Legal Notice

Updated on: 19 January 2015

Effective from: 19 January 2015

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We reserve the right to make changes to this legal notice. Any changes we may make to this legal notice will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, we will also notify you by e-mail. Certain provisions of this legal notice may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages of the Website. For the avoidance of doubt, in the event of any inconstancies between the Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries Website Terms and Conditions (including any other documents referred to in the Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries Website Terms and Conditions) and this legal notice, the provisions in the Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries Website Terms and Conditions will prevail.

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