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Terms and Conditions of Use

These terms and conditions (the ‘Terms’) govern your use of this website (the ‘Website’). Please read through the Terms. If you do not agree with any of the Terms, do not use this Website. In consideration of the Independent Schools Council allowing you to access the pages of the Website you are deemed to accept the following Terms:

  • Independent Schools Council
    This Website is operated by the Independent Schools Council (‘ISC’), limited by guarantee under company number 1103760, whose registered office is at First Floor, 27 Queen Anne's Gate, London SW1H 9BU.
  • Copyright
    Unless otherwise specified, all copyright and other rights that subsist in the home page and in the sub-domain pages of this Website are owned by or licensed to ISC. Where the copyright and other rights belong to a third party, it is your responsibility to obtain any licences or permissions that may be required to use such material and you agree to pay any costs or expenses incurred by ISC which arise as a result of your failure to obtain such licences and permissions.
  • Information
    The material on this website (the ‘Information’), including without limitation all schools listed, is provided for information purposes only. The Information may contain technical inaccuracies and typographical errors or be out of date. ISC makes no warranty or representation as to the accuracy, completeness or fitness for purpose of the Information or the reliability of access to this website. ISC accepts no responsibility for keeping the material on this website up to date or any liability for its failure to do so. The Information does not constitute advice or an offer and you should not rely upon the Information to make (or refrain from making) any decision, or to take (or refrain from taking) any action. In addition, ISC does not make any recommendation or endorsement with respect to any investment or adviser or any other service or product or as to any material provided by third parties (including the material contained in any extracts, articles or advertisements) or contained in any website linked to this website. If in doubt as to any financial issue raised by this website, please contact an Independent Financial Adviser.
  • Reproduction of Information
    You may download, view, print, copy on the hard disk of your computer and use material on the Website for your own personal non-commercial purposes or for the purposes of enhancing the skills, knowledge and understanding required to work in the independent education sector. You may not without the prior written agreement of ISC:
    • create a database (electronic or otherwise) containing material downloaded or otherwise obtained from the Website;
    • redistribute, retransmit or re-circulate any material obtained from the Website to any third party;
    • remove copyright or trade mark notices from any copies of any material made in accordance with these terms.
  • Removal of Information
    ISC shall have the right at any time and for any reason to remove from the pages on the Website any material posted, uploaded, emailed or otherwise transmitted by you without giving you any advance notice and ISC shall not be liable for any losses or damages whatsoever arising from the removal of such material.
  • Website Use
    You agree that you will not use the Website:
    • for the posting, uploading, emailing or other transmission of any material, the publication, dissemination, use or possession of which infringes the rights of any person or which is unlawful in any other respect;
    • in any way which is abusive, defamatory or obscene or which will harass, distress or inconvenience any person or which may restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of the Website by any person;
    • for the posting, uploading, emailing or other transmission of any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, ‘junk mail’, ‘spam’, ‘chain letters’, ‘pyramid schemes"’ or any other form of solicitation or commercial exploitation;
    • for the posting, uploading, emailing or other transmission of any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, restrict, destroy, limit the functionality of or compromise the integrity of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
    • in any way that may bring ISC into disrepute.
  • Restricted Areas
    Access to parts of this Website is restricted or password-protected. You may not download, view, print, use or otherwise seek to gain access to any material that is held in any parts of the Website that are restricted or password-protected unless you have proper authorisation or have been issued a valid password.
  • Proprietary Marks
    The names, images and logos identifying ISC or third parties and their products and services, are the proprietary marks of ISC, and/or may be the proprietary marks of third parties. Any use made of these marks may be an infringement of rights in those marks and ISC reserves all rights to enforce such rights that it might have.
  • Links to Other Websites
    This Website contains links to other websites (including to websites operated in respect of specific regions of the UK) which are not under the control of and are not maintained by ISC. ISC is not responsible in any way for the content of those websites. ISC makes no warranty or representation as to the accuracy, completeness or fitness for purpose of any material on those websites and you proceed to those websites at your own risk.
  • Links from Other Websites
    No links from external websites to this Website are permitted without the prior written consent of ISC.
  • Access Refusal
    ISC shall have the right to refuse to allow you access to any of the pages on the Website at any time and for any reason without giving you any advance notice and ISC shall not be liable for any losses or damages whatsoever arising from your inability to access any of the pages on the Website.
  • Exclusion of Liability
    ISC cannot guarantee that your use of the Website will be free from error and/or uninterrupted. ISC, its directors, its employees and its representatives exclude, in so far as it is legally possible, all liability and responsibility for any damages including, but not limited to, indirect or consequential damages, damages for loss of opportunity or chance, or any damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use, data, or profits, whether in action of contract, negligence or other tortious action, arising out of, or in connection with, any information on the Website or any other internet sites or the use thereof. In addition, the Website may contain material (including, but not limited to, advertisements) posted by third parties. Individual users and advertisers are solely responsible for the content of advertising and other material which they submit to ISC and for ensuring that such content complies with all relevant legislation. ISC accepts no responsibility for the content of material posted by third parties, including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Whilst effort has been taken to ensure that the Website is free from viruses, no warranties are given that it is free from viruses and you are responsible for ensuring that you have installed adequate virus checking software. ISC shall not be liable for any viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, restrict, destroy, limit the functionality of or compromise the integrity of the Website or any hardware on which it is hosted. Nothing in these Terms serves to exclude or limit liability for death or personal injury arising from negligence or any liability which is otherwise prohibited from being excluded by law.

    This website, and links to documents available through it, contains general information and is not intended to, nor does it constitute, legal or other professional advice on any specific legal matter. Whilst ISC makes every effort to ensure that the content is accurate as at the date of posting, nothing in these pages or in documents available through it should be construed as legal advice. Content related to the law and legal developments are based upon the laws of England and Wales as at the date of posting such content unless otherwise expressly stated. You should not rely on any information contained on this website or in the documents available through it as if it were legal or other professional advice. ALL CONTENT IS MADE AVAILABLE FOR VIEWING ON THE BASIS THAT ISC EXCLUDES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT LAWFULLY PERMITTED ALL LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE HOWSOEVER ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR RELIANCE UPON THE CONTENT OF THIS WEBSITE. ISC does not exclude liability (if any) to you for personal injury or death resulting from negligence, for fraud or for any matter which it would be illegal to exclude or to attempt to exclude.

  • Law and Jurisdiction
    The Terms and any use of this Website shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales and the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction over all claims or disputes arising out of, in relation to, or in connection with the Website and its use and these Terms.
  • Amendments to Terms
    These Terms may be varied from time to time. Please ensure that you review these Terms regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted a variation if you continue to use the Website after a variation has been posted.
  • Privacy Policy
    The privacy policy forms part of these Terms. This explains how we use your data. Please take the time to review it ISC Privacy Policy.

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