International Correspondence School (ICS) - Student Community
Acceptance of Student Community Rules
These rules (the Rules) set out the terms for use of the Student
Community section of International Correspondence School's website
(the Student Community), which apply to all users. Any
submission of material by you to the Student Community means that
you accept, and agree to abide by, all the terms and conditions of
The Rules supplement our terms of
website use and our privacy
The Student Community is a section of the
website www.icslearn.co.uk, a site
operated by International Correspondence Schools (We).
We are a company incorporated under the
laws of Scotland with company number SC434382 whose registered
office is at Breckenridge House, 274 Sauchiehall Street,
Glasgow, G2 3EH
Our main trading address is ICS
Breckenridge House 274 Sauchiehall Street Glasgow G2
Our VAT number is 150876206.
The Student Community is not moderated. We
will not be responsible as author, editor or publisher of any
Contribution submitted to the Student Community and we expressly
exclude our liability for any loss or damage arising from the use
of the Student Community by any person in contravention of these
Rules. We reserve the right to promptly remove, or to disable
access to, any Contribution which we deem to be potentially
defamatory of any person or entity, unlawful or in violation of any
third party rights.
Submission of Contributions
To add a Contribution to a discussion,
please log in to the Student Community, click on to one of the
current forums and click reply. There is a 1000
word limit to the length of a Contribution.
If you would like to start a new thread for
discussion, please log in to the Student Community, click on new
forum and post your comment.
Before making a Contribution you must
register with the Student Community by completing the registration form. Your
username will appear as part of your Contribution when
These Content Standards apply to each part
of a Contribution as well as to its whole. The Content
Standards must be complied with in spirit as well as to the
letter. We will determine, in our absolute discretion,
whether a Contribution breaches the Content Standards.
A Contribution must:-
- Be accurate (where it states facts).
- Be genuinely held (where it states opinions).
- Comply with the law applicable inScotlandand in any country
from which it is posted.
- Be relevant.
A Contribution must not:-
- Be defamatory of any person.
- Be obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory.
- Promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion,
nationality, disability, sexual orientation, age or other lifestyle
based personal viewpoint or decision.
- Disclose the name, address, telephone, mobile or fax number,
e-mail address or any other personal information in respect of any
individual. If you choose to disclose your own personal details you
do so at your own risk.
- Infringe any copyright, database right, trade mark or other
intellectual property right of any other person or
- Breach any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a
contractual duty or a duty of confidence.
- Be in contempt of court.
- Be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm, upset or annoy
any other person.
- Impersonate any person, or misrepresent your identity or
affiliation with any person.
- Give the impression that the Contribution emanates from
International Correspondence Schools if this is not the
- Advocate, promote, or incite any third party to commit, or
assist any unlawful or criminal act.
- Contain a statement which you know or believe, or have
reasonable grounds for believing, that members of the public to
whom the statement is, or is to be, published are likely to
understand as a direct or indirect encouragement or other
inducement to the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of
- Contain any advertising or promote any services or web links to
By submitting a Contribution to the Student
Community, you agree to grant International Correspondence Schools
a non-exclusive licence to use that Contribution. Although
you will still own the copyright in your Contribution. We will have
the right to freely use, edit, alter, reproduce, publish and/or
distribute the material contained in your Contribution. This
licence will be free of charge, perpetual and capable of
sub-licence. We may exercise all copyright and publicity rights in
the material contained in your Contribution in all jurisdictions,
to their full extent and for the full period for which any such
rights exist in that material.
Please also note that, in accordance with
the Content Standards above, you must ensure that your Contribution
does not infringe any copyright, database right, trade mark or
other intellectual property right of any other person. By
submitting your Contribution to the Student Community, you are
warranting that you have the right to grant International
Correspondence Schools the non-exclusive copyright licence
If you are not in a position to grant such
a licence to International Correspondence Schools, please do not
submit the Contribution to the Student Community.
Breach of these Rules
When we consider that a breach of the
Content Standards above has occurred, we may at our discretion take
such action as we deem appropriate. Failure to comply with
which you are permitted to use the Student Community, and may
result in our taking all or any of the following
- Immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to
use the Student Community.
- Immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any Contribution
already posted on the Student Community.
- Issue of a warning to you.
- Legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs
and expenses incurred by us (including, but not limited to,
reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the
- Further legal action against you.
- Disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities
as we reasonably feel is necessary or as required by
We exclude our liability for all action we
may take in response to breaches of these Rules. The actions
described above are not limited, and we may take any other action
we reasonably deem appropriate.
If you wish to complain about any
Contribution posted to the Student Community, please contact us at
ICS Breckenridge House 274 Sauchiehall Street Glasgow G2
We will then review the Contribution and
decide whether it complies with our Content Standards above.
We will deal with any Contribution which, in our opinion, violates
our Content Standards as described above (see section Breach
of these Rules). We will inform you of the outcome of our
review within a reasonable time of receiving your complaint.
Changes to these Rules
We may revise these Rules at any time for
security, legal, business or regulatory reasons. You are
expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any
changes we make, as they are legally binding on you.
Updated November 2013