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Terms and Conditions

About Us

This is a privacy policy for Taylor and Francis Group, an informa business. Our group homepage on the Web is located at http://www.taylorandfrancis.co.uk/.

The full text of our privacy policy is available on the Web at:
https://ecommerce.tandf.co.uk/privacy/privacy.asp

Users may go to https://ecommerce.tandf.co.uk/privacy/optout.asp for information on how to opt-in or opt-out of use of their information.

We invite you to contact us if you have questions about this policy. You may contact us by mail at the following address:

Web Services Department
Taylor and Francis Group
2/4 Park Square
Milton Park
Abingdon
Oxfordshire
OX14 4RN
UK

You may contact us by e-mail at privacy@tandf.co.uk
You may call us at +44 (0) 20 7017 6000

Dispute Resolution and Privacy Seals

We have the following privacy seals and/or dispute resolution mechanisms. If you think we have not followed our privacy policy in some way, they can help you resolve your concern.

  • Verisign: This site is a Verisign Secure Site.

Additional Information

This policy is valid for 1 week from the time that it is loaded by a client.

Data Collection

P3P policies declare the data they collect in groups (also referred to as "statements"). This policy contains 3 data groups. The data practices of each group will be explained seperately.

Group "Access log information"

We collect the following information:

  • Click-stream data
  • HTTP protocol elements

This data will be used for the following purposes:

  • Completion and support of the current activity.

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents.

The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:

Our Web server collects access logs containing this information.

Group "Cookies"

We collect the following information:

  • HTTP cookies

This data will be used for the following purposes:

  • Completion and support of the current activity.
  • One-time tailoring.

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents.

The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:

Cookies are used to store information about your country of origin. This allows us to customise our site and only display books that are available in your area.

Group "Transaction info (required)"

We collect the following information:

  • Physical contact information
  • Online contact information
  • Purchase information

This data will be used for the following purposes:

  • Completion and support of the current activity.

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents. In addition, the following types of entities will receive this information:

  • Delivery services.

The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:

Information we collect in order to process your purchase.

The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:

Information we collect in order to process your purchase.

The personal details provided by you will be held on a database and may be shared with companies in the Informa Group in the UK and internationally. Sometimes your details may be obtained from or shared with external companies for marketing purposes. If you do not wish your details to be used for this purpose or wish your name to be removed from the database, please contact the Database Manager at Informa UK Ltd, Informa House, 30-32 Mortimer Street, London W1W 7RE, UK. Tel: +44 (0)20 7017 4555, Fax: +44 (0)20 7017 4743, Email:database@informa.com

Cookies

Cookies are a technology which can be used to provide you with tailored information from a Web site. A cookie is an element of data that a Web site can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it.

Our site makes use of cookies. Cookies are used for the following purposes:

  • Completing the user's current activity
  • User targeting

Compact Policy Summary

The compact policy which corresponds to this policy is:

CP="NON DSP COR CURa TAIa OUR DELa IND PHY
ONL PUR COM NAV INT CNT STA PRE LOC"

The following table explains the meaning of each field in the compact policy.

Field Meaning
CP= This is the compact policy header; it indicates that what follows is a P3P compact policy.
NON No access is available to collected information.
DSP The policy contains at least one dispute-resolution mechanism.
COR Violations of this policy will be corrected.
CURa The data is used for completion of the current activity.
TAIa The data is used for tailoring the site.
OUR The data is given to ourselves and our agents.
DELa The data is given to delivery services.
IND The data will be kept indefinitely.
PHY Physical contact information is collected.
ONL Online contact information is collected.
PUR Purchase information is collected.
COM Computer information is collected.
NAV Navigation and clickstream data is collected.
INT Interactive data is collected.
CNT Content data is collected.
STA State-management data is collected
PRE Preference information is collected.
LOC Current location information is collected.

The compact policy is sent by the Web server along with the cookies it describes. For more information, see the P3P deployment guide at:
http://www.w3.org/TR/p3pdeployment

Policy Evaluation

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 will evaluate this policy's compact policy whenever it is used with a cookie. The actions IE will take depend on what privacy level the user has selected in their browser (Low, Medium, Medium High, or High; the default is Medium. In addition, IE will examine whether the cookie's policy is considered satisfactory or unsatisfactory, whether the cookie is a session cookie or a persistent cookie, and whether the cookie is used in a first-party or third-party context. This section will attempt to evaluate this policy's compact policy against Microsoft's stated behavior for IE6.

Note: this evaluation is currently experimental and should not be considered a substitute for testing with a real Web browser.

Satisfactory policy: this compact policy is considered satisfactory according to the rules defined by Internet Explorer 6. IE6 will accept cookies accompanied by this policy under the High, Medium High, Medium, Low, and Accept All Cookies settings.

Please read this license agreement carefully before using this site.

Any software, content or other material (collectively, the "content") that is on this site is the copyrighted work of Taylor & Francis Group Ltd and/or its suppliers. Use of the content is governed by the terms of this license agreement.

If you do not agree to these terms, please do not use this site. By using this site, you signify your acceptance of these terms.

Restrictions on use of the content:

This site is owned and operated by Taylor & Francis Group Ltd. No content from this site may be copied, framed, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, except that you may temporarily download one copy of the content on any single computer or print one or more copies of the content for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices. In the event you download any content from this site, such content is licensed to you by Taylor & Francis Group Ltd. Taylor & Francis Group Ltd. does not transfer title to the content to you.

Republication or redistribution of the content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited.

Modification of the content contained on this site or use of the content for any other purpose is prohibited and constitutes a violation of the copyright and other proprietary rights of Taylor & Francis Group Ltd and/or its suppliers.

Without limiting the foregoing, copying or reproduction of the content or any other material obtained on this site to any other server or location for further reproduction or redistribution is expressly prohibited.

Warranty disclaimer:

The content in this site is provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, Taylor & Francis Group Ltd disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement.

Taylor & Francis Group Ltd do not warrant that the functions contained in the content will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components.

Taylor & Francis Group Ltd do not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the content in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. You (and not Taylor & Francis Group Ltd) assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair, or correction. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.

Limitation of liability:

Under no circumstances shall Taylor & Francis Group Ltd be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials in this site, even if Taylor & Francis Group Ltd authorized representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Links to third-party sites:

There are links in this site that will let you leave the Taylor & Francis Group Ltd site. The linked sites are not under the control Taylor & Francis Group Ltd and Taylor & Francis Group Ltd is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. Taylor & Francis Group Ltd providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Taylor & Francis Group Ltd of the site.

US export issues:

No content from this site may be downloaded or otherwise exported or re-exported (i) into (or to a national or resident of) Cuba, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Iran, Syria, or any other country to which the U.S. has embargoed goods; or (ii) to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department's list of specially designated nationals or the U.S. Commerce Department's table of deny orders.

Termination:

This agreement will terminate immediately without notice from Taylor & Francis Group Ltd if in Taylor & Francis Books Ltd's sole discretion you fail to comply with any term or provision of this agreement. Upon termination, you must destroy all the content obtained from this site.

Other:

This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of New York, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. If any provision of this agreement shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. This is the entire agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter herein and shall not be modified except in writing, signed by both parties.