Website terms of use

Please read these terms and conditions (the Terms), which apply to your use of any of our websites available from time to time, including, but not limited to, any subdomains that may be made available by BPP, websites with the ending ‘.bpp.com’, VLEs operated by BPP, and the following websites (collectively the Websites):

  • acted.co.uk
  • blog.bpp.com
  • bpp.com
  • bppfinancialservices.com
  • bppathena.com
  • bppcollegepayments.com
  • bppcollegelis.wordpress.com
  • bppcollegevle.edublogs.org
  • bpphealthyleadership.com
  • bpphelp.wordpress.com
  • bppprofessionaldevelopment.com
  • bppuc.com
  • bppbusiness.com
  • bpp.com/studentprinting
  • bpptraining.com
  • cimaondemand.com
  • discover.bpp.com
  • bppprofessionaldevelopment.com
  • lawprobono.com
  • learningmedia.bpp.com
  • learnonline.bpp.com
  • static.bpp.com
  • bppeloqua.com
  • learn.bpp.com
  • portal.bpp.com
  • bpp.blackboard.com
The Terms also apply to your use of any of BPP’s social media channels (Social Media Channels), including, but not limited to, the following sites:
  • bpp.acca
  • facebook.com/BPP
  • facebook.com/pages/BPP-Alumni
  • facebook.com/bppbirmingham
  • facebook.com/bppbusinessschool
  • facebook.com/BppCambridge
  • facebook.com/pages/BPP-Glasgow
  • facebook.com/bpplawschool
  • facebook.com/bppliverpool
  • facebook.com/bppmanchester
  • facebook.com/probonobpp
  • facebook.com/bppreading
  • facebook.com/bppschoolofhealth
  • facebook.com/bppsouthampton
  • facebook.com/bppsouthampton
  • facebook.com/bpp.cima
  • twitter.com/BPPBusiness
  • twitter.com/BppCareers
  • twitter.com/BPPinclusion
  • twitter.com/bpplandt
  • twitter.com/BPPLawSchool
  • twitter.com/BPPNews
  • twitter.com/BPP_Prof_Ed
  • twitter.com/BPPUni
  • youtube.com/user/bpp
  • youtube.com/user/BPPUniversityCollege
  • linkedin.com/company/bpp-professional-education
  • linkedin.com/edu/school?id=43556&trk=edu-up-nav-menu-home

These Terms apply to your use of our Websites and Social Media Channels, whether as a guest or as a registered user. Use of our Websites and/or Social Media Channels includes accessing, browsing or registering for use.

Please read our Privacy Policy, which applies to any personal data collected from you when you use any of BPP’s services and products including but not limited to courses, programmes and study materials, Social Media Channels and/or Websites or send personal data to BPP by any means. In addition, your personal data may be directed to BPP’s ultimate parent company, Apollo Education Group, Inc. and/or Apollo Global, Inc. who are based outside of the European Economic Area (EEA).

For enquiries relating to the Terms and our Privacy Policy, please contact us.

This policy and our Websites and Social Media Channels belong to BPP Holdings Limited and our subsidiary companies in the UK, which are registered at Companies House. For details of the registration numbers and registered office addresses see our company structure

If you do not accept these terms

Access to and use of any of the Websites and/or Social Media Channels is provided by us, BPP, subject to your acceptance of the Terms. By using any of the Websites and/or Social Media Channels you are acknowledging that you have read and accepted the Terms. You should not use any of the Websites and/or Social Media Channels if you do not accept the Terms.

If you are using any of the Websites and/or Social Media Channels from outside the UK other laws may apply to your use of such Websites and/or Social Media Channels. We operate the Websites and/or Social Media Channels from within the UK. We are not subject to local laws applicable in your country and any of the Websites may not be compliant with those local laws. You should not use any of the Websites and/or Social Media Channels unless you are happy with this position.

Updates and changes to these Terms

We may change the Terms from time to time by updating this webpage. You should review this webpage regularly. Your continued use of the Websites and/or Social Media Channels after changes or updates have been made will be taken to indicate that you have read and accepted those changes. You must not use the Websites and/or Social Media Channels if you do not accept these changes or updates.

Intellectual property rights (including copyright)

The Websites and all of the materials contained on or within them are protected by intellectual property rights. Materials and content include, but are not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance, graphics and documents on the Websites or in our courses or learning materials, as well as all other content on the Websites such as (but not limited to) articles and other text, and other content of courses such as slides. All copyright, trade marks, design rights, patents and other intellectual property rights (registered and unregistered) subsisting in the design of, or materials on or within the Websites is either owned by us, licensed to us or we are entitled to use it. All such rights are reserved.

Except as provided below, you may not copy, modify, redistribute, republish or otherwise make use of the materials on or within the Websites, in our courses or our learning materials available to anyone else without BPP’s written permission (including, but not limited to "caching" any material and "mirroring" any material).

You may print or download materials from the Websites for your own personal and non-commercial use provided that:

  • no materials are modified in any way
  • no graphics are used separately from accompanying text
  • our copyright and trade mark notices appear in all copies; and
  • you acknowledge the Websites as the source of the material.

If you have our written permission to provide these materials to another person, you must ensure that they are made aware of these restrictions. You may be responsible to BPP for that person’s non-compliance with these restrictions contained herein.

You may also permit your computer to make an electronically stored, transient copy of the content on or within the Websites only for the purpose of viewing it while connected to the internet (but you may only make one copy of any such content).

Information posted sent or uploaded by you

There may be pages on the Websites or Social Media Channels on which you are permitted to post, send or upload content and information to us.

You should refer to and read the Terms and our Social Media and Blogging Policy before you post any material. When you post anything on any of the Websites or any of our Social Media Channels, you are deemed to have accepted the Terms and our Social Media and Blogging Policy.

In particular, you must not post, send or upload any such content or information unless:

  • you own or have appropriate rights to use the intellectual property rights subsisting in or relating to that content and information; and
  • you are sure that posting, sending or uploading the same does not infringe the rights (including but not limited to the intellectual property rights) of any other person or organisation.

In addition, you must not post any information which:

  • is or could be considered defamatory, derogatory or inappropriate with regards to BPP, BPP’s customers or clients or any other person or organisation;
  • contains any confidential information about BPP or another person or organisation (unless you have our permission or that of the other person or organisation (as applicable)) to post such confidential information;
  • contains any offensive, obscene or criminal content or any other content which may cause embarrassment to BPP, BPP’s customers or clients or any other person or organisation; and
  • contains any personal data about another person (posted without their consent) including, but not limited to (this list is not exhaustive) names, contact details and sensitive personal data (for example, information about an identified or identifiable individual’s mental or physical health, racial or ethnic origin or religious or other beliefs).

Our Privacy Policy and the Information Commissioner’s website provide more information about personal data and sensitive personal data. We are not responsible for any content and/or information that you post, send or upload onto any of the Websites.

We reserve the right to withdraw any such content and/or information without notice and at our sole discretion and to pursue any course of action against you available to us under applicable laws.

Where you publish any feedback, opinions or statements about or regarding BPP and/or any Website(s) and/or any Product(s) on any other Social Media Channels (including, without limitation the pages on the Websites listed above, LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter), you irrevocably consent to BPP using such feedback, opinions or statements in any marketing material of BPP in any media.

The views expressed by other users on the Websites and Social Media Channels do not represent our views or values.

Accuracy of content on the Websites and/or Social Media Channels

The content on our Websites is for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should reply. We do not represent that information contained on or available via the Websites or any Social Media Channels is accurate, up-to-date or complete and accordingly it should not be relied on as such.

Any arrangements made between you and any other person, using or named on the Websites or any other Social Media Channels, is entirely at your own risk and responsibility.

Information contained in or accessible via the Websites or Social Media Channels may change from time to time. We may make improvements or alterations to the Websites or any Social Media Channels at any time and without notice. We may modify, withdraw or deny access to the Websites or any Social Media Channels at any time.

Linking to non-BPP websites

We may link to other websites which are not within our control. Such links may be provided for your convenience. In addition, other websites outside of our control may link to the Websites.

We are not responsible for the content of any external sites that we provide links to or which link to the Websites or any other Social Media Channels. You should exercise caution and check that you are happy with the terms and conditions applicable to any other website that you visit. No link is intended to be, nor should be construed as, an endorsement of any kind by us of another website.

Viruses

Please ensure that you regularly check for and protect against viruses when using the Websites or Social Media Channels on any hardware device. We do not guarantee that our Websites and Social Media Channels will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our Websites and/or Social Media Channels. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our Websites and Social Media Channels by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Websites and Social Media Channels, the server on which our Websites and Social Media Channels are stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Websites and Social Media Channels. You must not attack the Websites via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you may commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our Websites and Social Media Channels will cease immediately.

Liability

We do not guarantee that use of the Websites or the Social Media Channels will be compatible with the hardware and software which you use, or that access to the Websites and/or the Social Media Channels will be uninterrupted or error or virus free or that any defects on the Websites or any Social Media Channels will be fixed by us (unless we are obliged by law to fix them, for example we would fix security defects within our control in line with our obligation under the Data Protection Act 1998 to keep personal data secure).

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our Websites and Social Media Channels. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Websites and Social Media Channels through your internet connection are aware of the Terms and other applicable terms and conditions, and you are responsible for ensuring that such persons comply with the Terms.

We make no statement about the suitability of the content, information, products and services which are made available via the Websites or any other Social Media Channels. Accordingly, all warranties and terms and conditions implied by statute or otherwise are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law (please see directly below for more details). For example, we make no warranty that the Websites are free from computer viruses or any other malicious or impairing computer program.

We exclude all liability to the fullest extent permitted by law (please see directly below for more details) for damages and direct, indirect or consequential loss (including but not limited to pure economic loss, loss of business, loss of revenue or profits, business interruption, depletion of goodwill and like loss) incurred by you or any other person, whether that liability is in contract, tort or otherwise, and which arises out of or in connection with:

  • your use of or inability to use the Websites or any other Social Media Channels; or
  • your reliance on the content of the Websites or any other Social Media Channels.

We do not exclude or limit our liability (if any) to you for:

  • any breach of obligations arising under section 12 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979 or section 2 of the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982;
  • personal injury or death resulting from negligence;
  • any matter for which it would be illegal for us to exclude or to attempt to exclude liability; or
  • fraud.

The internet is not a secure means of communication and BPP cannot guarantee the security of our Websites and Social Media Channels. Emails may be intercepted by other people or organisations. You should not send any communication to us through the Websites or any Social Media Channels or by email, postage or other hard copy delivery services, in particular which contains personal data (including sensitive personal data) and/or confidential information about you or any other person, unless you accept that any such communication is sent at your own risk and on the understanding that we are not liable for any loss that you might suffer as a result (except for losses which cannot be excluded or limited at law, as referred to directly above).

Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of any goods or services to you, which will be set out in the separate Terms and Conditions made available to you.

Applicable Law

If you are a consumer, please note that the Terms, their subject matter and their formation, are governed by English law. You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have non-exclusive jurisdiction. However, if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.

If you are a business, the Terms of use, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

It is not intended that third parties shall have any rights in relation to the Terms under the provisions of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.

If any term of the Terms are found by any court or body or authority of competent jurisdiction to be illegal, unlawful, void or unenforceable, such term shall be deemed to be severed from the Terms and this shall not affect the remainder of the Terms which shall continue in full force and effect.