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Conditions of use

These terms and conditions apply to all users of the website. Please read them carefully. 

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Find out how we process personal information, the systems we use to gather data, how we hold and share information, and more. 

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Cookie policy

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Supplier code of conduct

We are committed to acting ethically and with integrity in our business relationships. This code of conduct has been created to set out the values and principles that underpin all our work. 

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These guidelines explain how we make web-based information, services and learning resources accessible to all users. 

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Digital preservation

As a publisher in scholarly research, higher education and professional development, we are committed to the preservation of scholarly content for generations to come. Find out how we do this.

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Modern Slavery Act

We are committed to ensuring that there is no slavery, servitude, forced or compulsory human labour, or any other form of exploitation as contemplated by the Modern Slavery Act.

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Gender pay gap reports

We are committed to equality, we are passionate about equal opportunities and the fair treatment of our global workforce.

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Chair of Trustees governance statement

Read the statement prepared by our trustees of the MCB University Press Retire Retirement and Death Benefit Scheme. 

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