General terms & conditions
Information on the website
Whilst every effort is made to update the information contained on this website, neither the Website Owner nor any third party or data or content provider make any representations or warranties, whether express, implied in law or residual, as to the sequence, accuracy, completeness or reliability of information, opinions, research information, data and/or content contained on the website (including but not limited to any information which may be provided by any third party or data or content providers) ("information") and shall not be bound in any manner by any information contained on the website. The Website Owner reserves the right at any time to change or discontinue without notice, any aspect or feature of this website. No information shall be construed as advice and information is offered for information purposes only. You rely on the information contained on this website at your own risk.
The trade marks, names, logos and service marks (collectively "trade marks") displayed on this website are registered and unregistered trade marks of the Website Owner. Nothing contained on this website should be construed as granting any licence or right to use any trade mark without the prior written permission of the Website Owner.
External links may be provided for your convenience, but they are beyond the control of the Website Owner and no representation is made as to their content. Use or reliance on any external links and the content thereon provided is at your own risk. When visiting external links you must refer to that external websites terms and conditions of use. No hypertext links shall be created from any website controlled by you or otherwise to this website without the express prior written permission of the Website Owner.
Public forums and user submissions
The Website Owner is not responsible for any material submitted to the public areas by you (which include comment boards, hosted pages, Forum, or any other public area found on the website. Any material (whether submitted by you or any other user) is not endorsed, reviewed or approved by the Website Owner. The Website Owner reserves the right to remove any material submitted or posted by you in the public areas, without notice to you, if it becomes aware and determines, in its sole and absolute discretion that you are or there is the likelihood that you may, including but not limited to:
- defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the rights of other users or any third parties;
- publish, post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, obscene, indecent or unlawful material or information;
- post or upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files or any other similar software or programmes that may damage the operation of the Website Owner's and/or a third party's computer system and/or network;
- violate any copyright, trade mark, other applicable Great Britain, Russian or international laws or intellectual property rights of the Website Owner or any other third party;
- submit contents containing marketing or promotional material which is intended to solicit business.
You further agree not to use the website to send or post any message or material that is unlawful, harassing, defamatory, abusive, indecent, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, sexually orientated, racially offensive, profane, pornographic or violates any applicable law and you hereby indemnify the Website Owner against any loss, liability, damage or expense of whatever nature which the Website Owner or any third party may suffer which is caused by or attributable to, whether directly or indirectly, your use of the website to send or post any such message or material.
The Website Owner makes no warranties, representations, statements or guarantees (whether express, implied in law or residual) regarding the website, the information contained on the website, your personal information or material and information transmitted over our system.
Disclaimer of liability
The Website Owner shall not be responsible for and disclaims all liability for any loss, liability, damage (whether direct, indirect or consequential), personal injury or expense of any nature whatsoever which may be suffered by you or any third party (including your company), as a result of or which may be attributable, directly or indirectly, to your access and use of the website, any information contained on the website, your or your company's personal information or material and information transmitted over our system. In particular, neither the Website Owner nor any third party or data or content provider shall be liable in any way to you or to any other person, firm or corporation whatsoever for any loss, liability, damage (whether direct or consequential), personal injury or expense of any nature whatsoever arising from any delays, inaccuracies, errors in, or omission of information or the transmission thereof, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon or occasioned thereby or by reason of non-performance or interruption, or termination thereof.
Use of the website
The Website Owner does not make any warranty or representation that information on the website is appropriate for use in any jurisdiction (other than Great Britain and Russia). By accessing the website, you warrant and represent to the Website Owner that you are legally entitled to do so and to make use of information made available via the website.
These website terms and conditions constitute the sole record of the agreement between you and the Website Owner in relation to your use of the website. Neither you nor the Website Owner shall be bound by any express tacit or implied representation, warranty, promise or the like not recorded herein. Unless otherwise specifically stated these website terms and conditions supersede and replace all prior commitments, undertakings or representations, whether written or oral, between you and the Website Owner in respect of your use of the website
The Website Owner may at any time modify any relevant terms and conditions, policies or notices. You acknowledge that by visiting the website from time to time, you shall become bound to the current version of the relevant terms and conditions (the "current version") and, unless stated in the current version, all previous versions shall be superseded by the current version. You shall be responsible for reviewing the then current version each time you visit the website.
Where any conflict or contradiction appears between the provisions of these website terms and conditions and any other relevant terms and conditions, policies or notices, the other relevant terms and conditions, policies or notices which relate specifically to a particular section or module of the website shall prevail in respect of your use of the relevant section or module of the website.
No indulgence or extension of time which either you or the Website Owner may grant to the other will constitute a waiver of or, whether by estoppels or otherwise, limit any of the existing or future rights of the grantor in terms hereof, save in the event or to the extent that the grantor has signed a written document expressly waiving or limiting such rights.
The Website Owner shall be entitled to cede, assign and delegate all or any of its rights and obligations in terms of any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices to any third party.
All provisions of any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices are, notwithstanding the manner in which they have been grouped together or linked grammatically, severable from each other. Any provision of any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices, which is or becomes unenforceable in any jurisdiction, whether due to voidness, invalidity, illegality, unlawfulness or for any reason whatever, shall, in such jurisdiction only and only to the extent that it is so unenforceable, be treated as pro non scripto and the remaining provisions of any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices shall remain in full force and effect.
Any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Great Britain without giving effect to any principles of conflict of law. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the High Court of Great Britain in respect of any disputes arising in connection with the website, or any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices or any matter related to or in connection therewith.
Contractual terms & conditions
1.1 The Website is owned and operated by Education Index LTD (Registered In England and Wales with Company’s Number 6829499). Education Index LTD reserves the right to suspend or terminate your access to the Web site at any time, with or without notice or explanation.
1.2 These terms and conditions form the basis of the legal agreement ("service agreement") under which Education Index LTD will supply to you information and consultancy ("services") which you have ordered from us and we have agreed to supply to you.
1.2 Each service will constitute a separate service agreement between us.
1.3 A service agreement is made only upon these terms and conditions. No additional, or alternative, terms or conditions will apply to a service agreement unless we and you, between us, through our authorised representatives, agree otherwise in writing.
2. Specification of services
2.1 All descriptions and other details provided in relation to services are subject to confirmation by us and may be changed without notice.
2.2 All services are subject to upgrades, and the service you receive may change in function without notice.
2.3 We will rely upon your orders being correct in entering into a service agreement and reserve the right to refuse to withdraw services which are no longer required.
3. Prices and payment
3.1 All information at our web site is provided free of charge.
3.2 The price for other than web information services ("the service price") shall be the price or prices specified by us in any relevant quotation tender or estimate or (if there is no such quotation tender or estimate) shall be the price or prices specified in our price list current at the date of order or through any separate communication either written or emailed. We reserve the right to revise our prices at any time with a minimum of 1 month prior notice for existing services.
3.3 Unless we expressly state otherwise in writing, all prices are exclusive of carriage postage packaging insurance value added tax and any levy or other tax which may be payable in respect of the services. We reserve the right to revise these prices at any time.
3.3 Any payments received from you for services supplied may be appropriated by us and applied towards discharging any amounts owed to us by you in respect of any services previously supplied where payment is overdue and if so applied will not be deemed to have been received for the services for which those amounts were tendered.
4. Warranties and Conditions
4.1 We undertake that the services will, in all material respects, comply with any general description which we may have submitted to you, will be of satisfactory quality and reasonably fit for the purpose for which they were manufactured or developed subject to normal usage.
5. Exclusion / limitation of our liability to you
5.1 With the exception of death or personal injury caused by our negligence (for which there will be no limitation) our liability to you is limited to the invoice value (not including VAT) of the services which fail to comply with the express undertaking given in condition 5 above. You agree that, in return for the undertakings given in condition 5 all warranties representations guarantees conditions and other terms which would be implied into a service agreement by law are excluded.
5.2 We will not be deemed to be in breach of this service agreement if we are unable to comply with our contractual obligations because of any event or circumstance which is in any way wholly or primarily beyond our control or not due to our act or default and in any such event or circumstance we will be entitled to extend the time for complying with our obligations under a service agreement by a reasonable time and (if we are still not able to comply with our obligations after such reasonable extension) either of us may thereafter terminate the service agreement in question by written notice to the other
6. Intellectual property rights
6.1 All copyrights trademarks patents and other industrial or intellectual property rights which may arise as a result of, or be displayed or incorporated in, any written or printed material or any brochure which we may produce either our property or that of third parties and is not to be reproduced used or exploited in any manner whatsoever. You will indemnify us from and against all costs claims and liabilities which we may suffer incur as a result of you using reproducing or exploiting any such industrial or intellectual property rights without the consent of the proprietor. External suppliers of the data include UCAS, Higher Education Funding Council for England, Higher Education Statistics Agency Limited and The Complete University Guide and all relative information reproduced with the permission of these companies.