LEGAL NOTICE

Updated on: 27/11/12
Effective from: 27/11/12

This legal notice is specific to the Oxford eLearning (OeL) Site ("Website") and overrides any other privacy policy or legal notice appearing elsewhere on Oxford University Press websites. By using the Website, you are agreeing to the practices set out in this statement.

You may access certain parts of the Website without registering or providing OUP with your details.

As the information on the Website may be incomplete, out of date or inaccurate and may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors, Oxford University Press ("OUP", "we", "us" or "our") reserve the right to update the Website at our sole discretion. Thus, such information may be changed or updated without notice.

Usernames and Passwords

Where you have registered on the Website and have been provided with a username and password, you agree not to make your username and password available to anyone. If there has been a disclosure of your username and password, you agree to promptly notify us of such disclosure of so that OUP can take appropriate security measures and to provide you with a new username and password.

Intellectual Property Rights and Licence

We and/or our licensors are the owner of all intellectual property rights in the Website. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You are permitted to:

  1. search, view, retrieve, and display portions of OeL;
  2. electronically save portions of OeL; and
  3. print out single copies of portions of OeL; This means you can print out up to 5% of any individual module or 5% of the questions and answers for the modules which you have subscribed to.

Notwithstanding the foregoing paragraph, you must NOT:

  1. remove or alter the copyright notices or other means of identification or disclaimers as they appear in OeL;
  2. systematically make printed or electronic copies of multiple extracts of OeL for any purpose;
  3. display or distribute any part of OeL on any electronic network, including without limitation the Internet and the World Wide Web (other than the institution's secure network, where the Subscriber is an institution);
  4. permit anyone to access or use OeL (other than other users authorized by the institution, where the Subscriber is an institution); and
  5. use all or any part of OeL for any commercial use.

If you print off, copy or download any part of the Website in breach of this Legal notice, your right to use the Website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Copyright and Trade Marks

All materials on this Website are the copyright of Oxford University Press or are reproduced with permission from other copyright owners. All rights are reserved. The materials on this website may be retrieved and downloaded solely for personal use. No materials may otherwise be copied, modified, published, broadcast or otherwise distributed without the prior written permission of Oxford University Press, OUP, Oxford and/or any other names of products or services provided by Oxford University Press and referred to on this website are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Oxford University Press.

Disclaimer

Oxford University Press makes no warranties or representations of any kind concerning the accuracy or suitability of the information contained on this website for any purpose. All such information is provided "as is" and with specific disclaimer of any warranties of merchantability, fitness for purpose, title and/or non-infringement. Oxford University Press makes no warranties or representations of any kind that the services provided by this Website will be uninterrupted, error-free or that the website or the server that hosts the Website are free from viruses or other forms of harmful computer code.

You are solely responsible for your choice in selecting this Website product. The tests made available on the Website are solely for practice purposes only and are no indication that you will pass any assessment, proficiency, graded or placement tests and/or exams which you may undertake.

In no event shall Oxford University Press, its employees or agents be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of opportunity, loss of data, loss of goodwill, loss of anticipated savings loss or profit resulting from the use of this Website even if OUP has been advised of such loss.

Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph, OUP liability for any breach of this terms and conditions will not exceed the price you paid for your subscription to access this Website.

Neither party's liability for personal injury or death caused by negligence or for fraud is excluded or limited.

Links

Links to other web sites are provided by OUP in good faith and for information only. OUP disclaims any responsibility for the materials contained in any web site linked to this site.

In addition, a link to a non-OUP website does not mean that OUP endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, or the use, of such website or the products and/or services offered on such website. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of such items as viruses, worms, trojans and other items of a destructive nature.

Service Access

While we endeavour to ensure that the Website is normally available 24 hours a day, we shall not be liable if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

Access to the Website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond our control.

Global Nature of Websites

You recognise the global nature of the Website and thus, agree to comply with all applicable local laws in your jurisdiction when using the Website.

Information we publish on the Website may contain references or cross-references to our services and/or products offered that are not announced or available in your country. Such references do not imply that we intend to announce such services and/or products in your country.

Governing Law

You agree that this Legal Notice shall be exclusively governed in accordance with the laws of and the courts in England and Wales. Notwithstanding the foregoing, nothing in this legal notice will preclude OUP from applying to any court to bring an action for the infringement of its intellectual property rights.

Queries

If you have any concerns about material which appears on the Website, please contact PASSit@oup.com

Thank you for visiting the Website.

PRIVACY POLICY

Updated on: 25/06/2012
Effective from: 26/06/2012

This privacy policy is specific to the OeL Site ("Website") and overrides any other privacy policy appearing elsewhere on Oxford University Press websites.

Oxford University Press ("OUP", "we", "us" or "our") is committed to protecting your privacy online. Our policy explains how we will do this. We will review this policy in the light of comments we receive so please check the latest version. If you have any questions about our privacy policy please contact us by emailing us at passitfeedback@oup.com.

By using the Website, you are accepting the practices described in this statement.

What kind of information do we collect and how do we use it?

When you subscribe to or ask for further information about the Website, we ask for your name, email address, postal address, and other relevant personal information. Personal information submitted in this way is added to our access control database, hosted by a third party hosting company, and to our customer databases at OUP's premises. This information will be updated if you inform us of any changes.

We may use information in our customer databases to send you information about us and our products which we think may be of interest to you, both electronically or otherwise. In the case of subscribers, your personal information will also be used to enable us to verify you are a subscriber and to deliver the Website to you.

We request personal information (such as your name, email address and other contact details) from you when you contact us with subscription management queries, technical problems, to comment on the Website, or when you ask for information about how to use the service. Personal information submitted by you via contact us will not be added to our customer database and we request it simply so that we can respond to you about your query. Statistics regarding the types of queries submitted to us via contact us may be collated by us in aggregate form so that we can effectively monitor the site and improve levels of service.

If you have asked for information or subscribed to the Website in the past and no longer use the service and do not wish us to store information about you, please contact us and we will remove your details from our customer database. We need to store information about current subscribers in order to fulfil our contractual requirements to you and in order to deliver the Website to you.

Unless you have informed us that you do not wish to receive further information about our products, we may send you direct mail.

You may notify us either in writing or by telephone, fax or email that you object to being contacted in a particular stated way. If you use more than one email address to communicate with us, please notify us of each email account you use.

When do we share information?

We do not sell your personal information to others.

We share your information within OUP. We also share your information to our affiliates and licensors and supplier which assist us in making the Website available to you on the Website (e.g. our hosting supplier) but we have agreed with those third parties that they will keep your information secure and not use it for other purposes.

If we believe that your use of the Website is unlawful or damaging to others, we reserve the right to disclose the information we have obtained through the Website about you to the extent that it is reasonably necessary in our opinion to prevent, remedy or take action in relation to such conduct.

We may also disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply any agreements or licences with you; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of OUP, our affiliates, our licensors and suppliers and/or our customers. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

If any part of our business (including those of our affiliates) is sold or integrated with another business, your details may be disclosed to our advisers and any prospective purchasers and their advisers.

Use of cookies

OUP uses ‘cookies’ and other technologies on the Website. OUP's use of cookies is set out in OUP's Cookie Policy.

By using the Website, you are agreeing to be bound by the terms of our Cookie Policy.

Security

Your personal information is stored at a data centre managed by our third party hosting company. The data centre managed by our third party hosting company is specifically designed to be physically secure and to admit authorised personnel only, who are contractually bound to keep all of our data confidential.

Access to our customer databases is only given on a 'need to know basis'.

Owing to the global nature of the Internet infrastructure, the information you provide may be transferred in transit to countries outside the European Economic Area that do not have similar protections in place regarding your data and its use as set out in this privacy policy. However, we have taken the steps outlined above to try to improve the security of your information. By using the Website, you consent to these transfers.

Updating Your Details

If any of the information that you have provided to OUP changes e.g. if you change your e-mail address, please let us know the correct details by sending an e-mail to onlinesubscriptions@oup.com

Governing Law

You agree that this Privacy Policy shall be exclusively governed in accordance with the laws of and the courts in England and Wales.