Terms of use and copyright

We have made revisions to these terms of use, effective 15 September 2021


Please read the terms of use of our website, because you are only permitted to make use of the content of this website if you agree to them and, by using any content of this website, you are deemed to agree to them.

Copyright and other intellectual property

Unless otherwise stated, all content on the site is © CORE Economics Education (CORE Econ) and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License (BY-NC-ND 4.0). This means that as long as the material is used for non-commercial and non-derivative purposes you are free to share the content by copying and distributing. You must give appropriate credit to CORE, provide a link to the website and the licence, and indicate if changes were made.

Under these terms, you may, for example:

  • include references of and links to CORE Econ’s ebooks in your teaching materials,
  • download and amend lecture slides or exercises for use in your courses only.

You may not:

  • translate CORE Econ’s ebooks without prior written agreement from CORE Econ,
  • post the lecture slides you have amended on any websites or platforms, apart from your in-course learning management system,
  • adapt or modify CORE Econ’s materials, or mix them with other materials, for use in commercial activities, for instance as part of a paid-for online course.

You may not use all of our content, for instance by republishing it on your website or by creating a copy or a derivative website – reasonable usage policy applies.

The list above is provided as an example only and is not exhaustive. For any further clarification please email us at [email protected].

Every reasonable effort has been made to seek appropriate permission from people identifiable in photographs used throughout the site as well as to trace copyright holders, but we would be pleased to make suitable arrangements to clear permission for material reproduced in this book with any copyright holders whom it has not been possible to contact.

Disclaimer of liability

The material contained on the CORE Econ website is provided for general purposes only. Although we endeavour to ensure that the content is accurate and up to date, CORE Econ accepts no responsibility for loss arising from reliance on information contained on this website.

Neither CORE Econ nor any of its agents, employees and sub-contractors shall be liable to you or any other party for any claim, loss, demand or damages whatsoever (whether such claims, loss, demands or damages were foreseeable, known or otherwise) arising out of or in connection with the use of the CORE Econ website or information, content or materials included on the website.

In no event shall CORE Econ or any of its agents, employees or sub-contractors be liable to you for any indirect or consequential loss or damage including, without limitation, any; (1) loss of actual or anticipated profits (including loss of profits on contracts); (2) loss of revenue; (3) loss of business; (4) loss of opportunity; (5) loss of anticipated savings; (6) loss of goodwill; (7) loss of reputation; (8) loss or damage to or corruption of data; (9) loss of use of money or otherwise, and whether or not advised of the possibility of such claim, loss, demand or damages and arising in tort (including negligence), contract or otherwise, to the fullest extent permitted by law.

We make every effort to ensure that our computer infrastructure is error- and virus-free but we give no warranties of any kind concerning the CORE Econ website or CORE Econ content. In particular, we do not warrant that the CORE Econ website or any of its contents is virus free. You must take your own precautions in this respect as we accept no responsibility for any infection by virus or other contamination or by anything which has destructive properties.

Although we will do our best to provide constant, uninterrupted access to the CORE Econ website, we do not guarantee this. We accept no responsibility or liability for any interruption or delay.

Links within our website may lead to other websites. They are provided for convenience only. We do not sponsor, nor necessarily endorse or otherwise approve of any information or statements appearing on those websites (or websites referred to or linked to those websites). CORE Econ accepts no responsibility for the privacy practices, nor do we accept any liability in connection with the content of such websites.

Please note that we may change these terms of use from time to time at our sole discretion and we reserve the right to do without your consent. Any revised terms and conditions will be applicable at the time of posting on the CORE Econ website. Please ensure that you review these terms of use regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted a variation if you continue to use the CORE Econ website after it has been posted.