Terms of use of the website

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1. Introduction

1.1. These terms of use (“Terms of Use”) will apply to your access and use of the official website of Anglia Ruskin University Higher Education corporation (“ARU”, “we”, “our”, “us”) www.anglia.ac.uk. By accessing our website, contributing, sharing or uploading any contents to our website, you (“you”, “user”) accept that you will be legally bound by the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to any terms of these Terms of Use, please refrain from accessing, using, and contributing to our website.

1.2. ARU may revise these Terms of Use at any time by amending this page. Please consult this page from time to time to be aware of any changes we made, as they are binding on you.

2. No reliance on information

2.1. The content on our site is provided for general information only and is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.

2.2. Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up-to-date.

3. Copyright and others intellectual property rights

3.1. ARU owns or is the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the website and in the material published on it such as but not limited to texts, images, photographs, logo, name, music, graphics, and videos. Those work are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

3.2. Any use of the content such as downloading, copying any contents of the website is permitted for your personal, non-commercial use only.

3.3. You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text. The status of ARU or that of any identified contributors as the authors of content on our website must always be acknowledged.

3.4. In no event shall any user of this website use the name or the logo of ARU or any of its trademarks without a prior written authorisation from ARU.

3.5. If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

4. Limitation of liability

4.1. While we do our best to keep the information accurate, do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.

4.2. To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our site or any content on it, whether express or implied.

4.3. ARU will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with use of, or inability to use, our site; or use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.

4.4. In no event shall ARU be liable for loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue; business interruption; loss of anticipated savings; loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

4.5. ARU will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, 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 to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.

4.6. Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. ARU assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our site. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

4.7. Nothing in these Terms of Use excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.

5. Uploading content to our website

5.1. By uploading content on our website, you agree to grant ARU with a perpetual, worldwide, royalty free, non-exclusive license to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties.

5.2. By uploading any content in our website, you agree to comply with our content standard (“Content Standards”) as set out below and therefore you warrant and represent that:

  • The content you upload is your own original work and that you have obtained all necessary rights to provide the content to ARU website upon these Terms of Use, is not defamatory, absence, abusive, menacing, threatening, offensive, abusive, criminal and does not infringe any English law or the law of any country from which the content is uploaded and that you have the consent of any persons who are identifiable in your content and if those persons are under 18 You have the consent of their parent or guardian;
  • The content You upload is not obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory, does not promote violence or discrimination based on race, sex, religion nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age, or is not likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person;
  • To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).
  • To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.

5.3. ARU will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any content posted by you or any other user of our site. ARU reserves the right to disclose your identity in the event of claims of violation of intellectual property rights or right of privacy by a third party.

5.4. You warrant that any such contribution does comply with these Terms of Use, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty.

5.5. We have the right to remove any posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with our Content Standards.

5.6. The views expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or values.

6. Linking to our website

6.1. You may link to our home page, 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.

6.2. ARU reserves the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

6.3. The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with our Content Standards.

6.4. If you wish to make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact our marketing department: web@anglia.ac.uk.

7. Data protection, Privacy and Freedom of information

7.1. ARU is committed to protecting your personal information. If you would like to have further information on our privacy policy to understand how we use and protect the information obtained from those visiting our website and how we comply with the Data Protection Act 1998, please refers to ARU’s Privacy policy (http://www.anglia.ac.uk/privacy-and-cookies).

7.2. Subject to certain exemption, the Freedom of Information Act 2000 gives you have a right to access recorded information held by us. Further information on how ARU complies with this Act can be found in our Freedom of Information section on our website (http://web.anglia.ac.uk/anet/staff/sec_clerk/foi.phtml).

8. Access to the website

8.1. When access to our website is secured by a password, you agree to secure such information (your log in name, password) by keeping it confidential and under no circumstance should you disclose it to any third party.

8.2. ARU reserves the right to suspend without notice, the access of any users who do not comply with any terms of the Terms of Use. ARU will not be liable for any consequence resulting from this suspension.

8.3. If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at: IT Customer Support, 01245 68 4357 or international on (+44) 1245 68 4357 or email us at itsupport@anglia.ac.uk or visit us on the first floor Sinclair (Cambridge) and the first floor Chelmer Building (Chelmsford).

8.4. We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

9. Jurisdiction

9.1. These Terms of Use are governed by laws of England and Wales and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.