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  1. This Download Platform is operated by Ulverscroft Digital, a division of Ulverscroft Limited ( "We", "Our", or "Us"). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 1068776 and with Our registered office at The Green, Bradgate Road, Anstey, Leicester LE7 7FU. Our VAT number is GB 620 3102 12.
  2. All digital content ("Content") that is made available via the Download Platform and from Our websites (including any websites of Our group), whether downloaded direct from these websites or accessed from the websites of public libraries is protected under law including by the Copyright, Design and Patents Act 1988 (as amended).
  3. These Terms of Use set out the terms on which You (the End User of the Download Platform as permitted by these Terms of Use), may have access to and download the Content. "Your" shall be construed accordingly.
  4. By downloading any Content You confirm that You are a registered member of the library providing access to the Download Platform, that You are entitled to be so registered within the applicable criteria from time to time, and that You are the person to whom the library has granted access to the Download Platform via the applicable barcode number and PIN. If You are not so registered or authorised, You must not accept these Terms of Use or download any Content.
  5. The Download Platform is provided "as is" and We do not guarantee that access to it will be uninterrupted or error-free. In particular We are not responsible for any delays, delivery failures, or any other loss or damage resulting from the transfer of data over communications networks, including the internet, or from any delay in or failure to the service as a result of Your hardware or software not being compatible with the Download Platform and/or the Content.
  6. We may at any time suspend or cease Your access to the Download Platform and the Content (either generally or in relation to particular Content) if:
    1. You breach these Terms of Use;
    2. You breach, or We believe that You may breach, or continued access to any Content may breach, any intellectual property rights (including copyright) in relation to the Content;
    3. You cease to be a registered user of the applicable library (or have a right to be such a registered user);
    4. We believe that Your continued access to the Content and/or the Download Platform creates any security risk in relation to either;
    5. The Content copyright owner asks us to; or
    6. The applicable library's subscription to the Download Platform and/or Content expires, is terminated, or is otherwise suspended.
  7. If We suspend or cease Your access as provided in paragraph 6, You must immediately destroy or delete all Content which You have downloaded, unless We consent otherwise in writing.
  8. If You provide Us with Your email address, We will use it to provide You with notifications from time to time relating to Your use of, and access to, the Content and the Download Platform.
  9. Our agreement with the Content copyright owner allows You to use the Content only for Your personal, non-commercial use and You may copy, and transfer the Content solely for your personal, non-commercial use only where permitted by the copyright owner and for the specified loan period.
  10. You must not modify, copy, assign, duplicate, distribute, broadcast, rent, lend, repackage, share, display, reveal, adapt, create derivative works from, frame, mirror, republish, edit, extract, email, transmit, sell or otherwise transfer, convey, sub-licence or use, or (except as allowed by law) attempt to reverse compile, disassemble, reverse engineer, or otherwise reduce to human-perceivable form, the Content or any part of it, save as specifically permitted by these Terms of Use.
  11. You are not granted any synchronization, public performance, promotional use, commercial sale, resale, and reproduction or distribution rights in relation to the Content, and You must not access all of part of the Content in order to build a product or service which competes with the Content or the Download Platform.
  12. Where Content is downloaded or accessed via a library service, Your licence to the Content terminates at the end of the specified loan period and You may no longer use or access the Content following the end of that loan period. At the end of the loan period, You must delete and/or destroy any and all copies of the Content. The rights holders, library and/or We reserve the right to suspend or terminate Your ability to use or access the Download Platform and/or the Content. In addition, We reserve the right to bring proceedings against You or anyone else (which may be via civil action or, where appropriate, criminal prosecution) should You or any other person breach these Terms of Use or otherwise use the Content in breach of the law or Our rights (including the rights of any copyright owner).
  13. We may change these Terms of Use from time to time. Each time You download Content from the Download Platform You will be required to accept the current Terms of Use. You should therefore read the Terms of Use carefully on each occasion that You download Content, to ensure that You are giving consent to the current terms applicable at the time.
  14. Though You may access the Download Platform via a library website, We are not responsible for the content of the library's website, only for the content of the Download Platform and other websites belonging to Us or Our group.
  15. We may transfer Our rights and obligations under these Terms of Use to another organisation, but this will not affect Your rights and obligations under these Terms of Use.
  16. You may only transfer Your rights and obligations under these Terms of Use to another person if We agree in writing.
  17. Please note that these Terms of Use, their subject matter and formation, are governed by English law. You and We both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have non-exclusive jurisdiction.