Legal Policies

General Legal Notices

Welcome to the Walker Books website. This website (“Website”) is operated by Walker Books Australia Pty Limited ABN 67 057 547 396 (referred to as "we", "our", "us" or "Walker Books"). If you use the Website you will be deemed to have accepted the following terms and conditions including, where relevant, our Privacy Policy (collectively referred to as the "Agreement"). The Website is intended for use by Australian and New Zealand residents only.

Access to the Website is permitted on a temporary basis and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service without notice (see below).

You are responsible for ensuring that all persons accessing the Website through your internet connection are aware of the terms of this Agreement and comply with them.

COPYRIGHT AND OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

All copyright, trade marks (whether registered or unregistered) and other intellectual property rights in and to the Website and all content included on the Website (including without limitation text, graphics, logos, icons, video, audio, images (moving and still), image rights and software) is the property of Walker Books and/or its content suppliers. All such rights are expressly reserved. You may print off one copy of any page from the Website for your personal reference, however you must always acknowledge our status (or that of any identified contributors) as the authors or owners of material on the Website.

TRADE MARKS

"Walker" and the "Bear and candle" logos are registered trademarks of Walker Books. Other images, titles, names, characters and company names mentioned on the Website may be the trade names or registered trade marks of Walker Books or other parties. Any and all such trade names, logos and trade marks may not be used without our prior written consent or that of the respective owner or in any manner that is likely to cause confusion for customers or that disparages or discredits Walker Books or the respective owner.

USE LIMITATION

You may not use, modify, copy, distribute, transmit, communicate to the public, display, perform, reproduce, publish, licence, create derivative works from, transfer or sell any images (including without limitation, images of book covers), graphics, files, software, information, content or services obtained from the Website without our prior express written permission. You may not frame any content from the Website with advertising, promotional material, information or other content without our prior written consent.

NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE

You warrant to Walker Books that you will not use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or that is prohibited by this Agreement. It is a condition of using the Website that you will not violate or attempt to violate the security or integrity of the Website, including, without limitation, accessing data not intended for users of the Website; attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Website for security breaches; attempting to interfere with service to users of the Website (including, without limitation, submitting a virus or corrupted data to the Website, overloading the Website or carrying out any form of denial of service attack, or continuously posting repetitive material on the Website); attempting to decompile, disassemble or otherwise reverse engineer the content or software comprising or making up any part of the Website; and sending unsolicited advertising or other communications to users of the Website.

DISCLAIMER AND LIABILITY

Walker Books uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on the Website. However, Walker Books does not:
• guarantee the accuracy of the content of the Website;
• guarantee that the content of the Website is up to date;
• make any representation regarding the suitability for any purpose of the information contained in the Website;
• guarantee that the Website or its content is free of errors or omissions; or
• endorse and assumes no responsibility for the accuracy or content of material created by any third party (including, without limitation, any reader suggestions, comments or reviews) that appears on the Website,
• does not warrant or represent that material downloaded and/or accessed via or from the Website will be free of viruses or other similar contaminants and you should operate the most up-to-date virus protection software at all times

Other than warranties and conditions implied by relevant legislation, including the Australian Trade Practices Act 1974 (Cth), the exclusion of which from this Agreement would contravene that statute or cause part or all of this clause to be void (“Non excludable Condition”), Walker Books excludes all terms, conditions and warranties in relation to all goods, services, information and other material provided, or intended to be provided, through the Website.

Except for liability in relation to a Non Excludable Condition, Walker Books (including its officers, employees and agents) excludes all liability whether arising in tort (including without limitation negligence), contract or otherwise for any personal injury or any other loss or damage (including without limitation loss of opportunity or loss of profits) whether direct, indirect, special or consequential, arising in any way out of the Website, use of the Website, the Goods or use of the Goods.

PRIZE DRAW TERMS & CONDITIONS

If you are under the age of 13, please DO NOT submit any Postings. Please ask your parent or guardian to submit any postings on your behalf.

Websites
We may from time to time offer prize draws on our website which shall (unless expressly stated otherwise or if there are some specific terms and conditions applicable to a particular promotion (“Promotion Terms”) in which case the Promotion Terms shall prevail in the event of any conflict with these terms) be governed by the following general terms and conditions:
• No purchase necessary.
• All prize draws featured on our websites are promoted by Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd (A.B.N 67057547396) of 5 Wilson St, Newtown, NSW 2042 (the “Promoter”) and are not open to employees of the Promoter, their families and anyone else professionally connected to this prize draw.
• Entries for any prize draw containing invalid e-mail addresses will be automatically disqualified.
• Prize(s) offered for any prize draw are non-transferable and there is no cash alternative; in the event a prize offered is unavailable a similar prize of greater or equal value will be substituted.
• To enter our prize draws you must be aged 13 or over, resident in Australia or New Zealand and follow the entry instructions given, providing all the information requested.
• If you are under 13, please DO NOT enter the prize draw. Please ask your parent or guardian to enter for you.
• Only one entry may be made per e-mail address to each prize draw.
• Entries received after the closing date for each prize draw as stated will not be considered.
• The winner(s) will be the first entry(ies) selected at random and the runners-up (if any) will be the next entry(ies) selected at random from all complete and eligible entries received and will be notified within 30 days of the closing date.
• The Promoter accepts no responsibility for entries that are late, lost, damaged, illegible or corrupted in transit.
• The winner(s) must claim their prize(s) within 30 days of notification by the Promoter otherwise they will forfeit their prize(s).
• The Promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
• By entering each prize draw, entrants agree to be bound by these terms and conditions which may be amended at any time by the Promoter.
• The rules of each prize draw shall be governed by Australian law.
• All personal details submitted with each prize draw entry will be held in accordance with the Promoter’s Privacy Policy.
• By entering a prize draw, an entrant is providing his/her personal data to the Promoter as "data controller". We will use any data submitted by entrants only for the purposes of administering the prize draw and will not be shared with other companies except to the extent necessary to provide the prize and all data will be deleted following completion of the prize draw, unless otherwise stated in the entry details.

Facebook
We may from time to time offer prize draws on our Walker Books Australia Facebook pages which shall (unless expressly stated otherwise or if there are some specific terms and conditions applicable to a particular promotion (“Promotion Terms”) in which case the Promotion Terms shall prevail in the event of any conflict with these terms) be governed by the following general terms and conditions:
• No purchase necessary.
• All prize draws featured on our Facebook pages are promoted by Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd (A.B.N 67057547396) of 5 Wilson St, Newtown, NSW 2042 (the “Promoter”) and are not open to employees of the Promoter, their families and anyone else professionally connected to this prize draw.
• By entering a prize draw, entrants acknowledge that all prize draws, contests, sweepstakes, or giveaways are in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.
• Any questions, comments or complaints regarding a prize draw on Facebook must be directed to the Promoter rather than to Facebook.
• All entries must comply with Facebook community standards (found at https://www.facebook.com/communitystandards/) and must not be vulgar, obscene or otherwise offensive or inflammatory and must not infringe the rights of any other person.
• Prize(s) offered for any prize draw are non-transferable and there is no cash alternative; in the event a prize offered is unavailable a similar prize of greater or equal value will be substituted.
• To enter our prize draws on Facebook you must be aged 13 or over, resident in Australia or New Zealand and follow the entry instructions given, providing all the information requested.
• Each entrant shall enter the prize draw via Facebook, in the manner specified in the prize draw post, which may include:
o Liking one of our Facebook pages.
o Sending a message to our page.
o Commenting on one of our page updates.
• Obscene or inappropriate entries will not be accepted and the Promoter reserves the right to reject any entries for any reason at its sole discretion.
• Only one entry may be made per Facebook account to each prize draw.
• Entries received after the closing date for each prize draw as stated will not be considered.
• The winner(s) will be the first entry(ies) selected at random and the runners-up (if any) will be the next entry(ies) selected at random from all complete and eligible entries received and will be notified within 30 days of the closing date.
• The winner(s) will be notified through a direct private message on Facebook.
• The Promoter accepts no responsibility for entries that are late, lost, damaged, illegible or corrupted in transit.
• The winner(s) must claim their prize(s) within 30 days of notification by the Promoter otherwise they will forfeit their prize(s).
• The Promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
• By entering each prize draw, entrants agree to be bound by these terms and conditions which may be amended at any time by the Promoter.
• The rules of each prize draw shall be governed by Australian law.
• All personal details submitted with each prize draw entry will be held in accordance with the Promoter’s Privacy Policy and all applicable laws relating to the protection of Personal Data or privacy which have effect in Australia.
• By entering a prize draw, an entrant is providing his/her personal data to the Promoter as "data controller". We will use any data submitted by entrants only for the purposes of administering the prize draw and will not be shared with other companies except to the extent necessary to provide the prize and all data will be deleted following completion of the prize draw, unless otherwise stated in the entry details.

Twitter
We may from time to time offer prize draws on our Twitter Account which shall (unless expressly stated otherwise or if there are some specific terms and conditions applicable to a particular promotion (“Promotion Terms”) in which case the Promotion Terms shall prevail in the event of any conflict with these terms) be governed by the following general terms and conditions:
• No purchase necessary.
• All prize draws featured on our Twitter Accounts are promoted by Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd (A.B.N 67057547396) of 5 Wilson St, Newtown, NSW 2042 (the “Promoter”) and are not open to employees of the Promoter, their families and anyone else professionally connected to this prize draw.
• By entering a prize draw, entrants acknowledge that all prize draws, contests, sweepstakes, or giveaways are in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with,Twitter.
• Any questions, comments or complaints regarding a prize draw on Twitter must be directed to the Promoter rather than to Twitter.
• All entries must comply with Twitter policies (found at https://support.twitter.com/categories/284) and must not be vulgar, obscene or otherwise offensive or inflammatory and must not infringe the rights of any other person.
• Prize(s) offered for any prize draw are non-transferable and there is no cash alternative; in the event a prize offered is unavailable a similar prize of greater or equal value will be substituted.
• To enter our prize draws on Twitter you must be aged 13 or over, resident in Australia or New Zealand and follow the entry instructions given, providing all the information requested.
• Each entrant shall enter the prize draw via Twitter, in the manner specified in the prize draw announcement, which may include:
o Retweeting one of our tweets
o Replying to one of our tweets
o Tweeting a picture to one of our Twitter accounts and/or a specified hashtag
o Following one of our Twitter accounts
• Obscene or inappropriate entries will not be accepted and the Promoter reserves the right to reject any entries for any reason at its sole discretion.
• Only one entry may be made per Twitter account to each prize draw.
• Entries received after the closing date for each prize draw as stated will not be considered.
• The winner(s) will be the first entry(ies) selected at random and the runners-up (if any) will be the next entry(ies) selected at random from all complete and eligible entries received and will be notified within 30 days of the closing date.
• The winner(s) will be contacted through a private Direct Message on Twitter.
• The Promoter accepts no responsibility for entries that are late, lost, damaged, illegible or corrupted in transit.
• The winner(s) must claim their prize(s) within 30 days of notification by the Promoter otherwise they will forfeit their prize(s).
• The Promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
• By entering each prize draw, entrants agree to be bound by these terms and conditions which may be amended at any time by the Promoter.
• The rules of each prize draw shall be governed by Australian law.
• All personal details submitted with each prize draw entry will be held in accordance with the Promoter’s Privacy Policy and all applicable laws relating to the protection of Personal Data or privacy which have effect in Australia.
• By entering a prize draw, an entrant is providing his/her personal data to the Promoter as "data controller". We will use any data submitted by entrants only for the purposes of administering the prize draw and will not be shared with other companies except to the extent necessary to provide the prize and all data will be deleted following completion of the prize draw, unless otherwise stated in the entry details.

Instagram
We may from time to time offer prize draws on our Instagram Account which shall (unless expressly stated otherwise or if there are some specific terms and conditions applicable to a particular promotion (“Promotion Terms”) in which case the Promotion Terms shall prevail in the event of any conflict with these terms) be governed by the following general terms and conditions:
• No purchase necessary.
• All prize draws featured on our Instagram accounts are promoted by of Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd (A.B.N 67057547396) of 5 Wilson St, Newtown, NSW 2042 (the “Promoter”) and are not open to employees of the Promoter, their families and anyone else professionally connected to this prize draw.
• By entering a prize draw, entrants acknowledge that all prize draws, contests, sweepstakes, or giveaways are in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram.
• Any questions, comments or complaints regarding a prize draw featured on Instagram must be directed to the Promoter rather than to Instagram.
• All entries must comply with Instagram community guidelines (found at https://help.instagram.com/477434105621119/) and must not be vulgar, obscene or otherwise offensive or inflammatory and must not infringe the rights of any other person.
• Obscene or inappropriate entries will not be accepted and the Promoter reserves the right to reject any entries for any reason at its sole discretion.
• Prize(s) offered for any prize draw are non-transferable and there is no cash alternative; in the event a prize offered is unavailable a similar prize of greater or equal value will be substituted.
• To enter our prize draws on Instagram you must be aged 13 or over, resident in Australia and New Zealand and follow the entry instructions given, providing all the information requested.
• Each entrant shall enter the prize draw via Instagram, in the manner specified in the prize draw announcement, which may include one, or several, of the below:
o Following a Walker account on Instagram.
o Liking a picture on a Walker account on Instagram
o Commenting on a picture on a Walker account on Instagram
o Posting a picture on Instagram to a specific hashtag
o Posting a picture on Instagram and tagging a Walker account
• Only one entry may be made per Instagram account to each prize draw.
• Entries received after the closing date for each prize draw as stated will not be considered.
• The winner(s) will be the first entry(ies) selected at random and the runners-up (if any) will be the next entry(ies) selected at random from all complete and eligible entries received and will be notified within 30 days of the closing date.
• The winner(s) will be notified through a private Direct Message on Instagram.
• The Promoter accepts no responsibility for entries that are late, lost, damaged, illegible or corrupted in transit.
• The winner(s) must claim their prize(s) within 30 days of notification by the Promoter otherwise they will forfeit their prize(s).
• The Promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
• By entering each prize draw, entrants agree to be bound by these terms and conditions which may be amended at any time by the Promoter.
• The rules of each prize draw shall be governed by Australian law.
• All personal details submitted with each prize draw entry will be held in accordance with the Promoter’s Privacy Policy and all applicable laws relating to the protection of Personal Data or privacy which have effect in Australia.
• By entering a prize draw, an entrant is providing his/her personal data to the Promoter as "data controller". We will use any data submitted by entrants only for the purposes of administering the prize draw and will not be shared with other companies except to the extent necessary to provide the prize and all data will be deleted following completion of the prize draw, unless otherwise stated in the entry details.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

The Website may contain links to third party websites. Walker Books does not endorse such website(s) or their contents, is not responsible for the contents of such websites and makes no representations or warranties regarding the contents, accuracy or functionality of such website(s).

NO UNAUTHORISED LINKING

You may not link to or from the Website to another website without our prior specific written consent.

ACCESS RESTRICTION

Walker Books, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to deny any user access to the Website either in part or as a whole without notice.

MODIFICATION TO THE WEBSITE AND THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The Website and its content are likely to change from time to time without notice and Walker Books makes no representations or warranties as to the length of time that material may remain accessible on the Website.

Walker Books reserves the right to make changes to the terms of the Agreement at any time and without notice. You are bound by such revisions once they have been placed on the Website and you use or continue to use the Website. If you do not accept any such changes, you should stop using the Website. You should periodically visit this page to review the current terms of the Agreement.

APPLICABLE LAW AND ENTIRE AGREEMENT

This Agreement, including the Privacy Policy and Shopping Terms (if the Shopping Terms are applicable), constitutes the entire agreement between you and Walker Books and will be governed by the laws of New South Wales, Australia. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be invalid or unenforceable in a court of law, it shall be severed and will not affect the remainder of the agreement, which will continue in full force and effect. All rights not expressly granted are reserved.

EDUCATION COPYRIGHT NOTICES

“The Australian Copyright Act 1968 (the Act) allows 10% of the number of words on this website to be reproduced and/or communicated by any educational institution for its educational purposes provided that the educational institution (or the body that administers it) has given a Notice to Copyright Agency Limited (CAL) under Part VB of the Act.

For details of the CAL licence for educational institutions contact:

Copyright Agency Limited
Level 15, 233 Castlereagh Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Telephone: (02) 9394 7600
Facsimile: (02) 9394 7601
E-mail: info@copyright.com.au

Except as permitted under the Act (for example for the services of the Crown or in reliance on one of the fair dealing exceptions i.e. a fair dealing for the purposes of research or study) no part of this website may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, communicated or transmitted in any form or by any means without prior written permission. All inquiries should be made to the copyright owner at Walker Books Australia.

SERVICE CONTACT

Please contact the Webmaster with any questions or problems about the operation of the Website.

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