The Hardie Press

Music publishers and distributors of music books, Edinburgh


Governing Law and Contract Formation

No contract will exist between you, as web site visitor, purchaser, potential purchaser, and The Hardie Press for the sale by it to you of any product unless and until The Hardie Press accepts your order by e-mail and or postal mail or by any other means of communication deemed suitable and necessary confirming that it has dispatched your product. That acceptance will be deemed complete and will be deemed for all purposes to have been effectively communicated to you at the time at which The Hardie Press sends the e-mail or other message to you (whether or not you receive that e-mail or other message). For the avoidance of doubt, any such contract will be deemed to have been concluded in Scotland . Further, any such contract will be interpreted, construed and enforced in all respects in accordance with the laws of Scotland , and you and The Hardie Press irrevocably submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Scottish Courts.


To the fullest extent permitted by law, The Hardie Press is providing this web site and its contents on an "as is" basis and makes no (and expressly disclaims all) representations or warranties of any kind, expressed or implied, with respect to this web site or the information, content, materials or products included in this site including, without limitation, warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. In addition, The Hardie Press does not represent or warrant that the information accessible via this web site is accurate, complete or current. Price and availability information is subject to change without notice. Except as specifically stated on this Web site, to the fullest extent permitted by law, neither The Hardie Press nor any of its affiliates, officials, employees or other representatives will be liable for damages arising out of or in connection with the use of this Web site or the information, content, materials or products included on this site. This is a comprehensive limitation of liability that applies to all damages of any kind, including (without limitation) compensatory, direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property and claims of third parties. For the avoidance of doubt, The Hardie Press does not limit its liability for death or personal injury to the extent only that it arises as a result of the negligence of The Hardie Press, its affiliates, officials, employees or other representatives.

Privacy policy

When you supply any personal information to we have legal obligations towards you in the way we use this data. We must collect the information fairly, we must explain how we will use it and tell you if we want to pass the information on to anyone else.

In general, any information you provide to the will only be used within our own business and by its agents and contractors. Your information will be disclosed where we are obliged or permitted by law. Also, if you post or send offensive, inappropriate or objectionable content to we can use whatever information that is available to us to stop such behaviour. This may involve informing relevant third parties such as your employer, school e-mail/Internet provider and law enforcement agencies about the content and your behaviour.

We will hold your personal information on our systems only for our own accounting and stock processing requirements. We will not provide any commercial third party with this information. We will ensure that all personal information supplied is held securely, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Buying from us

  1. We will acknowledge receipt of your order by email and advise if the item is not in stock. We will normally fulfil your order within 7 - 10 days.
  2. We normally despatch by Royal Mail and their delivery aims are:
    • First Class - next day delivery
    • Airmail - 3-8 working days
    • Surface - up to 8 weeks
  3. Cancellation: If you wish to cancel your order, you can do so within 7 working days of receipt of goods. Please advise us in advance by email. They should be returned at your expense in their original packaging and with our delivery note stating the reason for the return, to arrive in pristine condition.
  4. Return of faulty books or books delivered in error:
    You may return these books in their original packaging and we will refund your costs. Please advise in advance by email.
    For more information about your statutory rights, visit the DTI's website.

Our Business Details & Address

The Hardie Press has a place of contact at:

108 Harlawhill Gardens
East Lothian
EH32 9JH
01875 815 456

The Hardie Press is registered for VAT purposes.