Last updated: May 15, 2016
For the purposes of this Agreement:
"Content Provider" means the party offering Kindle Content in the Kindle Store, which may be us or a third party.
"Kindle Content" means digitised content obtained through the Kindle Store, such as books, newspapers, magazines, Periodicals and other content.
"Kindle Store" means our stores, on Reading Applications and on our website, the homepage of which is located at www.amazon.co.uk/kindle/store.
"Periodicals" means Kindle Content made available to you on a subscription basis, such as electronic newspapers, magazines, and other subscription-based content, except for Kindle Content made available through a Kindle Unlimited subscription.
"Reading Application" means software we make available that permits users to shop for, download, browse or use the Kindle Store or Kindle Content on a Supported Device.
"Service" means the provision of the Kindle Store, Kindle Content, Software, and support and other services that we provide Kindle Store, Kindle Content and Software users.
"Software" means the Reading Applications and any related documentation that we make available to you.
"Subscription Content" means Kindle Content made available for access only for so long as you remain an active member of a subscription or membership program, such as Kindle Unlimited or Amazon Prime.
"Supported Device" means a mobile, computer or other supported electronic device on which you are authorised to operate a Reading Application.
1. Kindle Content
Limitations. Unless specifically indicated otherwise, you may not sell, rent, lease, distribute, broadcast, sublicense, or otherwise assign any rights to the Kindle Content or any portion of it to any third party, and you may not remove or modify any proprietary notices or labels on the Kindle Content. In addition, you may not attempt to bypass, modify, defeat, or otherwise circumvent any digital rights management system or other content protection or features used as part of the Kindle Service.
Book Returns and Subscription Cancellations. You may return a book you purchase from the Kindle Store or cancel your subscription to a Periodical as permitted in our return and cancellation policy (www.amazon.co.uk/kindlereturnpolicy) in the Kindle Store. We may terminate a subscription at our discretion, for example, if a Periodical is no longer available. If we terminate a subscription before the end of its term, we will give you a prorated refund. We reserve the right to change Periodical subscription terms and fees from time to time, effective as of the beginning of the next subscription term.
Risk of Loss. Risk of loss for Kindle Content transfers when you download or access the Kindle Content.
2. Use of the Software
You may use the Software only on Supported Devices. For additional terms that apply to the Software, see the Additional Amazon Software Terms contained in the Amazon.co.uk Conditions of Use and the terms contained in the Legal or similar section in the Settings menu of your Reading Application.
Information Provided to Amazon. The Software will provide Amazon with information about use of your Reading Application and its interaction with Kindle Content and the Service (such as last page read, content archiving, available memory, up-time, log files, and signal strength). Information provided to Amazon may be stored on servers outside the country in which you live. We will handle any information we receive in accordance with the Amazon.co.uk Privacy Notice. Personal information transferred to countries outside of the European Economic Area, if any, will be transferred in accordance with the terms of the Amazon.co.uk privacy notice and as permitted by applicable data protection laws.
Information Provided To Others. You are responsible for any information you provide to others using the Service. Use of information you provide to these third parties will be subject to any privacy notice or other terms that they may provide to you.
Termination. Your rights under this Agreement will automatically terminate if you fail to comply with any term of this Agreement. In case of such termination, you must cease all use of the Service, and Amazon may immediately revoke your access to the Service without refund of any fees. Amazon's failure to insist upon or enforce your strict compliance with this Agreement will not constitute a waiver of any of its rights.
Changes to Service; Amendments. We may change, suspend, or discontinue the Service, in whole or in part, including adding or removing Subscription Content from a Service, at any time without notice. We may amend any of this Agreement's terms at our sole discretion by posting the revised terms on the Amazon.co.uk website. You will be subject to the terms of the Agreement in force at the time that you use the Software or Service.
Applicable Law. Any dispute or claim arising from or relating to this Agreement or the Service is subject to the Applicable Law, liability and all other terms in the Amazon.co.uk Conditions of Use (https://www.amazon.co.uk/conditions). You agree to those terms by entering into this Agreement, using the Kindle Store, purchasing or using Kindle Content, or using any aspect of the Service.
Exclusion of Liability. Without limiting the exclusion of liability in the Amazon.co.uk Conditions of Use, (1) In no event will our or our software licensor’s total liability to you for all damages (other than as may be required by applicable law in cases involving personal injury) arising out of or related to your use or inability to use the Software exceed the amount of fifty pounds sterling (£50.00); and (2) in addition to any rights to obtain a repair, replacement or refund via your statutory rights, in no event will our or any other Content Provider's aggregate liability to you for all damages arising from your use of the Service (excluding the Software) exceed the amount you actually paid for the Kindle Content or for the aspect of the Service related to your claim for damages. Nothing in this paragraph affects your statutory rights as a consumer or any liability for death, personal injury, or fraud.
Contact Information. For help with your Reading Application, the Service, the Kindle Store, Kindle Content, or resolving other issues, please contact Customer Service.
For communications concerning this Agreement, please write to Amazon Media EU S.à r.l., Attn: Legal Department, 5 Rue Plaetis, L-2338 Luxembourg.
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