Terms & Conditions
Information about us
This website is owned and operated by Guildhall Press, a non-profit social enterprise.Our registered address is Unit B10, Rath Mor Centre, Bligh’s Lane, Derry, BT48 0LZ with Company Registration number NI 43400. We are currently not VAT registered. We are a member of Publishing Ireland, the Irish Book Publishers’ Association.
Accessing the Website
Access to the website is permitted on a temporary basis and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on the website without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason the website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
From time to time, we may only allow access to some parts of the website, or the entire website, to users who have registered with us.
If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our registration and security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time and terminate your registration at any time without notice to you if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms&conditions.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the website through your internet connection are aware of these terms&conditions and that they comply with them.
Terms of sale
This website provides you with information about Guildhall Press and the products and services we offer. It also enables you to purchase books online (print and digital versions).We do not guarantee that any particular book will be available at any particular time and we reserve the right to withdraw any books as described on our website at any time and without notice.
We reserve the right to alter, delete, adapt, take down or in any other way amend the whole or any part of this website including any of the content contained on it at any time and without notice. These terms may change from time to time and you should review this page on a regular basis. If you continue to use the website after any such amendments have been made you will be deemed to accept those amendments. You may access these terms at any time by accessing the link which appears at the foot of each page of this website.
This website is aimed at users worldwide but all communications will be in English.
Where any user is in breach of these terms, we may, but shall not be required to, provide a warning to such user for failure to comply. Further, we have the right to ban any user from the website at any time, whether or not any prior warning has been given.
1. Purchase of products
If you wish to purchase any item for sale on this website you must submit our completed order form. Your order will not be accepted unless we receive full payment for your order at the time we accept it.
If we agree to accept your order, we will confirm this by email and will supply the item(s) you have ordered in accordance with the confirmation and with these terms.
The sale and purchase of products via this website will be governed by a contract between you and Guildhall Press formed when you have placed an order. We have accepted your order when we have sent you our confirmation email.
You acknowledge and agree that, in entering into a contract, you do not rely on and have no remedy in respect of, any statement, representation, warranty or understanding (whether negligently or innocently made) of any person (whether party to the contract or not) which is not expressly set out or referred to in the contract. This is not intended to limit or exclude liability for fraud on our part.
We may correct any error in any unconfirmed order, sales literature or other document or information issued by us or placed on this website without any liability.
2. Returns and cancellations
If you are unhappy with any product you purchase from our website for any reason, you may return it to us in its original condition within 14 working days.
You have the right to cancel this contract from the date on which we send you our confirmation until 14 working days after the day you receive your order. If 14 days have gone by since your purchase, unfortunately we can’t offer you a refund or exchange.
To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it.
To complete your return, we require a receipt or proof of purchase.
To return your product, you should mail it to Guildhall Press, Rath Mor Business Park, Bligh’s Lane, Derry, BT48 0LZ. You will be responsible for and will pay the cost of returning the products to us by the same method as they were delivered. The product(s) will be returned at your risk.
Shipping costs are non-refundable. If you receive a refund, the cost of return shipping will be deducted from your refund.
Depending on where you live, the time it may take for your exchanged product to reach you, may vary. If you are shipping an item over £50, you should consider using a trackable shipping service or purchasing shipping insurance. We cannot guarantee that we will receive your returned item.
Any refunds made pursuant to these terms will be a refund of the price actually paid by you for the relevant product and, except where specifically provided otherwise, will not include a refund of any postage, packaging or similar costs. For the avoidance of doubt, if you purchased a product at a discount, we will refund you the discounted price.
Please note that if you have purchased an ebook from this website, and have successfully downloaded it, we are unable to offer a refund on your purchase.
The price of each product shall be the recommended retail price for that product that is quoted on this website on the date you place your order, subject to any inadvertent pricing errors (whether technical or otherwise) by us, unless a special promotional price or other discounts are stated on the website in respect of a product.
Where a variety of discounts apply (though promotional offers and/or personal discounts available to you) only one discount can be used against each product. The website will automatically apply the most advantageous discount to you, provided you enter all discounts to which you are entitled on the order form.
The price of any product excludes the cost of postage, packaging and delivery. The costs of postage and packaging will be specified on this website and are your responsibility. The cost of delivery to the delivery address you specify in your order form and we acknowledge in our confirmation will be your responsibility.
The stated price of the products is inclusive of any applicable Value Added Tax.
We reserve the right to revise the price of any items on this website without notice. We also reserve the right to refuse to supply to you, whether you are an individual or company, for whatever reason we deem applicable and lawful.
4. Risk & Ownership
Risk of damage or loss of the products shall pass to you on delivery or, if you fail to take delivery of the products, at the time when we have tried to deliver the products.
Title in the products shall pass to you on delivery or, if you fail to take delivery of the products, at the time when we tried to deliver the products to you.
5. Withdrawal and use of products
We may withdraw from the market any products that we produce or generally supply without prior notice, or liability, to you.If we provide you with information about the use for which the products are designed and about any conditions necessary to ensure that the products will be safe, then you must use the products accordingly.
6. E-Books' Licence
Our eBooks are watermarked visibly and invisibly with your email address and name, along with the date you made the purchase. Transferring your ebook to your different devices is easy, but the ebook is licensed to you only, and should not be shared with a third-party or uploaded to websites and/or file sharing networks.
7. Custom Charges
When ordering goods for delivery outside of the EU you may be subject to import duties and taxes. Customs policies vary from country to country and we have no control over such additional duties or taxes. We recommend you check the import charges applicable to the country of delivery with the customs office or post office before ordering products, as you are responsible for all customs formalities, and will need to pay any additional charges, including import duties, taxes, levies and other charges.
Copyright and Intellectual Property Rights
All content included on the website, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, is the property of Guildhall Press and is protected by UK and international copyright and database right laws. All such rights are reserved.
You may not systematically extract and/or re-utilise parts of the contents of the website our express written consent.
You may download and print extracts from material on the website for your own personal and non-commercial use only. You may not distribute, transmit or disseminate any part of the material on the website without our prior permission.
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
If you wish to make any use of material on our site other than that set out above, please contact us.
We aim to update the website regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to the website or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on the website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
While we endeavour to ensure that the information provided on the website is accurate and up to date, the material displayed on the website (whether provided by us or a third party) is made available without any guarantees, conditions, warranties or representations as to its accuracy, completeness or reliability. Commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. To the extent permitted by law, we, and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:
• All conditions, warranties, representations and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.
• Any responsibility or liability for any direct, indirect, special and/or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with the website or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of the website, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it (whether caused by tort, breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable).
You hereby expressly agree that you use the website‘as is’ and at your own risk and that any damage or loss arising from your use of it and/or any reliance placed on its contents are your sole responsibility.
Information about you and your visits to our site
Uploading or submitting material to the website
Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload or submit material to the website, or to make contact with other users of the website, you must comply with the content standards set out below. You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards and you indemnify us for any breach of that warranty.
Any material you submit or upload to the website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and you grant us a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide licence to publish such material in any format, including without limitation print or electronic format and to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to the website constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy or that it is defamatory of such person.
We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of the website.
Publication of any material you submit to us will be at our sole discretion and we reserve the right to make additions or deletions to the text or graphics prior to publication or to refuse publication. We further reserve the right to remove any material or posting you make on the website if, in our sole discretion, such material does not comply with the content standards
Viruses, hacking and other offences
You must not misuse the website by knowingly introducing viruses, Trojans, worms, logic bombs, spyware, adware or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful or designed to adversely affect the operation of the website or of any computer software or hardware relating or connecting thereto. 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 would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990 and any amended legislation to the act. 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 the website will cease immediately.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
Links from our site
Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your convenience and information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. In the event you link to any such third party site you do so at your own risk.
You may see advertising or other material submitted by third parties on the website. Any third party uploading or submitting content or information for inclusion on the website is solely responsible for such content and information, including ensuring that it complies with all relevant legislation and/or common law, regulations and/or codes of practice. We accept no responsibility or liability for the content of advertising or other third party material submitted to the website including without limitation the lawfulness of such content or any error, omission or inaccuracy therein.
Jurisdiction and applicable law
These terms & conditions and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the relevant and applicable law of GB and NI.