TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

Important things you need to know when using QS.com

 

Welcome to www.qs.com (“the Website”). Please read these Terms and Conditions of Use (“Terms”) carefully before using the Website.

 

Under each section is a box containing additional text which explains what each section means for you and your use of the Website.

 

By accessing and using the Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms. We may change these Terms from time to time by updating this page. You should review this page regularly

By using qs.com you are agreeing with the Terms and Conditions set out in this document.


By using qs.com you are agreeing with the Terms and Conditions set out in this document.


 

Who we are

The Websites are brought to you by QS Quacquarelli Symonds Limited of 1 Tranley Mews, Fleet Road, London NW3 2DG (“QS”). QS is registered in England and Wales under company number 02563879. QS are the go-to source of insights, expertise and solutions for universities and students across the world. References to “we”, “our” and “us” are references to QS and its subsidiaries and group companies under common corporate control.

 

Data Protection

These Terms incorporate our Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy which describes (among other things) how we will use any personal information collected as a result of your use of the Services.

For more information: Our Privacy Policy Statement | Cookie policy – QS

Our policies set out how we use any personal information collected.

 

User Conduct

You agree to use the Website only for lawful purposes and in a manner that does not violate any applicable laws or regulations. You are prohibited from engaging in any conduct that may harm, disable, or impair the Website or interfere with any other user’s use and enjoyment of the Website.

You are responsible for using the website for its intended purpose only.

 

User Accounts

Certain features of the Website may require you to create a user account. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account credentials and for all activities that occur under your account. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorised use of your account.

If you register an account on our website, you’ll need to give us some personal details. Once your account is set up, you’ll be responsible for keeping your account details safe and making sure that no one else uses your account.

 

Intellectual Property

All content and materials available on the Website, including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, images, videos, audio clips, data compilations, and software, are the property of QS or its licensors and are protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws.

Content received through qs.com may be displayed, reformatted and printed for your personal, non-commercial use only. By accessing qs.com, you agree not to reproduce, retransmit, distribute, disseminate, display, sell, publish, broadcast or circulate the content from qs.com to anyone, including but not limited to others in the same company or organisation, without the express prior written consent of QS Quacquarelli Symonds Ltd. You may not reconfigure the data or content in any way. If reproducing any part of the data, you must maintain the layout and content as displayed on qs.com.

If you wish to use any part of the Website for commercial purposes you should contact [email protected]

We own or license all the intellectual property rights in the website and services.

 

Limitation of Liability

To the maximum extent permitted by law, QS and its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, and licensors shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or exemplary damages arising out of or in connection with your use of the Website.

You use our website and services at your own risk.

 

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold QS and its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, and licensors harmless from any claims, losses, damages, liabilities, costs, and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising out of or related to your use of the Website or any violation of these Terms.

You will be responsible for paying for specific damages that arise out of any loss that you have caused. 

 

Virus protection

We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus programme on all material downloaded from the Internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from the Website.

We cannot accept responsibility for your data whilst using this website.

 

Modifications

QS reserves the right to delete, modify or update the Website or these Terms at any time without prior notice. It is your responsibility to review these terms periodically for any changes. Your continued use of the Website after any modifications to these terms will constitute your acceptance of such changes.

From time to time we may change a website or service that we provide.

 

Third-Party Websites

“QS” may contain references to third-party websites. Any such websites or hyperlinks are provided for your convenience only. We have no control over third party websites and accept no legal responsibility for any content, material or information contained in them. The display of any reference or hyperlink to any third party website does not mean that we endorse that third party’s website, products or services. Your use of a third party website may be governed by the terms and conditions of that third party’s website.

We do not accept responsibility for any third-party websites.

 

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any legal action or proceeding arising out of or related to these terms shall be brought exclusively in the courts of England, and you hereby consent to the jurisdiction of such courts.

These Terms are a contract between you and us, and any dispute will be settled in court.

 

Contact us

If you have any questions or concerns about these Terms of Use or the Website, please contact us at: Contact us – QS

 

December 2023 

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