Terms and Conditions
I agree to the following sets of Terms and Conditions:
University of Oxford On-line Sales System
University Regulations Relating to the use of Information Technology Facilities
The University's Disclaimer of Liability
The CHEST Code of Conduct
Terms of Software Use
UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD ON-LINE SALES SYSTEM
The following terms will apply to any order you place with us and if you find yourself unable to agree to them, then you must not use our ordering service and should not complete the order form. By completing the order form you signify your agreement to be bound by
1. GENERAL INFORMATION
For your convenience, we have listed below some general information about ourselves:
1.1 We are The Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford, whose administrative offices are at University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, United Kingdom.
1.2 If you have an order related query, please contact us using the details specified in the 'Contact Details' section.
1.3 Our VAT number is 195275334.
2. CONTRACT INFORMATION
2.1 We invite you to place an order with us for goods and/or services
described on this website (the Order) by entering your details in the
form below, and additionally, in the event of an application to be
interviewed, by paying the application fee (in accordance with clauses
4 and 5) and submitting the relevant application forms within the
relevant deadlines (stated on the relevant website); but we
reserve the right to refuse to accept your Order. We may choose to
exercise this right of refusal if, for example, you have provided
incomplete or inaccurate details, there has been a change in
pricing structure, or we are unable to deliver the goods and/or
services at the times required.
2.2 If we accept the Order, we will notify acceptance to you
by online electronic means (Acceptance) to the e-mail address you have
given to us on ordering. The Order will then be fulfilled by the date
set out in the Acceptance or, if the Acceptance does not contain such a
date, within 30 days of the date we send the Acceptance. A legally
binding contract will be formed between us at the time of sending the
2.3 In the event of applications, payment of the application
fee and submission of completed application forms does not guarantee
that you will be interviewed, just that your application for an
interview will be considered.
2.4 In the event of tender submission fees, payment of a
tender submission fee does not mean that the tender will be accepted,
just that the tender will be considered.
2.5 The placing of an advertisement in a University
publication is subject not only to these terms but also to any
conditions for advertisement which may appear in the publication in
question and on the publication's website. (For the terms and
conditions of acceptance of advertisements in the Oxford University
Gazette please refer to http://www.ox.ac.uk/gazette/stdg/conds.htm.)
3. TERMS OF SALE
3.1 If we accept your Order we agree to supply the goods
and/or services from this website which you specify below (the
3.2 Nothing in these terms excludes or limits our liability
for death or personal injury caused by our negligence, or for
fraudulent misrepresentation. Subject to the preceding sentence: (i)
our total liability in contract, tort (including negligence or breach
of statutory duty), misrepresentation or otherwise arising in
connection with the performance or contemplated performance of these
terms will be limited to the amount paid by you for the Product(s)
concerned; and (ii) we will not be liable to you for loss of profit,
loss of business or depletion of goodwill nor for any indirect or
3.3 To the extent permitted by law, all express or implied terms,
conditions, warranties, representations or endorsements whatsoever with
regard to the Products, our website or any information or service
provided through our website are strictly excluded. We will do our best
to ensure that all materials and information published on our website
are accurate, but please note that all materials and information on our
website are provided on an as is basis.
4.1 The price or fee to be paid for each of the goods and
services (the Price) is displayed on this website.
4.2 The Price is inclusive of Value Added Tax where
applicable, and the VAT be paid by you at the rate and in the manner
for the time being prescribed by law. We will supply a tax invoice for
4.3 If not included in the price, charges for packaging, posting and
insurance will be detailed separately for each order and payable by you.
4.4 You will be responsible for paying any import duties and
taxes, which may be levied for deliveries outside of the European Union.
4.5 Each Price is the price in force at the date and time of your
Order. Any of the Prices may change before or after you place an Order.
We try to ensure that the Prices are accurate but the price on your
Order will need to be validated by us as part of the acceptance
procedure (see clause 2.2). We shall inform you if a Product's correct
Price is higher than that stated in your Order and, if so, we give you
the right to either reconfirm your Order at the correct price or cancel
the Order. The Order is deemed to be cancelled if you do not reconfirm
your Order within 7 days of us sending our notice to you of the change
5.1 You must pay for the Products by credit or debit card at the time
you place the Order, at which time you will be notified of the current
Price. Your card will only be debited once we have accepted the Order.
Please note that payment must be received in pounds sterling.
5.2 In order to facilitate the payment process you will be
transferred to a secure payment site where you can enter your card
6.1 Delivery will be at the address stated in the
6.2 We will endeavour to deliver on the date or within the period set
out in clause 2.2 but time of delivery is not of the essence of the
6.3 Risk in the Products will pass to you on delivery.
You may cancel the contract pursuant to the following
7.1 Contract for the supply of goods
You may return any goods you have purchased within 7 working
days of delivery for any reason (including if you simply change your
mind). To do so you must notify us in writing or other durable medium
(including e-mail) within those 7 working days. You will then be
entitled to a refund from us, which will be paid as soon as possible,
but in any event within 30 days. You must arrange for and pay the costs
of returning the goods to us. While in your possession, you must keep
any goods you intend to return to us in good condition.
7.2 Contract for the supply of services
You may cancel a contract for the supply of services within 7
working days of Acceptance (see clause 2.2). To do so you must notify
us in writing or other durable medium (including e-mail) within those 7
working days. You will then be entitled to a refund from us, which will
be paid as soon as possible, but in any event within 30 days.
7.3 The rights referred to in paragraphs 7.1 and 7.2 do not apply where:
7.3.1 the Product is made to your specifications or is clearly
7.3.2 the Product is one which by reason of its nature cannot be
7.3.3 the Product consists of newspapers, periodicals or
7.3.4 the Product by reason of its nature is likely to deteriorate or
7.3.5 the Product consists of audio or video recordings or
computer software, and the sealed packaging has been opened or damaged
7.4.1 the Product delivered is not what you ordered, or
7.4.2 the Product delivered is not of a satisfactory quality,
we will refund to you the amount paid and your reasonable
costs of returning the Product.
7.5 Subject to clause 7.2, in the case of course or conference
Products, you may cancel the Order at least a week before the start of
the course or conference. The deposit is for accommodation, transport,
catering and/or leisure services which we undertake to provide on the
specific date or within the specific period of time at which the course
or conference will take place. The deposit is therefore not refundable,
but we will then refund the following proportions of the balance of the
course or conference fee. The periods reference the day on which we
receive your notification of cancellation:
7.5.1 more than 2 weeks before the start date: 100%
7.5.2 1-2 weeks before the start date: 50%.
7.5.3 less than 1 week before the start date: 0%
7.6 An advertisement in a University publication is another example of
a Product which by reason of its nature cannot be returned; and it is
not feasible for us to accommodate the cancellation of advertisements.
7.7 Tender submission fees are non-refundable.
8. INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE
Any information you provide to us will be governed by our
the proprietor of the payment site) will be governed by their terms and
We may alter these terms from time to time and post the new version on
our website, following which all use of our website will be governed by
that version. You should check the terms on the website regularly.
10. FORCE MAJEURE
We do not take responsibility for any event which is outside our
11. ENTIRE AGREEMENT
These terms supersede any earlier terms, conditions or arrangements
which may have subsisted between us.
These terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the
law of England; and the English Courts shall have exclusive
jurisdiction to deal with any dispute which may arise out of them.
If all or any of these terms prove to be illegal or unenforceable, the
other terms and the remainder of the term in question shall remain in
full force and effect.