Cambridge International Examinations

Your use of this website ("the Site") is governed by these terms and conditions (“Terms”). Please read these Terms carefully before you start to use the Site. By accessing the Site you agree to these Terms in their entirety.

Cambridge International Examinations ("Cambridge") is a division of The University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate (Known as "UCLES"), where UCLES acts for and on behalf The Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambridge ("the University"). UCLES uses the brand name Cambridge Assessment.

1. General

1.1. The Terms are a legal agreement between you and Cambridge. The Terms can only be modified with Cambridge's prior written consent. Cambridge reserves the right to change the Terms at its discretion by changing them on the Site and it is your responsibility to check the Terms regularly to take notice of any changes made by us, as they are binding on you.

1.2. You may print and keep a copy of these Terms.

1.3. Where you are using the Site as part of your duties of employment, you confirm that you are authorised to agree to these Terms on behalf of your employer. 

1.4. As a user of this Site you may access the Site only by using your own login credentials.

1.5. You agree to follow any guidance or instruction provided in support of the Site which includes any on-line help or telephone support. Cambridge shall not be liable for any damage caused by your failure to follow any such guidance or instruction.

2. Accessing the Site

2.1. By inputting your login credentials to access the Site you confirm that you have read and agree to the following Terms.

2.2. If you do not agree with any part of the Terms you must cease use of the Site immediately. 

3. Your obligations 

3.1. All personal details you supply to Cambridge through the Site must be accurate and you shall let Cambridge know promptly if any of the details which you have supplied change.

3.2. The user account may only be used by the person to which it was issued and you must not share your login credentials.

3.3. You must keep your login credentials for use on the Site confidential, and you are responsible for any loss or damage to Cambridge or any third party resulting from use of your login credentials by any third party.

3.4. Cambridge reserves the right to terminate your access to the Site should it consider that your use of the Site is detrimental to Cambridge, the Site, to other users or for any other reason including, but not exclusively, if you breach the Terms. 

3.5. By accessing any part of the Site you agree:

3.5.1. not to use the Site in such a way that disrupts, interferes with or restricts the use of the Site by other third party users;

3.5.2. not to reverse engineer, decompile, copy or adapt any software or other code or scripts forming part of the Site nor attempt to transmit to or via the Site any information that contains a virus, worm, trojan horse, or other harmful or disruptive component;

3.5.3. not to send spam email or any unsolicited correspondence to any addresses made available on the Site; and,

3.5.4. not to change, modify, delete, interfere with or misuse data contained on the Site entered by or relating to any third party user of the Site.

3.6. You/your institution will procure that any user, student or teacher at your institution who uses the Site complies with this clause 3 and you/your institution will indemnify Cambridge in full and on demand, and keep Cambridge so indemnified, against all and any loss suffered by Cambridge resulting from any breach of these Terms, and in particular any breach of the provisions of this clause 3.

3.7. It is your responsibility to satisfy yourself that you have appropriate protection against computer viruses, worms, trojan horses or other items of a destructive nature whilst using the internet, and that your connection to the Site is secure.

4. Posting information to the Site

4.1. Users must not post any content to the Site save where they are invited to enter data in relation to learners and marks.

4.2. Cambridge may terminate your account without notice should you post or attempt to post any content to it without prior written consent.

5. Links

5.1. The Site may include hypertext links to third party websites; Cambridge accepts no responsibility for and can give no warranties, guarantees or representations in respect of, the content or availability of material of any third party website.

5.2. You shall not create any hypertext link to the Site or any part of it from outside of the Site, without prior written agreement from Cambridge.

6. Copyright and intellectual property

6.1. The copyright and other intellectual property rights in materials contained on the Site are owned by the University except where otherwise stated.

6.2. You must not reproduce or store in any other website or electronic retrieval system any part of the Site or the materials therein for any purpose other than those explicitly stated in this Clause 6 without the prior written consent of Cambridge.

6.3. You may print extracts from the Site or any of its pages for your personal use or to assist in preparing students at your school for an examination provided by Cambridge, but not for any other purpose.

6.4. You may make a temporary copy of these pages for the purposes of viewing the pages with browser software, but must not otherwise copy, reproduce or re-distribute the contents of these pages, in whole or in part without the prior written consent of Cambridge.

6.5. Without prejudice to any other right or remedy available to Cambridge, Cambridge reserves the right to disable your access to the Site immediately (i) if it becomes aware of or reasonably suspects any infringement of any of its intellectual property rights; or (ii) for any other reason in Cambridge’s sole discretion.

6.6. If your permission to use the Site is terminated you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed extracts from the Site.

6.7. All other rights are reserved.

7. Data protection 

7.1. By registering to access or accessing secure areas on this Site, you consent to us processing your personal data in accordance with our Data Protection and Privacy Statement and other relevant provisions contained in other agreement(s) you have with Cambridge.

7.2. If you input any personal data that refers to another person onto the Site you warrant that you have obtained all necessary written explicit consents in accordance with the United Kingdom Data Protection Act 1998 from the individuals concerned or their parents/guardians to provide their personal data to Cambridge. You will also inform us of any changes to such personal data.

8. Cambridge’s liability 

8.1. The Site and material available on the Site is provided for general information purposes only and is not intended to provide comprehensive information or guidance on the information covered. However, Cambridge will aim to ensure that all information on the Site is accurate.

8.2. The Site is provided "as is". All warranties, undertakings, conditions and terms, express or implied, including, without limitation, as to quality, fitness for purpose, performance or suitability for purpose, whether by common law, statute, custom, trade usage, course of dealings or otherwise, in respect of the Site are hereby excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

8.3. Nothing in these Terms limits or excludes our liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence, fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.

8.4. Subject to clause 8.3, we will under no circumstances whatsoever be liable to you, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, arising under or in connection with use of the Site for:

8.4.1. any loss of profits, sales, business or revenue (whether direct or indirect);

8.4.2. loss or corruption of data, information or software (whether direct or indirect);

8.4.3. loss arising from viruses, trojans or other harmful elements being introduced into your computer or network (whether direct or indirect);

8.4.4. loss of business opportunity or business time (whether direct or indirect);

8.4.5. loss of anticipated savings (whether direct or indirect);

8.4.6. loss of goodwill (whether direct or indirect); or

8.4.7. any indirect, special or consequential loss.

8.5. Cambridge acknowledges that some jurisdictions do not allow the total exclusion of liability for consequential or incidental damages. In such jurisdictions Cambridge’s liability is limited to the greatest extent permitted by the law in that jurisdiction.

8.6. Subject to clause 8.3 and without prejudice to clause 8.4, our total liability to you in respect of all other losses arising under or in connection with use of the Site or these Terms, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, shall in no circumstances exceed the sum of £3,000.

8.7. Owing to the nature of the internet you acknowledge that we cannot guarantee that the Site will always be available to you. In addition, you acknowledge that the Site may be unavailable owing to maintenance.

8.8. Where possible we will try to carry out the Site maintenance outside core operating hours, and we will try to minimise the period of any disruption.

8.9. Cambridge will not be liable for any circumstances beyond our control that affect the availability or reliability of the Site.

9. Contacting us

9.1. Cambridge is based at 1 Hills Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 2EU, United Kingdom.

9.2. If you have any queries about these Terms you should contact us by emailing info@cie.org.uk

10. Other important terms 

10.1. These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Each party irrevocably agrees to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England over any claim or matter arising under or in connection with these Terms.

10.2. The language of these Terms is English and if they are translated into any other language, the English language text shall prevail.

10.3. Each of the clauses of these Terms operates separately. If any court or relevant authority decides that any clauses are unlawful or unenforceable, the remaining clauses will remain in full force and effect.

10.4. If we fail to insist that you perform any of your obligations under these Terms, or if we do not enforce our rights against you, or if we delay doing so, that will not mean that we have waived our rights against you and will not mean that you do not have to comply with those obligations. If we do waive a default by you, we will only do so in writing, and that will not mean that we will automatically waive any later default by you.

10.5. In the case of any conflict between these Terms and any other written agreement which you have with Cambridge, the latter shall prevail.