Oxford Reading Club Terms and Conditions
These Terms govern your use of the OUP App (defined below).
1.1 Unless the context otherwise requires, these expressions shall have the following
“Intellectual Property Rights” mean all patents, rights to
and related rights, trade marks, service marks, trade, business and domain
names, rights in trade dress or get-up, rights in goodwill or to sue for passing
off, unfair competition rights, rights in designs, database right, topography
rights, moral rights, rights in confidential information (including knowhow and
trade secrets) and any other intellectual property rights, in each case whether
registered or unregistered and including all applications for and renewals or
extensions of such rights, and all similar or equivalent rights or forms of
protection in any part of the world.
“Access Period” means the period agreed during which the OUP
App is accessible by the User.
“Application Store” means Apple App Store, Google Play, Web
Web page, LMS (Learning Management System), or such other online method through
which OUP releases the OUP App for download or access.
“Institution” means the organisation that has contracted with
OUP for the purchase of access to the OUP App.
“OUP App” means the OUP application and any of its content that
is accessed through the Application Store by using the login details or code
supplied by your Institution, or by being granted access through a voucher
“OUP”, “we”, “us”, or
“our” means or mean Oxford University Press Japan Kabushiki
Kaisha, a branch of Oxford University Press.
“Personal Data” means information about an individual person
that can identify that individual person (e.g. name, email address or age).
“User” means the authorised user of the OUP App.
1.2 All references to provisions of statutes include such provisions as amended,
modified or re-enacted.
1.3 You must comply with the provisions of these Terms, and of any applicable third
party terms, in the use of the OUP App, and shall be liable for any breach of these
2. LICENCE AND AGREEMENT
2.1 You shall be entitled to do the following on a non-exclusive, non-transferable basis
during the Access Period: access and use, or permit a child to access and use, the OUP
App on iOS and/or Android devices that You own or control
2.2 You must not:
2.2.1 attempt to duplicate, modify, disclose or distribute any portion of the OUP App or
the works contained in it; or
2.2.2 attempt to obtain, or assist others in obtaining access to the OUP App other than
as provided under Clause 2.
2.3 You agree with us that these Terms are concluded between You and OUP, that OUP is
responsible for the OUP App, and that the Application Store provider has no obligation
to furnish any maintenance and support services with respect to the OUP App. You further
agree with us that OUP is responsible for addressing any claims relating to the OUP App
or its use.
3. ACCESSING THE OUP APP
3.1 You acknowledge that You will only be able to access the OUP App during the relevant
Access Period. Without prejudice to the foregoing, You must not:
3.1.1 systematically make printed or electronic copies of content and/or materials in
any OUP App for any purpose in either print or electronic format;
3.1.2 remove or alter the copyright notices or other means of identification or
disclaimers as they appear in any OUP App;
3.1.3 display or distribute any part of the OUP App on any electronic network, including
without limitation the Internet, where access is possible by anyone not authorised to
view the OUP App; and/or
3.1.4 permit anyone else to access or use any OUP App including any content and material
making up the OUP App.
4. YOUR OBLIGATIONS
4.1 You agree that You will promptly notify us of any errors or inaccuracies which
relate to the OUP App. In this regards, please contact us using the contact details
4.2 Unless otherwise agreed in writing by OUP, You are solely responsible for
configuring Your devices (hardware) in order to access the OUP App.
4.3 If we suspect that a breach of these terms has occurred or is likely to occur, we
may, without giving notice and liability to You, suspend Your access to the OUP App.
4.4 You are solely responsible for the use of the OUP App by a minor under your
5. WITHDRAWAL OF PRODUCTS AND CHANGES TO SOFTWARE
5.1 We reserve the right at any time to withdraw an OUP App for any reason
5.1.1 if we no longer retain the right to publish the relevant material; or
5.1.2 if in our sole discretion, we believe that such material may infringe the
Intellectual Property Rights of third parties or is defamatory, obscene, unlawful or
In the circumstances above, we shall notify You of such withdrawal as far as reasonably
5.2 We reserve the right to add or remove functionality of the OUP App without giving
any reasons and in these circumstances, we will notify You of such change as far as
6. DATA PROTECTION AND PRIVACY
6.1 In the course of Your accessing the OUP App, and our complying with our obligations
to You, it may be necessary for You to provide to us and for us to collect and process
Personal Data (e.g. email, IP address, device identifier) from You. If you provide any
Personal Data of others, whether authorised users or not, you warrant that you have
consent to share such Personal Data.
6.2 The terms governing the supply by You and use by us of Personal Data are set out in
agree to be bound by this.
7. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
7.1 You acknowledge that OUP and/or OUP’s partners own all Intellectual Property Rights
in the OUP App and its content. Except as expressly stated in these Terms, OUP does not
grant You any rights to or in any Intellectual Property Rights or any other rights or
7.2 If You become aware of any Intellectual Property Rights infringement or potential
Intellectual Property Rights infringement involving the OUP App, You must inform us
promptly. We will:
7.2.1 in our absolute discretion, determine what action if any shall be taken in respect
of the matter;
7.2.2 have sole control over and shall conduct any action as we deem necessary; and
7.2.3 pay all costs in connection with that action and we shall be entitled to all
damages and other sums which may be paid or awarded as a result of any such action. You
agree to (at our cost) provide us with any assistance which we may request.
7.3 All such actions will be the responsibility of OUP and not the Application Store
8.1 We do not warrant that the use of the OUP App will be uninterrupted or error-free.
We may also carry out scheduled maintenance from time to time.
8.3 Except as expressly stated in these Terms, there are no conditions, warranties,
representations or other terms, express or implied, that are binding on us. Any
condition, warranty, representation or other term concerning the supply of the OUP App
which might otherwise be implied into, or incorporated in, these Terms whether by
statute, common law or otherwise, is excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.
9.1 This Clause 9 sets out the entire financial liability of OUP (including any
liability for the acts or omissions of its employees, agents, consultants, and
subcontractors) to You including those arising from breach of contract, use made by You
of the OUP App, and representation, statement or tortious act or omission (including
negligence) arising under or in connection with Your use of the OUP App.
9.2 Nothing in these Terms excludes our liability for death or personal injury caused by
our negligence, or for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
9.3 OUP’s Liability to You:
9.3.1 Subject to clause 9.2, if we fail to comply with these Terms, we are responsible
for any loss or damage You suffer that is a foreseeable result of our breach of these
Terms or our negligence, but we are not responsible for any loss or damage that is not
9.3.2 You agree that we only make available the OUP App for educational and private use.
You agree not to use the OUP App for any commercial, business or re-sale purposes, and
we have no liability to You for:
18.104.22.168 any loss of profit (whether direct or indirect);
22.214.171.124 any loss of business (whether direct or indirect);
126.96.36.199 any business interruption (whether direct or indirect);
188.8.131.52 any loss arising from viruses, Trojans or other harmful elements being
introduced into Your device, computer or network (whether direct or indirect);
184.108.40.206 any loss of business opportunity (whether direct or indirect); and/or
220.127.116.11 any indirect, consequential or special loss.
10. TERM AND TERMINATION
10.1 You agree that the access to the OUP App shall expire at the end of the Access
11. EFFECT OF TERMINATION
11.1 On expiry or termination of Your right to use the OUP App for any reason and
subject to any express provisions set out elsewhere in these Terms, all rights and
access granted to You to use the OUP App under these Terms shall cease.
11.2 The accrued rights and liabilities of You and OUP as at termination and the
continuation of any provision expressly stated to survive or implicitly surviving
termination shall not be affected.
12. FORCE MAJEURE
We will have no liability to You if we are prevented from, or are delayed in performing
our obligations due to any circumstances and/or reasons which are outside of our
control. These circumstances and reasons include strikes, lock-outs or other industrial
disputes (whether involving the workforce of OUP or any other party), failure of a
utility service, Web hosting service, third party application, or transport network, act
of God, war, riot, civil commotion, malicious damage, compliance with any law or
governmental order, rule, regulation or direction, sanctions, accident, breakdown of
plant or machinery, fire, flood, storm, default of suppliers or subcontractors and/or
non-performance of any services by OUP's suppliers, banks or subcontractors.
13.1 Unless these Terms prescribe a specific manner in which notice should be given, all
notices to be given under these Terms shall be in writing and shall either be delivered
personally or sent by courier and shall be deemed duly served:
13.1.1 in the case of a notice delivered personally, at the time the same is left at the
address of, or handed to a representative of, the party to be served; and
13.1.2 in the case of courier, two clear business days after the date of dispatch.
13.2 If you wish to contact us in relation to the OUP App, please email us on
14. GENERAL PROVISIONS
14.1 These Terms constitute the whole agreement between OUP and You and supersede all
previous agreements between OUP and You relating to Your use of the OUP App. Nothing in
these Terms shall limit or exclude any liability for fraud.
14.2 We may amend these Terms from time to time. Any changes will be posted on this
14.3 A waiver of any right under these Terms is only effective if it is in writing and
it applies only to the party to whom the waiver is addressed and the circumstances for
which it is given. No waiver shall be implied by taking or failing to take any other
14.4 If any provision (or part of a provision) of these Terms is found by any court or
administrative body of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal,
the other provisions shall remain in force.
14.5 If any invalid, unenforceable or illegal provision would be valid, enforceable or
legal if some part of it were deleted, the provision shall apply with whatever
modification is necessary to give effect to the intention of the parties.
14.6 You acknowledge and agree that the Application Store Provider, and their
subsidiaries, are third party beneficiaries of these Terms, and that, upon Your
acceptance of these Terms, Application Store provider will have the right (and will be
deemed to have accepted the right) to enforce these Terms against You as a third party
15. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
15.1 These Terms and any disputes or claims arising out of or in connection with its
subject matter are governed by and construed in accordance with the law of Japan. You
agree that the courts of Japan have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or
claim that arises out of or in connection with these Terms and/or Your use of the OUP
Updated on: 4th October 2019
Effective from: 4th October 2019