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Cambridge University Press App End User Licence Agreement

This is a legal agreement between You and The Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambridge acting through its department Cambridge University Press ("the Licensor") relating to the App.

All references to the App shall mean this mobile application and the software provided by us to offer content and services through the App (including all upgrades), so as to enable use on Apple iOS and Android OS devices.

By using this App, You agree to be legally bound by this Licence Agreement (“the Agreement”). 

1. Limited licence

a)    You are purchasing only the right to use the App and are acquiring no rights, express or implied, to it other than those rights granted in this limited licence. 

b)    You may use the App for Your own not-for-profit educational use only.

c)    The Licensor grants You a licence to install and use the App on a single personal device only.

d)    You shall not: (i) copy or authorise copying of the App, (ii) translate the App, (iii) reverse-engineer, alter, adapt, disassemble, or decompile the App, (iv) transfer, sell, lease, profit from, assign, or otherwise convey all or any portion of the App, or (v) operate the App from a mainframe system, except as provided in this Agreement.

2. Intellectual Property Rights

a)    All of the intellectual property rights subsisting in the App and its original content (including without limitation all text, images and ancillary materials provided in or with the App) ("the Original Content") are and shall remain owned by the Licensor (or are used under licence by the Licensor).

b)    You may not copy the App. You may not alter, remove, or destroy any copyright notice or other material placed on or with the App.

c)    You may not download or embed on to Your device, server or institutional system any third party content (including without limitation video clips and photographs) from our App under any circumstances and, by agreeing to these Terms, You understand and acknowledge that You are prohibited from so extracting any third party content from the App and that to do so would be a material breach of this Agreement by You.

3. Modifications and adaptations

The App's functionality may permit You to modify, adapt, supplement, and/or save certain parts of the Original Content. You acknowledge that any modifications, adaptations, and supplementations created by You (collectively called "Your Content") are not the work of the Licensor even though they may contain elements of Original Content. Your Content is Your sole responsibility. The Licensor does not guarantee the accuracy, quality, or integrity of Your Content.

4. Importing content

a)    The App's functionality may permit You to import content or material ("Imported Material"). You acknowledge that all such Imported Material is Your sole responsibility. Any Imported Material is posted without the knowledge of the Licensor.

b)    The Licensor shall have no liability to You or to another person/institution for any damage, loss, cost, claim, or expense suffered by You or by any other person/institution arising directly or indirectly from the posting of such Imported Material and the use made of it by You or any other person/institution.

c)    You undertake not to use the importing facility to:

(i)             post advertising or promotional materials or transmit any "junk mail", "spam," or "chain letters," or any other form of solicitation for goods or services;

(ii)           post any material that You do not have the right to post under any law or under any other obligatory relationship;

(iii)          post any material that infringes any intellectual property right including without limitation patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other proprietary rights of any other person;

(iv)          post any material that is defamatory, libellous, unlawful, threatening, or harmful, abusive, harassing, obscene, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable or unlawful;

(v)           import any Imported Material that contains software viruses or any other computer code; files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;

(vi)          promote or provide instructional information about illegal activities; physical harm or injury against any group or individual.

(vii)         engage in any commercial activities.

5. Liability and indemnification

a)    The App is supplied "as-is" with no warranty or guarantee as to its suitability for any particular purpose or that it will be error-free. To the extent permitted by applicable law, the Licensor is not liable for costs of procurement of substitute products, or for any indirect or consequential losses, and in the case of direct losses the Licensor's total aggregate liability shall be limited to the amount actually paid by You for the App.

b)    You accept that the Licensor is not responsible for the persistency, accuracy, or availability of any URLs of external or third-party internet web sites referred to in the App and does not guarantee that any content on such web sites is, or will remain, accurate, appropriate, or available. The Licensor shall not be liable for any content made available from any web sites and URLs outside the App.

c)    Where, through Your use of Your Content or any Imported Material, or through your use of the App outside the scope of the use permitted by these terms and conditions, You infringe or are alleged to infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party, You undertake to indemnify and keep indemnified the Licensor from and against any loss, cost, damage, or expense (including, without limitation, damages paid to a third party and any reasonable legal costs) incurred by the Licensor as a result of such infringement or alleged infringement.

6. Termination

Without prejudice to any other rights, the Licensor may terminate Your licence to use the App if You fail to comply with these terms and conditions. In such event, You must destroy all copies of the App.

7. Governing law

These terms and conditions and their subject matter shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales, and each party irrevocably submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts in respect of any dispute arising or in connection with them or their subject matter.

8. Other terms may apply

In addition to this Agreement, the way in which You can use the App may also be controlled by the App stores own rules and policies which You should consult.

Cambridge University Press App Terms of Use


The purpose of these Terms of Use is to set out how you may access, use and enjoy the content and services made available by Cambridge University Press (referred to in this policy as “we, “us” or “our”) on the mobile app made available by us (our “App”).

These Terms of Use should be read together with the terms of use and privacy notice at (collectively the “Terms”) which collectively explain the terms on which you may make use of our App. If there is a conflict between the terms of use for and the terms of use for this App, then the terms for this App will apply.

Please read the Terms carefully before using or registering to use our App.

By installing accessing or using our App you confirm that you have read, understood and accept these Terms and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to these Terms, please do not use or access (or continue to use or access) the App.  You are responsible for bringing these Terms to the attention of anyone who may read material on this App as a result of your access to it.

If you are below the age of sixteen (16) years of age, please obtain the permission of your parent or guardian before using our App.

Changes to these Terms

We may revise the Terms at any time by amending this page. 

Please check this page from time to time as any such changes will be binding on you. Your continued use of our App shall be deemed to constitute your acknowledgement of any such changes. 

Privacy Notice

If you supply personal details to us through this App then you consent to us maintaining, recording and using such personal data in accordance with our Privacy Notice. 

General Disclaimer

We may update our App from time to time, and may change the content at any time.  All content on our App is provided for general information only.  

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our App, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our App is accurate, complete, up-to-date or free from errors or omissions. We do not guarantee that our App will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

This App is available to handheld mobile devices running Apple iOS and Android OS Operating Systems. We will use reasonable efforts to make the App available at all times. However you acknowledge the App is provided over the internet and mobile networks and so the quality and availability of the App may be affected by factors outside our reasonable control. We do not guarantee that our App, or any part of it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our App is permitted on a temporary and as is basis. We may suspend or change all or any part of our App without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our App is unavailable at any time or for any period.

Contact Us

In the event of any comments or questions concerning these Terms, please contact us by e-mail at or by writing to Cambridge University Press, University Printing House, Shaftesbury Road, Cambridge, CB2 8BS, UK.


Cambridge University Press App Privacy Notice

Cambridge University Press (we, us, our) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. 

This privacy notice (together with our App Terms of Use and any other documents referred to in them) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By installing and using the mobile app (our App) you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this notice.

1.Important information and who we are


For the purposes of the Data Protection Act, and the General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679), the data controller is Cambridge University Press of University Printing House, Shaftesbury Road, Cambridge, CB2 8BS.

We do not sell, share or transfer personal information except as set out in this privacy notice. 

We use up-to-date industry procedures to keep personal information as safe and secure as possible and to protect against loss, unauthorised disclosure or access. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the App; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Contact details

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy notice are welcomed and should be addressed to the Privacy Team at Cambridge University Press, University Printing House, Shaftesbury Road, Cambridge, CB2 8BS, or email: 

Changes to the privacy notice and your duty to inform us of changes

Any changes we may make to our privacy notice in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy notice.

It is important that the personal information we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal information changes during your relationship with us.

Third-party links

Our App may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy notices and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these notices. Please check these notices before you submit any personal information to these websites.

2.The data we collect about you

Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data).

It is not necessary for you to register with us in order to access this App. However, we may collect, use, store and transfer some information from interactive features such as contact and registration forms and online surveys, which may include different kinds of personal data about you:

  • Identity Data includes first name, last name, username or similar identifier, marital status, title, date of birth and gender.
  • Contact Data includes billing address, delivery address, email address and telephone numbers.
  • Financial Data includes bank account and payment card details.
  • Transaction Data includes details about payments to and from you and other details of products and services you have purchased from us.
  • Technical Data includes internet protocol (IP) address, your login data, mobile browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access this App. 
  • Profile Data includes your username and password, purchases or orders made by you, your interests, preferences, feedback and survey responses.  
  • Usage Data includes information about how you use our App, products and services. 
  • Marketing and Communications Data includes your preferences in receiving marketing from us and our third parties and your communication preferences.

We also collect, use and share Aggregated Data such as statistical or demographic data for any purpose. Aggregated Data may be derived from your personal data but is not considered personal data in law as this data does not directly or indirectly reveal your identity. If we combine or connect Aggregated Data with your personal data so that it can directly or indirectly identify you, we treat the combined data as personal data which will be used in accordance with this privacy notice.

We do not collect any Special Categories of Personal Data about you (this includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data), nor do we collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.

If you fail to provide personal data

Where we need to collect personal data by law, or under the terms of a contract we have with you and you fail to provide that data when requested, we may not be able to perform the contract we have or are trying to enter into with you (for example, to provide you with goods or services). In this case, we may have to cancel a product or service you have with us but we will notify you if this is the case at the time. 

3.How is your personal data collected?

We use different methods to collect data from and about you including through:

  • Direct interactions. You may give us your Identity, Contact and Financial Data by filling in forms or by corresponding with us by post, phone, email, or otherwise. This includes personal data you provide when you:
  • apply for our products or services;
  • create an account on our App;
  • subscribe to our service or publications; 
  • request marketing to be sent to you;
  • enter a competition, promotion or survey; or
  • give us some feedback. 
  • Automated technologies or interactions. As you interact with our App, we may automatically collect Technical Data about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns. We may collect this information by using cookies, server logs and other similar technologies. We may also receive Technical Data about you if you visit other websites or apps on your mobile device employing our cookies. 
  • Other sources. We may receive information about you if you use any of the other websites or apps we operate or the other services we provide. In this case, we will have informed you when we collected that data that it may be shared internally and combined with data collected on this App. We are also working closely with third parties (including, for example, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services, advertising networks, analytics providers, search information providers, credit reference agencies) and may receive information about you from them.

4.How we use your personal data

We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data:

  • To perform the contract we are about to enter into or have entered into with you, and to provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us.
  • To notify you about changes to our service.
  • To ensure that content from our App is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer.
  • Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.
  • Where we need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation.

Purposes for which we will use your personal data


Type of data

Lawful basis for processing including basis of legitimate interest

To install the App and register you as a new App user.

(a) Identity 

(b) Contact

(i) Performance of a contract with you

To process in-App purchases and deliver Services including managing payments;

  • Collecting money owed to us.

(a) Identity 

(b) Contact 

(c) Financial 

(d) Transaction 

(e) Marketing and Communications

(i) Performance of a contract with you 

(ii) Necessary for our legitimate interests (to recover debts due to us)


To manage our relationship with you which will include:

  • Notifying you of changes to the App or any services;
  • Notifying you about changes to our terms or privacy notice;
  • Asking you to leave a review or take a survey.

(a) Identity 

(b) Contact 

(c) Profile 

(d) Marketing and Communications

(i) Performance of a contract with you 

(ii) Necessary to comply with a legal obligation

(iii) Necessary for our legitimate interests (to keep our records updated and to study how customers use our products/services)

To enable you to partake in a prize draw, competition or complete a survey.

(a) Identity 

(b) Contact 

(c) Profile 

(d) Usage 

(e) Marketing and Communications

(i) Performance of a contract with you 

(ii) Necessary for our legitimate interests (to study how customers use our products/services, to develop them and grow our business)

To administer and protect our business and this App (including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, system maintenance, support, reporting and hosting of data).

(a) Identity

(b) Contact

(c) Technical

(i) Necessary for our legitimate interests (for running our business, provision of administration and IT services, network security, to prevent fraud and in the context of a business reorganisation or group restructuring exercise)

(ii) Necessary to comply with a legal obligation

To deliver relevant content and advertisements to you and measure or understand the effectiveness of the advertising we serve to you.

(a) Identity 

(b) Contact 

(c) Profile 

(d) Usage 

(e) Marketing and Communications 

(f) Technical 

(i) Necessary for our legitimate interests (to study how customers use our products/services, to develop them, to grow our business and to inform our marketing strategy)

To use data analytics to improve our App, products/services, marketing, customer relationships and experiences.

(a) Technical 

(b) Usage 

(i) Necessary for our legitimate interests (to define types of customers for our products and services, to keep our App updated and relevant, to develop

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