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By: The Body Shop  06-Dec-2011

Please read this section carefully as it contains the legal terms and conditions that you agree to when you use this Site.

This site is operated by The Body Shop International plc (registered number 1284170, VAT number GB 543 9386 15) from its registered address at Watersmead, Littlehampton, West Sussex, BN17 6LS, UK.

The purpose of the site is to provide you with information about the business of The Body Shop International plc, our products and stores, the campaigns that we support and the activities we undertake. We do not sell products and services directly via this site. In the event that you proceed to our on-line selling sites for any relevant market around the world, you will need to note that other or additional terms of use will apply.

We have taken every care in the preparation of the site. However, as certain technical matters may be beyond our control, we cannot guarantee that you will have uninterrupted access to the site at all times.

The information on the site has been included in good faith for general informational purposes only. It should not be relied upon for any specific purpose and no representation or warranty is given as to its accuracy or completeness.

Reference to any product or service on the site does not constitute an offer to sell or supply that product or service and does not mean that the product or service is available in all countries or that the name and description of any product in your local shop will be the same as that included on the site.

The Body Shop International Plc is, unless otherwise stated, the owner of all copyright and database rights in the site and its contents. You may not publish, distribute, extract, re-utilise, or reproduce any part of the site in any material form (including photocopying or storing it in any medium by electronic means) other than in accordance with the limited use licence set out in our copyright notice or as permitted by the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 or the Copyright and Rights in Databases Regulations 1997 as applicable or any equivalent legislation as may apply in your country.

All brand, product and service names used in this site are the trade marks, trade names or service marks of The Body Shop International Plc unless otherwise stated. You may not market or distribute products or offer services under or by reference to or otherwise use or reproduce any such trade marks, trade names or service marks without the prior written permission of The Body Shop International Plc or the owner of such trade marks, trade names or service marks.

The contents of these pages are © The Body Shop International plc. Reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than in accordance with the following permissions:-

Licence to copy for personal use:
You may make copies of the site as necessary incidental acts during your viewing of it, and you may take a print for your personal use of so much of the site as is reasonable for private purposes.

Licence to recopy for limited purposes:
You may recopy the material to individual third parties for their personal information only, but only if:

1. You acknowledge the web pages of The Body Shop as the source of the material. You must include such acknowledgement along with the top-level URL from The Body Shop website ( in the copy of the material; and

2. You inform the third party that these conditions apply to him or her and that he/she must comply with them.

This licence to recopy does not permit incorporation of the material or any part of it in any other work or publication, whether in hard copy or electronic or any other form. In particular (but without limitation) no part of a page from the website of The Body Shop may be distributed or copied for any commercial purpose.

We may provide links to other websites from time to time. These links are provided for your convenience. We do not endorse or take responsibility for the content of those websites, are not responsible for the availability of those websites and will not be liable in any way for any loss or damage which you may suffer by using those websites. If you decide to access linked websites you do so at your own risk.

To the fullest extent permitted by law all warranties (express or implied) in respect of the Site and the content of and your use of the same are excluded. Except in the case of death or personal injury caused by our negligence, to the fullest extent permitted by law we exclude all liability to you in respect of your use of this site.

We reserve the right to amend these Terms without notice to you from time to time. Any such amendment shall be effective once the revised terms have been posted on the site.

These Terms are governed by and will be construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any disputes arising under or in connection with these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

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