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UPDATED: 1 October 2003

Web Site Terms and Conditions of the Shell Centenary Scholarship Fund

The Shell Centenary Scholarship Fund has been established for the advancement of education by the provision of scholarships at universities in the United Kingdom for post-graduate students, particularly citizens of countries other than the United Kingdom. Welcome to The Shell Centenary Scholarship Fund web site (www.shellscholar.org). This web site is owned and operated by Shell International Limited and the The Shell Centenary Scholarship Fund (a charity with registered number 1071178). Visitors to this web site are bound by the following terms and conditions so please read these carefully before going on.


Shell companies and organisations have their own separate identities but in this web site we may sometimes use "Shell", "group, "we" or "us" when we refer to Shell companies and organisations in general or where no useful purpose is served by identifying any particular Shell company or organisation.

This web site may include links to external web sites. When you follow such links the external web site may appear as a full screen (in which case you will need to use the back button on your browser to return to this web site) or in some cases it may appear within the frame of this web site (in which case you will be able to return to this web site by using the navigation buttons within the frame). Where an external web site appears within the frame of this web site, this is purely for ease of navigation back to this web site and does not indicate any responsibility on our part for the external web site concerned. These links are provided in order to help you quickly and easily find relevant web sites, services and/or products which may be of interest to you. It is your responsibility to decide whether any services and/or products available through any of these web sites are suitable for your purposes. Also, you may have linked to this web site from another Shell web site. We are not responsible for the owners or operators of any of these web sites nor for any goods or services they supply nor for the content of their web sites. We do not give or enter into any conditions, warranties or other terms or representations in relation to any of these web sites nor accept any liability in relation to any of these web sites (such as, any liability arising out of any claim that the content of any external web site infringes the intellectual property rights of any third party).

We try to ensure that all information provided as part of this web site is correct at the time of inclusion on the web site but do not guarantee the accuracy of such information. Shell is not liable for any action you may take as a result of relying on such information or advice or for any loss or damage suffered by you as a result of you taking this action.

Terms and Conditions

You may:

  • access any part of the web site;
  • print off one copy of any or all of the pages for your own personal reference.

You may not without our express written consent:

  • copy (whether by printing off onto paper, storing on disk, downloading or in any other way), distribute (including distributing copies), broadcast, alter or tamper with in any way or otherwise use any material contained in the web site except as set out under the heading "You may". These restrictions apply in relation to all or part of the material on the web site;
  • remove any copyright, trade mark or other intellectual property notices contained in the original material from any material copied or printed off from the web site;

Message Board and Other Contacts

The web site invites you to submit a new message or to reply to an existing message on the Message Board. In addition you may wish to contact us from time to time, for example, to provide us with general updates for inclusion in our newsletter. Such messages, contacts and any other information you provide to us in connection with this web site or the Shell Centenary Scholarship Fund are together referred to in these terms and conditions as "Information". By submitting Information you are granting permission for us to use, edit, modify, copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, publish or transfer any such Information and to allow others to do the same.

You must not submit Information which contains any materials that:

  • breaches any intellectual property rights or are subject to any obligation of confidence;
    • are obscene or pornographic, threatening, menacing, racist, offensive, defamatory or otherwise unlawful.
  • Submitting Information to us does not guarantee that e.g. the Information will be posted on the web site or be used for our newsletter. Information will be posted on the web site at our discretion and will be subject to the terms of this agreement.

We reserve the right to:

  • remove or to edit any Information or materials or block your access at our sole discretion and without notice; and/or
  • disclose any information as required by law; and/or
  • take such other action as may be reasonably necessary to prevent any breach of these terms and conditions or any breach of applicable law or regulation.

Changes to Terms and Conditions and other Shell Web Sites

We may change the terms and conditions and disclaimers set out above from time to time. By browsing this web site you are accepting that you are bound by the current terms and conditions and disclaimer and so you should check these each time you revisit the site.

Other Shell web sites may contain terms and conditions which are different from these terms and conditions. These terms and conditions relate to the www.shellscholar.org web site. On your journey around the Shell web sites please check the terms and conditions of each web site which you visit and do not assume that these terms and conditions apply to all Shell web sites. Changes to/Operation of Web Site

We may change the format and content of this web site at any time.

We may suspend the operation of this web site for support or maintenance work, in order to update the content or for any other reason.

We reserve the right to terminate access to this web site at any time and without notice.

Data Protection

Personal details provided to Shell International Limited or The Shell Centenary Scholarship Fund through or in connection with this web site will only be used in accordance with our privacy policy. Please read this carefully before going on. By providing your personal details to us you are consenting to its use in accordance with our privacy policy.

Complaints Procedure

If you have a question or complaint, please contact us.


These terms and conditions are governed by and to be interpreted in accordance with English law and in the event of any dispute arising in relation to these terms and conditions or any dispute arising in relation to the web site whether in contract or tort or otherwise the English courts will have non-exclusive jurisdiction over such dispute.



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