Terms & conditions

The National Newspapers' Safe Home Ordering Protection Scheme Limited (SHOPS) provides this website subject to the terms and conditions set out below. Please read these carefully before using this website. By using this website, you have agreed to these terms and conditions. SHOPS may make changes and update these terms and conditions and any information on the website at any time. Your continued use of the website will mean you accept those changes and updates.

Use of content and copyright
All material on this website, including (but not limited to) design, text, graphics, and all software compilations and underlying source code are the copyright of SHOPS. All rights reserved. You may download, print out or store portions of this website for your own personal use or information or that of your firm or company. Any other use of material from this website, including reproduction for purposes other than those stated above, publication, modification, sale, distribution, posting or transmission in any way without the express prior written consent of SHOPS is strictly prohibited.

The SHOPS name and logo are trade marks and service marks of SHOPS All other trade marks, service marks and logos used on this website are the trade marks, service marks or logos of their respective owners.

While every attempt has been made to ensure that the information provided on this website is accurate, it is for guidance only and does not constitute legal or professional advice. SHOPS does not represent that the information via this website is accurate, complete or current. Except in the case of death or personal injury caused by its negligence, SHOPS has no liability whatsoever in respect of any use which you make of any information contained on this website.

The information contained on this website has not been written to meet individual requirements and it is your sole responsibility to satisfy yourself prior to using this information in any way that it is suitable for your needs. If you require any additional or further advice, then please refer to the contacts listed in the contact us section of this website. In addition, the useful links section of this website gives the names and addresses of bodies that may be able to provide you with further advice and assistance.

Links to other websites
The SHOPS website contains links to web sites of third parties. These links are provided solely for your convenience and not as an endorsement by SHOPS of the content on such third party websites. SHOPS is not responsible for the content of linked third party websites and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such websites. Your use of third party websites is subject to the terms and conditions of use for those websites.

Availability of website
SHOPS will not be liable for any delay or failure in performance or interruption of the delivery of the contents of this website resulting directly or indirectly from any cause or circumstance beyond its reasonable control. Access to this site may be suspended without notice at any time.

While SHOPS makes all reasonable attempts to exclude viruses from its website, it cannot ensure such exclusion and no liability is accepted for viruses. You are recommended to take all appropriate safeguards before downloading information from this website.

Access outside England
SHOPS is based in England. If you access the SHOPS website from outside England, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction. Recognising the global nature of the internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable content. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the country in which you reside.

These terms and conditions are governed by and contrued in accordance with English law and the parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.