Terms of Website Use & Privacy Policy

Games Workshop Limited

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms of use on which you may make use of this website (our site) whether as a guest or as a registered user.

Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the site.

By using our site, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using our site.

Information about us

This site is operated by Games Workshop Limited (we or our or us or GW).

We are a limited company registered in England and Wales under company number 1467092 and have our registered office at Willow Road, Lenton, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG7 2WS, England.

Our VAT numbers can be found here.

Accessing our site

Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our site, or our entire site, to users who have registered with us.

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you, or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.

Your access to our site is dependent on you consenting to our use (and certain third parties) of cookies in connection with your visit to the site. More information can be found in our Privacy and Cookies Policy which is set out below.

Acceptable use

You may only use our site for lawful purposes. You may not use our site:

You also agree:

Intellectual property rights

Unless otherwise stated, we are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by trademark and copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

The trade marks depicted on our site are owned by us or our licensors.

All materials on this site, including but not limited to images, artwork, text, audio clips, and video clips, are, unless otherwise stated, owned and controlled by GW and may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed in any way. Modification of the materials or unauthorized use of the materials for any purpose is a violation of our legal rights. The unauthorized posting of any of our intellectual property, including any images of our products or other artwork on any other website, including, but not limited eBay, Amazon or Craigslist is strictly prohibited.

Downloadable Material Licence

These are the terms and conditions that apply when you receive electronic artwork, wallpapers, game rules, PDF files or other material downloadable from this website (“Downloadable Material”). The parties agree that in consideration of your use of the site, GW grants you a licence to use the Downloadable Material on the following terms:

This licence is made between: (1) Games Workshop Limited, Willow Road, Lenton, Nottingham, NG7 2WS, United Kingdom (“GW”); and (2) the recipient of material downloaded from GW’s website (“You/you/Your/your”) together being “the parties”.

  1. GW grants to you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, royalty-free license to use the Downloadable Material in the following ways:

1.1 to store the Downloadable Material on any number of electronic devices and/or storage media (including, by way of example only, personal computers, e-book readers, mobile phones, portable hard drives, USB flash drives, CDs or DVDs) which are personally owned by you; and

1.2 to access the Downloadable Material using an appropriate electronic device and/or through any appropriate storage media.

  1. For the avoidance of doubt, you are ONLY licensed to use the Downloadable Material as described in paragraph 1 above. You may NOT use or store the Downloadable Material in any other way. If you do, GW shall be entitled to terminate this license.
  2. Further to the general restriction at paragraph 2, GW shall be entitled to terminate this licence in the event that you use or store the Downloadable Material (or any part of it) in any way not expressly licensed. This includes (but is by no means limited to) the following circumstances:

3.1 you provide the Downloadable Material to any company, individual or other legal person who does not possess a license to use or store it;

3.2 you make the Downloadable Material available on bit-torrent sites, or are otherwise complicit in ‘seeding’ or sharing the Downloadable Material with any company, individual or other legal person who does not possess a license to use or store it;

3.3 you print or reproduce in any physical format and distribute hard copies of the Downloadable Material to any company, individual or other legal person who does not possess a license to use or store it;

3.4 you attempt to reverse engineer, bypass, alter, amend, remove or otherwise make any change to any copy protection technology which may be applied to the Downloadable Material;

3.5 you use, or allow another company, individual or legal person to use, the Downloadable Material commercially or in relation to any business or business activities.

  1. You acknowledge that all copyright, trademark and other intellectual property rights in the Downloadable Material are, and shall remain, the sole property of GW.
  2. On termination of this licence, howsoever effected, you shall immediately and permanently delete all copies of the Downloadable Material from your computers and storage media, and shall destroy all hard copies of the Downloadable Material which you have derived from the Downloadable Material.
  3. GW shall be entitled to amend these terms and conditions from time to time by written notice to you.
  4. These terms and conditions shall be governed by English law, and shall be subject only to the jurisdiction of the Courts in England and Wales.
  5. If any part of this licence is illegal, or becomes illegal as a result of any change in the law, then that part shall be deleted, and replaced with wording that is as close to the original meaning as possible without being illegal.
  6. Any failure by GW to exercise its rights under this licence for whatever reason shall not be in any way deemed to be a waiver of its rights, and in particular, GW reserves the right at all times to terminate this license in the event that you breach paragraph 2 or paragraph 3.

Reliance on information posted

Any materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

Site changes

We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely.

Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

Our liability

The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy.

We do not warrant that the site, its content or the server that makes it available are error or virus free or free of other harmful components or that your use of this website will be uninterrupted.

To the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group companies and any third parties connected to us, hereby expressly exclude:

This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law. In such cases, our liability will be limited to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law.

Information about you

We collect information about you in accordance with our Privacy and Cookies Policy. Subject to your express consent on entry to our site, you accept these Terms of Website Use and to our collection of information about you in accordance with our Privacy and Cookies Policy. You warrant that all data provided by you is accurate, genuine and lawful.

Viruses, hacking and other offences

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.

By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990 and other laws. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site, or on any website linked to it.

Linking to our site

You may link to our website, or any page within it for personal (non-commercial) reasons, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in these terms of use.

If you wish to make any use of material on our site other than that set out above, please address your request to us using the contact details set out below.

Links from our site

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have not reviewed all of these sites and we have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.

We do not endorse or make any representation about them and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Suspension and termination

If, in our opinion, these terms of use have been breached, we may take such action as we deem appropriate, and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:

We exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of these terms of use. The responses set out above are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.

Jurisdiction and applicable law

To the fullest extent permissible;

Variations

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.

Your concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact us using the contact details set out here.

Thank you for visiting our site.

Copyright and Legal Information

The exclusive copyright in the contents of this website (except for the copyrighted property of our licensors) is the property of Games Workshop Limited. © Copyright Games Workshop Limited 2008-2016.

Any unauthorised copying of the images or other copyrighted material on this website will constitute an infringement of copyright.

GW, Games Workshop, Citadel, Black Library, Forge World, Warhammer, the Twin-tailed Comet logo, Warhammer 40,000, the ‘Aquila’ Double-headed Eagle logo, Space Marine, 40K, 40,000, Warhammer Age of Sigmar, Battletome, Stormcast Eternals, White Dwarf, Blood Bowl, Necromunda, Space Hulk, Battlefleet Gothic, Dreadfleet, Mordheim, Inquisitor, Warmaster, Epic, Gorkamorka, and all associated logos, illustrations, images, names, creatures, races, vehicles, locations, weapons, characters, and the distinctive likenesses thereof, are either ® or TM, and/or © Games Workshop Limited, variably registered around the world. All Rights Reserved.

The following apply in respect of the property of our licensors featured on this website:

© New Line Productions, Inc. All rights reserved. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King and the names of the characters, items, events and places therein are trademarks of The Saul Zaentz Company d/b/a Middle-earth Enterprises under license to New Line Productions, Inc.

© Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All rights reserved. THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY, THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG, THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES and the names of the characters, items, events and places therein are trademarks of The Saul Zaentz Company d/b/a Middle-earth Enterprises under license to New Line Productions, Inc. (s16)

For further information and our Intellectual Property Policy  (which also applies to this site) please visit https://www.games-workshop.com/en-GB/Intellectual-Property-Policy.

If you have any queries, please contact the GW legal department at:
Games Workshop Group PLC
Willow Road, Lenton,
Nottingham
NG7 2WS
UK

Privacy and Cookies Policy

Games Workshop Limited (we or us) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We take the privacy of all of our customers and site users (you) very seriously and take great care to protect your personal information.

Please read the following policy carefully to understand what personal information we may collect from you, how we may use it, and your rights in respect of our use. By using this website, you accept the terms of this Privacy and Cookies Policy.

Information we may collect from you

We do not require that visitors reveal any personal information in order to access our main website, however some personal information is required to participate in certain activities, and we may collect and process the following personal information:

SPECIAL NOTE ABOUT CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13: We encourage parents and guardians to spend time online with their children and take an active role to protect the privacy of their children. Parents and guardians should instruct their children never to give out real names, telephone numbers, addresses, or any other identifying information over the Internet without first getting their permission. No information should be submitted or posted to any GW website by visitors under 13 years of age without the consent of their parent or guardian. If you are under 13 and you want to register with the site, then you will need the consent of a parent or guardian. This can be done through the registration process, where a required confirmation e-mail will be sent to a parent or guardian of any child under the age of 13 who registers with us. The parent or guardian which provided consent in accordance with this paragraph shall at all times be permitted (using the contact details set out at the end of this Privacy and Cookies Policy) to request access to their child’s information, request that any information be deleted and/or refuse to allow any further collection or use of their information.

How we will use your information

We may use information held about you in the following ways:

IP Addresses and Cookies

From any point after you have entered our website we may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual. For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our website and to deliver a better and more personalised service. In summary, the cookies we use enable us:

We will also permit certain third parties to collect cookies during the time you use our website. In summary, the cookies will enable us to:

Cookies List

This is a list of the cookies set by this website, and highlights specifically what each is used for:

Cookie Name Cookie ID Description
Google Analytics _ga

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These cookies are used to track how users interact with the website. This information is used to compile reports and help us improve the website. The data collected by these cookies is anonymous and reports to us on which pages a user has visited, your location and how long you have interacted with our website.

Click here for more information on Google Analytics cookies.

Live Support vsid This cookie is used by our live support provider.

To find out more on cookies generally and about how to restrict or block the cookies this site uses, please visit www.aboutcookies.org.

Please note that if you restrict or block cookies this website uses, this may reduce the performance and usability of the site.

Where we will hold your information

The information we collect from you will be transferred to, and stored on, our (or our suppliers’) servers in Lenton, Nottingham, England, Salt Lake City, and Utah, United States of America. Your information may therefore be transferred to and stored at a destination outside the country in which you are resident. Your information may also be processed by staff who work for us, or for one of our suppliers, operating outside the country in which you are resident. Such staff may be engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal information, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing.

Contacting you

We may use your data to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you.

We will only contact you by electronic means (email or SMS) where you have consented to be contacted.

What to do if you do not want us to contact you

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes.

We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes.

You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by ticking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can change your mind at any time either to opt in or to opt out of receiving communications from us or third parties by contacting us using the contact details set out below.

We will use our reasonable endeavours to communicate with you according to the preferences that you share with us.

Contacting people who have opted out

In order to accurately maintain the information in our systems we may on occasions contact those customers who have asked us not to contact them to ensure that the information we hold is correct and re-affirm any preferences they may have given us previously. This will normally be in the form of a letter or email, stating that our records indicate that they do not wish to be contacted by us and that we will not contact them unless they grant us their consent. It is important that we retain this right to ensure that we provide good customer service and accurately maintain our information.

Disclosure of your information

We may disclose your information to any member of our group which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company, and its subsidiaries.

We will not disclose your personal information to third parties with the exception of the following limited circumstances:

In these circumstances we will use our reasonable endeavours to ensure your information is properly protected and processed under strictly controlled conditions and in accordance with current data protection legislation.

Your access to information

You have the right of access to, and to receive a copy of, information held about you. We are in most territories we operate in entitled to charge a fee, of around £10, to meet our administration costs in providing you with the information and we will generally do so. Please contact us if you wish to see a copy of the information we hold and we will respond to you within 40 days of receiving your request once the validity of it has been confirmed. We will require proof of identity to be provided before we can respond to any such access request.

If for any reason you are concerned that the personal information held by us is not correct, or you wish to have your name or information removed from our records, please contact us, and we will happily review, update, or remove information as appropriate.

Security

We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy and Cookies Policy. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online (e.g. on message boards, through e-mail, or in chat areas) that information can be collected and used by others.

Links

Our website may, from time to time, contain links to and from websites operated by individuals and companies over which we have no control. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy and terms of use policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Changes to our Privacy and Cookies Policy

Any changes we may make to our Privacy and Cookies Policy in the future will be posted on this page. Please check this page from time to time to ensure that you are aware of any changes to our Privacy and Cookies Policy. Your continued use of this website will be deemed to signify your acceptance to any changes to our Privacy and Cookies Policy.

Contacting us

Questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy and Cookies Policy are welcomed and should be sent to us by email. Our email address can be found here.


Image Terms

We at Games Workshop love to see pictures of our hobbyists enjoying the hobby. Thank you for your interest in submitting your photo, caption and/or other content (collectively, “Photo Materials”) for use on the website and social media pages run by Games Workshop Limited and its affiliates and subsidiaries (“Games Workshop”, “GW”, “we”, “us”, or “our”).

This is a legal agreement between you and GW which governs our use of the Photo Materials you submit to us. You should read it carefully. If you do not agree to it, do not submit any Photo Materials to us.

Terms of Agreement

The provision of your Photo Materials to GW is subject to the terms below, and the GW Privacy Policy which can be found here (collectively, the “Agreement”). In particular, you agree that we may collect your name, email address and Photo Materials to publish on this site and on GW affiliated sites, apps and social media pages. If you are not willing to be bound by the terms of the Agreement, please do not submit your Photo Materials.

Where will my Photo Materials and Personal Information be Displayed?

Your Photo Materials will be displayed alongside the name your provide, and may be featured on the GW website, in image galleries, in promotional videos uploaded to YouTube, on the Warhammer App, and on our community Facebook pages. By submitting your Photo Materials you acknowledge and permit this use of your name and Photo Materials.

Grant of License to GW

You hereby represent, warrant and covenant to GW that you own all right, title and interest (including copyright) in the Photo Materials and shall not infringe any third party’s rights whatsoever, including intellectual property rights.

You hereby grant GW a non-exclusive, transferrable, sublicensable, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide license and right to use, archive, stream, copy, distribute, publish, modify, create derivative works of, and otherwise exploit, in whole or in part, your Photo Materials in any manner or medium now known or hereafter devised. This exploitation may include, without limitation, use of your Photo Materials to endorse GW or third-party products and services. Additionally, you further grant GW a non-exclusive, transferrable, sublicensable, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide license and right (but not the obligation) to exploit any other materials or information you submit to GW in connection with your Photo Materials.

You hereby irrevocably waive any and all rights to seek or obtain any injunctive or other equitable or compensatory relief against GW for its use or exploitation of the Photo Materials, or any other materials you submit in connection with your Photo Materials as licensed herein, as well as any claims for moral rights.

You agree that you will not receive any compensation for GW’s exploitation of the Photo Materials and GW has no obligation to use any of your Photo Materials. GW may remove your Photo Materials from the GW website or social media sites at any time. GW will not return Photo Materials to you.

Other than as provided in this Agreement, you will retain ownership of all rights in your Photo Materials.

Representations and Warranties

You represent and warrant that: (a) you have the full right, power, and authority to enter into and fully perform the terms of this Agreement; (b) you are the sole human subject depicted in the Photo Materials; (c) no persons under the age of eighteen (18) years of age are depicted in the Photo Materials;(d) you own or are authorized on behalf of all applicable rights holders to submit the Photo Materials and make all the grants of rights in this Agreement; (e) your Photo Materials do not contain or link to any malicious code or content of any kind; (f) you have all the applicable rights and authority to grant GW the rights granted herein; (g) you agree to comply with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations, and the terms of this Agreement; (h) your Photo Materials do not contain any material that depicts nudity; is sexually explicit, profane, defamatory, or obscene; pertains to violence, discrimination, or illegal activities; or is offensive, harassing, or threatening; (i) your Photo Materials do not infringe or violate the rights of a third party, including without limitation any intellectual property rights, right of privacy, rights of publicity, or moral rights or any applicable laws or regulations; and (j) your Photo Materials do not contain any trademark, logo, brand name or trade name (or variations or parodies of them) of any company or person other than GW .

Data Protection

All Personal Data (as defined under the Data Protection Act 1998 and specified in our Privacy Policy) submitted by you will be processed by us in accordance with our Privacy Policy which can be found here.

Indemnification

You agree to defend and indemnify and hold GW, its affiliates, and sublicensees, harmless from and against all third party claims and all liabilities, losses, costs, or damages resulting from or arising out of (a) your breach of this Agreement; (b) your infringement of the rights of a third party, or (c) the content of your Photo Materials.

Disclaimer

To the extent permissible under applicable law, GW disclaims responsibility for and will not be liable for: (i) technical problems or malfunctions that affect the GW website, social media sites or viewing of the Photo Materials; (ii) lost, faulty, illegible, distorted, jumbled, garbled, delayed, or intercepted or otherwise un-received, Photo Materials or data transmissions; (iii) unauthorized tampering, interference, hacking activities or viruses, bugs, worms or illicit code; or (iv) any condition beyond GW ’s control.

Miscellaneous

The marks of any relevant social media sites are the property of their respective companies and the social media sites are not affiliated with GW. Any submission via these or other social media sites are subject to all rules and regulations of such sites. If you choose to submit your Photo Materials using your mobile phone, standard data fees may apply.

This Agreement, including all claims relating to or arising hereof or breach thereof, whether sounding in contract, tort, or otherwise, will be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of England. Any dispute arising from, related to, or connected with this Agreement will be resolved by the Courts of England.

You may not assign this Agreement in whole or in part. This Agreement shall be binding upon and shall inure to the benefit of the parties and their heirs, executors, administrators, successors, and assigns.

This Agreement constitutes the complete and exclusive agreement between you and GW with respect to the subject matter hereof, and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous oral or written communications, proposals, representations, understandings, or agreements not specifically incorporated herein.

Jurisdiction and applicable law

To the fullest extent permissible;

the English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country; and these terms of use are governed by English law.

Variations

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.

Your concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact us using the contact details set out here.

Thank you for visiting our site.