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TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

This internet website (“Web Site”) is provided by Eton College (“EC”) and its affiliates. Your use of this Web Site is subject to the following terms and conditions. EC may revise these terms from time to time by updating this posting, with the revised terms taking effect as of the date of its posting.

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEB SITE. By using this site, you signify your assent to these terms of use. If you do not agree to these terms of use, you may not use the Web Site.

Cookies

On accessing the Eton website a ‘cookie’ (a small identifying text file) is automatically stored on the user’s computer in order to speed up access on future occasions. We need to use temporary cookies to maintain your user session and tell our server which page to pull up next, such cookies are allocated to you PC only for the duration of your visit to our website and expire when you close down your browser. We also need to use traffic log cookies to measure which pages are being used and which ones aren't; this helps us make improvements to the site and ensure its effectiveness.

Eton does not use cookies to store or collect personal information and therefore our use of cookies does not impact on your privacy. However, the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 require website users to consent to the storage of access to cookies (unless they are strictly necessary to enable us to provide you with any service you have requested). By using the Eton College website and online services you agree that we may place the cookies mentioned above on your PC.
Use of Materials on this Web Site

EC maintains this Web Site for your personal information and education. You may download on one computer or print one copy of the material on this Web Site for your own non-commercial, educational, private or domestic use only, provided you do not delete or change any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices. You should assume that everything you see or read on the Web Site (such as images, photographs, illustrations, icons, texts, video clips, written and other materials) (“EC’s Material” is copyrighted and protected under treaty provisions and worldwide copyright laws, unless otherwise noted. You may not sell, reproduce, distribute, modify, display, publicly perform, prepare derivative works based on, report or otherwise use any EC Material in any way for any public or commercial purpose. Furthermore, you may not use or display EC’s Material on any other web site or in a networked computer environment for any purpose. If you violate any of these terms, your permission to use EC’s Material will automatically terminate and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of EC’s Material. Any unauthorized use of EC’s Material by you may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes. You may not establish a link to the Web Site from a third party site unless: (1) the link does not imply any association, endorsement or sponsorship by EC of your site or any products or services offered on your site; (2) the link is to the EC home page at (http://www.etoncollege.com) and (3) linked pages from the Web Site are displayed without alteration of any kind; specifically, you may not cause a user’s web browser to display a “framed” version of the Web Site in response to activating a link.

Your Submissions

Any communication or material you transmit to the Web Site by electronic mail or otherwise, including, but not limited to, any data, questions or answers, comments, suggestions, or the like will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary by EC. By posting communications to the Web Site, you automatically grant EC a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display such communication(s) alone, or as a part of other works in any form, media, or technology whether now known of hereafter developed and to sublicense such rights to anyone. Anything you transmit or post may be used by EC or licensed to others by EC for any purpose, including but not limited to reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting, or developing, manufacturing and marketing products using such information.

Privacy

EC analyses aggregate and non-personally identifiable data relating to usage of this site. Email addresses and other personally identifying data about you are only made known to EC when voluntarily submitted to us by you. In addition, we may use previously submitted Email addresses and other contact information to communicate with visitors.

Disclaimer

The information on this site is intended for general information purposes only and is not intended to serve as financial or other advice, nor as the basis of a contract. Your use of the Web Site is at your risk. EC does not warrant or represent that EC’s Material is accurate, error-free, truthful or reliable or that your use of EC’s Material will not infringe rights of third parties. EC does not warrant that the functional aspects of the Web Site will be error-free or that this Web Site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. If your use of this Web Site or EC’s Material results in the need for servicing or replacing property, material, equipment or data, EC is not responsible for those costs. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the Web Site is provided to you “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, REASONABLE CARE AND SKILL, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. EC and its suppliers make no warranties about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the EC Material, software text, graphics, and links, or about results to be obtained from using the web site. Please note that some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you.

Trademark Notice

The trademarks, logos and service marks which you see on this site are registered and unregistered trademarks of EC or its affiliates or are licensed to the EC by third parties. Nothing contained on the Web Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any licence or right to use any trademark, logo or service mark displayed on this Web Site without the written permission of EC or such third party who owns the trademark. Your misuse of any trademark displayed on the Web Site, or any other content on the Web Site, except as provided herein, is strictly prohibited.

Copyright Notice

All contents of this Web Site are: Copyright ©2008 Eton College. All rights reserved.

Links

On this site you may be offered links to other sites operated by parties other than EC. The inclusion of any link to such sites does not imply endorsement by EC of the sites or the services or products offered on such sites. EC has not reviewed all of the sites linked to this Web Site and is not responsible for the content or accuracy of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to this Web Site. Your linking to any other off-site pages or other sites is at your own risk. Any goods or services offered on the sites linked to this Web Site may not be available in your country.

Termination

You agree that EC may terminate your use of the Web Site if EC reasonably believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of this Agreement, or violated the rights of EC or any third party, or for any reason with or without notice to you. You agree that EC may modify or discontinue this Web Site, with or without notice to you. You agree that EC will not be liable to you or any third party as a result of such modification or discontinuation. The provisions entitled “Your Submissions”, “Disclaimer”, “Limitation of Liability”, and “General Provisions” will survive termination of this Agreement.

Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances whatsoever shall EC be liable for any loss arising out of or in connection with the use of information available from this Web Site whether direct or indirect including, without limitation, any liability relating to any loss of use, interruption of business, lost profits or lost data, or incidental, special or consequential damages of any kind regardless of the form of action, whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, even if EC has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Because some states and countries do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you.

Severability

If any portion of these terms is held to be unenforceable, the unenforceable portion shall be construed in accordance with English law to the greatest extent possible. If any of the terms of this Agreement become or are declared to be illegal or otherwise unenforceable by any Court of competent jurisdiction, such term(s) shall be null and void and shall be deemed deleted from this Agreement. All remaining terms of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.

General Provisions

Unless otherwise specified, the information and materials in the site are presented solely for the purpose of providing information about services and products of EC. EC makes no representation that EC’s Material is appropriate or available for use in every country of the world. You use this Web Site at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws, keeping in mind that access to EC’s Material may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. This Web Site may describe products or services that are not available worldwide. Any cause of action you may have with respect to this Web Site must be commenced within two years after the claim or cause of action arises or such claim or cause of action is barred. These terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales without regard to its conflicts of law provisions. The waiver by EC of a breach of any provision of this Agreement will not operate to be interpreted as a waiver of any other or subsequent breach.

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