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Cookies are small files which are stored on a user’s computer. They are designed to hold a modest amount of data specific to a particular client and website, and can be accessed either by the web server or the client computer. This allows the server to deliver a page tailored to a particular user, or the page itself can contain some script which is aware of the data in the cookie and so is able to carry information from one visit to the website (or related site) to the next.
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Managing cookies in your browser
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You should be aware that any preferences will be lost if you delete cookies. This also includes where you have opted out from cookies, as this requires an opt-out cookie to be set. Also, if you block cookies completely many websites will not work properly and some functionality on these websites will not work at all.
Data collection and handling
If your web-browser automatically sends data like time and datum of access, URL of the referring site, recalled data, amount of data sent, type and version of the browser, system software as well as your IP-address, the data will be analysed for statistical purposes in order to improve the website. Any additional data will only be collected if the information is optional, for example during an enquiry or registration.
It is important you read this disclaimer page. Please read the following terms describing important legal, regulatory, and risk information about material contained in this website which QED may, without notice, change. By accessing this website, you agree to be bound by these terms. If you do not agree to these terms, you should refrain from using the website. QED has designed this information page to prevent unsuitable categories of users from accessing the website and to prevent the improper use of website materials. Through this disclaimer, QED cannot be responsible for any misrepresentations you may make in order to gain access to restricted parts of this website.
About this website and QED
This website is owned, maintained, operated and communicated by:
Quality Education Development Ltd (trading as QED) 16 Upper Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin 2, Ireland.
The distribution of the information on this website may be restricted by law in certain countries. This website and the information on it is not addressed to any person resident in the territory or country or jurisdiction where such distribution would be contrary to local law or regulation. QED disclaims all responsibility if you access or download any information from this website in breach of any law or regulation in the country of which you are a citizen or in which you are residing or domiciled.
Compliance with law and regulation
When using this website you must comply with all applicable local, national and international laws including those relating to data privacy, international communications and exportation of technical or personal data. It may be illegal to download the information contained on this website in certain countries and QED disclaims all responsibility if you download any information or materials used on this website.
Information on this website
QED has taken reasonable care to ensure that the information on this website is accurate, current, complete, fit for its intended purpose and compliant with applicable law and regulation as at the date of issue. However, errors or omissions may occur due to circumstances beyond QED’s control and no warranty is given, or representation made, regarding the accuracy, validity or completeness of the information on this website and no liability is accepted by such persons for the accuracy or completeness of such information. You must conduct your own due diligence and investigations rather than relying on any information in this website. Any person who acts upon, or changes his or her information technology position in reliance on, the information contained on this website does so entirely at his or her own risk.
Information posted on this website is current only as at the date it is posted and may no longer be true or complete when viewed by you. QED cannot guarantee that content will be accurate, complete and current at all times. To the extent that any information on this website relates to a third party, such information has been provided by that third party and is the sole responsibility of such third party and QED accepts no liability for such information. All content on the website is subject to modification from time to time without notice. Please contact QED using the details set out below for further information regarding the validity of any information contained on this website.
To the extent that this website contains any expression of opinion or forecast, such opinion or forecast is based on sources believed by QED to be reliable, but is not guaranteed or warranted as to its current validity, accuracy or completeness. Opinions expressed represent the opinions of QED as at the date of publication only, reflecting prevailing market conditions and certain assumptions (which may not prove to be valid), are subject to change and should not be relied on by users of the website.
Limitation of Liability
No warranty is given that the contents of this website are compatible with all computer systems or browsers or that this website shall be available on an uninterrupted basis. QED does not accept any liability for any damages or losses arising from changes or alterations made to this website by unauthorised third parties.
The internet is not a completely reliable transmission medium and QED does not accept any liability for any data transmission errors such as data loss or damage or alteration of any kind or for the security or confidentiality of information transmitted across the internet to or from QED. Any such transmission of information is entirely at your own risk and any material downloaded from this website is downloaded at your own risk.
The information on this website is provided “as is”. To the extent permitted by law, QED and its directors, employees and agents expressly exclude all conditions, warranties, representations and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity. QED shall not be liable under any circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, for any special or consequential damages that may result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials on this website, even if QED has been advised of the possibility of such damages. QED shall not be liable for any damage, injury or harm caused by the transmission, through accessing the services or information on this website, of a computer virus, or other computer code or programming device that might be used to access, delete, damage, disable, disrupt or otherwise impede in any manner, the operation of this website or of any user software, hardware, data or property. The use of this website is at your own risk.
Nothing in these terms is intended to exclude or restrict any duty or liability that QED has to its clients under the “regulatory system” in the Republic of Ireland under applicable local regulatory rules or which may not be excluded or restricted as a matter of applicable law.
QED reserves the right to suspend or withdraw access to any page(s) included on this website without notice at any time and accepts no liability if, for any reason, these pages are unavailable at any time or for any period.
Protection of Data
QED may also record your email address and the IP address of the device you use to access this website. Any information that that you might provide in registering for access to view restricted portions of the QED website will be held confidentially by QED and will not be passed on to other product or service companies, other than service providers to any of the QED activities or to regulatory or other government agencies as might be required by law. In connection with the foregoing purposes, QED may transfer your information to, and process your information in, countries in which the data protection laws may not offer an equivalent level of protection for your personal information to the European Union. Your details may be used by us to send you information on products and services that we offer. Please advise us if you prefer not to receive information.
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