TERMS AND CONDITIONS

BACKGROUND:

This agreement applies as between you, the User of this Website and IDP GROUP, the owner(s) of this Website.  Your agreement to comply with and be bound by these Terms and Conditions is deemed to occur upon your first use of the Website. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, you should stop using the Website immediately.

1. Definitions and Interpretation

In this Agreement the following terms shall have the following meanings:

Content

means any text, graphics, images, audio, video, software, data compilations and any other form of information capable of being stored in a computer that appears on or forms part of this Website;

“Learning Establishment”

means any provider of education to persons of any age including, but not limited to, schools, colleges, universities and professional / adult education providers;

IDP GROUP

means IDP GROUP 27 Spon Street, Coventry CV1 3BA;

Service

means collectively any online facilities, tools, services or information that IDP GROUP makes available through the Website either now or in the future;

System

means any online communications infrastructure that IDP GROUP makes available through the Website either now or in the future.  This includes, but is not limited to, web-based email, message boards, live chat facilities and email links;

“User” / “Users”

means any third party that accesses the Website and is not employed by IDP GROUP and acting in the course of their employment; and

“Website”

means the website that you are currently using (weareidp.com) and any sub-domains of this site (e.g. subdomain.weareidp.com/home unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.

2. Intellectual Property

2.1           Subject to the exceptions in Clause 3 of these Terms and Conditions, all Content included on the Website, unless uploaded by Users, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, logos, icons, images, sound clips, video clips, data compilations, page layout, underlying code and software is the property of IDP GROUP or our affiliates.  By continuing to use the Website you acknowledge that such material is protected by applicable United Kingdom and International intellectual property and other laws.

2.2           You may print, reproduce, copy, distribute, store or in any other fashion re-use Content from the Website for as specified in Clause 4 of these Terms and Conditions and for personal or educational purposes only unless otherwise indicated on the Website or unless given express written permission to do so by IDP GROUP.  Specifically you agree that:

2.2.1      You will not use the Content of the Website for commercial purposes;

2.2.2      You will not systematically copy Content from the Website with a view to creating or compiling any form of comprehensive collection, compilation, directory or database unless given express written permission to do so by IDP GROUP;

2.2.3      You may, as a student of a recognised Learning Establishment, use the Content of the Website for educational purposes provided an appropriate reference is given for all Content so applied using a suitable referencing system of your choice or as stipulated by your Learning Establishment;

2.2.4      Employees of Learning Establishments may use the Content of the Website for teaching purposes subject to the following conditions:

a)             No further consent is required for use in not-for-profit Learning Establishments.  This may include, but is not limited to, schools that charge no fees for tuition; and

b)             For use in profit-making Learning Establishments, prior written consent is required.  This may include, but is not limited to, private schools charging fees, universities and adult education providers.

3. Third Party Intellectual Property

Where expressly indicated, certain Content and the Intellectual Property Rights subsisting therein belongs to other parties.  This Content, unless expressly stated to be so, is not covered by any permission granted by Clause 2 of these Terms and Conditions to use Content from the Website.  The exceptions in Clause 4 continue to apply.  Any such Content will be accompanied by a notice providing the contact details of the owner and any separate use policy that may be relevant.

4. Fair Use of Intellectual Property

Material from the Website may be re-used without written permission where any of the exceptions detailed in Chapter III of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 apply.

5. Links to Other Websites

This Website may contain links to other sites.  Unless expressly stated, these sites are not under the control of IDP GROUP or that of our affiliates.  We assume no responsibility for the content of such websites and disclaim liability for any and all forms of loss or damage arising out of the use of them.  The inclusion of a link to another site on this Website does not imply any endorsement of the sites themselves or of those in control of them

6. Links to this Website

Those wishing to place a link to this Website on other sites may do so only to the home page of the site www.weareidp.com without prior permission.  Deep linking (i.e. links to specific pages within the site) requires the express permission of IDP GROUP.  To find out more please contact us by email at info@idpgroup.com or on +44 024 7652 7600.

7. Privacy

Use of the Website is also governed by our http://www.weareidp.com/privacy/ which is incorporated into these Terms and Conditions by this reference.  To view the Privacy Policy, please click on the link above.

8. Disclaimers

8.1           IDP GROUP makes no warranty or representation that the Website will meet your requirements, that it will be of satisfactory quality, that it will be fit for a particular purpose, that it will not infringe the rights of third parties, that it will be compatible with all systems, or that it will be secure.

8.2           Whilst every reasonable endeavour has been made to ensure that all information provided on this Website will be accurate and up to date, IDP GROUP makes no warranty or representation that this is the case.  We make no guarantee of any specific results from the use of our services.

8.3           No part of this Website is intended to constitute advice and the Content of this Website should not be relied upon when making any decisions or taking any action of any kind.

8.4           The information on this Website is not designed with commercial purposes in mind.  Commercial use of the Content of this Website is forbidden under sub-Clause 2.2.1 of these Terms and Conditions.  Any such use constitutes a breach of these Terms and Conditions and IDP GROUP makes no representation or warranty that this Content is suitable for use in commercial situations or that it constitutes accurate data and / or advice on which business decisions can be based.

8.5           Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that all descriptions of services available from IDP GROUP correspond to the actual services available, IDP GROUP is not responsible for any variations from these descriptions.

8.6           Whilst IDP GROUP uses reasonable endeavours to ensure that the Website is secure and free of errors, viruses and other malware, all Users are advised to take responsibility for their own security, that of their personal details and their computers.

9. Availability of the Website and Modifications

9.1           The Service is provided “as is” and on an “as available” basis.  We give no warranty that the Service will be free of defects and / or faults.  To the maximum extent permitted by the law we provide no warranties (express or implied) of fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy of information, compatibility and satisfactory quality.

9.2           IDP GROUP accepts no liability for any disruption or non-availability of the Website resulting from external causes including, but not limited to, ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure, communications network failure, power failure, natural events, acts of war or legal restrictions and censorship.

9.3           IDP GROUP reserves the right to alter, suspend or discontinue any part (or the whole of) the Website including, but not limited to, the products and/or services available.  These Terms and Conditions shall continue to apply to any modified version of the Website unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

10. Limitation of Liability

10.1        To the maximum extent permitted by law, IDP GROUP accepts no liability for any direct or indirect loss or damage, foreseeable or otherwise, including any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from the use of the Website or any information contained therein. Users should be aware that they use the Website and its Content at their own risk.

10.2        Nothing in these Terms and Conditions excludes or restricts IDP GROUP’s liability for death or personal injury resulting from any negligence or fraud on the part of IDP GROUP.

10.3        Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that these Terms and Conditions adhere strictly with the relevant provisions of the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977, in the event that any of these terms are found to be unlawful, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, that term is to be deemed severed from these Terms and Conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining Terms and Conditions.  This term shall apply only within jurisdictions where a particular term is illegal.

11. No Waiver

In the event that any party to these Terms and Conditions fails to exercise any right or remedy contained herein, this shall not be construed as a waiver of that right or remedy.

12. Previous Terms and Conditions

In the event of any conflict between these Terms and Conditions and any prior versions thereof, the provisions of these Terms and Conditions shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

13. Third Party Rights

Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall confer any rights upon any third party.  The agreement created by these Terms and Conditions is between you and IDP GROUP.

14. Communications

14.1        All notices / communications shall be sent to us either by post to our Premises (see address above) or by email to info@idpgroup.com.  Such notice will be deemed received 3 days after posting if sent by first class post, the day of sending if the email is received in full on a business day and on the next business day if the email is sent on a weekend or public holiday.

14.2        IDP GROUP may from time to time send you information about our products and/or services.  If you do not wish to receive such information, please unsubscribe from our email marketing services.

15. Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms and Conditions and the relationship between you and IDP GROUP shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Law of England and Wales and IDP GROUP and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.

16. IDP Group Environmental Policy Statement

It is the policy of IDP Group Limited to integrate environmental management into our day to day business activities and operations.  We will manage our activities in a manner that protects the environment, the safety of our staff and public health.

Guided by our policy, we recognise and will exercise our responsibilities to:

1.    Comply with legal & other requirements to which the business subscribes including the international standard ISO 14001.

2.     Commit to achieving measurable continuous improvement through our environmental management action programme.

3.     Prevent pollution by using alternative measures in our facility.

4.     Provide the appropriate resources including training of staff to ensure they are environmentally responsible.

5.     Review and set objectives/targets on an annual basis ensuring they are measurable and achievable.

6.     Monitor performance through the internal audit process.

7.     Communicate and reinforce this policy throughout the organisation through the use of notice boards, induction training and on-going training.

8.     Make this policy available to the public on request.

9.     Display this policy throughout our business.