This World Wide Web Site (the “Site“) is operated by Connect Group PLC and/or its group of companies (together the “Group” or “we” or “our” or “us”), details of which are set out below. The following sets out the conditions of use of the Site.
Liability for accuracy and damage to your computer
The information contained in the Site is not comprehensive and, despite our efforts, it may not be accurate, up to date or applicable to the circumstances of any particular case. In addition, the integrity of the Site cannot be guaranteed to be secure, free from viruses or defects or error free as information could be intercepted, corrupted, lost or destroyed. Accordingly, neither Connect Group PLC nor the Group can accept any liability (and it is expressly excluded to the maximum extent permitted by law) for any inaccuracies or omissions or for any damage that may be sustained as a result of malicious content, malware or software viruses/defects contained in or on the Site. Any decisions or use you make based on information contained in the Site are your sole responsibility. Neither Connect Group PLC nor the Group accept liability for any direct, indirect, special, consequential or other losses or damages of whatsoever kind arising out of access to, or the use of the Site or any information contained in it.
The Group reserves the right to change data, references, specifications or any other information contained in or on the Site at any time, without notice to you.
The Site is aimed at those who access it from the United Kingdom mainland. Those who access the Site from other locations are responsible for compliance with local laws if and to the extent that local laws are applicable.
No information contained in the Site constitutes or would be deemed to constitute (i) an invitation to invest or otherwise deal in the shares of Connect Group PLC and/or (ii) an invitation or offer by any member of the Group (capable of acceptance) in relation to the supply or purchase of goods or services.
Trademarks and copyright
All brand names, service names, product names, titles and copyrights used in the Site are trademarks or copyrights of their respective holders. No permission is given by the Group for their use, distribution, modification or reproduction by any other person, and such use may constitute an infringement of the holders' rights.
Data Protection and Privacy
We will not collect any personal information about you without your consent. However, we may need to know your personal details including your name, address, telephone number(s) and e-mail address to provide you with information or to reply to any queries you submit on the Site or by email. By submitting your data to us, you consent to our storage, processing and use of that data. We may pass information that you have given us with other companies within the Group only. We will take reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of information you give us.
For further information on how we may store, process and use your data please refer to our Group Privacy Notice.
Given that the Internet is a global environment, using the Internet to collect and process personal data necessarily involves the transmission of data on an international basis. Therefore, by browsing the Site and communicating electronically with us, you acknowledge and also agree to our processing of personal data in this way.
Exclusions of liability
Any disclaimers and exclusions of liability in these conditions of use shall not apply to any damages arising from death or personal injury caused by the negligence of Connect Group or any of its employees or agents or for fraud. If any provisions of these disclaimers and exclusions shall be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable then that provision shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.
Other legal notices
There may be legal notices on other areas of the Site which relate to your use of this Site, all of which will, together with these conditions of use govern your use of this Site.
Changes to legal notices
We reserve the right to change these conditions of use from time to time and you should look through them as often as possible.
Who to contact
If you have submitted personal data through the Site and would like that information deleted from our records, please contact the Group Web Content Manager on 0845 123 0000. We will use all reasonable efforts to delete your information from our records.
Use of any Hyperlink
We are not responsible for the content of any other website, including any website through which you may have gained access to the Site or to which you may gain access from the Site. We do not accept any liability in connection with any such sites or links.
Law and Jurisdiction
Your use of the Site and downloads from it, and the operation of these terms and conditions, shall be governed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. The English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising out of your use of the Site.
In the event that any or any part of the terms contained in these terms and conditions shall be 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.
The Group comprises (inter alia) the following companies or trading entities:
- Connect Group PLC – registered in England with company number 5195191
- Smiths News Trading Limited – registered in England with company number 237811
- InStore – a trading division of Smiths News Trading Limited
- Martin Lavell Limited – registered in England with company number 2654521
- Bertram Trading Limited – registered in England with company number 6849888
- Dawson Books Limited – registered in England with company number 6882367
- Wordery – a trading division of Magpie Investments Limited, registered in England with company number 08134714
- Dawson Holdings Limited – registered in England with company number 00034273
- Dawson Media Direct Limited – registered in England with company number 6882366
- The Consortium for Purchasing and Distribution Limited – registered in England with company number 03100039
- West Mercia Supplies - a trading division of The Consortium for Purchasing and Distribution Limited
Registered Offices – Rowan House, Kembrey Park, Swindon, Wiltshire SN2 8UH.
Group VAT Registration Number – GB 882 348 007.