You are responsible for ensuring that any person who accesses the website through your internet connection is aware of these Terms and complies with them.
1. Access to the website
West Thames College reserves the right to withdraw the website or to amend any part of it. West Thames College shall not be liable if for any reason the site is unavailable.
2. Forbidden activities
You must not use our site:-
(i) in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or promotes such purposes;
(ii) for the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way;
(iii) to download, use or re-use any copyright material;
(iv) to transmit any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (“Spam”).
If you use the free email service on the website, you must not send any material which is illegal, abusive, libellous, threatening, indecent or which infringes copyright. You must not use the email service to send any chain emails or Spam.
3. Viruses, hacking and other offences
You must not misuse our website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the server on which our site is stored, or any server/computer/database connected to our website. You must not attack our website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack. Any such activities are a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990 and will be reported to the relevant law enforcement authorities.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses 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 material posted on it.
4. Use of Content
Except where indicated otherwise, copyright in the design and content of this website is owned by West Thames College.
You may only view and download the content for your own personal non-commercial use. You are not permitted to copy, adapt or create a derivative work from the content or source code of these web pages, without prior written permission from West Thames College. To request permission, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or write to us at:
West Thames College,
5. Reporting offensive/illegal content
If you have any concerns about any Content that appears on our website or you believe that such Content or is harmful, offensive or infringes your rights, please notify West Thames College with the following information:-
(i) the location of the content in question;
(ii) a brief description of why you consider the content to be harmful, offensive or infringing;
(iii) information relating to the copyright work which you believe is infringed;
(iv) your contact details.
We will remove any and all Content if we reasonably believe such Content to be in breach of these Terms.
7. Registering your details
On registration, you must provide West Thames College with accurate, complete registration information and it is your responsibility to inform West Thames College of any changes to that information (e.g. your email address).
You warrant that you will not impersonate another individual when using the website.
If you believe there has been any breach of security (e.g. the unauthorised use of your personal details), you must notify West Thames College immediately.
West Thames College will not be liable to you or any third party for unauthorised use of your personal details.
8. Breaching these Terms
Failure to comply with these Terms may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:
(i) issue of a warning to you;
(ii) legal proceedings against you;
(iii) disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.
We exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of these Terms. The responses described above are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.
9. Third Party sites
This website contains links to other websites provided by independent third parties, either directly or through frames. West Thames College is not responsible for the content of Third Party websites.
10. Limitation of Liability
Though we endeavour to keep all information published on this website complete, accurate and up-to-date, West Thames College does not guarantee this and is not responsible for the results of reliance upon any such information. You agree that West Thames College will not be liable to you for any of the following points that arise out of or in connection with the use of the site:
(i) any consequential or incidental damages;
(ii) loss of data;
(iii) loss of privacy;
(iv) for any indirect, special, or punitive damages.
West Thames College's liabilities will not be limited in the case of death or personal injury directly caused by West Thames College's negligence, for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or for any liability that cannot be excluded or limited by law.
11. Changes to these Terms
West Thames College reserves the right to make changes to these Terms. You are advised to regularly review these Terms to ensure that you are aware of any changes we have made. By continuing to use the website, you are agreeing to be bound by the revised terms.
These Terms shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, English Law. You submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England.
Updated: March 2014
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