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Terms of use

Welcome to Intellect Discover. Please read these terms of use carefully before using the Platform. 

These terms of use (terms) apply to all users of (the Platform). You should understand that by using the Platform you accept the terms and that you agree to be bound by them. If you do not agree to these terms, please refrain from using or visiting the Platform. 

Intellectual property rights

All of the content of the Platform (content) is the copyright of Intellect Ltd (Intellect / Publisher), or is reproduced with permission from the copyright owner. Intellect, Intellect Discover, associated logos and/or any other names or logos of products or services provided by the Publisher and referred to on the Platform are trademarks of Intellect or its licensors.

Nothing in these terms shall in any way exclude, modify or affect any of your statutory rights under intellectual property laws.

All rights not expressly granted to you by these terms are reserved to Intellect.

Usernames and passwords 

Certain content (including journals, full text articles, books, chapters and supplementary material) is accessible to registered users only, and is subject to payment of an applicable fee (premium content). 

Where you have been issued with a username and/or password in order to access premium content, you must keep that username and password confidential and not disclose that information to anyone else. If there has been a disclosure of your username and/or password, you agree to notify us promptly of such disclosure so that Intellect can take appropriate security measures and to provide you with a new username and password.

Permitted uses

All content may be retrieved and downloaded solely for personal, non-commercial use. In respect of the restricted content, you may:

  • Search, view, retrieve and display on screen the restricted content;

  • Print a single copy or download and save individual articles or items of the restricted content for educational purposes; and

  • Distribute a single copy of individual articles or single chapters of the restricted content in print or electronic form to other registered users or to other individual scholars collaborating with registered users but only for the purposes of fair dealing for nonĀ­ commercial research and educational purposes.

The content may not otherwise be copied, modified, published, broadcast or otherwise distributed without the prior written permission of Intellect. Please contact [email protected] if you wish to request such permission.

Prohibited uses

In particular, you may not without the permission of Intellect:

  • Use all or part of the content for commercial use;

  • Remove or alter the authors' names or copyright notices or other means of identification as they appear on any content;

  • Make print or electronic copies of multiple extracts or make multiple copies of any part of the content for any purpose other than expressly permitted by this agreement;

  • Prepare, publish or distribute works which combine the restricted content with any other material or any other derivative works; or

  • Alter, abridge, adapt or modify the restricted content for any purpose whatsoever. For the avoidance of doubt, no alteration of the words or their order is permitted.

Service access

While we endeavour to ensure that the Platform is regularly available 24 hours a day, Intellect shall have no liability if for any reason our Platform is unavailable at any time or for any period. Access to the Platform may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond our control.

Removal of access 

Intellect reserves the right to block your access to the platform and/or the restricted content in the event that you do not comply with these terms.


Intellect makes no warranties or representations of any kind concerning the accuracy or suitability of the information contained on the Platform for any purpose. Intellect makes no warranties or representations of any kind that the services provided by the Platform will be uninterrupted or error free. 

Intellect will have no liability for any special, exemplary, indirect or consequential loss, costs, damages, charges or other expenses of any kind such as loss of profits or revenues, loss of business, depletion of goodwill, loss of anticipated savings, loss of contract or business interruption arising under or in connection with use or inability to use the Platform and/or the restricted content.

You are solely responsible for your choice in selecting this website product.

Liability for personal injury or death caused by negligence or for fraud is not excluded or limited and the exclusions set out in this legal notice only apply to the extent permitted by law.

Governing law

These terms are governed by the laws of England and Wales, which shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any disputes arising out of or in connection with these terms. For these purposes each party irrevocably submits to the jurisdiction of the courts of England.

Changes to terms

We may make variations to these terms, which will be published on the Platform. If significant changes are made, we will notify all our subscribers. These terms and conditions were last updated in November 2022.


If you have any concerns about material which appears on the Platform, please email [email protected]

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