Terms of use

This Learning Environment is owned and operated by The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge acting through its department Cambridge University Press & Assessment (‘Cambridge’, ‘our’, ‘we’)

Our principal place of business is at Shaftesbury Road, Cambridge, CB2 8EA. Our VAT number is 823847609.

Agreement to use our Learning Environment

These Terms of Use (the “ Terms ”) together with our Privacy Notice, the Cambridge One Terms of Purchase (if applicable), and any additional terms which might apply to certain products or services, govern your use of and explain the terms on which we provide you with access to our website at and any other microsites, web pages, applications or platforms maintained by us or on our behalf (collectively our “ Learning Environment ”).

Please read these Terms of Use carefully before using or registering to use our Learning Environment.

By accessing or using our Learning Environment you confirm that you have read, understood and accept these Terms and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to these Terms, please do not use or access (or continue to use or access) the Learning Environment. You are responsible for bringing these Terms to the attention of anyone who may read material on this Learning Environment as a result of your access to it.

Use of the Learning Environment by Children

The use of our Learning Environment by children is subject to the consent of their parent or guardian. The specific age varies depending on which country you are registering from.

We advise parents that it is important that they communicate with their children about their safety online.

Where a teacher or school administrator creates a child’s account they must first obtain any necessary parental consent to processing of the child’s data for this purpose.

Children who are using the Learning Environment should comply with these Terms.

Accessing our Services and our Content

Parts of our Learning Environment are available to browse free of charge, whilst some content is only available to those who have paid for, or have otherwise been permitted, access to it.

Changes to these Terms

We may revise these Terms at any time by amending this page.

Please check this page from time to time as any such changes are binding on you. Your continued use of our Learning Environment shall be deemed to constitute your agreement to any such changes.

General Disclaimer

We may update our Learning Environment from time to time, and may change the content at any time. All content on our Learning Environment is provided for general information only.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our Learning Environment, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our Learning Environment is accurate, complete, up-to-date or free from errors or omissions. We do not guarantee that our Learning Environment will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

We do not guarantee that our Learning Environment, or any part of it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We do not represent that content available on or through our site is appropriate for use or available in all locations. Access to our Learning Environment is permitted on a temporary and as is basis. We may suspend or change all or any part of our Learning Environment without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our Learning Environment is unavailable at any time or for any period.

Intellectual Property Rights

We are the owner or licensee of the intellectual property rights in our Learning Environment and in the content, materials and logos published on it. The content is protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

Except where it is otherwise indicated as acceptable on the Learning Environment, you may not reproduce, modify, extract, adapt, post, transmit, copy, make available or distribute or otherwise use any of the content on this Learning Environment without our prior written permission. Any use made of such content may be an infringement of rights in that content and we reserve all rights to enforce such rights.

You may read, view, print and (where permitted) listen to and download the contents of an individual page for private and personal non-commercial use only provided that all copyright, trade mark and other proprietary notices contained in the materials on any copy of these materials is retained, but you may not make more than one copy electronically or otherwise of any of the contents and you may not extract, copy or further distribute, sell, publish or transmit any part of the material by electronic or any other means. You agree not to sell, resell, supply or otherwise make the content contained on the Learning Environment or extracts or other information derived therefrom available in any manner or on any media to any third party without our prior written consent. You may not download or embed on to Your machine, server or institutional system any third party content (including without limitation video clips and photographs) from our Learning Environment under any circumstances and, by agreeing to these Terms, You understand and acknowledge that You are prohibited from so extracting any third party content from the Learning Environment and that to do so would be a material breach of these Terms by You.

Privacy Notice

If you supply personal details to us through this Learning Environment then you understand that we will be maintaining, recording and using such personal data in accordance with the terms set out in our Privacy Notice.

Your Account

Where you have registered on our Learning Environment and have created a login and password, you agree to keep them confidential, and to be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from the use of your password by a third party.

If there has been a disclosure of your username and/or password, you agree to notify us promptly, so that we can take appropriate security measures, and to reset your password in the ‘My Profile’ section or using the ‘Forgot password?’ link on the login page.

We have the right to suspend or terminate access to our Learning Environment at any time if, in our reasonable opinion, you have failed to comply with, or are in breach of, any of the provisions of these Terms.

Permitted Uses

You may use the Learning Environment only for lawful purposes.

If you access any part of our Learning Environment you agree that you will not use the Learning Environment:

  1. in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation;
  2. in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect;
  3. for the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way;
  4. in such a way that disrupts, interferes with or restricts the use of the Learning Environment by other users;
  5. to transmit or procure the sending of any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (‘spam’);
  6. to transmit knowingly any data, or send or upload any material, that contains viruses, trojans, worms or any other computer code, programs or files designed to destroy, interrupt or limit the functionality of any computer, computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
  7. to gain unauthorised access to our Learning Environment, the server on which our Learning Environment is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Learning Environment.

You must ensure that any materials uploaded, displayed or transmitted by you through or to the Learning Environment are not false, offensive, defamatory, threatening, obscene or unlawful and do not breach or infringe the rights of any person anywhere in the world.

Uploading Content to our Learning Environment

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our Learning Environment, or to make contact with other users of our Learning Environment, you must comply with the ‘Permitted Uses’ set out above.

Any content you upload to our Learning Environment 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 a perpetual, irrevocable, assignable, royalty free and global licence to use, operate, store, copy, modify and sub-licence that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties. You waive any moral rights in respect of any such content unless stated otherwise in these Terms or any other Cambridge site specific terms of use.

We have the right to remove any posting you make on our Learning Environment if, in our reasonable opinion, your post does not comply with these Terms.

User generated data

Some of the pages of the Learning Environment may contain functionalities such as writing or speaking activities, in which users are able to post messages for viewing by others. We do not edit or monitor the content of any such pages and, subject to what is said below, do not have any knowledge of any of the activities or information carried on in, or contained within, such pages.

If you become aware that any posted material on those pages or any activities carried out on those pages are offensive, unlawful or infringe any third party rights in any way, please send an appropriately worded message to us by email using this address: [email protected]. We shall then act expeditiously to remove any such material or to disable access to the information.

Limitation of Our Liability

We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with use of, or inability to use our Learning Environment or use of or reliance on any content displayed on our Learning Environment.

To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our Learning Environment or any content on it, whether express or implied.

However, nothing in these Terms excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.

Linking to Our Learning Environment

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

If you wish to make any use of Content on our Learning Environment other than that set out above, please contact [email protected].

Third Party Links

Where our Learning Environment contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only.

We have no control over and do not endorse the contents of those sites or resources.

The platform utilises YouTube's API Services and such use is subject to YouTube's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Trade Marks

‘Cambridge’ and other names of products or services are registered Trade Marks in certain countries worldwide. No use of these or any other Trade Marks may be made except for the purpose of referring to Cambridge or its associated brands lawfully and in good faith.

Applicable Law

These Terms, any contract that incorporates them, and any dispute or claim (including non-contractual disputes or claims) arising out of or in connection with them or their formation are governed by English law. We both agree that the courts of England will have exclusive jurisdiction.

Contact Us

In the event of any comments or questions concerning these Terms, please contact us by e-mail at [email protected] or by writing to Cambridge University Press & Assessment, Shaftesbury Road, Cambridge, CB2 8EA, UK.

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Last updated: August 2021