Terms of use

East Riding College operates this website ("the Site"), the homepage of which can be found at http://www.eastridingcollege.ac.uk.  Your access to and use of the Site is subject to these terms of use ("Terms of Use"), the Site's Privacy Policy which forms part of these Terms of Use (which can be found by clicking on the Privacy Policy link on the homepage of the Site) and all applicable laws.

Your use of the Site constitutes your unqualified agreement to accept and comply with these Terms of Use.

1. Use of the Site
The Site is offered as a free information service for individuals who wish to find out more about the College and the courses and services it offers and is directed primarily at those who access the Site from the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland. 

Whilst we use reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on the Site, errors may occur.  We cannot give any warranty or representation as to the accuracy of the information, and do not accept liability for errors or omissions or for any action or decisions based on the information.

2. Links
Hypertext links are links by which visitors can move from one website to another or from one page to another within the same website.  The Site contains hypertext links to third parties' websites.  Any hypertext links between the Site and any third party website are provided for your convenience only and we accept no liability whatsoever for the contents of any such third party website.  We exclude to the fullest extent permitted by law all liability that may arise in connection with or as a result of third party website material causing any damage, costs, injury or loss of any kind. You agree that you will not create any hypertext links between the Site and any other website without our prior written consent.

3. Trade Marks, Logos and Service Marks
The trade marks, logos and service marks (collectively "the Trade Marks") displayed on the Site (whether registered or unregistered) are and shall remain the property of their respective owners.  Nothing contained on the Site shall be construed as granting any licence or right to use any Trade Mark displayed on the Site without the prior written consent of the relevant Trade Mark owner.  Your misuse or infringement of any of the Trade Marks displayed on the Site is strictly prohibited.

4. Copyright
The copyright in all aspects of the Site is owned by us or our content providers. All content is protected by copyright and may not be used without our prior written consent except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use.  We do not warrant or represent that your use of materials displayed on the Site will not infringe the rights of third parties.

You must not copy, adapt, download, exploit or otherwise use the information contained on the Site in any way, save for the purpose of enquiring about or requesting information relating to the College and the courses and services we offer, or downloading and temporarily storing one or more of the pages of the Site for the purpose of viewing, for your personal use only, on a personal computer or terminal.  If you use any material displayed on the Site for any of the above purposes you must ensure that no documents or related graphics on the Site are modified in any way, no graphics on the Site are used separately from accompanying text and our copyright and trade mark notices appear in all copies. 

For the avoidance of doubt you shall not be entitled to reproduce, permanently store, or retransmit any of the contents of the Site without our prior written consent except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use.

5. Viruses
Whilst we try to keep our anti-virus software up-to-date we do not warrant that the Site, its servers, downloadable files or e-mails which may be sent by us, are free from viruses or other harmful components.
You must not introduce or attempt to introduce any virus or other contaminant to the Site or any of its software or systems or in any way attempt to access, alter, de-compile, reverse engineer, destroy or otherwise tamper with any part of the Site, its software or systems.

6. Liability
Your use of the Site is at your risk. Action should not be taken without first obtaining specific advice.  The information and materials provided on the Site are of a general nature only and cannot be regarded as constituting advice or recommendations (professional or otherwise).  We do not accept any liability for any direct, indirect, special or consequential losses or damages of whatever nature, including but not limited to loss of anticipated savings,  data, goodwill or contracts resulting from whatever cause.

We exclude all warranties, express or implied, relating to the information and materials on the Site to the fullest extent permitted by law. Nothing in these Terms of Use excludes our liability for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence, fraud, misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter or any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

7. Feedback and Complaints
Any queries, feedback or comments you may have about the Site should be submitted by emailing us at [email protected] or writing to the Principal at East Riding College, Flemingate, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 0GH, United Kingdom.

8. Privacy Policy
Any personal information we collect from you shall only be used in accordance with our Privacy Policy, a copy of which can be viewed by clicking on the Privacy Policy link on the homepage of the Site. 

9. Connection and Charges
You are responsible for obtaining an appropriate connection with a telecommunications provider in order to access the site.  You shall be responsible for the costs of all charges you incur in accessing and using the Site.

10. Joining the College
These Terms of Use apply only to your use of the site. If you make an application to join the College as a Learner or a member of Staff, you will be bound by the documents and procedures which we present to you at that time.

11. General
We may amend these Terms of Use from time to time.  If we make any substantial changes we will notify you by posting a notice on the Site's homepage.  You are bound by any changes we make to these Terms of Use: you can view the current version of these Terms of Use at any time by clicking on the Terms of Use link on the homepage of the Site.

If any of these Terms of Use are unenforceable it shall not affect the enforceability of the rest of them.

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.