Terms and Conditions

You are required to accept the terms and conditions set out below in order to use this site or to register with the ICAS electronic achievement log. If you do not consent to these Terms and Conditions, you should not register and you should leave the website.

Contents
  1. Disclaimer
  2. Copyright
  3. Privacy Policy
  4. Security
  5. Other conditions of use
Disclaimer
The material on this website is provided purely for your information and you should seek further guidance and make independent inquiries before relying on it. ICAS reserves the right to make alterations to the website at any time without notifying you. The information on this website is updated from time to time.
 
To the full extent permissible by law, ICAS assumes no responsibility for the material contained on this website and disclaims all liability arising from negligence or otherwise in respect of the material or arising from a user's use of or inability to use the website.
 
If you are dissatisfied with any part of this website your sole remedy is to discontinue using it. We make no warranty that the website or any information posted on it is free from infection by viruses or anything else that has contaminating or destructive properties and shall have no liability in respect thereof.
 
Copyright
Unless otherwise stated, the copyright and similar rights in this website and in all the material contained on this website belong to Axia Interactive Media (AIM) who support this website on behalf of ICAS. You are only permitted to copy or print extracts of the material for your own personal use. You may not use any of this material for commercial or public purposes.
 
Without AIM’s written permission, you may not (whether directly or indirectly including through the use of any programme) create a database in an electronic or other form by downloading and storing all or any part of the pages from this web site. Without the permission of AIM, no part of this website may be reproduced, transmitted to or stored on any other website, disseminated in any electronic or non-electronic form, or included in any public or private electronic retrieval system.
Protected rights
ICAS is the registered trademark of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS). Misuse of the ICAS trademark, the ICAS logo or any other trademark or intellectual property right contained on this website is strictly prohibited.
 
Privacy Policy

ICAS is fully committed to handling personal information in accordance with data protection legislation and best data protection practices. This means that your personal information will be:

  1. Processed lawfully, fairly, and in a transparent manner.
  2. Collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes.
  3. Only collected so far as required for our lawful purposes.
  4. As accurate and up to date as possible.
  5. Retained for a reasonable period of time, in accordance with retention policies.
  6. Processed in a manner which ensures an appropriate level of security.

Whether through this notice or otherwise, we hope to ensure that everyone has a good understanding of why ICAS processes personal information and, where we do, the rights they may have. Further information can be found at https://www.icas.com/privacy.


Registration information
The information you provide when registering is stored on Axia Interactive Media’s system and is accessed and used by ICAS or Axia Interactive Media’s staff for technical support purposes only. The username and password you select will not be distributed to any ICAS staff or third parties and will be protected. The username and password you select are not linked to the username and password used to access the ICAS main website: www.icas.com

Updating your registration information
You can update the password you have provided to us by following the password change procedure included in the help index of the website. If you update your password, the new password will replace the old password that is stored in the website.
 
You have the right to request a copy of the information held by us about you in our records in return for the payment of a small fee. If the data we have is inaccurate, you may have such data corrected or erased.
Security
Secure transactions
We recommend that you either upgrade your browser to the latest available as the later browsers have the most up-to-date encryption capabilities or alternatively upgrade your current browser strength to 128 bit as this will ensure compatibility with the ICAS site.
Other Conditions of Use
The accuracy of your registration information.
You are responsible for ensuring that any information you provide to ICAS is accurate, complete and your own. If ICAS has any reason to believe that any information you have supplied is false, inaccurate or not your own, we may remove your ability to log in to the site and may prohibit you from using this site.
Your login and password
You are responsible for all use of this site made using your login and password, whether or not the use is made by you or by someone else using your login and password. You are responsible for protecting and securing your login and password from unauthorised use. If you believe there has been a breach of security of your login or password, such as theft or unauthorised use, you should notify ICAS immediately by e-mail to educationsupport@icas.com

Information you post on the web site
ICAS reserves the right at any time to remove any material from the site which it believes to be salacious, defamatory or offensive or which ICAS believes may be in breach of a third party's rights, such as a third party's intellectual property or confidentiality rights.
 
You agree to indemnify ICAS on a full and continuing basis against any loss or damage suffered or costs (including legal costs) incurred by ICAS in defending any action brought against ICAS as a result of any information you have posted on the web site.
Governing Law
These terms and conditions are governed by Scottish law and visitors to this web site must submit to the jurisdiction of the Scottish courts.