1. COPYRIGHT AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
All content included on the Websites including website design, text, graphics, images, the selection and arrangement thereof, and all software compilations, underlying source code, software (including applets) and all other material on the VSP Publishing Websites are the copyright or other intellectual property of VSP Publishing or of its content and technology providers. The compilation of all content on each VSP Publishing Website is the exclusive property of VSP Publishing and is protected by international law. All rights reserved. Personal permission is granted to registrants to electronically copy and to print hard copy portions of VSP Publishing Websites for the sole purpose of facilitating the purchase of VSP Publishing products. Any other use of materials on VSP Publishing Websites, including reproduction for purposes other than those noted above, modification, distribution, or republication for commercial use or otherwise without the prior written permission of VSP Publishing, is strictly prohibited.
2. PURCHASE OF PRODUCTS FROM VSP PUBLISHING WEBSITES
No contract will subsist between you and VSP Publishing for the sale by it to you of any product unless and until VSP Publishing actually dispatches the good to you. At any point up until then, we may decline to supply the goods to you without giving any reason. VSP Publishing is entitled to withdraw from any contract in the case of errors or inaccuracies regarding the goods or the order appearing on VSP Publishing Websites.
Whilst VSP Publishing will make reasonable efforts to ensure that prices on VSP Publishing Websites are accurate, it will not be responsible for any errors that may occur. If VSP Publishing discover any errors in the price of goods, VSP Publishing will notify you as soon as possible and give you the option to resubmit your order at the correct price or cancel the order. All prices are expressed as exclusive of any VAT or other sales tax payable unless otherwise stated. There shall be an additional charge for delivery, the amount of which shall vary according to the delivery method that you choose. Prices and delivery charges are subject to change without notice. Authority for payment must be given at the time of placing your order.
All orders are subject to availability, and VSP Publishing cannot guarantee the availability of any specific products. In the event that VSP Publishing discovers that goods are unavailable after an order has been placed, VSP Publishing shall send you a notification by email giving you the option to modify or cancel the order.
5. DELIVERY OF GOODS AND RISK OF LOSS
VSP Publishing shall deliver the goods ordered to the main entrance at the delivery address which you supply. All delivery times quoted on VSP Publishing Websites are estimates only based on availability, normal processing and delivery time. All items purchased from VSP Publishing are made pursuant to a shipment contract. This means that the risk of loss and title for such items pass to you upon our delivery to the carrier.
6. GUARANTEE, CANCELLATION AND RETURNS POLICY
If for any reason you are unhappy with the goods received, you can return them to VSP Publishing for an exchange or refund, providing each is returned to VSP Publishing’s returns processing centre in new condition within 2 days from the date of delivery. You may also cancel your contract within 2 days of the date the goods are delivered to you provided you notify us or have returned the goods within that time. Except in cases of faulty, damaged or wrongly supplied goods you shall be responsible for the cost of returning goods for refund or exchange, and we will not refund the delivery charge for sending the item to you. VSP Publishing recommends that you use registered post or recorded delivery and secure packaging when returning goods. VSP Publishing shall use reasonable efforts to replace damaged or defective goods but if replacement is not possible, VSP Publishing's only obligation is to refund the amount paid by you. This does not affect your statutory rights.
7. LICENSE AND SITE ACCESS
VSP Publishing grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of VSP Publishing Websites and not to download (other than page caching) or modify them, or any portion of them, except with express written consent of VSP Publishing. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of VSP Publishing Websites or their contents; any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of the VSP Publishing Websites or their contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of another merchant; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. Neither the VSP Publishing Websites nor any portion there of may be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of VSP Publishing. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of any of the VSP Publishing Websites without express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing VSP Publishing’s name or trademarks without the express written consent of VSP Publishing. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by VSP Publishing. You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create hyperlinks to the home pages of the VSP Publishing Websites so long as the links do not portray VSP Publishing, its affiliates, or their products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive manner. You may not use any VSP Publishing logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link without express written permission.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold VSP Publishing and any affiliated company or individual harmless from any and all liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, related to any violation of these Terms by you or your authorized users, or in connection with the use of the VSP Publishing Websites or the Internet or the placement or transmission of any message or information on the VSP Publishing Websites by you or your authorized users. VSP Publishing shall provide notice to you promptly of any such claim, suit or proceeding and shall reasonably cooperate with you, at your expense, in your defense of any such claim, suit or proceeding.
9. TERMINATION OF USAGE
VSP Publishing reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders at its sole discretion at any time.
10. TERMINATION OF AGREEMENT
This agreement may be terminated by VSP Publishing at any time without notice. In the event of termination, you will no longer be authorized to have access to the VSP Publishing Websites, and all limitations on VSP Publishing’s liability and on your use of VSP Publishing material shall survive.
11. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
Any such contract will be interpreted, construed and enforced in all respects in accordance with the laws of England, and you and VSP Publishing irrevocably submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. We make no promise that materials on the VSP Publishing Websites are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United Kingdom, and accessing the VSP Publishing Websites from territories where its contents may be illegal or unlawful is prohibited. If you choose to access this site from locations outside the United Kingdom, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with any local laws.