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Website Terms of use and sale


Allen & Unwin Pty Limited
ACN 003 994 278




These terms of use relate to the Allen & Unwin Pty Limited (A&U) website

The website is operated by A&U and provides users with information and services relating to the business activities of A&U.

You are only authorised to access or use the website if you accept and agree to these terms. Your continued use of the website is acceptance of, and agreement to be bound by, these terms and any modifications. A&U has the right to exclude any users from accessing the website if they are found to be in breach of these terms.


A&U has the right to modify these terms from time to time and any such modification will be effective on posting of the modification on the website.


Limitations of liability

A&U is not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any user of the website.

A&U cannot guarantee that:
a.) you will be able to access the website at all times;
b.) your access will be uninterrupted or secure;
c.) information found on the website will be reliable, current, accurate or complete; or
d.) the website or server are free of viruses or bugs.

In no event will A&U be liable to you or any third party for any indirect, consequential or incidental damages, including lost profits or damages, arising from your use of the website, your reliance on any information found on the website or any technical failures, delays in operation or transmission or malfunctions in equipment or software.


Content on the website


All material contained on the website is protected by copyright and may only be reproduced on the following basis:

a.) book descriptions, book cover images in full, the Allen & Unwin logo and author photos may be reproduced by media, the book trade, libraries and others for appropriate purposes such as review or promotion without any need to clear permission. Please note that other than resizing, Allen & Unwin logos must not be modified in any way, and where a photographer credit appears for an author photograph, any reproduction of that photograph must include a credit line for the photographer with the same wording;

b.) sample book chapters and extracts are for personal individual use only and not for reproduction. If you wish to reproduce any of this material in print or electronic form, you need to obtain prior written permission (please contact; and

c.) material marked specifically for teachers or lecturers may be used in an educational institution for groups of students, but may not be reproduced for sale or uploaded to a publicly accessible website or a closed intranet without prior written permission (please contact

If you wish to reproduce any other text or images from the website please contact

Other than saving an electronic copy or printing for personal reference, you cannot copy, modify, translate, publish, broadcast, transmit, distribute, perform, display, sell or reproduce the material in whole or part without the express approval of A&U.

Trade marks may be displayed on the website from time to time. Like the website material, these trade marks cannot be used without the express approval of the relevant owner.

Links to other websites

The website contains links to other websites that are external to A&U. Reasonable care is taken in linking other websites, but A&U has no direct control over the content of the linked websites and is not responsible for such content.

Inclusion of any linked website on the website does not imply approval or endorsement of the linked website by A&U.


Privacy policy

Use of the website is also governed by our Privacy policy, which in incorporated in these terms by this reference and can be viewed below.


Shopping cart

Terms of delivery

Please see the 'Shopping at Allen & Unwin' page of our website.

Reporting misuse

If you become aware of misuse of the website by any person, any errors in the material on the website or any difficulty in accessing or using the website, please contact A&U immediately by email on

Privacy Policy

Allen & Unwin Pty Limited
ACN 003 994 278

Allen & Unwin Pty Limited (A&U) respects the privacy of individuals. This policy sets out how A&U collects personal information. It also describes how A&U maintains, uses and discloses personal information and your rights of access and correction in accordance with the National Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988.

If you have any questions concerning this privacy policy, please contact us at or 83 Alexander Street, Crows Nest, NSW 2065, Australia.

What personal information does A&U collect?


A&U collects personal information for its business purposes, which are generally detailed at

Information gathered by website technology

The A&U website may use cookies or other technology to make a record of your visit and log your information for statistical and business purposes. Such information includes your server address, domain name, IP address, the date and time of your visit, pages accessed, documents downloaded, previous website visited and the type of browser used. The data collected from cookies helps us to analyse browsing patterns of users in order to improve the content and design of the A&U website. Cookies are used throughout the shopping process to help us serve you better each time you return.

If you do not wish information to be gathered on a cookie it is possible to disable the acceptance of cookies by your web browser. If you want to do this you should contact your ISP. If the website uses a cookie to deliver content we think will interest you, the cookie may also be used for authentication.
The information collected from these cookies is for the exclusive use of A&U and will not be shared with or sold to other parties.


If you send us an email message we will record your email address. We will only use your email address for the purpose for which it was provided (for example, subscribing to a particular newsletter). We will not use your email address for any other purposes (including adding it to any mailing list) without your express approval.


You may have the option to “tell a friend” about particular products, events or other material on the website by submitting your name and email address along with your friend’s name and email address. We will only use your friend’s name and email address for the particular purpose for which it was provided by you.
We will not use your friend’s email address for any other purposes (including adding it to any mailing list) without their express approval.
You or your friend may contact us to remove respective names and emails from our records by emailing us at


If we require you to complete an electronic form on A&U’s website and, in doing so, it requires you to enter personal information, we will collect that information to allow us to respond to your request. We will not collect personal information that would be unlawful, unnecessary or unrelated to A&U’s business.

Shopping cart

If you make purchases via the A&U website, you must provide us with personal information to allow us to process your order and payment and to deliver to you.
We keep a record of your purchase data for our reporting and accounting purposes. This data may be used for marketing to you by A&U. At no time will your credit card details be released to a third party.



Personal information that you supply to A&U will only be used for the purposes for which you have provided it and to assist us to conduct our business.


We may from time to time send you invitations to, or information about, events, competitions, promotions, products or services. We will not send you any of these communications if you have informed us that you do not wish to receive them. If you do not wish to receive such information, please contact us at or 83 Alexander Street, Crows Nest, NSW 2065, Australia.

Personal information

A&U will not disclose your personal information to a third party except in accordance with this privacy policy. A&U may from time to time use external service providers or agents who may have access to some personal information we collect. We will use our best endeavours to ensure that these third parties may only access information to the extent necessary for the services A&U requires (for example marketing communications or managing databases) and that such providers will be bound by the same standard of confidentiality as contained in this policy.

Any personal information provided to us is not sold to third party data compilation services.

Other website links

If the A&U website contains a link to another website, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other websites.


A&U takes reasonable measures to keep all personal information secure against loss, unauthorised access, modification, disclosure or other misuse.


You may request access to the personal information we hold about you by contacting or 83 Alexander Street, Crows Nest, NSW 2065, Australia.