This Website is owned and operated by Magnocarta Limited trading as “Toppsta” (also referred to in these Terms as “we” and “us”). We are a company registered in England and Wales with company number 9186901. Our registered address is Suite 272, 266 Banbury Road, Oxford. OX2 7PU.
These Terms apply to all reviews of books that you submit or promotion of Toppsta books or competitions that you enter whether through www.toppsta.com or the Toppsta Facebook and Twitter accounts or by sharing or retweeting via Facebook and Twitter.
1. Changes to our terms:
We may revise these Terms at any time by amending this page. Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are binding on you.
2. Intellectual Property
All software used on the Website and all information and materials appearing on the Website (the “Content”) included on it (including, without limitation, Website design, text, graphics, audio and video, and the selection and arrangement of the Content) is the property of Magnocarta Limited or our suppliers (where provided by a supplier) and is protected by international copyright laws. In particular TOPPSTA and its logo are trade marks owned by Magnocarta Limited.
None of the Content may be downloaded, copied, reproduced, republished, posted, transmitted, stored, sold or distributed without the prior written permission of the copyright holder, except that you may download one copy of extracts from the Website on any single computer for personal, non-commercial, home use only, provided that all copyright and proprietary notices are kept in tact. You are prohibited from modifying any of the Content or using any of the Content for any purpose other than as set out in these Terms (including, without limitation, on any other website or computer network). Requests to republish any of the Content and to use quotations or extracts from any of the Content, should be addressed to [email protected]
Copyright in bibliographic data and cover images is held by Nielsen Book Services Ltd or by the publisher or by their respective licensors; all rights reserved.
3. Submitting Reviews to www.toppsta.com
We hope you will leave lots of book reviews on our Website. We are hoping to collect reviews from children and adults. If you are writing a review and are under 18, please ask your parent/guardian to authorise your submission and agree to these terms and conditions on your behalf. By posting your comments or materials on the Website, you are granting to us a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable licence to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform all such content in connection with the service provided by the website and across different media (including in the promotion of www.toppsta.com). in conjunction with your chosen user name and age of child.
If you do not want to grant us these rights, please do not submit your comments or materials to us.
You may only post content that is proper and appropriate to such areas and you must not do any of the following:
Post unlawful, defamatory, obscene, threatening, offensive, harmful or otherwise objectionable content (this includes text, graphics, video, programs or audio); delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels in any content that is posted; falsify the origin or source of content that is posted; post content in a language other than English; post content that violates the legal rights of others, in particular, material that contains the intellectual property rights of third parties unless you have obtained all necessary licences and consents to use such content; advertise, promote or offer to sell any goods or services; contribute content with the intention of committing or promoting an illegal act; use inappropriate (e.g. vulgar or offensive) user names; post content that contains viruses or that may damage our system, or another user's computer; reveal any personal information about yourself or anyone else (for example, email address, telephone number or postal address).
If you are under 18, please obtain your parent or guardian's permission before you register to post any comments or materials.
We shall be entitled at any time to edit, delete, remove, or suspend the whole or any part of the review areas or any content posted on them without notice and without incurring any liability.
You may also post your review on other websites and blogs providing that you credit Toppsta and the publisher by name for providing the book for free and link back to http://toppsta.com in your review.
4. Reading others’ reviews on www.toppsta.com
We do not vet and we are not responsible for any information, which is posted on the Website. Any content, recommendation or other information on the Website is viewed and used by you at your own risk and we do not warrant, in any respect, the accuracy or reliability of any of the information posted on the Website. The views expressed on the Website are those of the individuals and are not necessarily ours.
We do not moderate content before it is posted but we retain the right to delete, move, edit, update or otherwise alter content in any way, at our discretion and without notice.
If you find objectionable or offensive material that has been posted by other users please let us know as soon as possible by emailing [email protected]
5. Entering a “giveaway” competition
We will pick giveaway winners at our sole discretion. The more reviews you submit, the greater your chance to win a giveaway book.
Only one entry to any one giveaway is allowed per household. The person entering must be 12 or older and be a resident of the UK. Toppsta’s decision will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
The winner will be notified no later than 30 days after the competition has closed. If the winner does not respond within 48 hours of receiving the notification, Toppsta reserves the right to re-draw and choose an alternative winner (and so on until the giveaway is fulfilled). If you win a giveaway and do not receive the book, please let us know within 30 days of being notified of your win. If we do not hear from you within this timeframe we may not be able to send you your book.
Any entries received after the closing date of the giveaway will not be accepted.
Toppsta reserves the right to cancel or amend the terms of this promotion without notice due to circumstances outside its control.
Please see the liability section for Toppsta liability on giveaway books. Toppsta may at its discretion extend the period of the promotion.
If you win, we will notify you by email or via Facebook and/or Twitter but we are not responsible for sending you the giveaway book. The publisher or author is responsible for the delivery of books to winners.
There is no cash or other alternative to the prize.
Promotions promoted on Facebook or Twitter are in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Twitter. Facebook and Twitter are not responsible to entrants in respect of any aspect of the promotion.
If you win a copy, we ask that you leave a review of the book at www.toppsta.com. The authors and publishers provide these books for free because they want to know what you think of it. Please note that you will need to set up a profile on our website in order to write a review. If you do not wish to set up a profile, please do not enter a giveaway. Don't worry if you didn't like the book, every review (positive or negative) helps another reader decide whether a book might be right for them. Every review submitted will also help other readers to find a great book or avoid a bad one! People who review the books on Toppsta.com are more likely to win giveaway prizes in the future.
When leaving a review on Toppsta.com, please tick the appropriate option to let people know that you received the book for free from a giveaway.
6. Links to third party websites
This Website may have links to other Internet websites that are controlled and maintained by third parties. These websites may be operated by one of our divisions, associated or sister companies, or may display our name or brand or refer to us in some way. These links are included solely for your convenience and do not constitute any endorsement by us of the websites linked or referred to. We have no control over the content of any such websites, or links from them to other websites.
7. Liability disclaimer
We provide this Website in good faith and do not make any representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, in relation to any part, or all, of this Website or its Content, nor in relation to any part of all of any website to which this Website has a link. We hereby exclude all warranties and representations to the extent permitted by law. We give no guarantee that the activities and offers made available on this Website will always function as intended or that this Website will be free from infection by viruses or anything else that may be harmful or destructive. To the extent permitted by law, we hereby disclaim all liability, however it may arise, in connection with any loss and/or damage that may occur in relation to, use of, or inability to use, or action taken or refrained from being taken as a result of using, all or any part of this Website or its Content, or any website to which this Website is linked.
You understand that Toppsta is not the producer or manufacturer of any giveaway books and so we do not make any representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, in relation to any part, or all, of such giveaway books or their content. We hereby exclude all warranties and representations to the extent permitted by law. We give no guarantee that the giveaway books will always function as intended. To the extent permitted by law, we hereby disclaim all liability, however it may arise, in connection with any loss and/or damage that may occur in relation to, your use of, or inability to use, or action taken or refrained from being taken as a result of using any giveaway book.
In particular, you understand that you are responsible for checking any giveaway book and any related packaging for safety warnings before you give the book to the child. Some books and/or their packaging may not be suitable for children under a certain age for safety reasons. You understand in particular, that Toppsta is not liable if you give an unsuitable book to a child younger than the recommended age or if you suffer any loss or damage as a result of the mis-use in any way of a Toppsta giveaway book.
If any of these Terms is held by a court of law in any territory to be invalid, illegal or otherwise unenforceable, then, to the extent that it is held to be so, and with regard to the relevant territory only, that provision shall be severed and deleted from these Terms, provided that the remaining provisions of these Terms shall remain binding and enforceable and the severed provision shall also remain so in all other territories.
9. Governing law
These Terms shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, English law, and any disputes that may arise under or in relation to these Terms shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.
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