Terms and conditions

By accessing this website you accept and agree to the following terms and conditions.


By their nature, websites are subject to constant change. While all reasonable efforts are made to ensure that the content of this website is accurate and up to date, all content, services and materials are provided "as is" and the University of St Andrews (the University) reserves the right to amend, add to or remove these at any time without notice.

Nothing on this website constitutes any part of a contract unless otherwise expressly stated. The University makes no warranty about the content of this website, including (but not limited to) the accuracy or completeness of any content.  Any views expressed on these pages do not necessarily represent the views of the University. The University may alter these terms and conditions from time to time and post the new versions on this website, following which all use of this website will be governed by that new version.


The University is committed to making this website as accessible and usable as possible, irrespective of the browser or platform used. It has been designed to conform to Section 508 and W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) standards.


Any complaints concerning this website should be made in writing to the SPN User Support Service by email at safepodnetwork@st-andrews.ac.uk.


See the cookie policy.


Unless stated otherwise, the copyright and other intellectual property rights in all text, images and other material on this website are owned by the University or its licensors and may not be reproduced without prior written permission.

Data protection

See the privacy policy.

External websites

Any links to external websites provided by this website have been included for convenience only.

The provision by the University of a link to another website does not constitute any authorisation by the University to you to access materials or services held at that location.

The University is not responsible for the content, availability or quality of any material contained on external websites and links to external sites should not be taken as an endorsement by the University of opinions expressed or services offered by those sites.

Governing law and jurisdiction

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Scotland and any disputes that may arise will be subject to the jurisdiction of the Scottish courts.

You are responsible for compliance with any applicable laws of the country from which you are accessing this website.

If any provision of these terms shall become or be declared illegal, invalid or unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be divisible and shall be deemed deleted from these terms.


This website is hosted by Amazon Web Services, based in London, UK.  The University makes no representation that the information contained herein is appropriate or available for use in other locations outside the United Kingdom. You are responsible for compliance with any applicable laws of the country from which you are accessing the website.


To the fullest extent permitted by law, the University will not be held liable for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage arising out of the use, reliance upon content, delay, variation or failure in the provision of information held on these pages.

Every effort is made to ensure downloadable content is free from viruses. The University accepts no liability for damages resulting from virus infection.


You may not use any trademarks on this website without the University's prior written consent, or that of the relevant owner.

Use of content

All text and other written content on this website is copyright of the University unless explicitly stated otherwise. You may only download or copy it for the purposes of teaching, administration and research within the University, or for personal, non-commercial use. You are required to seek written permission from the SPN User Support Service for any other use or purpose.

You may link to any page on the website. You are not permitted, however, to frame or page-jack the website (that is, copy keywords, meta tags, content or code from this website and place it on another website causing users or search engines to be redirected to that other site). You are not permitted to use any robot, spider, other automatic device or manual process to monitor or copy the website or the content expressed herein, other than for search engine indexing. Such search engines are expected to comply with the robots exclusion protocol as set out in any robots.txt files on the website.

SafePod bookings

Whilst every effort is made to ensure that this website provides a service for SafePod bookings, the University is not liable for any issues or problems that may prevent a SafePod booking being made through this website.