Website Terms of Use

Version date: 06/03/2018

These are our terms and conditions for use of the website at https://www.whatuni.com ("Whatuni Site") and the Whatuni mobile application ("Whatuni App") (and collectively with the Whatuni Site and Whatuni App, the "Whatuni Services"), which you may access in several ways, including but not limited to the World Wide Web via https://www.whatuni.com and mobile phone. In these terms and conditions, when we say the "Whatuni Services" we mean the digital and physical services offered by Whatuni regardless of how you access the services. However you access Whatuni Services, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

Whatuni Services are operated by Hotcourses Limited (registered number 02471319) which has its registered office at First Floor, Bedford House, Fulham Green, 69-79 Fulham High Street, London SW6 3JW. We can be contacted by e-mail or by mail to the address set out above.

These terms of use and our Privacy Policy as amended by us from time to time ("terms") govern your use of our website, https://www.whatuni.com ("Whatuni Site") and/or the Whatuni mobile application ("Whatuni App") and when leaving a review of a course ("Course Reviews") that we make available on or through our website and app. By using our Whatuni Services, you are agreeing to these terms, whether you are just browsing (a "Visitor") or whether you are a registered user (a "Member"). Please stop using our Whatuni Services if you do not agree to these terms. We may revise these terms at any time at our sole discretion. If we do, we will notify you on our home page. Please also check back regularly for updates: you can easily determine whether changes have been made by confirming the version date at the top of these terms. Your continued use of our Whatuni Services means that you agree to these terms, as revised.

1. Registration/Password

1.1 Although portions of our website may be visited by any Visitor, you will need to register as a Member to be able to access the Whatuni App and if you wish to submit Course Reviews. Registration on our website and app is free.

1.2 We recommend that you should be 16 or over to register as a Member. However, you may register if you are at least 13 years of age and you comply with section 3 below. Anyone under 13 years of age should not register with us.

1.3 You agree that any information you provide to us about yourself upon registration or at any other time will be true, accurate, up to date and complete. We reserve the right to terminate your membership and access to our Services if we learn that you have provided false or misleading information.

1.4 When you register to use our Services, you will be asked to create a username and password. You agree not to divulge your password to any other person. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, and will be fully responsible for all liabilities arising in connection with your password's use (or misuse), whether such use or misuse is with or without your knowledge or approval. If you suspect that someone else knows of or is using your password, you must notify us immediately by emailing us.

1.5 If you forget your password, click here and we will send you an email where you can reset it.

1.6 We have the absolute discretion to cancel your username/password at any time if we suspect it is being used by an unauthorised person.

2. Your use of our Whatuni Services

2.1 For the purposes of these terms, "Content" refers to all data, text, logos, artwork, software, documents, images, photographs and other materials you may upload to or download from our website including information about yourself, Course Reviews, information about certain courses.

2.2 You must ensure that any Content that you submit to our website:

2.3 You agree that you will not use our website:

2.4 You will be for responsible for logging out from your registered account at the end of each session on our website.

2.5 If you are a Visitor, you agree not to obtain unauthorised access to areas of our website reserved for Members.

2.6 If you are aware of anything on our website which appears to infringe these terms, you agree to contact us immediately.

3. Under 16 years of age

3.1 Anyone under 13 years of age should not register with us.

3.2 If you are under 16 years of age and want to become a Member, you must obtain a parent or guardian's permission before registering on our website. You may also discuss these terms with them before obtaining their permission.

3.3 If you are a Member under 16 years old, you will need to obtain a parent or guardian's permission before taking part in any online discussions. You should never reveal personal information about yourself, such as your address, telephone number and school.

4. Content posted

4.1 We have a software tool which monitors Content on our website. While we hope that it removes the majority of inappropriate content, it is not 100% reliable - no software tool is. None of the views expressed in the Content are the views of Hotcourses Ltd. - we are just providing a platform. You acknowledge that all Content is the responsibility of the person who posted, emailed or otherwise provided the Content to our website. You acknowledge that by using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. We are not responsible in any way for any Content - and if you post, email, upload or otherwise provide Content, you are entirely responsible for it.

4.2 However, we operate a "take down and notice" procedure. If you believe that any Content is defamatory, profane, sexually or racially offensive or discriminating, harassing, threatening, obscene, pornographic, false, unreliable or misleading or otherwise objectionable, or infringes intellectual property or other legal rights please notify us immediately by contacting our webmaster. We will investigate each matter notified to us and will act in our sole discretion.

4.3 If you post Content which is found to be in breach of these terms, we reserve the right to deactivate your username and password to prevent you from further access to our website as a Member.

5. Intellectual Property Rights

5.1 You agree that our Whatuni Site and Whatuni App and all Content contained in it are protected by Intellectual Property Rights that either belong to or are licensed to us.

5.2 You acquire no proprietary interest in our Services or Content provided by us or others and may not use them in any way except as expressly permitted by these terms.

5.3 You may view, print, download or temporarily store such Content for your personal, non-commercial reference without alteration, addition or deletion. You may not otherwise copy, reproduce, retransmit, distribute, publish, commercially exploit or otherwise transfer such Content. You acknowledge that you will not acquire any Intellectual Property Rights by downloading or otherwise using any such Content.

5.4 By submitting Content to our Whatuni Site and/or Whatuni App:

6. Our Rights

6.1 We have the right in our absolute discretion to alter, edit, remove, suspend or refuse any Content without notice, if we consider that the Content is objectionable or violates these terms or for any other reason.

6.2 We may preserve or disclose the Content and your personal details as well as any Content to any third party if such disclosure is necessary:

6.3 We may suspend or terminate your access to our website at any time if you breach any of these terms.

7. Warranties

7.1 Our Whatuni Services are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. We expressly disclaim all warranties or representations of any kind, express or implied, to the fullest extent permitted by law.

7.2 You understand and agree that we do not guarantee the accuracy, relevancy or completeness of any information in or provided on or from our Services. We are not responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from the use of such information. Our Services are provided for the general information of the general public.

7.3 Your use and participation in our website and services are solely at your own risk. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from our website shall create any warranty not expressly made in these terms or imposed by law.

7.4 We make no warranty that our Services will meet your requirements, or that access to our Services will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free; nor do we make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from the use of our Services.

8. Limitation of Liability

8.1 EXCEPT AS REQUIRED BY LAW, WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT LOSSES OR DAMAGES ARISING IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) AND FOR ANY REASON.

8.2 EXCEPT AS REQUIRED BY LAW, WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSSES OR DAMAGES OR LOSS OF PROFITS, DATA, GOODWILL, REVENUE IN EACH CASE REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH LOSSES OR DAMAGES ARISE IN THE NORMAL COURSE OF EVENTS OR WHETHER WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES AND WHETHER SUCH LOSSES OR DAMAGES ARISE IN CONTACT OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) AND FOR ANY REASON.

8.3 NOTHING IN THESE TERMS SHALL OPERATE TO EXCLUDE OR RESTRICT OUR LIABILITY FOR DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY CAUSED BY NEGLIGENCE.

9. Territory Statement

Please do not access or use the Content from a jurisdiction where such access or use would be contrary to applicable laws, rules or regulations of any governmental authority or regulatory organisation. If you breach this provision, you will be held entirely responsible.

10. Assignment

We may assign our rights and obligations under these terms and upon such assignment we shall be relieved of any further obligation under these terms. You are not permitted to assign your rights and obligations under these terms.

11. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and any dispute shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

12. Whatuni Destinations use

Use of the Destinations resources is within the terms of these conditions and the Whatuni Privacy Notice. You must create a login to access the resources. Your email address will not be used for any other purpose, unless you opt in to receive emails from us or our partner, All Together. Once logged in, you may download Whatuni and All Together classroom resources for use in schools. Any resources downloaded from our website are subject to copyright and must not be sold or hosted on any other website unless approved in writing by Hotcourses Ltd. Whatuni resources are the intellectual property of Hotcourses Ltd, and All Together resources are the intellectual property of All Together.

13. Open Day Disclaimer

Please be aware that you may need to book in advance to attend an open day and that some open days have a maximum number of places. Please check the University website or contact them directly by email to confirm availability or to make a booking. pen day information was correct according to their website at the time of data collection.

14. Review submission prize draw

14.1 Entrants must be university students aged 18 or over at the time of entry

14.2 Entrants may enter only once by writing one university review

14.3 In order to receive their prize, the winners are required to provide Whatuni with their full name, email address and UK address

14.4 Reviews that are obscene, vulgar, pornographic, hateful, threatening, racist, sexist, discriminatory, or which otherwise violate any local or international laws will not be validated or considered for the contest

14.5 You must be the copyright owner of the review submitted

14.6 Closing date for entries is 9th March 2018.

14.7 Final winners will be chosen at Whatuni's discretion from a random draw

14.8 The winners will be notified on 15th March 2018, then the winner's entry will be shared on the general Whatuni Social Media sites, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

14.9 If winners do not respond after reasonable efforts to contact them have been made, Whatuni reserves the right to withdraw their entry and select another winner