Terms & Conditions

The following terms and conditions apply to your use of Centre for International Qualifications (CiQ) Website https://ciquk.org/. By accessing and viewing these Website and using the online content and services you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

1. Definitions

In these Terms and Conditions, unless inconsistent with the context or otherwise specified, the following definitions apply to words and expressions:

2. General Principles

2.1. CiQ website to provide information, CiQ materials and services. CiQ materials, services and CiQ’s Website are subject to availability.

Use of the website indicates your agreement to abide by these Terms and Conditions. If you do not wish to abide by these conditions, you may not and should not access or use the website.

2.2. If you have any queries relating to the use of CiQ Website, please contact us

2.3. CIQ aims to provide a first-class Website service, and will seek to make continuous improvements in pursuit of that aim. CIQ reserve the right to withdraw any services from the Website and to edit or remove any information or content on the Website at any time.

3. Revisions

CiQ reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions at any time by publishing revisions on its Websites. Users are responsible for regularly reviewing information published on-line to obtain timely notice of such revisions. Users' continued use of the Website after changes are published constitutes acceptance of these Terms and Conditions as modified by the published revisions.

4. Proprietary Rights and Copyright

4.1. All rights, including copyright, in the content on the Website(s) and in any CiQ Materials are owned or controlled by CIQ. In accessing CIQ's Website(s) and/or any CIQ Materials, you agree that you may only download the content for your own personal non-commercial use or that of your educational institution or, in in your capacity as an CIQ Examiner or Assessor.

4.2. You are not permitted to adapt, alter, copy, print, broadcast, download, store (in any medium), transmit, loan, disassemble, decompile or otherwise reverse engineer, sell, show or play in public, adapt or change in any way the content on the Website(s) or any CIQ Materials for any other purpose whatsoever without the prior written permission of CiQ (except in any instance where alternative information is given by CIQ regarding the status of particular content). Any rights not expressly granted in these Terms and Conditions are hereby reserved. All Users of the Website must be made aware of these restrictions.

Some documents are available as Word documents. Please note that you should always refer to CiQ Website for the latest version of these documents to make sure that you are looking at the full correct content.

4.3. Requests to reproduce CIQ material (including but not limited to any Website content or CIQ Materials) must be made in the first instance by e-mail to us. You should apply direct to the copyright holder, as indicated, for third-party extracts. CIQ reserves the right to refuse copyright permission without explanation or to make a charge or impose constraints where permission is granted.

5. Disclaimer of Liability

5.2. CIQ is not responsible for and will accept no liability for the content of external third-party Website including (but not limited to) any such Website which are linked to from the Website(s).

5.3. CIQ does not accept any liability for any loss of profits, loss of business or business opportunity, loss of goodwill or reputation, business interruption, loss or corruption of programs or data or any type of indirect or consequential loss whatsoever arising from your access to and use of this Website and/or any CIQ Materials.

5.3. In no event will CIQ be liable for any losses or damages whatsoever arising out of, or in connection with, any unauthorised use of the Website(s) and/or CIQ Materials.

5.4. No assurances are given that the pages of the Website are free from infection from computer viruses, although CIQ takes all reasonable steps to prevent such infection.

5.5. CIQ will use reasonable endeavours to verify the accuracy of any information on the Website and/or any CIQ Materials but makes no representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied, statutory or otherwise regarding the contents, relevance or accuracy of the Website or CIQ Materials.

5.6. Although every effort is made to keep the Website up and running smoothly, due to the nature of the internet and the technology involved, CIQ takes no responsibility for and will not be liable for the Website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues (or otherwise) beyond its control, or for any loss or damage suffered as a result of the use of or access to, or inability to use or access the Website whatsoever.

5.7. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions seeks to exclude or limit in any way CIQ's potential liability:
• for death or personal injury caused by CIQ's negligence;
• for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
• where you are acting as a consumer so as to adversely affect your statutory rights as a consumer; or
• for any matter for which it would be illegal for CIQ to exclude, or attempt to exclude, its liability.

6. Indemnity

You agree to fully indemnify and to keep CIQ indemnified from and against any costs, claims, demands, expenses and liabilities suffered by CIQ arising from or which are directly or indirectly related to your access to and/or use of the Website or CIQ Materials in breach of these Terms and Conditions and any such access and/or use by any person (including, without limitation, a User) who is authorised by and/or who represents you.

7. Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

7.1. These Terms and Conditions are governed and will be interpreted in accordance with English law.

7.2. The English courts shall have non-exclusive jurisdiction to settle any claim or dispute which might arise out of or in connection with these Terms and Conditions.

7.3. If any part of the Terms and Conditions is found by a court of competent jurisdiction or other competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable then such part shall be severed from the remainder of the Terms and Conditions which will continue to be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law.