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Terms and Conditions of Use

Cambridge GO and Cambridge GO Interactive

Use of the Cambridge University Press website at is subject to these terms and conditions of use. Users who do not accept these Terms of Use are not authorised to use or continue using this website. We may amend these Terms of Use at any time and any revised version will be effective immediately, once it is displayed on this website.

Except as permitted by the copyright law applicable to you or these Terms of Use, you may not reproduce or communicate any of the content on this website, including files downloadable from this website, without the written permission of the copyright owner.

Reproduction and communication for educational purpose

The Australian Copyright Act 1968 (the Act) allows a maximum of one chapter or 10% of the pages of this publication, whichever is the greater, to be reproduced and/or communicated by any educational institution for its educational purposes provided that the educational institution (or the body that administers it) has given a remuneration notice to Copyright Agency Limited (CAL) under the Act.

For details of the CAL licence for educational institutions contact:

Copyright Agency Limited
Level 15, 233 Castlereagh Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Telephone: (02) 9394 7600
Facsimile: (02) 9394 7601

Access rights

The full texts of titles and ancilliary materials (referred to below as 'content') available through Cambridge GO may only be accessed by Authorised Users.

An 'Authorised User' is defined as:

  • an individual who purchases a title with an access code to Cambridge GO
  • an individual who has previously purchased a title that has ancillary material housed in Cambridge GO
  • an individual who is affiliated with a purchasing institution as a current student, or employee and who can access Cambridge GO through the secure network of a purchasing institution or from such other places where Authorised Users work or study (including but not limited to Authorised Users' offices and homes, halls of residence and student dormitories)

An Authorised User will be provided with an access code that will need to be registered to an individual email address. Once registered, the Authorised User will have access to specific content on Cambridge GO.

Changes to Terms and Conditions of Use

Users will be prompted to accept to our Terms of Use before they can use content on the Cambridge GO site. Cambridge University Press may change, add or remove portions of these Terms of Use at any time and will again prompt users to accept these changes before continuing to use content on Cambridge GO. Such changes will also be highlighted on the Cambridge GO home page.

Permitted uses

PDF Textbooks

You are entitled to download and store PDF Textbooks on your local machine. However they may not be transferred to another party as an electronic or print version. The downloaded PDF Textbook is expressly available for personal use only.

Schools are entitled to load the downloaded PDFs onto their school network for use only for the same number of users as they have purchased printed or digital texts.

Electronic Versions

The same uses apply as for PDF Textbooks, with the addition of the edit function. The edit function enables students to input answers, take notes, bookmark, highlight pages and print or email answers. However, such use is limited to personal use, at home or in the classroom.

Interactive Textbooks and Online Resources

Interactive textbooks and some digital online resources are only available as online content. There are features to bookmark, make notes, and email and or print single pages.

Schools are only entitled to project this content onto classroom whiteboards only if the interactive textbook or online resource has been purchased for the number of students using it in the classroom. It is expressly not available for use in this way if it has been purchased as a reference copy rather than a class set or booklisted item.


You are entitled to download and store apps on your own device(s). However they may not be transferred to another party and are expressly available for personal use only.

Other ancilliary materials

Authorised Users may access, search and view content for personal use only. Print, copy and download permissions may vary depending on the sensitivity and rights available for the content.

Teacher Resource Packages

Downloaded materials may be placed on your school network for use by other teachers at your school. This condition is limited to ancillary content and does not apply to PDF Textbooks, Apps, Interactive Textbooks and other Online resources.

Online resource components of printed Teacher Editions

Access to the PDF Textbook for individual use is included with selected Teacher Editions. The PDF Textbook may be downloaded onto one computer but may not be placed on the school network or transferred to another party. Other downloaded materials, except for the PDF Textbook, may be placed on your school network for use by other teachers at your school.

No other uses are permitted under these Terms of Use.

Intellectual property rights

Users acknowledge that all rights relating to Cambridge GO are the sole and exclusive property of Cambridge University Press and that these Terms of Use do not convey any right, title or interest therein except the right to use Cambridge GO in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Access Agreement accepted by you or your institution.

Users undertake to ensure that the intellectual property rights of the copyright holder and the software owners and the moral rights of the authors of the content are not infringed.

The content in the form published on Cambridge GO is copyright © Cambridge University Press or published under exclusive license from the copyright holder by Cambridge University Press.

Nothing in these Terms of Use shall in any way exclude, modify or affect any of these statutory rights under applicable copyright law.

Disclaimers regarding services and materials

Owing to the nature of the Internet we cannot guarantee that Cambridge GO or the websites to which it is linked will always be available to users. You should ensure that you have appropriate protection against viruses and other security arrangements in place whilst using the Internet.

Although every reasonable effort has been made to ensure that the information on Cambridge GO was accurate at the time of publication, it is subject to variation at any time without notice and we do not give any warranty that any such information will be accurate or complete at any particular time or at all.

Cambridge GO and any information or other material contained in it are made available strictly on the basis that you accept it on an 'as is' and 'as available' basis. Where you rely on any information or other material contained in it, you do so entirely at your own risk and you accept that all warranties, conditions and undertakings, express or implied, whether by common law, statute, trade usage, course of dealings or otherwise in respect of this website are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

We exclude all liability whatever, to the fullest extent permitted by law, in respect of any loss or damage resulting or arising from any non-availability or use of Cambridge GO or of any other website linked to it, or from reliance on the contents of Cambridge GO or any material or content accessed through it.

Licence period and termination

The licence granted for your use of content on Cambridge GO is limited to the term, which is defined as:

  • access for three calendar years for PDF Textbooks and Cambridge GO ancillary materials. A PDF Textbook code cannot be activated concurrently by multiple users.

The licence granted for your use of Interactive Textbooks and Online resources, and Electronic Versions on Cambridge GO is limited to the term, which is defined as:

  • access for one calendar year for Interactive Textbooks and Online resources, and Electronic Versions, unless otherwise stated on resources that have been designed to cover multiple year levels.
  • Some Interactive textbooks, online resources and Electronic Versions are designed to cover multiple year levels. The subscriptions periods are defined as stated on those resources or on our website entries for those resources.
  • An access code for these resources cannot be activated concurrently by multiple users.

'Year' is defined as running from registration of your Access Code until:

  • 31st December of the current year if you register in the months January to August;
  • 31st December of the next year if you register in the months August to December.

These Terms of Use shall remain in full force and effect for the duration of your access period or until such time as Cambridge University Press may terminate its agreement for access to Cambridge GO.

In the event that an Authorised User commits a material breach of these Terms of Use, Cambridge University Press reserves the right at its sole discretion to either (i) withdraw access on a temporary basis, or (ii) terminate access on a permanent basis, to the content in the event of a deliberate and/or systematic breach of these Terms of Use by the Authorised User. Cambridge University Press further reserves the right to exercise all rights and remedies that may be available to it in law or equity.

Privacy Policy

If you supply personal details to Cambridge University Press through Cambridge GO then you consent to our maintaining, recording, holding and using such personal data in accordance with our Privacy Policy.


Links from Cambridge GO are provided for information and convenience only and we have no control over and cannot therefore accept responsibility or liability for the content of any linked third party website. We do not endorse any linked website.

Contact us

Cambridge University Press is a syndicate of the University of Cambridge and our principal place of business in Australia is 477 Williamstown Road, Port Melbourne Victoria 3207.

In the event of any comments or questions concerning these Terms of Use, please contact your sales representative.

11 October 2010