Terms and conditions

In this section:

  • Using the AQMeN website
  • Use of personal data and email communication
  • Registering for AQMeN events

Using the AQMeN website

These terms and conditions take effect from your first use of this website. By using this website you agree to be bound by them on a continuing basis. We may change these terms and conditions at any time. It is your responsibility to check that you are still willing to be bound by any terms and conditions that may have changed.

Our liability

This website is for information purposes only. We make all reasonable efforts to ensure that all content is accurate and current. However, we cannot accept liability for any losses or damages which may arise from using or relying on information on this website.

Acceptable use

You may not use the website or any information it contains in any way that:

  • disrupts the normal flow of dialogue within the website
  • infringes any copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, other proprietary rights, or rights of publicity or privacy in any way
  • is illegal or otherwise unlawful
  • is in breach of these terms and conditions
  • has not been requested, including un-solicited bulk email or spamming
  • is libellous, abusive, menacing or offensive or that may harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any person
  • is obscene, vulgar, pornographic or is otherwise against public policy
  • facilitates the transmission of any virus or other material that could potentially damage the website, and any computers or internet services that are connected to it.

You must not attempt to interfere with the website or its workings. In particular, you must not try to break security, tamper with, hack into, or otherwise disrupt any computer system, server, website, router, or any other device. If we become aware of any violation of these terms, we reserve the right to take action to stop the violation. This may include removing information, suspending or removing a user, and providing relevant information to external bodies where required by law or regulation.

We have no obligation to monitor or censor any information that users store within, or transmit through, the website. We are not responsible for any injury, damage, or offence that results from such storage and transmission of information.

Intellectual property rights

All intellectual property rights in this website, and the content published on it, are owned by the Applied Quantitative Methods Network or individual authors. You must acknowledge the Applied Quantitative Methods Network and any authors of the work in all reproductions.

Supply of content

Anyone who supplies content to this website will ensure that the content does not infringe the rights (including intellectual property rights) of any third party. The Applied Quantitative Methods Network assumes that all documents and other materials submitted to the website do not breach the intellectual property rights of other persons or bodies. If you suspect that a breach of intellectual property rights has occurred, you should email

Complaints and content removal ("take down")

If you wish to make a complaint about this website or its content, you should email . We will investigate any complaints about content on our website. We operate a "take down" (removal) policy for any offensive or inappropriate content.

Linking to our website

You do not have to ask permission to link to pages hosted on our website. However, you must ensure that:

  • you do not create a frame or any other browser or border environment around our web pages
  • you do not in any way imply that the Applied Quantitative Methods Network is endorsing any products or services other than its own
  • you do not misrepresent your relationship with the Applied Quantitative Methods Network or present any other false information about the Applied Quantitative Methods Network
  • your website does not contain content that is distasteful, offensive, controversial or infringes any intellectual property rights.

Links from our website

We have no control over the content of third party websites that we link to or index for search purposes. We accept no responsibility for the content of third party websites or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Use of personal data and email communication

AQMeN uses Dotmailer to supply our e-bulletin.

Dotmailer’s terms of use can be viewed at: www.dotmailer.com/terms/

Dotmailer’s privacy policy can be viewed at: http://www.dotmailer.com/terms/privacy-policy/

If you would prefer that your data is not stored by Dotmailer, you can opt out from further communications at any point. You can also email AQMeN directly at: info@aqmen.ac.uk

Registering for AQMeN events

In order to facilitate online bookings for some of our events we use Eventbrite - a third party service which is not operated by the University of Edinburgh. Details of Eventbrite’s privacy policy can be found at: www.eventbrite.co.uk/privacypolicy/

If you wish to attend an event organised by AQMeN, but do not wish to use Eventbrite, please email us at: info@aqmen.ac.uk