Terms and Conditions of Use of University of the West of England, Bristol for FET Topic Resources

NB Your organisation may have signed further or more specific terms and conditions.

1.  Terms and Conditions

1.1 By using and / or registering to use this website or disk (the "Resources"), you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions which are stated here (the "Terms and Conditions").

1.2 These Resources are operated by the University of the West of England, Bristol ("UWE").

1.3 In these Terms and Conditions, "we" and "us" means UWE.

1.4 If you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions, please write to:

The Director
Research, Business and Innovation
University of the West of England
Frenchay Campus
Bristol BS16 1QY

2. Copyright and acceptable use

2.1 The copyright in the material contained in these Resources together with the web design and layout, text and graphics, and their selection and arrangement, and all software compilations, underlying source code and software (including applets) belongs to UWE or its licensors. All rights are reserved.

2.2 You may, for personal educational non-commercial use only, download material to a disk for viewing (but not on to any server or other device connected to a network) and print material to paper subject to the restrictions described in the copyright notices within the material.

2.3 The DVD, and its contents, are for your use alone and must not be copied or distributed to other individuals or organisations.

2.4 The passwords for UWE and other web sites are for your use alone. They must not be copied to, shared with, or used by other individuals or organisations.

3.  Data protection and privacy

3.1 We take your online privacy very seriously. The information that you provide will be confidential and password-protected.

3.2 Any personal data provided by you through use of these Resources will be used to provide you with a tailored educational service. We will not use your information for any other purpose than the obvious purposes of these Resources and the courses of which they are a part. We will not share your personal information with any other organisation without your consent. The Resources do not use persistent cookies.

3.3 Under the Data Protection Act 1998 we follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information which you have given us, to prevent unauthorised access.  Appropriate levels of protection will be provided for the information that you enter into this system. The level of protection will be based on an assessment of the harm that is likely to be caused by the loss or unauthorised disclosure of the personal information you enter into the system and which is saved in the system. Unless otherwise stated, information is not encrypted when it is transmitted to us over the Internet.

3.4 Our privacy policy only covers the Resources and does not extend to links to other websites within these Resources (for which UWE has no responsibility).

4.  Linking policy

Certain links in these Resources will lead to websites that are not under the control of UWE. When you activate these you will leave these Resources. UWE has no control over and accepts no liability in respect of materials, products or services available on any website which is not under the control of UWE. UWE is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by UWE of such website.

5. Disclaimer

5.1 Whilst we use reasonable endeavours to ensure that all the information in the Resources is up to date and correct, some of the information may include inaccuracies and typographical errors. We shall not be held responsible for any liabilities arising from the use of this information.

5.2 You should not rely upon the material or information in the Resources as a basis for making any business, legal, personal, financial or other decisions. You should consult an appropriate professional for specific advice tailored to your situation. UWE makes no representations and gives no warranties of any kind about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability, timeliness or availability of the Resources or the information, products, services or related graphics contained in the Resources for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such material is strictly at your own risk.

5.3 To the fullest extent permitted by law, UWE excludes liability, whether based in contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability or otherwise. for any direct loss, indirect loss (including, without limitation, loss of use, data, revenue, profits, business opportunity or anticipated savings) or damage, arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of the Resources including but not limited to delay or inability to use the Resources or any of the material contained in them. If you are dissatisfied with any portion of the Resources, or with the Terms and Conditions, except as permitted by law your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Resources.

5.4 UWE does not guarantee that the Resources will be fault free and does not accept liability for any errors or omissions. UWE does not give any guarantee that the Resources are free from viruses or anything else which may have a harmful effect on technology.

6.  Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and to keep UWE indemnified on demand against any losses, costs and expenses (including reasonable legal expenses), claims, demands and liabilities suffered by UWE as a result of any fraudulent misrepresentation made by you or as a result of a virus which you have deliberately or negligently introduced to the Resources.

7. Applicable law and jurisdiction

These Terms and Conditions are governed and will be interpreted in accordance with English law. The parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts to settle any claim or dispute which might arise out of, or in connection with, these Terms and Conditions.

8.  Changes to Terms and Conditions

UWE reserves the right at all times to vary, change, alter, amend, add to or remove any of these terms. By browsing the Resources you accept that you are bound by the current Terms and Conditions and notices and we therefore recommend that you check these Terms and Conditions each time you revisit the Resources. The current version of these Terms and Conditions was adopted and published on 8 December 2005.

9. General

9.1 UWE endeavours to allow uninterrupted access to the Resources, but access may be suspended, restricted or terminated at any time.

9.2 All disclaimers, indemnities and exclusions shall survive termination of the agreement with UWE for any reason.

9.3 If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is held to be unlawful, invalid or unenforceable, that provision shall be deemed severed and the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions shall not be affected.