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Terms and conditions

This page describes the conditions of use applicable to your use of:

For the purpose of this document, the University of Brighton may be referred to as 'we', 'our' and 'the university'. The term 'websites' refers to the University of Brighton's corporate, school and faculty sites.

The rest of this page is divided into the following areas:

Introduction

By viewing any of the University of Brighton's websites, you are deemed to consent to all terms and conditions set out on this page. If you have any questions regarding these terms and conditions, you should contact the web manager within the Marketing and Communications department.

The university reserves the right at all times to vary, change, alter, amend or remove any of these terms. By browsing the website you accept that you are bound by the current terms and conditions and notices, and we therefore recommend that you check these each time you revisit the site. The current draft of these terms and conditions was adopted and published on 18 December 2006.

Copyright

All information and material contained within our websites and accessed from them is protected by copyright, except where indicated otherwise.

We authorise you to:

  • view the material contained within our websites.
  • print off one hard copy of pages contained within our websites, for your own non-commercial research or study purposes only.

We do not authorise downloading (except as is necessary to view page content), copying, reproduction, storage in a retrieval system, modification, re-publishing, leasing, sub-licensing, posting, broadcasting, transmitting, creation of works from or in any way commercially exploiting any of the content or material accessed from our websites.

If you wish to apply for permission to use any materials found within the University of Brighton's websites, please contact the web team in the Marketing and Communications department.

Accuracy of information

Every reasonable effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information published on our websites. However, the educational and associated support services are regularly reviewed and are subject to change from time to time. We recommend that you contact us to check the current position on courses and services. This website is not intended to form part of the contract between the university and its students, research or business partners.

The University of Brighton assumes no responsibility or liability for any injury, loss or damage incurred as a result of any use or reliance upon the information and material contained within or downloaded from its websites. We have taken considerable care in preparing information and materials displayed on the sites. However, we are unable to provide any warranty concerning the accuracy or completeness of any information contained herein.

Linking policy

Links may be made to our websites without requiring specific permission. These links must not be 'framed' or otherwise presented to make any part of our websites appear as part of a third-party website. The university logo should not be used as a link to the website without permission.

Links to third-party websites

Our websites contain links to external websites. These links are provided to help you find additional information quickly and easily. We do not accept responsibility for the content of any of the link websites, nor do we accept any duty of care in respect of, nor do we make any representation expressed or implied in relation to, the accuracy or reliability of the content of any link website; nor does the existence of any link constitute any implied endorsement of a website, its sponsor, its products or its services; nor should any views expressed on that website be taken to reflect the views of the University of Brighton. 

Privacy policy

The University of Brighton is committed to ensuring visitors' privacy whilst viewing our web pages. The following information explains the types of data collected and how this information will be used.

Your personal information

All personal information you provide via the website will be treated as private and confidential. We would not sell, rent or share any of the information we collect with any third party for commercial purposes.

Information we collect as you browse our website

Our web servers automatically collect standard information for each visit that they receive. This data contains the following information about you: the internet address of the computer you are using, the type of browser and operating system you are using and the internet address of the website from which you came from. It also contains some connection information such as the page or service you are requesting and the date and time of the request. This information is used for the sole purpose of statistical information gathering and demographics relating to the university's websites and enables us to determine general visitor patterns and statistics within our pages. This statistical data is then fed back into future design and usability modifications made to our web pages.

Some of our sites may use cookies to customise web page content. We do not use cookies to collect additional information about you.

Use of optional information provided by visitors

You may be asked to provide your name, email address or other personal information on various pages on our sites (for example, when requesting a prospectus or applying for an open day). When you provide this information you may be asked whether you wish to receive any further communication from us.

If you choose not to receive further communications, we will only use your name and address details to respond to your enquiry. We will not use it for any other purpose; it will never be sold, rented or shared with any third party.

If you contact us by email to request information, report a problem or provide feedback on our services, we will only use the information you provide (including your email address) to respond to your message. We do not keep this information, nor do we share it in any way.

If you supply us with your telephone number online we will only contact you by telephone with information regarding the enquiry you placed online. We do not keep this information, nor do we share it in any way.

From time to time, we may use your information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy policy. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will post the policy changes on this page. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check this page periodically. We will only use data collected from the time of the policy change onwards for these new purposes.

Data protection

Under the Data Protection Act (1998), you have the right to see any personal information which we hold on you.  To do this you should download a request form (40k pdf) and return it to the university as instructed.

Freedom of information

The Freedom of Information Act (2000) provides a general right of access to university information. More information can be found at www.brighton.ac.uk/foi.

 

Version: 6
Date: 18.12.06