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Terms and Conditions

Welcome to the JISC Emerge community site

If you use the JISC Emerge web site you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions ('Terms of Use').

Basic Terms

  • Oxford Brookes University operates this site on behalf of the JISC Users and Innovation Programme; Oxford Brookes University's "Regulation for the use of IT facilities" provide the framework for the operation of the Emerge platform.
  • You must be engaged in Higher Education or other post-compulsory education or lifelong learning as a student, teacher, administrator, consultant (collectively: learners) and be 13 years old or older to use this site.
  • You must be a participant in the Users and Innovation / Emerge community to use this site; participants are:
    • Those who participated either as a project or as a successful applicant to the community of practice notified in the JISC call in JISC circular 04/06; or
    • Those who have been invited to collaborate in the development or delivery of a project notified under call 04/06; or
    • Those invited by a member of the community under the above conditions to participate in a Benefits Realisation Phase 1 activity, as notified to the community here; or
    • Those participating in projects let as a result of the call announced in JISC circular 02/07; or
    • Those invited to participate in community-led, project anchored Benefits Realisation phase 2 activity as announced to the community here; orhere
    • Those invited to participate in a Widening Stakeholder Engagement Project or an Emerging Studies project.
    • Others may participate at the discretion of the JISC Users and Innovation programme director, programme manager, or Emerge project director.
  • You are responsible for any activity that occurs under your screen name.
  • You are responsible for keeping your password secure.
  • You must not abuse, harass, threaten, impersonate or intimidate other JISC Emerge users.
  • You may not use the JISC Emerge service for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. International users agree to comply with all local laws regarding online conduct and acceptable content.
  • You are solely responsible for your conduct and any data, text, information, screen names, graphics, photos, profiles, audio and video clips, links ('Content')that you submit, post, and display on the JISC Emerge service.
  • JISC Emerge is intended for personal use, not a business solution. Professional or corporate uses of JISC Emerge are at your own risk.
  • You must not modify, adapt or hack JISC Emerge or modify another website so as to falsely imply that it is associated with JISC Emerge.
  • You must not create or submit unwanted email to any JISC Emerge members ('Spam').
  • You must not transmit any worms or viruses or any code of a destructive nature.
  • You must not, in the use of JISC Emerge, violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws).
  • Any loss of, or damage to, data is not the responsibility of JISC Emerge. Use of this service is at your own risk.

Violation of any of these agreements will result in the termination of your JISC Emerge account. While JISC Emerge prohibits such conduct and content on its site, you understand and agree that JISC Emerge cannot be responsible for the Content posted on its web site and, despite our best efforts, may be exposed to such materials and that you use the JISC Emerge service at your own risk.

General Conditions

  • We reserve the right to modify or terminate the JISC Emerge service for any reason, without notice at any time.
  • We reserve the right to alter these Terms of Use at any time. If the alterations constitute a material change to the Terms of Use, we will notify you via an appropriate method. What is a 'material change' is at our discretion
  • We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time.


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