Institution Licence

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Institutions must purchase an online subscription in order to access online content. Activation of organizational subscriptions should be carried out by your librarian/institutional liaison officer.

 

Our mission is to improve the impact and dissemination of academic and professional advances and research in a changing world. This mission influences how we approach what we do here and what we believe is important.


The Faculti Platform is an important reference tool which gives users instant access to relevant and up-to-date academic and professional research content. This continually expanding library of news, analysis, facts and figures covers a large variety of subjects including: Medicine, Education, Law, Nursing, Business, Journalism, Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology, History, Science and Math.

Faculti hosts content from across the world’s leading institutions including The United Nations, the British Parliament, Harvard University, Stanford University, MIT, Caltech, New York University, Oxford University, Cambridge University and the University of the Arts London, and leading figures from Ambassadors and Diplomats, Poet Laureates and Pulitzer Prize Winners.

Data Protection

In compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) Faculti is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) Registration Number: ZA210229. Faculti Servers are hosted on Digital Ocean in New York, USA, which comply with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the US Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of Personal Data from European Economic Area (“EEA”) member countries.

Please read our Institution Licence carefully. A hard copy will be sent across upon completion of the Online Registration below.

IMPORTANT: BY COMPLETING THE ONLINE REGISTRATION, SIGNING AND SENDING THEM TO FACULTI MEDIA LIMITED (OR BY SELECTING THE "I ACCEPT" BUTTON) THE INSTITUTION NAMED IN THE ONLINE REGISTRATION ACKNOWLEDGES THAT IT HAS READ AND AGREES TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT The institution(s) named in the accompanying on-line order ("the Institution(s)"), offers to enter into an agreement with Faculti Media Limited ("us") for a subscription to the website (s) named in the order, at  the price stated in the order and on the Terms and Conditions set out in this document. By sending the order you personally are representing to us that you have the authority to enter this agreement on behalf of the Institution(s). Following our receipt of your on-line order we will inform you if we do not, for any reason, accept and process your order. We reserve the right to reject any order as we see fit. If we accept your order, we will confirm that acceptance to you by e-mail and, on our sending that confirmatory e-mail to you an agreement ("the Agreement") for the supply of the Website (s) selected by you in your order will be created between you and Faculti Media Limited. Orders are regarded as firm and payments are not refundable. In relation to online access to Faculti Video Platform IT IS AGREED AS FOLLOWS (and in the terms below "Licensee" means the individual named in the on- line order) THIS INSTITUTIONAL ONLINE AGREEMENT ("the Agreement") is made between FACULTI MEDIA LIMITED ("Licensor") and the Institution named in the Online Registration ("Licensee") and is made as of the date an authorised representative of the Licensee completes the Online Registration located online. IT IS AGREED as follows: 1. DEFINITIONS In this Agreement, the following expressions shall have the following meanings: "Authorised User" shall mean an individual who is authorised by the Licensee to access the Licensee's information services available through the Licensee's Secure Network and who is (i) affiliated with the Licensee as a current student, faculty, library patron, employee, , whether from a computer or terminal on the Licensee's Secure Network, or offsite via a modem link to a valid IP address on the Licensee's Secure Network; or (ii) physically present on the Licensee's premises; "Commercial Use" shall mean use for the purposes of monetary reward (whether by or for the Licensee, an Authorised User, or any other person or entity) by means of sale, resale, loan, transfer, hire, or other form of exploitation of the Licensed Work(s); "Online Registration" shall mean the registration information required to be submitted by the Licensee before the Licensee can access the Licensed Work(s); "Licensed Work(s)" shall mean the online website (https://faculti.net) for which the Licensee holds a current institutional subscription for online access or which includes online access; "Licensor Trademarks" shall mean the designations FACULTI and FACULTI MEDIA LIMITED; "Material" shall mean any video, image, article, advertising or other material contained in the Licensed Work(s) and accessed online; "Passwords" shall mean any Licensee‘s password(s) required to be created; "Secure Network" shall mean a network (whether a stand-alone network or a virtual network within the Internet) which is only accessible to Authorised Users. A cache server or any server or network which can be accessed by unauthorised users is not a secure network for these purposes; "Server" shall mean either Licensor‘s server or a third party server designated by Licensor on which the Licensed Work(s) are mounted and through which the Licensee and its authorised Users may gain access to the Licensed Work(s) by means of the World Wide Web; "Site" shall mean https://faculti.net in respect of which the Licensee has purchased an online subscription from which Authorised Users can access the Licensed Work(s) onsite from a computer or terminal on the Licensee's Secure Network located at the site and via which Authorised Users can additionally access the Licensed Work(s) offsite via a modem link to a valid IP address on the Licensee's Secure Network located at the site; "Subscription Period" shall mean the period commencing on the date on which the Online Registration are completed and in relation to each Licensed Work shall continue (subject to the provisions for earlier termination contained below) for so long as the Licensee has a current institutional subscription for that Licensed Work for online access or which includes online access 2. GRANT OF LICENCE, USAGE RIGHTS AND LIMITATIONS ON USE 2.1 In respect of each Site, Licensor grants the Licensee the non-exclusive and non-transferable right to allow Authorised Users to access and use the Licensed Work(s) throughout the Subscription Period by means of one or more Secure Networks for the purposes of research, teaching, and private study. 2.2 Throughout the Subscription Period, Authorised Users may: 2.2.1 access the Server by means of a Secure Network in order to search the Licensed Work(s) and to view, retrieve, and display portions thereof; 2.2.2 electronically save portions of the Licensed Work(s); 2.2.3 print out single copies of portions of the Licensed Work(s); 2.2.4 provide print or electronic copies of all or any part of the Licensed Work(s) to national or international regulatory authorities for the purposes of or in anticipation of regulatory approval and/or trademark applications or other regulatory purposes in respect of the Licensee‘s products or services. 2.3 The Licensee and Authorised Users may not: 2.3.1 remove or alter Licensor‘s copyright notices or other means of identification or disclaimers as they appear in the Licensed Work(s); 2.3.2 systematically make printed or electronic copies of multiple portions of the Licensed Work(s) for any purpose; 2.3.3 display or distribute any part of the Licensed Work(s) on any electronic network, including without limitation the Internet and the World Wide Web, other than a Secure Network; 2.3.4 permit anyone other than Authorised Users to access or use the Licensed Work(s); 2.3.5 use all or any part of the Licensed Work(s) for any Commercial Use. 2.4 On expiry of the Subscription Period, the Licensee shall not be entitled to continue to host the Material on its servers after the expiry of the Subscription Period. The rights granted in this sub-clause will terminate immediately in respect of any Material which the Licensor ceases to have the right to publish 3. RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE LICENSEE 3.1 The Licensee will provide all identifying information relating to the Licensee and its Authorised Users required by the Online Registration. The Licensee acknowledges that access to the Licensed Work(s) under this Agreement is conditional upon the Licensee completing the Online Registration. The Licensee will amend the Online Registration promptly following any additions, deletions or other alterations to the information supplied. 3.2 The Licensee will obtain at its cost all telecommunications and other equipment and software (including an Internet browser and portable document file reader) together with all relevant software licenses necessary to access the Licensed Work(s) online via the Licensee's Secure Network. 3.3 The Licensee will: 3.3.1 be responsible for the confidentiality and all use of its Password(s); 3.3.2 use all reasonable efforts to ensure that only Authorised Users are permitted access to the Licensed Work(s) by means of the Licensee's Secure Network; 3.3.3 take all reasonable steps to ensure that all Authorised Users abide by terms of this Agreement. 3.4 The Licensee will notify Licensor as soon as practicable if it becomes aware of any of the following: (a) any loss or theft of the Licensee‘s Password(s); (b) any unauthorised use of any of the Licensee‘s Password(s); or (c) any breach by an Authorised User of the terms of this Agreement. Upon becoming aware of any breach of the terms of this Agreement by an Authorised User, the Licensee further agrees promptly to initiate disciplinary procedures in accordance with the Licensee's standard practice. 4. RESPONSIBILITIES OF LICENSOR 4.1 Licensor shall use all reasonable efforts: 4.1.1 to make the Licensed Work(s) available by means of the World Wide Web to the Licensee throughout the Subscription Period; 4.1.2 to ensure that the Server has sufficient capacity and rate of connectivity to provide the Licensee with  a quality of service consistent with current standards in the World Wide Web on-line information provision industry; 4.1.3 to restore access to the Licensed Work(s) as soon as possible in the event of an interruption or suspension of the service. 5. ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND PROTECTION OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS 5.1 The Licensee acknowledges that all copyrights, patent rights, Licensor Trademarks, services marks, database rights, trade secrets and other intellectual property rights relating to the Licensed Work(s) (collectively the "Licensor Intellectual Property"), are the sole and exclusive property of Licensor and that this Agreement does not convey to  the Licensee any right, title, or interest therein except for the right to use the Licensed Work(s) in accordance with  the terms and conditions of this Agreement. 5.2 The Licensee shall notify Licensor promptly (i) of the facts and circumstances surrounding any unauthorised possession or use of the Licensed Work(s), or Licensor Intellectual Property, or any portion thereof; and (ii) on becoming aware of any claim by any third party that the Licensed Work(s) infringes an intellectual property or proprietary right of any third party. 6. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES 6.1 LICENSOR REPRESENTS AND WARRANTS THAT IT HAS THE POWER TO ENTER INTO THIS AGREEMENT AND TO GRANT THE RIGHTS CONFERRED HEREIN TO THE LICENSEE AND THAT THE LICENSED WORK(S) DO NOT VIOLATE OR INFRINGE UPON ANY PATENT, COPYRIGHT, TRADEMARK, TRADE SECRET OR OTHER PROPRIETARY RIGHT OR CONTRACT RIGHT OF ANY THIRD PARTY. 6.2 SAVE AS PROVIDED ABOVE, LICENSOR GIVES NO WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND MAKES NO REPRESENTATION THAT (I) THE LICENSED WORK(S) WILL BE OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, SUITABLE FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR FOR ANY PARTICULAR USE UNDER SPECIFIED CONDITIONS, NOTWITHSTANDING THAT SUCH PURPOSE, USE, OR CONDITIONS MAY BE KNOWN TO LICENSOR; OR (II) THAT THE LICENSED WORK(S) WILL OPERATE ERROR FREE OR WITHOUT INTERRUPTION OR THAT ANY ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR (III) THAT THE MATERIAL PUBLISHED IN THE LICENSED WORK(S) IS EITHER COMPLETE OR ACCURATE. 6.3 IN NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL LICENSOR BE LIABLE TO THE LICENSEE OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY LOSS RESULTING FROM A CAUSE OVER WHICH LICENSOR DOES NOT HAVE DIRECT CONTROL, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO FAILURE OF ELECTRONIC OR MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT OR COMMUNICATION LINES, TELEPHONE OR OTHER INTERCONNECT PROBLEMS, UNAUTHORISED ACCESS, THEFT, OR OPERATOR ERRORS. 6.4 IN NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL LICENSOR BE LIABLE TO THE LICENSEE OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR INDIRECT DAMAGES OR LOSS OF PROFITS INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF DATA OR CORRUPTION OF DATA, LOSS OF PROGRAMS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR GOODWILL, OR OTHER DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY NATURE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE THE LICENSED WORK(S). 6.5 WITHOUT PREJUDICE TO THE INDEMNITY IN CLAUSE 7.1,THE LICENSEE AGREES THAT THE ENTIRE LIABILITY OF LICENSOR TO THE LICENSEE OR AUTHORISED USERS ARISING OUT OF ANY KIND OF LEGAL CLAIM (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, BY STATUTE OR OTHERWISE) IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE LICENSED WORK(S) SHALL BE THE REFUND OF ANY FEE PAID TO THE LICENSOR FOR ONLINE ACCESS TO THE LICENSED WORK(S). 7. INDEMNIFICATION AND FORCE MAJEURE 7.1 Notwithstanding the limitation of liability in clause 6.5, Licensor shall defend, indemnify, and hold the Licensee harmless against all claims, suits, proceedings, losses, liabilities, and damages (including costs, expenses, and reasonable attorneys' fees) asserted by third parties against the Licensee which arise out of any act or omission by Licensor that constitutes a breach of Licensor's warranties hereunder. 7.2 The Licensee shall defend, indemnify, and hold Licensor harmless against all claims, suits, proceedings, losses, liabilities, and damages (including costs, expenses, and reasonable attorneys' fees) arising from (i) any  unauthorised use or dissemination of the Licensed Work(s) by the Licensee or Authorised Users and (ii) any violation of this Agreement or of any third-party‘s rights by the Licensee or Authorised Users, including but not limited to infringement of any copyright, violation of any proprietary right and invasion of any privacy rights. 7.3 The obligations in clauses 7.1 and 7.2 will survive the termination of this Agreement. 7.4 The Licensee and Licensor shall not be responsible to one another for any failure to perform any obligation under this Agreement due to Acts of God, war, riot, embargoes, acts of civil or military authorities, fire, flood, typhoon, wind storm, snow storm, blizzard, hurricane, or other cause that is outside the control of the party and could not be avoided by the exercise of due care. Notwithstanding the occurrence of any of the events set forth in this clause, the parties shall at all times use reasonable efforts to perform all obligations under this Agreement in a timely manner, taking account of the existing circumstances. 8. TERMINATION 8.1 Either party may terminate this Agreement forthwith by serving written notice on the other in the event that the other party commits a material breach of this Agreement and in the case of a breach capable of remedy fails to remedy the same within 30 days of a request so to do. Without limitation, a breach by the Licensee of the provisions of Clause 3.3 above would constitute a material breach of this Agreement. 8.2 Licensor reserves the right at any time on 30 days’ notice to the Licensee to terminate this Agreement in respect of any Licensed Work(s) due to ceasing publication of such Licensed Work(s). 9. GENERAL 9.1 This Agreement is personal to and binding on the parties and neither this Agreement nor any of the rights under it may be assigned or sublicensed. 9.2 All notices required to be given under this Agreement shall be given in writing in English and left at or sent by first class registered or recorded delivery to the appropriate address shown at the head of this Licence, or such other address as the party concerned shall from time to time designate by notice pursuant to this Clause. Such notices shall be deemed to be delivered (i) when left at the addressee's address; or (ii) if posted 10 (ten) days after posting. All notices to Licensor shall be marked for the attention of the Legal Director. All notices to the Licensee shall be marked for the attention of the person whose contact details are given in the Online Registration. 9.3 This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement of the parties about its subject matter, supersedes all prior communications, understandings and agreements (whether written or oral) relating to its subject matter and may not be amended or modified except by agreement in writing signed by both parties. 9.4 No provision in this Agreement is intended to be enforceable by a person who is not a party to this Agreement. 9.5 The rights of the parties arising under this Agreement shall not be waived except in writing. Any waiver of any of a party's rights under this Agreement or of any breach of this Agreement by the other party shall not be construed as a waiver of any other rights or of any other further breach. 9.6 This Agreement is subject to the laws of England and Wales. 9.7 Headings used in this Agreement are for convenience only and are deemed not to be part of the Agreement. Version  dated 5 March 2017 Takes effect on: 6th March 2017

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