Website Terms and Conditions


1.1 “We”, “us” and “our” means Macmillan Publishers International Ltd, trading as Macmillan Distribution(MDL).
“You” and “your” mean a user of this Website under these terms and conditions.

2. Use of our Website

2.1 This Website is operated by Macmillan Publishers International Ltd, trading as Macmillan Distribution(MDL). Macmillan Publishers International Limited is a company registered in England.Its registered number is 02063302 and its registered office is at: Cromwell Place, Hampshire International Business Park, Lime Tree Way, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG24 8YJ.

2.2 By using this Website you are agreeing to be bound by these terms and conditions the (“Conditions”), our Privacy Policy, and our Cookies Policy. If you use any particular service provided by us, you do so subject to any additional terms and conditions that are applicable to that service, including the terms of any applicable logistics services agreement (“Service Terms”). If these Conditions are inconsistent with any Service Terms, those Service Terms will take precedence.

2.3 Please read these Conditions; they are important. If you do not agree to these Conditions do not use this Website.

2.4 We may change these Conditions our Privacy Policy or our Cookie policy at any time by posting changes on this Website, and without giving you notice, so please check them each time you visit this Website. If you continue to use this Website after we have posted any change to these Conditions or our Privacy Policy or Cookie policy, you will be agreeing to that change.

2.5 We may update or change this Website from time to time to reflect changes to our services, our user’s needs and our business priorities.

2.6 We may, at our discretion, edit, block, delete or remove from this Website any information or other material that you have uploaded, submitted or accessed, for any reason (whether or not you are in breach of these Conditions), at any time and without informing you.

2.7 We do not undertake to keep or make available any material that you or anyone else has submitted or uploaded to this Website for any length of time, and you are advised to make a copy of any material that you wish to keep.

3. Orders placed using our Website

3.1 You are solely responsible for all orders placed using this Website and by placing an order you confirm that you have all necessary authorities and permissions to do so, including the express authority of any third party whom you are placing an order on behalf of.We accept no liability for any loss or damage caused by orders which are placed by users of this Website without the requisite authority or permission.

4. Intellectual Property Rights

4.1 This Website and its content are protected by copyright, database rights, trademarks and other intellectual property rights.No right to use or licence of any of those intellectual property rights is granted except as explicitly set out in these Conditions.

4.2 The Macmillan Distribution name and logo are registered trademarks, you are not permitted to use them without our approval, unless they are part of material you are using as permitted under Condition 4.3.

4.3 You may read, print and download one copy of parts of the material and information on this Website and store it on a single computer for your personal, private use, but you must reproduce all copyright and other notices.You may not make any profit from the use of that material or information, and you may not make any other copies, or adapt, create any work derived from, republish, make available to the public, disseminate, or transmit any of it, or exploit any of it for any commercial purpose, without first obtaining written permission from us or our licensors.

5. Security

5.1 If you are provided with a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential and must not disclose it to anyone; you are responsible for all submissions to this Website made using it. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Conditions.

5.2 If you know or suspect that someone else knows your password, you should change it immediately.We may suspend or change any password if there is a breach of security or misuse of this Website, or if we suspect that this is the case.

5.3 You must not try to circumvent the security features of this Website, or tamper with, hack into, or in any other way disrupt or disable any computer system, server, website, router or other device used to host this Website or make it available.

5.4 You must not submit, or create a link to, any file that contains any virus, corrupted data, Trojan Horse or anything else that might damage, destroy or render inaccessible any data or files on any computer.

6. Data Protection and Privacy

6.1 We want to protect the privacy of visitors to our Website and that of our customers and other individuals.Please read our Privacy Policy; it will help you to understand how we use your personal data.We may change our Privacy Policy at any time without giving you notice, so please check it each time you visit this Website.

6.2 Whenever you give us personal data, you are consenting to its collection and use in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

7. Children

7.1 This Website contains materials about children's books, but it is directed at adults who are interested in children's books. We do not sell products for purchase by Children or offer services directed at Children.

8. Third Party Links

8.1 Where this Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, such links are provided for your convenience only and their provision does not constitute an authorisation by us to you to access such third party websites, nor an endorsement of the content of such third party sites by us.

8.2 You acknowledge and accept that (i) we are not, and will not be held, responsible for any damages, loss, costs or expenses arising from the use of such third party websites or products or services available through such third party websites and(ii) the use of such third party websites is governed by the terms and conditions of use as applicable to such websites.

8.3 You should direct any concern about any other website to that site's website administrator or web master.

9. Rules about linking to our site

9.1 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.

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

9.3 Our Website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page.

9.4 We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

9.5 If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our Website other than that set out above, please contact

10. Accuracy of Information and Disclaimer

10.1 We try to ensure that any information and content on this Website that has not been supplied by a third party is accurate, but we make no representation and give no warranty that any information or content is accurate, up to date or complete.We accept no liability for any loss or damage caused by inaccurate, out of date or incomplete information or content.

10.2 If you find any inaccurate, out of date or incomplete information or content on this Website, or if you suspect that something is an infringement of intellectual property rights or unlawful, you must let us know immediately by contacting:

10.3 You should independently verify any information and content on this Website before relying on it.The information and content on, and software available through, this Website are not intended to address any particular requirements; they do not constitute any form of advice or recommendation by us and are not intended to be relied upon when making(or refraining from making) any decision.

11. Our Liability

11.1 We provide the information and material on this Website free of charge; it is provided on the basis that we have no liability for that information or material.

11.2 We have no liability for the inability of anyone to access this Website or any information or material on it, and we do not warrant that this Website will operate without interruption or will always be available.

11.3 We are not responsible for, and will have no liability for, any error or corruption or breach of security resulting from the transmission of any information or material over any telecommunications network.

11.4 We further do not warrant that the Website or the products and materials contained on the Website are error free, or that errors will be corrected, or that this Website or the server from which it is run is free of viruses or other potentially harmful codes.

11.5 We do not exclude or limit our liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or for any fraud on our part, or for any liability that cannot be excluded by law.

11.6 Subject to Condition 11.5, we will not be liable for any indirect or consequential loss, or for any loss of business, profit, revenue or goodwill, or loss or corruption of data, lost or wasted management time or the lost time of other employees arising from your use of this Website or any information or material on it, or your inability to use it (whether that loss is direct or indirect).

11.7 Except as expressly set out in any Service Terms, all warranties, representations, terms, conditions and undertakings, whether implied by statute, common law, custom, trade usage, course of dealing or otherwise(including any implied warranty, representation, term, condition or undertaking of satisfactory quality or fitness for a particular purpose) are excluded to the fullest extent allowed by law.

12. General

12.1 No delay, neglect or forbearance on our part in enforcing any of these Conditions will be, or be deemed to be, a waiver; nor will it prejudice any of our rights.

12.2 If any of these Conditions is (for any reason) held to be unenforceable, illegal or in some other way invalid, the unenforceable, illegal or invalid provision will not affect the remainder of these Conditions; and they will continue in full force and effect.

12.3 These Conditions are governed by English law and you agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.The place of performance will be England.

12.4 No addition to or modification of any provision of these Conditions that you propose will be binding on us unless made in writing and signed by our duly authorized representative. 'Writing' includes email.

12.5 These Conditions were last updated on [insert date terms are posted on site].

13. Contact Us

13.1 If you wish to raise any query with us, please contact: