Terms of Use & Disclaimer - Falmouth University Website

Please read this Terms of Use & Disclaimer carefully before using the Falmouth University ("Falmouth", "us", "we", or "our") website at www.falmouth.ac.uk ('Website')

1 Access agreement between users of the website and falmouth

The Website is offered as a free service to you, the user. By using the Website you agree to these terms of use. If you do not agree to these terms, do not use this Website.

2 Our details

Our business name is: Falmouth University

Our business address is:

  • Falmouth Campus, Woodlane, Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 4RH
    Tel: 01326 211077
  • Penryn Campus, Treliever Road, Penryn, Cornwall TR10 9FE
    Tel: 01326 370400

Falmouth University was formerly named University College Falmouth, Falmouth College of Arts, Falmouth School of Art and Design and Falmouth School of Art. Falmouth University's former Dartington Campus was previously named Dartington College of Arts.

3 Intellectual property rights

All of the website logos and images on this Website are copyright and may not be copied, amended or reproduced without permission. Other product and company names mentioned on the Website or other websites or services accessed through the Website may be the trademarks of their respective owners. Unless otherwise stated, all contents of the Website including this access agreement are Copyright Falmouth University, are protected by database rights and may also be protected by other means.

Copyright and other intellectual property rights in these web pages belongs to Falmouth unless otherwise indicated. Unless otherwise stated, information on this website may be freely downloaded and printed out without restriction for private research and other non-commercial purposes, and may be quoted to a reasonable extent in other works provided the source of the quotation is fully acknowledged. Any other use of content from this website (including repackaging, distribution, issuing copies to the public, communication to the public, performance, adaptation, sale, rental or lending of content) without the prior written permission of Falmouth is expressly prohibited, except as permitted by UK copyright law.

4 Data protection

Falmouth processes data under the Data Protection Act 1998 and will at all times adhere to the data protection principles outlined in the Data Protection Act 1998. Further information can be found in our Privacy Policy. By giving any personal details via this Website you are deemed to consent to use of such details you give for Falmouth's purposes in accordance with the website's Privacy Policy.

5 Limitation on types of use

You may not use the Website for anything other than the purposes outlined in this access agreement and you may not use spiders or other robotic software tools to gather information from the Website or use any applications which could lead to harm to the Website. You may not use or link to the Website in a manner which suggests an association with the Website or Falmouth without Falmouth's prior written consent.

6 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 Falmouth provide. Falmouth makes every effort to check the accuracy of information published on the Website. You should note however that Falmouth does not give any warranty that any information will be accurate 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 agreement, Falmouth 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. Falmouth may make improvements or alterations to the Website at any time and without notice. Falmouth 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.

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

Falmouth shall not in any event be liable for any damages (whether indirect, incidental, special, consequential 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 otherwise arising out of the use of the Website, whether based on contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, even if Falmouth has been advised of the possibility of damages. 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 negligence or for fraudulent misrepresentation.

7 Links to third-party sites

The Website may contain hyperlinks to websites operated by parties other than Falmouth. These hyperlinks are provided for reference only. Falmouth does not control these websites and is not responsible for their contents.

A reference or link on this site to any persons, products, websites or services does not constitute or imply their endorsements, recommendation or favouring by Falmouth.

Falmouth reserves the right to remove any hyperlink at any time and without notice and shall not be obliged to give a reason for doing so. If you become concerned about the content of a site linked to or from the site (or anything on the site), please inform Falmouth immediately via email to web.content@falmouth.ac.uk. If your complaint is about unsuitable content you may also consider reporting the matter to the Internet Watch Foundation who can be contacted via their website at iwf.org.uk

8 Messages from Falmouth

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

9 No unlawful or prohibited use

As a condition of your use of this website, you warrant to Falmouth that you will not use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices.

Falmouth may provide message boards either on this Website or other Falmouth websites and social media sites which may or may not be linked to via the Website to enable you to post and respond to comments displayed on the Website or other Falmouth website and social media sites. Posts are usually organised into threads and are sometimes arranged by topic area.

If this provision is made you will be asked to register a username, password and email address before you can post a message to the Website or other Falmouth websites. The responsibility for the content of such messages will reside 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 Falmouth University."

If a message is added which is deeded to be offensive or inappropriate, Falmouth 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 or other Falmouth websites and social media sites.

10 Law and jurisdiction

This agreement is governed by the laws of England. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Website. Use of the Website is unauthorised in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph.

You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Falmouth as a result of this agreement or use of the Website. Each and every provision of this agreement is separate and severable. If any part of this agreement 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 agreement and the Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement between you and Falmouth with respect to the Website and they supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written, between you and Falmouth with respect to the Website. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement 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.

11 Variation of these terms and conditions

Falmouth reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the Website is offered. We will do this by altering the access agreement on the Website and this alteration will then be of immediate effect. For this reason you should regularly visit the access agreement on the Website as the current version will be binding on you.

12 Responsibilities

The overall responsibility for the Website rests with Digital Marketing & Web Services within the Brand Communications department of Falmouth University.