INFORMATION ABOUT THE COMPANY
www.jkrowling.com is a site operated by J.K. Rowling Website Limited (the “Company”). The Company is a limited company registered in England and Wales under company number 7952828 and its registered office is at 5th Floor, 89 New Bond Street, London W1S 1DA. Please note that this is not an address to which you should send fan mail.
ACCESSING THE SITE
You will need an internet connection and a browser to access the pages on jkrowling.com and to use the features we provide. Access to the site is permitted on a temporary basis, and the Company reserves the right to withdraw or amend the site without notice (see below). The Company will not be liable if for any reason the site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
The Company is the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the site, and in the content published on it. Those works are protected by UK and international copyright and other intellectual property laws. All such rights are reserved.
The trademarks appearing on jkrowling.com are owned by us or our licensors.
Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts characters, names and related indicia are trademarks of and © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts and Pottermore Publishing and Stage Theatrical Rights © J.K. Rowling. All Rights Reserved.
J.K. ROWLING’S WIZARDING WORLD is a trademark of J.K. Rowling and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
Materials from the Harry Potter series of films and from the film Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them are provided courtesy of Warner Bros. Entertainment.
No permission is given in respect of the use of any of these brands or marks, and any such use may constitute an infringement of the holder’s rights.
- make commercial use of any such content;
- edit any such content; or
- remove, obscure or otherwise tamper with any copyright and proprietary notices that relate to or are contained within the content.
J.K. Rowling’s status (and that of any identified contributors) as the author of the content on the site must always be acknowledged.
RELIANCE ON INFORMATION POSTED
Any commentary and other content posted on the site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. The Company therefore disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such content by any visitor to the site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
THE SITE CHANGES REGULARLY
The Company’s aim is to update the site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, the Company may suspend access to the site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the content on the site may be out of date at any given time, and the Company is under no obligation to update such content.
THE COMPANY’S LIABILITY
The content displayed on the site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, the Company and third parties connected to it hereby expressly exclude:
All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.
Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with the site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of the site, any websites linked to it and any content posted on it, including:
loss of income or revenue;
loss of business;
loss of profits or contracts;
loss of anticipated savings;
loss of data;
loss of goodwill; and
whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.
This does not affect the Company’s liability for death or personal injury arising from its negligence, nor the Company’s liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
You agree only to use jkrowling.com in accordance with the Terms and Conditions. You agree that you will compensate us (and our employees, agents and suppliers) in full for any damages, losses, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal fees we incur that arise out of any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions or any liability we incur as a result of your use of jkrowling.com and/or any other services we provide.
INFORMATION ABOUT YOU AND YOUR VISITS TO THE SITE
We take your privacy very seriously. Please read our Privacy & Cookies Policy to see how the information that you provide to us is dealt with, what cookies we use and how to change your cookie settings.
VIRUSES, HACKING AND OTHER OFFENCES
The Company will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
LINKING TO THE SITE
You may link to the home page of the site, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage the Company, J.K. Rowling, Warner Bros. Ent., the Harry Potter or Pottermore’s reputation or take advantage of any of them, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement where none exists.
You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
The homepage must not be framed on any other site, unless the Company expressly agrees otherwise. The Company reserves the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
If you wish to make any use of content on the site other than that set out above, please address your request to [email protected] Please note that this is not an email address to which you should send fan mail.
LINKS FROM THE SITE
Where the site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. The Company does not review those third party websites, nor does the Company have any control over the contents of those sites or resources. The Company does not endorse or make any representations about the third party websites, or any products, services or content found there, or any consequences that may result from using them. The Company therefore accepts no responsibility for the sites or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access any of these third party websites, you do so entirely at your own risk.
If you use a linked site, any personal information you give the site operator or cookies that you consent to receiving will be dealt with in line with their privacy and cookies policy, not ours, so please ensure that you read their terms and conditions and privacy and cookies policy before you use their site and provide them with any personal information or consent to receiving cookies on their site.
If you are the copyright owner of content hosted on a third party website, and you have not authorised the use of your content, please contact the administrator of the hosting website directly to have the content removed.
THIRD PARTY SOFTWARE
You acknowledge that you may need to download and activate certain software developed by third parties in order to use certain content provided on jkrowling.com.
In order to use such third party software or technology you may have to accept the terms of a licence agreement with that third party. You acknowledge that we have no responsibility or control over such third-party software, and make no representation, warranty or guarantee regarding the installation, use, availability or effectiveness of such software.
JURISDICTION AND APPLICABLE LAW
The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to the site. Nothing in this paragraph shall deprive you of the right to bring or defend proceedings in your home state nor of the protection afforded to you by the mandatory rules of law of the country in which you live.
When using jkrowling.com, you accept that communication with us will be by posting notices on jkrowling.com. For contractual purposes, you agree to this electronic means of communication and you acknowledge that all contracts, notices, information and other communications that we provide to you electronically comply with any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
OTHER IMPORTANT TERMS
Exclusion of third-party rights
FURTHER INFORMATION AND HOW TO CONTACT US
J.K. Rowling Website Limited
c/o The Blair Partnership
P.O. Box 7828
Thank you for visiting www.jkrowling.com.
19th December 2016