Terms and Conditions of Use
The purpose of the official Cambridge University Press (the “Press”) website is to provide you with information about the Press, the content, products and services we provide and the activities we are involved in. References to “we”, “us” and “our” should be construed as references to the Press.
Agreement to use our site
By accessing or using our Site you confirm that you have read, understood and accept these Terms and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to these Terms, please do not use or access (or continue to use or access) the Site. You are responsible for bringing these Terms to the attention of anyone who may read material on this Site as a result of your access to it.
If you are below the age of sixteen (16) years of age, please obtain the permission of your parent or guardian before using our Site.
Accessing our services and our content
Parts of our Site are available to browse free of charge, whilst some content is only available to those who have paid for, or have otherwise been permitted, access to it.
Please note that the usage terms, purchase terms, and privacy policies of various Cambridge University Press products and services within this Site or linked to this Site may be subject to more specific terms and policies. Please check those terms and policies frequently to determine the terms applicable to such products and services. If there is a conflict between those more specific terms and conditions and these Terms, then the more specific terms and conditions will apply.
Changes to these Terms
We may revise these Terms at any time by amending this page.
Please check this page from time to time as any such changes are binding on you. Your continued use of our Site shall be deemed to constitute your agreement to any such changes.
We may update our Site from time to time, and may change the content at any time. All content on our Site is provided for general information only.
Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our Site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our Site is accurate, complete, up-to-date or free from errors or omissions. We do not guarantee that our Site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
We do not guarantee that our Site, or any part of it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our Site is permitted on a temporary and as is basis. We may suspend or change all or any part of our Site without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our Site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
Intellectual property rights
We are the owner or licensee of the intellectual property rights on our Site and in the content, materials and logos published on it. The content is protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
All content in the form published on our Site is copyright © Cambridge University Press or published by us under licence from the copyright holder.
Except where it is otherwise indicated as acceptable on the Site, you may not reproduce, modify, extract, adapt, post, transmit, copy, make available or distribute or otherwise use any of the content on this Site without our prior written permission. Any use made of such content may be an infringement of rights in that content and we reserve all rights to enforce such rights.
You may read, view, print and (where permitted) listen to and download the contents of an individual page for private and personal non-commercial use only provided that all copyright, trade mark and other proprietary notices contained in the materials on any copy of these materials is retained, but you may not make more than one copy electronically or otherwise of any of the contents and you may not extract, copy or further distribute, sell, publish or transmit any part of the material by electronic or any other means. You agree not to sell, resell, supply or otherwise make the content contained on the Site or extracts or other information derived therefrom available in any manner or on any media to any third party without tour prior written consent. You may not download or embed on to Your machine, server or institutional system any third party content (including without limitation video clips and photographs) from our Site under any circumstances and, by agreeing to these Terms, You understand and acknowledge that You are prohibited from so extracting any third party content from the Site and that to do so would be a material breach of these Terms by You.
If you supply personal details to us through this Site then you consent to us maintaining, recording and using such personal data in accordance with our Privacy Notice.
Where you have registered on our Site and have been provided with a username and password, you agree to keep confidential your logins, username and/or password, and to be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from use of your password by a third party.
If there has been a disclosure of your username and/or password, you agree to notify us promptly of such disclosure, so that we can take appropriate security measures and provide you with a new username and password.
We have the right to suspend or terminate access to our Site at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with, or are in breach of, any of the provisions of these Terms.
Use of the site by minors
The use of our Site by minors (below the age of sixteen (16) years of age) is subject to the consent of their parent or guardian.
We advise parents who permit their children to use the Site that it is important that they communicate with their children about their safety online. Minors who are using the Site should be made aware of the potential risks to them and of their obligation to comply with these Terms.
Any purchases you make from our Site are subject to our Terms and Conditions of Sale . You must be at least eighteen (18) years of age or older to make a purchase on our Site.
You may use the Site only for lawful purposes.
If you access any part of our Site you agree that you will not use the Site:
1. in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation;
2. in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect;
3. for the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way;
4. in such a way that disrupts, interferes with or restricts the use of the Site by other users;
5. to transmit or procure the sending of any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (‘spam’);
6. to transmit knowingly any data, or send or upload any material, that contains viruses, trojans, worms or any other computer code, programs or files designed to destroy, interrupt or limit the functionality of any computer, computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
7. to gain unauthorised access to our Site, the server on which our Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Site.
You must ensure that any materials uploaded, displayed or transmitted by you through or to the Site are not false, offensive, defamatory, threatening, obscene or unlawful and do not breach or infringe the rights of any person anywhere in the world.
Uploading content to our site
Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our Site, or to make contact with other users of our Site, you must comply with the ‘Permitted Uses’ set out above.
We have the right to remove any posting you make on our Site if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with these Terms.
Some of the pages of the Site may contain message boards, bulletin boards, chat pages or other forums in which users are able to post messages for viewing by others. The Press does not edit or monitor the content of any such pages and, subject to what is said below, do not have any knowledge of any of the activities or information carried on in, or contained within, such pages.
If you become aware that any posted material on those pages or any activities carried out on those pages are offensive, unlawful or infringe any third party rights in any way please send an appropriately worded message to us by email using this address: [email protected]. We shall then act expeditiously to remove any such material or to disable access to the information.
Limitation of our liability
We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with use of, or inability to use our Site or use of or reliance on any content displayed on our Site.
To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our Site or any content on it, whether express or implied.
However, nothing in these Terms excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.
Competitions and prizes
From time to time the Press may run or host competitions, free prize draws and promotions on the Site. In each case these will be subject to additional competition terms and conditions which will be available on the applicable page of the Site.
Linking to our site
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.
We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
If you wish to make any use of Content on our site other than that set out above, please contact [email protected].
Third party links
Where our Site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only.
We have no control over and do not endorse the contents of those sites or resources.
“Cambridge”, “Cambridge University Press” and other names of products or services are registered trade marks in certain countries worldwide. No use of these or any other trade marks may be made except for the purpose of referring to the Press or its associated brands lawfully and in good faith only
These Terms, any contract that incorporates them, and any dispute or claim (including non-contractual disputes or claims) arising out of or in connection with them or their formation are governed by English law. We both agree that the courts of England will have exclusive jurisdiction.
Reproduction and communication for educational purpose
The Australian Copyright Act 1968 (the Act) allows a maximum of one chapter or 10% of the pages of this publication, whichever is the greater, to be reproduced and/or communicated by any educational institution for its educational purposes provided that the educational institution (or the body that administers it) has given a remuneration notice to Copyright Agency Limited (CAL) under the Act.
For details of the CAL licence for educational institutions contact:
You are entitled to download and store PDF Textbooks on your local machine. However they may not be transferred to another party as an electronic or print version. The downloaded PDF Textbook is expressly available for personal use only.
Schools are entitled to load the downloaded PDFs onto their school network for use only for the same number of users as they have purchased printed or digital texts.
The same uses apply as for PDF Textbooks, with the addition of the edit function. The edit function enables students to input answers, take notes, bookmark, highlight pages and print or email answers. However, such use is limited to personal use, at home or in the classroom.
Interactive Textbooks and Online Resources
Interactive textbooks and some digital online resources are only available as online content. There are features to bookmark, make notes, and email and or print single pages.
Schools are only entitled to project this content onto classroom whiteboards only if the interactive textbook or online resource has been purchased for the number of students using it in the classroom. It is expressly not available for use in this way if it has been purchased as a reference copy rather than a class set or booklisted item.
You are entitled to download and store apps on your own device(s). However they may not be transferred to another party and are expressly available for personal use only.
Other ancilliary materials
Authorised Users may access, search and view content for personal use only. Print, copy and download permissions may vary depending on the sensitivity and rights available for the content.
Teacher Resource Packages
Downloaded materials may be placed on your school network for use by other teachers at your school. This condition is limited to ancillary content and does not apply to PDF Textbooks, Apps, Interactive Textbooks and other Online resources.
Online resource components of printed Teacher Editions
Access to the PDF Textbook for individual use is included with selected Teacher Editions. The PDF Textbook may be downloaded onto one computer but may not be placed on the school network or transferred to another party. Other downloaded materials, except for the PDF Textbook, may be placed on your school network for use by other teachers at your school.
The licence granted for your use of content on Cambridge GO is limited to the term, which is defined as:
- access for three calendar years for PDF Textbooks and Cambridge GO ancillary materials. A PDF Textbook code cannot be activated concurrently by multiple users.
The licence granted for your use of Interactive Textbooks and Online resources, and Electronic Versions on Cambridge GO is limited to the term, which is defined as:
- access for one calendar year for Interactive Textbooks and Online resources, and Electronic Versions, unless otherwise stated on resources that have been designed to cover multiple year levels.
- Some Interactive textbooks, online resources and Electronic Versions are designed to cover multiple year levels. The subscriptions periods are defined as stated on those resources or on our website entries for those resources.
- An access code for these resources cannot be activated concurrently by multiple users.
'Year' is defined as running from registration of your Access Code until:
- 31st December of the current year if you register in the months January to August;
- 31st December of the next year if you register in the months August to December.
In the event of any comments or questions concerning these Terms, please contact us by e-mail at [email protected] or by writing to Cambridge University Press, 477 Williamstown Road, Port Melbourne, VIC, 3207.
Last Updated: May 2018