Terms and conditions of use

Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern Trotman’s relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

The term ‘Trotman’, ‘Trotman Publishing’, ‘Crimson Publishing’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is 21D Charles Street, Bath, BA1 1HX. Our company registration number is 6255817 registered in England and Wales. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

  • The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
  • This website uses cookies to monitor browsing preferences. Please see the Privacy Policy for details of what personal information may be stored by us and how it will be used by us and/or third parties if you do allow cookies to be used.
  • We make every effort to ensure the data on this website is accurate and up-to-date however, as the information is changing daily, neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  • Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
  • This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
  • All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.
  • Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.
  • From time to time, this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).
  • Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.


The access to the majority of this Website is NOT free or shareware.

Where relevant, unless you already subscribe to the Website, the subscription fee to be paid by you is the fee displayed for each licence type on the subscriptions page of this website at the time we receive your order. If we discover an error in the level of the subscription fee relevant to the subscription that you have ordered, we shall notify you as soon as possible providing you with the option of either confirming the subscription at the correct subscription fee or cancelling the subscription. If we are unable to contact you for the purposes of this paragraph the order shall be cancelled and where you have already made payment for the subscription, this shall be refunded in full.

Subscription prices quoted on the subscriptions page do not include VAT.

Payment for individual licences can be made by credit card through the website. For group licences please contact heap@trotman.co.uk or call 01225 584951 and we will arrange for you to be invoiced.

Privacy Policy

We are Trotman Publishing, an imprint of Crimson Publishing.

This policy covers all sites produced by Crimson Publishing Limited. Crimson Publishing Limited is committed to protecting your privacy online. This privacy policy informs you what personal information Trotman Publishing collects and the purposes for which it uses this information. This policy may change from time to time.


Trotman Publishing may disclose your information, under strict terms of confidentiality and restriction of use, to partners of Trotman Publishing who supply services on behalf of Trotman Publishing and who require to process personal data in the provision of such services. When you use Trotman Publishing services you are consenting to the disclosure of your personal information to Trotman Publishing partners, unless you have otherwise informed us that you do not wish us to disclose your personal information. However, under certain circumstances the force of law may require the provision of information to legal authorities. In order to safeguard the interests of its subscribers Trotman Publishing will comply with any such legally binding request.

Information we collect

Identifiable information - your information is collected when you register or fill in a form on a Trotman Publishing website, or you send an email to Trotman Publishing. The information that is provided by you will only be used for the purpose for which it is provided, unless you are informed otherwise at the time of giving the information. You may inform Trotman Publishing at any time if you wish Trotman Publishing to cease using your personal information.

Non-identifiable information - Trotman Publishing will from time to time collect information from you that does not reveal your personal identity, for example we may ask you to complete online polls. Trotman Publishing uses this information for editorial purposes, and occasionally for other internal purposes. This information is only used in aggregate form and is not connected to any name, address or other personal identifying information.

How we use personal information

Trotman Publishing processes personal information for the purpose of providing a personalised service, running competitions and providing you with information about products and services on offer. Trotman Publishing may from time to time use your contact information to tell you about news or events provided by Trotman Publishing or one of its strategic partners. You may opt-out of receiving such mailings, either when you register with Trotman Publishing or at any time afterwards. Trotman Publishing may also contact you with important information about your registration details even if you have opted-out of receiving promotional emails.

International Transfers

Crimson Publishing Limited shall take steps to ensure that any transfer of data to a country or territory outside the European Economic Area, whose laws provide for a different standard of protection for your personal data than that provided under English law, shall be made subject to contractual arrangements which will require that your data be processed to at least a standard compliant with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Electronic Communications Regulations 2003

Links & Security

There are links on Crimson Publishing web sites to third party websites which Trotman and Crimson Publishing has no control over. Trotman and Crimson Publishing accepts no responsibility or liability for any third party practices on third party websites.

Data transmission over the internet is never totally secure and whilst Trotman Publishing tries to protect your personal information, Trotman Publishing cannot warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk.

Cookies and other tracking devices

Cookies are pieces of  information that are sent to and stored on your computer. They are used to identify you when you visit our sites. Cookies are used to remember passwords, usernames and your preferences.

Crimson Publishing websites may contain advertisements created and provided by third parties. These advertisements may also place Cookies on your computer to collect information about your use of the Internet. Trotman and Crimson Publishing do not control the collection or use of your information by such advertisers and our privacy policy does not apply to such information.

If you wish you can disable Cookies on your Internet browser. For further information about cookies, including how to delete them please visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/

To contact Trotman Publishing:
Crimson Publishing
21D Charles Street


Email: heap@trotman.co.uk

Website disclaimer

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by Trotman Publishing and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of Trotman Publishing. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, Trotman Publishing takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

Copyright notice

This website and its content is copyright of Trotman Publishing - © Trotman Publishing 2018. All rights reserved.

Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following:

  • you may print or download to a local hard disk extracts for your personal and non-commercial use only
  • you may copy the content to individual third parties for their personal use, but only if you acknowledge the website as the source of the material

You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.