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Our website disclaimer explains the agreement you make by visiting this website as a user.

In this website disclaimer (the “website disclaimer”), "NTU" and “us”, “our” and “we” means Nottingham Trent University.

The website is offered as a free service to you, the user. By using the website, you agree to this website disclaimer and you agree to comply with it. If you do not agree to this website disclaimer, do not use this website. The information provided on the website has been provided in English, which is the home language of the website. We do not represent that content available on or through the website is appropriate for use or available in locations other than England.

If you purchase anything through the website, the terms and conditions of supply highlighted to you during the purchase process will apply to that sale.

Please refer to our web accessibility policy to find out how we comply with Web Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).

We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference.

Intellectual Property Rights

We are the owner or licensee of all intellectual property (IP) rights in the website and in the material published on it. Students at NTU usually own the IP rights in the materials they have produced. All of the website logos and trademarks of NTU appearing on the website are the property of NTU and unauthorised use is strictly prohibited. Other products 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 content in the website including this website disclaimer are protected by copyright laws, 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 in this website disclaimer or by the respective owner of such material.

You may print off one copy, and download extracts, of any page(s) from the website for your personal use. 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.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on the website must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the content on the website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from NTU or our licensors.

If you print, copy or download any part of the website in breach of this website disclaimer, your right to use will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Data protection and Cookies

This website disclaimer refers to our Privacy Policy which sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us.

Our Cookie Policy sets out information about the cookies on the Website.

Limitation on types of use

You may not use the website for anything other than the purposes outlined in this website disclaimer.

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 provides. The content on the website is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on the Website. NTU makes every effort to check the accuracy of information published on the website. You should note however that NTU does not give any warranties, representations or guarantees, whether express or implied, that any information will be accurate, complete 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 website disclaimer 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. Please see Security of the Website (below) for further information.

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, or otherwise, of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

NTU shall not in any event be liable for any loss or damage (whether indirect, incidental, special, consequential or otherwise) whether in contract, tort (including negligence), for breach of statutory duty, 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 any use of or reliance on any content displayed on the Website, or otherwise arising out of the use of the website, even if NTU has been advised of the possibility of damages.

In particular, we will not be liable for:

  • loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue
  • business interruption
  • loss of anticipated savings
  • loss of use or corruption of software, data or information
  • loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation
  • any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

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 our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors or for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.

Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of anything you purchase through the website. The applicable limitations and exclusions of liability will be set out in the terms and conditions of supply highlighted to you during the relevant purchase process.

Suspension or withdrawal of the website

We may suspend or withdraw the website at any time.

We do not guarantee that the website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of the website for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the website through your internet connection are aware of this website disclaimer and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

Security of the website

We do not guarantee that the website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access the website. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse the website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful.

You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the website, the server on which the website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the website.

You must not attack the website 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 the Website will cease immediately.

Links to and from third-party sites

Where the website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources. A reference or link on the website to any persons, products, websites or services does not constitute or imply their endorsements, recommendation or favouring by NTU. 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.

If you become concerned about the content of a site linked to or from the website (or anything on the website), 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.

Messages from NTU

Any email or other form of communication between representatives of NTU and other parties will be deemed covered by the terms of this website disclaimer.

Safety of your account details

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.

We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of this website disclaimer.

If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us by email or telephone at +44 (0)115 848 2999.

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 this website disclaimer and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. This means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.

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, and you must comply with the terms of any acceptable use policy applying to the message board you are using.

NTU does not moderate or screen messages before they are posted. The views expressed by other users on the website do not represent NTU’s views or values. 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 deemed 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. Any content you upload to the website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant us and other users of the website (if relevant) a limited licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties. 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 the website constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

If you wish to complain about information and materials uploaded by other users please contact us by email or telephone +44 (0)115 848 2999.

Other general terms

This website disclaimer, its subject matter and its formation (including any non-contractual disputes or claims) is governed by the laws of England and Wales, where NTU was established and is designed to be accessed and is deemed to be made in England. You consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the website and this website disclaimer. Use of the website is unauthorised in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of this website disclaimer, 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 website disclaimer or use of the website. Each and every provision of this website disclaimer is separate and severable. If any part of this website disclaimer 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 website disclaimer, the privacy policy, the cookies policy and the other terms and policies referred to in these documents 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 website disclaimer and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this website disclaimer 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.

Variation of this website disclaimer and the website

NTU reserves the right to change and update this website disclaimer. We will do this by altering this website disclaimer on the website and this alteration will then be of immediate effect. If any material changes are made to this website disclaimer, we will notify you by placing a prominent notice on the website. For this reason you should regularly visit this website disclaimer on the website as the current version will be binding on you.

We may update and change the Website from time to time to reflect changes to our services, our users' needs and our business priorities. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any major changes.

Last updated November 2017

The website is operated by Nottingham Trent University, of 50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, NG1 4FQ. Nottingham Trent University is a higher education corporation, granted by Parliamentary Order under s124A (3) and (4) of the Education Reform Act 1988.

NTU can be contacted by:

Post: 50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, NG1 4FQ
Telephone: +44 (0)115 848 2999

The Director of Marketing and Communications is assigned as the responsible person/compliance officer for this policy and any related procedures or guidelines.