIDED FOR USE "AS IS". MACMILLAN MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THIS WEBSITE OR ITS CONTENTS, ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY AND FITNESS FOR PURPOSE RELATING TO THIS WEBSITE AND/OR ITS CONTENT AND/OR ANY WEBSITE TO WHICH IT IS LINKED ARE HEREBY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW EXCLUDED. NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ARE GIVEN AS TO THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THIS WEBSITE, OR ANY WEBSITE TO WHICH IT IS LINKED.

In no event shall Macmillan or its employees, agents, suppliers, or contractors be liable for any damages of any nature, including without limitation any consequential loss, loss of income or profit, loss of or damage to property, claims of third parties, or any other loss, cost, claim or expense of any kind or character arising out of or in connection with the use of this Website, its content or any Website with which it is linked. This exclusion and limitation only applies to the extent permitted by law and does not apply to liability for death or personal injury caused by the negligence of Macmillan or its employees.

No licence is granted in respect of any intellectual property rights vested in Macmillan or other third parties.

You may not redistribute any of the Content of this Website without the prior authorisation of Macmillan or create a database in electronic form or manually by downloading and storing any content.

"Macmillan" is a trademark of Macmillan and its associated companies and licensors and may not be used without the prior written permission of Macmillan.

You may link to the home page and any HTML page of the Website provided you do not create a frame or any other bordered environment around the content and provided that any such linking does not imply any endorsement of any product or services and provided further that the Website linking to this Website does not contain any intellectual property right, including without limitation copyright, trademark, design right or patent, infringing, distasteful or offensive material. You may not link to any other page of the Website, other than the home page or any HTML page, without the prior written consent of Macmillan. Macmillan reserves the right to require you to remove any link to this Website. You may not replicate the Content on this Website.

Macmillan reserves the right to change these terms and conditions and you will be deemed to have accepted such changes if you use this Website after Macmillan has published the amended terms and conditions on this Website.

Certain parts of this Website may contain advertising. Macmillan is not responsible for the content of any advertising material or any errors or inaccuracy in any advertising or sponsorship, which is the responsibility of the advertiser.

These terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English Law.