Other applicable terms
- Our Acceptable Use Policy, which sets out the permitted uses and prohibited uses of our site. When using our site, you must comply with this Acceptable Use Policy.
Information about us
www.brighton.ac.uk is a site operated by the University of Brighton (“We”). We are a higher education corporation constituted under English law. Our main address is Mithras House, Lewes Road, Brighton, BN2 4AT.
We are regulated by the Higher Education Funding Council for England.
Changes to these terms
Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. The current draft of these terms and conditions was adopted and published on 28 April 2014.
Intellectual property rights
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your own non-commercial research or study purposes only.
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.
You must always acknowledge our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site.
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 site.
You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors. If you wish to apply for permission to use any materials found within our site, please contact the web manager in the Marketing and Communications department.
Changes to our site and accuracy of information
We may update our site from time to time, and may change the content at any time.
Although we make reasonable efforts to update and ensure the accuracy of the information published 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. Please note, the educational and associated support services we provide are regularly reviewed and, therefore, are subject to change from time to time. We recommend that you contact us to check the current position on courses and services.
Our site is not intended to form part of the contract between the university and its students, research or business partners.
We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.
The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain appropriate advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.
Your account and password
If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.
If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify the web manager within the Marketing and Communications department.
Limitation of our liability
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.
We 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.
We 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.
We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our site. 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.
Uploading content to our site
Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our site, or to make contact with other users of our site, you must comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. If you are a consumer user, this means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.
Any content you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such content for any purpose.
We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
We 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.
We have the right to remove any posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
The views expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or values.
We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.
You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.
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.
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.
You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you.
You must not use our trade marks (or logos) as a link to the website without our permission.
Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than their home page.
We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
If you wish to make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact the web manager within the Marketing and Communications department.
Links to third-party websites and resources
Our site contains links to external websites and resources provided by third parties. These links are provided only to help you find additional information quickly and easily. We do not control or accept responsibility for the content of any of the link websites, nor do we accept any duty of care in respect of, nor make any representation expressed or implied in relation to, the accuracy or reliability of the content of any linked website.
The existence of any link does not 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 our views.
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.
"University of Brighton", "", and “” are all UK registered trade marks of the University of Brighton.
To contact us, please email the web manager within the Marketing and Communications department.
Thank you for visiting our site.
Date: 16 November 2015