Trinity College, Cambridge
Trinity Connect Terms and Conditions
Welcome to Trinity Connect, the alumni, Fellow and student website of Trinity College, Cambridge. Trinity Connect is part of the Trinity College, Cambridge website (‘the website’) and its subdirectories and subdomains (‘the site’). Please read these terms and conditions carefully. They apply to all users of and visitors to the site (‘you’). If you register with and use this site you agree to comply with and be bound by all of these terms and conditions. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use the site.
1. Who we are
The site belongs to Trinity College, Cambridge located at Trinity Street, Cambridge, CB2 1TQ. Trinity College is a registered charity, registration number 1137604. ‘We’, ‘us’ or ‘our’ means Trinity College.
The site is operated on our behalf by our supplier Aluminati Network Group Limited, a company registered in England and Wales under company number 04953058, and whose registered office is at 2 Nitritex Building, Minton Enterprise Park, Oaks Drive, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 7YY (“Aluminati”).
2. Our Policies
The following policies apply to your use of the site:
- our Alumni & Development Data Protection Statement https://www.trin.cam.ac.uk/alumni/information/entitlements-and-services/dataprotectionstatement/
- our main website website cookies policy;
3. Accessing our site
Access to the site is permitted on a temporary basis and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the services provided on the site without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason the site is unavailable at any time or for any period. We may restrict access to all or part of the site for any reason. Your use of the site and the internet in general is at your own risk.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the site through your internet connection are aware of these terms and conditions and the policies referred to above and that they comply with them. Individuals who are not our current Fellows, students or our alumni are not authorised to use this site and your access rights should not be shared with or used by them. Information obtained about other Trinity Connect registered users should not be shared with any such individuals (unless and to the extent agreed with the other relevant individual Trinity Member(s)).
We use reasonable efforts to ensure the continuous operation and availability of the site and we use technologies to keep users' data safe and accurate but we cannot and do not guarantee these things.
If you breach any part of these terms and conditions your right to use the site will immediately end and, in addition, we may take such other measures including legal action as we consider appropriate. If requested to do, we may also report your identity, details of any breach and any other information we consider necessary to relevant law enforcement authorities.
You agree to indemnify us for all claims brought by a third party against us arising out of or in connection with any breach by you of any warranty set out in these terms and conditions, and/or from any linking by you of any third party website to our website and/or site.
4. Log-On and passwords
You will need to create a log-on and password to access and use the site. It is your responsibility to keep this information secret and confidential and not disclose it to any other person.
If you think that somebody else might know your user log-on or password then you should log in to your account and change these, and let us know by telephoning or emailing us as soon as possible.
Throughout the site you may find links to third party websites. The provision of a link to such a website does not mean that we endorse that website. If you visit any website via a link on the site you do so at your own risk. We have no control over, and no responsibility or liability to you for, those other websites or their content.
You may only create a link to our site from another website if you comply with the following conditions:
- you must not imply that we are endorsing the services or products of another party;
- you must not misrepresent your relationship with the site or us;
- the website from which you link to the site must not contain offensive or otherwise controversial content, or content that infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of a third party;
- you may only link to the homepage of the site; and
- you may only link to the site from a website which you own and which complies with the Consent Standards (see below).
We reserve the right to require you to remove any link to the site at any time.
7. Intellectual property rights
We, or our licensors, own the copyright and all other intellectual property rights in the site and all content on it other than content uploaded by or linked to by others. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
Subject to statutory allowances, you may access and download College Material and you may print a reasonable number of copies for your personal and non-commercial use. If you reproduce the downloaded or printed content in any medium you must ensure that you reproduce it accurately and completely and include a statement acknowledging that it is sourced from this site.
You may not modify the paper or digital copies of any College Material printed off or downloaded from the site in any way and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
You must not use any part of the College Material on the site for direct or indirect commercial purposes or advantage without obtaining a licence to do so from us. By seeking a licence from us to reproduce site College Materials for commercial or other uses beyond that permitted above, we can ensure that individuals and organisations have access to the most up-to-date College Material.
Nothing contained in the site shall be taken, construed or considered as a grant of licence or right to use the trademarks of Trinity College without our prior written permission.
8. Uploading material
Whenever you upload material to the site (including populating your profile), or to make contact with other users of the site, you must comply with our Content Standards (set out in paragraph 9 below). You warrant that you own or have the right to use any such contribution and that it complies with our Content Standards.
Save for personal data (which shall be dealt with in accordance with the relevant privacy information), we (and Aluminati on our behalf) shall have the right to copy and use any material you upload for the purposes set out in these terms and for so long as that content remains on the site you grant a world-wide non-exclusive royalty free licence for us to use, store, copy, perform, distribute, display and make available that content and to permit other registered users to use, download/print and reproduce it for such purposes to the extent permitted by law. We may view but do not actively monitor all material uploaded to the site.
Access to other registered users’ profiles is provided for the purposes of communication with other registered users, and for your own use. Access is not provided for commercial exploitation or publication. If you wish to use other registered users’ profiles for this purpose, you must obtain each affected registered users’ consent before doing so.
We reserve the right to disclose your identity to any person who claims that any content or material posted or uploaded by you to the site infringes their intellectual property rights, or their right to privacy or is defamatory or fraudulent. We reserve the right to remove any content that you have uploaded to the site at any time. Any view expressed by any user of our site is their view and not our view nor the view of our Fellows, staff or students.
9. Content Standards
These content standards set out in this paragraph 9 (“Content Standards”) apply to any and all material which you contribute to the site. Please remember that any content you upload to our site may be viewed by other registered users, so always think carefully before you submit any content.
Any content that you upload to the site must:
- be accurate (where it states facts);
- be genuinely held (where it states opinions); and
- comply with applicable laws.
You must not upload to the site any content which:
- is likely to offend, provoke or attack other contributors to or users of the site;
- is defamatory;
- is obscene, offensive, abusive, indecent, malicious, inflammatory or hateful;
- is pornographic or sexually explicit;
- exploits minors;
- promotes violence or terrorism, or contains a statement or describes or encourages activities that could endanger the safety or well-being of others;
- is discriminatory based on age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, race, religion, or nationality;
- infringes any copyright, database right, trade mark or other intellectual property right of any person or organisation;
- solicits or attempts to solicit passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users;
- is fraudulent or likely to deceive any person;
- constitutes, advocates, promotes or assists any unlawful or illegal activity;
- is made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence;
- advocates, promotes or assists any unlawful activity, including but not limited to copyright infringement or computer misuse;
- creates a risk to a person’s health or safety or public health or safety;
- promotes any political activity;
- compromises national security;
- interferes with an investigation by a law enforcement or regulatory authority;
- is threatening or abusive or invades another's privacy or causes annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety;
- is likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person;
- impersonates any person or misrepresents your identity or affiliation with any person or organisation;
- gives the impression it comes from us;
- constitutes advertising material; or
- contains any material that contains viruses or any other malicious or harmful code.
We reserve the right to review, edit or remove without warning any contribution that in our sole discretion breaches these Content Standards and to take further action, including legal action, as we reasonably feel is necessary or required by law. Notwithstanding the foregoing, and to the fullest extent permitted by law, we accept no responsibility or liability for the content or accuracy of any material posted by any user of the site.
10. Report abuse
If you find any content which other registered users have uploaded to the site offensive or if you feel it violates these terms and conditions, or if you believe that use is in breach of the privacy information, please contact us immediately.
11. Our Liability
The College Material is provided on an 'AS IS' and 'AS AVAILABLE' basis. To the extent permitted by law, we exclude any representations or any warranties (whether express or implied by law), including the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness of a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.
The content on the site is provided for general information purposes only for use by our alumni, Fellows and students who are registered users of Trinity Connect. Unless material is part of College Material, or unless stated otherwise, the site may contain facts, profiles, advice, opinions, statements or other information by various authors or organisations. Nothing on the site is intended to be advice on which you should rely. Reliance upon any such advice, opinion, statement or other information is at your own risk and to the extent permitted by law we disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such information by any user of the site or by anyone who may be informed of such information.
In no event shall we be liable to any party for any of the following losses or damages (whether such losses be foreseen, foreseeable, known or otherwise): loss of data, loss of revenue or anticipated profits, loss of business, loss of opportunity, loss of goodwill or injury to reputation, loss suffered by third parties, any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential loss or damages arising out of use of the site or reliance on any material or services provided on the site or accessed through it, whether or not amended by third parties and regardless of form of action.
Nothing in these terms and conditions limits or excludes our liability to you for:
- death or personal injury resulting from negligence;
- fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or
- any other matter for which we are not permitted by law to exclude or limit our liability.
12. Personal Data
In this paragraph, references to Data Subjects, Personal Data, Process, Processed, Processing, Data Controller or Data Processor, where capitalised, shall have the meanings in, and shall be interpreted in accordance with, the Data Protection Act 1998 as amended or replaced from time to time.
The College (and Aluminati on their behalf in respect of the site) process information about you in accordance with the privacy information.
13. Changes to these terms
We may amend these terms and conditions and our policies from time to time. By continuing to use of the site you will be deemed to have accepted any revised terms or policies.
You agree, as we do, to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts except that either or both Trinity College and Aluminati may bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.
16. Contact us
If you have any questions about our site or any concerns about material which appears on our site or if you wish to make any use of material on our site other than that as set out in these conditions, please contact via this weblink: Contact Us.
Trinity College, Cambridge
Trinity Connect: Terms and Conditions of eMentoring Programme
If you continue to use this eMentoring site, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”).
The term “Trinity College”, “our”, “us” or “we” refers to Trinity College, Cambridge of Trinity Street, Cambridge, CB2 1TQ. Trinity College is a registered charity, registration number 1137604.
These Terms and Conditions (together with the documents referred to within them) apply to all users of and visitors to the eMentoring site (“you”). To be authorised to view and use this eMentoring site, you must be a registered Trinity Online member (and, in the case of the advanced eMentoring platform, one our Law or Engineering Fellows or alumni, or one of our current Law or Engineering students), and have registered as wishing to participate in this eMentoring programme. If you are not authorised to do so, you must not view or use this eMentoring site. Please immediately report any unauthorised access or use of this eMentoring site using the reporting details below.
The College reserves the right to refuse an application for membership of the eMentoring site by any individual that does not satisfy these criteria. The College also reserves the right to refuse an application for membership of the eMentoring site if the College has a reasonable concern that the individual applying could present a risk to the safety of other registered users.
I understand that if I have any concerns about inappropriate or unwanted interaction with another user of the eMentoring site, I can let the College know by using the special reporting facility on the site.
I understand that the College reserves the right to suspend any correspondence or any other interaction with the eMentoring site in the event that the College received any report of a concern by any registered user or a third party.
General Agreement and Waiver
I understand and agree this programme is not intended for solicitation purposes, no payment to any party for any advice rendered may take place (whether monetary or for some other consideration given by or on behalf of any party).
I hereby agree that in no event will I make a claim or otherwise attempt to hold liable for damages, Trinity College, its Fellows and staff individually, any mentor, mentee, alumnus or alumna as a result of my participation in this programme. As a participant in the Trinity College eMentoring Programme, I agree to indemnify the College and the College’s Fellows and the College’s staff individually for any losses, liabilities, costs, expenses, claims or proceedings that the College, the College’s Fellows and/or the College’s staff suffer or incur, or will suffer or incur, as a result of or in connection with any breach by me of my obligations or warranties in these Terms and Conditions or arising out of, or in connection with, my participation in the Trinity College eMentoring Programme.
I understand that either party may terminate their involvement in the Trinity College eMentoring Programme at any time without notice or liability.
I understand that as a mentor participating in the Trinity College eMentoring Programme, any advice I provide in the course of the mentoring relationship is solely for the purpose of guiding the mentee in his/her career. I understand this relationship is an educational resource to discuss career issues encountered by the mentee and my role is to provide relevant advice and suggestions. I understand that the mentee will not rely upon my advice and/or statements as legal advice or as a substitute for his/her own independent judgment or professional opinions. I undertake that I will provide such mentoring without charge (whether monetary or for some other consideration given by or on behalf of a mentee). I understand that it is my sole responsibility to assess requests for assistance and guidance by the mentee in respect of careers advice and in relation to the provision of any related advice and guidance by me.
In the case of the advanced eMentoring platform (for Law and Engineering) I understand that the sole involvement of Trinity College and its Alumni Relations and Development Office will be to verify that the mentees are current Trinity College Law or Engineering students and that mentors are Trinity College Law or Engineering alumni or Fellows who are registered users of Trinity Connect and who have agreed to participate in the eMentoring programme, and that the College, and its Fellows and staff individually, have no further role in the mentor and mentee relationship.
I understand that as a mentee participating in the Trinity College eMentoring Programme, any advice I receive in the course of the mentoring relationship is solely for the purpose of guiding me in my career. I understand this relationship is an educational resource to discuss career issues raised by me and to receive relevant advice and suggestions from my mentor. I agree that I will not rely upon the mentor's advice and/or statements as legal advice nor as a substitute for my own independent judgment or professional opinion. I understand that it is my sole responsibility to assess the professionalism and credentials of the mentor.
In the case of the advanced eMentoring platform (for Law and Engineering) I understand that the sole involvement of Trinity College and its Cambridge Alumni Relations and Development Office will be to verify that the mentees are current Trinity College Law or Engineering undergraduates or postgraduates and that mentors are Trinity College Law or Engineering alumni or Fellows who are registered users of Trinity Connect and who have agreed to participate in the eMentoring programme, and that the College, and its Fellows and staff individually, have no further role in the mentor and mentee relationship.