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Terms and Conditions of Use

Last revised:  October 15, 2020





Welcome to London Academic Publishing LTD



Agreement to use our Website

These Terms and Conditionstogether with our Privacy Notice, and any additional terms which might apply to certain products or services, outline the rules and regulations for the use of London Academic Publishing LTD’s “Website” and explain the terms on which London Academic Publishing LTD provides you, the user, with access to this “Service” (i.e. www.lapub.co.uk and any of its subdomains, including but not limited to www.journals.lapub.co.ukwww.shop.lapub.co.uk and www.harrington-centre.lapub.co.uk, unless explicitly excluded by their own terms and conditions) and other services of London Academic Publishing LTD, including programs and events, that refer or link to this Terms and Conditions (each, a “Service”), hereinafter, “us”, “we”, the “Website”, the “Service”, the “Site”.

London Academic Publishing LTD
Company registered in England and Wales
Company No. 10941794
VAT No. GB287851549

Our registered office is at
27, Old Gloucester Street
United Kingdom


Please read these Terms of Service carefully before accessing or using our Website.

By visiting our Website and/or purchasing something from us, you engage in our “Service” and agree to be bound by the following Terms and Conditions (“Terms of Service”, “Terms and Conditions of Use”, “Terms”), including those additional terms and conditions and policies referenced herein and/or available by hyperlink, without any further declaration being required. These Terms of Service apply to all users of the Website, including without limitation users who are browsers, vendors, customers, merchants, and/or contributors of content. You are responsible for bringing these Terms to the attention of anyone who may read material on this Site as a result of your access to it.

If these Terms of Service are considered an offer, acceptance is expressly limited to these Terms of Service. Do not continue to use London Academic Publishing LTD’s Website if you do not accept all of the terms and conditions stated on this Website.

Any new features or tools which are added to the current Website (including, but not limited to the Store – www.shop.lapub.co.uk) shall also be subject to these Terms of Service.

Parts of our Website are available to browse free of charge, whilst some content is only available to those who have paid for, or have otherwise been permitted, access to it. Please note that some usage terms, purchase terms, and privacy policies of various London Academic Publishing LTD’s products and services within this Website or linked to this Website may be subject to more specific terms and policies such as, but not limited to, purchases or supply of goods or services including intellectual property. Please check those terms and policies frequently to determine the terms applicable to such products and services. If there is a conflict between those more specific terms and conditions and these Terms, then the more specific terms and conditions will apply.

Changes to Terms of Service. You can review the most current version of the Terms of Service at any time on this page. We reserve the right to update, change or replace any part of these Terms of Service by posting updates and/or changes to our Website. It is your responsibility to check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to our Website or the Service following the posting of any changes constitutes acceptance of those changes.

You may not use our products for any illegal or unauthorized purpose nor may you, in the use of the Service, violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws).
We reserve the right to refuse the Service to anyone and in any circumstances. A breach or violation of any of the Terms will result in an immediate termination of your Service.

The use of our Website by minors (below the age of sixteen (16) years of age) is subject to the consent of their parent or guardian. We advise parents who permit their children to use the Website that it is important that they communicate with their children about their safety online. Minors who are using the Website should be made aware of the potential risks to them and of their obligation to comply with these Terms.


The following terminology applies to these Terms and ConditionsPrivacy Statement and any or all notices:
“Client”, “You” and “Your” refers to you, the person accessing this Website and accepting the Company’s Terms and Conditions.
“The Company”, “Ourselves”, “We”, “Our” and “Us”, refers to our Company.
“Party”, “Parties”, or “Us”, refers to both the Client and ourselves, or either the Client or ourselves.
Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalisation and/or he/she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to same.
The headings used in these notices are included for convenience only and will not limit or otherwise affect these Terms.



Section 1. General Conditions of Using our Service
Section 2. Hyperlinking to our Content
Section 3. Accuracy, Completeness and Timeliness of Information
Section 4. Modifications to the Service and Prices
Section 5. Products or Services
Section 6. Accuracy of Billing and Account Information
Section 7. Optional Tools / Your Account
Section 8. Third-Party Links
Section 9. User Comments, Feedback and Other Submissions
Section 10. Personal Information
Section 11. Cookies
Section 12. Errors, Inaccuracies and Omissions
Section 13. Disclaimer of Warranties. Limitation of Liability
Section 14. Indemnification
Section 15. Severability
Section 16. No Assignment
Section 17. Termination
Section 18. Waiver
Section 19. Entire Agreement
Section 20. Governing Law
Section 21. Contact Information




Section 1. General Conditions of Using our Service


All content in the form published on our Website is copyright © London Academic Publishing LTD or published by us under licence from the copyright holder.

Unless otherwise set out herein, content comprised within the Services, including text, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, photographs, trademarks, logos, videos, audio, images, applications, programs, computer code and other information (collectively, the “Content”), including but not limited to the design, layout, “look and feel” and arrangement of such Content, is owned by London Academic Publishing LTD, its licensors or its content providers and is protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property and unfair competition laws. All such rights are reserved.

Except where it is otherwise indicated as acceptable on the Website, no parts of the Website or any Content of the Service may be copied, modified, reproduced, published, broadcast or otherwise distributed or used without the prior written permission of London Academic Publishing LTD. Any use made of such content may be an infringement of rights in that content and we reserve all rights to enforce such rights.

You may read, view, print and (where permitted) listen to and download the contents of an individual page for your own personal, non-commercial, informational or scholarly use, only provided that all copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices contained in the materials on any copy of these materials is retained, but you may not make more than one copy electronically or otherwise of any of the contents and you may not extract, copy or further distribute, sell, publish or transmit any part of the material by electronic or any other means.

For information on obtaining permission to reproduce or translate London Academic Publishing LTD’s copyright material, contact us at contact@lapub.co.uk.

You may not:

– resell, supply or otherwise make the content contained on the Website or other information derived therefrom available in any manner or on any media to any third party without our prior written consent;
– use this Website in any way that impacts user access to this Website;
– use this Website in any way may cause harm to the Website or to any person or business entity;
– use this Website to gain unauthorised access to our Service, the server on which our Service is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Service;
– reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile or translate any software in the Content, or otherwise attempt to derive the source code of such software, except to the extent expressly permitted under applicable law, without our prior written permission. You may not engage in the systematic retrieval of Content from the Services to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database or directory without our prior written permission;
– to transmit knowingly any data, or send or upload any material, that contains viruses, trojans, worms or any other computer code, programs or files designed to destroy, interrupt or limit the functionality of any computer, computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
– to transmit or procure the sending of any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (‘spam’) – for example (but without limitation), you may not use the Services to conduct any business, to solicit the performance of any activity that is prohibited by law, or to solicit other users to become subscribers of other information services;
– use any robots, spiders, crawlers or other automated downloading programs, algorithms or devices, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to continuously and automatically search, scrape, extract, deep link or index any Content;
– engage in any data mining, data harvesting, data extracting or any other similar activity in relation to this Website;
– probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Service or any network connected to the Services or breach or attempt to breach the security or authentication measures on the Services or any network connected to the Service;
– If the Service contains robot exclusion files or robot exclusion headers, you agree not to use any device, software or routine to bypass them;
– download or embed on to your machine, server or institutional system any third party content (including without limitation video clips and photographs) from our Website under any circumstances and, by agreeing to these Terms, you understand and acknowledge that you are prohibited from so extracting any third-party content from the Website and that to do so would be a material breach of these Terms by you;

In addition to other prohibitions as set forth in the Terms of Service, you are prohibited from using the Website or its Content: (a) for any unlawful purpose; (b) to solicit others to perform or participate in any unlawful acts; (c) to violate any international, federal, provincial or state regulations, rules, laws, or local ordinances; (d) to infringe upon or violate our intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of others; (e) to harass, abuse, insult, harm, defame, slander, disparage, intimidate, or discriminate based on gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, race, age, national origin, or disability; (f) to submit false or misleading information; (g) to upload or transmit viruses or any other type of malicious code that will or may be used in any way that will affect the functionality or operation of the Service or of any related website, other websites, or the Internet; (h) to collect or track the personal information of others; (i) to spam, phish, pharm, pretext, spider, crawl, or scrape; (j) for any obscene or immoral purpose; or (k) to interfere with or circumvent the security features of the Service or any related website, other websites, or the Internet. We reserve the right to terminate your use of the Service or any related website for violating any of the prohibited uses.



Section 2. Hyperlinking to our Content


You are welcomed to link to our Website, provided that you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage and provided that the link (a) is not in any way misleading; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.

You may not use on your site any trademarks, service marks or other artworks and copyrighted materials appearing on the Website, including but not limited to any logos, without the express written consent or an explicit license of the owner of the mark or right.

iFrames. Without prior approval and express written permission, you may not frame or otherwise incorporate into another site any of the Content or use other techniques that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of our Website.

We reserve the right at any time and in its sole discretion to request that you remove all links or any particular link to our Website. You agree to immediately remove all links to our Website upon such request. We also reserve the right to amend this linking policy at any time. By continuing to link to our Website, you agree to be bound to and abide by these linking terms and conditions.

Removal of links from our Website. If you find any link on our Website or any linked web site objectionable for any reason, you may contact us about this. We will consider requests to remove links but will have no obligation to do so or to respond directly to you.

Content Liability. We shall have no responsibility or liability for any content appearing on your website. You agree to indemnify and defend us against all claims arising out of or based upon your website. No link(s) may appear on any page on your website or within any context containing content or materials that may be interpreted as libellous, obscene or criminal, or which infringes, otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of, any third-party rights.

If you wish to make any use of Content on our site other than that set out above, please contact us (contact@lapub.co.uk).



Section 3. Accuracy, Completeness and Timeliness of Information


Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the information on this Website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we commit to ensuring that the Website remains available or that the material on the Website is kept up to date.

All content on our Website is provided for general information only. Access to our Website is permitted on a temporary and “as is” basis. We may suspend or change all or any part of our Website without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. We do not guarantee that our Website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

This Website may contain certain historical information. Historical information, necessarily, is not current and is provided for your reference only. We reserve the right to modify the contents of this Website at any time, but we have no obligation to update any information on our Website. You agree that it is your responsibility to monitor changes to our Website.



Section 4. Modifications to the Service and Prices


Prices for our products are subject to change without notice.

We shall not be liable to you or to any third-party for any modification, price change, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.

We reserve the right at any time to modify or discontinue the Service (or any part or content thereof) without notice.



Section 5. Products or Services


Certain products or services may be available exclusively online through the Website. These products or services may have limited quantities and are subject to return or exchange only according to our Terms and Conditions of Sale.

We reserve the right, but are not obligated, to limit the sales of our products or Services to any person, geographic region or jurisdiction. We may exercise this right on a case-by-case basis. We reserve the right to limit the quantities of any products or services that we offer. All descriptions of products or product pricing are subject to change at anytime without notice, at the sole discretion of us. We reserve the right to discontinue any product at any time. Any offer for any product or service made on this Website is void where prohibited.

We do not warrant that the quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you will meet your expectations, or that any errors in the Service will be corrected.



Section 6. Accuracy of Billing and Account Information


You agree to provide current, complete and accurate purchase and account information for all purchases made at our store. You agree to promptly update your account and other information, including your email address and credit card numbers and expiration dates, so that we can complete your transactions and contact you as needed. We reserve the right to refuse an order placed with us.

We may, in our sole discretion, limit or cancel quantities purchased per person, per household or per order. These restrictions may include orders placed by or under the same customer account, the same credit card, and/or orders that use the same billing and/or shipping address. In the event that we make a change to or cancel an order, we may attempt to notify you by contacting the e-mail provided at the time the order was made. We reserve the right to limit or prohibit orders that, in our sole judgment, appear to be placed by dealers, resellers or distributors.



Section 7. Optional Tools / Your Account


We may provide you with access to third-party tools over which we neither monitor nor have any control nor input. You acknowledge and agree that we provide access to such tools ”as is” and “as available” without any warranties, representations or conditions of any kind and without any endorsement. We shall have no liability whatsoever arising from or relating to your use of optional third-party tools. Any use by you of optional tools offered through the Website is entirely at your own risk and discretion and you should ensure that you are familiar with and approve of the terms on which tools are provided by the relevant third-party provider(s).

Your account

Some Services may require you to register. If registration is required, you agree to provide accurate and complete registration information. Each registration is for a single individual only, unless specifically designated otherwise on the registration page. London Academic Publishing LTD does not permit a) anyone other than you to use the sections requiring registration by using your name or password, or b) access through a single name being made available to multiple users on a network or otherwise.

As a registered user of a Service, London Academic Publishing TLD grants to you a non-transferable, non-exclusive and revocable license to use the Service according to these Terms and Conditions.

Where you have registered on our Site and have been provided with a username and password, you agree to keep confidential your logins, username and/or password, and to be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from the use of your password by a third party.

You agree to immediately notify us if you become aware of or have reason to believe that there is any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security.

You can cancel your registration at any time by sending a message to as, at contact@lapub.co.uk.



Section 8. Third-Party Links


Certain content, products and services available via our Website may include materials from third-parties. Third-party links on this Website may direct you to third-party websites that are not affiliated with us. We have no control over and do not endorse the contents or accuracy of those sites or resources. We do not warrant and will not have any liability or responsibility for any third-party materials or websites, or for any other materials, products, or services of third-parties.

We are not liable for any harm or damages related to the purchase or use of goods, services, resources, content, or any other transactions made in connection with any third-party websites. Please review carefully the third-party’s policies and practices and make sure you understand them before you engage in any transaction. Complaints, claims, concerns, or questions regarding third-party products should be directed to the third-party.



Section 9. User Comments, Feedback and Other Submissions


By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting (“Posting”) materials (“Submission”) on our Website, you represent that you have all necessary rights in and to such materials.

You must ensure that any materials uploaded, displayed or transmitted by you through or to the Service are not false, offensive, defamatory, threatening, obscene or unlawful and do not breach or infringe the rights of any person anywhere in the world.

Except as otherwise provided in any additional terms or agreements for or relating to a Service, we do not claim ownership of any content, application or other material that you or third parties provide to us (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit on or through the Services. However, by posting a Submission, you grant us a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, assignable, global licence to publish, use, operate, store, index, modify, link to, and otherwise use such Submission in all forms and media (whether now known or later developed), in connection with the operation of our respective businesses (including, without limitation, the Services) and to permit others to do so.

You shall not make any Submission anonymously and may not use a false e-mail address, pretend to be someone other than yourself, or otherwise mislead us or third-parties as to the origin of any information sent to us, and you warrant and represent that any such Submission is original, and has been written by you.

We are under no obligation to display or otherwise use any Submission you may provide, and we may remove any Submission at any time in our sole discretion. By Posting such a Submission, you also warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for granting the permission specified above.

Some of the pages of the Website may contain message boards, bulletin boards, chat pages or other forums in which users are able to post messages for viewing by others (“Comments”). London Academic Publishing LTD does not filter, edit, publish or review them prior to their presence on the website. They do not reflect the views and opinions of London Academic Publishing LTD’s, its agents and/or affiliates. They reflect the views and opinions of the person who post their views and opinions.

London Academic Publishing LTD shall not be liable for Comments or for any liability, damages or expenses caused and/or suffered as a result of any use of and/or posting of and/or appearance of the Comments on this Website.

Comments will not be used to solicit or promote business or custom or present commercial activities or unlawful activity. We are and shall be under no obligation (1) to maintain any comments in confidence; (2) to pay compensation for any comments; or (3) to respond to any comments.

We may, but have no obligation to, monitor or edit content that we determine in our sole discretion are unlawful, offensive, threatening, libellous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene or otherwise objectionable or violates any party’s intellectual property or these Terms of Service.

If you become aware that any posted material on those pages or any activities carried out on those pages are offensive, unlawful or infringe any third party rights in any way please send an appropriate message to us by email using this address: contact@lapub.co.uk. We shall then act expeditiously to remove any such material or to disable access to the information. We shall have the right in our sole discretion to edit, refuse to post or remove any Submission or Comment.



Section 10. Personal Information


If you supply personal details to us through this Website then you consent to us maintaining, recording and using such personal data in accordance with our Privacy Policy.



Section 11. Cookies


Like most of the modern-day interactive websites, we employ the use of cookies. By using London Academic Publishing LTD’s Website you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with London Academic Publishing LTD’s Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy.
Cookies are used in some areas of our Website to enable the functionality of this area and ease of use for those people visiting. Some of our affiliate/advertising partners may also use cookies.



Section 12. Errors, Inaccuracies and Omissions


Occasionally, there may be information on our Website or in the Service that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions that may relate to product descriptions, pricing, promotions, offers, product shipping charges, transit times and availability. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions, and to change or update information or cancel orders if any information in the Service or on any related website is inaccurate at any time without prior notice (including after you have submitted your order). We undertake no obligation to update, amend or clarify information in the Service or on any related website, including without limitation, pricing information, except as required by law.



Section 13. Disclaimer of Warranties. Limitation of Liability


We provide the Service using a commercially reasonable level of skill and care, but neither London Academic Publishing LTD nor its suppliers or licensors make any specific promises about the Services, including the Content or any Submission therein.

You expressly agree that your use of, or inability to use, the service is at your sole risk. The service and all products and services delivered to you through the service are (except as expressly stated by us) provided ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ for your use, without any representation, warranties or conditions of any kind, either express or implied, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, merchantable quality, durability, title, and non-infringement.
For example, we don’t make any commitment that the operation of the Services will be uninterrupted or error-free; that any defects will be corrected; that the Services, including the server that makes them available, are free of viruses or other harmful components; or as to the accuracy, completeness, reliability, availability, suitability, quality, non-infringement, operation or result obtained from the use of any Content or Submission provided on, accessible from or distributed through the Services. We do not warrant that the results that may be obtained from the use of the Service will be accurate or reliable. We reserve the right to update our Website at our sole discretion. Thus, such information may be changed or updated without notice.

In no case shall London Academic Publishing LTD, our directors, officers, employees, affiliates, agents, contractors, interns, suppliers, service providers or licensors be liable for any injury, loss, claim, or any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, special, or consequential damages of any kind, including, without limitation lost profits, lost revenue, lost savings, loss of data, replacement costs, or any similar damages, whether based in contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability or otherwise, arising from your use of any of the Service or any products procured using the Service, or for any other claim related in any way to your use of the Service or any product, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of the Service or any content (or product) posted, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the Service, even if advised of their possibility. Because some states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or the limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, in such states or jurisdictions, our liability shall be limited to the maximum extent permitted by law.

To the extent permitted by law, neither London Academic Publishing LTD nor its suppliers and licensors assume responsibility for any injury and/or damage to persons, animals or property as a matter of products liability, malpractice, failure to warn, negligence or otherwise, or from any use or operation of any ideas, instructions, methods, tests, products or procedures displayed on the Services or incorporated in the Content or any Submission included in or accessible from the Services.

Discussions, views, and recommendations expressed may not be considered absolute and universal for every situation. London Academic Publishing LTD will not be liable for the failure by any user of the Services, Content or Submission to use due care in the use and validation of results made available through the Services or included in the Content or any Submission, nor will we be liable for any medical treatment provided by users to their patients, whether or not the Services, Content or Submission were used in connection with such treatment.

Practitioners and researchers must rely on their own experience, knowledge and judgment in evaluating or applying any information, which remains their professional responsibility.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to our Website and the use of this Website (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law in respect of satisfactory quality, and/or the use of reasonable care and skill). Nothing in this disclaimer will:
– limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;
– limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
– limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or
– exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.



Section 14. Indemnification


You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless London Academic Publishing LTD and our parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, officers, directors, agents, contractors, licensors, service providers, subcontractors, suppliers, interns and employees, from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of these Terms of Service or the documents they incorporate by reference, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third-party, or your use of or inability to use any of the Services or the Content or Submissions.



Section 15. Severability


In the event that any provision of these Terms of Service is determined to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, such provision shall nonetheless be enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, and the unenforceable portion shall be deemed to be severed from these Terms of Service, such determination shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any other remaining provisions.



Section 16. No Assignment


You may not assign your rights or obligations under these Terms and Conditions to anyone.



Section 17. Termination


The obligations and liabilities of the parties incurred prior to the termination date shall survive the termination of this agreement for all purposes.

These Terms of Service are effective unless and until terminated by either you or us. You may terminate these Terms of Service at any time by notifying us that you no longer wish to use our Services, or when you cease using our Website.

Your rights under the license will terminate automatically without notice to you if, in our sole judgment, you fail or we suspect that you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions. London Academic Publishing LTD reserves the right to suspend, discontinue or change a Service, or its availability to you, at any time without notice and you will remain liable for all amounts due up to and including the date of termination.



Section 18. Waiver


The failure by either party to enforce at any time or for any period any one or more of the Terms and Conditions herein shall not be a waiver of them or of the right at any time subsequently to enforce all Terms and Conditions of this Agreement.



Section 19. Entire Agreement


These Terms of Service and any policies or operating rules posted by us on this Website or in respect to the Service constitutes the entire agreement and understanding between you and us and govern your use of the Service, superseding any prior or contemporaneous agreements, communications and proposals, whether oral or written, between you and us (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms of Service).

Any ambiguities in the interpretation of these Terms of Service shall not be construed against the drafting party.



Section 20. Governing Law


These Terms of Service, any contract that incorporates them and any separate agreements whereby we provide you Services shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, nothing in this legal notice will preclude London Academic Publishing LTD from applying to any court to bring an action for the infringement of its intellectual property rights.



Section 21. Contact Information


If you have any queries regarding any of our terms, please contact us at contact@lapub.co.uk.