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- We try to keep the information on this site up to date but we can’t update it every day so some information might be a bit old.
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- We hope that there aren’t any viruses on this site but we don’t guarantee it. You must not send any viruses or similar to this site.
Other applicable terms
The following additional terms also apply to your use of our site and are incorporated into these terms by reference:
This site is owned and operated by Penguin Books Limited and The Random House Group Limited ("We"). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 00861590 and have our registered office at 80 Strand, London, WC2R 0RL.
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You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.
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We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with your use of, or inability to use, our site or your use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.
Changes to these terms
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Last updated: 7 December 2015