WEBSITE TERMS OF USE

These terms set out the rules for using us.jkp.com and us.singingdragon.com, as applicable (the “Website”).

ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

By using the Website, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use the Website. You must not use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms.

Other terms may also apply to your use of the Website, including:

  • Our Privacy Policy, which sets out information on how we may use your personal data;
  • Our Terms of Sale, which sets out the terms that apply if you purchase something from the Website; and
  • Our Cookie Policy, which sets out information about the cookies on the Website.

WHO WE ARE AND HOW TO CONTACT US

The Website is operated by Hodder & Stoughton Limited ("we"; “us”; “our”). We are registered in England under company number 651692 and our US office is at 123 South Broad Street, Suite 2750, Philadelphia, PA 19109. Our VAT number is GB205505305.

To contact us, please email hello.usa@jkp.com.

CHANGES TO THE WEBSITE AND THESE TERMS

The Website is made available free of charge. We do not guarantee that the Website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted.

We reserve the right to:

  • change or remove (temporarily or permanently) the Website or any part of it without notice. We will not be liable to you for any such change or removal; and
  • change these terms at any time. Your continued use of the Website following any changes will be deemed to be your acceptance of such changes.

WEBSITE CONTENTS

The contents of the Website do not constitute advice and should not be relied upon in making or refraining from making, any decision.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on the Website, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on the Website is accurate, complete or up to date.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

The Website may include links to third party websites that are controlled and maintained by others. Any link to other websites is not an endorsement of those websites and you acknowledge that we are not responsible for the content or availability of any such sites.

YOU MUST KEEP YOUR ACCOUNT DETAILS SAFE

If you register for an account on the Website, you must keep your username, password and any other piece of information used as part of our security procedures confidential. You must not disclose them to any third party.

We have the right to disable any username or password at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your username or password, you must promptly notify us.

COPYRIGHT AND TRADE MARKS

All copyright and all other intellectual property rights in the Website and its content (including without limitation the Website’s design, text, graphics and all software and source codes connected with the Website) are owned by or licensed to us or otherwise used by us as permitted by law.

In accessing the Website, you agree that you will access the content solely for your personal, non-commercial use. None of the content may be downloaded, copied, reproduced, transmitted, stored, sold or distributed without the prior written consent of the copyright holder. This excludes the downloading, copying and/or printing of pages from the Website for personal, non-commercial, home use only.

JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS and SINGING DRAGON are registered UK trade marks. You are not permitted to use them without our approval.

RULES ABOUT LINKING TO THE WEBSITE

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. You must not create a link to any part of the Website other than the home page.

You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

You must not establish a link to the Website in any website that is not owned by you.

The Website must not be framed on any other site.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

If you wish to link to or make any use of content on the Website other than as set out above, please contact us.

WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR VIRUSES AND YOU MUST NOT INTRODUCE THEM

We do not guarantee that the Website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access the Website. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse the Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Website, the server on which the Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Website. You must not attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you could commit a criminal offence. We may report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Website will cease immediately.

DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

The Website is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis, without any representation or endorsement and without any warranty of any kind, whether express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, we will not be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatever (including without limitation loss of business, opportunity, data, profits) arising out of or in connection with the use of the Website.

Nothing in these terms will be construed to exclude or limit our liability for death or personal injury as a result of our negligence or that of our employees or agents.

INDEMNITY

You agree to indemnify and hold us and our employees and agents harmless from and against all liabilities, legal fees, damages, losses, costs and other expenses incurred in relation to any claims or actions brought against us arising out of any breach by you of these terms.

SEVERANCE

If any of these terms are held to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction then the affected term(s) will be severed and the remaining terms will survive and remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.

GOVERNING LAW

These terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and you hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.