Terms and Conditions

Terms of Use

Your use of the web site at teachers.cie.org.uk ('the Site') is governed by these terms of use, and by using this Site you consent to these terms of use. You may print and keep a copy of these terms of use. The terms of use are a legal agreement between us and can only be modified with the prior written consent of the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate (UCLES). UCLES reserves the right to change the terms at its discretion by changing them on this web page of the Site.

If you do not agree with any of the terms and conditions in these terms of use you should cease use of the Site immediately.

1 Accuracy of Information and Disclaimer

1.1 UCLES will use its reasonable endeavours to ensure that all information on the Site is accurate. However, the Site and material available on the Site is provided for general information purposes only and is not intended to provide comprehensive information or guidance on the subjects covered. Before entering into any contract based on or relating to information on this site, you should obtain full information from the organisation of individual with whom you are establishing the contract. UCLES is not responsible for information provided by any third party in relation to such a contract.

1.2 You acknowledge that any reliance on any information or other material contained on this Site is entirely at your own risk and all other warranties, undertakings, conditions and terms, express or implied, whether by common law, statute, custom, trade usage, course of dealings or otherwise (including without limitation as to quality, fitness for purpose, performance or suitability for purpose) in respect of the Site are hereby excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

1.3 Nothing in these terms of use shall exclude our liability to you for fraudulent misrepresentation by UCLES or its employees or for death or personal injury resulting from UCLES' negligence or that of our employees.

1.4 SUBJECT TO THE ABOVE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT OUR LIABILITY TO YOU FOR DIRECT LOSS UNDER ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE SHALL BE LIMITED TO £100 (ONE HUNDRED POUNDS STERLING) FOR ANY ONE INCIDENT OR SERIES OF INCIDENTS. WE SHALL, HOWEVER, IN NO CIRCUMSTANCES BE LIABLE TO YOU UNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE FOR ANY INDIRECT, ECONOMIC OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS WHATSOEVER; LOSS OF REVENUE; LOSS OF PROFITS; LOSS OF BUSINESS; LOSS OF GOODWILL OR REPUTATION; LOSS OF USE; ANY DELETION, CORRUPTION, DESTRUCTION, LOSS OR REMOVAL OF DATA OR ANY PROFESSIONAL CHARGES.

1.5 You acknowledge that we cannot guarantee that our Site will always be available to you, owing to the nature of the internet. In addition, you acknowledge that our Site may be unavailable owing to maintenance, but where possible we will carry out such maintenance outside core operating hours, and we will try to minimise the period of any disruption.

2 Code of conduct

2.1 You agree to ensure that any details with which you supply to us through the Site are accurate and to let us know promptly if any of the details which you have supplied to us about you change.

2.2 If accessing any part of our Site that requires you to enter a password you agree to keep any personal login name and password for use on the Site confidential, and to be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from use of your password by any third party.

2.3 We reserve the right to terminate your access to password protected areas of our Site should we consider that your use of the Site is detrimental to the Site or to other users.

2.4 If accessing any part of the Site you agree:

2.4.1 not to use the Site in such a way that disrupts, interferes with or restricts the use of the Site by other third party users;

2.4.2 to ensure that any materials uploaded, displayed or transmitted by you through or to the Site are not false, offensive, defamatory, threatening, obscene, unlawful and do not breach or infringe the rights of any person anywhere in the world and you waive any moral rights in respect of any such materials;

2.4.3 not to reverse engineer, decompile, copy or adapt any software or other code or scripts forming part of the Site nor attempt to transmit to or via the Site any information that contains a virus, worm, trojan horse, or other harmful or disruptive component;

2.4.4 not to send 'spam' email or any unsolicited correspondence which is unrelated to the business of UCLES to any addresses made available on the Site; and

2.4.5 not to change, modify, delete, interfere with or misuse data contained on the Site entered by or relating to any third party user of the Site.

2.5 If we suffer loss owing to a breach by you of these terms of use, you agree to indemnify us for any such loss.

2.6 You should satisfy yourself that you have appropriate protection against computer viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other items of a destructive nature whilst using the internet, and that your connection to the Site is secure.

3 Links and message boards

3.1 The Site may include hypertext links to third party web sites. UCLES ACCEPTS NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR AND CAN GIVE NO WARRANTIES, GUARANTEES OR REPRESENTATIONS IN RESPECT OF, THE CONTENT OR AVAILABILITY OF MATERIAL OF ANY THIRD PARTY SITE.

3.2 ANY OPINIONS EXPRESSED ON MESSAGE BOARDS FORMING PART OF THE SITE ARE NOT NECESSARILY THOSE OF UCLES, OR ANYONE CONNECTED WITH UCLES. We reserve the right to edit or delete any postings to message boards at our sole discretion, but have no obligation to monitor or amend the content of such message boards.

3.3 You may create a hypertext link to our Site, but we would ask that the link is directed to the Site's homepage at teachers.cie.org.uk.

4 Copyright and intellectual property

4.1 The site has two types of content, that created by UCLES and that created by users of the site (User Created Content) and made available on the Shared Resources pages.

4.2 All material, apart from the User Created Content on the Shared Resources pages, is made available on the following conditions:

4.2.1 You may print extracts from the Site or any of its pages for your personal use or to assist in preparing students at a school for an examination provided by UCLES, but not for any other purpose; and,

4.2.2 You may make a temporary copy of these pages for the purposes of viewing the pages with browser software, but re-publication, alteration, transmission, resale or redistribution in any form or by any means is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of UCLES of 1 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB1 2EU, United Kingdom. University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate, Cambridge International Examinations and their respective logos are trade marks of the University of Cambridge.

4.3 All user created content on the Shared Resources pages is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales and may be used in accordance with that licence. The text of this licence is available here.

4.4 The contents of this website, including without limitation text, images, scripts and sounds, are owned or licensed to the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate ('UCLES') and the material is copyright © UCLES, CIE and other respective copyright owners. Save as set out below, all rights are reserved.

4.5 Cambridge is a registered trade mark of the University of Cambridge in the UK and in other countries.

4.6 Question Paper and Mark Scheme disclaimer

Past question papers and mark schemes are published as an aid to teachers, to indicate the requirements of the examination. The mark schemes show the basis on which Examiners were initially instructed to award marks, but do not indicate the details of the discussions that took place at an Examiners' meeting before marking began. Any substantial changes to the mark scheme that arose from these discussions will be recorded in the published Report on the Examination.

Please note the following:

5 Data protection

5.1 By registering to access secure areas on this Site, you consent to us processing your personal data in accordance with our Data Protection and Privacy Statement

6 Other agreements

6.1 These terms of use shall not affect or override any of the statutes of the University of Cambridge, or any other written agreement which you have with UCLES or the University of Cambridge.

7 Contacting us

7.1 UCLES is a part of the University of Cambridge (formally known as the Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambridge), based at 1 Hills Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 2EU, United Kingdom.

7.2 If you have any queries about these terms of use you should contact us by emailing international@cie.org.uk.

8 Governing Law and Jurisdiction

8.1 These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Each party irrevocably agrees to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England over any claim or matter arising under or in connection with these terms and conditions.