Terms of Website Use


1 What is in these terms?

1.1 These terms tell you the rules for using our websites www.collegiate-ac.com, ukportal.collegiate-ac.com, services.collegiate-ac.com, www.collegiate-ac.pt, www.collegiate-ac.es, and euportal.collegiate-ac.com (our sites).

2 Who we are and how to contact us

2.1 Our sites are operated by Collegiate AC Ltd (“We”). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 07619022 and have our registered office at Unit 12 Home Farm, School Road, Ardington, Oxfordshire, OX12 8PD. Our VAT number is 112996992.

2.2 We are a limited company.

2.3 To contact us, please email dpt@collegiate-ac.com

3 By using our sites you accept these terms

3.1 By using our sites, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them.

3.2 If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use our sites.

3.3 We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference.

4 There are other terms that may apply to you

4.1 These terms of use refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of our sites:

4.2 Our Privacy Policy, which sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us. By using our sites, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

4.3 Our Cookie Policy, which sets out information about the cookies on our sites.

4.4 If you complete a booking through our sites, you agree to comply with our Booking, Cancellation Policy, and Liability (England and Wales) and Booking, Cancellation Policy, and Liability (Scotland), Equality and Diversity Policy and any other policies provided to you during the booking process.

4.5 If you complete a booking through our sites, you may also be required to sign up to contractual terms and conditions with a third party property provider (including but not limited to a Tenancy or Lodging Agreement). You acknowledge and agree that once you agree to such terms and conditions this will form a legally binding contract between you and the appropriate third party property provider which we are not party to.

5 We may make changes to these terms

We amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our sites, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time. These terms were most recently updated on 08/12/2017.

6 We may make changes to our sites

We may update and change our sites from time to time to reflect changes to our products/services, our users’ needs and our business priorities. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any major changes.

7 We may suspend or withdraw our sites

7.1 Our sites are made available free of charge.

7.2 We do not guarantee that our sites, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our sites for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.

7.3 You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our sites through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

8 You must keep your account details safe

8.1 If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.

8.2 We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

8.3 If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us using the contact details provided in paragraph 2.3.

9 How you may use material on our sites

9.1 We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our sites, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

9.2 You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our sites for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our sites.

9.3 You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

9.4 Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our sites must always be acknowledged.

9.5 You must not use any part of the content on our sites for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

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

10 Do not rely on information on these sites

10.1 The content on our sites is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our sites.

10.2 Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our sites, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our sites is accurate, complete or up to date.

11 We are not responsible for websites we link to

11.1 Where our sites contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.

11.2 We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.

12 User-generated content is not approved by us

12.1 The sites may include information and materials uploaded by other users of the sites, including to bulletin boards and chat rooms. This information and these materials have not been verified or approved by us. The views expressed by other users on our sites do not represent our views or values.

12.2 If you wish to complain about information and materials uploaded by other users please contact us using the contact details provided in paragraph 2.3.

13 Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you

13.1 We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.

13.2 Different contractual terms and conditions (containing different limitations and exclusions of liability) will apply to bookings made by you and in any contract you enter into with a third party property provider (including but not limited to Tenancy or Lodging Agreements).

13.3 Please note that we only provide our sites for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our sites for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

13.4 If defective digital content that we have supplied, damages a device or digital content belonging to you and this is caused by our failure to use reasonable care and skill, we will either repair the damage or pay you compensation. However, we will not be liable for damage that you could have avoided by following our advice to apply an update offered to you free of charge or for damage that was caused by you failing to correctly follow installation instructions or to have in place the minimum system requirements advised by us.

14 We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them

14.1 We do not guarantee that our sites will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

14.2 You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our sites. You should use your own virus protection software.

14.3 You must not misuse our sites by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our sites, the server on which our sites are stored or any server, computer or database connected to our sites. You must not attack our sites via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our sites will cease immediately.

15 Rules about linking to our sites

15.1 You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

15.2 You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

15.3 You must not establish a link to our sites in any websites that is not owned by you.

15.4 Our sites must not be framed on any other sites, nor may you create a link to any part of our sites other than the home page.

15.5 We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

15.6 If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our sites other than that set out above, please contact us using the contact details provided in paragraph 2.3.

16 Which country’s laws apply to any disputes?

16.1 Please note that these terms of use, their subject matter and their formation, are governed by English law. You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction except that if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.