Disclaimer

1. Access agreement between users of the www.ntu.ac.uk website ("the Website") and Nottingham Trent University ("NTU")

The Website is offered as a free service to you, the user. By using the Website you agree to these terms of use. If you do not agree to these terms, do not use this Website. The information provided on the Website has been provided in English, which is the home language of the Website.

2. Operator details

The Website is operated by Nottingham Trent University (called NTU in this agreement), of 50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, NG1 4FQ. NTU can be contacted by post to 50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, NG1 4FQ. We can be reached via email or you can reach us by telephone at +44 (0)115 941 8418.

3. Intellectual Property Rights

All of the Website logos are the property of NTU and unauthorised use is strictly prohibited. Other product and company names mentioned on the Website or other websites or services accessed through the Website may be the trademarks of their respective owners. All contents of the Website including this access agreement are copyright Nottingham Trent University, are protected by database rights and may also be protected by other means.

No part of the Website may be reproduced in any form whether electronically or otherwise without the prior written consent of NTU, other than in the cache of your computer in the course of using the Website. You shall not use, modify, transmit, distribute, reverse engineer or in any way exploit copyright or proprietary materials available on this Website, except as expressly permitted herein or by the respective owner of such material.

4. Data protection

NTU processes data under the Data Protection Act 1998 and will at all times adhere to the data protection principles outlined in the Data Protection Act 1998. Please see our privacy statement for further details.

By giving any personal details via this Website you are deemed to consent to use of such details you give for NTU's internal administrative purposes, for marketing, and for release to third parties. Without limit on what we agree in the rest of this agreement you understand that the data NTU holds might be assigned to a third party. Data may be transmitted outside the European Economic Area.

If you give fax, phone, text or e-mail details you authorise NTU or its associates, or anyone given permission by NTU, to contact you using that method, including contacting you for marketing purposes. If you decide that you no longer wish us to communicate with you, or the details we hold on you change, please tell us so we may update our records.

From time to time the Website, or the adverts on it, might use cookies, web bugs or other means to gather information from visitors to the Website. Most internet browsers will allow you to change your settings to restrict the use of this technology.

5. Download times

To make the site as user friendly as possible we may from time to time use software other than standard HTML web pages. This may mean that you will need to download additional software onto your machine (such as Flash or Adobe Acrobat). Without limitation to the rest of this agreement you understand that:

  • in the UK the time it takes to download the software and the time it takes to access this type of file after you have installed the software can be longer than in the US where most of the software originates. This means not only that it might take longer to see the information you want but also that if you are paying for internet connection time or the telephone line to access the internet it might cost you more.
  • whilst NTU makes every practical effort to make its site accessible to all some software may not be compatible with other access technology.
  • in some cases it may be more beneficial to you to access this type of information by another means, such as by telephoning the relevant department of NTU or visiting them for a prospectus.

Use of any software available for downloading from the Website is governed by the terms of any applicable licence accompanying or included with the software.

6. Limitation on types of use

You may not use the Website for anything other than the purposes outlined in this access agreement and you may not use spiders or other robotic software tools to gather information from the Website or use any applications which could lead to harm to the Website. You may not use or link to the Website in a manner which suggests an association with the Website or NTU without NTU's prior written consent.

7. Liability disclaimer - Please read carefully as this clause limits your ability to claim damages

The main purpose of the Website is to provide information to users in relation to the educational services NTU provide. NTU makes every effort to check the accuracy of information published on the Website. You should note however that NTU does not give any warranty that any information will be accurate or up-to-date and the user acknowledges that the information and services offered on the Website is offered on an "as is" basis. In particular, and without limitation to the rest of this agreement, NTU is not able to guarantee that its service will continue or be accurate during time of server failure.

Information contained in, or accessible via, the Website changes on a regular basis. NTU may make improvements or alterations to the Website at any time and without notice. NTU is not responsible in any way whatsoever for the content of any site accessed using the Website, nor can it warrant that use of the Website will be free from virus contamination and you should take adequate steps to ensure that you virus check regularly when using the Website on any device.

NTU makes no representations about the suitability of the information and services contained on, or accessed via, the Website for any purpose. All warranties, terms and conditions with regard to this information and services, including all warranties, terms and conditions, implied by statute, collaterally or otherwise, of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

NTU shall not in any event be liable for any damages (whether indirect, incidental, special, consequential or otherwise) arising out of, or in any way connected with, the use of the Website, or with any delayed access to, or inability to use the Website, or for any information and services obtained through the Website, or otherwise arising out of the use of the Website, whether based on contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, even if NTU has been advised of the possibility of damages. This does not affect the statutory rights of any person dealing as a consumer nor shall anything in these terms and conditions exclude or limit liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence or for fraudulent misrepresentation.

8. Links to third-party sites

The Website may contain hyperlinks to websites operated by parties other than NTU. These hyperlinks are provided for reference only. NTU does not control these websites and is not responsible for their contents.

A reference or link on this site to any persons, products, websites or services does not constitute or imply their endorsements, recommendation or favouring by NTU. No hyperlink may be added to the Website without NTU's prior written consent.

NTU reserves the right to remove any hyperlink at any time and without notice and shall not be obliged to give a reason for doing so. If you become concerned about the content of a site linked to or from the site (or anything on the site), please inform NTU immediately via email. If your complaint is about unsuitable content you may also consider reporting the matter to the Internet Watch Foundation who can be contacted via the Internet Watch Foundation website.

9. Messages from NTU

Any e-mail or other form of communication between representatives of NTU and other parties will be deemed covered by the terms of this agreement.

10. No unlawful or prohibited use

As a condition of your use of this website, you warrant to NTU that you will not use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices.

NTU provides message boards to enable you to post and respond to comments displayed on the Website. Posts are usually organised into threads and are sometimes arranged by topic area. You must register a username, password and email address before you can post a message to the Website.

NTU does not moderate or screen messages before they are posted. The responsibility for the content of messages resides with you, the end user. To reinforce this, you will see the following disclaimer displayed on all message boards:

"Comments posted on this message board are made by independent individuals and do not reflect the opinions of Nottingham Trent University."

If a message is added which is deeded to be offensive or inappropriate, NTU will remove it as soon as it becomes aware of the problem. It may also be necessary to disable your account, if you post such a message to the website.

11. Other general terms

This agreement is governed by the laws of England. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Website. Use of the Website is unauthorised in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph.

You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and NTU as a result of this agreement or use of the Website. Each and every provision of this agreement is separate and severable. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set out above, then the validity and enforceability of the remainder of the terms and conditions shall not be affected.

This agreement and the Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement between you and NTU with respect to the Website and they supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written, between you and NTU with respect to the Website. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. You will be responsible for all charges, fees, duties, taxes, and assessments arising out of the use of the Website.

12. Variation of these terms and conditions

NTU reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the Website is offered. We will do this by altering the access agreement on the Website and this alteration will then be of immediate effect. For this reason you should regularly visit the access agreement on the Website as the current version will be binding on you.

Responsibilities

The Head of Web Development is assigned as the responsible person/compliance officer for this policy and any related procedures or guidelines.